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    Community Suggestions Amplitude is following

    Hello Everyone,
    We wanted to give you a little heads up on where we stood on your feedback regarding what we want to improve and give you a vague idea on our priorities.
    Priority lists are made to change, but I hope you will appreciate it.
    Notice also that there are a lot of things that we want to work on over time, that are not necessarily in that list.

    A big thank you to JETKAR for compiling the original list that you can find here:
    http://forums.amplitude-studios.com/...gestions-Ideas

    And certainly a big thank to all of you for posting your suggestions during the past weeks.

    If you need more info on a specific point please see jetkar's list that will have a link to the original discussion.

    Cheers

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    Here's how we will answer to your ideas:

    DONE in game already, or will soon be implemented
    **** Master must have
    *** Master nice to have
    ** Post release must have
    * Post release nice to have
    X Never - either not possible or simply not in our vision
    U Undecided
    G2G WAITING LIST


    Game play

    Planetary Effect - Visual/Graphical representation during colonisation, infrastructure and exploits DONE In progress.
    Clearer Research Types - Easy & clear identification of research types and clear sub techs DONE
    Planetary rotation effect - planet to be seen to rotate on their axis. Show both day and night side DONE Need to check.
    Planet Surface Cities - City asthetics [P] DONE
    Improved Hero Cloning - Clone Heros traits DONE
    Diplomatic Gifts - Bargaining tool to relax tensions and assist in a number dplomatic decisions DONE
    Seige Progress bar Improvement - Seige progress bar should remain visible until plyers decides to dismiss or end it DONE
    Alert Notification - Fleet arrival / Blockade / Negative Economy DONE except Fleet arrival (to avoid spam)
    Continued play after End game - Player to continue the game after Victory condition reached DONE
    First Contact Effect - First Contact Animation and Notification DONE
    Invasion Estimator - Notification for player of how long an invasion will take DONE
    Interaction Dialogue - Dialogue between player and AI. If first contact. DONE
    Add "auto - Scout" which basically tells the ship to always automatically travel to the closest unexplored system DONE
    heroes cost are hard to control for a player DONE
    No ressources at the beginning seems a bit odd DONE
    Automatically updates non-built ships in queue with the latest design DONE
    Random event does not clearly state the effect and for how long DONE
    Strategic Resources Monopoly DONE
    Enriched Hero Options - Hero Triats DONE
    Visual Hero Identifier - Simple Hero Icon to represent Hero assigned to system/fleet DONE
    Hero Stats and Effects when stationed - More benefits when stationed on systems DONE
    Gas Giant Improvment - Improvment on gas giants DONE

    Amend Planetary Industry Science Conversion Production Priority***
    Fleet Composition Status - Composition of Fleet Before/During/After Combat ***

    Victory Conditions - Domination, Annihilation, Complete a Campaign and etc Annihilation, yes. G2G WAITING LIST
    Razing Colony - Relocate Colony G2G WAITING LIST
    Better Pirate Interaction - Pirate raid trade routes and avoid engaging large fleets, etc **
    Planetary bombardment graphics - Animation of planet planetary seige/blockade/attack **
    Background Combat chatter - System and general combat chatter in background **
    Leaderboard/Hall of fame **
    Detailed Players Report - Report notification sent periodically or end of game showing players abilities in FIDS/Military/Economic/Diplomacy against his/her rival **
    System Culture Bar - Staus bas to show make up local race population and race occupiers **
    More Galaxy shapes - More Galaxy shape types **
    More Heros - More variety of Heros **
    Hero Recruitment Options - More Hero Recruitment Options to the player **
    Hero Skill Tree - Ability to skill Heros **
    Goverment/Empire Interaction system - Influences/Abilities/Bonuses of the Governement /Empire **

    Idle job Notification - Notification no jobs in que *
    Minor civilsations - Minor races in co-living with major races *
    Major & Minor Alomony - Black holes, Wormholes, Gas nebula, Ion storm, comets, meteors and etc *
    Distant indicator - Notification how many turns between ship/fleet to designated system *
    Player Alarm - Notification how long being playing for and requested to take a break *
    Fleet Compostion Effect - Fleet graphic changes according to the size of the fleet *
    Fleet Entry Warning - Notification and or audible warning that the player(s) fleet entering/invading oponents empire constitutes declaration of war. Player has choice to abort *
    Similar Race Identifer - Colour code identical races *
    Auto Pool AI Ship/Fleet names - Ability for AI to auto choose ship/Fleet names from data pool *
    Events - Discovery of exclusive artifacts and or quests, etc *
    Unique Planets/Anomalies - Add unique planets/anomalies to the galaxy *
    Lazer Aestheics - How lazer should look [P] *
    Gas Giant Improvements - Improvments to teraform Gas Giants [P] *
    AI Rapport Status - Relationship between AI and player *
    Espionage - Able to obtain intel on enemy Fleet / Tech / Trade / Research / Hero *
    Sabotage - Able to cause damage and or destruction on enemy Fleet / Tech / Trade / Research *
    Diplomatic Posturing - Factor that may not be considered an act of war *
    Steal Technologies *
    Assassnation *
    Incite Rebellion *
    Incite Industrial / Economic Unrest *

    Improved Tutorials - More player friendly and interactive U
    5th Tech Tree - Higher command points Research and Military abilities U
    More Moons / Asteroids - Vary the amount of moons/asteroids belts orbiting planet or system U
    Battle Determination - AI to interagate conception of battle to go either auto/manual U
    Diplomatic Embassies - Which provide different effects to border conflicts U

    Revamp battle System X
    Tech Tree Randomiser X
    Fleet Assult points - Assault Point system for fleets to allow players to easily keep track of Fleet actions X
    Realistic representation - More realistic representation of solar system, planets and other orbital objects X
    Terraforming protocol - Balancing type of enviroment suited to race from what the planet original traits were X
    System Taxation - Ability to Tax independantly from Empire control [P] X
    Population/planet Size - Determining population sizes [P] X
    Pirate Faction - Playable Pirate faction [P] X
    Hero Species - Heros of different types alien races both minor and major X
    In depth Political system - Internal Political system X
    Status X

    Revamped Movement - Improving ship/Fleet movement ** / done
    Improved AI Interaction options - Request Peace, Breakk trade agreements, Trade and etc *** / ** / * Too many different suggestions - we'll have to prioritize
    Post Battle Notification - Notification of battle to commence in designated system(s) ? Not clear
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    User Interface

    Hide Mouse Cursor - Hide Mouse cursor during Battle mode DONE
    Choice of Target - Players ability to select a fleet priortise target prior to battle DONE
    Spinable ships - ship build/ modification interface DONE
    UI - Re-arrange build ques - Ability to re-arrange Construction/Research ques w/o cancelling them DONE
    UI - Muliple Fleet Movement option - Ability to move multiple fleets single turn / particular location DONE
    UI - Retreat/Counter - Ability for player to request fleet/ship either counter attack or flee DONE
    Game Speed - Player able to control pace of the game DONE
    UI - Survey Enhancement - Survey Icon to represent whether or not been planets/moons/astroids been surveyed [System Screen] DONE Screenshot by Mathias (he's the guy who did it! )
    UI - Waypoints - Ability to create multi-step movement plans for fleets to allow taking paths other than the fastest (to avoid hostile systems for instance) DONE
    Controlable Camera Angles - Player able to control camera in all directions during combat mode DONE In progress / Free camera during battles.
    Customisation Diplomacy Screen - Player able to customise look and control of screen DONE
    Cooperation agreeement are not explained and their state not displayed DONE
    First contact effect - notification DONE
    Reformat the Star system information and its tooltip in the galaxy view DONE
    Sounds when moving around in different game menus - on a separate volume slider DONE
    The total of science gathered each turn is not displayed in the empire management screen DONE
    Resource trade feedback/usability improvement DONE
    Shift-Clicking on a selected tech removes it (relinking the ones before and after) DONE
    UI - Fleet Mouse Over - Move Mouse over to display Fleet/ship detail (inc Hp, Caps and etc) DONE
    UI - Rescource Hover Help - Mouse over rescource Icon to show what benefits the resource provides, what technology unlocks it and includes luxury items DONE PARTIALLY

    Prioritising Targets - Players ability to prioritise targets during ship battles ***
    UI- Page/Options - Menu Screen Hot Keys (F1 - F12) Empire, Research, Fleet, System, Main Menu and etc ***
    UI - Remove Ship Modules Button - Ability to remove ship modules (in addition modify button) ***
    UI - Fleet Cycle - Hot key to cycle through each fleet ***

    UI - End turn Button in sub-menus **
    Continue Button - Play last saved game direct from main menu **
    UI - Rally Points - Ability to set a point for freshly created ships to be sent **
    UI - Escort - Ability to ships/Fleets to escort other ships. If escorted ship is attacked the escort ship will retaliate **
    UI - Government/Empire form - Player able to select the status or type of Government/Empire has direct or indirect on Military/Economy/Trade/Research/Population **
    UI - Empire wide Research/ Production Enhancer - Ability for player to 1 click all the highest population systems within the empire to set system-wide F/I/D/S planet exploitations **
    UI - Survey All Moons - Ability for player to 1-click to survey all Moons in the empire **
    UI - Green Planet - Identification on galaxy map if planet if fully populated **
    UI - Tech Assistant - Aid for player what Tech they need for colonization/ esploitation of FIDS ** Tutorial tech assistant to help choose the next recommended tech
    UI - After Combat Report - Detailed Fleet Combat report [P] **
    UI - Academy Proposal Change - Improvement on Academy functions ** Great job, by the way.

    Customizeable Hot Keys - Player able customise single key stroke commands *
    UI - Mouse Control - Zoom in/out map or system details * *
    Fleet/ship Key Assignment - Assign Fleet/ship pre assigned key (CTRL +0-9) *
    Ship Design Comparison - Ability for player to compare before & after ship modifications *
    UI - Improved fleet composition bars - Equip all windows with improved fleet composition bars to allow players to easily keep track of own/enemy fleet composition *

    Sand Box mode - Testing Enviroment U ??
    UI - Fleet Screen Improvement - Player able to instruct a move order fleet(s) by selecting any system owned without refering to the galaxy map U
    Battle Re-play - Player able to save replay battles U
    Cancel Research Button - Assign key to cancel research que U
    Globle Improve Function - Upon Reseach being complete to add the improvement to every queue in my empire U
    Saveable Planet List - Ability for player to save the order of the planets list within Empire mode U
    Saveable Production chain - Ability for player to save his/her production method on summary list U
    UI - Auto Fleet Creator - Player ability to customise fleet build que with different types of ships U
    UI - Construction Minimap - Ability to see the according planet in the construction tab on a minimap U Don't understand.
    UI - Planetary Info Improvment - Planetary improvement asthetics U Nice work again!

    Longer Ship / Fleet / Planet names - Able create longer names (20 characters or more) X
    Play by email - Play remotely X Come on! It's freaking 2012!
    UI - Immersive System Screen X
    Appoint Emipre Leaders - Player able to create or promote and maintain leadership of the Empire X
    Custom Game save location - Player able to save game to preferred location X
    UI - Patrol - Ability to assign ships / fleets to travel repeatable waypoints and if any enemy ships/fleets enters their signal radus will be attacked X
    UI - Combat Timer on/off - Ability to disable combat timer prior to engagement X
    Tracker - Ability for the player to track what they looking it by Highlighting the production or fleet for Empire Management and Fleet View X
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    Trade Ships - Tech to trade commodities and transport goods / passangers DONE In progress: you can move population by using Colony ships.
    Adaptable Ship Engines - Tech to make engines to fit any type of ship DONE
    Hero Bonuses Tech/mod - Hero bonuses abilities (+25%) on Industry/Military/Diplomacy DONE
    Cravers Trade Tech - Useful Trade Tech for Cravers DONE

    Boarding - Tech to board and take control enemy ships **
    Planetary Ground Combat - Mobilising planetary based ground armed units for attack/defence **
    System defence & Orbital Structures - Planetary defence sheilds, weapon arrays, base sturctures **
    Stellar Contructor Mod/Tech - Ability to build Starbases, Mega Construction, Stellers Construction around blackholes, Nebulas, etc **
    Larger Ship Classes - Tech to develope Dreadnaughts, Carrriers, Titons, mobile platforms and etc **
    Fighter / Bomber Squadrons - Tech to create Fighter / Bomber Squadrons for carriers and orbital structures **
    More Pulse Weapons - Greater varity of Pulse weapon Techs with varing degrees of HP strength **
    More Beam Weapons - Greater varity of Beam weapon Techs with varing degrees of HP strength **
    More Missile Weapons - Greater varity of Missile Techs with varing degrees of HP strength **
    Customisable ships designs Mod - Player able to design custom ships **
    Planetary Bombardment - Tech enable weapons to bombard planets **
    Repair Mod - Ability to fully repair ship/fleet at cost of dust **

    Cloaking - Tech to able to cloak ship *
    Artifical Moons Tech - Ability to create an artificial exploitable moon oribiting any planet *
    More Ship models - Corvettes, Escorts, Destroyers, Frigates, Cruisers, Battle Crusiers and Battle Ships *
    Doomsday Weapons - Specialised weapon Tech of mass destruction of both system and empire *
    Star Fusion Distrupter Ship Mod - Abitity to harness the star energy and either the destroy the system or improve planetary FIDs (Restricted to Capital or Titan ship types) *
    System Luxury/Strategic Enhancement Tech - Improvement to empires atributes of certain strategic and or resources *
    Faction Weapons - Specialised Faction trait weapons *

    TechnologiesPrerequisite not working/unused
    Wormhole is applied to the whole empire, not ships
    Players can't launch custom XML maps


    Customisable Ship Skins/Colours - Tech to provide new skins / faction colours to ships U
    Weaponsied Terrafoma - Specialised weapon Tech that Terrafoms systems already populated U
    Mine field - Tech for Ship to deploy space mines and hinder passage of any enemy ship / fleet U
    Wormhole/Cyno Tech - Tech enable ships to create localised wormholes/ portal/cyno to travel great distances (Restricted to Battleships/Carriers/Dreadnaughts/Capital/Titan class ships) U
    Combat Resolver Mod - Allowing modders manipulation of the Combat systems U If technically possible, of course.
    Mass Production Tech - Ability for industries to increase mass production U
    Variable Tech Tree Mod - Ability to provide best suited tech tree progession for Military/Industry/Science maximising bonuses U
    Rescourse Approval Tech - Ability to maximise system rescources at same time decrease approval penalties U
    Salvaging -Tech to salvage ship wrecks U For now, it's only faction related.

    Reset Locust Points - Ability for non-craver race to reset locust Points X
    Zero Point Mod - Overhaul ships capacity without adding weight X / U


    Misc.

    In-game Music Variation - More variety in-game music DONE Composed 4 new tracks.
    Improved Battle Sound Effects DONE On-going.
    Colour Blind Option - Ability for Colour Blind users customise colours suit their needs while playing the game ***
    Digital Art Book - Expansion showing all design that and did not make it WORK IN PROGRESS
    Steam cloud - Allow to play save games on other PCs through Steam Cloud **
    Save Game Notification - Lack of feedback when saving the game **
    Larger Memory Aware - Game engine support for greater memory useage using greater than 32bit excutable support U
    Custom Video settings U
    Multi-Screen support U
    HD Screen support U
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    We updated the list. A little.

    Also, keep in mind we have not discussed the Post Release Must Have ideas, as the "Expansion Pack" thread is still in progress.
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