Hi all,
Due to our aim in bringing you quality audiogames and software, we have found 
it necessary to discontinue support for old titles. Games such as Self 
Destruct, Acefire, Danger City and the Savage Gamut are no longer being 
maintained or supported, while Giftanum will shortly be offered for download as 
an open source educational project.
This has been done for several reasons, all of which we have attempted to 
outline below:
Firstly, all the older titles were programmed in a now depricated platform, and 
are getting more and more unplayable as later versions of Windows are released 
into the market. They are only just playable on Windows Vista and Windows 7, 
and even that requires several dependencies to be installed.
Secondly, these were originally games written by third party developers who 
have different methods of programming. As a consequence it is much harder to 
read and understand the way the program is written, so maintaining them in 
their current state is impractical.
Thirdly, since most of these titles are in a state of completion, maintenance 
is all that is required, especially with some of the games that contain many 
critical bugs. As maintaining them is impractical and the development platform 
is now itself discontinued, the only available option to us is rewriting them 
from scratch. Given the amount of work it would take and the fact that they 
were considered free beforehand, it isn't worth the effort that would be 
involved.. We find it best to work purely on our own titles so that we can 
concentrate fully on the quality of our work and the finality of our products.
I hope this explanation has helped you to understand and support our decision, 
and are sorry for any inconveniences caused.
Although we have discontinued support and maintenance of these titles, X-Sight 
Interactive still retains the copyright to these titles until such time as 
further arrangements can be made. With that in mind I ask that these titles are 
not hosted or redistributed to any third party in any way in their current 
We thank you for your cooperation and understanding in this matter.
Damien Pendleton.
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