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New Patch for Dominions II

Posted by: Tyler at 4/12/2005 9:02 AM
Shrapnel Games let us know that they have released a new patch for Dominions II: The Ascension Wars. This is a great little turn-based strategy and with the continuing developer and fan-base support, it just keeps getting better. You can grab the patch and the demo here.


Shrapnel Games and Illwinter Game Design would like to announce the release of the
version 2.16 patch for the hit fantasy strategy title, Dominions II: The Ascension Wars.
Version 2.16 is fully compatible with versions 2.12 to 2.15, although if playing a
multiplayer game all players should be running the same version to avoid problem results
in combat.

The patch corrects a handful of newly discovered bugs, and also provides Dominions
players will a nice collection of new enhancements and balance changes. The fixed bugs
include:

* Fishes with "Amulet of the Fish" can now retreat to land provinces.
* Goto province also works on assassination messages.
* The battlefield grid has been fixed.
* Destroyed local enchantments sometimes still displayed.

The following are new to the game:

* The maximum number of mods has been increased to 100
* New monster modding commands: #magicboost and #castledef.
* Can now mod different looking GUIs for individual nations.
* Shape changing god automatically begins at a low HP form.
* #selectitem accepts numbers.
* Assassination victims override a retreat order.
* Improved error message if a mod needs to be installed to play on your turn.

The version 2.16 patch can be downloaded directly from Shrapnel Games. Please visit
www.shrapnelgames.com/Illwinter/d2/6.htm to do so.

Dominions II: The Ascension Wars was released in 2003 and quickly became the
powerhouse must-have strategy title for those longing for a deep, feature-rich turn-based
game that rewarded intelligence and strategic acumen. Available on every major
operating system, with a strong community of fans that enjoy both its ease of modding
and engaging multiplayer aspects, Dominions II is what grand strategic gaming is all
about.

Be sure to stop by www.shrapnelgames.com for all the latest news, download our demos
or sign up for our monthly newsletter, join in the forums, or grab any of the Dominions
II: The Ascension Wars goodies that are available.