Report article RSS Feed Beta 3.0 status update: almost there.

Take a look to our scoped Sharps rifle, player manned Gatling gun and global stats. We also invite everyone to play our latest release candidate version.

Posted by R_Yell on Jul 18th, 2010

There's no release date confirmed yet but I can tell you it isn't far. It's a matter of doing a few extra playtests and getting Linux build fully debugged, mainly. If there's no surprises awaiting for us around the corner, it should be out before August.

In the mean time, we are having lots of fun with beta 3.0, so we want to invite all our fans to check it out before official release comes. Your help also will be very valuable to tweak and fine-tune it as much as possible. If you are interested please step by our steam group and you'll be notified when a new version is available.

In other order of things, if a fully reworked and debugged player movement system, highly improved networked code, new map and game modes, and ton of bugfixes and gameplay changes aren't enough for you, there is more ;) Check out this video for cool Gatling and telescopic Sharps action. Well, it's actually just a feature preview:


There's also good news for stats and ranking lovers. As we are getting HLStatsX:CE official support, there also will be global ranks. They will be based on notoriety, of course! As you know, notoriety is our game score which accounts for all objective/combat/team based actions. It's a server administrator option to send their stats to our global rank or not. That's all, hope you are as excited as we :)

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MitchellS
MitchellS Jul 18 2010, 9:18pm says:

Can't wait!

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Spooboy
Spooboy Jul 18 2010, 9:27pm says:

Not bad; although, things seem to be a little slow.

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Color-Copycat
Color-Copycat Jul 18 2010, 10:49pm says:

Oh man, I can't wait to mess around with the Sharps, and the gatling gun looks nice too.

As the Heavy would say,
Is about time tiny baby bots stop using big gun! Big gun is for strong man like me! Pow! Ha ha!

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Xylemon
Xylemon Jul 18 2010, 10:54pm says:

This is awesome.

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Noremakk
Noremakk Jul 19 2010, 1:31am says:

That Sharps looks mighty jumpy...

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Savci
Savci Jul 19 2010, 4:05am says:

The animations of the rifle and the rotating gaitling gun barrels are..strange, imo. But otherwise, well done!

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KortalMombat
KortalMombat Jul 19 2010, 4:52am replied:

They did have an animator, but this guy is just an arse and couldnt keep him.

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jjawinte
jjawinte Jul 19 2010, 5:55am says:

Well done for the most part, but the Sharps' handling seems a bit clumsy for me.

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ThePeanutBaron
ThePeanutBaron Jul 19 2010, 6:53am says:

Great work as always!

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MrTambourineMan
MrTambourineMan Jul 19 2010, 7:09am says:

Looking very good!

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SteveUK
SteveUK Jul 19 2010, 8:40am says:

I'm still not a fan of the really stupidly long ironsight/scope times, but I'm still looking forward to the new version.

Have you tried getting Steamworks rather than relying on HLStatsX for ranking?

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Phalxor
Phalxor Jul 19 2010, 2:45pm says:

sharps looks terrible. minigun looks so so and not needed (ez map prop)

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Superw0rri0
Superw0rri0 Jul 23 2010, 4:40am says:

SWEET!!! Now all we need is a buffalo rifle.

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SinKing
SinKing Jul 26 2010, 5:52pm says:

nice! this is such a good mod - and getting better! I love the moving stuff on a map. a lorry-ride would be a cool map. Indiana Jones style.

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