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8 comments by magicX on Nov 23rd, 2014

MCO version .424. RELEASED

New skills for your mechwarriors:
Weapons - long, medium, short range specialists.
(your specialists have more chance to hit)
Mech preference - light, medium, heavy, assault.
(matching skill and mech class makes your mechwarrior harder to hit)
Many new or improved mech models.

No more free pilots. You can hire more pilots (and you will have to pay them after each mission).

Changed resolution detection - hopefully will fix resolution problems on some machines.

MW2 mercs campaign completed with surprise mission in the end...

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Mech Commander Omnitech 424

Mech Commander Omnitech 424

Nov 23, 2014 Full Version 24 comments

MCO version .424. New skills for your mechwarriors: Weapons - long, medium, short range specialists. (your specialists have more chance to hit) Mech preference...

Mech Commander Omnitech 304

Mech Commander Omnitech 304

Apr 1, 2013 Full Version 54 comments

Mech Commander Omnitech is standalone game. There is no need for Mech Commander 2 installation nor disk. There is no need for XNA installation any more...

Mech Commander Omnitech 276

Mech Commander Omnitech 276

Feb 19, 2013 Full Version 12 comments

MCO version 276. Bug in component purchase screen fixed. New mech model and texture for Shadowcat.

Mech Commander Omnitech 269

Mech Commander Omnitech 269

Feb 4, 2013 Full Version 9 comments

NEW - component list box stackable. - Mechs: Stalker, Crab, Firefly. - Vehicles: Bulldozer, Hummer, ACV REDESIGNED - mechs: Nova, Argus, Champion, Blood...

The Liberation of Volstand

The Liberation of Volstand

Oct 22, 2012 Full Version 10 comments

(23 missions campaign) by Head Hunter 001 Just a few quick notes before you play the Liberation of Volstand campaign. The planet Volstand is fictitious...

Mercenaries Star

Mercenaries Star

Oct 15, 2012 Full Version 1 comment

(9 missions based on the book Mercenary's Star by William H. Keith Jr.) This is an old Mech Commander 2 campaign by Mechlab. Camapign mission brain files...

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lowenz Nov 24 2014, 4:00pm says:

MCO 424 works fine on my Win 8.1 64 bit + GeForce 750Ti! Only one little problem: MCO doesn't see 1920x1080 resolution but when I select 1680x1050 (max resolution in game menu) it uses 1920x1080 :p

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lowenz Nov 24 2014, 4:10pm replied:

And it's really 1920x1080, not a stretched 1680x1050.

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magicX Nov 25 2014, 8:35am replied:

Thank you Lowenz. You dont need to change resolution in options, it is obsolete (forgot to remove that part from the game). Resolution detection is automatic.

Game will work in your desktop resolution or closest supported resolution regardless of what is selected in options.

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lowenz Nov 25 2014, 12:17pm replied:

I really appreciate your work, it's awesome.
On Windows 7 the game runs *perfectly*, it's pure bliss.
On Windows 8.1 it has the issues ALL DX5-6-7 games have:

So maybe you can add the "windowed mode" in menus (it's already in the config file) and a *frame limiter*!
Just to let you know....or maybe can you update the engine to DX8 or DX9? This will solve everything but I know it's a big job :D

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magicX Nov 26 2014, 2:23am replied:

Thank you, will do...

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lowenz Nov 26 2014, 11:40am replied:

An "official" windowed mode+frame limiter would be awesome.....but for the sake of perfection it would need the possibility to choose the window resolution! Another time, thanks for your dedication and work!

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KinQQz Nov 22 2014, 3:12pm says:

are the campaigns still working with those new updates?

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magicX Nov 23 2014, 7:20am replied:

Yes, all campaigns should work...

Only Exodus and MW2 Mercs campaigns are tested...

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LordKnightFandragon Aug 13 2014, 9:49pm says:

I was playing this mod a bit and noticed the mechs dont fre anything but missiles unless they are stationary?

Also, is there some correlation between the heat scale and their fire rate? I noticed the mechs fired a bit more when I put on like 89/189 heat vs 78/89 heat....has heat been added into this mod? If so, thats awesome. Cuz it wasnt in the original game.

And I did some editing of the mechs themselves, armor and the like, but I noticed when I changed the armor and max armor the mech stays damaged and wont repair, regardless of what I do...its weird. This mod follow TT BT rules or something?

Either way, cool mod. Good job all.

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tanker744a Oct 3 2014, 12:46am replied:

I noticed the same problem when I was fiddling around with the mech stats. I think it has to do with the armor disposition. Like how many points of ARM go on the Head, Arms, ect.....

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Dave85 Jun 27 2014, 6:12pm says:

When I try to run the program, the game launches in a window and promptly CTDs. I get this error message:

"requires DirectX 8 or later, found"

My Machine:
Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Intel i7-3820 CPU @ 3.60 GHz
32 Gb RAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 680
DirectX 11

Which has me scratching my head, as you'd think DX11 would count as "later," lol (doesn't have any problems running Far Cry 3, so I'm guessing DX11 is working). Tried running it in 256-color mode, disabled visual themes/desktop composition, and ran it as an admin in Win98 compatibility mode. Broke my heart when it crashed, as MC2 is one of those games that brings back fond memories. Any help would be awesome.

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Dave85 Jun 28 2014, 7:50am replied:

Also tried reinstalling Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86. When I run it w/out any special settings (just set to run as an admin), I don't get the error message, it just pops up a black window screen for a second and crashes to desktop.

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Garyth1275 May 7 2014, 12:58pm says:

Is there a way to be able to get the mod to load on a windows 7 x64 bit system? I have tried to run in all available compatability modes to no avail. Any help would greatly be appreciated.

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magicX May 13 2014, 3:53am replied:

MCO works fine on win7 home and ultimate versions, dont know about the other versions. No compatibility mode no special settings. Try running as administrator.

MCO has problems with Intel integrated graphic cards, switch to radeon and try.

Have you installed Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 (x86) redistributable (Yes x86 version - it wont work with x64 version)

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wolfman-x May 7 2014, 7:01pm replied:

Running just fine here.

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Garyth1275 May 8 2014, 5:59pm replied:

That's not very helpful........

If its working for you.... what settings do you have it running on? what GFX chipset? what changes did you have to make? what OS are you running? did you have to remove or make changes to any of the CVS's? any of those kind of answers would prove to be a better help.

FYI I am trying to get it to run on an alienware custom system M17x model. with the above mentioned 64 bit win7 os. GFX chiset is the a switchable intel onboard and ati radeon mobility 7970m. Getting both the onmitech mod and the original MechCommander 2 has been a major issue thus far. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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violencer Jul 13 2014, 6:52am replied:

Cant get it to work on alienware too. Win 8 over here

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wolfman-x May 9 2014, 7:37am replied:

I am not here to make bragging posts about hardware; simply installed it without any changes nor specific settings and it runs. The fact that I answered implies that I run it on a win7 64bit system. You asked regarding OS not specific hardware.

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Garyth1275 May 9 2014, 10:45am replied:

The fact that you answered is that you were lucky enough to get it to run on a certain flavor of windows 7 OS. Home? Pro? Home basic? Home prem? Ultimate? Each of these OS have something added or missing. Also a combination of OS and hardware issues are present in some posts I have looked at elsewhere. All I ask is that you be a little more in depth with your response so that it might eliminate some issues/options for better issue resolution.

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wolfman-x May 9 2014, 11:41am replied:

I do not like your pushing, find somebody else.

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