SmartCell will release the first Shadow of Legend MMORPG demos in 10 days!
Iíve elaborated a lot on Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) games in my Multiplayer Bible
and Pocket PC 3D Acceleration Bible
. Up to now, unfortunately, there only have been two clients available for the Pocket PC; namely,
- the Java-based Wyvern, which did have some Java incompatibility and / or speed problems
- the Russian-language, non-free Sphere by Nikita.
Fortunately, this seems to change in the future. SmartCell
, of which Iíve reviewed several products of (see for example this AquaForce 1.1
and this TextPlus
review / tutorial) is working on a really promising, Pocket PC-compliant (!) MMORPG called Shadow of Legend
, which even has its own top-level homepage here
, which may be worth checking out. There still isnít much tangible stuff in there (unfortunately, the first demo game clients will only be released in early January as can also be read in here
); however, at least there are three MP3 files
and two trailers
This is indeed a very promising project. Iíll report as soon as a playable demo is released.
By the way, in addition to the above links, I also recommend this PPCT thread
on similar subjects.
(By the way, still speaking of SmartCellís product line, they still (?) havenít ported RemotePlus
to the Pocket PC. Hope they change their minds soon Ė as will also be explained in my forthcoming, biiiiiiiiig roundup of all Pocket PC -> PC remote controller solutions, Pocket PC-based Terminal Server / Services clients are all pretty bad and a decent alternative would be more than welcome.)
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