Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by Starstuff25 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:27 pm

I need help! Not very tech savvy to say the least!
I am trying to install a mod or two, however, although I have installed the the multi installer "thingy" and the mod seems to install - when I try to open the mod it brings up the installer again? I tried to follow it through a second time but it acknowledges that the file already exists... much confused, please help!

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by thunderchero » Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:49 pm

Starstuff25 wrote:when I try to open the mod it brings up the installer again?
once installed you need to use the desktop shortcut installer created or shortcut in start menu microprose/.........mod/........

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by R_Astori » Sat May 17, 2014 3:37 pm

I'm sorry but I'm so confused.
I installed MPR++ and it's work very good. It's solve my problem with Windows 8.
But I don't know how to use MPR++ with the Balance of Power mod.
I saw that I must "edit trek.exe accordingly" but I don't know how.
Thank you for your help.

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by thunderchero » Sat May 17, 2014 5:38 pm

R_Astori wrote:But I don't know how to use MPR++ with the Balance of Power mod.
first you must have balance of power downloaded and installed from here

https://www.armadafleetcommand.com/get-f ... le_id=1958

then when you run the MPR++ demo installer when you have the option screen select balance of power or balance of power large

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by R_Astori » Sun May 18, 2014 9:09 am

Thunderchero,

Thank you so much. It's working very fine.

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by missieyohko » Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:39 pm

I'm not too interested in playing mods (for now), it would just be nice to play multiplayer and not have it crash constantly after 100+ turns. Will downloading "BOTF_1.0.2_English_German_e.exe" achieve that?
If so, do you select Vanilla or Hades?

Much appreciated.

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by thunderchero » Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:45 pm

sounds like you might be friends with Frankee, so will we post this.

The new multi installer has many new patches including the official MP patch. this does help but to be honest mp games still has problems with lost packets/sync errors but is fairly stable.

most members will use either warzone or game ranger to connect to other players. but if you know your opponent it is still best to use direct IP. but on modern systems you still need to open ports even for direct IP connection.

when installing I always suggest "vanilla"

hades has proven to be problematic on newer OS's

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by Harrild84 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:52 pm

Hi, When I am in the UE and I am trying to edit the systems or change any resources I keep getting an Xsav error come up which wont let me save or change anything......

Any help?

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by maverick90210uk » Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:59 pm

Just trying to gauge what people's thoughts are on botf on android as I am just testing the game platform at the monent, seems stable.

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by mulom » Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:45 pm

Hi! I cant download the Ultimate Installer..with firefox at the end, the download fails. With J-downloader after arriving at 100% it keeps downloading and the file I get its named: botf_1.0.2_english_german_e.exe.part. Any ideas wy this happens?

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by mulom » Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:46 pm

Hi! I cant download the Ultimate Installer. Using firefox, at the end the download fails. With J-downloader after arriving at 100% it keeps downloading and the file I get its named: botf_1.0.2_english_german_e.exe.part.
Any ideas why this happens?

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by mulom » Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:48 pm

So, I got 4 bad downloads!!! My luck!!! Finally I was able to download and install everything. AWESOME!!!

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by runetraveller » Sat Jan 23, 2016 10:54 pm

hi - resurrecting an old conversation here ...

im trying to install the 'joker' update/mod to my file, but i get a pop-up that says i need to insert my trek cd .... which i dont have.... am i missing something?

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by thunderchero » Sun Jan 24, 2016 12:22 am

runetraveller wrote:hi - resurrecting an old conversation here ...

im trying to install the 'joker' update/mod to my file, but i get a pop-up that says i need to insert my trek cd .... which i dont have.... am i missing something?
are you using multi installer? if so jokers patch is no longer needed.

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Re: Tutorial: How to Download & install BotF & Mods

Post by runetraveller » Sun Jan 24, 2016 11:23 am

i thought so - 1.0.2 on my computer....

... i was asking because i re-installed after a computer crash, played a game and attempted to free a homeworld (not mine) from occupation... i wasnt given that option, but i remember it being one before....

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