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19-Jun-2020

Check out the new Netrek Client apps for iPhones and iPads from Darrell Root! Search for Netrek in the Apple App Store.

14-May-2009

The new "Netrek Game On!" app is up! Download this program for the Windows taskbar so you can hear an audio alert when a game has started

10-May-2009

The new Star Trek movie is out and we're seeing a bunch of new players from around the world.

05-Feb-2009

Netrek now has a Google mailing list, http://groups.google.com/group/netrek-forever. Join up!

26-Jan-2009

The COW client is now available in the Ubuntu Linux "Jaunty" release.

21-Jan-2009

The COW client is now available in the Debian Linux Sid package repositories.

14-May-2009

The new "Netrek Game On!" app is up! Download this program for the Windows taskbar so you can hear an audio alert when a game has started

10-May-2009

The new Star Trek movie is out and we're seeing a bunch of new players from around the world.

28-Jan-2009

Yoda has started a new mailing list on Google Groups. Check out http://groups.google.com/group/netrek-forever?lnk=

15-Sep-2008

New release of the Linux COW client! Version 3.2.7 available as source code for your downloading pleasure.

21-Jul-2008

New release of the Windows client, Netrek XP 2009 1.0!

15-Jul-2008

New release of the Linux client, netrek-client-cow 3.2.4. Available for download from http://quozl.linux.netrek.au/netrek.

30-Jun-2008

Voting is closed for Community Choice Awards.

12-Jun-2008

Please vote for Netrek for "Best Project for Gamers" in the Sourceforge.Net Community Choice Awards.

04-Jun-2008

Developer Wiki was broken for a few days. Fixed now.

05-Feb-2008

Netrek news on Slashdot.org

29-Oct-2007

Dante's DF Guide updated

19-Jul-2007

New release of the windows client, Netrek XP 2006 1.3!

11-Jul-2007

New release of MacTrek, version 1.4.0!

06-Jul-2007

New release of MacTrek, version 1.3.0!

04-May-2007

New release of MacTrek, version 1.2.0!

05-Mar-2007

New release of the windows client, Netrek XP 2006 1.2!

23-Feb-2007

We're beginning to resurrect the website.

24-Jan-2007

Xyzzy's done the latest release (version RC6) of the Linux Paradise client

08-Jan-2007

Those Euro maniacs have announced a Gathering this summer in Austria

27-Dec-2006

Vanilla Server version 2.12.0 released

07-Jan-2005

Added a local copy of Dantes Dogfight Guide to the website since the original went down.

03-Jan-2005

Version RC4 of Trents Paradise 2000 client for Linux is available! Download it here.

01-Jan-2005

Happy New Year!

02-Aug-2004

I got my act together and finally made sure this website is Valid HTML 4.01 Strict!

01-Aug-2004

Added HTML compression, otherwise called gzip content encoding. This shaves another few Kb's off and speeds up the site.

11-Jul-2004

Version 4.4.0.3 of Stas' Netrek XP Mod client for Windows is available! Download here.

04-Jun-2004

Netrek XP is now listed in Tucows. It got a rating.

08-May-2004

Optimized all GIF and PNG images upto an average of 46% lossless!! Thanks to Absolute Gif Optimizer, OptiPNG and PNGout. Plus deleted some dead links.

04-May-2004

Removed old link to playnetrek.org and also mentioned Dantes Dogfighting Guide in the beginner section.

25-Apr-2004

Added links to Netrek in Australia, Dantes Dogfighting Strategy and Caradhras' Netrek page.

24-Apr-2004

Joe's playnetrek.org site now points to netrek.org.

10-Apr-2004

New website design goes live! Feedback appreciated!

21-Mar-2004

There is a new build of the COW client Version 3.01pl0 for Linux glibc2.3.x available!

10-Mar-2004

Version 4.4.0.2 of Stas' Netrek XP Mod client for Windows is available! Download here or use the mirror. Further removed some dead links.

05-Feb-2004

Added the Netrek Web Forum to the Info section

01-Feb-2004

Updated the Metaserver HTML output url to point to Sven's forwarding proxy

01-Feb-2004

Added Charlie's Beginner's Guide to Dogfighting

23-Jan-2004

Updated and weeded out dead links (over 200 so far!)

19-Jan-2004

New homepage maintainer: Erik Hietbrink.

16-Dec-2001

Fixed some broken links.

10-Feb-2001

COW 3.00pl3 i386/NetBSD binary available here.

10-Feb-2001

Paradise 2000 beta7 now available. Get it here.

13-Nov-2000

ftp.netrek.org is back up.

26-Oct-2000

Check out Joe's Netrek sticker. Want one? Only 40 left as of today. Get one now!

25-Oct-2000

Thanks to Karthik at Global NAPs, the Netrek Home Page has a new, dedicated web server. Downloads should be much faster now. It may take a few days for the DNS changes for www.netrek.org to propage.