After a year of development, we're proud to present the next client release for the LanternEQ project. While we had originally planned on having more frequent release cadence, real life obligations slowed development considerably. Furthermore, some features like the audio system turned out to be quite the rabbit hole in terms of complexity and took forever to fully understand and document. Nevertheless, 2023 was a great year for the project and the community and we're proud of what we've accomplished and are excited for the next chapter.
Here are the major changes in this release:
This is the final single player only release of the LanternEQ client. We're in the process of evaluating networking options and will share more information when we have a path forward. Our first goal is to have players walking around in the world together and for movement to look and feel better than it ever has in EverQuest. Additionally, with the addition of ojrac, our team now comprises three developers, allowing us to intensify our efforts towards the next release.
Onward to great things.
Client downloads for Windows, macOS and Linux are available here.
Please refer to our LanternEQ Quickstart Guide.