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Tuesday, July 18, 2000
Galactic Patrol 1.5 Released
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Monkey Byte Development recently announced that Galactic
has been updated to version 1.5. According to the developer, this 3D homage to the classic arcade games gets a significant speed improvement, a cleaner interface, and other cool additions. Here's a list of changes in 1.5:

  • Border is off by default, a 10-50 fps improvement!

  • Windows and MacOS versions are in sync, finally

  • Game levels have had many bugs fixed as well as being improved for
    better game play

  • Missing data files are now reported, instead of mystery missing font

  • Fatal errors are now reported, instead of the game just quitting

  • You can finally select which monitor to play on under MacOS

  • Added Audio CD message since some Windows CD drives take _forever_ to startup

  • NEW control - B ... toggles border display on/off

  • NEW control - C ... cycles text color

  • RENAMED control - K ... InputSprocket Konfigure (MacOS only)

  • Some code optimization

  • Reduced pricing reflected

  • Web site URL updated

To grab a copy of the Galactic Patrol demo, head to Macgamefiles.com.

Galactic Patrol at Monkey Byte
Download Galactic Patrol at MGF

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