[2/2] This fix uses the Launcher's Keep-Alive thread which changes values in game process memory, so it's already available for all Multiplayer users (no additional update required).
The new Rating System is already available on the EE2.eu Multiplayer Lobby. More information: https://forum.ee2.eu/viewtopic.php?f=58&t=5190
The Rating System maintenance is in progress. I expect it to be finished within next 4 hours. Until then, the Multiplayer Lobby will be offline.
Rating System Update starts soon. I will be live streaming the process. Please visit the Support Chat in UP1.5 Launcher for the link.
New Multiplayer Lobby Rating System - MatTojMon: https://forum.ee2.eu/viewtopic.php?f=58&t=5190
The Rating will be recalculated within next 2 days.
I've been wondering what that special place in hell looks like, for those who recommend downloading .dll files from the Internet when someone gets an error on game start.
Minor Update 157005 for Unofficial Patch 1.5 has been released! Changes list: https://forum.ee2.eu/viewtopic.php?p=24506#p24506
The Multiplayer Lobby has been updated to disallow the " : " (coln) character in nicknames due to detected bug where in-game status and icon don't change. Affected players will be asked to insert a new nickname at the next log-in.
Empire Earth 2 with UP1.5 and enabled DirectX9 (default configuration) supports G-Sync on FreeSync monitors (Windows 10 and newest Nvidia drivers required). Learn more at:
SOLUTION for: 'FATAL PROBLEM: Can't open main game directory. Make sure your "My Documents" folder is available' https://forum.ee2.eu/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5164
Neverending Story - Scout Glitch / Trick. What's your opinion about it? https://forum.ee2.eu/viewtopic.php?f=58&t=5162
Changes in the Ministry of Game Affairs since 02.01.2019: https://forum.ee2.eu/viewtopic.php?f=58&t=5161
- Department of Propaganda. First Minister: Tojo.
- Department of Mysteries. First Minister: Loewenherz.
- Department of Justice. New Minister: Lukwert.
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE, INCLUDING THE HATERS AND CHEATERS! 2019 WILL BE A FANTASTIC YEAR FOR THOSE NOT SUFFERING FROM DR.MONALISA DERANGEMENT SYNDROME. JUST CALM DOWN AND ENJOY THE RIDE, GREAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING FOR OUR EE2 COMMUNITY!
RT @realDonaldTrump: HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE, INCLUDING THE HATERS AND THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA! 2019 WILL BE A FANTASTIC YEAR FOR THOSE NOT…
The Multiplayer Lobby has been updated (and restarted) to fix a bug where an incorrect profile ID was selected for the rating system update, because nicknames selection was case-insensitive.
Seems like Microsoft FINALLY fixed font substitution / font fallback in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18305 and crown from my nickname ~eW`~>♔Dr.MonaLisa is back :)
The function from Minor Update 156020 (allows observers to send messages and flares to players in game) has been updated to disable this feature for rated (skirmish, tournament) games.
We might open two new Departments at the Ministry of Game Affairs in 2019. No more details at the moment.
Merry Christmas 2018!
Empire Earth II: The Art of Supremacy - Turning Points - "Rorke's Drift - the Zulu" mission. YouTube Gameplay: http://youtu.be/jrFvRzWFI6w?a
I detected a bug where user game settings are reset if last used season is Winter and Christmas Expansion was enabled. It has been fixed and installers re-uploaded. In case you lost settings, please follow: https://www.ee2.eu/help/#lostsettings
Minor Update 157003 for Unofficial Patch 1.5 has been released! Changes list: https://forum.ee2.eu/viewtopic.php?p=24273#p24273
The update improves performance in game. It's recommended to install it.
Empire Earth II - Druids Exploring - Youtube 4K video: http://youtu.be/ziWcbLSgU-w?a
Empire Earth 2 - My First Multiplayer Gameplay in 4K/UHD (3840x2160) screen resolution: http://youtu.be/L8zoOCSDMW8?a
Minor Update 157002 for Unofficial Patch 1.5 has been released! Changes list: https://forum.ee2.eu/viewtopic.php?p=24253#p24253
EE2.eu Server address has changed. It might be needed to clear DNS cache (in case you can't access EE2eu). CMD -> "ipconfig /flushdns". It's caused by the migration at the same provider (I ordered the same service from the Black Friday promo).
A new "EE2eu SERVER Status & Loads" web page has been created. It's available at: https://www.ee2.eu/status
I also fixed website/launcher scripts downtimes everyday at ~00:08, 12:08, 03:08 CET. They were caused by database backups which locked Mysql tables for writing. Since we use InnoDB the lock has been removed and "single-transaction" added. No more lags should be noticeable :)
In last days I have detected some performance problems on the Server, possibly caused by BOTs scanning the forum. It could result in error 500x messages. From now on: forum, website, launcher and local scripts use separated PHP pools to prevent issues in important modules.
MULTIPLAYER: 29-31 October 2018: NATNeg module has been updated. The game should no longer hang for long seconds when joining rooms. Fixed an issue where NAT & MonaNAT® didn't work when joining games from invites. We have temporary enabled a BOT to detect MonaNAT® effectivity
MULTIPLAYER NEWS: We fixed an issue where NAT and MonaNAT® never worked from a game invite acceptation. Huge thanks for help in testing to Tojo and Loewenherz.
MULTIPLAYER NEWS: NATNeg module has been updated. The game should no longer hang for long seconds when joining rooms.
Der kleine Hitler (Empire Earth 2 video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSpPVypV4og