February 27, 2016Filed under micro#gaming#programming languages#rust#software developmentMarkdown source

I posted these as a series of tweets.

Fired up and played the demo for Elite Dangerous on my Parallels VM. Made me want to buy it. But of course, I’d prefer to play it natively.

Of course, it’s available for Mac. But my (more than a decade old) joystick doesn’t have any support on OS X. No drivers, full stop.

You can find software out there which recognizes it, of course—but it’s quirky and doesn’t behave well.

Looks like opportunity calling.

I might—might, I say, not will—end up seeing if I can write the requisite pieces in Rust. Because that seems like a good plan.