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[DC] UWindows 2 released for UT3!!!

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UWindow2 has been a pet project of mine since Unreal Tournament 2004. I made a version of it for Unreal Tournament 2004, but I never winded up releasing it. UWindow2 is now reborn for Unreal Tournament 3, as it seemed that many people disliked the user interface that original shipped with Unreal Tournament 3.

UWindow2 is designed to be a powerful and flexible graphical user interface, that can be used for virtually any kind of user interface. It uses external configuration files to create themes, which allow the editing of themes without having to recompile UWindow2. The action system allows for any type of actions to be created within script, which the user interface can then use as desired. Actions tend to be rather generic, such as writing to configuration files, profiles or doing specific actions within UWindow2. The data provider system allows any kind of data to be inserted into UWindow2. This data can be from Unreal Engine 3's internal data provider or data store system, configuration files, package contents and so forth. Lastly, UWindow2 also has a style sheet system which is somewhat similar to CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). This allows theme authors to write simple styles which can be reused over again rather than having to recreate each widget's appearance.

Because of my rather busy time schedule, I will only have about six to eight hours per week to work on UWindow2. The majority of the work is now somewhat complete, and some of the code does need to be rewritten but it is operational somewhat now. Hopefully over time it will be a great user interface to use for Unreal Tournament 3.
At long last, the famed GUI for the original Unreal Tournament has been coded for UT3 by a third party developer! It's still in the early stages, but it paints quite a detailed picture of what is to come. Provided you install it correctly, it should be pretty usable!

What is UWindows you ask? Here is a very good explanation.

Here is a link to the development blog, picking up at the initial public release.

And finally, here is the official homepage with more details and download links!

Here is a screenshot:

Edited by 003 - 6/26/08 at 6:15pm
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Too bad no one plays the game anymore .
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Too bad no one plays the game anymore .
im with you. it sucks I dont think anyone played this game much, even though its an awsome game.
    
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i love that game. name another mindless game i could play for hours. Team DM kicks ass!
    
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Yeah I was really disappointed by this game...
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I played the demo and thought it was awesome, CTF kicks ass, I liked stealing the flag and hopping on the hoverboard while my team covered me. That and the car where you can extend the blades from the sides and kill guys on foot!! lol I never got the full game as I saw it wasn't too popular, from what I read it seems it got too console'ish compared to 2004, some modes were left out, parts of it simplified. Graphics looked awesome also, shame really, same with another fav game of mine ETQW, awesome game but it didn't have a big community of players.
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