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Caste

Member Since 02 May 2006
Offline Last Active Jun 12 2014 11:15 AM
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In Topic: Where to download the NeHe contest demos?

11 June 2014 - 12:04 PM

Update: Projects are up as well, see http://nehe.gamedev.net/article/old_nehe_projects/5631986051842048/


In Topic: Where to download the NeHe contest demos?

07 June 2014 - 02:15 AM

Hello everyone.

Good news, we managed to upload all the old data we found, and I wrote a hacky script to turn the old NeHe ASP pages into html, and make all links point to the new file locations... Check out the "Legacy Articles" on the right hand side of http://nehe.gamedev.net/ !

 

This contains only the contests for now, NeHe's old downloads and projects have a different format so I'll write a script for those as well in the next days.

The text formatting might look weird at places and not all links will work (e.g. not everyone uploaded their source code), but as I said, this was just a hacky script biggrin.png

 

Have fun with the contest entries! Although I guess nowadays you should not code either C++ nor OpenGL in the way these guys did around 10 years ago smile.png 

 

Cheers,

Carsten
 


In Topic: Where to download the NeHe contest demos?

26 May 2014 - 01:51 AM

Hi guys,

sorry it took so long to get back to you.

 

This isn't an official response, but I suspect that the people who run NeHe probably just don't have those files anymore -- that contest was well over a decade ago, and even the page you're trying to access them from is archived on someone else's website rather than hosted on the actual NeHe site.

this is mostly correct. We do still have the files somewhere on a backup disk, but they are no longer hosted on nehe.gamedev.net . Which explains why this cached website you're referring to has broken links.

We're currently looking for the old contest entries and projects, and will upload them again so you can access them. We'll keep you updated!


In Topic: Halloween 2000 Contest

10 March 2014 - 02:03 PM

Found it! Check your PM...smile.png  


In Topic: Halloween 2000 Contest

07 March 2014 - 03:45 AM

Hi there,

sorry your request kept unanswered this long. Haven't checked the forums in a while unsure.png ...

It could very well be that I still have your entry somewhere in a FTP backup. I'll have a look when I get back home!
Cheers


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