History: Progress!

Published: 04-Jan-2022

With the issue of the GUI (Temporarily. Ooh! Foreshadowing!) resolved, efforts moved to making the software actually do something.

The first iteration of the server was built. Written in C and backed by a MariaDB database, it used encapsulated IPX packets to communicate with the client. Using wrapped IPX packets allowed it to be compatible with DOSBox's built in IPX network support (more on this later, too).