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Mandle

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Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« on: 15 Jul 2018, 08:28 »
This is concerning an AGS member who used to be super-active around here and a very talented artist and game dev called Ghost.

I just read that he has deleted his DeviantArt page at some point, which now makes me worried about the dude.

I wasn't hugely close with him but the times when we did talk he was always a super nice guy and very supportive!

Does anyone have contact with him and/or know how he is doing?

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #1 on: 15 Jul 2018, 10:04 »
He’s gone awol a couple of times before for quite long stretches but then popped back to say hello. Hopefully he’ll float in again at some point.

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #2 on: 15 Jul 2018, 19:28 »
Last logged in Oct 2017.

His last post June 2016:
Crimson, if you can easily update BASS, by all means do so, I would be much oblieged. I'm in some pretty hard times at the moment and have dropped out of the AGS loop almost completely. No idea if, when, and how I could continue.

"Blog removed"
http://ghost100daycomic.blogspot.com/

"Deactivated account"
https://www.deviantart.com/lostcraftghost

These have been out of action at least a year, likely longer. I know this because I checked them myself wondering what happened to the guy.

Doesn't 100% prove he willfully deleted these accounts, but if he did give up on his hobby why go through the trouble? That is worrying to me as he clearly enjoyed it and is very talented.

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #3 on: 15 Jul 2018, 21:11 »
I was just flicking through some of his previous posts to try and find s clue of how to track him down. Instead I found this in a post about Ashen, who similarly vanished before him. In his own words:

He's gone AWOL one day. I still remember him fondly. But well, it happens. Some people leave.

I also note that in his last post he says he was going through hard times. That’s worrying.

If you’re lurking, hope you’re okay, Ghosty.

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #4 on: 15 Jul 2018, 22:24 »
I only know Ghost through these forums. He left here (quite awhile ago) by choice for personal reasons (which I won't share). Haven't heard from him since but, for what it's worth, the leaving was by choice and I got no sense of anything nefarious or worrisome. Just a fella who was moving on to other things.

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #5 on: 16 Jul 2018, 08:43 »

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #6 on: 16 Jul 2018, 19:46 »
Good to see he's still drawing.

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #7 on: 17 Jul 2018, 00:07 »
guys, lrn how to stalk:
https://www.deviantart.com/tintengeist
 8-)

Cheers for the stalking!

Loving those mermaids and this part especially made me smile:

"When all is said and done, there's always going to be ink in this man's life, and the knowledge that in a bit over a week I'll be putting lots of it on paper, hells.
Always gets me exited."

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #8 on: 17 Jul 2018, 15:34 »
guys, lrn how to stalk:
https://www.deviantart.com/tintengeist
 8-)

Well spotted! Give him my regards, I enjoyed working with him in the past :)

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #9 on: 18 Jul 2018, 11:03 »

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #10 on: 20 Jul 2018, 23:35 »
guys, lrn how to stalk:
https://www.deviantart.com/tintengeist
 8-)
How... just... how?!? 8-0

Selmiak has the ghostwhispering build in. It's a German thing ;)

Guys, please let me say how touched I was when I found this post by accident. Leaving a community behind that I had been a part of for a long time was odd and weird but seeing that people still care, well. Gee.

I'm fine. I've been through a lot back then but things have turned out to just be a rocky road to a worthy goal. I don't think I'll ever get really back into AGS but that's nothing to do with anyone here, the
community as a whole or the way AGS started to change shape. I have enjoyed my time here and I made a lot friends, some of which I still meet on the interwebs occasionally.
Don'tya worry, the Ghost's out there doing good. If anyone wished to drop me a line, I'm on deviantArt as selmiak already linked, and I am on Steam as lostcraft_ghost if anyone want to make friends with me there.

Have a great time and enjoy the game making!

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #11 on: 21 Jul 2018, 11:20 »
ARGH! A Ghost!!!

Someone call an exorcist!!! :-D

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #12 on: 21 Jul 2018, 11:47 »
No! That would make him disappear again! No exorcist! This is a good Ghost! One that still takes the bother to come and check how his old "gang" is doing, even if he's lost interested in AGS. ;)
Thanks for posting Ghost always happy to know you're okay. (nod)
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #13 on: 21 Jul 2018, 12:44 »
No! That would make him disappear again! No exorcist! This is a good Ghost! One that still takes the bother to come and check how his old "gang" is doing, even if he's lost interested in AGS. ;)
Thanks for posting Ghost always happy to know you're okay. (nod)

Dang, you are right... Sorry, I panicked...

SOMEONE CALL THE GHOSTBUSTERS SO WE CAN TRAP HIM IN THE CONTAINMENT GRID!!!

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #14 on: 21 Jul 2018, 13:02 »
Glad you're OK, Ghost, and it's good to have you back even just for a visit. Hope you stick around after all!

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #15 on: 21 Jul 2018, 13:58 »
Glad you're OK mate!

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #16 on: 22 Jul 2018, 07:25 »
You're like my sons: As long as I hear from them from time to time I'm fine with that.

It's when they don't contact me that worries me.

Anyhow, thanks for calling in (nod)

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #17 on: 22 Jul 2018, 08:26 »
Good to hear from you again! I wish you all the best and hope you will drop by from time to time :)

Oh, and please fix the link to your DeviantArt account in your AGS profile. The one currently linked is down, which probably made people worry even more.

PS: Gotta love those mermaids!

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #18 on: 22 Jul 2018, 14:54 »
Good to see you Ghost!

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #19 on: 24 Jul 2018, 08:49 »
Oh, and please fix the link to your DeviantArt account in your AGS profile!

Done, cat, and glad you like them fishy ladies!
Argh. And now AGS lost my profile pic?
Gotta reupload that again too? Aaaaaah :panic:



Pretty funny actually, I found this here thread because I came here to download AGS again, just to see what had happened to the old toolbox. Seems to be in good shape too!

So again, carry on guys and gals. Off to work now... spread some pixel art and fancy coding around for me :nod:
« Last Edit: 24 Jul 2018, 08:52 by Ghost »

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #20 on: 24 Jul 2018, 08:55 »
The profile pic issue is probably to do with hosting it on an https address. The forums can't handle that.

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #21 on: 24 Jul 2018, 09:24 »
Good to hear from you :)

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #22 on: 24 Jul 2018, 09:31 »
The profile pic issue is probably to do with hosting it on an https address. The forums can't handle that.

Editing your profile clears the URL entered in the avatar field, so if you go to make another change and also don't re-enter your avatar URL, it will save with no avatar.

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #23 on: 24 Jul 2018, 15:57 »
So glad to see you stopping by, my dear (ink)Ghost 

Argh. And now AGS lost my profile pic?
Gotta reupload that again too? Aaaaaah :panic:
   Doesn't this one: http://a.deviantart.net/avatars/t/i/tintengeist.png work? [/German ghostwhispering] 

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #24 on: 24 Jul 2018, 21:35 »
Profile pic fixed... (Thanks snarky!)
Manly tears shedded about Chance of the Dead fanart... (Creamy, did you draw that? It's amazing!!!!)
Having been ghostwhispered at... (Hi Tabby o/ )
Survived late-night Nerf shootout... (I think it was a tie...)

Man this is turning into regular logins :=

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #25 on: 24 Jul 2018, 22:10 »
Regular logins is nice. (nod)
It's also always nice to have "old friends" pop in and not vanish... :-D
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

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Re: Anyone Have Contact With AGS Member "Ghost"?
« Reply #26 on: 25 Jul 2018, 13:13 »
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Manly tears shedded about Chance of the Dead fanart... (Creamy, did you draw that? It's amazing!!!!)



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Man this is turning into regular logins :=
*Crossing fingers for a mermaid game*
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