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Evochron Mercenary 2.488 available...

Postby Vice » Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:47 pm

Version 2.488 is now available for download. As usual, the installer can also be used to update older versions of the game. It can be downloaded here:
http://www.starwraith.com/evochronmerce ... nloads.htm

This update includes the following improvements/fixes:

- New quadrant maps with improved system placement accuracy and image quality.
- Option to change gunsight and display coloring (hue and RGB) added to Options menu (HUD Configuration).
- New frame graphics added for navigation, inventory, and trade consoles (better aligning them with other menus).
- Under some conditions, planet terrain could be rendered at multiple detail levels simultaneously, occasionally causing subtle flickering, now fixed.
- If the game is interrupted during gameplay to the point media resources are deleted/lost from memory, it will now to auto-save the profile and attempt to reload all media assets automatically.
- If the game is interrupted during a file extraction and/or loading process by external interference or system problems causing file corruption/damage, it can now automatically attempt to clean and repair the damage next time it is launched.
- HUD Flight Path Marker updated to better indicate offset course and to account for additional factors including gravity.
- Optional Horizontal and Vertical Velocity Marker added to the HUD Configuration menu to provide legacy functionality.
- Friction factor based on velocity and atmospheric density now applies to hull burn glow effect for a better visual cue.
- Overall reputation level changing when travelling from sector to sector in the same system fixed.
- Options to set a custom value for CvC kills and clan linked contracts in multiplayer added.
- TrackIR, padlock, and mouse look view modes updated for a wider vertical viewing range.
- 400% increase in multiplayer terrain control credit for CvC kills (default value).
- Sound effect volume setting now applies to mouse clicks in main menu as well.
- MDTS auto-aiming prediction system updated for smoother movement.
- HUD indicator positions adjusted to better support stereoscopic 3D.
- Scaling option for pitch ladder added (details in customizing kit).
- Position option for compass added (details in customizing kit).
- Flight Path Marker added to 3D radar.
- Wind sound effect volume reduced.
- Several minor bug fixes.


The server program has also been updated for this build. The 400% increase in default territory control credit for clan-vs-clan kills will only apply on servers running the updated server build.
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Postby Cindy » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:47 am

Thanks Vice! :)
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Postby Iron man » Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:53 am

Thx awesome changement !:)
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Postby Maarschalk » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:14 am

The updates sound awesome Vice, going to try the new updated version right now!.....;):cool:
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Postby Letoras » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:43 am

Thank you very much Mr. Vice!!! Update is looking gooood!!:cool:
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Postby NorsKlh » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:08 pm

Thank you! DL right now!
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Postby Munshine » Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:17 pm

Thank you Vice for keeping this awesome game updated. :)
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Postby Star King » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:24 pm

This is my favorite update. Very smooth game play on seven year old PC using Windows 8. Thank you for always improving this game.
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Postby andysonofbob » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:20 pm

Nice1!
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Postby Viper » Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:50 pm

That's an impressive list of updates, gonna try it first chance I get.

Thanks for the hard work boss.


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