Been a little while since last, did end up doing more frequent stable builds, but then ended up not writing about each of them
Since last we've actually gone through two major stable builds, two small ones, and a broken one. First one was sort of a checkpoint with a bunch of assorted stuff, then the second one finally let us deal with complex module relationships better in Gradle, along with a bunch of bug fixing and polish to modules and logging
As always get the latest release via the Launcher, from GitHub, or from...
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Mar 23, 2014
Or at least it feels like steady progression in Throughout the Ages with us having progressed through Wood & Stone and currently Copper & Bronze! Marcin Sciesinski is continuing to churn out content (more ideas welcome!), aided some by great new icons & other assets by Skaldarnar - for instance, speaking of churning, have a quern:
It is available in the latest stable build, now available via Launcher, GitHub, or...Comments: 1 Views: 4326Continue reading»
We have another stable build, this time less than two weeks since the last, yet still with more than two hundred commits, not counting modules! Everything is much more stable too, with just one itty bitty tiny bug:
So .. happy Valentine's Day! These are supposed to be fence blocks in the Cities module but thanks to a fun bug turned into pink blocks. Which could almost be like pink-leafed hedges, totally works
As always the best way to get updates is using our Launcher!
Other notes for this release (full details in Jenkins):
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Feb 3, 2014
Actually aimed to get this out two weeks ago getting back on 2 builds per month but we hit a crazy activity peak with several major systems getting merged in and tweaked on a bunch. Still not exactly the most stable build ever but amazing amount of new (or old) working content modules
Full changelist in Jenkins, you can get it at GitHub or download it directly here, or better yet use the launcher.
List of stuffs related to the build:
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Nov 2, 2013
Today I can happily report that the multiplayer and restructure code is now back home happily in our develop branch and primary build. A legacy branch / build is available for those with pre-multiplayer worlds who want to keep going, like PaprikaPeng with his Lets Play world that recently reached 100 episodes on Youtube!
The Launcher v 1.1 has been released with an updated...Comments: 6 Views: 3814Continue reading»
Jan 2, 2014
New stable build and much merriment to be had!
Sure has been a while since the last stable build and official announcement, but I think we've collectively enjoyed the holidays and gotten a good start on the new year. Last time was multiplayer this time the rest of The Great Convergence tagged along with the codebase structure changes.
This means modules now live in their own GitHub repos, all under the Terasology organization (not to be...Views: 2998Continue reading»
About a year ago we celebrated the first birthday of our project with a Minecraft server challenge. This year we do it with Terasology multiplayer!
With The Great Convergence coming to a close the next big milestone is ALPHA, and in addition to playing some for fun we also need to sort out what's left before we can consider Terasology an alpha-level project. Keep in mind that Alpha is nowhere near feature-complete and will still be lacking loads of content - but most the architecture should be stabilizing.
For multiplayer particularly...Comments: 4 Views: 4349Continue reading»
Aug 24, 2013
The merge of our develop branch (with content + graphic tweaks) into multiplayer is complete! And nh_99 has been able to resurrect the combat branch which now also works again. Both need testing!
While the content modules from develop have not yet been adjusted (or extracted to the new structure) to work with multiplayer the actual multiplayer functionality works and is decently stable - all hail Immortius ! Please help us with some initial testing and observation of what might not be quite right yet
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Jul 22, 2013
Big update time! Everybody loves bulleted lists, right?
Project Topics (important!)
These are big walls of text as each makes up a cornerstone of the project and we're wanting to get these right the first time - as we're likely not changing any of these in a major fashion ever again. They'll finalize our licensing setup, code / module structure, and our release process. If you have any interest in ever contributing to Terasology or writing mods this is your time to make an impact. If not, you can safely skip these although feedback from anybody knowledgeable on the topics would be appreciated
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- Licensing and contributor guidelines - discussion on what project...
Jun 15, 2013
We've been playing with this concept game mode for some time now and have a ton of artwork, which you might have seen around. It also is our most solid and achievable actual playable content, which has admittedly been lacking for quite a while
The stars and moons appear to have aligned to make implementation of this doable over the next few months. We have another new batch of contributors, code is hitting...Comments: 4 Views: 4220Continue reading»
May 17, 2013
Edit: Solved! Registration open again.
Our forum here is getting hit with a wave of spam bots so I've disabled user registration for a few days while sorting out some addons to deal with the bots.
In the meantime new users with issues can post reports on GitHub instead. Can also visit us on IRC - just click that "Chat" tab in the navigation bar here.
Otherwise all is well, I'm back from vacation at last and working on catching up. Digging up some interesting things to post about and push alongViews: 2402Continue reading»
Edit: Cancelled last minute for logistics / cost / attendance
Official post for the Frankfurt visit mentioned elsewhere
I expect to arrive in Frankfurt late Friday May 3rd with my wife along for the ride. begla is otherwise occupied with fun surprise events set up by to-be-wifey that Sunday, but we've got the whole Saturday. Although I'm thinking about hitting the nearby Zoo early Saturday (big pull for wifey), maybe we can focus on that Saturday afternoon / evening?
Not entirely sure where to meet yet, but it'll be in the vicinity of the central train station, which is also near where begla lives. If people want to try...Comments: 2 Views: 3409Continue reading»
Mar 15, 2013
I've been tinkering with the idea of going to Europe here to catch the 10th anniversary of EVE Online via Fanfest at the end of April so I'll have multiple reasons to go, also including visiting my family in Denmark and maybe passing by somewhere in Germany to meet some Terasology people, likely in Frankfurt since that's apparently where all the action is at
At first I missed out on the Fanfest tickets but an EVE friend came through last minute and clued me in to a quiet alternative venue to get official tickets (nothing shady, I promise!). I haven't purchased plane tickets yet, but just sorted out the finances so I should be able to make it happen.
Fanfest is April 24th-27th so I'll likely take off from here on the 22nd or 23rd. Would then...Comments: 16 Views: 3208Continue reading»
Apr 10, 2013
Been a long two months since the last one so it was time
Main reason for the long wait has been the focus on infrastructure and future prep. The Jenkins change list doesn't do the period justice, I covered some of the other news in another post for non-core content changes. Below are the actual code changes:
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I'm bringing on board a potential new contributor with some heavy background in lore (and art), akin to SuperSnark who is my 3rd for sure participant. We're all in US East so this is set a little late for the Euros, but I thought I'd post the note publicly in case somebody else with an interest can make it
Topic is what role lore (and associated "fancy" out-of-game artwork) might play in a setting that usually is "blank slate" due to the nature of procedural worlds. I've suggested the idea of scenarios / campaigns that could come with a saved world prepared as per an author and we've poked at potential world back...Views: 2127Continue reading»
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