Any info on the 8.0 release?

  • Nobody/Anonymous

    Haven heard from you in a while Andrea, of course, I havent been in here much either.

    • Nobody/Anonymous

      The latest info is that the place is dead... the creator of glTRON got married, and is living in the real world now.

      • Andreas Umbach

        Andreas Umbach - 2006-09-13

        The project is not dead, but somewhat in hibernation. Don't blame my wife for that though, blame Blizzard instead. Onyxia, Molten Core, BWL, I'm stuck in a different virtual world :-)

        A brief summary on the current state of the code:

        What works:

        • Loading level geometry from obj files works
        • Limited to a single texture per mesh (i.e. one for the floor, one for the rest)
        • Loading (and playing with) arbitrarily shaped floors (as long as the floor's flat) works

        What doesn't work:

        • Resource management is broken, i.e. changing artpacks, changing resolution etc. is currently buggy
        • AI plays crappy, because it essentially assumes the grid is still a square (it dodges walls, but doesn't try to get out of e.g. tight spots).
        • Loading of old artpacks isn't supported at the moment.

        I have to fix the resource management, but I'll probably leave the AI for a later revision. I also want to fix the artpack issue, e.g. the game should be able to convert older artpacks on load.

        • Andreas
    • Nobody/Anonymous

      No, I wasn't blaming her.... I was saying you had something I didn't.... a life, lol.
      Nice to see you here.
      P.S.: Good luck on completing the new version!
      P.P.S.: Switch to Guild Wars ;)

      • Andreas Umbach

        Andreas Umbach - 2006-09-13

        Switch to Guild Wars? After I've just gotten my T2 legs (Legplates of the Ten Storms)? Are you insane?


    • Nobody/Anonymous

      I just got my Droknar's Forge armor for my Necromancer.... cost me a good ten platinum (10,000 gold.
      Lol, I guess the conflict between WoW and GW will never end.

    • Nobody/Anonymous

      lol, guys get an IM. ;)

      • Draken

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