Posted Mon, Aug 14, 2006 by LadySirse
Matthías Guðmundsson answer questions about the changes coming up in EVE with the change to Windows Vista and integration of Vivox
GamersInfo sets out to find out how these changes will effect gameplay for EVE Online. Matthías Guðmundsson, Lead Progammer at EVE Online offers his answers...
GamersInfo.net: What's the biggest difference about working on the new Windows Vista platform?
Matthías Guðmundsson: Vista brings mainly two new things for us. One is DirectX 10 and the other is tightened security. The new graphic engine will take advantage of unique new features in DirectX 10. We will have to make sure our code jives with the new security model in Vista. This mostly concerns installing and patching, as well as writing to the cache folder. Vista also has new features like the Game Explorer which we will look into.
Keep reading to learn more about the changes coming up and about Matthías Guðmundsson.