We are looking to propagate the IwGame engine beyond the platforms currently supported by the Marmalade SDK and as such we are considering porting IwGame to a number of other platforms in the near future. Which platforms would you like to see support for the most (you can select up to 3):
When we begin porting, some things will unfortunately change as we would need to abstract all Marmalade specific functionality away from the engine to enable easier porting. Mostly this will involve hardware specific functionality and replacement of things such as resource groups. We will however do our best to minimise the disruptions.
Porting will begin when we reach around v0.50, so hopefully in a few months time.
If you are interested in porting IwGame to a different platform then please let us know.
Thanks for voting!
Want to begin raising awareness of a new computer that’s coming out very soon called the Raspberry Pi (http://www.raspberrypi.org/). It’s basically a $25 credit sized computer that plugs into a display / keyboard etc.. I like to call it mini-awesome!
The computer is reported to have better performance than the iPhone 4S. Heres the basic specs:
- The SoC is a Broadcom BCM2835. This contains an ARM1176JZFS, with floating point, running at 700Mhz, and a Videocore 4 GPU. The GPU is capable of BluRay quality playback, using H.264 at 40MBits/s. It has a fast 3D core accessed using the supplied OpenGL ES2.0 and OpenVG libraries.
- RAM 128MB (Model A), 256MB (Model B)
- USB Ports: 1 (2 on Model B)
- Video Outputs: Composite RCA, HDMI
- Audio Outputs: 3.5 mm jack, HDMI
- On-board Storage: SD / MMC / SDIO card slot
- On-board Network: None (Model A) , 10/100 Ethernet (RJ45) (Model B)
And its small enough to fit in your wallet! Like I said mini-awesome
We are so impressed with this little marvel that we are considering porting the IwGame Engine over to enable hobbyist and indie developers to get games up and running quickly on the platform.
Would like to hear your thoughts on the Raspberry Pi