Thank you very much James!  Good to see you on the list.

For those wanting to speak with the player who emailed me those server ideas 
last week James Turner-Crowe is the guy.


>From: "James Turner-Crowe" <sgtjiminy at>
>Reply-To: Netrek Development Mailing List <netrek-dev at>
>To: netrek-dev at
>Subject: Re: [netrek-dev] Need help troubleshooting a Windows 98 problem
>Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 17:06:42 +0000
>Here goes....
> >Netrek Classic (2MB)
>I downloaded, Installed and set up the Config, when through the quick
>Tutorial etc.
>When I double clicked the "Netrek" symbol on my desktop it said this:
>/ ! \ The NETREK.EXE file is
>linked to missing export GDI32.DLL:AddFontResourceExA
>in that exact text.
> >Netrek XP 2006 (8MB)
>ho hum.... my pc isnt the fastest in the world, but im sure if my mums pc
>can play it my one can
>(if the errors can be fixed of course)
>when the download finished this came up:
>(x) D:\Netrek\netrek.exe
>A device attached to the system is not functioning
>This could be because I tried to run netrek classic again halfway through
>the download, or just another message for Netrek Classic. I did install it
>onto my D drive.
>Installation was fine, and once finished the Netrek XP 2006 Sever List
>opened auto
>The good news it that I can play it....... but the planets are just Circles
>with names underneath them...
>also, it just mucked up after a minute of flying around... the main screen
>with all the ships and planets on cloned itself onto the list of players,
>then the main one next to the galaxy map froze completely. when i moved the
>"clone" up into the middle of the screen, it wasnt enlarged. the small
>section of the box was the only part of it (the section was the same size 
>the players list, and the players list was gone)
>last time i tried to play it, it was all just bliking and lagging. but 
>then i have uninstalled and reinstalled 2 or three times lol.
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