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Happy New Year / Website Changes

Written for Asgard by Russ Adams on 2012-12-30

What happened in Asgard during 2012?

1. We made 4 releases.

2. Maps objects are able to move now.

3. The map can pan.

4. Map objects now stack relative to each other (proximity stacking)

5. Hardpoints are used to keep moving map objects out of certain areas.

6. Significant updates asgardrpg.org from it's original 2008 design.

7. Closed the wiki.

Whoa! Closed the wiki? Yes, we've also closed our Wiki as of today. Don't worry! The Wiki will go on, but privately and not-indexed by search engines. Please check our website for all future updates.

asgardrpg.org is undergoing a few changes itself. For starters, we've updated our Production Roadmap, FAQ and Story pages. Please take a look at each one for up-to-date information about the project.

Thanks for your interest in Asgard. We're looking forward to big progress in 2013.

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Asgard 0.3.10 Released

Written for Asgard by Russ Adams on 2012-08-17

Summer has rolled along well for Asgard. We were able to crank out Asgard 0.3.10 "Arbor Grey" today. There are three main items in this release:
 1. Hardpoint enforcment. It is now not possible to walk in places where you might expect to not be able to walk.
 2. Map Object Type restructuring. This is not noticeable in game play, but with this refactor, the code is a little easier to maintain.
 3. Inventory work. We made progress on implementing item inventories which will be used in various places throughout game play.

The next release will be in October, and we're looking forward to it.

Source Tar/GZ:
bit.ly/Su5Zq5

Launchpad PPA:
bit.ly/viFmgj

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Asgard 0.3.9 Released

Written for Asgard by Russ Adams on 2012-06-15

Tonight we're letting out Markland--a great step towards a more functional map. Markland stacks map objects by their proximity to each other.

We're looking forward to Asgard 0.3.10 Arbor Grey which should implement a semi-functional game editor to help facilitate our growing map.

Thanks to everyone who made this release possible. Interested in contributing to the project? Visit http://wiki.asgardrpg.org.

Source Tar/GZ:
bit.ly/Ky9hLu

Launchpad PPA:
bit.ly/viFmgj

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Asgard 0.3.8 Released

Written for Asgard by Russ Adams on 2012-04-15

Tonight, Asgard Team releases 0.3.8 codenamed 'Halfspent'.

Halfspent provides a beautiful playable character which moves to points on the map in response to user clicks. Additionally, the map will automatically pan when the playable character approaches the margins of the screen.

We're very excited about the developments in Halfspent, and we're looking forward to bringing win-ability to Asgard in the next two releases.

Want to help create Asgard? Visit wiki.asgardrpg.org. Thanks.

Source Tar/GZ:
bit.ly/HJviWg

Launchpad PPA:
bit.ly/viFmgj

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Asgard 0.3.7 Released

Written for Asgard by Russ Adams on 2012-02-16

Asgard is proud to announce 0.3.7 codenamed 'Lif'.

Lif is the third regular release made on the 15th of even number months. It provides various speed improvements, major code reduction and a simple event handling system. We're also excited about our progress on user controlled Map Objects which will be available in the next major release.

Want to contribute? Visit wiki.asgardrpg.org. Thanks.

Source Tar/GZ:
bit.ly/xnt9WZ

Launchpad PPA:
bit.ly/viFmgj

Updated on 2012-02-16. Read more

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