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Shooting Towards Xonotic 1.0

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Published on 16 June 2012 09:09 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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Back in February I mentioned that Xonotic 1.0 was on the Linux gaming horizon following a discussion about the planned milestone back at FOSDEM in Brussels. Xonotic 1.0 has yet to be released, but it's coming closer.

The Xonotic 1.0 plans and features were talked about in the earlier article, but for those wondering about the current state: check out dev.xonotic.org.

The Xonotic 1.0 development page reflects the current progress towards the important number. The page indicates that they are 78% of the way there with 89 closed items (a combination of features and bugs) while 50 items remain open. The page even estimates the total completion time of 237.3 hours while they have spent an estimated 151.3 hours so far for the time tracking (though this estimated time tracking sounds rather inaccurate...).

Among the many items left to be completed prior to Xonotic 1.0 is a rank column in the scoreboard, stereo 3D options in the settings, bot fixes, branding improvements, a simple campaign mode to showcase Xonotic maps and game-modes, HUD improvements, and much more.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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