NetHackDS v1.10

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by Urza, Dec 18, 2007.

  1. Urza

    Urza hi

    Jul 18, 2007
    United States
    NetHackDS v1.10
    Roguelike designed for NDS

    Not letting down his work on NetHackDS, brettk has put out another update, which has several changes including custom font support and word wrapping. To use your own font, just replace font.bdf with another BDF-format font. Download and changelog below.

    [title:Changelog] * Enhanced the minimap to show additional landmarks, etc.
    * Added word wrapping support to menus, text display, etc.
    * Added support for a scrolling command window if the commands don't fit on one page.
    * With the above, the game now supports larger font sizes.
    * Added a few additional commands to the command window.
    * Fixed the message display when paging so previous lines aren't redisplayed erroneously.
    * Again tried to fix the menu pagedown bug… I think I might have it this time.

    If you're interested in trying different fonts, just replace font.bdf with some other BDF-format font. But don't go above an 8x16 font… anything beyond that leaves the game too cramped to be playable.

    Incidentally, I've posted a few additional fonts for those who might want something a little larger.

    Note, the one thing that isn't wrapped is the prompts. As such, with large fonts, the text will be clipped and users unfamiliar with NetHack may be left confused as to what's being asked. Eventually, I might add some sort of marquee effect, but for now, this is how it is.

    [​IMG] Download
    [​IMG] Source
  2. imgod22222

    imgod22222 GBAtemp's Original No-faced Member

    Jul 5, 2006
    United States
    what a beast!
  3. recover

    recover GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 6, 2007
    Good job as always. [​IMG]
  4. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.

    Jan 3, 2007
    United States
    I'll wait for 2.5. Which will come out in about 72 hours. Keep up the good work!
  5. abcd1234

    abcd1234 Member

    Dec 3, 2007
    Well, at minimum, you can try out 1.11 if you like, which I released yesterday. [​IMG] To quote the website, this version adds:

    * Support commands with repeat counts (tap-and-hold command in the command window and a keyboard will pop up prompting for a count). This also works when binding keys.
    * Support binding R+[A,B,X,Y,Start,Select] (or L, if in left-handed mode).
    * Message history is now implemented (use the 'Prev Mesg' command).
    * Different names now create separate games, allowing multiple games on the same card (this is actually a bug fix).
  6. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

    Former Staff
    Oct 23, 2007
    PowerLevel: 9001
    So, this news is 1 version old? [​IMG]

    Great work, thanks [​IMG]
  7. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.

    Jan 3, 2007
    United States
    abcd1234, You rock.