After almost 2 years of drinking Espresso, Licho has grown tired. The Espresso machine, an upgrade to the stifling Internet Fridge server of the Fnordia years, was hoped to be a return to the good old days when the Spring Engine website was hosted on an early Smart TV that played re-runs of Ugly Betty.
Not many changes here aside from a few minor tweaks inspired by gota, and a bugfix for the registration page crash reported on the glest forums. An installer has also been uploaded.
Edit :: Since darkstars lost all its files not long ago Ive decided not to put this version back up as I think it would be detrimental to my work. Instead look forward to Beta 5.
Aside from a few minor aesthetic tweaks to make her and there such as glest logos on glest battles to make them easier to pick out, AFLobby is pretty much ready to go. With the new Glest 3.1.1 supporting command line parameters, what a better time to go? Continue Reading →
The recent update to 0.76b1 has introduced several protocol changes. One such change that wreaks havoc on the current stable AFLobby is the introduction of two new ranks with make AFLobby crash almost immediately. The other change is the introduction of SETSCRIPTTAGS and the deprecation of UPDATEBATTLEDETAILS. AFLobby 126.96.36.199 and several alpha versions of 3.9.9 do not support these new commands, and thus fall apart in the new server protocol environment.
Recently I’ve had a little more time than usual with aflobby. Of note are a slew of bug fixes and glest support.
I’ve corrected numerous aesthetic issues, including icons that stretch tabs, and windows that are still undecorated such as the warning window. The bundled Substance has been updated to 4.1 stable, and I’ve made other GUI tweaks to make minor improvements.
With the recent release of 188.8.131.52, I’d like to address the immediate future and what i want to do in the next month or two.