Another Cricket Coach Release
06 Apr 2006
By: James Nixon
Rockingham Software have made another version of Cricket Coach available, which fixes more problems found with the game.
It can be downloaded here
Below is a full listing of all the bug fixes.
Cricket Coach - Version History
Version 1.02 - Released 5th April 2006
+ Stopped batsman from walking off if a no ball was called when a wicket is taken
+ Improved logic for how hard batsman should run dependent on aggression
+ Added fielding restrictions to limited over matches
+ Adjusted match engine, as a result one day matches are now better balanced, and should give more realistic results
+ Fixed empty information boxes in match view
, if they appear they will dissapear straight away
+ Fixed links on player side panel so that with change of batting order they still point to correct player
+ Fixed issue with hearing noise of bat on ball then getting lbw decision
+ Made it so fielders don't always bother running for ball going for four
+ Added code to ensure when going from competition fixtures screen to match and back you go back straight to fixtures screen
+ Fixed bug where player search screen was forgetting what filters were put on. This now works almost perfectly bar one or two little issues.
+ Fixed bug where when playing as in a first class match some other matches weren't being launched
+ Fixed new bug where England tests weren't being played
+ Fixed obscure crash bug on news screen
+ Fixed bug where in the second season England's next match was always wrong...
+ Fixed an obvious but possibly recurring crash bug with the code that checks for a valid team selection
+ Fixed big bug with news meaning World Cup squad confirmation news wasn't being reported.
+ Fixed issue with teams declaring in 4/5 day matches and leaving opponents a really low target, like 20 off 4 overs.
+ Fixed several issues with transfer system
+ Changed Queensland abbreviation from QSD to QLD
+ Fixed error where after end of game on last day the session was reset to morning session
+ Changed startup code to increase compatibility with various graphics cards.
+ Adjusted database to lower skills of some players
Version 1.01 - Released 4th April 2006
+ Reduced chance of leaves in limited over matches
+ Reduced chance of defensive shots in limited over matchesbn
+ Increased aggression of batting AI in limited over matches
+ Improved AI batting in limited overs when chasing totals
+ Improved AI bowling in limited overs in the first innings
+ Forced CPU bowling tactics to re-asses bowling selection when a new ball is taken in first class matches
+ Improved AI for batting and bowling in first class matches
+ Reduced effectiveness of the new ball slightly
+ Added code for batting AI when setting a total in a team's second innings
+ Added code to ignore going aggressively if doing well in a second innings of first class match if we are still a long way behind
+ Fixed bug where if following on the match status string was adding runs on from that innings making the deficit being drawn incorrectly.
+ Fixed bug where it would report the bowlers had reached their limit when no limit in place
+ Fixed crash bug where 2nd bowler was being set to 11 (out of array bounds) if no opening bowlers selected.
+ Added code that reduces batsman confidence at the end of sessions and at the end of a day, this seems to have reduced the number of monumental innings from settled batsmen
+ Fixed crash with spin bowling plans when you selected a leg spinner as the away team
+ Added fielding restrictions to one day matches for cpu tactics
+ Added fielding restrictions to one day matches for human tactics
+ Reduced how quickly batsmen can settle in limited overs matches
+ Made going all out attack less powerful a tactic, increases chances of losing wickets substantially
+ Lessened the effect a bad pitch has on the scores
+ Stopped batsman edging it if they'd left the ball
+ DirectX initialisation code significantly improved
+ Stopped game exiting if it couldn't get immediate access to the keyboard
+ Improved windows code so that full screen window should stay on top
+ Improved filter to stop human managers from being informed of domestic results in countries other than their own
+ Fixed crash bug when going back/forward to oldmatch screen
+ Fixed bug where it would let you select a team with no keeper, captain or opening bowlers selected.
+ Gate receipts is now spelt correctly
+ Fixed crash bug on tactics screen when trying to draw next fixture's weather if the fixture was further away than forecasts had been generated
+ Stopped running in Windowed mode when desktop resolution was too small
+ Added type of match indicator to match screen
+ Fixed bug that was slowing down game in transfer window
+ Improved South African domestic competitions bowler limits
Version 1.00 - Released 31st March 2006
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