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Patch 1.1

Postby {CH}ArticleBot » Jun 6 2006, 12:01

Ubisoft released a first patch for Heroes of Might and Magic V. The 53 MB file can be downloaded from here. Be careful as there are multiple versions of the patch.

The update resolves a lot of small issues (you can view the readme at the Round Table). Changes include an auto-patcher, an easy difficulty setting, various changes for multiplay, an easier third scenario for Inferno and many, many more.The first Heroes of Might and Magic V patch was released on 06/06/06. While it updates to game to version 1.1, there are several references to a version 1.01 across the Net.

If you are having trouble installing, make sure you have the correct version of the patch. To check which game version you have, click Start->Run and type "regedit". From there go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->SOFTWARE->Ubisoft->Heroes of Might and Magic 5.

  1. Important Warning
  2. Download Locations
  3. Content of the Patch


[/url]Important Warning


Saves made in game v.1.0 are not fully compatible with game v.1.1. It is recommended to restart the map to continue playing a saved campaign game.

To continue playing saved multiplayer or single scenario games, you may need to restart the program at the end of the mission.

Note: If you want to update the game to version 1.4, you do not need to install this patch first. You can install patch 1.4 directly. Go here to find it.

[/url]Download Locations


Here is a list of places where you can download it:



3DGamers:

http://www.3dgamers.com/games/heroesmightmagic5/downloads/




Gamespot:

http://www.gamespot.com/pc/strategy/heroesofmightandmag...oad.html?sid=6152278



XFire:

- US 1.1 : http://files.xfire.com/1837/

- Euro 1.1 : http://files.xfire.com/1838/

- Euro Collector 1.1 : http://files.xfire.com/1839/


- It/Sp 1.1 : http://files.xfire.com/1840/



PeerFactor

- European version : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=200

- European collector's edition : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=201

- Italian and Spanish versions : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=202

- US version : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=203


- Hungarian version : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=204

- Polish version : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=205

- Czech Republic version : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=206

- Czech and Polish Collector's editions : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=207

- Russian version : http://www.peerfactor.fr/getdownload.jsp?ID=208



Filefront:


- US Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6747;;/fileinfo.html

- Russian Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6732;;/fileinfo.html

- Polish Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6729;;/fileinfo.html

- Hungarian Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6718;;/fileinfo.html

- European Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6685;;/fileinfo.html

- EU CE Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6687;;/fileinfo.html


- Ital/Span Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6714;;/fileinfo.html

- Czech Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6661;;/fileinfo.html

- CZ/PL CE Update : http://files.filefront.com/Heroes+of+Might+and+Magic+V+...6664;;/fileinfo.html



Gamershell:

- European version : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14181.shtml

- European collector's edition : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14183.shtml


- Italian and Spanish versions : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14182.shtml

- US version : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14185.shtml

- Hungarian version : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14184.shtml

- Polish version : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14186.shtml

- Czech Republic version : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14187.shtml

- Czech and Polish Collector's editions : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14188.shtml


- Russian version : http://www.gamershell.com/download_14189.shtml

[/url]Content of the Patch


Heroes of Might & Magic V

Patch version 1.1



May, 2006



Contents of Readme

==================



1. System Requirements

2. Installation

3. Changes in patch 1.1

4. Known issues

5. Troubleshooting

6. Technical Support

7. Legal information



1. System Requirements

======================



Minimum

-------



- OS: Windows 2000/XP, DirectX 9.0C

- CPU: Pentium 4 / Athlon 1.5 GHz or higher

- RAM: 512 MB or higher

- Video: 128 MB AGP GeForce4 Ti4200 / RADEON 8500 or higher
video card

- CD/DVD-ROM speed: 32x

- Sound: DirectX compatible PCI 16-bit sound card





Recommended

-----------



- OS: Windows 2000/XP, DirectX 9.0C

- CPU: Pentium 4 / Athlon 2,4 GHz or higher

- RAM: 1024MB or higher

- Video: 256 MB AGP 8x GeForceFX 6600 / RADEON x800 or
higher video card

- CD/DVD-ROM speed: 32x

- Dolby Surround 5.1 sound processor



2. Installation

===============



Please may sure that you installing a right patch for you
game version.



1. Before installing Heroes of Might & Magic V patch
1.1 please close all other programs.



2. Run patch installation file.



3. Follow the instructions.



Upon installation you can run game either from windows
start menu ('Start' -> 'All Programs' -> 'Ubisoft' -> 'Heroes of Might
and Magic V' -> 'Heroes of Might and Magic V') or use 'Heroes.exe' file from
the game installation directory (By default, the game will be installed into
"C:Program FilesUbisoftHeroes of Might and Magic V").



Note: Saves made in game v.1.0
are not fully compatible with game v.1.1. It is recommended to restart the map
to continue playing a saved campaign game.


To continue playing saved multiplayer or single scenario
games, you may need to restart the programme at the end of the mission.



3. Changes in patch 1.1

===============



(!) Some fixes will take effect only after map restart, if
loading from an older version save.





Features added:



- Auto-patcher

- EASY mode



Bugfixes:



- MP does not start if the player states differ

- "Ubi.com error" message does not appear after
a win in a rating game

- Random cities use name and description from map

- Profile screen fixes (experience, alignment)

- Haven: stables message is back, other messages fixed

- Profile screen: random race games now shown correctly

- Camera glitches in Rebellion' campaign map cutscene
removed

- Item selection in lobby screen fixed

- Ghost mode 'guard' command fixed

- Ghost mode after disconnection turn transfer fixed

- Profile info for other players now accessible

- Map info for MP games is localized

- The spells added by the library are given to the hero
immediately

- MP game preferences panel fixed

- "Resisted" combat text fixed

- Training games results are not reported to Ubi.com now

- Hero perk rolls fixed

- Elemental creatures not affecting by Wasp Swarm spell
now

- Druid Elder's Mana Feed ability fixed

- Temptress hero specialization fixed

- Some points of Combat AI fixed

- 'The Promise' campaign map 3-th cutscene sound fixed

- ATBBar refresh fixed

- Separate stacks displayed in Combat Results

- Heroes planned paths searching at turn start/after
whirlpool fixed

- Invalid level ups (double skill increases) blocked

- Representation of heroes on boats in ghost mode now is
correct

- After all players disconnected from Ghost mode game
ending correctly

- Combat pathfinder does not ignore the moat

- Artifact Merchant submenu can not be called by hotkey
without the building

- Reconnected players can't see themselves on Ubi.com now

- Dark Raider retaliation strike fixed

- Creatures under Berserk spell effect always attack now

- Refined Mana perk fixed

- Hut of Magi still shows areas after pressing Esc key

- Castle gates are closed immediately

- Zero-count monsters on low difficulty levels fixed

- Water shaders fixed

- Startup videos playback fixed

- Grail map called from underground fixed

- Ghost mode phase message fixed

- Sound glitches fixed

- MP game name length is restricted

- Interface sounds are not 3d fixed

- Fixed prerequisites for Urgash's Call, it was impossible
to take it.

- Campaign map 'The Conquest' Main Sylvan hero Gilraen
weakened, his script fixed

- Maeve added as haven random hero

- double hero portraits prevented

- Now after 'The Attack' campaign map loading right
'Invasion' map instead 'The Regicide' map

- 'The Defence' campaign map scripts fixed

- Shadow Witches have new model

- 'The Cultist's' campaign map garrison fixed

- Credits fixed

- 'The March' campaign map keymaster blocked for AI

- Demon character fixed

- Zehir's flag color changed

- Map tags fixed for MP maps

- AI-geometry for Pyramid and shipwrecks fixed

- Dungeon town: Grim Enclosure and lightmaps fixed

- Random heroes on MP maps fixed

- Hero Jhora gets Magic Missile spell due to her
specialization description

- Inferno and Necropolis lightmaps recalculated

- Maeve hero Tactics removed

- '954 YSD: Hot Pursuit': some map objects fixed

- 'Dragon Pass': object fixed, rebalanced

- fixed instant travel holes

- Duel presets rebalanced

- 'The Betrayal' campaign map message for garrison
approach added

- 'The Expansion'campaigm map multiple fixes added (hero
skills, messages, added guards)

- 'Raelag's Offer' campaign map: texture near Inferno
Military Post fixed

- The game works with onboard video and some of the older
video cards now

- LAN games can now be played in different segment
configurations





4. Known issues

===============



Game may crash after a continuous gameplay (near 2 hours
or more) and while using several times the Alt+Tab function in this time.



Switching off 'V-Sync' option in your video driver options
may cause twitched animation in Town if you rotate camera manually.







5. Troubleshooting

==================



5.1 Outdated or incorrect video drivers may cause some
issues. Before contacting support, please check you have the latest versions of
video drivers and correct DirectX 9.0c version for you system. Lastest version
drivers you may take at:



http://www.nvidia.com/content/drivers/drivers.asp for
nVIDIA graphics cards

https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=894&task=knowledge&folderID=27[/url]
for ATI Technologies graphics cards



DirectX 9.0c version may be found on the game installation
disc.



5.2 Also, before launching the game, make sure what no
other programs are running.



5.3 The game does not support playing through http proxy.
The player needs direct (real IP) or NATed (most intranets) internet
connection. In case of firewall the player needs to open the following ports:



6668 TCP (IRC servers(chat in lobby))

40000 to 42999 TCP (Various Ubi.com servers)

44000 UDP (CDKey servers)

45000 UDP (NAT server)

42500 UDP ( CDKey local port, can be configured by player
through game config files, "setvar net_ubi_cdkey_port = ")



8888 UDP (The Game itself, can be configured by player
through game config files, "setvar net_game_port = ")





6. Technical Support

====================



Before contacting Ubisoft Entertainment's Technical
Support Department, please browse through our FAQ listings or search our
support database at our website:

http://support.ubi.com.


Here you will find the most recently updated information
since the games release.



Also please make sure that your computer meets the minimum
system requirements, as our support representatives will be unable to assist
customers whose computers do not meet these criteria.



Whenever you contact the Technical Support Department,
please include the following information or have it available if you are calling:




-Complete product title (including version number)

-Exact error message reported (if applicable) and a brief
description of the

problem you're encountering

-Processor speed and manufacturer

-Amount of RAM

-Operating system

-Video card that you are using and amount of RAM it has

-Maker and speed of your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive

-Type of sound card you are using



Contact Us Over the Internet

This is the best way to contact us. Our website is open 24
hours a day, 7 days a week and it contains the most up to date Technical
Support information available including patches that can be downloaded free of
charge. We update the Support pages on a daily basis so please check here first
for solutions to your problems

http://support.ubi.com/.




Contact Us by E-mail

For fastest response via e-mail, please visit our website
at:

http://support.ubi.com/




7. Legal Information

====================



Copyright Information

---------------------

This software product and the manual are copyrighted and
all rights are reserved by Ubisoft and Nival Interactive and are protected by
the copyright laws that pertain to computer software. You may copy this software
for back-up and casual distribution.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may not modify, adapt,
translate, create derivative works, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise
reverse engineer or derive source code from all or any portion of the software
or anything incorporated therein, permit, or encourage any third party to do
so.



Heroes of Might and Magic is a registered trademark of
Ubisoft. Pentium, Microsoft Windows, Athlon, GeForce, Radeon, SoundBlaster,
DirectX are trademarks of their respective owners.



Limitations of Warranty

-----------------------

Nival Interactive and Ubisoft expressly disclaim any
warranty for the game and Readme file.

The program and Readme file are provided "as is"
without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

The entire risk arising out of use or performance of the
Program and Readme file remains with the User.



Limitations of Liability

------------------------

Neither Nival Interactive nor Ubisoft, or their parent,
subsidiaries or affiliates shall be liable in any way for loss or damage of any
kind resulting rom the use of the program.

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