Alice Update Adds FSAA, Speedups, More
6:00 AM | Andy Largent | Comment on this story
As promised recently by soon-to-be Aspyr employee Brad Oliver, the company has released a patch to their popular 3rd person action/adventure title Alice.
The update makes a large number of additions to the game, modernizing it for OS X with features like Full-Scene Anti Aliasing (FSAA) and multiprocessor support, as well as fixing crashes and speeding up the game overall.
Here's a full list of fixes in the 1.1.1 update:
Head over to MacGameFiles to download the 3.9MB update now.
Aspyr Media (add to watch list)
- The tones for the 3-door puzzle on "Beyond the Wall" should play properly now.
- Alice sports new icons.
- Fixed problem with movies not being centered correctly in some cases.
- Rolled in many fixes and improvements from other Quake3-based Mac ports, including FSAA support, anisotropic filtering, texture compression and SMP support.
- Added HID Manager support.
- Fixed various crashes when loading levels.
- Fixed sound corruption/crash when changing sound settings.
- Removed dependency on OpenTransport, so Alice should launch and run on systems that have OpenTransport disabled now.
- A few new code optimizations are in place, so Alice will in general run faster now.
- Fixed issue with OpenGL and MacOS X that caused gridlines in the various menus.
- Alice would not start if your game monitor was set to 256 colors before launching the app under MacOS 8 & 9.
Westlake Interactive (add to watch list)
Download Alice 1.1.1 Update (3.9MB)
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