Ember release history
2013-01-14 - 0.7.0 is released
Version 0.7.0 of Ember is released.
2012-07-11 - 0.6.3 is released
Version 0.6.3 of Ember is released.
2011-11-16 - 0.6.2 is released
Version 0.6.2 of Ember is released.
2011-04-17 - 0.6.1 is released
Version 0.6.1 of Ember is released.
2010-11-17 - 0.6.0 is released
Version 0.6.0 of Ember is released.
This release contains multiple GUI improvements, such as action bars and easier inventory management.
2010-05-11 - 0.5.8 is released
Version 0.5.8 of Ember is released.
The main feature of this release is a completely new multithreading framework, an entity type manager, improvements to the shaders and lots of new media.
2009-10-19 - 0.5.7 is released
Version 0.5.7 of Ember is released.
This release contains a new entity movement functionality, with snap-to behavior. Many issues specific to ATI cards have been resolved. Various optimizations in terrain handling have been added.
2009-04-24 - 0.5.6 is released
Version 0.5.6 of Ember is released.
This release introduces a completely revamped lightning and shader model with real time shadows. It also includes major additions to the authoring interface, along with ingame area editing.
2008-12-07 - 0.5.5 is released
Version 0.5.5 of Ember is released.
This release introduces a new combined minimap and compass widget, many improvements to the entity creator and an upgrade to the cutting edge Ogre 1.6 3d library.
Here is an video of the new compas in action.
2008-09-09 - 0.5.4 is released
Version 0.5.4 of Ember is released.
This release incorporates the results from the three Google Summer of Code projects. The entity creator is greatly expanded, with scripting functionality, there’s now proper support for terrain modifiers and there’s a working sound system in place.
2008-07-08 - 0.5.3 is released
Version 0.5.3 of Ember is released.
This release fixes a couple of memory leaks and improves memory handling overall, as well as some problems with Ogre 1.4.8+ and CEGUI 0.6.1+. The admin interface has been expanded and the terrain editor has been enhanced, as well as entity movement functionality.
Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the content of ember-media-0.5.3.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media
2008-04-20 - 0.5.2 is released
Version 0.5.2 of Ember is released.
This release adds a totally rewritten foliage system which allows for addition of efficient and natural looking foliage such as bushes and plants. In addition to that a new imposter system has been added, allowing for scenes with large forests. A lot of smaller bugs and glitches have been fixed, and the gui has been tweaked to behave more intuitively. Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the media too, either by using the “make releasemediarsync” make target or by installing the content of ember-media-0.5.2.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media Also note that this version requires CEGUI 0.6.0 and libwfut 0.2.0.
Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the content of ember-media-0.5.2.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media
2007-12-21 - 0.5.1 is released
Version 0.5.1 of Ember is released.
This release adds many improvements to the GUI system, such as an inventory status widgets. It also contains greatly updated media with normal and speculal maps for most game entities. The ingame chat system has been totally redone with increased performance and functionality. The terrain system now supports shaders with fallbacks on a fixed function pipeline. Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the content of ember-media-0.5.1.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media Also note that this version works with both Lua 5.0 and 5.1, but if the latter is used make sure that you've patched CEGUI to use the same version.
Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the content of ember-media-0.5.1.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media
2007-07-24 - 0.5.0 is released
Version 0.5.0 of Ember is released.
This release uses Ogre version 1.4.3 and CEGUI version 0.5.0. It also includes a new in-game authoring framework, as well as a lot of new feature
Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the content of ember-media-0.5.0.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media
2007-03-27 - 0.4.3 is released
Version 0.4.3 of Ember is released.
This release includes the new libwfut library for media updates, removing the need for an external java updater. It also adds a lot of bug fixes.
Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the content of ember-media-0.4.3.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media
2007-03-02 - 0.4.2 is released
Version 0.4.2 of Ember is released.
This release updates the authoring tools, adds a dynamic sky and includes a new framework for matching and updating models against server entities.
Note that if you compile from source, you will need to install the content of ember-media-0.4.2.tar.bz2 to PREFIX/share/ember/media
2006-09-06 - 0.4.1 is released
Version 0.4.1 of Ember is released.
This release is the first to use Ogre 1.2. It also adds better authoring tools, such as improvements to the Model editor as well as an experimental Terrain editor. Core components such as the console and command handling have also been improved.
2006-03-22 - 0.4.0 is released
Version 0.4.0 of Ember is released.
This release adds a lot of new features and refactored code. One of the main changes is the addition of scripting language support. Many of the existing gui components and widgets have been converted to Lua code. Together with a build in code editor and a new more robust widget look this makes for a solid foundation for further gui development.
2005-10-29 - 0.3.4 is released
Version 0.3.4 of Ember is released.
This release is built with the latest version of the Eris (1.3.9) library, which brings much improved stability. Various other libraries used internally have also been updated.
2005-10-11 - 0.3.3 is released
Version 0.3.3 of Ember is released.
This release adds support for the latest Atlas, Eris and Ogre libraries, which brings much increased stability and performance. The GUI and input system has also been further refined, as well as the options available to the user in the ember.conf file.
2005-09-28 - 0.3.2 is released
Version 0.3.2 of Ember is released.
This release is the first release where a win32 version is also supplied. Additionally, Ember now uses WFUT for syncronizing media with a central server. This however adds a dependency on Java. We've also switched to a more powerful terrain engine. Note that if you've installed Ember before, it's a very good idea to move ~/.ember out of the way first.