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RE: Tech Pre-Requisites - 6/13/2017 11:44:00 PM   
MatBailie


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ORIGINAL: Sabranan

Looking at it it does seem odd that you could research Advanced Colonization without having researched Colonization at the very least!

Leaving that aside though, I would think to do what you want you'd have to remove Enhanced Scanners as a parent of Stealth, then make an intermediary tech with Far Sight Discovery and Enhanced Scanners as non-obligatory parents. Then just make said intermediary tech an obligatory parent of Stealth. That does mean either having a project that has a parent on the same tech level (which looks a bit weird), or increasing the tech level for each tech after Stealth to make room. That would of course change research costs for Stealth and the 7 following techs you'd have to shift over, but you could correct for that with the Base Cost Multiplier.


Yeah, I thought about introducing an additional node where all of the parents are optional, and then make that a mandatory parent of Stealth. But it would have to cost 0 to not impact the other races. And not make any of the other techs change in cost. Even then, it would be, umm, less than elegant?

Maybe I'll play with cost modifiers tomorrow and see if I get any bright ideas.

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RE: Tech Pre-Requisites - 9/4/2017 7:27:18 PM   
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Hello, I just installed the 1.05 extended AI mod, started a new custom game in pre-warp time. I payed protection money to the initial pirate contact, just to have that ship come back a few days later and destroy my ship yard and all 3 research bases. Is this a bug with the mod? I thought paying protection to a pirate faction means they protect me and not attack me, at least that's how it was in vanilla universe. What should I do??

Thanks!!

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RE: Tech Pre-Requisites - 10/23/2017 3:44:14 AM   
OrnluWolfjarl

 

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I've never seen that happen. You either experienced a rare glitch, or there were 2 pirates and you only payed one of them.

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RE: AI Improvement Mod (1.05 Extended Release) - 1/31/2018 10:16:00 PM   
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Hey Ice, what bonuses does the AI get on the last two difficulty settings?

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RE: AI Improvement Mod (1.05 Extended Release) - 1/31/2018 10:49:57 PM   
Retreat1970


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Unknown. Isn't mod able. Maybe Bacon could.

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RE: AI Improvement Mod (1.05 Extended Release) - 2/1/2018 4:12:55 AM   
Shogouki


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Err what?

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RE: AI Improvement Mod (1.05 Extended Release) - 2/1/2018 2:19:38 PM   
Hattori Hanzo


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quote:

ORIGINAL: Shogouki

Err what?

it means that "Difficulty Settings" are not a moddable thing.

maybe only Roger Bacon (with its Bacon mod) can do something to modify that settings.

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RE: AI Improvement Mod (1.05 Extended Release) - 2/1/2018 9:41:38 PM   
Shogouki


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Huh, I could've sworn I had seen Ice mention what exactly they did a long time ago. Ahh well, thank you.

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RE: AI Improvement Mod (1.05 Extended Release) - 2/2/2018 9:27:27 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Shogouki

Huh, I could've sworn I had seen Ice mention what exactly they did a long time ago. Ahh well, thank you.


I posted it here long, long ago.
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=4148121&mpage=1&key=�

Here is the contents.

quote:

ORIGINAL: RogerBacon

The factors for difficulty levels are ( 0.7, 1.0, 1.25, 1.6, 2.0) from easiest to hardest.

The player's war weariness, and corruption are multiplied by the difficulty factor.

The player's research rate, mining rate, population growth rate, targeting factor, countermeasure factor, colonyship build speed, and colony income factor are divided by the factor.

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RE: AI Improvement Mod (1.05 Extended Release) - 2/2/2018 11:37:40 PM   
Shogouki


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Ahh my apologies, for some reason I thought that it was Ice that posted that. Thanks very much for the info!

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RE: Tech Pre-Requisites - 9/22/2018 5:33:15 PM   
Siddham

 

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Hello
Can the astradeus-graphics-mod-Characters-v1 which adds human character images be safely added to this mod?
If so are there any special procedures I need to follow?
Thanks

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RE: Possible AI Improvement Mod - 3/8/2019 10:11:05 PM   
SteamSlither

 

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1.05 AI Improvement mod De-Extended (Works for VANILLA)

105 changes added to 1.04, just no Extended races.

I like this mod and was using it for MORE VISIBLE TROOPs Icon mod v1.0
When I did V2.0 I realized it would be way to much work at this time to add the extra 20 races so I migrated 1.05 changes to 1.04 and removed the extra races.
All credit goes to the original modder since all I did was strip and test.


!!attachment below!!!
AI Improvement mod 1.05 D-EXTENDED



Attachment (1)

< Message edited by SteamSlither -- 3/13/2019 10:43:18 PM >

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RE: Possible AI Improvement Mod - 3/9/2019 2:58:27 AM   
Hattori Hanzo


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quote:

ORIGINAL: SteamSlither

1.05 AI Improvement mod De-Extended

105 changes added to 1.04, just no Extended races.

I like this mod and was using it for MORE VISIBLE TROOPs Icon mod v1.0
When I did V2.0 I realized it would be way to much work at this time to add the extra 20 races so I migrated 1.05 changes to 1.04 and removed the extra races.
All credit goes to the original modder since all I did was strip and test.

I'd post it here but am getting postal 7 day restrictions everytime I attempt to upload

replace the dot and space on either side with "." (without quotes)to get the file.

If an official 1.05 non-extended AI improvement is released I can remove this one
thanks

w w w dot mediafire dot com/file/mwwlsm2dwy8o19a/AI_Improvement_Mod_1.05DE-Extended.zip/file

UPDATE
!!attachment below!!!
AI Improvement mod 1.05 D-EXTENDED




sincerely... I have not understand what you have do to this mod..


can you please better explain ?

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RE: Possible AI Improvement Mod - 3/10/2019 2:56:35 AM   
SteamSlither

 

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quote:

ORIGINAL: Hattori Hanzo


sincerely... I have not understand what you have do to this mod..


can you please better explain ?




Updated AI improvement mod 1.04 by adding in 1.05 changes except there is no 20 extra races of Extended.








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RE: Possible AI Improvement Mod - 3/10/2019 3:38:02 AM   
Hattori Hanzo


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quote:

ORIGINAL: SteamSlither


quote:

ORIGINAL: Hattori Hanzo


sincerely... I have not understand what you have do to this mod..


can you please better explain ?

Updated AI improvement mod 1.04 by adding in 1.05 changes except there is no 20 extra races of Extended.


1) which changes do you have added ?
2) why do you have eliminated the 20 extra races ?

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RE: Possible AI Improvement Mod - 3/11/2019 3:51:10 AM   
SteamSlither

 

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quote:

ORIGINAL: Hattori Hanzo


1) which changes do you have added ?
2) why do you have eliminated the 20 extra races ?



1) updated VANILLA AI Improvement Mod 1.04 to VANILLA AI Improvement Mod 1.05 (I call it D-extended 1.05 but maybe its confusing)

2) to get the extra races use EXTENDED 1.05 RELEASE (Available in the first post of this thread)



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RE: Possible AI Improvement Mod - 7/27/2019 9:41:06 PM   
Cruis.In

 

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is this compatible with star trek picard era? tghanks.

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