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Overwolf Thursdays #6 – 22 New Supported Games And Contest Update

Hey all,

Another issue of Overwolf Thursdays is ready for y’all, packed with new supported games and Video Capturing Contest updates.

New Games

After a full month with no new supported games (sorry for that) I’m happy to confirm 22 more games that are now supported by Overwolf. No action is required on your end. Just restart Overwolf and the games list will be auto-updated.

New supported games:

  • Alien Swarm
  • Bloody Good Times
  • CABAL Online
  • Call of Duty: World at War
  • Champions Online
  • Dragon Age: Origin
  • Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited
  • Entropia Universe
  • Flight Control HD
  • Heroes of Newerth
  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
  • Left 4 Dead
  • Lost Horizon
  • Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge
  • Neocron 2
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2010
  • Project Powder
  • Runes of Magic
  • Shaiya
  • Star Trek Online
  • The Lord of the Rings Online
  • Zeno Clash

Video Capturing Contest Updates

A new entry that was submitted earlier this week took the first place in under than 24 hours.  There are still two weeks until the end of the contest – you can still submit your videos, and if they are good enough, and win free games on Steam!

Here’s what’s been going so far (all videos can be seen in this link):

1st Place – blowjob Madhouse | Call of Duty Black Ops Frag Movie (2148 points)

2nd Place – Overwolf Video Capturing Contest – Stoop!d Monkey Entry (COD:BO) (555 points)

3rd Place – StarCraft 2 Wings Of Liberty Zerg RUSH! (211 points)

4th Place – Overwolf Video Capturing Footage Contest (194 points)

Alien Swarm
loody Good Times
CABAL Online
Call of Duty: World at War
Champions Online
Dragon Age: Origin
Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited
Entropia Universe
Flight Control HD
Heroes of Newerth
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Left 4 Dead
Lost Horizon
Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge
Neocron 2
Pro Evolution Soccer 2010
Project Powder
Runes of Magic
Shaiya
Star Trek Online
The Lord of the Rings Online
Zeno Clash

Overwolf Version 0.5.63 Released!

Great news everyone!

A new Overwolf version is now available for download through Overwolf’s download page. If you already have Overwolf installed, just restart it and you will be prompted to download and auto install the new update.

So, what’s new and improved?

First of all, we’ve improved the quality of captured videos. Your newly captured videos should now run smoother. Also, Overwolf’s hot keys are active only in-game now and disabled on desktop.

FPS Monitor


Overwolf now has it’s very own FPS Monitor. After enabling it in the Settings window, the FPS (Frames Per Second) monitor can be shown at each corner of the screen.

Save screenshots on your disk

It’s finally here – screenshots can now be saved to your disk (“My documentMy PicturesOverwolf” folder) in addition to the ability to upload them directly to your Facebook account.

PTR – Push to Record

Overwolf presents a brand new concept in gameplay capturing – Push to Record (PTR). Enable PTR recording mode in the settings window, choose your recording trigger, and record only the most important events in the game. This will allow you to make ultra cool frag montage videos.

Noticeable bug fixes

The bug preventing some users from uploading their gameplay videos to Twitter has been fixed. Feel free to share your captured videos with your friends via Twitter. The bug that caused users that are using Windows XP theme in Windows 7 to not see the radio buttons, textboxes and some titles properly has also been fixed.

Overwolf Visits World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Launch Event

Hey all,

I hope everyone is having the time of their life with the new World of Warcraft: Cataclysm expansion that was just released. Have you reached level 85 already?

I was lucky enough to attend the Gamadia‘s and Media Game’s World of Warcraft: Cataclysm launch event and I had a blast.

Record Sound with Overwolf’s Video Capture Widget

The Overwolf Video Capture widget (still in closed beta – but not for long!) allows you to record gameplay videos, save them on your hard drive or upload them directly to your Facebook or YouTube accounts.

You can also watch videos you recorded in the past – without ever leaving your game using the in-game widget media player.

I’ve written a step-by-step guide for those who were having troubles with recording the game audio along with the video using the Video Capture widget.

Click here if you are using Windows 7 or Vista
Click here if you are using Windows XP

Show off your amazing-once-in-a-life-time headshots, share funny moments and kills, record your own voice and upload game guides and walkthroughs to help other players. Don’t just tell your war stories – show them!

Made a cool video? Share it with us via email or post it on our forums!

Itay is Back!

Hey all,

Great news for everyone here in Overwolf’s headquarters!
Itay, one of the lead programmers on Overwolf, came back today from a three weeks trip in Croatia and Austria.

Itay:

“Croatia 2008 was such a success, we knew we’d go back as soon as possible; that was now.

It was just as beautiful as last time, and thanks to good friends, good food, good weather – we had an amazing vacation.

This time around we focused on Dalmacija, and spent our entire time on island Hvar. We drove directly to Split and had lunch with Niksa, and from there hopped on a ferry to Hvar island. We met Marta in Vrboska, and stayed with her for the duration of our visit.”

roatia 2008 was such a success, we knew we’d go back as soon as possible; that was now.

It was just as beautiful as last time, and thanks to good friends, good food, good weather – we had an amazing vacation.

This time around we focused on Dalmacija, and spent our entire time on island Hvar. We drove directly to Split and had lunch with Niksa, and from there hopped on a ferry to Hvar island. We met Marta in Vrboska, and stayed with her for the duration of our visit.