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Offline EOJ

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Welcome back!
« on: March 24, 2018, 07:17:42 AM »
It took me a few days of work and whiskey but I somehow managed to get the old database working and updated the forum software to stable version. Lots of things remain to be tweaked, and the url is now bl.cave-stg.com.

Long story short: I found this backup of the forum on an old external hdd. I had thought I'd lost it until last week when rummaging through my closet!

There's a lot of great info and discussions in these forums. I felt it was worthwhile to bring it back after 5 and a half years. Hopefully we'll have some good new discussions as well. :righton:
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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2018, 02:17:40 PM »
The forum is back! Hello there!  :)

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2018, 02:21:59 PM »
Oh Hai

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2018, 02:22:34 PM »
 :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

Offline EOJ

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2018, 02:26:16 PM »
Nice to see you guys! It seems Plasmo's avatar is one of the few that made it through the transfer without getting messed up or deleted.
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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2018, 02:26:20 PM »
I've been thinkin about this place the last few weeks! Hoping for a good return to form.

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2018, 02:27:16 PM »
hurra ! :D

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2018, 02:33:25 PM »
It's alive!

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2018, 02:35:44 PM »
Awesome! Cheers, EOJ. Used to mainly lurk here but seems like a good time to stop that trend.

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2018, 02:37:31 PM »
Good to have you back EOJ. It's bittersweet looking back over these threads as Cave haven't done anything STG wise in 6 years but here's hoping Exa Arcadia is a success and the mysterious Pink Sweets Suicide Club turns out to be Cave dipping their toe in again.

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2018, 02:52:42 PM »
Hello gentlemen, nice to see you all, will fix my avatar in a bit 😁
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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #11 on: March 24, 2018, 03:14:29 PM »
Hi All -- a very unexpected & welcomed wakeup. :: thumbs up ::

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #12 on: March 24, 2018, 03:17:04 PM »
Confused, but by no means upset. Welcome back!

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2018, 03:19:47 PM »
Really nice to see so many old and new faces!

My 'to do' list for today is to install some useful forum packages, especially a trader feedback system. We had a nice one before but it was one of many things that got lost in the transfer to smf 2.0. Unfortunately smf 1.1, which is what the old forum ran on, doesn't work properly with the current php 5.6. I got it running just barely well enough last night in order to do the transfer to smf 2.0.
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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2018, 03:24:46 PM »
Wow this was a nice surprise to wake up to.

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2018, 03:30:16 PM »
Wow, talk about a (pleasant) surprise! Glad to see you're doing well EOJ.

I haven't even unpacked my X360 after moving several years ago. Time to rig it up and get some MMP credits in while drinking beer. :righton:

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #16 on: March 24, 2018, 03:31:00 PM »
Loving the comeback!

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #17 on: March 24, 2018, 03:38:15 PM »

I haven't even unpacked my X360 after moving several years ago. Time to rig it up and get some MMP credits in while drinking beer. :righton:

I've only played mine a few times in recent years. But I played a few games (Futari, SDOJ, MMP) a lot over the past week. I can't remember half of the strats and my reflexes have dulled. But it's still pretty fun and I can still 1CC MMP and Futari Original.  :laugh:
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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #18 on: March 24, 2018, 03:39:51 PM »
Guess I'm gonna have to start playing Cave games again!  :cool:

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #19 on: March 24, 2018, 03:43:43 PM »
I just installed the trader system and somehow it retained all the old feedback ratings! That was a nice surprise.
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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #20 on: March 24, 2018, 04:29:57 PM »
EOJ,

Great to see you back and really appreciate you bringing back CAVE-STG!

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #21 on: March 24, 2018, 04:44:05 PM »
Great to see that pm this morning. Just recently I've been trying to get the "sheer grit" achievement on Akai Katana after failing a couple of years ago. This should be the much needed motivation to dig in again.

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #22 on: March 24, 2018, 04:47:42 PM »
Hi all !
I almost fell off my chair when I read the email  :oogle:
I'm soooo darn happy, amongst all the gaming internet communities I've been a member over the last 18 years, none had the same friendly felling than cave-stg :)
I don't play shmups almost since the forum disappeared but will certainly check new messages here every now and then  :) :) :)

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #23 on: March 24, 2018, 04:54:48 PM »
This is the forum that got me into CAVE games! Glad to see it back!

Now if only the rest of their backlog would come to Steam...

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #24 on: March 24, 2018, 04:55:23 PM »
Well this is a blast from the past.
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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #25 on: March 24, 2018, 05:06:07 PM »
Talk about a blast from the past. Good to see you back EOJ. Hope the last 5+ years have been good to you.

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #26 on: March 24, 2018, 05:10:34 PM »
Had some fun looking through the threads and seeing your old high score list. Apparently still far away from most scores :P

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2018, 05:32:17 PM »
Only ever been a lurker with no account, just made one to say congratulations for the fukkatsu!  :righton:

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2018, 05:56:33 PM »
Had an "Important" email from EOJ and I was like....WHA?! Haven't heard the name "CAVE-STG" in quite a while, but I knew immediately what it was! Welcome back EOJ and everyone! My avatar was messed up but I had the original file since I just copied folders from my old laptop a few months ago. ^_^

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Re: Welcome back!
« Reply #29 on: March 24, 2018, 06:29:44 PM »
Welcome back! :O

edit: Seems that was my first post here. Interesting