Another Beta Version Of Xoggle Released

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.

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