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2022 News

Log of all the changes and updates with the website

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August

August 3, 2022

July

July 2, 2022

June

June 12, 2022
  • JXClient snapshot released - README.txt
  • Windows JXClient .exe snapshot released - README-jxclientinstaller.txt
    • Changes in the JX Client snapshot:
      • Make applied items more visible
      • Make markers for locked and unpaid items more visible
      • Use a less striking background color for magic items
  • Gridarta for Crossfire map editor snapshot released - README.txt
  • Gridarta for Crossfire map editor installer snapshot released - README-gridartainstaller.txt
    • Changes in the map editor release:
      • Update built-in archetypes
      • Improve help for Mover objects
      • Fix typos in Game Object Attributes Editor
      • Properly show '<' and '>' in tooltips
  • Windows GTKv2 Client .exe snapshot released - README.txt
    • Changes in the Windows GTKv2 client snapshot:
      • Add pop-up action menu when left-clicking on items
      • Add 'inv_menu' option to disable inventory action menu
      • Fix fractional map scaling
      • Print data to server in '--debug-protocol'
      • Add default bindings for 'reply' (;) and 'get all' (<)
June 9, 2022

May

May 18, 2022
May 2, 2022

April

Apr 15, 2022
  • JXClient snapshot released - README.txt
  • Windows JXClient .exe snapshot released - README-jxclientinstaller.txt
    • Changes in the JX Client snapshot:
      • Include sound effects from the crossfire-sounds repository
      • Print correct version number
      • Add setup option to show or hide pending movement commands
      • Change "def checkbox_option" skin command to include the option's default value
      • Do not anymore stall the user interface when loading sound clips
      • Ignore "name" part of sounds, use only the "action" part
        • Normalize and truncate the generated resource names
        • Should fix possible crashes on Windows when playing sound effects
      • Ignore case when matching server command names
      • Properly show the first text line in the message window
Apr 13, 2022
  • Windows GTKv2 Client .exe snapshot released - README.txt
    • Changes in the Windows GTKv2 client snapshot:
      • Add 'mapedit' command
      • Implement smooth lighting for Pixmap
      • Update lighting configuration dialog
      • Change default lighting to per-pixel
      • Print data from server when using '--debug-payload'
      • Automatically set 'away' if idle for some time
      • Fix memory leak
      • Adjust gtk-v2 layout panes
Apr 8, 2022
Apr 6, 2022

March

Mar 2, 2022

January

Jan 10, 2022
  • GitStats update for Archetypes, Gridarta, GTKv2 Client, JX Client, Maps, and Server
  • GitLog update for Archetypes, Gridarta, GTKv2 Client, JX Client, Maps, and Server
  • Doxygen update for Gridarta, GTK Client, JX Client and Server
  • Gridarta for Crossfire map editor snapshot released - README.txt
  • Gridarta for Crossfire map editor installer snapshot released - README-gridartainstaller.txt
  • Changes in the map editor release:
    • Add --use-mapdir command line options
    • Without this option Gridarta opens the map files given on the command line
    • With this option Gridarta interprets the map files as relative paths in the configured maps directory
    • Allow to edit scripts using an external editor.
      • The editor can be set in the options dialog (File|Options...) under External Applications|Editor
      • An empty input field (the default) uses the built-in editor. Examples are 'emacs' or 'xterm -e vim'
      • Spaces in the command name or in following arguments can be quoted: '"/usr/bin/some editor"'
      • The file to edit is passed as the last argument.
      • Problems while starting the editor are reported in the status bar
  • Windows GTKv2 Client .exe snapshot released - README.txt
    • Changes in the Windows GTKv2 client snapshot:
      • Added 'mapscale' command to change map scaling
      • Right-click a tile to walk to it, double right-click to attack
      • Spells window shows spell icons
      • All commands, not just key bindings, are shown when command echo is enabled
      • Improve text readability in the 'Black' theme
      • Image caching has been disabled until some bugs can be fixed
      • OpenGL and SDL renderers have been removed
      • Fixed several bugs in the Pixmap renderer
      • Fixed mouse-click examine showing the wrong tile