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.937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« on: October 07, 2013, 05:11:23 PM »
Release notes: http://arcengames.com/mediawiki/index.php?title=Bionic_Dues_Alpha_Release_Notes#Alpha_0.937_Release_Candidate_6

Restart steam to force a quicker update.

This one has some important tweaks to the hostage and overdrive missions, and beyond that just a few small tweaks and clarity improvements.  This may well be the last pre-1.0 set of changes, we'll see.  Or at least very close to it!
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Re: .937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2013, 05:54:07 PM »
This is a bit of a strange bug that I can't reproduce. When starting a new game after resetting the tutorial messages on the options screen I got the City Map Hot Tips on the Exo customization screen as well as the other tips. This happened twice, but I can't reproduce the exact conditions.

Edit: Spamming between start new game and reset tutorial messages it happened again after 10 tries or something. Not sure what the exact conditions are. Screenie attached.

Edit2: Another related issue, but maybe intentional. If you choose to not show the voiceover briefing again, but then just click OK on the City Map tips window, next time you play the game the City Map hot tips will not display.
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Re: .937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2013, 06:14:39 PM »
Also attached another oddity?

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Re: .937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2013, 06:21:37 PM »
This is a bit of a strange bug that I can't reproduce. When starting a new game after resetting the tutorial messages on the options screen I got the City Map Hot Tips on the Exo customization screen as well as the other tips. This happened twice, but I can't reproduce the exact conditions.

Edit: Spamming between start new game and reset tutorial messages it happened again after 10 tries or something. Not sure what the exact conditions are. Screenie attached.
Just in for 0.938:
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* The city map sidebar buttons now no longer respond to clicks while a tutorial message is up, to avoid weirdness when someone opened the customization window before closing both of the initial city map tutorial messages.
** Thanks to Pepsisolo for the report.

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Edit2: Another related issue, but maybe intentional. If you choose to not show the voiceover briefing again, but then just click OK on the City Map tips window, next time you play the game the City Map hot tips will not display.
Yea, I think that's fine.

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Also attached another oddity?
You mean the blackness on the side?  Yea, that seems to happen whenever the resolution doesn't match certain exact aspect ratios.  I'll ask Chris about it.
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Re: .937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2013, 06:26:35 PM »
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You mean the blackness on the side?  Yea, that seems to happen whenever the resolution doesn't match certain exact aspect ratios.  I'll ask Chris about it.

Actually I just meant the fact that the City Map tips were visible on the exo customization screen. I thought they would only pop up when first starting a new game on the city map screen.

I actually misled you with what I said here "When starting a new game after resetting the tutorial messages on the options screen I got the City Map Hot Tips on the **Exo customization screen** as well as the other tips"

I actually meant the **assembling a party screen"" (choosing your loadout and pilot etc)
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Re: .937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2013, 06:28:21 PM »
Actually I just meant the fact that the City Map tips were visible on the exo customization screen. I thought they would only pop up when first starting a new game on the city map screen.
To clarify, are you able to make that happen in any case other than "before closing the briefing window, open the customization window"?
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Re: .937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2013, 06:31:20 PM »
Actually I just meant the fact that the City Map tips were visible on the exo customization screen. I thought they would only pop up when first starting a new game on the city map screen.
To clarify, are you able to make that happen in any case other than "before closing the briefing window, open the customization window"?

Yep. Also check the edit on my last post. I misled you with one of my points. I've made a bit of a mess explaining this actually. If you want me to try again, I'll try and write things more clearly.

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Re: .937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2013, 07:11:43 PM »
Wow, so this is really just about to release, eh?  Been an interesting beta.

This one's already gotten about 80 hours from me, I'll have you know.


As for problems..... I cant really think of anything major at the moment.  Maybe a couple of small things, but nothing that's a big enough deal to worry about right before release.   Not much in the way of balance issues, either.  Far as I'm concerned, this seems to be in a pretty good spot right now.

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Re: .937 Release Candidate 6 now out.
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2013, 07:13:03 PM »
Awesome.  :)

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* Fixed a bug where at certain screen resolutions the inventory/store/customization background would not scale out to the side properly, thus resulting in a black bar to the right.  Specifically 1600x900 would do this, among others.
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