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'''Latest News:'''
 
'''Latest News:'''
  
* Watch a full [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joYNitvqw9M FreeOrion gameplay video] with a recent build, showing off improvements to the enemy empire AI. [[User:Geoff the Medio|Geoff the Medio]] 23:11, 21 November 2012 (EST)
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* '''FreeOrion 0.4.9 has been released''' - Windows and OSX installers are available [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/FreeOrion%20Version%200.4.9/ on SourceForge] and [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion/releases/tag/v0.4.9 on GitHub]. Linux users can use the [http://snapcraft.io/freeorion snap package] we provide on snapcraft.io, or acquire from your distribution if available (which might not be the case as FreeOrion still depends on Python2 which will no longer be supported by many distros). If neither is possible, Linux users will need to build from source. Source tarballs are available from [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion/releases/tag/v0.4.9 GitHub] (please use the source tarball file with version and build number in the filename, not the links automatically created by GitHub). See the [[Compile]] page for more instructions. See [https://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=11515 this post] for release notes. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 16:00, 9th February 2020 (UTC)
  
* A Linux test build for FreeOrion ([http://freeorion.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/freeorion/?pathrev=5378 recent SVN version]) is [https://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/Test/ now available]. This build is reported to work on Fedore Core 17, Ubuntu 12.04, Debian Wheezy, and Mint 13, and is based on the most recent [https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/i686/freeorion/ Arch Linux] package. Feedback [http://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6947 on the forums] is appreciated. [[User:Geoff the Medio|Geoff the Medio]] 17:48, 7 November 2012 (EST)
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* '''Release candidates of FreeOrion 0.4.9 are now available!''' - After a lot of delays we can finally provide release candidate builds for 0.4.9, [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/FreeOrion%20Version%200.4.9/ available on SourceForge] for Windows and Mac OSX. Testing and feedback on [http://www.freeorion.org/forum/index.php the forums] for these candidates are appreciated. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 16:40, 13 January 2020 (UTC)
  
* Unofficial FreeOrion gameplay videos have recently been posted on YouTube, and are linked from the [http://www.youtube.com/user/freeorionorg FreeOrion channel]. They were also mentioned on the [http://twitter.com/freeorion FreeOrion Twitter feed]. [[User:Geoff the Medio|Geoff the Medio]] 03:08, 14 September 2012 (EDT)
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* '''Forums back to normal''' - We have been able to put some countermeasures in place that allow the forum to operate normally again. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 15:55, 17 November 2019 (UTC)
  
* Arch Linux packages for FreeOrion v0.4.1 are [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/i686/freeorion/ now available]. [[User:Geoff the Medio|Geoff the Medio]] 22:18, 12 September 2012 (EDT)
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* '''Forums down''' - Due to excessive bandwidth usage from hundreds of simultaneous unregistered accounts, the FreeOrion website forums are currently not accessible. Development-related discussions are still ongoing at [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion GitHub]. [[User:Geoff the Medio|Geoff the Medio]] ([[User talk:Geoff the Medio|talk]]) 06:52, 24 October 2019 (UTC)
 
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* Test releases for FreeOrion builds after the latest release are often available [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/Test/ on sourceforge] for Windows and Intel MacOSX. Discussion about what's being worked on is [http://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6754 on the forums]. Additionally, there are some experimental builds available [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/Test/Special%20purpose%20builds/ on sourceforge] for testing a partial fix to a [http://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=2348&p=53834#p53834 longstanding issue with file paths on Windows systems using non-Latin characters in user names]. Feedback on both of these builds would be appreciated [http://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=2 on the forums]. [[User:Geoff the Medio|Geoff the Medio]] 15:56, 14 August 2012 (EDT)
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* FreeOrion 0.4.1 has been released.  Windows and Intel Mac OSX installers are available [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/FreeOrion%20Version%200.4.1/ on SourceForge]. Source tarballs are available from the SVN web client for which see the links on the [[Compile]] page. See [http://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=53833#p53833 this post] for details about what's changed since the last release. [[User:Geoff the Medio|Geoff the Medio]] 13:54, 6 August 2012 (EDT)
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Latest revision as of 16:02, 9 February 2020

Latest News:

  • FreeOrion 0.4.9 has been released - Windows and OSX installers are available on SourceForge and on GitHub. Linux users can use the snap package we provide on snapcraft.io, or acquire from your distribution if available (which might not be the case as FreeOrion still depends on Python2 which will no longer be supported by many distros). If neither is possible, Linux users will need to build from source. Source tarballs are available from GitHub (please use the source tarball file with version and build number in the filename, not the links automatically created by GitHub). See the Compile page for more instructions. See this post for release notes. Vezzra 16:00, 9th February 2020 (UTC)
  • Release candidates of FreeOrion 0.4.9 are now available! - After a lot of delays we can finally provide release candidate builds for 0.4.9, available on SourceForge for Windows and Mac OSX. Testing and feedback on the forums for these candidates are appreciated. Vezzra 16:40, 13 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Forums back to normal - We have been able to put some countermeasures in place that allow the forum to operate normally again. Vezzra 15:55, 17 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Forums down - Due to excessive bandwidth usage from hundreds of simultaneous unregistered accounts, the FreeOrion website forums are currently not accessible. Development-related discussions are still ongoing at GitHub. Geoff the Medio (talk) 06:52, 24 October 2019 (UTC)
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