Set in a futuristic cartoon-like world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets, Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Speed and movement, that's what Warsow is all about. Like a true cyberathlete you jump, dash, dodge and walljump your way through the game. Grab those power-ups before your enemy does, plant the bomb before anyone sees you, and steal the enemy's flag before anyone knows what's going on! A handful of popular gametypes come shipped with Warsow, like Capture the Flag, Team Deathmatch, Clan Arena, Instagib and Duel. Warsow invites you to add to this list, by creating your own custom gametypes with the brand new gametype scripting system! Please post all support issues in the forums for the game.

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Finally! After 8 months of non-stop coding, mapping, modelling, drawing, fighting, balancing and analyzing, the Warsow team has finally reached yet another milestone in its development cycle! I am very proud to announce the next major release of Warsow: version 0.4!

Posted by hangy on Jan 20th, 2008

Let's get right at it, what will 0.4 bring? A small summary of some of the major changes (for a detailed overview, check out the changelog):

WarsowTV

  • broadcast matches in-game to a large amount of viewers
  • Full multipov streaming
  • Added small minimaps for watchers

Engine

  • New advanced renderer features (bumpmapping, specularmapping, shadowmapping)
  • Optimizations! Increased performance over 0.3
  • Outlines now handled by engine, ability to switch on or off
  • Profiles: ability to quickly use some predefined graphic settings

Maps

  • Replaced old wdm2 by TdM's/bLx' Chromo Dynamic
  • Replaced old wdm11 by Grumx' Rage
  • New TDM maps by Daze: wdm8 - Baxandall and wdm19 - Format
  • New TDM map by jal/Daze: wdm9 - Supersym
  • New duel map: wdm10 - Deflected
  • Retextured most maps to take advantage of new renderer features

Models

  • New Weapon model: Instagun
  • New Player model: Bobot

Gametypes

  • Tweaked iTDM (domination style gametype)
  • New CTF rules
  • Added Duel Arena (1v1 ClanArena)

Bots

  • Advanced movement (bunny hopping, dashing and wall jumping)
  • Ability to time items
  • More natural behaviour

Tweaked movement system

  • Added forward bunny hopping
  • Increased gravity, compensated by higher jump strength

Tweaked weapon settings

  • Gunblade: Regenerates ammo, instant fire, added splash damage (trickable!)
  • Riotgun: Spiral pattern, increased damage slightly
  • Rocket launcher: More splash damage, more self damage, decreased projectile speed (1000 up/s)
  • Grenade launcher: Strong grenade explodes on contact, tweaked projectile trajectory

Tutorials

  • Included basic movement demo-tutorials
  • With subtitles, voice-over and recams to explain basic movement and bunny hopping

Windows, linux and Mac compatible

  • However in beta state, Warsow 0.4 is the first release to run on OSX :D
  • Windows in both .zip and installer

This is a selection out of some of the bigger changes from the changelog. There's much more to explore, so I suggest you go on and download your 0.4 flavour of choice (as usual, only a full release and no update available as there were too many media changes), right after these thanks:

Thanks to everyone who put effort into this release, thanks to all the coders, mappers, testers and team members for dedicating their free-time in making this release possible! Thanks community for all the feedback in forums and devblog throughout the development process. Thanks to everyone who supports Warsow!

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ETR
ETR Jan 21 2008, 7:53am says:

warchooooooo o/

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