SourceForge took down OB's MySQL DB, so the site has been down while I negotiate its return. Code, the wiki, the bug tracker, etc. is still A-OK, though.
See the full article at http://openblox.sourceforge.net/content/its-here-openblox-07-beta.
There's a new example game for OpenBlox, called "Snow Example". It shows how to perform common tasks, like adding/removing bricks.
OpenBlox's issue tracker has been migrated to http://tracker.openblox.tuxfamily.org. Please use this new service instead of the old tracker.
The 100th commit to OpenBlox's Mercurial repositiory (http://openblox.hg.sourceforge.net/hgweb/openblox/openblox/) was committed a few minutes ago, setting the all-time commit-per-day average for OpenBlox to 0.2.
This is quite amazing, considering OpenBlox was born in November '09, and still has a relatively small team.
OpenBlox 0.6.2 has just been released!
Among the new features/bugfixes:
* Windows Vista/7 support added
* Creation/deletion of bricks at runtime
* Better performance
Go see the full release post at http://openblox.sf.net/?q=content/openblox-062-released for more info.
OpenBlox just broke the 1,400 download mark!
Thanks to everyone who gave OpenBlox a chance and downloaded it, and thus helped it to reach this milestone!
Now, Sourceforge is migrating the M-Z projects (this includes OpenBlox) to the new Project Web.
The site may take a while to come back online.
It wasn't the SourceForge new Project Web that caused an outage, but something did.
Anyway, the OpenBlox site is back up!
OpenBlox's main site ( http://openblox.sourceforge.net ) is down, while SourceForge migrates their servers to the new project web infrastructure.
Check back here for updates on site status.
OpenBlox depends upon Lupa as a Lua-Python binding, and as Lupa depends upon Lua, OpenBlox depends upon Lua as well.
Still with me? Good!
This means you have to download and install Lua to use OpenBlox.
See the README at https://sourceforge.net/projects/openblox/files/Releases/README.txt/download to see how to download the Lua libraries.
After around 8 hours, we have the OpenBlox web site back up!
Citizens may now return to your normal lives ;)
http://openblox.sourceforge.net is temporarily down due to technical issues.
We will post again when the problem is fixed.
Thank you for your patience!
The very capable 0.5 stable release has just been released for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX! Other OSes might work, but we don't know...
This new release includes new features such as:
* Game distribution
* Easier to use Lua scripting system
* A graphical installer
* A graphical world launcher
OpenBlox's Mercurial source code repository has been restored.
You can now view OpenBlox's bleeding-edge code at:
OpenBlox has been released!
Follow the instructions in the downloaded archive to find out how to install OpenBlox.
OpenBlox's game engine will be released, for the first time, somewhere during the next 2-3 weeks!
OpenBlox is still alive and kicking, we're just in the SVN repos for now. There's really nothing outside of SVN...