Normally I keep this sortof thing to my development blog, but I'm too excited not to share it. As of this morning, TankNet is officially online!
"TankNet" is what im calling the master server system im using for Tankz. It's a server browser so that you don't need to know the IP of the game you're joining.
I've added mouse support to the menus as well, so you can click your way through the whole thing. When a server goes online, it publishes itself to the master server. When you click "Join Via TankNet" in the main menu, it brings you to the server browser screen. It queries TankNet for a list of active servers. The user can then either refresh the server list, or highlight the desired server and click "Join".. and voila! Connected!
Normally I don't post development progress, but IMO this is a major milestone.
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