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Grotesque gets a Patch


Montreal, Quebec, Canada– November 24, 2010– Meridian4 ( http://www.meridian4.com) and Headup Games ( http://www.headupgames.com) release a patch for their very successful parody/strategy/RPG title; Grotesque Tactics– Evil Heroes.

The patch (Version addresses issues with the configuration tool, camera angles and more. For a full list of fixes see below.

About Grotesque Tactics Patch

    <*>optimized english language texts <*>trinigy vision engine update to 7.6.24, may improve stability (depends on DirecX SDK February 2010, you may need a local directx update) <*>optional code for positioning hardware cursor (better results on lower framerates) <*>performance improvements in quest- and dialog-system (fixes cyclic fps drops) <*>config tool: added background music <*>config tool: added windowed option <*>config tool: added disable intro-videos option <*>config tool: removed tahoma font dependancy (fixes a crash on some machines) <*>fixed a bug where pressing escape in the option menu the first time would mess up the menu system <*>clamped the mouse speed to 0.1 (thus the cursor does not freeze any more if you set the slider all to the left :) ) <*>more error outputs if the gfx hardware does not meet the requirements <*>charmed chars are auto-uncharmed if game goes into explore mode (fixes misc potential quest deadlocks) <*>camera: iso move speed has been increased <*>camera: height angles have been changed to avoid level collisions <*>necessary release files are now copied into the related MyDocuments folders (write access is required, otherwise an error occurs) <*>alternate improved exception handling with the option to send debug reports anonymously <*>fixed a bug where you could not attack anymore after a levelup <*>fixed a bug where the conversation would not continue if the related partners were out of processing range <*>changed chocochicks fraction to friendly in order to avoid some movement deadlocks <*>changed fraction of three soldiers in riverwind in order to avoid a movement deadlock situation <*>dawnclaude is set to invisible before he joins the party (otherwise it was possible to kill him in advance) <*>fixed a tooltip for dawnclaude not showing up <*>added cheats (tba later)

About Meridian4

Meridian4 is an interactive software publisher located in Montreal, Canada. A publishing company, with new ideas and a different approach to forming partnerships with developers, Meridian 4 aims to actually form a partnership– a true relationship characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility to achieve the best possible performance for developers’ products. For more information, visit http://www.meridian4.com.

About Headup Games

Headup Games publishes high quality PC core games which embody the essential vision of each genre and setting.? Dedicated 100% to the most emotional form of modern media, they aim to satisfy the demands of their target group for the perfect experience by bringing the most entertaining titles to their screens. From gamers for gamers is their primary belief. For more information visit www.headupgames.com.?

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