Author Archives: J. D. Bartlett

Free Mercurial hosting for open source projects on GitLab fork Heptapod

The Trosnoth source code has been kept in a Mercurial repository on BitBucket since not long after we migrated from Subversion many years ago. But BitBucket no longer supports Mercurial repositories: all existing Mercurial repositories on BitBucket will be shut … Continue reading

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Fixing grub error about unsigned kernel in Ubuntu

Just a quick note in case someone else runs into the same issue as me: I have a machine running Ubuntu 18.04 (LTS), and in order to get some of the hardware working, I used ukuu to upgrade the kernel … Continue reading

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Trosnoth Development Priority: Simple Server Deployment

Earlier this year, a volunteer on Übertweak tried to use Trosnoth on camp, but couldn’t work out how to run and configure a Trosnoth server. In the current version of Trosnoth, the server is not shipped in any easy-to-use bundle; … Continue reading

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Trosnoth in 2018 and Beyond

The past year has been a good year for Trosnoth. Over this time, we have: migrated Trosnoth to Python 3 made several UI improvements, including adding indicator lights around orbs, showing the short names of friendly players on the minimap, … Continue reading

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Timelapse Trosnoth Development Video

Sometimes an artist in residence program has a closing exhibition. In October 2018 I was pygame.org’s virtual artist in residence. As a kind of closing exhibition for this artist residency, I’ve put together a time-lapse video of most of my … Continue reading

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