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gtk3 migration complete
     posted by benasselstine, Tue 20 May 2014 02:32:34 AM UTC - 0 replies

At long last the drawing routines have been converted to Cairo. Stay tuned for a new release.

LordsAWar! version 0.2.0 released!
     posted by benasselstine, Wed 16 Mar 2011 03:57:50 PM UTC - 0 replies

LordsAWar! version 0.2.0, a clone of the turn-based strategy game Warlords II, has been released with the following changes:

  • Revamped and addressed all aspects of network play.
  • Added a "game-list server" so that game servers can advertise games on the internet. ...

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Improving network support
     posted by benasselstine, Tue 22 Feb 2011 12:05:29 AM UTC - 0 replies

Lots of progress is being made in making LordsAWar playable over the network.

Here are two videos showing the progress:
http://tinyvid.tv/show/3nypdl90hiba
http://tinyvid.tv/show/7sr8ps2poft2

The videos show computer players sending the ...


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Lordsawar 0.1.9 released!
     posted by benasselstine, Tue 06 Jul 2010 04:13:00 PM UTC - 0 replies

Here's what's new in 0.1.9:

  • improved the game AI some more.
  • added CTRL+double-click to send stacks to destination of previously moved stack.
  • made two fun new items that can be "used".
  • added better bridge and fog artwork. ...

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Lordsawar 0.1.8 released!
     posted by benasselstine, Sat 27 Mar 2010 08:04:43 AM UTC - 0 replies

This is a bug-fix release to fix some serious bugs that were in 0.1.7. This release also contains updated artwork for the default tileset.

It can be downloaded from the download-area: https://savannah.nongnu.org/files/?group=lordsawar

new lordsawar-discuss mailing list
     posted by benasselstine, Sat 13 Mar 2010 09:12:48 AM UTC - 0 replies

Public discussion can now happen on our very own mailing list.

Go here to sign up:
http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/lordsawar-discuss

Or bookmark a link to the archives (empty right now):
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/lordsawar-discuss/

Lordsawar 0.1.7 released!
     posted by benasselstine, Mon 08 Mar 2010 11:55:54 AM UTC - 0 replies

Here's what's new in 0.1.7:

  • new terrain artwork.
  • users can now manage many stacks on a tile.
  • added a cityset editor and a shieldset editor.
  • improved AI.
  • improved the scenario editor.
  • save file format is now a tarball that contains the artwork for the game. ...

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new terrain artwork update #3
     posted by benasselstine, Fri 11 Dec 2009 10:59:55 AM UTC - 1 reply

More screenshots have arrived from David Baumgart, the artist working on the graphics for the new default tileset.

Here's a sample of the water:
http://lordsawar.com/artwork/upcoming-terrain-artwork-3-water.png

Here's a sample of the forest:
http://lordsawar.com/artwork/upcoming-terrain-artwork-3-forest.png

This is exciting stuff! Let me know what you think by posting a comment to this news item, or mailing me as benasselstine@gmail.com.

Sources moved to Savannah
     posted by benasselstine, Sun 29 Nov 2009 07:14:06 PM UTC - 0 replies

Thanks to the Savannah folks, the lordsawar subversion repository has been migrated to the Savannah servers.

The subversion server located at lordsawar.com has been disabled. Please recheckout your source trees.

new terrain artwork update
     posted by benasselstine, Fri 27 Nov 2009 11:44:59 AM UTC - 1 reply

David Baumgart has taken a slightly more painterly direction in his efforts to make a new default set of terrain tiles for the game.

You can see his latest efforts here:

http://www.lordsawar.com/artwork/upcoming-terrain-artwork-2.png ...


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Older News Approved
new terrain artwork coming posted by benasselstine, Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:41:20 AM UTC - 0 replies
LordsAWar 0.1.6 released! posted by benasselstine, Wed 21 Oct 2009 08:53:53 AM UTC - 0 replies
0.1.5 released! posted by benasselstine, Sun 01 Mar 2009 10:10:05 PM UTC - 0 replies
LordsAWar! 0.1.4 available in Fedora testing posted by ianweller, Fri 19 Dec 2008 11:23:43 PM UTC - 0 replies
LordsAWar! version 0.1.4 released! posted by benasselstine, Sun 07 Dec 2008 08:05:59 PM UTC - 0 replies
LordsAWar! version 0.1.3 released! posted by benasselstine, Fri 24 Oct 2008 04:24:09 PM UTC - 0 replies
LordsAWar! version 0.1.2 released! posted by benasselstine, Tue 07 Oct 2008 02:32:46 PM UTC - 0 replies
LordsAWar! version 0.1.1 released! posted by benasselstine, Sun 07 Sep 2008 02:59:10 PM UTC - 0 replies
User's Manual now online posted by benasselstine, Sat 09 Aug 2008 07:31:33 PM UTC - 0 replies
Network play is here! posted by benasselstine, Fri 08 Aug 2008 10:34:14 PM UTC - 0 replies
LordsAWar! version 0.1.0 released! posted by benasselstine, Fri 18 Jul 2008 04:09:44 PM UTC - 0 replies
LordsAWar! on Savannah! posted by benasselstine, Tue 08 Jul 2008 11:42:09 PM UTC - 0 replies
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