Bt Builder

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Bt Builder is an open source implementation of the Bard's Tale Construction Set. The eventual goal is to make a game builder that can implement the three main Bard's Tale games in addition to Construction Set games. Other possible extensions include Wasteland and Dragon Wars. The editor file formats and custom pictures have been deciphered. At current we do not intend to decipher all file formats instead a new free collection of graphics and sounds will be included with the game. The game interface is fairly usable at the moment. The eidtor is usable but not very user friendly. Some elements are not editable from the UI yet.

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Bt Builder 0.5.14 (source tar & gzipped)

SDL_mng library 0.2.7 (source tar & gzipped)

Bt Builder 0.5.14 (Windows build)

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Recent News

November 11, 2016: Bt Builder 0.5.14 released. Fixed windows build to have a working map editor. Added support for equipping multiple items of one type. For example, you could allow two rings to be equipped at once. The default games do not currently make use of this feature.

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