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Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:23 pm
by AlbertoC
Today we are releasing the new update for Order of Battle: World War II, bringing the game to version 5.2.9.

You can download it from the Members Area.

Furthermore, it's time for the Tournament to begin!

You will be contacted and sent an e-mail containing all the info you need to know to start playing. We're really looking forward to see the outcome of this first round. Good luck!

Changelog:

• Shader fixes
• Waffen SS II description fixed to reflect its effect
• Tweaks to some unit costs and stats
• Updated Engine version and renderer
• Missing railroad links fixed
• Rising Sun, Guadalcanal scenario missing event picture added
• US Pacific, Leyte campaign fix for Japanese fleet spawning
• Panzerkrieg scenario fixes now actualy implemented in patch
• Fixed bug where music would not play
• Fixed the duplication of Specialisation units
• Battle of Britain mod compatibility fixed
• Snow effects on attacker and defender on some terrain types corrected
• Fixes bug that could cause all units' strength or experience to be reduced in certain scenarios
• Fixes to Panzerkrieg scenarios Kharkov, Operation Zvezda/Star, Voronezh and Stalingrad
• Missing sharp turns in railroad textures added
• Fixed a bug in the Field Medics specialization that could prevent importing a core force from the Boot Camp into the US Pacific campaign.
• Several unit stats tweaked or fixed (Flammpanzer III, Il-2M3, T34 series, Ki-15, ...)
• Missing destroyed textures added for Bohler 47mm gun and 20mm Flak 36.
• Added 41-45 versions of the "canoe version" of the British SBS units.
• Disbanding aircraft inside a hangar will now corrected change the strength points of that hangar - or remove it entirely.
• Core units can only be disbanded if they have not yet moved or attacked in the current turn
• Texts in campaigns fixed for non-English languages


Mirrors:

PC 64bit:
http://ftp.eu.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip
http://ftp.us.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip
http://ftp.ca.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip

PC 32bit:
http://ftp.eu.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip
http://ftp.us.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip
http://ftp.ca.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip

Mac:
http://ftp.eu.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip
http://ftp.us.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip
http://ftp.ca.matrixgames.com/pub/Order ... v5.2.9.zip

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:28 pm
by 13obo
Congrats on the patch and well done meeting those tight deadlines!

Now, let the games BEGIN!

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:37 pm
by bru888
Thanks for the hard work.

Folks, it's the usual arrangement. You need to be logged in first, then follow that link. You may need to click it, log in, then click it again to see this page:
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Pay careful attention to PC vs. Mac and 32-bit vs. 64-bit. For PC, version 5.2.9 is a patch; the original game installers for 32-bit and 64-bit are at the bottom.

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:39 am
by gunnyjs
I ran across the patch at the Main Page of Slitherine it downloaded just fine thanks - of course I have a question - I am in the middle of a user made campaign will that affect stuff and what about all of my DLC stuff that I am in the middle of will I need to restart that or something ... thanks for the reply

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:58 am
by VPaulus
gunnyjs wrote:I ran across the patch at the Main Page of Slitherine it downloaded just fine thanks - of course I have a question - I am in the middle of a user made campaign will that affect stuff and what about all of my DLC stuff that I am in the middle of will I need to restart that or something ... thanks for the reply
It shouldn't affect.

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:23 pm
by athineos
AlbertoC wrote:Today we are releasing the new update for Order of Battle: World War II, bringing the game to version 5.2.9.
I think what this game needs the most is to release a DLC that contains a Battle Generator/Random Map Editor to add more replay value.

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:33 pm
by gunnyjs
VPaulus wrote:
gunnyjs wrote:I ran across the patch at the Main Page of Slitherine it downloaded just fine thanks - of course I have a question - I am in the middle of a user made campaign will that affect stuff and what about all of my DLC stuff that I am in the middle of will I need to restart that or something ... thanks for the reply
It shouldn't affect.

Thanks VPaulus I downloaded it yesterday will install it today God Willing - Currently I am in the middle of your Kokoda Campaign and am enjoying it immensely - It should be required playing by everyone or they are unable to update the game ever...... little harsh ???

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:00 pm
by bruce1944
Link does not work nor does the auto update from game menu.

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:01 pm
by bruce1944
oops found it.....

Re: Second Round of the Tournament

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:20 pm
by garrycooper101
How do I install the R2_BattleNewBritian.zip scenario?

Re: Update 5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:21 pm
by Shards