New Patch for Dominions II: The Ascension Wars!

Just an FYI for all our Dominions fans. =)
New Patch for Dominions II: The Ascension Wars!
Even The Gods Need A Band-Aid! 

Cary, NC, 11 April, 2005

Shrapnel Games and Illwinter Game Design would like to announce the
release of the version 2.16 patch for the hit fantasy strategy title,
Dominions II: The Ascension Wars. Version 2.16 is fully compatible
with versions 2.12 to 2.15, although if playing a multiplayer game all
players should be running the same version to avoid problem results in

The patch corrects a handful of newly discovered bugs, and also
provides Dominions players will a nice collection of new enhancements
and balance changes. The fixed bugs include:

* Fishes with "Amulet of the Fish" can now retreat to land provinces. 
* Goto province also works on assassination messages. 
* The battlefield grid has been fixed. 
* Destroyed local enchantments sometimes still displayed.

The following are new to the game:

* The maximum number of mods has been increased to 100 
* New monster modding commands: #magicboost and #castledef. 
* Can now mod different looking GUIs for individual nations. 
* Shape changing god automatically begins at a low HP form. 
* #selectitem accepts numbers. 
* Assassination victims override a retreat order. 
* Improved error message if a mod needs to be installed to play on
your turn.

The version 2.16 patch can be downloaded directly from Shrapnel Games.
Please visit to do so.

Dominions II: The Ascension Wars was released in 2003 and quickly
became the powerhouse must-have strategy title for those longing for a
deep, feature-rich turn-based game that rewarded intelligence and
strategic acumen. Available on every major operating system, with a
strong community of fans that enjoy both its ease of modding and
engaging multiplayer aspects, Dominions II is what grand strategic
gaming is all about.

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Mindi Arnesen
Beta Test Coordinator
Customer Support Manager
Shrapnel Games, Inc.