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Storm

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« on: June 06, 2009, 03:32:47 AM »
Need a bit of help here. I downloaded the Installer.run and the Updater.jar file from the beyondtheredline.net site. The installer worked fine (well, I haven't yet run the game). I went immediately to the updater. I did the following:

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$ java -jar BtRLDemoUpdater.jar


I followed the prompts in the pop-up window, which failed because the installer is looking for the "netscape" binary. Since I do not have netscape installed (I don't even think it is available any more), I created a symlink from ~/bin/netscape to /usr/bin/firefox and re-ran the installer.

I repointed the installer to ~/btrl_demo, where I installed the game and clicked next. I received a pop-up:

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This installer is outdated, and you can not continue with an outdated version.
Would you like to bring up the download page for the most recent version?
(Note: If you do not have a working internet connection, it will cause this to show. If this is the case, please connect to the internet and start the installer again.)


It then tries to go to http://www.game-warden.com/bsg/downloads_public/updater/BtRLDemoUpdater.jar, which gives me a 404 error.

Where can I get the latest and greatest DemoUpdater.jar file? I downloaded the one from beyondtheredline.net not 3 hours ago, but apparently I need something newer.

Thanks,
--Storm
« Last Edit: June 06, 2009, 03:37:36 AM by Storm »

karajorma

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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2009, 07:39:38 AM »
http://www.game-warden.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6705&highlight=patch

Try that. And no, I don't know why that hasn't been fixed in the last 8 months either.

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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2009, 05:20:54 PM »
Quote from: karajorma;115895
http://www.game-warden.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6705&highlight=patch

Try that. And no, I don't know why that hasn't been fixed in the last 8 months either.


Thanks, karajorma. I will try it and report back.

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« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2009, 04:42:49 AM »
I'm on a mac and I'm having the same problem with the outdated updater version.
When I click on that link, however, it says I don't have sufficient privileges on this site to access it.

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« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2009, 06:27:14 AM »
You don't have access to the site because it was probably lost/moved during the recent reorganization. At any rate, the online updater seems to be no longer maintained by anyone; and since BtRL has left GW for parts unknown, getting the patches via the updater seems impossible. You can try contacting the BtRL team (what there is of it) through their website http://www.beyondtheredline.net/contact.html , but I suspect the chances of actually getting an answer may be low.
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« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2009, 12:34:30 PM »
Quote from: The E;121654
You don't have access to the site because it was probably lost/moved during the recent reorganization.


Access to that patch was lost long before that. :rolleyes: