It's officially 1 year since Construct went open-source and released Construct 0.8! It was actually on Monday, the 27th, but I've been mad busy.
I think it's interesting to pause and reflect on where we've taken Construct this past year. 0.8 was pretty terrible to be honest, especially considering we've closed 334 bug entries since then (and that's only ones on the tracker!), it might've been better to call it 0.4! Still, I feel like we've come a long, long way since then - and Construct is ever nearer our goal of being a tool for building commercial quality 2D games. I'm very proud of it, and I'm sure the other guys are too!
0.8 was downloaded a modest 66 times, and since then we've had over 50,000 downloads (one build reaching over 16,000 alone - I wish download sites would update more often
). Considering how limited and buggy the original 0.8 was, and how flexible and powerful 0.97.6 is, it makes me wonder where we will be after the next year! We've been through a lot to get here, but it's turning out to be totally worth it
Here's to the future!