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by zebra
22 Jun 2018, 08:24
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Virri (FEM2018 24h level pack)
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Virri (FEM2018 24h level pack)

Thanks for feedback, danitah! Sounds awesome, hope it's open for people not attending FEM also! :) Yes, you can play even if you are not attending FEM. And you will be included in results. Now when I think about it, I can give medals also for people not attending FEM. The other awards are not possib...
by zebra
19 Jun 2018, 19:04
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!
Replies: 167
Views: 5881

Re: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!

Cool! Nice to see you all there!

Last year there was some discussion that should we include some "programmer's meeting"?
What about "level maker's meeting" or at least some kind of collaboration?
Just thinking... :)
by zebra
17 Jun 2018, 18:58
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Virri (FEM2018 24h level pack)
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Virri (FEM2018 24h level pack)

Hello all! It's still a month until FEM2018 starts, but it's already time to GET STOKED! :D That's because I'm going to release my newest level pack in FEM2018. The level pack is a tribute to Virri Farm (Virrin tila) where the last Finnish Elma Meetings have been organized. If this is the last time ...
by zebra
17 Jun 2018, 11:01
Forum: New versions
Topic: EOL Ranking Discussion v_final_veryfinal_superdefinitelyfinal
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: EOL Ranking Discussion v_final_veryfinal_superdefinitelyfinal

Hello! Good to have discussion about ranking systems :) My opinions here: I'm strongly against losing points when battling. That doesn't make any sense. Do we really want to drive players away? If I knew that I might lose points by playing battles, I would only pick the best battles, not play any "n...
by zebra
12 Jun 2018, 20:09
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!
Replies: 167
Views: 5881

Re: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!

I'm also confirmed. I'll arrive on Friday or Saturday and leave on Wednesday.
And my 24h level pack is also quite confirmed. I've been designing some nice levels already :) Hopefully we will find a good day for that kind of competition.
by zebra
24 May 2018, 05:13
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Elasto Mania Movies List - (Updated 03. June 2018)
Replies: 448
Views: 60700

Re: Elasto Mania Movies List - (Updated 21. May 2018)

iCS wrote:
23 May 2018, 19:17
MORE piping!
Elasto Mania - Pipo Pack Done Quick
Thank you iCS very much for this great video!

Nice to go back some years and see adi's effortless piping once again. Cool music too :)
by zebra
13 May 2018, 08:47
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!
Replies: 167
Views: 5881

Re: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!

Would be disgusting to play all internals after 10 km running. But could work the other way around: Internals -> running-> sauna? :)
Anyway I think I wouldn't be participating, because I haven't played internals in a long time... It would take the whole day to finish them all :D
by zebra
11 May 2018, 10:54
Forum: General
Topic: History of Elasto Mania (1995-2018)
Replies: 290
Views: 8456

Re: History of Elasto Mania (1995-2018)

Finished reading! I read through the whole article. It was worth it! The errors I found: An hungarian programmer -> A hungarian programmer meikäkäisiä -> meikäläisiä for exmaple -> for example succesful -> successful --- 4. Teams: Other active and successful teams in the Across years were T98, HC, a...
by zebra
10 May 2018, 09:41
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Announce here when you´ve broken a minute limit in tt!!!!
Replies: 3383
Views: 287740

Re: Announce here when you´ve broken a minute limit in tt!!!!

Congratulations, Spef! Normally I'm not so interested in internal times and total times, but this achievement is totally astonishing! Especially when there were such legendary names against you (Zweq and Kazan). I think this is as big achievement as going under 40 minutes few years back, because 35 ...
by zebra
28 Apr 2018, 07:57
Forum: General
Topic: History of Elasto Mania (1995-2018)
Replies: 290
Views: 8456

Re: History of Elasto Mania (1995-2018)

I'm also currently reading the article through and seeking some typos etc. But it will take at least a week for me to finish. Very impressive article!
by zebra
22 Apr 2018, 20:33
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!
Replies: 167
Views: 5881

Re: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!

Sure, all competitions are nice! Thanks :) It might be a good idea if it was not just a TT because then it will be sensible to try to get the best time in just a single level and hence contribute with a smaller effort. Good point. There could be some special levels where I would give prize to the b...
by zebra
22 Apr 2018, 06:22
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!
Replies: 167
Views: 5881

Re: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!

I have an idea of a new kind of contest: 24h level pack : - I will be making couple of (good?) levels and releasing them at FEM. - I will give you 24 hours time to play them. - The player with best total time will win. - There will be some prizes too. So it will be like TT battle, but not a "battle"...
by zebra
22 Apr 2018, 06:12
Forum: General
Topic: EOL is all of a sudden a shitty place to spend time in
Replies: 35
Views: 832

Re: EOL is all of a sudden a shitty place to spend time in

Yep, it's a shame that we don't have a ranking system. Some years ago I played trackmania. In trackmania, you get points by beating better players than you. And the better players you beated, the more points you got. It worked nicely and I felt like winning if I got most points (even if I didn't win...
by zebra
20 Apr 2018, 06:13
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Target lists and elmastats
Replies: 71
Views: 1491

Re: Target lists and elmastats

I agree with Sla in the sense that I think that there could be separate total time targets which were not calculated just by summing up the individual level targets. Those separate total time targets could be rounded. For example: Beginner 1 hour OK 49:00:00 Good 43:00:00 Professional 40:00:00 WC 38...
by zebra
7 Apr 2018, 11:15
Forum: Feedback
Topic: New status for X
Replies: 991
Views: 123839

Re: New status for X

My TT is 48.xx and for me 47.xx is nearly impossible so I wouldn't say that 39.xx is easy.
by zebra
1 Apr 2018, 18:49
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Elastomania Pack Ultra Fancy Boosted Technology 2017 by Sla
Replies: 61
Views: 3163

Re: Elastomania Pack Ultra Fancy Boosted Technology 2017 by Sla

Hi! I finished all the levels!!! :) According to stats, I was 5th to finish all the levels, after mena, roope, jblaze and Hosp. My total time 2:35:07,43 seems to be around 20 minutes worse than other player's total times, but I'm still happy with it because my goal was only to finish all the levels....
by zebra
3 Mar 2018, 22:54
Forum: General
Topic: History of Elasto Mania (1995-2018)
Replies: 290
Views: 8456

Re: Article: Action SuperCross and Elasto Mania

Abula, nice to hear that my old battle statistics are useful. If some important files are missing, please tell me and I try to search for them. http://zebra.mbnet.fi/battles_battle.html monthly and annual stats missing! kulde.net doesn't work anymore Oh, back then there wasn't enough space for big ...
by zebra
3 Mar 2018, 11:04
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!
Replies: 167
Views: 5881

Re: FEM 2018: Friday 13.7. - Friday 20.7.!

Nice to hear Orcc. I had the same situation 2 years ago :) Decided to skip FEM then but will come this year if I get permission ;)
by zebra
2 Mar 2018, 19:55
Forum: General
Topic: History of Elasto Mania (1995-2018)
Replies: 290
Views: 8456

Re: Article: Action SuperCross and Elasto Mania

Abula, nice to hear that my old battle statistics are useful. If some important files are missing, please tell me and I try to search for them. About the giant Elastomania Level Archive, I'm not going to update it anymore. At the time when I made it, I was bit more "involved in scene" and knew most ...
by zebra
31 Jan 2018, 13:56
Forum: General
Topic: Golden Apple Awards 2017
Replies: 85
Views: 3895

Re: Golden Apple Awards 2017 - [3] Community voting

insane guy wrote:
29 Jan 2018, 01:46
voted and thanks!

Where is umiz in Designer category?

:)
I'm also quite surprised to see myself nominated in designer category, having only designed one level pack this year. Umiz should have deserved a nomination. But anyway, thanks for nomination! :)
by zebra
15 Jan 2018, 22:47
Forum: Problems
Topic: Mopolauta looks like shit all of a sudden
Replies: 21
Views: 871

Re: Mopolauta looks like shit all of a sudden

The only really annoying thing still for me is the space between posts and signatures and next post. Everything is equally spaced without any boarders, so I end up reading ppls signatures all the time... I found out that you can hide avatars and signatures from board's settings . Then it's much eas...
by zebra
17 Dec 2017, 15:51
Forum: Elasto Mania 2
Topic: Elasto Mania II is apparently out
Replies: 150
Views: 5999

Re: Elasto Mania II is apparently out

Where I'm at with my thinkings is that there is a good chance I can include the old physics into the game as a next step without spending too much development time. I mean doors, elevators and teleports would be in the game together with the old physics. But I will try to do that only in January. S...
by zebra
13 Nov 2017, 14:24
Forum: General
Topic: History of Elasto Mania (1995-2018)
Replies: 290
Views: 8456

Re: Article: Action SuperCross and Elasto Mania

Amazing, Abula! Very thorough article. Read about 50% of the new stuff. Have to read more carefully later :)

Some typos/grammar mistakes which I found:
Moposhool -> Moposchool
to not figure out -> not to figure out
by zebra
10 Nov 2017, 13:33
Forum: General
Topic: Why aren't you making battles?
Replies: 35
Views: 1062

Re: Why aren't you making battles?

Good question, kuchitsu! I have some _excuses_ why I don't make levels anymore: - first (like 10 years ago) I wanted to cut out my elma time. I was playing too much. So I quitted level making and tried to play minimum amount of time. - then I bought a new laptop. Elma internal editor didn't work at ...
by zebra
27 Sep 2017, 14:44
Forum: General
Topic: History of Elasto Mania (1995-2018)
Replies: 290
Views: 8456

Re: Article: Action SuperCross and Elasto Mania

Very nice! Very good writing. Nice to look back to Across times :)

Can't really find any mistakes except some small typos:
Uruguy -> Uruguay
definately -> definitely
defination -> definition
Alhough -> Although
by zebra
27 Jul 2017, 17:34
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.
Replies: 209
Views: 16512

Re: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.

Oh and I was also jogging on Wednesday. I wanted to go alone but perhaps next year I could go with someone else too. I visited "Piimäsjärvi" and I have to say the scenery there was magnificent. Distance was 13,5 km. Sports tracker workout here: http://www.sports-tracker.com/workout/harrii/5978a698f1...
by zebra
27 Jul 2017, 17:29
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.
Replies: 209
Views: 16512

Re: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.

I am also at home now. It was great time! Was nice to see new people. Each year there has been quite many new guys to meet, which is nice. I am also a bit quiet but it's normal for me. But I can usually talk quite normally with talkative persons like Ramone. So it was nice to have him there. I also ...
by zebra
27 Jul 2017, 16:54
Forum: General
Topic: acrossing dreams
Replies: 226
Views: 41430

Re: acrossing dreams

Zweq wrote:I had a dream that me and veezay were massaging bene in a sauna with 1 finger each
weird dream :D
by zebra
25 Jul 2017, 23:09
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Arrows - TT battle for FEM2017
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Re: Arrows - TT battle for FEM2017

Results: 1. 5:00:59 Markku 2. 5:07:46 adi 3. 5:16:94 ZWeQ 4. 5:21:53 nick-o-matic 5. 5:23:61 Lousku 6. 5:34:15 Pawq 7. 5:38:10 Ramone 8. 5:41:78 Kopaka 9. 5:50:16 ILKKA 10. 5:51:83 Ruben 11. 5:54:20 insane guy 12. 5:55:73 Ville J 13. 6:18:08 Polarix 14. 7:23:95 veezay Thanks to everybody who played!...
by zebra
25 Jul 2017, 20:26
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Arrows - TT battle for FEM2017
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Re: Arrows - TT battle for FEM2017

Levels here. Starts in 5 minutes.
Good luck everyone!
by zebra
25 Jul 2017, 19:35
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Arrows - TT battle for FEM2017
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Re: Arrows - TT battle for FEM2017

Thanks, Schumi! Couldn't find the newer version on my computer.
Lol, that newer version still has typo in "Definied" :)

Lunch mostly done, so we are quite nicely in schedule.
:)
by zebra
25 Jul 2017, 17:44
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Arrows - TT battle for FEM2017
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Arrows - TT battle for FEM2017

Hello. This is mainly for people at FEM, but others can also join unofficially. The official winner will be selected at FEM and will be the one with best total time. There are 10 levels that contains arrows of many kinds. Each level tries to have a bit different style than others. The battle will st...
by zebra
17 Jul 2017, 07:14
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.
Replies: 209
Views: 16512

Re: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.

Hello mans! I'm now confirmed! My weekends are full but I have vacation on the week so I'll be there from Monday to Thursday.
I'll probably arrange some sort of TT contests on Tuesday/Wednesday.
Too bad I miss the legendary FEM quiz and WC7 trophies... but waiting for Ramone's level pack at least :)
by zebra
5 Jul 2017, 09:07
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: GET Kupa (GET Cup)
Replies: 20
Views: 1529

Re: GET Kupa (GET Cup)

Very nice recs, Schumi, I enjoyed!
Nice retro feeling in the levels :)
by zebra
3 Jun 2017, 08:55
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Under - Hall of Hoyla - The Ultimate Challenge Pack
Replies: 57
Views: 4157

Re: Under - Hall of Hoyla - The Ultimate Challenge Pack

This is really nice competition. Something fresh. I like this "ff" idea. Fits well in these kind of höylä levels. And I like the "under" idea also. It's much easier to remember a level when you remember your times in the level and the times correspond to the level number. I also admire the visuals (...
by zebra
29 May 2017, 11:36
Forum: Polls
Topic: World Cup 7 - vote for your favourite levels!
Replies: 12
Views: 1442

Re: World Cup 7 - vote for your favourite levels!

Hello! Hard to pick top three here, but here are my feelings of the levels. Keep in mind that I played approximately half an hour per event and didn't really have time to höyl apart from in few events. 1. Surprisingly short lev. I wasn't expecting to see such a short lev in a wcup. Anyway the pole w...
by zebra
28 May 2017, 20:56
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.
Replies: 209
Views: 16512

Re: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.

I can also make some TT battles for you :)
I'm not yet sure when I will come there but probably I will be there on the later days, not in the weekend.
by zebra
20 Apr 2017, 11:48
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup stats
Replies: 67
Views: 6492

Re: World Cup stats

Thanks skint, very nice! Event 715 charts will be interesting :)
by zebra
15 Apr 2017, 09:04
Forum: General
Topic: All levels ever made .zip?
Replies: 14
Views: 1124

Re: All levels ever made .zip?

I re-uploaded the newer archive (it's still nearly 10 years old, but here it is)

Levels: ELA-2008-06-13.7z
File list: ELA-2008-06-13.txt
by zebra
7 Apr 2017, 12:50
Forum: General
Topic: All levels ever made .zip?
Replies: 14
Views: 1124

Re: All levels ever made .zip?

Those links should still work: I finally remembered this and re-uploaded ELA to MEGA. Here are the links: https://mega.co.nz/#!ed8HyAhS!bmZQW917CduYvKPevNkpwYf8kjwM1boqH1z2pXgCkNk (ELA-2008-05-11.txt, contains the level names) https://mega.co.nz/#!KAMA1A6T!Rhkj4IUlCALOgeOAozrzxlgbeQP_yOjh-6HaLaJGju8...
by zebra
12 Mar 2017, 20:50
Forum: General
Topic: banana cup 5
Replies: 1
Views: 247

Re: banana cup 5

Don't hold your breath...
:)
by zebra
8 Mar 2017, 11:52
Forum: General
Topic: wcup 7 browser recs
Replies: 17
Views: 1218

Re: wcup 7 browser recs

Would be cool if there were links from wcup.site to recsource.tv to the corresponding replays :)
ez nice feature for watching the replays at work ;)
by zebra
25 Jan 2017, 12:03
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 7 levels needed
Replies: 32
Views: 3680

Re: World Cup 7 levels needed

It seems that I'm not going to have enough time to make any levels this year. I would have loved to make some levels, but I have too much real life at the moment :) And the editor doesn't work on my laptop, so I would have to use some other editor or my old PC.
But maybe next time...
by zebra
3 Jan 2017, 10:17
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Sleeping disorders - solution?
Replies: 23
Views: 979

Re: Sleeping disorders - solution?

Eating at night can be one possible solution, because it produces melatonin naturally. At least I feel very sleepy about 1-2 hours after I have eaten. So usually I eat 1-2 hours before I'm going to bed and I always sleep very well. And to not to get fat, you simply have to eat less at daytime. This ...
by zebra
1 Sep 2016, 14:15
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Girlfriends .... lost one , got new one, trouble, write here
Replies: 676
Views: 84513

Re: Girlfriends .... lost one , got new one, trouble, write

Thanks Mats. And nice pic ;) Where could I go without my stripes...
by zebra
26 Aug 2016, 09:21
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Girlfriends .... lost one , got new one, trouble, write here
Replies: 676
Views: 84513

Re: Girlfriends .... lost one , got new one, trouble, write

Got married 3 weeks ago. Too bad I missed FEM :) But otherwise everything is good :)
by zebra
1 May 2016, 21:33
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Elma Riddle
Replies: 33
Views: 7150

Re: Elma Riddle

Congratulations, Lousku! I added you to the list.
by zebra
21 Apr 2016, 20:26
Forum: Advertising
Topic: HALF 1 & 2 - Videos with all records out!
Replies: 84
Views: 9668

Re: HALF 1 & 2 - Videos with all records out!

Thanks Ramone&Zero :) I have been waiting for these videos quite long and was nice to see them. Awesome quality, fantastic levels and amazing recs! Thanks everybody :) Even though I knew what to expect, I still was amazed by some pro styles :)
by zebra
21 Apr 2016, 17:05
Forum: Polls
Topic: Do you like seeing pipes in "general" cups?
Replies: 16
Views: 1972

Re: Do you like seeing pipes in "general" cups?

I think that the more important question would be: should all levels be finishable for noobs? I think yes, they should be. All levels should be easy to finish but hard to master. That way the cup/contest would be enjoyable for all. But a good cup should consist of different kind of levels: pipes, up...
by zebra
5 Oct 2015, 12:59
Forum: Advertising
Topic: EOL mopobattles
Replies: 181
Views: 31803

Re: EOL mopobattles

At the moment I don't have time to arrange mopobattles, but maybe some day, let's see :)
If someone is interested in arranging them now, please contact me so I can give details how to arrange them.