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Tile World
Mac Games Details
Publisher Brian Raiter
Type Shareware
License Freeware
Version 1.3
Date Added 9/5/2006
Size 1.9 MB
Downloads 2,779
Mac Games User Reviews
Tile World 1.3

Tile World is a reimplementation of the game "Chip's Challenge". The player controls Chip, navigating him through his challenges. The object of each level of the game is to find and reach the exit tile, which takes you to the next level. The levels contain many different kinds of obstacles, creatures both hostile and indifferent, tools, protective gear -- and, of course, chips.



Mac Games Fixes and Changes

Added mouse handling to the code. That includes modifying the SDL code to handle mouse activity, adding a large set of new commands, making it possible for Chip to move towards a goal over several ticks, and modifying the action struct (and the solution file) to permit storing the new moves in solutions.
Added the database of unsolvable levels, which warns users before they play a level known to be unsolvable, and automatically gives them the password to the next level.
Added the solution file display, allowing the user to manage multiple solution files for a single level set.
Changed code to accept a solution file as the sole cmdline argument, if the solution file contains the set name. Hopefully this, and the previous addition, will make it easier for people to share solution files.
Added the batch-mode verification feature, to check the existing solutions without initializing the GUI subsystem.
Fixed the old emulation bug (MS logic) involving Chip turning a cloned block into a clone of himself while going through a teleport.
Fixed the bug (MS logic) preventing Chip from pushing a slipping block parallel to its slipping direction when the push happens through a teleport.
Improved the emulation of several creatures teleporting simultaneously (Lynx logic), with assistance from ccexplore.
Minor improvements to the Lynx pedantic mode.
Fixed the password input routine. (It was completely broken; not sure when that happened.)
Rewrote the code so that level data and solutions are kept compressed in memory, and expanded only when needed, instead of decoding entire files when read. This change makes for a small reduction in memory usage, and reduces the overall level of useless work being done.
Added code to shutter the map view when MS gameplay is paused.
Numerous minor tweaks to the code, the display, and the documentation.
OS X version is now a Universal Binary



Mac Games System Requirements

Universal Binary (PPC/Intel)
Mac OS X 10.2 or later.



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Tile World






Mac Games User Reviews

Mac Games Rating Cuddly Rabid Llama (4/10/2006 - version 1.2.2)
Thank you so much! I used to have this on my old comp but it died. This game is so addictive. DOWNLOAD THIS NOW!
 
Mac Games Rating DuckBoy (1/22/2006 - version 1.2.1)
Raiter, you are God. I thought I was going to have to take my old atari off to college. Thank you! For those of you who never played chips challenge, DOWNLOAD THIS GAME!!! Right now. click the button it takes 10 seconds, and the game lasts for months.
 

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