If you sent me e-mail over the last 2 days, please resend it, as most of the messages I had on the mail server vanished into the ether during an OS reinstall on my box. I apologize for the inconvenience, and thanks.
- Fixed ambient sound angle attenuation
- Added preliminary voice over IP support (Linux <-> Linux only)
- Fixed lots of crash bugs
- No longer minimize the window when launching a URL in windowed mode
- NVidia 0.9-769 drivers rock! Definitely upgrade your drivers! :)
Further information can be found in the documentation.
Version 0.97.0 of the graphical adventure RPG Crossfire 0.97.0 source:
Crossfire 0.97.0 source:
Version 0.1.1 of the QT Universal Emulator Frontend has been released. This version fixes a bug that causedjoysticks to always be disabled in Snes9x.
QUEF 0.1.1 source:
Version 1.0.0 of the AI-driven robot programming game BattleBots 1.0.0 source: battlebots-1.0.0.tar.gz
BattleBots 1.0.0 source: battlebots-1.0.0.tar.gz
Version 0.0.6 of the multiplayer tunnel deathmatch-style game Hover Carnage 0.0.6 source:
Hover Carnage 0.0.6 source:
Version 0.5.3 of the electronic boardgame front-end QUB 0.5.3 source:
QUB 0.5.3 source:
Version 1.3.4 of the SDL-based Asteroids clone SDLRoids 1.3.4 source:
SDLRoids 1.3.4 source:
The Infamous Mark “Nurgle” Collins let us know that the book he co-wrote withBen Campbell, Steve Baker, and Martin Donlon is now available for orderingfrom PrimaGameDev.com.Linux Game Programmingis an extensive resource for aspiring Linux game developers, covering bothAPI’s and programming techniques applicable to game design. Congratulations to all involvedon getting this tome published!
As Tribes 2 is nearingrelease,Loki Software has releaseda Linux dedicated server for the teamplay-oriented shooterfrom Dynamix. Please notethat this is intended for use with the Win32 retail CD so server adminswho play on Windows can also run a Linux server. If you intend to play on Linux,you will have to purchase the Linux retail CD (which includes the dedicatedserver) fromLoki. In other words, this is not likethe Q3A situation; general Linux client binarieswill not be made available for download. More info can be found in theREADME.
Tribes 2 Dedicated Server Download:
Again, I cannot stress this enough, if you want to support Linux as a gaming platform, please purchase the Linux Tribes 2 box when it becomes available.
Mystro from Linux Tribes got word from Sam Lantinga (head developer of the Tribes 2 project for Linux)that VOiP, thespeech communication option previously listed as the only feature not going to be included in the Linux version ofTribes 2 will now be added in an upcoming patch.
There goes your last excuse not to buy the Linux version of Tribes 2.
The German software publisher CDV wrote me an eMail saying they have noplans to publish the linux version of The Nomads (only PC and XBox).Besides that: they did not even know about an linux version and did notknow about the Nebula Device being developed cross-platform.
I’m now waiting for a reply on the question: What’ll happen to the linuxversion of Alcatraz?
NOMADS, a 3D multi-genregame created with the open-sourceNebula Device engine, wasdeveloped by Radon Labs, who havestated in the pastthat the game was also running on Linux.The other title mentioned, Escapefrom Alcatraz, was created by Philos Labs,who ported their RTSTheocracy to Linux.
- Version 1.5 of Rocket Arena Q3Ahas been released by David “crt” Wright; changes include an enemy player model cvar,in-match map voting, ip logging, stats, cheating countermeasures, an IRC client, newmaps,and other fixes/improvements.
RA3 1.5 Download
- A new patch forUTInfiltrationis now available; changes in version 2.85.3 were made to fix round issues andlarge log files.
Infiltration 2.85.3 Download
- The Q3F dev team has updated theirsite with a few screenshots of the newplayer class models and skins that will be made available in Beta 2.
Version 1.2.0 of Sam Lantiga’s cross-platform multimedia library SDL 1.2.0 downloads:
SDL 1.2.0 downloads: