Chrome 33 + WebGL performance

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Post » Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:34 pm

Firefox are adding support for gamepads soon (next two versions or so).

We used to embed everything in to the EXE, but it made virus scanners suspicious, and probably made the loading times longer too. Besides, it would still have been relatively easy to get the resources out. Copyright law is a better deterrent than technical measures.
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Post » Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:00 pm

Ashley wrote:Besides, it would still have been relatively easy to get the resources out. Copyright law is a better deterrent than technical measures.


@Ashley Yes it's true, but for a normal user extracting resources is equal to black magic. But like I said in total commander you can just double click the file to open it. For desktop you can "open file with WinRar" doing same thing.

And file name package.nw is calling to you "I have all images if you want".
Simplest thing You could do to make it more less inviting is simple changing name to something else. For example "lib.dll". Or even better add simple event to let us select select our own name, and let us choose path where this file is placed. So you could do a folder called "data" or something and then you could place all your file from C2 and external files in that folder.

But first of all, this file "package.nw" should never be able to open up.
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Post » Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:46 pm

What makes you think a normal user who regards renaming a file extension as black magic is going to publish a rival game making illegal use of the same graphics?
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Post » Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:19 pm

I didn't make myself clear enough.
Normal user will never touch any file inside game folder except file to run current game.
But a bit more advanced one, who likes to know whats insider folders will start sniffing around. And it's only a matter of seconds.
It's not only about graphics but with everything: images, sounds, music, xml. Every file you are using in C2 is stored in that "package.nw" and can be easily copied, deleted or modified.

That's obvious if someone want to rip your assets he will do it, but why we should make it so easy?
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Post » Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:04 am

So, this issue is it affecting only xp and vista or all systems?
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Post » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:43 am

is package.nw a zip file?
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Post » Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:43 pm

@bjadams yes

@Ashley Nevermind. I found a way to pack to Node-Webkit myself :)
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Post » Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:24 pm

indeed the last time I tested c2 + node webkit export it produced 1 single exe!

@Ashley: would it be possible to have the option in C2 to export as is now or as 1 exe as it was before?
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Post » Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:47 pm

I would prefer this too
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Post » Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:48 pm

@Arima, is it still bad for you in Chrome 34/35? Maybe it'll still be an issue a while longer.
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