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    Default Xonotic, The Successor To Nexuiz, Is Primed

    Phoronix: Xonotic, The Successor To Nexuiz, Is Primed

    It was a year and a half ago that Nexuiz was forked into Xonotic following some changes by core Nexuiz developers that effectively sold off the Nexuiz brand in order for an Xbox 360 re-make. In time for Christmas of 2010 they then did a v0.1 preview release of Xonotic and then came their first birthday without a new release. However, the Xonotic developers are now out with a major new release. Xonotic v0.5 is this new version and it boasts some radical changes as it becomes primed for a stable release.

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=16391

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    Dang you guys work fast :P How'd you even find out before we sent press release? ARE YOU SPYING ON OUR IRC CHANNEL?!?!?!?!?!!!!?!?!!? AHHHHHH


    Anyway: Good article mate, thanks for the look at Xonotic ^_^ Again, there's always more to come ;-)

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    Cool, great to see the progress! Can't wait to try it, I still have Nexuiz installed (don't game that much except on PS3) so I guess it's time to exchange it with Xonotic instead =)
    Vehicles rule!

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    Unfortunately my distro still doesn't provide packages.

    Btw, I would appreciate to see more outdoor maps in the demos, like those beautiful UT2k4 onslaugh maps that I used to play in the past. Indoor maps make me a bit motion sick.
    I liked specially the vehicle demo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeiF View Post
    Unfortunately my distro still doesn't provide packages.
    They shouldn't have to. You should be able to download it directly from the devs as a cross-distro package.

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    Xonotic 0.5 also boasts optimized post-processing effects (including damage blur, bloom, and HDR). There is also new texture packs, improved AI for bots, new game modes, hundreds of bug-fixes, and other renderer improvements.
    Does this affect performance? Have the minimum graphics card requirements gone up? Any plans for benchmark comparisons between this version and the previous version, Michael?

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    Quote Originally Posted by samual View Post
    Dang you guys work fast :P How'd you even find out before we sent press release? ARE YOU SPYING ON OUR IRC CHANNEL?!?!?!?!?!!!!?!?!!? AHHHHHH


    Anyway: Good article mate, thanks for the look at Xonotic ^_^ Again, there's always more to come ;-)
    RSS.... I actually had it done about 3 hours earlier, but I put the article off in the queue until it was on the next calendar day.

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