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Monday, June 24, 2002
GameRanger 3.0 Preview 2 Released
6:03 AM | Daniel Meissner | Comment on this story

An updated preview of GameRanger 3.0, the popular multiplayer online gaming server, has been made available for download at Gameranger 3.0 Preview 2 runs in both Mac OS X and Classic 8.6 and above.

This marks the second Mac OS X compatible release of GameRanger, and follows the first preview, released on June 14th. A rather expansive list of improvements and bug fixes accompanies this update.

  • Chat continues to update while menus, etc. are down in OS X
  • Added initial support for Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
  • Added /me for chat actions (as well as option-return)
  • All animations and actions go to sleep while in a game, using virtually zero CPU
  • Added better indication of which buddies just went offline
  • Auto-switches focus to chat entry field if you start typing
  • Added optional confirmation for blocking users
  • Show Info in Find Players no longer scrolls search results back to the top
  • Find Players search results are now dimmed if no are matches found
  • Now checks for minimum players before starting a hosted game
  • Adding of servers to favorites now works properly
  • Improved use of fonts in OS 9
  • Added Host Options for Icewind Dale
  • Updated game icon for Last Contact
  • Worked around bugs in Quake 3 Arena 1.31b5 -- should work fine now
  • Bumped Giants max players to 20 instead of 10
  • Quake 2 hosting now works again
  • Ares now works again
  • Fixed occasional drawing artifacts on OS 9
  • Fixed OS 9 crash-on-quit-while-connecting bug
  • Fixed OS 9 crash-on-reconnect bug
  • Fixed warning error alert occurring sometimes after receiving voice chat
  • Fixed Classic Helper on OS 8.6
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