Warcraft 3 Patch 1.24b Released

Seven years after its initial release, Blizzard is still updating its acclaimed strategy effort Warcraft III (PC), with the latest patch (v1.24b) now available on FileShack. nope

The update includes several World Editor tweaks, and can be had in four flavors:

The full version of the Frozen Throne patch is expected shortly, so stay tuned.

A rundown of the various tweaks and changes can be found below in the patch notes:

  • Increased max map file size from 4 MB to 8 MB.
  • Added the ability to store hashtable handles in a hashtable.
  • Added GetSpellTargetX and GetSpellTargetY natives.
  • Added a new base handle type "Agent" of which many types now extend from.
  • Added a SaveAgentHandle native which can be used for saving most handle types.
  • Added a JASS optimization dealing with global variable change events.
  • Fixed a few false positives caused by the "return bug" fix.
  • Fixed a crash related to hashtable reference counting.
  • "Shadowing" global variables with local variables no longer is possible.
  • Fixed a type conversion dealing with operators (i.e. adding a handle with an integer).
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