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'Vietcong' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 12:10 p.m. PST

Pterodon and Illusion Softworks have released a new patch for their squad-based tactical shooter Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.41 and addresses some game crashes, anti bunny hop (aka kangaroo) and various other cheats as well as several small gameplay improvements. This new patch requires to have the previous v1.30 patch installed first (thanks Tiscali). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Get the Vietcong v1.41 update patch Off worthplaying (8mb)

===Vietcong v1.41===

- Support for the new HradBa Anti-cheat, HradBa is included in the installation
- Several cheats blocked or detected by the Game Engine, the rest of the known cheats are stopped by HradBa
- Support for user-created maps from the MP Editor, includes client download of the map from the game server (can be tuned by the server admin).
- Anti-kangaroo feature. Player can jump 3 times and then has to wait sometime before the next jump. But if the player jumps up on some obstacle, he can jump as long as he is continuously gaining height ( so there is no problem getting to higher places by jumping)
- Support for texts and sounds binding on any key in Multi-player. For more information please see file usermp_bindkeys.txt that is created when the game v1.40 runs for the first time.
- TT ( TurnTable) game type is added to Stream, Storm and Bahnar levels
- New marks on the map in player's hands - showing various gametype related objects ( flags in CTF, RW and TT, LandingZone in ATG-pilot, Place for bomb in ATG-bombing)
- A lot of smaller improvements and bug fixes ( weapons choosing bug fixed, permanent ban list, getting stuck when jumping off the ladder fixed, co-op difficulty settings added, possibility to disable voting from server settings)

banimport [filename relative to Vietcong folder]
- Imports ban list into the current one. Good to share ban lists with other admins.

banip [username] [ip.ip.ip.ip] [hours]
- Allows manualy add any IP adress to the ban list. Username is just for better identification.

playerip [player id]
- Write player IP adress into console

set srvcoopdif [difficulty]
- changes Coop game difficulty ( 0 - easy, 1 - normal, 2 - hard, 3 - vietnam)

===New console commands for clients===

- reloads MP bind keys definition - usermp_bindkeys.txt

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