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Take the Flag and Run

Stick Veterans has been revamped into version 0.9.6, with the most important addition being the Capture the Flag game mode.


I intended to hold up the update until more additions, and maybe even multiplayer, were ready, but that would probably take time, and there are a lot of bug fixes that I wanted to push out already.

More additions are underway, but will have to wait for now, as I intend to focus only on multiplayer for the next update, assuming no more important bug fixes are required sooner than that.


That's all for now, see you in the next update.

-Kostas

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