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Defold Newsletter 46

By Björn Ritzl on Aug 31, 2020


Games

Travel Blast

Travel Blast is a really well made new puzzle game for iOS and Android devices.

INSTALL

Employee of the Year

Employee of the Year is a point-and-click adventure game by Marco Giorgini

PLAY

Apple Spider

Spiders are attacking the apple orchard! You need to defend it!

INSTALL

VIDEOS

Defold Vignettes

David Chadwick from TactxStudios is back with a new tutorial series. Each episode will work as a short primer on a specific game development topic.

WATCH

Patch and Crash

We were invited to participate in the Patch and Crash podcast to talk about game engines in general and Defold in particular.

WATCH

TOOLS AND EXTENSIONS

Tilesetter 2.0

Tilesetter can greatly speed up the process of creating a complete tileset from only a few starting tiles. The latest version can export to Defold tilemap and tilesource formats.

LEARN MORE

Sign in with Apple

Sign in with Apple is a new iOS feature which lets users sign in to an application using an Apple ID. This new functionality is now available through a Defold native extension.

LEARN MORE

Community sponsor goal

Goal: COVER 50% OF NATIVE EXTENSION BUILD SERVER COSTS FROM GITHUB SPONSORS. Learn more

We thank our latest community donor Michael Smith!

BECOME A COMMUNITY DONOR

Defold 1.2.173 BETA

The latest Defold version has been released. The beta contains updates for Nintendo Switch, the Defold SDK, the Android build pipeline and several other things. Read the full release notes to learn more.

Engine

  • Issue-5116 - Added: Add defoldsdk.zip to releases
  • Issue-5124 - Added: Added dmCrypt to dmSDK
  • Issue-5126 - Added: Added dmURI to dmSDK
  • Issue-5128 - Added: Added dmSocket, dmSSLSocket, dmDNS, dmConnectionPool to dmSdk
  • Issue-4835 - Added: Added dmThread to dmSdk
  • Issue-4901 - Fixed: Fixed issue of uploading font vertex buffer multiple times
  • Issue-4930 - Fixed: Unify Android build pipeline
  • Issue-5038 - Fixed: Move engine to a new thread (Android)
  • Issue-5046 - Fixed: Enable error logging for bob.jar when doing remote builds
  • Issue-5080 - Fixed: Sound didn’t pause when app was mimimized
  • Issue-5101 - Fixed: Fixed Windows code signing for the editor
  • Issue-5129 - Fixed: Liveupdate zip publisher can now copy result to a different file store

RELEASE NOTES