Re: [Audyssey] To Philip on C++

2009-12-16 Thread Milos Przic
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[Audyssey] TJS Problem

2009-12-16 Thread Milos Przic
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[Audyssey] Game suggestion

2009-12-16 Thread ari
Hi all One game I'd love to see ported, and I know there could be copyright issues, but you could change the idea of the game to delivering braille magazines or something, is Paperboy, I'd love an accessible Paperboy game. Ari --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to

Re: [Audyssey] Game suggestion

2009-12-16 Thread dark
Hi Arry. As paper boy had no characters, the concept of chucking papers to houses while riding a byke would be fine, as long as the name wasn't paperboy. Call it post boy or something. From what I've read, it's names, characters, images, sounds and source code which are copywrite,

Re: [Audyssey] Triple J Shooter

2009-12-16 Thread Jim Kitchen
Hi Johnny, Thank you very much! I'm glad to hear that you think that TJS is a fun little game. At first I was thinking a more serious game, but since there are not real sounds the ones to depict the actions kind of ended up being a bit more humorous. You just barely missed getting enough

Re: [Audyssey] TJS Problem

2009-12-16 Thread Jim Kitchen
Hi Milos, The TJS program is designed to exit if you do not enter an appropriate age and that is asked as soon as the intro song is done. I am wondering if that is what is going on. Other than that, the game is running fine for others. Maybe you might be pressing the enter key to interrupt

[Audyssey] Top 10/20 lists for deaf gamers

2009-12-16 Thread Eleanor
Chastity wrote: *Does anyone know of any games that are accessible for the deaf like with lots of graphics, colors, and captions? Is there any top 10/20 lists around or archives of such gaming sites? Also does anyone know if there are any games accessible by people with motion impairments

[Audyssey] Another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Eleanor
Nick Helms stated: *I've been told that java is a good starting point, but I don't believe I've ever used a program created with java that is usable with jfw.* Java will work with Jaws for Windows if you use the Java access bridge. That is a program that allows access to Java from Jaws. 7-128

Re: [Audyssey] TJS Problem

2009-12-16 Thread Milos Przic
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Re: [Audyssey] The Damned Targeting Thing

2009-12-16 Thread William L. Houts
Thanks so much for staying with me on this. Maybe I'm dense, but I think this function could use a little audio confirmation. Something like kobold mage 1, right hand would be very welcome and satisfying. --Bill - Original Message - From: dark d...@xgam.org To: Gamers

Re: [Audyssey] Another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Nick Helms
I must say that is quite exciting! So I can take advantage of java after all.would it be possible for someone to send me a link to the java access bridge? thanks, Nick On 12/16/09, Eleanor elea...@7128.com wrote: Nick Helms stated: *I've been told that java is a good starting point, but I

Re: [Audyssey] Another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Nick Helms
are there any good java resources for new blind programmers? On 12/16/09, Nick Helms nick.he...@gmail.com wrote: I must say that is quite exciting! So I can take advantage of java after all.would it be possible for someone to send me a link to the java access bridge? thanks, Nick On

Re: [Audyssey] another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Nick, When it comes to Java there are ways of making your Java software accessible. Currently there are two accessibility solutions available. The first is if you are using the Swing graphics toolkit for programming you will need the Java accessibility bridge in order to get programs like

Re: [Audyssey] SUDERMARIO SURROUND MEMORY

2009-12-16 Thread Phil Vlasak
Hi Folks, I added this site and game to my list: Mariusz Suder's SuderMario. developing computer games for blind and visually impaired. Home of Surround Memory, Sounds of the nature. Original navigation with sound cursors. I did a google conversion, and 20 EUR is about $29.11 USD The link to the

Re: [Audyssey] link to new game

2009-12-16 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Dark, No, the poland domains usually end with a *.pl. However, do to the limited availability of the *.com addresses they have started issuing *.cc addresses instead of *.com addresses. So *.cc is a generic *.com type address. HTH dark wrote: Ah, poland is Cc? most odd. Thanks for

Re: [Audyssey] To Philip on C++

2009-12-16 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Philip, No, I don't generally make use of garbage collection. I took C++ in college in the late 90's long before the .NET Framework came out so I was taught first and foremost to clean up after myself manually. Like a lot of old school developers I feel depending on a garbage collector to

[Audyssey] Moderator Warning Regarding List Profanity

2009-12-16 Thread Thomas Ward
Hello list, This is a moderator reminder that there is to be no profanity on list. There is a thread going on entitled The Damned Targeting Thing which is in violation of the list rules and guide lines. Please, change the subject line immediately or do not respond to the post. Future posts

Re: [Audyssey] To Philip on C++

2009-12-16 Thread Philip Bennefall
Hi Thomas, Yes, I always clean up after myself also as I find it more comfortable to know exactly when memory is freed and when it is not. I was just considering pros and cons of garbage collection there for a while. I've decided to stick with my current design, however, and not implement a

Re: [Audyssey] To Philip on C++

2009-12-16 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Milos, That's hard to say. Everyone is different when it comes to learning programming. Some people simply don't get it at all, and others like me learned it fairly quickly. It isn't up to me or Philip to say if you can or can't learn a programming language easy enough. As far as learning

Re: [Audyssey] link to new game

2009-12-16 Thread Harmony Neil
Hellow Chastity, I've copied and pasted the link here for you. http://www.sudermario.co.cc/ Well that's the address, ut unfortunately hasn't worked as a link. Hope that helps, Harmony. On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 1:39 AM, Chastity MORSE chastitymo...@msn.com wrote: Okay, I accidentally didn't save

Re: [Audyssey] Triple J Shooter

2009-12-16 Thread simon dowling
oh Jim you the man, you creased me up. lol http://www.secretsthatwekeep.com/003 Simon msn: simod...@hotmail.com skype, slifinger - Original Message - From: Jim Kitchen j...@kitchensinc.net To: Gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:07 PM Subject: [Audyssey] Triple J

Re: [Audyssey] another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Nick Helms
How would I get swt to work with my programs? I assume that I could write the code, compile, etc, but I would obviously have a hard time running it if it didn’t work with my screenreader. Basicly what I’m asking is, where would SWT come in to play? I assume I would need it to debug because I would

Re: [Audyssey] Another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Nick, All of Sun's accessibility projects can be found on http://www.sun.com/access and it is right on there accessibility download page. HTH Nick Helms wrote: I must say that is quite exciting! So I can take advantage of java after all.would it be possible for someone to send me a link to

Re: [Audyssey] Another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Nick, Sure there are. I can tell you right off hand you can find books on Java programming on Bookshare, and Safari has lots of Java books as well. I have a rather large Java collection myself, about 25 books in all, so I know there is quite a bit of material out there on the language.

[Audyssey] Creating Games

2009-12-16 Thread Harmony Neil
Just thought I'd start yet another discussion about making games. What language do people think would be best to program games in? I do know how to use dark basic, but can't find my disk at the minute. I thought of maybe c++, but wasn't sure what I would be able to install for fairly cheap price

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Games

2009-12-16 Thread Nick Helms
C++ On 12/16/09, Harmony Neil harmon...@googlemail.com wrote: Just thought I'd start yet another discussion about making games. What language do people think would be best to program games in? I do know how to use dark basic, but can't find my disk at the minute. I thought of maybe c++, but

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Games

2009-12-16 Thread Nick Helms
Though learning it is quite another matter. On 12/16/09, Nick Helms nick.he...@gmail.com wrote: C++ On 12/16/09, Harmony Neil harmon...@googlemail.com wrote: Just thought I'd start yet another discussion about making games. What language do people think would be best to program games in? I

Re: [Audyssey] another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Nick, SWT isn't a program but a package or library of classes and functions used for drawing windows, buttons, text labels, etc. Basically, all of the things you would expect from a standard Windows program. It is what we call in the programming business an API. You add it to your Java

[Audyssey] entombed

2009-12-16 Thread Hayri Tulumcu
how many cards there are in Entombed? I have 4 of them. --- 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

Re: [Audyssey] entombed

2009-12-16 Thread dark
Currently, there are four cards, but I'm sure there will be more in the full release. Hth. Beware the grue! Dark. - Original Message - From: Hayri Tulumcu ha...@ka-net.dk To: Gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 5:09 PM Subject: [Audyssey] entombed how many

Re: [Audyssey] entombed

2009-12-16 Thread Milos Przic
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[Audyssey] entombed

2009-12-16 Thread Hayri Tulumcu
How to become Sharman in Entombed? --- 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 http://audyssey.org/mailman/listinfo/gamers_audyssey.org. All messages

Re: [Audyssey] entombed

2009-12-16 Thread dark
Hi. You can't, as yet. Tricksters and shaman are just monster only jobs. This is apparently going to change in the full version though. Hth. Beware the Grue! Dark. - Original Message - From: Hayri Tulumcu ha...@ka-net.dk To: Gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Wednesday, December 16,

[Audyssey] Game Programming

2009-12-16 Thread Jim Kitchen
Hi Milos and all, I just put the file guessvb.zip up on my web site on my free windows sapi5 text to speech games page. It is a simple sample guess the number game with it's VB6 source code. I commented each line of code so as to tell what each line of code is doing. It uses DirectX to

Re: [Audyssey] TJS Problem

2009-12-16 Thread Jim Kitchen
Hi Milos, I'm sorry, but I don't know what to say. That never happens here or for anyone else that I know of, and I have gotten lots of Email off list about the game. BFN - Original Message - No, when the intro finishes, it exits without asking anything. Milos Przic msn:

Re: [Audyssey] Triple J Shooter

2009-12-16 Thread Jim Kitchen
Hi Simon, glad you like the game. Thank you very much for saying so. BFN - Original Message - oh Jim you the man, you creased me up. lol http://www.secretsthatwekeep.com/003 Simon msn: simod...@hotmail.com skype, slifinger Jim To keep the stork away shoot it in the air.

Re: [Audyssey] Game suggestion

2009-12-16 Thread ian mcnamara
yep i agree that would be sum i would love thatgame as a ame for te blind t would be cool. ian. --- 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

Re: [Audyssey] The Damned Targeting Thing

2009-12-16 Thread Valiant8086
try holding down the number as you activate the fight or flurry command. So for instance hold down num pad 8 and press space when you find flurry. - Original Message - From: William L. Houts To: Gamers Discussion list Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 12:39 AM Subject:

Re: [Audyssey] The Damned Targeting Thing

2009-12-16 Thread William L. Houts
Hi, Thanks very much --to you and to the several other kind people who responded to this plea of mine. One thing, though: someone stated that targeting is not possible with Flurry. Is this true? --Bill - Original Message - From: Valiant8086 valiant8...@lavabit.com To: Gamers

Re: [Audyssey] entombed

2009-12-16 Thread Hayden Presley
Hey Dark, So you say to beware the grue, eh? Well, how about I take you into the depths of Zork without a lantern and we'll see how you last there! Grin. I haven't actually gotten this, but whatexactly is a trickster? Best Regards, Hayden -Original Message- From:

Re: [Audyssey] The Damned Targeting Thing

2009-12-16 Thread Bryan Peterson
I don't believe Flurry is targettable. But as for targetting, sometimes it just doesn't work, however skilled you are with your weapon. Homer: Hey, uh, could you go across the street and get me a slice of pizza? Vender: No pizza. Only Khlav Kalash. - Original Message - From: William L.

[Audyssey] triple j shooter---go me!

2009-12-16 Thread Johnny Tai
Okay, I took out the x-rated part, here's the score lol: you now have 724000 points. Which sets a new record. The record was 264000 points. On 12/16/2009 By Johnny No one ever kicked ass by saying I can't. Johnny ST Tai LIVE AND WALK WITH CONFIDENCE. Interpersonal and Social Relationship

[Audyssey] to Piter?

2009-12-16 Thread Hayden Presley
Hi all, This is mainly for Piter, I sent you my Drop box eMail and MSN, and haven't gotten any reply as to whether you've invited me to the folder or vice versa. Best Regards, Hayden --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to

Re: [Audyssey] entombed

2009-12-16 Thread dark
Well, all the more reason to beware the Grue. A trickster is someone who uses their magicd to play tricks on people, if you raise a trickster skeleton and then look at their character details you can read a description. they have skills of chalm, polymorph, summon animal and they can

Re: [Audyssey] Triple J Shooter

2009-12-16 Thread shaun everiss
yeah its interesting. also if you enter the wrong message. is there any to tell you what the target should be. I have the sound right in front of me but I still get the walls. At 02:09 a.m. 17/12/2009, you wrote: Hi Johnny, Thank you very much! I'm glad to hear that you think that TJS is a fun

Re: [Audyssey] another game programming question

2009-12-16 Thread Jason Allen
C++ wins cross platform absolutely. But with virtual desktops, it's not as big of a win as it used to be. If you go C++, you absolutely must learn object oriented programming concepts. C++ supports these, but they aren't as elegant as more recent programming languages like C#. If you use C#, you