Having got a good sun burn after spending all afternoon outside yesterday, I´ll be cautious with the sun today. So instead, I´ve been staying indoors and finishing up the last changes for version 11 of Frodo
/Wii and baking bread this morning.
The bread features walnuts, lingon berries and apricots, but most readers of this blog are probably more interested in the new Frodo
features. There are a couple of those:
You can now send messages over the network to the other player if you have a USB keyboard (or are running frodo
on your computer). Useful for taunting your peer.
Holger Eilts has redesigned the menus from scratch, and the result is (in my view) a lot more intuitive and friendly than before.
You can now select which D64 file to load from the menus
The file browser supports subdirectories
I´ve built it against Daryl Borths revived SDL
port, which means that sound is again crisp and clear.
I´ll release at least one version more (I got a bug report shortly after uploading v10), but in most aspects I now feel I´m done with the Frodo
port to the Wii.
Holger Eilts has improved the menu layout quite a lot
Loading separate files in a .D64 from the menu is now possible (Holger Eilts)
It´s possible to store and load files in subdirectories now
By pressing F10 while in a network game, you can type in a message to the other player with the USB keyboard
Sound cracks are now gone (thanks to Tantrics new SDL