Release Notes - March 4, 2010
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Join Date: Dec 2007
03-04-2010, 01:52 AM
Fixed a bug where some players were stuck in the promotion mission with no way to remove the completed mission. Players in this state should log in and after a map move should have their mission state cleared up.
Players can no longer swap weapons from their inventory into their weapons slots during combat. Weapon switching (between inactive and active weapon) works the same as it did before.
Fixed error where ship ID numbers and name would get messed up in the ship tailor when customizing Federation Escort 1.
Players are now alerted if they attempted to rename their ship to the same name as one of their other ships (all active ships owned by a player must have unique names)
Bridge officers can now be trained up in space maps instead of only on ground maps.
Hitting Random while customizing your ship will now properly work with the Undo button.
You can now have up to 500 members in a fleet. The fleet roster is now broken until pages, instead of using a scrollbar. This allows it to render much more efficiently.
Dropping missions now properly updates the mission journal to select the next mission so that you don't have to reselect each mission to drop it
Addressed an issue where Fleet access controls were not working properly
Devices now autostack in your device tray if you have one of the devices already equipped instead of going to your inventory
When a Fleet Leader leaves the fleet, a new Fleet Leader is selected from the next highest ranking officer, and if a tie, the officer that has been in the Fleet the longest.
Made some updates to improve cursor accuracy
Buffs are now cleared when transferring between ground and space. Prior to this change users could inappropriately use kit powers to buff their ship by quickly transferring from their bridge back to space. This will also prevent Tribble buffs from being applying to your ship.
Special unlocked promo costume pieces will now display properly in the character selection screen when you are logging in.
Improved the logic for when teams map transfer so that they end up in the same map more reliably.
Added an error message for Logitech LCD drivers that were causing some game clients to hang.
Fixed several bugs that were crashing some players when they map transferred.
Made several AI improvements for Bridge Officers on Away Teams so they stay in formation while moving through terrain.
Fixed a bug where loot pickup would not work properly when teamed.
Away Team Picker Improvements: When the away team picker was open and a team member had a contact window open, we now reduce the timeout from 120 seconds to 60 seconds. When the map transfer opt-in window is open and no one is talking to a contact, we reduced the timeout time from 30 seconds to 15 seconds. We no longer reset the timeout timer when a teammate selects a different bridge officer to use on the away team.
Need or Greed now works properly with unique items.
Rewards that were intended for each team member to receive no longer get lumped into a common reward pool which would allow some rewards intended for you to end up in the possession of other team mates.
Players you have set to ignored may no longer send you Fleet invites.
You are now notified if you attempt to take an item from a Fleet bank that is not allowed.
The Borg Staging Fleet area has been updated to include Klingon contacts since they now can gain access to PVE missions in the sector once they are level 43 and have completed the appropriate hand-off mission.
Updated the text when exiting the Ganalda Station for clarity
Edited some text bugs in the Battle Group Omega stores
Faction rules were not working as expected on some maps, and we’ve made a scrub to ensure factions engagement rules are working properly.
The Mylasa System now displays correctly on the Area Map instead of saying Mylasa Sector.
Federation scientists reports that a planet in the Romulan Ponor system has unexpectedly shifted axis.
We removed the old "Warp to System" buttons from these systems: Ganalda, K7, DS9, Starbase 39, and Qonos.
Fixed a typo in PVP assault maps to reference "security teams" and "security layers" based on location.
The PVP area control report scoreboard now shows the correct final score values.
Added additional FX for ships getting too close to planet atmospheres
Added FX for flying through some planetary rings
Lens flare should be working on some space maps now
Added new FX for special Borg enemy powers
Powers and Skills
Fixed a typo in the Klingon Engineering Officer tree so that Field Logistics is correctly labeled as an Admiral ability instead of Captain.
Borg Cubes are now immune to confuse powers
Beware the Borg. The “Infected” episode features several new Borg powers.
Bridge Officer Log: Fixed some errors that were displaying when using the log.
Character Creation: Minor layout tweaks to class selection screen during character creation
Character Creation: Camera Zoom and Rotate arrows are now available in Character Creation when making your first character on the account
Chat: Guild chat and System Messages are no longer the same default color
HUD: Fixed a bug where off screen icons would draw as white blocks
HUD: More adjustments to the Klingon UI to use more appropriate colors
Inventory: Corrected some spacing errors in the ship inventory display
Login Screen: Login errors now display login errors on the main screen, so they don't go away after 5 seconds.
Login Screen: Added "My Account" and "Support" buttons to the login screen. They launch the appropriate web pages in an external browserwindow.
Login Screen: Improved the login error message for when the Holodeck is up but locked for internal testing (usually during the release of an update)
Login Screen: Now displays the short name for selected characters if there is no formal name as well as other layout fixes
Minimap: The change instance button on the minimap is now working properly
Options: Tooltips are no longer instantly displayed when changing options and adjusted the font effect to make it clearer which options you are changing.
PVP Queue: Fixed a bug that caused the offered queue pane to overlap the join list and details pane
PVP Queue: Added Leave and Snooze buttons to the bottom right of the window instead on each row element
PVP Queue: The Snooze button becomes a Resume button if you are delaying an offer
PVP Queue: Shows join and snooze timeouts for each applicable queue in the join list
PVP Queue: The QueueAlert window now hides if the PvP Queue window is up
Ship Selection: Ship selector no longer shows "InvalidEntityName" in the selection panel after discharging a ship
Skills Window: Each skill block is slightly wider now.
Status Window: Badges now have their own tab so that players can find their Badge counts easier.
Status Window: Options to display your own name and health on your player/ship model now function properly
Status Window: Fixed a typo in the discharge tooltip when viewing a ship you wish to discharge.
Status Window: Improved the ship stats that are displayed on the status window
Team Status:Updated colors of selected team members status windows to match reticle art
Team Status: Buffs/Debuffs are smaller so that they don't overlap in team windows
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