Questioning High Res — Is it Worth It?
I’ve been fiddling around with the A&A code and making a High Resolution graphics version of the game. The way I’m doing this code is wrong for the long term, but I’m just evaluating how tough this change is and will something like OpenGL be required or can just software rendering be used? But as I played with this, a question has emerged: Is high resolution graphics even worth it?
Party of Four Now Being Served
Alas! Amulets & Armor v1.02 has been released for DOS and Windows. And you were wondering, did network play get updated and is it working properly? The answer is a resounding YES! And it is stable enough that I could play it with my kids in a 3 player game for several hours without a hitch (excluding the death of my youngest child’s character, pouring of tears, and convincing her to keep playing in god mode). But in this last round I was able to pull out a few stoppers and surprise myself. Continue Reading