Starting with this patch, Raven Shield supports the PunkBuster anti-cheat
software from Even Balance, Inc. The use and installation of PunkBuster is
optional; PunkBuster will be available as a separate install. Please note that
PunkBuster is only available in English, but don't worry, it is compatible with
Raven Shield 1.4.1 and up in any language.
This should have been mentioned in the release notes for patch 1.4. Raven Shield
was already compatible with The All-Seeing Eye game service and is now also
compatible with the GameSpy Arcade gaming service.
Immediate Firing Animation Toggle
In response to the massive feedback, positive and negative, received from the
players concerning the trigger lag, a toggle was added to make it optional. The
new toggle, called "Immediate Firing Animation", lets the player select when the
firing animation will be played: Immediately when the mouse button is pressed,
or when the server confirms that a bullet has been fired. Please note that this
animation is only cosmetic.
Patch 1.4 introduced a small memory leak each time a new map is started. When
this small leak accumulates for many hours on dedicated servers, it can grow
large enough to cause system slow-downs or crashes. The leak has been fixed.
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