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AI War Official 8.015-8.016 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« on: October 06, 2014, 08:24:55 PM »
Original: http://arcengames.com/ai-war-official-8-015-flicker-factor-released/

This one is  relatively small update with a couple of bugfixes.  The main thing here is some fixes to flickering in the far zoom icon display that people were noticing in recent versions, as well as what is likely a performance improvement for most people on that front, too.

Update: 8.017 is now out and includes a couple more flicker-related fixes.  And yet another performance improvement related to that (a happy byproduct).

Enjoy!

This is a standard update that you can download through the in-game updater itself, if you already have 4.000 or later. When you launch the game, you'll see the notice of the update having been found if you're connected to the Internet at the time. If you don't have 4.000 or later, you can download that here.
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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2014, 09:42:13 PM »
Hi Chris,

I feel bad considering this update is a result of the thread I started about this issue but unfortunately, the patch actually made it worse. Now the flickering, which was visible some of the time but not in almost every overlapping ship situation, is more present than not.

In case you're wondering:

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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2014, 08:54:00 AM »
If you switch to using the icon grouping again, is it still a problem?
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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2014, 10:06:41 AM »
If you switch to using the icon grouping again, is it still a problem?

It may have something to do with modular ship showing their modules as icons with MK levels now.

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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2014, 10:10:28 AM »
I do not know if this is related to Bud Backer problem but I put up a mantis issue about it.

http://www.arcengames.com/mantisbt/view.php?id=15947

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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2014, 10:39:48 AM »
I appreciate it!

I'm responding more in the other thread, since we're all double-posting at this point, heh: http://www.arcengames.com/forums/index.php/topic,16366.msg181779.html#msg181779

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Not that the double posts are a problem, it just can get confusing.
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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2014, 10:48:49 AM »
Sorry about that just wanted to make sure.

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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2014, 10:49:23 AM »
Nope, we all did it!  Wasn't you, and it was entirely reasonable in the first place.  Always better safe than sorry!
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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2014, 10:52:58 AM »
Nope, we all did it!  Wasn't you, and it was entirely reasonable in the first place.  Always better safe than sorry!

Thanks for fixing it so quick as it could give you a headache, if there was a lot of modular ships on screen yours or AI I will update to the new version soon!

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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2014, 10:53:55 AM »
I haven't released that quite yet -- still working on something else related to this.  Thanks!
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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2014, 10:57:39 AM »
I haven't released that quite yet -- still working on something else related to this.  Thanks!

Ok that's ok I was not looking at the recent changes to see if it was released I meant for being able to respond on the problem so quickly.

Edit: I was looking at the Mantis when I posted that kind of typed it in quickly.
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Re: AI War Official 8.015 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2014, 11:00:09 AM »
Got it. :)
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Re: AI War Official 8.015-8.016 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2014, 11:15:56 AM »
Update: 8.017 is now out and includes a couple more flicker-related fixes.  And yet another performance improvement related to that (a happy byproduct).
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Re: AI War Official 8.015-8.016 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2014, 11:26:13 AM »
Great I do not see any more flickering and the modular ships are back to normal!

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Re: AI War Official 8.015-8.016 "Flicker Factor" Released!
« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2014, 11:52:59 AM »
Awesome!
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