The Unofficial Patch is not really a mod, but while the default basic patch mostly only fixes bugs, the optional plus patch, that can be choosen at installation, is like a restoration mod adding a lot of unfinished content, including new quests, maps, weapons, items, characters, dialogue, graphics, models, sounds and music!

Report RSS Unofficial Patch 9.9 released!

Get it as usual from the official homepage The Patches Scrolls, linked here on the right.

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Changelog:

v9.9 24.10.2017
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+Provided shortcuts to skip most endgame fighting, see walkthrough.
+Added beheading blood and restored props to Chateau and junkyard.
+Improved rotate camera movement setup and SDK, thanks to Psycho-A.
+Restored Vision of Death and Suicide damages and Aggravated Soak.
+Added door trap to warrens shortcut and improved museum fire exit.
+Fixed casting hands, feeding histories and Pearl of Dubai effect.
+Restored Yukie animations, missing ambient schemes and Chang jump.
+Fixed bugs with Trip's drug and Gary's fleshy ball poster quests.
+Improved title menu and character sheet clan symbols, thanks IanW.
Fixed Hannah's appointment book date and more minor text details.
Restored basic pistol ammos and fixed tutorial bug, thanks Malkav.
Hid map bugs in SM hubs, clinic, museum, Society and Luckee Star.
Fixed blueblood, Bertram and Yukie dialogues and some map details.
Corrected hand and sound in Nines intro cutscene, thanks DLLullu.

Additional changelog for beta 2 from 11.11.2017:

+Activated Gallery light switch and fixed menu particles time lag.
+Created homosexual history for all clans and adjusted intro scene.
+Made Venture Tower song Malkavians only and fixed licences issue.
Fixed incorrect Lotus Blossom location on Chinatown busstop maps.

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inmost-silence
inmost-silence

Nice! So great you're still working on it!
It says "beta1" on patches scrolls - so it's not the final 9.9 I guess (like 9.8 was)?

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

Yes. We always start with an open beta in case some minor issues turn out. Sooner or later it will become the final 9.9...

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Guest
Guest

It's hard to believe you guys are still working on this game. So I can only take my hat of to you guys. Keep up the good work and I'll make sure to keep playing this game. (With the proper patch ofcourse ;) )

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lancebaldwin
lancebaldwin

Never used Moddb, how exactly do I get the DL?

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lancebaldwin
lancebaldwin

Nevermind. I completely skipped the header of the post on accident.

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rubinonthetable
rubinonthetable

Sent notification to GoG regarding the patch? Because that would be a good thing

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

Not yet, I'll wait for the final 9.9 for that!

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Caine59
Caine59

Hmmm, while chosing stuff during installation from the Plus Patch, does selecting stuff like "No new audio" or "No new particles" means that I do NOT want to install that particular part of the Plus patch...or it is actually a spelling error and one MUST choose each of these if they want them included?

If I want to install ALL should I select everything or not?

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

If you want everything, you shoulnd't select these.

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Guest
Guest

I love you so much guys...still working on a 2004 masterpiece.... I hope someone create a new Vampire Bloodlines game ;(

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Alberto309
Alberto309

Activision owns the rights I think.
So, sadly, it probably won't happen... :\

Wesp5 Is there any chance that VTMB could be ported to a more updated version of Source so that it would support multicore rendering? That would help a lot. Or make it as an HL2 mod maybe.

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Arkannon
Arkannon

Wrong, Paradox owns the rights to publish White Wolf games...

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

True, but Activision holds the right to the game itself and even White Wolf couldn't talk them into financing a remake.

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

No chance. Besides that I don't think this would make enough difference (who really needs multicore rendering for such an old game?), some of the maps are too huge for the HL2 Source engine and it would take much too long even if Activision would allow it. Which it doesn't!

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Executor-64-
Executor-64-

unexpected

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Guest
Guest

When I try to install the patch, my norton antivirus keeps trying to quarantine parts of the files even when I disable it... Any suggestions for what to do? Thanks

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

Uncheck developer extras and if that doesn't help get another antivirus program or allow the patch. This is certainly a false positive!

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Guest
Guest

I bugged in Pier. I can't get out of the Pier after Killing/Letting Julius go for B-Rated Writer Quest. I can't go back to Sta. Monica even after going through the end of the tunnel.

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

Hm, did you continue an old save after updating the patch?

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The-PBG
The-PBG

Hello this has been the first mod I downloaded and I seem to have hit a snag as while I booted it up my game doesn't seem to have engaged it properly. I believe their is supposed to be a history function and whenever I boot up my game the people in the ambient NPC's have stopped walking and dancing.

This is unusual as your the only mod I have for this game, and I know you have fixed some things as I can now see the intro sequences which previously would not boot up.

Please delete my previous comment as I forgot I was not logged in.

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

Are you playing from the shortcut created by the patch? Also the histories are only available if you choose the plus version on installation.

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The-PBG
The-PBG

Oh thank you: I will attempt to reinstall it then. Also this walking glitch only occurs with older saves: new games do not seem to have this glitch.

Thanks

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Guest
Guest

Hi there,

I'm thinking of starting my first playthrough of VTMB but I notice that the latest patch is in beta. Would you advise I wait for the final 9.9?

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

Not really, but you might wait for the next beta as I just found an annoying little bug that might confuse you at the beginning...

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Guest
Guest

Hey Wesp5, I just started a new game with this 9.9 unofficial patch, and when I start the game I cannot use fists or disciplines (noticed on tutorial, also happens when you skip it). I checked config and it is mapped as follows:

bind "MOUSE1" "+attack"
bind "MOUSE2" "vm_discipline"

Which appears to be correct. I tried restarting with another character and the same issue occurs.

I tried launching mod-less and it worked 100% fine. It is 9.9 Unofficial installed directly on fresh install. Any info on this? I'll try going with 9.8 and see what happens.

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

Not getting fists at the start of the game is a known random bug that the patch is supposed to fix. Are you sure you started from the patch shortcut or appended the necessary launch option when starting from Steam? Also are you using Wine or something similar?

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bugman2
bugman2

Yes, I am running from wine and using GOG version of the game. I tried starting the game several times now (mostly as Tremere admittedly) and every time I cannot use fists at start, and when I skip tutorial can't use them or disciplines in apartment/outside.

I am certain that the patch is running due to menu screen being different and character selection screen looking different also.

I do have to make an edit on the shortcut in order to work, the one created on my linux machine is:
"[wine prefix and stuff] ... C:\\Games\\VtMB\\vampire.exe -game\ Unofficial_Patch"

I have to delete the "\" because it doesn't properly launch into the patch, (default menu screen) and it puts out an error when starting a new game, but I assume that on windows it would be as I modified it in either case.

edit. I also just tried v9.8 on fresh install and the same issue occurs, so it's something with me. Not sure what though.

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Wesp5 Author
Wesp5

The problem is the Wine environment that has problems running the Python code Bloodlines is using. Check the linux_loader.sh in the Extras/Player Mods folder...

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bugman2
bugman2

Thank you, I just managed to do this and came here to say that it's fixed.

A shame that it needs a new prefix, but at least I'll be able to finally check out all the new content you put in after all these years. Thank you!

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