Category Archives: Tips And Tricks

Rune Classic 1.07 And 1.01 Servers

It is not only possible to play versions 1.01 and 1.07 with Rune Classic, but also to host servers for these versions of the game.

To run a Rune 1.01 server from Rune Classic you need to:

1. Open Rune.ini located in your Rune Classic games System folder
2. Comment out the following lines by putting ‘ or // infront of them:

//ServerPackages=VWCreatures
//ServerPackages=JunModel
//ServerPackages=HallsOfValhalla

3. Rename JunModel.u to OldJunModel.u
4. Rename HallsOfValhalla.u to OldHallsOfValhalla.u
5. Start the server with the following command:

rune.exe DM-Hildir?Listen -VERS=101 -server

That is all! Now you can host a dedicated 1.01 server from you Rune Classic game and people who have normal Rune will be able to join your server! You do not even have to be connected to Steam when you start the server this way.

To run a Rune 1.07 server you would just change -VERS=101 to -VERS=107.

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Disable Chat Messages

Sometimes you might want to play Rune and not be distracted by chat messages. Here is how to disable chat and all other messages at the top of the screen.

1. Remove Message Beep

Disable the sound that is played everytime there is a new chat message by starting the game and going to Options->Audio and un-click “Message Beep”.

2. Download and install a hex editor

You will need to download a hex editor from somewhere for the next step. I would recommend Frhed which is free and open source, can be downloaded from here:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/frhed/files/latest/download

3. Modify RuneI.u

Start Frhed and open the file RuneI.u which is located in the Rune system folder. Press CTRL + G or from the top menu choose “Edit->GoTo…” to open the GoTo window.

When the GoTo window is open enter one of the following into the box:

For Rune 1.00:

x0008deb5

For Rune 1.01:

x00090dfb

For Rune 1.07:

x00091942

Then click Ok.

Now the cursor should have moved to the number “96”, change the number to “97” and save the file from the top menu.

That is all. Now when you start Rune and anyone write a chat message on any server it will not show up, and you will not hear it either. You can of course still see all the messages if you open the Rune Console.