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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #20 on: November 12, 2016, 12:27:10 PM »
I suppose I remembered what the comment said incorrectly. Here is the full text of the comment, dated September 18 of this year, which seems to imply that they may not currently be in contact with the dev, but might still be privy to information that we are not:

"Stephen has indeed been very quiet, but as we understand the software is still under development. We're looking forward to the next 3.0 build. In the meantime, we'll pass on the message that users are eager to get an update from him."

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #21 on: November 13, 2016, 02:06:34 AM »
I suppose I remembered what the comment said incorrectly. Here is the full text of the comment, dated September 18 of this year, which seems to imply that they may not currently be in contact with the dev, but might still be privy to information that we are not:

"Stephen has indeed been very quiet, but as we understand the software is still under development. We're looking forward to the next 3.0 build. In the meantime, we'll pass on the message that users are eager to get an update from him."

Doesn't matter if Dax is in contact with him or not. The developer does login to the website from time to time and that's enough reason to assume he's been reading everyone's posts since last year and keeping quite on purpose.

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #22 on: November 15, 2016, 02:53:52 PM »
Remnant last active October 26, 2016, 05:52:16 PM

He Lives!

Woho!!!!! :D

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #23 on: November 18, 2016, 02:41:51 AM »
He could remove the fake accounts with the ads for the mills and crusher. Saying something here would also give some the confidence (at least me) to upgrade or get a new license.

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #24 on: November 18, 2016, 08:38:23 AM »
You know what I fear of after all the wait? Seeing World Machine 3 and a new price tag. :?

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #25 on: November 20, 2016, 12:48:51 AM »
You know what I fear of after all the wait? Seeing World Machine 3 and a new price tag. :?

I'm not afraid about that. For a decent upgrade price tag, I would pay and also change to the professional version.

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #26 on: November 21, 2016, 02:56:04 PM »
You know what I fear of after all the wait? Seeing World Machine 3 and a new price tag. :?

I'm not afraid about that. For a decent upgrade price tag, I would pay and also change to the professional version.

If you're changing from Basic to Pro with purchasing a WM3 license cool. Sweet. But going from WM2 pro to WM3 pro is basically purchasing an update that was supposed to happen to WM2 Pro for free.

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #27 on: November 27, 2016, 11:38:42 AM »

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #28 on: November 28, 2016, 02:00:57 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fukbnLfT-O0

Nice, but...
- Exporting the terrains seems to be a superior function, not available in the cheap versions.
- I wonder, which masks are provided by Vue. WorldMachine supports a lot of different masks that can be used for distribution of items or materials.

I've been a Vue user for quite a while, but using Vue stuff outside of Vue was always a mess. If you are not going to use Vue as your main application, you may be stuck with not so perfect exports or more expensive versions...

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #29 on: November 28, 2016, 07:53:47 AM »
Yes I agree. Expensive and messy.

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #30 on: December 22, 2016, 03:43:21 PM »
So what's up with WM development?
2.3 didn't get the promised upgrade instead we were asked to pay for 3 ... not even a discount for 2.3 owners? What's on your roadmap? Are you still alive?

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #31 on: January 03, 2017, 02:04:49 AM »
This is how the World (Machine) ends.
Not with a bang, but with a whimper...

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #32 on: January 08, 2017, 04:15:17 AM »
kudos to fat_bob on a good pun :0

I think World Creator is pretty much going to eclipse WM: http://www.world-creator.com/

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #33 on: January 08, 2017, 06:16:03 AM »
kudos to fat_bob on a good pun :0
Well, I don't often get a chance to quote T.S. Eliot in the forums... :)

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #34 on: February 06, 2017, 09:00:40 PM »
Hey, is it just me or is the world machine homepage different now? I don't know quite what's different, but when I look at it, it doesn't look the same as the last time I was there.

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #35 on: February 07, 2017, 07:23:09 AM »
It's the same for me. I check almost every month for any changes. There has been none since 2.3.7 release.
« Last Edit: February 08, 2017, 05:58:42 AM by WFab »

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2017, 11:26:24 PM »
I can spot zero changes...



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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #37 on: February 08, 2017, 05:21:58 AM »
It's the same for me. I check almost every moth for any changes. There has been none since 2.3.7 release.
I think you may be correct. The font and the layout of the first text appears different than I recall - I don't remember the odd justification of the text in the first paragraph.

Also checking Remnant's profile on the forums:-

Last Active: February 07, 2017, 11:09:10 PM

Hoorah!
« Last Edit: February 08, 2017, 05:23:55 AM by Fat_Bob »

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #38 on: February 08, 2017, 06:00:00 AM »
Yeah that's the first thing I checked after my previous post too (stephen's stats)!  :lol:

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Re: Dev Silent in Forum and Blog
« Reply #39 on: February 08, 2017, 06:39:43 AM »
stats do not matter - maybe he got hacked and this is not even "him"
as long as there is no post or comments from him - well no point to get exited.

I like WM pretty much - but lost hope already