[WF-General] ACORN: Help Needed for Release Announcement!!!
jason at oppel.net
Tue Oct 17 10:37:41 PDT 2000
Before you guys start submitting press releases to the community it would
be nice if you could wait until I spruce up the Acorn page and make
presentable. I'll get this finished some time today and send a notice out
to general@ ok guys? We want to make a good impression don't we? :)
On Tue, 17 Oct 2000, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> * Notify LinuxToday: http://linuxtoday.com/contribute.php3
> * Notify LinuxWeeklyNews: http://www.linuxweeklynews.com
> * Notify Imaginary Realities: imaginaryrealities.imaginary.com
> * Notify Linux Game Development: http://sunsite.auc.dk/linuxgames
> * Notify Linux Game Tome: http://www.happypenguin.org/
> * Nofity Tux Games: http://www.tuxgames.com/
> * Notify other game development sites as discovered.
> As to a time frame to complete these... Let's shoot for a week, or at
> most two.
> Here is a sample announce message that you can base your posting on, if
> you would like:
> After several months of development, WorldForge is proud to announce the
> release the second alpha version of "Acorn", an epic pig herding game.
> This game is a technology demo for UClient, Cyphesis, and Atlas, as well
> as an opportunity to display some of the WorldForge artists' work.
> Acorn is a client-server 2D-iso game in the style of various multiplayer
> graphical roleplaying games, but where instead of fighting monsters, the
> objective is to raise and fatten pigs for sale to the friendly butcher.
> He who brings home the most bacon by the end of the game wins!
> Since Acorn is still in alpha, in addition to the usual flora and fauna
> in the game, you may be fortunate enough to encounter some strange and
> marvelous bugs and horrid misfeatures. Please describe your findings at
> our SourceForge bug tracker:
> More information on Acorn is available here:
> General mailing list
> General at mail.worldforge.org
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