Good News - 600 ZTBs

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Good News - 600 ZTBs

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Hi ZT Folk:

We hit 600+ ZTBs hosted on our site as of 8/24/2022 :D :D :D :D :D
More information & ZTBs coming!


Regards, ZT Upload Team
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Re: Good News - 600 ZTBs

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We have been asked by ZT Folk to find a way to 'high-light' NEW ZTBs. Much like LYG does [ http://www.limeyyankgames.co.uk/ ] . . . A strong suggestion!

After conversations among the ZT-Upload Team, we have decided to fulfill this request. Here is the plan:

* Please see https://zuntzu.com/files.htm . . . All NEW ZTBS will pushed to the top of the ZT Files. After a month (or so?), we will drop into the general library.

Your ideas/comments are important! Keep making ZTBs & keep us honest on this "NEW" endeavor - please comment, it only makes us better :idea:

Should you have any questions or ideas - - please answer on this post. We are still working-out the kinks :P


Regards, ZT Upload Team

8/26/2022 EDIT: Clarification (almost a re-write!)
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Re: Good News - 600 ZTBs

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Hey Whomever,

I vote for more of the same - it is easier to see any new uploads - - keep it up :D :D
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Re: Even better 'Good News' - 613+ ZTBs

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Hi ZT Folk!

The ZT Upload Team was hoping to reach 500 ZTBs 'hosted' on ZT2 by mid-September of 2022. This number was matched & exceeded by August of 2022. What was once 'linked' on our pre-2020 site (ZT1) is now hosted on ZT2 :D . Of course, anyone who reads our forum should quickly understand that <15+ years ago ZT1 was cutting edge technology! However, many 'links' died over time and caused much confusion among the ZT faithful (read our posts from this period).

During this late ZT1 period, Jerome decided 2 things to update our site: 1) To 'host' ZTBs on our server (a newer technology), so no ZTB would EVER be lost via de-linking AND 2) That, this would require a move to a new server (ZT2). He did this on his own and it took about a year of Jerome's personal effort. By February 2021, he had moved to the new ZT2 server :arrow: :arrow: He also officially closed ZT1. Jerome's future ZT2 vision was completed and set-the-new base for the future :shock:

From February 2021 to September 2021, a small group began re-uploading and 'hosting' old ZT1 games to the new ZT2 website. Mostly from Jerome's and many other personal libraries. In this manner, we found ~200 ZTBs to host. Way to small when compared to ZT1. Along the way, we identified problems which needed solutions to push ZT2 into the future.

The first issue was time. During this period, from February to September 2021, it took ~15+ minutes to 1.5+ hours to host a single game! To his credit, Jerome decided to write a new program to speed this up in February of 2022 :) Again, he pushed to write a new program we now know as the "Submissions Button." Please see ZT2 Files for this option. Please use this button to submit new ZTBs for hosting. Currently it is in Beta-test (my fault), but Jerome has been supporting this process since September of 2021.

ZT Folk, Jerome and I have not done this alone :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: Many ZT Folk have helped during the journey from ZT1 to ZT2. In the next post, we will highlight some of our boosters . . . Keep an eye on this Forum; for more information!

ZunZtu has never been dead, only pending help - do you wish to help?

"Play, save and make ZTBs for our gaming heritage!"


Regards, ZT Upload Team (made up of many ZT Folks) . . . see the French Forums for a more streamlined version: https://www.zuntzu.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10428
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Equilibrium = Succes

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Hi ZT Folk: "Equilibrium = Succes."

The ZT Upload Team is celebrating potential equilibrium :) :) :)
"Equilibrium = ZT2 Succes!"

Over the past 1 and a half years (February 2021 to September 2022), ZT2nd site has exceeded ZT1st site in downloadable ZTBs (games). We have received 20+ per month :shock: 8)
How and why has this happened? Because of ZT Boosters/Folks and in conjunction with our core ZT Upload Team :wink:

Understand: as of today (9/21/2022), we have 615 ZTBs available for download :arrow: Mostly by working on individual libraries. Some had ZT1 older games and others with new ZT2 ZTBs, never associated with ZT1.

Please, here are some individuals who have helped ZT1&2. Here is a small list:

-> http://www.limeyyankgames.co.uk/ (LYG) a site which has shared older ZT games, and many are now loaded on ZT2. LYG is a site worth reviewing :idea:
* Jerome - Chobham_1980 * Laurent G. * Ichibrothers * Edagr G.
* Frank J. * Maaaax * Terry G. * Dan D. * D. Jones * L. Duarte * J. Patterson * J Peterson
** ZT Master List, a group of 15 master ZTB programmers! Many of their designs exist on ZT2 Files . . .

Also see Last Full Measure games already uploaded on our site: by Jerry Todd.

ZT Folk: ZT2 is not 'dead,' it is alive and well. Certainty, we have been working on pent-up demand of hosting ZTBs from many private libraries. You just might notice a slow-down of ZTB accumulated ZTBs available for download; but we have many ZTB designers to add more ZTBs into the future! Which leads to this question: Can we hit 700 ZTBs by September of 2023 :idea: :?: :idea: :?:

Equilibrium = Success. ZT2 has hosted more downloadable games than ZT1 :D :D :D :D 1-2+ ZTBs uploaded per month - - does this sound like a success? Let's see what happens!

As of today - - we are a Succes. More than 615+ ZTBs hosted on ZT2; available for our ZT Folk :!:

Regards, ZT Upload Team

PS "Play, save and make ZTBs for our gaming heritage!"

EDIT: 9/22/2022 - clarity
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Equilibrium = Success - - NEW information!

Post by Chobham_1980 »

Hi ZT Folk!

As of 9/25/2022 we have dropped our NEW files to being FULLY hosted on ZunZtu2 files section 8)

Expect all NEW ZTBs to be pushed to the top of our list . . . And on a monthly basis, to be 'dropped' to a FULLY HOSTED game for your download :D

"Play, save and make ZTBs for our gaming heritage!" - - ZT is here . . .
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Re: Good News - 600 ZTBs

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Hi ZT Folk:

All August 2022 NEW files have been dropped to the general Library! The second test of our newest process; it seems to work? Give your comments, on this forum post . . .

Regards, ZT Upload Team
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Re: Good News - 600 ZTBs

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ZT Folk!

Thank you all for supporting ZT in adding your favorite games to our site :o

We did not think that once we reached 'equilibrium' that ZT would have added more than 1-2 ZTBs per month.

Currently we have 622 ZTBs hosted on ZT. And hope to have more, based on your submissions. Send us more - we are able to handle your submissions!

"Play games, design ZTBs to save our gaming heritage."

Regards, ZT Upload Team
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