1.0.14 CHANGES AND ADDITIONS - Added a new information panel in Battle Mode displaying individual ships with a health bar and their statistics. - The AI can now retrofit its fleets (no more fleet spamming). - Added the 'Auto-Explore' fleet action. - Ships can now retreat through wormholes. - Added the current effects of cooperation agreements in their tooltip, in the diplomatic screen. INVASION - Added a visual effect on the invasion circle to show how much a player invading a system will gain at the next turn. - Added an invasion status tooltip in offense & defense, as well as an invasion icon next to the systemâ€™s name with the number of turns. - Changed the condition for starting an invasion (MP>=2.5*Defense -> MP>=Defense). - Changed the invasion formula (Loss=MP / Defense -> Loss = minLoss+MP /Defense). MODDING - Added a modding screen to load a custom mod. - Added the loaded modâ€™s name under the gameâ€™s version number on the title screen. - All XML files now read from directory \Endless Space\modding\yourmod (you can directly launch one with "+mod yourmod" in the Steam command line). - Created a Modding Tutorial available in the Modding forum: http://forums.amplitude-studios.com/showthread.php?9258-Tutorials-for-Modding-ES - Created two example mods that can be downloaded in the Modding forum: http://forums.amplitude-studios.com/showthread.php?9259-Two-Mods-King-of-the-Hill-amp-Example-mod BALANCING & TRAITS - Changed antimissile and missile evasion values to match other weapons' values when it comes to percent bonuses (hero, ship levelâ€¦). - Missiles will now gain evasion % against anti-missiles through Hero offense and Ship leveling. - Increased the defense effects of the hero abilities and faction traits. - Decreased both laser and shield efficiencies. Lasers have more chances to hit than other weapons but deal less damage, and shields are more efficient against Lasers than other Defense types against their own Weapon type. - Added an Economy faction trait which changes initial dust for 1 or 2 points, called â€œDust Archeologyâ€ (negative effect is â€œDust Starvedâ€). - Changed some faction trait costs. - Changed the values of the 'Sloppy Sawbones' faction trait (+25% / +50% => +50% / +100%). - Removed the â€˜Isolationistsâ€™ faction trait. - Improved the customization point number for the Pilgrims affinity (60 => 65). - Reduced the effects of the 'Civil Engineer' hero ability (+25 ind => +15 ind). - Increased the defense effects of the hero abilities and faction traits. OTHER - Shift+Click in the Tech tree allows you to deselect a tech (and the ones that depend on it). - Right clicking in the lobby, while being the host, prompts a warning message to avoid inadvertently quitting the session and losing all parameters. - Added several hero portraits. - Added the Sheredyn loading screen and the hologram in the Diplomacy view (Emperor Edition). - The science gained per turn is now displayed in the Empire View. - Added a â€œdiplomaticâ€ status for dead factions.
FIXES IMPORTANT FIXES - Fixed an issue where an empire was not eliminated after losing all its systems. - Fixed an issue where game event duration was not modified by game speed. - Fixed an issue where the user could create Amoeba, Pilgrims, Sowers, and Empire affiliated factions worth 65 points. - Fixed an issue where the defeat announcement, when continuing a game after a defeat, would pop up several times. OTHER FIXES - Fixed an issue where an assert message was received when ending the turn, caused by the auto explore feature. - Fixed an issue where the â€œCamouflageâ€ battle cardâ€™s sound could be heard several times per round. - Fixed an issue where the alliance indicator didnâ€™t disappear after the empireâ€™s death. - Fixed an issue where the resource tooltips continued to inform the player that he possessed a certain resource, even if he no longer had access to it. - Fixed an issue where the resource terms showed the opposing empiresâ€™ tooltip on mouse-over. - Fixed an issue where removing a negative trait to create a Sophon custom faction removed points from the total. - Fixed an issue where intercept no longer worked after applying a change to a fleet (like a merge). - Fixed an issue where the resource tooltips did not acknowledge the reception of a new resource through trade, therefore displaying that this resource had to be researched in order to use a certain tech. - Fixed an issue where a player could not request more resources than the value requested on the first trade. - Fixed an issue where the Adaptive Industrial Systems improvement could cause negative food values. - Fixed an issue where it was still possible to combine Black Thumbs and the Sowers Affinity via a specific manipulation. - Fixed an issue where custom factions with 'Eternal War' see the Alliance tech unlock. - Fixed an issue where custom factions with 'Cravers Affinity' but without 'Eternal War' are not able to make alliances. - Fixed an issue where the Revenge trait could be cumulated after consistenly losing a system to an invader. - Fixed an issue where an assert message was received while blockading a majority of an empireâ€™s systems. - Fixed sound issues. - Fixed several localization issues. - Fixed several text issues.
All the version notes since the alpha version can be found at: http://forums.amplitude-studios.com/showthread.php?446-Release-Notes