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Ever wanted to hurl a misbehaving teammate across the room with your very own Engy Destroy Gun? Ever want to know what it's like for a Breeder to give birth to an Egg? Maybe you just want to see what it's like to plant some C4 in a spider nest? Well, the Darkness 1.6 Beta is out and the development server is up!

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Ever wanted to hurl a misbehaving teammate across the room with your very own Engy Destroy Gun? Ever want to know what it's like for a Breeder to give birth to an Egg? Maybe you just want to see what it's like to plant some C4 in a spider nest? Well, the Darkness 1.6 Beta is out and the development server is up!

Detector Glow New Bug Vision

This beta includes some important changes that I've been working on since 1.5:

- Grunt, Shock Trooper, Heavy Trooper and Commando corpses can be infected by Guardians
- Engineer Destroy Gun greatly improved
- Breeder birthing/consuming improved
- Eggs can be damaged more easily, spawn players more slowly, cost less
- Detectors now make spiders glow bright yellow
- Spider vision improved
- Weapon and item damage system improved to make balancing damage easier
- Kamikazi damage increased
- Kamikazi corpses explode if damaged
- Players gib when heavily damaged
- Exterminator plasma charge rate/plasma rifle ammo use rate improved when shields are off
- Team/Class GUI improvements: bad options grayed out
- Teleporter spawn timers are affected by damage
- Fixed an old bug that caused a crash in the weapon switching code

As you can see, I've made a lot of improvements to the 1.5 code base, but there's still more to do before the official Darkness 1.6 release! So here's how you can participate in the 1.6 beta:

- Download/install Darkness 1.6 beta 2!
- Enable Steam beta participation if you want to join the Dev's Paradise beta server!
- Join the server
- Kill some humans/spiders
- Report bugs and post comments
- If you like the beta, get more people to play!

Darkness 1.6 Beta 2 Windows EXE
Darkness 1.6 Beta 2 Windows EXE
OS X tarball
Darkness 1.6 Beta 2 OS X tarball
Linux tarball
Darkness 1.6 Beta 2 Linux tarball


Happy hunting!

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WeeGee9000
WeeGee9000

Yeah! More Half Life carnage!

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SentryCube
SentryCube

Let the hunt begin!

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Black_garuga
Black_garuga

New maps are on their way!!

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tomemozok
tomemozok

Gonna play this! Ty

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