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Community Discussion => Devoblog => Topic started by: Ralphis on May 10, 2020, 19:56:34

Title: Odamex 0.8.3 Released!
Post by: Ralphis on May 10, 2020, 19:56:34
** This is a required update **

* The Release *

Odamex 0.8.3 has officially been released! Since there was no post made for Odamex 0.8.2, this post will cover the combined changes for both Odamex 0.8.2 and 0.8.3. Huge credit to AlexMax, Ch0wW, Dr. Sean, Hekksy, Hobomaster, HyperEye, JSD, Manc, so-sleepy, and vilhelmgray for all of their contributions that made these releases possible. Read on to view a more comprehensive changelog.

* Input Lag Fix *

Since the project moved to SDL2 with Odamex 0.8, some players complained of input lag. Particularly, this always seemed to be most noticed with the mouse. After years of racking our brains and reviewing all of our input code, we discovered that the issue was in fact caused by changes to the window manager in Windows 8 and Windows 10. To combat this, players are now given the option of two different input modes: Fullscreen Exclusive and Fullscreen Borderless. For users on Windows 8 and Windows 10, using the Fullscreen Exclusive video mode will eliminate the video lag (and a perceived mouse lag) introduced on these systems.

* Changelog *

Most of the changelog can be found below:

* Going Forward *

This is the last release expected in the 0.8.X series. With Odamex 0.9.0, we expect to bring a large amount of new features including support for many more wads (Boom/MBF), a duel queue, new game modes, and many other under-the-hood improvements that we will reveal as we move closer to the release.

* Discussion & Download *

Also, please join us on the official Odamex Discord (https://discord.gg/aMUzcZE) to chat with other players, organize games, and track development of the project!

A comprehensive list of additions and changes can be viewed here (http://odamex.net/wiki/Releases#Odamex_0.8.3).

Download Odamex 0.8.3 for your preferred platform now! (https://sourceforge.net/projects/odamex/files/Odamex/0.8.3/)

Have fun!