Bastion for Chrome Web Store

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Post » Fri Dec 09, 2011 6:10 pm

Bastion is released on Chrome web store. Just installed it a runs really smooth. Looks like they are using Native Client.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/oohphhdkahjlioohbalmicpokoefkgid
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Post » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:42 pm

Hadn't heard of this yet; sounds really awesome. Does Construct 2 output native client when exporting to the chrome store, or plan to support it in the future?
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Post » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:06 pm

Doesn't load for me, I get an error after 19% of preloader.
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Post » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:51 pm

Ah, really nice game. Love the narration. Looks like they're using native client. Construct 2 doesn't support that yet, but it's one of many ideas for the distant future.
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Post » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:02 pm

@Ashley
Is that needed for in app payments, or would we just need a plug?
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Post » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:04 pm

No, you don't need native client for that, you can do it in any web page.
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Post » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:18 pm

Ah, well that's a real pro for the web store there.
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Post » Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:39 am

I just wrote an article about this actually.

http://johnbura.blogspot.com/

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Post » Sat Dec 10, 2011 3:06 am

Firefox and Opera dudes on the subject of Native Client:
[quote]These native apps are just little black boxes in a webpage. [...] We really believe in HTML, and this is where we want to focus.[/quote]
[quote]NaCl seems to be 'yearning for the bad old days, before the web'. Native Client is about building a new platform or porting an old platform into the web [...] it will bring in complexity and security issues, and it will take away focus from the web platform[/quote]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Native_Clientalspal2011-12-10 03:06:48
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Post » Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:36 am

Yeah, Native Client is Google's version of ActiveX, but actually done securely (so don't get as nervous like you do with ActiveX - Native Client can't actually affect your computer at all). Interesting technology, but still a bit obscure, no idea if it will take off.
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