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Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« on: May 28, 2015, 09:20:53 AM »
This is just a small one: http://arcengames.com/mediawiki/index.php?title=Stars_Beyond_Reach_Beta_Release_Notes#Version_0.852

But it contains some stuff that I wanted you guys to have sooner than later. :)

More to come this evening!
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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2015, 10:27:30 AM »
Wait, pollution was why my science labs were always hotbeds of crime?  Weird, did not realize there was a pollution -> crime interaction.  Is that mentioned in a tooltip for the buildings that have it?

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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2015, 10:33:08 AM »
I think so?  If not, then please do let me know.
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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2015, 10:40:40 AM »
Just a thought I had with regard to the now cancelled racial themed HUDs: How about only changing the console at the bottom of the screen and maybe add a styled frame to the new leader portrait? Might be a good compromise between effort and flavor?

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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2015, 10:46:07 AM »
re: Buildings that need targets (like embassies) - How often should an embassy need to be retargeted?

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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2015, 11:27:19 AM »
Just a thought I had with regard to the now cancelled racial themed HUDs: How about only changing the console at the bottom of the screen and maybe add a styled frame to the new leader portrait? Might be a good compromise between effort and flavor?

EDIT: Mantised here.

I responded on mantis.

re: Buildings that need targets (like embassies) - How often should an embassy need to be retargeted?

Super duper rarely.  For the most part you'd probably set them up once and leave them, but then later if you accomplished your goal and want to do something else, then you change them again.  Why do you ask?
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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2015, 11:33:07 AM »
I responded on mantis.
Cool. What do you think of the other idea of similar intent?
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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2015, 11:35:21 AM »
Maybe... I'm not really sure and not really equipped to contemplate a polish thing of that nature this week or next week.  It definitely has its merits, that's for sure.  I think you will really like what is coming in terms of talking to the other races with the revised diplomacy and such, given your suggestions, though.  After all that stuff shakes out, then we can circle back on things like this.
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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2015, 11:37:04 AM »
Maybe... I'm not really sure and not really equipped to contemplate a polish thing of that nature this week or next week.  It definitely has its merits, that's for sure.  I think you will really like what is coming in terms of talking to the other races with the revised diplomacy and such, given your suggestions, though.  After all that stuff shakes out, then we can circle back on things like this.
Sounds good to me.
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Re: Beta 0.852 now out. (quick bugfixes, smog/crime balance)
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2015, 11:40:22 AM »
On it. ;)
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