Where to find the unstable builds?

Created by Renegade on on 2012-01-02
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Before downloading unstable builds, please make sure you understood the following fact with all its implications: Unstable builds are meant for testing, not general usage.

Testing versions are not released or marked as stable versions because they're not stable. Any particular testing version could unexpectedly and randomly be utterly broken and unplayable. They can be unstable, subtly flawed, features can randomly be broken, they can be slow due to excessive debugging code, or can be built for a very specific purpose only the testers know about. Using testing versions without being a tester is an invitation of trouble and frustration and nothing else.

Testing versions can be outdated rapidly. In a development cycle, it's entirely possible there are multiple new versions per hour, each one fixing issues that existed in the one before, or introducing new issues. Picking one at random is akin to Russian roulette. Just because a build is the latest version released doesn't mean it's the most stable build of the past 24 hours.
Educate yourself before picking an unstable version.

With that being said, if you still insist on using unstable builds, you can obtain them from http://ares.strategy-x.com/unstable/