Author Topic: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!  (Read 2602 times)

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0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« on: August 11, 2012, 01:17:03 am »
0.71.0 is out!  Aside from more stability fixes for the multiplayer (still a ways to go though), we've opened the solo option up, put a "start server" option in the multiplayer menu, added new glass transparency blocks, and have a bit of a sneak peek of the inventory menu by pressing "I" in solo/multiplayer!




EDIT:Glass is at the very bottom of the glass category, for some reason asteroid pieces decided to show up there... (?)

Full changelog below, enjoy the update and remember that you can use wyUpdate to update the game!


Changes in 0.71.0
- added glass blocks
- added right-click adds frame when in flight mode / multiplayer
- added items in the ../Content/Items folder
- added .xml file for adjusting asteroid settings
- added asteroid icon for generating asteroid
- added "I" opens debug version of the inventory in multiplayer/solo
- added left-click destroys debri
- added start server from multiplayer menu
- changed asteroid debri to be smaller
- changed "alpha indev" to "alpha"
- changed "Lite" to "demo"
- changed player can now look further down
- changed
now pilots entities
- changed generating asteroids is restricted in lite version
- changed "EDITOR" in main menu changed to "ADV.EDITOR"
- changed gravity boots activate when you press [R] and there's a surface below your character's feet
- changed after a certain amount of fall time character switches to zero g
- character can look further down
- fixed asteroid is now editable from .XML
- fixed clicking on corner creates infinite debri
- fixed added new debri models for ice, rock, frame, and etc
- fixed sphere in editor is off
- fixed no internet connection would cause server browser window to crash
- fixed BR losing focus causing disconnects
- fixed BR server settings not changeable in 0.70.0
- fixed game would crash when no network was detected (will force Demo mode status atm)
- fixed "ghost lasers" no longer appear
- fixed ray rises when you return from launch
- improved some multiplayer stability
- improved tooltip for controls display moved to center
- improved distance for removing blocks in solo/multiplayer doubled
- removed "SPLITSCREEN" from main menu, this will be accessible from a different menu
« Last Edit: August 11, 2012, 01:24:47 am by Aaron »

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2012, 01:54:50 am »
Huzah!
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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2012, 02:25:02 am »
Good work gents, keep it coming.

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2012, 02:28:22 am »
It sounds fantastic...unfortunately, after updating using WyUpdate, both the "Solo" and "Adv.Editor" tabs CTD; the "Adv.Editor" immediately after clicking, and the "Solo" tab after showing a loading screen briefly.

I'm on Windows 7, i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80 GHz, 8 GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti.

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2012, 02:36:00 am »
It sounds fantastic...unfortunately, after updating using WyUpdate, both the "Solo" and "Adv.Editor" tabs CTD; the "Adv.Editor" immediately after clicking, and the "Solo" tab after showing a loading screen briefly.

I'm on Windows 7, i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80 GHz, 8 GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti.

Try deleting the settings.xml in your Blockade Runner folder.  Push comes to shove, grab the latest .zip from the download page, but I'd still like to know why the wyUpdate failed on your PC (worked fine on a 0.69.0 to 0.71.0 test for me...)

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2012, 02:44:24 am »
Aha!  I think it was user error, sorry to bother.  A combination of not running as administrator and my antivirus flagging it and trying to sandbox it--got itself stuck in a crazy loop that ended up crashing eeeeeverything and forcing a cold reboot.

But now it's working, although it took a good 20 seconds to load the editor when I clicked it.  But it works. :)

Sorry to bother y'all--excellent work thus far!

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2012, 03:01:56 am »
Np, thanks for getting back to us on that one so quickly! =)

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2012, 03:10:28 am »
You know, traditionally, troubleshooting is done on the support forum... :P

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2012, 03:11:38 am »
hey, update looks good! a quick glance at it says its damn good work. i have a small problem though; clicking the "solo" option puts me in an infinite load screen. Is that normal?
this is less of a trouble shoot, and more of a "is solo actually working yet?" question.
i'll see if i can fix it. but the update is good.

nvm fixed.
« Last Edit: August 11, 2012, 03:16:35 am by Xavierman117 »
Meh.

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2012, 05:13:14 am »
its awesome guys but i have a problem the astroids are be in generated with frames

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2012, 06:26:49 am »
meh... can't even launch the darn game all of a sudden *sigh*

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2012, 08:22:38 am »
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!
GLASS FINALLY
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!
No realy. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2012, 09:25:51 am »
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!
GLASS FINALLY
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!
No realy. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!
i fangirl screamed when I saw glass in the news feed :P
Meh.

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #13 on: August 11, 2012, 10:37:30 am »
As someone who really didn't give a darn about when we got glass, I was more excited about the "minor" changes here.

I have to say, the collection of minor improvements has gone a long way towards making BR feel like a real game. There's even a sense of polish in some of the mechanics now.

Perhaps even more importantly, the level of accessibility seems to be markedly improved. A solo play option in particular will be welcomed, and the launch server button is a very nice addition as well.

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Re: 0.71.0 is out! Solo, server launcher, glass, and more!
« Reply #14 on: August 11, 2012, 10:50:56 am »
Lots more coming.  We want Blockade Runner to be right up there with our LAN regulars. =)