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War of the Voxels will feature a full physics system, destructible terrain, and other gameworld interactions.  Although at the moment, the game is quite simple, we hope to implement a lot of more customizable aspects to the game, such as ranks, player classes, and, of course, more weapons!

Current Release (April 1, 2013): Alpha 0.0.1
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Please remember that this is an alpha release, and as such is prone to bugs and glitches.
For updates and information on the state of the game, visit the development blog

A hint of what's in store...

Alpha 0.1.0 TO-DO (ETA: Early August 2013):

  • Player names (via a user account system)
  • Leaderboards
  • Revised GUI Layout
  • More weapons
  • Admin/Moderator system
  • Adding blocks
  • Sprinting
  • Smooth Terrain 

Alpha 0.1.1 TO-DO:

  • More Gametypes
  • Map Saving
  • Crouching 

Alpha 0.1.2 TO-DO:

  • Mod tools
  • Mapping tools
  • Conversion from Minecraft maps
  • Barebones plug-in system

Alpha 0.1.3 TO-DO:

  • Single-player AI Battle Mode
  • More weapons
  • Revamped class system 

We are now accepting playtester applications.  Visit the website to submit your application.

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0 comments by untitled on Jun 18th, 2013

Last week, I showed a "sphere" generated from dual contouring.

I'm pleased to now say that the new engine has advanced a lot, and is now capable of producing terrain!

Take a look:

As you can see, there are still some lighting artifacts, but the terrain itself seems to be properly generated.  The next step is probably adding functionality to modify the terrain, and after that, some level of detail code to possibly triple the render distance.

Well, that's it for this week!  Next week, expect to see a video (although I can't guarantee it) showing the ability to modify the terrain.

If you're looking for more frequent updates, check out the forums!  I generally post daily there about what I worked on for the day. 

Forum: Warofthevoxels.com

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Apr 2, 2013 Demo 11 comments

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War of the Voxels Launcher

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playingg0d
playingg0d May 10 2014, 7:46am says:

Is there any progress or this game is dead?

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untitled
untitled Jun 29 2014, 5:02pm replied:

Hi! Unfortunately, I've been busy lately and haven't found much time to work on this. Hopefully I'll have time soon to keep working on it. The biggest thing in the pipeline right now is the new terrain/rendering engine. If all else fails, I'll probably open source the code. :)

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Mushroomman
Mushroomman Jun 9 2013, 12:29pm says:

Whatever you do, don't sell this game to Jagex!

I'm still grumpy about that.

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Flatbaby
Flatbaby May 15 2013, 10:18am says:

Looks like AoS.. Will it stay free ?

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CasperThe3
CasperThe3 Apr 19 2013, 6:20am says:

Just like minecraft xD
But cool.
Nice game.

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Mikjaash
Mikjaash Apr 8 2013, 1:05pm says:

I remember seeing this when it was very early in development.
So nice to see the way it has come now!

Keep up the good job!

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Héllalujah!
Héllalujah! Apr 7 2013, 9:04am says:

Wow,Cool game! =D =P XD
I m a big fan of AoS and that game looking awesome too. =D =P XD

+4 votes     reply to comment
moddlord1
moddlord1 Apr 7 2013, 9:51am replied:

got my vote

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Justin123991
Justin123991 Apr 6 2013, 6:04pm says:

Will we be able to make skins like AoS?

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