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 Updated: Custom MSN Games for MSN Messenger 6.1
Updated: Custom MSN Games for MSN Messenger 6.1

dwergs says ( 25 Oct 2003 ):

 

Battleships, Chess, Nine Men's Morris, Reversi, Tetris and Yahtzee. Did you know these games can be played in MSN Messenger and against your contacts? No kidding. And the patch to add them to the latest MSN Messenger build (6.1.0155) has been released: download it here. More information about these custom MSN games and how to install them can be found at games.mess.be.



 Added: Alternate Tabs for MSN Messenger 6.1.0155
Added: Alternate Tabs for MSN Messenger 6.1.0155

dwergs says ( 25 Oct 2003 ):

 

Jared created a patch that replaces your MSN Messenger tabs with the default one and four custom ones: latest news & topics from Neowin, MSNFanatic and MSGPlus, and Triople. Download the tab replacer here (note: 6.1.0155 only).

For those wondering where the Mess.be tab is, there is no thing like that yet. I'm still reviewing tab propositions and ideas.



 Added: Futuristic MSN
Added: Futuristic MSN

Zero1 says ( 25 Oct 2003 ):

 

I've added a new skin for messenger 6.1.0155, Futuristic MSN by Rolando and DeViL.
Screenshot and download here.



 Added: Polygamy, Ad Remover and Multiline Nickname patches
Added: Polygamy, Ad Remover and Multiline Nickname patches

dwergs says ( 24 Oct 2003 ):

 

I've added two more patches for MSN Messenger 6.1.0155, the official 6.1 release:

Zeta Patch by Merlijn enables polygamy (multiple MSN Messengers), removes the ads and enables entering a multiline nickname in your Personal Settings. Download here.

MSN 6.1.0155 Patcher++ by Onno lets you choose between polygamy or removing the ads... or both... or unpatch again. Get it here (thanks to Huuf).



 MSN Block Checker back once again!
MSN Block Checker back once again!

dwergs says ( 24 Oct 2003 ):

 

Because the MSN Block Checker had to be made compatible with MSNP8, it's been unavailable for a couple of days. But daniel did a grrreat job, decreased the caching time and even added a more personalized approach, with cookies and an optional user login. Go find out who blocked you with the most solid online status checker Triople!

UPDATE: MSN Block Checkers do NOT work anymore!



 Intelligent Chat Bot: Lucida
Intelligent Chat Bot: Lucida

dwergs says ( 24 Oct 2003 ):

 

With the recent protocol upgrade, a lot of MSN Messenger chatbots have died a silent death, but not Lucida. Not only does this full-featured bot remember your name, but also reminders you tell him. He gets Counter-Strike server stats, tells jokes, gives random Simpson or Shakespeare quotes, he even remembers your name!

Over 3000 people have already met Lucida, why don't you? Add lucida messiahsoft.net (replace with @) to your contact list and say hi from me.

Lucida was created by Luke T. and is now worked on by Luke, Keenie & Serex with the help of Nick from bot2k3.

[Lucida homepage: here]



 Update: Ad remover appears to include polygamy enabler
Update: Ad remover appears to include polygamy enabler

dwergs says ( 24 Oct 2003 ):

 

The ad remover patch posted yesterday also enables polygamy for MSN Messenger 6.1.0155 as a hidden bonus! ;) Download here.



 MSN Messenger 6.1, an update.
MSN Messenger 6.1, an update.

dwergs says ( 24 Oct 2003 ):

 

Microsoft's official MSN Messenger homepages have been updated worldwide for the release of 6.1.

Some features that looked promising on the internal (and thus unofficial) site were left out. Where's Hexic and QuickGreets in the launch menu for example? And what about the possibility to "Select a new name for every conversation."? On the other hand, we get to change the conversation window color. Yay.

**Update (noticed by Szajd): The webcamera options dialog box changed its layout a bit. There's also a checkbox included to mirror your picture for your own view.

Finally, and I doubt a lot of you are troubled with this, in MSN Messenger 6.1.0155 Traditional Chinese version the image preview function is not working.



 Added: MSN Messenger 6.1.0155 Ad Remover
Added: MSN Messenger 6.1.0155 Ad Remover

dwergs says ( 23 Oct 2003 ):

 

If you're absolutely positively annoyed by the banner ad in MSN Messenger, you can remove it from the final 6.1 build using this patch.

[Posted on Neowin by XP-RTM]



 MSN Messenger 6.1 Released!
MSN Messenger 6.1 Released!

dwergs says ( 23 Oct 2003 ):

 

The final version of MSN Messenger 6.1 has been released (according to Microsoft on 10/20/2003). Its build number is 6.1.0155 and you can currently only download it from Microsoft's download site here. The official homepage of MSN Messenger and the changelog haven't been updated yet.

In addition, Windows Messenger v5.0.0468 has been released yesterday. More information and a download link here.

[Reported by: frozen_steaks, Rolando and Luke]



 New MSN Messenger BETA at the 11th hour
New MSN Messenger BETA at the 11th hour

dwergs says ( 22 Oct 2003 ):

 

An updated beta of MSN Messenger (build 6.1.0150) has become available on the Microsoft servers and is downloadable here.

Messenger Plus! works fine with it but except for this ad-remover, I probably won't offer polygamy patches and skin updates for this build because the final MSN Messenger 6.1 is due to be released tomorrow!

[Source: Neowin]



 What's wrong with the MSN Block Checker again?
What's wrong with the MSN Block Checker again?

dwergs says ( 22 Oct 2003 ):

 

With the recent protocol upgrade, Microsoft made the technique to find out who blocked you on MSN Messenger a bit harder. In his secret laboratories Daniel is currently working on an improved and updated version. Hopefully, we'll see the ultimate paranoia tool return soon!



 Mess.be presents: an online MSN avatar creator
<b>Mess.be presents</b>: an online MSN avatar creator

dwergs says ( 21 Oct 2003 ):

 

msn avatarsMessers submit the most wonderful things! For example take this avatar construction kit created by Sketchie for Mess.be!

With the completely free online avatars builder you can create cute avatars to use as your MSN Display Picture by chosing a haircut, a skin color, a type of pants, etc. Only downfall is you have to print-screen and edit the image first, but if you follow our instructions that shouldn't be too much of a problem.

[Really huge thanks to Sketchie!]



 MSN Messenger upgrade on Orange phones
MSN Messenger upgrade on Orange phones

dwergs says ( 21 Oct 2003 ):

 

Orange have taken all steps to minimise any impact to customers and are committed to delivering innovative communications capabilities:

"We plan to distribute the software fix [to be able to sign into MSN Messenger again] in mid-November 2003."

Just so Orange users with SPV or SPV E100 phones know...

[Source: Orange.co.uk]



 Added: Custom MSN Emoticon packs by MNeMoNiCUZ
Added: Custom MSN Emoticon packs by MNeMoNiCUZ

dwergs says ( 20 Oct 2003 ):

 

MNeMoNiCUZ. Weird name, but what an excellent emoticon artist! Submitting over 100 self-made emoticons is a job worth mentioning.

- Custom MSN emoticons pack 1 & 2 have been bundled together. But you can also browse them individually in our gallery.

msn war emoticons- Custom MSN emoticons pack 3 is a huge collection of weapons, blood and victims. Combining them you can have a little MSN war with your friends and ennemies on MSN Messenger. Download them individually or altogether in a zipped up emoticon pack.

TIP: To import a series of emoticons on the fly, we recommend using the custom emoticons & display picture manager.



 Added: 5 Emoticon Fonts for MSN Messenger 6
Added: 5 Emoticon Fonts for MSN Messenger 6

dwergs says ( 19 Oct 2003 ):

 

With these 5 new emoticon fonts provided by the ItsElephants team, we are now offering a total of 100 emoticon font sets! If you have no idea what emoticon fonts are, just click one of the links below to see a preview.

LC Purple emoticon font by Oliver - download here.

Pale Pink emoticon font by Oliver - download here.

Party Pink emoticon font by Oliver - download here.

Blur emoticon font by Dice - download here.

China Blue by Leo - download here.



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