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SCummVM for Android

THIS ARTICLE ISN'T LONG!
-- First section = 3 terms related to this topic briefly explained -- Second section = Main article - how to install SCummVM on your android (even new androids) -- Last section = UNIMPORTANT, feel free to skip it, it's only a list of games compatible with your android after installing SCummVM
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SCummVM - Lucasarts' gaming engine used for their good old games / quests like Maniac Mansion, Indiana Jones, Monkey Island etc.
AGI - Sierra's first gaming engine used for their good old quests like King's Quest, Larry quests, Police quests, Space quests.
SCI - Sierra's second gaming engine used for their newer games (since about 1990), the quests programmed with this engine didn't need the text parser but used the mouse for every action needed during the game.

If you have an Android machine (cell phone, tablet) and want to play any game which uses the above gaming engines (scumm, …

Free SVN

I have these small java projects I like to work on.

Mostly I work on them from home, but from time to time I like to work on them using my laptop or if I have an idea while working on other projects, I want to add a feature on work.

The problem is that the source code is at my house on my main computer, so if I want to work on the code elsewhere, I send the code to myself using my gmail, work on it whereever I want and reupload the code to my main computer.

Well, that is a pain in the ... neck.


So I got to the conclusion I must use some sort of version control.

I picked SVN, because that's what we have at work, then installed a SVN server at my house, got a static IP (using dyn-dns) and used my SVN for my java projects.

It worked.


But it's not the best way working those things out.


First of all, my computer isn't on 24\7
Second - my home computer isn't 100% secured as expected from regular servers.
Third - My computer may crash at any time - then what?

So I fiigured I …