Monday January 28, 2008




This 1.20 Gigabyte sized free patch packs an extraordinary amount of

content including an all new Battle Generator, Map Editor, two new

playable campaigns, new single player mission, new multiplayer maps,

new multiplayer game modes, new Internet Game Browser, updated Line of

Sight system and improved AI behavior and performance increases across

the board. YES, this patch is massive, that's why its the UBER patch.

Grab it today and play Theatre of War like you have never played it


All Inclusive Uber Patch (v1.10.0.81)

We are thrilled to announce the release of the highly anticipated

Theatre of War Uber Patch. This add-on/patch not only adds two new

campaigns (total of 18 new battles) to the game, but also includes a

full Map Editor, Battle Generator, a new single player mission, new

Multiplayer game modes and features as well as 11 new Multiplayer

missions and maps plus many game fixes, improvements and performance


This Uber Patch will update your game to version Please

read below for important information about this patch.

This patch is ONLY for the release version of Theatre

of War. It will not work with ANY other version!

(patches for local game versions will be released in the days/weeks)

Performance and Stability Note:

This patch includes various improvements to the game code to increase

performance and stability for regular, hyper threading and multi-core

CPU's as well as vast improvements and welcome changes to the

Multiplay functions.

License Helper Utility:

If you have had problems with the eLicense program locking up on you

in the past when you have tried to enter your license code, please

browse into your game folder and double-click on the file called

"ToW_Helper.exe", that should now allow the license system to function

without freezing. You can also find a shortcut to this file located in

the Start Menu under "Programs>Battlefront>Theatre of

War>Utilities>License Helper Utility".

Previous Patches Note:

This "All Inclusive Uber Patch" is indeed all inclusive (cumulative)

and includes the same fixes and game content that was featured in all

of the earlier released patches. This patch can be applied to ANY

previous version of the game that was purchased DIRECTLY from It is not intended for the any other version of

Theatre of War that is available (Russian language version, the

version published by Kalypso Media etc…).

Old Save Games:

Due to the changes in this patch, older save games will not work. You

will have to restart any in-progress campaigns/battles.

Vista Compatibility:

Windows Vista is not officially supported in Theatre of War, however

the 32 bit version of Vista does seem to run the game. The 64 bit

version of Vista however will NOT run the Mission-Campaign Editor nor

will it run the Battle Generator program.

Patch version

List of changes

New Components:

Map Editor with total capabilities of editing landscapes, roads,

elevations, full object placement and more.

Mission-Campaign Editor (improved for multiplayer missions and can be

used in tandem with the new Battle Generator).

Battle Generator (allows for easy creation of single and multiplayer

missions with a minimum of effort).

New Internet Game Browser functionality available from within the

game (shows all currently hosted games on the internet and allows you

to join them).

New Campaigns:

Battle of Moscow Campaign - 10 missions (newly updated)

Battle of Normandy Panzer Lehr Campaign - 8 missions

New Missions:

New "Commando" single player mission

Multiplayer Gameplay Changes:

Countdown (time limited) missions added.

Attack/Defense missions added.

Added ability to play with both Human and AI controlled enemies.

Added ability to select different "alliances" in the attack and

defense areas.

11 Multiplayer missions added.

Troop selection system changed. Now you can choose different units

from a list of up to 20 different pre-assigned "armies" (force pools)

instead of only getting one set of unites per side for each nation.

11 new Multiplayer maps added.

Automatic attack or defense behavior introduced for the AI forces

(when using the Battle Generator to make new battles).

Now the player can play against several different AI's in multiplayer


Indicator of area selection introduced for a selected army.

Loading and execution of multiplayer missions stabilized.

Loading time reduced for multiplayer missions.

Improved functions of the "Smooth Unit movement" option on client

PC's during multiplayer games for less lag.

Other known errors fixed.

General Changes:

Line of Sight system upgraded: Line of sight is now affected in a

more realistic fashion by objects such as small shrubs, tree trunks

and leaves among many other elements.

Line of Sight tool implemented when giving "Attack", "Assault" and

"Area Fire" commands. Green line indicates a clear area with

unobstructed line of sight where the flora does not hinder fire; a red

line shows an area of good sight without serious (but some) blockage;

while a black line indicates places your units can’t see at all.

Difficulty level system changed. At NOVICE level, the precision of

enemy fire and damage inflicted by AI units were reduced slightly from

previous levels. At the REGULAR level, your troops do not differ at

all from the AI units and at VETERAN levels, the enemy units benefit

from increased precision.

All missions were modified to account for the newer Line of Sight


An error related to the reloading of small arms fixed. Small arms can

now be reloaded from all postures.

An error related to uncontrollable coaxial machine-gun after

breakdown of main weapon fixed.

Non-destroyable coaxial machine-guns error fixed.

Guidance system considering movement of object changed.

Damage calculation system changed for impacts of rounds with base

detonating fuses.

Secondary damage calculation system updated.

Errors related to game objects fixed.

Size of Daimler Mk I and animation of its crew changed.

Crew of Is-2 reduced to 4 men.

Calculation of commander cupola hits modified.

Some material of vehicles and other additional components changed

from armor steel to metal.

Gunnery damage pattern corrected.

Damage pattern changed for armor shields and additional parts of the


Infantry ammunition load errors fixed.

Model of the DShK mounted machine-gun amended.

Vehicle burning time increased.

Dependence between aiming accuracy and Gunner skill (for gunnery) and

Accuracy (for small arms) changed.

Freezing animations errors fixed.

Errors related to losses of detachments and combat units when

progressing through a campaign fixed.

Infantry behavior in trenches improved.

Air support behavior improved.

Aiming at various parts of vehicles or infantry by AI-controlled

combat units added.

An error with Wz.34 armored car fixed.

The game sound system has been improved.

Movements of the vehicles and infantry in defense improved.

Units are visible according to their reference data.

Difficulty of several missions was adjusted.

Some minor AI bugs corrected.

Fire sectors for combat snow mobile NKL-26 and Polish Vickers tank

were changed.

Streamlined organization of various document files and utilities via

new multi-tiered "Theatre of War" Program Group entry.

Addition of new Internet Browser Community Toolbar

(installation optional, see below for more details on this new tool).

Many other corrections and improvements throughout the game.

Earlier fixes from previous patches also included:

* Map Editor Added (accessed via the builder.exe program or in the

ToW Program Group shortcut "Map Builder")

* A new 10 mission "Battle for Moscow 1941" Campaign Added. Accessed

via the "Extra Campaigns" option in the Campaign List page

* Various fixes and changes to earlier campaign missions

* Improved logging functions to help with determining the causes of

certain crashes

* Hot keys for Unit Formations, Movement Modes, Hold Fire and Hold

Position commands added

* Better handling of the Reverse Command for vehicles, tanks, SPG's,

armored cars and Artillery units

* Various AI behavior changes to units implemented

* Expanded sound system (hear sounds further away and louder in some


* Improved sounds

* Waypoints added for units (hold 'shift' key when issuing movement

orders to place waypoints)

* Units no longer stop when they receive a new order

* LOS tweaks - The visibility conditions through forest were changed

* AI Targeting behavior tweaked so that they can better fire on Hull

Down targets

* Game speed acceleration/deceleration feature added (accessed via

the "Change time speed" hotkey currently)

* Fixed bug with the units boarding certain vehicles

* Some Multiplayer load bugs during client loading were fixed (more

fixes will be coming in future patches)

* Fixed AT Guns not being able to have commands issued in some


* Fixed Load Game/Save Game errors

* Towsetup 'Autodetect' functions improved

* Mission Editor "wrong application version error" bug fixed

* Improvements to the gun towing process implemented

* Units now better at holding position when they are in defensive


* Various Mission Editor errors corrected

* New "License Helper" utility (called ToW_Helper.exe) added to help

those that had issues with the eLicense program freezing or locking up

in the past (see note below)

* New manual "Unlicense" short cut added to game program group (to

unlicense game without uninstalling)

* Extensive improvements to Performance and Stability Internet Browser Community Toolbar:

This new game patch includes the optional install of a new, and we

think, exciting tool. This tool seamlessly attaches to your internet

browser (currently Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox supported)

and gives you instant access to game news, patches,

demos, chat channel as well as other popular browser toolbar *gadgets*

such as realtime weather reports (unique to your hometown!), a spell

checker and pop-up blocker. Fully user configurable and expandable,

your new Community toolbar unlocks the full potential

of your internet browser to keep you connected with the ever-growing

world of games and resources! You can find more

details on this new free utility here: Community

Toolbar Info

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