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#1 jetsetdanny

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Posted 15 November 2019 - 04:10 PM

I am thrilled to announce that each of these three fines games by the DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!! (all released by his BaSe1 PrOdUcTiOnZ in 2002) can now be played to toilet-completion!  :D 
 

A huge thanks to the DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!! for his blessing for releasing these files!  :thumbsup:

 

The ZIP packages with the fixed (and also original) files can now be downloaded from the games' individual pages on JSW Central:

 

Skint Willy

 

Willy the Rogue

 

Still Stealin'

 

Please download and have a go at them! All three are beautiful, atmospheric games, with great sense of humour in the graphics and room names. The passage through each of them is a real journey, a true odyssey encompassing various stages each with its own character :).

 

The changes applied to the original files are explained fully in the enclosed Readmes.

 

I have also tried to upload the games to the Downloads section of this forum, but unfortunately I have come up against the message: "Error You aren't permitted to upload this kind of file". It also shows that the only kinds of file permitted to upload are: gif, jpeg, jpg, mpg, png.

 

This is not right, obviously, as other games are available for download as ZIPs. I think it may be a glitch which crept in after the site was restored after a short period offline earlier this year. I hope Andy will be able to fix it and I will add the uploads for all three games, along with the descriptions of the changes (pretty much copied from the Readmes) as soon as it's possible to upload ZIP files again.

 

Once again, thank you for your blessing for these files, DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!! , and I hope you will all enjoy them! :)


Edited by jetsetdanny, 15 November 2019 - 04:14 PM.


#2 jetsetdanny

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Posted 16 November 2019 - 11:41 PM

As it turns out, I was trying to upload a ZIP package with the game and Readme using the screenshots upload functionality! How stupid of me! :o Thanks to Andy for pointing that out.

 

I have now uploaded the three parts of the "The Down and Out Trilogy" to the Downloads section of this forum. You can download them from the following links:

 

Skint Willy

 

Willy the Rogue

 

Steal Stealin'

 

The download pages also feature descriptions (copied from the Readme files) of the changes applied to the original game files, plus some screenshots.

 

I should also mention that I have recorded the walkthroughs of all three files for RZX Archive. They haven't been uploaded there yet, but I have sent them off to Daren, so hopefully they'll become available for download over there soon.

 

I managed to complete:

"Skint Willy" - at 8.58 a.m. in-game time, with one life lost. This life has to be lost in "Conservatory Room", just as in the original JSW and its different variants, and so I did not think it was necessary to correct this - it is almost "customary" for the player to lose one life at this particular spot*.

"Willy the Rogue" - at 8.46 a.m. in-game time, with no life lost.

"Steal Stealin'" - at 9.01 a.m. in-game time, with no life lost.

 

 

* My personal ideal of elegance in a JSW game is that, no matter how hard it may be, it  should be possible to complete it without losing a single life. However, since I fixed "Skint Willy" based on the premise that only those issues need to be addressed which make the game incompletable, losing the life in "Conservatory Room" was not one of them.


Edited by jetsetdanny, 16 November 2019 - 11:48 PM.


#3 jetsetdanny

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Posted 17 November 2019 - 07:31 PM

So here they are. The RZX recordings of the Trilogy can be downloaded from the RZX Archive using the following links:

 

Skint Willy

 

Willy the Rogue

 

Still Stealin'

 

There are also links to YouTube videos over there, so you can watch the walkthroughs without actually downloading the RZX files and playing them back in an emulator :) .


Edited by jetsetdanny, 17 November 2019 - 07:32 PM.


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Posted 20 November 2019 - 08:37 AM

You're welcome re: upload concern ;) Its easily done though I'll admit.

 

Thank you both (jetsetdanny and DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!!) for the submissions. :thumbsup:


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