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Greetings from the Battle of the Bulge Mod

Discussion in 'Other WarGames' started by tskross, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. tskross

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    Hello fellow WWII history nuts!

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    I'm writing to introduce you to another mod you may be interested in trying out.

    Battle of the Bulge is a reality mod for Relic's RTS game Company of Heroes and CoH:Opposing Fronts. It is set during the Ardennes offensive of 1944-45. Many gameplay changes have been made in order to put a more tactical and realistic bent on the game (think of the old Close Combat series, but with cutting edge graphics!) Too many to list here...
    To find out more about the BotB mod click here for an introduction:
    BotB on ModDB

    Now is a great time to give it BotB a try. Take advantage of all the great deals on CoH and CoH:OF (its even free with some GPUs!) and give it a try. Installation is simple with our new installer version and it won't interfere with your orginal CoH in any way whatsoever. Get onboard now and you will be ready for some of the things we have planned for 2009:
    -A patch (coming soon) to fix the known bugs, some balance issues and add new maps
    -A new version eliminating Base buildings, using company commanders to call in all units, based on historically accurate unit formations.
    -Small single player scripted missions
    -and more....

    Download it here

    And don't forget to vote for us as your favorite ModDB (click here for the link) mod of the year!!

    Cheers!
    TSkross BotB team member
     
  2. Paulverisor64

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    This looks very impressive!
     
  3. tskross

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    Big News!!!


    Surprise!!
    Well, you were all probably expecting to have to wait at least another month for this but we wanted to whet your appetites for the full patch (due out after Halftrack returns from his Asian trek)! But we know you have already waited long enough for this so here it is;
    This hotfix will take care of many of the gameplay issues with BotB, including the 'ubershreck bug' (see below for a full changelist).

    We strongly advise that everyone playing online downloads this hotfix as you will not be able to play online against people who do not have it installed!!

    download it here: hotfix-201
    and don't forget to vote for BotB as one of your favorite mods of the year!!


    Installation instructions:
    Installation is easy:
    download the zip file
    extract it to your Company of Heroes root folder (ie c:/programfiles/THQ/companyofheroes)
    click 'yes' to overwrite the old attribarchive
    Enjoy playing!

    Changelist:


    -Hummel/Wespe howitzer barrage UI error. Stated 'Hummel' for Wepse Barrage; replaced with 'SP gun.'

    -Fallschirmjager AT nade does more damage.

    -Maultier fire-angle adjusted. Will match unanimated model, but if animation is given it will have to be re-adjusted.

    -Panzerschreck team adjusted to fix bug. Action removed from Loader, weapon cooldown reset, Gunner given new Critical type.

    -Op.Grief M3 Halftrack given speech.

    -Fallschirmjager FG42 upgrade removed. FG42 remains for Paradrop squad.

    -Goliath Pioneers are functional. They are not yet constructable.

    -SS/PanzerGrenadier UI errors stating they can upgrade to Panzerschrecks replaced with stating they can upgrade to Panzerfausts.

    -LMG42 marginally improved. The weapon was taking away from the 'damage
    per second' compared to a Basic Rifle at long range; the long range
    accuracy and overall damage were marginally increased.

    -Jagdpanther weapon tracking adjusted. The weapon was firing at angles that were not possible for the animation to extend to.

    -Repair bunker repairs Axis Howitzer and Flak 88mm.

    -Counter Battery now shares timer with Howitzer Barrages.

    -Fixed some UI Issues with 76mm AT Gun and Munitions Halftrack.

    -Fixed m1919 .30 cal showing up on Airborne HMGs.

    -Calliope Main Cannon removed.

    -Flak 88 has more hitpoints.

    -M3 (Op. Grief) Halftrack Gunner now works properly.

    -Axis Healing Station now requires to be constructed before applying healing aura.

    -Fixed damage bug with MG42 and .30cal (minimum damage was higher than maximum.)

    -Fixed bug where Scout Teams required certain members to use Recon.
    Hotkey fixes:


    -Panzerschreck Teams

    -M21 Mortar Halftrack

    -M3 Quad Halftrack

    -Wirbelwind

    -US Recon Team

    -Opel Blitz repair trucks

    -Schwimmwagen
     
  4. panzer kampf gruppen 6

    panzer kampf gruppen 6 Dishonorably Discharged

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    This Is my favorite mod for coh.
     

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