Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

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Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#1 » Wed Dec 28, 2016 2:48 pm

The source code for the original Postal has been released and the original devs are requesting that someone port it to the Dreamcast! Well I guess technically they said "Dremcast" but I'm fairly certain that's a typo. :lol: Some talented developer get on this and add online multiplayer while you're at it! ;)

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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#2 » Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:00 pm

looks very interesting I never played this game before or saw it much Would be nice to port to DC =)
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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#3 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:05 pm

Has anything come of this porting to the Dreamcast?
THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT IS A LIE.

If you want it, come and take it from me. If you think you can, you still dont know me.

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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#4 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:30 am

Last time i tried (it was in Early 2017), i was not even able to get the game to work properly on Linux.
The good thing is that it does not use hardware acceleration, which makes things a bit easier.
The game uses SDL 2.0 but that can be switched to SDL 1.2 with some efforts.

However, the code is a huge mess, especially the code that handles directories and filepaths.
It hates relative paths and i need that for the DC. Usually, it's not an issue except this one...

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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#5 » Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:10 am

this would be cool. anything come of this?

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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#6 » Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:28 pm

Postal 2 was fantastic

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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#7 » Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:04 pm

Okay, just thinking outside the box... But, could JoshProd publish it with the teams blessing? Would be awesome to have a post-death release on the DC!
https://youtu.be/XcyBq8vZ3Yg <----- Dreamcast gameplay videos

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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#8 » Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:23 pm

Just in case anyone feels the need, you can grab the source here:

https://archive.org/details/postal_source

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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#9 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:12 am

Retro Sumus working on it.

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Re: Postal Now Open Source, Devs Asking for Dreamcast Port

Post#10 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:21 am

Xenociders is gold, they Can focus on other project.

[Édit] postal is the game you have to kill everyone in a poor village ?

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