GNU FreeDink v1.08.20090109

GNU FreeDink is a humourous 2D adventure/action game.

It’s a portable and improved version of the Dink Smallwood game which
was released as Free Software by its author Seth A. Robinson.

FreeDink can run the original game as well as its extensions called
Dink Modules or D-Mods for short.

FreeDink also comes with a game editor called FreeDinkedit, so you can
create your own world!

This new version v1.08.20090109 includes:

- quality on par with the original version

- compatibility mode to play old and new extensions with a single
engine

- ability to play audio files with patent-free Ogg Vorbis format

- clearer and more robust source code (fixes crashes in some D-Mods)

- i18n system based on GNU gettext, for both the engine itself and the
games it plays.

Get it at:
ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/freedink/freedink-1.08.20090109.tar.gz
MD5: 6fb49cbb76879147c67e97256b777d2a
SHA1: 523d5b161f8834d5cbbea2aab328ee158382d881

This is the game engine. Other FreeDink components include:

- freedink-data: game data released this year under the free zlib
license (except for 3rd-party sounds) + some free replacements for
the sounds

- DFArc: a game front-end to play and manage D-Mods

- Windinkedit: alternative windowed editor
(C+Python+Gtk port in progress)

FreeDink is packaged in several distributions including Debian,
Fedora, ArchLinux, OpenSUSE and FreeBSD, making it easy to install all
the related packages at once.

How to help:

- Provide more free replacements for the sounds
http://www.freedink.org/doc/sounds/

- Translate the game in your language (with the Translation Project):
http://www.freedink.org/doc/translate/
http://www.translationproject.org/

More information at http://www.freedink.org/


Sylvain

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