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[UO Herald] Client Patch - 02/01

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. UO News

    UO News RSS Feed
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    Jan 30, 2009
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    We will release a non-mandatory client patch today.

    Classic client

    • Cliloc Changes

    Enhanced Client

    • Cliloc Changes

  2. Uriah Heep

    Uriah Heep Grand Poobah
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    May 26, 2008
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    Color me stoopid...what is a non-mandatory client patch, do I want it, and if it isnt mandatory I assume it doesnt patch automatically? Guess I need to login agan and see if i get one.

  3. Carharrt

    Carharrt Guest

    It borked my 2d. The one time I need to use 2d and atm lookin like i get to uninstal/reinstall.

    *Edit* Just remembered another draw back of system restore! Has to be why it is not working. O well... just had to amend my previous statement since my 2d is borked by my own hands! =(
  4. Basara

    Basara UO Forum Moderator
    Moderator Professional Governor Stratics Veteran Wiki Moderator Stratics Legend Campaign Supporter

    Jul 16, 2003
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    Remember to clear out the contents of your 2D patch file after a failed patch. That can stop a patch from happening, on occasion. But, before you do, look through the patch.log file and see where it failed. Sometimes you can copy the damaged file over from another install (of the patch, or from the patch that was being overwritten - either will work) to get the patch to restart.

    This is one of the reasons why I keep UO installed and patched up on multiple machines, even though I play 95% of the time on one of them. Between the two machines, I've had this kind of thing happen at least 3 times in the last 2 years, but by replacing the broken file on 1 machine from the other, I was able to avoid a reinstall. On 1 machine (or as a further backup) I typically copy the entire folder from Program Files as a last ditch save method (at worst, I just copy it back over and reinstall from there, but never had to do that yet).
  5. flappy6

    flappy6 Sage
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    Jan 17, 2005
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    Is that Rtravler guy home from work to decode the patch for us?
  6. Kellgory

    Kellgory Certifiable
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    May 14, 2008
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    Wonder if the patch is to correct something the guard says. It seems some people are under the impression that the guards are telling them to kill the rioters instead of the raiders.
  7. RaDian FlGith

    RaDian FlGith Babbling Loonie
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    Jun 19, 2002
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    The difference, as far as I've been able to gather, is the mandatory client patches require you to log out immediately and go pick up the patch in order to continue functioning, or at very least, to download it before you log back in -- there are still some folks who just execute the client directly rather than the patcher first (saves time getting into/back into the game).

    A non-mandatory client patch means that you could simply continue to play on your existing client without patching it. Things like the cliloc files would simply generate the cliloc errors we've all seen, but wouldn't exactly prevent you from playing.
  8. Kojak

    Kojak Lore Master
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    Jun 4, 2008
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    mandatory patches break something - that's the main difference :)
  9. R Traveler

    R Traveler Crazed Zealot
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    Jul 15, 2005
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    Really nothing worth separate spoilers thread:
    The fight has ended with the defeat of ~1_TEAM~. To the victors go the spoils!
    A reward of ~1_ITEM~ will be delivered to you once you free up room in your backpack.
    A reward item will be delivered to you once you free up room in your backpack.
    A reward of ~1_ITEM~ has been placed in your backpack.
    A reward item has been placed in your backpack.
    A reward of ~1_ITEM~ will be delivered to you once you are resurrected.
    A reward item will be delivered to you once you are resurrected.
    And few bits for EM/GM only