Overlord 1.4 Patch Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 06, 2007 10:42am PST

A new Overlord patch has been released, updating the PC version of the game to v1.4. The 76mb download adds split screen support to the game, and allows people with the regular Overlord to play against people who own the Overlord: Raising Hell boxset.

GAME FEATURES

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OVERLORD PC Patch 1.4 contains game features in addition to those present in OVERLORD I. Here is a basic summary of those features:

* Split Screen

Select the Split Screen option on the Main Menu to start a Split Screen match. You can choose from any of the Slaughter, Pillage and Co-op Survival maps and change Time and Score limit for each. Maps include a new free Survival map called Rocky Race.

You must have a second input device to play a Split Screen match. Player 1 will use Keyboard and Mouse and Player 2 will use a Gamepad.

Use the "Config" tool to change key and button settings.

* amBX

OVERLORD PC Patch 1.4 is designed to support the amBX PC gaming peripheral. To ensure it is set up correctly:

- Run Start Menu -> Programs -> Codemasters -> Overlord -> Config

- Select the Video tab

- Select "amBX"

- Click "Save & Play"

UPDATES

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VERSION 1.4

* Quitting and saving at the start of the Jewel Tower cutscene no longer results in the "Speak to Jewel" Quest remaining incomplete. Existing Save Games affected by this issue will also be fixed, if the following steps are taken:

1. Leave the Tower using the Tower Heart Portal.

2. Visit any domain.

3. Return to the Tower using any Waypoint Gate /Save Stone.

4. The Jewel cutscene will play on returning to the Tower. Jewel will be present in the Tower and the "Speak to Jewel" quest completes.

* Patch enables players with the Overlord Raising Hell boxset to play Online/LAN matches with Overlord players (who have also patched to 1.4).

* A number of additional minor / rare issues resolved

* All 1.2 fixes

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