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Gameplay / Balance:
- Tutorials moving into bad states at random fixed.
- Siege frigate survivability decreased.
- Pirate raid frequency decreased.
- Later stage missions to destroy ships and structures have had their expiry times increased.
- Clairvoyance: duration increased from 30, 45 60 seconds per level to 50, 100, 150 seconds.
- Guidance: cooldown changed from 20, 15, 10 seconds per level to 20 seconds at all levels.
- Guidance: ability cooldown rate changed from +20%, +35%, +50% per level to +40% at all levels.
- Guidance: duration changed 20 seconds at all levels to 15, 30, 45 seconds per level.
- Reverie: friendly units will no longer auto-acquire enemies under the effects of reverie as attack targets.
- Reverie: duration increased from 15, 20, 25 seconds per level to 20, 30, 40 seconds.
- Gravity Warhead: range decreased from 7000 to 6000 at all levels.
- Gravity Warhead: cooldown increased from 18, 16, 14 seconds per level to 25 seconds at all levels .
- Gravity Warhead: antimatter cost raised from 80 to 100 at all levels.
- Gravity Warhead: duration changed from 12 seconds at all levels to 12, 15, 18 seconds per level.
- Gravity Warhead: Speed reduction changed from 15%, 30%, 45% per level to 30%, 45%, 60% .
- Gravity Warhead: Acceleration reduction changed from 20%, 40%, 60% per level to 60%, 80%, 120%.
- Nano-Disassember: range increased from 4500 to 6000 at all levels.
- Nano-Disassember: antimatter cost decreased from 85 to 75 at all levels.
- Ion Bolt: antimatter cost increased from 65 to 85 at all levels.
- Ion Bolt: cooldown from 9, 11, 13 seconds per level to 10, 12, 14 seconds.
- Shield Projection: radius of effect increased from 2500 to 5000.
- Game update rate change hooked to - and = buttons (singleplayer only).
- Two new pirate-less maps.
- First tutorial now handles players spending their ability point before they were intended to and thus not being able to spend it when instructed.
- Phasic Transmissions research is now effective even at max fleet supply research.
- Reduced Phasic Transmissions supply bonus from 20% down to 15%.
- Shield projection's bubble less opaque.
- Various new ICO art.
Networking / Multiplayer:
- Games in progress causing "Rejected by Host" error fixed.
- Multiplayer lobby screens now have Map Designer tab.
- Whisper functionality for ICO
- Refactored join game screen.
- Fix for not seeing friend's games.
- New chat friendly ICO font.
- ICO user names are now sorted.
- Self and friends are colored in ICO channel player list.
- Events for players entering and leaving channels.
- ICO nows preserves history when changing channels.
- ICO logged in user count now displayed. This number will only update when you change channels or login.
- Added some default lobby names.
- Reorganized numbered lobbies to increment sequentially as they fill.
- Added notification of what channel you are in.
- Fix for rare multiplayer lobby crash when host leaves a game in ICO.
- Various new ICO message strings.
UserInterface / HUD:
- Added counter descriptions for all frigates and fighters.
- Game menu now mapped to F10 by default instead of Esc so people can repeatly press Esc to close any submenu (may-Fix rare bug in group selection).
- Various strings cleaned up.
- Loading mods supported
Upcoming game Changes