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Wednesday, August 7, 2002
 

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Ambrosia Updates Abound
6:00 AM | Eddie Park | Comment on this story

Ambrosia Software has released updates to several of their titles, including Deimos Rising, Pillars of Garendall, and the Coldstone engine. Each update brings with it a wealth of enhancements, bug fixes, and OS X-related tweaks.

Deimos Rising, an arcade-style shooter, has been updated to 1.0.2 and includes the following fixes:

- improved window handling,
- fixed game drawing in windowed mode,
- application behaves properly when mimimised,
- windowed mode is centered on-screen,
- improved cursor handling,
- HID no longer crashes on controller configuration,
- added fades and dissolves when in windowed mode,
- video interlacing no longer conflicts with fades in Mac OS X,
- faster high scores display
Pillars of Garendall, an RPG based off the Coldstone creation engine, has also been updated to version 1.0.2 with the following
- Fix the dual processor sound bug
- Include the latest Ambrosia library with additional stability, speed, and new registration system
- Include latest registration application
- Updated to include the latest modifications, bug fixes, and features of Coldstone 1.0.1
- Improved overall stability under latest version of OSX
- The Windows and Macintosh version are now both at version 1.0.2
The Coldstone engine itself has also received an update, bringing it up to version 1.0.1. It comes with a huge list of fixes and updates, including the following:
- OSX: Overall polishing of the Coldstone editor interface to look better on OSX (font anti-aliasing) plus other interface tweaks as well
- OSX: Tips of the day now recognized
- OSX: Map tools now recognized properly
- Fixed a bug in the Windows compiler that was causing the default game (created with the wizard and the "Medieval" template) to crash sometimes
- Fixed several problems regarding pictures associated with dialogs (placement, memory leak, and others)
- The tool "Generate Map previews" is now a modal dialog as it should be
- Change Map Cell parameter dialog: Unexpected error when in plugin mode, when referencing a picture from the original game and pressing OK, fixed. The preview now also update correctly.
- Map position: coordinates fields now accept tag values, tag popup controls added
Those interested in downloading the updates can find them at Ambrosia's main site. Full versions of each title are also available for those who wish to try them out.

Ambrosia - Deimos Rising Downloads
Ambrosia - Pillars of Garendall Downloads
Ambrosia - Coldstone Downloads
Ambrosia Software
Beenox
Coldstone
Pillars of Garendall
Deimos Rising


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