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Re: Platform Question
Posted By: Adam AshwellDate: 7/13/04 10:33 a.m.

In Response To: Re: Platform Question (Steve Levinson)

Actually, it was an Ian that programmed it. I don't remember his last name, but I do remember that its an Ian. Jonathan Felts is DarkMapper, right?

: Oh, there was a very active effort at writing B&B code for AO at one time -
: indeed, Carlose on the Run (AKA Muerte Machine) makes use of the last
: working version. Unfortunately, this was a one person effort and Jonathan
: Felts got a life and had to drop the project. He did, however, leave a
: very excellent B&B Tutorial in the hopes that someone else would pick up
: the torch. Not only did his code provide B&B support, but it implemented
: software rendering of transparent liquids and hi-res textures for those
: of us at the time who didn't have the hardware to support OpenGL
: adequately. For quite some time, this was my primary AO engine, but it had
: problems. First of all, the hi-res textures had to be imported into the
: shapes file and there was not automatic means of doing this. As far as I
: know, only the Infinity textures were ever ported into a hi-res shapes
: file. Secondly, there was a size bug that prevented the marine from
: fitting through some tight corridors in 3rd party scenarios - most evident
: in Marathon Fell. Finally, the code was never ported to carbon,
: necessitating its use in the Classic Environment on newer machines.

: Well, Johannes - how are our programming skills? The existing code is already
: there and the tutorial is comprehensive. How about making this your
: personal project?

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Replies:

Platform QuestionErnie 7/11/04 11:52 p.m.
     Re: Platform QuestionScifiteki 7/12/04 1:08 a.m.
     Re: Platform QuestionSteve Levinson 7/12/04 10:02 a.m.
           Re: Platform QuestionAdam Ashwell 7/12/04 11:42 a.m.
                 Re: Platform QuestionErnie 7/12/04 4:10 p.m.
           Re: Platform QuestionJohannes Gunnar 7/13/04 5:10 a.m.
                 Re: Platform QuestionSteve Levinson 7/13/04 7:49 a.m.
                       Re: Platform QuestionAdam Ashwell 7/13/04 10:33 a.m.
                             Re: Platform QuestionJohannes Gunnar 7/13/04 10:57 a.m.

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