Arch Linux: NAEV now included in Community repository.

The packages (naev and naev-data) are still quite new, so some mirrors may not have synced yet.

Special thanks to cleanrock, who created and maintained the Arch User Repository PKGBUILD, and to those who voted for NAEV’s inclusion in the official repositories, without which we’d likely not . . . → Read More: Arch Linux: NAEV now included in Community repository.

NAEV is now a social butterfly.

So, we’ve got the forum up, this blog, and now an Identi.ca account (which will also submit its posts to Twitter automatically, take your pick) for those who aren’t fond of RSS feeds.

Suffice to say, the Web 2.0 transformation is complete.

To keep this post at least somewhat development-related: we may be releasing a soundtrack alongside 0.5.0. . . . → Read More: NAEV is now a social butterfly.

NAEV forum added.

To complement this blog, we’ve now added a forum to the site.

It’s somewhat bare at the moment, but it should provide a good venue for feedback, and it’s certainly a more familiar format for many users who aren’t used to mailing lists and IRC channels.

The observant NAEV players among you may have noticed that the blog . . . → Read More: NAEV forum added.

Sporadic NAEV Newsletter Vol. 1


As I’m aware, much of our community isn’t on IRC, so I’ve decided to start a Sporadic NAEV Newsletter to try to show off what is going on and what we’re doing these days with NAEV. This could be the last and I don’t know when the next will be done, hence “sporadic”. Off we go!

State . . . → Read More: Sporadic NAEV Newsletter Vol. 1

It’s shiny and new.

I’ve griped numerous times that between releases, NAEV is a very quiet project.

The vast majority of our discussions occur on our IRC channel, which typically has around 30 users. Each of our releases sees thousands of downloads, yet even the mailing list has less than a hundred subscribers.

That is to say, our discussions never reach more . . . → Read More: It’s shiny and new.