Release notes/v0.22.1

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Unvanquished is still in alpha and bugs are common in the monthly releases. Common issues are documented here so users can learn of workarounds until they are officially fixed.

If you are having a problem not listed here check the Troubleshooting and github issue tracker pages. If you still can't solve the problem: contact the developers via the IRC or on the forums.

Major issues and workarounds

V0.22.1 nocurses winXP.png
Problem Specific requirements Solution Developer Status
Poor framerate and stuttering of keypresses. Windows

Start the game with '+nocurses' added to the command line options.

Right click your shortcut for the game and add '+nocurses' to do this: see image on right.

Known problem, will be fixed
Some settings in the menus do not function None Use console commands to change these options instead.

High quality settings example:

r_subdivisions 4
r_vertexlighting 0
r_picmip 0
r_inGameVideo 1
cg_shadows 4
r_dynamiclight 1
cg_bounceParticles 1;
r_normalMapping 1
r_bloom 1
r_rimlighting 1
cg_motionblur 0.05
r_ext_multisample 8
r_ext_texture_filter_anisotropic 8
r_heathaze 1
Known problem, will be fixed

Minor Issues

Problem Specific requirements Solution Developer Status
r_picmip (texture quality setting) does not affect the quality of all textures None No workaround Issue 277
Basilisk grab is not unlagged None Aim ahead of moving enemies to grab them Developers are going to redesign basilisk gameplay anyway

Issue 276

Bots get stuck None Play on bot-friendly maps without fiddly sections — such as Platform 23 — and push bots out of areas they get stuck in. Bots are under heavy development and are always changing.
Keys get 'stuck' on Low framerate/lag Tap the 'stuck' key again to unstick it