I wonder if it can be ever ported to the Mac? I'd love to be able to play it on 
this, my Mac Mini, not just my Windows laptop.

Jane


On May 14, 2011, at 3:46 AM, Jeremy Kaldobsky wrote:

> Yes, this is a free game.  It should work just fine, on your windows XP 
> machine.  The object of the game is to build, and maintain an eco system.  
> Each mission gives you a series of quests, or goals, that could be anything 
> from accumulating a certain amount of money, to breeding a certain number of 
> some particular animal species.  You could think of it as a puzzle game, a 
> strategy game, and a simulation game.
> 
> --- On Fri, 5/13/11, Jane <juanitatig...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> From: Jane <juanitatig...@gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Luminal, the latest version impressions.
>> To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>> Date: Friday, May 13, 2011, 2:08 PM
>> I have missed most of the backstory
>> on this; the game alone sounds like fun.  Is it a free
>> game? Can I play it with Windows XP? What's the object? :)
>> 
>> Jane
>> 
>> 
>> On May 13, 2011, at 4:19 AM, Christopher Bartlett wrote:
>> 
>>> Ok, I beat the second quest.  (Hint, there is a
>> nicety of timing when to
>>> introduce your turtles)  Now I'm on to the third,
>> which is proving equally
>>> provoking and addictive, but there are still some
>> niggles.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Why can't I destroy rocks?  Rocks do not have a
>> destroy option.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Why can't I destroy piranha?  Yes, I tried out
>> the piranha and at one point
>>> was low on power but wanted to rid myself of a few of
>> the pesky things, but,
>>> while destroy is presented as an option for the p
>> command, hitting
>>> shift-delete doesn't destroy one.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On the subject of piranha, I think these boys may be a
>> little unbalanced.
>>> In my current game, I have 1,295 of  the bloody
>> things.  Their die-off rate
>>> seems a bit low and they're not reacting to available
>> food supply (or lack
>>> thereof) as expected.  I have no fish and no
>> aquatic bugs left, only a
>>> couple of turtles and some assorted land
>> critters.  They aren't killing off
>>> the land critters, so I don't know how they're
>> surviving the sterilized
>>> waters they currently inhabit.  Neat idea, but
>> you may want to rebalance
>>> them.  With both kaymans and turtles in the
>> water, I'd have expected the
>>> population to stay a bit more in control.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> And sadly, Jaws 12 doesn't work with the game, or at
>> least it doesn't on my
>>> machine.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> By the way, when you have 1300 piranha, the game slows
>> down to a crawl, then
>>> freezes completely.  I had to exit via the task
>> manager.  As I've saved
>>> along the way, I may now be screwed.  I don't
>> know if this is a speech delay
>>> thing, or I've just managed to choke my machine. 
>> If it's the latter, then
>>> about three more ticks would have killed anybody, as
>> I'd have 3,000 or more
>>> piranha.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Ok, the amount of feedback I'm giving you now rivals
>> David Greenwood.  Be
>>> honored sir.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>                
>> Chris
>>> 
>>> 
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