Applets RIP

So Java Applets are dead now, at least for the purposes of a little site like this one. (If you can still run Applets, then for heaven’s sake install the latest Java update before bad things come down the internet and eat your computer!)

What that means for me is that I have to find a new way to deploy my games.  Probably what I’ll do is package them up as Runnable JARs, which can then be downloaded and run on any machine that has Java installed.  Not as user-friendly as Applets, but easy for me to do at least.  Mini Quests on the other hand may get some special treatment.  Through the magic of libGDX, I’m going to try converting it into an HTML5 app, so there’s a chance it may be playable in the browser still.

At any rate, that’s the plan.

Bye-bye Applets.

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