Week 7

At the seventh week I have done:

  1. implemented Peril’s PDA commands
  2. implemented Peril’s PDA hardcode(thumb moving)
  3. code cleanup
  4. bugfixes

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Finally the engine brach was merged with ScummVm’s main repository. Testers are welcome to download ScummVm from buildbot and test Pink Panther games.

Advantages over original engine:

1) Very low CPU usage even with scaling. The original engine doesn’t have a delay after each frame, so it consumes whole core.

2) Passport To Peril supports sound balance.

3) All advantages which ScummVm offers(scaling, cross-platform, etc)

So what’s left:

  1. Game menu.
  2. ActionText

These features don’t affect gameplay because ActionText is used only in PDA and menu is just needed to quickly navigate through PDA.

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