Beta 3.0beta3

Maturity:
Beta
Released on:
Friday, 27 December 2013 00:00
  • MAJOR FEATURE: the class of parameters and locals can now be asserted using If .. Isa .. allowing general restrictions in parameter restrictions and more specific access (attributes, scripts, containers) with the If-statement
  • FEATURE: Attributes inherited from entity can now be referenced for literals
  • FEATURE: Debugger now has a command to toggle a levels of trace off and on
  • FEATURE: Debugger now lists the programmer name of instances as well as the player name
  • FEATURE: Debugger can now list instances matching a wildcard pattern ("instance a*")
  • FEATURE: Compiler now flags all occurrences of a multiply defined identifier
  • BUGFIX: Out of memory error in interpreter for very large game fixed
  • BUGFIX: sometimes locating a location At itself crashed the interpreter
  • BUGFIX: comparing strings with '' did not work
  • BUGFIX: using a location identifier as a direction sometimes caused a compiler crash
  • BUGFIX: A DEBUG message would be printed in some games in some circumstances

Gargoyle slot-in for MacOSX

File size:
618.70 Kb
MD5 Signature:
ed4537a816e50817229c7220e8b9da0d
SHA1 Signature:
3d2e13db7c3ea908f56a23c71fe29ccf8b908777
Compatibility:
MacOSX

Gargoyle is a multi-format player which exists for a number of platforms including MacOSX. Distributions of Gargoyle includes an Alan interpreter but to upgrade that to more recent versions you need to download this slot-in replacement and follow the instructions to install it inside Gargoyle.

The Gargoyle multi-format player is the recommended interpreter for playing Alan games on MacOSX. To use the latest version of the Alan interpreter you should download the slot-in replacement and install it.

Using the Terminal:

cd /Applications
tar xvf 

Using the Finder:

Open two Finder windows. In one, go into the "Content of the package" of the Gargoyle.app in the downloaded package. In the other go into the "Content of the package" of /Applications/Gargoyle. Then carefully drag and drop each of the files from the dowloaded package to the same place inside /Applications/Gargoyle. There are three files, two in Content/MacOSX/Frameworks and one in Content/MacOSX/PlugIns.

Note that you need Gargoyle 2011.1. Gargoyle 2010.1 does not work properly on MacOSX Lion. It is not an Alan problem.

Gargoyle slot-in for Linux64

File size:
404.29 Kb
MD5 Signature:
58271366524dc4f25f9aa1c69ed30553
SHA1 Signature:
d3815dff035f60070d1714aa6c7385dd1b1584f3
Compatibility:
Linux 64bit

Gargoyle is a multi-format player which exists for a number of platforms including Linux. Distributions of Gargoyle includes an Alan interpreter but to upgrade that to more recent versions you need to download this slot-in replacement and follow the instructions to install it inside Gargoyle.

This download is for Linux 64bit.

Gargoyle slot-in for Linux32

File size:
402.60 Kb
MD5 Signature:
1e799bea4e89b3b9adb11c334041e860
SHA1 Signature:
939752103765a15541c4eadb3290e72cbb129f8a
Compatibility:
Linux32

Gargoyle is a multi-format player which exists for a number of platforms including Linux. Distributions of Gargoyle includes an Alan interpreter but to upgrade that to more recent versions you need to download this slot-in replacement and follow the instructions to install it inside Gargoyle.

This download is for Linux 32bit.

Gargoyle slot-in for Windows

File size:
96.31 Kb
MD5 Signature:
86fa4b1bcf57a0c4797ac1b68115fd8b
SHA1 Signature:
6f9aa8539cfeb5ea6ddcb394206be60277b408b0
Compatibility:
Windows XPWindows 7

Gargoyle is a multi-format player which exists for a number of platforms including Windows. Distributions of Gargoyle includes an Alan interpreter but to upgrade that to more recent versions you need to download this slot-in replacement and follow the instructions to install it inside Gargoyle.

WinArun

File size:
1.05 Mb
MD5 Signature:
0c21cc81a43e8d317129f303c7ff99c4
SHA1 Signature:
c2515ecfbabee18331ed2a0c536c044739a7396e
Compatibility:
Windows XPWindows 7

WinArun is the Windows GUI-based interpreter for Alan. It will run your game in a window with graphics. It requires Glk.dll (included). Packaged with a Windows installer.

What They Say

"If I was to write a new text adventure I wouldn't bother with any other authoring system. Alan is just that much easier."

Felix Pleșoianu