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Bug 74240 - [New game ebuild] n-1.3c
Summary: [New game ebuild] n-1.3c
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Games (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Games
Keywords: EBUILD
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-12-12 15:28 UTC by Alexandru Toma
Modified: 2009-11-04 10:00 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

n-1.3c.ebuild (n-1.3c.ebuild,692 bytes, text/plain)
2004-12-12 15:29 UTC, Alexandru Toma
N License (license.txt,1.74 KB, text/plain)
2004-12-12 15:30 UTC, Alexandru Toma
n-1.3c.ebuild (n-1.3c.ebuild,695 bytes, text/plain)
2004-12-12 16:04 UTC, Alexandru Toma
n-bin-1.3c.ebuild (n-bin-1.3c.ebuild,732 bytes, text/plain)
2004-12-12 23:53 UTC, Mr. Bones. (RETIRED)
n-1.4.ebuild (n-1.4.ebuild,874 bytes, text/plain)
2008-04-07 17:37 UTC, James Le Cuirot
n.png (n.png,9.96 KB, image/png)
2008-04-07 17:37 UTC, James Le Cuirot
n-1.4.ebuild (n-1.4.ebuild,888 bytes, text/plain)
2008-04-07 17:39 UTC, James Le Cuirot

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Description Alexandru Toma 2004-12-12 15:28:28 UTC
From the homepage:
"N has been described as reminiscent of lode runner -- you're a little dude running around in a puzzle-y world inhabited by enemies.

But in N, there's a twist: the ninja is driven not only by a thirst for gold, but also by a physics simulation.

Death, which happens often, is quite animated."

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Alexandru Toma 2004-12-12 15:29:05 UTC
Created attachment 45866 [details]
Comment 2 Alexandru Toma 2004-12-12 15:30:25 UTC
Created attachment 45867 [details]
N License

I used as-is for the LICENSE, but here's the license just in case I was wrong.
Comment 3 Alexandru Toma 2004-12-12 16:04:57 UTC
Created attachment 45869 [details]

Forgot -* in KEYWORDS
Comment 4 Mr. Bones. (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-12-12 23:53:36 UTC
Created attachment 45880 [details]

needs more rdeps.
Comment 5 Alexandru Toma 2004-12-13 02:40:25 UTC
> needs more rdeps.

Oops! You're right. Sorry about that. I also forgot to use the *-bin notation.Maybe you should change local dir="${GAMES_PREFIX_OPT}/${PN}" to local dir="${GAMES_PREFIX_OPT}/n" in this case. No sense installing in /opt/n-bin since /opt is for binary files already
Comment 6 Mr. Bones. (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-02-08 21:58:22 UTC
runs too slow to be fun for me.  Upstream claims that will be fixed in the next release so reopen when that happens please.
Comment 7 James Le Cuirot gentoo-dev 2008-04-07 17:37:24 UTC
Created attachment 149010 [details]

Please reopen this now.

I don't know if you realised it before but this game is actually just built on Flash. The gtk application that it runs inside is just gflashplayer. It was and still is using version 6 and it still runs slowly even on my very fast machine.

However, we don't have to use gflashplayer. (-; I managed to find the offset of the Flash file within the executable and my new ebuild extracts it with dd. I know I'm not the first person to have done this because older versions of the game are available on some web pages. This version uses a local file to load in the user levels, which I don't think is possible on a web page.

I know we wouldn't normally put a Flash game in Portage but that and the fact that it has gained a lot of attention recently, thanks to N+ on the Xbox 360, says to me that it is worth adding.

I tried it with Gnash but it didn't quite work unfortunately. I have set KEYWORDS to * because net-www/netscape-flash (or Gnash, if it ever works) should determine which archs this can work on.
Comment 8 James Le Cuirot gentoo-dev 2008-04-07 17:37:56 UTC
Created attachment 149012 [details]

I also created this icon for it.
Comment 9 James Le Cuirot gentoo-dev 2008-04-07 17:39:28 UTC
Created attachment 149014 [details]

Just noticed that I missed a couple of die's. Fixed.
Comment 10 Mr. Bones. (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-04-07 17:40:02 UTC
Comment 11 Mr. Bones. (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-11-04 06:06:10 UTC
needs gtk+:1 so it's not a good candidate for adding now.
Comment 12 Anton Romanov 2009-11-04 06:51:36 UTC
(In reply to comment #11)
> needs gtk+:1 so it's not a good candidate for adding now.
it doesn't
it just installs .swf file, usable with any browser with adobe-flash installed
please, reopen
Comment 13 James Le Cuirot gentoo-dev 2009-11-04 10:00:43 UTC
Yeah the original ebuild installed the Flash+GTK-wrapped SWF but mine strips that out. I'm still playing this quite often. :)