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Now featuring Fog of War, Time of Day Bar, Tutorials, Tooltips, and more!

Posted by Tastyrice on Jul 19th, 2012

Desura Digital Distribution

Short Version: Alpha 20

Long Version: So what’s new now we have grown out of our formative and awkward teenage years? Quite a lot. Now this just might be a personal bias but SoR is shaping out to be pretty damn nice.


Metaphorically Alpha 20 is a coming of age for us as much of the game is slowly leaving that “WTF am I playing.” stage to an “Oh I get it now.” state. Fog of war and in-game tutorial are just one of the many highlights of of Alpha 20.


  • Added Tooltips.
  • Added Tutorial Slideshow.
  • Added Fog of War.
  • Added New GUI for time of day and other options.
  • Added New traditional intro menu buttons.
  • Added Cobblestone, dirt and wood blocks are now craftable.
  • Fixed Flying cows used to caused a crash.

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Comments
JarroFire
JarroFire Jul 20 2012, 4:43am said:

Nice Work Keep it up :)

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Ominus
Ominus Jul 20 2012, 6:11pm said:

I'm new to games on desura so don't hate me, but how do I update or does desura do that automatically once they've cleared the update for release? And I must say this is a very interresting game and play style. Never really got into dwarf fortress myself so this is new for me heheh

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raptorfangamer
raptorfangamer Jul 21 2012, 12:02pm replied:

Once the update is ready the game will have some sort of circle icon near its status, that indicates an update, there you are prompted with a pop-up window with the changelog and the options to update or not.

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garrettcolas
garrettcolas Jul 21 2012, 12:20pm replied:

For the most recent releases, the Linux build has been a stand-alone build. You can download that from Desura.com in a web browser once you log in(and have the game purchased).

This is just something to keep in mind. The Windows release should just tell you an update is ready.

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Ominus
Ominus Jul 21 2012, 4:32pm said:

Ah, thanks for the explanation of how desura handles updates guys! The wait for the update is on! :D

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MichaelMalice
MichaelMalice Jul 29 2012, 3:52am said:

Is this Alpha out yet??? I bought the game yesterday but Im still on a17.01 where do I update ?

cheers

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