[project1dev] Re: Operating System Poll

  • From: Kent Petersen <kentkmp@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 18:54:11 -0700

XP

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 5:08 PM, Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Ok.
>
> When i finish the lighting thing how bout i put it out as shader model 3
> and we see if anyone has any issues with it.  Does that sound ok?
>
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 4:43 PM, eric drewes <figarus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> XP here also
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 7:08 PM, Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>> Good point...
>>>
>>> well i just found out that vista isnt required for shader model 3, but
>>> that you have to have a vid card that supports sm3.
>>>
>>> hrms...
>>>   On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 4:04 PM, Joshua Myers <joshjkm@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Supporting XP is a must IMO.
>>>> In theory tons and tons of computers out there are still running XP. I
>>>> don't think we are a good subsample of the population of the eventual
>>>> target.
>>>> I don't know of any current publishers that would exclude XP because of
>>>> the lost sales and angry people that would rise from the darkness...
>>>>
>>>> just my two cents tho.
>>>>
>>>> OSX here :P
>>>>
>>>>  On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hey does everyone have vista or is anyone still running XP?
>>>>>
>>>>> If we had to, do you guys think it would be a big deal to require vista
>>>>> to play our game (assuming everyone has it in the first place!)
>>>>>
>>>>> Just wondering because you need vista for directx version 10, and you
>>>>> need dx10 to be able to use shader model 3 which makes some things easier
>>>>> than using shader model 2.
>>>>>
>>>>> But, of course that makes it require vista :P
>>>>>
>>>>> So what you guys usin? (:
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>

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