Battle of Empires : 1914-1918 Update 1.431

By Rebecca Smith, 10 months ago
Multiplayer
• United States of America added as an independent faction in multiplayer.
• Belgian infantry added in the ranks of the French army.
• “Airfield” map added to the Trench assault mode.
• “Fortress” map added to the Trench defense mode.
• Frontline mode was improved - game duration was raised to 30 minutes, additional unit purchase points added to both teams.

Improved gameplay
• Fixed error with setting up items (such as barbed wire and sandbags) - all items are now installed on the same principle in two modes: in sections while holding the right mouse button, and one by one while holding shift (see training video)
• Fixed bug with ‘steam_appid.txt’ appearance resulting the game does not start.
• Fixed bug that may significantly drop FPS
• Fixed error with setting up items (such as barbed wire and sandbags) - all items are now installed on the same principle in two modes: in sections while holding the right mouse button, and one by one while holding shift (see training video)
• Add buttons that reset options to default values.
• Text rendering optimized
• Fixed strange console notifications in multiplayer “who was killed”
• Improved “Create session password” window design

For mod-makers
• No more automatic conversion of resource names to low case! Now names should fit exactly, or you will get “resource not found”.
• All styles from many *.lng gathered in one #skin.lng (in base resources)
• Clippers now configured and stored in mission files
• Able to use different mission files for different team sizes in multiplayer games

Mission fixes
• 2nd mission of the Russian campaign - fixed bug with infinite allies
• 7th mission of the Russian campaign - fixed bug with the non-starting German attack
• Fixed technical errors in a variety of missions in all campaigns that improve stability.

Models and textures
• The new model for the Austrian gun 75mm gebirgskanone
• Austrian armored car Junovicz added to the game resources
• New vehicles for the United States: 6-ton tank M1917, armoured car White m1917, heavy machine gun Browning.
• Shotgun Winchester m1897 added to the US with the correct mechanics of firing.
• Fixed German infantry uniforms according to the recommendations of the
• First World War era re-enactors (thanks to Havel The Rock)
• All textures have been prepared for the release of the game on Linux and Mac

Achievements
• "Saboteur" got rid of secret task. Perform additional tasks for this achievement.
• "Big Ear". achievement refined and simplified. You have to play on medium or hard level and observe the German infantry near the fires for a few seconds before storming enemy positions to get this achievement. A dialogue will begin, after which this achievement will be unlocked.

Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueSteamAchievements, TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she can usually be found sharpening her very, VERY, pointy grammar stick in anticipation of its imminent use. Outside of TSA, TA and TT, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. At home, with a variety of PCs and consoles on hand from which to choose, starting with a ZX Spectrum, games are never far away there either. However, as you're not supposed to have an unhealthy obsession with just a single subject, she also likes to read and dream about owning her own tribe of minions. She'll occasionally go outside.