What you may have missed in September 2017

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Post » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:38 am

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In September 2017

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The features listed here are only the "highlighted" features for each release. Check each release page to see the complete changelog and comments for each version)

Be sure to keep updated to the most recent release of Construct 2

If you think you have found a bug in Construct 2 you can report it in this forum BUT
  • Make sure it is not already a reported bug by searching through the "Bugs" forum
  • Make sure it is not a bug in your events, a difference between what you have coded and what you would expect
  • Make sure you're using the very latest version of Construct 2 (beta possibly, stable if this is the very latest release available)
  • Attach a .capx of the issue in the simplest manner possible (no 100+ events capx, no 10 mb capx)
  • Make sure to read Bug report requirements before posting and provide all the required informations (your configuration, the steps to use to reproduce the bug, any relevant information you can provide)

It is really important since about 50% of reports aren't bugs which takes time out of working on Construct2 directly.
Be responsible, help everybody by making sure it's not your events in cause first.



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  • v0.25.0 (Chromium 61) [Requires r217+]
  • Get the latest and current version and make sure you are using the appropriate Construct 2 release : https://www.scirra.com/nwjs


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  • User Saiyadjin did a big job putting in place in July 2017 this google doc which attempts to add descriptions to add ons and effects and determine if they are up to date or not.
    You can check the document or check for yourself directly in the forums' topics.





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  1. Scirra
    • Opus audio in Construct 3 - An article in which Ashley explains the implementation of Opus audio codec within Construct 3 in order to allow encoding/compressing of audio files in all the browsers that supports HTML5 (audio support in browser is still tricky in 2017) and all the workarounds in place.
    • Make XBox One games with Construct - An article in which Ashley details a bit more the options available in Construct 2 and 3 and how to publish games to the XBox One market.



Image C3 New releases
  • r53 - Some language updates and more bug fixes.
  • r54 - Extended 'Find all references', 'Go to function' and more
  • r55 - Firefox support, Xbox Live leaderboards, updated data editors.
  • r56 - Lots of bug fixes.
  • r57 - Even more bug fixes, and bracket highlighting in parameters.
  • r58 - Experimental support for iOS 11!
  • r59 - Improved support for Firefox and Safari.
  • Find all the releases and changelogs on the new website https://www.construct.net/gb/make-games/releases.



Construct 3 is currently going under a period of public beta test which does not represent the final quality of release.
Please help with testing and be sure to keep an eye on further developments coming for it if you are interested about this software.


If you think you have found a bug in Construct 3 you can report your bugs on github following the instructions and templates provided there.
You can also provide suggestions on the features suggestion platform at https://construct3.ideas.aha.io/.


You can discuss Construct 3 in this forum.
Remember, as announced, ultimately forums and other community related discussion channels will be moved to the new https://www.construct.net.

Construct 3 now has an English online manual ! Be sure to read it : https://www.construct.net/gb/make-games/manuals/construct-3


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Image Former retrospect
As an added bonus, here is a list of the former "What you may have missed" posts for the year.

We are heading for the last part of the calendar year.
Keep an eye on Construct 3, its development keeps improving and it is worth checking out on a regular basis.
In the meantime, keep on enjoying Construct 2, playing and making games !
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Please attach a capx to any help request or bug report !
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