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RSS Pre-release update — important news!

An update is necessary for everyone to understand what's going on as The Dark Army: Uprising is finally going to release in some days. The work's hard right now and there are a few things you need to know: the modification will be exclusive to Windows for some months, you'll have to wait some months before the other editions and other stuff release... Well, a bunch of important news today as the modification is finally going to be out — it's what I'm planning for this fourth year with you all.

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An update is necessary for everyone to understand what's going on as The Dark Army: Uprising is finally going to release in some days. The work's hard right now and there are a few things you need to know: the modification will be exclusive to Windows for some months, you'll have to wait some months before the other editions and other stuff release... Well, a bunch of important news today as the modification is finally going to be out — it's what I'm planning for this fourth year with you all.

» Strategy Guide and Project Design (making-of) coming February 20, 2016

You may know that a Strategy Guide, as well as a making-of document known as Project Design, are being worked on — it has been decided that both will get a release on February 20, 2016 not long before the Premium Edition's release. For info, both will be included in the Premium Edition.


» Special and Premium editions delayed to March 7, 2016

As you all know, the modification will be released under three different editions: Standard, Special and Premium — each of these will have different content. As a major part of the modification's extra stuff (guide, making-of...) isn't ready for release, I must delay the release of the Special and Premium editions as they're planned to contain some of the stuff in question. You'll have to wait March 7 to download these editions. Note that, even if these are available for everyone, one of these, the Premium Edition to be precise, will be temporarily locked and will require a password to be installed as it will contain rare stuff.


Glimpse of [Mission 2: Hunted Hunter » Episode 2: The Base].

Beware the powerful enemies of this level — X-Creatures, Super-Soldiers, Venom Guards... what a mess! Prepare yourself for war: it won't be easy, advised for hardcore fans of the series.


» Premium Access, contests to acquire the Premium Edition, starting 2016

The Premium Edition will not be available before March 7 (just like the Special Edition) — when it will be released, it will be download-able for everyone however it will be protected and you'll need a password to install it. This password can be obtained via the Premium Access program: a contest everyone will be able to play. If you're selected, you win a workable password. There will be multiple Premium Access contests throughout next year (until the Premium Edition becomes available for everyone).


» Early-access to Golden Guns and Sneaking Guns packs explanations

As you may know, Golden Guns and Sneaking Guns are skin packs for the modification's weapons. These will be released next year. Those acquiring the Special Edition of the modification will get Golden Guns earlier and those acquiring the Premium Edition will get both skin packs earlier: thanks to passwords/codes. You'll indeed have passwords/codes but you'll have to wait a moment before knowing how/when to use these.


» Mac and Linux versions delayed to April 18, 2016

Even if a lot of work has been done recently regarding the arrival of The Dark Army: Uprising on these platforms, Mac and Linux versions of the modification have been delayed to April 18. Also, you have to know there won't be multiple editions for these platforms and that these versions won't be compatible with the Golden Guns and Sneaking Guns skin packs.


» Modification's Mod DB forum opening soon — expecting feedback

A forum will be available from the modification's Mod DB page for the players to help each other. Despite the fact you'll get support/give support by/to other players via this upcoming forum, you'll more importantly be able to provide feedback from there, as there will be an specialized feedback thread.


» Feedback important for patches — expect few day-one bugs/glitches

Be aware there will be some unfixed bugs/glitches in the modification (on day-one at least). Some of these aren't able to be fixed right now, due to particular constraints, as some other will be fixed soon. A list of known bugs/glitches will be provided on release. Right now, no issue halts the progression. However, if you notice anything which is not in the list, you'll be able to report it in the forum.

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Jonex.
Jonex.

Thank for the information. It's great to know this mod will be out soon. Congratulations in advance!

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William_Faure Author
William_Faure

Working REALLY hard — will need months to take some rest.
Thanks for your support mate.

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_HellBaron_
_HellBaron_

Good news! Just a week and I will play with your mod!!

It's based on the long awaited ioRTCW 1.42c? I see the correct widescreen ratio too. Finally!

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William_Faure Author
William_Faure

It is indeed based on iortcw 1.42c — thanks for your support.

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Marek33
Marek33

I don't think it was a good idea to have three editions. Mods which had exclusive content, DLC or Premium content have never ended well and at the end everyone has the best version. I just don't get it and never understand that.

Anyway it looks great and Merry Christmas.

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William_Faure Author
William_Faure

Thanks for your opinion and your support.
Can't wait for your to play this modification.
Merry Christmas too.

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Marek33
Marek33

Me too! I'm playing RTCW with Venom Gold mod and when I'm complete it I will play your mod.

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William_Faure Author
William_Faure

VENOM mod is great! It explores many possibilities offered by the IORTCW engine. I didn't play it long unfortunately, because of the project's development and lack of free time recently, but once I'm done with THE DARK ARMY: UPRISING, I'll take a month for me to play-it as well as the other maps/mods I didn't have the time to play. I hope you're enjoying HELLBARON89's work — he's made many improvements to the original game.

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Marek33
Marek33

No it is perfect! It doesn't have any bugs and it looks amazing. Definitely 10 of 10 from me.

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William_Faure Author
William_Faure

I agree — HellBaron89 made his job properly and left no bugs in his mod. Unfortunately, The Dark Army will probably have a few bugs on release but will be fixed with updates trough the time.

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Marek33
Marek33

I agree with that! He is a great modder.

Well if it doesn't crash often or it doesn't have game breaking bugs it should be okay.

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William_Faure Author
William_Faure

It has been longly tested since August. 90% of the bugs have been eliminated since then however there are still little glitches. Don't worry; it won't be game breaking and it won't halt progression — also, be aware you can restart the mission at any time from the menu, since I added an option permitting it without having to use the console.

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Estor_

I almost forgot :D
But how the "premium" thing works? Do i have to buy it or what?
Btw i agree with Marek33 on the "dlc and premium" thing

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William_Faure Author
William_Faure

In short, the Premium Edition will have many extra stuff and is for those who want more than the modification itself. I agree with what @Marek33 said — mods having DLC/Premium stuff never end well — that's why I'm not focusing on anything else than the modification's development right now.

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Estor_

Do we have to buy the premium or it is just given away to only selected people?

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William_Faure Author
William_Faure

Given away to only selected people – then, months later, available for everyone.

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Estor_

Nice :)

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