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Abaddon
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Installs: 70 own 19 coops
Real Name: Keith Krellwitz
Age: 41
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
WHDLoad Activity: Active (Again)
Languages Spoken: English only.
Hardware: Amiga 1200 4 Fast/ Amiga 1230 4 Fast
Music: Savatage, Judas Priest, Accept, Symphony X, Testament, Overkill
Movies: all good comedies and horror (SPLATTER) movies....and lets not forget PORN
Books: Anything by Dana Reed
Favourite Games: Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge, Rainbow Islands, Turrican Series, Skid Marks
Bored Seal
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Installs: 260 own 55 coops
Real Name: Pavel
Birthday:: 21. 05. 1978
Location: Czech Republic
WHDLOAD activity: retired, sometimes working on bug reports. (I was active from Aug-1998)
Hardware: A 1200 (Blizzard 030/50, 8MB), PC
Favorite bands: Muse, Goldfrapp, Berndsen, Hana Zagorova
Favorite game style: RPGs
Favorite movie directors: Christopher Nolan, David Cronenberg, Paul Verhoeven, David Lynch, John Carpenter
Favorite TV series: Twin Peaks, South Park, 24, Game of Thrones, Dexter
Favorite book authors: Stephen King, Clive Barker, H.P. Lovecraft, Philip K. Dick, Charles Bukowski
Hobbies: Anything related to summer, food, games, movies, music, bodybuilding :-)
CFOU!
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Installs: 334 own 60 coops
Real Name: Bertrand JARDEL
Age: 39
Location: France
Whdload activity: Only some fixes (for the moment)
E-Mail: cfou@whdload.de
Software projetcs: EOB1 AGA, EOB2 AGA,westwoodtool.library,UnCPS-AGA,WHDAutoLaunch and some colored icons & New Icons for installed games
HardWare: Matra Alice 90+32ko+asm, Amstrad 664, A500, A600, A1200 030+32mo and ..... a PC
Favorite Game: Ghost'n goblins (I spend much money with arcade), Monkey Island 1/2/3, Black Crypt, Eye of the beholder 1&2, Elvira, KidChaos, Speedball 2, Twintris, Minskies, Simon The Sorcerer, etc... I like adventures and role playing games.
Music: Prince, Funky music, Rythm'n blues,Serge Gainsbourg, Michel Berger, Dead can dance, etc
Movies: Brazil, Blade Runner, Phantom of the paradise, Avalon, Lord Of the Ring, 'Un Poisson nommé Wanda' in french in the text, 'La folie des grandeurs' and almost the G.Lautner and M.Audiard 's film.
Books: Frank Herbert's Saga Dune, Lords of the ring & the silmarillion from Tolkien, Barjavel's novels, Lovecraft's novels, etc...
Hard Installer: Elfmania, Maupiti island (Checksum code routines),Adrenalynn (imager),Wayne Gretzky Hockey (disk manager), Borobodur (very much problems), Dragon's Lair (hard protection-decryption through copperlist!!!)
Codetapper
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Installs: 300 own 25 coops
Real Name: Ian
Age: 37
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
WHDLoad Activity: I won't be starting many installs but will update old ones
Software Projects: DiskWiz, Grab
Hardware: A1200 (Blizzard 030/50Mhz/2Mb chip/32Mb fast, 30Gb HD), A500 (GVP 120Mb HD, 1/2Mb, 14.4kb modem),
Music: Abba, Bryan Adams, The Corrs, Def Leppard, Guns n'Roses, Kevin Bloody Wilson...
Movies: Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Toy Story, Jurassic Park, Naked Gun, Deuce Bigalow: Male Jigalo...
Books: Michael Crighton, anything to do with computer crime (eg. Cuckoo's Nest, Masters of Deception... :)
Favourite Games: Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge, Pang, Rainbow Islands, Speedball 2, SWOS, Turrican 2, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Contact: codetapper at gmail dot com
Picture Description: I'm the one in the driver's seat of the General Lee (on the right hand side), taken on my recent trip to Canada where we met the Canada Charger Club in British Columbia!
DJ Mike
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Installs: 21 own 5 coops
Real Name: Michael Griffin
Age: 23
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Occupation: Web systems programmer for a small games company
WHDLoad Activity: Still working on stuff when I have time
Hardware: Amiga 1200 + Blizzard 1260/50 128MB, Amiga 1200 + Blizzard 1230/50 32MB, bloatware PC that hogs far more power than it needs ;-)
Music: Jean Michel Jarre, Enigma, Ace of Base, Carpenters, Enya, Rammstein, and plenty of Eurobeat and J-Pop
Movies: Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, Castle in the Sky
Books: "Sword of Truth" series by Terry Goodkind
Games: I'm a big fan of retro-gaming on the Amiga, Megadrive, SNES, etc. plus Half-Life, Unreal Tournament, Rollercoaster Tycoon, Transport Tycoon Deluxe
TV: Family Guy, Futurama, The Simpsons, Star Trek, Blackadder
Anime: Maison Ikkoku, Kimagure Orange Road, Nadia
Hardest installs: Rampart - had a really complicated loader to emulate AmigaDOS format AND decompress files; Kid Chaos - massively involved data file system
Best install: Dizzy's Excellent Adventure - Simply because I fixed Prince of the Yolkfolk's music player so it actually works 100% for the first time EVER :-)
Dark Angel
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Installs: 29 own 32 coops
Real Name: Sven Schreiber
Age: youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind
WHDLoad Activity: retired
Software Projects: a couple of never finished game projects
Hardware: A1200 (Blizzard, CD Burner), iBook
Music: Techno, Rave, Trance
Movies: The Big Lebowski, Outside Providence, American Beauty, Fight Club, American History X
Comics: Preacher
Video Games: Soul Blade, Resident Evil, Final Fantasy, Kurushi
Board Games: Civilization (Avalon Hill), Acquire (Schmidt), Dune (Avalon Hill)
Dr Cinicus
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Installs: 42 own
Real Name: Fabio Cinus
Born: 07 10 1972
Location: Assemini (CA) Italy
Real Occupation: Chemistry
WHDLoadActivity: veeeerrrrryyyyyy sllllloooooowwwwwww :-)
Hardware: Amiga 1200 (Blizzard 030/50 32 Mb Ram 20 Gb HD) Some PC
Movies: Star Wars trilogy; Back to the future trilogy; Indian Jones and many others
Anime: Gundam; Lupin; Lamù
Books: Isaac Asimov; Andy McNab; H.P. Lovecraft
Hobby: Sport
Galahad
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Installs: 65 own 10 coops
real name: Phill
Age: Timeless!
Location: Bristol, England
WHDLoad Activity: Active
Languages Spoken: English
Hardware: Amiga A1ooo 1.0, Amiga A5oo 1.2, Amiga A12oo x3, Amiga A4ooo o3o x2, Amiga Tower o6o(32xCD drive, 64MB Ram, 10Gig Harddrive, Catweasel drive/card, Ateo Pixel 64 Graphics card, etc, etc)
Music: Anything except UK Garage!
Movies: Alien Series, Predator Series, Star Wars Saga, Brubaker, Shawshank Redemption, Gremlins, etc, etc
Books: Anything by Clive Cussler, Alan Dean Foster
Favourite Games: Beast series, Speedball 2, Cannon Fodder, Stardust, Pinball Dreams/Fantasies, most Factor 5 games, most Bitmap Brothers games.
Harry
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Installs: 45 own 33 coops
Real Name: Achim Härtel
Born: 1968
WHDLoad Activity: nearly retired (only working sometimes on bug reports)
Hardware: A1200 (2+16 MB Ram, 1+4 GB HD, CD-Rom), A2000 (1+2 MB Ram, 100 MB HD, Action Replay 3)
Software Projects: 551conv, Patcher, PokeyNoise (also all on hold), Fourmaze (finished)
Music: Bruce Springsteen, Heather Nova, Doro, Premiere, Ivy Quainoo, Eloy, Count Basie, Zarah Leander, Georg Friedrich Händel, Richard Wagner, Atari 800 and some House music
Movies: The Trap, The bridges of Madison County, The fifth Element, Men in Black 1+2, Dirty Dancing, Amphitryon, Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, Neverending Story 2, The little Mermaid, Kama Sutra, Avatar: The last airbender (comic), The Legend of Korra, Buena Vista Social Club, The name of the rose
Book authors: Seneca, Alexandre Dumas, Stanislaw Lem, Gerd Prokop, Michael Szameit
Other Books: A. und K.-H. Steinmüller: Andymon (best of GDR science fiction), Masamune Shirow: Appleseed, Paul Joannides: Wild Thing - Sex tips for boys and girls, Oscar Wilde: The Ghost of Canterville, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer: Der Schuß von der Kanzel (The shot from the pulpit)
Computer Games: Traders (the trading simulation with the little aliens), Gemx, Xenon 2, Nitro, Jewels of Darkness, Dragon Wars, Projectyle, RocknRoll, Fears, Leander, Twinworld, The Chaos Engine, Blue Angel 69, Turrican 2, Lotus 1+2, Shadow of the Beast 3, Beneath a steel sky, Head over Heels
Computer Games Non-Amiga: Master of Magic, Giana Sisters - Twisted Dreams, Hurrican, Cavelord, Herbert 1+2, Moon Patrol, Universal Hero, Timeslip
Board and Card Games: Robo Rally, Tichu, El Grande, Tokami, Bohnanza, Mahjongg (the real 4 person game)
Hardest Installs: Unreal (Tons of ingameprotections), Another World (Wrote the first version of the Osemu for it), Space Ace (Tricky disk system), Naughty Ones (Fixing a crash present even on 68000)
Frisian motto: Lever dood as Slaav (in English: rather dead than slaves)
Hungry Horace

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Installs: 2 own 7 coops
JOTD
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Installs: 255 own 68 coops
Real Name: Jean-François Fabre
Age: 37
Location: France
Hardware: A1200T/060/64Megs/40Gb HD/LCD/scandoubler A1200/030/32Megs/2"5 6Gb full of WHDLoad games :) A500/2Megs/Action Replay MKIII CD32/Communicator/Keyboard Toshiba 17"" Laptop + WinUAE Athlon 3000 + DVD burner
WHDLoad activity: resuming after a big pause of several months
Software projects: JST (stopped), various CLI tools, Assembly source analysers, Amiga game remakes
Music: Pixies, Depeche Mode, Keith Jarrett, Joe Jackson, The Smiths, Serge Gainsbourg, Sting, New Order ...
Video Games: Supercars 2, Marble Madness, Paperboy, Elevator Action, Bombjack, Doom, Magic Pockets, Superfrog, Chaos Engine, Gods, Moon Patrol, Bagman, Cadaver, Mortal Kombat II ... (Atari, Amiga & MAME rulez)
Hardest install: I only code easy ones :) But Agony was funny enough. I also love investigating into broken OS stuff.
Books: Patricia Highsmith, Isaac Asimov, Garfield, Pierre Desproges, James Hadley Chase
Movies: A Fish Called Wanda (and John Cleese stuff), Cuisine et Dependances, Le Pere Noel est une ordure, Paul Veroheven work (Total Recall, Starship Troopers, Robocop)..., Clint Eastwood Dirty Harry movies + The Gauntlet + Heartbreak Ridge, Bill Plympton adult cartoons
TV Shows: only old crap: Fawlty towers, Mr Bean, Black Adder, Columbo, Starsky & Hutch, Six Million Dollar Man
John Girvin
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Installs: 34 own 4 coops
Real Name: John Girvin
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Age: Old enough to know better
WHDLoad Activity: Semi-retired
Hardware: A1200T (B1260/50Mhz/2MB/48MB, 4.3GB SCSI)
Music: dance, house, techno
Movies: Aliens, Tron, Idiocracy, anything sci-fi
Books: Sci-Fi, popular science
Favourite games: AB3D, Zeewolf 2, Lemmings
Hardest install: Manic Miner - very buggy and 12 parts needed patching
MiCK
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Installs: 38 own 35 coops
Real Name: Mickael Le Quer
Age: 24
Location: France
WHDLoad Activity: little activity
Hardest installs: Arabian Nights (fuck diskroutine), Darkmere (same as AR), Sonic Attack/DCS (Testing the demo was long :)
Favourite games: The Chaos Engine, Agony, Shadow of The Beast, Superfrog, Simon the Sorcerer (all best game manufacturers)
Hardware: A1200 (Blizzard 040/40Mhz/2Mb/32Mb, 20Gb HD, CD atapi x24, CDRW Yamaha CRW2100E, FastATA, Elbow Tower); Soon Pegasos?
Music: Pop, Rock, HardRock, Metal, Ska, Reggae, Techno
Movies: Midnight Express, Nikita, Heat, lots of science-fiction & action movies...
Mr.Larmer
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Installs: 73 own 91 coops
Real Name: Czeslaw Maron
Age: my birthday is 15th July
Died: 7th September 2001
Software Projects: Track2File, Rob Northen Copylock Decoder, WHDLoad installers, few players for EaglePlayer (eg. Benn Daglish)
Hardware: PC (AMD K6 II 400MHz, 96MB, 10GB), A1200+Blizzard IV 50MHz+16MB Fast Mem+10GB Caviar+CD-ROM*4
Music: POP
Movies: Total Recall, X-Files series
Books: all which are good
Hard Installers: Jurassic Park (many code checksums), Deep Core (tricks with disk sync), Alien Breed (a lot of decode loops)
In rememberance: Mr Larmer was one of the first people who contributed to the WHDLoad project with installs, comments and enhancements. He was extremely knowledgeable about the Amiga and installed over 100 games! His superb copylock decoder is still used to decrypt games and he always had time to verify that a game had been cracked properly. The last 6 months of his life were surrounded in mystery with some low-lives making threats against him. Czeslaw died in a car crash on the 7th of September, 2001. The entire WHDLoad team were honoured to have known you and will continue to update your patches to keep your memory alive. RIP Czeslaw.
Musashi5150

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Installs: 6 own 2 coops
Real Name: Gavin
Age: 30
Location: Norfolk, United Kingdom
Occupation: Software Engineer
WHDLoad Activity: Slow. I pick and choose.
Hardware: A4000/060/PPC x2, A4000T/040, A4000/040 x2, A4000/030, A1200/060, A1200/030, A1200T/020, A1200/020, CD32/030, CD32/FMV, CDTV/000 x2, A2000/030, A500/030, A500/000 x4, A500+/000, A600/000, A1XE/G4
Music: Megadeth, Iced Earth, Children of Bodom, Slayer, Metallica, RacerX, Cacophony, Cascada ;)
Movies: Robocop, Terminator, Alien, Predator, Batman, Zombie movies
Games: Populous, GemX, Qix, Strider, Batman the movie, Battle Squadron, Pipe Mania
TV: X-Files, Millennium, House, Holby City, Greys Anatomy, Criminal Minds, CSI, Top Gear, Fifth Gear, Wheeler Dealers, Chop Shop
Psygore
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Installs: 482 own 32 coops
Real Name: Philippe Muhlheim
Age: 27
Location: France
WHDLoad Activity: slowdown
Hardware: A 500 (1MB), A 1200 Tower (Apollo 060/50, 32MB, Mediator/Voodoo4, Delfina 74Mhz, CD writer, ZIP drive 100MB,...)
Favorite games: Psygnosis' games (Beast, Lemmings...), Team17's games (ATR, AB2, Arcade Pool...), Battle Squadron, Speedball 1&2, Stunt Car Racer, Pac-Mania, Turrican(s)..., N64 (Mario64, MarioKart, F-ZeroX, Zelda64), DC (Soul Calibur, Virtual Tennis)
Hardest install: Super Stardust, Prime Mover, Music Dream (PHA)
Music: Jamiroquai, Pink Floyd, Dire Straits, The Corrs, Whitney Houston, ...
Movies: Pulp Fiction, Indiana Jones, Aliens, The wizard of Oz, Psychose, Mulan, ...
TV Series: The Simpsons, Futurama
Puppe

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Installs: 1 own
Real Name: Patrik Sevallius
Age: 30+
Location: Vendelsö, Sweden
Languages spoken: Swedish and English
WHDLoad Activity: Active (just getting started)
Hardware: A1200 (Blizzard 1230 IV @ 50MHz/2MB chip/64MB fast, 60GB HD), PC (Intel Q6600, 4GB RAM, 2 TB@raid 5, 2TB@raid 0)
StingRay
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Installs: 484 own 15 coops
Real Name: friends call me Sting in real life too
Age: 2^5+2^3
Location: Berlin, Germany
Occupation: Software Developer
WHDLoad Activity: Doing installs whenever I have some time. Mainly demos as I'm not too interested in games anymore and code demos myself.
Hardware: A4000/060/PIV x2, A4000/040/CV64/3D, A1000, A500 x3
Music: [:SITD:], Suicide Commando, :Wumpscut:, Agonoize, Feindflug, VNV Nation, Project Pitchfork (pre 1995 stuff ONLY!), Amduscia, Hocico, Dulce Liquido, Lights of Euphoria, Decoded Feedback, God Module, Crüxshadows, Covenant, Dead Can Dance, Dance or Die, Eternal Afflict, Das Ich, Assemblage23 and a lot more EBM/Industrial/Darkwave bands
Movies: Blood in, Blood out, Battle Royal, The Silence of the Lambs, Fight Club, Full Metal Jacket
Games: Lotus 2, Stunt Car Racer, Goal!
Demos: Desert Dream (Kefrens), Hardwired (TSL/Crionics), Roots (Sanity), Human Target (Melon Dezign), Substance (Alliance Design/Quartex), Nexus 7 (Andromeda), Deformations (Deform, a pretty underrated polish masterpiece!) plus a lot more :)
TV: The Simpsons, Married with Children (best ever!), Futurama, Malcolm in the Middle, King of Queens
Wepl
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Installs: 78 own 85 coops
Real Name: Bert Jahn
Age: 40+
WHDLoad Activity: try to keep it running
Software Projects: DoVer, WRip, WDelta, WWarp, TrackWarp library, WHDLoad, some tools
Favourite Amiga Games: Speedball 2, Super·Hang·On, Lotus 2, Turrican 2, Ports of Call and others
currently playing: Dark Souls (PS3), DDR (PS3), Diablo 3 (iMac)
Hardware: CBM 3032, KC 85/4, A500 (1MB, AR3), A1200 (ACA1231/42, 64MB), A2000 (G-Force30/50/50, 9MB, 2GB), A4000 (40/25, 2/16MB, 20GB), A4000 (CSPPC 60/50/233, 2/16/128MB, 9GB, CV643D, Deneb, X-Surf), CD³², PC (P200, 96MB, 8GB), SPARCStation 10 (2xSM61, AG10E, 210MB, 11GB), SPARCStation 20 Solid Clone (2xSM61, CG6, HME, QLGC, 320MB, 36GB), SPARCStation 20 (2xHS150, CG6, 512MB, 18GB), PSP fat, PS3 slim (PSN: Wepl__), iMac 20" (2.66GHz CD, 2GB), iMac 21" (2.5GHz i5, 16GB)
Music: Siouxsie & Banshees, Fehlfarben, Family*5, Ideal, TSS, Big Black, NIN, Smiths, Portishead, Phillip Boa & VC, ...
Movies: Bladerunner, Starship Troopers, Hellraiser, Brazil, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kinos Journey, SOA, ...
Books: Strugatsky stuff
Comics/Manga/Anime: NGE, Akira, Morbus Gravis, Eden, RanX, Megalex

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