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Original War Released

Posted by Antitheus, on 24th May 2014, 06:19 PM
Steam fix LINK -

stucuk said:
Added: Support for 22 Steam Achievements
Added: Language Pack Support
Bug Fix: Am02 - Mikhail is rather aggressive (Issue 4)
Bug Fix: Am07 - JMM dies but mission successful (Issue 5)
Bug Fix: Bloody valley tree gives exp multiple times (Issue 11)
Bug Fix: Polish "From the Future with Love" - %d and %t (Issue 19)
Bug Fix: Cornell appearance Am10_cont (Issue 25)
Bug Fix: AM15, Connie Traverse (Issue 29)
Bug Fix: RU14 generic characters (Issue 31)
Bug Fix: Am15 W. Gorky event (Issue 34)
Bug Fix: Bug/Exploit. Chatting as others in the multiplayer lobby (Issue 35)
Bug Fix: All soliders dont attack legion in 2nd attack 15am (Issue 37)
Bug Fix: Crash at Start of AM15 under certain resolutions (Issue 39)
Bug Fix: Ru02 - barracks (Issue 40)
Bug Fix: AM11 Scout (Yamoko) (Issue 43)
Bug Fix: Am15 "No loses" medal (Issue 44)
Changed: Multiplayer Protocol Increased (Incompatible with previous versions)

Note that only 1 of the 22 Steam Achievements are achievable currently (As Bohemia still need to add the remaining 21 to Steam's Achievement System). OWN will likely release some Language Packs for Original War which are just the sound files required for a particular language. Language Packs do not overwrite anything and you can have more than one installed.

The patch is available for download on OWN & OWS.

Language packs section (updating...)

OW Steam Achievements

Posted by Antitheus, on 27th March 2014, 01:22 PM
OWS team is working on OW Achievements. Some of you may have noticed the first OW achievement on Steam. Like always, your feedback & ideas would be welcome:

Original War Weekend #2

Posted by Antitheus, on 25th March 2014, 05:44 PM
Original War Weekend #2
Facebook Event Page

We're gladly informing you about forthcoming OW event - second edition of a memorable Original War Weekend.
Enter the OW multiplayer lobby or Evolve chat the next weekend (04.04-05.04). With certainty - you would be able to find a interesting mp match or meet your old friends. We're going to play, talk and enjoy the time.

No more waiting for the server! This year we're supporting the event with Evolve. Problem-free game hosting, handy OW chat, friends system, statistic tracking +more!

Invite your friends and be there!

New patch: Release Candidate 1

Posted by Gothuk, on 26th February 2014, 09:06 PM
The new patch: Release Candidate 1 has been released.

Below is changelog:

OWS said:
Bug Fix: Am missions with a movies are globally broken (Issue 12)
Bug Fix: Error with loading save (Issue 2)
Changed: Saving with Editor is disabled when going in-game until the map is reset
Changed: Re-wrote FacePanel so it streatches properly
Note: Contains Radzio's Missing 2012 bug fixes

Download - http://original-war.net/files.php?id=139

Patch 1.12.9

Posted by Antitheus, on 14th February 2014, 08:56 PM
Patch 1.12.9 has been released!
- Added: SAMERES parameter
- Changed: With resolutions above 1024 wide the face panel now scales

It's extremely important to make Original War working fluently and without any problems.
Stucuk (OWSupport.com) has prepared a platform for BUG Reporting:

Report any bug and problem there. Help the community and yourself by reporting bugs, errors and synclosts!
Note: When reporting Access Violations only reports done with 1.12.9 or higher will be looked into.

Patch 1.12.8

Posted by Gothuk, on 4th February 2014, 09:42 AM
The new patch has been released!

Below is changelog:

OWS said:
Added: WINDOWFULL parameter
Added: Window option to launcher settings
Bug Fix: Original War shuts down when a mission is lost
Bug Fix: Range Check Errors removed
Bug Fix: Spanish Translation would crash multiplayer
Bug Fix: Launcher displays error when sent parameters
Changed: When ran directly OW correctly sets the resolution
Changed: Launcher no longer runs OW instantly when parameters are sent (Steam Only)

We've found a way to get less "synchro lost"

Posted by Morgan, on 20th January 2014, 12:31 PM
Hi dears members of OWN & OW community.

I'd like to share an important news with you. Actually, we have found a way to get less desync in Original War.

All began in the french community. We were searching a new tool to play old games like Theme Hospital (hamachi was not working on the old games like this one) and we found Evolve. Indeed, Evolve gives a better sync to the players and it makes a sort of private proxy. At the beginning, we didn't make any bound to Original War, thinking it could not change anything.

We continued playing with Evolve and it appeared that our games on OW were not getting desync anymore and yet, we are playing a strange mod with a lot of strange functions that use to crash the game - we think. We decided to make some tests and then we can conclude that Evolve is the tool to use to avoid sync lost : our games used to crash every 2-3 hours but, now, it doesn't crash anymore and we can play more than 6-7 hours (without having any desync).

We are glad to share this news with you. You can get Evolve by clicking this link :

Antitheus shared a link to the OW Lobby :

Do not hesitate to move on this tool if you want to play safe. Do not hesitate to ask questions about Evolve.

See you soon !
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