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Title: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: fromhell on May 28, 2008, 04:00:58 pm
I love the 0.7.x generation.
Anyway, this is mainly a bugfix release. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you upgrade from 0.7.6 to 0.7.7 (or rather, from 0.7.1 to 0.7.6 to 0.7.7 for half of you)

- Fixed "Getting stuck bug"
- Fixed logging bug
- Fixed UI crash
- Fixed overflow in Multiplayer list + Some of beast's changes to server list (longer names)
- Instantgib and All rockets disabled during single player startup
- Clears nextmap after single player
- Windows only: new SDL.dll allows Caps Lock and Num Lock to be used as keys.
- Using protocol number 69, this should only now show servers running 0.7.7 (In other words, no more lotsofservers with 'invalid game folder' error)


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: TheMechanicalHand on May 28, 2008, 04:13:22 pm
I love the 0.7.x generation.
Anyway, this is mainly a bugfix release. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you upgrade from 0.7.6 to 0.7.7 (or rather, from 0.7.1 to 0.7.6 to 0.7.7 for half of you)

- Fixed "Getting stuck bug"
- Fixed logging bug
- Fixed UI crash
- Fixed overflow in Multiplayer list + Some of beast's changes to server list (longer names)
- Instantgib and All rockets disabled during single player startup
- Clears nextmap after single player
- Windows only: new SDL.dll allows Caps Lock and Num Luck to be used as keys.
- Using protocol number 69, this should only now show servers running 0.7.7 (In other words, no more lotsofservers with 'invalid game folder' error)

YaY!!!! :D thnks for this


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: fromhell on May 28, 2008, 04:15:53 pm
btw
Huge thanks to Sago007 for making this possible
this thanks is so huge it has to be huge


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: nman64 on May 28, 2008, 04:25:50 pm
BitTorrent download available (0.7.6 + patch):

(DO NOT LINK) h t t p s : / / openarena . wikia . com/wiki/BitTorrent


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: fromhell on May 28, 2008, 04:28:38 pm
i'll do a full 0.7.7 install upload
some time




Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: rancid punx on May 28, 2008, 04:43:01 pm
er im a bit thick with all this patch business

once yovue downloaded it ....er what do you do next?

unzip to where?


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: fromhell on May 28, 2008, 04:44:29 pm
This is exactly the reason why i've made the win32 installer


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: nman64 on May 28, 2008, 05:02:12 pm
er im a bit thick with all this patch business

once yovue downloaded it ....er what do you do next?

unzip to where?

Download the 0.7.6 release, then download the patch.  Extract 0.7.6, then extract the patch over it.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: jackoverfull on May 28, 2008, 05:27:55 pm
very well. :-)

remember, mac users: to correctly install this patch you must overwrite both your OpenArena application in oa main folder and the pak7-patch.pk3 inside baseoa.



Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: danj0r on May 28, 2008, 06:52:49 pm
AusGamers mirrors for these are now up

oa077-patch.zip
http://www.ausgamers.com/files/details/html/36102

oa077-patch.exe
http://www.ausgamers.com/files/details/html/36101

Feel free to add these to your official mirrors.

If you have a mailing list for these purposes it would be great if you could subscribe news at mammoth.com.au to keep us up to speed with future updates.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kit89 on May 29, 2008, 01:21:30 am
Excellent!!

Got to give a Big Thanks! For everyone who made this release possible. :D


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: pulchr on May 29, 2008, 02:27:51 am
looking good!

great job all the people working on this one!


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: rancid punx on May 29, 2008, 12:21:38 pm
er im a bit thick with all this patch business

once yovue downloaded it ....er what do you do next?

unzip to where?

Download the 0.7.6 release, then download the patch.  Extract 0.7.6, then extract the patch over it.


i already have the 0.7.6 release - ive been (trying) to play it for a couple of weeks now!

so if i download this patch thingy - what do i do next

its a zip file so i can guess the rest but where do in unzip it to??


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: sago007 on May 29, 2008, 12:34:50 pm
its a zip file so i can guess the rest but where do in unzip it to??
The zip file contains a folder called openarena-0.7.6 that should overwrite your current openarena-0.7.6. Make sure that you overwrite the existing files replacing the files that needs replacement.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: AtomicGamer on May 29, 2008, 01:17:52 pm
We've just mirrored the patches over at AtomicGamer:


OpenArena v0.7.7 Patch - Windows Installer    
http://www.atomicgamer.com/file.php?id=69662

OpenArena v0.7.7 Patch - Linux/Mac/Windows (ZIP)   
http://www.atomicgamer.com/file.php?id=69663


Admin: Please feel free to add the links to your files page.

Thanks!


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kilgore on May 31, 2008, 03:02:23 am
But its still the same that with 7.7 you cannot play on servers with older versions, right?  Its been quite a few weeks  since 7.6 and still most of the servers are 7.1 ......  Is it worth it to upgrade now?  Will this mean that once again playing online is basically not possible?


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: jackoverfull on May 31, 2008, 04:48:04 am
But its still the same that with 7.7 you cannot play on servers with older versions, right? 
right. and multi-version online playing isn't something that will be introduced soon in oa (f at all).

Quote
Is it worth it to upgrade now?
the soon the better.

Quote
Will this mean that once again playing online is basically not possible?
as people updates we will have more playable games online.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: Narses on May 31, 2008, 12:33:09 pm
good work,

but that fu mouse i've never seen....is here some chance, it will be in normal??


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kilgore on May 31, 2008, 04:46:58 pm
hmmm ok.... so I just have to get used to the idea of having all 3 versions at once for a while...


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kilgore on June 01, 2008, 04:08:50 am
SO now I have the patch for mac... it would be really nice if these things came with *clear* instructions on how to install them.  What do I do with all of those files?  I now have so many baseOA folders from all the different recent versions and I don't know what to replace with what. 
You say "overwrite files that need to be overwritten".... how do I know which ones that is?


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: sago007 on June 01, 2008, 04:20:31 am
You say "overwrite files that need to be overwritten".... how do I know which ones that is?

Well it is a 0.7.6->0.7.7 patch so it is 0.7.6 that should overwritten.

All files from the patch will overwrite an old file. If a file does not need to be overwritten then it will not be in the patch.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: jackoverfull on June 01, 2008, 03:04:53 pm
SO now I have the patch for mac... it would be really nice if these things came with *clear* instructions on how to install them.  What do I do with all of those files?  I now have so many baseOA folders from all the different recent versions and I don't know what to replace with what. 
You say "overwrite files that need to be overwritten".... how do I know which ones that is?
on mac you just need to replace the OpenArena application (in the game's main folder) and pak7-patch.pk3 (in the baseoa that is in the same folder of the application).


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kilgore on June 02, 2008, 01:53:22 am
Thank you jack, for the clear, understandable-for-non-programmer instructions :)


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: jackoverfull on June 02, 2008, 05:56:12 am
you're welcome. ;-)


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kilgore on June 03, 2008, 06:53:01 am
funny though, now that the majority of servers have switched to 7.6 we have a new update... I certainly expect that once all servers are finally on 7.7 we will have another update so playing online remains frustrating :P (ha ha ha)


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kit89 on June 03, 2008, 08:16:30 am
Quote
funny though, now that the majority of servers have switched to 7.6 we have a new update... I certainly expect that once all servers are finally on 7.7 we will have another update so playing online remains frustrating Tongue (ha ha ha)

That's what happens with a game that is still heavily in development. Though now that the worst bugs from 0.7.6 have been resolved with 0.7.7 patch. The next major update will most likely be the 0.8.0 release. :)


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: sago007 on June 03, 2008, 08:30:38 am
funny though, now that the majority of servers have switched to 7.6 we have a new update... I certainly expect that once all servers are finally on 7.7 we will have another update so playing online remains frustrating :P (ha ha ha)

Originally it was the plan to just add an extra pak-file, so that 0.7.7 would be backwards compatible to 0.7.6 (like 0.7.0 and 0.7.1). However a few things required engine changes: UI crash and protocol, so it was not to be.

I have  a strong feeling that there will be an 0.8.1 a month or so after 0.8.0 just like 0.7.0-0.7.1 and 0.7.6-0.7.7 but I hope it can just be pk3 patches. And the way I think it can be archived is by freezing the engine a lot earlier than 0.7.6


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: jackoverfull on June 03, 2008, 09:32:03 am
i don't think so. oa 0.8 still needs a lot of work to be ready...right?


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kilgore on June 03, 2008, 09:34:32 am
Well I guess development is always good.... though I'm a bit weary about putting my laptop in the freezer....


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: pulchr on June 03, 2008, 09:52:27 am
I have  a strong feeling that there will be an 0.8.1 a month or so after 0.8.0 just like 0.7.0-0.7.1 and 0.7.6-0.7.7 but I hope it can just be pk3 patches. And the way I think it can be archived is by freezing the engine a lot earlier than 0.7.6

imo we need to prepare a release and then playtest it for a week or two. i'm pretty sure most of the bugs would get squashed.
the aim must be to make a 0.8.0 version that replaces all the old versions so we don't get a divided community. it would benefit openarena a lot, i think :>


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: cosmo on June 03, 2008, 03:17:29 pm
Let's have a real testing phase before releasing 0.8


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: jackoverfull on June 03, 2008, 03:46:45 pm
i agree: a solid 0.8.0 would be a real benefit to oa.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: fromhell on June 03, 2008, 08:38:01 pm
Testing for 0.8.0 could begin August 1, where 0.8.0 RC1 would roll out then.
RC1 would probably be a reduced quality release to discourage the spread of it, news, and more version conflicts
Also during testing there may be some demo recording fun involved because I want to include a few demos to ship with OA to demonstrate the game with humans playing rather than bots as well as some benchmark tests.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: jackoverfull on June 03, 2008, 10:14:16 pm
ok, but i have to inform that i may not be available on middle august and middle july for the compile (on july i will stay a week totally without my macs with some friends and on august i will pass some time in japan, leaving the macs at home...).

i should be able to be there on august 1 and other dates, as long i know the date some time before.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kilgore on June 04, 2008, 01:53:46 am
I hate to bring up a bug, but it seems that in 7.7 mac version, the game consistently stalls when logging into a server.  I get all the way to "awaiting snapshot..." and then it never goes any further.  However, if I exit and then log in again it goes fine.  Always have to do it twice.  what gives?


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: jackoverfull on June 04, 2008, 07:28:45 am
no idea...on my mac this doesn't happen...

you may try to reset openarena (trashing the folder "OpenArena" that is inside your user's "Library>Application Support" folder). also, maybe you should try on another network configuration.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: kilgore on June 04, 2008, 01:44:56 pm
thanks, i'll try it... just not sure which one is which (7.1 or 7.7).... still want my 7.1 files...
buts I guess no hurry... there are no 7.7 CTF servers yet where my ping is below 150 so until then I'll be waiting anyway!


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: rancid punx on June 23, 2008, 12:42:36 pm
ive been holding off for ages now downloading this 7.7 patch as whenever i browse all the servers there is NO 7.7 servers on there!

never seen a single one?!



Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: VinnieCCT on June 23, 2008, 02:58:24 pm
OK, newby question.

For Linux, do I copy openarena.i386 over top of openarena.bin in the installation folder? Also, what is oa_ded.i386?

Thanks

Vinnie


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: fromhell on June 23, 2008, 03:55:47 pm
ive been holding off for ages now downloading this 7.7 patch as whenever i browse all the servers there is NO 7.7 servers on there!

never seen a single one?!


They're there


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: rancid punx on June 23, 2008, 04:25:31 pm
ive been holding off for ages now downloading this 7.7 patch as whenever i browse all the servers there is NO 7.7 servers on there!

never seen a single one?!


They're there


ummm no they arent


if they were i wouldnt be saying they werent

i have better things to do with my time than invent stories about missing servers!


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: fromhell on June 23, 2008, 04:38:20 pm
ive been holding off for ages now downloading this 7.7 patch as whenever i browse all the servers there is NO 7.7 servers on there!

never seen a single one?!


They're there


ummm no they arent


if they were i wouldnt be saying they werent

i have better things to do with my time than invent stories about missing servers!
you are inventing stories (http://dpmaster.deathmask.net/?game=openarena).


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: andrewj on June 23, 2008, 09:48:07 pm
0.7.7 servers are so leet they never mix with the plebby 0.7.1/0.7.6 servers.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: rancid punx on June 24, 2008, 12:26:50 pm
ive been holding off for ages now downloading this 7.7 patch as whenever i browse all the servers there is NO 7.7 servers on there!

never seen a single one?!


They're there


ummm no they arent


if they were i wouldnt be saying they werent

i have better things to do with my time than invent stories about missing servers!
you are inventing stories (http://dpmaster.deathmask.net/?game=openarena).

ok, thanks for clearing that up for me!


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: Festor on June 25, 2008, 03:50:16 am
Hi, I am a Ubuntu package builder (I make deb packages of software).

 I help in GetDeb.net and we have a openarena build but only of 0.7.6 version.

http://www.getdeb.net/release/2551

 I need 0.7.7 patch source (no binaries) for make a OpenArena complete package of 0.7.7 version.

Can you help me? :)

P.D. Sorry for my bad English


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: fromhell on June 25, 2008, 04:10:04 am
http://openarena.ws/svn/source/077/


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: Festor on June 26, 2008, 09:33:06 am
thanks!! :D

Published: http://www.getdeb.net/release/2863


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: pulchr on June 26, 2008, 10:15:13 am
sweet. the day 0.8.0 releases this should be up and running as quick as possible =)

edit: too bad the linked youtube video is of an older version of the game.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: rancid punx on July 07, 2008, 01:04:53 pm
omfg!

i finally decided to use this patch and its made the game about 5 times worse!

sure, no sticking anymore - but the engine runs so choppy its nigh on impossible to play anymore

AAAAAAAAAARGH!!!!!


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: lml{-_-}lml on July 10, 2008, 10:42:31 am
I love the 0.7.x generation.
Anyway, this is mainly a bugfix release. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you upgrade from 0.7.6 to 0.7.7 (or rather, from 0.7.1 to 0.7.6 to 0.7.7 for half of you)

- Fixed "Getting stuck bug"
- Fixed logging bug
- Fixed UI crash
- Fixed overflow in Multiplayer list + Some of beast's changes to server list (longer names)
- Instantgib and All rockets disabled during single player startup
- Clears nextmap after single player
- Windows only: new SDL.dll allows Caps Lock and Num Lock to be used as keys.
- Using protocol number 69, this should only now show servers running 0.7.7 (In other words, no more lotsofservers with 'invalid game folder' error)

For those who don't read the front page, then get your rear there! (http://openarena.ws/files.html)

I use the latest patch 0.7.7 and I get stuck to other player, what "getting stuck"is fixed?

Greatz


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: sago007 on July 10, 2008, 01:42:36 pm
I use the latest patch 0.7.7 and I get stuck to other player, what "getting stuck"is fixed?

The getting stuck that is fixed is: "Running into other people with machinegun while shooting"

Is there a "0.7.7" printed in the lower right corner of the main menu.


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: lml{-_-}lml on July 10, 2008, 02:26:27 pm
I use the latest patch 0.7.7 and I get stuck to other player, what "getting stuck"is fixed?

The getting stuck that is fixed is: "Running into other people with machinegun while shooting"

Is there a "0.7.7" printed in the lower right corner of the main menu.
`

Yes 0.7.7 is printed in the lower  right corner of the main menu.
I dont know how i got stuck to the other player ,..ill check if it has to do with the mg.

Thanks for being so quick and helpfull ,..... \m/{-_-}\m/

Greatz


Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: lml{-_-}lml on July 15, 2008, 06:36:08 am
Hiya,

I defenatly getting stuck to other players, i think its when the other player just respawned but Im not sure as it happens in the heat of the battle I pay more attention to the game as to bugs therefore I ask:

Did someone else have the same problem in patch 0.7.7?

How Did it happen to you?
Reply please so we all can help out in making this game better.

*getting stuck bug is NOT fixed imho*
(and DONT say it is another getting stuck bug)
You either get stuck to a player or dont get stuck.

Like I sed before (somewhere) Im not ta techie.
But I like to help out if/when I can



Title: Re: 0.7.7 patch released!
Post by: rancid punx on July 15, 2008, 03:47:07 pm
to be honest i NEVER stick to players since i got the 0.7.7 patch

but the play is still very choppy

hopefully this is going to get sorted in the next version as its a real mess IMO