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Dungeon Keeper Fan Expansion

KeeperFX is an extensive mod for Dungeon Keeper.

It is written by fans and not supported by original developer.
It requires some of original Dungeon Keeper data, but many files
are also modified or remade.

Installation of KeeperFX CCP:

You need original Dungeon Keeper CD (or CD image) to perform
complete installation.

Please note that there are two types of releases: complete
version and patch. You need a complete version to play the game;
a patch is only an additional feature, which you can use by
overwriting some files from complete version with new ones.
Even with complete version, you still need original Dungeon
Keeper CD to prepare the game for playing.

To install KeeperFX CCP, you have to unpack the archive to
your desired target location, and then run "launcher.exe".
The Launcher utility will allow you to select source folder
from which original DK files will be taken. To select the
"keeper" folder and start copying files, press "Install" button.

You must select the "keeper" folder from the CD content list.
Selecting root folder of your CD, or selecting installation
folder on disk, won't be enough.

If you wish to change language, click "Settings" in the launcher
and select it from list. Remember to save your changes. You may
also edit "keeperfx.cfg" by hand, using text editor.

Press the correct button inside Launcher to start the game.
For information about running the game executable directly,
see 'running KeeperFX' section. If something doesn't work,
see the 'troubleshooting' section.

Supported DK releases to install from:

Here you can find a list of releases which you can use to get
files required by KeeperFX:
- Dungeon Keeper, english release
- Dungeon Keeper, multilingual release
- Dungeon Keeper Gold, english release
- Dungeon Keeper Gold, multilingual release
- Dungeon Keeper from (the CD image "game.gog")
Remember that KeeperFX needs the original CD, or mounted
CD image. The files installed on disk by original DK setup
are not enough. Also, you must select the "keeper" folder from
the CD content list. Selecting root folder of your CD, or
selecting installation folder on disk, won't be enough.

Available languages:

The following languages are currently functional:
The following languages are partially functional:
Note that some campaigns may not support your language.
In this case, default language will be used inside this

Available screen resolutions:

To change available screen modes, edit "keeperfx.cfg".
Screen mode can be in a form WIDTHxHEIGHTxBPP which defines
 fullscreen mode, or WIDTHxHEIGHTwBPP, which defines windowed
 mode. When defining windowed mode, the BPP should be equal to
 the colour depth on your desktop. It is not recommended to
 mix fullscreen and windowed modes in one config file. 
There are two lines which define resolutions: 'FRONTEND_RES='
 should have exactly 3 parameters and is used in the menu,
 while 'INGAME_RES=' can have 1-5 parameters, which define
 list of resolutions to switch between in the actual game.
Most stable modes are 640x400 and 640x480. Higher resolutions
 may be sometimes unstable, especially in possession.

Running KeeperFX:

To start the game, run "keeperfx.exe". If you want to report
any errors you encounter, you may run "keeperfx_hvlog.exe"
instead. This will run a "heavylog version", which writes a lot
of information into "keeperfx.log". In case of the game hanging
on suddenly disappearing, you may send a last few lines of the
generated LOG to the author with your description of the bug.

Note that "keeperfx_hvlog.exe" requires a lot more CPU than
standard version, and may be slow even on new computers.
Also, the generated LOG file may be very large, and after
a few hours of play it will have several hundreds megabytes.
This is why you should use standard "keeperfx.exe" if you're
not planning reporting any errors.

Both versions will recognize all command line options described

Command line options:

  The intro sequence won't play at startup.
  The CD Sound tracks won't play.
  Allows playing multiplayer maps in skirmish mode.
  This is normally ON, so the option has no effect.
-nosound or -s
  Disables all the sounds.
-fps <num>
  Changes the game speed; default <num> is 20.
  Disable the AWE32/64 SoundFonts (.SBK files).
  Used to show the 'JLW' easter egg. And not only that.
-level <num>
  Brings you directly to level number <num>.
  After the level is finished, quits the game.
  Note that level number must be 1..65534.
-human <num>
  Changes human player to <num>. This option will
  work properly only in skirmish mode. Single player
  levels must be specially designed for this option
  to work. Also, the selected player must have
  heart on the map.
  Works like '-level 1'.
  I assume it converts the columns data. Watch out with
  this one or you may be unable to play the game again.
  Same thing, but for lights.
  Smoothes the 3D view using 1-pixel bilinear blur.
  This consumes more CPU, and the effect is merely visible,
  so blurring is disabled by default.
-ppropoly <mode>
  Allows to control "pentium pro polygon rendering". Default
  value is 0, which means the game will detect if the CPU is
  modern enough and enable advanced rendering based on that.
  For processors below Pentium Pro (today such CPU would be
  ancient) the game disables advanced polygon lightning
  computing. Setting <mode> to 1 will make sure the advanced
  rendering is always enabled, and setting it to 2 disables
  Pentium Pro polygons regardless of the CPU.
  Uses alternate mouse input method. This changes the way of
  computing mouse position; with this option, position is not
  reset to screen center every time movement is detected.
  May be helpful if original method isn't working right
  (ie. mouse stops).
-packetsave <filename>
  Writes a packet file (replay file) when playing.
  After using this option, you must start a new level
  (or use '-level' parameter). Saved replay will work
  properly as long as you won't change any of the game
  files. Even a minor change in map or configuration
  may make the replay invalid.
-packetload <filename>
  Loads a previously created packet file. Starts the
  level for which packet file was created, and continues
  the gameplay. You may exit this mode by pressing
  Alt+X, or take over the control by pressing ALT+T.
  Note that this option is experimental, and packet files
  may sometimes not work as intended.


Q: When I click "Install" and select my CD-ROM where original DK
    is, the game tells there are no required files.
A: You need to select "KEEPER" folder on the CD-ROM, not the
    whole CD.

Q: When I click "Install", select "KEEPER" folder, then I click
    that I want to copy files - the loader shows "Access denied"
    error message.
A: In that case, you have to run "loader.exe" with administrative
    privileges. Another solution is to give all users write access
    to the folder where KeeperFX is, and its sub-folders.

Q: Colors are changed in menu or during gameplay,
    but no problem is mentioned in "keeperfx.log".
A: Try using different color modes  in KEEPERFX.CFG. For example,
    you could try 24-bit or 32-bit colour (ie. 640x480x24).
    It is best to use the same colour mode for all resolutions.

Q: Intro doesn't play. LOG file says:
     Error: setup_game: Can't enter movies screen mode to play intro
A: The problem is that your drivers can't support 320x200 mode.
   Change the resolution config lines in KEEPERFX.CFG
    into those written in next answer.

Q: The game is pixelated/works in low resolution mode only.
   Can I make it work in higher resolutions?
A: To switch resolutions during the game, press Alt+R.
   If the screen blanks, but resolution doesn't change,
   then the video mode used for higher resolution is probably
   not supported by your video card/driver. In that case,
   change the resolution config line in KEEPERFX.CFG into:
   You may also try other resolutions, but those over 640x480
   may be unstable.

Q: Game stops when loading a map. LOG file says:
     Error: setup_screen_mode: Unable to setup screen resolution
            640x400x8 (mode 10) 
A: The problem is that your drivers can't support 640x400 mode.
   Change the resolution config lines in KEEPERFX.CFG into:
  FRONTEND_RES=640x480x32 640x480x32 640x480x32

Q: The game doesn't run. LOG file says:
     Error: setup_strings_data: Strings file couldn't be loaded
            or is too small
A: Check if there's a language file in 'FXDATA' folder for the
   language which you've selected in KEEPERFX.CFG.

Q: The game starts up to main menu, but when I try to load a level,
   it exits back to desktop.
A: There may be many reasons for that. Try checking your LOG file.
   Also, try adding keeperfx.exe and keeperfx_hvlog.exe to DEP list
   in Windows - that's the solution to most common problem.
   DEP is a Data Execution prevention mechanism; search the net
   for details about it.

Q: Mouse stops/teleports/moves incorrectly during the game.
A: Try the '-altinput' command line switch. If the mouse moves too
   fast or too slow, try changing "POINTER_SENSITIVITY" option
   in "keeperfx.cfg"

Q: I get a message 'Cannot initialize' when I try to enter network game.
A: KeeperFX does not support serial cable, modem and IPX multiplayer.
   Use standard, retail version of DK if you wish to play serial or
   modem game. Use standard DK with IPX fix (or DK Gold) if you wish
   to play IPX game. KeeperFX supports only TCP/IP protocol. 

Q: I'm having problems with TCP/IP multiplayer.
A: See 'tcp_readme.txt' for more information about multiplayer.

Q: There are no special eye effects when I possess Beetle, Fly,
    Dragon, Tentacle etc.!
A: Lens effect only work if the game detects over 16MB RAM.
   Also, make sure that "fxdata/lenses.cfg" is present and not damaged.

Q: After some time of gameplay, many in-game elements stops working.
    Creature spells and some keeper spells (ie. Create Imp spell) ain't
    working. Same with placing traps/doors, and creating gold piles.
A: The game has a limit for amount of 'things' - these 'things' are
    all the objects that generate sprites (graphic representations as
    an image). They are limited to 2047, and if all slots are taken,
    it's no longer possible to create spell shots, gold piles or doors.
    Creatures have additional limit - even if there are still free
    'thing' slots, they are limited to 255.

Q: What's the difference between 'keeperfx.exe' and 'keeperfx_hvlog.exe'?
A: These files are identical except of one thing: 'keeperfx_hvlog.exe'
    writes A LOT of messages into 'keeperfx.log', allowing to trace
    any bugs and problems during the game. Because of the amount of data
    being written, the heavylog version, 'keeperfx_hvlog.exe', is a few
    times slower than standard version, 'keeperfx.exe'. If you're
    not planning to report any bugs, you should use 'keeperfx.exe'.

Q: I've found a cheat menu, but it doesn't work!
A: The three cheat menus are only partially functional.

Reporting a bug:

If you've found a bug in the game, you may report it to KeeperFX developers.
But you will have to to do some tests to gather as much information as
possible about the problem.

First, if the game crashed, try looking into 'keeperfx.log'. If there are
error messages in it, it's possible that you haven't properly installed or
configured KeeperFX. In this case, check the 'Troubleshooting' section for
description of your problem. Note that running the game again will overwrite
the LOG file, so if you want to keep it, you'll have to make a copy.

Second step is to try reproducing the error, and generate more detailed log.
Run 'keeperfx_hvlog.exe' and play the level again, doing similar things you did
first time, to check if it crashes. If you can't reproduce the error, there is
still a chance that the LOG file from first crash is enough to locate the
problem - so post the copy you've made on issue tracker, with your description
of the problem, and information that you couldn't reproduce it.

If you was able to reproduce the error, then post detailed description of how
to do it on the issue tracker. Remember to include LOG file created by
'heavylog' version of KeeperFX. Note that the log file will be huge - you
shouldn't attach it directly. Instead, you can compress it, or just paste
a few (ie. 20) lines from its beginning and its end. Remember to include first
and last line of the LOG - these are crucial, and doing it incorrectly would
mislead the developers.
If it is possible to reproduce the error by loading specific saved game and
doing a few simple actions, then attach the saved game to your report. You can
recognize file which contains specific saved game by number in filename, which
is always equal po position of the saved game slot in 'load' menu.

Config file details:

  Allows you to select front-end resolution (used inside
   menu and for playing movies, but not in actual game)
  FRONTEND_RES=<failsafe mode> <movies mode> <menu mode>

  Allows you to select up to five in-game resolutions.
  Resolution has the form of WIDTHxHEIGHTxBPP.
  Standard modes are: 320x200x8, 320x240x8, 512x384x8,
   640x400x8, 640x480x8, 800x600x8, 1024x768x8.
  Different modes (ie. widescreen, higher res or
   higher BPP) may be used too, if only they are
   supported by your graphics card and video driver.
  You can switch between those resolutions during the
   gameplay by pressing Alt+R. Modes over 640x480 are
   experimental, and not completely stable.
  INGAME_RES=<mode1> <mode2> <mode3> ....

  Selects the format in which screenshots will be written.
    You can choose between BMP and HSI bitmap format.

  This option is used to select language file, used for
  displaying texts. It also changes language in mentor
  speeches. Note that if the specific campaign doesn't
  have support for your language, the default language
  will be used.

  Allows you to adjust the speed of mouse movement.
  Use this option only if you have serious issues with
  moving your mouse, or if the speed inside KeeperFX is
  completely different to the one in your OS. On most
  problems, you should change mouse speed in your OS
  preferences instead of changing this option. 
New in-game commands:

 Record a movie
  To record a FLC movie, press Shift+M during the game.
  A text "REC" will appear to inform you that recording
  is on (the text will not be visible in recorded movie).
  Note that only video is recorded, no sound. The movie
  will be placed in 'SCRSHOTS' folder; you may play it
  with "mplayer" or its clones. Note that the generated
  file may be large.

 Make a screenshot
  Use the Shift+C keys to make screenshot. The image may
  be written in 'mhwanh' HSI/RAW format, or Windows BMP
  format. Format is chosen in KEEPERFX.CFG, 'SCREENSHOT='
  option, which may be set to 'HSI' or 'BMP'.

 Make and replay packet file
  These functions can be only enabled by command line
  parameters. You can make a packet file which contains
  the replay with '-packetsave' command, and then play it
  with '-packetload'. When in the replay, you may always
  take over control by pressing Alt+T, or exit with Alt+X.

 Release speed mode
  This mode is also available in original DK, but here it's
  a bit enhanced. Normally, the engine limits amount of
  game turns per second. This function allows to stop
  controlling speed - the game will work at its maximum speed,
  which highly depends on your computer hardware.
  To enter released speed mode, press Ctrl+'+' from numpad
  section of your keyboard. Pressing it more than once will
  increase frameskip - some of the frames will not be drawn,
  which will result in even greater increase in speed.
  To cancel the effect, press Ctrl+'-' as many times as you
  pressed Ctrl+'+' before.

New and modified level script commands:

  Allows to add some off-map gold as a reward to a player.
  Sets time to be displayed on "bonus timer" - on-screen
  time field, used mostly for bonus levels.
  Like in original DK, this command accepts one parameter
  - number of game turns to start the countdown from.
  But now this command can be used to show bonus timer in
  any level. Setting game turns to 0 will hide the timer.
  Example: BONUS_LEVEL_TIME(12000)
  The 2nd parameter can now have the following values:
  - 'PLAYERx' - zoom to player's dungeon heart
  - positive integer - zoom to Action Point of given number
  - negative integer - zoom to Hero Gate of given number
  - 'ALL_PLAYERS' - zoom button will be inactive
  Lets the game know if the level was designed specially for
  KeeperFX. To use new script commands, you must start the
  script with LEVEL_VERSION(1). Without it, the new commands
  will not work properly.
  Allows to play any SOUND or SPEECH from the game.
  These works same as in Deeper Dungeons, but allows message
  length up to 1024 characters. There are 50 quick message
  Same as in DD, but allows longer messages and more control
  over zoom button (like in DISPLAY_OBJECTIVE).
  Accepts additional XY coordinates of the zoom place.
  Allows to set tendencies: IMPRISON and FLEE, for a player's
  Note that a player must have prison when IMPRISON command
  is trigered; otherwise it won't make any change.
  Replacements for SET_CREATURE_FEAR. The value taken by this
  function is a percentage (0..100) and defines health drop
  required for the creature to escape from combat. A special
  value of 101 makes creature avoid any combat other than with
  one creature of the same kind.
  Allows to define how many times stronger the enemy has to be
  for our creature to escape from combat. The value is in %.
  Reveals rectangular map area for given player. Requires
  coordinates of area center point, and rectangle dimensions.
  Numbers are scaled in subtiles (range is 1..254).
  Example: REVEAL_MAP_RECT(PLAYER0,132,96,13,11)
  Reveals square area of subtiles around given location.
  Location meaning is identical to the one in DISPLAY_OBJECTIVE.
  For example, to reveal Hero Gate no.1:
  Changes amount of research points needed to discover an item
  in library. It doesn't affect research order, only amount
  of points. If the item never was in research list, it's added
  When this command is first called, the research list for
  specified players is cleared. Using it you may create
  a research list from beginning. Note that if you won't place
  an item on the list, it will not be possible to research it.
  So if you're using this command, you must add all items
  available on the level to the research list. Example:
   [...] - more RESEARCH_ORDER commands should follow.
  It's not a command, but may be used instead of most parameters.
  If used instead of a number, then should look like:
  but may also be used instead of any other value. Examples:
  Note that when used instead of player name, RANDOM may return
  ALL_PLAYERS. Also, the command shouldn't be used in multiplayer
  maps, as it will lead to synchronization problems.
  Value represented by RANDOM is selected at start of a map,
  and never changes during the gameplay.


Version: 0.42
  Launcher updated with additional options
  More graphics data files are created from PNGs
  Made Slap spell do be added to a player by default
  Created new options for preserving classic bugs
  Fixed invisible mouse cursor when leaving multiplayer game
  Fixed fading while traveling through the menu
  Fixed error in defensive spells code
  Also increased WIND instance reload time
  Rewritten creature hatchery search while hungry
  Improved accuracy of angle-to-position calculation
  Unified computing whether a thing can be affected by a creature spell
  Rewritten the Destroy Walls spell
  Removed the possibility of ice explosion death for creatures which do not bleed
  Added more config options in rules file
  Improved adding re-arm tasks to imp queue
  Rewritten engine perspective rotation
  Retwritten movement while working in temple
  Rewritten some data structures related to possession swipe effects
  Fixed not allowing 2 trap boxes on same subtile
  Increased the push effect caused by explosion
  Reduced explosion range for friendly creatures to 1/3 of normal range
  Rewritten spell casting from within battles list message
  Rewritten and unified magic cast checking
  Moved some job properties to config files
  Rewritten footstep sounds playing
  Rewritten functions which draw scaled sprites
  Rewritten some of checking for imp jobs
  Fixed and re-enabled the new pathfinding code
  Rewritten some imps tasks which make use of pathfinding routines

Version: 0.41
  Updates to land view screen
  Integrated Post Undead Keeper campaign
  Integrated Conquest of the Arctic campaign
  Fixed a problem with making non-existing player an ally
  Improved line of sight computing
  Many updates to digger tasks code
  Remade magic maintenance
  Introduced a new way of determining where a spell can be casted
  Hero player isn't allowed to be set up as computer player
  Integrated Undead Keeper campaign
  Remade dungeon heart fight selection
  Fixed the problem with computer player placing traps at invalid places
  Rewritten displaying the heart flower and anger level above a creature
  Rewritten a part of computer player tasks code
  Fixed the definition of keeping creature in enemy custody
  Any player now automatically drops all things in hand while his heart is exploding.
  Fixed issues with spell being in Library at start of a level
  Rewritten lot of code around room maintenance
  Introduced tools which allow to easily create land views from PNG files (Png2bestPal,PngPal2raw)
  Introduced tools to translate campaigns with use of .po/.pot files (Po2ngdat)
  Prepared .po/.pot files for all the campaigns which have national messages
  Rewritten and modified some lightning-related routines
  Rewritten the function which computes amount of hate computer player has towards other players
  Rewritten large part of scavenging code
  Rewritten some code related to needs of creatures
  Moved some of room and slab properties into terrain config file
  Rewritten line of sight computation
  Some modifications to fighting doors
  Rewritten part of color tables generation
  Rewritten part of temple summoning code
  Rewritten and unified the way of searching for things around given coordinates
  Fixed playing level intro/victory speech multiple times
  Creatures are now picked by level only with CTRL, and normally they're picked unordered
  Rewritten hero tunnelling code
  Statistics screen will now show asian languages correctly
  Fixed error with invalid screen showing after playing some of DD levels
  Association between lair object and creature is now moved to config file
  Added new creature properties
  Rewritten dropping creature from hand
  Improved config files for objects and for magic
  Updated clipping of map coordinates
  Rewritten the function which handles trap update
  Updated functions used for updating positions of things
  Rewritten putting traps by computer player
  Rewritten the function used for claiming enemy rooms
  Improved WOP trap to use the same explosion routine as WOP spell
  Prepared a mechanism to preserve some of classic DK bugs
  Replaced fear computation algorithm, introduced 3 factors related to fear
  Rewritten a lair creation routine
  Rewritten the research process routine
  Rewritten and improved large part of battle mechanics.
  Fixed problem with line pitch setting for some rare video modes
  Rewritten a few routines related to gold gathering
  Integrated The Destiny of Ninja campaign
  Fixed truncated water drip effect
  Fixed multiplayer landview to use ENSIGN_ZOOM
  Fixed one of rendering routines to be more stable in high resolutions
  Rewritten spawning heroes
  Fixed error with drawing creature who is being sacrificed
  Fixed max zoom problem in very high resolutions
  Rewritten the keeper sprite drawing function
  Rewritten creation of shot hit effects
Version: 0.40a
  Renamed 'debug version' to 'heavylog version'
  Allowed making 'debug' version which is really with debug info

Version: 0.40
  Prepared game launcher with installation function
  Updated some internal mechanisms, ie. columns finding
  Made small revolution in the zooming system
  Rewritten the green/red cube (map volume box) drawing
  Fixed engine window center to be on screen center
  Introduced new config file - creature states config
  Improved room efficiency calculation
  Rewritten a few more routines related to workshop
  Fixed the sound emitter cleanup code
  Rewritten revealing map due to torture
Version: 0.39a
  Updated compound eye effect for high resolution
  Fixed the problem with Dungeon Heart background sound
  Updated reading keyboard in front view, also named some constants
  Fixed creature death kind "ice explosion" when creature is frozen
  Fixed shadows and lights affecting things
  Fixed distance computing required for certain shots to hit target
  Fixed imps to continue their jobs after they finish a part of it

Version: 0.39
  Fixed the v0.38c bug with freeze on computer digging for gold
  Updated frontend menus code, some changes in network related menus
  Updated creature statistics in Ancient Keeper
  Disabled another pathfinding routine
  Rewritten picking up trap box to fill trap
  Rewritten routine which draws things on the parchment map screen
  Added zombie players; uninitialized players are initied as zombies
  Rewritten dead bodies rotting code
  Rewritten searching for dead bodies by imps

Version: 0.38c
  Fixed the v0.38b bug with computer keeper not digging for gold
  Rewritten some of imps and workshop related code
  Rewritten some of imp tasks code and gold counter

Version: 0.38b
  Updated scripts for some maps 
  Fixed killing a creature which has an armour spell casted on
  Improved some debugging messages
  Rewritten some of entrance generation code
  Fixed bug in hero attacking creature code
  Fixed losing things due to lights overflow
  Rewritten shot reaching its target
  Added boulder immunity to creature config files

Version: 0.38a
  Added mouse sensitivity modification option
  Fixed crash on invalid movies video mode
  Fixed problem with creatures standing next to lair
  Fixed error in the new rooms merging algorithm
  Linked with MinGW libraries as static
  Fixed problem with no price when selling traps
  Changed tunneler "relax" sprite to the one with sleeping

Version: 0.38
  Switched video support library to SDL
  Fixed duplicates level when using Multiply special
  Created some 64-bit math, similarly to original code
  New pathfinding code has been disabled (needs debugging)
  Dutch land introductions were added to 3 campaigns
  New graphic modes - any colour depth is now supported
  New graphic modes - windowed mode is now supported
  Rewritten more of creature state machine
  Added more options to CFG files
  Experimental TCP/IP multiplayer support

Version: 0.37c
  Fixed dungeon heart blinking if under mouse
  It is now easier to target a creature for pick up
  Fixed disappearing in-game speeches
  Computer player config is reloaded on saved game loading
  Fixed possible hang when computer player moves creatures
  Added new creature property, "NEVER_CHICKENS"
  Rewritten more of pathfinding
  Rewritten creature training code
  Renamed and rescaled "PartnerTraining" (was "RealTraining")
  Fixed linked list storing creatures who work in a room
  Updated room selling code

Version: 0.37b
  Fixed crash on freeing swipe sprites at end of mission
  Fixed SEEK_THE_ENEMY job (Hellhound)
  Fixed crash when zooming in isometric (non rotable) view
  Fixed Imps aimless walking around bug
  Fixed invalid celebration sprite bug
  Video modes in config file are no longer pre-defined 

Version: 0.37a
  Fixed gems appearance bug
  Fixed selling bug
  Fixed per-campaign creatures config bug

Version: 0.37
  Rewritten computer tasks list
  Added palette stealing protection to video driver
  Rewritten some of creature fighting code
  Rewritten enemy seeking code for heroes
  Fixed green volume box height in clueo (low walls) mode
  Rewritten gold stealing code
  Remade some creature spells code
  Remade some of imps AI code
  Remade and fixed some of Ariadne pathfinding system
  Campaign list is now sorted
  Imp tasks selection rewritten
  Creature sprite indexes are now in .CFG files
  Campaigns can now have their own creature config files

Version: 0.36
  Rewritten some of room sound playing
  Modified saved games format (old saves won't work anymore)
  Saved game can now be loaded even if loading campaign file fails
  Improved handling of player index errors
  Improved BONUS_LEVEL_TIME() script command
  Remade part of creature states system

Version: 0.35
  Rewritten shot throwing code (for both melee combat and spells)
  Rewritten some of Dungeon Heart behaviour
  Programming IDE switched to Eclipse for C++
  New Makefile and project structure - easier to recompile
  Rewritten and fixed Word of Power damage code
  Rewritten missing function for new way of storing bonus levels
  Rewritten more of eye lenses code, updated lenses config file
  Eye lenses now supported in all resolutions
  Rewritten part of scavenging code
  Rewritten part of the polygon rendering code

Version: 0.34
  Some fixups in CPU Identification code
  Fixed Imps sacrifice code
  Text drawing functions remade
  Fixed CTRL+Arrows keys support
  Fixed transfer creature bug
  New way of storing bonus levels availability
  Fixed spell cursors when playing player > 0
  Fixed sacrifices when playing player > 0
  Asian languages support reached alpha stage
  Shift+M key now works in high scores screen
  Fixed incorrect memory write on creature suicide

Version: 0.33
  Rewritten creature killing code
  Improved creature config files
  Tooltip drawing code improved
  Remade another part of network support
  Improved logging system
  Creature states are now defined outside DLL
  Fixed checking for gold bug (gold digging by computer)
  Changed Video and Mouse driver - EXPERIMENTAL
  Added '-altinput' command line parameter
  Rewritten digging and claiming effects
  Rewritten part of imp tasks management
  Rewritten and extended creature sacrifice recipes
  Censorship no longer bounded to german language

Version: 0.32
  Added CPU identification
  Rewritten part of spell casting code
  Rewritten some of 'Transfer creature' code
  Rewritten some possession-related code
  RANDOM can now be used instead of most values in script
  Remade part of 'player instances' code
  More cheat options, like 'Everything is free', now works
  Created .LOF Level Overview Files, levels.txt no longer used
  Started replacing network support

Version: 0.31
  Fixed disappearing creatures in zoom box
  Updated zoom level for various resolutions
  Rewritten even more of Hand Of Evil support
  Rewritten heap support for sound and speech samples
  Replaced CREATURE.TXT with multiple .CFG files.
  Rewritten network GUI functions
  Changed RESEARCH and added RESEARCH_ORDER commands

Version: 0.30
  Fixed Hand Of Evil support code
  Added range to 'REVEAL_MAP_LOCATION'
  Campaign files improved (file locations, options)
  Some more unification in accessing array elements
  Rewritten some network support functions
  Rewritten credits screen, added credits file

Version: 0.29
  Added new script command, 'REVEAL_MAP_RECT'
  Added new script command, 'REVEAL_MAP_LOCATION'
  Hand of Evil code has been rewritten
  Fixed memory leak in keeper AI module
  Fixed problem with 'IF_AVAILABLE' command
  Added support of multiple campaigns (not tested)

Version: 0.28b
  Rewritten more of script support, warnings added
  Added new script command, 'PLAY_MESSAGE'
  Added new script command, 'ADD_GOLD_TO_PLAYER'
  Added new script command, 'SET_CREATURE_TENDENCIES'
  Finished work on QUICK_* script commands support
  Fixed spells visibility in zoom box of map view
  DISPLAY_INFORMATION now requires two parameters (added zoom location)
  QUICK_INFORMATION now requires three parameters (added zoom location)
  When selling multiple traps on same tile, total cost is displayed
  Text file is now selected based on language setting in "keeperfx.cfg"
  Fixed room selling (v0.28a)
  Fixed wage and luck value displayed in creature info panel (v0.28a)
  Fixed typing mistake in hero party objectives (v0.28b)
  Fixed ALL_DUNGEONS_DESTROYED implementation error (v0.28b)

Version: 0.27a
  Rewritten most of the world view screen
  Allowed map numbers over 255
  Fixed mistake in function create_room
  All levels are available when whole campaign is passed
  Campaign configuration file improved
  LIF files support adopted from Deeper Dungeons
  Free level selection screen adopted from Deeper Dungeons
  New High Scores support code
  Strings (text.dat) replaced with those from DD (dd1text.dat)
  Script command QUICK_OBJECTIVE is now supported
  Compiled under new MinGW environment
  Some functions of Cheat Mode are now functional
  Continue file creation code unified and improved
  Started work on support of QUICK_INFORMATION command
  Fixed mistake in trap manufacture code (v0.27a)

Version: 0.26
  Rewritten minimap control code, fixed for 640x480
  Smarter WLB flags regeneration
  Rewritten part of 'player instances' code
  Better memory cleaning after a level is finished
  Bonus levels are preserved in 'Continue game'
  Transferred creature is preserved (for one use only)
  Fixed disappearing menu content problem
  Fixed ending statistics when finishing loaded game
  Computer player config file created

Version: 0.25
  Fixed information button blinking
  Rewritten part of the rendering engine
  Fixed mouse cursor shift and scrolling at 640x480
  Added options to save and load replay (packet file)
  Alt+X can now be used to quit the game
  Files created by the game are no longer read-only
  Rewritten loading of map files

Version: 0.24
  Rewritten level script analysis
  Added warning and error messages on script loading
  Allowed longer messages in script
  Fixed problem with CFG file location
  Rewritten 'landscape affecting creature'
  Added comments to CFG file

Version: 0.23a
  Fixed time counter sound in bonus levels
  Fixed bad memory read in creatures tab code
  Created a campaign file which stores level numbers
  More error-safe config file support
  More inputs left when lost (screnshot, minimap zoom, etc.)
  Renamed campaign file to load properly (the .23a release)

Version: 0.22
  Reworked more of the packets processing system
  Prepared screen resolution ring
  Fixed problem with floating spirit on lost level
  Screenshots now work not only in game, but also in menu
  Improved quality of in-game map screen
  Fixed a 'sudden speedup' problem when playing > 50 minutes

Version: 0.21
  Video compression improved for high resolution
  Added command line option to change player in skirmish
  Added function of writing screenshots in BMP format
  Reworked part of the packets processing system
  Config file separated from original DK

Version: 0.20
  Message will show if a command line option is wrong
  Updated delay function to not use 'hlt' command
  Fixed object tooltips to show when mouse is on something
  Fixed load slots counting error from v0.19
  Rewritten GUI initialization arrays
  Rewritten and fixed movie recording
  Allowed to record movie in high resolution

Version: 0.19
  Rewritten GUI events system
  Rewritten some easter eggs
  Fixed music support problem from v0.18
  Game will try to continue if can't enter low-res mode
  Compiled using new version of GCC

Version: 0.18
  Rewritten frontend state control and menu speed
  Added high resolution loading screen
  Renewed video playing code and fading

Version: 0.17
  Rewritten main loop and game speed control
  Fixed screen object destructor
  Rewritten part of mouse support
  Made exit possibility when playing with '-level' option

Version: 0.16
  Finished logging module and log file creation

Version: 0.15
  Reworked the main initiation function
  Added introduction screen by Madkill

Version: 0.14
  Added some command line options from Beta
  Reworked moon phase calculation

Version: 0.13
  LbBullfrogMain() reworked
  Command line parameters reworked and fixed a bit

Version: 0.11
  Managed to make the DLL working (at last!)

 Tomasz Lis aka Mefistotelis
 Petter Hansson


Part of the code closed into DLL and some data files
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