Lobby 4.x


Multi-purpose, Multi-engine, Multi-platform communication application for players of Spring games.

Based on agreement with Spring community we removed all references to old lobby from this site.

Get it new lobby on download page.

Multiplayer Page

Multiplayer Page

Battle Room Page

Battle Room Page

Replays & TV Page

Replays & TV Page


  • Friends list
  • Channels list
  • Chat & History
  • Taunts In Lobby
  • Invite people for chatting
  • Bots
  • Single player
  • Multiplayer
  • Host battle
  • Replays and NOTA-TV
  • Auto-Download System (Rapid, Plasma)
  • Lobby settings
  • Spring Engine settings

Changes Log:

ver. 4.8

  • Supercruel Spring 96.0 compatible

ver. 4.7

  • OTE hero setup added

ver. 4.6

  • Cruel Spring 95.0 compatible

ver. 4.5

  • Add: NOTA-TV widget for all games
  • Fix: Add NOTA-TV inside Installer
  • Fix: Spring Map options
  • Fix: Thread Download ( Fix Crash )

ver. 4.4

  • Add: Make possible to select engine when player is hosting game
  • Add: TrueSkill Rank for players in the Battle Room
  • Add: Turn ON/OFF General sound + New Message sound
  • Add: Show the reason why you were kicked from Server
  • Add: Support Nightwatch offline message service
  • Add: Settings – scroll wheel speed, unit render distance
  • Add: Settings – message sound volume
  • Add: Auto-Join to Left Battle Room when reconnecting/rejoining
  • Add: AutoUnspec, when battleroom is full and you can’t “unspec”
  • Add: You can be ready/unready and spectating ( Set in settings )
  • Add: If you were kicked, don’t let you join again for 3 minutes
  • Add: Split chat on Host chat and Users chat
  • Add: Host – force players to Teams
  • Add: Host – force players to Spectators
  • Add: Host – force players to Kick
  • Add: Host – force lock/unlock battle
  • Add: Host – force players to Set Colors
  • Add: new AI dialog
  • Add: Bot data ( color, side, team ) update
  • Add: Host – add/remove start rects
  • Add: Ask player after every battle if he wants to keep or delete replay ?
  • Add: Multiple Replays selection for deleting. [by pow]
  • Add: Side column to replays player list
  • Fix: Battle Room redesign
  • Fix: Battle Room spam protection for SPADS autohosts
  • Fix: Join – Send My Status -> faster joining battle
  • Fix: Switching between Single/Multi Player => faster switching
  • Fix: BattleRoom chat shows every message twice
  • Fix: Players status in chat, when you click Sendmessage twice
  • Fix: Players status in chat, player is online when you have been disconnected
  • Fix: Cooperative Missions Setup, auto-add AI
  • Fix: Clear Autohost chat when rejoin
  • Fix: Linux 32 and 64, Spring can not be started ( install SDL )
  • Fix: Set for the maps download – NO Multi downloading
  • Fix: Download Cancel and Retry
  • Fix: Download sometimes can not be finished ( 99% bug )
  • Fix: Add more tries to find map for downloading
  • Fix: TV parsing now is by player index

ver. 4.3

  • Fix Default Graphic Settings
  • Remove: check new lobby version issued
  • Player’s color in the battle room is changing properly
  • Fix Settings Page, Lobby crashed because of the Sound problems
  • Added bugged CRC_32 from springlobby and zkl for compatibility reasons
  • Fix Settings when you start lobby at first time

ver. 4.2

  • Remove Tray Icon for Linux
  • Fix: Bird Eyes are watching you every time you launch lobby
  • Fix: You don’t see your own messages
  • Fix: You can’t join to battles due to your login name is not match server login name( pow[nota] and pow[NOTA] )
  • Fix: Some autohosts kicking you because of spam protection
  • Make playing sounds like playing taunts
  • Fix: HOST bug in Battle List ( in game name column is battle title )

ver. 4.0

  • Auto-Download Taunts
  • Auto-Update lobby ( windows, linux, osx )
  • First Start Setup folder crash. when lobby is in the same dir as Spring Data
  • Make MultiPlayer page = BattleList + BattleRoom + Community
  • Spring Multi-Engine Support
  • Clear Temp Folder before Run
  • Notification of New Lobby version issued
  • Make saving into DataBase instead of “*.ini” file, Remove some files from Config folder
  • Lobby 3.2 crashes if folder with maps is empty. Windows XP
  • Get rid of unnecessary txt files, for example blocked_users
  • Fix PathManager for relative paths of a current dir
  • Sound :: Play Taunts
  • Copy Taunts when you switch spring engine
  • SpringSettings when you start spring first
  • Users in Recent chat are online ( actually they are offline ) double click on them ( in chat they are also online )
  • Fix CPU 100% is doing something, MapIconWidget bugs
  • Use “In Battle” Graphic Settings for Replays( Spectator )
  • Spring Engine auto-download
  • You are unsynced, when you connect to Springie Autohosts for the first time
  • Fix ConnectionManager, Auto-Connect when disconnected, PowerButton is in connecting state
  • Fix Ping and Timeout in ConnectionManager for living
  • Fix Connection after register new account
  • Can add myself as a friend
  • New account registration, you go to LoginUI and it is in connecting state by default. have to click Cancel then type your account data
  • Try to use anti-alias for TV units, by using double coordinates instead of int
  • I am in BattleRoom. Played, then I closed Spring, but other players were still playing. Tried to watch a replay, Can’t ( I am In Battle)
  • Set text for current Date column: Today, Yesterday
  • Lobby crash while dragging TV progress button, try to uncomment mutexs
  • TV Playing
  • Pause button. When you unpause, it moves your film back a little
  • Execute Replay with the right engine ( engines dir )
  • Delete related TV-Replays when you delete a Replay
  • Set Volume for Taunts and Sounds
  • Turn ON/OFF
  • User Left, User Joined, Battle Started
  • When you host notAmap twice, some mapoptions are absent
  • You are not in BattleRoom when you Host ( Battle Chat )
  • When I host, Rect Area is not visible in game
  • When I host, I can’t change Rect Area
  • When I host local, it seems the server’s engine is selected ( I host using 91.0, got 93.1 )
  • When I host, I can’t change map
  • Use autohost, localhost
  • When select different map, the mod/game is unselected
  • Selecting map button should be somehow on the same place as selecting game (+ close, logical, to map image)
  • Replace Filter – Hide Empty Battles on Hide Empty Battles Except One
  • Filter Empty One Battles is buggy when new room is created
  • Settings Default Button
  • Settings for mission TTD button ( startPositionType = fixed )
  • Settings for mission Mission 3 button ( startPositionType = fixed )
  • Some Maps pictures are corrupted
  • Start Battle if you are BOSS, HOST and SPECTATOR
  • When you are unsync, someone ringing you. you sent your lobby version and Spring version…
  • After map is downloaded, Reload is stucked on 50%
  • When autohost Started, Me didn’t autostart battle
  • Vote System: Fix Spam( !y, vote 1, … ) when players vote from game
  • Minimap Button doesn’t work, after click Height Button
  • Am I Boss ? if yes let you modify game options
  • After playing, move back to lobby battleroom and Start Button text = “Join Battle”, but there is no one playing
  • Disable RemoveBot in context menu for other player’s bot
  • Sometimes – Password is not correct when starting a battle ( if user hosts the battle )
  • Your game starts automatically when you join battle and you are unsynced
  • Add Balance Button for autohost
  • New actions for “I am Ready” and “Spectator” buttons
  • Chat scrolling is in the middle. When new message arrive Chat scrolling goes to the last message
  • Check the map WHEN map changed or WHEN game just eneded and: if its map with mapOption “”hash””, change the defualt value of that mapOption to random number between 1..9999999
  • If you are in NOTA room then show Web Links about game

Previous versions

Welcome page

Battle List page

Battle Room page

Replays page

Battle Room page

ver. 3.2

  • Nothing is selected, but map and users are shown
  • Severe bug when change spring engine that leads to crash
  • Settings options set to default Spring Engine values
  • Chat window – you are Unknown user and don’t have coresponding flag at the start
  • Chat window – message is modified after sending

ver. 3.1

  • Scrolling in Chat is always go up after receiving new message when lobby is not active or you are not in battleroom
  • Add NOTA TV options
  • Remove some options from replays
  • Set by default desktop resolution
  • springsettings.cfg is missed in SpringData path – create it
  • Play sound on new message
  • Mission ( Read them from NOTA game file )
  • Missions
  • Missions dependencies ( change map, game difficulty )
  • Auto-Download mission’s map
  • Save last selected mission
  • Change game icon
  • Add filter and column by AI
  • Add background color for incorrect replays

ver. 3.0

  • My user name is highlighted in chat. To make it We add symbols before name and after name
  • In database Column for country must be 4 symbols. Check this in Tools/TLDList.h
  • Add option: Show 10 last messages
  • Auto-Rename file names
  • Delete replays, which filesize less than specific size
  • IsCorrect, What does it mean ?
  • Show a message when you are in battle and want to watch any replay
  • Add how many replays to show by default
  • Bug: Wierd bug with replays. Hang up on some of them
  • Tab Completion, Add to existence sentence next player name from the list
  • Tab Completion, Users from the suggested list were picked wrong
  • Fix SyncState if it is unknown for spectator
  • You can add any AI as a friend
  • When you are about to play, lobby uses resources settings for Custom
  • Check InvertMouse
  • We need to overwrite settings in lobby by that which was changed in game
  • in settings -> ranks page – “corporal” is more frequent name for rank named on that page “caporal”
  • Change UnitIconDistance Range from 100-300 to 100-800
  • Add VSync option
  • Add all options from Spring Settings to each Graphics file
  • Lobby crash after resync
  • Make FirstStartUI working not only for Spring portable
  • Add context menu for players to chat with
  • Make Base ContextMenu. All other context menus should use its methods
  • Remember my password” button in login screen looks “checked” when unchecked
  • SpringSettingsManager refactoring
  • Login as [NGI]phas[NOTA] not [NGI]Phas[NOTA]. doesn’t work
  • N::L crashes, if you have replays from spring 84.0 and older
  • Cannot mix incompatible Qt library
  • Move Spring to Core

2 Responses to Lobby 4.x

  1. aip says:

    will you fix bugs in lobby? Like this: https://code.google.com/p/nota/issues/detail?id=16

  2. Pepe Ampere says:

    I think they are working on it.

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