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About Xenomarine

Xenomarine is a sci-fi roguelike game. Click here for the main game site.

Alpha 4: Release notes

Development updatesPosted by Logophil Fri, December 08, 2017 23:23:27
Time for a pretty major update! 40 new alien types or variants, alien plants, destructible environment and lots of smaller improvements…



NEW ALIENS

NEW: Added 'alien plants' which grow in alien caverns (from level 2; 8 variants)
NEW: Added new base enemy type: ‘slicer’ (from level 9; 12 variants)
NEW: Added 3 new enemy variants for all base alien types: 1) phase-shifted, 2) dark blue and 3) multicoloured
MOD: changed level generation to increase range of enemy variants on levels 1-10
MOD: improved drone AI to allow targeting at up to range 3
MOD: improved alien AI so they find alternative route when blocked by other aliens

NEW ITEMS:

NEW: 3 new base scanner types for detecting traps and secret doors

DESTRUCTIBLE ENVIRONMENT

NEW: Walls, furniture and doors can now be destroyed by weapons with 'explosive' damage type
MOD: Weapons with 'explosive' damage type automatically destroy crates and barrels

UI

NEW: ammo now shown numerically for equipped weapons
NEW: camera follows player option now uses smooth camera panning
NEW: improved map scrolling with mouse (scroll speed frame-independent and relative to zoom level)
FIX: ‘no ammo’ pop-up text now shown for weapon equipped in left hand
FIX: added info about scrolling map with mouse+alt-key to controls screen
FIX: increased width of top-left ammo display text to avoid text-wrapping with more than 99 ammo

GAMEPLAY/BALANCE

MOD: increased rocket launcher to hit chance
MOD: power of mind globes increased from level 8
MOD: can now retain battery when scrapping flashlight with full (>=1000) battery power
MOD: reduced duration of radioactive damage debuff by 40%
MOD: increased weapon range of combat drones

HACKING

MOD: improved display for results of hacking data terminal
MOD: more detailed information shown for hacking electronics data
MOD: hacking aliens data now includes drones, eggs and alien plants
FIX: bug with data shown when hacking electronics data

OTHER

NEW: 7 new random tips added
NEW: pressing F1 shows random tip in main log
NEW: added log message for when combat drones become hostile on taking damage
NEW: character stats screen now shows effect of encumbrance on weapon skill
NEW: added support for Mac Retina screens
FIX: information panel (e.g. for achievement) sometimes hidden behind terminal/inventory panels
FIX: log message for destruction of barrel no longer refers to ‘crate’
FIX: destroying a barrel no longer unlocks the ‘vandal’ achievement
FIX: error with item description for blade converter, and for weapons with blade conversion
FIX: removed visual artefacts (white vertical lines) while scrolling map on high-spec systems
FIX: speed of movement with keys held down now frame-independent (better for high-spec systems)
FIX: bug with mechanic for missed thrown weapon attacks
FIX: bug with target indicators when using mouse to target area effect weapon
FIX: stimpacks introduced in Alpha 3.3 can now be used from inventory
FIX: bug with occasionally failing to unpause game after using security terminal
FIX: hallucination visual effect not loading from save
FIX: improved log message when aliens trigger traps
FIX: improved formatting of mousehoverinfo for drones
FIX: bug with description of traps in inventory screen

Plus for itch.io users without access to the Steam patches, here’s a summary of the other changes since Alpha 3

GRAPHICAL VARIETY

NEW: alien caverns
NEW: secret passageways accessed by secret doors
NEW: improved lighting effects for randomly generated colour scheme
NEW: 4 new floor tile variants
NEW: added 6 wall tile variants for variety
NEW: randomly generated colour scheme for each level

GAME BALANCE

MOD: armor resistances limited to 50% resistance before level 10
MOD: ammo from equipment crates increased by 100%
MOD: reduce experience cost to learn new skills by 20%
MOD: scrap from equipment crates increased by 1

UI

NEW: scroll map using mouse at screen edge
NEW: clicking on terminals etc now activates auto-mouse-movement
NEW: added ‘fail to spot secret door’ sound effect
NEW: added random tip to explain secret door mechanics
NEW: torch automatically turns off to save power when resting
NEW: option to have map always centered on player
MOD: changed font colour for random tip at start
MOD: allow limited mouse-controlled movement over radioactive/poison tiles
FIX: minimap now updates immediately after use of terrain scanner
FIX: can no longer access inventory while using workbench or terminals

LINE OF SIGHT

MOD: line of sight for generator-lit rooms is now 360 degress (firing arc unchanged)

MISSIONS

MOD: ‘salvage’ missions now involve special equipment crates

OTHER

NEW: added random tip to starting log entries
MOD: decreased alarm volume
MOD: decrease crafting costs for low-level items
MOD: reduce mission success sound volume
FIX: bug with saving of zoom level at death
FIX: bug when determining when to scroll map
FIX: info shown when hacking aliens data and no remaining aliens on level
FIX: bug where mission crates are generated for assault missions
FIX: spelling error on terminal screen for health




Alpha 3.5: Patch Notes (Steam only)

Development updatesPosted by Logophil Sun, November 12, 2017 10:10:29
It seems those pesky Wurms have been tunneling through through the steel walls of the space station, and creating weird alien caverns…



GRAPHICAL VARIETY

NEW: alien caverns
NEW: secret passageways accessed by secret doors
NEW: improved lighting effects for randomly generated colour scheme
NEW: 4 new floor tile variants

GAME BALANCE

MOD: armor resistances limited to 50% resistance before level 10

UI

NEW: clicking on terminals etc now activates auto-mouse-movement

OTHER

FIX: bug where mission crates are generated for assault missions
FIX: spelling error on terminal screen for health



Alpha 3.4: Patch Notes (Steam Only)

Development updatesPosted by Logophil Sun, November 12, 2017 10:08:07
Another update focussed on responding to the great feedback received on the Early Access so far, including what should be some quite tangible changes to do with graphical variety, line of sight and game balance.



GRAPHICAL VARIETY

NEW: added 6 wall tile variants for variety
NEW: randomly generated colour scheme for each level

LINE OF SIGHT

MOD: line of sight for generator-lit rooms is now 360 degrees (firing arc unchanged)

MISSIONS

MOD: ‘salvage’ missions now involve special equipment crates
MOD: 'salvage' missions have fewer targets

GAME BALANCE

MOD: ammo from equipment crates increased by 100%
MOD: reduce experience cost to learn new skills by 20%
MOD: scrap from equipment crates increased by 1

UI

NEW: added ‘fail to spot secret door’ sound effect
NEW: added random tip to explain secret door mechanics
NEW: torch automatically turns off to save power when resting
MOD: changed font colour for random tip at start
MOD: allow limited mouse-controlled movement over radioactive/poison tiles
FIX: minimap now updates immediately after use of terrain scanner
FIX: can no longer access inventory while using workbench or terminals
FIX: mouse map scrolling added to controls help

Quick update (v3.3) (Steam only)

Development updatesPosted by Logophil Sun, November 12, 2017 10:07:07
Just uploaded a quick update to fix a couple of bugs relating to camera movement, while also adding some new features requested by players:


NEW: can now scroll map using mouse at screen edge
NEW: option to have map always centered on player
NEW: added random tip to starting log entries
MOD: decreased alarm volume
MOD: decrease crafting costs for low-level items
MOD: reduce mission success sound volume
FIX: bug with saving of zoom level at death
FIX: bug when determining when to scroll map
FIX: info shown when hacking aliens data and no remaining aliens on level



Xenomarine is now on Steam Early Access!

Development updatesPosted by Logophil Wed, October 25, 2017 16:50:35
Xenomarine is now available on Steam early access (as well as on itch as before)! Here is a full list of changes in the new version (with credit given to the game testers on Reddit who recommended the changes)



New game mode
NEW: Adventure mode (no permadeath but highscores disabled)

Drones
NEW: 2 new drone types (heavy combat drones and advanced heavy combat drones)
NEW: proportion of drones begin level as hostile in higher levels
NEW: drone mousehover description includes hostile/neutral/friendly status
MOD: increase hit points for drones
FIX: drone lights sometimes turned off even when in line of sight

Missions
NEW: animation showing location of mission targets
NEW: log messages for mission outcomes
MOD: improved mission generation with more varied and achievable mission targets (baconcow/meangreenmachine)
MOD: better balance of number of equipment crates to find in salvage missions
MOD: better balancing of experience gained from missions
FIX: bug with alien count (used for mission generation) on loading levels

Hacking
NEW: data terminal which can be hacked to access level data

New items
NEW: new energy fields: stealth field, cloaking field, phase shift field
NEW: new forcefields (wide angle and full)
NEW: new stimpack types: vitality shots and regeneration shots
NEW: new large (long-range) torch type

Better support for large and small screen resolutions
NEW: new option to choose log font size
MOD: clicking on log no longer toggles height of log (removed because of interference with other mouse controls)
MOD: removed background image for game log
MOD: ammo/power/condition bars enlarged for improved visibility at different resolutions
FIX: bug with screen resolution preventing closing of mission terminal panel
FIX: bug where unable to change settings on some screen resolutions
FIX: stretching of background image for options screen on very large and very small resolutions
FIX: improved scaling of inventory and achievement icons on different resolutions
FIX: improved scaling of value bars (ammo/condition/power)
FIX: errors in scaling position of armor resistance icons on inventory panel

Game balance:
MOD: improve health skill increases actual health as well as maxhealth (augustdream)
MOD: slight increase to overall number of interactable level features, with more regularity for key features like terminals and workbenches
MOD: radiation rooms removed from levels 1 and 2
MOD: minor adjustment to difficulty level
MOD: average power for goggles increased
MOD: reduced taser dmage
MOD: reduce trap frequency

User interface
NEW: belt slots keyboard shortcuts shown
NEW: improved keyboard targeting to allow targeting of crates and eggs (lapislosh)
NEW: improved keyboard targeting for devices and throwing weapons (lapislosh)
NEW: warning text to confirm death when starting new game, or exiting game
MOD: add option panel for use of teleporter for next level
MOD: increased basic log dimensions
MOD: slowed flashing of text colour for available skills in terminal (baconcow)
MOD: controls info added to splash screen (lapislosh)
MOD: long range scanner blips now stay on the map until the end of player turn
FIX: bug where unable to close inventory by clicking inventory button
FIX: add menu sound to game mode toggle
FIX: bug where closing help screen for terminal/workbench unpauses the game
FIX: bug where pressing escape from armor screen opens options screen
FIX: bug with ‘inventory full’ log message not showing correctly
FIX: bug making it impossible to close splash screen windows using ‘enter’ (lapislosh)
FIX: encumbrance help text now shown when hovering over encumbrance bar as well as encumbrance text(lapislosh)
FIX: panel exit buttons not wokring on splash screen
FIX: problem with menu sounds not playing on settings screen
FIX: bug where icon for alien in cover overlaps icon for alien debuffs
FIX: bug where some actions (e.g use of quickslots) are still possible while game is paused
FIX: added value bar background for scanners
FIX: changing focus to another application and then clicking back in the game no longer generates mouse input (lapislosh)

Log messages
NEW: log messages now show enemy chance to hit
MOD: improve log messages for exploding barrels (to allow stacking of similar messages)
FIX: log message error for low log detail when being hit by non-blockable attack
FIX: incorrect log message for egg damage from main weapon (corruptsoule)
FIX: occasionally missing log text when finding radioactivity vaccine
FIX: bug with duplication of log messages when opening equipment crates
FIX: bug with empty log messages on low and medium log detail levels

Sound
NEW: added drone damaged/destroyed sound
MOD: improved low health sound effect (baconcow)
MOD: adjusted sound effect when generating level (baconcow)
MOD: changed sound effect when changing option settings (baconcow)
FIX: bug with egg hatch sound not playing when eggs are visible
FIX: fixed scanner sound for new scanner types
FIX: bug where sound effects get turned on by equipping an item from a belt slot
FIX: incorrect sound volume for level up sound effect(baconcow)

Other
NEW: new achievement icons
NEW: torch now shows range as part of standard info
MOD: improved scanner animation for map scanners
MOD: increased frequency and more irregular distribution of floor vents
MOD: improved dual-wielding help text to clarify shield requirements
MOD: torch renamed flashlight (lapislosh)
FIX: bug with impact of terrain and illness on to alien to hit chance
FIX: bug where cancelling new game select stil resets character
FIX: bug when increasing weapon skill at terminal with active skill debuff
FIX: wurms no longer spawn new wurms on poisonous etc tiles
FIX: bug allowing occasional alien movement onto dangerous tiles
FIX: improve egg spawning to avoid blocking path to teleporter (lapislosh)
FIX: bug where egg can be damaged by normal weapons after a special weapon attack (corruptsoule)
FIX: fixed dual-wielded chainsaw sprite



Alpha 2 Released!

Development updatesPosted by Logophil Wed, August 30, 2017 23:38:58
The second Alpha version of Xenomarine is now available to download on itch.io. Alpha 2 finally removes the level cap of previous releases, meaning there are now infinitely many levels of increasing difficulty. Other new features in Alpha 2 inlude randomly generated miniquests, 27 unlockable achievements, and 21 new item/armor/weapon types.

Here is the updated feature comparison chart:


..and a full list of changes:

Infinite Levels
NEW: Level cap removed: infinite number of levels (though content for later levels still limited)

New Feature: Miniquests
NEW: Random miniquests to gain extra XP, aka ‘Security Missions’ (3 basic types)

New Feature: Achievements
NEW: 27 achievements added
NEW: Non-steam achievements panel accessible from splash and options screen

New Weapons
NEW: 3 new weapons added

New Armor
NEW: 1 new armor and helmet class added (8 base types in total)
NEW: Armor can now have multiple resistances, including special resistance features such as ‘nonocarbon coating’
MOD: Improved naming system for armor types, so armor, helmet, belt, boots and shield can be ‘good’, excellent’ or ‘exceptional’ based on bonuses
FIX: Some inconsistencies in previous armor naming system

New Items
NEW: 8 new scanner types includig structural analyser and bio-analyser
MOD: Scanners now have limited energy and can be recharged with batteries
MOD: Greater rarity of biohazard traps

Other Improvements
NEW: Add log info when player resists status effects
NEW: Sound effect for lightsword
NEW: Sound effect for egg hatching
MOD: Chance to accidentally trigger traps when disarming increased
MOD: Enemies now have 50% chance of attacking other enemies when confused
MOD: Enemy blindness now reduces enemy chance to hit as well as confused movement
FIX: Update to controls help page to reflect changes to quickslot functions
FIX: Handle cases where trying to apply devices to wrong kind of item
FIX: Error where inventory help message stays on screen after closing inventory
FIX: Bug where item names are not generated for some belts and shields
FIX: Error with auto-torch help text in settings screen
FIX: Bug where resistances do not protect against effect of floor tiles
FIX: Bug where ramblers appear to move under traps
FIX: Status effects and effects of armor are now calculated when player is caught in the blast of own weapon
FIX: Effects of armor are now calculated when player is caught in the blast of an exploding barrel
FIX: Clicking no longer attempts to resize log on small screen resolutions

Alpha 1 Released!

Development updatesPosted by Logophil Sat, June 10, 2017 10:51:47
After more than two years in active development, Xenomarine is now in Alpha on itch.io!

A full description of the changes will shortly be available on IndieDB, but here is a chart showing a comparison of the features available in the Alpha compared to the Demo:



Here is the complete changelog:

Skills and Class

NEW: ‘class’ stat (e.g. soldier, engineer) added to terminal and highscores
NEW: ‘hacking’ skill,-used to hack and acquire drones
NEW: ‘alien tech’ skill used for mind-control devices and other tech
NEW: skills flash when available for clarity

Drones

NEW: combat drones (which can be hacked!)
NEW: scout drones (which can be hacked!)
NEW: hacking devices (required for hacking)

Level Design/Graphics

NEW: 12 new levels available (Alpha only)
NEW: 70 new enemy types available (Alpha only)
NEW: more variety for 1x1 rooms
NEW: ‘medical alternate’ room styles
NEW: ‘terminal’ style desks
NEW: 3x3 vaults
NEW: add additional 2x2 vaults
NEW: egg ‘hives’
NEW: floor scattered with scrap
NEW: procedurally generated atmospheric sounds improved (and game music removed)
NEW: desk objects (laptops, tablets, paper)
NEW controlpanel sprites as alternative to desk
NEW: new status-causing ‘goo’ tiles for later levels
NEW: 3x3tile floor area sprite to replace centre of rooms
NEW: yellow lights for radioactive rooms with new siren sound
NEW: coloured lights for special floor tiles
NEW: sprites for crates, crates also renamed
NEW: chest lights stop flashing when used
MOD: change corridor generation for vaults to allow connections to different room shapes
MOD: delete more rooms for more varied map layouts
MOD: reduce alarm volume
MOD: more varied level sizes
FIX: bug where no suitable locaton for vault found
FIX: less likely to spawn near teleporter
FIX: remove disconnected rooms
FIX: bug causing rooms connected only by secret doors to be deleted
FIX: med vault layout bug (see screenshot)
FIX: bug where being in water causes enemies always to miss
FIX: blood spatter disabled on water tiles

Weapons and Armor

NEW: 24 new weapon types available (Alpha only)
NEW: 12 additional grenade types with new sound effects
NEW: armor and helmet types
NEW: 2 additional shield types
NEW: minigun sound effect
FIX: minigun no longer has range 1

Items

NEW: status effect upgrades for player weapons
NEW: mindcontrol devices using alien tech skill
NEW: night-vision goggles (longer range than torches, shorter life);
NEW: 25 weapon enhancements
NEW: 20 new trap types available (Alpha only)
NEW: improved scanner animation and sound effects
MOD: turning torch/goggles on during a turn now costs 1 power
MOD: torches and goggles weight reduced to 1
FIX: bug where weakness antipack ineffective against severe weakness

Controls

NEW: ALT+ mvmt keys to move map using keybaord
FIX: auto-mouse-movement no longer goes through dangerous floor tiles
NEW: improved dual-wielding controls (second weapon is skipped if no enemy in range)
FIX: auto-mouse movement disabled when hallucinating

Inventory and Quickslots

NEW: delete button pulsates when available to make it easier to find
NEW: can now swap quickslots when using keyboard shortcuts
MOD: removed torch restriction from second slot on belt
NEW: more belt utilisation sounds

Help/Tutorial Text

NEW: help message when dragging usables to equipment slots
NEW: help message when dragging item to ineligible quickslot (torch/medkits)
NEW: help text when trying to repair armor with no scrap/other help for workbench
NEW: log message ‘you are low on health’
MOD: increased log font size
NEW: experience now shown on char stats?
NEW: message in main log to indicate encumbrance
NEW: help tips between levels
NEW: dual-wielding help message when unable to equip second weapon
NEW: info about changing movement controls on controls screen
NEW: log message ‘you now have enough experience points to learn a skill’

Log/Info Text

NEW: black background to log during LSD trap
NEW: remove ‘in the equipment crate’ from find messages (too long)
NEW: severely injured and close to death message now come after welcome messages on new level
NEW: added outline to hover info to stand out against light areas
NEW: text indicators for ‘out of ammo’ and status effects
NEW: mouseover alien show to hit with current weapon
MOD: more accurate info text for multi-vaccine
FIX: shield resistance info formatting
FIX: bug with hidden log messages when resizing log

Other

NEW: UI scaling for small and large screensizes, with improved sprites
NEW: improve demo and alpha completion experience, showing highscores for game
NEW: some game sounds improved
MOD: ‘illness’ debuff made less powerful
MOD: enemy distribution changed so more ‘themed’ levels
FIX: resting disabled when poisoned or radioactive
FIX: bug with some damage types not impacting health bar



Demo Version 2.2.0 Released

Development updatesPosted by Logophil Thu, February 23, 2017 10:36:32
This update includes a very large number of UI improvements, game balance adjustments and bug fixes. Highlights include significant improvements to keyboard ranged combat controls, an advanced inventory sorting function, animation for the player sprite, and a number of new items to be found and used - such as the personal teleport device!

New items

NEW: antipacks added (cure status effects)
NEW: vaccines added (acquire resistance to status effects)
NEW: added personal teleport devices
NEW: teleport trap
NEW: batteries (new item class) that can be used to recharge torches and forcefields

Inventory

NEW: added advanced inventory sorting mechanism
NEW: add player pref to alway sort inventory
NEW: animation added for inventory selection
NEW: special sound effect to indicate invalid inventory actions
NEW: ammo type added to weapon info in inventory
MOD: can now auto-equip a non-dual-wielded weapon while dual-wielding
MOD: can now check player status info while inventory screen open
FIX: a few issues relating to auto-equip function when dual-wielding/using shield
FIX: bug where using contextual menu for item selects item beneath the menu
FIX: bug where some game controls not disabled while in inventory screen

Improved Keyboard controls

NEW: keyboard can be used to set target for throwing weapoms
NEW: keyboard movement controls can be used to select target in targeting mode
NEW: keyboard shortcut for delete/reorganise in inventory
MOD: keyboard game controls no longer disabled when mouse is over main log
MOD: better handlng of keyboard target selection when no enemies in range
MOD: improved extended keyboard numpad controls
MOD: pressing ‘fire’ when no target identified does not end turn
MOD: keyboard fast move now stops on trap detection (as well as enemy detection)
FIX: bug preventing cycling through more distant targets using keyboard

General User Interface

NEW: ‘rest’ command added (both mouse and keyboard)
NEW: can now zoom in and out of minimap when enlarged
NEW: heads up display info shown when triggering trap
NEW: log size now saved as player preference
NEW: ammo bars now shown for weapons in belt slots
NEW: damage numbers outlined so as to stand out better against background
NEW: restored health indicated by green numbers
MOD: minimap now toggles between large and small, no option to hide minimap
MOD: main log width increased
MOD: log now automatically updates log messages to fit new size after resizing
MOD: ‘escape’ can now be used to exit targeting mode
MOD: traps now included in default target set
MOD: space bar now skips current weapon instead of ending turn when dual-wielding
MOD: more user friendly interface for acquiring armor improvement skill
FIX: bug where closing terminal/workbench does not close help file
FIX: health and experience bars now update while in inventory/terminal screens
FIX: experience bar text formatting error when >1000 experience
FIX: bug where levelup indicator only shown when >target experience not >=
FIX: bug preventing ability to use zoom controls when first starting level
FIX: various issues with area effect targeting
FIX: bug where closing workbench initiates auto-movement
FIX: bug with targeting range used when blind, or when torch turned off
FIX: bug where pressing space bar does not close windows
FIX: bug where windows remain open when clicking start game while window is open
FIX: problems with pressing multiple menu items on splash screen in succession
FIX: various problems with mouseover/target info not updating correctly

Balance Adjustments

NEW: 2x2 area effect added for some medium/heavy weapons
MOD: goodie crates likely to be spawned in same areas as enemies
MOD: terminal now more likely on level 1 and 2
MOD: scanners, forcefields, grenades and traps now all have weight 1
MOD: torches much rarer (due to introduction of batteries)
MOD: chests now contain ammo not weapons at higher levels
MOD: rocket launcher and flamethrower now ignore cover
MOD: balance adjusted so fewer groups of aliens on early levels
MOD: increased number of starting belt slots from 2 to 3
MOD: first two belt slots reserved for medkit and light sources
MOD: torches can be crafted at workbench
MOD: cost of various crafting options adjusted
MOD: reduced ammo/turn cost of rapid-fire weapons
MOD: number of ’goodie crates’ reduced for larger levels
MOD: adjustments to amount of strength reduced by weakness and severe weakness
MOD: improved balance through more sophisticated medikit drop chance calculation
MOD: improved chances of finding forcefields
MOD: increased probabiliy of large groups of aliens
MOD: adjusted probability of finding belts with higher number of belt slots
MOD: much wider range of armor status resistances generated
MOD: number of ammunition drops increased
FIX: bug making it possible not to find a ranged weapon in first two levels

Other Gameplay Related Changes/Fixes

MOD: can now target invisible squares when using throwing weapons
MOD: scanner now ineffective when totally blind
MOD: illness now has infinite duration until cured
MOD: more emergency lights now convert to normal lights on activating generator
FIX: bug where encumbrance penalty is not applied
FIX: bug where weakness reduces strength cumulatively each turn
FIX: bug where disarmed traps are aquired without trap skill
FIX: barrel explosion damage type corrected from acid to explosive
FIX: occasional bug with enemy attacks not causing status effects
FIX: occasional bug where enemy moves twice on reloading weapon
FIX: bug where acid resistance does not protect against acid
FIX: bug where changing weapon in inventory sometimes does not take a turn
FIX: bug where shooting a teleport trap causes player to teleport
FIX: bug with forcefield being automatically turned on when acquiring new items
FIX: bug with shield block effect calculation
FIX: bug causing incorrect turn sequence when paralysed/stunned
FIX: rpk 4.0 incorrectly treated as light weapon
FIX: better handling of cases of attacking enemy on same square as trap

Morgue Files/Highscores

NEW: game stats for current game now available immediately on death
FIX: rare bug with highscore ordering
FIX: bug with highscore being duplicated when exiting game immediately after death
FIX: bug causing crash when trying to record number of attacks using shield bash

General Graphics

NEW: player sprite ‘idle’ animation
MOD: improved targeting animation and targetmode graphics
MOD: improved minigun sprite
MOD: improved power axe sprite
FIX: incorrect lightsword sprite
FIX: bug where enemies appear to slide under traps
FIX: bug relating to mechanical claw sprite
FIX: bug with graphical settings causing white lines to appear on some systems

Sound Effects

NEW: added chainsaw sound
NEW: added trash sound
NEW: added spot trap sound
NEW: added menu sounds for terminal
NEW: added keyboard/mouse targeting sound

Info and Help text

NEW: range of throwing weapons now shown on all relevant info panels
NEW: torch/goggle ‘auto’ status shown in torch info text
NEW: area effect of ranged weapons now shown
NEW: various controls added to controls help screen
NEW: more detailed info shown for quickslot items including turn cost
NEW: character info panel now shows active statuses
NEW: show effect of acid on armor info panel
NEW: armor resistances shown on armor info panel
NEW: armor bonus from improvement now shown explicitly in armor info
FIX: bug where dual-wield penalty is shown when about to equip a weapon you cannot dual-wield
FIX: text formatting error with biochem to hit effect info
FIX: biochem to hit effect not shown in inventory/main panel
FIX: mistake in info for clearmind shot
FIX: minor error in info text when hovering over ammo in inventory

Log Messages

NEW: log messages for when egg hatches in line of sight/hearing range
NEW: log message shows spot secret door chance
NEW: added log messages from death from poison/radioactivity
MOD: change auto torch messages so they ‘stack’ in main log
MOD: log messages no longer reveal alien type when completely blind
MOD: log messages for reloading now specify ammo type
MOD: improved multivaccine wears off log messages
MOD: improved death from acid blood log message sequence
FIX: confusing damage logs for traps causing status effects
FIX: misleading log messages when shooting a trap

Other

MOD: improved determination of ‘level feelings’
MOD: updated ‘about’ text on splash screen
MOD: auto-torch improved so does not turn off when briefly facing a wall
FIX: fixed unstable method of quitting application in PC version
FIX: bug where torch attempts to auto-turn-on when out of battery
FIX: bug where accidentally triggering a trap with no blast radius does not injure player
FIX: issue with inconsistent lighting in adjacent sections of large rooms
FIX: bug where starting new game sometimes loads previous player character
FIX: bug where line of sight goes through diagonally adjacent wall tiles

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