Hello I decided I should post this topic for everyone to see as I seem to be posting replies all over the place and I'm like a dog chasing his own tail. So here it goes....
While creating the 1035 Mod for Warlords Battlecry 3 I chose to make the mod run alongside the original game so the mod would just read off the graphics.xcr etc and all the side packs and it would have it's own system35.xcr etc. But in doing so I added addition feature packs, portrait slots and some terrain sets and Kharn created some more awesome terrain sets that I used for my maps. So when I put all that stuff in there the original game would crash due to all the addition stuff so it was I created 103B which is just a build using the base code with the limits for terrain, portraits, and features all increased so basically a moddable version of 1.03.
WHAT IS 103 B
Game version 1.03
- Tile limit increase
- Feature pack increase
- Custom portrait slots
How to update your game from 1032 whatever
1) Download 103B
2)Back up / rename the following files
C:Whatever....\Warlords Battlecry 3\ English \ Game.txt
C:\Whatever...Warlords Battlecry 3\ Assets\Heroes\Portaits.xcr
C:\Whatever...Warlords Battlecry 3\PatchData.xcr
Unzip 103B into the C:\Whatever...Warlords Battlecry 3 Folder
Run the game from Battecry IIIb.exe
You can rename your other BattlecryIII.exe and Rename BattlecryIIIb.exe if you wanna run the game from your usual shortcut.
Run compatability wizard to make sure the game loads as Windows XP 2nd Edition
And also ......
So for anyone who has gotten an older 2009 version of my mod for some reason should just swap that old version out for this one and if you want download the latest and better version of my mod. In 2009 I made a fundamental change in the mod I changed the icon with the big words MOD on it so there is no confusion I also now did further separation by making my own graphix.xcr which means I no longer overwrite the games menu screens. The mod was created as a recreation activity and like all mods is optional.
There is no reason not to try all version of the game available Just simple copy the entire C:/Program Files/ Warlords Battlecry 3 folder and make a SECOND copy of the game on your hard drive. It's not really a big deal in this day and age with the GB hard drives we have today. And then just patch that one to whatever version 10324 or 10325 . Then manually make your shortcuts just naming them by version.
Anyway hope this thread is helpful to everyone out there