The patch corrects the AS - Karo Highlands and TK - Awon Atoll maps, and as well deals with the scoring issues and fixes some gameplay bugs.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising by NovaLogic - English retail v188.8.131.52 patch
184.108.40.206 TK - Awon Atoll has had an issue resolved, that used to allow players
to receive zone time while not actually being in the zone.
220.127.116.11 Multiplayer map TK - Awon Atoll has had its Hot-Zone resized to be
18.104.22.168 Resolved a couple of issues associated with the commander's map and
commander's map waypoints.
22.214.171.124 Resolved an issue that occurred when joining some games late, would
cause player to receive invalid attach points for attach points occupied by AI.
126.96.36.199 Resolved an issue that would sometimes cause ammo types to be
incorrectly displayed in the armory menu in Joint Operations: Escalation.
188.8.131.52 Resolved an issue that was causing players' scores to reset when they
died in COOP games.
184.108.40.206 The "/serveonly" command will now render text on systems that have a
video card without hardware texture and lighting.
220.127.116.11 Control Point Takeovers (CP Takeovers) are once again being displayed
in the end game stats.
18.104.22.168 Updated multiplayer end game win screens to more accurately reflect
wins and loses.
22.214.171.124 There is now a server-side option for "hit feedback". This option
defaults to on and is accessible from the game.cfg configurations file.
126.96.36.199 AS - Karo Highlands had some vehicles flagged as the incorrect team.
This has been remedied.
188.8.131.52 The KOTH Hot Zone now changes colors on the GPS map based on which
team has more time in the Hot Zone.
184.108.40.206 References to HUD map in game have been changed from "Spin Map" to
220.127.116.11 In-game changes to video resolution will now produce a confirmation
message before applying changes.
18.104.22.168 The game now features a "Kill Cam" which will show the victim what
direction he was killed from.
22.214.171.124 Players will now receive feedback in the form of their crosshair
changing color, or if using an iron site, having their crosshair flash on the
screen, when their bullets strike a live target.
126.96.36.199 The crosshair will render in a 1024x768 resolution.
188.8.131.52 Clicking the My Account button will no longer cause you to exit your
game without first warning you.
184.108.40.206 Users will now be punted if after entering a server they fail to
spawn or provide other input within 6 minutes of joining.
220.127.116.11 Improved ping code will provide more accurate ping times.
18.104.22.168 The NovaWorld login screen will no longer "Auto-Login".
22.214.171.124 The NovaWorld account Help button has been updated.
126.96.36.199 The Ranking & Scoring Systems have been enhanced to give players a
better and longer experience when playing Joint Operations
188.8.131.52 Checking "Remember My Login" in Joint Operations will no longer cause
conflicts with other NovaLogic games you have installed.
184.108.40.206 The in-game information and scoring screen has been updated to more
accurately convey scoring information to the end user.
220.127.116.11 Fixed a bug that causes reflections to not turn on
18.104.22.168 Fixed two inconsistencies with the player loadout and training
22.214.171.124 Fixed a bug that caused players to get stuck in the jumping animation
126.96.36.199 Fixed a bug that caused rounds on the clients to look like they were
188.8.131.52 NovaWorld games now sort correctly.
184.108.40.206 Sound effects slider in the menus now effects the menu sound effects
220.127.116.11 Text is now spaced correctly on certain resolutions
18.104.22.168 Fixed scoring on the PSP takeovers
22.214.171.124 All vehicles now respawn correctly
126.96.36.199 Fixed bug in XML parser that caused crashes on very large NILE project
188.8.131.52 Respawning in games with PSP now use the smart spawning method
184.108.40.206 Improved overall stability
220.127.116.11 Players can now kill themselves with their own explosives.
18.104.22.168 Added vehicle tumbling sounds
22.214.171.124 Players can now cycle through their weapons when using the mouse wheel
126.96.36.199 Fixed a waypoint named "null"
188.8.131.52 Target designator now makes a sound when used in training missions
184.108.40.206 Fixed chopper spinning while still on the ground
220.127.116.11 Added correct message for when players run over civilians
18.104.22.168 Fixed delayed dry fire sounds
22.214.171.124 Fixed volume setting on dry fire sound effect
126.96.36.199 Fixed map loading crash
188.8.131.52 Claymores no longer display on their side while on an object
184.108.40.206 Claymores no longer fall through objects
220.127.116.11 Fixed respawning issue with players that leave the game attached to
the drivers seat
18.104.22.168 Reversing sounds for vehicles are now pitching correctly
22.214.171.124 Stabilized emplaced weapons on vehicles
126.96.36.199 New ways to spawn: *'SPACE' now spawns the player at the active
defense point; *'X' now spawns the player at the rear base
188.8.131.52 Added permanent death
184.108.40.206 3rd person camera for drivers
220.127.116.11 New chat system: Chat keys again: 'T' - Local, 'Ctrl+T' - Global, 'Y'
- Team, 'Ctrl+Y' - Squad Chat, 'U' - Vehicle Chat, 'ENTER' - Chat, '\' - Chat
18.104.22.168 Handbrakes on vehicles.
22.214.171.124 Rain and overcast weather effects
126.96.36.199 Sniper scopes no longer zoom
188.8.131.52 Sniper muzzle effects increased
184.108.40.206 Changed the player loadout around. *Rifleman no longer carry the
AT-4, and gains Satchel charges; *Engineers can now carry the AT-4, and no
longer carry the satchel charge; *Gunners now get claymores
220.127.116.11 New win/lose messages
18.104.22.168 Network improvements over vehicle crash sequences
22.214.171.124 Changed the Stryker and BTR weapon views
126.96.36.199 New in game updater.
188.8.131.52 Added greater support for NILE generated missions.
184.108.40.206 Added two sliders for Pixel Shaders and Texture Compression in the
video options screen. Players with lower end systems will want to work with
these settings to improve frame rates.
220.127.116.11 Fixed a bug in Co-Op mission White Noise so it can be completed.
18.104.22.168 Made more optimizations to network code
22.214.171.124 Emplaced weapons respawn issues addressed.
126.96.36.199 End game scoring issues addressed.
188.8.131.52 Attached vehicle death issues addressed.
184.108.40.206 Fixed collision issues with several assets.
220.127.116.11 Support for DirectX9.0C added.
18.104.22.168 NILE compatibility added.
22.214.171.124 Major performance increase in low to middle end machines.
126.96.36.199 Player revival issues addressed.
188.8.131.52 System performance optimizations including AGP and CPU.
184.108.40.206 Fixed mouse movement when player is sighted.
220.127.116.11 Fixes menu freeze after the intro movie.
18.104.22.168 Fixes "Incompatable" error messages.
22.214.171.124 Added a smaller wedge to incoming sniper shots (Able to find snipers
126.96.36.199 Added a filter to the menu screen so servers that are not compatible
are grayed out and unable to join them.
188.8.131.52 Added more filters to the game list in the NovaWorld menu.
184.108.40.206 Fixed bug in vehicle re-spawning that caused them to face the
220.127.116.11 Fixed bug that caused certain vehicle spawn points to spawn way too
18.104.22.168 Fixed bug with ATV's not being able to exit the water correctly.
22.214.171.124 Several some more map bugs and cleanup.
126.96.36.199 Added optimizations to player models.
188.8.131.52 Fixed several map bugs.
184.108.40.206 Fix made for players being punted out of Co-Op.
220.127.116.11 Fix added for several system crashes.
18.104.22.168 Fix made to stop emplaced weapons from detaching from vehicles
22.214.171.124 Medic revives now work in Co-Op.
126.96.36.199 Got letters of enemy command points to display on respawn screen
188.8.131.52 Waypoints now work correctly in Co-Op. They now auto-advance when
users get within the waypoint area.
184.108.40.206 Added a command line command to allow the users to host without
running the system test. Add a "/serveonly" to the end of the "Target" window
in the Joint Ops shortcut to enable a serve only build.
220.127.116.11 Added a "distance to" in meters on the outside of the spin map for
command points off the spin map.
18.104.22.168 Added in files that did not ship with the game that can be used for
user created maps, in anticipation of the mission editor being released in the
22.214.171.124 Added a new large map to the "M" key.
126.96.36.199 Changed the player's square color while attached to vehicle. (Now has
a white "X" on it)
188.8.131.52 Added a death animation when users hit CTRL+R.
184.108.40.206 Users can now double click the NW menu to join a game, instead of
having to click "Join".
220.127.116.11 Goals now transmit in Co-Op mode. Hit your Goals key to see them
(defaults to G).