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Offline Ralphis

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Odamex 0.6 Released!
« on: May 12, 2012, 00:16:36 »

* The Release *

Odamex 0.6 is finally here! After many months of testing, you can finally enjoy all of the new features of Odamex 0.6 on public servers. Rather than run down the huge list of changes in paragraph form here, here are links to the abbreviated changelog, complete changelog, and the actual svn changelog. In addition to these change logs, there were a number of video previews of Odamex 0.6 which can be seen on Odamex's Youtube Page.

Some of the obvious highlights of this release are the addition of slopes, an advanced voting system, a brand new netdemo format, aesthetic improvements, optimized mouse input, and numerous network enhancements. However, these are simply some of the most notable additions and only scratch some of the changes that have occured going into Odamex 0.6.

* Thank You *

As always, we would like to remind our users that the Odamex project thrives off of user input, particularly when it comes to resolving bugs in the engine. As we've approached this major version over the last few months, dozens of players have pushed their time and resources into ensuring the success of Odamex 0.6. We at the Odamex team want to thank you for your continued and unwavering support. You have played a serious role in shaping this release and we hope that you are as proud as we are! This is only the beginning.

* Keeping The Dream Alive *

We encourage everyone who wishes to continue their support to take a moment and sign up for the Odamex Bug Tracker. This has been one of our most valuable tools in development of Odamex and is our number one resource when it comes to determining our direction. If you come across something odd or broken in Odamex 0.6 that is not already listed or resolved in the tracker, please submit as much information as you can! Our project relies on the input of our average users.

If you are interested in tracking official Odamex news more easily, you can subscribe to updates in a variety of ways:

1) Subscribe to the Odamex Mailing List, which will give you immediate email updates on Odamex bugs and their status as changes occur. You can do this by signing up here or email with "subscribe" in the subject field.

2) Join the growing Odamex Facebook Group, subscribe to our Youtube channel, and join our Google+ page.  

3) You can subscribe to the Odamex release rss feed.

Now go fill those servers!

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Re: Odamex 0.6 Released!
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2012, 13:41:18 »

Many people have waited a long time to see this, very awesome to see it come to fruition. Kudos to the hard work of the current dev team and the dedication of those supporting odamex to see it come this far after apparently quite a long time. When I first played odamex a long time ago, I really did not like it, but it has come so far and improved so much it has become my (and many others) port of choice.

Can't wait to see it grow!
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