The screenshots on the website are done with the exact same anims than the ones u can see in the game. There's no alternative animation for now.
It's not the forum for TEM...
So no, no update for TEM now (but it should come within 2 or 3 months).
>> now its saying that people may not be able to connect
Try to reset and/or remove & re-add TE2009 in ur firewall settings.
You can find your Customer ID at the end of your License Key email.
If you bought the game & got a key, then there's no way you didn't get a Customer ID.
You can contact me here to let me know your email so I can send you your license key email again : http://www.managames.com/mail_en
I saw ur report & already updated the outfits, I wrote about that in the last update message...
Usually, all new versions are compatible with your current saved games, as long as you don't completely uninstall the game 1st.
If it's not the case, it's clearly stated in the update details.