Tomb of the Taskmaker

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Sup everyone,

This is just a shot in the dark but I have been unable to find this game anywhere on the net.

I wanted to see if anyone on these forums had ever tried this game and if they still had access to it.

If ya do I would be eternally grateful if ya could share it with me :) .

Also is there an ETA on Nethargate: Ressurection for Windows?
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Taskmaker was one of the very first RPGs I played, and I eventually did find a copy of it for Mac. Unfortunately it was a demo and can no long be registered. Oh well, was nice to get to play at least half of it again.
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Yeah, It was one of my first as well and became freeware a while back. Problem is the actual game is dang near impossible to find anymore :( .
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There's trillions of web pages now just for games. Shouldn't be that difficult.

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Well, here it is:

http://www.the-underdogs.info/downloadfile.php?file=games/t/tombtask/files/tomb task.zip&id=4495

If that doesn't work- just go to the site and press the "get here" link near the bottom: Site

I hope that helps.

EDIT: As I figure you're running a Windows machine (the Nethergate question), you'll need an old freeware MAC emulator (the site says this one works fine): Basilisk II. Doubt the emulator'll work on Vista though.

- Archmagus Micael

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ETA for Nethergate: Resurrection for Windows is still July. Probably the end of the month since it's still in beta testing the last time Jeff mentioned it a few days ago.
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Yay! Another Taskmaker fan!

If you can't get Basilisk II to run, (or don't want to) Executor is a good alternative. It's easy to set up. Executor

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Umm, what is Tomb of the Taskmaster?

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You know, I didn't see any description of the game in this thread.

And I don't want to click the links untill I know what it is about.

Your post also seems like an attack.

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Tomb of the Taskmaker is the Sequel to Taskmaker.

These are both old school RPGs from around the same era of Nethargate the original.

They are Mac only though so ya need an emulator to run on Windows.

And I don't know abotu yall but the underdogs site won't populate the Taskmaker page....that's where I had been trying to get it before.
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wow, those 2 emulators are even more of a headache than the Apple II ones I have have on my iMac...

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quote:
Originally written by Archmagus Micael:

[QB As I figure you're running a Windows machine (the Nethergate question), you'll need an old freeware MAC emulator (the site says this one works fine): Basilisk II. Doubt the emulator'll work on Vista though.[/QB]
First off, Mac is not an acronym. :P
Secondly, Basilisk II runs perfectly well in Vista.

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Taskmaker is from 1989. That's before E1. Tomb was made in 1997, so it's only a little older than Nethergate.

—Alorael, who doesn't see any reason to jump on Iffy for asking. Sure, all knowledge can be found on the internet, but that's no reason not to ask on forums too.
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There was a link to underdogs which would have given him more information.
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Originally written by Tyranicus:

First off, Mac is not an acronym. :P
Excuse me? "MACs Are Cool"! :P

Also, this topic is giving me a sense of deja vu...

http://pied-piper.ermarian.net/topic/1/2129
http://pied-piper.ermarian.net/topic/1/2898

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I used to own a black and white mac (my parents threw it away...) which had some really addicting games. I just found a download for one of my favorites shufflepuck cafe. The website has a download at the end, so if it works, try it out. Unfortunately I don't own a mac :(
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Originally written by Muffins Hate Stupid Message Boards:

You know, I didn't see any description of the game in this thread.

And I don't want to click the links untill I know what it is about.

Google is your friend. As a general piece of advice, when you want to ask the question, "What is [the thing that is the topic of discussion]?", first check Wikipedia, and then check Google. If you can't find out from a two-minute check in those two places, then ask, but not before you've tried to find out for yourself.

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SUCCESS !!!!!

Underdogs finally loaded the download section for Tomb of the Taskmaker.

Now I just have to figure out how to get Basilisk or some other emulator running.

From what I've read on it I am going to need some MAC ROM file in order to run the emulators. Does anyone know a good place to get one....something like OS 4.5 would be fine.

Thanks :) and it was definately nice finding so many people who enjoyed this game back in the day too.
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Everything you need to install OS 7.5 on Basilisk II should be right here:
http://os-emulation.net/basiliskII/system753_tutorial

(UBB hates underscores in URLs for whatever reason)

[ Monday, July 09, 2007 08:29: Message edited by: Tyranicus ]

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Tyranicus....you rock :)
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More than you know.

Muffin, you could have put a small amount of effort into figuring out what the game is about before posting.

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quote:
Originally written by Koranuso:

Tyranicus....you rock :)
Not really. I just know how to use Google. :P

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quote:
Originally written by Tyranicus:

quote:
Originally written by Koranuso:

Tyranicus....you rock :)
Not really. I just know how to use Google. :P

See how it is? You know how to use Google and Wikipedia, and suddenly everyone is calling you a wizard. :P

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