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Old October 17th, 2006, 02:31 AM
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few bugs to work out with the pixel colors, didn't have quite enough time to finish that up and put some screens up
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a few new commands defined in the sixth post.
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got my copy of dom3 today, woot!
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Congratulations!
Sadly, I sense that the progress on your map generator may suffer. I know all of my projects have.
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Ditto.
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yes, you're probably right, but not too much i hope. once i start a big sp game i can probably work on it between turns. btw, there was a utility for dom2 that would make a beep in multiplayer games when the next round started. does it work for dom3? or is there a similar utility in the works?

as far as the mapgen goes, not much progress in the past two days, had to give some attention to the girl friend, but hopefuly i'll get a big chunk done tomorrow night.
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most of the commands i've outlined for the scripts are already implemented in the code, it's just a matter of having the scripts change the settings rather than just hard-coding them.
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The only thing I can think of for a "beep" would be a batch file and telling it to run on postexec. Actually it would probably be easier to just play a wav or something. Like "HEY your turn is ready!"
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same thing, i dont think i ever used that util, but then again i wasnt multi tasking so much back in the day either
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I totally understand. I play solo games by logging across the net into my own linux server. Why? Because I dont feel the hostings on my desktop for one thing. And because on long games I can have it do things like beep, or email me, or page me, sms, IM, notify me in IRC, whatever I want for a reminder.

Altho I do miss the speech capabilities of having my Windows machine tell me. I understand though that if I add certain modems I can have my linux server speak. I can also have it phone me and talk to me. Heehee.
"*ring ring* Hello? OK I will be right there."
"Was that your wife?"
"No it was my computer telling me my turn was up"

Hmmm that would also be fun for security notices.
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