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Klingon Academy Combined Patch 1.02r4

Postby John » Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:16 pm

New releases of the combined patches for Klingon Academy are now available, these patches will hopefully allow for a more streamlined experience of getting Klingon Academy up and running on modern operating systems. Thanks to Jiri Dvorak (Komat), without his work the game would not be playable today. Thanks also to Michael Groschupp (CISN_Destroyer) for providing the German translations for the new launcher.

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Klingon Academy Combined Patch 1.02r4 (UK & US), download here.
Klingon Academy Combined Patch 1.02r4 (German), download here.

A combined patch for Klingon Academy UK & US / German that includes:

- Klingon Academy Patch 1.02 by Interplay
- Multithreading & Rendering Fixes (v1.22) by Komat
- Replacement Launcher (Includes wrapper configuration options) by John
- Screenshot Fix

This patch assumes that you have made a fresh install of Klingon Academy from the original Interplay CD media on Windows 7 x86/x64 or above which also includes .NET Framework 4.0 or above (for the replacement launcher).

Extract the downloaded zip file and run the extracted Klingon_Academy_1.02.r4_US_UK.exe / Klingon_Academy_1.02.r4_DE.exe. Please note, if you have installed Klingon Academy outside of the default installation directory you will need to select the correct directory when applying the patch.

Issues fixed in 1.02r4:
- Launcher settings page was very slow to load.
- Launcher theme music did not play under some conditions.

I would appreciate it if any anti-virus false positives, bug reports or feedback could be posted in the comments of this news post.
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New User Registration Enabled, Comms Issue & Site Updates

Postby John » Thu May 10, 2018 2:43 pm

New user registrations are now enabled. E-mail verification using a valid e-mail address is required to activate new accounts, if your activation e-mail does not arrive please check your spam folder and if you encounter any problems please feel free to Contact me.

The main antispam precaution on the forum was reCAPTCHA v1, this became mostly ineffective in early 2017 so an additional spam check was added in the background that checked new registration attempts against a known spammer database. Unfortunately this combination also eventually ended in failure and registration was disabled. reCAPTCHA v1 became depreciated and was fully deactivated by Google in March 2018, this week I have installed a modification to replace it with the I'm not a robot test - reCAPTCHA v2.

I have also been made aware of some difficulty in contacting me, this has now hopefully been resolved and the Contact page should now be working as normal. I've tracked down my old site backups and will be starting to populate the downloads..... if I don't get it done in time for the 20th Anniversary of the games release then someone can throw something heavy at me :D but the plan is to get it done in the next few weeks.
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Forum Spam

Postby John » Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:56 pm

There seems to be a small problem with forum spam at the moment, as a result I have disabled registration while I check on the countermeasures that normally keep a lid in this.
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Space Game Junkie Podcast #162 - Klingon Academy

Postby John » Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:01 pm

The Space Game Junkie Podcast talk about Klingon Academy with Brent Kollmansberger!

Source: Space Game Junkie
On this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Brent Kollmansberger, one of the designers who worked on one of my all-time favorite games, Star Trek: Klingon Academy.

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Klingon Academy & Windows 10

Postby John » Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:36 pm

It's been a while since I sat down and tried to play Klingon Academy but today I gave it a quick go on the latest version of Windows, I'm pleased to say it worked perfectly with the patches released by Komat. The screenshots below were taken on Windows 10 - 64-Bit, they show the K'Tinga D7 mod by ~«Möôñråkêr»~ going up against the standard Constitution that shipped with the game.

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The patches by Komat fix numerous issues with running Klingon Academy on modern hardware and operating systems, full details are available at his website here.
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Welcome to KlingonAcademy.com

Postby John » Tue Aug 18, 2015 2:13 pm

A site update is in progress at the moment, if you spot any problems please send me a PM and I will do my best to fix them. User registration is open again however for the time being I will manually review and activate accounts as they are created just until I get an idea of how bad the potential spam/bot problem is.
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