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 News::Non-English manuals
A feature that's been sitting on the backburner for a few years now...

and it's still not where I'd like it to be, but we can now officially call replacementdocs an international archive.

As of today, there is a new drop-down selection that must be made when submitting docs - Region/Language. Currently we have a list of 17 countries that are likely to have video game documentation specific to their region. Additionally, you can specify if a doc is Multi-Language as many European releases are.

When you specify a region, a prefix will be attached to the document type. This prefix will be based on the country's IANA-assigned domain code (the two-letter code that identifies website domain names for a particular country). For example, a manual from Germany would have "DE Manual" as its doc type. An install guide from Spain would be "ES Install Guide". Multi-Lingual docs will use "ML1" as a prefix. Games with multiple Multi-Lingual releases will increment the prefix: "ML2", "ML3", etc. Any docs without a country code are assumed to be of United States origin.

There are some limitations, however. There is currently no way to search "only German docs" for example. There is also currently no way to know which regions/languages are contained in a Multi-Language doc. I would like to add these features eventually, though.

Note that our list of 17 regions is based on the most common game release regions. However, if you would like to upload docs from other regions we will be glad to add more regions for you.

In the past, I have requested advisors for each Non-English language that we support. While I do think that there will still be occasional need for this, the editors and myself will make our best efforts to identify and properly deal with Non-English manuals ourselves.

I think that covers everything... bring on the Non-English manuals!
Read/Post Comment: 3bysleepyonThursday 08 May 2008 - 12:21:17printer friendly
 News::18 new Xbox docs
Just posted 18 new Xbox docs including:

Baldur's Gate - Dark Alliance II, Tony Hawk's Underground (Farao)
Madden NFL 07 (richardjjunior)
NHL 2K3 (Electric Fungus)
Read/Post Comment: 1bysleepyonFriday 18 April 2008 - 11:42:46printer friendly
 News::Quick PC update
Just posted about 20 new PC docs including:

Airport Tycoon 2, Conflict - Desert Storm (Electric Fungus)
Bureau 13, Soulbringer, The Suffering ($plit$pit)
Worlds of Ultima - Savage Empire - Map (Pix)
Read/Post Comment: 52bysleepyonTuesday 08 April 2008 - 15:35:45printer friendly
 News::Big site news
First of all, let me say thank you to everyone who has helped this site grow into the archive it has become today. Unfortunately, I will not be a part of the process for much longer. replacementdocs is coming under new ownership and will be transitioning over the next few weeks. I will remain here to ease the transition period as Google takes over general management and maintenance.

Yes, you heard that right, Google. I received a very generous offer for the site from Google who are apparently looking to expand their Google Books program to include game documentation. replacementdocs will eventually be shut down as Google launches their new service which will be called Google Manuals. It will be launching after replacementdocs has had all of its assets converted over to their proprietary e-book format.

This change in ownership is effective as of today, April 1, 2008.

- Sleepy
Read/Post Comment: 15bysleepyonTuesday 01 April 2008 - 07:32:04printer friendly
 News::Atari 2600 update
Just added 32 docs to our Atari 2600 section. Some of them are mirrored from AtariAge and others are never-seen-before like strangeling's submission of the infamous E.T. game. Enjoy!
Read/Post Comment: 12bysleepyonWednesday 19 March 2008 - 13:53:29printer friendly
 News::axeman99 update
axeman99 is the star of this update and he now has a lot fewer pending uploads of his sitting on our server. I just posted 78 of his docs to be exact (all PC)... including:

Beyond Divinity
Black Dahlia
Chrome
Dust
F-22 Raptor
Heavy Gear II
Martian Gothic
NASCAR Racing
Re-Volt
Resident Evil 3
SPQR
The Settlers III
The Wheel of Time
Treasure Quest
Warrior Kings - Battles
Wizards and Warriors
Worms

whew!
Read/Post Comment: 1bysleepyonMonday 17 March 2008 - 17:07:05printer friendly
 News::Xbox 360 update
28 new Xbox 360 docs for your reading pleasure including:

Armored Core 4, Xbox Live Arcade Unplugged (rocky)
Blue Dragon (drew001)
Chromehounds (Electric Fungus)
Command and Conquer 3, Overlord, TimeShift (fast fate)
Sonic the Hedgehog (nickb01)
Read/Post Comment: 14bysleepyonFriday 14 March 2008 - 12:14:59printer friendly
 News::ZX Spectrum update - part 2
And another batch of over 40 Spectrum docs from muguk are posted. Whew!

These contributions have made the Spectrum section our 6th largest section. That's actually quite an accomplishment considering the top 5 are heavyweights like PC, PlayStation 2, and NES.
Read/Post Comment: 19bysleepyonFriday 14 March 2008 - 08:09:55printer friendly
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Re: Mega Drive/Genesis Manuals
There is no need to apologise, contributions are never an inconvenience.
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Re: manual wanted for NOMAD,the space trading/exploration game PC DOS
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Re: Mega Drive/Genesis Manuals
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Re: Mega Drive/Genesis Manuals
It takes time for the editors to process the uploads. As the backlog is cur...
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Cicciolo, there are a number of users whose name starts with 'fifacoin' and every one is a spammer. Currently I cannot do much about them because I am now suffering the 'access denied' error.
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oh, nice, another one, Cattee! -_-
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and now this parasite "fifacoin12" is back with his posts. i remember him from several months ago. i don't understand why it's still not banned?
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aaaand it's gone.
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I already reported the post the same day it was made, more than a week ago. All he did was to email me, instead of deleting the post and ban the spammer.
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