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OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released!
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:36 am    Post subject: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

Hooraypaca! :)

HTTP mirrors: http://openarena.ws/download.php?view.3
Unofficial torrent: http://www.gameupdates.org/details.php?id=4015

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:57 am    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

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- New effects: rocket smoke, shotgun sparks, flares
- New maps
- Improved maps
- Improved CTF skins for Angelyss
- New skins for Beret and Assassin

huuraaayyyyyyyuuuuhhhooooweeeellll, not so great actually :ump:

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:52 am    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

SHOTGUN SPARKS!!! I dreamed about it. Seriously.

New beret WOWOOWWO!

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:15 am    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

- New effects: rocket smoke, shotgun sparks, flares
- New maps
- Improved maps
- Improved CTF skins for Angelyss
- New skins for Beret and Assassin


.. sounds like a bit like the stuff they put into noghost that noone uses.. and no anti-bot?

hoooray for a few hours on GIMP \:D/

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:20 am    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

are these the crappy maps from the RC? :3
not worth, if its worth clicking the DL-link then.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:14 pm    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

I still dont get why they dont use the pak system for updates. It looks like they have added some eye candy stuff, which is good, but whenever I see word patch I would assume it was a 'fix' for bad code.

It would also be good to have a better/seperate map system. They could have a map pack with around 50 maps in a few mb if they reference the existing textures. Then instead of having to decide or spend tons of time on one map which may be wasted time.. they could just watch what servers are playing certain maps to see whats popular.. then concentrate on the detail stuff after they know what people like :/

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:18 pm    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

0.8.5 cheatable on a server?^^
I say actually YES!

See one code and you know what i meen. should be fixed...

Not realy the best release i think

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:55 pm    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

Thing is.. it's very simple to add anti-cheat.. but it couldnt be open source and needs a few of people to constantly maintain it.

The only people who would then be able to cheat are the ones who are clever enough to write the code and not distribute it.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:01 pm    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

chiquita wrote:

The only people who would then be able to cheat are the ones who are clever enough to write the code and not distribute it.

They are clever enough to insert spam codes , smash stack exploits , backdoors and hacks of every kind in their aimbots .... they can insert also code to permit them knowing who's using their code.... and noone ( with some "really clever" exceptions ) will know that because the sourcecode is not available.

For sure the totality of the aimbot users are stupid enough to use those cheats without any cautions ( eg ... who's clever enough to monitor opened connections ? ) and most of the admin are stupid enough to not take care of their servers but then they will be surprised to discover that their servers were hacked.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 5:21 am    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote

True words Falkland, the SV Administrators should watch better for the connections and to 99,9% the protection ;)

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:55 pm    Post subject: Re: OpenArena 0.8.5 patch released! Reply with quote



Thats what my ingame menu looks like with the 0.8.5 patch.

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