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Linkage Program

Linkage Beta 3.7.15

I fixed a few bugs and there is now a Beta test release of the Linkage software: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi Windows XP and modern 64 bit versions: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkageXP.msi http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage64.msi There were a few minor oversights I made when coding the locking connector feature. Whoops. Now they stay put a little…

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Linkage Program

Linkage Software FAQ

These are not asked frequently but “FAQ” seems like a good page title! Q. How is the Windows XP version different from the normal version? A. The XP version does not use 3D graphics acceleration to improve the quality of the graphics on screen. There are no other…

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Computers & Programming

Some Progress on Card Game

I made a little progress on the Unity card game. Current Test Program I changed the card image to be a high resolution PNG image from the print-and-play version of the Unfair board game. I also created a sprite using a large sprite sheet and wrote code to…

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Computers & Programming, Games

Unity Card Game (Unfair?)

Just to be clear, I am discussing writing a 2D card game based on a board game and I do not have permission to write it or any affiliation with the board game designers or manufacturers. I don’t intend to share or distribute this game to anyone ever….

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Linkage Program

Linkage Bugs and Stuff

I was debugging a new feature in the Linkage program and the program seemed to hang. I couldn’t select anything. I thought it was a symptom of debugging but now a user has reported the same problem, I think. I’m trying to figure out what I did recently…

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Linkage Tutorials on YouTube

Someone asked me to add this to the program itself, and I’ll do that sometime. For now, here’s a playlist of Linkage tutorial on YouTube that I created: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGxa5y5etMwAY238yKu1orXTnzD9h5nL_ There are two or three simple tutorials that someone else made. You can find them doing a search. Since…

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Fixed That Nagging Delete/Fasten Bug

I think I finally found a bug in the Linkage software that has been, well, bugging me, for months or even years. When deleting a link that has multiple fastened elements, sometimes the Linkage program would crash. The bug only happened intermittently because the order of links and…

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Another Simulator Bug!

The Linkage simulator works great when there are a lot of links that all chain together into some interesting complex movement. But one place I didn’t do much work on is related to links that just sort of hang on and move with others. Look at the picture…

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