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Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby Blake00 » Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:48 am

Getting a bit worried as things aren't looking good. I've both emailed and messaged Implode/Nigel over the last few months and have heard nothing. In the past when we talked over email he'd normally reply pretty quickly.

Worst of all it says he hasn't even logged into this forum since 08/11/2016! That's over 3 months ago! Even if he decided after 12+ years of hard work to give up on the project it seems strange that he wouldn't even log in to see what's going on here. According to his user page on Sourceforge he hasn't posted on the Sourceforge IME page since 25/10/16 either, it doesn't tell me when he last logged in there though.

While I'm hoping it's just because he's super busy it doesn't seem like him to not login to his own site for 3 months so I'm starting to worry that something has happened to the guy! Does anyone have any alternative ways of contacting him (eg facebook) to make sure he's okay?
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby Cor'e =) » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:29 am

I'll ping him by email, i'm sure we all hope for the best. =)
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby Blake00 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:25 am

Good luck.. the one I've been trying is momime@hotmail.ca

Starting to worry the guy's been hit by a bus or something.. just doesn't seem right that'd he'd completely disappear after over a decade of endless dedication and activity.

He used to have more helpers and contributes back in the day so surely there's some old member here who has some other contacts details to try?
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby aggelon » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:40 am

Is there any news ?
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby Blake00 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:48 am

It's not looking good as it's been 6 months now. :(

Timing really sucks as Implode literally disappeared the moment I put up videos on youtube and promoted his game through a whole bunch of MoM communities bringing lots of attention, comments and questions. Even Seravy the guy behind the extremely popular MoM - Caster of Magic mod became interested and joined here. Now all they're gonna find is a seemingly dead project and no answers to their questions.

I've tried to find Nigel/Implode on facebook, Linkedin, twitter and even tried contacting a few old members here (including the translator you suggested) to see if they had an alternative email or something but I've had no luck. All we can hope for now is that he's okay in the real world and it's just taking a well deserved break from his project. *fingers crossed*
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby Tino Didriksen » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:04 am

He's taken several months off before for whatever personal reasons, so that alone isn't worrisome to me.
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby aggelon » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:54 am

thank you blake for your feedback

hoping all is good for him in the real life...
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby Blake00 » Thu May 04, 2017 4:49 am

Good news! I think you're right Tino. Nigel may not have visted here but he's just done some MoMIME work on the sourceforge page in the last few days. Looks like some code has been updated! He's aliiiiiiive lol! MoMIME is aliiiive lol! Woot!
https://sourceforge.net/u/nigelgay/profile/
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby aggelon » Thu May 04, 2017 10:57 am

Great ! :D
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Re: Project in trouble? Implode is gone?

Postby NTJedi » Tue May 30, 2017 2:07 am

Hopefully he can fix the issue of multiple music soundtracks playing all at the same time during hotseat games.
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