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Forum working again

Thanks to our sysop the forum can be used again. It looks like the connectivity troubles had caused too many stale open sessions in the forum database.

Website & forum troubles

Last week SourceForge, which we use for hosting, was having connectivity issues. This caused the Irrlicht homepage and forum to work badly. Over the last days most things started working again – except the forum continues to be broken. Old posts can be read but everything else is currently not working. We try to figure […]

Stunt Marble Racers 2 – alpha release

Stunt Marble Racers 2 is a marble racing game. Race against others in a network game or against yourself using the ghost feature in the Time Trial mode. The game was developed with Irrlicht 1.8.4 and uses XEffects for shadow mapping. – more than a dozen tracks available – network mode for up to 4 […]

Alpha-release “Schwarzerblitz”

Schwarzerblitz is a 3D fighting game focused on fast 1 vs. 1 battles. It has been developed with a customized version of Irrlicht 1.9.0 and runs on Windows machines only. The playable alpha is available for download and features: – six playable characters, with more to come (20+ characters are planned) – nine different stages […]

Irrlicht 1.8.4 release

A new bugfix release for the Irrlicht 1.8 series. This one is mostly about getting it to compile with gcc5 and c++11. Visit the forum thread for more info about changes. Download the zip here. Enjoy!

Irrlicht 1.8.3 released

Unfortunately a bug had slipped into 1.8.2 which prevented Irrlicht from compiling with gcc5. Sorry for that, but here’s a new release which should fix it: Irrlicht version 1.8.3. Same forum thread as for the last release. Have fun!

Irrlicht 1.8.2 released

Irrlicht version 1.8.2 is now available. It is a bugfix release, please check this forum thread for a list of changes. Happy downloading!

Irrlicht 1.8.1 makefile version number fix

The zip-file for Irrlicht 1.8.1 got uploaded once more. As our watchful forum member ent1ty noticed the version number in the Makefile had still been set to 1.8.0. Which resulted in wrong library names on Linux for the shared library. No other changes since last upload. Thanks for the report and sorry for the inconvenience […]

Monthly Screenshot Contest – November 2013

Here is the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for November: SteffL with his “Star Sonata 2” screenshot. As always, you can find the screenshot and all contestants in the forum and the gallery.

Irrlicht 1.8.1 released

Irrlicht version 1.8.1 is out. This is a bugfix release. It improves stability and speed and doesn’t change interfaces. For discussions about it please check this forum thread. Happy downloading!