OpenArena v0.6.0
0.6.0 (12/2/2006)
- Botfiles code from dmn_clown!
- Binaries updated to ioquake3 revision 982
- Engine now uses "baseoa" as a base folder as well as its own local user settings folder
- Pk3 files are now split into components again
- New splash video.
- Ogg support enabled.
- New player model : Kyonshi! She's based on the Chinese jiang-shi (hopping corpse) mythology. Created by enki and leileilol. Voice provided by pixie.
- New player model : Major! Created by JKM Makowka, animated and exported by leileilol. Voice also provided by pixie.
- Ed's conversion of Quake's E1M7 converted over (GPL v2)
- Vondur's Kaos map converted over. (GPL v2)
- Tyrann's Aggressor map converted over. (GPL v2)
- C.Brutail's cbctf1 converted over. (GPL v2 also)
- Gargoyle is reskinned by enki
- Gargoyle's wings are finally fixed and added.
- New lightning gun skin from enki
- New plasma gun skin from enki
- New railgun skin from enki
- New gauntlet skin from slyus
- New machinegun skin from slyus
- New lightning gun effects
- Health items reworked; they all have spheres with LODs and shaders
- Decals are slightly more polished.
- A lot of sounds are polished.
- New flesh footsteps
- New win32 icon
- Removed oa_bubctf1. Apparently the OGSL isn't so "Free" after all :(
- More 2D icons
- Mega health model
- Machinegun repositioned
- Machinegun flash rotated (to be a bit like q3's)
- Other little things I might have forgotten

0.5.1 (8/26/2006)
- Removed Fox_DF's sounds due to possible copyright issues
- "Mouth" weapon sounds take the old weapon sounds place
- LOD models added for: shotgun, gargoyle, grism(sarge)
- Alternate simple "sprite" muzzleflashes also included (low geometry detail mode)
- A couple new of benchmark demos added to demonstrate how well the new low detail meshes help game performance ;)
- Chaingun model added (for the 'missionpack' like project that may be done in the future)

0.5.0 (8/20/2006)
- New map! oa_bubctf1, based on ButtahB's bubctf1 (The Vast and the Furious). CPMA players might recognize it ;)
- New (and still temporary) machinegun texture
- New menu buttons, thanks to MilesTeg.
- New explosion sound and texture
- Flares! Toggle with r_flares 0 or 1.
- Detail textures! Toggle with r_detailTextures 0 or 1.
- Now based on source code.
- New skin for gargoyle - "tech" by Morphed.
- Gargoyle skins improved (mostly in musculature detail but the detail overlay has been changed too)
- Removed "ALPHA 4" and id software credits in menu
- Fire textures and shader!
- New liquid textures
- New grenade explosion
- Railtrail/plasmatrail shader implemented (cg_oldRail 0 / cg_oldPlasma 0)
- Rocket sparks shader implemented (cg_oldRocket 0)
- A new skybox from Nexuiz
- A new skybox (space) by MilesTeg
- dm4ish and q3dm6ish should have less zfighting and better texture alignment, thanks to div0
- some other things i forgot

Alpha 0.4.1 (6/6/2006)
- DM6ISH added, map by SavageX (adapted from Nexuiz map sources)
- New sound effects for the rocket launcher and shotgun
- New rocket launcher, with a quick skin and also a weapon hand! (So it doesn't look so big)
- New Gargoyle mapobject
- New door and menu sounds (lifted from openquartz)
- Fixed several decal shaders being overrided
- Sun flare shader fixed
- Reorganized files into seperate pk3 components
- InfoZIP is now used to pack the pk3s (slightly smaller now)
- Due to balance issues, oa_bases3 (CTF) is left out of the arenas.txt (it is still there, but play at your own risk!)
- "Tiny" build for slower and disk space deprived machines
- Windows installer now defaults its path to Program Files

Alpha 4 (5/7/2006)
- New shotgun skin and uvs from BlackThief.
- New railgun by leileilol. Crap skin unfortunately
- New gauntlet by leileilol. no skin yet
- New gargoyle player model by leileilol, however wings are broken so they are not exported.
- New flag by leileilol (very simple and small though)
- New remodeled low poly plasma gun by leileilol
- Chaingun muzzleflash by leileilol (made ahead of time for the future Team edition)
- New explosion sprites (sampled from a public domain "explosion" found on wikimedia commons)
- New CTF ditties by leileilol (corny and quickly tracked)
- New ambient sounds
- New "Sarge" sounds
- New banner5.md3 (The title logo)
- Fixed in some missing menu graphics
- Changed menu backgrounds to non-animated dark ones
- New oa_rpg3dm2 DM map by RPG, retextured for OA. (some bugs still remain, such as bright water, lack of flares, etc)
- flare shaders (not enabled in oa yet, you can use ioq3 though)
- added silly intro logo video

Alpha 3 DM Test (2-25-2006)
- internet play fixed! Thanks mewse for compiling the binaries too
- added announcer voices by Mancubus (
- Removed terrarena
- Removed tux as it's a small cheating model. Don't worry tux fans, he will be remodeled at proper size again surely :)
- DM4ish added, along with .MAP
- Q3DM6ish added, along with .MAP (Quick conversions of Aardappel's q1 maps of the same name)
- GRiSM player model animated, exported and available! Replaces the sarge gargoyle (there is no default "sarge" model yet) Model by Chris Holden, skins by Morphed, and rig/anims by leileilol.
- VMs seperated from content
- New machinegun, similar to the original (as it spins). UVW'd, but not skinned, so for now it is chromed.
- new temporary grenade launcher, with grenade model
- New machinegun and shotgun muzzleflashes
- crosshairs
- Some new textures from mewse
- fixed levelshot screen
- added levelshots :D
- a bunch of sounds are added from Nexuiz 1.5. props to alientrap
- vms are now recompiled from the gpl source.
- ui.qvm : alot of credits changes, cdkey screen has a notice, etc
- new plasma impact, pretty
- new railgun impact, just as pretty
- rocket and grenade explosions are tweaked to expand now. much better
- new bullet/shell impact, looks much better than the "firefly" sparks from before.
- new teleport effect
- plenty of new sounds now
- new armor
- lightning effect now works!
- basic gib