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There have been many changes to the Warblade game. Below you can find the developer change log.

Current Version Edit

1.2Y.6 ?

Change Log Edit

v1.2y6 Released 16.03.2006

  • Fixed Collision routines. Hopefully 100% fixed now (feedback needed)

v1.2y5 Released 15.02.2006

  • Fixed Collision routines. Done a bit of a work around
  • Fixed Crash in gameover bonus count of very long games with big scores

v1.2y4 Released 23.01.2006

  • Updated Collision routines to fix crashes (feedback needed)

v1.2y3 Released 17.01.2006

  • Updated Collision routines to fix crashes (feedback needed)

v1.2y2 Released 04.01.2006

  • Fixed Controls in Memory Station
  • Fixed Path of Big Bosses when VSync is off

v1.2y Released 03.01.2006

  • Added Self play mode (please help out by running this as often as you can and read the selfplay mode section near the top of the manual)
  • Fixed Random crashes (initial fixing done, tests ongoing)
  • Fixed Positioning of clickable highscore entries
  • Fixed Voice volume is no longer adjusted by effects volume now
  • Fixed Bosses and mini bosses no longer move too low at higher game speeds
  • Changed Crashreportsender now backs up the warblade.dbg file to a folder
  • Changed Crashreportsender bypasses email clients (see relevant manual section)
  • Updated Crash reporter version number to v1.3
  • Updated FMod to v3.75

v1.2x Released 15.12.2005

  • Fixed Reverted back to older fmod.dll fixing many issues
  • Fixed When changing voicepack and game tries to play a missing sample
  • Fixed Current gamespeed is now restored properly after a save and reload
  • Fixed X2 and X5 work after a save again and show their graphics properly
  • Fixed Typo in a shop description
  • Fixed Super gemdrops happen at the right times now
  • Fixed Bonus rounds counted properly with savegames. Perfects stored too
  • Fixed Bonus savegames after level 3000. Correct amount now given
  • Fixed Games title corruption in windowed mode
  • Fixed Options menu tidied up a little
  • Fixed Skulls counted correctly after saves (please check this)
  • Fixed Correct voicepack loaded for each profile now
  • Fixed Character error in endgame credits
  • Fixed A way to get extra savegames at the shop
  • Added A new beta tester to the credits page
  • Added Create a new profile popup on first run
  • Added Flare trails to all the games bullets on the I menu option
  • Updated Crash reporter routines to give more subroutine info
  • Updated Crash reporter to provide entire "warblade.dbg" file info
  • Updated Crash reporter version number to v1.2
  • Fixed Submit tool urls used to upload. Now directs to correct page
  • Updated Submit tool version number to v1.5

v1.2h Released 16.10.2005

  • Fixed Super autofire being lost after a save
  • Fixed Modules not continuing after pressing pause followed by alt tab
  • Fixed Modules now fully pause when game is paused
  • Fixed Crash for some users when showing intro screens
  • Fixed Set to 0 option on music volume in menu
  • Fixed Entering scores for both players after 2 player games
  • Changed Randomness of birds raised a little
  • Added A fix for fast game after alt tab (hopefully)
  • Added A bonus save every 250 levels. Maximum 5 saves

v1.2g Released 15.10.2005

  • Fixed Its amazing sound worked at all (bad bug), it should be tons better now
  • Fixed Ship speeds across all modes
  • Fixed Too many bonus drops in Ace mode
  • Fixed Alien aggressiveness in Ace Mode
  • Fixed Locking news ticker in fast scroll mode
  • Fixed Savegames causing super auto fire loss
  • Fixed Savegames causing alien lock loss
  • Fixed Raised priority on Congratulations sound for a perfect
  • Fixed Raised priority on Fanfare sound for an extra life
  • Fixed Raised priority for big explosion sounds (big boss, guardian etc)
  • Fixed Raised priority to high for all shop sounds
  • Fixed Music not replaying after a pause or tab when fire key used to continue
  • Fixed Splash screen not having its own memory area
  • Fixed How all sounds work in combination with the pause mode
  • Fixed Showing of rank marks in border
  • Fixed A missing voice trigger (sometimes)
  • Added New graphic to top of menu screens
  • Added New sound for gaining extra time in memory station
  • Added New sound for loss of time in memory station
  • Changed A little more money from a big boss now
  • Changed Skull in memory station to a -15 seconds tile instead
  • Removed Some useless code

v1.2f Released 11.10.2005

  • Added Savegames (single player only)
  • Added New fmodex.dll (a HUGE list of code changes required!)
  • Added Hardware sound mixing option on main menu (press S)
  • Added Positional audio (part of hardware mixing option)
  • Added Variable frequencies on sound effects (part of hardware mixing option)
  • Added Boss.mp3 as a new sound for big boss movement
  • Added Hit2.mp3 as a new sound when almost killing big bosses
  • Added 2 new voice packs for download
  • Added 2 Modpacks for download
  • Added Ask to test firewall before screenmode is set on first run
  • Added New hit effect for laser beast
  • Added New effect for aliens bouncing off the scoop
  • Fixed Many errors associated with the new savegame code (too many to list)
  • Fixed Some errors found by introducing the savegame code (too many to list)
  • Fixed Many errors associated with the fmod changes (too many to list)
  • Fixed Some errors found by introducing the fmod changes (too many to list)
  • Fixed Creating a folder for profiles when no folder is present
  • Fixed Game timers running while game paused
  • Fixed Speed of option changing buttons when clicked with the mouse
  • Fixed Missing voice trigger (final one hopefully)
  • Fixed Ship speed differences between different skill modes
  • Fixed Blue particles getting stuck in bonus rounds
  • Fixed Crash report sender crashing when Outlook or Outlook Express is not the default email client. Version number raised to 1.1
  • Fixed Player 2 was unable to fire rockets
  • Fixed Player 2 couldn't collect gems in a gem drop
  • Fixed Correct player gets a perfect from a bomb in a 2 player bonus round
  • Fixed Player 2 can now press fire when he gets a new rank
  • Fixed Meteor storm meter for player 2 sometimes on wrong side
  • Fixed Very fast game movement after returning from a minimised game
  • Fixed Some sounds still play after a player dies and it goes to next player
  • Fixed Some music still playing when game is minimised
  • Fixed Flashing line on right side after alt tab while game is paused
  • Fixed Ingame option keys now disabled if assigned as a player key
  • Fixed Player 2 being able to fire in Time Trial mode after a duel game
  • Changed Splash screen to a new one
  • Changed The endgame text in 2 player mode if its a draw
  • Changed Profiles for player 1 are closed if a 2 player game is started
  • Changed The timing method on particles
  • Changed Alt V option is no longer possible ingame. Set on main menu first
  • Changed Distance bar in meteorstorm to stay onscreen longer at end
  • Changed Alienattack.mp3 for a new one to remove distortion problem
  • Changed Alienattack2.mp3 for a new one to remove distortion problem
  • Changed Hit1.mp3 for a new one to remove distortion problem
  • Changed Endgame zoom to a new smoother better looking routine
  • Changed Guard.mp3 for a new sound for laser beast movement
  • Changed Mother.mp3 for a new sound for hurry up ships movement
  • Changed Graphic for laser beast, now animated
  • Changed Made ace mode border a little darker for better visibility
  • Changed Flare and particle system when an alien dies. Making the effect nicer
  • Changed Engine flare on player 1's ship to be a little nicer

v1.2e(S) Released 27.03.2005

  • Fixed The other big alien on level 36
  • Fixed Profile bonus rounds bug
  • Added Warning for newsfeed and 56k users

v1.2e Released 25.03.2005

  • Fixed Getting stuck on level 98 (invisible alien)
  • Fixed Animation cycle of Big Bosses * Caused invisible bosses
  • Fixed Animation cycle of big alien on level 36
  • Fixed Aliens getting stuck on level 65
  • Fixed Game speed after a Time Trial game if set to Ace skill mode in menu
  • Added More crash capture code to help find problems
  • Added Check input options so 1 key cannot be used for 2 functions
  • Added News retrieval message screen
  • Added New profile import code for 1.2c profiles
  • Added Right mouse button now speeds up the news ticker
  • Changed HOF checking * now checks email address as well
  • Changed News is now loaded during the show of initial splash screen
  • Changed News code to add some better functionality
  • Changed Meteor Storm distance meter (much nicer)
  • Changed Aliens in Time Trial now also fully updated
  • Changed Screenshots are now saved to a folder

v1.2d Released 18.03.2005

  • Fixed Money from Big Boss (less money). Previous fix had a bug
  • Fixed Missing voice trigger
  • Fixed Triple Buffer mode is NOT on by default now
  • Fixed A couple of Meteor Storm percentages
  • Fixed Aliens WILL now speed up per 100 levels in windowed mode
  • Fixed Time Trial mode playing at selected skill level fps
  • Fixed An fps setting bug when loading the game and playing certain skills
  • Fixed Scoop now works on both ships in mirror mode
  • Fixed Both ships can now pick up gems in mirror mode
  • Fixed Captured aliens now show on the mirrored fighter
  • Fixed Opening of IE windows. They now open fully maximised to users desktop
  • Fixed Kamikaze bonuses for player 2
  • Fixed Clearing of profile on cheat detection (now fully clears)
  • Added Intro animation (very nice)
  • Added Flare effects to all weapons (can be turned off)
  • Added Retire option in the game exit menu (press escape ingame)
  • Added New particle routines
  • Added Particle routine to bonus round text
  • Added Particle routine to scoop (different colours for both players)
  • Added Particle routine to both players ships trails
  • Added Particle routine to rockets from player and hurry up ships
  • Added Particle routine to Big Boss hits
  • Added Particle routine to Big Alien hits
  • Added Particle routine to Memory Station start and end texts
  • Added Particle routine to Meteor Storm start and end texts
  • Added Particle routine to Gem Drop start text
  • Added Bird counter in border
  • Added News Ticker (see F11 option in manual)
  • Added EMV logo on startup
  • Changed Hurry Up ships speeds a bit at high levels
  • Changed the menu option "flare explosions" to "flare effects"
  • Changed Almost all the alien and big boss graphics
  • Changed Laser Beasts laser
  • Changed Lots of sound effects
  • Changed All sound effects are now in mp3 format
  • Changed Backgrounds (higher quality, better choices)
  • Changed Background stars (higher quality)
  • Changed All border graphics for each skill mode
  • Changed Meteor Storm distance meter is now in border
  • Changed Meteor Storm distance meter swaps sides for 2 player
  • Changed Game speed limiters per 100 levels have been removed

v1.2c Released 25.08.2004

  • Fixed Submit tool wouldn't load if there was no default printer
  • Fixed Using longnames in profile and not showing correctly in HOF
  • Fixed Some other longname issues
  • Fixed Bonuses from a group of aliens sometimes caused the score to go to -1
  • Fixed Minimise game in windowed mode then lock the PC. Game would always crash when you try to restore it
  • Fixed If submit is open it will now reload highscore list on next activation
  • Added Some extra crash report info (window or fullscreen)

v1.2b Released 24.08.2004

  • Fixed Problems with resetting the profile times (fastest times)
  • Fixed Bug that gave all profiles the same serialcode
  • Fixed Screenshot function for windowed mode
  • Fixed Shop "lights" so they follow shop out
  • Fixed Some holes in the shop graphics
  • Changed speed of falling 2nd type aliens

v1.2 Released 22.08.2004

  • Fixed ? in game stats in highscore list entries
  • Fixed Massive bonus scores in bonus rounds (requires a HOF reset again, sorry)
  • Fixed A missing voice trigger
  • Fixed Explosion sparks error (huge numbers)
  • Fixed Game sometimes showed the wrong highscore on starting a new game
  • Fixed Game wouldn't run if no internet connection was available
  • Added Dialog box to say there is no new version after an online check
  • Added Warning dialog to the F10 new version function
  • Fixed By default it won't check for a new version of the game
  • Fixed Old profiles now have the game settings reset
  • Fixed Constantly spinning scooped aliens
  • Fixed You should no longer see scores shown as a * or / or % any more
  • Fixed Skull secret working again
  • Added Extra joypad assignments for pause and profile view
  • Fixed 1 sample filename was wrong
  • Fixed Mouse showing in MeteorStorm after pressing escape twice
  • Fixed Recorded gametime errors in profile AND highscore stats
  • Fixed If no voicepacks available and user pressed V the game would hang
  • Fixed No shield seen. May be fixed for some video cards
  • Fixed Full install download cleaned up a little
  • Fixed Bullet speed bonus points if max bullet speed is owned
  • Added Big points bonus for all secrets in one game
  • Fixed If default profile is deleted the game would still ask for a password
  • Added New shop item descriptions
  • Fixed A few other things which we can't tell you about ;-)
  • Fixed Drunk meteorstorm secret fixed
  • Fixed xC secret
  • Added Meteorstorm percentages
  • Updated Meteorstorm secrets and methods (for you lot to learn)
  • Fixed Game should now always progress to level 2
  • Fixed A few fps related bugs when playing with no vsync
  • Fixed Possibly fixed the Boss crashes
  • Added A new double/triple buffer mode option for different video cards
  • Added Warning about ranks on new easy profile creation
  • Fixed Champion rank re-added to easy profiles
  • Added Option to choose sequential or random ingame music
  • Fixed Meteorstorm gems are now worth 5 each
  • Fixed Items from bonus locks are properly ordered
  • Fixed Warp graphic not reloaded after alt/tab
  • Updated A few sound effects
  • Added A few more sound effects
  • Added Some neat explosion graphics
  • Fixed 1 pixel border misalignment
  • Added CrashReportSender.exe (see "starting the game" section)
  • Added Confirmation in shop of weapon already owned + other information
  • Added Full new icon set
  • Added New menu options in the profile (backup, restore, reset, change name)
  • Fixed Text bonus values in gemstorms
  • Added Something in Memory Stations ;-)
  • Added Right mouse can now speed up the endgame credits
  • Added WINDOWED MODE !
  • Fixed A border error while viewing a profile in demo mode

v1.1 Released 31.05.2004

  • Added Quite a few new secret bits and bobs ;-)
  • Added 2 new bonus drops
  • Added Detection and notification of new Warblade releases ingame
  • Added 10 second countdown in memorystation
  • Added Accelerator in meteorstorm
  • Added Numerous new voice triggers
  • Added A few new sound effects
  • Added New explosion sounds for bombs and cool new graphic effect
  • Added New flare explosions for remaining enemies
  • Added New lock in timetrial
  • Added New Screenshot function * F7 in menu
  • Added New meters next to ship for various timed bonuses
  • Added New blinking lights on fighters
  • Added New warp effects on fighter
  • Added Bonus points for acquiring rockets over 50
  • Added New effect during endgame credits
  • Added MP3's now continue where they left off after a music change
  • Added Chosen voiceset "welcome" is played when profile password is entered
  • Added Preset menu at start (only first time)
  • Added Possibility to view profiles
  • Added Easy profiles
  • Added Voice volume control
  • Added Check for Welcome and Goodbye sounds in voice folder or default is used
  • Added Framerate check for gamespeed
  • Added Fireworks for winner at 2 player duel endgame
  • Fixed Recorded gametime is now very accurate. Paused game time is not recorded
  • Fixed Ending now has two modes
  • Fixed Game will now be a bit faster evey 100th level
  • Fixed If no 3D card was available the game could crash
  • Fixed Shop items gfx was not showing
  • Fixed Level 65 had some aliens that got stuck outside the screen.
  • Fixed Starting a new game very quickly started on level 2
  • Fixed Text for locks when viewing profile ingame went behind borders
  • Fixed Catching a gemstorm in a bonus round meant losing the bonus round
  • Fixed Pressing escape twice in memorystation quit game
  • Fixed Being able to fire rocets after you die
  • Fixed Being able to fire rockets in meteor storm
  • Fixed Locks now always give best weapon
  • Fixed Big bosses disappearing
  • Fixed Jukebox issues (re-create your playlists)
  • Fixed Shop rollover sound issue
  • Fixed Memory station skull issue
  • Fixed Money Ship now has an explosion
  • Fixed Money going up to money ship is released on its death
  • Fixed Multiple submit tools opening
  • Fixed Many game gfx that had dirty masks
  • Fixed After a pause in a gemdrop small gems would appear
  • Fixed Certain sounds not heard sometimes
  • Fixed The quiet lock remains quiet
  • Fixed Large bonus messages were overlapping
  • Fixed Secrets now remain in shop until bought AND done
  • Fixed Esc, continue, pause bug
  • Fixed Laser shooting offscreen
  • Fixed Laser changing to single shot after pressing tab
  • Fixed Bug on 250 million score lock
  • Fixed A few rank related bugs
  • Fixed Issue with xC secret
  • Fixed Scores being randomly reset at 4th boss
  • Fixed Modchange after bigbosses
  • Fixed Looping of ingame modules
  • Fixed Alt Tab issues during endgame credits
  • Fixed Endgame credits not looping
  • Fixed Alt Tab game icon
  • Fixed Profile protection (ongoing)
  • Fixed Pressing I ingame to turn high intensity bullets on and off
  • Fixed Endless level 1
  • Fixed Max money check
  • Fixed If p1 has lost all lives in duel the voice still says get ready players
  • Fixed 2 player mode, player 2 was holding his hit count in bonus levels
  • Fixed 2 player mode, player 2 follows the rank of player one
  • Fixed Player 2 remains ensign but at endgame the correct rank is shown
  • Fixed When in the background the game was eating 98% CPU time
  • Updated RNG for better and faster generating.
  • Updated Bosses get tougher every 100 levels
  • Updated Endgame bonuses
  • Updated Screenshot function
  • Updated Manual.txt
  • Updated Accounts are now recoded and changed to Profiles
  • ++ Lots of secret changes...

v1.0 Released 12.12.2003

  • First release of the full version 1.0
  • Millions of bugs fixed. Many new features * too much to remember and list.
  • Possibly more bugs created ;-)

Added in Beta 11 Release 4

  • Fixed perfect bonus bug
  • Fixed level pack verification

Added in Beta 11 Release 3

  • Fixed shop secret bug.
  • Added increasing perfect bonus level bonus
  • Fixed bug with bullets bar
  • Added more locks to account system
  • Better GDES
  • Fixed some other small bugs

Added in Beta 11 Release 2

  • Fixed warp malfunction bug
  • Fixed alien disappearing from left edge of playfield

Added in Beta 11 Release 1

  • Included the meteorgfx in the game
  • Added Speed, bullets and time bars
  • Fixed bug in duel playmode when getting to a bonus round
  • Error when exiting hopefully gone
  • Fixed some blt errors
  • Added background to lock tips
  • Added new secret
  • Added Close Account to the account window
  • Added Print Hiscores to the Hiscore Tool (Submit tool)
    • User can now print out a selected hiscore table
    • User can select font, color, background image and other settings for the print out
  • Added Merge Hiscores to the Hiscore Tool (Submit tool)
    • User can now merge two hiscore files into one.
    • User can email his/her hiscore file to an email address
  • Fixed Submit Hiscore
  • Added Submit all hiscores button
  • Fixed some levels where aliens got stuck outside of screen
  • Updated all kamikaze levels, some aliens disappeared when they turned
  • Updated name of bonus games mp3. Are now meteorstorm.mp3 and memorystation.mp3
  • updated name of promoted mp3. It's now promoted.mp3
  • Updated and added some account locks
  • Added point score when full up with either Armour, speed, or bullets
  • Fixed formating of score values. Now supports at least 999 billions!
  • Changed some game logic
  • Added check to init of memorystation to make sure there is always a pair
  • Added wait to button released to showing of secret in shop
  • Optimized the info showing in the sidebars
  • Display meteorstorm distance meter when showing meteorstorm score

Added in Beta 11 Release 0

  • Account system introduced. Very big addition!
  • Collision detection with bonuses fixed
  • 75 levels
  • more secrets added
  • web and email links added to the credit screen.
  • 3D sparks added to the explosions
  • Added small bullets to War.i.plasma (was missing)
  • Disappearing kamikaze aliens fixed
  • Scoope sound stopping fixed
  • Many new ranks added
  • New and very fast random number generator
  • ping sound delay of missiles is now indicating distance between player and missile.
  • new display format for numbers xx.xxx.xxx vs xxxxxxxx
  • Player can now see how much extra speed, extra bullets and extra time he have collected.
  • starting and stopping of MP3 files should be better
  • switching between MoD and MP3 should be better
  • and more that I don't remember ;-)

older development info is lost

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