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Chromium B.S.U.

You are captain of the cargo ship Chromium B.S.U., responsible for delivering supplies to our troops on the front line. Your ship has a small fleet of robotic fighters which you control from the relative safety of the Chromium vessel. Chromium B.S.U. is a fast paced, arcade-style, top-scrolling shooter. It uses OpenGL for graphics, OpenAL/SDL_mixer for sound effects, GLC/FTGL for text rendering, and glpng/SDL_image for texture loading.

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  •  25 May 2013 05:54

    Release Notes: Diagonal keypad keys were fixed. Russian and Simplified Chinese translations were added. Other translations were updated. Compilation was fixed.

    •  14 Feb 2011 04:11

      Release Notes: Some Mac OS X portability problems were fixed. A mouse grabbing and pause problem was fixed. High scores are now stored in a text file. Italian and Traditional Chinese translations were added. Support for playing on a keyboard was added. A new fourth level was added. Translation updates were made.

      •  19 Jun 2010 10:06

        Release Notes: A Swedish translation was added. A SDL_image texture loading backend was added. The license was changed to the Clarified Artistic License for Fedora. Keyboard handling at the end of a level was fixed. Build failures with new compilers were fixed. Some issues found by valgrind were fixed. Translations were updated.

        •  30 Mar 2009 09:11

          Release Notes: A new GLC text rendering backend was added to allow i18n. German, Bulgarian, and Spanish translations were added. High scores are not saved without a new score. A race condition was fixed in which losing your last life and killing the boss would cause you to finish the game. The Pause key may be used as well as p to pause. Sound and music volume are restored at startup. The last few text rendering issues were fixed. The mouse is released when losing focus. A ChangeLog generated from git was added. A window icon was added using SDL_image.

          •  03 Oct 2008 12:42

            Release Notes: Portability to Gentoo, Windows, and Mac OS X was improved. Linking the GLUT window type was fixed. The configuration was documented in the manual page. Desktop file improvements were made.

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