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Recovering from GDC

Just to give everyone an update, GDC has finally come and gone and we should finally be able to dedicate some time to WiiBuddy for Windows and make some actual progress. We have a plan of attack and I’m fairly confident in it.

Aside from that, I’ve been working on an entirely separate iPhone game. In a short while, I should be posting some video and good news.


9 responses to “Recovering from GDC

  1. Matt Nicholson April 6, 2013 at 1:41 am

    great, looking forward to the windows support. thanks for the update.

  2. Matt robinson April 6, 2013 at 6:58 am

    If I buy the mac version now (I have a slow mac I can use to try it) will I have to buy the PC version later?

  3. gregtamargo April 6, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    The PC version will be integrated into the same WiiBuddy product already on the Asset Store. So every time we update it, you will be able to download the update for free.

  4. Emmanuel May 13, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Hey any news about the Windows version ? Will it handle the latest Wiimotes ?

    • gregtamargo May 14, 2013 at 12:09 am

      Hey. Sorry it took me this long to reply. This one got by me. I should have news about WiiBuddy for Windows in the next week or so. As for the latest Wiimotes, we were able to get all the newer remotes to work with the Mac version. So I’m optimistic about the Windows version. Hopefully I’ll find out soon enough. The school year is ending this week, so I should be able to get some help from my Windows-based friends.

  5. pleribus May 21, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    Hi guys,

    Want to express interest in the Windows version of WiiBuddy. Can you add me to any email list you have for announcing when it’s ready.

  6. zalo June 26, 2013 at 9:54 am

    I got UniWii working in Unity, but it can only track ONE IR point at a time! I discovered the reason Wiimotes have a hard time connecting to Unity is because the newer Unity versions on Windows automatically make a connection with any potential joysticks (to the exclusivity of everything else, even libraries). So I worked around it by deleting all the inputs (Edit>Project Settings>Input) so that Size says “0”, and then I changed the .NET compatibility to .NET 2.0 in Edit>Project Settings>Player>Other Settings. Please get a Windows version of WiiBuddy working ASAP!

    • gregtamargo June 26, 2013 at 2:21 pm

      Wow. Thanks man. We ran into that exact problem forever ago and since have tried to get around the joystick conflict issue by rewriting everything in C++ instead of the C# that we had. This led to other issues such as Unity crashing when we tried to connect and the DLL not even being found unless it was on the same computer as we had compiled it. It’s been very frustrating and confusing since I’m still very new to both C++ and Visual Studio (such a silly compiler to give me such issues).

      If what you’re saying pans out, we should be able to not only go back to our old code, but maybe even get it working on Unity Indie for Windows. Truly, you would be a savior to all.

      I’ve contacted my partner about this. Hopefully, we’ll be able to get things rolling ASAFP.

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