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MorphOS and AROS packages for uHexen2 v1.5.6

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2013-03-27

Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) 1.5.6 is released

Version 1.5.6 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) is released.
This new release fixes several bugs, adds automatic Hor+ style FOV
scaling, and adds Opus music decoding support amongst other things.
All users are encouraged to upgrade.

Uploaded the full sources, as well as win32, win64, dos, linux-x86,
linux-x86_64 and Mac OS X binary packages.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/uhexen2/files/Hammer%20of%20Thyrion/1.5.6/
Packages for Amiga variants (AROS, MorphOS) and others should follow
shortly. We'd also like to have linux-ppc rpms or tarballs if anyone
can prepare them for us.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2013-03-16

Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) 1.5.5 is released

Version 1.5.5 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) is released.
This is new release fixes several bugs, improves Mac OS X support and
adds a few new features among other things. All users are encouraged
to upgrade.

Uploaded the full sources, as well as win32, win64, dos, linux-x86,
linux-x86_64 and Mac OS X binary packages, here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/uhexen2/files/Hammer%20of%20Thyrion/1.5.5/
Packages for Amiga variants (AROS, MorphOS) and others should follow
shortly. We'd also like to have linux-ppc rpms or tarballs if anyone
can prepare them for us.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2013-01-08

Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) 1.5.4 is released

Version 1.5.4 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) is released.
This is new release improves portability, adds support for Solaris,
support for AmigaOS/AROS/MorphOS (thanks to Szilárd Biró), separate
keypad keys binding support, SDL joystick support, other improvements
and fixes several bugs.

Uploaded the full sources, as well as win32, win64, dos, linux-x86 and
linux-x86_64 binary packages, here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/uhexen2/files/Hammer%20of%20Thyrion/1.5.4/
Packages for Mac OS X and others should follow shortly. We'd also like
to have linux-ppc rpms or tarballs if anyone can prepare them for us.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2012-07-02

Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) 1.5.3 is released

Version 1.5.3 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) is released.
This is a maintainence-only release, mainly fixing an opengl issue
on old graphics hardware.

Uploaded the full sources, as well as win32, win64, dos, linux-x86
and linux-x86_64 binary packages, here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/uhexen2/files/Hammer%20of%20Thyrion/1.5.3/
The Mac OS X packages should follow shortly. We would also like to
have linux-ppc rpms or tarballs if anyone can prepare them for us.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2012-04-10

Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) 1.5.2 is released

Version 1.5.2 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) is released.
This is a maintainence release fixing several small bugs found in
the previous v1.5.1. It also adds new features such as support for
FOV adjustment, anisotropic texture filtering, non-power-of-two
textures, and so on.

Uploaded the full sources, as well as win32, win64, dos, linux-x86
and linux-x86_64 binary packages, here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/uhexen2/files/Hammer%20of%20Thyrion/1.5.2/
The Mac OS X packages will hopefully follow shortly. We would also
like to have linux-ppc rpms or tarballs if anyone can prepare them
for us.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2012-04-04

Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) 1.5.1 is released

Version 1.5.1 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) is released.
This is mostly a maintainence release fixing many small but annoying
bugs found in the previous 1.5.0 version.

Uploaded the full sources, as well as win32, win64, dos, linux-x86
and linux-x86_64 binary packages, here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/uhexen2/files/Hammer%20of%20Thyrion/1.5.1/
The Mac OS X packages will hopefully follow shortly. We would also
like to have linux-ppc rpms or tarballs if anyone can prepare them
for us.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2011-11-25

Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) 1.5.0 is released

At long last, version 1.5.0 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion (uHexen2) is released after more than three years of development. This is a major update after the previous stable release with many contributions and help from the community as well.

Uploaded the full sources, as well as win32, win64, dos, linux-x86, linux-x86_64 and Mac OS X binary packages. See here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/uhexen2/files/Hammer%20of%20Thyrion/1.5.0/
We'd also like to have linux-ppc rpms or tarballs if anyone can prepare them for us.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2011-09-19

Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion, version 1.4.3 is released

Version 1.4.3 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion is released:
This release is a result of heavy maintainance after the
previous 1.4.2 version and fixes several bugs, including
some security related ones such as the hexenworld Huffman
decoder vulnerability (Secunia advisory SA28124), and
improves portability. There have been a few feature
improvements, as well. It also features a DOS port and an
experimental svgalib support. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the new release.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2008-04-04

Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion, version 1.4.2 is released

We're glad to announce that version 1.4.2 of Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion is released.

Hammer of Thyrion is a cross-platform port of Raven's Hexen II source. HoT includes many bug fixes, improved sound and video modes, opengl improvements and documentation among many others.

The 1.4.2 development cycle took a lot of time, but it was worth the result: We added support for 64 bit platforms, provided compatibility with older Hexen II protocols, fixed several opengl problems, fixed some security issues, updated the software renderer to support non-intel processors, among many other things.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2007-10-03

Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion 1.4.1 is released

We are happy to announce the new 1.4.1 release of
Hammer of Thyrion. Hammer of Thyrion is a port of
Raven's class based first person shooter Hexen2
source code and is based on the old Linux Hexen2
project, Anvil of Thyrion. HoT includes many bug
fixes, improved sound and video modes, opengl
improvements and documentation among many others.

Main focus of this release is major bug fixes
and support for Mac OS X and QNX. Several other
improvements are also included. All users are
encouraged to upgrade. The detailed release notes
can be found at:
http://sourceforge.net/p/uhexen2/code/HEAD/tree/trunk/docs/ReleaseNotes.old... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2006-11-01

Hexen II: Hammer of Thyrion 1.4.0 is released

We are happy to announce the new 1.4.0 release of
Hammer of Thyrion. Hammer of Thyrion is a port of
Raven's class based first person shooter Hexen2
source code and is based on the old Linux Hexen2
project, Anvil of Thyrion. HoT includes many bug
fixes, improved sound and video modes, opengl
improvements and documentation among many others.

This release puts a lot of changes in the video
code: The resolution can now be changed while the
game is running and the settings are saved into
the config. Support is added for colored lighting
and external lit file support. Many console
improvements are added and, as usual, many bug
fixes and other small improvements are done. The
detailed release notes can be found at:
http://sourceforge.net/p/uhexen2/code/HEAD/tree/trunk/docs/ReleaseNotes.old... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2006-04-28

Hexen2: Hammer of Thyrion 1.3.0 is released

We are happy to announce the new 1.3.0 release of Hammer of Thyrion.

Hammer of Thyrion is a port of Raven's class based first person
shooter Hexen2 source code and is based on the original Linux Hexen II
project Anvil of Thyrion. HoT includes many bugfixes, improved sound
and video modes, opengl improvements and documentation among many
others.

This release is a result of huge amount of code clean-up
and bug-fixes throughout the source tree and adds FreeBSD
and win32 support. Important fixes went in effecting the
engine to work correctly on new distros.... read more

Posted by Ozkan Sezer 2005-08-30

Linux Hexen II, Hammer of Thyrion

Hexen II is one of the best Quake-era first person shooters ;> . The Linux Hexen II port is known as "Anvil of Thyrion", and includes support for the only official mission pack, Portal of Praevus. Mostly it's a solid program, but comes with little documentation and has several installation issues.

Hammer of Thyrion is a project to provide bug-fixes and documentation for AoT, and add a few new features. ... read more

Posted by Steven 2004-11-27