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<big>'''Sid Meier's Railroads! HookedGamers.com Wiki and Forum Reconstruction'''</big>
 
<big>'''Sid Meier's Railroads! HookedGamers.com Wiki and Forum Reconstruction'''</big>
  
Back in 2007, HookedGamers.com ("Hooked" here) had a good Railroads! forum and wiki to which I contributed heavily. I shed much light on how many aspects of the game worked quantitatively. The URL for the wiki – which doesn't work anymore – was <nowiki>http://www.hookedgamers.com/wiki/Sid_Meier's_Railroads</nowiki>.
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In 2007, I played a lot of Sid Meier's Railroads! ('''SMR''') I had loved the earlier Railroad Tycoon games. SMR was different (realtime) but still fun. HookedGamers.com ("Hooked") had a good wiki and forum for SMR to which I contributed heavily. I revealed a wealth of quantitative details on how the game worked. The URL for the wiki was <nowiki>http://www.hookedgamers.com/wiki/Sid_Meier's_Railroads</nowiki>, but it doesn't work anymore.
  
Then perhaps October 2008, Hooked abruptly dropped its wiki, and all was lost except for what had been captured by [https://web.archive.org/web/20080905172949/http://www.hookedgamers.com/wiki/Sid_Meier%27s_Railroads%21 The Wayback Machine.] As always, Wayback only captured text. Graphics and files were forever lost, as was their edit history and many links to other Hooked info.  
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Then perhaps October 2008 — forensics are hard now — Hooked abruptly dropped SMR. The The forum was copied to SMRSimple.com and [http://smrsimple.com/forums/index.php can still be found there] (although file attachments are gone). But the wiki is gone; all was lost except for what had been captured by [https://web.archive.org/web/20080905172949/http://www.hookedgamers.com/wiki/Sid_Meier%27s_Railroads%21 The Wayback Machine.] As always, Wayback only captured text. Graphics and files were forever lost, as was their edit history and many links to other Hooked info.  
  
Fortunately, I kept the same Railroads! graphics and files I used for this wiki (unlike [[SoaSE-Wiki|Sins of a Solar Empire]], sigh). In order to preserve all this work, below are the Wayback pages restored with my original graphics and files. I stopped playing and working on Railroads ca. May 2007, although I kept talking in the Hooked forum past that a little. All of the Wayback wiki copies were made after that. The forum itself was copied to SMRSimple.com and [http://smrsimple.com/forums/index.php can still be found there.]
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Fortunately, I kept all the graphics and files I used for this wiki (unlike [[SoaSE-Wiki|Sins of a Solar Empire]], sigh). In order to preserve all this work, below is the text from the Wayback pages, seamlessly restored together with my original graphics and files.  
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I stopped playing and working on Railroads ca. May 2007, although I kept talking in the Hooked forum past that a little. All of the Wayback wiki copies were made after that, so the text should be good.  
  
 
Some of the links in my restored pages are gorked; they either go to <span style="color:red">''<nowiki><a gimped Wayback page></nowiki>''</span> or they are simply <span style="color:red">''<nowiki><lost></nowiki>''</span>. I only have the files and graphics I made. And not every page of the wiki was captured on Wayback.
 
Some of the links in my restored pages are gorked; they either go to <span style="color:red">''<nowiki><a gimped Wayback page></nowiki>''</span> or they are simply <span style="color:red">''<nowiki><lost></nowiki>''</span>. I only have the files and graphics I made. And not every page of the wiki was captured on Wayback.

Revision as of 02:38, 10 March 2017

Sid Meier's Railroads! HookedGamers.com Wiki and Forum Reconstruction

In 2007, I played a lot of Sid Meier's Railroads! (SMR) I had loved the earlier Railroad Tycoon games. SMR was different (realtime) but still fun. HookedGamers.com ("Hooked") had a good wiki and forum for SMR to which I contributed heavily. I revealed a wealth of quantitative details on how the game worked. The URL for the wiki was http://www.hookedgamers.com/wiki/Sid_Meier's_Railroads, but it doesn't work anymore.

Then perhaps October 2008 — forensics are hard now — Hooked abruptly dropped SMR. The The forum was copied to SMRSimple.com and can still be found there (although file attachments are gone). But the wiki is gone; all was lost except for what had been captured by The Wayback Machine. As always, Wayback only captured text. Graphics and files were forever lost, as was their edit history and many links to other Hooked info.

Fortunately, I kept all the graphics and files I used for this wiki (unlike Sins of a Solar Empire, sigh). In order to preserve all this work, below is the text from the Wayback pages, seamlessly restored together with my original graphics and files.

I stopped playing and working on Railroads ca. May 2007, although I kept talking in the Hooked forum past that a little. All of the Wayback wiki copies were made after that, so the text should be good.

Some of the links in my restored pages are gorked; they either go to <a gimped Wayback page> or they are simply <lost>. I only have the files and graphics I made. And not every page of the wiki was captured on Wayback.