The Great Patriotic War v2 RELEASE Feb 14, 2010 22:03:55 GMT 1
Post by Ocelo on Feb 14, 2010 22:03:55 GMT 1
[glow=red,2,300]GPW Version 2 changes:[/glow]
*13 New maps
These cover, along with the operations present in the original campaign, the battles surrounding and including the liberation of Kiev in 1943, the Defense of Volokolamsk, 1941, the Moscow Counteroffensive, and training maneuvers in 1938. Total map count is now 36. Aso included are 5 custom missions.
All missions have been reworked for enhanced, and sometimes simplified, gameplay. All known bugs of the original campaign have been fixed, and less popular and/or enjoyable missions removed.
Updated sight and direct fire ranges for increased realism, mostly for mid-war and late- war units. Rifle ranges have also been increased substantially. These greatly enhance the gameplay while not disbalanging the campaign's maps, or any other maps played with this campaign.
Updated Hit points for infantry to make them much more meaningful.
Many new effects, many made by Ilyaka, and mostly cover destruction of buildings and objects.
*New objects, Buildings, and Units.
These include several importaint units not encountered in the original campaign, such as the B3 203mm heavy howitzer and the T-34/57. New buildings, mostly made by Ilyaka, include new European structires and Soviet political buildings with accompanying sounds.
Maps made for the original campaign are compatible with this version, but not vice versa. Also, the campaign has been specially designed so that its effects, skins, and gameplay changes cn be employed on maps made for regular BK while not disbalancing them.
Campaign download- includes movies and music (176MB):
For those of you playing on Rolling Thunder or Burning Horizon, you can download this ZIP file, extract the SAV file in it into your run/saves folder, and then load the game save called "GPWv2_Mission2_Start".
Russian Language Patch (credit to Moskvich and Kirge):
Questions, comments, nd screens are welcome.