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    24 Aug 2016 » New Characters and Hats!

    Work continues on extracting the original graphics format to prepare for enhancements (like improved animations). Here’s some early results enabled by that work:

    new characters

    These are extra character faces from Cyberdogs, now they can be played in C-Dogs SDL! But even the original C-Dogs faces have been enhanced; thanks to extra color keying work, we now have colorful shades, hats and more!

    colorful shades

    These changes will be part of the next release, look out for it soon!


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    22 Jul 2016 » C-Dogs 0.6.2 Released!

    C-Dogs SDL 0.6.2 released; this version has optimized graphics performance and original tileset and sprites restored, alongside new ones.

    Check out these benchmarks:

    Version    | 0.6.1 | 0.6.1 | 0.6.2
    Brightness | yes   | no    | yes
    -----------+-------+-------+------
    640x480    | 71    | 71    | 71
    720x480    | 71    | 71    | 71
    800x600    | 65    | 71    | 71
    1024x768   | 45    | 63    | 71
    1280x768   | 38    | 54    | 71
    1680x1050  | 22    | 33    | 71
    1920x1080  | 19    | 29    | 71
    

    For the level designers, this release also allows custom tiles, map objects and pickups.

    Happy gaming!

    Downloads and release notes: https://github.com/cxong/cdogs-sdl/releases/tag/0.6.2-2


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    24 May 2016 » C-Dogs 0.6.1 Released!

    Introducing C-Dogs SDL 0.6.1, with a heap of new campaigns, editor improvements and bug fixes!

    Thanks to sauer2, there are 6 new campaigns you can try out, many with unique levels and cool custom weapons!

    New Campaigns

    Downloads and release notes: https://github.com/cxong/cdogs-sdl/releases/tag/0.6.1


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    11 May 2016 » Bleeding

    Added bleeding. The trail of blood is a friendly reminder that you need to find a health pack!

    bleeding


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    07 May 2016 » C-Dogs is now free

    CC BY

    C-Dogs SDL is now completely free! All original data has been released as CC-BY 3.0.

    I have contacted Ronny Wester, the original author, who agreed to do the release. Now C-Dogs SDL is 100% free and open!

    Look out for version 0.6.1 soon; it has a load of bug fixes and some sweet new campaigns courtesy of sauer2!


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