Drew Hamlin has released a beta version of Xoggle, bringing it to version 1C92. Xoggle is an open-sourced version of the classic game Boggle. Xoggle features networkable gameplay and a full dictionary word list. The latest version features performance enhancements and interface modifications. According to Drew Hamlin:
Xoggle, the open-source Boggle game developement effort, was updated today from developer Drew Hamlin of Vizspring Software.
Xoggle is an open-source, networkable game of the popular classic game Boggle. It includes a full dictionary word list as well as REALbasic and text-based source code.
Changes in release 1C82:
- Completely new word list, with more plurals and less nonsense words
- Many improvements to the still under-development multiplayer networking
- Loading the word list will no longer take away from game time
- End-of-game scoring now works correctly again
- Game pausing in network play now works correctly and completely
- Loading a word list that does not exist will no longer a NilObjException
- Pausing the game when the window is deactivated is now a preference
- Fixed some bugs with single player game pausing
- Pausing in a network game now works correctly, pausing all players
- Added button to reset all preferences to default
- Various interface modifications
Note: As of the current version, multiplayer networking is still under development.
You can find more information about theXoggle beta release at the Drew Hamlin Web site. Xoggle is available as freeware.