I think i can say i’m adequately excited… my leg is shaking.
The game now includes pre-designed buildings for houses and halls. Access the templates from the new building UI.
Templates can be rotated before being placed in the world
Templates can be edited just like normal building after being placed
Your own custom buildings can be saved as templates
The build system has gone through a major overhaul.
New slab tool, for building free-form structures
New stone materials for building parts
New building parts: double doors, colored roofs, and more
Workers can now walk through scaffolding
Streamlined the building designer UI
Job System Overhaul
We have added an RPG-like progression system to citizen jobs, with experience, levels, and new abilities.
Citizens will now gain experience and level up
Leveling up provides perks like more hitpoints and job-specific enhancements
You can now change citizens’ jobs as often as you like
Several new recipes for the carpenter
Brightbell and Frostsnap flowers are now plantable by the Farmer
Ladders now build down when necessary
The size is now shown for all boxes dragged out in the world: in the building tool, farms, stockpiles, etc.
New command to undeploy a placed item, returning it to a stockpile.
Significant UI revamp of the building UI
Significant UI revamp of the job promotion UI
Added job icon to the unit frame. Clicking the icon brings up the citizen’s character sheet
Clicking a citizen’s name in the unit frame zooms the camera to that citizen
Show icons for ingredients in the crafting UI
Audio improvements. Improved the base volume and falloff for location-specific sounds
Significant pathfinder performance improvements
Massive memory-use optimizations
Citizens no longer own their own beds, and are much more aggressive about finding a bed to sleep in before giving up
Fix bug that prevented many buildings from being completed
Fix multiple crash bugs when destroying an entity
Fix embedded ladders in the terrain after building a building
Fixed crash bug affecting Vista computers
Fixed score calculation, allowing new immigrants again
Fix for the camera getting stuck in obstacles like trees
Combatants will no longer try to fight each other if they are on different vertical terrain levels
Fixes to save/load bugs