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0 A.D. Alpha 8 Game Brings Significant Changes

Gaming

Published on 24 December 2011 08:00 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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Wildfire Games has released their eighth alpha release of their 0 A.D. ancient warfare game.

It's been a while since their last alpha release (three months), but before calling it a year they put out 0 A.D. Alpha 8 and it's codenamed Haxāmaniš.

New features in this open-source game include a batering system, improved AI, support for saving games, multiplayer re-connection, and a Persian civilization.

Details on this release or to download it for free on Mac OS X / Linux / Windows platforms can be found from the game's website. Below is also a video about the new features to 0 A.D. Alpha 8.


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