Release notes/20100413

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General Updates[edit | edit source]

  • Borg ships resist confuse, hold, and subsystem damage. The higher the tier of the ship, the higher the resistance.
  • The Cure miniboss now drops unique purple kits.
  • STF - Khitomer Accord is now available for play
  • Fleets - You are now prompted for confirmation when kicking someone from a Fleet.
  • Fleets - Now display line breaks in the Fleet Information area.
  • Fleets - Added more description in bank tab permissions screen.
  • Fleets - Addressed an issue where When first logging in to a transfered character who was in a Fleet, the player would receive an untranslated message about their Fleet.
  • Fleets - Moved some Fleet messages out of System channel and into the Fleet channel.
  • Fixed a camera issue where it would appear inside the ship when zoomed in all the way
  • When a Klingon Carrier Warps into system space the camera no longer pans through the ship's geo.
  • Added confirmation text when deleting mail with items attached.
  • Players should no longer receive mail items from other Cryptic Games.
  • Fixed a pvp exploit where players are spawning into a map while dead to avoid being assigned to a pvp faction.
  • The issue with lag on the ipvp borg hunt map has been resolved.

FX[edit | edit source]

  • Modified Orbital Strike FX so they won't get blocked when playing in environments with short ceilings.
  • Adjusted Warp in FX a bit

Audio[edit | edit source]

  • Updated Tribble of Borg audio
  • Ambient audio for various maps has been updated/improved.
  • Some enemy powers sounds that were too low in volume have been turned up.
  • Cerin Teresa's Pah Wraith powers have been sonified.
  • Fixed some audio tech to allow more FX audio to be play at once.

Missions and Environment[edit | edit source]

  • Renamed and reworded all mission text for Federation player PvP missions to include new Federation versus Federation PvP game types
  • Created 2 different looking sides for KvK PvP Assault map. Now there is red and blue side.
  • Beaming Assault teams down to enemy installations updates the scoreboard properly.
  • The mission Divide et Impera now has a functional final encounter that no longer gates mission completion.
  • Slightly reduced the number of roaming borg cubes in borg sector space.
  • Players will no longer be able to bypass the ground encounters on The Cure.

Ships[edit | edit source]

  • Fixed holes and texture errrors in geometry for federation dreadnaught "U.S.S. Jupiter" class
  • Added more variety to Mirror Universe ships in addition to the existing Miranda MU variants

Characters and Costumes[edit | edit source]

  • Fixed an issue where PIPs would not appear on low end settings

UI and Controls[edit | edit source]

  • Skill Picker and Skill Respec - "Accept" button is now disabled if no net change has actually been made.
  • Fonts - Updated the Mission font styles to use in the HUD.
  • Captain's Log no longer filters system text
  • Removed some targeting highlight FX that were playing on inappropriate objects
  • Character Creation: Now displays the selected number of species traits out of the max choosable traits for clarity. (Before it was just displaying the max choosable traits).
  • Modified the way the power levels UI sliders work in mode 3. The sliders will only move when dragging the mouse up or down - they will no longer get set when the player clicks on the slider bar.
  • Added mouse filtering options to the main options screen to smooth out camera motion while free-looking.
  • Darkened grid in paper doll background

Known Issues[edit | edit source]

  • There is minor audio popping in the ambient sound effects in the ground portion of Khitomer Accords

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