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Battle for Middle-Earth 1.05 changelist. This patch contains several changes to improve the performance and usability of the game.

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USABILITY

  • No CD/DVD required to play
  • Beacons are now removed automaticly after 8 seconds.
  • New 'Guard unit' ability. The button is hidden but you can use hotkey U.
    note: Guard Area (hotkey G) remain unchanged.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the camera to initially start wrong.
  • Saruman no longer fights about when he is idle or during the delay after using worm tongue, unless in guard area/unit mode or when attack moving.

HOTKEYS

  • Hot keys are now universalised: everyone uses the same bind keys.
  • Constructing on an outpost, camp or castle , now have a bind key C to construct them.

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

  • Resolved a bug that caused frame skipping.

VISUAL CHANGES

  • Intros skipped
  • An improved color set increased readability and units are more distinguishable.
  • Better looking Horde Decals.
  • Improved fonts
  • The 'hover' name tag now has the play colors.
  • Now the version indicator in the options menu will properly show the patch version.

ANTICHEAT

  • Elvenfarm removed

EXTRA

  • Witchking now has its own set of voice responses.
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Dude I got your new patch, I liked a lot of your blog, I'm glad to see that someone is taking care of this excellent game that was abandoned. Congratulations and thank you. I belive I'm speaking for all bfem players when I say that you should keep doing this great job. Thank you again and good lucky, this game will born again I hope.

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Now... I don't want to be overly critical, but apart from the 'Guard unit' command and your little bugfixes - your patch doesn't appear to do anything except making pirating easier, than it already is.

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how do you install it? i really feel like a noob...

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what do you mean by skipped Intros, does this affect the campaign?

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