Unvanquished is a fast-paced, futuristic FPS with RTS elements, pitting technologically advanced humans against hordes of highly adaptable aliens. The player can choose from either team, providing a fresh gameplay experience on both sides of the conflict. The game is under highly active development, with a new alpha release being made at the beginning of each month.

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1 comment by justanotherdsalt on Apr 6th, 2014

Gameplay
The battery pack has been discharged and sent for recycling, and weapon magazine sizes have been adjusted to compensate. The radar item now uses the backpack slot (which means that, once again, it conflicts with the battlesuit - you can't have both). The jetpack can be activated when falling after a jump. Also, the ignition cost is halved. Turrets will prefer targets which require less turning time for aiming. Deconstruction of buildings has been streamlined. Telenodes no longer require power.

Dretch and mantis health are reduced to 30hp and 75hp respectively, and mantises must wait longer between pounces. The booster now emits a spore cloud when healing aliens.

Vsays are now local (map area) by default.

HUD changes
Kill assists by players are now shown for kills by players or buildings, so long as the assistant did enough damage. Team indicators are also shown. (Right now, these are inconsistent: we still use [H] and [A] elsewhere.)

●King Slayer was blasted by ●ultran00b; ●Dr Fail assisted

You can use a style which uses icons representing the kill method (well, mostly - we need some extra icons) with "/set cg_emoticonsInMessages 1" or go back to the verbose style with "/set cg_emoticonsInMessages 1". (You may also notice that the text is a little smaller.)

The scores display now uses the advanced alien class icons, matching the momentum bar usage.Builders now see, on the building status indicators, a mark indicating the amount of power required by that building.

Rendering and graphics
We have improved textures for the dretch, trapper and acid tube, and improved textures and model for the drill.Leaf surface merging (map render optimisation) and VBO vertex deformation are now enabled by default. These result in, respectively, more efficient rendering and more efficient handling of animated models. Also, IQM culling is improved a little and trilinear filtering is enabled by default.

There are some lighting improvements: the light grid interpolation has been adjusted a bit, and there are also some changes to avoid darkening of buildings and player models near walls. Smooth alpha blending and light vector scaling now work properly.

Bug fixes
We've found and fixed the cause of the ‘stuck key' bug: press and release a key, to which some command such as+leftwas bound, with the space of one local frame and the release would be mis-handled. Also fixed are some bugs related to loading of maps, re-initialisation, executable pathname(!) and TTY console input. ‘/modcase' console variable interpolation is re-enabled, and ‘/map' and ‘/devmap' command completion (layout name lookup) is fixed.

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Unvanquished Alpha 26 Universal

Unvanquished Alpha 26 Universal

Apr 6, 2014 Full Version 0 comments

Everything you need in one package, for Windows, Linux, and Mac. Check our website for the release post and/or Linux distro-specific packages.

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Rhyl3yMaster
Rhyl3yMaster Oct 7 2013, 1:24am says:

I love how whenever I get the installer, My antivirus (Avast) always flips out. Meh, I trust you guys though.

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dobby420
dobby420 Sep 8 2013, 3:23pm says:

Can we have the linux alpha please?

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Milanium
Milanium Sep 28 2013, 12:15pm replied: +3 votes     reply to comment
dobby420
dobby420 Sep 28 2013, 3:53pm replied:

Thankyou! You should really have the links up clearly somewhere or have the latest .deb package in the download section. Normally I would use the deb packages and install it with dpkg but I'm sure i'll play this game a lot so I added the repos. Just a note some of the information on the page regarding the source list is incorrect. It could do with a review.

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Guest
Guest Jul 31 2013, 9:31am says:

Can you add Serbian Translate if you need help i will translate anyway tnx :)

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danielrmaloney
danielrmaloney Aug 7 2013, 2:16am replied:

Yep, head over to the forums at Unvanquished.net and we'll be able to give you info about translating Unvanquished to Serbian.

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Shadowgorilla
Shadowgorilla Jul 27 2013, 3:00am says:

How do i Download?

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kharnov
kharnov Jul 28 2013, 10:14pm replied: +3 votes     reply to comment
Guest
Guest Aug 6 2013, 2:36pm replied:

sourceforge.net projects unvanquished

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kharnov
kharnov Jul 17 2013, 11:46pm replied:

We have a Spanish translation.

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