+ Fixed an audio problem that was leading to framerate loss over time.
+ Fixed known intermittent combat crashes.
+ Fixed battle riders getting lost in limbo during combat.
+ Fixed some issues relating to start positions in combat.
+ Addressed some accelerated combat issues.
+ Fixed muzzle sounds not playing.
+ Fixed some cases where inappropriate ship designs were unintentionally rolling for attributes.
+ Addressed the poroblem of players getting the same salvage project multiple times.
+ Fixed some government related consequences and actions.
+ Strategic AI now properly assigns battle riders to carriers.
+ Fixed an issue with the ionic thruster technology effect.
+ Fixed target avoidance while in the pursuit stance.
+ Trade view no longer hides icons under the star.
+ Fixed an issue that was preventing AI players from building stations in some cases, and allowing them to build too many in others.
+ Strategic AI now properly coordinates and escalates attacks.
+ Strategic AI now executes appropriate requests and demand diplomatic actions.
+ Fixed an issue where planets were firing missiles when they shouldn't.
+ Emitter COL now fully functional.
Other changes and additions:
+ Tuned point defense targeting in combat.
+ Tuned combat AI target prioritization.
+ Combat AI is now aware of ships without weapons.
+ Added small-scale fusion technology effects.
+ Hiver players now start with deployed gate ships instead of gate stations.
+ Psi potential is now hidden until a psi technology is researched.
+ The battle rider manager is now hidden until battle rider technology is researched.
+ Fixed detonating torpedoes not doing appropriate damage.
+ Adjustments to various weapons systems.