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bad surprise this morning, pico-8 html exports have no sound in chrome.

I guess my chrome browser got an update (Version 66.0.3359.139), and now you have to actively click on an element to get sound? the problem with pico-8 is that somehow when sound output is "denied" at boot it doesn't come back.

it's ok on the bbs since you have to click on a play button. the fix on itch.io is to uncheck the "Automatically start on page load" box to get a play button. didn't find that option on gamejolt and I don't know about newgrounds and others.

In any case that's a trend that's here to stay, I've heard about that on macos/ios a while ago and I guess it will eventually happen on all browsers.

so pico-8 exports should get the play button too? or make it so the sound eventually comes back when authorised?

P#52364 2018-05-04 06:29 ( Edited 2018-05-06 22:44)

:: Felice

I think it'll have to start recognizing whether or not it's the element with focus.

It's already a problem that it keeps on taking keyboard events even when it isn't. If I run an app in browser and then start typing up a response to the post it's in, my keystrokes do things in the app. They shouldn't.

P#52368 2018-05-04 14:01 ( Edited 2018-05-04 18:02)
:: Felice
P#52369 2018-05-04 14:02 ( Edited 2018-05-04 18:02)
P#52405 2018-05-05 11:06 ( Edited 2018-05-05 15:06)

I updated my html template in compliance with the new autoplay policy changes in chrome 66
(a play button appears when autoplay is denied)
find it there: https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=31000

P#52472 2018-05-06 18:44 ( Edited 2018-05-06 22:44)

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