Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by MrTwosheds » Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:40 am

The only way to reproduce something like this is with real live games, Testers may not even be able to pin it down to a definitive event.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by Cyber » Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:58 pm

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I presentate the good 6.2 patch :D! Its working good and lag free, also the 5vs5 ST's. Certainly the server needs to have a good internet connection, but if someone from Europe hosts everything is working.

Good job guys.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by Iron_Maiden » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:57 pm

Uhm.....noob question.

I have the folder downloaded, I extract the files to the fresh install of the game, yes?

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by GSH » Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:53 pm

The download is a .zip file. Open it, there should be 1 file in it, the installer executable. You can unpack that installer executable anywhere (e.g. desktop, etc). Run the installer executable. When done, you can get rid of the installer executable if desired.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by MrTwosheds » Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:07 am

There is most definitely a problem with people joining after the game has started, sync errors/ recyncs/ dropped connections and sometimes Fixme local has 6 players gamestate has 7 players type msgs.
Players are locking their strat games after start to avoid it, it would seem that mentioning it here is too much trouble for them though...

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by Iron_Maiden » Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:40 am

Just got it, so far I am impressed.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by Zax » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:03 pm

MrTwosheds wrote:There is most definitely a problem with people joining after the game has started, sync errors/ recyncs/ dropped connections and sometimes Fixme local has 6 players gamestate has 7 players type msgs.
Players are locking their strat games after start to avoid it, it would seem that mentioning it here is too much trouble for them though...
The return of bz1 style sync strats? Dreadful.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by Axeminister » Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:01 am

pLAYED A GAME WITH wINDY, iRON mAIDEN AND hYBIRISDF. Ugh, my caps lock is always on after a good game. Anyway, we played Dropzone map and beat it on difficult in 1hr 46 min. Whew what a tough game. But the patch played beautifully. Not one single glitch that I could see.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by MrTwosheds » Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:29 pm

Sync errors seem to occur with > 4 or 5 players (?) and seem to be triggered by players joining after game start. You have probably noticed the occasional (acceptable) recync when people join, Its when there are more players that things get a bit unstable. So really only effects strat games.
I will continue to try to persuade strat players that they can actually help to test, but don't hold out much hope that enough of them
1. Can be bothered.
2. Have a clue how to.
3. Can actually do so without, being personally appointed by God, given access to some secret sacred weapons with which they can righteously and easily smite every bug in the game without creating any new ones, and a magic crown that allows them to dictate exactly how the game should work and can make everyone else understand exactly what they mean when their problem report just says... LAG!
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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by GSH » Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:43 pm

The B89* hotfixes had extra logging on that is critical to helping fix issues. Those that tested and reported issues, those got fixed for the large part. Those hotfix builds were a public call for testing over the course of a month. Those that chose not to participate or submit logs, well, I'd say they chose poorly.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by MrTwosheds » Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:56 pm

They did, we completely failed to get 8 players to play one game with logging turned on.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by Cyber » Mon Aug 08, 2011 2:35 pm

Happens very often when I join a game. I don't think I have to mark something there.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by MrTwosheds » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:38 pm

Yes, known issue, some vid cards display it as black as well.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by GSH » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:44 pm

Find a way to make the 3D objects appear broken on my machine, and I can dig in. Really intermittent bugs with no good way to make it happen here are harder to get fixed.

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Re: Battlezone II v1.3.6.2 Public Beta released

Post by Cyber » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:25 am

GSH wrote:Find a way to make the 3D objects appear broken on my machine, and I can dig in. Really intermittent bugs with no good way to make it happen here are harder to get fixed.

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I know this bug, it also happened as I tried to make new Skins for units together with ZeroAngel. It's because the skin-file of the units is saved in a low quality (jpeg?).

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