Gratuitous Space Battles Update Released

Updates to Gratuitous Space Battles have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

  • Added flickering and slow growth in visual effect for missile flares.
  • Improvements to performance of various bits of the battle screen.
  • Fixed bug that rendered the module icons for ships on the deployment screen unclickable.
  • Added a new tutorial pop-up to explain that you get more honor when re-fighting a mission.
  • Slight improvements to some cruiser explosion effects.
  • Fixed a graphical bug where some turrets seemed to fire but no bullets would appear.
  • Fixed graphical glitch with pulsing text on text edit boxes.
  • Stopped the current scenario details reloading every time you scroll on the battle screen.
  • Fixed hang on start-up involving multi threading message checks on certain PCs.
  • Fixed crash bug when you hit the delete key on deployment screen whilst also dragging a ship.
  • Fixed range indicator UI on deployment screen so they are the right size now...(oops)
  • Added new tribe-specific debris, so they don't re-use another races.
  • Changed the tribe and alliance engine glow particle effect to be less blocky
  • Changed engine glow effect so it oscillates smoothly in size rather than flickering suddenlyFixed minor rendering bug on the deployment screen (window 3d highlight was wrong)