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Maelstrom: The Battle for Earth Begins

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Codemasters
Developer: KD Labs
Release Date: Feb. 20, 2007

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'Maelstrom' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2007 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT

Maelstrom is a strategy action epic which takes place on a devastated future Earth. In the wake of an apocalyptic ecological disaster, the planet is threatened by an alien invasion, thus becoming the battleground as a divided human race fights for survival.

Get the Maelstrom v1.01 Patch off WP (35mb)


  1. Added a new multiplayer map.
  2. Fixed crash on using the Alt+Num combination (hotkey for deselecting a squad).
  3. Updated mission logic in single player mode.
  4. Updated AI behaviour (Ascension and Remnant) on all levels of difficulty – Battle mode.
  5. Updated Heroes gaining experience system (Direct Control mode).
  6. Updated Heroes gaining experience system (and availability of special attacks) - single player campaign.
  7. Fixed grouping Bio-Thralls in squads with other units issue.
  8. Updated game controls settings and fixed a few hot key issues.
  9. Added a “set to default” button for the game control section.
  10. Updated game saving loading functionality – fixed saving resource level and Heroes experience issues.
  11. Updated replay functionality - fixed cases of game desynchronization.
  12. Updated statistics calculation algorithm.
  13. Fixed issue with incorrect extraction of grass maps.
  14. Updated attacks for a number of units: Ice Hammers, Pegasus Strike.
  15. Added current version number display in front end.


  1. Updated user notification (network errors, disconnections etc.).
  2. Updated Multiplayer UI.
  3. Updated game lobby chat functionality (added chat channel support) and in-game chat.
  4. Fixed issue with discarding user “Ready” status in case a new player connects to the game.
  5. More stable LSG connection to DemonWare.

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