Tropico 4 - Update 1.03 - Changelog
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An update patching Tropico 4 to version 1.03 is available. Steam users will get their update via the Steam client now, Kalypso Launcher and other download clients will receive their update shortly.

- Tutorial: Fixed game getting stuck in pause mode and accepting tasks
- Tutorial: Fixed a task auto-completing when accepting very quickly
- Fixed refresh rate selection in graphics options dialogue
- Fixed several infinite money exploits
- Fixed several localization errors
- Fixed bug with cancelling edicts preventing faction respect from dropping to zero
- Corrected salary for unemployed citizens when Social Security edict is active
- Charater trait 'Religious Zealot' now properly decreases relations with Arab League
- Corrected fire station 'Cat-in-tree' work mode to properly boost housing quality in area of influence only
- Increased number of families living in shanties to two
- Restaurants now accept only citizens who can afford the service fee
- Fixed renaming a citizen when info panel is opened from Almanac
- Alternative building models can now be chosen with [ and ] during placement via keyboard shortcut
- Firing ministers and cancelling building prompts now pause the game to prevent instability
- Save/Load shortcuts to not work when there is an opened window which should not be closed
- Save/Load shortcuts now close some in-game UIs
- Fixed stuck UI when losing an election or island getting invaded
- When set to full screen mode, the game now minimizes when launching external challenge editor
- Fixed terrain error when buildings are constructed
- Fixed a foreign task incorrectly requiring Rum instead of Spiced Rum
- Fixed crash when building Aquaparks on high terrain
- Corrected free jobs display in Almanac, graph still shows year average values
- Corrected Mausoleum fee display in infopanel
- Fixed problem with demolishing Customs Office
- Prevented faction disasters from starting simultaneously and never ending
- Fixed check for faction distaster end condition in two consecutive months
- Road construction and other in-game tools now close when activating construction via keyboard shortcut
- Removed industrial props from random map jungles
- Soldiers and Generals can now be hired during Street Riots (Nationalist faction disaster) or criminal shootouts
- Fixed tourists gettig stuck in some buildings
- Fixed Presidente infopanel text bugs
- Fixed crash after long terrain editing sessions
- Goods required by certain buildings will no longer be transported to the docks
- Improved docks infopanel
- Removed save animation when saving player profile
- Fixed road cursor snapping problem resulting in overlapping roads
- Fixed building achievements unlocking by placing trees and decorations
- 'Kill Juanito' achievement does not trigger on special actions other than 'Eliminate' or 'Arrange Accident'
- Population limit raised to 1500 (can your machine handle it?)
- Road element limit increased (extra budget for fixing potholes)
- Tropicans now enjoy long walks on the beach
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#2
Nice fixes. The 1500 pop limit is more than enough for me, but I can still see some people griping about it unless its done away with completely. Wink

Sooo what does "Tropicans now enjoy long walks on the beach" actually mean??
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#3
And one more:

- completely removed Plantation and Cement Factory.

Thanks for the changelog and quick bug fix update, Kalypso. I look forward to seeing more - love the game!

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(13-09-2011, 07:28 PM)jtracy Wrote:  - completely removed Plantation and Cement Factory.

Not mentioned as those placeholder buildings were neither an official nor properly working part of the game.
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#5
Hey, Timo - thanks to you and the team for your hard work on this and in getting this update out so quick. It's greatly appreciated. Makes me want to play the campaign through a second time. You guys do great work and El Presidente is pleased. Well... you'd know if he wasn't! Smile
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#6
No worries, I have good ties to @El_Prez. ^^
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#7
May your wifes be many, and your camels healthy for this, Timo!
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#8
- Corrected fire station 'Cat-in-tree' work mode to properly boost housing quality in area of influence only
Thumbs up for this. So it was a bug after all Smile

- Goods required by certain buildings will no longer be transported to the docks
Oh I love you!

- Population limit raised to 1500 (can your machine handle it?)
- Road element limit increased (extra budget for fixing potholes)
Lol for these two. I love both comments XD

A nice long list of fixes Smile And people finally got their limits higher. I still do not get how this guy on here had screenshots with 1800+ population.
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(13-09-2011, 08:55 PM)weltall Wrote:  - Corrected fire station 'Cat-in-tree' work mode to properly boost housing quality in area of influence only
Thumbs up for this. So it was a bug after all Smile

- Goods required by certain buildings will no longer be transported to the docks
Oh I love you!

- Population limit raised to 1500 (can your machine handle it?)
- Road element limit increased (extra budget for fixing potholes)
Lol for these two. I love both comments XD

A nice long list of fixes Smile And people finally got their limits higher. I still do not get how this guy on here had screenshots with 1800+ population.

HE/They hired foreign experts.
ditto with the high praise for a quick response with the bug fixes and enjoyment enhancements.
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#10
Yep its nice to see that the devs do read the boards here & do take the player's feedback into consideration.
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#11
- Fixed crash after long terrain editing sessions

Can't wait to get the non-steam patch so I can finally get editing Big Grin
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#12
forgive my being complete computer illiterate, but should the game automatically update when I play, given that I'm online?
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#13
(13-09-2011, 09:29 PM)san christobal Wrote:  forgive my being complete computer illiterate, but should the game automatically update when I play, given that I'm online?

Boxed retail version update via Kalypso Launcher will be released in ~10 hours from now. Sorry for the delay.
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#14
No problem. I'm not sure if 7 minutes' delay warrants an apology Smile, but in any case thanks for the info!
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#15
Actually, I meant to apologize for the delay of the boxed retail update. There's only so much stuff you can get done on a single work day.
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#16
That makes way more sense.


Quote:There's only so much stuff you can get done on a single work day.

I would've assumed European overtime laws make working late worthwhile Smile
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#17
- Population limit raised to 1500 (can your machine handle it?)

I'm pretty sure quite a few people are begging you to try them Wink
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#18
Anyone figure out what "Tropicans now enjoy long walks on the beach" means yet? Smile
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#19
I bought Tropico 4 through Steam. When I launch the game and the log-in screen appears, in the bottom right-hand corner is "Tropico 4 Version 1.0"

Seeing how you have patched the game to 1.3 with this update, does that mean that Steam is not properly updating the game? (I signed off and on to try and prompt an update--no change.)

The only other explanation I can think of is that the dev did not change the version sig on the loading screen. Is there an easy in-game means of testing whether I am running the update (or a file location that will indicate a change has occurred)?

Thank you! Big Grin
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#20
I bought the retail version of the game so how do I update the patch? Can someone please tell me? Thanks!

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(14-09-2011, 04:17 AM)LuxVenture Wrote:  I bought Tropico 4 through Steam. When I launch the game and the log-in screen appears, in the bottom right-hand corner is "Tropico 4 Version 1.0"

Seeing how you have patched the game to 1.3 with this update, does that mean that Steam is not properly updating the game? (I signed off and on to try and prompt an update--no change.)

The only other explanation I can think of is that the dev did not change the version sig on the loading screen. Is there an easy in-game means of testing whether I am running the update (or a file location that will indicate a change has occurred)?

Thank you! Big Grin

Yeah, go to the options menu and check if you can set the hotkeys for the Bunker, Cement Factory, and/or the Plantation (as they were removed this patch). If you have them then your game didn't patch.


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#22
So it has been 10 hours already. Has the patch come to the retail version yet?
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#23
In the next 2 hours.
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#24
(14-09-2011, 07:29 AM)Melbourne Wrote:  In the next 2 hours.

Thanks for the kind reply!

Smile
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#25
Launcher always says 1.0, you can check the game version from Credits (version number appears to lower right corner)
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(14-09-2011, 07:29 AM)Melbourne Wrote:  In the next 2 hours.

OK, it has been 2 hours and the patch is still not out yet for the retail version! What is the problem? I am dying for the patch!

SadSad
OK, I got the updates now! Great work developers! Keep it up!

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#27
Pulling it now on my digital retail copy.

Last screenshot as a teaser from my unpatched version.

EDIT: I'm certain they'll have patched the infinite money glitches I abused in that save, but I just wanted to break the 3200 population barrier without the patch, to see how much further the patch gets me :3
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(14-09-2011, 09:47 AM)Swixel Wrote:  Pulling it now on my digital retail copy.

Last screenshot as a teaser from my unpatched version.

EDIT: I'm certain they'll have patched the infinite money glitches I abused in that save, but I just wanted to break the 3200 population barrier without the patch, to see how much further the patch gets me :3

So it was a glitch that gave you the ability to break the population limit. If i was you I would keep a copy the game folder somewhere on my pc with version 1.00 just to enjoy the ability to do that XD . But I do not really play in the sandbox much. 3200.. how much management would it need to keep em happy @.@
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#29
No the population has nothing to do with the glitch.

I was abusing infinite money to maintain that horde.

You need far too many clinics, hospitals, churches, cathedrals, etc.. It just hurts.

Also, the non-Steam digital/retail version, the launcher updates to 1.0.3 in the bottom corner Smile
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#30
How big is the update??
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