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18 comments by soase-maelstrom on Jun 28th, 2014

Highlights Rebellion (Release 8) 28/06/2014

* Updated to new patch, v1.82
* Bug fixes (see below)
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Research
* Norlamins      ... fixed description for "Capital ship labs" researches, to distinguish which
                         research will enable Military labs or Civilian labs
* Replicators    ... "Advanced Launchers" research available with two ties of Basic Launchers research.

Graphics
* Replicators     ... fixed tradeship and refinery ship hub icons
* Replicators     ... fixed mines textures
* Varsai             ... fixed Titan team mesh color
* Trade Alliance ... fixed planet bombing particle effects

Balance
* Replicators     ... reduced the firepower of Replicators Tractor and Thumper Defense platforms
* New Races      ... modified Racial Inclination and Faction Relations between Races and Factions

Abilities
* Norlamins      ... Urvanian light frigates gets shield regenerate ability
* Norlamins      ... fixed Defense Platform "Disruptor force" ability, also included tiered Research
* Norlamins      ... Titan ... fixed ability position mix up ... total control <-> mind dampening
* Norlamins      ... upgrades for cosmic ray collector enhance all of the collectors abilities
* Replicators    ... added explicit ability and research "Grav Tractor" to the Defense Platform
* Trade Alliance ... fixed Defense Platform ability "Augmented Defense"

Other
* Trade Alliance ... fixed diplomatic stats reporting
* New Races      ... fixed quick start, i.e light frigates for new races
* New Races      ... fixed an number of descriptions
* New Races      ... increased the name pool of Capitalships and Starbases for all new races

Apologies
* Haven't done much work of the Pirate race and so they are still very basic
* Haven't found bug with Pirate race

Thanks
* lordzeromih, JurisDocta and others who gave detailed feedback for this release

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lordzeromih
lordzeromih Oct 18 2014, 12:16pm says:

Hey Soase-Maelstrom! It's been a long time since last update. I have been wondering if you have a TBE on R9... Can you please give us a tentative update for R9? Thanks!

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JurisDocta
JurisDocta Oct 16 2014, 9:12pm says:

Norlamin Rebel Results

Two very serious bugs:
1. Jelmi's amplify Energy ability doesn't upgrade correctly. First it doesn't do it, then you look up 15 minutes later to see that it's done it.

2. When an enemy retreats it gives you the Another Victory! effects to range and damage even when that tech isn't researched.

3. On that note, Wrath also appears to be malfunctioning. Make sure the buff researches are properly aligned.

Lesser bugs/suggestions
4. Did you add module repair to the Skylark two? I don't remember that.
5. Defense platforms shouldn't have Zone of Force, it disrupts defense ability.
6. Another Victory! could use a different Icon.
7. Your version of the Black Hole disables abilities even though it doesn't say it.

The error with the research kinda slapped in the face on that one. The Jelmi was pretty strange too since I hadn't run into that issue on the last build. All in all the faction is performing nicely. It may be a couple weeks before I can finish with the Replicator Rebels.

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Bacl
Bacl Oct 13 2014, 10:13am says:

I have a request if possible, so far i think this is the best mod for Rebellion, Sins of a galactic empire is also very good but its a total conversion so i cant place them in the same basket.

The Vasari loyal Titan, the one that can devourer entire fleets with its MAW ability, my requests are about this ship and this ship only.

1, when this ship bombard a planet, there is a vasari capital ship that has an ability to drain the planet, is it possible to give the draining animation to the titan instead of the regular laser? This would give a "Unicron feel" like the ship is devouring planets.

Second request would be to give it the ability to colonize planets, to keep in the devourer of worlds idea, you "drain the planet", then colonize it to strip it to the core.

I dont know if your even willing to do so but if other members of the community would like this, maybe just do a small "patch" to add this into the game.

Let me know what the team think about this idea.

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soase-maelstrom
soase-maelstrom Oct 15 2014, 12:33am replied:

As a general rule, I do not mod the original races.

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wardog2033
wardog2033 Oct 6 2014, 8:31pm says:

I've encountered a game breaking glitch... When I'm in mid game the game closes on it self making me lose what I done... How do I fix it?

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lordzeromih
lordzeromih Oct 8 2014, 4:50am replied:

Check the comments for the solution, but iirc this has been answered before. It is regarding the ram overusage of the game and can be only countered as a preventive by reducing the graphics in suitable ranges as specified.

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wardog2033
wardog2033 Oct 6 2014, 3:03am says:

What is the name of the song on the main menu?

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Admiral-Ace
Admiral-Ace Oct 5 2014, 9:21pm says: Online

Okay I have to ask this, why is it that the all text/descriptions for the Pirates are the same as the Norlamins? They were like this in the last version and they're the same in this version. Was this a mistake, I messed up the download, or are they not meant to be playable?

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lordzeromih
lordzeromih Oct 8 2014, 4:46am replied:

They happen to be wip, and are added as a preview only.

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TomorrowsStrategist
TomorrowsStrategist Oct 17 2014, 12:32am replied:

That's totally fine I understand

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