Oops, looks like the “New” tab I added in the previous release didn’t actually, you know, work…
It’s fixed now, and I’ve started adding in more games. At the time of writing the current total is 112 games! Wee!
If the new games don’t show up in your client, try selecting List->Reload List in the menu.
- “New” tab, which lists all new games since the last run.
- Donation button for selected games.
Note that the “New” tab doesn’t appear if there aren’t actually any new games added. As you might guess, I’m adding this because I soon plan to add more games . I have about 100-ish games lined up, and many more within easy bookmark reach. The goal is total 400 games or more by the end of January!
Note: the first time you run this version, ALL games will be marked as “new”. This is normal and only happens on the first run.
The next alpha is out. News:
- reorganized layout
- added a right “panel” containing game information (taken from the tigfile)
- added “Game Website” button, bringing you to the game author’s website
The game info box isn’t quite as beautiful as I had hoped for, but it works for now.
Also note the empty space below the text box reserved for the game screenshot. The screenshot viewer is in place, but the backend for downloading, resizing and caching the shots isn’t quite there yet. This has to be done in a separate thread or it will slow the entire app down to an unusable mess. So that’s what we’re doing for the next release.
Here’s a screenshot:
To download, get the installer (4.1 Mb exe), or just run your existing version to auto-update it.
This release adds tabs, to deal with the increasing number of listed games. Installed games are now put in a separate tab, and when you click a game to install you are moved to the “Installed” tab to see its progress.
Each tab remembers its position and search/sort settings independenty though, so switching tabs won’t disturb your browsing.
The program now also consumes much less CPU while idle (ie. while games are running), which is always a good thing. Here are some comparison screenshots (click to enlarge):
You can download it here. If you’ve already installed the tiggit client, it will update itself to alpha021 automatically next time you run it.