In addition to the code changes needed to support the new sword fighting animations, there's currently development in other areas of the program that should help our users get the results that they want out of Moviestorm.
Over the last few iterations of Moviestorm, we received the occasional comment from users that it would be nice if there was an option to turn the background mountains on and off, depending on your scene. As it happens the last time that it was mentioned, we were discussing the code changes that are required for the next release and this time, the feature made it into our list. Dave is in the process off looking into a mechanism to show/ hide the background mountains, and we're aiming to get this new functionality into 1.4.2.
Also, there's going to be new elements of the UI which will help organise multiple, similar items in the Dressing Room. This means that you will be able to select a hat (for example) for your character, and then decide on which sub-object of the hat you want from a separate panel. This means that you can have 20 variations of similar hats using only one “master” thumbnail, meaning that you don't have to scroll through every variation when you dress another character.