Napoleonic Wars version 1.005

Version 1.005 for Napoleonic Wars has been released. You can download the upgrade patch on our download page. The changelog is:

New features:

  • You can now surrender to the enemy by pressing P on your keyboard (configurable).
  • Added the ability to change your 3rd person field of view, use the plus and minus buttons on your numpad.
  • Added a new map: Fort Hohenfels

General changes:

  • Redone the hit detection and damage calculation of the bayonet upper stab. It should now have the exact same code as the lower stab, but still need a different block direction.

Balance changes:

  • Changed default build points for sappers from 25 to 40 per team.
  • Decreased the range of the bayonet slightly for balance reasons.
  • Increased the speed of rifle melee slightly to reduce the damage speed bonus.
  • Reduced the damage of the rifle melee.
  • Increased the speed of all heavy horses.
  • Reduced the sword damage slightly to balance the new horse speed.
  • Knifes and other peasant weapons can now deal stab damage without bouncing off.
  • Removed the stab ability from the farming serp.
  • Rebalanced the sword weights.
  • Increased the lance range.
  • Decreased the stab speed of lance slightly to give it more speed damage bonus and a larger hit area once released.
  • Removed the stun that a swordsman would receive when blocking an upper stab.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the client round timer in Siege mode to not correspond with the server.
  • Fixed an exploit that let you hit people on the floor above you in a building.
  • Resolved an issue with the Austrian Cuirassier trumpeter not having any hands.
  • Fixed a bug that made birds spawn underground in random maps.
  • Fixed that when you get hit whilst playing the piano/organ you didn't stop producing music.
  • Russian Jäger Sergeant is now correctly named “Sergeant”.
  • Russian Jäger Sergeant now has bullets.