To spectate a player, you simply need to press F9 to bring up the player list, then click on the player you want to spectate, and lastly click the "Spectate Player" button. You must have the same beatmap they're playing to be able to watch them. Spectating is not yet perfect as there are some bugs which will be fixed soon.
Some other additions to the game:
- Hidden and NoFail mods
- Main menu background changes to the background of the song that's playing.
- Dialog when clicking on player's user box gives options such as viewing profile, spectating, and following players.
- You can now click on links in the IRC chat (finally!)
- A volume overlay was added which displays when changing the current master volume using the scroll wheel or keyboard
Many other changes were made to the game which can be seen on the changelog here.
I've started working on the theming system for the game. With the ability to use 9-patch images you can change the way the UI looks without nasty scaling. For example, here's what a themed dialog window could look like:
Here's what the image used to make that looks like:
The game cuts this small image into 9 patches and all but the corners are stretched to the desired size.
Anyways, making good progress so far. As always, bug reports are always much appreciated.