ANN: Paranoia 1.3 released (OO rewrite)

Sean P. Kane spk00 at
Wed Jan 12 06:01:46 CET 2005

Paranoia 1.3 has been released!

What is it?

Paranoia 1.3 is a port to Python from C of the old "paranoia" console 
game that used to be distributed with the bsd-games package, but has 
long since been removed. I ported this from C to Python as an exercise 
in learning Python and because I was suffering a serious bout of 
boredom and nostalgia.

Paranoia is based on the role playing game, by the same name, that was 
very popular amoung a certain set during the 1980's and is making a 
resurgance today.

Note that this release is as identical to the oringal game as I could 
make it within reason. I'm not a C coder, so I may have missed some 
functionality, but I don't think so. If you notice any errors or have 
any suggestions on cleaning up the Python code, please feel free to 
contact me.

Where can I get it?
============== and the original c code that it is based on are currently 
avaliable from:

# =======
# 1.3 - 11 Jan 2005
# + Massive Object Oriented re-working done by: Steven Bethard
# + A few nice changes from Scott David Daniels
# 1.2.1 - 10 Jan 2005
# + Greatly improved next_page method based on code from Andy Gimblett 
# 1.2 - 03 Jan 2005
# + Initially started porting application

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