I spent much more time than planned, but so, here's it.
Lots updates and fixes in this new version. Tested much more carefully than planned.
The longest list of updates since the whole history of combat!
Warcraft 2 Combat Edition
update in version 4.5 (09.2019)
- Added selection between exe versions:
126.96.36.199 GoG, 188.8.131.52 original or 184.108.40.206 with plugins
- Starting Warcraft II under Windows 7 (and probably others) fixed
- Hole puncher added - no real IP required for game hosting (FunkyFr3sh)
- DDraw configuration tool added - visualiser configuration (FunkyFr3sh)
- Added plugin system - many different useful things (Lambchops)
- Added Warbux map pack, being count as Ladder games in ladder.war2.ru
- Kpuds map pack added. Also 3 official Blizzard maps added.
- Warvideo flicker free! (only with FunkyFr3sh ddraw), interface improved
- Added Russian language to WarVideo (will work if the OS language is Russian)
- "Quick messages" added (see details in messages.txt)
- Improved display message when WarLatency mode is switching on
- Dimmed winter option (Snow brightness descreased on Winter tileset)
- A few more stuffs added to interface options
- Fixed small bugs in winter tileset and somewhere else.
- Fixed several typos and inaccuracies in russian version
- Restored or redesigned several game menus in russian version
- Improved to varying degrees all five russian fonts,
the character set is expanded, Ukrainian and Belarusian letters added
- "Click" changed in bom2click option
- Small improvements in installer
- War2Combat version number added to credits
You can download it from our "downloads" section: http://en.war2.ru/downloads/
Or directly from ftp: ftp://ftp.war2.ru/war2/
All these 21 versions. If your language is english and you have no problem with internet bandwidth, i'd recommend you a full english vesion: ftp://ftp.war2.ru/war2/War2Combat45_en_full.exeUPD: hotfix for combat 4.5:
update in version 4.5.1 (09.2019)
- Small fix for graphics under Windows 10 added
- CpuTime plugin splitted to parts: for the game and for BNET-chat, as game part can be unstable on some computers
Installers are being reuploaded, reinstall if you have such problems.