Nightdive Studios, the workforce engaged on System Shock Remastered, have launched the supply code for the unique 1994 Looking Glass sport.
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In the latest update on the Kickstarter page for the remaster mission, Nightdive present a hyperlink to the unaltered source code, initially found by OtherSide Entertainment. However, getting the traditional System Shock up and working isn’t fairly so simple as downloading the archive and hitting play – the code is Power Mac native, Nightdive clarify, so that you’ll want to make use of an emulator.
Nightdive level out a pair fascinating issues they found whereas poring over System Shock’s supply code, equivalent to the truth that it principally makes use of mounted level moderately than floating level computation, and a pair fascinating rendering tips the sport makes use of attributable to technological constraints of the period.
After happening a quick hiatus, Nightdive announced they’re nonetheless forging forward with the System Shock Remastered mission after reevaluating their strategy to bringing the sport to trendy platforms. They’re tentatively taking a look at a 2020 launch date.