Thursday, January 11, 2007
S.C. Out is a logic/puzzle game for Pocket PCs with Windows Mobile operating system.
The goal of the game is to destroy the alien head on each level with a portable bomb using your advanced spaceship, while going through deadly mazes, solving sweating puzzles and avioding enemy creatures.
It has been toroughly tested on a Fujitsu Siemens Pocket LOOX 420, but it should run on any WM PPCs with at least a PXA255 200Mhz or equivalent ARM/XSCALE processor.
The original S.C. Out game was written by KALISTO, a French software company which does not exist anymore. The copyright status of the game is uncertain, but seems to be in a state which can be called "abandonware". This means this game has absolutely no support left, the company which created it "abandoned" the game or ceased to exist. Thus the PPC version is only the engine of the game rewritten from scratch, and can not be played by itself. It contains 3 test levels made in the original games editor so it can be tested. In order to play the original 101 levels of the game, You must have (or get) the original game and copy the LEVEL.DAT file from the original to the directory you installed the game on the PPC. The game can play any levels created with the original level editor. These APP_XXX.CIA file shoul be copied to the game directory as well.
To install the game simply extract the .zip file to a separate directory and start the scout.exe executable.