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MageKing17
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Joined: Feb 22, 2006

PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:29 am    Post subject: Whoa. Reply with quote

So, apparently I do remember my password here. Hi. I've been a player of SE4 since... uh... 2002? 2003? Fuck if I can remember; somewhere around there. I played SE5 when it came out and a couple of times since, and mostly just gone back to SE4. I took the Eclipse Mod and customized the hell out of it and it became basically the only way I ever play SE4 anymore.

Years ago, I decided that I wanted to make a clone of SE4 so that I didn't have to deal with the silly bugs and limitations of SE4, but could still play the game I loved so much. I actually got as far as parsing the data files, but it doesn't look like you're having any trouble with that yourselves. Wink

I happened to be thinking to myself, "Hmm, I wonder if SE4 ever went open-source or something like that" and instead I found this. This is... incredible. I'm downloading the latest release now. I'm also checking out the source code. Is there a list of features that are currently incomplete anywhere? Bugs that need fixed? Things that need to be implemented before games can be played to completion? If not, I guess I'll just start reading the source and see what's going on.

The mere fact that this exists is awesome; thank you to everybody involved for your efforts.


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ekolis
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Joined: Aug 04, 2003
Location: Cincinnati, OH, USA

PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Glad you appreciate this! Very Happy

So, things that need to be done... well, there is an issue tracker over at Bitbucket!


That's no space station - it's a spreadsheet!


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