June 12, 2009

Myth II 1.7 Released

Myth II: Soulblighter Version 1.7 Released Along With a New Demo!

After thousands of hours of sweat and blood, Project Magma, a dedicated group of artists, programmers, and gaming fanatics, is pleased to announce the release of patch 1.7 for the game Myth II: Soulblighter. This RTS classic runs faster and smoother than ever, and the gameplay is just as fun and brutal as it has always been!

Myth II Version 1.7 is the latest result of the community-based effort to continue the tradition of improving the game. Myth II runs better than ever with accelerated hardware rendering on both Windows XP and Mac OS X platforms, while keeping support for the hardware it was originally designed for. Overall game responsiveness has been improved, and many old causes of crashing and out-of-sync gameplay have been eliminated. Dozens of annoying bugs and oddities have been fixed, making this update the most stable ever - rendering the Myth experience that much more enjoyable. Among the many new features in this update are support for hi-res quicktime cutscenes, a dialog that locates missing plugins on the tain, a resizeable overhead map, transferable unit trading if a team captain drops, and a new detail texturing system.

Taking full advantage of the new detail texturing system available in Myth II 1.7, Project Magma is proud to present Bungie Map Textures. Bungie Map Textures is an optional add-on plugin featuring detail textures for all the original Myth II solo and multiplayer maps. Experience your favorite levels as never before, in stunning high-fidelity high-resolution 24 bit glory!

With a new patch, a free on-line game server populated by die-hard gamers, and dozens of newly-released mods available for download, there?s still plenty of action left in this classic game. So what are you waiting for? Download the goods and charge into the fray!

Don't own Myth II? Download a free demo of the latest version of this game here!

The Myth II 1.7 Read Me, including the full list of changes can be seen here(PDF).

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