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Macintosh mappack 1 and 2 problem with download.

Macintosh mappack 1 and 2 problem with download.

I got strange message...


hi guys ...


went to download new Map packs #1 and #2 ... for the Macintosh.

Clicking on BOTH downloads, makes the window flash over to Go Daddy.com ... and it is about sex toys and sex networks.


Also there are no details on the second map pack ..  like the first map pack the details button on that one works.



Hope  you fix this ...



Alan

Can anyone confirm that? In fact i noticed the details button NOT working for mappack 2, ill fix it soon. But i tried to download mappack 1 and 2 and no problem for me, no GoDaddy.com window is open. After that I switched to all languages which we using on site... still no problem, downloads working....

Can anyone check it too ? Just go here: http://battlestations.eu/index.php/en/d … pple-macos
and click download on mappack 1 then mappack 2.

No need to to finish downloads, just start downloading and break it. I just need a test from someone else.

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Re: Macintosh mappack 1 and 2 problem with download.

I see this a few days old but I just checked and I have no problems. I dont see anything related to godaddy.com


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I tried both links, and both lead me to some hosting issue with an alligator. Hard to obtain the map packs when these are the only links I could find, and they don't work.ac

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I get a 404 error

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Today all most important links for downloads for PC Windows  (patches, mappacks and skinpack) have been fixed. MacOS files needs to be reuploaded. We lost FTP server some time ago and we lost a lot of files on this server (i have a copy of these files on my hdd however they aren't available online). 

For MacOS Mappacks please give me one more day to be ready for download.

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Re: Macintosh mappack 1 and 2 problem with download.

I have uploadet mappacks 1 and 2 to dropbox for now until this gets fixed.

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5168736/Modpac … 1.mpkg.zip
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5168736/Modpack%232.pkg.zip

This is for DVD version of the game = V1.0 to V1.0.3
There is an updater to v1.0.3 on this site and it seems to be working. Languagepacks for mac on this site also seem to work.
Follow installation instructions and remember to select destination as "Battlestations Midway" folder and not a subfolder in it.
Install mappack1 before mappack2 so you end with correct global files.
There is a version 1.1 of this games distributed through App Store. Installers do not work directly on it because filestructure is different. Datafolder has been converted into a read only .dmg diskimage. It is possible to copy the diskimage contents into a folder that is put in a folder "Battlestations Midway" and then install into this "Battlestations Midway" folder. Then use Disk Utillity to make a diskimage of the "MidwayData" subfolder and use that diskimage to replace the original diskimage. I know a few players have done this and it works but is a bit complicated. I only have DVD version so cant really try it myself or make an installer for it.

I play mac version of Battlestations Midway as jovald on GameRanger

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