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Since others are busy I post it this time.

Join the Dark Reign Community Discord and get the new version:

I'm the guy who got involved in 1.8.1 and beyond. I'd link the site I'm distributing the patch from, but I don't have enough karma or whatever this forum uses to post links. It would be grand if someone could hop on the discord and pull the download link for the patch to put it here. The page links the full source code as well.

And yea, doing the machine code injection to fix the save game was easy, but finding why it was broken took forever.