The team is proud to announce OpenNox v1.8.5 build!

This release focused on introducing high-resolution support, and also significantly improves stability.

New features in this version:

  • High-resolution support (up to 4K)! You'll need to run opennox-hd.exe for it.
  • A lot faster OpenGL-based rendering (partially offloaded to GPU).
  • Game will now write a separate config in OpenNox directory (v1.8.2+).
  • Automated end-to-end testing mode, see opennox-e2e for details.
  • Simple HTTP-based Server API for controlling game servers.
  • Allow disabling image smoothing in the video options.
  • Allow enabling image stretching in the video options.

Minor improvements:

  • v1.8.5: Add more resolution options for both regular and HD version.
  • v1.8.5: OpenNox will now read resolution from it's own config.
  • v1.8.4: Better performance for particle effects.
  • v1.8.4: Allow using emotes in campaign.
  • v1.8.4: New cheat god command that makes you invincible, but won't give any spells.
  • v1.8.4: New cheat sage command that gives all spells and scrolls, but doesn't make you invincible.
  • v1.8.4: New cheat spells and cheat scrolls commands that give all spells or best scrolls.
  • v1.8.3: Servers will now expose a simple control panel on port 18580.
  • v1.8.2: Game will now write a separate config in OpenNox directory.
  • v1.8.2: Nox Game directory can now be changed in opennox.yml file.
  • Add cheat charm.all to charm any creature (including humanoids).

Bug fixes:

  • v1.8.5: Instant victory if player commits suicide in Arena.
  • v1.8.5: Properly propagate closed and private game flag to XWIS.
  • v1.8.5: It was previously possible to join closed games.
  • v1.8.5: Map filtering by game type now works as expected.
  • v1.8.5: cheat health and cheat mana now work properly without arguments.
  • v1.8.4: Set time limit for key bindings to prevent the same action from executing to fast.
  • v1.8.4: Lightning spells were not hitting multiple targets as they should.
  • v1.8.4: Controlled creatures disappearing on map switch.
  • v1.8.4: Effects from Protection spells were played incorrectly.
  • v1.8.4: Random "you cannot wear this" messages when switching equipment.
  • v1.8.4: Allow really large amount of gold in cheat gold.
  • v1.8.4: Announcing Solo games to online lobby.
  • v1.8.4: Using relative paths in config.
  • v1.8.4: Better protection from potential memory leaks.
  • v1.8.4: Multiple crashes under different curcumstances.
  • v1.8.3: Saving complex input configs.
  • v1.8.3: Crashes on maps using Panic's new script compiler.
  • v1.8.3: Skipped XWIS server registration in v1.8.2.
  • v1.8.2: Fix player names being stuck in the dedicated server players list.
  • v1.8.2: Fix mouse movement on low sensitivity settings.
  • v1.8.2: Assigning keyboard keys instead of mouse for movement.
  • Bug with creatures being "deaf" (not reacting to footsteps, etc).
  • Banish of captured creatures (like vampire bats) leading to scripts being stuck.
  • Properly forward ports when server port is changed via a flag.
  • Nox Reloaded failing to join OpenNox Quest games.
  • LUA scripts when reloading the same map from the console.
  • Error when manually saving player in online games.
  • OpenNox changing user.rul file permissions.
  • Properly show the last character in long server names.
  • Disabling soft shadows via -soft flag.
  • Multiple crashes for both solo and multiplayer.

To install or update, make sure you have original Nox installed, then just run the OpenNox installer. Once it's done start opennox.exe (or opennox-hd.exe for high-res version), and enjoy!

If you have any feedback - send as a message here on Patreon or on the Nox Discord #tech channel.

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