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February sees the release of another beta patch: new Mechs, new Maps and cheat protection. Read all about it in this newsflash.

Posted by AoP on Feb 18th, 2010

MechWarrior: Living Legends - Newsflash February 2010

MWLL Newsflash February 2010 Logo

Welcome to a small news update from the team of MechWarrior: Living Legends. Two months have passed since the release of the very first public beta version of our Crysis Total Conversion Modification and we've of course been monitoring your feedback very closely. Before we get to that, however, we'd like to thank all of you who voted for us in ModDB's Mod Of The Year 2009 competition. After winning Editor's Choice for "Best Multiplayer Mod", it was your votes that allowed us to also take #1 position in Reader's Choice for that category. Yet none of this is news to those of you who visit our website or follow us on Facebook or Twitter, so let's move on to the actual news which do, among other things, include the release date of our next beta patch.

I. MechWarrior: Living Legends and Fileplanet team up for reinforcements

Fileplanet Logo

As said earlier, we did monitor your feedback in our beta forums very closely and of course did not just drop work after the initial beta release, so we're already preparing the release of another patch. In cooperation with the kind folk at Fileplanet, we'll be releasing the MechWarrior: Living Legends Reinforcement pack, which will be a completely updated client including all patches and bugfixes done to this point. Before you ask, yes, there is a release date for this already: both, the MWLL Reinforcement pack as well as the separate patch will be released on Thursday, February 25th. Please understand that we can not give a specific release time, but will of course announce the release on our website and through Facebook/Twitter as usual.

II. Cheat protection coming

It has come to our attention that a number of users decided to go the easy way and modify their game files to gain unfair advantages in multiplayer matches. While we would have prefered to work on cheat protection together with chosen league partners at a later point, we consider this matter to be too serious to leave unanswered any longer. Therefore, we've reassigned our coders from working on new features to working on protective measures which will be included in the upcoming patch. Please understand that we will not be discussing the methods and mechanics of this protection in public for obvious reasons. Of course we don't believe to be done with this subject, but still hope it helps bring back the fun to all fair players.

III. Sneak peek: Clan Heavy Mech Nova Cat

One of those Mechs that have been featured before but did not make it into the beta release was this heavy Clan beauty, the Nova Cat. The screenshots below show the four textured variants that will arrive with the upcoming patch. Please remember that this is just a sneak peek and details might be made available at a later point.

Nova Cat (Clan Heavy Mech) - 4 Variants
Nova Cat (Clan Heavy Mech) - 4 Variants
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rol
rol Feb 19 2010, 3:45pm says:

great work guys!
your mod was the reason for buying crysis

ps: is it possible to implement a crushing tree effect when mechs walk over them? i think this effect was in mechwarrior 4

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gamechaser002
gamechaser002 Feb 25 2010, 10:51am replied:

yeah, that effect was in mechwarrior 4

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cHr0n0sPh3r3
cHr0n0sPh3r3 Feb 19 2010, 6:36pm says:

Nova cat, lots of lasers am i right? Overheat!!!!

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Lupus_of_nox_noctis
Lupus_of_nox_noctis Feb 20 2010, 11:50pm says:

Will the Mechs be customizable?

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AoP
AoP Feb 21 2010, 6:27am replied:

Not with this patch, sorry.

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PendragonV
PendragonV Mar 1 2010, 2:52am replied:

are you using 0.2.0? because mine is crashing

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broadsword
broadsword Feb 21 2010, 2:56pm says:

Fileplanet? Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.
"Mech Warriors patch: Paying Subscribers only"

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AoP
AoP Feb 22 2010, 10:40am replied:

Don't worry about that, there will be alternative download locations of course.

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KorJax
KorJax Feb 22 2010, 8:16pm replied:

You never had to subscribe to download from fileplanet you know. The subscription is only needed if you want to download from their private severs (their public ones anyone can download from).

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weasil
weasil Feb 23 2010, 11:34am says:

WOOHOO this is awesome!!!!!!!!!

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Terminator7240
Terminator7240 Feb 26 2010, 8:36pm says:

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Sexy time party times are on the way!

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docme
docme Feb 28 2010, 7:16am says:

can j play with Crysis wars?

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