Superproject resurrection

I have a set of CA-Superproject’s installation disks and it has been an ambition of mine to see if I can run it on a modern Laptop. My edition failed to run on Windows XP and when I read about W98 and Virtual Box, I decided to see if I could install SPJ on modern desktop platform. I liked SPJ for a couple of reasons, it’s much better than MS Project, it deals with time and money and it has a PERT view which I used to prefer for project planning because it aligns with product based planning in a way that Gnatt charts don’t. Here are my notes … Continue reading “Superproject resurrection”

Virtual Box

This page has been live for a long time. Sun Microsystems bought Innotek the authors of Virtual Box, an opensource virtualisation product in 2008. It permits Windows/Linux/Solaris guests on the same operating system. I probably started this page slightly later, my first oracle blog on it was dated May 2008. It mainly describes any guest installation tricks.

I have not been systematic in how I document my virtual box projects, some are on this page, some have their own articles, they should all be tagged; https://davelevy.info/wiki/tag/virtual-box.

The shared folder manager script has beenĀ uploaded to git, seeĀ https://github.com/dfl1955/vboxtools, just in time to be replaced by launchd although there is a problem with systemd and vboxshares, or there was last time I checked.

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BG2 Multiplayer

These notes were originally created in 2008/2009. I copied them across to this wiki in 2013. Many of the links referred to are no longer available.

This article is about how to run BG2 on an early windows build in multiplayer mode, it is quite long. I marked this article as deprecated today.

I want to run BG2 multiplayer across my network hub. There seems to be a problem with local i.e. 192.168.0.0 addresses. This may be by design, although I can’t for the life of me think why. This research will involve understanding the game software and the hub, not to mention the various firewalls involved. Continue reading “BG2 Multiplayer”