log in | register | forums
Show:
Go:
Forums
Username:

Password:

User accounts
Register new account
Forgot password
Forum stats
List of members
Search the forums

Advanced search
Recent discussions
- !OBrowse reviewed (News:10)
- Aemulor (Gen:16)
- DDE reaches release 28 and above (News:)
- Elesar quicks dispels stormy clouds (News:2)
- RISC OS London Show 2017 - Notes from the talks (News:2)
- RISC OS London Show 2017 (News:)
- RISC OS London Show 2017 - Pictures (News:)
- October News (News:2)
- Retrospective thoughts on 12 months of Titanium ownership (News:4)
- RISC OS London Show 2017 (News:1)
Related articles
- Games news
- Software preservation project bearing fruit
- Old games on new screens
- Newsround
- Oldschool Reviews - Burn 'Out
- Games scene roundup
- APDL make their PD catalogue available for free download
- Star Fighter 3000 updated
- Building the Dream 4 - Random city basics
- Building the Dream 3 - Random map generators, redux
Latest postings RSS Feeds
RSS 2.0 | 1.0 | 0.9
Atom 0.3
Misc RDF | CDF
Site Search
 
Article archives
Acorn Arcade forums: News and features: SDL version of Freeciv ported
 

SDL version of Freeciv ported

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 20:00, 29/6/2003 | ,
 
Hot on the heels of the new SDL port for RISC OS (OK, so it's been almost two months) comes a port of the SDL version of Freeciv, by none other than me! (OK, it was Peter Naulls)

For those who don't know, Freeciv is the popular and free Civilization clone. A RISC OS port has been available before under Peter's Unix Porting Project, but it used a very slow X server implementation. This new version (although still containing a few bugs) is much faster, but it does weigh in at 8MB so modem users beware!

Source: Unix Porting Project
 

  SDL version of Freeciv ported
  (21:05 29/6/2003)
  Mark Scholes (16:30 1/7/2003)
    Guest (12:18 2/7/2003)
      Guest (10:36 4/7/2003)
 
Jeffrey Lee Message #87564, posted at 21:05, 29/6/2003
Unregistered user There are some tasty screenshots over at drobe.co.uk. I would have included some myself, but my internet connectivity is somewhat lacking at the moment.
  ^[ Log in to reply ]
 
Mark Scholes Message #87565, posted at 16:30, 1/7/2003, in reply to message #87564
Unregistered user There's a mirror of the file at http://homepage.ntlworld.com/mark.scholes/software/ as the original site is very slow
  ^[ Log in to reply ]
 
Guest Message #87566, posted at 12:18, 2/7/2003, in reply to message #87565
Unregistered user What do you mean by a clone? Somebody has done a version of Civilisation using SDL?

andrew
  ^[ Log in to reply ]
 
Guest Message #87567, posted at 10:36, 4/7/2003, in reply to message #87566
Unregistered user I've just had a look on Drobe and will try to download it sometime next week. It looks great -- i just hope it works reliably under RO4/SA!

Andrew
  ^[ Log in to reply ]
 

Acorn Arcade forums: News and features: SDL version of Freeciv ported