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==Windows==
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The most recent build is v2.12, which is compatible with UQM v0.7.0.
  
Step 1: Download the (URL PENDING) .dll files and place them in your main UQM directory. Windows will ask if you want to replace some old files. Say yes.
 
  
:''"Wait a minute! I don't trust you! What if my game stops working because of this?"''
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==Windows==
 
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* Download the [http://wiki.uqm.stack.nl/images/a/a1/Balance_mod_windows_exe.zip Windows files] and extract them into UQM's main directory. The default install location is "C:\Program Files (x86)\The Ur-Quan Masters" on modern Windows systems.
::If you're really that worried, go ahead and back your current .dll files up in another folder.
 
 
 
 
 
Step 2: Download the (URL PENDING) effects .zip archive and place it into an addon folder. Do not extract the contents of this .zip file, just leave it as it is. The path that I use is this: '''C:\Games\The Ur-Quan Masters\content\packages\addons\balance'''
 
 
 
 
 
Step 3: Download the (URL PENDING) Windows .exe file and place it in your main UQM directory.
 
 
 
 
 
Step 4: The .exe file needs to be opened with a shortcut. The shortcut that I use is this: '''"C:\Games\The Ur-Quan Masters\uqm-balance.exe" --addon balance'''
 
  
:''"Ho ho! I was able to run the .exe without a short-cut!"''
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* Download the [http://wiki.uqm.stack.nl/images/3/3f/Balance_mod_effects.zip effects package] and place it in UQM\content\addons. Do not extract this zip file. Any older versions of this zip file should be replaced or deleted before playing.
 
::Your game is missing several effects which are critical to the mod. Expect to see a lot of sync errors during net play. The game will crash whenever Thraddash or Chenjesu use their primary weapons, even offline.
 
  
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* Run uqm-balance-mod.exe to play.
  
 
==Mac==
 
==Mac==
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We are looking for someone to build the Balance Mod on OS X. Please submit your binary to [https://github.com/uqm-arena/balance-mod Github] for review.
  
Step 1: Download the (URL PENDING) App and place it within your main UQM directory.
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==Debian, Ubuntu, and derivatives==
 
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Binary DEB packages for Debian stable, as well as current (and LTS) Ubuntu are available [http://plantmonster.net/~oldlaptop/uqm-packages/deb/uf/ here] on i386 and amd64; download the binary for your distribution and install with:
 
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sudo dpkg -i <package name>
Step 2: Send a "thank you" letter to Nic. E-mail is good for this. Snail mail is even better.
 
  
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Users of other versions, distributions, or architectures can build DEBs from source using the instructions [http://plantmonster.net/~oldlaptop/uqm-packages/deb/uf/compiling-help.html here].
  
 
==Everything Else==
 
==Everything Else==
 
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Here is the [http://wiki.uqm.stack.nl/images/2/20/Balance_mod_source.zip source code] with the effects add-on package included. Compiling the game on Linux and Linux-like systems should be identical to compiling the original UQM code: Install the required dependencies and run ./build.sh uqm
Here is the (URL PENDING) source code. Good luck!
 

Latest revision as of 19:04, 17 October 2019

The most recent build is v2.12, which is compatible with UQM v0.7.0.


Windows[edit]

  • Download the Windows files and extract them into UQM's main directory. The default install location is "C:\Program Files (x86)\The Ur-Quan Masters" on modern Windows systems.
  • Download the effects package and place it in UQM\content\addons. Do not extract this zip file. Any older versions of this zip file should be replaced or deleted before playing.
  • Run uqm-balance-mod.exe to play.

Mac[edit]

We are looking for someone to build the Balance Mod on OS X. Please submit your binary to Github for review.

Debian, Ubuntu, and derivatives[edit]

Binary DEB packages for Debian stable, as well as current (and LTS) Ubuntu are available here on i386 and amd64; download the binary for your distribution and install with:

sudo dpkg -i <package name>

Users of other versions, distributions, or architectures can build DEBs from source using the instructions here.

Everything Else[edit]

Here is the source code with the effects add-on package included. Compiling the game on Linux and Linux-like systems should be identical to compiling the original UQM code: Install the required dependencies and run ./build.sh uqm