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v0.68 2010.02.27

Mission 12: The Cloud
- Colour-randomising nebula environment 12.04
- New, non-Alliance enemies
- Multi-segment, multi-stage, transforming robot Boss 02.10

System:
- Dai-X system improved
- Lock-on boxes unified 02.10 plus lots of optimisations and fixes

General
- Player Ships repair and reload slowly when not in use. New read-out displays repair status and hides when repairs complete. - Press D to cycle; Auto | Show | Hide
- Typewriter effect and other touches added to Briefings

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v0.64 2010.01.01

Mission 11: Icy Reception 12.04 including ...
- 2-phase (arctic and underwater) scrolling planetary environment
- Dynamically-generated ice canyon 09.05
- New enemies including Snow Crawler, GoalKeeper AstroFighter and HoverFly 09.08
- New underwater enemies and Death-X - Deep-submergence Type Boss 10.25

Graphics
- Improved graphics and logic for explosions and smoke trails
- Vapour trails improved with Photoshop, alpha-channel, fading and randomisation 12.05
- Dual-layer, scrolling space backdrops and denser, randomising starfield 12.21
- New backgrounds and upgraded Mission 03 environment 12.04

Engine
- Camera Shake
- Player and Ally collision code and Player collision masks unified
- New, more realistic Player shield logic
- New Dai-X Fighter AI movement uses fewer objects 12.03
- Background scrolling logic improved
- Background textures stored externally to reduce executable filesize 10.08
- Clickteam's Hardware Acceleration (Final)
- Mission 10 performance optimised 09.05

User Interface
- Improved Menu System with 2 performance/effects options
- Game prompts to save High Score on exit.

Weapons
- New set of weapons for X-Bomber (features all weapons shown in Star Fleet)

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v0.6 2009.09.26

Missions 09: Sanctuary and 10: Into the Fire

General
- WingBlade Player Ship available in Mission 09
- Online High Score filter-by-user improved 07.15

System
- Engine made much more stable with several major improvements
- Return to the Main Menu during play with CheckPoint / Auto-Save System and other revisions to Menu
- Explosion frag bug fixed, rebalanced as appropriate

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v0.52 2009.06.19

Mission 08: EDF Vesuvia including ...
- Volcanic planetary environment
- New Alliance enemies, including DeathBall II 04.11 and 'AstroWing' separating AstroFighter
- Captured EDF vehicles, including Astrofighters, Destroyer 04.11, T901 'Rhino' MBT, Bradbury MLRS,
- Reprogrammed EDF 'Mammoth' Mobile Fortress / Land Battleship Boss
- Further enemies, including hovercraft, missile batteries and drop-pods

General
- Graphics, Engine, Weapons, Gameplay and Menus improved
- Updater and Online High Score systems rebuilt 06.06
- Latest Clickteam Hardware Acceleration Beta

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v0.48 2009.04.03

Missions 06: Smoke and Mirrors and 07: Sargasso, including ...
- FG Device 11.27 and Ultra-heavy Bomber 01.21 Bosses

General
- 2-Player available in missions 01 - 07
- End-of-chapter cut-scene
- Weapons updated, including charge particle effect for Scalar Mass Driver

User Interface
- Dynamic Crew Chatter
- New startup screen
- Mission 5 briefing images added
- Online High Scores filterable by player 03.01

System
- Hardware Acceleration with Windowed and Full-Screen w/ FSAA modes - Click "Maximise" to access full screen - ADEN Cannon fire collision detection improved - General improvements and fixes
- Tested on Windows XP, Vista and 7

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v0.4 2008.11.04

Mission 05: Transport Fleet, including ...
- Prototype Co-operative 2-Player
- Checkpoint
- Death-X Combining Type Boss 10.01
- New Alliance Cargo Ships 01.20

Prototype Secret Mission
with ‘Original X-Bomber’ set in Earth’s solar system, follows Mission 05 03.15

System
- First version with MMF2’s Beta DirectX 9 Hardware Acceleration with ‘Semi-Full Screen’ 09.17
- 360’ fast bullets and smooth missile turns 09.17
- Stability fixes, File system re-organised, Gameplay improved 02.07 Rebalanced 01.20
- Fairer ship-ship collisions, Reduced Boss aggression (M1, 3 and 4) 12.16
- Extensive testing on a wide range of hardware and OSes, including Windows 7, by Mantice, Matt Darcy and LafOutLoud 11.16

New X-Bomber Special Weapons
- Scalar Mass Driver
- EM. Napalm
- Converging Laser Torpedo 12.16
New Dai-X Special Weapons
- Dragoon Pack
- Plasma Bombs 01.05
- Black Hole Bomb 06.09

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v0.37 2007.10.28

Performance lag, particularly affecting Mission 3, when run on single-core CPU systems, resolved 10.26
- Issue related to runtime differences between MMF1.5 and MMF2 relating to overlay object
- Thanks to Clickteam’s Francois Lionet for finding the issue

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v0.36 2007.10.18

This version was known as v0.4 beta at the time.

Notes
- Internal beta for v0.37 - no installer - contains config and save files for access to all levels
- Press [T] in most levels to skip to Boss
- Thanks to the testers; Nyxs, LafOutLoud and Peter (@ gibbering.net)

Mission 04: Minefield and Briefing 10.19

Runtime
- First version compiled under Multimedia Fusion 2
- Performance: Application fully-rebuilt from object and event level
- Mission 00 re-assembled, High Scores Menu rebuilt to remove corrupt string 10.09
- Hundreds of fixes, improvements and performance optimisations

User Interface
- No 'mouse grab' in Menus 05.24
- Menu systems updated 10.19

Audio
- Sound Effects Improvements
- 32-Channel Sound Mixing
- Internal Volume control

Support
- Online High Scores 05.24
- Documentation updated 10.09

Beam weapons collision effects fixed 10.19

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v0.34 2007.03.14

Mission 03: Simetra VI
- DeathBall and Attack Carrier enemies 10.24
- Rain, clouds, variable fog and lighting, scrolling terrain 12.08

New Modular Engine with several fixes 02.24

Collision Detection
- Hit-point system for Fighters and Dai-X
- Collision detection for individual bullets 12.08
- Collision logic comprehensively revised 11.21

Gameplay
- Dai-X Fighter weapons simplified
- Dai-X shield upgraded 11.21 and operable simultaneously with weapons 10.24
- Many weapons upgraded and balanced.
- Power-up functions revised

Graphics
- Smoother beam collisions
- New shield sprites etc.
- HUD updated

General
- Options and User Interface updated 12.08
- Fixed issues with Dai-X System and HUD, relating to display resolution change 09.20-29
- Sound improved 03.10
- Documentation updated 10.24

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v0.31 2006.09.20

Display Resolution change from 1024x768 to 800x600 08.29
- Briefing redesigned accordingly

Dai-X Weapons
- Vulcan guns added - Fill ammo gauge to use.
- Homing Laser guidance improved

General
- Improvements to engine, missions and UI
- Fixed all bugs reported in v0.3 08.12

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