So I just started a web project in TADS 3.1. I don’t have a server to host the game on or anything, but it seemed sensible to me, as far as keeping options open and, say, allowing IFDB to show a “play online” link or whatever.
I can’t speak for how the thing runs in a browser, but the web project option seems to sabotage running it any other way: the compiled .exe returns “Network error: Unable to open game window”, Gargoyle says “VM Error: error reading file” and although the HTML TADS Interpreter works, when you click the cross to close it the window immediately re-opens with the link to the silly games chest that no-one uses.
I guess my question is: is it possible to create a project that plays well on and off line, or do I have to pick one?
Or am I doing something stupid without realising it?
Also, why is eye-gouge pink the default link hover colour?
Also, also building the web page is failing with:
Also, also, also: the uninstaller for the TADS author kit seems pretty borked on Windows 7 when you’re not logged in as an admin. First it ran and did nothing, then running it specifically as an admin it only deleted some of the files. It’s also still in my start menu and all the file associations remain. So much for making sure I had a clean install.
Okay, I’ve installed it back, so hopefully everything is as it should be, but if I could have some way to get this thing off my computer should I desire, that’d be awesome.