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v1.9.5.1 Update Now Available! - 5/29/2014 5:34:27 PM   
Erik Rutins

 

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Hello Everyone,

Distant Worlds Universe Update 1.9.5.1 is now official. You can download it using your update client or through our FTP. Please let us know if you have any issues updating.

This build has the following changes from 1.9.5.0 (initial release):

CRASH FIXES

- Fixed crash in ship design screen when changing image scaling
- Fixed crash when generating ship designs
- Fixed rare crash in game editor when adding asteroid fields
- Fixed rare crash with fleets
- Fixed rare crash with processing empire messages
- Fixed rare crash when identifying raidable colonies for pirates

BUG FIXES

- Steam Achievements fixed, should be working again now!
- Manually cancelled Deep Cover intelligence missions no longer continue to reveal enemy map for rest of game
- Fixed bug with loading troops when first non-garrisoned troop is too big for troop bay
- Fixed research and ship designs to not auto-update when edit empire in game editor, unless player has ship design automated
- Fixed occasional invisible space monsters
- Ensure empires properly cleared when using existing savegame as galaxy map for new game
- Ensure that ruins with delayed events also getting properly investigated

DISPLAY AND USER INTERFACE

- Reviewed all in-game font scaling and anti-aliasing and reworked font support to take newer Windows operating system scaling into account. Font size and clarity should now be more consistent across all systems.
- Enlarged and clarified fonts: Diplomacy screen, scrolling message list, tutorial screen, cash and income display
- Added Introductory Game button in Start New Game screen, we recommend this as a first game for all new players
- Moved PreWarp tutorial to last based on player feedback

OTHER

- Added a way to disable the intro movie in the Startup.ini file in the DW installation folder. This may help with some startup black screen issues by manually disabling the intro movie.
- Significant performance improvements
- Improved look of in-system background nebula clouds
- Pirates retain protection arrangements for minimum period before cancelling, this should also help with the pre-warp tutorial
- Improved randomness of starting government types in new games (for other empires, when random govt selected)
- Increased maximum event delay to 32000 days (from 10000)

< Message edited by Erik Rutins -- 5/29/2014 6:34:49 PM >


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RE: v1.9.5.1 Update Now Available! - 5/30/2014 1:21:41 PM   
Lexx87

 

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I made a thread but just to note the Achievements are fixed in such way that they are unlocking without having to fulfill requirements.

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RE: v1.9.5.1 Update Now Available! - 5/30/2014 1:33:54 PM   
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also you can unlock all with the built in editor as well :)

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RE: v1.9.5.1 Update Now Available! - 5/31/2014 3:50:16 AM   
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Thanks for the quick patch!!! Solved all the bugs I was having, time to enjoy the Universe!

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RE: v1.9.5.1 Update Now Available! - 6/1/2014 2:24:23 AM   
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The thing in this patch that I liked the most was the Significant performance improvements part of it.

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