Hexen 1.07 released

If you attended the Southwest Show back in February, you’ll know that there was a new release of Hexen from R-Comp, which saw some significant updates over the older version – amongst other things meaning it can now be run on more modern RISC OS computer systems. It seems that the programmer responsible for the updated port of the game, Gerph, has been continuing to improve it, because there is now a new version available – 1.07 – which R-Comp’s Andrew Rawnsley says is a major update.

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Not working network printer drivers now working!

If you use R-Comp‘s Network Printer Drivers, you may have encountered a problem if you’ve also been using recent beta versions of RISC OS 5.29, incorporating changes to FileSwitch. Those changes have brought about compatibility issues with support for HP JetDirect, a technology in use on many network capable printers – not just those from Hewlett-Packard. An update to the Network Printer Drivers software, released this week, addresses the issue – version 2.04 is now available from !Store.

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News nybble: PiTools and 4téTools 1.21 released

R-Comp‘s support packages for the 4té and Raspberry Pi 4 (on which it is based) have both been updated, with the latest versions – 1.21 – both available to download. In the case of PiTools, that’ll be via !Store, and in the case of 4téTools, from the users’ download site, detailed in the machine’s support documentation. The reason for the update is that an issue cropped up with some of the LockScreen options, which have now been resolved.

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