Links LS 99: Description of the Links LS 99 Version 1.21 Update Patch

SUMMARY

This article describes the version 1.21 update patch for Links LS 1999
Edition.

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The Links LS 99 version 1.21 update patch (Upd121.exe) upgrades your
copy of Links LS 99 to version 1.21.


The version 1.21 update patch for Links LS 99 includes the following
changes:

New Features

  • Added the Internet Lobby to the game.

  • On the Waiting To Begin Game screen, a wave audio file is played
    when a new player joins the game. The file is named Boing.wav, and is
    located in the Linksls99\Wavs folder on your hard disk. To change the
    sound, you can replace this file with another wave audio file of the
    same name.

General Changes

  • You can no longer add or remove players during a round in an
    Online Tournament game.

  • Random wind and green settings are no longer applied when you
    play an Online Tournament game.

  • Excessively high club head speeds no longer occur when you
    use PowerStroke.

  • The mouse pointer no longer freezes in the backswing when you use
    PowerStroke.

  • The game no longer crashes that when you press the F11 key to
    reposition the tee.

  • Average Putts/Hole (in regulation) are now calculated correctly
    in course statistics.

  • Remote players final scores are no longer included in the Hall
    of Fame and Hall of Shame totals for the course statistics on the
    local computer.

  • The Display Setup no longer allows you to select aspect ratios
    less than 0.75 in Microsoft Windows 2000.

  • The mouse pointer no longer disappears when the Multiplayer Sync
    message is cleared from the screen.

  • Network games no longer crash when you are rotating.

  • The game no longer crashes when you select the Record Game
    option.

  • A network client or spectator can no longer enter the game without
    selecting an animation.

  • The game no longer crashes when writing out the Emergency Save
    Game to disk.

  • The game no longer crashes when you use online Help.

  • Clicking on the Links LS Website button now starts your Web browser
    without your needing to quit Links.

  • A Sync Error no longer occurs in multiplayer games when you clicked
    while a drop or rotate message was on screen.

  • Course statistics for the over/under score in the Hall of Shame
    are now calculated correctly when you play a virtual tournament.

  • The remote player no longer faces in the wrong direction in
    a multiplayer game when a player rotates, swings, reverses the
    replay, and then mulligans.

  • A player no longer faces back down the fairway (not in the rotated
    position) after the screen is redrawn when the player moves a marker
    to an invalid aiming location, rotates to the marker on the swing,
    reverses the replay, and then mulligans.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Release Date: Jun-22-1999

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.


NOTE: Microsoft recommends that you download and install the latest
version of Microsoft DirectX to improve the performance of Links LS 99.


For information about how to download and install DirectX, please see the
following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

179113 How to Download
and Install DirectX
NOTE: This version of DirectX works with all versions of Microsoft
Windows 95 and Microsoft Windows 98.
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