[nbos] Astro3 Update (Beta)
NBOS Support
Wed Nov 30th, 2011
Hi All,

Here's a beta of the upcoming update to Astro3. This is the actual exe,
not an installer, so just replace your current Astro3.exe with this
one. It requires the license file that ships with the full version.

http://www.nbos.com/download/Astro3.exe

This is beta, so I'm looking for Astro3 owners willing to give it a quick
test before it gets rolled out to everyone via the web update.

Here's the changes in this update:

3.01b open
[fixed] Political Affiliation lists werent properly re-loading with the sector.
[fixed] Using save-as wasnt always completely saving the sector to the new
file.
[changed] Added rotation information to star generation. This allows some
stars to spin counter-clockwise (negative rotation), and thus a pro-grade
planetary orbit will move in that direction, as is the case in our own star
system.
[fixed] Sectors loaded from templates were not saving correctly.
[changed] The lower end of frequency slider on the New Sector window allows
for lower density placements.
[fixed] System generator was not respecting the 'generate populations'
checkbox.
[added] Added a 'Generate System Contents (Keep Name)' item on the popup
menu to let you generate system contents without changing the system name.
[fixed] Sector custom fields were not saving and loading correctly.
[added] Path for storing FT planets can now be set on a sector-by-sector
basis to make files easier to manage.
[changed] Astro now looks for FT3 registry keys when it starts.
[fixed] Access violation on startup if FT is installed before any version
of AS has been installed and run.

Let me know if you encounter any problems! You can email any
comments/problems/successes to the support address, support2-at-nbos.com.

Thanks!

Ed

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