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Nova Genetics update for 4 April 2021

Patch #V 1.0.8

Share · View all patches · Build 6488928 · Last edited 4 April 2021 – 22:09:03 UTC by Wendy

Patchnotes via Steam Community

New features

  • Added electronic part crafting under the workbench (by default for new players, existing players have to find a recipe book)
  • 7 New missions have been added.
    Regarding work bench building  (Main quest line).
    Find map mission (Main quest line).
    Research bench quest line (Main quest line)
    Fortify own outpost to stone mission (Main quest line)
    Fiber bed crafting mission (Secondary quest line).
    Berries harvesting mission (Secondary quest line).
    Metallurgy mission (secondary quest line)
  • Added support for repair / upgrade quests.
  •  Added area hazard notifications based on player level - Zone level. When the player wanders to an area where there are more aggressive enemies (Yellow or Red notification.) is shown.
  •  New player start location added.
  •  New Iron mine POI added.
  •  New Outpost POI added.
  •  New fallen ruin POI added.


  • Improved Game starting performance, game (data streaming) should be faster.
  • New quest markers, easier to identify the quest type which you are dealing with (Main quest vs secondary quest)
  • Changed quest line, added find map quest after find outpost.
  • Added window frames, door frames into quest 'Walls' listing.
  • Added foundation stairs, wood lamp, roof requirement (either wood roof or wood floor contributes to progression) into house building missions.
  • Moved wood roof under research table, cause roof sides require triangle walls, which knowledge can be obtained from research table or found from bookshelves.
  • Improved AI spawning logic. Should find more often Ai-s now in the open world.
  • Optimized spotlights, removed shadows casting, where it made almost no difference.
  • Reduced large water canteen drop rate.
  • Reduced scrap pipe rifle learning cost by 50%.
  • Improved AI pathing through doors and window frames.


  • Mission target icons were rendered on the ground height.
  • Wood lamp pickup with hammer destroyed it.
  • Wood Floor Name was incorrect
  • Camera collided with Wooden lamps.
  • Target warp gates didn't play audio on activation.
  • Holding flashlight and jumping, didn't play player jump sound.
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