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by Elwro
November 19th, 2010, 5:09 pm
Forum: Eschalon: Book II Support [Linux]
Topic: Will there be a build with lower glibc requirements ?
Replies: 29
Views: 14589

Re: Will there be a build with lower glibc requirements ?

Well, let me just say that I finished the game on Ubuntu 9.10 using obiwan's method described here. Why don't you give it a try?

edit: and yes, some Ubuntu upgrades I made were really painful experiences... some broken things get fixed, some things get broken every time...
by Elwro
November 11th, 2010, 9:42 am
Forum: Eschalon: Book II Support [Linux]
Topic: [SOLV'D] Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)
Replies: 11
Views: 5967

Re: Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)

I GOT IT, I think. Thanks! will post more in a sec edit: so, mystery solved. Back in may, I used Obiwan's solution in this post to run the game. I of course forgot the details after 5 months... but the method includes making symbolic links to the game's datapak, launchscreenpak and general.cfg INSID...
by Elwro
November 11th, 2010, 8:39 am
Forum: Eschalon: Book II
Topic: Character hacking...how important is it?
Replies: 31
Views: 8124

Re: Character hacking...how important is it?

Please don't block character hacking. I've been fiddling with Hex editors and games since the original Pirates! and SimCity, and I still love to do it from time to time... I don't believe there's any harm in this.
by Elwro
November 11th, 2010, 6:15 am
Forum: Eschalon: Book II Support [Linux]
Topic: [SOLV'D] Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)
Replies: 11
Views: 5967

Re: Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)

How exactly are you launching the games? Do you "cd" to the dir and then run "./eschalon_book_2" so that you're sure you're running the copy in your current directory? I run a script runme.sh with the following: #!/bin/sh padsp /opt/Glibc/lib/ld-linux.so.2 --library-path /opt/Glibc/lib ./eschalon_b...
by Elwro
November 8th, 2010, 7:01 pm
Forum: Eschalon: Book II Support [Linux]
Topic: [SOLV'D] Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)
Replies: 11
Views: 5967

Re: Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)

Honestly, guys, I have no idea what's going on. As I wrote above, I checked that a fresh install on a computer at work works fine. Back home, I extracted a freshly downloaded tar.gz into a new directory on a separate drive. I then renamed the eb2.cfg file from the .basilisk_games directory in my $HO...
by Elwro
November 8th, 2010, 12:10 pm
Forum: Eschalon: Book II Support [Linux]
Topic: [SOLV'D] Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)
Replies: 11
Views: 5967

Re: Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)

Well, OK. I'll delete everything and reinstall again, although, as I said, I'm running a freshly downloaded game out of its own subdirectory. I'll try to have this done this evening / tomorrow. edit: I just installed 1.05 on an Ubuntu 10.04 machine I use at work (don't tell anyone) and it works fine...
by Elwro
November 7th, 2010, 3:58 pm
Forum: Eschalon: Book II Support [Linux]
Topic: [SOLV'D] Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)
Replies: 11
Views: 5967

Re: Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)

Weird. Does temporarily moving ~/.basilisk_games out of the way help things? (Or in particular just the file ~/.basilisk_games/book2_saved_games/eb2.cfg) Does it say "Language: english" out on the main page? Thanks for the reply! Well, to be sure I just renamed the whole directory. I had to enter m...
by Elwro
November 7th, 2010, 3:40 pm
Forum: Eschalon: Book II Support [Linux]
Topic: [SOLV'D] Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)
Replies: 11
Views: 5967

Re: Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)

Nope, I haven't played with any language packs. I have 3 versions side-by-side in their own subdirectories. I finished the game in the 1_03b version and I don't see the bug (screen no. 1). To my surprise I noticed that the 1_04a_beta version I still have ALSO produces the bug... the next two screens...
by Elwro
November 7th, 2010, 10:44 am
Forum: Eschalon: Book II Support [Linux]
Topic: [SOLV'D] Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)
Replies: 11
Views: 5967

[SOLV'D] Wrong texts during character creation (1.05)

Hi there, I just wanted to report that in 1.05 (Linux version, played on Ubuntu 9.10), when I move my cursor over the available options regarding sex, races etc, the texts to be displayed are wrong, half of them consisting solely of numbers (the commentary to "Male" is "1"; the commentary to "Female...
by Elwro
July 18th, 2010, 10:21 am
Forum: Eschalon: Book II
Topic: West Willow, you fate lies elsewhere
Replies: 6
Views: 2977

Re: West Willow, you fate lies elsewhere

This didn't work for me. I had to manually edit some files. Search the forums for a previous thread on this issue in the Linux subforum, there are detailed instructions there.
by Elwro
July 12th, 2010, 7:15 pm
Forum: Eschalon: Book II
Topic: Disarming traps without Skulduggery
Replies: 9
Views: 6949

Re: Disarming traps without Skulduggery

Randomizer wrote:I think he means the level 7 locked door on Hammerlorne Mines Level 3 just before the devilmander room.
Anyone found a key for this one? I didn't...
by Elwro
July 12th, 2010, 11:22 am
Forum: Eschalon: Book II
Topic: Eschalon: Book II Reviews!
Replies: 46
Views: 14347

Re: Eschalon: Book II Reviews!

I'm not critical of the sci-fi direction. I'm critical about the main character acting the way he does... the way he NEEDS to act in order to follow the main quest. Well, we already talked about that, I think - Korren's way of doing things strikes me, and should strike my character, as extremely unr...
by Elwro
July 12th, 2010, 8:32 am
Forum: Eschalon: Book II
Topic: Eschalon: Book II Reviews!
Replies: 46
Views: 14347

Re: Eschalon: Book II Reviews!

So Elwro , when can we expect your review of Eschalon: Book II? :D Your review of the first game was very fair and balanced. Soon :D Actually, today is the day on which I will finally submit my PhD :D... I took a break from applying the finishing touches to check this forum :-) The review is alread...
by Elwro
July 10th, 2010, 6:46 pm
Forum: Eschalon: Book II
Topic: Suggestion for B3: Pickpocketing [B2 Spoilers]
Replies: 36
Views: 4857

Re: Suggestion for B3: Pickpocketing [B2 Spoilers]

Cool, wanted to know that before my next playthrough. Thanks!
by Elwro
July 10th, 2010, 6:18 pm
Forum: Eschalon: Book II
Topic: Suggestion for B3: Pickpocketing [B2 Spoilers]
Replies: 36
Views: 4857

Re: Suggestion for B3: Pickpocketing [B2 Spoilers]

Well, supposing you stole the key from the dwarves, can you later continue the main quest and go to Picaroon's island if you never even met Sparrow?