Sneak Peak of 0 A.D. Alpha 25

Latest updates on Alpha 25, a first look at it in action, developer Q&A and your say in the naming of the new alpha - read full story here;

play0ad.com/sneak-peak-of-0-a-

Brian Broll will be taking about 0 A.D. today between 11:10 and AM–12:25 PM PCT for @microsoft AI and Gaming Research Summit. They seem to still accept attendance registrations.
microsoft.com/en-us/research/e

Alpha 24 is inching closer to completion. Stay tuned for an ETA.

(screenshot by Wowgetoffyourcellphone)

Did you know that Alpha 24 will feature new archery ranges, stables and siege workshops for every faction? Even mods like Terra Magna aren't being left out. Check out the new archery range for the Zapotecs, by Lopess, one of our community members.

Shout out to the Waffling Taylors for inviting us for an interview!You can listen to the interview at:
share.transistor.fm/s/0ecd106a

In the next version, artists will be able to specify new animations when units are ordered to gather a resource. They will now be able to carry the appropriate tools and use different animations.

Go check out the review
@gamingonlinux
did on our development version! Like them you can use the Snap, the Ubuntu PPA, or compile from source.

gamingonlinux.com/articles/166

Tired of seeing jagged edges on your buildings? A24 will include at last, new graphic option called FXAA, that will definitely get rid of what one of our users tenderly called "The Sawtooth effect". We're working on more filters, so stay tuned :)

LordGood's gracious reminder that pyrogenesis, our game engine is not limited to Antiquity.
Pyrogenesis 1861 is a mod that aims to depict the American Civil War (1861-1865).

play0ad.official Hippopotamuses have been spotted near waterholes, you might see some in A24!

Stan`, one of our artists, has been working on streamlining some of the current game icons using Inkscape, to improve their look and consistency.
In parallel he also made new icons like burning for "status effects" a new feature that will be introduced in the new alpha.

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