Critical fixes: + Fixed new population growth issues. + Fixed a crash related to dragging fleets in the relocate mission screen.
Other fixes: + Favourite invoices no longer revert to Cruisers after submitting an order. + Spectre attacks now have a range limit in combat. + Trade sliders no longer override settings for other colonies. + Trade sliders no longer get stuck on last notch. + C3 and Psi research bonuses now displayed. + AI now includes psionic abilities in ship designs. + Fixed a case where drones belonging to NPC factions would not fire weapons. + Adjusted implosion mine health.
Other changes and additions: + Queued station modules are now highlighted in orange. + Added auto-upgrade button to the station manager. This automatically queues a minimal number of modules to enable upgrading. + Station level is now displayed on the icon in lists. + Systems in lists now display station icons where applicable. + Planet manager items are now alphabetized. + Various racial attributes tuned.
Critical fixes: + Fixed a multiplayer combat crash related to weapon damage. + Fixed multiplayer crashes related to news events. + Fixed a news event crash related to resuming older games. + Fixed a scout rider crash. + Fixed a crash related to the colony information display in combat.
Other fixes: + Fixed an issue that caused civilian population to drop after new factions were introduced. + Improved trade slider notch accuracy. + Planet missiles now target battle ships and battle cruisers. + Fixed an issue where battle riders were not launching in multiplayer combat. + Fixed the issue where minelayer were not working in multiplayer combat. + Fixed overharvesting beyond available resources. + The grovernment graph marker no longer moves beyond the graph bounds. + Fixed grav boat behavior.
Other changes and additions: + Gate ships now deploy after the combat phase. + Colony stimulus now considers star systems each player already has colonies in. + Fleet support range now takes all support points into consideration, which should extend range in friendly space. + Eliminated players are now reflected in the diplomacy manager.
Critical fixes: - Fix retreat crash - Fix combat freeze - Fix crash for null AI designs - Fix move order crash
Other fixes: - Fixed AI equipping the wrong modules on the wrong sections - Fixed AI building stations in un-owned worlds - Fixed using psionics on menaces (eg: fear on swarm queen) - Fixed Suulka fleets not storing their Suulka as an admiral - Fixed display issues with relocating reserve assets - Fixed diplomacy UI buttons - Fixed being able to build stations in indy systems unless system was selected - Fixed getting a combat if both players ONLY have a colony in a system (colony vs colony and no fleets) - Fixed auto firing not always finding a target - Fixed Morrigi LV not assigning all riders proper indexes, which leads to riders entering combat "launched" - Fixed Hivers using node races pathing in some cases - Fixed fleets in fleet widget properly displaying their base system instead of current location
Other changes and additions: - Implement new player list UI in combat - Implement ionic thruster tech - Implement display for colony pop/infra info - Implemented internal kinetic dampening tech - Implement Morrigi traps - Gave Morrigi abilities to instantly defeat Morrigi relics and traps - Added notches to sliders in Empire Manager and for trade/construction sliders - Starmap now properly shows Zuul slave and civilian count
KNOWN ISSUES: - Morrigi trap combat does not carry over into combat (will be Fixed in next patch)
Critical fixes: + Fixed a weapon firing race condition that could lead to crashes in networked combat. + Fixed the excessive strategic AI tax rate leading to economic suicide at the start of a game.
Other fixes: + It is no longer possible to modify caravan fleets in transition. + Fixed an issue that could cause the strategic AI to redesign constructors and freighters each turn. + AI ship designs now consider armor and other available options. + Fixed sporadically missing Zuul battle music.
Critical fixes: + Fixed a crash that could occur when building both a Naval and Science station in the same system. + Fixed a Suul'ka Horde crash that resulted from relocating assets.
Other fixes: + Fixed phantom mouse-over effects in combat. + Fixed a case where asteroid monitors were not being removed. + Fixed a case where selected ship changes were not being reflected in the combat UI. + Slaves are delivered to colonies on ship arrival. + Made some improvements to star map UI stalls. + Network packets are now more respectful of less common MTU limitations. + Shield graphics are now disabled when associated ship sections are destroyed. + Fixed grappling hook lag. + Fixed assault shuttle behavior after the target colony is defeated. + Pirates will now prefer to attack nearby freighters. + Life- and psi-drain now works on enemy planets. + Fixed reaction opportunity spam. + Can no longer retrofit ships in a system without a colony. + Fixed an issue that would cause automatic station placement not to consider planets orbiting other planets, or independent system limitations. + Added missing weapon icons. + Fixed cases where station placement was not possible in independent systems. + Fixed the bug that prevented retrofitting in networked games. + Fixed a bug that was delimiting relocation range. + Fixed various missing text strings. + Fixed a bug that was causing relocating fleets not to show up in the star map.
Other changes and additions: + Combat double-left-click now makes ships move to their destination without holding formation. + Added War Mind effects. + Improved free turret and spinal mounted weapon accuracy. + Combat AI now makes use of Psionic powers. + Defenses and Reserves can now be relocated. + Introduced advanced network configuration options, which can be accessed from the game launcher. + Introduced new strategic AI research and colonization algorithms. + Reaction dialog is now an overlay. + Default initial savings is now 500,000. + Police cutters now default to the reserves fleet and must be placed as defensive assets, but are now capable of traveling with fleets and/or be relocated.
Critical fixes: + Fixed a crash that could occur if no enemy was present in combat. + Fixed a crash that could occur if a colony support mission was cancelled. + Fixed known crashes related to recent news events. + Fixed a crash related to invalid station modules. + Fixed a crash that could occur by entering certain characters into the encyclopedia search box. + Fixed a treaty generation related crash.
Other fixes: + Fixed some known issues with System Killer news event handling. + Tomb rewards work again. + Retrofitted defenses are now returned to defense fleets. + Platform retrofitting is no longer linked to the station retrofit dialog. + Fixed black color for non-player empires. + Defense and reserve fleets are no longer disbanded when the last ship is scrapped. + Addressed the issue of locusts not attacking planets and stations in combat. + Mining stimulus is now disabled until mega-strip mining is acquired. + Fixed the white cubes in the research screen. + Fixed the intermittently missing Political Science family button at the bottom of the research screen. + Morrigi Crow firing now works again. + Planet sensor volumes are now affected by jammers. + Fixed design screen right-click retrofit loophole. + New admirals now display correct empire color. + Zuul fleets lacking bore ships no longer cause a request to bore node lines when issuing missions. + Stations are now removed appropriately if their attached colonies are destroyed. + Boarded ships no longer fire at unusually high rates. + Fixed Gardener suitability calculations. + Fixed an issue that could cause planets to share the same orbit. + The open/close star system button is now correctly synchronized in both star map and star system screens.
Other changes and additions: + Engrams fully functional. + Improved combat sensor graphics
Critical fixes: + Fixed a node maw related crash. + Fixed defense manager placement crash. + Fixed platform cost calculation crash. + Fixed a station building crash. + Fixed the reaction intercept crash. + Fixed a turn event related end-of-combat crash. + Fixed a Suul'ka and turn event related crash. + Fixed economy rating bleed. + Fixed client crash after the second round of combat. + Fixed issue where the star map UI was not reactivating on new turns (AKA Black Buttons of Doom).
Other fixes: + Fixed some networked combat weapon de-syncs. + Projected savings now considers pending ship construction.
Other changes and additions: + Added Tumbler weapon. + Added Shield Projector. + Added Grav Pulsar weapon. + Added Grav Cannon. + Empires now receive savings for defeating swarmers. + New user interface for treaty requests. + Classic Race badges added. + Variety of text, tooltip, and reference fixes. + Improved government summary UI, still accessible via the empire summary screen.
Critical fixes: + Fixed the AI divide by zero crash. + Fixed a crash related to swarmer interception. + Fixed a crash related to exiting the defense manager. + Fixed a battle rider and boarding-pod related crash. + Fixed a System Killer related crash on turn update. + Fixed a Suul'ka spawning and admiral-related crashes. + Fixed a few potential crashes that could occur after random encounters. + Fixed a potential deep space encounter crash. + Fixed a potential crash that could occur with out-of-date planet information and fleet selection. + Fixed a critical repair-related combat crash.
Other fixes: + Freighters now retreat on node lines when applicable. + Tuned combat sensor picking. + The pre-combat UI now defaults to the first combat. + The pre-combat UI now applies the correct star map effects and colors where applicable. + Fleet information now updates correctly when ships are transferred or repaired. + Fixed known issues where missiles were missing ships in the weapon test screen. + Mission screens no longer show extraneous fleet lines. + Fixed a bug that prevented the intercept mission screen from focusing on the target fleet. + Fixed shield placement and shield status combat UI issues. + Subjugators now carry Slave Disks. + Quantum Capacitor and Shield Magnifier effects now work. + The government support action no longer causes shifts for developed colonies. + Fixed corrupt game lobby player lists. + Zuul torpedo platforms can now be placed. + Colonization fleets no longer teleport on support runs. + Fixed the swapped government and research slider labels in the research screen. + Gas giants and moons are no longer incorrectly listed as size 10. + Fixed a bug that caused effect LODs to pile up on top of each other. + Fixed an issue where fleets and systems would overlap in lists. + The "war declared" turn event now correctly reflects the instigator. + Environmental tailoring effect now works. + Addressed an issue that was caused by retreating fleet consolidation to violate command point limits. + Gate station construction now removes system's deployed gate ship. + It is no longer possible to construct gate stations without the required technology. + Tracking weapons no longer attempt to path through planets. + Fixed an issue that was preventing combat AI from moving ships around a planet to reach the target. + Support missions no longer deliver twice in one turn. + AI rebellion will no longer occur if a countering technology has been researched. + Fixed a bug that was preventing treaties from activating. + Targets of node cannons no longer leave empty fleets behind. + Fixed an issue that was preventing ships at base from registering a sensor range. + Fixed an issue that was preventing station retrofits from working in networked games. + Fixed an issue that appeared to prevent the construction of stations at independent-controlled systems. + Ship rolling is now synchronized over the network in combat. + Fixed a networked combat issue that was causing the last ship in a selection to be left behind. + Tombs are now removed when all of their drones are destroyed. + Fixed an issue that was preventing weapon damage from being communicated correctly in networked combat. + The game window no longer reacts to keypresses when it does not have focus.
Other changes and additions: + Many new turn events. + Mission lines are now in player color. + Multiple missions can be issued from a single screen for Survey, Relocate, Colonize, Support, Patrol, Interdict, Invade and Strike. + Construction, Upgrade and Patrol missions now have an optional rebase on completion. + Added a Von Neumann research bounty. + Ships waiting at base will now replenish crew and supplies. + The colony support dialog now provides planet details. + Combat sensor view now displays a greater variety of icons. + Asteroid belts now jam sensors. + Asteroid Monitors, Swarmers and Relics no longer generate encounters unless an enemy fleet is present. + Added slave drop-off. + Defense fleets are now available in various fleet lists. + Added a tooltip to the psi icon on the starmap. + Added a Liir deep space maneuvering bonus. + Node missiles added. + Modified the AI rebel color. + Added evangelist admiral trait effect. + Asteroid impacts now affect colony morale. + Independent colonies are immediately available for diplomatic action. + Overpopulation now affects morale. + Added AI Virus effects. + Increased station science module bonus. + Fleets now have empire-based default names. + Minelayers can now be placed with drag-and-drop interaction. + Added colony economic ratings. + Added open and closed systems. + Various unresponsive turrets fixed via arc errors. + Handful of missing text string errors corrected.