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Major Enhancement To Salvo! In The Works!
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By far the most requested feature for Salvo! is the ability to play against
other live captains, and developer Spruegames has been hard at work making
it possible. The enhancement is now at a point where final testing can
begin and we need your help! Shrapnel Games is looking for a number of
testers (both Windows and Mac) who own Salvo! and want to play multiplayer
games to test out the netcode. It is TCP/IP based and will allow both LAN
and Internet play. Additionally, hotseat and PBEM will be
Interested parties can apply for the gig by dropping Mindi Arnesen
a line at firstname.lastname@example.org. Potential testers should be aware that a
thorough run- through of all scenarios will be required, to ensure that there
are no unknowns when the patch is released for public consumption. When
emailing please let her know what OS
you are running, so we have an even
mixture for test purposes.
While the multiplayer enhancement is the
biggest feature being worked on, rather than just leave it at that
Spruegames is also adding several other cool features, and correcting the
few bugs that slipped by. Some of these new features and bug smashing
* A battle generator, allowing players to select specific maps
and ships (or generate their own fleets), set the weather, and more.
Battle tweaker. Change ship locations and build squadrons.
* Fog error on
some systems now fixed.
* Adjusted damage levels.
You can purchase Salvo! in the StrategyPage Game Storer