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e1.6.3
Latest Changes:
Singleplayer
Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when inflicting more damage than the upper limit.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when the player tried to assign a party role to a governor.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when the player tried to change the main party’s leader by dismissing all troops and then dropping a troop on the first index.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when making peace with minor factions.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred after a hero was marked as dead in a map event and was at the same time meant to die due to old age.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when playing the game in non-English languages.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred on the save/load screen due to modded saves.

Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused mercenary clans to leave kingdoms.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed for peace decisions to be proposed to enemy kingdoms in the main storyline.
  • Fixed a bug that caused influence to be awarded when dismissing troops.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the party wage limit from being changeable when the heir became the main character.


Previous Beta Hotfixes:
28/09/21

Singleplayer
Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred while previewing 'Steel Round Shield' (and other items that don't have a banner displayed on them).


Initial Beta Changelog:
Singleplayer
Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred after creating a random clan with a console command.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during tournaments.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a conspiracy caravan party entered a settlement.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a disbanding party entered a settlement.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when determining deserted troops for oversized parties.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a player killed an agent in civilian missions.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when the "Revenue Farming" quest was cancelled while the quest-related menu was open.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred due to party influence cost calculations.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred while handling pending kingdom decisions.

Performance
  • Campaign memory optimisations.
  • Campaign behavior event optimisation.
  • Optimisations to the field getter functions in CharacterObject class.
  • Memory usage improvements in custom battle.
  • Minor UI-related improvements in memory usage.

Save & Load
  • Fixed a bug that caused the game version to be different between clicking "Continue Campaign" and loading the save manually.

Localisation
  • Russian and Polish language localisation improvements.
  • Other general localisation improvements.
  • Chinese language updates.
  • Turkish language updates.
  • Minor text updates and fixes.
  • Fixed localisation issues of "Village Needs Draught Animals" quest journal logs.

Art
  • Added an ornate battle crown for Aserai lords.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the campaign character's head to have a white contour.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some NPC faces to be black when viewed from distance.
  • Minor fixes to some Khuzait, Empire, and Sturgia castle scenes.
  • Minor fixes to some Vlandia, Khuzait, and Sturgia town scenes.
  • Sound improvements to some Empire castle scenes.

Animations
  • Fixed a bug related to the melee trainer walking animation.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented battle animations from being played for events on the campaign map.
  • Fixed a bug that caused all agents to play the same animation during a conversation.

UI
Changes
  • Improved the receive/pay tribute visuals in the kingdom diplomacy tab.
  • Moved the initial banner selection and clan naming to character creation in SandBox mode.
  • Added new tavern game menu images for all main cultures.
  • The least expensive horses are now used first when upgrading troops.
  • Mobile party tracker states are now saved between sessions.
  • Added kill notification interface to town missions for gang and quest-related tasks.
  • Added panel opening animations to fullscreen screens that were missing them.
  • General improvements to banner visuals.
Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused a maximum of two upgrade targets to be shown in the upgrade popup.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some texts to overlap on tooltips.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the left or right arrow keys from moving the cursor when held.
  • Fixed a bug that caused tracked settlement nameplates to flicker.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an incorrect army size value to be displayed in custom battles.
  • Fixed inconsistencies with equipment in hero portraits in the settlement overlay.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the swapping action in the inventory to unequip the replaced weapon.
  • Fixed formatting issues with the village hearth and town prosperity tooltips.
  • Fixed a bug that caused settlement quest icons to be incorrectly displayed.

Battles and Sieges
  • Enabled death for NPCs in simulation battles.
  • Decreased the chance of death by being wounded in battle for all heroes except the player (the chance is the same in both missions and simulations).
  • Disbanding parties can now be attacked by the player.
  • Fixed AI aiming for ranged siege weapons.
  • Relation penalties no longer apply in cases where “Show Mercy” is the only siege aftermath option.
  • Fixed an issue with siege ladders falling back to the ground after going beyond the exact vertical position if the raising operation was cancelled before the ladder reached the wall.

Character Development System
  • Decreased the chance of dying of old age for all heroes except the player.
  • Improved the way attribute and focus points are distributed for the AI.
  • Fixed inconsistencies in character creation adolescence phase with the smith family.

Clan and Party
  • Fixed a bug that caused clan roles to be deleted after being assigned.

Kingdoms and Diplomacy
  • Fixed a bug that caused dialogue to become stuck when proposing a marriage alliance for yourself.
  • Fixed a bug that caused clans to propose to annex the wrong settlement.

Economy and Trade
  • Fixed a bug that caused item tiers to be calculated incorrectly. This bug also prevented workshops from producing lowest tier and highest tier items.

Settlement Actions (Town, Village, Castle and Hideout)
  • Increased the relation gain from companions in settlements from 3 to 5.
  • Decreased the relation gain chance from companions in settlements.
  • Companions in settlements are now only able to gain relation once per day with either a noble or a notable.
  • Nearby parties will no longer join force a village to give supplies and force notables to give recruits map events.
  • Fixed a visual bug that caused prisoners in a castle to be displayed on the keep overlay instead of the dungeon.
  • Fixed a bug that caused trade rumors in taverns to be incomplete.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some prisoners to be transferred to the garrison and militia which caused them to disappear from the settlement prisoner donate/manage screens.

Quests & Issues
  • Added a new quest named "Betting Fraud". Quest summary: A gang leader offers you a deal to fix 5 tournaments and share the profit from the bet winnings.
  • Player clan members will no longer be able to give the following quests. If a quest giver becomes a player clan member during an active quest, the quest will be cancelled.
    • Lady's Knight Out
    • Company of Trouble
    • Lord Needs A Tutor
    • Prodigal Son
  • The player can no longer take the following quests if their clan owns the settlement. If the player becomes the owner of the settlement during the quest, the quest will be cancelled.
    • Rival Gang Moving In
    • Gang Leader Needs Weapons
  • Fixed a bug that caused some text to be missing during the "Prodigal Son" quest.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the "Lord Needs Tutor" quest log to be shown as a notification instead of a log.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the relation bonus from being given at the end of the "Village Needs Grain" quest.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the banner icons above the troops to disappear after switching sides during the "Rival Gang Moving In" quest.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the "Destroy Conspiracy Raiders" quest to fail when attacking a party that wasn't related to the quest.

Conversations & Encounters
  • Replaced old pose codes.
  • Minor dialogue fixes.

Other
  • Updated the weight value of 'Furred Noble Lancer Helmet with Neckguard' to 3.6 kg.
  • 'Pila' renamed as 'Pilum' (since Pilum is a single-piece item).
  • Fixed a bug that caused all heroes to disappear in the encyclopaedia.

Multiplayer
Art
  • Increased the corpse removal rate in Duel mode.

Design & Balance
  • Fixed a bug that allowed a team with no players to win a match if they were ahead on score.
  • Changed the gold costs of some troops in Team Deathmatch and Siege modes.

Game Modes
  • Reworked the scoring system for all game modes (except duel).
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Captain mode formation troops from charging after the player leading them had disconnected.

Other - Miscellaneous
  • Added cheering and shouting features that allows for quick communication between players.
  • Fixed a bug that caused mangonel projectiles to remain mid-air after warm-up.

UI
Fixes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when changing languages while connected to the lobby.
  • Fixed a text alignment issue in the killfeed.
  • Fixed a bug that caused AI kills to not have a banner on the killfeed.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some flags to be added more than once to the marker overlay (Left ALT).
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Draw match result to not work in Team Deathmatch matches.
  • Fixed a bug that caused control points and score UI to show up even when they weren’t relevant.

Both
Art
  • Fixed a bug that caused snow and rain to enter enclosed spaces.
  • Young adults will no longer have grey hair.

Audio
  • Fixed sound starvation on the highest Sound Channel setting.
  • Fixed many going-silent issues with ambient and movement sounds.
  • Fixed some ambient buss leaking into reverb zones.

UI
Changes
  • Added a Legacy option for Orders layout.
  • Minor improvements to the camera placement in character creation.
  • Added support for simplified and traditional Chinese separation in video subtitles.
Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused option descriptions to disappear after changing language in the options screen.

Combat
  • Added a camera positioning cue for when the player switches to couched lance mode on horseback.
  • Improved controller support for mounted movement.
  • Double-tap acceleration and slowing down for mounts is now related to the weight of the mount.
  • Fixed an issue with some shields having the left-hand collision capsule partially outside of the shield’s physics body, preventing melee attacks from being properly defended.
  • Ballista will now fire in the exact same position if the player doesn't move the cursor during the reload process.

Modding
  • For further explanation and additional information on the modding changes check the following thread: e1.6.3 Modding Adjustments[forums.taleworlds.com]
  • Heightmap selection dialogue now remembers the last used folder.
  • Added a warning to catch duplicate removals of entities.
  • Animations now support switching the item on the right hand to the left, and back. The appropriate flag for this is "switch_item_between_hands" which can be set in the editor. The addition of "hand_switch_data" to the animation is then also required to be set in the editor.
  • Damage Particles are now moddable. A new GameModel named DamageParticleModel has been added. By creating and using a new model class inherited from DamageParticleModel and overriding needed functions modders can choose damage particles very precisely according to collision properties.
  • banner_icons.xml is now moddable. Modders can include their own banner_icons.xml in their modules under "{MODULE_NAME}/ModuleData/banner_icons.xml". Sigils, backgrounds and colours defined in these XMLs will extend the native banner icons.
  • Added editor visuals that show ranged siege weapon trajectories.
  • Languages are now moddable. Modders can now change options for all languages by providing their own options file. (see Native/ModuleData/Languages/[ID]/[id]_options.xml).
  • Moved occupation field to the Hero class from CharacterObject class, making occupations moddable.
  • Made character creation modder friendly.
    • CharacterCreationStages are now moddable. Modders can decide explicitly which stage types should be included and in what order in CharacterCreationContentBase. They can use their own stage types.
    • Fixed a few bugs that could crash the game when new cultures are used in character creation.
    • Exposed CharacterCreation.CharacterCreationMenus to modders.
    • Most functions', fields' enums' protection levels in StoryModeCharacterCreationContent and SandboxCharacterCreationContent have been changed to protected from private.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred while sieging settlements with custom cultures.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred if the submodule.xml had a comment in it.

Known Issues[forums.taleworlds.com]