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 Forum: Inform 6 and 7 Development   Topic: A tip for Windows 8 users

 Post subject: A tip for Windows 8 users
Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:57 am 

Replies: 2
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I noticed that on my new, much faster PC, compiling Kerkerkruip in Inform 7 took much longer than on my previous PC. Turned out that at the end of the compilation process, Windows 8's "Antimalware Service" starts running, and this takes quite some time to complete. It probably suspects tha...

 Forum: Choice-based IF Development   Topic: Twine Resources

 Post subject: Re: Twine Resources
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:38 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 1560


Thanks! I tried Twine a couple of months ago, and failed to find any serious and good documentation. (In fact, most of it seemed to be for an old and completely incompatible version of the platform.) This should be useful.

 Forum: Competitions   Topic: IntroComp 2015 Results

 Post subject: Re: IntroComp 2015 Results
Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 5:47 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 2649


Congratulations! And: back to work, we want finished games! ;)

 Forum: General and Off-Topic Talk   Topic: Interactive fiction and mathematicians

Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:28 am 

Replies: 36
Views: 2997


In order to boost my math credentials, maybe I should add that I also have an MSc in physics. Wouldn't want to be left out of the cool science crowd! ;)

 Forum: General and Off-Topic Talk   Topic: Interactive fiction and mathematicians

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 2:15 am 

Replies: 36
Views: 2997


It's unsurprising, I think, to see a relatively large selection of mathematicians in a hobby that involves computer programming and puzzle design -- two things where mathematicians have always been clearly present. I myself am a philosopher, and I know a couple of other people here have a background...

 Forum: General and Off-Topic Talk   Topic: IF Wiki seems to be down

Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2015 2:49 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 772


Down for me as well.

 Forum: Competitions   Topic: Introcomp 2015 Reviews

 Post subject: Re: Introcomp 2015 Reviews
Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:51 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 1537


Reviews by Victor Gijsbers

 Forum: General Design Discussions   Topic: Infocom game word counts

Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:33 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 2749


DavidC wrote:
How do those numbers compare to some of the top free games made since the 90's?

Blue Lacuna has 365,000 words, including Inform 7 source code. So maybe around 250,000 words of prose?

 Forum: General Design Discussions   Topic: Infocom game word counts

Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:32 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 2749


Sorted by word count: zork-1 14214 zork-3 14360 starcross 14637 moonmist 15544 zork-2 15760 cutthroats 16540 seastalker 16558 infidel 16620 suspended 16811 hollywood-hijinx 16947 sorcerer 17193 witness 17293 wishbringer 18529 ballyhoo 18720 hhgg 18965 deadline 19382 suspect 20431 enchanter 20742 plu...

 Forum: Discussion, Hints and Reviews   Topic: Victor's Variomatic #4: "Scroll Thief" by Daniel M. Stelzer

Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:44 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 2238


(Waiting a bit for the new version. Inform save compatibility is a pain in the ass, though an understandable one.)
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