PotBS Dev Log
Game Code Updated
Pirates of the Burning Sea developer logs have been updated. You can read about "Get Rid of Lua Day", a mass push by developers to change the game code...
Last Tuesday we celebrated the first official Flying Lab Programmer Holiday, "Get Rid of Lua Day."
Lua is a scripting language that we have been using for the past several years. It has served in a wide variety of ways on the PotBS client, but mostly we have used it for game UI and console commands (like /tell or /toad.)
We've been gradually moving game functionality from Lua into C++ over the past year and a half, but significant chunks of the game were still in Lua, so I took a day out of the schedule for every programmer and we made a single big push to get as much of the lingering Lua out of the game as possible. I would have to call the day a complete success.