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Mad Games Tycoon 2 update for 22 March 2021

Patchnotes: 2021.03.10A - 2021.03.22A

Share · View all patches · Build 6421039 · Last edited 22 March 2021 – 17:46:04 UTC by Wendy

Patchnotes via Steam Community

BUILD 2021.03.22A -----------------------------------------

  • New objects added: Best Graphics award, 3 new cabinets, 3 new rugs.
  • Topics now affect the age rating.
  • Search function for research can now be done with the "Enter" key.
  • Message display duration can now be set in options and messages are no longer deleted when the game is paused.
  • Renamed "Extreme Violence" to "Explicit Content".
  • BUG: Sorting function for special marketing was reset when the menu was closed.
  • BUG: Age rating for NPC games was set incorrectly.
  • BUG: Special marketing did not show if a gold demo was already released.
  • BUG: Genres: If all target groups were matched, "All" was still displayed as the wrong target group.
  • BUG: Crash could occur when loading multiplayer save games.
  • BUG: Menu "Create Game Report": You could not sort by release date.

BUILD 2021.03.21B (Hotfix) -----------------------------------------

  • For old savegames, all design sliders are set to 5.
  • Objects can now also be rotated with the "R" and "F" keys.
  • BUG: With old savegames no remaster could be developed.
  • BUG: Develop remaster: Some design sliders were not locked.

BUILD 2021.03.21A (Hotfix) -----------------------------------------

  • The malus for wrong design settings now depends on the difficulty level.
  • BUG: Optimal design settings for puzzle games was incorrect.
  • BUG: When creating an cointract game, the remaining design points were displayed incorrectly.
  • BUG: Random concept settings no longer worked.

BUILD 2021.03.20C/D (Hotfix) -----------------------------------------

  • BUG: Develop New Game Menu: Tooltips for copy protection and AntiCheat software were swapped.
  • BUG: Develop New Game Menu: Design sliders were reset when closing the menu.
  • BUG: Develop New Game: Design sliders were not carried over from the previous game.
  • BUG: Sometimes the number of remaining design points was displayed incorrectly.

BUILD 2021.03.20B (Hotfix) -----------------------------------------

  • Hotfix for a bug in multiplayer.

BUILD 2021.03.20A -----------------------------------------

  • Game concepts: The game design settings (slider) have been completely revised.
  • Age rating (MGSR) can now be influenced independently of the target group.
  • 9 new company locations added.
  • Develop sequel: The main genre is now locked.
  • BALANCE: The genre "First Person Shooter" is now unlocked in 1991.
  • BALANCE: Reduced the chance of a game becoming a trendsetter.
  • BUG: Sound award object was called a graphics award.
  • BUG: When starting a single player game, it was no longer possible to create a Steam lobby.

BUILD 2021.03.18B -----------------------------------------

  • 2 new objects added: Motion Capture Studio III, Award "Best Graphics
  • 14 new Topics added.
  • Added 4 new company locations: Argentina, Romania, Thailand, Philippines
  • Options: It is now possible to set how often an autosave is made.
  • BALANCE: Games can now only become trendsetters in the first 24 weeks after release.
  • BALANCE: Visual Novel and RPR is now a good combination.
  • BUG: If you forbade the cleaning robot to leave the building, they sometimes stopped.
  • BUG: Multiplayer: The chat was positioned incorrectly on some resolutions.
  • BUG: You could mistakenly have the motion capture studio updated to level 2 in 1995.

BUILD 2021.03.18A (Hotfix) -----------------------------------------

  • BUG: Some topics were no longer highlighted when creating a game report.
  • BUG: All created game reports from contract games were no longer displayed.
  • BUG: It was not possible to create game reports from contract games.
  • BUG: Error in the Chinese text file that could lead to different bugs.

BUILD 2021.03.17A -----------------------------------------

Multiplayer-Update:
The multiplayer functions have been completely overhauled. The multiplayer should now run more error-free. It is no longer necessary to enter the IP of the host. The host now starts a Steam lobby and clients can join or be invited to the game via Steam.
Old game saves of the multiplayer mode are unfortunately no longer compatible.

BUILD 2021.03.15A -----------------------------------------

  • Japanese language added.
  • Topics that do not match the genre are now marked in red.
  • Create Game Menu: Added a button to enable only appropriate gameplay features.
  • Staff menu: It is now possible to set that cleaning robots do not leave their building.
  • BUG: It was possible to turn MMOs into F2Ps before 2003.
  • BUG: Menu "Develop game" and "Develop addons": The sorting function for gameplay features was reset as soon as the menu was closed.
  • BUG: Overhype always remained at 200.
  • BUG: Critical bug fixed in multiplayer (3 players or more). It is strongly advised to create a new savegame if at least 3 players have played!

BUILD 2021.03.14A (Hotfix) -----------------------------------------

  • Added Mexico, Hungary, Brazil, Portugal as company location.
  • BUG: English language was not counted for Canada.
  • BUG: Create Addons: Work priority was not taken from the main game.

BUILD 2021.03.13A -----------------------------------------

  • Staff menu: You can now forbid your employees to leave the building.
  • New Game Settings: You can now choose your own special genre.
  • New company locations: Netherlands, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Slovakia
  • Sales of re-releases like budget games or GOTY editions are now related to the age of the game.
  • Music is no longer randomly selected, but rotates through the playlist.
  • A confirmation prompt now appears when you want to disable picking of objects and staff.
  • BALANCE: Sales of NPC games increased (depending on difficulty).
  • BUG: Room menus and dropdowns of the main menu could be selected via Arrow keys.
  • BUG: (Mutliplayer Leaderboard): Company name was too long.
  • BUG: "Marketing", "Create Remaster", "Warehouse": Sorting was reset as soon as the menu was closed.

BUILD 2021.03.12A -----------------------------------------

  • Gameplay features now have a suitability in connection with genres. (new game required!)
  • New object: Motion Capture Studio 2
  • 8 new soundtracks added.
  • Switzerland and Turkey added as locations.
  • BUG: For Austria (German) and Australia (English) the native language was not set.
  • BUG: In-App purchases were not reset if you wanted to develop a commissioned game.
  • BUG: It was possible to run special marketing twice (with two rooms).
  • BUG: Menu "Create game concept": When clicking on "All Languages", the click sound was played several times.
  • BUG: Menu "Create MMO Addons": Sort function for gameplay features did not work.
  • BUG: Error in Chinese translation fixed. This bug could lead to a crash.
  • BUG: (Multiplayer) clients could not create a GOTY edition.

BUILD 2021.03.10A -----------------------------------------

  • Marketing Department: Special Marketing is now available.
  • New objects: Developer of the Year award.
  • Bugfixing now automatically changes to polishing once the game is finished.
  • In the menu "Game reports" there is now a button to view the fan letters.
  • BUG: Costs for game updates did not increase anymore.
  • BUG: When you manually removed a game from the market, the pause mode was terminated.
  • BUG: You could not release budget games that were already released as GOTY editions.
  • BUG: When you created a budget game, the update costs were taken from the original game.
  • BUG: (Multiplayer): Sometimes the round carpets were not displayed when trying to view a player's office.
  • BUG: (Multiplayer): It could happen that an old save game did not work anymore.
  • BUG: When the quality assurance was finished with "Improve Gameplay", sometimes automatic bugfixing was not started.
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