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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2010

    Patch Notes

    This thread will contain the list of changes we put in each patch.

    Handy tip: If you "subscribe" to this thread, you will receive an email when I update it, which is a pretty good way of getting a notification when we release a new patch!
    Last edited by Drcane; 11-02-2012 at 04:20 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Released 11/1/2012
    • Mod Browser - The "Get Mods" button is now hidden if the user has disabled the steam overlay.

    Civilizations and Traits
    • Ottoman naval upkeep is now fixed. Save games that were started before the fix will not be corrected.
    • German UA and Oligarchy social policy now work together correctly.

    City States
    • Mercantile CS now only get a unique luxury for their first city (and not the cities they conquer). Unique luxury is removed upon capture (players can no longer get it by taking over a CS). Unique luxury is given back upon liberation.
    • Prevent double counting of resources when an improvement is gifted to a minor civ, then the minor civ techs up to activate the improvement.

    • Research Agreement code was previously giving double-credit to research "overflows" (i.e. when you finished a tech and the extra research was being applied to the following tech). Now the credit toward a RA will be based on Science earned that turn.
    • Corrected an issue that caused the AI to attempt coups too often, when chances of success were too low. Also implemented a new factor: Attempting a coup in a location where there is no defending spy (the current ally does not have a spy there) is >=2x as likely to work as it would if there was a spy there.
    • Resurrecting a player will have both sides forget any denouncing that happened before resurrected.
    • Don't treat player as a deal breaker just for going to war with a player again.

    • Do not let a player earn the 2 free techs from the Rationalism Finisher twice. Also removed the +1 Science from Libraries from that finisher.
    • If you intentionally starve your city by reassigning all your citizens to be unemployed, you won't end up with more citizens than you have population.

    • Fix Found Religion screen so you can't find out about civs you haven't met by mousing over the religion icons.
    • Correct "Peace Loving" belief so it doesn't negate other happiness benefits from religion.
    • Rebuild religious pressure in case it was corrupted in older save games.
    • Clarify Interfaith Dialog so it mentions that Prophets earn you science too (not just missionaries).

    • Removed notifications that appear at the beginning of the Fall of Rome and Mongol scenarios about lacking the proper strategic resources.

    • Dutch now will build farms before polders are available.
    • Do not allow Carthaginian units to spawn on mountains.
    • Do not allow Carthaginian Workers to end turns on mountains.
    • AI will now build more workboats and will improve oil plots in the water.
    • Automated workers that don't have anything to do will not consume all their movement.
    • Allow rush built units to trigger the operation they were built for to proceed into Gather Units phase.
    • Fixed an issue where automated workers evaluated danger incorrectly and consequently behaved incorrectly.
    • Fixed an issue where citizen management focus on Production (and possibly others) could lead to starvation.
    • Clicking on an unemployed citizen to set them back to work does not "unlock" locked citizen assignment.
    • The logic to recommend Artist improvement placement now does not count plots where improvements can't be placed, e.g. oases.
    • Add additional sanity checks for deceptive attacks. Previously, if an AI was choosing to deceptively attack, they would not check to determine if it was a good idea or not the moment before launching, which could result in “dumb” attacks.

    • Fix unit de-selection so the mini-map indicator clears.
    • Better “Next Unit” selection. Previously, the camera would jump great distances to select the next unit that needs orders, when a closer unit was available.
    • Unit cycling improvement: when a unit is promoted, do NOT cycle immediately off that unit.
    • Change minimum area size for all naval units to 10 (from 20). That allows them to be built in the same cities as harbors, seaports (and great admirals) -- i.e. on any body of water not considered to be a "lake"
    • Fix advanced promotions for melee naval ships.
    • Restore missing Cover 2 promotion entries so it is available to units again.
    • Fix a hang if a (melee) unit advanced across the world wrap seam after a combat.
    • Correct Great Admiral AI placement bug that prevented it from selecting a valid coastal city of yours.
    • Unit list now re-sorts itself correctly when a unit is promoted.
    • Subs are no longer visible (all the time) in Hot Seat mode.
    • Don't give GG points from Barbarian ranged attacks.
    • Helicopters now take damage when ending their turn over mountains.
    • Interception promotions now help the right unit (had previously been reversed).
    • Evasion promotion helps the right unit (had previously been reversed).
    • Two top-of-screen messages added to explain what is going on with intercepts (one for if the attacking air unit is eliminated, and another if he is just damaged).
    • Fixed a unit movement issue that broke melee attacking from more than one hex away.
    • Janissary heals 50 instead of 100 when killing enemy units.
    • Supply promotion now heals 15 HP outside friendly territory; matching text (was 25 HP).
    • Added a check to make sure that after a city is disbanded (ex. razed), the units remaining on the plot are allowed to be there. If not (ex. naval units), then they are moved to the nearest valid plot.
    • Fix for barbarians that would not move the turn after they spawned.
    • Have Great Engineer pick both the wonder and the city it needs to be built in (the bug was that the AI could repeatedly try to build a wonder in a city that it couldn't).
    • Make sure Caravels and Destroyers always have the Withdraw before Melee promotion, even if you don't own DLC02.
    • Barbarians should now spawn in their camp if it is empty of combat units instead of beside it.

    • Many performance improvements, particularly in the renderer.
    • Pathfinder fixes and optimization.

    Text Bugs
    • Fixed several text bugs.

    • Fixed rare crashes that could occur depending on hardware.
    • Only the “alive” civilization capitals are tested for majority religion in "We are family" achievement.
    • Added missing Polish Dawn of Man audio.
    • Advisors: Messages concerning your people being unhappy/livid now display correctly (a bug was causing this to fire at the wrong time).
    • Economic Overview: Don't list diplomacy values as an expense and an income at the same time.
    • Fix auto-scrolling between turns. If a user was scrolling when a turn ended, or when combat ended, it would occasionally get “stuck” and continue scrolling.
    • Fix unit de-selection so the mini-map indicator clears.

    • Reduced Happiness a bit from Mercantile City States. You no longer get +1 bonus happiness going from Friends to Allies (since you already get the luxuries then). And eliminated the +1 Happiness entering Industrial era.
    • Ballistics now requires Railroads. This will force the AI to get railroads before getting too deep in the tree.
    • Pillaging tiles now awards +25 hit points to the pillaging unit.
    • Tweaks to culture border growth:
      • Should get coastal resource tiles a bit sooner.
      • Should mildly steer towards tiles that are near unclaimed resources.
      • Should get resource tiles in rings 4 and 5 a bit sooner.
    • Austrian UA balance changes:
      • Increase the cost of a City-State by at least the amount of gold you will get from scrapping their units.
      • Must be ally for 5 turns before you can undergo a diplomatic marriage with a City-State.
      • "Yoink!" achievement is now: "As Austria, acquire a City-State with 15 or more units through Diplomatic Marriage."

    • Pilgrimage belief now gives +2 Faith per foreign city following this religion.
    • Follower and Pantheon beliefs provide Local Happiness; Founder beliefs provide Global Happiness
    • Faith output per city is now listed in the economic overview - general information panel. Note: Faith output per city is hidden if religion is disabled.
    • AI: Buy Missionaries in city with Great Mosque as TOP priority (even over Holy City if different).
    • Tall/Wide Religion Balance Change: Add Grand Temple (National Wonder).

    Diplomacy & Espionage
    • New peace deals. Now 9 AI levels instead of the previous 5 (so one new level added between each of the earlier ones). Peace levels are now:
      • 0: White Peace (give up nothing)
      • 1: Armistice (1/2 gold, 1/2 of max GPT)
      • 2: Settlement (all gold, max GPT)
      • 3: Back-down (all luxuries, all gold, max GPT, open borders)
      • 4: Submission (all resources, all gold, max GPT, open borders)
      • 5: Surrender (one city)
      • 6: Cession (1/4 city value, 1/2 gold)
      • 7: Capitulation (1/3 city value, all gold)
      • 8: Unconditional Surrender (all but capital, all gold)
    • Peace deal code now prioritizes both cities that are close to winner's capital AND cities that were originally built by winning player (previously it was distance only).
    • Reduced espionage notification spam. Will only be notified of election and coup activities if you have met them and (have a spy in the city or are friends with them or have a relationship with them that is above the resting point.)
    • Added ability to liberate cities that are not owned by their founders or originally owned by the player. The player will receive a diplomacy bonus with the liberated player for liberating up to three cities. This liberation is not part of the "recalled to life" resurrection of a once annihilated civ. This functionality only runs if the city liberated is owned by a player that is alive. There are two ways to lose the diplomatic liberation bonus are:
      1. Declare war on someone you have liberated cities for. You have to be the first player declaring war. This does not count defensive pacts or someone you liberated declaring war on you.
      2. Capturing a city from someone you liberated. This case comes into play if A liberated a city of C's, then A & B have a defensive pact, C declares war on A & B, then A captures a city of C's. C will forget that A liberated any of their cities.
    • The AI will now liberate cities and resurrect players. There are notifications when the AI resurrects players and cities. An AI will resurrect another (non-human) player when they are trying to win a diplomatic victory. An AI will return a city if the original owner of the city has a defensive pact with the player and they are both at war with the previous owner of the city, or, the AI and the original owner have a declaration of friendship and the AI is going for a diplomatic victory.
    • Diplomacy: Peace treaty duration scales with game speed.
      • Quick: 10 turns
      • Normal: 10 turns
      • Epic: 15 turns
      • Marathon: 30 turns
    • Diplomacy: Declaration of Friendships/Denouncements now scale with game speed.
      • Quick: 50
      • Normal: 50
      • Epic: 75
      • Marathon: 150
    • Changed diplomatic globals:
      • The opinion thresholds (unforgivable/enemy/competitor/favorable/friend/ally) have been pushed farther apart. They were initally 50/30/10, now 80/40/15.
      • Diplomatic intrigue bonuses have been lowered by 1/2, from 20 to 10.
      • "Asked Stop Spying" penalty dropped from 20 to 10.
      • There are a number of changes to the duration of city-state interaction penalties, greatly reducing their duration.
    • Diplomacy overview improvements. Now displays "your open borders/embassy", "their open borders/embassy", "shared open borders/embassy"
    • With making deals, AIs will notify you when they're not willing to give enough on their side to make the deal work. This addresses some issues where you ask an AI to propose a deal and they say "we can't make a deal" and then you propose a lop-sided deal and they accept it. They will say "we aren't willing to give you enough to make this a fair trade."
    • Other civs won't warn about expansion unless the player has founded a city in the last 10 turns.
    • "We attacked your protected City-State" statements are now triggered by damage done (ex. killing a unit) rather than simply being at war. As a result, the statement should no longer be triggered by a quick succession of DoWs (such as those done automatically by a CS changing allies).
    • The AI will no longer ask other players to join in a war when they are already involved in at least one.

    • Unit Balance Changes:
      • Drop Ironclad to 45 combat strength (from 50).
      • Remove +33% vs. Cities from Battleships.
      • Drop Gatling Guns to 30 Combat and Ranged Strength.
      • Make sure Air Ambush 2 and Air Targeting 2 work for fighters and bombers.
      • Carriers now get naval melee promotions instead of naval ranged.
      • Prize Ships Balance Change: 50% chance of converting ships with equal intrinsic combat strengths. Scales up and down (between 28% and 80%) based on relative intrinsic combat strengths of the two ships. Conversion chance if you do sink the opponent is shown in blue text on combat preview window.
      • AI attackers will now pillage.
    • Promotion balance change: make the +200% vs. Cities promotion go away on upgrade.
    • Promotions: Push back Air Logistics promotion for Fighters and Bombers so it requires Bombardment 3 (not 2) or Air Siege 3 (not 2).

    • If the AI is able to build the UN, but would not win based on the current vote breakdown, have the AI refrain from constructing it unless conditions change.
    • AI adjustments to Wonder build priorities.
    • Tactical AI Improvement: Spend more gold on defense. AI will now spend gold at their cities where tactical dominance is EVEN (before it had to be enemy-dominated). AI will now also spend money on naval and air units for defense in such cites (before it was only land units and defensive buildings).
    • Changes to AI settling:
      • Expand the ring search.
      • Flatten the value of rings a bit so that tiles in the further rings are worth a bit more.
      • Make the default preferred spacing further for players not going for extreme expansion.
      • Lower the value of tiles a bit so that the AI is a bit pickier about settlements.
      • AI will try to reclaim lost settlers and builders.
      • AI will no longer wait forever for a settler escort.
      • Minor tweak to settlement location.
      • More aggressive offshore expansion.
    • Do not give priority to bonus resources in rings 4 and 5 when deciding next tile to grow towards.
    • Tweak to AI settle to reduce bonus of tiles in rings 4 and 5 if already owned.
    • Small change to make Haile Selassie less keen to expand wide.
    • AI will now consider annexing cities it has conquered.
    • The AI will not consider annexing if it is trying to win a culture victory or their empire is currently unhappy.
    • Increased happiness flavor for circus to match Colosseum.
    • Tactical/Homeland AI Improvement: Do not heal if under enemy ranged fire (that is making you lose more HP per turn than you can heal).
    • Allow AI to capture civilians more than 4 hexes from their cities.
    • Have AI build its units for sneak attack at a slightly higher priority if at high difficulty levels.
    • Have AI weight Biology a bit stronger especially if liking tanks and airplanes (unlocks oil).
    • AI tweaks to help coastal based civs:
      • Change to settlement (cities beyond the first also prefer coast).
      • Buildings that help coastal Civs have flavors adjusted (they didn't take some rules changes into account).
      • Do not force high Naval civs to build a large navy (15+ ships) in the first 100 turns.
      • Make Dido deceptive (as historical).
    • Tweaks to allow cities to make better use of extra tiles from previous change:
      • On average on extra worker or two will be built.
      • Slightly less prioritization of connecting up luxuries (still the highest priority).
      • Allow one tile islands to be settled (if they have a resource on them).
      • Slightly more prioritization of production tiles.
      • Builders will emphasize the capital so that it will always be a nicely developed city.
    • City Governor AI:
      • Prevent focused city AIs from starving as much.
      • Make a wonder that has already been started in this city a higher priority.
      • Lower the value of food for the governor when you have a large surplus.

    • Add in a UI overlay that shows which AI is processing its turn.
    • In the detailed view of a mod in the mods browser, additional required mods will display their title if it has been provided instead of the ID of the mod.
    • Add an “Exit to Main Menu” button to the player change screen in Hotseat.
    • Added "Restart Game" option to game menu. This option lets you restart the game and generate a new map using your current pregame settings. It's only available at Turn 0.
    • Advanced settings are now persisted across multiple single player games.
      • NOTE: This feature can be disabled by setting "PersistAdvancedSettings = 0" in Config.ini
    • The top panel now displays the month of the year if the game speed is so slow that it actually matters.
    • Messages about a player losing their capital and regaining it are now included in the replay log.
    • Messages about a player being resurrected are now included in the replay log.
    • Fixed an issue causing the replay graphs to be corrupted when a player was resurrected.
    • Display currently active mods in the single player screen.
    • Add a separate graphics option for enabling/disabling the GPU texture decode.
    • Fractal added to the map short list and random map types.
    • Garrison ring properly disappears when unit moves out of city.
    • Resource icon stacking. At lower resolutions, the resource icons clip into the date display along the top. We now hide the part of the list that clips if it’s too long, and instead, the player can mouse-over the list to see all the resources.
    • Better timing for pop-ups (finding ruins, etc.).
    • Auto unit selection improvements:
      • On load, only cycle to the next unit if the currently selected unit is not ready for selection.
      • Swap the direction that the CycleRight and CycleLeft buttons move the selection in the cycle list.
      • When closing the city screen. Re-select the last unit that was selected.
      • If the player has auto-unit-cycling off, don't auto-select the unit that is blocking the end turn.
    • Further refinement to pop-up reordering. Pop-ups should now "feel" correct each turn (in the right order, at the right time).
    • Don't prompt the player when removing fallout. Just do it. The prompt incorrectly referred to the action as removing an “improvement”.

    • Switch a number of Great Merchants to Great Admirals. Add Great General: Hannibal and Great Merchant: Jakob Fugger.
    • Optimized overlay system (culture borders, etc.). This system is now making half the draw calls that it did before.
    • Flavored all the civs for anti-air and air-carrier.
    • Add a combat weapon parameter that allows for a projectile that is not going to do any damage to have a "miss" radius. The helps spread out projectiles when there are a lot of attackers, but only one or two targets.
    • Modding: Fix the hard-coded length of the promotions boolean array.
    • Modding: Provide a way for Lua to query if the UI is in "Touch Screen" mode UI.IsTouchScreenEnabled().

    • Many performance optimizations specifically targeted to Ultrabooks with Intel Core processors with HD Graphics. NOTE: You will want to update your Intel video driver if you are running Intel HD Graphics.
    • New launcher button for Windows 8 Intel touch-enabled version.
    • Touch/Gesture Support:
      • New “gesture” menu button on main menu, and when you bring up the main menu in-game.
      • New “gesture” menu button on main menu, and when you bring up the main menu in-game.
      • New sliders to control zoom and momentum speed in Options menu.
      • Single finger tap for all UI buttons.
      • Single finger drag for scroll bars or two fingers together swiping to scroll menus by gesture.
      • Single-finger touch and drag to see tool-tips (terrain, UI, etc.).
      • Pinch and expand finger for camera zoom.
      • Two fingers dragging together moves map.
      • Three finger tap is “escape” (from other menus, or to bring up Main Menu).
      • Unit Control:
        • Single-finger tap to select unit, and then drag to issue a movement order, or...
        • Double-tap to enter “movement mode”.
        • Once in movement mode, single-tap on destination to issue an order, or touch and drag to preview movement path.
    Last edited by Drcane; 11-02-2012 at 04:22 PM.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Released 12/20/2011
    • Significant improvements to general multiplayer stability.
    • Significant improvements to Hot-Join stability.
    • Multiplayer now using the same AI move caching as single player, improving turn-times significantly.
    • Lobby improvements: We now display game details in the lobby list (players in each game, map size, map type, DLC required, etc.).
    • Host can now kick players from the staging room when loading a save (if a player cannot return to a game, the game can now be continued by the rest of the players).
    • Found and corrected additional causes of Out-of-Sync.
    • Exploit: Corrected an exploit that allowed players on the same team to trade cities back and forth to auto-heal it.
    • Exploit: Corrected an exploit that allowed players on the same team to trade cities back and forth to generate endless City Strikes.
    • Exploit: Corrected an exploit that allowed a player to “lag” the UI to gain multiple free techs.

    • Change “Load Game” save sorting to be “Last Modified” by default.

    • When scrapping a unit, make sure any “cargo” units are scrapped as well.
    • When a unit is destroyed that is carrying another unit, make sure to kill both (missiles sometimes lingered).
    • Corrected a bug that was causing eliminated Civ’s to not generate notifications correctly.
    • Changed notification language for when a Research or Trade deal is cancelled due to the AI running out of funds to pay for it (per-turn deal), or are eliminated. It was currently displaying a “because of war” notification which is incorrect.
    • Corrected an issue that could cause unhappiness from city count and number of specialists to become incorrect over the course of a long game.
    • Changed Frigate obsolete tech to Combustion.
    • Fixed Korean science building exploit.
    • Fixed a problem with City Strike that gave the user the impression that they could not end their turn, when in reality, city strike was still active.
    • Crash: Fixed a crash that could occur in hot-seat when exiting to the main menu.
    • Crash: Fixed a crash that could occur when a unit was eliminated by standing too close to a Citadel.

    • "Please Wait" hang. There can be certain situations where an automated or sleeping unit is activated by the presence of an enemy unit. When this happens, the "End Turn" button incorrectly displays "Please Wait" rather than "Unit Needs Orders", giving the player the appearance that the game is hung. This has been corrected.
    • Corrections to Korean and Japanese legal screen functionality.
    Released 8/11/2011
    • Prevent creating duplicate great people by lagging the free great person UI.
    • Yield modifiers of buildings from policies are now shown in the tooltip of that building in the choose production UI.
    • Production tooltip in City View now displays the production penalty (usually -10%) for when the player has too many units than they can support.
    • The checkboxes for the mini-map panel now correctly reflect the state of the options (even if these options were toggled while the panel was hidden).
    • Unhappiness is now broken down between regular population and population from puppet cities.

    • Slightly reduce the bias to sneak attack.
    • "City must not be in Plains" requirement for Stone Works now functions properly.
    • Killing Barbarians inside a City State's borders with a ranged unit now correctly rewards the player with influence.

    • Found and corrected a likely cause of having the AI send Great Generals out unescorted to "defend" tiles.
    • AI will avoid using land units for an operation if they are currently on a different continent than the muster point.
    • If attacking over land, add extra emphasis to nearby targets (reduce the chance that the AI will bypass closest cities).

    • Multiple out of sync causes found and fixed.
    • Add an Invite button on the Staging Room screen for the host.
    • Add a network message when force-quitting the game. Should eliminate the tedious wait for a network timeout when a player quits like this.
    • Host can now change the game set-up options in the lobby (except DLC) after a group has been gathered.
    • Player can now manually save a game while in multiplayer.
    • Player can now “un-end” their turn in multiplayer. This includes performing any new actions, like giving a unit a new order, opening a city screen, or clicking on the "Please Wait" button after previously ending their turn.
    • Ping times now displayed in the Player List UI (click the player list to expand, exposing the ping times, and then click again to hide them).
    • Hot-Seat: City State screens now update properly when switching players.

    • Pyramids now grant 2 free workers when built instead of 1.
    • Brandenburg Gate now gives 15 XP to units built in the city in addition to the Great General.
    • Taj Mahal now gives 4 Happiness in addition to a Golden Age.
    • Seaport now gives an additional gold on sea resources and increases naval unit production by 15%.
    • Harbor no longer increases naval production by 15%.
    • Aristocracy now gives 1 happiness per 10 citizens in a city in addition to 15% production towards wonders.
    • Landed Elite now gives 2 food and 10% growth in the capital (stacks with Tradition Finisher).
    • Trade Unions now reduce road/railroad maintenance by 33% (up from 20%) and adds 1 gold to Harbors and Seaports.
    • Balance tweaks to New World scenario.

    • Installed Mods panel (in Mod Browser) will now display which mods have updates available online w/ a link to view that entry.

    • Multiple minor bug fixes.
    Released 6/28/2011
    • Prevent creating duplicate great people by lagging the free great person UI.
    • Yield modifiers of buildings from policies are now shown in the tooltip of that building in the choose production UI.
    • Production tooltip in City View now displays the production penalty (usually -10%) for when the player has too many units than they can support.
    • The checkboxes for the mini-map panel now correctly reflect the state of the options (even if these options were toggled while the panel was hidden).
    • Unhappiness is now broken down between regular population and population from puppet cities.

    • Slightly reduce the bias to sneak attack.
    • "City must not be in Plains" requirement for Stone Works now functions properly.
    • Killing Barbarians inside a City State's borders with a ranged unit now correctly rewards the player with influence.

    • Found and corrected a likely cause of having the AI send Great Generals out unescorted to "defend" tiles.
    • AI will avoid using land units for an operation if they are currently on a different continent than the muster point.
    • If attacking over land, add extra emphasis to nearby targets (reduce the chance that the AI will bypass closest cities).

    • Multiple out of sync causes found and fixed.
    • Add an Invite button on the Staging Room screen for the host.
    • Add a network message when force-quitting the game. Should eliminate the tedious wait for a network timeout when a player quits like this.
    • Host can now change the game set-up options in the lobby (except DLC) after a group has been gathered.
    • Player can now manually save a game while in multiplayer.
    • Player can now “un-end” their turn in multiplayer. This includes performing any new actions, like giving a unit a new order, opening a city screen, or clicking on the "Please Wait" button after previously ending their turn.
    • Ping times now displayed in the Player List UI (click the player list to expand, exposing the ping times, and then click again to hide them).
    • Hot-Seat: City State screens now update properly when switching players.

    • Pyramids now grant 2 free workers when built instead of 1.
    • Brandenburg Gate now gives 15 XP to units built in the city in addition to the Great General.
    • Taj Mahal now gives 4 Happiness in addition to a Golden Age.
    • Seaport now gives an additional gold on sea resources and increases naval unit production by 15%.
    • Harbor no longer increases naval production by 15%.
    • Aristocracy now gives 1 happiness per 10 citizens in a city in addition to 15% production towards wonders.
    • Landed Elite now gives 2 food and 10% growth in the capital (stacks with Tradition Finisher).
    • Trade Unions now reduce road/railroad maintenance by 33% (up from 20%) and adds 1 gold to Harbors and Seaports.
    • Balance tweaks to New World scenario.

    • Installed Mods panel (in Mod Browser) will now display which mods have updates available online w/ a link to view that entry.

    • Multiple minor bug fixes.
    Released 6/28/2011
    • Pacing has received a large amount of work. Expect to have more of a challenge managing your empire at higher difficulty levels than you did before. Consider dropping a difficulty level if you have problems.
    • Existing saves will work correctly. However, the balance pass may make your existing happiness lower than expected when loading into your existing save post-patch.

    • Civilopedia now available in the Main Menu (under “Other”)
    • Replay is now available at the end of the game, and through the main menu. You can choose Map, Graphs, and turn-by-turn. Only games played post-patch will apply.
    • Great People progress UI addition (upper-left Info Corner UI).
    • Combat preview for Aircraft UI addition.
    • Fixed aircraft UI issue causing the aircraft selection UI to duplicate itself when rebasing aircraft.
    • When loading save game files, you can now order the list by name, or last modified.
    • Fix aircraft UI bug that was causing Nuclear Missiles and Atomic Bombers to leave behind container UI after it’s destroyed. (Added 6/24)
    • Removed dead players from Demographics UI. (Added 6/24)

    • Made backstab routine more transparent (the dialog will clearly state that they are backstabbing you).
    • AI now remembers when it has been nuked, for a permanent diplomatic penalty.
    • AI now recognizes a player that captured their capital for a permanent diplomatic penalty.
    • End declaration of friendship as soon as war is declared (so can't later get a notification that it has expired).
    • AI remembers if you satisfied one of their requests (positive modifier, decays over time, based on value of items granted).
    • AI remembers if you fought against a common foe (positive modifier, decays over time, based on damage done to the common foe).
    • Track trades between players and allow that to positively influence relationships (the better the deal for the AI, the stronger the modifier). Particularly useful for bribing a hostile AI.

    • Rebalanced AI flavors and strategies for unit training to improve AI army composition and build choices.
    • Allow the AI to consider Pikeman units for offensive roles when they can't build Swordsman or Longswordsman.
    • Allow Alexander and Darius to consider Hoplites and Immortals for offensive roles in early game.
    • AI players may now use a Great General in early rushes on higher difficulties.
    • Modified flavor tags for Atomic Bomb and Nuclear Missile so AI builds them only when it decides it specifically wants Nukes.
    • Block City States from building carriers, atomic weapons.
    • Strategies for building mobile units now persist into Modern era to help AI decisions for when to build tanks and modern armor.
    • Dampen early game Grand Strategies to give the AI time to expand (AI were sometimes stuck in a single city until late in the game).
    • Victory adjustments to AI behaviors, including alternate victory paths as “back-ups” (for example, building the Apollo Program, even if they are not going for a Spaceship victory).
    • Revise code calculating recommended army size (using smaller armies if the threat is low).
    • Correct issue that was causing late-game continent-bound AI’s to over-build units intending to invade, and never properly execute the amphibious invasion.
    • Scale recommended army sizes based on difficulty level.
    • AI grand strategy and flavor weighting balance pass.
    • AI policy choice weighting balance pass.
    • AI tech choice weighting balance pass.

    • Player is now given the option to return a CS worker that they free from barbarians.
    • Roads under captured cities no longer charge maintenance.
    • Machu Picchu no longer destroyed when capturing a city containing Machu Picchu.
    • Fixed Oligarchy bug that was causing the effect to expire when loading from a save. (Added 6/24)

    • Multiplayer AI is now consistent with Single Player AI.
    • Hot-Seat is now available through the multiplayer menu.
      • You can have as many humans playing as available slots in the game.
      • Password protection is built in.
      • All maps, including purchased and user-created, are available to play in Hot-Seat.
      • While play-by-email is not yet implemented, we did include an in-between turn saving option for those that want to play via email.

    • Policy “Finishers” added to all 10 policy trees. Taking all policies in a tree will grant an additional bonus effect. See policy notes below for more information.
    • Tweaked Policy cost formula (cheaper earlier, more expensive later).
    • Reduced per-city Policy cost increase by 50%.
    • Culture from City States tweaked (less early, more later).
    • Killing a barbarian for a city state now gives 12 influence (was 5).
    • Production cost adjustments for units/buildings/wonders (mostly a little cheaper, much cheaper late game).
    • Unhappiness per city increased to 3 from 2.
    • All great person tile improvements now connect all strategic resources.
    • Reduced Culture from Goody Huts to 20 from 30.
    • Defense penalty and city assault bonus promotions are now lost with upgrade.
    • Research agreements now give a tech boost instead of a free tech. Tech boosts start at 50% of the median value of all techs you can research. Can be boosted to 100% if you both start Rationalism and build the Porcelain Tower.

    Terrain, Resources, and Improvements
    • New bonus resource: Stone (+1 production, improved with a Quarry). See the Stone Works building note below for additional details.
    • Map generation improvements to integrate Stone into production-poor terrain, reducing the temporary usage of Cows. Additionally, will switch grass bonus resources from Cows to Stone when production is needed.
    • Marsh and Fallout terrain penalty reduced from -33 to -15.
    • Academy yield increases with Scientific Theory.
    • Customs House yield increases with Economics.
    • Manufactory yield increases with Chemistry.
    • Marble wonder production mod reduced to 15%.
    • Luxury resources now give 4 Happiness, down from 5.
    • Remove penalty for improving Tundra, Snow and Desert.
    • Railroad improvement now takes 3 turns, down from 7.
    • Scrub Fallout now takes 2 turns, down from 5.
    • Repair improvement now takes 2 turns, down from 3.
    • Well improvements now remove jungle/forest/marsh.

    • New building: Stone Works: +1 Happiness and +1 production, and +1 production for each source of Marble and Stone worked. Requires Marble or Stone.
    • Burial Tomb now correctly has an Artist slot.
    • Mud Pyramid Mosque reduced 1 Culture.
    • Circus moved to Trapping.
    • Forge maintenance reduced 1 gold.
    • Windmill production modifier reduced 5% to 10%.
    • Monastery base Culture reduced from 3 to 2. Per resource Culture unchanged.
    • Mint gold per resource reduced by 1 gold.
    • Colosseum maintenance reduced by 1 gold, Happiness reduced by 1.
    • Theatre maintenance reduced by 1 gold, Happiness reduced by 1.
    • Stadium maintenance reduced by 1 gold, Happiness reduced by 1.
    • Broadcast tower cultural modifier reduced to 33% but now gives 3 Culture.
    • Armory maintenance reduced by 1 gold and moved to Machinery.
    • Military academy maintenance reduced by 2 gold.
    • Arsenal moved to rifling and now provides city defense instead of unit production.
    • Walls now gives 4 Defense (was 5).
    • Walls of Bablylon now give 6 Defense (was 7.5).
    • Mughal Fort now gives 6 Defense (was 9).
    • Castle now gives 4 Defense (was 7.5).
    • University maintenance reduced by 1 gold and now gives a 33% boost to science instead of 50% (will increase to 50% after adopting Free Thought Policy).
    • Military Academy now requires Armory instead of Barracks.
    • Arsenal now requires Castle instead of Military Academy.
    • Military Base now requires Arsenal.
    • Wat now requires Library.
    • Mud Pyramid Mosque now requires Monument.
    • Harbor naval production reduced 10% but now increases sea resources yield by 1 hammer.
    • Seaports no longer require a sea resource, they now require a Harbor. Production per sea resource reduced by 1 hammer.
    • Factory production increased by 1 hammer but modifier decreased to 10%.
    • Solar/Nuclear plant cost greatly reduced.
    • Solar/Nuclear plant production increased by 1 hammer but modifier decreased to 15%.
    • Public School science per population reduced by 50% and now provides a flat 3 science.
    • Research Laboratory modifier reduced by 50% but now gives a flat 4 science.
    • Workshop production modifier reduced by 5%.
    • Barracks, Armory, Military Academy and Krepost now provide experience to all units trained.

    • National College moved to Philosophy and reduced by 2 science.
    • Oxford University now gives 3 additional science.
    • Great Lighthouse now also provides a free Lighthouse in the city where it was built.
    • Great library now gives 3 additional science, and provides a free Library in the city where it was built.
    • Porcelain tower now additionally increases the Science granted when completing Research Agreements by 50%.
    • Hermitage moved to Acoustics and much cheaper to build. Now requires Opera Houses but gives only a 50% boost to Culture.
    • Stonehenge Culture reduced to 6 from 8.
    • Pyramids worker speed increase reduced to 25% from 50% but now give a free Worker when built
    • Hanging Gardens now give 10 Food instead of 1 population per city and Happiness.
    • Great Wall now obsoletes with Dynamite instead of metallurgy and gives 3 Culture. Additionally, a free Wall is provided in the city where it was built.
    • Hagia Sophia great person modifier reduced to 25% from 34%, and gives a free Great Person of your choice.
    • Eiffel Tower now give 5 Happiness plus 1 for every 2 Policies adopted.
    • Chichen Itza now grants an additional 4 Happiness.
    • Machu Picchu trade route gold increased by 5% and also gives a flat 5 gold.
    • The Colossus now gives an additional 5 gold.
    • Notre Dame now gives 10 Happiness, up from 5, and 3 Culture.
    • Sistine Chapel Culture modifier reduced from 33% to 25%.
    • Kremlin global city defense mod reduced to 25% from 50% but now gives 12 defense in the city where it's built.
    • Cristo Redentor Policy discount reduced from 25% to 10% but now gives 4 Culture.
    • Pentagon upgrade cost reduced to 33% from 50% but now gives 3 Culture.
    • Sydney Opera House moved to Mass Media and gives 50% Culture in the city where it's built plus 4 Culture.
    • Big Ben hurry modifier reduced to 15% from 25% but now gives a flat 4 gold.
    • Himeji bonus reduced to 15% from 25%, and provides a free Castle in the city where it was built.
    • Forbidden Palace now provides -10% unhappiness from Citizens in non-occupied Cities. (Added 6/24)

    Civilization Unique Abilities
    • Arabia: Bazaar now gives 2 gold on oil/oasis.
    • America: Remove river start bias.
    • America: Increase plot buy modifier to 50% from 25%.
    • China: Great General trait reduced to 50% from 100%.
    • Babylon: Great Scientist trait reduced to 50% from 100%.
    • Germany: Now receives a 25% discount on land unit maintenance.
    • Ottoman: Now receives a 67% discount on naval unit maintenance, and can upgrade Galley’s to Trireme’s.

    • Liberty and Autocracy are no longer mutually exclusive.
    • Freedom, Autocracy and Order are now mutually exclusive.
    • Tradition
      • Aristocracy now provides +15% Production when building Wonders down from 20%.
      • Landed Elite now provides 1 Happiness at every 10 Citizens in each City.
      • Tradition Finisher: +15% Growth and +2 Food in each city.
    • Liberty
      • Meritocracy: +1 Happiness for each city connected to your capital, and -5% Unhappiness from citizens in non-occupied cities.
      • Republic now adds an additional 5% building production modifier.
      • Liberty Finisher: Great Person of your choice.
    • Honor
      • Honor Opener now additionally provides Culture for each barbarian killed.
      • Warrior Code now also gives 15% melee unit production.
      • Military Caste now provides +1 Happiness and +2 Culture for each city with a garrison.
      • Professional Army now reduces cost of upgrading units by 33% and provides +1 Happiness per defensive building (Walls, Castle, Arsenal, Military base).
      • Honor Finisher: Grants gold for each enemy unit killed.
    • Piety
      • Piety Opener now provides a 15% production bonus on Culture buildings.
      • Free Religion now provides only 1 free Policy but increases the Culture from Monuments, Temples and Monasteries by 1.
      • Organized Religion now gives 1 Happiness per Monument, Temple and Monastery.
      • Reformation now increases Culture in all cities with a Wonder by 33%, and starts a Golden Age.
      • Theocracy now increase gold yield by 10% in cities with a Temple.
      • Piety Finisher: -10% Culture cost of future Policies.
    • Patronage
      • Scholasticism reduced from 33% to 25%
      • Patronage Finisher: Causes other players’ influence with City States to decrease 33% more per turn than usual.
    • Commerce
      • Naval Tradition policy now also gives +1 moves to embarked units.
      • Commerce Finisher: +1 Gold per Specialist.
    • Rationalism
      • Rationalist Opener now increases the Science granted when completing Research Agreements by 50%. Stacks with Porcelain Tower.
      • Free Thought now also increases University science yield by 17%
      • Humanism now also affects Public Schools and Observatories.
      • Rationalism Finisher: +1 Gold from Science buildings.
    • Freedom
      • Freedom Opener now provides 25% Great Person Points in all cities.
      • Democracy now provides -50% Unhappiness per Specialist.
      • Constitution now provides +2 Culture per Wonder.
      • Free Speech now provides 8 maintenance free units.
      • Freedom Finisher: +100% yield from Great Tile Improvements and increase length of Golden Ages by 50%.
    • Autocracy
      • Police State now provides 3 Happiness per Courthouse, and reduces the time it take to build Courthouses by 50%.
      • Total War now provides +15% Production when building Military Units and +15 XP for new units.
      • Autocracy Finisher: 30 turn attack bonus of +20%.
    • Order
      • Order Opener now provides +1 Happiness per City.
      • Socialism and Planned Economy swapped places.
      • Socialism buff to 15% reduction in building maintenance from 10%.
      • Planned Economy now increases Science yield by 25% in cities with a Factory.
      • Communism now provides 2 Production and 10% Production towards buildings in each city.
      • Order Finisher: +1 Food/Production/Science/Gold/Culture per city.
    • United Front – Militaristic City States now grant units twice as often when you are at war with a common foe. (Added 6/24)

    • Reduced cost of Calendar, Civil Service, Iron Working, Gunpowder, Rifling and Dynamite.
    • Scaled up costs of all sciences starting in the mid-renaissance era and on (larger increases later on).
    • Metal Working requires Construction.
    • Railroad now requires Dynamite.
    • Radar now requires Combustion.
    • Globalization requires Computers, and the cost is increased.
    • Computers require Radar.
    • Particle Physics no longer requires Globalization (Space victory now possible without overlapping Diplomatic victory).
    • Future Tech requires Globalization.
    • Tech Aesthetics: moved Dynamite and all future technologies around by 1 position for better alignment.

    • Destroyers no longer start with extra sight.
    • Extra Sight promotions are now lost with upgrade (Caravel).
    • Great General promotion spawning effectiveness reduced by 50%.
    • Mohawk Jungle/Forest bonus reduced to 25% from 50%.
    • Gunship anti-armor promotions now work correctly.
    • Jaguar now gets Woodsman promotion.
    • Minuteman now start with Drill I.
    • Mohawk Warriors no longer require Iron.
    • Carriers no longer require Oil.
    • Destroyer moved to Combustion.
    • Mechanized infantry moves reduced from 4 to 3.
    • Galley now upgrades to Trireme.
    • Ironclad now upgrades to Battleship.
    • +1 moves for Tank, Panzer, Modern Armor, with no sight penalty.
    • Increased combat strength of siege weapons to 50% of their ranged strength, increased intrinsic city attack promotions (10%/30% -> 20%/50%).
    • Increased Incan slinger combat strength slightly.
    • Increased Crossbowman and Chu-Ko-Nu combat and ranged strength.
    • Decreased Longswordsman, Fighter, Bomber, Guided Missile, Jet Fighter and corresponding UUs strength.
    • Removed Mandekalu Cavalry city attack bonus promotion (but still has no penalty).
    • Reduced Tank, Panzer, Modern Armor to lower tier city attack penalty (-25%, instead of -33%).
    • Aztec Culture from kills now stacks with new Honor Policy branch opener for double Culture killing barbarians.
    • Boosted Chariot Archer to strength 4 and ranged 7 (Egypt War Chariot as well).
    • Drop combat value of Berserker and Huscarl to match Longswordsman.

    • Fixed a bug in Lua where "Events.<SomeEvent>.Remove" was not behaving correctly.
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.CityCanBuyAnyPlot(ownerID, cityID) (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.CityCanBuyPlot(ownerID, cityID, plotX, plotY) (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.CityCanCreate(ownerID, cityID, projectTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.CityCanMaintain(ownerID, cityID, processTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.CityCanPrepare(ownerID, cityID, specialistTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.CityCanTrain(ownerID, cityID, unitTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerAdoptPolicy(playerID, policyTypeID); (Hook)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerAdoptPolicyBranch(playerID, policyBranchTypeID); (Hook)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanAdoptPolicy(playerID, policyTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanAdoptPolicyBranch(playerID, policyBranchTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanConstruct(playerID, buildingTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanCreate(playerID, projectTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanEverReseearch(playerID, techtypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanMaintain(playerID, processTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanPrepare(playerID, specialistTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanResearch(playerID, techTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.PlayerCanTrain(playerID, unitTypeID); (TestAll)
    • (Lua) Added GameEvents.TeamSetHasTech(teamID, techID); (Hook)
    • It's now possible to have the tech tree "dead end" where the final technology is not repeatable.
    • New graph datasets used by the replay viewer can be added by mods.
    • Action Icons now use the database in the same way as other icons instead of using ActionIcons.lua.
    Last edited by Drcane; 11-02-2012 at 04:17 PM.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Released 4/28/2011
    • Economic AI: Tweaks to improve the number of workers built.
    • Diplo AI: Correct minor error in calculation by AI to decide if it wants to join a coop war.
    • City Strategy AI: Fix flavor broadcast to cities just after they are founded. Player level adjustments since start of game weren't being copied over to the new city.
    • Operational AI: If AI sees that WarState is Calm (i.e. no one has troops near enemy lands), still consider launching an attack if overall military strengths are at least even.
    • Operational AI: Enhancements to more sensibly pick city from which to launch a naval invasion.
    • Operational AI: Slightly relax requirements for naval invasion to be on target (to get them onshore and attacking sooner).
    • Operational/Tactical AI: Fix to movement/deployment for naval invasion forces.
    • Operational/Tactical AI: Improved weighting and selection of muster and target cities for city attack operations.
    • Tactical AI: Early game AI tweak to allow occasional sneak attack.
    • Tactical AI: Improvements in civilian and embarked units targeting.
    • Tactical AI: Units with defensive embarkation had a combat strength when embarked and were being considered for tactical moves (like making ranged attacks) that they weren't actually eligible for.
    • Tactical AI: Improved the logic of how units are chosen for tactical moves so embarked units can now drop into place on land as flanking units, bombard units, etc.
    • Tactical AI: Changes to more effectively use Great Generals offensively.
    • Tactical AI: Citadels now project danger.
    • Tactical AI: Units defending citadels are high priority targets; AI will prioritize trying to take these spaces.
    • Tactical AI: AI will now pillage undefended citadels.
    • Tactical AI: Be wary when approaching an enemy city; don't close on it if enemy clearly has superiority.
    • Diplo AI: Make sure the diplomacy AI doesn't declare war on someone they are already at war with. Prevents confusing pop ups.
    • Operational AI: AI will now correctly abort operations against a player that were started during a war (like gathering a new attack), but could execute after a peace treaty was declared. This corrects the occasional “AI declared war during a peace treaty” issue.
    • Operational AI: Fix muster radius for gathering a naval invasion. Invasions won't get stuck trying to gather and will get moving to target sooner now.
    • Operational AI: Don't allow nuke attacks on tiles that will break a peace treaty.
    • Homeland AI: Make sure that flavor settings don't prevent workers from building improvements. This would cause some AI players to have large amounts of unimproved space in later parts of the game.
    • Homeland AI: Fixed a problem that was causing workers to ignore pillaged non-resource and bonus resource tiles.

    • Fixed an issue that was not allowing the Americas building set to display properly.
    • If a 3D leaderhead scene cannot be created, fallback to 2D.
    • Update to river color, texture, and shader.

    • Units: Stealth Bombers can now get promotions.
    • Units: Add “Fortify until Healed” option for aircraft. Before, they only healed when inactive, which could cause confusion for the player.
    • Units: Prevent units with the "No Melee" promotion from capturing cities (archers, catapults, etc.).
    • Units: Air units must be in a city to upgrade, and no sneaky "I'm on a carrier in the city" either.
    • Units: Fixed a problem that was allowing units to upgrade in territories that were not their own.
    • Terrain Improvements: Allow Moai to be built over top of resources.
    • Terrain Improvements: Correct an issue that resulted in double resources if you founded a city on top of an improved resource plot.
    • Yields: Fix a load order problem where the lake bonus is not applied to a farm after loading an existing save.
    • City Management: When selling a building, ensure that all citizens are properly removed.
    • City Management: When assigning a specialist to a building, make sure we don't accidentally assign more citizens than we have available.
    • City Management: Fix for an issue that was causing workers to go missing when population went down.
    • City Management: After the citizen is removed from working, adjust the unassigned worker count before subtracting from the total population. There were rare situations that could cause the worker to disappear.
    • Culture: Keep the current culture level of the city after it is captured. The culture production will go to 0, but the culture level must remain the same or else a large city will be able to acquire tiles at the same rate as a smaller city.
    • Exploit: Removed ability to gain additional free settlers/workers by gaming the policy system.
    • Units: City States in games started in the industrial/modern era now correctly produce workers as needed.

    • Pre-Game: The tooltips for unique items in the Loading screen no longer show up until AFTER loading has finished, preventing potential “stuck” UI.
    • Pre-Game: Prevented escape key from being used to corrupt starting parameters while starting a tutorial game.
    • Pre-Game: Multi-player maps added to Single-player as well.
    • Pre-Game: Fixed a rounding issue in the options menu so that values are always integer based for the tooltip delay.
    • Pre-Game: Using ":" in a save filename is no longer considered valid since Windows does not allow this. Players could potentially use this character in a save name without knowing that the file was not created when they exited the dialog.
    • Notifications: Fix notifications that arise after a city is liberated so they show the name properly.
    • Notifications: Extra DOF expiration notifications removed.
    • Notifications: Notifications for denouncement or friendship are only displayed if the active player has met one of the teams.
    • Tool-tips: Tooltips for worker/workboat build recommendations now build dynamically by looking at tile yields for these improvements: camp, pasture, farm, mine, trading post, fishing boats, custom house and manufactory.
    • Tool-tip: Plot Mouse Over text for Natural Wonders will now display the culture yield as if it was in your borders and being worked, similar to how other yields are displayed.
    • Mod Browser: Mod Browser panels now reset their scroll value when a new mod is selected.
    • New Addition: Resource Panel integrated into upper-left Info Panel UI.
    • New Addition: Specialist slots in buildings are now shown in the info tooltip for both the tech tree, production popup, and Civilopedia.
    • Combat Preview: "Bonus VS Cities" is now renamed to "Penalty VS Cities" when it's < 0.
    • Combat Preview: Fix bonus display issue when bombarding an enemy unit (if enemy had bonuses that required “friendly” territory, it would show up in the preview even though they were obviously in enemy territory).
    • Combat Preview: Show Oligarchy Garrisoned Unit bonus for city ranged attacks.
    • City Screen: City Growth meter within the City screen now displays the correct amount.
    • City Screen: Fix the display of the current research progress UI, which made research estimates appear to be incorrect.
    • In-Game: Fix the display of the movement cost for units that can embark.
    • In-Game: Fixed a rounding issue in the military overview (actually, a lack of rounding issue).
    • In-Game: Properly hide the Aircraft selection UI if hidden from view (fog of war, etc.).
    • In-Game: City State's "Quest" icon is now hidden if that City State is at war with your team.
    • In Game: City banner now displays different tooltip for puppet cities that are not owned by the player.
    • In Game: Top Panel now differentiates between unhappiness from regular population and unhappiness from specialists.
    • In-Game: Selecting a unit in the military overview will now select that unit, selecting it twice will now move the camera to it.
    • Victory: Fix UI display of Diplomatic Victory votes (it was displaying votes from dead Civs/City States).
    • Victory: UN Voting and Results screens now have better support for team games.
    • Multiplayer: Human players no longer show an approachability type since that was meant for AI.
    • Multiplayer: Multiplayer diplomacy w/ teams no longer has overlapping text.
    • Diplomacy: There's now a confirmation dialog when you publicly denounce a civ.
    • Diplomacy: Player cannot publicly denounce a civ multiple times in the same turn.
    • Unit Panel: Fixed an erroneous display of a needed upgrade resource if the needed resource quantity was 0 and you are running a deficit on that resource (negative return value).
    • Production: In UI for national wonders that have a prereq building, don't list each individual city that needs the building if the prereq doesn't have to be in EVERY city in the empire. Instead just continue to show the count.
    • Production: City connected by railroad production bonus now correctly displays across all UI.
    • Civilopedia: Multiple updates to Civilopedia functionality and accuracy.
    • Pre-Game: Civillization Name in Load Menu is now truncated if it's too large.

    • Don't allow research agreements if one party has finished the tech tree.
    • Correct opinion code so we can get outcomes of friendly or allied.
    • Fix the AI's deal adjustment so that it doesn't accidentally treat your luxury items as strategic items. This essentially prevented the AI from ever countering the deal with a request for a strategic resource from the other player. It just re-submitted the counter offer, requesting more luxury items, which the player could not see. If accepted, the player would realize too late that all their luxury resources were gone.

    • Map Resize: Added controls for adding and removing rows of hexes from the top, build, left, or right of a map.
    • Added default “map size” drop-down so that players can set the default number of Civs that they want to play on a map.
    • Fix permanent war setting in the WB so that it reflects properly in the game.

    • Support for disabling the Happiness system.
    • Support for disabling the Science/Research system.
    • Support for disabling Social Policy acquisition.
    • Support for disabling the Tutorial system.
    • Properly initialize citizens and trade routes when loading for a scenario with a preexisting empire.
    • Correct a problem with the awarding of contacts with minor civs in games created from WB scenarios.
    • Add "CityCanConstruct" Lua hook.
    • Exposed LoadString to Lua scripts.

    • Fixed issue for Lancer that was stopping the Model of a Modern Major-General achievement from firing.
    • Fixed issue with building type comparison that was keeping the Tomb Raider achievement from firing.
    • Fixed issue that was keeping the Barbary Coast achievement from firing.
    • Fixed issue with the Flying Fortress achievement that would cause it to fire when the action was performed by an AI player.
    • Fixed issue with the God is Great achievement that would cause it to fire when the action was performed by an AI player.

    • Mongol: Disable all victory conditions except domination.
    • Disable tutorial across all Scenarios.

    • Additional nil checking to prevent possible Lua crashes due to invalid data in the HoF database.
    • Tighten up decal culling to reduce the number of decals rendered per cell (Scroll crash).
    • Fix to "Moai on the edge of the map" crash.
    • Prevent CvDiplomacyAI:oUpdateEstimateOtherPlayerMilitaryThreats from doing a divide by 0 (caused by a city having more damage that hit points).
    • Added in additional protections against using invalid player IDs that were causing crashes in community provided saves.
    • Fix bad cast of PlayerType to TeamType (and resulting crash).
    • Fix random map selection in multiplayer, which could cause a crash.
    • Additional crash protections
    Released 3/28/2011
    • Support for Korean localization
    Released 3/1/2011
    • Significant turn time improvements.
    • Invisible Rivers now display correctly. This caused many issues because the player could not see some rivers, like fresh water showing up in strange places, unit movement suddenly shortened, etc.. Basically, there were certain rivers that did not display where forks occurred, etc.
    • Memory leak – UI – Change the way the UI Manager calculates the hash of a texture so that different ways of specifying the same texture will not load the same texture more than once.
    • Memory leak – DLL – Fix memory leak in DLL Args system

    • Correct coding error that could cause turn-time spikes, incorrect deployments for protected bombard attack, or incorrect deployments as armies marched across the map

    • Add combat summary when a city bombards a unit
    • Add a new diplomatic status "Denouncing" that displays on the turn that an AI civ is denouncing the player
    • Embarked units no longer look like they have 500 strength
    • User warned if about to declare war on a city state that is under protection of a major power

    • Taper off benefit of excess food when building settlers
    • City-States now recognize when a road is connected for their road-connection quest.
    • Golden Ages now provide +20% production per city rather than +1 hammer per tile

    • Prevent AI from building too many AA units
    • Don't allow CSs to build Manhattan Project
    • AI calculation of enemy military might are tweaked based on size of enemy gold reserve
    • AI calculation of enemy power now takes into account promotions

    • Avoid cascades of denunciations against a single player. AI now uses its own current friendliness level with a given power to determine how much weight to place on a denunciation against that power.
    • Denunciations expire after 50 turns
    • Declarations of Friendship expire after 50 turns

    • Added support for policies that provide culture from kills
    • Added support for policies that provide extra culture from cultural improvements
    • Added support for policies that provide extra embarked movement
    • Added support for policies that provide free Great People
    • Online Panel now displays TOTAL downloads for a mod and not just the downloads for that specific version.
    • When you click on a mod in the online browser, you may now use a dropdown to select a previous version.
    • Added Line Control for modders to use when creating graphs, etc.

    • Can now use DLC civilizations in multiplayer
    • Added Ring, Skirmish and Ancient Lake maps to MP.

    • Clear up cases where diplomatic status could show as "Friendly" even after that AI power has denounced the player.
    • Fix situations where AI demeanor and verbiage didn't match friendliness level shown in diplomatic status string.
    • Additional bug fixes and tweaks.


    Game Rules
    • Cities must now have three or more tiles in between them (1 more tile than before), unless separated by a sea/coast tile.
    • Cities now only get 1 free production and 0 free gold (1 less in both cases)
    • Trade routes get bonus gold based on population of capital; formula changed a bit so minimal gold received for hooking up very small cities
    • Bonus production from excess food (used when building settlers) tapers off if excess is 3 or more.
    • Allied maritime city states provide 3 food per turn to the capital, not 4
    • Balance pass on production and maintenance costs throughout the game.

    • Aqueduct added (entirely new building). 40% of Food is carried over after a new Citizen is born.
    • Palace boosted to 3 gold and 3 production
    • Granary gives bonus 1 food for Wheat/Banana Deer; cost reduced
    • Market and Bazaar provide 2 gold (as well as +25%)
    • Workshop provides 2 production (bonus reduced to +15% but affects ALL production); cost increased
    • Windmill now has a +15% production modifier (for buildings only) and provides 2 production
    • Stable gives bonus 1 production for Sheep/Cattle/Horse and can be built with Sheep or Cattle; cost reduced
    • Lighthouse gives bonus 1 food for Fish; cost reduced
    • Ironworks dropped to 8 production (but earlier in tech tree now)
    • Factory requires Workshop; add 3 production but boost now just 25%; has 1 more specialist slot (now 2)
    • Nuclear and Solar Plants now require Factory but increase to production is now 35% and provide 4 production themselves; these two now mutually exclusive
    • Hospital adds 5 food (but no longer retains food), requires Aqueduct
    • Forge adds +1 production to each source of Iron
    • Reduced Armory maintenance to 2 gold
    • Reduced Colosseum happiness to 3, and reduced maintenance to 2 gold
    • Reduced Theatre happiness to 4
    • Reduced Monastery maintenance to 0 gold
    • Reduced Garden maintenance to 1 gold
    • Reduced Observatory maintenance to 0 gold
    • Reduced Opera House culture to 4, and reduced maintenance to 2 gold
    • Removed the Great Person Point from Public School

    Specialist Adjustments
    • Temple -1 Artist
    • Mud Pyramid Mosque -1 Artist
    • Opera House +1 Artist
    • Bank -1 Merchant
    • Satraps Court -1 Merchant
    • Stock Exchange +1 Merchant
    • Observatory -1 Scientist
    • University +1 Scientist
    • Garden -1 Artist
    • Laboratory -1 Scientist
    • Public School +1 Scientist

    • Production bonus from Railroads reduced to 25%
    • Removed 1 extra gold from Mine on Gems, Gold, Silver, Marble.
    • Fishing Boats give 1 food, not gold.
    • Fishing Boats give 1 gold with Compass.
    • Camps on Deer give production instead of food .
    • Remove 1 extra food from Sugar plantations.
    • Trading Post gold reduced from 2 to 1 (increases back to 2 when hit Economics).
    • Trading Post & Camp gold increases by 1 with Economics.
    • Lumbermill production increases by 1 with Scientific Theory (moved up from Steam Power).
    • Mine & Quarry production increases by 1 with Chemistry.
    • Plantation & Pasture food increases by 1 with Fertilizer.
    • Well & Offshore Platform boosted to 3 production (from 1).
    • Academy increased to 6 Science.
    • Landmark increased to 6 Culture.
    • Manufactory increased to 4 Production.

    • Tradition: Culture border expansion discount in cities placed on Tradition branch opener. Discount increases over the course of the game. Also grants +3 Culture in the capital.
    • Aristocracy: Wonder bonus reduced by 5% to 20%.
    • Legalism: Provides a free Culture building in your first 4 cities.
    • Oligarchy: Garrisoned units cost no maintenance, and cities with a garrison gain +100% ranged combat strength.
    • Landed Elite: +15% Growth, and +2 Food per city.
    • Monarchy: +1 Gold and -1 Unhappiness for every 2 Citizens in your capital.
    • Liberty: +1 culture per turn in every city.
    • Collective Rule: Settler production increased by 50%, and a free Settler appears near the capital.
    • Citizenship: Worker construction rate increased by 25%, and a free Worker appears near the capital.
    • Representation: Each city you found will increase the Culture cost of Policies by 33% less than normal. Also starts a Golden Age.
    • Order: Reduce Order production bonus to 15%.
    • Meritocracy: +0.5 Happiness for each city connected to the capital, and a free Great Person of your choice appears near the capital.

    • Fish reduced to 1 food (but can be boosted back to 2 with Lighthouse)
    • Marble boosts wonder production by 20%, down from 25%

    • Scaled up tech costs throughout the game (slight change for early eras; close to double for Modern)
    • Move Lumbermills up to Construction
    • Move Bridge Building back to Engineering
    • Move Ironworks to Machinery

    • Workboat cost increased
    • Settler cost increased by 25%

    • Colossus no longer goes obsolete
    • Angkor Wat now provides a 25% discount for the costs (both culture and gold) to gain plots empire-wide.

    Civ Unique Bonuses
    • Reduce Chu-ko-nu from 10 to 9 ranged strength
    • Doubled culture from kills for Aztecs
    • Krepost now provides a 25% discount for the costs (both culture and gold) to gain plots in the city.
    • Paper Maker only provides 2 gold but no longer requires any building maintenance

    Map Generation Changes
    • Increased Oil quantity per resource.
    • Minimum Uranium is now 2.
    • Cut Deer Appearance in Arctic regions.
    • Adjusted Sheep placement so it is more spread out.
    • Decreased Wheat appearance in Plains.
    • Increases Cow appearance overall, including adding up to 2 Cow tiles to heavy grass start positions.
    Last edited by Drcane; 11-02-2012 at 04:18 PM.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Released 1/20/2011
    • Dead interceptor crash fix (occurred frequently in late-game, usually on the AI turn)
    • Movement limit crash fix (occurred when any high-movement unit, a gunship in this case, made use of the railroad bonus and moved beyond the engine visualization limits)
    • Crash fix for diplo AI. When the player witnesses an AI leader buy a minor ally, and aggressively purchased them back, the game would eventually crash when the AI leader would correctly try to complain to you about it.
    • The following crashes were all discovered via the Steam Crash Reporting system that Civilization V utilizes:
    • Crash - pCitizens->GetCityPlotFromIndex(iPlotLoop); is returning NULL in the CvPlayer:oRevolt loop.
    • Crash - Occasionally strange values are sent to the movement cursor code. Wrap and clamp the values before they get to the pathfinder.
    • Crash - Fix to divide by zero crash with AI buying plots.
    • Crash - In RouteValid, the CvTacticalAnalysisMap cell thinks a plot is claimed, but the plot itself has no owner.
    • Crash - Era out of bounds during a reload.
    • Crash - During a resync, a crash happens when GameplayUnitCreated calls CvPlot::GetActiveFogOfWarMode apparently because the game's ActiveTeam is NO_TEAM (-1).

    • Fix to Golden Age length (for Reformation policy with both the Persian trait and Chichen Itze)
    • Corrected duration of golden ages generated from Taj Mahal and when a Persian player has Chichen Itza (Before the multiple 50% additions were "compounded" rather than added together into a 100% bonus.)

    • Fix to blank science victory details screen
    Released 12/22/2010
    • Fix for various rare crash bugs

    • Re-enabled LUA library unused in the core game. It was removed because we didn’t think modders were using it, and apparently many, many are using it.

    • Fixed bug where as Siam, food from Maritime City States didn't provide the expected result.
    • Make a few more negative promotions not pass through on upgrades
    • Made the Mandekalu mounted unit have the same negative vs city as the other mounted units
    • Increased the chance that the AI will improve sea plots
    Released 12/15/2010

    • Proper evaluation of which enemy units can reach my units next turn.
    • Sorting enemy targets (within a class) by damage.
    • Combine bombardment fire from cities with other ranged fire where possible.
    • Never target a city for a ranged attack when they are already at (or going to be at) 1 health.
    • Have the tactical AI be more aggressive about fortifying units that aren't moving anyways.
    • Make all forms of guarding improvements the lowest priority tactical AI moves.
    • Don't mark tiles adjacent to enemy at sea as good for flank attacks -- there is no flanking at sea.
    • Update to tactical AI pillaging code - now prioritize enemy land resources and trade routes (never regular mines or farms). Always uses the check to make sure AI is not trying to pillage in an enemy dominance zone. Barbarians will still target everything.
    • Never use ranged units to provide flank bonuses.
    • Reduce chance of AI civs making "suicide" attacks.
    • Changes to better protect the capital or any city with an enemy within 5 tiles.

    • AI will be more aggressive about pursuing Diplo victory (bribing City States) if they are wealthy.
    • AI will be more aggressive about building Spaceship parts when going for Science victory.

    • Tweak a few leader settings to be more likely to use their traits.
    • Adjust Napoleon to make more likely to go for culture.

    • AI will not use Horse as defenders on hills as much.
    • AI will often build more defensive troops.
    • AI will more aggressively hunt barbs in the early game.
    • Slightly more naval units.
    • AI will now build ranged and mobile units more in line with the flavor settings for the team - in general, this means more mobile units.
    • AI now builds, deploys, and uses air units more effectively.
    • Allow AI to build more units if above Prince.
    • AI will be more likely to build and bring siege units in a city attack.
    • Better nuke targeting by AI.
    • Won't build AA if no air threat.
    • Allow AI or automated human explorers to move to edge of sight range and then explore again.

    • AI will emphasize getting an Ocean going explorer unit when the time comes.
    • AI slightly more likely to settle off home continent.
    • AI should colonize other continents regularly.
    • AI second wave expansion more aggressive.
    • Improve the AI's chances of setting up protected bombard attacks.
    • Settlers: should handle watery maps better.
    • AI will grab goody huts on other land masses.
    • AI will grab empty barb camps more often.

    • Large Cities should be more willing to build happiness and gold buildings.
    • Workers prioritize repair builds higher than other builds.
    • AI will be more likely to build a wall on any city that was an original capital.
    • Builder tasking now calculates yields appropriately during golden ages and weighs tiles according to how much stuff they provide overall as well as their maximum yield of a certain type.
    • More likely to build up economy early.
    • Multiple worker AI improvements.

    • Factor GS into flavors more.
    • Disband obsolete units even if not losing money.
    • Upgrade units a bit more.
    • Tweak flavors of policies a bit.
    • Have AI factor Grand Strategy into picking policies.
    • AI will factor grand strategy into tech choices a bit more.
    • AI don't send a barb expedition if defenses are critical.
    • AI less likely to pick a city on an inland sea for serious naval production.
    • Additional pathfinder optimization.


    • Added "National Treasury" national wonder, which requires Markets in all cities. Provides +8 Gold per turn to the city in which it's built.
    • Added “Circus Maximus” national wonder, which requires Colosseums in all cities.. Provides 5 Happiness.
    • Library now has no specialist slots.
    • Wat now has two specialist slots.
    • Public school now has 1 Science per pop, +1 free Great Scientist point, +1 Culture for 3 gold maintenance.
    • Observatory now has 1 specialist slot.
    • Research Lab has two specialist slots.
    • Public school now provides 1 beaker per pop for 3 gold maintenance.
    • Watermill now provides +2 good and +1 production for 2 gold maintenance.
    • Paper Maker now has no specialist slots.
    • Circus now has +2 happiness and no maintenance.
    • Theatre now has +5 happiness.
    • Stadium now has +5 happiness.
    • Reduced production cost and maintenance for the Courthouse.
    • Courthouse can now be purchased in a city (although it is expensive).
    • Removed maintenance from city defense buildings (Walls, Castle, Military Base).
    • City defense buildings now help cities heal.
    • Increased city strength ramp-up based on technology.
    • Reduced effects of Forbidden Palace and Meritocracy (Happiness per city).
    • Reduced amount of food needed for cities to grow at larger sizes.
    • Buildings can now no longer provide more Happiness than there is population in a city (wonders are excluded from this).
    • Ironworks now gives 10 hammers instead of a % bonus.
    • National College now gives +5 science in addition to the % bonus.
    • Hermitage gives 5 culture in addition to its previous bonus.
    • Raze/Unraze exploit fixed.
    • Cities being razed are unhappy about it (only during the razing process).
    • Cities heal more quickly.

    • Cavalry can now go obsolete with Combustion.
    • Stealth bombers cannot use carriers.
    • Only allow one upgrade per unit from a goody hut.
    • Add second embarkation promotion ("Defensive Embarkation").
    • Amount of damage done during naval combat increased.
    • All melee horse units get penalty attacking cities.
    • Increased city attack penalty for mounted and armor units to 50% (from 40%).
    • Lancers (and Lancer UUs) upgrade to helicopter.
    • Lowered combat value of Horseman and Companion Cavalry.
    • Promotions must be picked the turn they're earned.
    • Can no longer promote a unit that has fought during the turn (instead, the promotion comes up the beginning of the following turn).
    • Catapults and Trebuchets now weaker against units but stronger VS cities.
    • Reduced effectiveness of Archers & Crossbowmen (and their UUs) VS cities.
    • Reduced some combat bonuses: flanking (15 to 10), Great Generals (25 to 20), Discipline (15 to 10), Military Tradition (2x to 1.5x).
    • Remove requirement for aluminum on Mobile SAM.
    • Lower open terrain penalty to 10% .
    • Marsh is now 3 moves to enter (Chariots do not move quickly through it anymore).
    • Cavalry now upgrade to tanks.

    • Reduced bonuses from Maritime city-states - Friends: +2 food in capital, +0 food in other cities - Allies: +3 food in capital, +1 food in other cities
    • Only the first 3 units gifted to a city-state will earn Influence now.
    • Killing a barb inside a city-state's territory now gives a 5-turn buffer where there is no Influence intrusion penalty.

    • If an empire reaches -20 Happiness, it goes into revolt, and rebels start appearing throughout the empire, based on the number of cities.
    • Amount of Happiness needed to trigger a Golden Age reduced.
    • Amount of Happiness needed to trigger a Golden Age now increases as the number of cities in the empire goes up.

    • Landed Elite (Tradition Branch) now reduces culture cost of border growth by 2/3.
    • Monarchy (Tradition Branch) now provides +1 Gold per 2 pop in the Capital..
    • Liberty now provides a Settler training bonus to only the capital, and not every city.
    • Tradition now provides +50% growth in the capital.
    • Theocracy now reduces Unhappiness by 25% .
    • Reformation now gives a 10-turn GA.
    • Adopting Rationalism now gives a 4-turn GA.

    • Add link between Military Science and Dynamite.
    • Add link between Civil Service and Education.
    • Add link between Economics and Scientific Theory.
    • Add link between Chivalry and Acoustics.
    • Research overflow now works correctly (extra beakers after completing a tech will rollover to the next tech).

    • Fixed bug where clicking on a city plot wouldn't select the garrison.
    • Natural wonders now award culture (if worked) and happiness (if in border) if that trait is assigned to a wonder in XML.
    • Players must now always adopt Policies immediately, and cannot defer picking until later.
    • Have culture cost for policies never go down (trading away cities to reduce culture cost exploit). Razing cities will not raise your policy cost ceiling.
    • Reduced culture needed for first plot acquisition from 20 to 15.
    • 3 new Natural Wonders and rarity code for both base game and New World scenario.
    • Reduced points from Wonders (40 to 25) & Cities (10 to 8), increased points for pop by 1 (3 to 4).


    • AI's attitude towards you is now visible in the diplo screen and diplo drop-down.
    • Added info tooltip for an AI leader's mood. Lists things that are making an AI player happy/upset.
    • New diplo system: Declaration of Friendship (public declaration with diplomatic repercussions).
    • New diplo system: Denounce (public declaration with diplomatic repercussions).
    • New custom leader responses (Serious Expansion Warning, Aggressive Military, Luxury Exchange, Borders Exchange, Gift Request, etc.).
    • Not agreeing to a friend's request now results in a relations hit.
    • Third party AIs can now respond when a player makes a DoF or denounces someone. What they say is based on the situation - e.g. if you make friends with someone they don't like, they'll scold you.
    • AI leaders will now sometimes ask their friends to denounce one of their enemies as a show of support, and refusing to denounce someone when an AI asks can now make them very upset.
    • AI is now capable of denouncing friends (aka, backstabbing) and added backstabbing info to diplo overview screen.


    • Add XP bar for air units, do not allow XP for air units attacking a city that is already down to its last hit-point.
    • Change ActivePlayer's name to "You" in single player in score list.
    • Added game option to disable automated workers from removing features.
    • Fixed bug where Happiness from garrisoned units wasn't being listed in Happiness info tooltip.
    • Load Map function will now display correct size and type of saved map.
    • New “Angry Genghis” loading screen (replaces the “fluffy-bunny Genghis” loading screen).
    • Added setup options to allow players to defer choosing Policies and Promotions right away.
    • Show the river penalty when attacking city across river (the penalty was there but was not being shown in the preview).
    • Global politics screen updated to reflect new diplo system.
    • Can no longer Force End Turn (shift-enter) through blocking notifications. CAN now use it to skip over units which need orders.
    • Multiple tweaks and bug fixes.


    • Fix small bugs with adding long roads around existing features.
    • Fixed bombard arrow across world wrap.


    • Parent category counts now include counts of child categories.
    • Selecting/deselecting a category now automatically selects/deselects it's children and its parent.
    • Tweaked category name truncation to better fit names.
    • Hide categories w/ no children and a count of 0.
    • Added support for fallback languages (if mod is not translated, fall-back to English so text keys are not showing).
    • The pager for the installed mods tab of the mods browser is now displayed in the correct location.
    • Long values for properties such as "Special Thanks" will no longer extend past the edge browser frame.
    • Categories refresh much faster now in the mods browser.
    • Multiple additional tweaks and fixes to the mod browser.
    • Support for mods that perform major restructuring of the tech tree including adding, deleting, and updating techs, buildings, and units.
    • Added GameEvents system for overriding Gameplay DLL specific functionality.
    • Fixed "Reload Landmark System" mod flag to now refresh landmarks defined in "ArtDefine_Landmarks".
    • Multiple SDK updates (new version to go live shortly).


    • Fixed save format which causes saves to increase the memory footprint of the game drastically when loading frequently over the course of the game. This heightened the risk of late-game our of memory crashes significantly.
    Released 10/26/2010
    • Legacy saves for players who own Babylon will work correctly.
    • Mods that broke (will not load, and saves would crash on load) as the result of the .62 patch (full Civ mods mainly) now work correctly.
    • Scenario menu glitch corrected.
    • Exploit – Raze/Annex happiness fix.
    Released 10/22/2010
    • Fix for production prompt that sometimes appears with newly created puppet states that could stop the player from being able to end the turn.
    • Aircraft banner corrections – now when you rebase an aircraft, the number will move with it.
    • Resource icons now come up with Ctrl-R again, instead of sharing the same button with Build Roads.
    • Selecting a great general will no longer cause yield icons to appear.
    • Added option to disable auto-unit cycling.
    • Fix for full-screen game when running dual monitors. Previously, the curser could scroll off the “open” side, and not be able to scroll the map in that direction.
    • Misc additional fixes to mouse controls, and other interface issues.
    • Rounded out financial information in the Economic Overview screen. Details now provided on the amount of gold provided by each city, the cost of buildings in each city, etc.
    • Auto-populate save menu with save file name
    • Allow selection of other cities by hex from within the city screen
    • Added detailed trade route info to Economic Overview screen
    • Added new tab to the Economic Overview Screen: "Resources & Happiness."
    • Added option to activate the mp score list in single player (for “always up” score similar to Civ IV.)
    • The Annex/Puppet/Raze popup now indicates how much extra Unhappiness will be assumed with each action.
    • If there are less than 5 buildings still needed to construct a National Wonder, the production popup tool-tip now lists which cities lack them.
    • Added Yield & Culture tool-tip info to the production popup.
    • Tweak information on the Global Politics tab in the Diplomacy Overview screen.

    • Category list now displays correctly
    • “Installed” panel now displays ALL versions of a mod but prevents the user from enabling multiple versions.

    • Workers - Added option to force workers to ignore manually made improvements (so they don’t change what you decide was best for a plot).
    • Workers - Fixed bug where number of turns to complete were incorrect in build action button tool-tip.
    • Economy - Fixed bug where players could disband a single unit, and not see the economic return until disbanding 1 more.
    • Economy – Increased city wealth setting to 25%
    • Economy – Multiple fixes to the way trade-routes are tabulated and recognized.
    • Economy - Can now sell Buildings in a city (to help lower maintenance for obsolete buildings later in the game).
    • Trade – Found and corrected a Trade problem that could cause your Resource inventory to multiply.
    • City States - Fixed a bug where you could not gift aircraft to city states.
    • Military - Medic promotion now only provides healing bonus for adjacent units.
    • Military – Fix for Minuteman movement.
    • Military – Correct promotions for “archer-like” units (horse archers, chariots).
    • Military - Embarked units will no longer slow enemy land units
    • Military - Improved unit cycling logic. Camera will jump around much less.
    • Balance - Engineers +1 hammer
    • Balance - Disbanding units now provides only 10% of their production cost in gold.
    • Request – Enable “one more turn” button if you lose, but are still alive.

    • Military – Better handling of unit need (navy vs land, etc.) .
    • Military - AI will tend to build ships to deal with blockaded cities more often
    • Military – Corrected an issue hampering movement of AI armies, especially when in close proximity to enemy forces
    • Diplomacy – AI will be more reluctant to offer or accept open border agreements with more powerful opponents.
    • Diplomacy – Fix for never ending deals (peace, research agreements, etc).
    • City – City specialization and city focus improvements.
    • City - Cities that are Avoiding Growth will not grow while that option is selected
    • Workers – Priority of trading posts reduced, and rebalanced priorities on other improvements
    • Workers – Improved the path-finding mechanic when building route-to roads improved, including a large performance increase when evaluating road-pathing.
    • City - Make sure Puppets don't construct buildings that require Resources.
    • City - Add a Puppet city strategy that turns off training buildings and emphasizes gold.
    • Military – Defensive tactical AI update. When you are at war and threatening an enemy city, the AI will better utilize the garrison, as well as the surrounding terrain in defense of the target city.

    • Exploit – Fix for gifting unit exploit
    • Chat – Color-coding, sound alerts, etc., added for in-game chat system, including a larger window.
    • Deals – Additional deal validation put in place to verify deals before they are committed

    • Research treaties that end because you declare war will no longer grant the free tech
    • Save/Load – Fix for corrupted saves being experienced by some players in late-game.
    • Map - Huge map crash-during-load fix that were reported on some specific systems.
    • Map – Terrain caching fix that could cause problems for certain video cards (the “glowing red orbs” seen on the map are an indicator of this).
    • Map – Fix for the low res terrain that appears the first time the game is run (terrain tiles would not load in anything but low-res the first time you play on some computer configurations)
    • Strategic View – Crash fix for units rendering in background.
    • Strategic View – Fix for selecting units either standing on a city plot, or garrisoned in the city plot.
    • Eyefinity – Better handling of leader scenes when using Eyefinity displays.
    • Tutorials – Many tutorial tweaks and adjustments.
    • Multiple crash fixes.
    • Taller than wide map crash fix.
    Released 9/30/2010
    • Fix for a crash that occurs on bootup for customers using a Spanish Windows XP operating system.
    Released 9/27/2010
    • Modding - Installer and permissions fixes. Should address any remaining mod download and install issues.
    • Full screen crash fix. Game will now restart in Windowed mode if it cannot find a suitable full-screen resolution on first start.
    • Hall of Fame now records data correctly when using a Windows username with special characters.
    • Fix for Puppet State production exploit.
    • Misc crash fixes.
    Released 9/23/2010
    • Special character fix for Windows usernames: Users with non-english characters in their windows username would experience a game crash. This has been fixed, and a forthcoming fix will address an issue related to this where game victories are not recorded in the Hall of Fame.
    • Default resolution fix for DX9: Some users who have non-standard or below the minimum specification resolutions crashed before starting. Now, the system will change to Windowed mode and start so it does not crash.
    • AI city weighting: AI will not quite as freely offer up their cities when asking for peace.
    • Gold per turn glitch: When agreeing to a deal for anything above 5 gold per turn in exchange for something else (like a luxury), the deal would always only pay 5 gold per turn, regardless of the amount proposed. This has been corrected.
    Last edited by Drcane; 11-02-2012 at 04:19 PM.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2010
    The notes have been added, which is a small patch to add support for Korean localization.
    Last edited by Drcane; 11-02-2012 at 03:58 PM.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2010
    The notes have been added, which just released!
    Last edited by Drcane; 11-02-2012 at 03:58 PM.

  8. #8
    Drcane Guest
    The have been added. Hotseat! Replays! Balance! Stone!

  9. #9
    Drcane Guest
    The patch notes have been added. Some huge multiplayer improvements in this one.

    I also added the August notes, which I had previously failed to add; sorry everyone!

  10. #10
    Drcane Guest
    The patch notes have been added. Lots of bugs fixes, balance changes, and Win 8 and Ultrabook support.

  11. #11
    Drcane Guest
    (Released 7/2/13)

    • New Mode - Sequential - Similar to the way Single Player works, each player takes turns making their moves.
    • New Mode - Hybrid - turns are simultaneous as they've worked in the past, but when wars are declared, any players involved in the wars switch to sequential until the war is resolved. All other uninvolved players still play simultaneous.
    • New Mode - Pitboss - Your game can now run in a server mode, which allows players to connect, take their turn, disconnect, and come back later. Email notifications and steam notifications are built into the system. Once the system has received a healthy amount of feedback from the community, we will also include a stand-alone Pitboss server that does not require a steam account to run.
    • Added an "Observer" mode to watch a multiplayer game.
    • Added ability to play custom maps in multiplayer. Host and all players must place custom maps in the main games "maps" directory to be usable.
    • Added ability to kick a player in-game.
    • Added ability to save a game configuration from the Staging room, so players can keep various "favorite" game settings ready to go.
    • Reworked hot-join code to make hot-join much more reliable.
    • Reworked host migration to be more reliable.
    • Reworked lobby, added multiple improvements to the way games are setup, and added flexibility when loading a save, and all players are no longer available to play. Also added slot-type pull-downs so host can define the slot-type (like Open, Human Required, AI, and Closed).
    • Game will now auto-start when all humans have readied up.
    • Added hours/seconds label to turn timer edit box.
    • Tracked down and squashed many more causes of out-of-syncs and connection issues, as well as other general bugs.
    • Additional polish, notifications for kicks, disconnects, reconnects, host changes, multiple UI and tooltip additions and improvements, etc.

    • Fixed an issue that caused workers building improvements to constantly "wake up" when hostile units were not close by.
    • Hun Battering Ram promotions which allows only city attacks are now lost upon upgrade.
    • Fix an issue where the plot under a city would not be worked after trading/gifting it.
    • Crabs should no longer spawn in lakes.
    • Many additional subtle updates to tool-tips, and information exposed to players.

    • New Forest and Jungle art for all terrain types.
    • New Road and Railroad art.
    • Touched up color on various terrain pieces, as well as some of the texture transitions.
    • Fix Rock of Gibralter national wonder so that it's surrounding terrain displays properly (there may still be rare cases where this can still occur).
    • Reduced texture sized on many models in-game (buildings, improvements, some leaders, etc.).
    • Added missing "Selection" sound entries for some base game units.

    • Military: More aggressive AI city attacks.
    • Military: Refine larger unit formations, and adjust the AI to use these against City-States if appropriate.
    • Military: Make Great Generals more aware of danger nearby.
    • Military: The AI will now prioritize capturing original capitals and cities that were originally theirs.

    • UI will now change based on the DLL that is active (base game, Gods and Kings, or Brave New World).
    • New Declare War Pop-up that includes an overview of all connected events (like trades that will be cancelled, City-State allies, etc.)
    • New Single-Player leaderboards for main game, scenarios, DLC, and mods. To add leaderboards to a mod, add the "SupportsLeaderboards" property to its mod properties.
    • Added a pop-up that tells the user that the game data is changing when DLC/Scenarios are activated/deactivated.
    • Maintenance-free units are now properly tracked in the Economic Overview.
    • Planes and Nukes are now considered Military Units in the Unit overview.
    • Fixed issues with the city Garrison ring not displaying correctly.
    • Natural Wonders that create Happiness will now display the yield properly in the plot tool-tip.
    • Fix some issues that would cause the terrain yield icons to be incorrect, or sometimes missing.
    • Religion: Fixed a bug where unknown civs would be revealed (via Icon) in the Religion Overview.
    • Add in a player option called "Quick Selection Advance" which will have the auto-unit-selection advance to the next unit without waiting for the animation to complete.
    • When the active player's turn starts, make sure all their city range strike icons are correct.
    • Multiple general fixes and improvements to touch-screen functionality.
    • Replay graphs are now much more accurate.
    • Planes and Nukes are now considered military units in the overview.
    • Fixed a bug in which units were not properly sorted by name in the military overview.
    • Correct some issues that would cause unit icons to disappear.
    • Multiple subtle UI improvements throughout the game.

    • Fixed an issue that would cause some mods to download over and over from Steam Workshop.
    • Changed the way the mod database is built so that the mod library is managed correctly.
    • Fixed an issue with World Builder which could cause it not to launch properly on some users computers.
    Last edited by Drcane; 07-02-2013 at 01:34 PM.

  12. #12
    Drcane Guest
    (Released 8/29/13)

    • Tutorials – some of the tutorials were not functioning, which meant newer players seeking to learn how to play the game might run into a roadblock.
    • Modded text strings – Many mods were experiencing text keys that were not properly looking up their correct values, causing the keys to display instead of the actual text.

  13. #13
    Drcane Guest
    Released 10/15/2013

    • New map options on the Setup Game menu. Now, DLC map packs are grouped into folders without having to go to Advanced Setup. Additionally, all the extra maps are placed in an “Additional Maps” folder.
    • Warmonger UI improvements:
    • Now there are 4 different levels of concern displayed by the AI about the player's warmongering.
    • Added a tooltip to the city banner for each city owned by a civ you are at war with that shows the warmonger penalty and/or liberation bonus.
    • Added a tooltip for warmonger penalty and/or liberation bonus to the Annex/Liberate/Puppet popup.
    • Trade Route Improvement: Update the UI to reflect the change in Trade Route gold if a Trade Route policy is picked.
    • Added "Click to move" and "Click to view" radio buttons to improve the behavior of clicking on a great work in the "Your culture" tab.
    • Deal History tab on the diplomacy screen now shows more relevant information.
    • Air Combat Preview: added preview of damage your bombarding air unit would take. Note that this information does not include damage from intercepting aircraft or anti-air units.

    • Warmonger Penalty
    • Warmonger penalty for conquering a city is now halved with other civs that are also at war with the civ being conquered.
    • Make the building up of warmonger threats more exponential than linear (Minor - Major - Severe - Critical)
    • Research Agreements
    • Adjusted the cost for Research Agreements based on era. The cost increase should now be more linear to coincide with the gross gold-per-turn of AI civs, and also slightly cheaper when Research Agreements can first be used.
    • Will now only be cancelled with a Declaration of War or by elimination of one of the involved Civs. Denunciations no longer cause the RA to yield zero beakers upon completion of the agreement.
    • Both Civs will now only get the minimum of the two beaker counts (to balance out Rich getting Richer mechanic weakness).
    • Tourism: Further Benefits from Tourism when Influential with another Civ
    • Science (from Trade Routes)
    • Familiar: +1 Science per trade route
    • Popular: +2 Science per trade route
    • Influential: +3 Science per trade route
    • Dominant: +4 Science per trade route
    • Diplomacy/Espionage
    • Familiar: Just 1 turn to Establish Surveillance in influenced civ's cities
    • Popular: Surveillance boost (from above) plus Spies operate at an effective rank 1 level higher than actual rank in influenced civ's allied city states
    • Influential: Surveillance boost (from above) plus Spies operate at an effective rank 1 levels higher than actual rank in influenced civ's cities and allied city states
    • Dominant: Surveillance boost (from above) plus Spies operate at an effective rank 2 levels higher than actual rank in influenced civ's cities and allied city states
    • Conquest
    • Familiar: -25% reduction in Unrest time and Population loss
    • Popular: -50% reduction in Unrest time and Population loss
    • Influential: -75% reduction in Unrest time and Population loss
    • Dominant: no Unrest time; no Population lost
    • Abilities of Great Musician, Great Writer, and Great Scientist now scale properly based on game speed
    • Social Policies and Tenets
    • Social Policies: Added Mercenary Army social policy to Commerce (allows purchasing of Landsknechts). Trade Unions old effect (cheaper road/rail maintenance) moved to Wagon Trains.
    • Social Policies: Move double Trade Mission gold from Commerce finisher to Entrepreneurship.
    • Social Policies: Boost City-State trade bonus from +1 Gold to +2 Gold on Merchant Confederacy.
    • Social Policies: Merchant Navy now provides +4 Culture and +4 Production in the city with the East India Company.
    • Social Policies: Theocracy - Temples increase city gold output by 25% instead of 10%.
    • Social Policies: Boost Warrior Code from +25% to Great General creation up to +50%
    • Social Policies: Boost Navigation School to +50% Great Admiral points (to mirror the earlier change to Warrior Code for Great Generals).
    • Social Policies: Switch Ethics policy (Aesthetics tree) to Cultural Exchange (increase Tourism modifier for Open Borders, Shared Religion and Trade Routes by 15% each). The policy now gives bonuses to Open Border and Trade Routes.
    • Tenet: Order - Iron Curtain now also boosts yields on internal trade routes by 50% (on water routes the +100% modifier becomes +150%; effectively those only go up by 25% from 200% to 250%).
    • Tenet: Autocracy - Futurism now +250 Tourism for each Great Writer/Artist/Musician created (instead of +100).
    • Tenet: Weaken both bonuses from Arsenal of Democracy
    • Tenet: Spaceflight Pioneers: Remove +10 Science in Capital; add free Great Engineer and Great Scientist instead.
    • Tenet: Gunboat Diplomacy tenet now makes military units 50% more effective at intimidating City-States. Also rearranged tooltip text for bullying score so that the positive factors are always first, for readability
    • Civ-Specific Balance
    • Germany: Added the Hanse unique building (Replaces Bank, includes Bank bonuses, and +5% Production per City-State Trade Route across your civilization, not just cities that have a Hanse).
    • Germany: Boosted camp conversion rate to 67%.
    • Germany: Reduce Bismarck's desire to conquer city states from 7 to 4.
    • Japan: Give Japan an Ocean start bias
    • Japan: Japan: Samurai can build fishing boats.
    • Japan: Samurai upgrades to Rifleman instead of Musketman (also obsoletes later).
    • Japan: Bushido has a new additional effect: +1 Culture from fishing boats and +2 Culture from atolls.
    • Japan: Zero no longer requires Oil
    • Indonesia: Indonesian Candi no longer requires Fresh Water.
    • America: American Minuteman now has an additional promotion to earn points toward Golden Ages with kills.
    • Science Victory: Spaceship parts require twice the time to build (or twice the gold to buy) to increase the value of the Space Victory tenets.
    • World Congress
    • Congress: Gain 2 Delegates from a failed World Leader proposal (was 1).
    • Congress: Made Diplo Victory more difficult by increasing the delegates needed to win (2 more on Duel, 7 more on Standard, 9 more on Huge). Also exposed delegate equation values to XML for future tweaking and ambitious modders.
    • City-State Influence: Cleaned up influence calculations when a City-State is killed, to ensure a future liberator will be the undisputed ally and receive the intended reward.
    • Ally influence is set to 45 (becomes Friends).
    • Friends influence is set to 15 (becomes Neutral).
    • Neutral influence is set to 0.
    • Negative influence remains as it was.
    • When liberated, the liberator's influence is set to 150 (becomes Ally).
    • 3 New Pantheons
    • Earth Mother: +1 Faith from Copper, Iron, and Salt.
    • God-King: +1 Culture, Faith, Gold, Production, and Science from the Palace
    • Sun God: +1 Food from Bananas, Citrus, and Wheat
    • Trade Routes: All City-State Trade Routes get +1 Base gold. Gold bonus from having a route connected to a city with a Market or Bank halved (from 2 to 1). Applies to unique versions of these buildings also.
    • Great Admirals now have a "Change Port" command. If either moving into a port or starting the turn in one, they can consume the rest of their moves to jump to another port city under their control.
    • Archaeology
    • Great Works of Writing (like the Rosetta Stone) now available from 30% of the Hidden Antiquity Sites. An alternative use of these is to create a "Cultural Renaissance" (equal to a Great Writer's Political Treatise).
    • There are now diplomatic bonuses for building Landmarks in both city state and major civ territory.
    • Air Combat
    • New stacking limits on air units in cities. Starts at 6; increased to 10 when you add an Airport. Game Concept text updated to match this change.
    • Player now receives a warning that projected damage can go up if the air unit is intercepted; number of visible enemy anti-air units that haven't fired is also given in combat preview.
    • Air Combat: Award experience to intercepting planes and firing AA guns
    • Change rules for razing cities to make it so the Holy City of any religion cannot be razed.
    • Reduced combat strength of XCom Squad from 110 to 100.
    • Influence anchor point increase gained from pledge to protect is now 5 (was 10).

    • Custom AI per Civ
    • Custom worker code for Brazil: Automated workers will no longer remove jungle unless there's a resource on it (ie: bananas). Workers will remove jungle for resources (like spices and bananas) but otherwise will build Brazilwood Camps.
    • Custom settlement AI for Brazil: Includes player suggestions of city sites near jungle for Brazil.
    • Custom settlement AI for Indonesia: Doubled the fertility on lucrative sites that are not on the same continent as previous cities. This should help Indonesia to better use it's UA.
    • Custom settlement AI for Netherlands: Will now tend to favor marshes and flood plains when choosing a site to settle.
    • Custom settlement AI for Morocco: They should now consider desert favorable when making settlement choices/suggestions.
    • Custom settlement AI for Spain: Settling next to Natural Wonders should now be extremely attractive to Spain.
    • Custom settlement AI for Inca: Inca should now consider hills more favorably; hills bordered by one or more mountains get an additional bonus.
    • Air Combat AI: Never rebase aircraft to a city being razed.
    • Deal AI
    • Deal AI: Never ask for something from the human that we don't consider having any value (such as Open Borders from a distant civ).
    • Deal AI: make AI aware of the value of Open Borders as players close in toward Culture Victories;
    • Deal AI: Make it so the AI will never pay more than about 15 gold-per-turn. There were cases before of 40+ gold-per-turn.
    • Fix a legacy bug that prevented the AI from ever putting together offers for a luxury that a human player now has available for trade.
    • Deal AI: fix valuation of Open Borders so AI never says "I want to negotiate passage" but doesn't put anything on the table.
    • Deal AI: Have the AI accept totally even trades with the human (before they always wanted some small bonus, even when swapping embassies ... assuming they weren't putting the embassies on the table themselves).
    • Deal AI: AI now understands how to put things on YOUR side of the deal table.
    • Deal AI: Embassies now worth 35 Gold base (so AI will almost always consider them worth 1 gold-per-turn).
    • Deal AI: Embassy cost scales based on deal duration (so 1 GPT over 45 turns is worth it on slower speeds)
    • Deal AI: AI properly values Gold in hand over GPT, so over 30 turns it won't get 150 for 5GPT. Instead only 85% of that.
    • Deal AI: Slight increase (about 7%) in the value the AI gives you in gold/gold-per-turn for things (this helped with getting them to always offer 1 GPT for Embassy).
    • Deal AI: Don't give such a huge (90%) discount on open borders with friendly players. Reduced to 65%.
    • Tactical AI
    • Tactical AI: Reduce overkill percentage from 50% to 25%. Previously, the AI would gather up much more strength than needed before trying to kill an enemy unit, which could bog down AI operations.
    • Tactical AI: Make sure units moving in formation don't use extra MP to "wander" a tile or two after their primary (formation) move for the turn completes.
    • Operational AI
    • Operational AI: On water maps (Archipelago, Islands, etc.) allow land operations to have a few units "spill out” onto water tiles so the operation doesn't get bogged down trying to get to its target. Also don't use the bigger city attack formation (16 units) on such a map (use 12 instead).
    • Operational AI: Weight barbarian camps within 10 tiles of one of your cities heavily; start up operations to eradicate them quickly.
    • Military AI
    • Military AI: Civs with very high FLAVOR_OFFENSE settings (7+) will buy military units with spare gold more frequently. Will boost the number of early attacks we see, especially on high difficulties.
    • Military AI: when rebasing air units, prioritize carriers within operations over those that aren't assigned to an operation
    • Homeland AI: Fix bug in ExecuteMovesToSafestPlot() where it would consider leftover moves from another unit, meaning the safest plot was not actually chosen. This essentially makes the AI better at determining safe plots to run to when a unit has to flee from danger.
    • Policy/City AI: Added a player strategy to focus on religious buildings and wonders if the AI has started the Piety social policy tree.
    • Diplomacy AI: Increase chance of City-State conquest if that City-State is a neighbor on your way to get to a targeted major power.
    • Ideology AI: If it’s possible to take a Level 3 tenet, make sure the AI always takes the one available that matches their current Grand Strategy choice.
    • Space Race AI: Don't consider capitals to be "medium cities". This change allows AI to start Apollo Program far earlier in Information Age starts where few cities are "Large" until 30+ turns in.
    • Great General AI: Fix rare case of AI trying to plant a Citadel on a tile that already had one.
    • Great Admiral AI
    • Great Admiral AI: The AI now takes advantage of the Transfer Port move to get Great Admirals out of dangerous cities and into the largest bodies of water
    • Great Admiral AI: Have the AI send Great Admirals out with more naval operations; have them stack with friendly units like Great Generals do on land.
    • Great Admiral AI: Improve the operational movement code for admirals to get to their targets.
    • Changed MINIMUM_SETTLE_FERTILITY to 20000, up from 5000 to keep AI civs from settling worthless plots. Added some logging code to track plot values.
    • Congress AI: When an Embargo on an AI player is proposed, that player will always use all of its Delegates towards preventing the Embargo.
    • Archaeology AI: Make it possible that the AI will choose to gain the diplo benefit by turning an antiquity site into a Landmark in city state territory
    • Science AI: upped the flavor numbers on Library, University, Public School, and Laboratory. Removed 'MILITARY_TRAINING' flavor from Library and University. Added culture flavor to University to support Archaeologist generation.

    • 19 new Great Works of Art. This is to address players running out a bit too early in larger games.
    • Added 3 more City-States (Vilnius, Bogota and Wellington, one of each type).


    • Beta password for the SDK tool required to access new content.
    • Added ability to swap player slots while in the staging room.
    • Stand-alone pitboss server app now included with the SDK.
    • New SDK launcher that includes the pitboss server (see addendum for quick-start guide).

    • Dedicated server added via SDK.
    • A human player's civ icon will now show as unmet in a multiplayer match until the local player has met that civilization. The human player's name will be known even when unmet. Made this consistent between the score list and the turn queue.
    • Additional refinement of hot-join system.
    • Players joining multiplayer games now delay the transition to the staging room until they have completely registered with the game.
    • Making the pitboss network modes selectable from the multiplayer select menu.
    • Now possible to switch player slots/civs in the staging room. This allows new players to select the ai civ they wish to replace when hot joining or loading a saved game.
    • Additional stability fixes.

    • Civil War Scenario Balance: apply a gentler scaling to city defense strength based on percentage of tech tree researched.

    • Sound modding now supported. Added a "Reload Audio System" option to ModBuddy. Example mods will be uploaded to Steam Workshop at launch.

    • Fixed an issue where you receive a Free Building in a city that had hard built the same building. Before the hard-built building would be sold off (deleting its effect) but due to a logic area the effects for the same (free) building would not be reapplied. Should fix Aqueducts from the Tradition finisher, Broadcast Towers from CN Tower, etc.
    • Fixed an issue causing Indonesia to get unique luxuries when acquiring a city on another continent through conquest or trade.
    • Statue of Libery +1 production now applies to Writer and Musician specialists
    • Fixed a World Congress AI logic error where the number of Great Person improvements a player owned was counted incorrectly.
    • Fixed a World Congress AI logic error which had cultural players valuing some resolutions less than they should.
    • Mongol Scenario: restore custom names for at start Mongol units.
    • Fixed a bug where gold per turn gained from resolutions would not be displayed correctly. There are no resolutions that give gold per turn, but modders can use it.
    • The denouncement counter (Declare War pop-up) now properly counts down rather than always reporting 49.
    • Make Harbor tooltip consistent with other buildings such as Markets and Banks (they all say “additional 1 Gold” instead of 2 gold – this is then multiplied by 2 before the final gold amount is listed for a SEA trade route).
    • Fixed an issue where the total number of techs a player could steal was being zeroed out prematurely, causing the tech steal to never resolve.
    • Properly enforce restriction that you can't found a pantheon when a religion has been enhanced and a number of pantheons have been created equal to the maximum number of religions allowed on that size map.
    • Tutorials – The tutorials now enforce that only the base game rules and UI are used for tutorials.
    • Additional misc bug fixes.
    • AI embarked civilian units could plunder enemy trade routes. This has been fixed.
    • Muliplayer: Fixed an early-game OoS (followed by a broken match) that could occur when playing between a player running DX9 and a player running DX11 on certain maps.
    • An AI gifted City-State (or city) could cause a game hang if the player did not make their choice immediately (liberate, puppet, etc.) because if you paused, and then liberated, you could get a production prompt for the city which you no longer owned, blocking turn progress. This is now fixed.
    • Fix a bug that could prevent paratrooper from appearing after AI moves and was causing planes from not fading out after re-basing.
    • Fix a bug that could cause existing pre-patch saves to sometimes display “1 turn to construct Fishing Boats” on Tundra tiles in the tool-tip. Note, if you have already saved your game with this glitch already in place, you're stuck with it, but it's benign.
    • UI: Fixed the logic for calculating the total number of original capital cities a team owns and determine if there is a clear winning team.
    • UI: Fixed logic to make sure we always designate one player as "winning" with most original capitals controlled in the notification (which makes this consistent with the Victory screen).
    • UI: Fixed "Discuss" UI so you cannot ask for a DOF when one is already in place.
    • Crash fix: If you find a Great Work of Writing and don't have a Writing slot available, UI would incorrectly check if you had an Art slot (instead of Writing slot) available before deciding to give you the choice to take the writing back home (instead of the Cultural Renaissance). But if you made this choice and no slot was available the game would crash.
    • Multiplayer: Waiting for Player tooltip now shows "Unmet" for the civilization of unmet human players.
    • Multiplayer: Making the dedicated server be windowed by default to prevent a crash that occurs if you start the pitboss server over a remote desktop connection while in fullscreen. If you are already encountering the error, open your GraphicSettingsDX9.ini, and set FullScreen = 0.
    • Multiplayer: Fixed an issue where Players were unable to open incoming diplo proposals in multiplayer if they had already made a proposal of their own.
    • Multiplayer: In hotseat games, diplomacy with Player 0 could block diplomacy for other human players.
    • Windows 8 touch: Steam Layer in-game (for inviting friends to MP, etc.) was not usable. Finger clicks would read in the game even if the in-game Steam Layer was up. This has been corrected.
    • Fixed an issue causing a slow-down in turn times.
    • Score for being able to bully a city-state is now more determined by military units near the city-state and less determined by player's global military ranking.
    • Players were getting public declarations from unmet civs (like minor state protection declarations) that revealed the player name.
    • Germany: Fix the German Hanse so its bonus only reflects production.
    • UI: There were two fishing actions visible on the Sailing tech. This is now corrected.
    • UI: Adjusted the logic for calculating turns left for next social policy (was sometimes off by 1).
    • UI: Fixed a few popup dialogs that were not correctly triggering the PopupShown message.
    • Multiplayer: Reconnecting players would revert to the default multiplayer handicap. We now cache the handicap of the last human player to occupy a civilization.
    • Multiplayer: Invites to standard internet multiplayer games were only bringing the player to the main menu if they accepted when the game was not running.
    • Modding: Exposed CvPlot:GetPurchaseCityID and CvPlot:SetPurchaseCityID to Lua.
    • Several fixes to Lua loops that were not taking into account that Lua's for is a <= and not a <.
    • AI embarked civilian units could plunder enemy trade routes. This has been fixed.
    • Muliplayer: Fixed an early-game OoS (followed by a broken match) that could occur when playing between a player running DX9 and a player running DX11 on certain maps.
    • An AI gifted City-State (or city) could cause a game hang if the player did not make their choice immediately (liberate, puppet, etc.) because if you paused, and then liberated, you could get a production prompt for the city which you no longer owned, blocking turn progress. This is now fixed. To work around it for now, make your choice quickly.

  14. #14
    Drcane Guest
    (Released 11/3/2013)

    • Added support for Traditional Chinese

    • Fixed some issues with the Pitboss server.
    • Corrected some multiplayer lobby issues related to WorldBuilder file names.
    • Corrected a multiplayer exploit that could allow humans to steal other humans tradable items.

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