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Purge Online

Platform(s): Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PC, PSOne, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360
Genre: Online Multiplayer

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'Purge Online' - Updated Demo/Patch & Retail Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2003 @ 11:16 a.m. PST

Get the Purge 1.4.2d Full Demo off Worthplaying (77mb)

Get the Purge 1.4.2d Demo Patch off Worthplaying (2mb)

Get the Purge v1.4.2 RETAIL patch off Worthplaying (2mb)

Get the Purge RETAIL Tools off Worthplaying (3mb)


The following patch and tools is for the full Purge retail version. You need a clean installation of Purge to apply the patch. The Purge Tools are optional for players who like to make their own maps or modify weapons. Please try the following, if you have problems with the patch:

  1. Uninstall Purge.
  2. Reboot.
  3. Delete everything remaining Purge directory. You may want to keep the files in your "/SAVE" directory if you want to save your Experience Points on Persistence server.
  4. Reinstall Purge from the CD.



  • Better tolerance for packet loss

Skills General

  • Constructions can no longer be built within 125 ft (38.1m) of an enemy Portal. The Portal also no longer hurts enemy players, only their constructions.


  • Proximity Mine can be tossed 2x further.


  • Fire Trap can be tossed 2x further.


  • Chemical Grenade has less bounce


  • Building major base structures now triggers a message to all players with a brief description of what it does.
  • Destroying major base structures now triggers a message alerting all player.
  • Objectives text only show up 3 times.
  • Various "commander" helper text added and tweaked.



  • Energy regeneration uses slightly less bandwidth.
  • Certain shots use slightly less bandwidth.
  • Data packets smaller to reduce client "desyncing".
  • Server uses less CPU.
  • Projectile update rates are smoother.
  • Client/Server more sensitive to correcting lost packets and "desyncs".


  • Tenacity has new saving throws calculations.
  • Tenacity can now have up to 99% saving throw.

Weapons General

  • Thrown magic weapons no longer stun opponents.
  • Dexterity-to-distance penality increased for all lock-on (homing) weapons.

Skills General

  • Ward and Ion Barrier down time increased.


  • Frostbolt primary-fire "drunkness" now depends on Dexterity.
  • Fireball alt-fire downgraded to a Type II Warhead & Explosive


  • Phalanx primary fire velocity increase 66.66%.


  • Wraithblade Daggers have a 50% velocity increase.
  • Wraithblade Daggers "air-burst" mode has greater detection radius.
  • Wraithblade Daggers have a 33.33% damage increase.
  • Vorpal Crossbow primary shot has a 50% damage increase.
  • Vorpal Crossbow has increased ROF.


  • Secondary Objectives changed to explain how to use skills.
  • Players are explained how to repair the Portal and reduce respawn time when in observer.
  • Selecting weapons now tells you how to access your player stats by push the F1 key.
  • "All skills" text now fix better in the box especially the really long skill names.
  • Various typos fixed.


- Initial Release

System Requirements (Minimum)
Supported OS: Win98 / Win98 SE / Win ME / Win 2000 with the latest service pack / Windows XP
CPU: PIII 500 Mhz or equivalent
Memory: 128 MB (256 MB for Windows 2000 or XP)
Video: 3D Accelerated video card with 32 MB
Sound Card: 16-bit Sound Card
Multimedia: 4x CD-ROM or DVD drive
HD Space: 200 MB
56.4k modem or broadband Internet connection is required

Installation Notes

Please read the manual before playing Purge.

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