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Delta3D 2.5.0 Released!

MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Delta3D Development Team has release version 2.5.0 of the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine. This marks the 6th anniversery since Delta3D was first released to the public in November, 2004.

This release contains a variety of changes to the underlying libraries, along with some changes to the tool suite. The list of major changes can be viewed at http://goo.gl/xMHGF. Tutorials and upgrade guides can be found here: http://goo.gl/SXGE8.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2010-11-10

Delta3D 2.5.0 RC1 Uploaded!

The Release Candidate #1 for Delta3D 2.5.0 is ready for downloading and testing

The 2.5.0 RC1 is available in 4 different ways:
1) Windows Installer SDK (pre-compiled for Visual Studio 2008) "dt_win32_REL-2.5.0_RC1_setup.exe"
2) Windows SDK, no installer (pre-compiled for Visual Studio 2008) "dt_win32_REL-2.5.0_RC1.zip"
3) Source only "dt_src_REL-2.5.0_RC1.zip"
4) Source code via SVN checkout using the tag "REL-2.5.0_RC1"... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2010-10-07

Delta3D 2.4.0 Released!

MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Delta3D Development Team has published version 2.4.0 of the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine. This marks the 18th release since Delta3D was first unveiled to the public in November, 2004.

This release contains a large number of changes to both the tool suite and the underlying libraries. The Simulation Training And Game Editor (STAGE) tool has been redesigned to allow for even easier editing of Maps and now supports user-created plugins. Actors now have the ability to contain user-defined ActorComponents. While still considered beta, the Actor Component system promises to deliver the ultimate flexibility in Actor creation. The list of major changes can be viewed at http://tinyurl.com/2-4-0changes. These documents along with tutorials, can be found in the http://tinyurl.com/delta3d-wiki.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2009-11-09

Delta3D 2.4.0 RC1 Released!

The first Release Candidate for Delta3D 2.4.0 is ready for testing.

The 2.4.0 RC1 comes in 3 different formats:
1) Windows Installer SDK (pre-compiled for Visual Studio 2008) "dt_win32_REL-2.4.0_RC1_setup.exe"
2) Windows SDK, no installer (pre-compiled for Visual Studio 2008) "dt_win32_REL-2.4.0_RC1.zip"
3) Source only "dt_src_REL-2.4.0_RC1.zip"

All the files can be downloaded from here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/delta3d/files/delta3d/2.4.0/... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2009-10-13

Delta3D Open Source Game Engine 2.3.0 Released

MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Delta3D Development Team has released Version 2.3.0 of the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine. Since the last release in November of 2008, many new features have been added and bugs fixed as well as some performance optimizations.

Although every attempt has been made to make the new release backwards compatible with previous releases, not all changes will be seamless. The list of major changes can be viewed at the 2.3.0 Change List and notes about upgrading can be found in the 2.3.0 Upgrade Guide. These documents and more can be found in the Wiki at http://delta3d.wiki.sourceforge.net. ... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2009-05-12

Delta3D 2.3.0 RC1 Released

The first Release Candidate for the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine 2.3.0 is now available for public testing.

It would be much appreciated if people would download and test out the packages. Please report any issues that are discovered in the Mantis Bug tracker (http://apps.sourceforge.net/mantisbt/delta3d/main_page.php).

The code has been tagged "REL-2.3.0_RC1" (http://delta3d.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/delta3d/tags/REL-2.3.0_RC1).... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2009-04-28

Delta3D Open Source Game Engine 2.2.0 Released!

MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Delta3D Development Team has released Version 2.2.0 of the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine. This release contains a few functionality additions as well as numerous bug fixes and will be the last release of the year.

The 2.2.0 release is not 100% backwards compatible with the 2.1.x series, although every attempt was made to make the upgrade as easy as possible. The list of major changes can be viewed at the 2.2.0 Change List and notes about upgrading can be found in the 2.2.0 Upgrade Guide. These documents and more can be found in the Wiki at http://delta3d.wiki.sourceforge.net.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-11-18

Delta3D 2.2.0 RC1 Released

Version 2.2.0 Release Candidate 1 has just hit the shelves. The 2.2.0 release cycle will be a little condensed as we try to get one more release out before the holiday season.

The 2.2.0 RC1 will be valid until November 12th, at which point the final release will be assembled and published November 17th. Please download, test, and document any troubles that may arise.

As usual, the Delta3D Wiki is available to the public to record issues and notes about the Release Candidate.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-11-04

Delta3D Open Source Game Engine 2.1.1 Released

MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Delta3D Development Team has released Version 2.1.1 of the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine. The 2.1.1 release is a minor update based on 2.1.0 and contains only bug fixes.

The 2.1.1 release should be backward compatible with 2.1.0 since there is no added or removed functionality or API changes. The list of bug fixes can be viewed at the http://delta3d.wiki.sourceforge.net/changes2.1.1 Change list page.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-09-29

Delta3D Open Source Game Engine: 2.1.0 Released!

A well-supported open source project, Delta3D is a full-function game engine appropriate for a wide variety of modeling & simulation applications (training, education, visualizations, and entertainment).

MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Delta3D Development Team released Version 2.1.0 of the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine. This release contains a new build system which provides better support for building on different systems, upgraded external dependencies, new functionality, and numerous bug and performance fixes.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-09-04

Delta3D Open Source Game Engine 2.1.0 Release Candidate #2 R

The second release candidate for Delta3D 2.1.0 has just been published and is available for testing.

Issues found and addressed in the RC1 include:
-Problems with resizing a dtGUI-based application
-psEditor not rendering
-dtAnim::AnimatedGameActor causing crashes

The RC2 files can be downloaded from here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=113203&package_id=122467&release_id=619482... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-08-22

Delta3D 2.1.0 Release Candidate #1 Available for Testing

Delta3D has just published the RC1 for the upcoming 2.1.0 release. Users are encouraged to download and try out the RC1 and report back any troubles found.

Many new changes have been incorporated into the 2.1.0 release, including:

* Additional API support for physical object
* Additional API support for mouse "picking"
* New RTS Motion Model
* Refactored build system using CMake
* Upgraded external dependencies
* Removed previously deprecated API... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-08-13

Delta3D 2.0.0 Released!

Delta3D Development Team Releases Version 2.0.0 of Delta3D Open Source Game Engine

February 15, 2008

MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Delta3D Development Team released Version 2.0.0 of the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine. The release is a large re-factor of the internal architecture to support the latest versions of the Delta3D External Dependencies. Version 2.0.0 also includes numerous bug fixes, utility enhancements, and new character animation functionality.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-02-15

Delta3D 2.0.0 Release Candidate 2

RC2 for Delta3D 2.0.0 has just been released. We're edging closer and closer to the monumental 2.0.0 release.

Now would be a great time to download RC2 and report back any issues you find.

See the whole story with links to the downloads here:
http://www.delta3d.org/article.php?story=20080206174849943&topic=news

Thanks,
Delta3D Development Team
http://delta3d.org

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-02-06

Delta3D 2.0.0 RC1 Release

The Release Candidate 1 for Delta3D 2.0.0 has been released to the public. Now would be a great time to download the RC1 and see what's been cooking in Delta3D.

See the whole story here:
http://www.delta3d.org/article.php?story=20080129175307777&topic=news

Sincerely,
The Delta3D Development Team
http://delta3d.org

Posted by Erik Johnson 2008-01-29

Delta3D 1.5.0 Released!

The Delta3D Team today announced the release of Delta3D 1.5.0. This release includes new functionality as well as some important bug fixes and runtime optimizations.

It has been over half a year since the last official release and many changes have taken place inside the engine to address the needs of the Delta3D community. With the addition of a public Wiki, the Delta3D Open Source Game Engine is now more of a community-driven project than ever.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2007-07-19

Delta3D 1.4.0 Released!

Welcome to the 1.4.0 release! This release contains some breaking changes, so be sure to check out our Upgrade Guide.

Delta3D is a modern, open-source, full-featured game engine. It is being developed to fulfill the needs of military training which require a combination of gaming and traditional visual simulation technologies. Users of Delta3D include the U.S. Military, numerous research universities, hobbyists, and commercial companies. ... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2006-12-01

Delta3D Moves to SVN

Just a quick note that the Delta3D Project has moved its source code repository from CVS to SVN. Details are online at:
http://www.delta3d.org/forum/viewtopic.php?forum=13&showtopic=5643

Please report any problems to the Forums at:
http://delta3d.org

Thanks!

Posted by Erik Johnson 2006-08-10

Delta3D 1.3.0 Released!

Delta3D is a modern, open-source, full-featured game engine. It is being developed to fulfill the needs of military training which require a combination of gaming and traditional visual simulation technologies. Users of Delta3D include the U.S. Military, numerous research universities, hobbyists, and commercial companies.

Welcome to the 1.3.0 release! This release contains breaking changes, so be sure to check out our Upgrade Guide for user of Delta3D 1.2.0: http://tinyurl.com/rmgzz .... read more

Posted by Chris Osborn 2006-07-20

Delta3D 1.2.0 Released!

The Delta3D Engine is a modern, open-source, full-featured game engine. Delta3D is being developed to fulfill the needs of modern military training which require a combination of gaming and traditional visual simulation technologies. Users of Delta3D include the U.S. Military, numerous research universities, hobbyists, and commercial companies.

Welcome to the 1.2.0 release! The main goal of this release is support for OpenSceneGraph 1.0. Code that worked with Delta3D 1.1.0 should seamlessly work with 1.2.0. And we threw in lots of bug fixes and a few new features to boot.... read more

Posted by Chris Osborn 2006-01-26

Delta3D 1.1.0 Released!

The Delta3D Team is proud to announce the availability of Delta3D 1.1.0: the open-source gaming and simulation engine.

The Delta3D Engine is a modern, Open Source, full-featured game engine backed by the United States Military. Delta3D is being developed to fulfill the needs of modern military training which require a combination of gaming and traditional visual simulation technologies. Users of Delta3D include the U.S. Military, numerous research universities, hobbyists, and commercial companies.... read more

Posted by Chris Osborn 2005-11-23

Delta3D 1.0 Released!

The Delta3D Team is proud to announce the availability of the 1.0 release of Delta3D: the Open Source Game and Simulation Engine.

The Delta3D Engine is a modern, Open Source, full-featured game engine backed by the United States Military. Delta3D is being developed to fulfill the needs of modern military training which require a combination of gaming and traditional visual simulation technologies.
Users of Delta3D include the U.S. Military, numerous research universities, hobbyists, and commercial companies. ... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2005-10-03

Delta3D 0.9.2 released!

Delta3D 0.9.2 Released!

This release is a minor increment on the path toward 1.0.0.

This release contains a few bug fixes that cropped up in 0.9.1 and a couple new tricks.
Added Functionality:

moved dtDAL::Log into dtCore
Added scons "doc"
testWin uses dtGUI

Bugs Fixed:

Editor icons now load correctly
sigslot.h error caused linux to hang
gcc3.x fixes

Dependencies:
Delta3D 0.9.2 is supported and tested with external dependencies 0.4.2 and data package 0.2.1.... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2005-08-15

Delta3D 0.9.1 & STAGE released!

Delta3D 0.9.1 Released!
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Go get it right now at http://www.delta3d.org !

This release marks an important point in the Development of Delta3D:
the first public version of the graphical editor: STAGE
(Simluation, Training And Game Editor)!

This release contains some huge additions to support the new Editor as well as
some new examples to demonstrate the new functionality.... read more

Posted by Chris Osborn 2005-07-25

Delta3D 0.9.0 Released!

Once again, the Delta3D team is proud to announce a new release. Every release is a major undertaking and one more step toward our fully-featured, 1.0!

This release contains some new functionality and relies on the latest and greatest of our External Dependencies. The release comes in 3 flavors: pre-built for Fedore Core3, pre-built for Win32, and a source only version.

Added functionality
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-A new dtGUI module which renders OpenGL GUI elements using CEGUI... read more

Posted by Erik Johnson 2005-06-07