Suburb Shenanigans

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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by Roobar » Mon Jan 21, 2019 14:50

OK I've managed to finally beat this game. The ending was definitely a surprise. I did not expected that.

As far as bugs are concerned, I need to mention the following after downloading and trying the last version from Nisaba:
1. At the end of this level, you can fall through solid soil ground right before the checkpoint sign:
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2. You can get out of the boundaries right up there (top middle in the screenshot):
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3. I got the "Insufficient memory" for music in Scudders Burger Bar after saving and loading.

4. I got a game freeze in Casey's Place when saving and loading.

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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by keenmaster486 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:16

I tried to play the game, but my copy of Keen 5 appears to be incompatible with it.

I have version 1.4, after all. But the exe file was KEEN5.EXE, and I had to rename it to KEEN5E.EXE. It still didn't work, getting stuck at the loading screen as if CKPATCH was having trouble with the exe file.

Edit: I am a stupid person. I copied the entire directory over, not just the exe file, and I also forgot to UNLZEXE the exe.
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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by Bubbatom » Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:21

Hi guys, here is the latest update:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/4gpfx9249jbnp ... s.zip?dl=0

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The mod is a hell of a lot more stable now due to a bit of juggling of tiles and sprites. I haven't had it crash on me in the last week I've been adjusting other aspects of the mod. There have been a few graphical suggestions from Nisaba and Zilem that I have considered and have implemented most of them. Cyber Zero has been kind enough to lend me his unique BWB tiles so thanks for that! A number of forum members have offered suggestions for various aspects of the mod and I have considered and implemented what I've seen appropriate up until this point. A few tile problems have been addressed too.

A big thanks to 55Avenue for sorting out the music volumes! Very appreciated! The only real issue left in my eyes is the game over crashing which I will talk to Levellass about soon.

I'm looking forward to getting back to work on the Ocflore Project over the next few months. My work has come leaps and bounds since Suburb Shenanigans and I'm excited for everyone to play and experience my next mod!

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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by Roobar » Sat Feb 09, 2019 14:01

Bubbatom wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:21
I'm looking forward to getting back to work on the Ocflore Project over the next few months. My work has come leaps and bounds since Suburb Shenanigans and I'm excited for everyone to play and experience my next mod!
Release on 314? :evil

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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by Grimson » Sat Feb 09, 2019 23:55

So this mod is all about Billy trespassing into his neighbours' houses and stealing all their candy? His sugar addiction must've finally got the better of him :P
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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by DoomJedi » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:09

I need to try this :)

Didn't know it was released already.

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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by DoomJedi » Sun Mar 10, 2019 19:37

So far it looks like alot of fun, alot of creative ideas and such. :love

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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by wolfcub7 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:15

Ooh! Thank you! Have been looking forward to this for years.

So far it's lovely! It's such a nice change to explore suburbs on a mundane mission.
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BUG REPORT:

It crashes with the error message: "RF_PlaceSprite: No free spots in the Spriteriary!"
In "The Mansion" level. When I try to load a saved game.

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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by K1n9_Duk3 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 20:18

wolfcub7 wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:15
It crashes with the error message: "RF_PlaceSprite: No free spots in the Spriteriary!"
In "The Mansion" level. When I try to load a saved game.
I guess it would help if you could also upload your saved games somewhere. That would make it easier to reproduce the bug and maybe help the author(s) fix that bug it in a future release.
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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by wolfcub7 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:33

K1n9_Duk3 wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 20:18
wolfcub7 wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:15
It crashes with the error message: "RF_PlaceSprite: No free spots in the Spriteriary!"
In "The Mansion" level. When I try to load a saved game.
I guess it would help if you could also upload your saved games somewhere. That would make it easier to reproduce the bug and maybe help the author(s) fix that bug it in a future release.
From what I read from this thread that same bug has crashed other stages before and the author(s) were able to fix them. I think they should be able to spot and fix it in that one too, seeing to that it's nothing new.

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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by Nisaba » Tue Apr 23, 2019 22:01

wolfcub7 wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:15
BUG REPORT:

It crashes with the error message: "RF_PlaceSprite: No free spots in the Spriteriary!"
In "The Mansion" level. When I try to load a saved game.
The save state crash is a known bug. Unfortunately I wasn't able to address those strange anomalies yet. It seems like those save files in question get somehow irrepealable corrupted after a couple of loading times. To be honest, I have no idea why...
The only way to bypass this issue is to avoid loading save states. I admit, that's not at all a hunky-dory solution... sorry about that.
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Re: Suburb Shenanigans

Post by wolfcub7 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 13:11

Well, yeah. Before that's fixed this whole game would have to be played through in one go. Or hope that when you have to save and quit that it didn't get corrupted. It's somewhat unplayable with this bug. :(

Hopefully you can figure it out someday.

Anyway, beautiful and fun game. Great job! :)

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