Dreamcast Hellgate 2nd release(request)

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  1. accel99

    accel99 Spirited Member

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    Hi , Iam looking for the second release of hellgate for the dreamcast. It was source code and asset files uploaded by a user named NTM. I had combined some of those files with the released proto to get a more stable version(for example the angel cutscene was working correctly). I had made a cdi that I uploaded here but the megaupload link is gone and I have no backup. I was wondering is anyone would be kinda enough to upload the NTM/second release archive?

    heres the post that iam reffering to:
     
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  2. ItsMeMario

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    Damn, I thought "Hellgate London"...too bad...but a short googe about this matter already reveals some interesting links. Good luck. :)
     
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  3. accel99

    accel99 Spirited Member

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    Not what I was looking for. It leads to the game image image. I am looking for an archive that had more assets and I think different executables (can't recall what else was in there) . Those links were dead.
     
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    Damn I wish I had known about this more optimized franken version you made. Is there any video showing how much better it ran?
     
  5. accel99

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    My post of that are on this forum but no video. Even the megaupload link I posted is dead. You see in the original hellgate release you make it to this cutscene where you have this character talking to you and the camera would start to flip out and act all wonky , you never get to see who's talking to you. I replaced the executable with one from the archive and added some stuff from the folder and there was a big difference. When you reach that point the narraration remains but now you can see it's an armored angel thing talking to you. There were other things I just can't recall , I think it made vs mode more unstable though.

    Think you know anyone who has the hellgate source code archives? I hope they aren't lost forever.
     
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    I am not sure. I have a lot of stuff archived I got from others that had the homebrew directory from TIZ when it went down, and I actually helped Night Dive Studios get hold of the thought lost Dreamcast System Shock 2 and Thief source, and they were nice enough to hook me up with a free Steam copy of Turok. But nothing like the source for Hellgate unfortunately.

    My buddy atreyu187 used to archive all things Dreamcast especially betas. He had a spell of bad luck and had to sell off much of his collection, but he is slowly getting back into the retro gaming community. I don't know that he kept any of his archived files on HDD's though.

    Doesn't Hidden palace have a lot of betas and sources backed up? I just checked they have only the April 10th 2001 proto.
     
  7. accel99

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    Good news, one of my dead HDD came back to life shortly and I found my prebuilt image of the second version of hell gate. Heres a screen shot prove its not BS. This is the opening scene I was talking about . For some reason the original cdi image(the more common one) is in the 700s of MB while my hellgate the 2nd image is around 533 MB. Maybe I screwed something up that leads to vs mode being more unstable lol.
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  8. darcagn

    darcagn Site Supporter 2013, Site Supporter 2014

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    Can you share this build?
     
  9. PixelButts

    PixelButts Site Soldier

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    The reason he made the thread is to ask if anyone has a copy because he no longer has one.
     
  10. darcagn

    darcagn Site Supporter 2013, Site Supporter 2014

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    Unless I'm misunderstanding, he just said he found it on an old drive.
     
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  11. PixelButts

    PixelButts Site Soldier

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    youre right my mistake, my apologies.
    the way i read it was "i found an image" followed by a screenshot to show what the difference was, rather than the image of the game.

    but yes, id like to see it shared as well
     
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  12. accel99

    accel99 Spirited Member

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    I'll upload sometime today when I have free time. IAM still looking for the plain files/zip archive for the second release/source code of hellgate. Even though I have the cdi , I wasn't able to find the archive for the plainfiles. Interestingly enough I found the source code of system shock 2 on that hard drive. All three zip files.
     
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  13. darcagn

    darcagn Site Supporter 2013, Site Supporter 2014

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    Could you upload that as well? I think I'm missing those files in my archives too.
     

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