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Offline Not Sure

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Thank You for supporting PowerPC !!!
« on: February 08, 2012, 06:47:29 PM »
Latest and greatest AIWAR working fine on my old G5 here. We ARE out here. So a big thank you. I had to figure out the line endings on the installbuilder.sh but that info wasn't too hard to find.
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Re: Thank You for supporting PowerPC !!!
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2012, 06:51:55 PM »
Our pleasure!  Glad that's working out well. :)
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Re: Thank You for supporting PowerPC !!!
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2012, 03:10:55 PM »
Though, curious on your timing.  The engine we use just dropped support for powerPC: http://unity3d.com/unity/whats-new/unity-3.5

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Mac OS X 10.4 support is discontinued at this point. Existing pre 3.5 content still can be used with older webplayers.
Unity 3.5 removes support for PowerPC and Dashboard build options on Mac OS X.

We're going to need to upgrade to the latest version of the engine at some point before long, which means that unfortunately newer versions of AI War and AVWW would lose support for those older platforms as well.  I wasn't aware of this until recently, but here was the discussion at the engine forums about this: http://forum.unity3d.com/threads/104661-Poll-what-if-Unity-dropped-old-OSes

Not the news you were hoping for, I'm sure...  :(
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Re: Thank You for supporting PowerPC !!!
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2012, 03:20:45 PM »
That's a shame, though I can understand their reasoning resource-wise.

We should make sure there's a copy of 5.0 and whatever the last non-PPC prerelease is around for those folks, at least.
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Re: Thank You for supporting PowerPC !!!
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2012, 03:38:31 PM »
Yes, for sure.
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