See the full ChangeLog in the source for a comprehensive list of all changes.

Download links for the latest release can be found on the download page.

WHAT'S CHANGED SINCE 3.0.0-beta1

3.0.0-beta2 fixes a number of issues seen with beta1. These include that alien ruleset gets correctly installed, and important change to civ2civ3 (default) ruleset that Diplomats or Explorers establishing an embassy are consumed in the process.

Server / General

Changes affecting players (supplied rulesets)

  • Update a city also on other player's clients when its size get reduced because of a nuke
osdn#41810 osdn#41860
  • Made generated random seed less predictable on most platforms. Compared to earlier released 2.6.4, here also Windows and older Linux are supported.
HRM#914184 osdn#41838 osdn#41842 osdn#41995 osdn#42000 osdn#41918 osdn#42024
  • Allow goto to a moving transport (but not through one)
HRM#647612
  • Air unit goto avoids wait for refuel when it's not necessary
HRM#923677 osdn#42029
  • Server does not send city info to clients in the middle of calculations where the info might be inconsistent
osdn#41851 osdn#41975
  • When attempting to load a ruleset that is not locked to its ruleset, still fallback to its own ruleset when the current one is incompatible
osdn#41994
  • Already built buildings are purged from the worklist. They used to be just postponed
osdn#41925
  • Terrain changing unit activities are cancelled when climate change changes tile terrain. With the new terrain the target of those actions is not what was started
HRM#899919
  • Avoid endless loop with scenarios having bad starting positions
HRM#767127
  • alien ruleset:
    • Ruleset gets correctly installed
osdn#41828
  • civ2civ3 (default) ruleset:
    • Diplomats or Explorers establishing embassy are consumed in the process
osdn#41929
  • sandbox ruleset:
    • Paradropping to transport is made possible
osdn#41740
    • Added Mechanic unit that can fix certain other units
osdn#41845
  • Europe 1900 WWI scenario:
    • Finnish city of Tammerfors renamed as Tampere
osdn#41777

Changes affecting other rulesets / modders

  • When calculating action success chance, surviving tech requirements on World range are known to be known by everyone
HRM#922369
  • Fixed scorelog start check to work correctly with ruleset set start year other than default
HRM#820731
  • Fixed nuking non-native tiles with units that have zero attack_strength
osdn#42008
  • Fixed server crash when illness destroys a city. That can happen only with rulesets that enable illness for size 1 cities
osdn#41959
  • Server now checks that unit's transport can hold the target unit before converting unit
HRM#921940

Changes affecting server operators

  • For servers with user authentication, supplied database.lua script uses lua instead of dirty sql query to determine time
osdn#41879

General

  • Minor optimizations
HRM#921195
  • Various internal changes which should only affect developers
osdn#41759 osdn#41797 HRM#923036 HRM#922785 osdn#41850 osdn#41773 osdn#41858 HRM#924387 osdn#41764 osdn#41852 HRM#923660 osdn#41772 HRM#923785 osdn#41873 osdn#41847 osdn#41953 osdn#41992 osdn#41931 osdn#41927 osdn#42006 osdn#42007 osdn#42010 osdn#41937 osdn#41964 osdn#42098 osdn#42099 osdn#42045 osdn#42053 osdn#42101

AI

  • Better air unit handling
HRM#924327
  • Better evaluate value of transports filled with cargo for the invasion attempt
HRM#872215

Clients

  • User is now allowed to open a new action selection dialog while another is open
osdn#41920
  • Fixed a governor crash when client does not know the other end of the trade route, but thinks it knows it
osdn#41926
  • Buildings that allow units to perform actions are no longer shown as redundant
osdn#41955
  • Client now knows that attacking a city with units like standard rulesets' Submarine is impossible
osdn#42001
  • Fixed over-zealous assert when action selection gets cancelled
osdn#42042
  • Client now logs about start of new turn on verbose log level
osdn#41973
  • sdl2
    • Fixed screen refreshing when there's no active units
osdn#41683

Tools

Ruledit

  • Made unit tech requirement menu easier to use
osdn#41832
  • New editable properties:
    • Building build cost
osdn#41891
    • Unit build cost
osdn#41950
    • Description file reference
osdn#41946
  • Allow only numbers to be entered for numeric requirement value
osdn#41893
  • Prevented opening multiple Edit Values dialogs for the same ruleset item
osdn#41951
  • Edit Values dialog related to it is closed when ruleset item is deleted
osdn#41957
  • Other minor fixes
osdn#41944 osdn#41945

Tilesets, Art, etc

  • Visible_Walls effects from City Walls and Great Wall are no longer cumulative in supplied rulesets, better supporting potential tilesets with multiple Wall graphics
HRM#823341
  • Added icons for action_decision_want to most tilesets
HRM#924321 HRM#924326 HRM#924388
  • Added Ancient Transport Hub graphics to amplio2
osdn#41868
  • convert_png script used to generate flag images updated to work with modern inkscape versions
osdn#41884 osdn#42002
  • Fix to hexemplio format
osdn#41923
  • Corrected/updated flag file formats
osdn#41966 osdn#42005 osdn#42012 osdn#42016 osdn#42019 osdn#42023 osdn#42022 osdn#42025 osdn#42027 osdn#42041 osdn#42050 osdn#42059 osdn#42065 osdn#42069 osdn#42076 osdn#42080 osdn#42108 osdn#42115 osdn#42094 osdn#42123 osdn#42132 osdn#42150

Help / Documentation

  • List Sveinung Kvilhaugsvik in present maintainers
osdn#41820
  • Miscellaneous other improvements to in-game text and user documentation
osdn#41712 osdn#41727 HRM#897730 HRM#892147 osdn#41826 HRM#811425 osdn#41969 HRM#727155 osdn#41938 osdn#41962
  • Miscellaneous changes to developer/install/ruleset docs
osdn#41776 osdn#41803 HRM#923438 osdn#41829 osdn#41872 osdn#41833 osdn#41887 osdn#41935 osdn#41998 osdn#41943 osdn#42071 osdn#42017 osdn#42049 osdn#42061 osdn#42158

Translations

  • Updated translations:
    • Complete translations: Russian
    • Incomplete translations: Catalan (92% core, 100% nations, 62% ruledit), Spanish (85% core, 100% nations, 44% ruledit), Finnish (100% core, 91% nations, 100% ruledit), French (99% core, 100% nations, 100% ruledit), Polish (99% core, 100% nations, 100% ruledit)
  • Changes to which strings are translatable
osdn#41866

Build/portability

  • Updated bootstrap files from gnulib upstream
osdn#41758 osdn#41754 osdn#41755 osdn#41843 osdn#41818 osdn#41830 osdn#41889 osdn#41906 osdn#41999 osdn#42034
  • Fixed build of tex/threaded AI
osdn#41870
  • Fixed compiler warnings seen with various setups
HRM#921179 HRM#921208 HRM#923440 osdn#41905 osdn#41932 osdn#41890 osdn#42021 osdn#42058
  • Fixed false positive when configure looks for moc-qt5 command
osdn#41997


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