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Outer Colony features multiplayer modes, allowing users to play games with friends via the internet. General Notes & Recommendations To this point, multiplayer has only been tested by me and two friends. Others in our test group haven’t exercised these features, so multiplayer is likely to have more bugs than single

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Posted in Game Design, Technology

Distributing a Desktop Java Application

While thin client architectures have become prevalent in many domains, there are still lots of use cases that call for desktop applications written in Java. Outer Colony is certainly one of them. Choosing the right deployment mechanism is very important in these cases, and after experimenting with Oracle’s out of the

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Posted in Java, Technology