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Creative Adventure Toolkit (adventure creator) test version 1.0 now available.
CAT is an easy to use text adventure authoring system.
This program will be updated regularly. Any feedback appreciated.
Please delete any previous versions from your hard drive before unzipping the download
CAT program updated 28 January 2000
(THIS IS THE FULL VERSION)
Download The Creative Adventure Toolkit
(catadv.zip --- 1.2 mb approx)
Requirements: Windows 3.11 ; Windows 95 ; Windows 98 ; 8mb RAM ; 4mb HD space
27 Jan 2000
New version uploaded.
25 Jan 2000
ADDED - Registration details.
ADDED - 'keypress' action and 'logopic' action (enables logopic to be changed during game)
22 Jan 2000
NEW - Bitmap picture previewer on new 'Tools' Menu (Credit: Alyce Watson @ Liberty Basic Newsgroup)
20 Jan 2000
ADDED 'List Connections' menu option on Location Editor. (Handy for printed records of exits)
IMPROVED - Listing of Locations, Objects, Messages now faster. (Blank entries not listed)
18 Jan 2000
ADDED Windows Help File 'Cathelp.hlp' now included to replace txt file (launched by 'help' button)
15 Jan 2000
Uploaded CAT v1.0 test version for testing/feedback/bug reports etc.
14 Jan 2000
Final checks and get final test version of program readied.
UPDATED 'cathelp.txt' instruction document (eventually will be a WINDOWS help file)
13 Jan 2000
NEW Runtime version of CAT ready - enables standalone runnable distributable games!
NEW added 'link', 'picdir' and 'savesdir' actions to allow creation of multi-part games!
12 Jan 2000
With the correction of bugs listed below, it is now possible to write an adventure!
NEW added tooltips to Toolbar buttons (in Win95+ version. credit: Alyce Watson @ Liberty Basic Newsgroup)
ADDED numeric room number indicator on Connections Window
ADDED 'Information' menu option on Character/Object Attributes menu
FIXED bug in Vocabulary Editor on 'Select' buttons
FIXED bug in Response, T1 and T2 Editors occurring if other menu options selected while amending entries
CHANGED Vocabulary Editor 'Select' buttons to 'Amend'
10 Jan 2000
NEW pull-down menu now implemented to Vocabulary Editor
FIXED bug in Object Editor on 'Static Object' option
CHANGED pull-down menu on Intro Editor to remove unnecessary options
CHANGED 'Text' menu on Main Window to read 'Editors' menu
CHANGED Dialog Boxes on Object & Character Attribute Menu Options to be more informative
04 Jan 2000
Program ready for testing/debugging/alterations etc
15 Aug 1999
Began writing program
FOR THE FUTURE:
Short demo game database
Hopefully a wave file previewer
Improved Editors for data entry
Email Philip Richmond, author of Creative Adventure Toolkit
Come back soon!