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P.U.R.E. Release Candidate 3 has been released! Featuring a brand-new front-end application and many other improvements, this is sure to please just about any gamer. Come check out this free, indie RTS!

Posted by xenoargh on Sep 24th, 2008

We're proud to announce the release of P.U.R.E. Release Candidate 3. Over the last week, we've had a crazy ride, getting this game cleaned up and really ready for everybody... and this is the culminating release.

We have a nice new front-end application:

We've posted unit guides for Resistance and Overmind:

Click here for the Resistance Guide.

Click here for the Overmind Guide.

For a little taste of what's in the Guides:

And, as anybody who's played the game knows, we have a built-in help system, designed to teach you about the game and get you started.

There's more!

8 new Single Player Missions, to help you learn the ropes before trying to play online, with different difficulty settings.

  • Complete Multiplayer, so that you can play this online with friends.
  • Easy access to the game settings.
  • And many, many more improvements to the user experience.
  • And ya wanna know the best part? It's still FREE. Come get it!

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    RogerRamjet Sep 24 2008 says:

    Nice work guys... good update...

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    bomblol Sep 24 2008 says:

    jeeze, guys, youre updating faster than i can download!

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    Kyle_K_ski Sep 24 2008 says:

    I'm a complete newb when it comes to games such as this. Is there any chance that I could find a good "how to" walk through? Are there plans to create a training mission, post a YouTube video, or...?

    I appreciate the looks of this game. I just want to be able to become quickly competent.

    Thanks in advance, and I appreciate all of the blood, sweat and tears that must've been poured into PURE.

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    xenoargh Sep 25 2008 replied:

    We're working on a simple "how do I play this" guide, that will be included with the game, that will include illustrations and helpful hints. Expect to see that in RC4.

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    m101 Sep 25 2008 says:

    is that front-end in this release? because i can't find it

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    Pxtl Sep 25 2008 replied:

    Haven't fetched the release yet (PURE crawls on my PC) but I developed the launcher - unless Argh has renamed the file, it's in the Program Files\PURE folder and is called Pxtl.AppLauncher.exe. It was developed so that he would only have to put one icon on the desktop - I don't know if he put it in the Start menu.

    It's only in Windows, since it's a VB.NET 2.0 app.

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    xenoargh Sep 25 2008 replied:

    Look for the icon on your Desktop that says "Play P.U.R.E."

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    m101 Sep 25 2008 says:

    Found the front end, thanks. I've tried Spring several times in the past but is just not user-friendly (and i didnt manage to enjoy all) so a front end like this is very welcome .
    First mod that i test for spring is P.U.R.E. ;)

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    {182nd}Gangstar Sep 26 2008 says:

    is this one working on vista? your game is running with OGL right? got RC2 but at startup it's requesting some textures or whatever... is there a way to play it as D3D ???

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    Kyle_K_ski Sep 26 2008 says:

    I'm happy to hear that a comprehensive guide is in the works. Sounds like I'm not the only one who's struggling with operating the game correctly. The fact that it's going to be illustrated is a big bonus in my book, and I'm confident from how highly polished the visuals are for the game that the manual's going to be a real work of art in itself. I'm really looking forward to RC4 now.

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    fxandrei Sep 27 2008 says:

    I cannot see the mouse cursor in vista.
    What can i do ?

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    InfernoFlameZERO Oct 2 2008 says:

    Got an error everytime i try to start it GL_ARB_testure_env_combine NOT FOUND

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