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Project Description
This is an application for launching multiple Asheron's Call accounts. The user will be able to input each of their AC accounts and select multiple servers. Once this application is configured correctly, the user will be able to click a single "Launch" button and play all of their accounts on whichever server is selected at the same time.

I built this application to make the easiest most user-friendly interface for managing multiple accounts that I've seen.

This application now utilizes Advanced Installer. It's a great tool with a wonderful UI for building installers with auto update functionality. See:  Advanced Installer Website

The launcher supports both PhatAC and ACE emulation servers of the game. These are two separate efforts to emulate the server-side, but you can manage and launch clients to either type using this launcher.

 

VERSION 4.6.2.0
- New Edit Servers button with LOTS of "Add Server" fixes.
- Added new after login complete message queue (/mf alcmq) commands to magfilter
- Fixed various issues with espander and viewing etc.

VERSION 4.6.1.0
- Various UI Bug Fixes for "Add Server" window
- Fixed missing images issue from Help menu.

VERSION 4.6.0.0
- Added Server Status
- Added F5 hotkey for Launching

VERSION 4.4.0.0
- Added a Simple Launch UI

VERSION 4.2.0.0
- Added an Add Server UI to add either PhatAC or ACE servers to the server list
- Implemented a fix for Logging characters all the way in to the game
- Fixed bug that could potentially crash launcher when server list wasn't recieved correctly
- Improvements to server list UI
- Various small bug fixes throughout

VERSION 4.0.0.1
- Fixed a small bug to correct adding custom PhatAC servers from the .xml
- Removed reference to PhatAC server URL from source
- Fixed text to read AC Client File Location from Launcher
- Fixed the edit users window to remove references to the old "Live" servers

VERSION 4.0.0.0

- Modified to support EMU development for both Phat AC and ACE server types

VERSION 3.2.4.0
- Changed name from ACAccountManager to ThwargLauncher
- Unable to log in characters with Apostrophe in the name
- Sometimes accounts didn't realize they were closed (they were having an existential crisis)

 

VERSION 3.2.2.0
- Updated bug with installer.
- Fixed an issue where the launcher would delete profiles.

VERSION 3.2.0.0
- Fixed problem with launching profiles
- Added status symbols to character display in launcher (customizable via app.config)
- Added team names to character display in launcher
- Added broadcast and team commands to MagFilter - see Documentation

VERSION 3.0.0.0

-Added new Heartbeat functionality to maintain and detect running games. The Launch button will only launch accounts which are not already running (i.e. have crashed).

-Added back a button for opening user Accounts.

VERSION 2.2.6.0
- Updated profile window to have better functionality
- Integrated updates to launcher so it checks for updates every time you start the application
- Modified MagFilter.dll to merge in missing trunk functionality


VERSION 2.2.4.0
- Fixed cancel button to work, and moved up next to Launch
- Added several seconds for character login to complete
- Fixed button colors
- Improved installer
- Fixed window rename

Last edited Apr 11 at 3:18 PM by thwargle, version 20