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Frequently Asked Questions

Q) Is the Source Code included in Overlord, Legends of Magic, Xeroid and Mop Tops and may I use it in my own projects?
A) Yes the source code is included (see !RunImage) and may be used as a basis for your own software

Q) Are Overlord, Legends of Magic, Xeroid and Mop Tops compatible with the RISC PC?
A) No. Overlord, Legends of Magic and Xeroid run between 5 and 10 times slower on Strong ARM RISC PC and requires a minimum of of 2 MB VRAM. The minimum supported specification is the Iyonix.

Mop Tops requires 6MB of video RAM and faster true colour SVGA sprite operations than the RISC PC can perform.

Q) Are more games in development?
A) Yes. We are actively developing new games for RISC OS and this website will be updated with information in due course

Q) How well does Xeroid and Legends of Magic run on the Iyonix?
A) These games run at a comparable speed to the Raspberry Pi 1

Q) How well does Overlord run on the Iyonix?
A) The game has been beta and play tested on the Iyonix. However, performance is not as good as the Rasperry Pi.

Q) How about Mop Tops on the Iyonix?
A) Mop Tops runs very slowly on the Iyonix with a low frame rate
Q) Are you interested in my ideas and thoughts on possible RISC OS games or software?
A) We want to develop games that RISC OS users want to play. Please e-mail us with your thoughts (See the About page for contact details)

Q) Are updates to Overlord, Legends of Magic, Xeroid and Mop Tops free?
A) Yes. Updates are free and delivered via the PlingStore. CDs include a PlingStore code that may be used to download updates