I have a copy of Duke Nukem II but it won't work help me!

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I have a copy of Duke Nukem II but it won't work help me!

Post by Micmire33 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 19:57

Hi I have a Duke Nukem II full version and every time a finish the first level of a Episode is says file_id.diz is missing or whatever and I could use some help or a new Duke Nukem II full version download so thanks! :)
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Mon Apr 23, 2012 22:12

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Post by Levack » Mon Apr 23, 2012 23:54

this is about keen? :confused
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Post by tulip » Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:42

Levack is right. Moved to the classics.

Anyway, this sounds like the same "copy protection" used in Monster Bash. FILE_ID.DIZ files are usually not needed to run the programs, just like READ.ME or ORDER.DOC, so they're easily deleted by users.
This program however checks for this unneeded file to be there, and be the original. You'll need someone who owns this game.
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:35

I'm just sayin, if you bought a legit copy of the game, it's not illegal to get a :pirate to replace it, just like it's legal to use a nintendo rom if you happen to own the respective cartridge.
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Post by Benvolio » Fri Apr 27, 2012 23:03

is that definitely true, VBB? I am just thinking of music where I think if you have a cassette or vinyl you are not permitted to digitize it and instead must purchase a digital version. Maybe it's different for old video games!

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Post by Keening_Product » Fri Apr 27, 2012 23:15

Benvolio wrote:is that definitely true, VBB? I am just thinking of music where I think if you have a cassette or vinyl you are not permitted to digitize it and instead must purchase a digital version. Maybe it's different for old video games!
I was thinking the same thing! But different countries, different rules.

Aldi in Australia sell record and cassette players designed to digitise vinyl and cassettes, but it might, on a legal front, only be intended for converting self-recorded stuff. (Because everyone owns a record press.)

If you want to stay above board, I'd advise looking up local laws and so on.
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