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Re: [vox] lokigames book discount for lugs
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Re: [vox] lokigames book discount for lugs

begin: Micah Cowan <micah@cowanbox.com> quote
> On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 05:12:28PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > if you ever wanted to order a game ported by loki, now is the time to
> > do it...
> > 
> > they have an online ordering service.   :)
> If anyone decides that Loki's Rune looks pretty damn good (which it
> does), just keep in mind that it requires a combination of swap and
> physical memory of 512MB (just for loading in between levels - sounds
> like *supremely* crappy programming if you ask me).  If you have
> kernel 2.4.*, make that total physical memory or total swap, since
> (according to Loki) Linux 2.4 "effectively" sets aside a chunk of swap
> equal to physical memory.
> This really burned me - I can't play until I've bought more memory or
> a new hard-drive (which I'm planning on doing anyway).
i just ordered rune yesterday.  it DOES look pretty good.   :-)

on their website, they give the requirements:

   RAM 64 MB RAM minimum, 128 MB RAM recommended
   (512 MB combined RAM and swap required)

micah, can't you set the amount of swap via kernel args?  something like

have to admit, i don't think i've ever seen a game require this kind of

if you get it working in the next week, i'd be interested in hearing your
comments on the game.   after 7 days, i'm hoping to be able to see for
myself.  :-)


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