We are pleased to announce the release of Dungeon Crawl: Stone Soup 0.25 “Magic Surges Out from Thin Air”!

DCSS 0.25 features an overhaul of many spells to make spell schools more distinct and positioning more relevant for spell users, a simplification of the miscast system for when those new spells go wrong, a new style of acquirement scroll, and numerous user interface improvements including new options designed to make crawl more accessible for visually impaired crawlers. For a full list of significant changes, please see the changelog for the 0.25 branch.

Download DCSS 0.25 here (updating momentarily) or here, or play it online on one of many servers across the world! Packages for Windows, OS X, and Linux are all available now. (Debs coming very soon.)

The tournament starts today, 20:00 UTC Friday 12 June with all online 0.25 games counting towards your score. See the tournament page for more details, including how to join or set-up a clan. Clan membership changes remain open until 20:00 UTC Friday 17 June.

Many thanks to all those who have contributed to DCSS over the years. A special thanks to the following community members who contributed to DCSS 0.25 and a warm welcome to the first-time contributors, listed in italics. (Let us know if someone is missing, this data is tricky to collect in bulk!)

aaronegolden, AdamPG, Alex Jurkiewicz, Andrew York, Benoit Giannangeli, Byrel Mitchell, Clare Boothby, David Damerell, Emily, Gabriel Marks, Goratrix, hellmonk, Implojin, István Markó, James Buck, kitchen-ace, klorpaNathan Mills, mwvdev, Nikolai Lavsky, nirrattnerPeter Gerlagh, Psymania, Quipyowert2, riverfiendRojjaCebolla, sdynet, Skrybe, shummie, theJollySin, Umer Shaikh, zuurr