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13335. Tom 7 (pool-74-98-229-167.pitbpa.fios.verizon.net) – 04 Dec 2016 10:37:01 What is the title field for anyway? ]
Oops! Well, good thing that's wasn't a new achievement! :)
 
13334. Rob (cpc87615-slou5-2-0-cust75.17-4.cable.virginm.net) – 01 Dec 2016 14:46:06 What is the title field for anyway? ]
That's cool, but Bermuda is not a country. It's a British Overseas Territory. I should know because I'm British.
 
13333. Tom 7 (pool-74-98-229-167.pitbpa.fios.verizon.net) – 28 Nov 2016 00:04:17 The adventures of learnfun and playfun, episode 3 ]
I have tried some experiments emulating with GPUs, but so far it has been much slower that way. The GPU isn't naively well-suited to emulation because of all the branching, unfortunately. I have a few more ideas so maybe something will work out...
 
13331. Anonymous (101-100-142-234.myrepublic.co.nz) – 27 Nov 2016 16:11:35 The adventures of learnfun and playfun, part 2 ]
Will there ever be a way to use a GPU instead of a CPU in the future?
 
13329. noname (n219077114040.netvigator.com) – 26 Nov 2016 05:02:16 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
After some more checking, I found that the second bug above seems to depend on the screen size. The bug disappears if I maximize the window of the program.
 
13328. noname (n219077114040.netvigator.com) – 26 Nov 2016 01:18:57 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
Bug: If I download new solutions from the servers, then immediately quit the program without solving any levels, then when I restart the program, the downloaded solutions are lost. For now, it seems possible to get around this by solving any level (e.g. by replaying a stored solution to the end) after new solution download but before quitting.

Also, if a level has a height of 12, and there are more than four solutions in the player file, then the bookmark menu behaves a bit strange: when one tries to scroll down from the start to the fourth bookmark, suddenly the highlighting is lost. One can still choose that bookmark by pressing the Enter key. Or one can scroll further down and then back up to select the fourth bookmark.

(Version 201609050 on Win 10)
 
13327. Anonymous (24-32-143-188.nsvlcmtc01.res.dyn.suddenlink.net) – 18 Nov 2016 23:59:08 Bathroom? Mushroom! ]
LOL I thought I'd google my mushroom problem.....I found much more than I imagined, this has been a very entertaining thread......thanks Tom. Wish me luck!
 
13326. Tom 7 (pool-74-98-229-167.pitbpa.fios.verizon.net) – 08 Nov 2016 18:51:49 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
As was I! :)
 
13325. devin (cpe-74-134-100-22.kya.res.rr.com) – 07 Nov 2016 22:02:05 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
I came here immediately after seeing the mac logo change. I should start creating more levels soon. I used to be so active at a younger age.
 
13324. andrea (58.246.154.21) – 01 Nov 2016 12:23:36 Unlikely Bikes: The Unibicle ]
any chance to watch it somewhere else than youtube, for us behind the Great Firewall of China?
 
13323. Tom 7 (pool-74-98-229-167.pitbpa.fios.verizon.net) – 31 Oct 2016 09:13:20 Unlikely Bikes: The Unibicle ]
Ha ha. I have personally never been so fortunate!
 
13322. jonas (catv-89-133-135-148.catv.broadband.hu) – 31 Oct 2016 06:11:07 Unlikely Bikes: The Unibicle ]
I believe there are easy ways to remove the chain from the bike. The first is to take the bike to some guy you know who has already invested skill points in bicycle repair, and ask them to replace the chain, but only the first half where they remove the chain, without the part of buying a new chain and putting it on. The second is to go for a long trip with the bike, and break the chain accidentally when you're in some very remote place and have to push the bike ten kilometers on a hill to get to the nearest inhabited place.
 
13320. N7DOT (159.191.162.254) – 12 Oct 2016 11:50:27 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
... to be able to get it to work with the desired effect. Actually, I could implement one aspect in a normal way but it wouldn't be as cool; however, the other aspect will almost certainly be more complex. But I have some ideas now. Hopefully soon it will be ready for release.
 
13319. N7DOT (159.191.162.254) – 12 Oct 2016 11:41:29 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
I have a concept for a new level and a prototype that works, but I need to either come up with novel mechanism improvements or rethink the actual challenge or something
 
13318. jonas (catv-89-133-135-148.catv.broadband.hu) – 08 Oct 2016 19:46:44 #boring old man ]
Happy birthday!
 
13317. Max (32.212.32.10) – 28 Sep 2016 08:31:54 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
hip hip!
 
13314. N7DOT (73.25.228.108) – 25 Sep 2016 01:25:27 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
Oh, it's beta 5 now? I don't recall ever seeing a beta 4 :p
 
13313. Tom 7 (74.109.243.101) – 22 Sep 2016 21:55:05 Ludum Dare 23: T in Y World ]
Yay!
 
13312. Anonymous (217.118.83.141) – 20 Sep 2016 23:13:17 Ludum Dare 23: T in Y World ]
huh 2016

wow the vertical labels on the left are cool

i'm still enjoying this game.
 
13310. Tom 7 (pool-74-109-243-101.pitbpa.fios.verizon.net) – 06 Sep 2016 23:35:38 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
If it's good, it's good! I rewrote that whole part, and there was also a brief period where the version on the site couldn't upload speedruns, so it's likely I did fix whatever it was. :)
 
13308. Kirima (169.183.63.188.dynamic.wline.res.cust.swisscom.ch) – 05 Sep 2016 17:20:33 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
Thank you, I did download the newest version & it seems to work properly now. I guess by now you don't need to know what exactly didn't work anymore!? ;)
 
13307. Tom 7 (pool-74-109-243-101.pitbpa.fios.verizon.net) – 05 Sep 2016 16:46:40 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
kirima: What's wrong with them? Coincidentally I just finished a rewrite of all the solution management stuff, which should have fixed all the known bugs, and I just uploaded a new version for windows and macOS. So maybe try that one out and hopefully it was fixed. :)

jonas: I decided to go with just c:\escape\, because reading about it, %APPDATA% seems like a kinda poor choice too (for example, I think it is hidden by default?). Hopefully this works ok for people!
 
13306. Kirima (169.183.63.188.dynamic.wline.res.cust.swisscom.ch) – 05 Sep 2016 15:47:25 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
Bug report: Suddenly bookmarks do not work properly on OS X any more?
 
13304. Typofilia (cpe-124-190-158-180.ivqn1.win.bigpond.net.au) – 03 Sep 2016 20:49:59 UPD: Embed / DMCA threats ]
The irony of this scare campaign by these font companies, is that for decades they have been stealing fonts from other companies, and then selling them off as their own. One should read the incredible research at the site "The Font Forging Industry" site by Ulrich Stiehl which exposes in detail the "Forgery, Cloning, Piracy, Plagiarism of Fonts" by big-name font companies including Monotype, ITC and others. For example the font "Frutiger" was forged by Monotype as "Segoe" (installed on Windows) and forged by Bitstream as "Humanist 777". (I can't post a web link here, but you can easily do a web search for it).
 
13302. jonas (catv-80-98-96-64.catv.broadband.hu) – 02 Sep 2016 06:31:01 Happy 20th birthday Escape!! ]
Tom 7: could you install everything, including the program, to a directory under the %APPDATA% directory? I think some packages that want to install new programs dynamically without admin privileges do that on Windows.
 

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