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Blackgaze

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5th August, 2003 at 15:09:26 -

The Install program. Its best for people to use it not for engines/demos/betas/screensavers and used for full version games. But you will more likely get annoyed with every game you get with an installer. So is it a good idea install, makes games better than a poor game but saves trouble by doing it?
I dont know why i posted it, i am... too tired
and the tiel has been spelt wrong (sorry)

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5th August, 2003 at 17:20:11 -

Its best when you include all the system files with the zip, and just have the .exe in there. But for a complete version, I would much rather use a professional install program, one that shows pics and stuff.

 
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5th August, 2003 at 18:06:05 -

Yeah I'd agree, full games = installer
Small games = all in a zip

 
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5th August, 2003 at 18:54:32 -

Any final release should have an installer, IMO. Other than that, either just upload the EXE or a ZIP.

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6th August, 2003 at 01:50:30 -

If its more then 4mb... i say....zip it!

 
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6th August, 2003 at 02:06:14 -

I have a "Temp + Crap" folder on my comp, and that's where i put every game i download on this site. Then if it's good enough it gets upgraded to my "Games + Stuff" folder. And for all the crap that's in my temp/crap folder i delete it every week or so.

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6th August, 2003 at 06:16:06 -

hehe... I hate too long install programs, but short progs are okay.

 

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6th August, 2003 at 11:32:51 -

If it's a full game, use an installer, but whatever you do, DO NOT use the default CnC installer! It makes me pull my hair out it's so bad! Arggh!

 
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6th August, 2003 at 13:02:38 -

I usually use Install Creator...it only takes 6 minutes to make an installer in it, and not everyone has winzip.

 
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6th August, 2003 at 13:16:50 -

Yeah, Install Creator rules! It's really professional looking! And an empty installer is only 100 kb! Other competing products have a minimum of 500 kb! Thanks, Clickteam, you rule!

 
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6th August, 2003 at 13:41:56 -



 
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6th August, 2003 at 14:03:04 -

wow that must be the most useful post yet...

 
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6th August, 2003 at 14:07:28 -

Um... how many Scorpion Es are there? There seems to be a million.

 
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6th August, 2003 at 14:16:29 -

i think its 3
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6th August, 2003 at 16:11:47 -

I tend to supply a install program for all the programs I create as I can provide screenshots of what future version will have,do beta locked installs, and provide future infomation in the license dialog.

 
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