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 Post subject: HU Classic
PostPosted: Wed May 27, 2020 12:23 am 

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anyone interested in seeing 1.21z, the last version of Soulmancer, go live on the realm? there would be no changes, it would be full of all the bugs/imbalances of the original. the purpose wouldn't be to try to improve upon it, but rather to enjoy the original version in all its glory!


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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2020 5:07 pm 
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Sure that sounds like a good idea. I'm not sure if that D2SE file for v1.21 is still available, but it isn't hard to make so I could repost it somewhere.


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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2020 5:45 pm 
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sounds like fun, one last tribute to the awesome work mancer did!

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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2020 10:57 pm 

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that would actually help a ton brevan, i do believe most people are running d2se nowadays. i sent duff a pm, so if we can get more interest for this then it should be good for a reset.


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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 2:51 am 
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Good idea!

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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 8:41 pm 
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Here's a link to D2SE_Setup.ini for HU v1.21z:
Dropbox link
Internet Archive link

Here's a link to the web pages for HUv1.21z *:
Internet Archive link

* There will be some errors or omissions, e.g. Immortal King's helm says "+1- Barbarian Skills" because that's what the files contain. They're not setup for the web page maker, but about 99% of it worked fine. On the bright side, the version of the program I used for the web pages generated a Hirelings page, which hasn't been available in the past.

If anyone has links to older version of HU (1.21 was like the 20th version or similar), I'd be interested. Especially one of those versions when it was first released around 2005.


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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 11:42 pm 

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that was quick! thanks a bunch brevan. hopefully someone has an earlier version than 1.21x, that seems to be the oldest version available on the download index here.


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PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2020 4:57 am 

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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:05 am 

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1.21z seems still here : http://files.arimyth.com/HU/
Older than this I have 1.16 (2006) too.

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I tried Archive.org but it doesn't work. https://www.dropbox.com/s/af6tfrjstbpst ... L.rar?dl=0


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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:34 pm 

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Does 1.21 have high resolution? that would be easy to add if it doesn't, if theres interest. Also things like damage numbers/gold pickup


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:55 pm 
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I think HighRes was first introduced in version 1.3, so none of Soulmancer's versions will include it.

Thanks Tsume, I've downloaded v1.16 and made a test character, was able to level up in BloodMoor, etc. Things seem about right to what I remember so I'm pretty sure the rest will be fine :)
Here are some links if others are interested in trying v1.16 some day:

Here's a link to HUv1.16:
Dropbox link (direct link for convenience)
Internet Archive link

Here's a link to D2SE_Setup.ini for HU v1.16:
Internet Archive link

Here's a link to the web pages for HUv1.16 *:
Internet Archive link

* There will be some errors or omissions because that's what the files contain. They're not setup for the web page maker, but about 99% of it worked fine. On the bright side, the version of the program I used for the web pages generated a Hirelings page, which hasn't been available in the past.


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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:59 pm 

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more treasure! gotta try out 1.16 on sp for a bit


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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:56 am 

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silvermane wrote:
Does 1.21 have high resolution? that would be easy to add if it doesn't, if theres interest. Also things like damage numbers/gold pickup


I checked 1.21 it doesnt have high resolution.

1.13b it has
https://forum.arimyth.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=4600

The links still work.

Do you know when u want to play classic hu ?


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:50 pm 

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kasia2 wrote:
Do you know when u want to play classic hu ?


classic HU will depend on when duff gets back to us and whether or not he's ok with it. for those that do support the idea, leave a post here, it helps a lot to see if there is interest in this happening.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:15 pm 

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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:14 pm 
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I'm up for one last run. Barbarian hard tank sword&board and a dedicated Paladin healer looking for a party to join reporting in.

PS: Please, no Ensley's lame, user-friendly, hold-your-hand patches this time, thanks in advance.


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GoryDays wrote:
I'm up for one last run. Barbarian hard tank sword&board and a dedicated Paladin healer looking for a party to join reporting in.

PS: Please, no Ensley's lame, user-friendly, hold-your-hand patches this time, thanks in advance.


Not sure if serious

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Ensley03 wrote:
GoryDays wrote:
I'm up for one last run. Barbarian hard tank sword&board and a dedicated Paladin healer looking for a party to join reporting in.

PS: Please, no Ensley's lame, user-friendly, hold-your-hand patches this time, thanks in advance.


Not sure if serious

Ask Dan about 2.4 Mephisto


Okay, sorry, may be my post was a bit too presupposed. What I meant was, your patches are really iffy and more so on the easy side of things. I really don't know what you mean by 'ask someone about Mephisto', since Mephisto has been pain in the ass by default. Either way, I don't want to start a new dispute with you in a thread that has another purpose.

My point being - stay away from HU patches. I do like 1.3b and 1.5(all versions) if this matters at all. And that's all my personal preference and I really do hope what 'personal preference' means. :-)


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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:23 pm 

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plenty of old faces here! hopefully we can get the word out a bit and see if other old timers are up for some classic HU.


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Pious wrote:
plenty of old faces here! hopefully we can get the word out a bit and see if other old timers are up for some classic HU.


Cant wait. Have You chosen the version of hu?


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shit son... I actually started on Blue's patch so I never played 1.21...

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I would be up for it, but I don't even have discs anymore. Would need 1.10 files. Are these hosted anywhere anymore? They were taken down some time ago.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:14 pm 

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kasia2 wrote:
Pious wrote:
plenty of old faces here! hopefully we can get the word out a bit and see if other old timers are up for some classic HU.


Cant wait. Have You chosen the version of hu?


i want to go with 1.21z to make it as fun as possible for all builds and classes. 1.21z is basically the same as 1.3 except for the heavy handed melee nerfs that were introduced in 1.3 and some silly rw's like the oskill sorceress mastery. i do believe later versions of 1.3 were really good but i think 1.21z was more fun and is what mancer wanted HU to feel like.

slappy if you liked 1.3 you'll love 1.21z!


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Pious wrote:
slappy if you liked 1.3 you'll love 1.21z!


best part of 1.3 was everyone flaming Blue for murdering melee. Also the 8man naked HC party

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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
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kramuti wrote:
I would be up for it, but I don't even have discs anymore. Would need 1.10 files. Are these hosted anywhere anymore? They were taken down some time ago.


The D2SE download we use for 2.1, and 2.5, have all the regular 1.10 files in it. You'd just need to make a new mod folder and put in the 1.21 patch.


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I will take a look at the 2.1 links then. Thank you. I am assuming you mean the links here, not the branch of HU.

Edit: and yes, we added Hi Res in 1.3 so it would need to be implemented.

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I like the idea. +1!


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Would it be possible to add QoL features like Auto gold pickup, Loot filter and Charm inventory to 1.21z?


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All for it sounds like a great idea...If and when this happens we should get the word out and bring alot of players back...

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wasn't able to get a response from duff. if someone else (brevan, kramuti?) wants to try go for it.


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RandomGuy wrote:
Would it be possible to add QoL features like Auto gold pickup, Loot filter and Charm inventory to 1.21z?


Am honestly not for any of these...and I have made a very extensive sets of loot filters for PoE.

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wasn't able to get a response from duff. if someone else (brevan, kramuti?) wants to try go for it.


I personally think it best that things are put together before bothering him. In the past, that is how things got done. It is a risk, but I don't think he will be very amenable unless the ball is rolling well downhill.

Also, it would be a shame to lose the new area that PureRage made. Havent seen it myself, but I liked the idea a lot. I think that should be added into whatever is done.

Silvermane offered in another thread to host it (even after I was an arse), but I would like to give every effort to keep it here. It would be a serious shame to move it...

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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
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I spent way too long trying to remember what my account name was here...

Wanted to add another +1 for classic HU.

I was never super active on the forums or in game cause I was a teenage shitter. Now I'm old and still equally as shitty at this game and would love to relive the soulmancer days. Its been a while since I've seen Pious rip his char early then powerlevel back to 90 like its nothing... Also been a while since I got 1 shot by juggernaut because I tried to imitate a PureRage melee zon build...

I see there is some iteration of the mod still alive and they have a discord. Going to download and fire it up. I also saw Blue's site is still up and seemingly has download links for 1.3 and 1.2a solo, as well as an LOD 1.10 file.


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Any update on this?


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Mostly a reminder for folks keen to play a classic version of HU, you could try TCP/IP games rather than involving the realm. You'd probably need to Forward Ports, and if you don't have someone to play with already, then you could try posting in the Got Game forum. If the port forwarding thing doesn't seem to be working out, then you could try a LAN-emulating service like Hamachi.

It would be neat if the realm were set HU v1.21, but in the past December has been a busy time for Duff, so it's unlikely that we'll get any updates in 2020.


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I will have a bit of time in about a week or so to help cobble things together. I don't have access to everything needed, but can help where I can.

Has anyone:
1) definitively confirmed they have all the 1.21z files.
2) added hires to it
3) thought about adding the area the PureRage made to immortalize the vets
4) told 2020 to piss off for good?

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kramuti wrote:
I will have a bit of time in about a week or so to help cobble things together. I don't have access to everything needed, but can help where I can.

Has anyone:
1) definitively confirmed they have all the 1.21z files.
2) added hires to it
3) thought about adding the area the PureRage made to immortalize the vets
4) told 2020 to piss off for good?


I'd be interested in helping. I think 1.3 was the last good update. Then people started changing stuff just for the sake of changing stuff.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:05 am 

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when i first joined the hu train it was somewhere near 1.3d iirc. but id definatly give this a try if it goes live on a realm ! :D


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2021 2:56 pm 
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coming live on realm @ 5th of february for a while untill they get 2.6 done.
hopefully it will be fun.
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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:58 am 

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Silvermane will host 1.21z like kannli just posted above see you there


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 Post subject: Re: HU Classic
PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:30 pm 

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does it have still 1.0? to 1.2?
i first know HU is 1.3


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:00 pm 
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There's a couple posts earlier in this thread with links to HUv1.16. HU started around 2005, but on a different forum than this one (arimyth.com started around 2009), and had about 20 versions ending with HUv1.21z. Most people don't have links to those earlier versions, but if you decide to give 1.16 a try, you might want to bring friends because it'll be pretty challenging compared to later versions of HU.

When the community started modding, they turned HUv1.21z to HUv1.3


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:45 pm 
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I will try to pop on some time i been pretty busy with life plus writing new music... As it looks i already have 1.21 in my d2se .. Good luck yall..

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