Hi Will,
It is definitely not a total loss. In fact one good thing that has come out of this is this is a great opportunity to clean up the code and do some fine tuning I wouldn't do until the game was complete or near so. For example, when a programmer codes they generally don't put their methods or functions in any specific order. They just add them as they create them one after another at least I do. As a result you might get a list of functions like this.


Obviously that is in no specific order other than they are all announcement functions. Normally that is ok, but it can make it hard to find a specific function if they aren't in any order. Since I am working on 0.5 doing a line by line edit, correcting formatting errors, and putting the Windows libraries back into the game I can go ahead and put those functions in order just simply by copying them from the original text file into a new text file, and editing them one at a time to make sure they are using the Windows Genesis Engine instead of the cross platform one. Instead of the above list 0.5 will look something like this.


Ah, much better wouldn't you say? Now, by putting all of my functions in alphabetical order I'll automatically know that SpeakPlayerHealth() follows SpeakPlayerDirection() and so on. Yes, I can use the find command in notepad to find anything i want it is still easier to edit or work on if the related functions are in the same general area.

william lomas wrote:
at least mac users can run windows games so it is not all a loss
maybe only raceway and future titles if possible, should be ported to the mac otherwise it means yet more unneccissary delays for yourself thomas in getting even a demo out

regards will

Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org
If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to gamers-unsubscr...@audyssey.org.
You can make changes or update your subscription via the web, at
All messages are archived and can be searched and read at
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the management of the list,
please send E-mail to gamers-ow...@audyssey.org.

Reply via email to