Volatile3D II engine is designed for singleplayer or multiplayer first-person action games with mostly indoor encounters. It is cross-platform and supports modern graphic features, interactive physics including ragdolls, up to 64 players in local network or internet. The most important features grouped into sections are listed herein.

GRAPHICS

  • Real-time dynamic lighting with bump-mapping and parallax mapping
  • Soft stencil shadow volumes
  • Support of background lightmap lighting
  • Screen-space ambient occlusion
  • Dynamic reflections and refractions
  • Multipass rendering: mirrors, screens, portals, 3D sky
  • Cubemap light filters
  • Soft particles with cubemap filtering
  • Postfilters, including bloom, depth of field and motion blur
  • Heat haze effects
  • Beam effects
  • Bezier curves
  • LODs for models
  • Underwater caustics
  • Volumetric fog
  • Sun shafts
  • Shader script system
  • Video textures
  • Decals on static and dynamic objects
  • Smooth terrain with automatic texture blending
  • Multithreading optimization based on SMP acceleration
  • Automatic detail model and grass placement

PHYSICS

  • Rigid body simulation
  • Constraints, including ragdolls
  • Model-specific collision hulls
  • Customizeable gravity vector
  • Climbable ropes and wires

SOUND

  • Mono, stereo and quad speaker configuration support
  • Doppler effect, explosion concussion effect
  • DSP processing effects
  • Support for WAV and OGG files
  • Background music track

NETWORK

  • Up to 64 players in multiplayer games
  • Local area network and internet games
  • Master server for internet game monitoring
  • Delta compression of packets
  • Customizeable packet encoding rules
  • Round restart support
  • Bots (based on Parabot source code)
  • Dedicated server

MISC

  • Advanced conversation system (like in Deus Ex)
  • Embedded Lua script language for game logic
  • VolatileRadiant: level editor based on Q3Radiant
  • GUI system for menus
  • Automatic update system
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Despite our careful testing of Wolfram before the release, some players reported a certain amount of problems. The most critical was a crash on some systems. We have fixed all the errors found, and added an automated crash report system in case there will be found more problems. Besides we tried to take into consideration complaints about the balance.

So, what's new in Wolfram version 1.1?

NEW FEATURES AND MODIFICATIONS
  • Added CrashRpt system for automated crash report generation and submission.
  • Added "Level statistics" item to the Controls menu.
  • Flashlight range increased.
  • MP-40 bullet damage increased.
  • Luger reload time decreased.
  • MG-42 accuracy increased a bit in an IronSight mode for a crouched player.
FIXED BUGS
  • Fixed bug with software sound which led to a crash.
  • Fixed bug with "Bloodlust" achievement, when it was enough to kill 3 enemies instead of 50.
  • Fixed a minor problem in a loopback network code.
  • Ragdoll intertia decreased.
US|EU Wolfram Patch 1.1 (English Version)
RU Wolfram Patch 1.1 (Russian Version)

Please note that the patch 1.1 must be installed over the proper release version. English patch is for US and European versions; russian patch is for the Russian version.

For those who still doubt whether to download and play Wolfram, we publish several new screenshots from E1M3 and E1M6 levels. Have you got psyched already?


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-SourceSkyBoxer-
-SourceSkyBoxer-

How do I configure with Volatile3D with JackHammer 1.1.855 Thanks I don't know How do i set up with Wolfman

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Reckoner
Reckoner

Hi. As far as i know, current public version of JackHammer doesnt have volatile3d support yet. So we should wait OR use old and buggy "Volatile Level Design SDK" which is based on Radiant editor or smth.

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-SourceSkyBoxer-
-SourceSkyBoxer-

And why does it happen because Wolfram shows error wrong version 16 should be 17 hahahaha why do they not show Wolfram SDK?

PS: I am mad because I do not understand because vmap compiler makes wrong version but it doesn't get current version of 17 again 16????

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-SourceSkyBoxer-
-SourceSkyBoxer-

You said "Jackhammer doesn't support Volatile 3D? Eh? That is liably. I have found and readden Aledmod.com Forum And it shows screenshot like primitive with spiral ( like drilling soul ) that is proof with Volatile3D. Impossible why do you say not truth if Jack Hammer doesn't have Volatile 3D? Check Forums.alliedmods.net screenshots about Volatile3D

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XaeroX Creator
XaeroX

Jackhammer is not intended to work with old Volatile3D versions, but will support new versions.
You probably get a "wrong version number" error because SDK is designed for Volatile3D version 1.3, and Wolfram is actually 1.4 and there is no SDK.

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-SourceSkyBoxer-
-SourceSkyBoxer-

Ah thanks! but where is vmap.exe for 1.4 version? I can not find Google because it is hard to find. Thanks!

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chlide
chlide

This engine looks great. Source engine sheds tears because of this. :)

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GaMeRaM
GaMeRaM

Редактор будет похож на source'овый hammer editor

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GaMeRaM
GaMeRaM

А когда будет доступны инструменты?

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XaeroX Creator
XaeroX

Инструменты будут доступны вместе с выходом dev-версии движка. Пока и движок, и инструменты в разработке.

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