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    Excuse me, do you have a moment to talk about Eternity?

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    What does Vulkan do differently than OpenGL?

    What the actual fuck? Is there any consistency or pattern to how the reported amount of memory is incorrect?
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    New rule against offsite harassment

    When you unlock a thread to allow people to ask additional questions you should make clear that is the reason, and should make certain that it is the only reason people will bother posting.
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    New rule against offsite harassment

    Reopening this thread baffles me, and when considered alongside the conduct and actions of the staff the past year or so, adds to the serious doubts in my mind of the current moderation team as a collective and even sometimes as individuals when it comes to decision-making. There needs to be some opportunity to discuss this candidly without shit-flinging, because the extreme uptick in drama the past year and the mishandling of it has seriously negatively impacted my view of the site, and my desire to be part of this community. I refuse to believe I am alone in feeling this way (when it comes to the drama uptick and mishandling).
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    Action Doom 2: Urban Brawl Reloaded

    Congrats on getting this out! Any plans for another physical release?
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    BTSX Arranged: What do you want to hear?

    I don't want to start any shit but I find the morality of charging for music written by somebody else without coming to an agreement with the writers beforehand a bit questionable. I get that properly arranging MIDIs is a lot of work in itself, and I don't doubt that this comes from a place of love for the source music, but I feel the point stands. https://synoxsis.bandcamp.com/album/back-to-saturn-x-arranged-preview-selection
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    Microsoft Windows 11 confirmed exclusive to 64-bit CPUs.

    Inject the 100% safe SSE2 assumptions and extra registers directly into my veins. Anyway Windows 10 did away with 32-bit for recent updates. 32-bit was long in the tooth and only really kept alive in the consumer space in terms of regular CPUs by a few Intel Atoms here and there. 64-bit as standard isn't that large an ask, IMO.
  7. Yes I know, I'm saying that I fixed this for GZDB-BF years ago.
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    Question: "Kills" count and Arch-Viles

    Not yet, sorry. It's planned at some stage.
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    Eternity Engine 4.01.00 Tyrfing

    I'm unclear why this thread is being posted in half a year after 4.02.00's release, which is the top pin.
  10. I should have fixed this for GZDB-BF some years back...
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    Cacowards 2021 Mentionation Thread

    I realise you folks on the committee already have your work cut out for you and I don't want to unambiguously add extra work no matter what for you all... buuuuuuuut I would like to request the return of the Mockaward, or at least some sort of mention of jokewads coming back in a big way this year. My personal shout would be Doom 2 In Spain Only as exemplar of "concept jokewads", which is a WAD with completely serious maps but the concept is just kinda absurd. D2ISO takes the spot for me due to the sheer level of commitment to its bit, from getting GarrettChan to help with the Chinese text in order to sell the idea of it being a Chinese bootleg, to Tarnsman creating the account "Trustworthy Software" to make the initial post. It helps the WAD itself contains lots of fun overly-literal interpretations of butchered translations. I'd say TPH falls under this category too. Worth consideration as a classic-style jokewad is Plutonia 7, which made me burst out in laughter a fair few times. I found most jokes hit, and there was a lot of fun and creative ideas in there. Additionally, there was certain aspects of the map that indicated actual deep understanding of Plutonia and how to imitate the Casalis' architecture and thing placement. Another shout that I can't find right now is Jimmy's "St Alfonzo's Darkbase" which is also hilarious. It may be potentially a bit in-jokey for a wider audience to get the full experience out of, but the basis of Garth Marenghi's Darkplace is funny enough out the gate that the loving homage it pays to it (whilst altering things to be more centered around Alfonzo) and is fun enough in its own right that I'd say it's worth consideration.
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    Repository Dump [temp mirror added]

    That would be extremely appreciated, thanks. There's the torrent that has stuff from before the plagiarism scandal but not much after so the recent stuff 100% would be useful.
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    DEHEXTRA discussion (split from Pr+ UMAPINFO thread)

    I am happy collating examples if people have them. I know of Black Ops and SMOOTHED, but everything else is WIP afaik.
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    [SOLVED] Boom mapping format issues

    OK I just tested it in MAP03 of Going Down on a current devbuild and can't reproduce it. It's working just as it does in GZDoom. What version of Eternity are you using?
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    [SOLVED] Boom mapping format issues

    Looking into it. Thanks for the report. Which of the two 24600 lines is it that's having an issue on MAP03? Also wait, "lower floor to next highest floor"? But 24600 is the highest adjacent floor, rather than the next highest adjacent floor.