Osmos, Updates, and Floating-Point Determinism

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Dev, iPhone/iPad, Multiplayer, Osmos | 7 Comments
Osmos, Updates, and Floating-Point Determinism

We just released Osmos 2.4.0 on iOS – our first release in almost 4 years. Why the long hiatus? Was it because 2.3.1, our previous release, was perfect? No, though it was solid and stable, and we were happy with it. Rather, it was due to our reliance on “floating-point determinism” for multiplayer. And for […]

Multiplayer Comes to Android!

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Android, Multiplayer | 15 Comments

As promised, multiplayer Osmos has come to Android! This is a free update, and includes 6 distinct arenas in which players can play against each other — both locally and online — in a mote-eat-mote absorption-fest of skill and strategy. This update also includes many audio/visual improvements. Local play is supported over Wi-fi, and online […]

L337 Osmos

Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in iPhone/iPad, Multiplayer, Osmos | 3 Comments

[Note: if all you want is to play some hardcore Osmos multiplayer games, feel free to skip this post and come straight to our new forum.] We’ve put a lot of work into Osmos multiplayer – about 3 man-years across 4 people – and (modesty aside) we’re really proud of it. Technically, we feel it’s […]

What we’re up to…

Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 in Android, Dev, iPhone/iPad, Linux, Multiplayer, Osmos | 10 Comments

Things have been fairly quiet on the Hemisphere blog recently. The last year saw us busy on: Osmos Multiplayer, which we released on iOS this Summer, and updated soon after with voice-chat. This is where we spent most (read, a lot!) of our time. The Android port, released at the beginning of the year. A […]