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Here is an overview of the things that I’ve done in 2012. Codexpert Revamped The main site for the Romanian C++ community has a brand new, modern look (all built with HTML5), making things easier to find. We also now feature a blog in English, which is intended to replace the old article section. codexpert.ro…

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Many of you have requested an update of the game, with new elements and challenges. After lot of time in coordinating the translations, the latest update is finally ready, with the exception of the German translation which is not available for the new elements (if anyone interested in helping there, please drop a comment). Alchemy…

Read More Alchemy 2.1 – 500 Elements And New Languages

Version 2.0.3 of Alchemy (released today) is available in 14 languages: Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak and Spanish. According to Wikipedia this sums up to 1.1 – 1.4 billion native speakers. Here is a map with the countries where at least one of these languages is a…

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Alchemy 2.0 brings a modified layout, a set of 44 new elements (to a total of 444), hints, and translation to Hebrew. The most reported bug for Alchemy so far has been the layout mess on small resolution systems, such as netbooks. It wasn’t a bug actually, but a feature. The application required a higher…

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[Update] Alchemy 1.7.5 is out, with support for Italian. I have released Alchemy version 1.7.4 with support for German. No other changes were made to the game. Currently, the game is available in the following languages (except for English): Romanian, Dutch, Czech, Portuguese, Hungarian, French, Danish, German. I want to thank all those that volunteered…

Read More Alchemy in German

Alchemy 1.7 brings a set of 20 new elements (tot a total of 400), allows you to display a timer with the total elapsed play time and is available in French. The 20 new elements are: Alcoholic Mirror Ashtray Peat Ball Rubber Caramel Samurai Clock ScotchWhiskey Firefighter Scotland Firefly Sugar Football SugarCane Juice SwissArmyKnife LightningRod…

Read More Alchemy 1.7 Update: 20 New Elements and New Features

Starting with version 1.6 Alchemy is available in Hungarian. This update brings a new way of deleting elements: you can select elements from the desktop with the mouse while holding the CTRL key pressed and then removed them from the desktop by pressing the Delete key. When they are selected for deletion they are marked…

Read More Alchemy 1.6 Update

Alchemy 1.5 brings a set of new elements (focused on countries), a reorganization of parts of the user interface, translation to new languages and some new features requested by the users. New elements 30 new elements have been added in version 1.5. Most of them are countries. The list of new elements is: Antarctica Germany…

Read More Alchemy 1.5 Update: 30 New Elements and New Features

I have localized Alchemy to Romanian and Dutch and implemented live preview when dragging elements across the desktop area. Button Wikipedia was replaced with a language button. When you click it a new window pops-up displaying a list of available languages. The game language changes immediately. However, since the two lists with the elements are…

Read More Alchemy Update: Now available in Romanian and Dutch