Hello dear community,

we're happy to deliver a stability & quality of life patch for both open beta and stable today!

This patch aims to improve the overall stability of the mod, especially in space skirmish.
Most notably, a lot of sound file errors have been fixed which were suspected to crash the game occasionally.
Meanwhile ground skirmish in open beta gets fleshed out with new particle effects and a bunch of QoL updates.

Open beta changelog 2.3.9

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This patch aims to improve the overall stability of the mod, especially in space skirmish.
Most notably, a lot of sound file errors have been fixed which were suspected to crash the game occasionally.
Meanwhile ground skirmish gets fleshed out with new particle effects and a bunch of QoL updates.

Art
Models:
- Added new version of Map_Space_Building_AncientSensor.ALO with a build_00 animation and shadow
- Fixed hangar shields on all ancient stations
- Fixed shield mesh of Asuran_Space_Unit_Cruiser.ALO
- Reduced size of the shield bubble of Tauri_Land_Building_Shield_Generator.ALOTextures:
- Added Tok'ra ability icon for Selmak
- Add missing map textures w_8 and w_8_b from 1.3.1, create normalmap w_rivrock00_b (resolves #3129)

Effects:
- Added new Field Commander buff effects for all factions
- Added new model and particle file for Wraith Queens Ghost ability
- Added new Intimidation effect for Anubis
- Scaled heavy Grace proj up and light proj down for better visual difference (issue #2906)
- Reduced Screenflash for Tauri orbital strike

Code
General:
- Updated FormationOrder for all ground units where it made sense
- Updated shipname assignments to ships (resolves #3073)
- Improved wraith and tauri fighter flight behavior/targeting (issue #2925)
- Adjusted Secondary_Mining_Facility to stargate mine
- Fixed crash introcued by the latest Steam versions if more units can be built than there are buttons in the command bar.
- Fixed Barrage randomly stopping after a period of time
- Fixed Ashen cruiser HP naming (issue #2906)
- Fixed Grace ship select_box_scale
- Fixed duplicate hero clash "ObiWan_BobaFett"
- Fixed nonvalid abilities in GameConstants
- Fixed nonvalid starting planet of the Wraith Queen
- Fixed incorrect tags in Unit_Space_Tauri_O_Neill.xml, Unit_Space_Tauri_BC_304.xml, Unit_Space_Tauri_F_302.xml, Unit_Space_Tauri_B_302.xml, Unit_Space_Goauld_Anubis_Hatak.xml, Unit_Space_Wraith__Hero_Michael.xml, Unit_Space_Tauri_HB_302.xml
- Fixed unknown model or particle "Teltak_L.ALO"
- Fixed unknown model or particle "Goauld_Space_Projectile_Alkesh_Bomb.ALO"
- Fixed unknown model or particle "Wraith_Land_Building_Command_Center.ALO.alo"
- Removed unused text strings (#3126)
- Removed unused icon and radar icon names (#3126)Goauld:
- The Alkesh can now perform a proper barrage (Resolves #0002688, resolves #0002566)
- Fixed code error in the Alkesh fileTauri:
- Coded smoke greande ability for the Special Forces (Issue #0002911) (WIP)
- Recoded all Tauri space units using the template (except for fighters)
- Fixed CategoryMask for SG team and Sniper (resolves #3090)
- Fixed too high Ranged_Target_Z_Adjust for Tauri shield
- Fixed inhibitor having WEAPON behavior (assert error)Wraith:
- Fixed wrong Garrison_Bone_Name for Wraith Shuttle (potential fix for issue #2857)

Scripting
- Pegasus Prelude: Fixed a script crash in the Wraith Envoy script
- Fix ground_turret script not tirggering abilities and adjust ability ranges (issue #2648)
- Removed freestore requirement from PP story scripts

Sound
- Added sounds for Tokra units (Selmaks special ability)
- Transport rings can lo longer be heard over the whole map. Sound is also added to sfx anim txt instead of script. (Resolves #0003065)
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Defeat_Wraith_Superhive"
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Defeat_Prometheus"
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Barrage_Genii_Space_Destroyer"
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Defeat_Envoy"
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Barrage_Rebel_Space_Station"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Asgard_Beliskner\Asgard_Attack__ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Daedalus\Daedalus_Low_HP_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\X304\X304_Critical_HP_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\X304\X304_Low_HP_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Michael\Michael_NoEngine_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Wraith_Zerstoerer\WZerstoerer_Critical_HP_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Baal\Baal_Guard_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\General_Wraith\General_Critical_HP_ENG.wav"

Leveldesign
- Add missing com_array markers to Juna skirmish map

Text
- Added Selmak ability text and icon issue #2848

Stable changelog 1.6.10

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This patch aims to improve the overall stability of the mod, especially in space skirmish.
Most notably, a lot of sound file errors have been fixed which were suspected to crash the game occasionally.

Art
Models:
- Added new version of Map_Space_Building_AncientSensor.ALO with a build_00 animation and shadow
- Fixed hangar shields on all ancient stations
- Fixed shield mesh of Asuran_Space_Unit_Cruiser.ALO
- Reduced size of the shield bubble of Tauri_Land_Building_Shield_Generator.ALOTextures:
- Added Tok'ra ability icon for Selmak
- Add missing map textures w_8 and w_8_b from 1.3.1, create normalmap w_rivrock00_b (resolves #3129)

Effects:
- Scaled heavy Grace proj up and light proj down for better visual difference (issue #2906)
- Reduced Screenflash for Tauri orbital strike

Code
General:
- Updated shipname assignments to ships (resolves #3073)
- Fixed crash introduced by the latest Steam versions if more units can be built than there are buttons in the command bar.
- Fixed Barrage randomly stopping after a period of time
- Fixed Ashen cruiser HP naming (issue #2906)
- Fixed Grace ship select_box_scale
- Fixed duplicate hero clash "ObiWan_BobaFett"
- Fixed nonvalid abilities in GameConstants
- Fixed nonvalid starting planet of the Wraith Queen
- Fixed incorrect tags in Unit_Space_Tauri_O_Neill.xml, Unit_Space_Tauri_BC_304.xml, Unit_Space_Tauri_F_302.xml, Unit_Space_Tauri_B_302.xml, Unit_Space_Goauld_Anubis_Hatak.xml, Unit_Space_Wraith__Hero_Michael.xml, Unit_Space_Tauri_HB_302.xml
- Fixed unknown model or particle "Teltak_L.ALO"
- Fixed unknown model or particle "Goauld_Space_Projectile_Alkesh_Bomb.ALO"
- Removed unused text strings (#3126)
- Removed unused icon and radar icon names (#3126)
Goauld:
- Fixed code error in the Alkesh file
Tauri:
- Recoded all Tauri space units using the template (except for fighters)
- Fixed inhibitor having WEAPON behavior (assert error)

Scripting
- Pegasus Prelude: Fixed a script crash in the Wraith Envoy script
- Removed freestore requirement from PP story scripts

Sound
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Defeat_Wraith_Superhive"
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Defeat_Prometheus"
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Barrage_Genii_Space_Destroyer"
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Defeat_Envoy"
- Fixed unknown SFX event "Unit_Barrage_Rebel_Space_Station"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Asgard_Beliskner\Asgard_Attack__ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Daedalus\Daedalus_Low_HP_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\X304\X304_Critical_HP_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\X304\X304_Low_HP_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Michael\Michael_NoEngine_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Wraith_Zerstoerer\WZerstoerer_Critical_HP_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\Baal\Baal_Guard_ENG.wav"
- Fixed unknown sound file "Data\Audio\Speech\General_Wraith\General_Critical_HP_ENG.wav"

Let us know what you think about the latest changes on our Discord!
https://discord.gg/vyMQ6Cq

Yours,
SGMG


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