Skill perks for First Aid and Hacking have been added to the game. Included in this patch are a few fixes, updates to damage mitigation closely tied to the perk lines and proofread text for the logs. Hope you enjoy the patch.
As always, if you find any issues, please post them on the bug forums: https://steamcommunity.com/app/465490/discussions/7/
ADDED – Perks to level 60 for the First Aid skill line. You can select various perks at any time that give you bonuses to heal. All perks provide a chance to remove effects from yourself and team members. You have a chance to remove bleeding, poison, hobbled, crippled and stun.
ADDED – Perks to level 60 for the Hacking skill line. You can select various perks at any time that give bonuses to the amount of time you get to decode digits, bonuses to the number of looted items and loot quality of the hacked chest or locker, and bonuses for critical bypass of hacking.
ADDED – Added a new ship reset feature in space. If your ship is stuck for some reason, you can now press and hold the F1 key for six seconds to reset your ship to the nearest FTL point. I’ll remove this when the FTL points open up in the future. This is a fairly rare occurrence, however, I thought I should add a way to recover if it happens.
UPDATED – Mitigation for status effects for all weapon perk lines adjusted to resist based on cumulative perk selections. In general:
–First, damage is mitigated by your shields for specific damage types as long as your shields are charged and the attack type does not bypass shields. Damage is reduced.
–Second, armor mitigates the remaining damage including additional AC from perks as long as the attack type does not bypass your armor. Damage is reduced.
–Finally weapon perks that provide effect resists stack and provide a chance to bypass secondary effects like stun, hobble, cripple, toxins and bleeding. These resists do not modify damage, so the damage after shields and armor are calculated and still applied. Grenade damage cannot be resisted at this time. The newly added First Aid skill perks allow you to remove secondary effects.
UPDATED: Shaved a few seconds off loading times.
UPDATED: When rolling over portraits in the turn-order bar during combat, the info bar is now displayed at the top center of the screen. This will give you access to combatant status and detrimental effects without needing to rollover combatants.
UPDATED: All log entries proofread.
FIXED – Fixed a typo in tips related to single/crouched which should have been single/grouped.
FIXED – Fixed signs on crew deck which should have been “Cryo” not “Crio”
FIXED – Gas grenades now reset the DOT timer if combatants are in the area of effect. If you have been cured of toxins, or the DOT effect timer runs out and a combatant is still in the area of effect, your timer will be reset and you will continue to take damage.
FIXED – Grenade explosion material blending.
FIXED – Duplicate combatant selection cursors.
FIXED – Saved shadow settings are now set correctly when loading a game.
REMOVED – Removed screen lock for dual monitors. It was causing problems in cases where multiple monitors were running different resolutions. I’ll look into a permanent solution in the future. For now, there are third party applications (some free) that you can download that solve the problem.