Below is the announcement of the version 0.5 of Heroes, a game
which can use SDL as a display/keyboard/mouse/joystick driver.
PS: SDL 1.0 users need this patch:
I am pleased to announce the release of Heroes v0.5.
Heroes is a game like Nibbles (or Tron) with many enhancements.
It can be played by one or two players. It features 12 original
soundtracks, 94 levels (in 10 different tilesets). There are
five game modes like Quest (the classical Nibbles), or Kill’em
all (run over lemmings). This is a port to Linux of the DOS
You are invited to follow these links:
home page : http://www.realtech.scene.org/heroes/
devel home page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/heroes/
screen shots : http://www.realtech.scene.org/heroes/index_screenshot.html
download-1 : http://download.sourceforge.net/heroes/
download-2 : http://www.epita.fr/~duret_g/heroes/linux/0.5/
public cvs : http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=7982
mailing-list : http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/heroes-discuss
changes : http://sourceforge.net/project/filenotes.php?group_id=7982&form_filemodule_id=8107&form_release_version=0.5
NEWS in this version include:
- Level editor integration.
- Configuration of played soundtracks.
- Full screen support (where available).
- Preliminary support for big-endian machines (please report).
Follow the `changes’ link for other changes.
Jean Delvare is building RPM packages and
will announce them on the mailing-list as soon as they are
Thanks to Christian Steigies , Daniel Burrows
<Daniel_Burrows at brown.edu> and Tomy Mancill ,
Heroes is making its way to woody. Stay tunned!
For more informations please refer to the README file in the package
or submit questions to the mailing-list.