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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2 comments by justanotherdsalt on Jun 6th, 2014

Maps and models

Two of our maps have received updates. Viech has made a few adjustments to Parpax – some which you'll notice quite quickly are around the humans' front entrance – and one old Tremulous map has become an Unvanquished map. Supertanker has done a retexturing job on Spacetracks (and there may be one or two layout tweaks too).

The drill and the jetpack have seen a few fixes – there were a few problems in the initial model exports. Little things like sharp seams being lost.

Gameplay changes

Turrets now cost 10 build points and have increased health (250hp) ‒ but are now susceptible to dretch damage. Their firing pattern is once more continuous, and they'll continue to fire so long as there's a line of sight to the target. Armouries now cost 8bp each.

Alien health regeneration is tweaked: you get less for being in base and more for being on creep or close to a team-mate. It's no longer possible to switch between higher alien classes which have the same cost.

Radar and advanced marauders are now available earlier, and the cost of a grenade is reduced to 250 credits. Finally, fire spread is a bit less aggressive.

Build changes

We now use header compilation, which provides a significant reduction in build time. There's been a lot of small fixes and some clean-up of dead code. Compatibility should be improved a bit too – nnecessary checks for unused GL extensions have been removed.

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Unvanquished Alpha 28 Universal

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Rhyl3yMaster
Rhyl3yMaster Jun 28 2013, 5:39pm says:

Totally lookin' forward to the competition. Prepare to get your *** dropped ;D

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Rhyl3yMaster
Rhyl3yMaster Jun 28 2013, 5:42pm replied:

My clan will win btw :D

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Guest
Guest Jun 25 2013, 5:30am says:

This game is very promising.

Btw: could you update the generic installers for linux?

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Ciarank
Ciarank Jun 23 2013, 11:55am says:

This looks brilliant i would love to play this game will it be free to play or will you have to buy it?

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kharnov
kharnov Jun 24 2013, 12:59am replied:

Free. We will always be free and open source. We don't believe in making people pay for anything we produce.

If you want to play it, we're in open alpha. You can download the game now if you want, and play it on one of the servers we have up. There's one server filled with bots if you want to practice.

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ildamos
ildamos Mar 11 2013, 10:11am says:

Hi. This game is mighty promising and I would like to do a review of it. Questions though: Where are the servers located? Will the game be playable by players in the Oceania and SEA regions?

If not, does it have a singleplayer mod and are the bots intelligent enough to build structures (I understand this is an evolved version of Tremulous, a game I enjoyed years ago.)

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kharnov
kharnov Mar 16 2013, 2:59am replied:

Update: we now have the Australian server updated for the latest release. Look for Aussie Assault. It may or may not have bots, but you can grab some friends and play there. If you want to experience our bots, check out one of the other servers with them.

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kharnov
kharnov Mar 14 2013, 7:33pm replied:

Nice to hear that you'd like to do a review of it! Let me know when you get it up, so that we can all see it.

Regarding locations, we do have servers located around the world, and there should be one in Australia. It might not have been updated recently, but I can get the guy running it to do so.

We have intelligent bots, and the human variety can build at the moment, provided that they're given a layout to work with. Our bots work off a behavior tree system.

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ildamos
ildamos Aug 3 2013, 5:11am replied:

Been a long time since I logged in. Thanks for the heads-up! One last bit: Is there a LAN mode? I'd like to introduced this to my friend's cyber cafe.

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ZdrytchX
ZdrytchX Feb 1 2013, 7:09am replied:

I had just tried various tremulous (1.1 and gpp, including the official 8/8/11 update) qvms and they all come up with various error messages and the server doesn't start up.

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