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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Activision
Developer: Troika

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'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v6.4 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 30, 2009 @ 4:22 a.m. PDT

Players begin their journey into darkness by choosing to play as any of seven different vampire clans. Each clan in the game offers a distinctive set of skills, traits and abilities including: supernatural speed, stealth, invisibility, mind control, inhuman strength, combat, and stamina, each of which will be further refined as players progress through the game. Players will earn and apply experience points to increase their powers and skills, allowing them to create their ultimate creature of the night, from stealthy hunter to seductive charmer to a feral, brutal killing machine.

Get the Vampires The Masquerade v6.4 patch off WP (152mb)

This is an unofficial patch for Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines by Troika Games. It's a cumulative patch containing all the previous patches and is intended for english retail or Direct2Drive versions!

Applying this patch to a version in another language will work also, but all texts in the game previously appearing in that language will be replaced by the english versions with the exception of the menus.

To install the patch extract this archive into the game folder using options that keep the directory structure intact and overwrite every file of the same name. Removing it is only possible by reinstallion.

This patch fixes many bugs, restores unused content and mods some of the game to improve the consistency of the presented world. It ought to be installed right on top of the Troika Games official patch 1.2.

More basic changes are listed first in the version history, then bug fixes and more. It is recommended to start a new game after patching to avoid odd behaviour. Patching also resets all options to default.

Both editors used for the creation of this patch are included in the vdata directory. Many thanks go to Turvy for VPKTool and RobinHood70 for BSPEdit. Everything else can be done using a normal text editor.

Tips and Tricks:

When using the console, be sure to activate it from the menu only. To reinstall clean up registry and remove vtmb.ini from /windows. On start crashings force refresh rate override or use -dxlevel 80. If you experience stutter on dual core systems turn one core off. Don't save or leave maps with disciplines active to avoid crashes. At high Obfuscate levels use attack to stealth kill without fail. When controls are sticky start the game in Win98 compability mode. Have four empty inventory slots when taking Imalia's Tawni quest. If you can't read papers re-bind "use" away from the mousebuttons. To avoid crashes don't play sounds with the Windows Media Player. If a container auto-closes right-click the objects to choose them. Enemy death may open doors and give items, which Trance does not. Some feed victims stay in Trance so don't bite quest-related ones. Occasionally Beckett stays in wolf form when meeting him, reload. Game may crash in cutscenes if you are Obfuscated, so turn it off. If you experience random attacking bind attack away from "enter". Rarely your appartment may get full of strange stuff, just reload. If a cutscene freezes try reload or type frenzyplayer in console. When getting problems with a history during the tutorial, skip it.

v6.4

(+) denoted changes can only be seen when you are playing the Plus Version of this patch.

  • +Corrected Venture Tower Dominated guard timer to be plus patch only.
  • +Adjusted reload sound of Dragon Breath and fixed new Mitnick quest.
  • +Increased Dragon's Breath and crossbow damage and lowered ammo cost.
  • +Added missing inspection nodes for throwing star and warrens GLOCK.
  • +Fixed Tremere domination for Trip and added one for the hotel clerk.
  • Corrected replacing Lily giving no xp and fixed Lily on beach line.
  • Repaired bad elevator button at Empire hotel and Dima not attacking.
  • Fixed Knox's and Johansen's secret issues and phone start in diner.
  • Corrected Beckett's bonus dialogue once more and minor text details.
  • All dialogue files checked for similar bugs, thanks to RobinHood70.
  • Added two quest states regarding the Gargoyle, Isaac and the Regent.
  • Made talisman locker not disappear and fixed Nadia dialogue issues.
  • Changed camera spot icons at Tawni's place and removed notice timer.
  • Fixed endgame floating astrolite and near dead patient standing up.

v6.3

  • +Added Mitnick quest for library card and changed Gary's quest items.
  • +Increased Dragon's Breath damage and created a separate round type.
  • +Placed a katana into Fu Syndicate and a girl into VV's private pool.
  • +Added humanity point and lines for giving Lily's items back to her.
  • +Swapped crossbows in temple basement with Steyr AUGs like in ending.
  • +Removed humanity loss for killing victims at the Hallowbrook hotel.
  • +Added explosion and boss flag for the Venture Tower Dominated guard.
  • Fixed missing Dima and Russians issues and cop and Bruno subtitles.
  • Improved Gargoyle logs and delayed phone dialogues to fit animation.
  • Fixed edicts errors generated by use of Auspex, thanks to SunBlade.
  • Exchanged Venture Tower guard models and armed them with Steyr AUGs.
  • Fixed Arthur/Knox issue and Kiki's standing hair, thanks to MooCHa.
  • Corrected Beckett bonus dialogue and two missing Ocean House sounds.
  • Removed three more plus items to improve basic patch compatibility.

v6.2

  • +Restored Dragon's Breath available from Mercurio, thanks to Lenuska.
  • +Swapped Pyro Crossbow at Fu Syndicate with squashed Odious Chalice.
  • +Exchanged the Pyro Crossbows of temple guards with normal crossbows.
  • +Removed prop grenade and made Gary ask for squashed Odious Chalice.
  • +Raised minimum humanity for killing innocents to three like in hubs.
  • +Placed Glock near killed sewerworker as mentioned in his clipboard.
  • Restored boss flags for Chastity and Mercurio and fixed Fu terminal.
  • Removed additional items in basic patch to improve mod compability.
  • Corrected Phil dropping freezer passcode note and minor text issues.
  • Fixed grenade icon, Empire note and possible Leopold Society crash.
  • Removed some SM clinic ambient sounds and made Dima go wait outside.
  • Restored Arthur and Knox bounty hunter lines and fixed Isaac issue.
  • Removed some unusable Ming temple door knobs and corrected fax date.
  • Improved Protean claws inventory model and icon, thanks to Lenuska.

v6.1

  • +Restored active fragmentation grenade from Nines, thanks to Lenuska.
  • Made Hannah's vents unlock and removed SM blueblood after Dominate.
  • Added two more times to feed from Heather and fixed Sin Bin PC text.
  • Fixed dialogues for Patty, Gary, Romero, Pisha, Arthur and Beckett.
  • Made Auto-Level button unambiguous and fixed icons at the warehouse.
  • Doubled explosion damage of shellboxes and fixed Leopold Society's.
  • Restored an unused poster to parking garage and six more to netcafe.
  • Fixed getting a second key from Empire clerk and minor text issues.
  • Prevented museum guard from dropping multiple storage room keycards.
  • Made Jack acknowledge stealth killing the tutorial sneaking Sabbat.
  • Moved Empire hotel computer to backroom and raised helicopter noise.
  • Fixed log update issue when killing Boris and a Cal dialogue issue.
  • Made it possible to trigger serial killer quest from all newspapers.
  • Fixed tutorial humanity bug and other python errors, thanks to mzz.
  • Restored laughter of Mr. Ox and a few sounds around the Ocean House.
  • Corrected a wrong sign in warrens and removed icon of Mitnick's PC.
  • Swapped wrong manhole covers for Griffith Park and Giovanni Mansion.
  • Removed test button in Ventrue clan popup and minor level problems.
  • Improved sound effects of morgue doors and Kamikaze Zen vault doors.
  • Fixed texture error with the third Gangrel armor, thanks to MooCha.
  • Restored some missing sound schemes and fixed a few particle errors.
  • Added missing third card playing thug to conversation at warehouse.
  • Corrected console bugs and replaced grenade icon, thanks to Lenuska.
  • Fixed Protean level 5 melee switching and Giovanni guard awareness.
  • Restored missing Malkavian lines for Damsel and some last subtitles.

v6.0

  • +Added Tremere Dominate tutorial info and repaired all clan CD email.
  • +Repaired Heather remembrance dialogue and Gary's poster quest bugs.
  • +Made Ventrue enemies use disciplines and SWAT in armor not biteable.
  • +Added quest logs for Giovanni candidates and for the final endgame.
  • +Restored security guard and a sequence into the Skyeline Apartments.
  • +Made Romero pimpin quest available after zombie and fixed firearms.Set the date of the game to 22.10.2004 and fixed minor text issues.
  • Added option to pay Vandal in case you can't find him a replacement.
  • Restored two Asylum emails and added Johansen to Empire suite list.
  • Swapped an unique quest car at Giovanni's and repaired it's texture.
  • Restored erotic situations for the downtown, Hollywood and SM hubs.
  • Moved library card to locked Empire room and fixed Chunks attacking.
  • Added subtitles for the remaining conversations, thanks to Voerman.
  • Stopped Copper from leaving for infusion and improved selling order.
  • Repaired Nadia's "c'mon" sequence, speaker names and a door handle.
  • Restored Ventrues to tower using females and Toreadors as variation.
  • Swapped wrecks on Blood Hunt map and added missing bar-break sound.
  • Fixed quest log update and xp gain on reaching Ming's inner sanctum.
  • Made sweeper and Bertram Tung use disciplines if they are attacked.
  • Restored censored blood for intro and added some to the Hallowbrook.
  • Fixed pony tail of Kerri and glasses of Mandarin, thanks to MooCha.
  • Removed not working blood return when fighting against the Tzimisce.
  • Prevented gaining surplus xp by spoiling multiple Giovanni secrets.
  • Restored Dima and clinic guard text and removed a model at junkyard.
  • Fixed several bad particle files for magic fires and other effects.
  • Made Leatherface and Drifter player histories more likely to frenzy.
  • Added radio transcripts, thanks ellipsis_jones and gothemasticator.
  • Restored two Ocean House ghosts and Hellcat plus forklift sequences.
  • Removed Fu Syndicate lobby keypad code to avoid breaking the level.
  • Included official patch 1.2 files because official VTMB site closed.

v5.9

  • +Made player heal before Blood Hunt and repaired bad CD quest update.
  • +Added Heather remembrance lines and fixed Gary poster quest issues.
  • +Made Isaac recognize the Tzimisce defeat for non-Toreador clans too.
  • +Added ring and watch to pawnshop and fixed two Copper log problems.
  • +Made damage by fire more consistent for Andrei and Sheriff warforms.
  • +Fixed quest log updates for Ash, Romero and Heather on their death.
  • Fitted Cathayan report dates to morgue pc dates and fixed bum quest.
  • Corrected Milligan not leaving cutscene and improved anti-cheating.
  • Fixed beastform model and added slash sound to Heather's last scene.
  • Corrected Gimble and Nines Obfuscate issues and minor text details.
  • Fixed minor dialogue problems of Heather, Knox, Skelter and Beckett.
  • Added subtitles for cutscenes and conversations, thanks to Voerman.
  • Restored some Ocean House and beachhouse lines and Chunk-Asylum fix.
  • Corrected basic healing rate and added one sound to Muddy cutscene.
  • Removed xp for Romero loving after zombie quest but made him return.
  • Fixed Vandal endgame freeze and wrong door sound at the Ramen shop.
  • Made Chastity not biteable and fixed Sin Bin handle and area change.
  • Swapped Igor's .38 with GLOCK 19 and gave more hit points to Larry.
  • Replaced money in Kamikaze Zen safe by name plate to fix xp problem.
  • Exchanged Brawl and Finance book locations inside the Empire hotel.
  • Swapped dancers between clubs to avoid too many similar ones nearby.
  • Gave GLOCKs to hunters in Ash sewers to fit gun shown on the model.
  • Restored the uncensored US decapitation cutscene, thanks to Keleigh.

v5.8

  • +Added two new poster quests for card, plate, star and grenade props.
  • +Made Ventrue start off with Charisma +1 instead of Camarilla bonus.
  • +Re-named .38 "Colt Police Positive Special" and fixed Regent reward.
  • +Sending Copper after the president triggers a Masquerade violation.
  • +Made Isaac recognize the Tzimisce defeat even if you pissed him off.
  • Restored basic Blood Buff and Heather, and horror tapes label name.
  • Corrected Obfuscate issues with serial killer, Hengeyokai and Boris.
  • Put purse in diner if Doris is dead and fixed Gallery cops leaving.
  • Restored multiple endgame stock-ups by closing Skyeline haven vents.
  • Replaced unknowable names for Danielle, Spicoli and Sin Bin dancer.
  • Fixed log updates regarding Therese spirit and Regent plague quests.
  • Added cop cars to Beachhouse map and fixed other minor map details.
  • Corrected dialogues of Mercurio, E, Trip and Isaac Gargoyle problem.
  • Added one xp for stealing the Kamikaze Zen money and adjusted logs.
  • Lowered award for killing a demon in his human form to two xps only.
  • Adjusted fonts issues regarding Dementation and Tremere Domination.
  • Removed the Lotus patron after you placed the talisman successfully.
  • Edited history and occult item descriptions to display percentages.
  • Added Lilly's purse to her belongings and improved book drop sounds.
  • Fixed minor dialogue problems with Trip, Flynn, Heather and Copper.
  • Re-fixed tutorial .38 exploit and added ModDevGuide, thanks to Dheu.
  • Turned Chantry haven into Masquerade area to fix Tremere detriment.
  • Included > 2 GB patched shaderapidx9.dll, thanks to Jor and Wabbite.
  • Added missing light effects to cop cars appearing at Venture Tower.

Patched engine.dll and shaderapidx9.dll files are included to repair the coronas-gone-after-reloading and blurry-or-missing-textures-with -more-than-2-GB-memory bugs, as well as backups of the 1.2 versions.

v5.7

  • +Restored Skelter with his dialogue to Lucky Star during the endgame.
  • +Adjusted maximal ammo to match clip size and raised rifle accuracy.
  • +Moved Fat Larry into Confession alley and restored Fae Charm reward.
  • +Restored crossbow bolts and rifle bullets buyable from all vendors.
  • +Made Toreador start with Appearance +1 and increased falling damage.
  • Changed severed arm pickup sound and added two missing mode sounds.
  • Fixed taxi driver, E, Razor, Yukie, Mercurio, Nadia and Jack issues.
  • Made Larry send spam email to show that vendors update their stock.
  • Swapped several Ventrues with helipad SWATs and fixed their texture.
  • Removed second tutorial enemy for Presence because of common popup.
  • Prevented talking with Chunk when someone else attacked the Gallery.
  • Corrected sliding doors, some handles and an icon at Venture Tower.
  • Fixed logs for Copper, Heather, werewolf blood and Metalhead quests.
  • Corrected wrong icons at the Ocean House and Jezebel Locke's trunk.
  • Made Astrolite undroppable again and added a Regent Blood Hunt line.
  • Unified burning barrel and fire explosion damage on several levels.
  • Turned the Firemage and Ventrues into females for male clan members.
  • Fixed issues for bums, Pisha, Copper, Empire clerk and Bishop Vick.
  • Added missing cabbie aura to three maps and fixed minor text issues.
  • Corrected Temple maps start orientation, inspections and a tin can.
  • Improved corpse variety in warrens lair and a Blood Hunt enemy pair.

v5.6

  • +Restored Skelter with his dialogue to Lucky Star during the endgame.
  • +Adjusted maximal ammo to match clip size and raised rifle accuracy.
  • +Moved Fat Larry into Confession alley and restored Fae Charm reward.
  • +Restored crossbow bolts and rifle bullets buyable from all vendors.
  • +Made Toreador start with Appearance +1 and increased falling damage.
  • Changed severed arm pickup sound and added two missing mode sounds.
  • Fixed taxi driver, E, Razor, Yukie, Mercurio, Nadia and Jack issues.
  • Made Larry send spam email to show that vendors update their stock.
  • Swapped several Ventrues with helipad SWATs and fixed their texture.
  • Removed second tutorial enemy for Presence because of common popup.
  • Prevented talking with Chunk when someone else attacked the Gallery.
  • Corrected sliding doors, some handles and an icon at Venture Tower.
  • Fixed logs for Copper, Heather, werewolf blood and Metalhead quests.
  • Corrected wrong icons at the Ocean House and Jezebel Locke's trunk.
  • Made Astrolite undroppable again and added a Regent Blood Hunt line.
  • Unified burning barrel and fire explosion damage on several levels.
  • Turned the Firemage and Ventrues into females for male clan members.
  • Fixed issues for bums, Pisha, Copper, Empire clerk and Bishop Vick.
  • Added missing cabbie aura to three maps and fixed minor text issues.
  • Corrected Temple maps start orientation, inspections and a tin can.
  • Improved corpse variety in warrens lair and a Blood Hunt enemy pair.

v5.6

  • +Made Jack remove .38 to fix exploit and repaired broken Isaac logs.
  • +Decreased crossbows criminal level and fixed Sin Bin state reload.
  • +Fixed broken Empire hotel card printer usage and made it plus only.
  • +Restored first dot Domination options for Tremere during dialogue.
  • +Added overlooked humanity losses and restored sheet music of basic.
  • +Disabled true sight for Vick, Killer, Cathayan and Blood Guardian.
  • +Made Romero train up to Firearms 4 and Beckett up to scholarship 3.
  • +Increased xp gain on freeing Ash and delivering Imalia's magazine.
  • Added a few Shin Guntos to sewer hunters and improved end fade out.
  • Adjusted double Ithaca reload sound and added several drop sounds.
  • Repaired Barabus quest re-update and a wrong Zhao died quest state.
  • Corrected faulty Isaac lip-synchro and several minor text details.
  • Added sound to Kiki cutscene and fixed Hollywood bus stop map typo.
  • Removed a talk icon in diner and corrected lg firearms book value.
  • Made player get a look at Gimble's hand and fixed some map details.
  • BSPEdit updated to edit several prop stats, thanks to RobinHood70.
  • Fixed dialogue issues for Ming, VV, Trip, Boris, Vandal and Damsel.
  • Made unfinished Regent's plague quest fail in case you betray him.
  • Fixed ghouling quest not updating and improved Bertram's quest log.
  • Added Vandal gesture for females and fade out at the tutorial end.
  • Resolved bug when entering the Fu Syndicate while being obfuscated.
  • Prevented continuing E's quest after you failed it by killing him.
  • Fixed dialogue bugs of Skelter, Arthur, blueblood, clerk and Venus.
  • Added a missing light switch and missing door sound to King's Way.
  • Removed reference to Ricky at Glaze and made upstairs guards fight.
  • Repaired several cut off dialogue lines and a few lip-synch issue.
  • Moved Jack down to Skelter and improved Tin Can Bill's expressions.
  • Included 64bit install and memory tools, thanks to Iain Patterson.
  • Removed buggy SM haven board and Mercurio's note after you met him.
  • Moved Ash song from Empire hotel to the unfinished museum diorama.
  • Added default 1.2 map and python files to tools, thanks to Offkorn.
  • Restored katanas to Tongs and removed the one at Fu Syndicate.
  • Turned hospital into Elysium area during your encounter with Pisha.
  • Fixed dialogues for Jack, Mercurio, Regent, Razor and taxi driver.
  • Changed three history humanity penalties to avoid humanity of zero.
  • Lowered surf computer difficulty and added a Gargoyle quest state.
  • Made Tawni laptop reflect mission and fixed Zygaena and Yukie bugs.
  • Stopped Maria and Victor from dropping invitations they don't own.
  • Added inspection nodes to some trapdoors in the Giovanni crypt map.

v5.5

  • +Moved Pyro Crossbow from Society to Syndicate instead of bloodpack.
  • +Changed new stealth rules so that only highest sneaking is harder.
  • Made Ocean House quest failure update when reconciling the sisters.
  • Fixed details with Isaac, Boris, Jack, Heather, Mercurio and Phil.
  • Implemented ZVTool and added readmes to tools, thanks to ZylonBane.
  • Lessened vents fade outs at Skyeline Apartments and fixed a decal.
  • Added second T-Rex sound to museum and corrected some text details.
  • Restored xps at Glaze for peaceful approach and fixed the monitor.
  • Fixed morphine quest after warehouse and .38 ammo tutorial exploit.
  • Added blood loss when ghouling Heather and having fun with others.
  • Made Sin Bin ATM indestructible to avoid breaking connected script.
  • Improved card printer usage and added a few more inspection nodes.
  • Restored original descriptions for crossbow bolts and rifle rounds.
  • Added several missing doors and adjusted SM endgame bus stop maps.
  • Moved restored female raver to the Asylum and fixed teeth textures.
  • Hid Giovanni crypt trapdoor icons and fixed Nadia and zombie bugs.
  • Removed second Dominate tutorial enemy and Johansen basic problems.

v5.4

  • +Repaired braid perception powerup and Yukie and VV dialogue issues.
  • +Restored third person melee and included alternate files in tools.
  • Corrected minor dialogue and map details and two item descriptions.
  • Swapped tape messages at Grout's Mansion and fixed clipping ghoul.
  • Restored Toreador humanity xp bonus and burning Tzimisce creations.
  • Added many expressions towards Nosferatu and adjusted some others.
  • Fixed missing Patty quest update and a possible Boris and Dema bug.
  • Repaired warehouse bum leaving and Romero fun sound playing again.
  • Fixed Dane crane switch directions and removed Venture window taxi.
  • Removed Misti freebie for Nosferatu and added a Sweeper reference.
  • Changed sound for dead body container and some npctemplate genders.
  • Added short-time bar replacement for Venus in case you killed her.
  • Made Glaze monitor turn off earlier and fixed Zhao death reference.
  • Moved Kamikaze Zen vent exit into a back alley to make more sense.
  • Corrected wrong observatory manhole sound and many bad drop sounds.
  • Placed females at the Blood Hunt and restored Heather clothes fix.
  • Corrected a TBO sign typo and male Tremere model, thanks to MooCHa.
  • Fixed Prodigy history not being available and Dane computer issue.
  • Corrected contradiction of Wong Ho newscaster and newspaper report.
  • Fixed Pestilence for bosses and visible taxi TV icon and triggers.
  • Restored netcafe headrunner sequence and a Giovanni guard sentence.
  • Corrected Skelter/Patty issues and removed wrong gestures of Jack.
  • Restored unused Daniel Ash - Come Alive song into the Empire hotel.
  • Added TV sound to Nosferatu haven and made Sweeper defend himself.

v5.3

  • Tweaked new stealth rules and made rating visible at Tawni's place.
  • Made first person view melee fighting possible, thanks to Offkorn.
  • Restored plus conditions for hg firearms, computer and dodge books.
  • Made braid raise perception and improved Fu Syndicate test timing.
  • Fixed blood return and purge and added xp for hacking freezer code.
  • Removed warehouse bum before cutscene and made tubes not sellable.
  • Added some idle expressions to Gimble and Jack during the tutorial.
  • Fixed minor dialogue bugs, a Dane computer issue and version info.
  • Restored Jeanette scene for females and Larry's quest for everyone.
  • Prevented surplus CD quest email and corrected Maria dress detail.
  • Fixed Beckett's scholarship bonus and Pearl item, thanks to MooCHa.
  • Removed Tzimisce creation burning death and an Empire door handle.
  • Fixed occasion of Yukie not getting her sword and minor map issues.
  • Corrected looping conversation and look-through duct at warehouse.
  • Restored beach house inspection and changed Eldritch Prodigy bonus.
  • Corrected wrong newspaper icons and restored valve and oven icons.
  • Replaced sky at the Ocean House hotel to get rid of oversized moon.

v5.1

  • Removed Intimidation powerup of grenade prop and added it to basic.
  • Restored Protean 4/5 damage and some enemy discipline resistances.
  • Made Tseng sell Shin Guntos and normal crossbows instead of Slater.
  • Restored unused name plate, throwing star and library card models.
  • Fixed new item models and female Tremere glasses, thanks to MooCHa.
  • Made only Mercurio sell SWAT rifle rounds and Pyro Crossbow bolts.
  • Restored five vendor and three context icons and Giovanni's cabbie.
  • Made Yukie invincible at Temple and streamlined Gary's phone call.
  • Restored hotel guard and warehouse Markus models, thanks to gardeb.
  • Added fade and sound when loving Romero and sound to pimpin quest.
  • Restored second Sabbat into warehouse and fixed MP infos and clans.
  • Improved Santa Monica rain speed and visuals, thanks to ZylonBane.
  • Armed sewer hunters with GLOCKs and sword hunters with Shin Guntos.
  • Restored a Gargoyle gesture and removed some of Regent and Prince.
  • Added special Jeanette email and repaired super-sensible Fu guards.
  • Removed Romero returning from basic but added him to pimpin quest.
  • Placed female bums into SM and adjusted cash inventory description.
  • Made cameras stackable and renamed SWAT rifle "Remington M24 SWS".
  • Added Firemage animations and fixed subtitles for dominated victim.
  • Fixed many enemies not damaging each other even when Blood Boilded.
  • Delayed Boris' Dementation reaction and made Dima leave when sent.
  • Turned all armor and Ocean House pendant not stashable or loosable.
  • Locked buggy Temple door for good and fixed more props and sounds.
  • Repaired Tseng shelves problem and added a missing Shu quest state.
  • Corrected Vandal, Isaac, Misti, Victor and Luca dialogue problems.
  • Added sound for Giovanni sliding doors and two missing email lines.
  • Fixed Lu, Heather, Gargoyle, Regent, Trip and Ash dialogue issues.
  • Renamed Cathayan "Fernando Cougat" and fixed Heather's morgue date.
  • Corrected bad Jeanette quest update and made Cal getting re-hired.
  • Fixed several left over basic/plus stat details, thanks to Offkorn.
  • Added warehouse start astrolite check and fixed minor text issues.
  • Removed unfitting sounds at Lotus Blossom and some dialogue pauses.
  • Fixed asking Malcolm about saved Heather and Knox's quest looping.
  • Re-fixed Thaumaturgy with non-humans and fixed Newscaster position.
  • Fixed double doors at Giovanni Mansion and removed Bruno's clones.
  • Added a Vandal line for females and fixed two Venture double doors.
  • Made Chang's threat stay in dialogue and fixed Lily's diary dates.
  • Moved female disease bum close to Last Round to make her lines fit.

v5.0

  • Made more basic/plus changes using variable and fixed text details.
  • Added netcafe entry update for Ash Rivers and delayed Tawni's one.
  • Made Bach and Shu drop both weapons and removed a basic carry-over.
  • Added museum and Bertram log states and Blood Buff in Elysium tip.
  • Added xp for Copper and poster quests and matched basic/plus order.
  • Moved Tawni poster to Tremere bathroom and restored a Regent line.
  • Made Hatter drop screenplay on death and corrected Blood Boil info.
  • Stopped Skelter from blocking you and adjusted Hannah's book dates.
  • Added breaking sound to warrens vent and Ocean House floor boards.
  • Restored Vandal's alternative for Nosferatu and warehouse bonus xp.
  • Fixed basic Ra blade description and it's invisible stats in plus.
  • Made sarcophagus key not giveable and fixed a basic Imalia exploit.
  • Improved Tommy's quest log and fixed Regent and Trip endgame bugs.
  • Removed inappropriate Buddha moving sound and included python code.

IMPROVING GAME PERFORMANCE

Most performance problems reported to Activision Customer Support are due to computer systems not meeting the minimum system requirements or not having the latest video and sound card drivers installed.

If these are not the causes of any performance problems you are experiencing, we recommend that you try some or all of the following suggestions.

  • Set your desktop to a resolution of 800x600, 32-bit True Color and play the game at that resolution.
  • Shut down all background applications.
  • Disable any anti-virus software you are running.
  • Set the game's Game Options to their minimum settings. In particular, disable Environmental Effects.
  • This game requires a 1400MB swap file. If you are using Windows XP, 98, or ME, make sure that you have "Let Windows Manage My Virtual Memory" enabled, and if you are using Windows 2000, make sure that you have manually set your max swap file size to 1400MB. In addition, make that you actually have enough free space on your hard drive to facilitate the swap file (1400MB).

 


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