Bug Fixes - Admin chat no longer switches between universal and inter-admin when using the letters I or U in a message. - Fixed a problem where some horses changed colour when your distance to them changed. - Players hit by a firearm now properly play a bullet hit body sound. - Fixed problems with defender lives counter in Siege mode. - Fixed issues where the respawn counter did not get displayed, or did not disappear after spawning. - The French translation no longer causes crashes when accepting a duel. - You can now construct a fence when building upon other scene props. - The server console no longer returns a wrong input error when you set a variable to the same as its current value. - Map placed rocket launchers now respawn the next round when picked up, as they should. - Fixed a bug that caused certain destructible objects to be possible to walk through the next round if destroyed. - Fixed all the missing strings from the German and French translations. - Bots in Commander Battle should (hopefully) charge now when a player disconnects. - Fixed teleport problems with the siege gamemode, when the fort wall gets hit. - Low damage melee hits will now only generate thump sounds and no blood splash sounds. - In the Duel gamemode, you will now no longer regain health when you kill a horse. - Particle and sound effects placed by mappers will now always emit their effects, as they should.
Performance - Rewrote siege spawn code to greatly improve performance on the server CPU. - Further improved the performance when having bonuses enabled. - Improved client side frames per second with explosions and destruction. - Reduced the long wait when a new map is loaded on the server. - Generally improved overall server and client performance and reduced lag. - Reduced overall memory usage and reduced startup loading time slightly.
Game Balance - Russian Jägers can now choose to use a cavalry musket instead of the rifle. - Lowered the cannon accuracy slightly. - Doubled the health for doors. - Increased the damage for all swords.
General Changes - Added a new map: Hungarian Plain - Various updates to maps, fixing bugs and improving performance. - Round time in Battle mode now starts after the first player has spawned, to allow slower clients to spawn within the 30 sec spawn window. - Made Toggle Walk a configurable game key, in the place of the Warband native zoom key. - Equipped the Russian Jäger NCO with a firearm. - Added a full Russian translation. - Added preview images for Fort Boyd and Fort Lyon in the admin panel. - Stray horses will now not run away anymore, unless they take damage. - Added anti-cheat protection for the zoom exploit. - Added an icon on the Conquest flag selection map, showing your current position. - The player beacon icon is now located a bit above the player. - Changed the maximal defender lives that admins can set for siege from 5 to 10. - Added a Open/close caption to the doors.
Common: - Troop AI for choosing weapon for different situations has been updated. - Ranged troop AI not being able to choose a target under certain circumstances bug has been fixed. - New operations for modders. - Some fixes and operation enhancements for modders.
Single player: - Town economies are now more balanced. - Several other bug fixes.
Multiplayer: - Two new multiplayer maps have been added: Canyon and Desert Town. - HTTP communication has been rewritten due to connection issues reported by players.
Bug Fixes - Fixed that destructible scene props didn't refill their health after a round is over client side - Fixed the huge lag spike at end of a siege or battle round - Map placed artillery pieces limbered by a player no longer disappear the next round - Remade the collision mesh for the barrels - Non-dedicated servers now show up on the server list - Fixed an issue that caused occasional lag spikes in siege mode - Made player selection for admin tools work on non-dedicated servers - Fixed teleport scripts not working sometimes - Fixed a crash when opening the pioneer build window when using French localisation - Fixed that doors in siege mode had much too low health at map start - Fixed a bug that allowed doors to be destroyed multiple times - Destroyed doors can no longer be opened or closed - Fixed an issue that caused no hit sounds or particles to be generated from the first cannonball hit against certain house walls - Fixed that when changing checkboxes in the admin panel the screen would not fully update - When spawning with cannons is enabled but spawn with rockets is disabled you are now able to choose your cannon type - Fixed that in siege your defender lives didn't drop client side when you died - Fixed a bug where riflemen/cavalry class limits wouldn't let people join a regiment if 100% of the team's skirmishers/cavalry was in that regiment - Prussian Hussars are no longer better than the hussars of other factions in Commander Battle
Performance - Cannons and rockets that are player spawned are automatically removed after they are not used for 4 minutes in respawn modes, to limit the amount of cannons and rockets in the map for performance reasons - Improved performance on server to client network data for explosions - Improved performance on cannon aiming scripts - Now (hopefully) really fixed performance issues with bonuses
Game Balance - Default rocket limit is now 5% of the team instead of 10% - Cuirassiers now have additional body armour and same health as everyone else - Increased sword skill slightly for all sword cavalry - Decreased the weight of all flags to make flag bearers move faster
Features - Added a new dedicated server command: max_num_bots #set the max number of total bots the server is allowed to spawn (50-500) to allow less powerful servers to run commander battles without problems. Also changeable in the Admin Panel. - Added two new siege maps: Fort Lyon and Fort Boyd - Added Intern-admin chat that is only visible to admins. Colour is pink.
General Changes - Added the missing backpack bottle to the Russian Foot Guard - Admin tools such as Slay, Freeze and Beacon now only show alive players - Replaced the Japanese "Rising sun" flag with the regular Japanese flag - Re-organised the Admin Panel to have the less used things at the end - Redone the French translation to be more French - Updated various maps to fix some issues
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