-recordfrom -loadgame -playdemo -record???

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-recordfrom -loadgame -playdemo -record???

Post by DoomGater » 27.10.2004 16:47

???
Hi there, I am new to this forum (but not to DooM..) and have a
question concerning demo recording/playback. The good old DooM/Doom2 FAQ from Hank Leukart says, that  the command line option '-recordfrom <0-5>' can start a demo recording from a savegame.  But unfortunately, I cannot get this working. Any other
combination (record & loadgame and similar) did not work either.
I only can record and play completely independant from any savegames. Is this correct and is the '-recordfrom' option faulty,
or am I too stupid?
Thanks for any hint!!!


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Re:  -recordfrom -loadgame -playdemo -record???

Post by admin » 27.10.2004 18:18

-recordfrom was eliminated from DOOM above engine version 1.2.

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Re:  -recordfrom -loadgame -playdemo -record???

Post by Opulent » 28.10.2004 05:39

not pertinent to the board, but applicable to the question: there are several source ports that allow you to do this.

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Re:  -recordfrom -loadgame -playdemo -record???

Post by DoomGater » 28.10.2004 08:19

Hey, thank you very much! That helped a lot and explained everything. I am going to do a new frontend for all flavours of doom engines ( a 'beta'-screenie can be found here: http://www.doomgate.de/files/dfe/index.html
(The site is in german, but the software will be ENGLISH :-)) (hint, hint..!)

...and therefore I need some details  about all CMD-line options in the major doom versions...

@Adam_H: Where did you have this information. Is there  a major doom information that I've missed within the last 10+ years?
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Re:  -recordfrom -loadgame -playdemo -record???

Post by admin » 28.10.2004 18:27

@DoomGater: check out /historic on the DOOM /idgames tree on any mirror, it contains all the shareware DOOM versions (and a lot more). Hex-viewing the different .exe builds will reveal 1.2 was the last one to have -recordfrom.

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Re:  -recordfrom -loadgame -playdemo -record???

Post by DoomGater » 29.10.2004 08:25

This version is hanging around somewhere between  my other 1000 Doom-Files on my harddisk, but I never used it (and  never had the idea to hex it..) The only versions I am using is Doom2 1.9  and (for funny deathmatch thinks) V1.666. Maybe 1.91, when it is more common.
Anyway, thanks a lot!!

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