Latest features for the FAF client

Client v1.4.3 dropped at the end of March, here are the latest bugfixes and feature updates.

Bugfix for new 1v1 Ladder map

Autumn has been added to the 1v1 pool. It includes a lot of textures, which occasionally causes graphical issues – check here for the fix.

First FAF Ladder Invitational

This weekend the most successful 1800+ rated ladder players from March will duke it out for the $150 prize pool, starting 10 April 1400 UTC.

TML vs Experimentals Tournament

Can you hit experimentals with TML? Then you can win this tournament. It’s another skill test like the previous Ahwassa tourney.

New Chat Emojis

If you cant win the game, at least you can win the chat war. Ctrl-Knoob is adding emojis to ingame chat and he is looking for input.

Cast: SCTA ShowMatch

The results are in. Watch the latest show match between Postal and Swkoll. Tune in for two hours of SCTA, Stonks and Pro TA.

Streamer spotlight: MrNobody1975

MrNobody, aka OCA, is an active mid-rated Russian streamer, check him out.

Cast: Map-Gen 4v4 via the AutoHost Lobby

Another PoV cast from Rowey. This time it’s an autohosted mapgen 4v4 featuring Planty, Lollipop and questionable balance.

OLD NEWS
Help Out On The Python Server

If anyone wants to get involved with maintaining the python server, the devs have identified some issues that would be easy to get into.

About Decals

Jip uses some nice animations to show the power of decals in mapmaking. An older post, but a good one.

FAF Version Maps

This well written thread is a testament to the phenomenal work svenni_badbwoi does, tweaking maps to make them fair for both teams.

Seeking an Artist for MapGen on MapBan

Rowey is looking for some graphic design help so that MapBan can be expanded to support generated maps as well.

Is your game stuttering?

A recent NVidia driver trashed performance on Supreme Commander. Here is how to fix it.

Sunlight Mapping Tournament

There is a new mapping tournament in town and it has a bright outlook. Clicky for the full details.

Think of the Children

LANFEST is seeking to partner with FAF to raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network. We need two casters and a tourney organiser.

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Streams

Check out these streamers on Twitch where you can watch high level team games, 1vs1 and coverage of live tournaments

Casters
Tournaments

A roundup of the upcoming tournaments in the FAF community.

Job Board

FAF is hiring … some volunteers! We are currently seeking a java profiler, chatbot maintainer, and news editor.

FAQ

Get the answers to all the questions you have yet to ask!

ARCHIVE
Projects

Here are some of the development projects created by our community. If you have a project I would love to hear from you.Links: Rainmakers Survival

Ladder

FtxCommando orchestrates the Ladder Pool & Ladder League.Current Links:Discord (at FAF Creative)Current Ladder PoolLadder Rotation/System CommentsLeague SystemLeague Leaderboard Archive:Ladder Pool AdjustmentsEnd of League 7New Ladder System

Development

Here lies the updates for balance, the game, the client & the server.Links: Russian NewshubОбъединяя страныMap Gen AutohostFAF Beta ChangelogHow the FAF cogs keep spinningHow rating brackets are determinedHow Matchmaker matches playersTMM is hereClient v1.4Mapban is LiveNew Balance CouncilorCheckin with MapgenFAF 4K Graphics UpgradeNew Map Veto SystemBalance Patch 3718Coop PatchNext Game PatchClient v1.2.3TMM UpdateHow to […]

Creative

The Creative community primarily focus on map and mod creation.DiscordLinks:Help create the next-gen mapHow to improve forever – 6 lawsUI mod guide for the improving playerNew map: Adaptive MoonMix it up with: KoTHMix it up with: Traitorsarma473’s Ladder GuideDIY Balance ModCreative Councilor RoadmapAppeal processChef keyser’s ui mods recipeM&M Update

Contribute

Do you want to contribute to FAF? Here are some ways you can help.Links:FAF Association UpdateFAF AssociationThe Good Cast ThreadJob boardPre-release testersSpam ArmyContributor TutorialPatreon

Promotions

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From the Internet

RTS content from around the webInterview Links:Chris Taylor interview with Noise FilterInterviews with Supcom team & nine2Other Links:The Art of Kevin PunThe Art of Avitus12Bonus disk runthroughMaking of Supreme Commander 1Strategy With Chris TaylorlilSidlil’s screenshotsMaria Law fan artRemastered CinematicsDune 2 restrospectiveThe future of RTS