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Hammer of Thyrion 1.5.7 (Announce)

posted by Rugxulo(R) Homepage, Usono, 25.01.2016, 21:03

On 25 Jan 2016, the developers of Hammer of Thyrion (HeXen II) released version 1.5.7.

Noticeable changes:
* All platforms, gameplay, mission pack: fixed an hcode bug which would make the spiders seemingly invincible for a difficulty-depending time.
* All platforms, gameplay: Crusader partial heal at certain experience thresholds now starts at level 3 to be consistent with the manual.
* All platforms, gameplay: Many small HexenC fixes and clean-ups.
* All platforms, hexen2: Better cross-map demo playback support.
* OpenGL: fix screenshots when screen width isn't a multiple of 4.
* OpenGL: minor gamma updates.
* Music: Support for FLAC codec and tracker (MOD) music including unreal umx files. (edit the makefiles to enable when compiling.)
* Utils, hcc: Added a command line option "-os" to compact the strings heap by eliminating duplicates. some minor revisions.
* Utils, jsh2color: ignore minlight values from the -light command line switch: eliminates the majority of the ugly black patches from eidolon and rider2c maps. bumped its version to 1.2.6.
* All platforms: External wal texture loading is now a compile time option, disabled by default.
* HexenWorld: Support for a new protocol 26: if the client sends '*cap' userinfo with a 'c', the server returns protocol 26 instead of 25 and sends the sound and model lists in small chunks like quakeworld does. Old clients versus new servers and new clients versus old servers are not affected and run using the original protocol 25 as they used to. The new protocol 26 connection sequence avoids packet fragmentation.
* DOS: HexenWorld is now supported on DOS. requires uhexen2 v1.5.7 or newer hexenworld servers to connect. (see above for hw protocol 26.)
* DOS: OpenGL support on 3Dfx Voodoo cards.
* DOS: Experimental support for several PCI sound cards (see README.dos)
* Several small fixes, tidy-ups, safeguards elsewhere in the sources.
* Updated third-party libraries (music codecs and SDL).

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