[WF-General] ACORN: Help Needed for Release Announcement!!!

The Begg's begg at paradise.net.nz
Wed Oct 18 20:02:05 PDT 2000

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bryce Harrington" <bryce at neptune.net>
Newsgroups: worldforge.general
To: <general at worldforge.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2000 10:01 PM
Subject: [WF-General] ACORN: Help Needed for Release Announcement!!!

> Good news: We're ready to publically announce the release the 0.2.0
> alpha of Acorn.  People who have tried it out in Linux have been very
> impressed (myself especially!)

Now I really need to beg my friend next door to let me put my linux box on
the net (he has a cable modem)  ;-)

> This is a *major* *achievement* for WorldForge.  While this is the
> second release of Acorn, it's the first release of anything that plays
> like a real game.  There's even little background bird chirpy noises!

This is cool.  I can't wait to get started, and I'm looking forwad to many
more great games.

> We've got a little work to do to prepare for the announcement, and I'd
> like to ask for help in getting these things done.  I've assembled a big
> "todo list", and divided it out by name.  While you are in no way
> obligated to do the tasks assigned, if everyone can chip in to do two
> things, it will make it much easier on everyone else.  I've also listed
> some extra tasks at the end for anyone to do.  Please volunteer to help
> out with some of these!

> Lee:
>    * Update the WorldForge project FAQ:
>      http://www.worldforge.org/website/helpdesk/faq/


>    * Update the Top Ten Things About WorldForge page:
>      http://www.worldforge.org/website/about/topten

....and done  ;-)



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