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Default 02-07-2013, 08:07 PM

Originally Posted by bob3584 View Post
Could you explain in layman's terms how this will improve my Alice programming experience? And what is Arty Online?
Originally Posted by arty-fishL View Post
I forgot to mention why you should install this (ie. what it does).
  • It has all the functions of the standard exe, so you've got nothing to lose.
  • If Alice crashes then your preferences file isn't reset (like it is with the standard exe), but you can choose to reset it if you believe that is the source of the problem.
  • It better handles multiple instances of Alice; they all share preferences, instead of just one instance.
  • You can safely modify the startup splash (coming soon in Alice 2.3+), default world and preferences file.
  • You can allocate more RAM to Alice, to solve lag issues.
  • It logs process output, so can be used to solve startup errors.
  • You can select a world to open before Alice launches, therefore saving on precious fumbling around time.
  • "Auto launch Alice" can be enabled, so you can forget the Alice Launcher is even there.
  • It has a button for launching the ArtyOnline server app.
  • It has a built in auto-updater.
If you don't understand parts of this just say which parts ad I will try and explain better.

ArtyOnline is an online multiplayer thing I've been trying to bring to Alice for ages now, its got pretty complicated and I'm otherwise busy, but I promise it will be released eventually (even if people aren't using Alice anymore).


I have mostly moved on from Alice, but may still respond to messages if important [-]

Last edited by arty-fishL; 02-07-2013 at 08:09 PM.
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