News - 2008
Gem Drop X (new) and Madbomber (update) for PalmOS 5 -
November 6, 2008
An updated version of
SDL for PalmOS
has been released, and project lead Thomas Borris has released a new
version of our Mad Bomber game for
PalmOS. He also ported our game
Gem Drop X to PalmOS, too.
New and Updated BeOS/ZETA/Haiku Releases -
September 23, 2008
Two more of our games are now available for BeOS and compatible
platforms: Entombed! and
Also, updated versions of Defendguin,
Circus Linux! and
Gem Drop X are available.
Announcing libcrtxy -
August 5, 2008
We're creating a library for developing vector-based games
in the style of classic arcade games, with the goal of being
scalable and user-centric. See the website for more details,
screenshots, and an initial source-code download.
Defendguin available for Mac OS X -
July 5, 2008
We've received a build of Defendguin thsat should work on
Intel Macs. Enjoy!
Tux Paint 0.9.20 available -
July 1, 2008
Tux Paint 0.9.20 includes some minor bug fixes, nearly 100 new
pieces of art for the Stamps tool, and once again supports older
versions of Windows (95/98/ME).
See the press release for more.
Circus Linux! for PlayStation2 -
June 10, 2008
Circus Linux! has been ported to Sony PlayStation2.
(Note: a mod-chip and homebrew tools are required to use it.)
Bill Kendrick interviewed by Punto Informatico -
June 6, 2008
Tux Paint's lead developer is interviewed about
open source educational software, and Tux4Kids' participation
in this year's Google Summer of&nsbp;Code program,
and Tux Paint, of course.
Vectoroids for PlayStation 2 -
June 4, 2008
We've just been told that Vectoroids is available for
the PS2. (Once we know what's required to run it, we'll
updated the new PS2 page on our site.)
More MorphOS ports -
June 1, 2008
We just discovered that Defendguin,
Gem Drop X and
Vectoroids had been ported to
an operating system for Amiga and Pegasos computers.
Circus Linux! in Linux Journal -
May 13, 2008
Circus Linux! was reviewed in the 'Learning...Disguised' article
in the June 2008 issue of
Bill Kendrick interviewed by ComputerWorld -
May 2, 2008
Bill Kendrick is interviewed by Computerworld Australia.
Tux Paint receives 5-stars from Softpedia again -
April 25, 2008
Tux Paint was once again given a
"Editor's Pick" review from
Vectoroids for UIQ-based phones -
April 22, 2008
Our asteroid-shooting game has been ported to handsets running the
Tux4Kids to participate in this year's Google Summer of Code -
March 17, 2008
organization, which includes our
Tux Paint project,
TuxMath (originally developed by NBS), and TuxTyping, applied to
be a mentoring organization in this year's GSoC program, and
Vectoroids available for iStation V43 portable music player -
February 27, 2008
Our asteroid-shooting game has been ported to the
music player. Here's
photograph. Hopefully more of our games will follow!
Bill Kendrick on 'Jumping Monkeys' -
January 28, 2008
Bill Kendrick, lead developer of
Tux Paint, was interviewed
on episode 31 of
This Week in Tech's
"Jumping Monkeys" netcast.
Mad Bomber for PalmOS (GarnetOS) -
January 15, 2008
SDL has been
ported to the
PalmOS 5 mobile platform,
and our game Mad Bomber is now