Lan Messenger News
Available version: 3.1.5
What's LAN Messenger?
LAN Messenger is a program that
sends dflw game chat messages over LAN (local area network) or internet this means that you
can chat in a dflw server on another computer where dflw isn't open! LAN
Messenger has a abusive language detector and host editor. You can save the
score of all players in your server too and much more! The newest version also
supports uploading and downloading large files in multiple pieces.
What's new in version 3.1.5?
-Added player search button in the unban list.
-Added 'admin player only message' to abusive language.
-Fixed bug with unbanning players.
-Fixed flooding of the unban player list when using the ban range.
What's new in version 3.0.7?
-Support for the DF2 64player patch.
-Fixed bug with IP range ban.
What's new in version 2.3.0?
-better support for eastern languages like Chinese,...
-Fixed getting the public ip when clicking "start host" in host manager.
What's new in version 2.9.7?
-Edit scores should work properly.
-Support for 64 player patch of dflw full version.
-Please report all bugs you find!
What's new in version 2.9.5?
-Fixed bug when someone joins & leaves lan messenger session at
the same time.
-Fixed passwords in host editor (possible to turn them on/off now).
-Added start delay, recoil, crosshair, scope drift, server/player chooses to the
-Possible to turn on/off all weapons during game play.
-Possible to automatically adjust allowed weapons to each map using auto host.
This will probably be the final update unless any major bugs are found!
Thanks for using Lan Messenger, have fun playing!
What's new in version 2.9.2?
-Fixed some prolems with babstats uploading (possible to select
a timeout now).
-Fixed some problems with player ip not showing correctly when multiple players
with the same name join the same game.
-Fixed some problems with add-ins.
-Fixed the message "database already exists" when create a new database when the
list is empty.
-Added support for enable/disable weapons in DFTFD.
-Added .bms name to the host editor.
-Added more lobbies to the host editor.
-Possible to ban ISP names using the ip ban rage list (by adding the DNS/Host
name of a computer).
-Updated the auto game type changer add-in!
-Updated the babstats rename script to work with the latest babstats.
What's new in version 2.8.9?
-Fixed problems with abusive language.
-Added support for weapon stats in babstats. !!!! This requires an update of
your babstats, but the old babstats is still supported too !!!!
-fixed a few babstats bugs like FB game type incorrect,...
-Possible to keep babstats beter in sync with your Lan Messenger in game stats.
-Possible to view the weapon the player is using in player overview!
-Remote editing of the banned ip ranges list and temp banned list.
-New host editor functions in DFLW:V1.00.42, possible to change the allowed
weapons during game play!
-Speed things up: when sending messages Lan Messenger doesn't freeze anymore.
What's new in version 2.8.4?
-Fixed some bugs with server status.
-Added more features to server status.
-Server status can upload map name and/or mission name.
-Added IP Range ban.
-Fixed some bugs,...
What's new in version 2.7.7?
-Fixed IPs to work with DF FAVS anti cheat.
-Added "rename file" option on map uploading screen.
-Fixed bugs with log.
What's new in version 2.7.4?
-Fixed some small problems
-New log system. All actions, messages,... will now be saved in lan messenger
log.xml. This way you can find messages, players, ips, actions,... very easy by
opening the log in IE.
-Abusive language warnings can now be turned on/off.
-IP address fixed for all computers, all games and all operating systems. If you
still have a problem with IPs please contact at support [at] dfzone.be
-Build in support for most important features of DF task force dagger, including
What's new in version 2.5.8?
-Fixed some small problem with popup messages and windows vista.
What's new in version 2.5.6?
-Possible to require admin players to login to lan messenger
first before they can do any action!
-Stop the host from being added to the stats.
-Log for admin on Lan Messenger to share information about cheaters,...
-Faster loading of the player list,...
-Some bugs fixed.
-Better sync between lan messenger stats and bab stats possible.
What's new in version 2.5.3?
-fixed some bugs with creating new databases.
What's new in version 2.5.2?
-New way of file sharing! uploading, downloading and executing
files with the client is now possible!
-Possible to share databases between multiple lan messenger when running
multiple servers at one computer!
-Fixed bug with extracting xp style.
-Fixed some bugs in auto host.
-Added more info to map info window.
-Fixed 'select game folder' bug.
-Fixed small bug with opening .laddin files.
-Added 'rename script' textbox for babstats (allows you to automatically rename
players on babstats).
-Added search for rank button.
-Possible to view all stats of a player with client.
-Fixed bug with xp scrollbars.
What's new in version 2.4.6?
-New net code older clients will not be able to connect anymore!
-New internal auto host! easier & faster to change the map in your game server.
-Edit admin players from remote side.
-Upload files & maps.
-Edit map list from client window.
-New listboxes nice looking scrollbars & much faster->some addins might not work
-Server status support for babstats5.
-Build in auto messenger.
-Bug fix for databases: selection of monthly reset didn't save.
What's new in version 2.3.5?
-fixed a few bugs with 'my stats' when using multiple databases
the '@databasename;' code was not deleted from public message.
What's new in version 2.3.4?
-added a drop down list in join options window.
-changed code for client popup messages.
-fixed the 'client window comes to foreground' bug when a new popup message
-added new events for add-ins.
What's new in version 2.3.2?
-few security bugs fixed in admin players
-auto name change of banned fake admins
-support for remode database query: search for player names & player IPs in any
database with the client
What's new in version 2.2.5?
-Bug in admin player list fixed.
-Changed font type of textboxes so they support special characters.
-Fixed 'time-out' bug when uploading to bab.stats and server crashed.
What's new in version 2.2.2?
-IP's are now on the player score screen when you double click a
player name at the database config window.
-Support for bab stats V5.
What's new in version 2.2.0?
-Fixed bug with admin list.
-Fixed 'runtime error 0' bug.
-New save scores: multiple databases can track scores now.
-Enabled Delta Force 2 full version
-Code is now 50% faster!
-Enabled 'score message' for auto save scores.
-Server status updated.
What's new in version 2.1.0?
-Fixed 'busy' status bug on remote server.
-Fixed security bug with admin messages.
What's new in version 2.0.8?
-Added a auto host program to enable dflw full version users to use this
function (open 'auto host.exe').
-Added a full working Delta Force 2 address file (df2.adr) which enables you to
use Lan Messenger in Delta Force 2.
-Added a new template to the save scores wizard!
-now saves scores for: destroyed targets ($targets$), flags picked ($picked$),
PSP take over ($PSP$).
-Fixed 'game not ending' in dflw full version bug.
-Fixed 'wrong bab.stats' flag score for bab.stats (#flags was = kill score).
-Fixed host editor client bug: only edited fields will be updated on client/server
side including game time.
-Fixed 'subscript out of range' error when unbanning ppl (happens when list too
big to transfer at once).
-Fixed GetPlayerIP() function.
-Fixed serveral Medicsaves, zontime bugs in save scores.
-Fixed Bugs in html compiler for scores output.
-Fixed admin & save scores option button: they can be activated both now.
-Possible to add mulitple IPs and mulitple IP ranges in admin window (seperated
by a ';').
-Fixed code for headshots, knifes,... checking to a much faster method.
-Fixed database errors: like 'with block variable not set,...' integrated a
-Fixed database extractor + automatic database editor for adding the right
How to auto update?
Open Lan Messenger Click "actions" => "connect to internet" => "check for
update" OR click the yellow bar at top.
Delta Force Land Warrior Demo / Full version or Delta Force 2 (other
games can be used by defining your own memory addresses)
Pentium 333 Mhz or faster
64 MB RAM
5,1 MB diskspace (basic installation, add-ins, scores, settings
may require more).