ALPHA V3.7 PATCH NOTES 

BUILD SYSTEM (SHIP CUSTOMIZATION)

  • Object Creation
    • Increased to 12 objects instead of the original 4.
    • Clicking on a ship object while in other build menu systems will now move the ship objects directly.
    • Added additional fail sound effect when placing invalid ship objects.
    • Updated missing text color from object description bonus text.
    • Location prompts will be shown where valid item placement is available.
    • Can now move objects around directly by simply clicking on them.
  • Room Creation
    • While in build mode a + and - option now appears on the walls to easily increase or decrease room sizes depending on if space or objects are in the way.
    • Room deletion can now occur by clicking the door while in the deletion selection in the build menu system.
    • Added room description text to help understand basic function for all rooms.
    • Location prompts are now shown where empty wall positions can be placed with the assumption there are empty locations next to spots.
    • When building rooms the valid build sound effect will now only complete on a valid room.
  • Added text to indicate what to do with mouse clicks when building.

MOUSE INTERACTION

  • Fixed issue where UI was not properly blocking ray cast targets.

SETTINGS

  • Removed the  full screen mode and auto save options.

SHIP OBJECTS

  • Autopilot monitor now states only one allowed in room in its description.

ALPHA V3.6 PATCH NOTES 

BATTLESHIPS

  • Updated hangar bay stairs to match the proper backgrounds with lighting effects

BUILD ROOMS

  • New object placement shadows should no longer be temporarily in front of room monitors
  • SFX added for
    • Starting build
    • Completing build
    • Removing rooms
    • Object placement

RESEARCH

  • New SFX for the brain animation when active.
  • New image for when research can not be performed
  • Research not usuable in current build has been disabled for future releases of Early Access builds.

SETTINGS

  • Ambiance slider has been added for ship and room effects
  • Updated logo to finalized version

SHIP STATS

  • Simplified the ship stats panel for more streamlined information.

ALPHA V3.5 PATCH NOTES

BUILD OPTIMIZATIONS

  • Reduced memory footprint by 20%
  • Removed several GUI cleanup slowdowns

COMBAT

  • Reduced flak cannon jump when firing
  • Weapons that do not have enough energy will now be greyed out until usable
  • New SFX for scanning enemy ships
  • Updated scan button imagery with proper background and interactions
  • Weapon system preview has been added to aid with determining how to use weapons
  • Fixed an issue where the battle scanner would not always show the animation
  • Crew members will no longer check their schedule when in combat, they will just go to their assigned stations if you have assigned them to one

EVENTS

  • Starter event should no longer play during random events
  • Updated comet imagery

GRAPHICS

  • Shadows are now opaque

SHIP MANAGEMENT PANEL

  • Added a close button
  • Added an option to allow room lights to remain constantly active

SHIP OBJECTS

  • Targeting monitor should animate based on game speed
  • Cleaned up shadows for the following objects
    • Shield Storage
    • Weapon Storage

SOUND

  • Ship ambiance should now be much more noticeable

TUTORIAL

  • Combat tutorial has been added to initial portion of the game to coincide with new weapon system preview
  • Flight controls tutorial has been updated for UI chagnes
  • Shortened text of initial research tutorial
  • Upped initial research points to 10 from 7 when not running the tutorial

UI

  • Centered various UI panels for uniformity
  • Reduced weapon system UI by removing "Weapon System" Label.
  • Flight System
    • Removed Flight System label.
    • Removed Icon indicating flight status
    • Added text to state if missing flight member on flight stick or autopilot disabled

ALPHA V3.4 PATCH NOTES

CAMERA

  • Camera updates for ship selection to show more of the ARK station.

COMBAT

  • Fixed allignment issue with targetting window.
  • When destroyed enemy ships will display a broken apart ship.

CREW MEMBERS

  • Crew recruitment should now properly account for pilots and mechanics when stating no crew members.
  • Mechanics have now been added.

EVENTS

  • New alien race interactions have been added
    • Ghuzurkian
    • Tethrans

OPTIONS

  • Cleaned up menu option buttons.

Alpha V3.3 Patch Notes

CREW MEMBERS

  • Female flight crew members can now be recruited.

EVENTS

  • 1 new event added.
  • Starter event has been added to help guide the first travel experience.
  • Event text should no longer have the previous text visible before the new text pops in.
  • Updated 4 late game events to new event system.
  • Rewards will now properly display from top to bottom.  Rewards that are empty will no longer show as 0.

SECTOR TRAVEL

  • No longer will show previous ETA when selecting a sector location to travel to.

SHIP OBJECTS

  • Flight crew members in the commander chair should no longer have their heads missing when a monitor is placed on the wall behind them.
  • Upgraded graphics for
    • Autopilot monitor
    • Targeting monitor

TUTORIAL

  • Added new tutorials
    • Completed Sector
    • Crew Wandering