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4.202 RC1  -> 4.202 RC2 (07/01/2016)

[ ] Compability with future HotA version.
[ ] (HotA, HD+) Minor simultaneous turns fixes
[-] Minor fixes and improvements




4.201 RC10  -> 4.202 RC1 (06/30/2016)

[ ] Compability with future HotA version.
[-] Minor fixes and improvements




4.201 RC9  -> 4.201 RC10 (06/25/2016)

[ ] 32-bit True (stretchable) GDI Graphics mode improved.
[-] Minor fixes




4.201 RC8  -> 4.201 RC9 (06/12/2016)

[-] Fixed bugs of the Recruit All Creatures window.




4.201 RC7  -> 4.201 RC8 (06/11/2016)

[ ] (HotA, HD+) When playing with Simultaneous Turns is now the player can receive the resources from the other, even if it is waiting for its turn.
[ ] (HotA, HD+) Minor simultaneous turns fixes




4.201 RC6  -> 4.201 RC7 (06/01/2016)

[-] Fixed critical bug of the system cursors.
[+] Message Box (text window) maximum size increased.
[+] New Recruit All Creatures window.




4.201 RC5  -> 4.201 RC6 (06/01/2016)

[ ] (HotA, HD+) When playing with Simultaneous Turns is now the player can receive the resources from the other, even if it is in combat or in the hero meeting window.




4.201 RC4  -> 4.201 RC5 (05/31/2016)

[-] (HotA, HD+) Fixed some Simultaneous Turns bugs.
[-] minor fixes.




4.201 RC3  -> 4.201 RC4 (05/24/2016)

[-] Fixed HD+ bug: heroes weren't using spells with auto combat.
[-] (HotA, HD+) Fixed the bug of the quick restart (recreation) of the random map online: computer players settings reset.




4.201 RC2  -> 4.201 RC3 (05/23/2016)

HotA, HD+:
[-] Fixed bugs of the quick restart (recreation) of the random map online.



4.200 RC5  -> 4.201 RC2 (05/18/2016)

HotA, HD+:
[!] Attention! Online multiplayer in HotA with HD+ is available only if all players use version 4.201 RC1 or higher.
[+] Restart (recreation) of the random map in multiplayer in three clicks (without the need to re-connect)
    At the host: System Options - Restart Scenario (or [O] -> [R] -> [ENTER])



4.200 RC4 -> 4.200 RC5 (05/08/2016)

[-] minor fixes.



4.200 RC2 -> 4.200 RC4 (05/06/2016)

[+] fixes and improvements of New Visible Timer.
[!] Attention! Online multiplayer in SoD/Complete with HD+ is available only if all players use version 4.200 RC3 or higher.
[+] New Visible Timer for SoD/Complete!



4.200 RC1 -> 4.200 RC2 (05/01/2016)

[-] minor fixes.



4.100 RC11 -> 4.200 RC1 (05/01/2016)

[-] Fixed bug with "Unable to initialize resources - possible disc problem." message on start.
[ ] RMG Settings Improved.

HotA:
[!] Attention! Online multiplayer in HotA with HD+ is available only if all players use version 4.200 RC1 or higher.
[-] Fixed known Simultaneous Turns bugs.
[+] Simultaneous Turns are available for more than 2 players of any colors!
[+] New Visible Timer!
[ ] Compability with future HotA version.



4.100 RC10 -> 4.100 RC11 (02/25/2016)

[-] HotA: Fixed some Simultaneous Turns bugs.
[-] HotA: Fixed inability to play online multiplayer without Simultaneous Turns
[ ] Compability with future HotA version.



4.100 RC9 -> 4.100 RC10 (02/22/2016)

[!] Attention! Online multiplayer in HotA with HD+ is available only if all players use version 4.100 RC10 or higher

[-] Fixed ability to dismiss the last troop in the Hero Screen.
[-] Fixed wrong spell points count in Info-panel on Adventure Screen.
[-] Fixed ability to manage army of allied town by Info-panel on Adventure Screen.
[-] Fixed original bug (again) : game crash during the Replay Turn, when on the previous day a pink player did not capture any towns during 7 days and got vanquished.
[-] Fixed HD+ bug: heroes weren't using spells with auto combat.
[-] Fixed HD+ bug: second skills of the AI hero not restores if you replay combat.
[-] Fixed some Simultaneous Turns bugs.
[ ] Compability with future HotA version.



4.100 RC8 -> 4.100 RC9 (01/25/2016)

[-] <Sys.ReduceCpuUsage> option renamed to <Sys.CPU.ReduceUsage> and turned off by default.



4.100 RC7 -> 4.100 RC8 (01/22/2016)

[-] Fixed bug with activation of the hero on right in heroes meeting screen.



4.100 RC6 -> 4.100 RC7 (01/20/2016)

[-] Fixed System Cursors bug on Windows Vista or higher.
[-] Fixed idle <Sys.ReduceCpuUsage> option.
[-] minor fixes



4.100 RC5 -> 4.100 RC6 (01/16/2016)

[-] Fixed bug with activation of the hero on right in heroes meeting screen.
[-] Fixed System Cursors bug with artifacts-cursors on some systems (e.g. Linux+Wine).
[ ] HotA: instant interruption of the Simultaneous Turns added when meeting red & blue allied heroes



4.100 RC4 -> 4.100 RC5 (12/31/2015)

[+] Compability with future version of HotA
[-] minor fixes



4.100 RC2 -> 4.100 RC4 (12/24/2015)

[-] Fixed some folders bugs in scenario manager.
[+] Update system improved.



4.100 RC1 -> 4.100 RC2 (12/16/2015)

[-] Fixed some folders bugs in scenario manager



4.0 RC33  -> 4.100 RC1 (12/12/2015)

[!] Attention! Online multiplayer in HotA with HD+ is available only if all players use version 4.100 RC1 or higher
[-] Fixed Critical Simultaneous Turns bug.
[-] Fixed inability to play HoMM3 HD on Exagear on some dvices.
[ ] Characters with ASCII codes 33 - 122 only are available when entering password for protected saved games.
[-] Fixed some folders bugs in scenario manager
[+] All HoMM3 HD features (except HD+ features) are available and turned on by default for WoG 3.58 now.
[+] patcher_x86.dll updated to version 3.0
[ ] Bunch of minor bug fixes and changes for optimization.
[+] Compability with future version of HotA



4.0 RC32  -> 4.0 RC33 (11/20/2015)

[!] Attention! Online multiplayer with HD+ is available only if all players use version 4.0 RC33 or higher
[-] Fixed Simultaneous Turns bug with automatic end of turn if blue was host.
[-] Wrong Simultaneous Turns date in scenario info.
[ ] minor fixes



4.0 RC31  -> 4.0 RC32 (11/18/2015)

[+] patcher_x86.dll updated to version 2.8
[ ] Minor simultaneous turns fixes and optimization



4.0 RC30  -> 4.0 RC31 (11/16/2015)

[-] Fixed simultaneous turns bug with global events multiple activating.
[-] Fixed simultaneous turns bug with new week/month message multiple displaying.
[ ] Minor simultaneous turns fixes and optimization



4.0 RC28  -> 4.0 RC30 (11/12/2015)

[-] Fixed HotA timer bugs.



4.0 RC27  -> 4.0 RC28 (11/12/2015)

[-] Fixed Simultaneous Turns bugs.



4.0 RC20  -> 4.0 RC27 (11/12/2015)

[-] Fixed Simultaneous Turns bugs.
[-] Fixed Replay Opponent Turn bugs.



4.0 RC12  -> 4.0 RC20 (11/09/2015)

[ ] Chess timer minor changes.
[-] Some critical Simultaneous Turns bugs fixes.
[-] Fixed 74+ hours timer bug.



4.0 RC11  -> 4.0 RC12 (11/07/2015)

[+] In 32-bit True (stretchable) GDI mode for Windows Vista or higher System Cursors are scaled with the game now
[+] Additional UltraSaI + Bilinear SharperX2 and xBRZ + Bilinear SharperX2 filters in 32-bit True (stretchable) GDI mode



4.0 RC10  -> 4.0 RC11 (11/06/2015)

[-] Fixed freezes when navigate folders in scenario manager in online multiplayer/
[ ] Improved timer in simultaneous turns



4.0 RC9  -> 4.0 RC10 (11/06/2015)

[-] Fixed Simultaneous Turns bug with blue tavern hero movement points.



4.0 RC8  -> 4.0 RC9 (11/06/2015)

[-] "Replay Opponent Turn" button now always show opponent turn (even if you are waiting for your turn)
[-] "Replay My Turn"  button in quick menu by MMB/[F5] now always show your turn (even if you are waiting for your turn)
[-] Map visability excluded from replaying turn (because of glitches)
[-] Some critical and minor Simultaneous Turns bugs fixes.



4.0 RC7  -> 4.0 RC8 (11/05/2015)

[-] Some Simultaneous Turns bugs fixes.



4.0 RC6  -> 4.0 RC7 (11/04/2015)

[-] Some Simultaneous Turns bugs fixes.



4.0 RC5  -> 4.0 RC6 (11/03/2015)

[-] Fixed some HD_Launcher.exe bugs.



4.0 RC4  -> 4.0 RC5 (11/03/2015)

[-] Minor Simultaneous Turns fixes.



4.0 RC3  -> 4.0 RC4 (11/03/2015)

[-] Fixed folders bugs in scenario manager.
[-] Minor Simultaneous Turns fixes.



3.811 build 5  -> 4.0 RC3 (11/02/2015)

[!] Attention! Online multiplayer with HD+ is available only if all players use version 4.0 or higher
[+] HD+: For HotA only! Simultaneous Turns in online multiplayer.
[-] Fixed folders bugs in scenario manager.
[ ] Stability improved.



3.811 build 3  -> 3.811 build 5 (10/22/2015)

[-] Fixed critical bug when clicking on creature in tactic phase in combat in multiplayer game
[-] Fixed a bug which decreases performance of Scale2x, UltraSaI, xBRZ filters on multicore CPUs.
[ ] In 32-bit True (stretchable) GDI graphics mode filter Bilinear SharperX3 is replaced by Bilinear SharperX2 (M) - faster (on multicore CPUs) version of Bilinear SharperX2
[-] Fixed critical bug when saveing game if map have no name.
[ ] Graphics fixes from Docent Picolan (backpack button and background, heroes meating window background)
[ ] minor fixes



3.811 build 2 -> 3.811 build 3 (09/11/2015)

[-] Fixed critical Scenario Manager Folders bug



3.811 -> 3.811 build 2 (09/10/2015)

[-] Fixed  loading chess timer from games saved with earlier version of HoMM3 HD+
[-] minor fixes



3.810 -> 3.811 (09/10/2015)

[-] Fixed some critical Scenario Manager Folders bugs
[-]Skill list shows correctly in visited university hint (and only with HD+ turned on) now.
[-] minor fixes



3.809 build 2 -> 3.810 (09/09/2015)

[-] Fixed inabilyty to  start scenario  with protected saved games if one of the players has left the game.
[!] Random map name format changed (players names in the order of colors plus date-time in format YYMMDDHHMM).
[+] Navigation thrue folders is available In the Scenario Manager (tweak < UI.Ext.ScenarioMgr.Folders > = 1).
[ ] All day saves (for tournaments) writes in separate folder named as scenario (if < UI.Ext.ScenarioMgr.Folders > = 1).
[ ] minor changes.



3.809 -> 3.809 build 2 (09/03/2015)

[-] Fixed Quick Combat critical bug.
[-] Fixed empty trash files creation in Data folder at start.
[ ] minor fixes



3.808 build 12 -> 3.809 (08/31/2015)

[+] In tactic phase in the battle you can select creature by mouse click .
[+] Town Portal Confirmation Dialog
[ ] minor changes



3.808 build 11 -> 3.808 build 12 (08/25/2015)

[+] minor changes
[ ] patcher_x86.dll updated to version 2.8



3.808 build 10 -> 3.808 build 11 (08/12/2015)

[ ] Some fixes
[ ] patcher_x86.dll updated to version 2.7.1



3.808 build 9 -> 3.808 build 10 (08/03/2015)

[ ] Stability improved (if you not using Scale2x, UltraSaI or xBRZ graphics filters)
[-] Fixed HD+ bug: unability to continue the game with protected saved games of 3 or more human players when  one of the players lose.
[+] patcher_x86.dll updated to version 2.7, what makes HoMM3 HD fully compatible with DEP (Data Execution Prevention)
[+] extended hero information available in the New Scenario window
[-] Fixed HD+ protected saved games bug.
[+] "Install Heroes III: Horn of the Abyss" button added to the Information tab in HD3_Launcher.exe
[-] Some minor changes



3.808 build 8 -> 3.808 build 9 (04/19/2015)

[-] Fixed unability to launch the game with 32-bit True (stretchable) GDI graphics mode on some systems.
[-] Fixed black screen after quitting in main menu from combat with vertical resolution = 600, <HD.UI.DarkTransitions> = 1 and <HD.Misc.CombatMgr.LowLevelQuit> = 1 tweaks
[-] Some minor fixes



3.808 build 7 -> 3.808 build 8 (04/17/2015)

[-] Fixed critical bug with new spell scrolls and HotA in Artifact Merchant Dialog
[-] Some minor fixes



3.808 build 6 -> 3.808 build 7 (03/15/2015)

[-] Some minor fixes



3.808 build 5 -> 3.808 build 6 (03/15/2015)

[-] Optimized and made more stable 32-bit True (stretchable) GDI graphics mode.  Some bugs fixed. Two new filters added.



3.808 build 4 -> 3.808 build 5 (03/13/2015)

[-] Fixed wrong rmg template use.



3.808 build 3 -> 3.808 build 4

[+] Adds a new high level algorithm to jump from the battlefield to the main menu, that  makes game more stable.



3.808 build 2 -> 3.808 build 3

[-] Fixed critical memory leaking in 32-bit True graphics modes (much more stability now).



3.808 -> 3.808 build 2

[!] HD+: network game is available if all players use HoMM3 HD 3.808 or later
[-] Fixed spontaneous switching PvP Neutral Combat option.



3.807 -> 3.808

[+] autodetection of the English SoD 3.0 added
[+] skill list shows in visited university hint
[  ] game appearance changed with ????x600 screen resolutions (brown sidebars)
[-] Fixed critical bug with new spell scrolls in artifact merchant in HotA
[+] highly optimized file system core of hte HoMM3 HD, thats highly speed up game in some actions (e.g.  opening scenario manager window). Known speed glitches in Exagear (tool for launching Heroes 3 on Android) are gone.
[!] unknown version of the Heroes 3 detects as SoD now (detected WoG before)
[-] Fixed bug. Chess timer stops in combat with human in garrisons and mines now.
[+] new optional multiplayer mode - PvP Neutral Combat. Opponent controls neutral armies at this mode.
[+] some HD3_Launcher.exe fixes and improvements.
[+] 32-bit True graphics modes were optimized: more perfomance and stability.
[+] more compability with Era (with Battle Heroes mod).
[+] some minor fixes and improvements
[+] Added new high quality resize filters (UltraSaI, xBRZ) to 32-bit True (strwtchable) GDI graphics mode. New filters need a fast multi-core CPU. <Graphics.Nx.Threads> tweak defines how many cores (logical CPUs) will be used in new filters.



3.806 -> 3.807 (12/04/2014)

[-] Fixed  HD+ bug : there was a chance of failure to save password in passwords.txt for joined player
[-] Fixed crash in backpack window opened from hero meeting window at vertical resolution lower than 608

[+] Extended Hero, Hero meeting, Town and Adventure windows with quick army/artifact management are fully available for TE/ERA/WT now
(Turned Off by default. To turn on need these records in Tweaks tab in Launcher: <UI.Ext.AdvMgr> = 1 , 1 , 1 <UI.Ext.HeroDlg> = 1 <UI.Ext.SwapMgr> = 2 <UI.Ext.TownMgr> = 1 , 1)



3.805 -> 3.806 (12/01/2014)

[-] Fixed not working tournament saver
[+] Added "Save all days (for tournaments)" chekbox to the Main settings tab in Launcher.
[ ] Some minor fixes.



3.804 -> 3.805 (11/30/2014)

[!] Attention: all settings will be reset after update!
[+] New spell scrolls (with spell icons) in message box when these are taken from the defeated hero.
[+] It's now possible to open the hero window by clicking on the portrait in the level up window.
[+] SuperFix_Common pack was integrated into the HoMM3 HD base files (available only when you install the full version; <Fix.Cosmetic> tweak).
[+] 45 new tweaks (especially it's actual for WoG/Era).
[-] Fixed map grid in Wog/Era.
[-] Fixed cursor change disabling via ERM in Era.

[-] Fixed HD3_Launcher.exe appearance with desktop DPI greater then 96.
[+] Added a text search in Tweaks tab in HD3_Launcher.exe.

[ ] Some minor fixes and improvements.



3.803 -> 3.804 (11/22/2014)

[+] Spell scrolls are displayed with spells  icons now (<UI.SpellScroll.Extended> tweak)
[-] Fixed 32-bit MMX (stretchable) bug.
[ ] Some bug fixes and optimization in HD3_Launcher.exe.
[ ] Some minor fixes.



3.802 -> 3.803 (11/17/2014)

[-] Some fixes in HD3_Launcher.exe



3.801 -> 3.802 (11/15/2014)

[-] Fixed: Game instability*
[*] 3.716 HD internal structure was returned (there is 15 tweaks now again)
[-] Some fixes in HD3_Launcher.exe



3.800 -> 3.801 (11/14/2014)

[-] Fixed bug: not working HD-shortcut.
[-] HD3_Launcher.exe works on Windows XP and Windows 8 now.



3.716 -> 3.800 (11/13/2014)

 [-] Fixed: Errors and crashes occurs if more than one instance  of the game  from the same folder is running.
 [-] HD+ bug fixed: hero could not learn spells with Eagle Eye.
 [-] HD+ bug fixed: Gold paid for surrender is not returns if replay battle.
 [-] Fixed: not working Restart button in campaign scenario information window.
 [+] improved AutofixMap functionality: prevents replacing hero current army  with starting army.
 [-] Wog/ERA bug fixed: artifacts are not displayed as cursors in 32-bit True color modes with SystemCursors option turned on.
 [-] Wog/ERA bug fixed: Game crash occurs after right click on artifact in message box.
 [ ] Plugins and ini-files loading order changed (logical error fixed).
 
 [+] New launcher with Unicode text.
 [!] Every type of HoMM3 (SoD/HotA/ERA/...) have own settings (ini-file) now.
 [+] Update system improved.
 [+] More tweaks are available now (85 instead 15).
 [ ] some minor fixes and improvements





3.715 -> 3.716 (06/23/2014)

 [+] changed positions of information panels and windows in the battle.
 [ ] some minor fixes




3.714 -> 3.715 (06/22/2014)
 
 [-] Fixed artifact merchants bug (were possible glitches and crashes when operating with misc 5 slot )




3.713 -> 3.714 (06/22/2014)
 
 [+] Any (critical in the original) error while generating a random map allow you to restart RMG  with no crashes now.
 [+] New solution of the problem with loading incompatible binkw32.dll (previous solutions were ineffective).
 [+] middle mouse button (or [F5] key) opens system menu in the main menu.
 [ ] minor optimization




3.712 -> 3.713 (06/20/2014)
 
 [-] Fixed not working update service.

 [+] Checking for update at start of the game runs in parallel thread. So there is no delay at start.
 [+] Some other improvements of the update service
 [-] Fixed a SoD bug in town screen: game crashes when you change town if army split button activated.
 [-] Fixed incorrect icons of towns without fort in new Town Portal window.
 [+] French language added to HD3_Launcher.exe
 [ ] some minor fixes and improvements




3.711 -> 3.712 (06/01/2014)

 [-] original bug: wrong icons (Wight - Wraith, Orc Tower - Wolf Pen, Hell Hole - Fire Lake)
 [-] misplaced grid on the map
 [-] AI heroes aggression bug in Russian versions of the Game
 [-] 32-bit MMX (stretchable) color mode bugs: Windows color Scheme changing, drawing errors.
 [ ] some minor fixes



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