Update 1.188 - Airtightness, In-game Help, Relative Dampening

  • Main Features

    • Airtightness performance improvements and changes
    • New in-game help - contextual help and tutorial objectives
    • Asteroid clusters, added 51 new predefined asteroid shapes
    • New Relative inertia dampeners (thanks to Rexxar)
    • Render performance improvements - Occlusion Culling and optimizations
    • Good.bot chatbot
    • New Steam Workshop integration - faster and supports very large mods (>2 GB)
    • New Blueprint screen
    • New Script screen
    • Better rendering of grass
    • New Game screen changes

    Features available without the experimental mode now

    • Hosted Multiplayer game
    • Advanced options for the world
    • Worlds from the Steam Workshop
    • Cargo ships
    • Random encounters
    • Airtightness
    • Realistic sound
    • FOV setting
    • New Features or changes
    • Added autoselect of created blueprint in the blueprint screen
    • Blueprint screen remembers filtering and sorting options
    • Added screenshots to cloud blueprints
    • Added functionality to always show Hidden blocks through which you are accessing the terminal
    • Changes in the control menu - added key bind and more options
    • All custom worlds have airtightness turned on by default now
    • Added in-game help
    • Changed downloading of mods to use Steam UGC API
    • Added information dialog when player can not use jump drive
    • Added programmable block feature to Mod API - same construct methods (by Malware)
    • Changed default setting for procedural density in the custom worlds to Normal (0.35 value)
    • Removed Flora density option. It was not used anymore.
    • Removed Start in respawn screen option. It was not used anymore.
    • Changed Good.bot, Rebel and Markus chat sound
    • Changed publishing of mods to use Steam UGC API
    • Added Teleport to safe zone feature for admins
    • Added warning when there is issue with 3rd party modification

    Gameplay Fixes

    • Fixed visual glitches (holes) in newly spawned procedural asteroids
    • Fixed visor status changes done inside medical room not being synchronized through server
    • Fixed sound of leaking oxygen in campaign being too quiet
    • Fixed predefined asteroids not streaming back after un-streaming
    • Fixed players with experimental mode being able to set unsafe values on safe servers
    • Fixed oxygen issue in the Mission 1 where you could run out of oxygen due to not enough ice
    • Fixed o2/h2 generator using power after running out of ice
    • Fixed loss of character control after merging grids that were remotely controlled
    • Fixed incorrect airtightness of open sliding doors
    • Fixed hand tools continuing to produce sounds and animations after energy has been depleted
    • Fixed gyroscopes actively trying to spin grids even after the input for doing so has been stopped
    • Fixed grids not updating airtight rooms after being merged
    • Fixed floating objects not producing sounds when falling onto surfaces
    • Fixed door wings misbehaving after merging two grids together
    • Fixed deleted procedural asteroids reappearing after save and reload
    • Fixed damaged connector changing indication to red instead of black for other player in the same session
    • Fixed damaged connector changing indication to red instead of black after save and reload
    • Fixed character walking on rotating surfaces
    • Fixed blueprint preview incorrectly showing up in Survival after double-click in a blueprint screen
    • Fixed aborted space jumps not being propagated to the server and subsequently other players

    UI Fixes

    • Fixed some UI elements not being affected by UI opacity and UI background opacity settings
    • Fixed rotor detailed info about rotor lock appearing only for a fraction of a second
    • Fixed replacing blueprints from clipboard not working for blueprints in nested folders
    • Fixed HUD state (UI visibility status changed with Tab) not being saved between sessions
    • Fixed dead wolves and spiders showing icons as if they were disconnected players
    • Fixed caret moving too fast when editing text with arrows

    Visual Fixes

    • Fixed holes in distant shadows

    Performance Fixes

    • Fixed voxel rendering performance on planets

    Fixes from the Support site

    • Fixed crash when replacing large script with a small one
    • Fixed rotor not showing correct angle info in terminal
    • Fixed missing send/submit buttons for blueprints and other workshop items
    • Fixed Friends only game lobbies under Games between public ones
    • Fixed background videos in Main menu not respecting aspect ratio on wide screen resolutions
    • Fixed wolf and spider AI (path finding)
    • Fixed thrusters trying to dampen after connecting to a static grid
    • Fixed thruster flame disappearing after thruster is recolored
    • Fixed small air vent getting incorrect readings of planetary oxygen levels
    • Fixed pressurization effects appearing during projection welding
    • Fixed LCD content being cut off when playing on lower resolutions
    • Fixed conveyor sorter not wanting to pull full bottles

    Mod API Changes

    • Added IMyDoor.OnDoorStateChanged
    • Added IMyTerminalBlock.IsInSameLogicalGroupAs
    • Added IMyTerminalBlock.IsSameConstructAs
    • Added IMyInventory.CanAddItemAmount
    • Added IMyInventory.RemoveItemAmount
    • Added IMyInventory.TransferItemFrom
    • Added IMySlimBlock.Min
    • Added IMyCharacter.OxygenLevel
    • Added IMyConfig.HudState
    • Added IMyPhysics.CastRayParallel
    • Please, use CastRayParallel method if you are casting ray from another thread.

    SBC Files

    • Characters.sbcAdded OxygenSuitRefillTime
    • Added MinOxygenLevelForSuitRefill
    • CubeBlocks.sbcChange for IsAirTightTrue = is always airtight
    • False = is never airtight
    • Null = airtightness is calculated from mount points
    • VoxelMapStorages.sbcAdded UseForProceduralRemovals
    • Added UseForProceduralAdditions
    • Added UseAsPrimaryProceduralAdditionShape
    • Added SpawnProbability
    • VoxelMaterials_asteroids.sbcAdded AsteroidGeneratorSpawnProbabilityMultiplier


    Hotfix 1.188.023

    • Fixed crash at Sandbox.Game.Weapons.MyGunBase.AddMissile
    • Fixed crash at System.Collections.Generic.HashSetExtensions.TryGetValue
    • Fixed crash at Sandbox.Game.GameSystems.MyGridGasSystem.GetOxygenAmount
    • Fixed crash at Sandbox.Game.Gui.MyGuiBlueprintScreen_Reworked.ExtractWorkshopItem
    • Fixed crashing ice clusters when there is no suitable ice material
    • Fixed issue with subscribed ingame scripts not appearing in scripts screen
    • Fixed issue with hidden blocks in terminal not respecting the state of Show hidden filter
    • Fixed missing Space Ball description in G screen


    Hotfix 1.188.024

    • Fixed crash at
    • Sandbox.Game.Entities.Cube.MyAssembler.CheckInventoryCapacity(MyInventory
    • inventory, Item[] items, MyFixedPoint amountMultiplier)
    • Fixed crash that occurred due to daylight savings time change
    • Fixed crash at Sandbox.Game.Gui.MyGuiBlueprintScreen_Reworked.ExtractWorkshopItem
    • Fixed crash when setting minimum drop container time bigger than maximum on DS
    • Fixed server watcher interrupting save on exit when it is taking too long (>30s)
    • Fixed grid update performance when Airtightness is turned on