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Anonymous
April 27, 2005 12:33:45 PM

Archived from groups: rec.games.roguelike.development (More info?)

Hello,

I've been reading this newsgroup for a couple of years and I've really
found it interesting. I have several roguelike projects on the go at
the moment - in reality they are all the same game, but I seem to be
much better at starting projects than finishing them :) 

Anyhow, I thought you might like to have a look at my Javascript
efforts and let me know your opinions/suggestions/ etc. I've been
really impressed by the games developed by some of you guys, and I'd
value your thoughts :) 

My roguelike projects webpage is at:
http://www.pagezero.net/roguelike

I hope you like them!

AndyD
Anonymous
April 27, 2005 8:36:10 PM

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andyhd wrote:
> Anyhow, I thought you might like to have a look at my Javascript
> efforts...

Nah -- I prefer not to crash my web browser and lose all history/etc. :) 

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Anonymous
April 28, 2005 4:55:42 AM

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Uzytkownik "andyhd" <google@pagezero.net> napisal w wiadomosci
news:1114616025.229951.305800@l41g2000cwc.googlegroups.com...
> Anyhow, I thought you might like to have a look at my Javascript
> efforts and let me know your opinions/suggestions/ etc. I've been
> really impressed by the games developed by some of you guys, and I'd
> value your thoughts :) 

I am not one of the impressive guys, but I really liked your
JavaScript thingies :-) Surprising, how many things are doable with an
ordinary browser. Shame there is no link to your working Java project,
as the games in JavaScript are rather simple...
How do you plan to distribute your Ruby game? Are there tools that
allow creating executables from Ruby code?

regards,
Filip
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Anonymous
April 28, 2005 5:48:25 AM

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Filip Dreger wrote:
> Uzytkownik "andyhd" <google@pagezero.net> napisal w wiadomosci
> news:1114616025.229951.305800@l41g2000cwc.googlegroups.com...
>
>>Anyhow, I thought you might like to have a look at my Javascript
>>efforts and let me know your opinions/suggestions/ etc. I've been
>>really impressed by the games developed by some of you guys, and I'd
>>value your thoughts :) 
>
>
> I am not one of the impressive guys, but I really liked your
> JavaScript thingies :-) Surprising, how many things are doable with an
> ordinary browser. Shame there is no link to your working Java project,
> as the games in JavaScript are rather simple...
> How do you plan to distribute your Ruby game? Are there tools that
> allow creating executables from Ruby code?

AFAIR Yes. At least for Windows. What is sufficient, cause I guess Ruby
is shipped with every major distro of Linux anyway.
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Anonymous
April 28, 2005 6:10:48 AM

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Thanks for your comments :-)

> Shame there is no link to your working Java project,
> as the games in JavaScript are rather simple...

I'm confident I can make a real game of the Javascript version, but it
will take some time. I was thinking about using AJAX techniques to load
extra levels and such.

I'll package up the Java version and post a link, since it has more
working features than any of my other projects, but it is really just
an engine demo.

Andy
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 6:14:03 AM

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>> Anyhow, I thought you might like to have a look at my Javascript
>> efforts...

> Nah -- I prefer not to crash my web browser and lose all history/etc.
:) 

I promise it won't crash your browser.

I can't promise it won't install a keylogger that sends all your
passwords to me though...

;-)

Andy
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 6:19:31 AM

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Kornel Kisielewicz wrote:
> Filip Dreger wrote:
>> Uzytkownik "andyhd" <goo...@pagezero.net> napisal w wiadomosci
>> news:1114616025.229951.305800@l41g2000cwc.googlegroups.com...

<snip>

>> How do you plan to distribute your Ruby game? Are there tools that
>> allow creating executables from Ruby code?

> AFAIR Yes. At least for Windows. What is sufficient, cause I guess
Ruby
> is shipped with every major distro of Linux anyway.

Yes, there is exerb, a Ruby Win32 compiler. I will probably release the
source code, though. Windows people can use rubyinstaller to set up
Ruby easily.

Andy
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 7:29:37 AM

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Christophe Cavalaria wrote:
> Well, I would have been impressed once. But now that I've seen that :
> http://193.151.73.87/games/lemmings/ you'll have to code Doom in
Javascript
> to impress me again :) 

Heh, Javascript Lemmings is cool. Speaking of Doom, have you seen
Wolfenstein 5K?
http://www.wolf5k.com/

Andy
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 3:29:48 PM

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Filip Dreger wrote:

>
> Uzytkownik "andyhd" <google@pagezero.net> napisal w wiadomosci
> news:1114616025.229951.305800@l41g2000cwc.googlegroups.com...
>> Anyhow, I thought you might like to have a look at my Javascript
>> efforts and let me know your opinions/suggestions/ etc. I've been
>> really impressed by the games developed by some of you guys, and I'd
>> value your thoughts :) 
>
> I am not one of the impressive guys, but I really liked your
> JavaScript thingies :-) Surprising, how many things are doable with an
> ordinary browser. Shame there is no link to your working Java project,
> as the games in JavaScript are rather simple...
> How do you plan to distribute your Ruby game? Are there tools that
> allow creating executables from Ruby code?
>
> regards,
> Filip

Well, I would have been impressed once. But now that I've seen that :
http://193.151.73.87/games/lemmings/ you'll have to code Doom in Javascript
to impress me again :) 
Anonymous
April 29, 2005 1:04:19 AM

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Andy Driver wrote:
> Christophe Cavalaria wrote:
>
>>Well, I would have been impressed once. But now that I've seen that :
>>http://193.151.73.87/games/lemmings/ you'll have to code Doom in
>
> Javascript
>
>>to impress me again :) 
>
> Heh, Javascript Lemmings is cool. Speaking of Doom, have you seen
> Wolfenstein 5K?
> http://www.wolf5k.com/
>
> Andy

awesome, esp lemmings - thanks for linx.

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April 29, 2005 2:19:13 AM

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Christophe Cavalaria wrote:
> Filip Dreger wrote:
>
>
>>Uzytkownik "andyhd" <google@pagezero.net> napisal w wiadomosci
>>news:1114616025.229951.305800@l41g2000cwc.googlegroups.com...
>>
>>>Anyhow, I thought you might like to have a look at my Javascript
>>>efforts and let me know your opinions/suggestions/ etc. I've been
>>>really impressed by the games developed by some of you guys, and I'd
>>>value your thoughts :) 
>>
>>I am not one of the impressive guys, but I really liked your
>>JavaScript thingies :-) Surprising, how many things are doable with an
>>ordinary browser. Shame there is no link to your working Java project,
>>as the games in JavaScript are rather simple...
>>How do you plan to distribute your Ruby game? Are there tools that
>>allow creating executables from Ruby code?
>>
>>regards,
>>Filip
>
>
> Well, I would have been impressed once. But now that I've seen that :
> http://193.151.73.87/games/lemmings/ you'll have to code Doom in Javascript
> to impress me again :) 

Damn that's awesome!

Where on earth did you find it?

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Anonymous
May 10, 2005 7:38:28 AM

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I've done some more work on my Javascript Roguelike Redux (JRR).
The dungeon is now randomly generated using an algorithm based on Mike
Anderson's article on roguelikedevelopment.org.
There are some Kobolds to beat up. They don't fight back yet, but they
can be tricky to pin down because they move randomly. The combat system
is a jumble of Fighting Fantasy (those books were cool) and
Warhammer-ish stuff. Not balanced or tuned at all yet.
Also, the rooms light up when you enter them, inspired by Martin Read's
7DRL.
You can win the game by killing all the kobolds. It's not much, but
it's something to do.
No support for MSIE yet, let me know if it breaks in your browser or if
it's too slow.

Thanks for your interest :-)

Andy
Anonymous
May 11, 2005 4:41:38 AM

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In article <1115721615.073667.294310@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com>, "Andy Driver" <google@pagezero.net> wrote:
>http://www.pagezero.net/roguelike/javascript2

I like the translucent inventory windows. Also the shaded message log,
although top posting the messages seems backwards to me. I'm betting
it's a limitation of html though.

Alan
Anonymous
May 11, 2005 5:33:06 AM

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R. Alan Monroe wrote:
> although top posting the messages seems backwards to me. I'm
> betting it's a limitation of html though.

Would the messages be better at the top of the screen, with older
messages pushed off the top? I can do that, no problem. You'd be
surprised what you can do with HTML and Javascript.

Thanks for your comments :-)

Andy
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