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Sands-of-War 1.4 Release Candidate 1
The internal release candidate of the next Sands-of-War version has just been released for internal testing.
It already contains a good changelist with all kinds of additions and bug fixes.
Expect more RC's to come the following weeks and then a release after that.
If you want to try out the new version before the public you can join the Sands-of-War forums and sign up as beta tester.
Statistics for the current Sands-of-War servers has been set up. This allows you to see how well you are doing compared to other players.
In the community section at our site you will see a link to servers. On that page you will find the IP's and stats for the two servers.
Get the mod, join the servers and show us how 1337 you are at playing Sands-of-War!
Version 1.17 of the Sands-of-War FGD has just been released in Level Design forum. You will need this file if you are mapping for Sands-of-War.
It adds support for the info_location entity which will be introduced in Sands-of-War 1.4. Level Designers can place it and name it. Its name will be used in a bunch of radio messages which we also will introduce in Sands-of-War 1.4.
It does also add info_texlights which allow the mappers to have different data for light emitting textures on different maps.
Ofcourse this version also include the usual removal of redundant entities and improval of others.
Download(only for mappers):