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Version History

The full version history for every release of Total Annihilation Zero is documented below.


Alpha 4b (06/04/2017)

New Features and Major Changes:
-Arm Underling construction submarine is now available.
-Arm Riptide submerged mine is now available.
-Arm Frontier Extractor is now available.
-Arm Striker fast attack jumpjet kbot is now available.
-Arm Infiltrator sniper/saboteur kbot is now available.
-Arm Scrambler radar jammer hovercraft is now available.
-Arm T2 Aircraft Factory is now available.
-Arm Liberator gunship is now available.
-Core Enforcer fire support kbot is now available.
-Core Triton assault frigate is now available.
-Core Raider amphibious stealth tank is now available.
-Core Blackout electronic warfare hovercraft is now available.
-Core Patron and Bastion shield generators are now available.
-Core T2 Air Laboratory is now available.
-Core Thor gunship is now available.
-GoK Emissary field engineer hovercraft is now available.
-GoK Haven and Sanctuary shield generators are now available.
-GoK T2 Aero Platform is now available.
-GoK Radiant gunship is now available.
-All weapon firing effect models and scripts reworked.
-All sound effects added by TA Zero have been upgraded to a better format. Bothersome background hiss has been filtered away.
-AI profiles reworked. Weight values now use correct range; AI will now behave more according to the plan. Easy AI will eventually build T2 units, but is very limited regarding artillery. Hard AI cheat mex count reduced to 3 from 4.

Minor Changes:
-Team color selection changed. Dark blue and light blue replaced by orange and teal.
-Minimap dots adjusted to be brighter and more colorful.
-All unit descriptions now state the unit's role.
-Corners of footprints of many round GoK structures (and a few others) are now marked as empty instead of yard.
-All shield effects will now be located accurately in the direction of impact.
-All aircraft now have hovering animation.
-All construction aircraft models and scripts improved.
-Arm Settler model and script improved.
-Arm Broadside model and script improved.
-Arm Devastator now has a restore position script for sponsor turrets.
-Core Pathfinder now has an aerial drone that hovers above it.
-Core Behemoth and Mediator tread turning script improved.
-New explosion animations added.
-New sound effects added.
-New textures added.
-Several old textures improved.
-Several old weapon projectile models reworked.
-Core Mediator artillery pulse cannon explosion animation improved.
-GoK Ecplise now has a full set of new sounds.
-Commander location markers and factory direction arrows now have a texture specifically made for them.
-Many Arm and Core tanks changed to actually use TANK soundset instead of VEHICLE.
-Volume of several sound effects adjusted.
-Build menus of several construction units reorganized.
-Battleroom now shows release version in upper left corner.

Technical Fixes:
-Battleroom watcher button graphic index corrected.
-Battleroom ally button graphic position corrected.
-Main menu background "flying dots" removed.
-Build menu slot 1 quick key Q now works for all construction units.
-Units that self repair no longer do so while under construction.
-Units that are cloaked by default no longer do so while under construction.
-Reclaim sound looping fixed.
-Weapon damage lists rebuilt. None of the newest units should have missing entries anymore. Minor changes in ground units' weapon damage towards aerial units.
-Multiple faulty entries fixed and missing semicolons added. Thanks to Armoured Fish and his TDF file checking tool.
-All build menu entry files cleaned. Large amount of unnecessary entries for AI units removed.
-Burning tree and shrub weapons fixed. Forest fires now spread as they should.
-Modified versions of Atlantis, Siberia, and Luna metal deposits included. They will now give correct amount of metal.
-Core Energy Storage is now targeted automatically like all other units. Yes, they've apparently been missing that "ShootMe=1;" line since Alpha 1 release.
-Stealth Field Generators are no longer categorized as anti-air units.
-All tank and spider tank movement classes have their MaxWaterDepth increased by 4. They should now be able to cross shallow water areas without issues.
-Arm Custodian AI version turn rate corrected.
-Core Hunter AI version speed corrected to be 6.5 instead of 6.
-Core T1 Naval Factory build speed corrected to be 480 instead of 600.
-GoK Reaper sight range corrected to be 550 instead of 500.
-Critical mistake in GoK Beacon script fixed. Void shield now activates correctly and actually protects as intended.
-Several GoK T1 units now have their shield recharge rate and restart treshold corrected.
-Arm Defiant, Core Tyrant and Core Adamant now take correct amount of damage from Arm Retaliator tactical nukes.
-Mistakes in most shield scripts of GoK units fixed. They no longer take wrong amount of shield damage on first hit after repairs.
-Mistakes in Arm Radical, Arm Anarchist, and Core Artemis firing scripts fixed. They should now reload as fast as intended.
-Mistake in GoK Valkyrie firing script fixed. Reload time corrected to be 0.5 instead of 0.45.
-Minor mistakes in scripts of all T1 bombers fixed.
-Mistakes in Arm Commander model and script fixed.
-Mistakes in Arm Harasser aiming and firing scripts fixed.
-Mistakes in Arm Broadside aiming and firing scripts fixed.
-Mistakes in Arm Broadside model fixed.
-Mistakes in Arm Varjag firing script fixed.
-Minor mistakes in Arm Varjag model fixed.
-Minor mistakes in Arm Settler walk script fixed.
-Mistakes in Core Commander model and script fixed.
-Mistakes in Core Grunt aiming and firing scripts fixed.
-Mistakes in Core Pathfinder aiming and firing scripts fixed.
-Minor mistake in GoK Guardian damage effect script fixed.
-GoK Shield Node no longer shows shield animation when hit while under construction.
-GoK Magus no longer leaves a blocking corpse when destroyed over water.
-All construction units now have their restore position script built into their basic unit control script. They no longer immediately restore position after an action. Commanders and field engineers should now be much more reliable to operate in combat situations.
-Many units that have had trouble with too many scripts running now have their weapon restore position scripts built into their basic unit control script.
-Arm Havoc now uses a point at a lower height and closer to the turret's base than its barrel's tip for aiming, and should thus be able to fire at close range targets with less problems.
-Core Puncturer barrel length reduced so that they can aim at close range targets properly.
-Minor adjustments done to many unit models in order to eliminate visual glitches like weapon barrels occasionally showing through sleeves.
-All wake objects are now hidden via script, rather than just being textureless and mostly upside down.
-Many old unit models that were missing separate (and properly located) sweetspot objects now have them.
-Arm Sapper sweet spot location corrected.
-Arm Patriot entries in AI profiles fixed.
-Core Extinguisher is now written correctly.
-Duration of most flat trajectory projectiles reduced so that missed shots no longer go far beyond set weapon range.
-All unit scripts cleaned up and standardized.
-Arm Settler internal name changed to ArmT1FEKbot from ArmT1SCKbot.
-Arm Harasser internal name changed to ArmT1ScoutTank from ArmT1MslTank.
-Arm Broadside internal name changed to ArmT1ArtKbot from ArmT1SAKbot.
-Arm Ballista internal name changed to ArmT1ArtTank from ArmT1RocTank.
-Arm Defiant internal name changed to ArmT2HDTurret from ArmT2MRPC.
-Core Errant internal name changed to CoreT1ScoutBike from CoreT1PulseBike.
-Core Retributor internal name changed to CoreT1ArtTurret from CoreT1SRRB.
-Core Tyrant internal name changed to CoreT2HDTurret from CoreT2MRPC.

General Unit and Gameplay Adjustments:
-Arm Commander's disintegrator gun, Core Commander's modulated burst laser, and GoK Guardian's power sword are now locked for first 3 minutes.
-Arm Commander and Core Commander now hold both arms up when aiming with either, resulting in faster switching between weapons.
-Commander death explosion AoE reduced to 1000 from 1200.
-Commander death explosion now uses tactical nuke's damage chart with 150% values. It is now much less destructive than previously. Other commanders will still be instantly killed unless undamaged and around the edges of the AoE.
-All T1 perimeter defence turrets now have minor anti-commander bonus.
-Perimeter defence walls reworked. They now remain as units instead of turning into map features, and as such they can be damaged by all weapons. Stealth added, durability increased via added damage modifier, and cost increased significantly. Wreck changed to be passable. Destruction effects added.
-All aircraft factories are now built at a halved rate.
-All T2 ground factories now have their default move order set to Hold Position.
-GoK void shield minimum damage per hit standardized to be 5.
-GoK heavy void shield minimum damage per hit standardized to be 10.
-GoK heavy void shield efficient blocking threshold reduced to 100 from 150.
-Turret turn rates of several T1 light vehicles improved significantly.
-Turret turn rates of all T1 anti-air units improved significantly.
-Turret turn rates of all T2 mobile heavy artillery units improved.
-Tolerance values of all turreted anti-air missile weapons improved.
-Projectile speeds of most flat trajectory weapons and guided missiles increased.
-Nano decomposer reload time reduced to 1 from 5.
-Edge effectiveness of largest unit death explosions reduced.
-Sweetspots of most units adjusted to be a little higher.
-Lightning strike stun duration reduced to 0.
-Reclaimable metal and durability of Creon rock features adjusted to be significantly lower. River of flame rock features now use identical values.

Individual Unit Adjustments:
-Arm Commander durability reduced to 2000 from 3500.
-Arm Commander energy production increased to 8 from 4.
-Arm Commander cloak energy costs reduced to 40/80 from 50/100.
-Arm Commander plasma bolt cannon edge effectiveness increased to 0.2 from 0.1.
-Arm Commander disintegrator gun range increased to 350 from 300.
-Arm Commander disintegrator gun projectile speed increased to 450 from 350.
-Arm Commander disintegrator gun area of effect increased to 60 from 50.
-Arm Settler cost increased to M:102 E:204 BT:4080 from M:96 E:192 BT:3840.
-Arm Settler durability increased to 150 from 100.
-Arm Settler now has damage modifier 1.5 while open.
-Arm Settler self repair reduced to 0.94 from 3.75.
-Arm Settler stun gun range increased to 400 from 350.
-Arm Settler stun gun burst is now fired in 0.2 seconds instead of 0.4 seconds.
-Arm Custodian self repair reduced to 1.88 from 3.75.
-Arm Custodian movement speed reduced to 2.5 from 2.75.
-Arm Custodian turn rate increased to 350 from 300.
-Arm Outrider movement speed reduced to 3.25 from 3.5.
-Arm Outrider turn rate increased to 600 from 500.
-Arm Marine cost reduced to M:21 E:28 BT:840 from M:24 E:32 BT:960.
-Arm Marine EMG range increased to 425 from 400.
-Arm Harasser missile reload time reduced to 1.5 from 1.6.
-Arm Harasser missile salvo is now fired in 0.25 seconds instead of 0.1 seconds.
-Arm Harasser missile range reduced to 500 from 525.
-Arm Harasser missile turn rate increased to 20000 from 10000.
-Arm Scorpion cost reduced to M:96 E:128 BT:3840 from M:99 E:132 BT:5280. Metal drain per second changed to 12 from 9.
-Arm Scorpion movement speed reduced to 2.5 from 2.75.
-Arm Scorpion turn rate increased to 450 from 400.
-Arm Scorpion sight range reduced to 450 from 500.
-Arm Scorpion EMG range increased to 425 from 400.
-Arm Viking durability reduced to 400 from 425.
-Arm Viking movement speed reduced to 2.5 from 2.75.
-Arm Viking railgun range increased to 550 from 525.
-Arm Viking railgun reload time increased to 2.5 from 2.
-Arm Havoc durability increased to 600 from 500.
-Arm Havoc battle cannon inaccuracy reduced to 50 from 150.
-Arm Ballista cost increased to M:225 E:400 BT:12000 from M:207 E:368 BT:11040.
-Arm Ballista siege rocket vertical rise duration increased to 3 from 2.
-Arm Broadside durability increased to 500 from 450.
-Arm Broadside damage modifier while open reduced to 1.25 from 1.5.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon range increased to 600 from 550.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon reload time reduced to 5 from 5.5.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon salvo is now fired in 0.75 seconds instead of 1 second.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon area of effect increased to 80 from 70.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon edge effectiveness increased to 0.25 from 0.1.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon now has a minor anti-turret bonus.
-Arm Broadside bad target category changed to AIR from MOB.
-Arm Stinger movement speed reduced to 2.75 from 3.
-Arm Stinger turn rate increased to 400 from 375.
-Arm Stinger missile salvo is now fired in 0.5 seconds instead of 0.25 seconds.
-Arm Stinger missile base damage increased to 40 from 38.
-Arm Stinger missile ground fire range increased to 550 from 525.
-Arm Stinger missile turn rate increased to 30000 from 25000.
-Arm Patriot weapon order changed. Siege rockets are now the primary weapon.
-Arm Patriot sonar range increased to 800 from 700.
-Arm Patriot battle cannon damage reduced to 175 from 200.
-Arm Patriot battle cannon reload time reduced to 0.75 from 1.
-Arm Patriot battle cannon range increased to 650 from 600.
-Arm Patriot battle cannon inaccuracy reduced to 100 from 200.
-Arm Patriot siege rocket vertical rise duration increased to 3 from 2.
-Arm Steelhead movement speed reduced to 2 from 2.25.
-Arm Steelhead sonar range increased to 1000 from 900.
-Arm Steelhead depth charges removed.
-Arm Hercules durability reduced to 175 from 200.
-Arm Hercules now has damage modifier 1.167 while open.
-Arm Hercules self repair reduced to 0.94 from 3.75.
-Arm Hercules metal and energy storage capacity reduced to 50 from 100.
-Arm Predator cost increased to M:54 E:216 BT:6480 from M:39 E:156 BT:4680.
-Arm Predator now has depth charges.
-Arm Predator radar range increased to 800 from 600.
-Arm Predator sonar range increased to 800 from 600.
-Arm Rebel missile base damage increased to 20 from 18.
-Arm Rebel missile reload time reduced to 1.5 from 2.
-Arm Rebel missile turn rate increased to 30000 from 22500.
-Arm Rebel EMG base damage increased to 4 from 3.
-Arm Rebel EMG now has rapid fire and anti-light bonuses.
-Arm Corsair sight range reduced to 300 from 450.
-Arm Corsair depth charges removed.
-Arm Sapper now has damage modifier 1.2 while open.
-Arm Sapper radar jam radius increased to 200 from 180.
-Arm Varjag cost reduced to M:315 E:1680 BT:16800 from M:342 E:1824 BT:18240.
-Arm Varjag plasma bolt gun range increased to 450 from 425.
-Arm Varjag plasma bolt gun base damage increased to 55 from 50.
-Arm Varjag plasma bolt gun maximum heat is now 20% lower, but there is no longer a significant delay before cooling down can start.
-Arm Varjag stun grenade launcher stun damage increased to 120 from 90.
-Arm Varjag stun grenade launcher damage to map features reduced to 10 from 90.
-Arm Varjag stun grenade launcher salvo is now fired in 0.5 seconds instead of 0.25 seconds.
-Arm Varjag stun grenade launcher bad target category changed to DS from SML. They will now avoid shooting targets they cannot stun.
-Arm Devastator cost increased to M:1080 E:3240 BT:43200 from M:1008 E:3024 BT:40320.
-Arm Devastator movement speed reduced to 1.75 from 2.
-Arm Devastator turn rate reduced to 175 from 200.
-Arm Devastator heavy railgun base damage increased to 350 from 300.
-Arm Devastator heavy railgun reload time increased to 3 from 2.25.
-Arm Devastator heavy railgun salvo is now fired in 1 second instead of 0.75 seconds.
-Arm Devastator burst EMG changed. Rather than firing a single shot once every 0.1 seconds, it now fires 6 shot burst with a little spread once every 0.5 seconds, or once a second if only one of the turrets has LoS. Script no longer operates at its limit, and reworked muzzle flash effects could actually be fit in.
-Arm Mauler durability reduced to 1000 from 1100.
-Arm Mauler heavy artillery cannon reload time increased to 10 from 8.
-Arm Anarchist cost reduced to M:405 E:1620 BT:21600 from M:432 E:1728 BT:23040.
-Arm Anarchist flak cannon base damage increased to 14 from 12.
-Arm Anarchist flak cannon cooldown time (after four bursts) reduced to 1.5 from 2.
-Arm Anarchist flak cannon ground fire area of effect increased to 90 from 60.
-Arm Anarchist flak cannon anti-air area of effect reduced to 120 from 140.
-Arm Anarchist flak cannon anti-air edge effectiveness reduced to 0.25 from 0.5.
-Arm Vigilant radar range reduced to 2000 from 2250.
-Arm Cognizant cost reduced to M:450 E:2160 BT:10800 from M:500 E:2400 BT:12000.
-Arm Cognizant radar range reduced to 4000 from 4500.
-Arm Caltrop mine explosion now has minor anti-light bonus.
-Arm Autogun heavy EMG range reduced to 600 from 625.
-Arm Harpoon railgun range reduced to 625 from 650.
-Arm Hammer artillery cannon base damage increased to 205 from 200.
-Arm Hammer artillery cannon inaccuracy reduced to 100 from 200.
-Arm Watchtower and Watchtower NS missile base damage increased to 40 from 38.
-Arm Watchtower and Watchtower NS missile turn rate increased to 30000 from 25000.
-Arm Watchtower and Watchtower NS radar range reduced to 800 from 1000.
-Arm Trident sonar range increased to 1000 from 900.
-Arm Penetrator cost reduced to M:630 E:1512 BT:15120 from M:700 E:1680 BT:16800.
-Arm Penetrator heavy railgun range reduced to 700 from 725.
-Arm Radical cost reduced to M:540 E:1620 BT:12960 from M:600 E:1800 BT:14400.
-Arm Radical flak cannon base damage increased to 14 from 12.
-Arm Radical flak cannon ground fire area of effect increased to 90 from 60.
-Arm Radical flak cannon anti-air area of effect reduced to 120 from 140.
-Arm Radical flak cannon anti-air edge effectiveness reduced to 0.25 from 0.5.
-Arm Defiant heavy plasma cannon reload time increased to 4 from 3.75.
-Arm Defiant heavy plasma cannon edge effectiveness increased to 0.2 from 0.1.
-Arm Retaliator tactical EMP rockets removed.
-Arm Retaliator can now hold 2 tactical nuclear rockets at a time.
-Arm Retaliator rocket launches and preparation now happen faster.
-Arm Retaliator activity light now blinks faster during last 30 seconds before completing a new rocket.
-Arm T1 Light Ground Factory cost reduced to M:350 E:175 BT:4200 from M:400 E:200 BT:4800.
-Arm T1 Air Factory cost increased to M:480 E:960 BT:11520 from M:450 E:360 BT:5400.
-Arm Solar Panel durability increased to 300 from 200.
-Arm Solar Panel damage modifier while closed increased to 0.667 from 0.5.
-Arm Floating Solar Panel durability increased to 300 from 200.
-Arm Floating Solar Panel damage modifier while closed increased to 0.667 from 0.5.
-Arm T2 Ground Factory cost increased to M:1400 E:3360 BT:16800 from M:1350 E:2025 BT:16200.
-Arm High Yield Metal Extractor cost reduced to M:600 E:1440 BT:14400 from M:800 E:1920 BT:19200.
-Arm Buster explosion area of effect increased to 100 from 90.
-Arm Blindspot radar jam radius increased to 200 from 180.
-Arm Enigma cost reduced to M:500 E:1200 BT:12000 from M:600 E:2880 BT:14400.
-Arm Enigma durability increased to 1800 from 1500.
-Arm Enigma radar jam radius increased to 1100 from 800.
-Core Commander durability reduced to 2250 from 4000.
-Core Commander self repair increased to 7.5 from 3.75.
-Core Commander modulated burst laser range reduced to 425 from 450.
-Core Commander modulated burst laser reload time increased to 3 from 2.
-Core Commander modulated burst laser amount of shots per burst increased to 30 from 28.
-Core Commander modulated burst laser spread reduced to 4000 from 5000.
-Core Commander modulated burst laser energy cost to fire increased to 200 from 100.
-Core Commander modulated burst laser now fires most of the shots slightly above target location. Aiming at the ground in front of enemies now actually results in them getting hit.
-Core Commander laser cannon range reduced to 475 from 500.
-Core Commander laser cannon base damage increased to 225 from 200.
-Core Commander laser cannon reload time increased to 2.25 from 2.
-Core Laborer movement speed reduced to 2.25 from 2.5.
-Core Laborer turn rate increased to 450 from 425.
-Core Monitor self repair reduced to 1.88 from 3.75.
-Core Monitor movement speed reduced to 2.5 from 2.75.
-Core Monitor turn rate increased to 400 from 350.
-Core Monitor radar range increased to 800 from 600.
-Core Monitor sonar range increased to 800 from 600.
-Core Monitor nanolathe range increased to 120 from 100.
-Core Errant now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Errant turn rate increased to 500 from 450.
-Core Errant acceleration increased to 0.3 from 0.25.
-Core Errant pulse gun range increased to 425 from 400.
-Core Errant pulse gun now has anti-gunship bonus.
-Core Errant pulse gun turn rate increased to 7500 from 5000.
-Core Pathfinder cost reduced to M:63 E:140 BT:3360 from M:72 E:160 BT:3840.
-Core Pathfinder now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Pathfinder sight range increased to 650 from 600.
-Core Pathfinder radar removed. It never could work properly anyway.
-Core Pathfinder laser sniper mobile fire range increased to 450 from 400.
-Core Pathfinder laser sniper stationary fire base damage increased to 45 from 40.
-Core Grunt cost reduced to M:78 E:130 BT:3120 from M:81 E:135 BT:4320. Metal drain per second changed to 12 from 9.
-Core Grunt now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Grunt laser rifle range increased to 425 from 400.
-Core Grunt pulse grenade base damage increased to 80 from 75.
-Core Grunt pulse grenade area of effect increased to 80 from 70.
-Core Grunt pulse grenade reload time reduced to 3 from 5.
-Core Marauder durability increased to 500 from 450.
-Core Marauder now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Marauder movement speed reduced to 2.5 from 2.75.
-Core Marauder turn rate increased to 450 from 425.
-Core Marauder laser cannon range reduced to 475 from 500.
-Core Aegis cost increased to M:300 E:375 BT:12000 from M:276 E:345 BT:11040.
-Core Aegis sight range reduced to 450 from 500.
-Core Aegis durability increased to 750 from 600.
-Core Aegis now has self repair 1.88.
-Core Aegis laser cannon base damage increased to 225 from 200.
-Core Aegis laser cannon reload time increased to 3.25 from 2.75.
-Core Aegis laser cannon range reduced to 475 from 525.
-Core Arclite now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Arclite plasma cannon reload time increased to 4.5 from 4.
-Core Arclite plasma cannon salvo is now fired in 0.75 seconds instead of 0.5 seconds.
-Core Arclite plasma cannon edge effectiveness increased to 0.2 from 0.1.
-Core Arclite plasma cannon inaccuracy reduced to 150 from 300.
-Core Tracker now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Tracker radar range increased to 800 from 600.
-Core Tracker missile base damage increased to 55 from 50.
-Core Tracker missile ground fire range increased to 550 from 525.
-Core Tracker missile turn rate increased to 30000 from 25000.
-Core Executor self repair increased to 7.5 from 3.75.
-Core Sky Sweeper cost reduced to M:540 E:675 BT:21600 from M:612 E:765 BT:24480.
-Core Sky Sweeper now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Sky Sweeper movement speed reduced to 2.25 from 2.5.
-Core Sky Sweeper weapon order changed. Missiles are now the primary weapon.
-Core Sky Sweeper sonar range increased to 800 from 700.
-Core Sky Sweeper missile base damage increased to 55 from 50.
-Core Sky Sweeper missile ground fire range increased to 550 from 525.
-Core Sky Sweeper missile reload time reduced to 1.75 from 2.
-Core Sky Sweeper missile turn rate increased to 30000 from 25000.
-Core Sky Sweeper pulse gun base damage increased to 13 from 10.
-Core Sky Sweeper pulse gun now fires 3 shot burst in 0.6 seconds and then reloads for 0.9 seconds, instead of firing 6 shot burst in 0.75 seconds and then reloading for 2.1 seconds.
-Core Sky Sweeper pulse gun now has anti-gunship bonus.
-Core Sky Sweeper pulse gun range increased to 500 from 450.
-Core Sky Sweeper pulse gun turn rate increased to 7500 from 5000.
-Core Proteus now has self repair 1.88.
-Core Proteus sonar range increased to 800 from 700.
-Core Proteus plasma cannon reload time increased to 2.25 from 2.
-Core Proteus plasma cannon salvo is now fired in 0.75 seconds instead of 0.5 seconds.
-Core Proteus plasma cannon edge effectiveness increased to 0.2 from 0.1.
-Core Proteus plasma cannon inaccuracy reduced to 150 from 300.
-Core Proteus laser cannon base damage increased to 225 from 200.
-Core Proteus laser cannon reload time increased to 2.75 from 2.5.
-Core Neptune now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Neptune movement speed reduced to 2.25 from 2.5.
-Core Neptune sonar range increased to 1000 from 900.
-Core Neptune sonance cannon removed.
-Core Overseer durability reduced to 200 from 225.
-Core Overseer now has damage modifier 1.34 while open.
-Core Overseer self repair reduced to 1.88 from 3.75.
-Core Overseer metal and energy storage capacity reduced to 50 from 100.
-Core Hornet now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Hornet pulse gun base damage increased to 8 from 6.
-Core Hornet pulse gun reload time increased to 0.3 from 0.25.
-Core Hornet radar range increased to 800 from 600.
-Core Hornet missile base damage increased to 26 from 20.
-Core Hornet missile reload time reduced to 3 from 6.
-Core Hornet missile turn rate increased to 30000 from 20000.
-Core Aurora now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Aurora cost increased to M:235 E:705 BT:16920 from M:235 E:470 BT:16920.
-Core Aurora laser cannon projectile speed reduced to 700 from 900.
-Core Aurora sight range reduced to 300 from 450.
-Core Hunter now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Hunter sonar range increased to 600 from 500.
-Core Hunter depth charge range reduced to 300 from 400.
-Core Artificer self repair increased to 7.5 from 3.75.
-Core Inquisitor cost increased to M:120 E:1200 BT:9600 from M:126 E:840 BT:6720. Metal drain per second changed to 12 from 18.
-Core Inquisitor durability reduced to 150 from 200.
-Core Inquisitor now has damage modifier 1.5 while open.
-Core Inquisitor self repair reduced to 0.94 from 3.75.
-Core Inquisitor minimum cloak distance reduced to 150 from 200.
-Core Inquisitor now has haywire nanites. This special weapon can stun any factory for two minutes, or any turret for a significantly shorter duration.
-Core Inquisitor CTRL_K and CTRL_G categories removed.
-Core Nephilim cost reduced to M:336 E:1260 BT:13440 from M:348 E:1305 BT:13920.
-Core Nephilim durability increased to 900 from 800.
-Core Nephilim now has stealth while stationary.
-Core Titan now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Behemoth now has self repair 7.5.
-Core Behemoth movement speed reduced to 1.5 from 1.75.
-Core Behemoth plasma shield recharge time reduced to 1 from 2.
-Core Behemoth heavy plasma cannon range increased to 600 from 550.
-Core Behemoth heavy plasma cannon reload time increased to 3.5 from 3.
-Core Behemoth heavy plasma cannon edge effectiveness increased to 0.2 from 0.1.
-Core Behemoth heavy plasma cannon inaccuracy reduced to 100 from 300.
-Core Behemoth heavy plasma cannon now has energy cost of 50 per shot.
-Core Mediator durability reduced to 1600 from 1800.
-Core Mediator now has self repair 1.88.
-Core Mediator artillery pulse cannon reload time increased to 7.5 from 6.
-Core Mediator artillery pulse cannon salvo is now fired in 1.5 seconds instead of 1 second.
-Core Mediator artillery pulse cannon area of effect reduced to 200 from 240.
-Core Mediator artillery pulse cannon edge effectiveness increased to 0.1 from 0.05.
-Core Mediator artillery pulse cannon inaccuracy reduced to 400 from 750.
-Core Crasher cost reduced to M:414 E:2070 BT:22080 from M:450 E:2250 BT:24000.
-Core Crasher durability increased to 900 from 800.
-Core Crasher now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Crasher pulse cannon base damage increased to 21 from 18.
-Core Crasher pulse cannon ground fire area of effect increased to 75 from 50.
-Core Crasher pulse cannon anti-air area of effect reduced to 100 from 120.
-Core Crasher pulse cannon anti-air edge effectiveness reduced to 0.25 from 0.5.
-Core T1 Ground Laboratory now has self repair 0.94.
-Core T1 Air Laboratory cost increased to M:500 E:1000 BT:12000 from M:500 E:500 BT:6000.
-Core T1 Air Laboratory now has self repair 0.94.
-Core T1 Sea Laboratory now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Aircraft Repair Center now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Metal Extractor now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Underwater Metal Extractor now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Power Generator now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Floating Power Generator now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Geothermal Power Plant now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Metal Storage now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Energy Storage now has self repair 0.47.
-Core T2 Ground Laboratory cost increased to M:1350 E:3375 BT:16200 from M:1350 E:2025 BT:16200.
-Core T2 Ground Laboratory now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Heavy Metal Extractor cost reduced to M:650 E:1950 BT:15600 from M:850 E:2550 BT:20400.
-Core Heavy Metal Extractor now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Fusion Power Plant now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Argus now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Argus radar range reduced to 2125 from 2375.
-Core Observatory now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Omniscient cost reduced to M:450 E:2160 BT:10800 from M:500 E:2400 BT:12000.
-Core Omniscient now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Omniscient radar range reduced to 3500 from 4000.
-Core Hex now has self repair 0.47 (effective self repair is 1.88 due to damage modifier).
-Core Puncturer durability increased to 700 from 675.
-Core Puncturer now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Puncturer medium laser cannon range reduced to 625 from 650.
-Core Perforator durability increased to 700 from 675.
-Core Perforator now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Perforator light laser cannon range reduced to 575 from 600.
-Core Perforator light laser cannon reload time reduced to 0.2 from 0.25.
-Core Sentry and Sentry NS now have self repair 0.94.
-Core Sentry and Sentry NS missile base damage increased to 55 from 50.
-Core Sentry and Sentry NS missile turn rate increased to 30000 from 25000.
-Core Retributor now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Submerger now has self repair 1.88.
-Core Submerger sonar range increased to 1000 from 900.
-Core Adamant cost reduced to M:760 E:2280 BT:18240 from M:800 E:2400 BT:19200.
-Core Adamant durability increased to 2000 from 1800.
-Core Adamant self repair increased to 7.5 from 3.75.
-Core Adamant heavy laser cannon range reduced to 650 from 675.
-Core Artemis cost reduced to M:610 E:1830 BT:14640 from M:650 E:1950 BT:15600.
-Core Artemis durability increased to 1600 from 1500.
-Core Artemis now has self repair 1.88.
-Core Artemis pulse cannon base damage increased to 21 from 18.
-Core Artemis pulse cannon ground fire area of effect increased to 75 from 50.
-Core Artemis pulse cannon anti-air area of effect reduced to 100 from 120.
-Core Artemis pulse cannon anti-air edge effectiveness reduced to 0.25 from 0.5.
-Core Tyrant now has self repair 7.5.
-Core Tyrant plasma shield recharge time reduced to 1 from 2.
-Core Tyrant heavy plasma cannon reload time increased to 4 from 3.5.
-Core Tyrant heavy plasma cannon edge effectiveness increased to 0.2 from 0.1.
-Core Arbiter cost increased to M:2200 E:6600 BT:52800 from M:2000 E:6000 BT:48000.
-Core Arbiter now has self repair 1.88.
-Core Arbiter weapon changed to artillery pulse cannon. Weapon statistics, model and script adjusted accordingly. Range increased to 2600 from 2400.
-Core Extinguisher now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Extinguisher explosion area of effect increased to 200 from 180.
-Core Extinguisher explosion edge effectiveness increased to 0.25 from 0.1.
-Core Voyeur now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Umbra now has self repair 0.47.
-Core Umbra radar jam radius increased to 235 from 210.
-Core Arcanum cost reduced to M:550 E:1650 BT:13200 from M:650 E:3120 BT:15600.
-Core Arcanum durability increased to 2200 from 1600.
-Core Arcanum now has self repair 0.94.
-Core Arcanum radar jam radius increased to 1250 from 900.
-GoK Guardian durability reduced to 1200 from 2500.
-GoK Guardian cloak energy costs increased to 60/120 from 50/100.
-GoK Guardian minimum cloak distance reduced to 150 from 200.
-GoK Guardian ion beamer base damage increased to 20 from 15.
-GoK Guardian ion beamer reload time increased to 0.166 from 0.1.
-GoK Guardian ion beamer range reduced to 425 from 450.
-GoK Guardian VSOC duration increased to 6 from 5.
-GoK Guardian VSOC shield energy boost upon activation increased to 150 from 125. Shield regeneration rate multiplier increased to 4 from 3. Total shield energy gain during VSOC is now 750.
-GoK Guardian void shield now cannot be disabled while VSOC is running, rather than just being forced to reactive every half a second.
-GoK Protector self repair reduced to 1.88 from 3.75.
-GoK Protector movement speed reduced to 2.25 from 2.5.
-GoK Protector turn rate increased to 500 from 450.
-GoK Faerie movement speed reduced to 3.25 from 3.5.
-GoK Faerie turn rate increased to 750 from 600.
-GoK Faerie photon gun range increased to 500 from 475.
-GoK Faerie photon gun turn rate increased to 7500 from 5000.
-GoK Faerie cloak energy costs reduced to 1/2 from 6/12.
-GoK Faerie minimum cloak distance increased to 250 from 200.
-GoK Faerie is now cloaked by default.
-GoK Disciple durability increased to 125 from 100.
-GoK Reaper distort gun range increased to 575 from 550.
-GoK Reaper torso turn rate improved.
-GoK Harbinger movement speed reduced to 2.75 from 3.
-GoK Harbinger turn rate increased to 450 from 400.
-GoK Harbinger photon torpedo base damage increased to 70 from 65.
-GoK Harbinger photon torpedo ground fire now has siege bonus instead of anti-turret.
-GoK Harbinger photon torpedo turn rate increased to 50000 from 32500.
-GoK Scourge durability increased to 400 from 375.
-GoK Scourge void shield increased to 200 from 175.
-GoK Scourge movement speed reduced to 2.5 from 2.75.
-GoK Scourge turn rate increased to 400 from 350.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon base damage reduced to 155 from 200.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon range reduced to 475 from 500.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon reload time reduced to 1.75 from 2.5.
-GoK Domina durability increased to 400 from 375.
-GoK Domina movement speed reduced to 2.5 from 2.75.
-GoK Domina turn rate increased to 400 from 350.
-GoK Domina disruptor beam cooldown time increased to 2.5 from 2.
-GoK Domina void bomb range reduced to 300 from 350.
-GoK Sea Dragon movement speed reduced to 2.25 from 2.5.
-GoK Sea Dragon sonar range increased to 800 from 700.
-GoK Sea Dragon artillery blaster inaccuracy reduced to 200 from 500.
-GoK Siren movement speed reduced to 2.5 from 2.75.
-GoK Siren sight range increased to 550 from 500.
-GoK Eudaemon durability reduced to 150 from 200.
-GoK Eudaemon metal and energy storage capacity reduced to 50 from 100.
-GoK Phantasm cost increased to M:108 E:648 BT:12960 from M:90 E:540 BT:10800.
-GoK Phantasm movement speed reduced to 5 from 6.
-GoK Phantasm minimum cloak distance increased to 300 from 200.
-GoK Spectre photon torpedo reload time reduced to 0.5 from 0.65.
-GoK Spectre photon torpedo turn rate increased to 55000 from 27500.
-GoK Spectre now hovers in air when idle.
-GoK Dirgesinger sight range reduced to 350 from 500.
-GoK Dirgesinger now hovers in air when idle.
-GoK Creator movement speed reduced to 2.25 from 2.5.
-GoK Creator turn rate increased to 450 from 425.
-GoK Valkyrie collapsor beam range increased to 450 from 425.
-GoK Valkyrie void shield recharge rate is now halved while hovering over water.
-GoK Immortal void shield increased to 550 from 500.
-GoK Immortal turret turn rate improved.
-GoK Immortal warp lance range reduced to 500 from 525.
-GoK Immortal warp lance charge up time reduced to 0.4 from 0.5.
-GoK Magus movement speed reduced to 2 from 2.25.
-GoK Magus turn rate increased to 300 from 275.
-GoK Magus photon cannon range reduced to 500 from 525.
-GoK Magus photon cannon projectile duration reduced to 1 from 1.25.
-GoK Magus dimensional splicer energy cost to fire reduced to 1600 from 2000.
-GoK Magus dimensional splicer damage to map features reduced to 1 from 6.
-GoK Nightfall durability reduced to 900 from 1000.
-GoK Nightfall heavy distort cannon reload time increased to 10 from 8.
-GoK Nightfall heavy distort cannon inaccuracy reduced to 200 from 500.
-GoK Daybreak starcannon base damage increased to 21 from 18.
-GoK Daybreak starcannon ground fire area of effect increased to 60 from 40.
-GoK Daybreak starcannon anti-air area of effect reduced to 80 from 100.
-GoK Daybreak starcannon anti-air edge effectiveness reduced to 0.25 from 0.5.
-GoK Pylon radar range reduced to 2250 from 2500.
-GoK Beacon cost reduced to M:450 E:3240 BT:10800 from M:500 E:3600 BT:12000.
-GoK Beacon radar range reduced to 3250 from 3750.
-GoK Shield Node cost increased to M:12 E:96 BT:480 from M:15 E:72 BT:360.
-GoK Shield Node void shield reduced to 300 from 500.
-GoK Shield Node now has self repair 0.94.
-GoK Shield Node void shield recharge rate increased to 7.5 from 4.
-GoK Shield Node no longer has a limited duration.
-GoK Admonisher heavy ion blaster range reduced to 575 from 600.
-GoK Exhorter durability increased to 750 from 700.
-GoK Exhorter heavy ion blaster range reduced to 575 from 600.
-GoK Black Dawn distort cannon projectile speed increased to 500 from 400.
-GoK Stargazer and Stargazer NS photon torpedo base damage increased to 70 from 65.
-GoK Stargazer and Stargazer NS photon torpedo turn rate increased to 50000 from 32500.
-GoK Nix Rose sonar range increased to 1000 from 900.
-GoK Pillar of Light cost reduced to M:810 E:2916 BT:19440 from M:900 E:3240 BT:21600.
-GoK Pillar of Light void shield changed to the heavy subtype.
-GoK Pillar of Light warp beam projector range reduced to 600 from 650.
-GoK Blazing Orchid cost increased to M:1950 E:9360 BT:46800 from M:1800 E:8640 BT:43200.
-GoK Blazing Orchid warp cannon reload time increased to 12 from 9.
-GoK Blazing Orchid warp cannon range increased to 2800 from 2700.
-GoK Fermata cost reduced to M:560 E:2688 BT:13440 from M:580 E:2784 BT:13920.
-GoK Fermata stasis field projector charge up time reduced to 0.5 from 0.6.
-GoK Starburst cost reduced to M:630 E:2268 BT:15120 from M:700 E:2520 BT:16800.
-GoK Starburst enhanced photon torpedo turn rate increased to 45000 from 30000.
-GoK Starburst enhanced photon torpedo anti-air area of effect increased to 80 from 40.
-GoK Starburst enhanced photon torpedo anti-air edge effectiveness reduced to 0.25 from 0.5.
-GoK Starburst enhanced photon torpedo ground fire now has siege bonus instead of anti-turret.
-GoK Starburst now starts stockpiling photon torpedos only after restoring position, but the stockpile is only required for the initial burst fire.
-GoK T1 Aero Platform cost increased to M:500 E:1200 BT:12000 from M:500 E:450 BT:6000.
-GoK T2 Terra Platform cost changed to M:1300 E:3900 BT:15600 from M:1350 E:2430 BT:16200.
-GoK Exploiter cost reduced to M:600 E:2160 BT:14400 from M:800 E:2880 BT:19200.
-GoK Eclipse cost reduced to M:520 E:2496 BT:12480 from M:650 E:4680 BT:15600.
-GoK Eclipse void shield increased to 400 from 300.
-GoK Eclipse radar jam radius increased to 1350 from 980.
-GoK Eclipse now has cloaking.


Alpha 4 (10/02/2013)

New Features and Major Changes:
-T2 ground units and structures are now available for all factions.
-TA Zero is now 87% more awesome.
-Interactive megamap added (accessible via mouse wheel zooming or F4 key).
-TA Zero Map Pack is now integrated into the mod and all previously released maps have been added.
-New map added: Brimstone Steppes.
-Switched to new installer format and now officially based on the TA Unofficial Patch.
-Display configuration tool/launcher added.
-Added TA Zero Replayer. TA Zero will now automatically record all multiplayer games which can then be watched with the Replayer.
-Added auto-updater.
-Added enhanced multiplayer sharing menu.
-Added ability to repeat console commands with the INSERT key (only when cheating is enabled).
-Added ability to spawn units with the "+unitname" console command (only when cheating is enabled).
-Added ability to disable double-click selection via TAZero.ini.
-Added ability to select all mobile builders with CTRL+SHIFT+B.
-Added ability to select all factories with CTRL+SHIFT+F.
-Added ability to select all units on screen with CTRL+SHIFT+S.
-Added customizable controls for megamap via TAZero.ini and CTRL+F2 menu.
-Added default megamap icon set and ability to customize icons via iconcfg.ini.
-Added ability to customize player colors on the whiteboard, minimap, and megamap via TAZero.ini.
-Now easier to play online, simply install the GameRanger client and set "…\TA Zero\TotalA.exe" as the Total Annihilation location.
-Based on the TA Patch v3.9.02.

Minor Changes:
-New textures added.
-Several new explosion animations added.
-Water splashes of many weapons changed to bigger ones.
-GoK Dirgesinger photon bomb explosion improved.
-GoK Guardian sound effects improved.
-GoK Domina disruptor beam color changed closer to white.
-Core Incinerator now has weapon flares.

Technical Fixes:
-Fixed antialiasing causing red outlines, outline expansion, and incorrect gamma.
-Fixed shading causing loss of transparency and incorrect gamma.
-Scripts of many complex units improved and streamlined. They should no longer drop out parts of their script so often when moving, attacking and taking heavy fire at the same time.
-All blocking wrecks now have their height values set properly. Almost all of them used to have too high hitboxes.
-Graphics of all perimeter defence walls fixed.
-GoK Guardian sword attack animation fixed.
-Core Neptune sonance cannon fixed.
-Core AI ground factory build options for players fixed.
-Commander spawn location marker now remains visible until commander is moved and thus should reliably be always visible when starting a game with .cmdwarp set on.
-Fixed crash when \ key was pressed before issuing at least one console command.
-Fixed CTRL+F2 settings not saving across sessions.
-Fixed ".cmdwarp" lobby command so that it persists when a player drops and rejoins.
-Fixed music not stopping after match completing with victory or defeat.
-Fixed music resetting when entering the TAB menu in single player.
-Fixed AI Commander and builders resetting orders with every projectile impact.
-Fixed LOS related issues between zdraw.dll and zplayx.dll.
-Fixed rare bug that caused the game to ask for the disc.
-Fixed many instances of low frame rates on various configurations.
-Fixed corrupt graphics in fullscreen mode at resolutions above 1280×800 when using certain GPUs such as the Nvidia 600 series (Kepler) and newer (VSync must remain enabled via the CTRL+F2 menu for this fix).

General Unit and Gameplay Adjustments:
-All mobile units (except submarines) with sight range less than 600 now have it increased by 50 at minimum or 100 at maximum depending on case.
-All mobile non-artillery units with weapon range between 500 and 700 now have it reduced by half of how much it surpassed 500.
-Commander death explosion edge effectiveness increased. Damage values against commanders tweaked as necessary due to added/changed shielding.
-Wreckage metal values reduced to 50% from 75%, and rubble metal values to 25% from 50%.
-All wreckage returned to their normal max damage values.

Individual Unit Adjustments:
-Arm Commander EMG replaced by a powerful plasma bolt cannon. Model has been changed accordingly.
-Arm Commander movement speed reduced to 1.5 from 1.75.
-Arm Commander turn rate reduced to 550 from 650.
-Arm Marine EMG base damage increased to 9 from 8.
-Core Commander now has plasma shield. Reactivation delay is halved when not moving.
-Core Commander movement speed reduced to 1.25 from 1.4.
-Core Commander turn rate reduced to 500 from 600.
-Core Aegis cost increased to M:276 E:345 BT:11040 from M:264 E:330 BT:10560.
-Core Hunter movement speed increased to 6.5 from 6.
-Core Incinerator flame thrower range reduced to 250 from 325. Actual projectile range was reduced only slightly, so this just means that Incinerators will stay armored as long as reasonable.
-GoK Guardian now has actual void shield once again, instead of just permanent visual shield effect. This shield is more resilient to heavy weapons than normal, but takes increased minimum damage from weaker hits.
-GoK Guardian VSOC no longer grants extra protection, but merely just enforces disabled shield to reactivate.
-GoK Guardian VSOC now grants 125 shield power when activated and triples shield recharge rate for its duration, giving total of 500 shield power.
-GoK Guardian VSOC duration reduced to 5 from 7.
-GoK Guardian ion blaster changed to a more penetrative ion beamer.
-GoK Guardian power sword is now used only on attack command. Albeit micromanagement is required, using the various weapons is now much more reliable. Bypassing aircraft will now get reliably fired at with ion beamer.
-GoK Guardian power sword attack animation is now faster.
-GoK Guardian movement speed reduced to 1.75 from 2.
-GoK Guardian turn rate reduced to 550 from 700.
-GoK Reaper reload time reduced to 0.75 from 0.8.


Alpha 3c (11/24/2012)

New Features and Major Changes:
-Floating anti-aircraft missile turrets are now available for all factions (current names are placeholders until final names are chosen).
-Construction unit and factory build speed values consolidated and build times of all units adjusted accordingly. T1 support and air construction units' build speeds are now exactly half of that of basic T1 construction units'.
-All ground contruction units now have a special nano decomposer weapon for clearing away obstructive vegetation (must press "Special" button or "D" key to use).
-CTRL+I now selects all factories.
-Double-click selection can now be disabled via a setting in the TAZero.ini file.
-All T1 mobile unit wrecks are now passable.
-All T1 structure wrecks now have lower hitbox heights.
-All wrecks now have doubled max damage.
-All trees now have significantly lower hitbox heights.
-Unit death sounds are now improved.
-Many rapidly firing light weapons now have reduced sound volume.
-AI ground and naval factories now set build direction towards the enemy.
-AI Commander's build limit before it enters permanent base patrol raised from 5 to the hard-coded maximum of 127.
-"+atm" cheat now completely fills up resources instead of giving 10,000 units.
-Developer mode can now be toggled in single player via F10 key (visit TAUniverse forum for more information).

Minor Changes:
-Projectile shadows removed.
-Several new GoK wreck textures added.
-Lots of fixes for older GoK wreck textures and wreck models.
-Several wreck models adjusted to be flatter.
-Arm Commander D-gun sound improved.
-Arm Settler stun gun projectile, flare and explosion color changed.
-Fire rain weather effect is now improved.
-Tempest weather effect is now enabled.
-Core AI no longer builds Monitors for their attack forces.
-DirectX warning message (previously changed to TA Zero welcome message) disabled.

Technical Fixes:
-Game no longer crashes when pressing the "\" key.
-Two bugs relating to the new double-click selection feature fixed.
-Some CTRL+F2 settings are now saved when changed (F11 macro changes still don't save across sessions – will be fixed later).
-Reclaim cursor no longer disappears when pointed at enemy commander.
-Archipelago plant features now give correct amounts of energy when reclaimed.
-GoK Protector and Dynamo shield recharge rates and restart limits corrected.
-Core Incinerator no longer emits smoke when restoring position if it has not actually fired.
-Core Sentry is now categorized as medium armor target instead of light.
-Two unused target categories have been removed and one new added to improve target acquisition of certain upcoming T2 heavy weapons. Does not really matter much yet though.
-Some factories that showed attack button no longer do so.
-Core Commander laser cannon barrel is now visible again.
-GoK Stargazer unit number fixed.
-Map selection and view windows now have two lines more of space for map descriptions, up to the hardcoded limit of 128 characters.
-Acid world AI profile no longer allows building naval sensor stations.
-AI GoK Eudaemon can no longer build underwater metal extractors.

General Unit and Gameplay Adjustments:
-Large GoK units and structures with void shield greater than 250 now have higher minimum shield damage per hit value, either 7.5 or 10, instead of the standard 5.

Individual Unit Adjustments:
-Arm Settler costs increased to M:96 E:192 BT:3840 (relatively 7200 by the old system) from M:84 E:168 BT:6300.
-Arm Havoc cost reduced to M:216 E:216 BT:8640 (relatively 10800 by the old system) from M:228 E:228 BT:11400.
-Arm Havoc cannon projectile speed reduced to 450 from 500.
-Arm Havoc cannon weapon timer increased to 1.5 from 1.25.
-Arm Ballista damage modifier while launching a rocket changed to 2 from 4.
-Arm light ground factory is now more efficient to assist with construction units.
-Core Commander modulated burst laser range increased to 450 from 400. This is just a preparation for addition of T2 when MBL will be a bit underpowered.
-Core Aegis cost increased to M:264 E:330 BT:10560 (relatively 13200 by the old system) from M:252 E:315 BT:12600.
-Core Aurora laser cannon horizontal tolerance increased to 8000 from 6000.


Alpha 3b (3/18/2012)

New Features and Major Changes:
-Arm Harpoon, Core Perforator and GoK Exhorter floating point defence turrets are now available.
-Core Monitor support hovercraft is now available.
-TA Zero now uses custom data structure, dlls, registry entries, and savegame format and will no longer conflict with any other mods or patches in any way. All obscure installation issues are now fixed.
-Newest versions of zdraw.dll, zplayx.dll, and zmusi.dll are now included and are required to play. TA Zero no longer uses ddraw.dll, dplayx.dll, or win32.dll.
-TAZero.ini advanced configuration file is now included.
-Pathfinding cycles have been increased to 66650 from 1333, dramatically increasing pathfinding quality when there are large numbers of units in-game.
-Special effects limit has been increased to 20480 from 400, allowing for improved damage and smoke effects.
-Maximum number of simultaneous sounds has been increased to infinite from 8, fixing sound cutoffs.
-Transport units can no longer airlift enemy commanders.
-CTRL+B now actually selects the viewed idle construction unit.
-All damaged aircraft now emit smoke while flying. Limit for special effects was previously all too low to do this in any good looking manner.
-All missile weapons now emit thicker smoke trail.
-Several Core build menu images remade.
-SwitchAlt is now enabled by default, allowing selection of unit groups with number keys instead of ALT + number keys.
-Default number of players in skirmish mode now set to 10 instead of 4.
-Default sound mode is now set to 3D instead of Mono.
-Game speed now always returns to Normal after every match.
-Advanced interface options now shown in Options menu (previously only accessible via CTRL+F2).
-AI build orders revamped and improved. AI will now start matches very efficiently and Commanders will no longer wander away from base searching for metal patches.
-AI can now continue building units when it has only factories and resource buildings remaining but no Commander, constructors, or storage units, just like humans can.

Technical Fixes:
-All turrets now have their sweet spots properly set by separate objects just like all mobile units have.
-Arm Viking, Core Marauder and GoK Scourge sweet spots raised by 1.
-Arm Viking and Core Marauder are no longer categorized as anti-air units.
-Arm Steelhead, Core Neptune and GoK Siren are no longer categorized as support units.
-Core Grunt restore position script fixed to work properly with special weapon.
-Core Aurora model adjusted according to changes to its weapon.
-Core Neptune sonance cannon is now technically guided weapon and thus always aims at target unit's base.
-GoK Harbinger wreck metal value fixed.
-GoK Dirgesinger now drops bombs closer to the target location.
-GoK Shield Node hitbox height increased to 14.5 from 10.5.
-AI cheat metal extractors changed to have quadruple extraction rate instead of additional fixed amount of metal production, ensuring that they are always built on metal patches.

General Unit and Gameplay Adjustments:
-Amphibiousness removed from all units apart from commanders and construction units.
-All units can now move on steeper underwater slopes.
-All mobile units except aircraft now have sonar. Range is set to 200 unless designated a "sonar unit".
-All hovercraft now have reduced movement speed. All values of 3.25 or above were reduced by 0.5 and the rest by 0.25.
-All laser, EMG and ion blaster weapons now have increased projectile speed.
-All depth charge weapons now have increased projectile speed and acceleration.
-Arm Hercules, Core Overseer and GoK Eudaemon nanolathe ranges increased to 150 from 120.
-Cheat unit allowances per difficulty level adjusted. Easy can build 1 cheat metal extractor and 1 cheat underwater metal extractor, medium can build 2 each, and hard can build 4 each. All AIs can only build 1 land and 1 sea cheat energy building.

Individual Unit Adjustments:
-Arm Harasser movement speed reduced to 3 from 3.25.
-Arm Harasser missiles now do full damage against aerial targets.
-Arm Scorpion wreck is now passable.
-Arm Settler can now build Harpoon turrets, Underwater Metal Extractors and Floating Solar Panels.
-Arm Custodian turnrate increased to 300 from 250.
-Arm Outrider cost increased to M:36 E:108 BT:4050 from M:32 E:96 BT:3600.
-Arm Viking cost increased to M:234 E:416 BT:15600 from M:216 E:384 BT:14400.
-Arm Viking sight range reduced to 450 from 500.
-Arm Patriot cost reduced to M:1020 E:1360 BT:51000 from M:1080 E:1440 BT:54000.
-Arm Corsair cluster bomb base damage reduced to 250 from 300.
-Arm Corsair depth charge range increased to 300 from 225.
-Arm Solar Panel wreck is now passable.
-Core Errant cost increased to M:54 E:90 BT:3600 from M:45 E:75 BT:3000.
-Core Errant movement speed reduced to 3.25 from 3.5.
-Core Errant pulse gun base damage increased to 10 from 9.
-Core Errant pulse gun now does full damage against aerial targets.
-Core Pathfinder stationary laser sniper damage increased to 40 from 38.
-Core Pathfinder stationary laser sniper penetration reduced to 4 from 5.
-Core Pathfinder stationary laser sniper now has anti-light and minor anti-turret bonuses.
-Core Marauder cost increased to M:243 E:405 BT:16200 from M:225 E:375 BT:15000.
-Core Marauder laser cannon now has minor anti-light bonus.
-Core Proteus cost reduced to M:1200 E:1500 BT:60000 from M:1260 E:1575 BT:63000.
-Core Proteus plasma cannon bad target category changed to MOB from NMED. It will now focus fire on enemy structures.
-Core Proteus laser cannon bad target category changed to NMED from ALL.
-Core Sky Sweeper pulse gun now does full damage against aerial targets.
-Core Puncturer laser cannon now has minor anti-light bonus.
-Core Incinerator cost reduced to M:227 E:152 BT:5700 from M:230 E:184 BT:6900.
-Core Incinerator flamethrower range reduced to 325 from 400. They are not intended to be your optional point defence, but something to stall your enemy at choke points.
-Core Incinerator now has self repair ability.
-Core Hornet cost increased to M:66 E:220 BT:9900 from M:63 E:210 BT:9450.
-Core Hornet now has additional missile weapon which will only target aerial units.
-Core Hornet now has a fake primary weapon. Orders to attack ground targets will no longer be switched to move orders.
-Core Hornet pulse gun tolerance reduced to 8000 from 9000.
-Core Hornet pulse gun base damage reduced to 6 from 8.
-Core Hornet max damage reduced to 125 from 150.
-Core Hornet turnrate reduced to 500 from 600.
-Core Aurora max damage increased to 250 from 225.
-Core Aurora sight range reduced to 400 from 450.
-Core Aurora turnrate increased to 375 from 350.
-Core Aurora laser cannon range reduced to 250. As result it no longer does ridiculously long bombing runs and will shoot at the target from above and thus avoid hitting most obstructions.
-Core Aurora laser cannon pitch tolerance increased to 16000 from 12000.
-Core Aurora laser cannon base damage reduced to 300 from 350.
-Core Aurora laser cannon now has anti-medium bonus.
-Core Hunter depth charge range increased to 350 from 200.
-GoK Disciple close combat weapon changed to fire scattered burst of less powerful shots. They are now capable of hitting multiple lesser foes with each attack. Each of these shots is still capable of killing Arm Marine.
-GoK Disciple now recharges shield quickly while in close combat.
-GoK Faerie cost reduced to M:81 E:162 BT:5400 from M:90 E:180 BT:6000.
-GoK Faerie photon gun base damage increased to 22 from 20.
-GoK Faerie photon gun now does full damage against aerial targets.
-GoK Scourge max damage reduced to 375 from 400.
-GoK Scourge void shield max charge reduced to 175 from 200.
-GoK Scourge sight range reduced to 450 from 500.
-GoK Domina void bomb range increased to 350 from 200.
-GoK Domina disruptor beam is now less effective against Arm Patriot, Core Proteus and GoK Sea Dragon.
-GoK Spectre max damage reduced to 175 from 200.
-GoK Sea Dragon cost reduced to M:1260 E:1890 BT:63000 from M:1320 E:1980 BT:66000.
-GoK Sea Dragon artillery blaster bad target category changed to MOB from NMED. It will now focus fire on enemy structures.


Alpha 3 (1/23/2012)

New Features and Major Changes:
-Mod's name changed to TA Zero.
-Exc31.gp3 file replaced by TAZ31.gp3. New TA Zero.exe does not read the old file.
-Xpoy's updated ddraw.dll included in mod files.
-Almost all explosion animations remade and several completely new ones added.
-Naval units for all factions are now available.
-Arm Hammer artillery turret and GoK Domina support hovercraft are now available.
-All metal fabricators removed.
-Arm Longbow name changed to Watchtower.
-All turrets now show their weapon coverage umbrella on minimap when selected. Anti-air turrets show their range versus aerial targets.
-Factory build plates now snap to closest valid exit direction when changed.
-Apart from factories, all structures that produce, store or consume resources now have the amounts specified in their unit descriptions.
-Almost all Arm and some Core and GoK build menu images remade.
-Many weapon projectile models improved or remade.
-All units now emit plenty of sooty giblets when destroyed.
-All aircraft models now include wrecked versions of their hull objects that are used for unit destruction.
-Destroyed nanoframes of unfinished units now just disappear without any kind of explosion.
-Many large units now have partially randomized explosion effects.
-All hovercraft now have oscillating hovering animation.
-Units' OK acknowledgement and factory nanolathe start sounds are now disabled. They were annoying.
-Panel cheat commands +ai and +control # are now enabled in skirmish games.
-Double-click a unit to select all units of the same type currently on screen.
-Hold W while dragging a selection box to only select units with weapons.
-Hold B while dragging a selection box to only select construction units.
-Hold Y while dragging a selection box to only select factories.
-CTRL+S now selects all units with weapons that are currently on screen instead of all units that are currently on-screen.
-The PrintScreen keyboard button can now be used to save screenshots in addition to CTRL+F9.
-Screenshot naming scheme changed.
-New marker graphic for increased highlighting effect.
-When watching an online game as a spectator, you can see other players' resource bars, similar to watching a recorded game.
-When watching an online game or a recorded game, you can change to another player's view by double-clicking their resource bar. When in another player's view, you can lock on to their camera position by double-clicking their resource bar again. To unlock from their camera position, double-click their resource bar again or click "Back to my view".
-Selected spawn location is now shown with arrows when using .cmdwarp in online game.
-AI minimum attack group sizes adjusted.
-AI can now build cheat units with all cons, not just with the commander.
-AI now has cheat versions of naval resource structures.
-AI cheat energy production structures' metal production reduced to 6 from 10. This makes easy AI difficulty much easier to beat.
-AI cheat mex metal production reduced to 9 from 10.

Technical Fixes:
-Pressing Alt+TAB to minimize no longer causes crashes.
-All unit scripts optimized and cleaned up.
-Anti-air missile units no longer jam their primary weapon after firing at an aircraft while left uncontrolled.
-All UW metal extractors now have their max slope increased to 20 from 10.
-Core factories now have direct button showing correctly again.
-Core Tracker faulty CTRL_H category fixed to be CTRL_T instead.
-Core Pathfinder can no longer be cheated with by selecting many of them to get default GUI with on/off button visible and setting their radar and radar jamming on while moving.
-Core Pathfinder can no longer fire its mobile and stationary weapons instantly one after another when stopping or starting to move.
-Core Commander laser cannon is no longer visible before teleportation animation finishes.
-GoK Guardian ion blaster bad target category changed to NLIT from ALL. It will no longer switch target all the time.
-GoK Faerie CTRL_L category removed.
-Arm Corsair and GoK Dirgesinger can no longer drop bombs while flying at low speed.
-Core Tidal Generator, GoK Floating Solar Panel and GoK Shield Node explosions fixed.
-Category and height of wreckage of several units fixed.
-Sweet spots of all units are now set to separate objects which are located systematically around the top of units' hull.
-GoK Aero Platform and Terra Platform sweet spots moved to north tower.
-GoK Terra Platform list of pieces in script fixed.
-Barrel rolls of all aircraft now work again.
-All hovercraft are now untransportable.
-Commander corpse will no longer be destroyed by another commander's explosion.
-Glitches in Core and GoK GUI graphics fixed.
-Glitches in frontend background image fixed.

General Unit and Gameplay Adjustments:
-All common metal spot map features changed to have metal value of 254 and metal extractor rates changed to 0.001307 from 0.0015. Mexes now always produce 3 metal per second when built on metal.
-All metal extractors' costs increased to M:200 E:160 BT:3000 (E:200 for UW versions), but the rate at which they are built is doubled and their max damage is 50% higher.
-Arm and Core metal extractor models scaled down by and 0.925 and GoK metal extractor models scaled down by 0.9.
-Energy values of all common reclaimable biomass adjusted.
-All hovercraft and amphibious ground units now have sonar range of 200 at minimum.
-All construction units now get kills and veterancy for reclaiming enemy units.
-Base objects of smallest kbots enlarged in order to make them easier to select or target.
-Movement class Walker2S removed. Arm Settler, Core Pathfinder and GoK Disciple now use Walker2A instead and thus no longer have superior ability to climb steep surfaces.
-General minor cost decrease for most Arm and Core mobile combat units. GoK units got some upgrades (or less nerfing) instead and all PDTs got higher max damage to compensate.
-GoK void shield minimum damage per hit increased to 5 from 4.
-All railgun, laser, EMG and ion blaster weapon projectile speeds set to 900, 850, 800 and 750 respectively.
-Weapon reload times of all anti air missile units reduced significantly. Since most aircraft got higher max damage this mostly just increases missile unit firepower against ground units.
-Turret turnrates of many heavier ground units improved.
-Weapon tolerances set to 2000 at minimum, with exceptions of 1000 in case of artillery units and 3000 in case of light skirmish units.
-Torpedos and depth charges now do reduced damage to hovercraft.
-Energy production of all basic construction units reduced to 1 from 2.
-Commander explosion damage versus buildings reduced depending on building type.
-Minor changes to the rules of special weapon attributes.
-All light units now have higher severity limits for blasting them to rubble.

Individual Unit Adjustments:
-Arm Commander max damage reduced to 3500 from 4500.
-Arm Commander EMG guidance removed.
-Arm Marine model scaled up by 1.075.
-Arm Marine cost increased to M:24 E:32 BT:1800 from M:18 E:24 BT:1350.
-Arm Marine max damage increased to 75 from 50.
-Arm Marine now takes reduced damage from many large AoE weapons and death explosions of small units.
-Arm Marine EMG reload time reduced to 1 from 1.5. Note that changes to rules of rapid fire weapons reduced Marine EMG damage against almost all targets.
-Arm Marine EMG range increased to 400 from 375.
-Arm Marine EMG spray angle reduced to 500 from 1000.
-Arm Harasser missile guidance increased to 10000 from 7500.
-Arm Harasser missile base damage increased to 20 from 18. Note that Harasser cost was not reduced.
-Arm Outrider armor class reduced to 1 from 2.
-Arm Outrider radar range reduced to 800 from 1000.
-Arm Settler stunner range increased to 350 from 300.
-Arm Settler stunner weapon projectile speed increased to 800 from 650.
-Arm Settler can now build Watchtower turrets and geothermal powerplants.
-Arm Broadside now goes back into armored state between firing salvos.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon range increased to 550 from 525.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon inaccuracy increased to 200 from 25.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon AoE increased to 70 from 50.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon reload time reduced to 4.5 from 6. Total time per salvo is now 5.5 seconds.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon base damage reduced to 200 from 250.
-Arm Stinger sight range increased to 450 from 400.
-Arm Stinger turn rate increased to 375 from 350.
-Arm Viking max damage increased to 425 from 400.
-Arm Viking railgun range increased to 575 from 550.
-Arm Havoc battle cannon inaccuracy reduced to 150 from 300.
-Arm Havoc battle cannon projectile speed reduced to 500 from 550.
-Arm Ballista now launches rockets automatically once again.
-Arm Predator max damage increased to 75 from 50.
-Arm Rebel max damage increased to 100 from 75.
-Arm Corsair max damage increased to 225 from 175.
-Arm Corsair turn rate increased to 325 from 275.
-Arm Corsair acceleration increased to 0.4 from 0.3.
-Arm Corsair torpedo replaced by depth charge.
-Arm Corsair cluster bomb reload time reduced to 5 from 6.
-Arm Autogun cost reduced to M:175 E:140 BT:5250 from M:180 E:144 BT:5400.
-Arm Autogun max damage increased to 550 from 500.
-Arm Caltrop cost reduced to M:8 E:16 BT:60 from M:10 E:20 BT:120.
-Arm Caltrop explosion AoE increased to 200 from 180.
-Arm Caltrop explosion now does only 5% damage to other mines.
-Arm Vigilant radar range increased to 2250 from 2000.
-Arm Vigilant sight range reduced to 650 from 800.
-Core Commander max damage reduced to 4000 from 5000.
-Core Commander laser cannon reload time increased to 2 from 1.5.
-Core Commander laser cannon base damage increased to 200 from 175.
-Core Commander laser cannon now has minor anti-medium bonus.
-Core Commander can now build Retributor turrets.
-Core Commander sight, radar and sonar ranges increased to 600 from 575.
-Core Errant pulse gun range increased to 400 from 375.
-Core Errant pulse gun base damage increased to 9 from 8. Note that Errant cost was not reduced.
-Core Errant pulse gun turn rate increased to 5000 from 3000.
-Core Errant turn rate increased to 450 from 425.
-Core Grunt pulse grenade range increased to 450 from 400.
-Core Grunt pulse grenade projectile speed inreased to 225 from 200.
-Core Grunt pulse grenade inaccuracy reduced to 1000 from 2000.
-Core Grunt pulse grenade reload time reduced to 5 from 10.
-Core Aegis laser cannon now has minor anti-medium bonus.
-Core Arclite plasma cannon inaccuracy reduced to 300 from 700.
-Core Arclite sight range reduced to 300 from 400.
-Core Pathfinder sight range reduced to 600 from 650.
-Core Pathfinder laser sniper range while moving increased to 400 from 350.
-Core Tracker speed increased to 2.25 from 2.
-Core Tracker radar range reduced to 600 from 800.
-Core Hornet max damage increased to 150 from 100.
-Core Hornet radar range increased to 600 from 500.
-Core Hornet pulse gun tolerance increased to 9000 from 8000.
-Core Aurora max damage increased to 225 from 175.
-Core Aurora turn rate increased to 350 from 325.
-Core Aurora acceleration increased to 0.3 from 0.2.
-Core Hunter max damage increased to 250 from 200.
-Core Puncturer max damage increased to 675 from 600.
-Core Incinerator model improved and scaled down by 0.9.
-Core Incinerator cost increased to M:230 E:184 BT:6900 from M:220 E:176 BT:6600.
-Core Incinerator sight range incresed to 400 from 350.
-Core Incinerator flamer noexplode=1 and groundbounce=1 removed, instead of which it now has unitsonly=1. Weapon base damage and AoE increased to compensate this change.
-Core Incinerator flamer now fires continuous stream of short bursts simultaneously from both barrels.
-Core Incinerator max damage increased to 1200 from 1000.
-Core Incinerator turret turn rate increased to 360 from 280.
-Core Incinerator open and close animation speed doubled and delay before closing after firing shortened.
-Core Sentry missile anti-air range reduced to 1025 from 1050.
-Core Retributor rocket range reduced to 1250 from 1500. Weapon range was really less than 1500 already as projectile speed was insufficient in Alpha 2.
-Core Argus radar range increased to 2375 from 2250.
-Core Argus sight range reduced to 650 from 800.
-Core Argus cost reduced to M:205 E:492 BT:6150 from M:225 E:540 BT:6750.
-GoK Guardian shield changed to a permanent one that is only a visual effect. Script failures while under heavy fire are now much less of a problem.
-GoK Guardian VSOC reload time reduced to 15 from 30.
-GoK Guardian VSOC duration increased to 7 from 5.
-GoK Guardian VSOC stun AoE increased to 400 from 300.
-GoK Guardian VSOC no longer recharges shield as there is no such thing as shield energy to recharge anymore.
-GoK Guardian VSOC now grants 0.25 damage modifier for its duration.
-GoK Guardian ion blaster guidance removed.
-GoK Guardian sword base damage increased to 150 from 100.
-GoK Guardian sword tolerance increased to 32000 from 20000.
-GoK Disciple animation while using ion blaster now varies depending on how they are moving and aiming.
-GoK Disciple close combat animation optimized and reload speed reduced so that they can attack again as soon as they're ready.
-GoK Disciple close combat weapon changed so that they can no longer hit own units and will do full damage to enemy Disciples. The minus side is that they cannot anymore hit multiple enemies at once.
-GoK Disciple swords' base damage increased to 60 from 50.
-GoK Disciple swords now have anti-infantry bonus.
-GoK Disciple swords' tolerance increased to 16000 from 15000.
-GoK Disciple ion blaster reload time reduced to 0.4 from 0.45.
-GoK Disciple ion blaster range increased to 400 from 375.
-GoK Disciple now takes reduced damage from death explosions of small units.
-GoK Faerie photon gun range increased to 475 from 450.
-GoK Faerie photon gun turn rate increased to 5000 from 3000.
-GoK Faerie photon gun burst fire recharge time reduced to 3 from 5.
-GoK Scourge now rocks when firing.
-GoK Scourge cost increased to M:333 E:666 BT:22200 from M:324 E:648 BT:21600.
-GoK Scourge void shield max charge reduced to 200 from 250.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon base damage increased to 200 from 175.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon now has minor anti-medium bonus.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon reload time increased to 2.5 from 2.25.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon range reduced to 500 from 525.
-GoK Scourge void bomb removed. New Domina support hovercraft will now deal with underwater targets.
-GoK Scourge sonar range reduced to 200 from 500.
-GoK Scourge turn rate reduced to 350 from 400.
-GoK Scourge acceleration increased to 0.125 from 0.1.
-GoK Harbinger cost increased to M:162 E:324 BT:10800 from M:153 E:306 BT:10200.
-GoK Harbinger photon torpedo now has minor anti-turret bonus.
-GoK Reaper distort gun reload time increased to 0.8 from 0.75.
-GoK Reaper distort gun minor anti-turret bonus changed to anti-medium.
-GoK Reaper distort gun projectile speed increased to 800 from 700.
-GoK Spectre now does barrel rolls when not using ion blaster.
-GoK Spectre cost increased to M:168 E:504 BT:18900 from M:160 E:480 BT:18000.
-GoK Spectre max damage increased to 200 from 175.
-GoK Spectre photon torpedo reload time increased to 0.65 from 0.5.
-GoK Spectre photon torpedo tolerance reduced to 9000 from 10000.
-GoK Spectre ion blaster reload time reduced to 0.3 from 0.35.
-GoK Spectre speed increased to 9.5 from 9. This actually is not an improvement since Spectres now fly at approximately same speed as other fighters and no longer always get behind their enemies.
-GoK Dirgesinger cost increased to M:230 E:690 BT:20700 from M:225 E:675 BT:20250.
-GoK Dirgesinger max damage increased to 175 from 150.
-GoK Dirgesinger acceleration increased to 0.4 from 0.35.
-GoK Dirgesinger photon bomb range increased to 150 from 100 in order to lengthen their bombing runs.
-GoK Phantasm max damage increased to 150 from 100.
-GoK Eudaemon can now build shield nodes.
-GoK Admonisher max damage increased to 650 from 600.
-GoK Black Dawn cost increased to M:425 E:1020 BT:12750 from M:400 E:960 BT:12000.
-GoK Black Dawn distort cannon now has minor anti-medium bonus.
-GoK Black Dawn distort cannon energy cost per shot increased to 50 from 25.
-GoK Pylon sight range reduced to 650 from 800.
-GoK Pylon cost reduced to M:215 E:516 BT:6450 from M:250 E:600 BT:7500.
-GoK Dynamo max damage reduced to 175 from 200.


Alpha 2f (11/5/2010)

-Movement speeds of mobile units consolidated. Fastest ground units, mostly hovercraft, are now slower. Aircraft are generally slightly slower.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon changed to fire powerful shots at a slow pace. Target preferrence changed from light to medium. They're now the main anti-tank unit.
-GoK Scourge cost increased to M:324 E:648 BT:21600 from M:315 E:630 BT:21000.
-GoK Reaper distort gun adjusted to be more like a defensive anti-horde weapon and less like a sniper.
-GoK Reaper now has void shield.
-GoK Reaper cost increased to M:207 E:414 BT:13800 from M:198 E:396 BT:13200.
-GoK Disciples now automatically charge into melee with any and all ground targets in LoS range whenever idle or patrolling. Setting them to roam is required for best combat performance.
-GoK Disciple ion blaster range increased to 375 from 350.
-GoK Disciple explosion now deals no damage.
-GoK Phantasm now has self destruct weapon that causes momentary large AoE paralysis.
-GoK Admonisher ion blaster reload time increased to 0.25 from 0.2.
-GoK Stargazer photon torpedo range to ground increased to 700 from 650.
-GoK Black Dawn distort cannon range increased to 1000 from 900.
-GoK Black Dawn distort cannon projectile speed reduced to 400 from 450.
-GoK Guardian sword AoE increased to 50 from 40.
-GoK Guardian VSOC reload time increased to 30 from 15.
-GoK Spectre photon torpedo base damage increased to 17 from 15.
-GoK Spectre photon torpedo turn rate increased to 27500 from 20000.
-GoK Spectre photon torpedo tolerance increaced to 10000 from 6000.
-GoK Shield Node now starts to decay only after 2 minutes, and slowly recharges shield until that point.
-GoK Terra Platform now has move orders set to roam by default.
-Arm Marine now takes only 50% damage from large AoE flechette blasts.
-Arm Viking railgun range reduced to 550 from 600.
-Arm Broadside plasma cannon range reduced to 525 from 550.
-Arm Havoc cannon range reduced to 600 from 650.
-Arm Havoc cannon projectile speed reduced to 550 from 600.
-Arm Marine EMG range increased to 375 from 350.
-Arm Harasser missile range increased to 550 from 500.
-Arm Harasser missile guidance increased to 7500 from 6500.
-Arm Stinger missile range to ground increased to 550 from 500.
-Arm Longbow missile range to ground increased to 700 from 650.
-Arm Ballista now launches a rocket only on command.
-Arm Ballista rocket acceleration increased to 100 from 50 and trajectory lowered by decreasing weapon timer to 2 from 5.
-Arm Rebel missile base damage increased to 18 from 14.
-Arm Rebel missile turn rate increased to 22500 from 15000.
-Arm Rebel EMG base damage increased to 3 from 2.
-Arm Rebel EMG turn rate increased to 10000 from 7500.
-Arm Rebel weapon tolerances increaced.
-Arm Caltrop explosion penetration increased to 2 from 1.
-Arm Caltrop explosion AoE increased to 180 from 120
-Arm Caltrop explosion edge effectiveness increased to 0.25 from 0.1.
-Arm Custodian damage modifier while building decreased to 1.5 from 2.
-Core Errant pulse gun range increased to 375 from 350.
-Core Errant max damage increased to 125 from 100.
-Core Incinerator flamethrower range and projectile speed increased to 400 from 350.
-Core Commander laser cannon range reduced to 500 from 525.
-Core Commander MBL range increased to 400 from 350.
-Core Commander MBL AoE increased to 40 from 30.
-Core Aegis laser cannon range reduced to 550 from 600.
-Core Marauder laser cannon range reduced to 500 from 550.
-Core Arclite plasma cannon delay between shots increased to 0.5 from 0.25. Total time per salvo is now 4 seconds.
-Core Arclite plasma cannon projectile speed reduced to 350 from 400.
-Core Tracker missile range to ground increased to 550 from 500.
-Core Sentry missile range to ground increased to 700 from 650.
-Core Hornet pulse gun base damage increased to 8 from 6.
-Core Hornet pulse gun turn rate increased to 10000 from 7500.
-Core Hornet pulse gun tolerance increaced to 8000 from 6000.
-Core Laborer damage modifier while building decreased to 1.5 from 2.
-All commanders now leave wreckage worth of 2000 metal.
-All ballistic cannons now have timers set so that missed shots at aircraft disappear in the air.
-Storage capacity of all T1 construction units doubled.
-Many weapons with AoE of 15 or less changed to have 0 AoE.
-Weapon attribute rules changed a little.
-Wreckage height values sanitized.
-Minor reworking with GoK sounds. Some new sounds added.
-New explosion animations added.
-Plenty of AI versions of buildings added in order to prevent AI Commanders from building anything unnecessary.
-Multiple hidden menu entries of ground factories and some units added in order to make AI Commanders start up reasonably well and to enforce AI to use more light units.
-AI profiles reworked.
-NoCD music patched .exe included.


Alpha 2e (10/13/2010)

-Armored state system of several units inverted and reworked as vulnerability state. (Custodian, Broadside, Ballista, Laborer, AF, LGF, HGF, AL, GL)
-Workertime values of all aircraft factories increased to 450 from 300. Build times of aircraft adjusted.
-Workertime value of Arm light ground factory reduced to 450 from 480. Build times of light units adjusted.
-Arm Settler stunner damage to map features reduced to 1.
-Core Aurora weapon base damage reduced to 350 from 400, but siege weapon bonuses added.
-Core Air Laboratory radar range increased to 1000 from 900.
-GoK Scourge cost increased to M:315 E:630 BT:21000 from M:306 E:612 BT:20400.
-GoK Scourge pulsar cannon range reduced to 500 from 525.
-GoK Disciple swords' reload time reduced to 0.75 from 1.0. This won't really make them hack and slash faster as rate of attacks is determined by the script but it should prevent some delays.
-GoK Disciple swords' damage against other Disciples reduced to 5 from 10.
-Wave particle emissions of all hovercraft halved.


Alpha 2d (8/25/2010)

-Arm geothermal power plant cost increased to M:300 E:240 BT:9000 from M:225 E:180 BT:6750.
-Core geothermal power plant cost increased to M:305 E:244 BT:9150 from M:230 E:184 BT:6900.
-GoK geothermal power plant cost increased to M:310 E:310 BT:9300 from M:235 E:188 BT:7050.
-Arm Settler cost increased to M:84 E:168 BT:6720 from M:72 E:144 BT:5760.
-Arm Custodian cost increased to M:162 E:288 BT:10800 from M:135 E:240 BT:9000.
-Arm Hercules cost increased to M:160 E:480 BT:12000 from M:120 E:480 BT:12000.
-Core Laborer cost increased to M:162 E:270 BT:10800 from M:135 E:225 BT:9000.
-Core Overseer cost increased to M:168 E:420 BT:12600 from M:126 E:420 BT:12600.
-GoK Protector cost increased to M:171 E:342 BT:11400 from M:135 E:270 BT:9000.
-GoK Eudaemon cost increased to M:192 E:576 BT:14400 from M:144 E:576 BT:14400.
-Arm Rebel cost increased to M:66 E:264 BT:6600 from M:63 E:252 BT:6300.
-Core Hornet cost increased to M:69 E:230 BT:6900 from M:66 E:220 BT:6600.
-GoK Black Dawn cost reduced to M:400 E:960 BT:12000 from M:450 E:1080 BT:13500.
-GoK Harbinger cost reduced to M:153 E:306 BT:10200 from M:162 E:324 BT:10800.
-GoK Disciple cost increased to M:81 E:162 BT:5400 from M:72 E:144 BT:4800.
-GoK Disciple ion blaster reload time reduced to 0.45 from 0.5.
-GoK Guardian VSOC reload time reduced to 15 from 60.
-GoK Guardian VSOC AoE changed to 300 from 280.
-GoK Guardian VSOC damage list fixed. Arm Marine and GoK Faerie received only default damage of 1.
-GoK Reaper weapon reload time reduced to 1 from 1.25.
-GoK Faerie and Phantasm cloaking energy costs halved.
-GoK Faerie overcharge ability removed. Primary weapon will now burst fire automatically when engaging combat.
-GoK Stargazer and Harbinger weapon turnrates reduced to 32500 from 35000.
-Core Incinerator category list fixed. It is now considered as a heavily armored target.
-Minor script patching with all hovering and amphibious units that can leave blocking wreckage.
-Aircraft max depth values fixed to be 0 instead of 255.


Alpha 2c (7/13/2010)

-Major shield script flaws fixed with GoK Pylon, Terra Platform and Aero Platform. They had (atleast in most cases) damage modifier on when active/building even though shield was disabled and registered nothing.
-Minor visual glitch fixed in GoK Aero Platform script. Generally appeared only when used by AI.
-GoK Reaper default mission type changed from Standby to Guard_NoMove.
-GoK Reaper weapon projectile velocity increased to 800 from 700.
-GoK Reaper weapon edge effectiveness increased to 0.25 from 0.05.
-GoK Stargazer and Harbinger weapon turnrates increased to 35000 from 30000.


Alpha 2b (7/1/2010)

-GoK31.gp3 is replaced by Exc31.gp3. Critical folder names changed so that old Excess 1.31 no longer conflicts with Excess II.
-Hassle with weapon .tdf files fixed. Had my Notepad++ loading a few of them from an older work folder. Never really affected gameplay of Alpha 2, but caused some headache to me.
-Core Aurora weapon damage against GoK Guardian fixed to be 320 instead of 400.
-Core metal extractor energy cost fixed to be 108 instead of 98.
-GoK Spectre category list fixed. It is now considered as a fighter as well as a gunship. Line length is now within limit and CTRL_P works.
-Arm Rebel cost increased to M:63 E:252 BT:6300 from M:60 E:240 BT:6000.
-Core Fabricator cost increased to M:110 E:220 BT:3300 from M:100 E:200 BT:3000.
-GoK shield node decay reduced from 5 per second to 2 per second.
-GoK Disciple sword tolerance reduced to 10000 from 20000 in order to prevent them from hitting something else than their target part of the time.
-GoK Disciple model and textures optimized.


Alpha 2 (6/24/2010)

-Guardians of Kadesh are now available.
-Major unit cost and build time rebalancing. Factories and cons now generally have fixed metal consumption per second.
-Almost all mobile units and turrets scaled down by 0.9. Units' speed reduced accordingly.
-Commanders scaled up by 1.1, walk animation slowed down by 20% and speed reduced to 88%.
-Extended Commanders' resource storages by 1000.
-Fixed max depth values of tanks so that they can move through greenworld tileset shallow water areas.
-Arm Commander D-Gun reload time reduced to 4 from 5.
-Arm Commander D-Gun energy cost increased back to 500 from 400. (Energy is easier to produce in Alpha 2.)
-Arm Commander turnrate reduced to 650 from 800.
-Core Commander sensor ranges increased to 575 from 550.
-Core Commander turnrate reduced to 600 from 700.
-All hoverjet aircraft now float still in the air when idle instead of landing.
-Arm Rebel weapons changed. It now has missile and rocket weapons for attacking air and ground targets separately.
-Arm Scorpion max damage reduced to 300 from 400.
-Arm Scorpion weapon changed to fire more powerful projectiles at slower rate. Slight increase in overall power due to rounding.
-Arm Scorpion speed reduced back to 3 from 3.25 (and then again reduced to 2.7.)
-Arm Marine weapon changed to fire shorter burst of more powerful projectiles. Overall power increased from 20 per burst to 24 per burst.
-Arm Marine explosion now deals no damage.
-Arm Havoc weapon range reduced to 650 from 700.
-Arm Havoc weapon AoE increased to 30 from 25.
-Arm Settler weapon now does 0 stun damage to armor classes 6 and higher.
-Arm Custodian turnrate increased to 250 from 225.
-Core Arclite weapon range reduced to 750 from 850.
-Core Pathfinder weapon range reduced to 700 from 800.
-Core Grunt now has special commandfire grenade launcher.
-Core Hunter can now transport one small ground unit.
-Core Overseer max damage increased to 225 from 200.
-Core Sentry max damage increased to 625 from 600.
-Arm Rebel missile and Core Hornet pulse gun ranges reduced to 500 from 600 in order to shorten their attack run length.
-Arm Harasser and Arm Settler wrecks are now passable.
-Arm Caltrop mines now do only 25% damage to each other.
-Perimeter defence walls are now in .gaf format instead of .3do.
-Arm Havoc now turns front tracks while moving.
-Core tidal generator now has team color.
-Missile texturing fixed.
-New explosion animations for all EMG weapons.
-New explosion animation for Arm Corsair cluster bombs.
-More fancy Commander teleportation at the beginning.
-GUI will now show "SPECIAL" instead of "DIRECT" as default for using special weapon when multiple units are selected.
-Few minor typos in Core Grunt and Pathfinder scripts fixed.
-Construction aircraft no longer have useless standing fire order button.
-New map weapons added. No maps so far that use them though…


Alpha 1e (12/15/2009)

-Arm Viking and Core Marauder hovercraft are now available.
-Underwater metal extractor added to Arm Custodian build menu.
-Kbot walk to aim script transitions have no delay anymore.
-Fixed Arm Broadside armoring scripts.
-Minor script patching for Core's metal extractors and Arm's floating solar panel.
-Arm floating solar panel now leaves correct wreckage.
-Acceleration and brakerate values of all units sanitized.
-General aircraft flight height increase.
-General weapon projectile speed increase for all EMG, laser and sliver weapons.
-All railgun and heavier laser weapons now do reduced damage to air units.
-Arm Marine footprint changed to 2×2 from 1×1.
-Arm Marine weapon reload time reduced to 1.5 from 1.75.
-Arm Marine sweetspot moved to head in order to ensure hits while in shallow water.
-Core Pathfinder cost reduced to M:75 E:200 BT:5500 from M:75 E:250 BT:7500.
-Core Pathfinder radar range increased to 800 from 650.
-Core Pathfinder speed increased to 2.7 from 2.25.
-Core Pathfinder weapon range reduced to 800 from 900.
-Arm Settler and Core Pathfinder can now move on steeper surfaces than other kbots.
-Arm Settler build speed increased to 60 from 30.
-Arm Settler is now amphibious. Script adjusted.
-Arm Settler stunner reload time reduced to 1.5 from 2.
-Arm Settler cost increased to M:75 E:100 BT:5000 from M:50 E:75 BT:4500.
-Arm Commander sensor ranges increased to 600 from 550.
-Arm Commander D-gun reload time reduced to 5 from 6.
-Arm Commander D-gun energy drain reduced to 400 from 500.
-Arm Commander EMG AoE set to 0.
-Core Commander sensor ranges reduced to 550 from 600.
-Arm Autogun and Core Puncturer armor class increased to 5 from 4.
-Arm Autogun weapon range increased to 625 from 600.
-Arm Autogun build time increased to 6500 from 5000.
-Core Puncturer build time increased to 7500 from 5000.
-Core Incinerator build time increased to 8500 from 7500.
-Core Incinerator max damage increased to 1000 from 900.
-Arm Longbow armor class increased to 4 from 3.
-Arm Longbow optional radar energy drain reduced to 1 from 2.
-Arm Broadside weapon range increased to 550 from 500.
-Arm Havoc weapon accuracy increased to 300 from 400.
-Core Arclite buildtime increased to 25000 from 22500.
-Core Arclite turn rate reduced to 275 from 300.
-Core Arclite turret turn rate reduced.
-Arm Scorpion speed increased to 3.25 from 3.
-Arm Rebel missile turnrate increased to 20000 from 15000.
-Core Errant weapon turnrate increased to 3000 from 2500.
-Arm Caltrop kamikaze distance increased to 30 from 20.
-Arm T1 light factory max damage increased to 1500 from 1250.
-Arm T1 heavy factory max damage increased to 2500 from 2000.
-Arm T1 air factory max damage increased to 1500 from 1250.
-Core T1 ground laboratory max damage increased to 2000 from 1500.
-Core T1 air laboratory max damage increased to 1500 from 1250.
-Energy drain while moving removed from all construction units that had such.
-GUI metal and energy bars are now brighter.


Alpha 1d (11/30/2009)

-Arm Longbow and Core Sentry build times reduced to 7500 from 10000.
-Arm Stinger and Core Tracker build times reduced to 12500 from 17500.
-Arm Scorpion build time reduced to 7500 from 8000.
-Turn rates of all AA missiles increased to 25000 from 20000.
-Arm Commander EMG turn rate increased to 4000 from 2000.
-Core Commander laser cannon guidance removed.
-Arm Rebel turn rate increased to 450 from 400.
-Core Hornet turn rate increased to 600 from 525.
-Arm Harasser missile base damage increased to 18 from 15.
-Arm Harasser max damage reduced to 150 from 200.
-Core Errant max damage reduced to 100 from 150.
-Arm Autogun projectile speed increased to 650 from 600.
-Arm Autogun reload time reduced to 0.3 from 0.33.
-Core Pathfinder weapon projectile now gives no radar signal when fired while stationary.
-Arm's solar panels and Core's metal extractors no more close when hit if no damage is received.
-Changed floating solar/pgen sweetspots so that they can be hit properly.
-Raised Arm solar panel sweetspot a little higher.
-Arm floating solar panel added to weapon damage charts.
-Arm Marine can now die without leaving wreckage when sufficiently overkilled.
-Arm Marine wreckage heap max damage reduced to 200 from 20000.
-AI no longer builds mines.
-Meteors and other map weapons are back in game.
-New map weapons and effects for extreme weather conditions.


Alpha 1c (10/24/2009)

-Ctrl F idle factory selection hack is now back in game.
-Easy and Medium AI profiles added.
-Typos in models' object trees fixed.
-Typos in weapon damage charts fixed.
-Arm energy storage now has ShootMe=1 tag again.
-Arm Custodian build speed increased to 150 from 120.
-Arm Scorpion weapon base damage increased to 8 from 7.
-Arm Harasser weapon guidance increased to 6500 from 5000.
-Arm Settler build time reduced to 4500 from 5000.
-Arm Vigilant build time reduced to 7500 from 10000.
-Core Argus build time reduced to 7500 from 10000.
-Core mexes' max damage reduced to 400 from 500.
-Core mexes' damage modifier reduced to 0.75 from 0.66.
-Core mexes' wreckage statistics fixed.
-Hovercraft movement scripts enhanced.


Alpha 1b (10/7/2009)

-All AI units are now included in weapon damage charts.
-Factory scripts fixed. They no longer randomly close after finishing some unit. AI factories now behave correctly as well.
-AI cheat resource buildings are now uncapturable.
-Kbot movement classes adjusted. The Desert Triad is now air first map. :p
-Mars plant features are now mostly passable. Red Planet map is now playable without issues.
-AA units now have their weapons' AA only versions changed to have 0 AoE.
-AA units now really focus fire on bombers.
-Storages now have hidden fake weapon that causes AI to consider them as turrets and thus build them.
-Arm Vigilant radar range increased to 2000 from 1600 and build time reduced to 10000 from 12500.
-Core Argus radar range increased to 2250 from 1800 and build time reduced to 10000 from 12500.
-Arm Corsair now costs 25 more metal and 200 more energy and is 2500 slower to build.
-Core Aurora now costs 100 less energy and is 2500 faster to build.
-Arm Harasser speed increased to 4.25 from 4.
-Arm Harasser weapon now has 0 AoE.
-Core Errant and Hornet weapons now have 0 AoE.
-Core Arclite weapon reload time changed to 3.5 from 3.0. Thus total time per salvo is now 3.75 seconds.
-Core Arclite weapon now does reduced damage to air units.
-Core Retributor now costs 50 more metal and 100 more energy.
-Wreckage statistics fixed.
-Sound effect added for factory buildpad directing.
-Menu refined. No Cavedog button in the middle of frontend anymore and background images are more polished.
-Missing AI unit 96×96 .pcx images added.


Alpha 1 (9/28/2009)

-Initial release.