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Open Arena Portable Launcher

Open Arena Portable
Description: OpenArena is an open-source content package for Quake III Arena licensed under the GPL, effectively creating a free stand-alone game. You do not need Quake III Arena to play this game.

Category: Games

Link: http://www.openarena.ws/

License: GPL

Size: 256MB Zip, 258MB Installed

Installation:
- Extract the launcher to your PortableApps folder
- Download the Zip
- Extract to PortableApps\OpenArenaPortable\App\openarena

Launcher: http://members.home.nl/albartus/portable/OpenArenaPortable_Launcher.zip
Game: http://www.openarena.ws/

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"official" app?

If you intend on having this become an "official" PortableApp (I'm not sure of that fact) then why did you change the help.html file to use Wiki On A Stick which requires Javascript? This forces users of FF and NoScript to allow Javascript on "http://" to view the help file.

Note: I'm dehydrated and therefore "cranky" this morning so that's more a question/comment, not a complaint.

I used to be heavy into Q3 so I'm giving this a go...

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If you still have your Quake

If you still have your Quake 3 CD, check oiut IOQuake3. Is't the real deal Smile

You are right about the usage of JavaScript. But alas, I put WoaS on purpose. (Easy to make and users can use it to add their own notes, tips etc without the need to have an editor.) I don't see any reason myself to disable JavaScript anyway. Most uses are very ordinary unless you visit sketchy sites.

And I didn't intend these launchers to become 'official' distribution by PortableApps because I did not use the 'official' launcher or use a splash screen. I did not want to use the 'official' html page because it contains trademarked images etc. and they can't be used unless you are 'official' anyway. So I didn't bother to much with the HTML help as I don't see many people using it anyway.

I don't see any of these become 'official' but I do however tried to follow the official specs as close as possible. But there are some obvious differences that could make it hard to get official anyway if I wanted to become official, so I'm not even trying.

Sorry about using WoaS as a help file but I find it myself a great way to make the help files, while offering users to add their own information for personal use.

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help file help

Directions for installing here and in help file need fixing. If you follow them *exactly* as posted, you end up with the directory structure of:

..\OpenArenaPortable\App\openarena\openarena-0.7.0\

The directions need to tell users to take *contents* of the directory in the zip file (openarena-0.7.0 in this case) and copy all the files to ..\OpenArenaPortable\App\openarena\ (or whatever other way you come up with to word it).

Tested it on DM6ish (brought back Q1 memories!) and the settings were saved to \Data

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Well, the folder depends on

Well, the folder depends on how you extract it. Extract here makes a main folder and those contents go into the pointed out folder. On the other hand if I use extract to foldername then the folder goes one deeper...

Could be more precice... thats why i think about a installer that downloads it and does it for you.

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default.cfg

Hello, I'm trying to get this to work with openarena0.8.8 and when I launch it from portable apps launcher it throws up an error stating, "Couldn't load default.cfg"

Any ideas on how to remedy this?
thanks

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