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New Patch 4.1.0.40
02-14-2020, 12:54 PM,
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New Patch 4.1.0.40
Gents,

There's a new patch, 4.1.0.40, complete with a "what's new" file, and a new manual.

To get the game to run, you have to first install 4.1.0.20, from 11-15-17; then, the latest patch, 4.1.0.40, from 11-21-19.  Some had installed an “unofficial-beta” patch, 4.1.0.23.  I had tried to install 4.1.0.40 over that, and it just didn’t work.  You have to do the 4.1.0.20 first, then 4.1.0.40.  Both are available on Matrix.
 
A way to tell if you have the latest, is that a new scenario has been added:  Chickamauga 1863.  If you don’t have it, you’re not patched up.
 
Another way, is that when you run the game, on the first screen (“installer” screen) there’s a button, “check for update”.  Click that, and it’ll tell you if you’re current.
 
It’s a bit of a challenge keeping this game running, but it’s worth it!  There are some new options I don’t understand, but with the "what's new" and the new manual, we can read up.
 
Remember also that the game saves moves in a hidden place, not your normal Matrix game directory.  It’s in your documents folder, under “my games”, “TOAW IV”, “saves”.  The game directory is under “programs X86”, Matrix, etc.  Good gaming!
 
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