Drew Hamlin has released a beta version of Xoggle, bringing it to version 1C45. 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 bug fixes and other minor enhancements. 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 1C45:
- Added early networking capibilities (host & join)
- New slightly modified single player interface
- Added new optional word fading
- Added the ability to pause the game
- Game time is now a user-definable preference option
- Word scoring is now displayed throughout the game
- Fixed a bug where a letter could be used twice some words with diagionals
- Fixed a bug where words could still be entered after the end of a game
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.