C4A Compo Weekly News 29 Oct. 2014

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Hey, C4A’s server went to sleep again a couple of days ago ! This month has been Rather unfortunate, but thanks to the use of Fusilli client now in many C4A games, there is a caching function which keeps your score in cache until you reconnect… so hopefully no score went missing… It’s almost the end of October, let’s see how the compo is going.
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Weekly Software News October 14th to 27th 2014

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OH. MY. GOD. After a week with almost NIL updates and releases, the past two weeks have been very, very hectic on the repo. It took me a very long time to compile the news about the 42 updated and 10 new releases. I don’t think we have seen such numbers in a while, but that’s not unexpected. Canseco got his Pandora back, PtitSeb started integrating Fusilli client for C4A support everywhere, and fixing the broken PNDs following the new 1.62RC firmware release. So yeah, you are in for a long read. Enjoy.

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SZ 1.62 is Coming and It Will Break Things

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Last week there was a new Super Zaxxon firmware Release Candidate, called 1.62RC. Despite the innocent looking version number, it is updating some important system libraries and this is going to break many of the PNDs you are currently using. I feel it should have been called 1.70 or something, to give a hint to users, but anyway we’ll have to live with it.

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One of Us is Fighting Against Cancer

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This is a guest article written by Milinks, who had previously written the long and in-depth review of Oolite that was published on PandoraLive, and made it to the first page of Hacker News at the time, too. I have come to know that he is fighting with a severe cancer, and while we exchanged a few PMs once in a while i was humbled by his condition. I offered him to share his experience here, as the Pandora was still playing an important role in his life despite the hardships. So, this is story of one of us, fighting against cancer.

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It’s Survey Time !

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I have just launched a relatively long survey aimed at taking a snapshot of the community members, and better understand their habits as gamers, what led them to the Pandora, what they think of the Pandora, and what they expect from the Pyra in the near future. It’s already online so you are encourage to participate right now!

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