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Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches

This French Website offers new unofficial patches for Thief 2 and System Shock 2, updating these Looking Glass classics to version 1.19 and 2.4, respectively. As noted on Kotaku, these patches allow each game to be played on modern systems in high resolution, though of course, use of homebrew patches is done at one's own risk. In other unofficial update news, Kotaku also notes a the release of Complex version 8.2.4, a mod that likewise modernizes the space-based strategy of Homeworld 2. Thanks nin.

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31. Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches Sep 26, 2012, 19:51 nin
 
Shok wrote on Sep 26, 2012, 19:44:
nin wrote on Sep 26, 2012, 19:27:
So I've not tried this yet, but notice it has it's own exe. Does that get rid of the cd check? And I can't remember (it's been so long) are the movies copied to the drive as apart of the install, or where they streamed off the cd?


I just installed it from CD using tafferpatcher then unzipped the files as instructed in the release_notes.txt with 1.19. Tafferpatcher installs the 1.18 update and can use either the CD as source or directories you extracted the CD's to. There is no cd check either. I didn't install any other compatibility or enhancements but the default ones in tafferpatcher for DX10 and it works fine so far. YMMV since I only played about 10 minutes...

EDIT: Also, movies are copied to hdd with tafferpatcher. Dunno if they were streamed originally or not.


D'oh. I should have mentioned I was thinking of SS2. Sorry! (But thank you!)

 
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  1. Sep 26, 10:31 Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches nin
  2. Sep 26, 10:40 Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches Creston
  3. Sep 26, 10:48  Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches nin
  4. Sep 26, 10:56   Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches Jedi Master
  5. Sep 26, 10:58    Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches nin
  6. Sep 26, 11:17     Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches John
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  10. Sep 26, 12:17 Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches Acleacius
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  29. Sep 26, 19:27   Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches nin
  30. Sep 26, 19:44    Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches Shok
>> 31. Sep 26, 19:51     Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches nin
  32. Sep 26, 20:02      Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches dheer
  33. Sep 26, 21:38       Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches nin
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