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Altitude






September 2nd, 2010 
Altitude Update Released


Updated Maps:

  • tbd_asteroids
  • tbd_underpark

Balance:

  • Reverse Thrust - increased acceleration by 10% and reduced energy consumption
  • Miranda's Reverse no longer temporarily disables Repair Drone
  • Miranda's Reverse and Time Anchor now reduce Repair Drone's recharge rate by 50% (time between repairs is doubled for the 1.35 seconds following Reverse/TimeAnchor activation)
  • Biplane (All Forms) reduced afterburner energy usage by 5%
  • Biplane (Dogfighter) secondary weapon increased range from 80 to 90, added piercing (second hit deals 80%, third 50%), increased damage from 27 to 28
  • Biplane (Recoilless) secondary weapon increased range from 80 to 90, added piercing (second hit deals 70%, third 40%)
  • Biplane (Heavy Cannon) primary weapon increased piercing second hit damage from 50% to 67%

Offline Mode:

  • Plane configurations are saved between sessions
  • All downloaded maps (not just official maps) are available for play
  • FFA and TDM games end after 7 minutes

Misc:

  • Added "Lock Gamepad Config" to Options -> Controls: check this box to prevent reinitialization of default gamepad bindings when controllers are temporarily unplugged
  • Added friend count to friends list window
  • Added account creation date to Hangar Deck
  • Added "Local Time" and "Altitude Time (GMT)" to bottom of in-game scoreboard (hold TAB to view)
  • "Mouse Navigation: Turning and Throttle" - can now override the mouse-based throttle at any time by pressing the Throttle-Up/Down keys (allows mouse users to utilize the "Reverse Thrust" perk)
  • Adjusted "Mouse Navigation" trigger to prevent accidentally entering mouse mode when switching to Altitude from another application
  • Server Launcher now writes a PID file containing server_launcher's process identifier to ~Altitude/servers/server_launcher.pid upon startup and restart
  • Servers that are running an outdated version are automatically filtered from the server list
  • Bug Fixes

Application Details:

Version: Steam
License: Retail
URL: http://altitudegame.com/downlo...
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.8

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What works

Everything I tested. Internet connectivity. Game state saving and recovery (for powerups, etc.) Smooth game play without any noticeable FPS stuttering.

What does not

Nothing detected todate.

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Full online multiplayer action.

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Additional Comments

This is a small indie game I bought on Steam in a sale. It's well worth a try! I'll still need to investigate the licensing (i.e. whether a Steam purchase under MS Windows would entitle a user to unlock a copy of the native Linux client).

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ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 13 20101.3.8Yes Yes PlatinumBen 
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 30 20101.3.3Yes Yes PlatinumRob 

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