Alpha 8.1 is out with many new additions, improvements and fixes including: Memory reduction and leaks on dedicated servers, performance increase, friend connection issue fixes and much, much more.
Official Alpha 8.1 Release Notes
- Added repair wrench can now upgrade blocks like the stone axe can. It takes three hits instead of four. Also it repairs faster than a stone axe.
- Added new holster and unholster sounds
- Added all lights now have a self illumination texture when turned on
- Added dirt under snow in snow biomes. Note you may need to start a new game to get this change
- Added window tag to windows so in future builds Zombies target windows
- Changed stone axe now takes 4 hits to upgrade ramps instead of three
- Changed scrollwheel timeout is changed now 800ms (old: 300ms). Changed hotkey timeout to 0ms (old: 300ms) this helps with holster/unholstering problems
- Changed river water so it adds 15 hydration instead of 10
- Changed Entities are spawning now 0.5 to 1m higher to adjust to the smooth terrain fixes zombies and animals falling through the world on spawn
- Changed updated window reflections to correctly change brightness at night
- Changed updated window models to allow proper alignment
- Changed stone axe to dig dirt with 9 hits
- Changed shovel to dig dirt with 3 hits
- Changed doubled land protection of dirt to reflect new easier digging of non-land protected dirt
- Changed snow no longer drops dirt or clay, but just snow.
- Changed chat log buffer size to 50 lines to fix chat breaking
- Changed shotguns to do 120 damage instead of 96
- Changed Stamina now it only uses 75% of the stamina it used to so you can run a little further
- Changed street lights are turned on
- Fixed a memory leak on dedicated servers
- Fixed Skylight windows in known prefabs
- Fixed connecting to friends directly from the steam friends list
- Fixed block entities do not show up in the preview window so windows cannot be seen before you place them
- Fixed players no longer get stuck in a 1×1 hole
- Fixed equipped like items like hats now go into your backpack when you die
- Fixed deprecated server issues. Should only show servers running the same version as client.
- Fixed some servers showing A8 and PVP
- Fixed resource rocks to drop resources every time you break them
- Fixed broken doors in the school from not opening
- Fix stamina so running uses stamina.
- You have to hit Shift+Tab twice to bring up the steam overlay
- 64 bit is known to unstable run it at your own risk