Elm Story 0.3.0 released — improved editor experience


0.3.0 (Alpha M2) Release Notes

Features

  • Initial support for Tab View Toolbar context e.g. when selecting a node(s) in Scene View, a new 'Center Selection' option is available
  • Contextual menu added to Scene View
    • Right-click on the open grid to quickly add Passages and Jumps at the click location
    • ...Passage node headers to quickly edit and remove
    • ...Jump node headers to quickly remove
  • Support for undo/redo (CMD-Z/Y) in Passage View


Enhancements, fixes, etc.

  • Refactored selections in Game Outline to improve editor experience
    • Selecting passage items will open/focus the parent scene and select the passage node
  • To speed up the editor experience, Passage Views are now embedded within Scene Views
    • Double-click or right-click Passage node headers to edit content
    • When Passage View is visible, click 'Close' in the Tab View Toolbar or press escape to return
  • Passage View content no longer overflows container
  • Added sticky title header to Passage View
  • Passage View will now focus cursor at end of content when opened
  • Passage node hides 'Add Choice' button when not selected
  • Jump node 'Remove Jump' button has been removed


Roadmap

  • 0.4.0September 8th
    • Passage template support for variable identifiers i.e.
      Hello, {playerName}.
    • Choices that support text input from players
  • 0.5.0September 22nd
    • Cut/copy and paste passages, jumps and routes in Scene View
    • Duplicate folders, scenes and passages in Game Outline
  • 0.6.0October
    • Export playable games as web apps
    • Transition from alpha to early access
  • 0.7.0November
    • Tag support and search by tag

Feedback

This is an alpha release and there are bugs. Please report issues you encounter to our subreddit, r/ElmStoryGames.

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Files

Elm Story (Alpha M2) — Mac 78 MB
Version 0.3.0 Aug 25, 2021
Elm Story (Alpha M2) — Linux 78 MB
Version 0.3.0 Aug 25, 2021
Elm Story (Alpha M2) — Windows 58 MB
Version 0.3.0 Aug 25, 2021

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