News: Widelands build10rc released!
The promised release candidate for build10 has been released today. It is full of new features, but needs testing. So grab your version today from the sourceforge.net page and start playing right away.
A release candidate of build10 of Widelands, a Free, cross-platform strategy game has been released. The game is heavily inspired by Settlers II by !BlueByte. This release candidate is a preview to the upcomming release build-10, scheduled for release at the end of march.
This release candidate is thought as a public alpha test of the build-10 release, to squash the most annoying bugs.
Widelands uses SDL as graphics and input library and is currently available for Linux/x86, Mac OSX, Windows 32 and in Source Code.
There is a lot of enhancements in this version compared to build10. A whole new tribe, various new musics and sounds, new worlds and two new campaign missions. Also a lot of in game features were added and a few bugs fixed. We were not lazy.
If you like what you see, and you want to contribute, please register on our homepage and shout out somewhere in the forums. Work is easy to be found. Make sure to check our homepage and also register there to talk to the developer and take an active part in the further development of widelands. firstname.lastname@example.org subscribe here: http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/widelands-public
Changes in this release:
- new worlds
- new tribe
- new campaing missions
- new music and sounds
- new translations and translation updates
- mac os native support
Both binary and source packages are available from http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=40163&package_id=32323&release_id=491385
Simply download the binary package for your operating system and run widelands! If your operating system is not supported, download a source package and try to compile it for yourself. See the homepage for the libraries you need to have installed.
All releases are announced on the widelands-announce mailing list. Please visit http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/widelands-announce if you want to receive email announcements of future releases.
0 comments Posted by SirVer on 2007-03-05, 18:40
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