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Mod Release Build 14 Beta 4 Internal WIP For Testing

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  1. Pieter Boelen

    Pieter Boelen (Not So) Old Seadog Staff Member Administrator Storm Modder Hearts of Oak Donator

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    This version is relatively close to being ready for public release. It still needs final testing, fine-tuning and finishing!

    Download:
    http://www.piratesahoy.net/build/b14_beta4_installer.exe (Updated: 14 February 2016)
    Installation: Proper installer file, use in combination with the new Beta 4 Main Archive file
    Extra Fix: See attached (if available) Press F11 (ingame) after installing
    Compatibility:
    Works on top of the last Beta 3.5 WIP version
    New Game Enforced!


    Change Log:
    Code:
    Build 14 Beta 4:
    - New Features:
      . Specific Free Play Only storyline added by Levis, Pedrwyth, TechnicJelle, Andouce and Pieter Boelen
      > Contains various custom game starts linked to player background profession
      > Includes all sidequests available in the game
      > Possibility to choose from several pre-defined characters
      - Includes the Horatio Nelson, Jean de la Croix, Jean Lafitte and Jack Aubrey characters from previous modpack releases
      - There is at least one navy and one non-navy character available for each nationality
      > Possibility to change starting date
      > Many settings linked to character models as set up in initModels.c
      > Select Storyline Interface adapted as required
      . Improved Nation Relations by Pieter Boelen
      > Relations Tutorial quest added at game start
      > Allow paying governors to make forts forget about you if this has become a problem
      > Player loyalty (Served Nation) impacts game functionality:
      - Loyalty is indicated in the Questbook Interface by the large yellow nation name
      - Random Relation Change code rewritten and fixed
      - Player relations will automatically follow random relation changes affecting his/her Served Nation (but not for Pirate and Personal loyalities)
      - Loyalty is set to your chosen nation at game start
      - Loyalties are updated on each promotion
      - Having multiple Letters of Marque (LoM) will set your loyalty to Personal
      - Large acts of piracy, repeated small acts of piracy and joining the pirates will set your loyalty to the Pirates
      - If your loyalty lies with the pirates, you may be recognized for this by citizens of non-pirate towns
      - When your loyalty lies with the pirates, the only way to undo this is to stop serving the pirates and get a single LoM
      > Relation Changes from player actions completely rewritten:
      - You gain point with a nation only if you have a LoM with them
      - Having multiple LoMs decreases the amount of points you get per nation, though you still get more in total by Grey Roger
      - You lose points with nations allied to the nation you attacked if you have no legal reason to do so or if you have multiple LoMs
      - You lose your LoM if you attack one of your nation's allies
      - Pirates are more forgiving of attacks against them than other nations are, but such an act will still lose you any positive points you had with them
      - You gain points with the pirates through acts of piracy; if you have gained enough points, your loyalties shift to the pirates
      - An unrespectable act is attacking without having a legal reason for it, which applies to ALL ships you sink/capture without having a LoM or navy commission
      - A major act of piracy is actively betraying a nation you were serving or one of their allies or attacking while under a still-friendly flag
      > False Flag detection rewrite
      - Upon loading the scene, correctly set the relations between ALL ships at sea; most other relation-changing code has been deleted
      - Allow changing flags during battle
      - Some towns are tolerant of pirates both at sea and ashore, such as Tortuga and in The Spanish Main also Port Royale
      - This affects the player if you are friendly to the pirates, flying a pirate flag and the town is tolerant of pirates
      - Reset the memory of specific nation forts when buying amnesty, a LoM or on each promotion
      - Call generic functionality for when firing on and hitting friendly ships at sea; skip turning nations hostile when doing this
      - Generic behaviour for firing on friendly ships, including betrayal
      - Flag and betrayal factored into relation change upon capturing/sinking a ship
      - Sinking surrendered ships gives you relation points
      - Custom ship log entry for sinking surrendered ships
      . Skill and Ability System rewritten by Levis
      > Different officer types get rank and HP bonuses
      > Three new abilities
      > Explanation of officer types added when you first hire an officer; limited to the Landlubber and Mariner difficulty levels
      > All characters have an offictype assigned and will advance accordingly
      > Delayed XP gain to fix lag during sea battles from cannon hits
      > Includes icon updates by Armada
      . The Gold-Bug brand new storyline completed by Jack Rackham
    - Code Updates:
      . Pirates will trade with friendly privateers by Grey Roger
      . Shotgun removed in Realistic and Iron Man Mode by Pieter Boelen
      . Antigua disabled in Early Explorers period by Grey Roger
      . Alternate curse added at game start for Davy Jones by Pieter Boelen
      . Allow gambling even after playing a lot by Pieter Boelen
      . Improved Performance in Shipyard Interface by Levis
      . New Cheatmode Functionality: Numpad 9 trigger an instant promotion by Pieter Boelen
      . Ships at the shipyard may have upgrades by Levis
      . Asking for Directions Unlocks Fast Travel by Jack Rackham, Bartolomeu o Portugues, Salonikasurf and Pieter Boelen
      . Updated "Gunner restocks ammo" functionality by Jack Rackham
      . Spelling corrected in several files by Jack Sparring
      . Crewmembers on Shore dialogs updated by Morgan Terror
      . Indians use bow and arrows by Jack Rackham and Levis
      . Redone NPC Tacking behaviour on Realistic Game Mode by Pieter Boelen
    - Bug Fixes:
      . Musket/Musketoon on Back code completely rewritten and improved by Jack Rackham
      . Main Menu, QuickSave and QuickLoad disabled while being resurrected by Pieter Boelen
      . No Save Monks fixed, including re-enabled third relic, by Pedrwyth
      . Distance to forts shown correctly by Pieter Boelen
      . Sail-To disabled when close to a hostile fort by Pieter Boelen
      . Day Adding on the Hour skipped if DirectSail is not active by Pieter Boelen
      . "Protected" quest companion ships will never mutiny by Pieter Boelen
      . Fixes to Maltese Knight Abbey, including ability to kill immortal enemies there in Shotgun Mode, by Pieter Boelen
      . Prevented too low ship HP on Stormy Start by Pieter Boelen
      . Correct address form for all characters by Pieter Boelen
      . Scroll functionality added to Questbook Interface by Levis
      . Store looting crash fixed by Pedrwyth
      . Personal Shipyard crash fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . Nation Relations Interface only shows your relation green (=awaiting promotions) if you actually have a LoM so you can receive that promotion by Pieter Boelen
      . Sitting at the tavern fixed by Pedrwyth
      . Stock game Officer Loyalty mod corrected for quest characters by Pedrwyth
      . Corrections to Food and Rum Consumption by Pieter Boelen
      . Corrections to crew pay calculations by jsv
      . Tier 8 ships no longer repair for free by jsv
      . Rumours based on current island and nation by Mirsaneli
      . Salary Screen no longer accidentally skippable by jsv
      . Errors with wounded crew fixed by jsv
      . Salary cleaned up and made uniform to ensure prices match by jsv
      . Cannot save during resurrection to avoid CTDs by Levis
      . Map item availability corrected throughout the game by Pieter Boelen
    - Storyline Updates:
      . Assassin and Bartolomeu storylines give Letters of Marque as appropriate by Bartolomeu o Portugues
      . Sidequests:
      > Sidequests available in ALL storylines as appropriate by Pieter Boelen
      > Apothecary sidequest added by Levis
      > Improvements to Baldewyn Coffier, Arnaud & Sabine Matton sidequests by pedrwyth
      . Hornblower Storyline:
      > Quest extension added to the end by Grey Roger, with help of Jack Rackham
      > No salary requirement and cannot gain ranks while you are not officially in command of a ship by Pieter Boelen
      > Many fixes throughout by Grey Roger and Pieter Boelen
      > Common Long Rifles given to Riflemen by Grey Roger
      > Moved "C.S. Forester" to less obvious location at game start by Pieter Boelen
      . Jack Sparrow Storyline:
      > Changed relations throughout to match with the story by Pieter Boelen
      > Encourage joining the pirates, but not enforced by Pieter Boelen
      > Several Pirate Lord sidequest disabled if you do not join the pirates by Pieter Boelen
      > Allow resuming the main quest if you decline Davy Jones' offer the first time by Pieter Boelen
      > Hylie Pistof tavern owner improved by Mirsaneli and Jack Rackham
    - Model and Texture Updates:
      . Turks Town completely replaced and updated by Jack Rackham
      . Sao Feng, Sao Feng's guards, Pintel, Sri Sumbhajee, Sri Sumbhajee's aides, Francis Drake, Michiel de Ruyter and Eduardo Villanueva characters models added by Jack Rackham
      . John Paul Jones, Jean Lafitte and Laurens de Graaf custom portraits added by Jack Rachham and Grey Roger
      . Golden Hind ship model with extra details added by Jack Rackham, Hylie Pistof and Armada
      . Brigantine Castell Friedrichsburg 1688 high-detail custom model added by Rider88, Hylie Pistof and Armada
      . Improved Superbe model by DF5
      . Postillionen spanker sail fixed by Hylie Pistof
      . Lyon Hoy rigging fixed by Hylie Pistof
      . Polacca additional paint scheme added by Hylie Pistof
      . Improvements to Spanish and French paint schemes in Napoleonic time period by Grey Roger
      . FR_Greyhound, FR_Indefatigable, FR_Surprise, PO_Greyhound, SP_Surprise and SP_Volage added by Grey Roger
      . Satanist Fleut retexture added as 'Mefisto' replacement in Early Explorers and The Spanish Main by Grey Roger
      . Cave in Cozumel Secret Hideout replaced with Captain's Cabin by Pieter Boelen
      . Custom grass textures added by Hylie Pistof, Pedrwyth and Levis
      . Many ship model locator and texture errors fixed by Pedrwyth and Hylie Pistof
      . Merchant and navy flags and pennants updated by Grey Roger
    - Sound Updates:
      . Custom steam engine sound added by Robert Nutter
    - For Future Development:
      . Collision Detection for BuildingSet structures by Levis
      . Improve Fight AI code by Levis
    - ADDITIONAL INSTALLATION OPTIONS:
      . Redone installation process for improved efficiency and reliability by Pieter Boelen, based on suggestions by Kpax7
      . Unfinished Storylines contains:
      > Ardent storyline by Grey Roger
      > Devlin Opera storyline by Short Jack Gold
    
    Build 14 Beta 3.5:
    - New Features:
      . Additional Personal and Pirate Flags added by pedrwyth, Grey Roger and Jack Rackham
      . Hire specific officer types by talking to Tavern Owners by Pieter Boelen
      . New musket style guns added by Jack Rackham
      > Rarity and period assignments adjusted by Grey Roger
      . Distinguished between Player Types by Grey Roger, Levis and Pieter Boelen
      > Current Player Type is indicated by your captain type in the bottom of the Character Interface
      > Commissioned Player Type:
      - Triggered by choosing "Naval Officer" at game start
      - Gain appropriate ships, officers and uniforms as you are promoted
      - Only gain land after rank 6 (Commodore)
      - Can only give Captured Towns to your Served Nation
      - Free Crew Hire in towns of your Served Nation
      - Cannot Swap Ships until rank 7 (Commodore)
      - Cannot Buy ships and cannot Sell player ship
      - Cannot Sign Articles
      - Receive 50% prize money on sale of legally captured ships
      - Pay 50% commission on all cargo sold, skipping skill effects
      > Improved Privateer Gameplay by Pieter Boelen:
      - Triggered by buying a Letter of Marque
      - Different promotion titles
      - Receive 50% prize money on sale of legally captured ships
      - Pay 50% commission on all cargo sold, skipping skill effects
      > Improved Merchant Gameplay by Pieter Boelen:
      - Triggered by carrying a "Merchant License" (choosing "Merchant" at game start gives you one)
      - Possible to buy a "Merchant License" from the WIC office on Curacao and the EITC office on Jamaica
      - Selling cargo skips skill effects (this overrides the 50% commission when in the service of a nation)
      - Carrying a "Merchant License" prevents your crew from becoming envious of the amount of money you have
      - You lose your "Merchant License" through any unrespectable act (the first time provides a warning only)
      > Improved Pirate Gameplay by Pieter Boelen:
      - Can join the pirates if you have no LoM and are not hostile to them
      - Pirates sell their design ships if you have no LoM OR you are not hostile to them
      - Can gain ranks with pirates after joining them
      - Improved Nevis blacksmith functionality after joining them
      - No land given upon promotion
      - Distinguished promotion ranks from fame level
      - Receive 80% of the value of any pirated ships after joining them
      . Stealing from item traders and town guards made much more challenging by Pieter Boelen
      > Reinforcements are sent when you are caught
      > Location is locked until all enemies are taken care of
      > Huge penalty for killing item traders
      . Escort Quests made more interesting by Pieter Boelen
      > Looting trader while still in your squadron prevented
      > Ship turns hostile if you hoist a hostile flag
      > Talk to the escorted captain to inform him if you wish to use a false flag
      > Possibility for enemy ship to be generated at destination
      > Cumulatively increasing reward for defending the trader from such an enemy
      > Distance factor in pay fixed by Levis
      . Improved Smuggling by Levis
      > Your actions towards the smugglers may lead them to like/dislike you
      > Possible to buy opium from the Jamaica Opium Den
      > Possible to place a wager with the soldiers to gain the smuggling schedule
      > The coastguard can show up at any moment, so even before you talked to the smugglers
      > Possibility to send officers on scouting duty for smuggling
      > Includes Governor Smuggler Quest
    - Code Updates:
      . Shared dialogs for general Governor and Tavern Functions by Pieter Boelen
      . Minimum Ship Initialization Values Enforced by Pieter Boelen
      > Default "Auto Buy" supply will always fit into each ship's cargo hold
      > Changes to ensure ship randomization doesn't cause less capacity than the pre-calculated minimum
      > Possibility to set "supply scalars" in ships_init.c to distinguish between coastal, regular and long-distance ships
      . Dialog order code updated by Levis
      . Dialog text files loaded from storyline folder if available by Pieter Boelen
      . Beach and Smuggler added to Cartagena Devil's Throat disabled as smuggling shore and by Pillat and Levis
      . Pistol sound volume toggle added by Jack Rackham
      . Modified cannon weights by J Norrington
      . Unrandomized "guard resident from burglar" reputation increase by Grey Roger
      . Treasure Quest pistols adapted for period by Grey Roger
      . Early Explorers corsairs given better items to defend themselves against the Spanish by Grey Roger
      . Missing priests added to Nevis and Guadeloupe Churches by Grey Roger
      . Removed random female Captains and Mates from taverns by Pieter Boelen
      . Pirate cargo quests can send you to different nation islands by Pieter Boelen
      . Always random name and outfit for governors after Town Capture by Pieter Boelen
    - Bug Fixes:
      . Shipyard Interface upgrade exploit and ship sale prices fixed by Levis
      . Persistent items added to prevent reinit errors by Levis
      . Nighttime weather-related error logs fixed by Levis
      . Appearance of Itemsbox Interface opened through F2 menu fixed by Levis
      . Sitting in taverns fixed by Pedrwyth
      . Store Interface multiplier code fixed and re-enabled by Pedrwyth
      . Display of label for Hispaniola Treasure Cave fixed by Pedrwyth
      . Tortuga fixes to Brothel and Tailor by Jack Rackham
      . PinnaceMedium ship walk file restored by Hylie Pistof
      . Correction to store interface by Grey Roger
      . Nation for promotion rewards fixed for Emisarries by Grey Roger
      . vcskip attribute enabled for Tortuga Atmosphere by Pieter Boelen and Grey Roger
      . Armor display on character model disabled for new armor types by Pieter Boelen
      . Clint Eastwood fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . Custom self dialogs restored after use by Pieter Boelen
      . Stuck at sea after taking enemy ship for self fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . Restoring stunned and looted characters fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . Textures for town boarding fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . Characters in Player Party are NEVER considered soldiers by Pieter Boelen
      . WorldMap quest updates always disabled while on shore by Pieter Boelen
      . Wrong name upon death fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . SetRank rewritten to work correctly for NPCs and promotions/demotions by Pieter Boelen
      . Fast Travel fixed in Guadeloupe, Charlestown and Tortuga fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . "Nathaniel Hawks" in personal forts fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . Custom personal flags for non-player characters restored by Pieter Boelen
      . Passengers Interface tabs fixed by Levis
    - Storyline Updates:
      . Generic Quests:
      > Fetch Quest errors fixed and Apothecary included by Levis and Pieter Boelen
      > Governor Ship Hunting quest expires after a month so you get a new one afterwards by Pieter Boelen
      . Sidequests:
      > "A Girl Won in Card Game": Ending fixed by Pieter Boelen and Grey Roger
      > "Artois Voysey": Quest loop error fixed by Pieter Boelen
      > "Edgar Attwood": Enabled in all storylines by Pieter Boelen
      > "Escort Vigila Mendes' ship": Rewritten to improve reliability by Pieter Boelen
      > "Find Angelique Moulin's Father": Corrected for Early Explorers by Grey Roger, including "Angel Sword" added by Bartolomeu o Portugues and Jack Rackham
      > "Find the missing son of the Spanish admiral": Arabella Silehard last name changed to match with period-correct governor by Pieter Boelen
      > "Hard Labors of an Assassin": Reward items changed to normal type by Grey Roger
      > "Help the church": Corrected for Early Explorers by Grey Roger
      > "Help the Turks island settlement": Potential lock fixed and completing sets you neutral to the pirates by Pieter Boelen
      > "Patric and the idols": Bypass fixed by Grey Roger
      > "Saving Toff's daughter": Corrected for Early Explorers by Grey Roger
      > "Sink the Pirate corvette": Fixed and updated for period by Pieter Boelen
      > "Sinking the Vogelstruijs": Dialog rewritten by Salonikasurf
      > "Smuggling for Thomas O'Reilly": Made independent from Standard Storyline by Pieter Boelen; unlocked only after a certain amount of smuggling by Levis
      > "Strange things going on in the Caribbean": Corrected for Early Explorers by Grey Roger, passenger and prison warden errors fixed by pedrwyth
      > "The French pirate in the tavern": Modified to allow double-crossing at the end to work properly by Pieter Boelen
      > "The Saga of the Blacque Family": Marc Blacque can be hired as officer by Salonikasurf
      . Tutorial in Standard and Free Play storylines:
      > American tutorial enabled by pedrwyth
      > Locked locations after French Tutorial fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . Standard Storyline:
      > Black Pearl boarding deck texture fixed by Pieter Boelen
      > Black Pearl stats improved by Grey Roger
      > Boarding certain quest ships fixed by pedrwyth
      . Jack Sparrow Storyline:
      > Appearance of Pintel and Ragetti as officers fixed by Pieter Boelen
      . Free Play Storyline:
      > Malcolm Hatcher hostile nation randomized by pedrwyth
      > Ensure characters without a starting island are friendly with the Pirates by Pieter Boelen
      > Ensure safe port leave for Tortuga starts by Pieter Boelen
      . Assassin Storyline:
      > Repeated rewards exploit fixed by Grey Roger
      . Bartolomeu Storyline:
      > Cartagena Firecracker Quest fixed by Bartolomeu o Portugues
      > Various issues fixed by Bartolomeu o Portugues and Grey Roger
      > Give custom personal flag to Roxanne Lalliere by Grey Roger
      . Woodes Rogers Storyline:
      > Corrected equipping of characters throughout the story by Jack Rackham
    - For Future Development:
      . Whip added for quest purposes by Jack Rackham
      . Realistic Cargo Mod by Pieter Boelen
      > Disabled with SHIPS_WEIGHT toggle at the bottom of PROGRAM\globals.c, enabling requires New Game!
      > Crew amount and cannons included dynamically in cargo capacity
      > Overweight ships capsize if the problem is not resolved within a minute
      > Naval ships have double capacity for supplies, but reduced extra capacity for other cargo
      > Minimum and maximum crew overwritten if set too low in ships_init.c
    - Model and Texture Updates:
      . Wider pier added to Antigua Port by Hylie Pistof, Jack Rackham and Pieter Boelen
      . San Juan "sea locators" turned 180 degrees by Jack Rackham
      . Archipelago Map corrected by Kpax7
    - Modder Tools:
      . Skill debug dialog option by Levis
      . Loading timer functionality added by Levis
      . Globals.c added DEBUG functionality: Reinit functionality updates player and companion ship stats by Pieter Boelen
    
     

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    so download the EXE And then the 2 GB file Yes?
     
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    i have the file in a folder and it says im missing the rar but i have it it says place b14_beta4.potc in this folder. even doe i have them in the same folder
     
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    Rename it to .dat instead. The EXE asks for the wrong file; I'm correcting that now.

    Which reminds me....
     
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    Opening post EXE updated

    This contains a small correction to the installation process so that it doesn't claim to look for a .potc file when it actually wants a .dat file instead.

    Also contains changes to:
    - Restore Stormy Start for Corsairs whose nation DOES have an island (e.g. most of them)
    - Force hosting a Pirate flag for all Corsairs who start in Tortuga but are hostile to the owners of Tortuga (to match with the dialog)
     
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    Time for a clean install on stock game before testing. This is the only way I know that I am current.
    Should resume testing tomorrow.
     
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    Opening post EXE updated

    Some further small changes included:
    - Installer EXE uses .cab as Main Archive extension as this has proven to be the easiest and most reliable to download for people
    - Possible to disable CANNOT_RELOAD_WHILE_FIGHTING toggle in Realistic and Iron Man Game Mode
    - Error logs prevented when maxing out all skills
     
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    If I have installed the last Beta 3.5 WIP of 13th August, I have to just Install the updates for Beta 4, or also the .dat new archive of this thread?
     
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    Just the updates should work. If it doesn't, you'll notice soon enough because the Installer EXE will throw you an error. ;)
     
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    Okay guys. Good luck with the testing. I'll be gone now till august 31. Please provide feedback on the leveling system and officers. And if you find places where you see performance dropping please make bug reports of it and try to describe as good as possible what the situation was. Every detail could make the difference.
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    Opening post EXE updated

    Some further small changes included:
    - "Soldier Reinforcements" functionality takes into account "vcskip" attribute so this can be prevented in quest scenes
    - Extra code added to prevent gun-related error.log entries
     
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    Question to Testers

    Who of you guys is actually playing the Beta 4 WIP game now? For the past few days, it has been a rather deafing silence when it comes to feedback.

    As far as I'm aware, there is ONE major issue that still MUST be fixed for the next release, which is this one:
    http://www.piratesahoy.net/threads/officers-change-their-posts-without-player-input.25723/

    I also have NO CLUE if the following issue is still valid:
    http://www.piratesahoy.net/threads/skill-mods-not-updating-for-item-bonus.25701/
    There have been some conflicting reports on that one.

    And MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL, we are extremely close to finalizing the whole Nations Relations/False Flags functionality so that it actually works well.
    This has had many, many bugs in the past but most of those have now been ironed out so that you can actually use that functionality.
    But I CANNOT CONSIDER IT FIXED without thorough testing AND thorough feedback.
    So please, please, please use false flags now and post any weirdness you encounter plus ALL comments you might have on the balancing here:
    http://www.piratesahoy.net/threads/behaviour-for-recognizing-false-flags.24494/
     
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    I just downloaded the update and installed game runs but the internal settings file is blank any ideas? BTW I just installed it on top of the current version of the game. Is that wrong.
     
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    What update is that? Last time you had blank files, you had compatibility issues with 7-Zip.
    But in this case all you need is the EXE from the opening post.
     
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    This was August 23 exe.
     
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    Just to be sure

    1) if I got the 13 august version installed

    2) place the new installer + the .cab in the main game folder

    3) and install


    or can I also run 2) on a clean stock POTC?
     
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    I think this post should answer that:
    So you can take the last Beta 3.5 WIP EXE and install the latest Beta 4 WIP EXE on top without needing the .cab file.
    Alternatively, if you can afford to get the .cab file, you can do a clean install from that and the Beta 4 WIP EXE. :doff
     
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    Sorry guys beeing busy this last weeks. Gonna get this tonigh and some feedback later. Keep up the good work :3
     
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    I have some more updates to post for the Beta 4 WIP, but I'm waiting until @Levis managed to look at some of the Levelling stuff again.
    As it is, there still appear to be some nasty issues with that which I'm hoping will be addressed very soon.
     
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