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wojtekoxx

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Game source code
« on: December 21, 2011, 07:03:45 AM »
I study Computer Science. I'd love to get the source code of this very old and unsuccessful game. We could improve it a bit, maybe get some texture filtering or improve their resolution. Do you guys think the source code is there somewhere? I hope it isn't lost forever

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Re: Game source code
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2011, 06:34:00 PM »
As far as I know the source code is lost, I think I recall someone saying they emailed Janus Anderson, and he didn't have any copies/backups.

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Re: Game source code
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2011, 06:46:06 PM »
So bad... How about the full game (not rip) and manual?

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Re: Game source code
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2011, 07:39:06 PM »
I don't know, something like 70 copies were sold in total, we're pretty lucky to have a full version rip as it is.

I really hope we can find someone with a proper copy.

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Re: Game source code
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2012, 04:16:57 AM »
Lysle does still have the source, but he can't release it.
According to one of my old 2008 emails, anyway.
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Re: Game source code
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2012, 05:02:50 AM »
Did he say why?

Such a shame, a port would be awesome.

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Re: Game source code
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2012, 05:15:20 AM »
Legal reasons, which could be anything, like joint ownership between others or something.

Don't quote me on that. My personal speculation about the reason is the HMI library dependency encumbering it much like DMX did to Doom, Heretic and Hexen.

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Re: Game source code
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2013, 07:39:24 PM »
Yep, legal issues are now resolved.  We're moving forward.

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Re: Game source code
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2013, 11:05:08 PM »
This is music to my ears. I haven't been this excited for AA since I found a pirated full version after years of playing the demo.