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Database Search + submission options
The Puzzlescript games database underwent several improvements. Among them, there are now more submission options, and search was added across all data categories. Search can be triggered by user input and indicated in the URL.
Game bar icon embellishment
The Pedro PSI's game bar now sports cross-platform icons, which activate a nice typewriter tooltip effect on hover, revealing the button function plus the corresponding keyboard shortcut.
All Creative Archive's PWAs are now are playable offline, so this feature is out of beta.
TOCs show now collapsed by default.
LUL development ongoing
Level Unlocking Language parser is being developed, an interesting challenge.
Puzzlescript games database expansion
The Puzzlescript games database now sports over 1300 titles.
Layout colour changes, especially in headers, and font variation added. Minor game bar updates.
LUL in development
The Level Unlocking Language draft is released for discussion.
Users may now perform self-checks by visiting the Status page, which performs automatic tests.
Tables of Contents
Most Creative Archive pages now have an auto-generated Table of Contents. This will be especially useful to document projects like the Pedro PSI's game bar - whose features are also now better documented.
Level titles & selector improvements
The Pedro PSI's game bar now supports assigning level titles from within the hints file. These titles will be shown atop the level selector window, which received some extra polish.
Progressive Web Apps (beta)
All Pedro PSI's games are now (Progressive) Web Apps, so you can now add them to your device's homescreen and play offline!
All tables in the Creative Archive are now sortable.
Towards Progressive Web Apps (PWA)
The Creative Archive has suffered diverse optimisations towards transforming several pages into independent PWAs. Games, for instance, load faster. Plus diverse small accessibility improvements, as suggested by the Lighthouse tool.
This upcoming cryptic puzzle is gaining shape. Animated logo. Sound effects. 14 levels, and counting.
Game-bar extension and auto-rotation
On small screens, such as in mobile devices, the screen will rotate to landscape.
Puzzlescript game database & tools
The world's largest public puzzlescript game database was released for the first time.
Some game making tools were listed, for future reference.
Game bar keyboard shortcuts system
A better keyboard shortcut system was added. Menu navigation using (ctrl+)enter, space, (shift+)tab and arrows has improved.
GIF hints can now be played/paused with enter or space.
Skilleblokker spillet utgitt!
Keyboard Keys styling
Keyboard keys across the Creative Archive are now nicely S T Y L E D.
Undo: press and hold
The game bar's undo button now supports press and hold to undo several moves at once, useful in touch devices.
Custom linear level progressions
The game bar's level selector now supports linear level progression and boss levels.
The game bar's colour now adapts automatically to the color scheme of the current game.
The game bar's now has a fullscreen mode. Activate it by pressing the button or F.
After a mathematical simplification, the Creative Archive's logo, converted to a svg vector, reveals a different pattern on hover.
Burokku Konekuta がリリースされました!
Platformer Template matures into its final version.
Learn first-hand about Pedro PSI's next project!
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