Blog Posts

Incoherent ramblings, project updates, reviews, and other writings fallen into the ether.

Spadille Broken (for the time being)

Since I keep getting messages from every direction about this, I figured I’d make a post.

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Visual Studio - .resx file complication bug with ImageList

Visual Studio’s WinForm designer is outstanding in many ways. But recently I’ve found myself in a bit of a situation when using the designer along with an ImageList.

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Punkbuster - Busting everybody BUT the Punks

Over a span of the last 2-3 months, I’ve had the joy of dealing with one of the most controversial anti-cheat softwares to date - Punkbuster.

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Spadille 1.5.1

Just released a small patch for Spadille. Fixes some bugs listed below:

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Spadille 1.5 - Fashionably Late

Wanna know something that makes you feel like a dead-beat?

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Ace of Spades Key Mapper

Recently there have been a lot of people asking how to map controls in Ace of Spades. For those who don’t know, Ace of Spades allows controls to be configured via scan codes by editing the controls.ini file located in the installation directory. Within the file, there is a URL that links to a scan code chart. For the most part, this chart will suffice, until you realize that Ace of Spades uses DirectInput scan codes, which can differ from those on the chart.

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An Update On Some Stuff and Stuff

Website

So after some deliberation, procrastination, and soda, I’ve decided to become an ever-so trendy WordPress adopter. I’ve been using WordPress for a for months, but only a few times and it was working parallel to my own site I hand wrote.

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Spadille 1.4.9 - Ready for Ace of Spades 0.60 Beta

It hasn’t been long since the last update, but since than Ace of Spades 0.60 Beta has been released with some new file formats and a bunch of cool new features.

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Spadille 1.4.8 Released

Well, it’s been well over a month since the last update so I figured one was due.  There are a lot of changes trying to polish a few existing features, as well as some new ones. A new update should be out in due time (a lot sooner next time hopefully) with some more features I’ve been wanting to add for quite some time.

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Spadille 1.4.7 Released

Well Ace of Spades 0.58 is out now so it’s time to release an update for Spadille.  It’s been updated to support the shotgun and new sounds files. Admin tools have also been added allowing server admins to easy manage the new ban lists and admin lists. One particular feature is banlist syncing, where the global blacklist (seen here) is appended to the existing banlist. Any subsequent syncs will appropriately add any new bans, as well as remove any bans which have been removed from the global blacklist.

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