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Newer page: version 6 Last edited on Sunday, August 10, 2003 5:35:56 pm by CraigBox
Older page: version 3 Last edited on Monday, July 29, 2002 6:56:47 pm by CraigBox Revert
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 A cross-platform [DirectX] replacement. 
-AddToMe please  
+Created by Loki Games in their efforts to port various MicrosoftWindows games to the Linux world. Though Loki Games have closed/gone into liquidation, their legacy lives on through their excellent library: SimpleDirectMediaLayer or SDL.  
+SDL was used to port various MicrosoftWindows games to Linux such as Civilization: Call To Power, Descent3 and others. It is OpenSource (LGPL) and now works on many platforms: Windows, Linux, MacOS(X), BeOS ...  
+The base library plus add-ons provide services such as threads, sound, timers, endian independance, image loading, etc. etc. The library is written in C.  
+SDL can be found at []  
 See the [SDLManPages].