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The most recent build is v1.12, which based on UQM 0.6.2's code.
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The most recent build is v2.12, which is compatible with UQM v0.7.0.
  
  
 
==Windows==
 
==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.
  
Step 1: Download the [http://wiki.uqm.stack.nl/script/images/e/eb/Balance_mod_dlls.zip required .dll files] and place them in your main UQM directory.
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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.
 
 
 
 
Step 2: Download the [http://wiki.uqm.stack.nl/script/images/3/3f/Balance_mod_effects.zip effects package] and place it into an addon folder. Do not extract the contents of this .zip file, just leave it as it is. The addon path that I use is this: '''C:\Games\The Ur-Quan Masters\content\packages\addons\balance'''
 
 
 
 
 
Step 3: Download the [http://wiki.uqm.stack.nl/script/images/a/a1/Balance_mod_windows_exe.zip 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 path 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 shortcut!"''
 
 
:Your game is missing the effects package which is critical for the mod to run correctly. Expect to run into a lot of sync errors during net play.
 
  
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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.
  
Nic has compiled builds of this mod in the past but is no longer interested in doing so. You will have to compile your own if you want to play. If anyone does compile a Mac build of the mod, please contact me (Shiver) and send me the app.
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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>
  
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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 [http://wiki.uqm.stack.nl/script/images/2/20/Balance_mod_source.zip source code] and the [http://wiki.uqm.stack.nl/script/images/3/3f/Balance_mod_effects.zip effects package]. 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