Doryen library:Reviews

From RogueBasin
Jump to: navigation, search

Contents

Review of the Doryen library by PaulBlay

Usage background

Preferred IDE : Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition

Preferred Platform : Windows XP

Other requirements sought : Unicode support / Works with SQLite

Experience with Doryen library

libtcod (aka the Doryen library) is dependent on SDL dlls being made available to the project. The instructions are available online and are relatively clear. I had some trouble because the subsystem in linker settings must be set to "Not set" or "Console" while I had it at "Windows". No compiler warnings were prompted by including "libtcod.hpp". At first glance the functionality would appear to be quite impressive, although the implementation appears a little intimidating to someone at my (low) level of C++ 'expertise'.

Conclusion

As soon as it gets to "TCODConsole" stuff it exits with the message "The thread 'Win32 Thread' (0x694) has exited with code 1 (0x1)". I'm going to put this on the backburner for now.

This is in the FAQ, and it's usually because the font ("terminal.png") is not in the executable's directory. Jotaf 19:08, 21 July 2009 (UTC)
Personal tools