This is a full list of all the changes we've made for Modular Combat v1.75 and v1.76 - combined. Enjoy!
on matthewdryden Aug 24th, 2009
New gamemode: Team Deathmatch
Raised minimum experience gained from 0 to 1
Removed maps: dm_cloudcity, dm_tech
Added maps: dm_amplitude, dm_hydro, dm_cannon
Added two second spawn protection
Added Factions. Players choose to be either Aperture Science, Combine, or The Resistance
Players of the same faction now gain 5%...20% experience when fighting near each other
Combine gain 5...20% damage bonus when fighting near each other
Aperture Sciences gains 2...5 armor regeneration when near each other
The Resistance gains 2...5 health regeneration when near each other
Winning faction now gains 500 experience for winning.
Added 2fers: +50 bonus experience for getting 2 kills in a row.
Players will now share experience for kill monsters
Aperture Science now uses a vital testing apparatus as their melee weapon
New CVAR: mc_votes_per_map
. Players will only be able to initiate X votes per map (default: 2). New CVAR: pvm_max_antlionguards (default: 2)
Look and Feel
New CVAR: cl_earringing <1/0> ("ear ringing" effect when near explosions, defaults to 0 - off)
New CVAR: cl_showhints <1/0> (show gameplay hints while playing)
New CVAR: cl_showexpgained <0-3> (show experience and % of damage dealt in chat - 0 none, 1 talk area, 2 notify area, 3 center of screen)
New CVAR: cl_ally_icon_smoothing <1/0>
New CVAR: cl_allyicons_offset (default: 16)
Added more "death icons"
Added new spawning particle effects for players and monsters.
Added custom skins for the Pistol and the SMG1 for Resistance, Combine, and Aperture Science.
Combine Faction now uses the "Dark Gravity Gun" (looks only)
Players of your faction will now be shown by icon indicated in PVM and TDM.
Experience indicator flashes red when you're spreeing
Replaced module icons with new icon set by Aleixo Teixeira
AI / Monsters
New monster: Hunter
New monster: Zombine
New monster: Rollerbombs (red skin version of the Rollermine - will explode on contact).
Antlion Guard: Improved movement and pathfinding
Antlion Guard: Raised health to 1000 + 100 per level
Antlion Guard: Will now bleed profusely when low on health
Antlion Guard: Increased experience bonus to 10 times normal amount
Antlion Worker: Lowered health at higher levels
Antlion Worker: Reverted to Episode Two model
Fast Headcrab: Lowered attack damage by 3 per level
Headcrabs (all types): Will now be squished if a player jumps on them. Player will bounce. 15 Aux Power is gained.
Man Hack: Moves faster at higher levels - now is a formidable opponent.
Vortigaunt: Reduced attack damage by 60%
Vortigaunt: CVAR "mc_vortigaunt_zap_spread
" increases the cone the Vortiguant will use for targetting Modules
New module: Minion Man Hack. Spawns 2 at a time (maximum 6). Does not count towards minion limit.
New module: Minion Antlion Worker
New module: Armor Capacity. Passive. Increase the amount of armor you have.
New module: Clip Size. Passive. Increase the amount of bullets each clip can hold.
New module: Running Man. Passive. Increase your sprinting speed. Increased sprinting speed drains aux power faster.
New module: Aux Power Tank. Increase the size of your aux power tank.
New module: Armor Regen. Passive. Regenerate your armor.
New module: Turrets. Active. Spawn up to 2 turrets. Turrets cannot be knocked over, but can be moved by owner's gravity gun.
New module: Poison Spit. Active.
New module: Weaken. Active. Target player cannot sprint and deals 50...150% less damage for 1...10 seconds.
New module: Brute Force. Passive. Increase the amount of damage your melee weapon does. Increased all damage dealt by 5% for 7...15 for each kill.
Cloak: Will no longer show your ID tag or voice icon while cloaked
Cloak: Will now decloak if any active or indrect damage is dealt (players can no longer Plague and then Cloak)
Mag Mine: No longer affects spawn protected players
Mag Mine: Lowered health to 23...50
Lasers: Only live for 2 minutes before fading away.
Mind Absorb: Now activates randomly (previous activated every 10 seconds from spawn).
MIRV: Now detonates on impact.
HEALD: Can now easily be cast on friendly players.
Critical Hits: Now only players a sound when a crit hits a enemy.
Vitality: Now only affects health (previously affected max armor)
Strength: Renamed to Impact - now only affects ranged weapons
Development / Debugging
Mounted content from Half-Life 2: Episode Two
New system: "Multiple Texture Support" - this system handles multiple textures for the same model.
New CMD: mc_dev_createnpc
(requires sv_cheats 1) New CMD: listmodules (will list the name of every module available to the player)
New CVAR: mc_dev_show_damage <1/0> (requires sv_cheats 1)
New CVAR: mc_dev_spawnmonsterlevel
(requires sv_cheats 1) New CVAR: hud_showtargetid <1/0> (disable Modular Combat's custom ID system)
New CVAR: mc_dev_force_ally_count (requires sv_cheats 1)
New CVAR: mc_dev_turret_balancing (requires sv_cheats 1)
Fixed various server and client crashes
Freeze Bomb: No longer indefinitely freezes players
Plague: Will be removed from all targets when player changes characters
Added more teleport blockers to dm_swamplight
Minions are now removed when owner disconnects
All monsters will no longer consider the world an enemy.
Rollermines are now remove when switching gamemodes