Saturday, October 26, 2013

Ember 0.7.1 released

The Worldforge 3d client Ember version 0.7.1 has been released and is now available from the WorldForge download site.
Ember is a client for the WorldForge project. It allows you to both play in and edit virtual worlds.
This release focus on improving the editing capabilities, allowing for much easier world creation.
  • Export and import of entities and worlds.
  • Much improved entity editor.
  • Ability to edit and debug entity minds.
  • Detect local servers and connect as admin directly.
  • Many bug fixes, improvements and optimizations.
This version can be downloaded from the sourceforge download site, at the following locations:
At this time we do not provide precompiled packages.
Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the content of ember-media-0.7.1.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media or use the “make releasemediarsync” make target.
More information can be found at the Ember site.
All bug reports should be posted at the Launchpad.

Cyphesis 0.6.2 release

Cyphesis version 0.6.2 has been released and is now available from the WorldForge download site.
Cyphesis is a small to medium scale server for WorldForge games, with builtin AI. This version includes the demo game Mason which is currently in development. This release is intended for server administrators wishing to run a Mason server and World developers developing new worlds or game systems. It is primarily a bugfix release which fixes a serious crash issue.
Major changes in this version:
  • Fix for a possible crash related to wielded entities and destruction.
  • Addition of a new “spawner” property
Source code can be downloaded from here:

Friday, October 25, 2013

Eris 1.3.22 Release

Eris version 1.3.22 has been released and is now available from the WorldForge download site. Eris is the WorldForge client-side session layer, used by many existing clients. This is a development release, as the API may change prior to the final release of Eris 1.4.0. However, any changes should be minor and easy to incorporate into clients; testing is recommended and appreciated. Changes:
  • Ability to connect to a local socket has been added.
  • Support for connecting using a “sys” account.
  • Handling of the avatar being deleted.
Source code can be downloaded from the following locations: