Master of Tactics
License Agreement (EULA) can be found in the Install Folder
Version 1.17
15 April 2017

 
Microsoft Windows Install File

    mot_1_17_setup.exe

Linux and Mac

    mot_1_17_binaries.zip

Comments:
 
  • New Feature - Planet Context Panel has new buttons load troops and colonists onto transports
  • New Feature - Transport Context Panel new buttons load troops and colonists onto transports
  • New Feature - Galaxy Map displays quantity of crafts in a stack
  • New Feature - Galaxy Map displays seperate stack for player's crafts
  • New Feature - Galaxy Editor has Add Planet function
  • New Feature - Diplomacy Window shows probability of espionage, sabotage and recruit success
  • New Feature - Select Project Window shows salvage available and cost saving provided
  • New Feature - Research Project from Salvage introduced replacing auto discovery
  • New Feature - Computer players may follow an isolationist foreign policy
  • Change - Scroll through solar systems always focuses on a primary colony
  • Change - Technology Tree modified increasing dependencies between technologies
  • Change - Uncollected salavage is now collected by the planet at the end of the battle
  • Change - Technology names modified (Saved Games NOT backwards compatible)
  • Change - Fleet and Planet Defense Maintenance Costs increased
  • Change - Human Players start with more money on easy games
  • Change - New tutorial tip when coloniser arrives at solar system
  • Change - Settings can be changed during a tutorial
  • Change - Player State Updates from engine to client overhauled (some state is now updated lazily)
  • Change - Details panels in technology research window display all information
  • Change - Balance Sheet Window displays defense cost details for each planet

  • Version 1.16
    2 February 2017

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_16_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_16_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - Crafts with Command Center, Plague, Damage Bots or are Disabled have a decorator
  • New Feature - Computer players design different crafts utilising their abilities (on harder levels)
  • New Feature - Way Point can now be set using context menu and is displaid on the Galaxy Map
  • New Feature - Research and Project progress bars in Galaxy Context are clickable and have icons
  • Change - Improved AI (On harder levels computer players may disguise target of their attack)
  • Change - Improved AI (When attacked computer players may build a fleet to defend)
  • Change - When computer player surrenders it now gives its technologies
  • Change - Craft Design Window improved (each weapon has + and - button to adjust quantity)
  • Change - Battles at Black Holes, Worm Holes now have mine fields
  • Change - Fleet Maintenance Costs increased

  • Version 1.15
    20 November 2016

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_15_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_15_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - New stellar object Worm Hole created on harder game levels
  • New Technology - Social News Service that increases influence by 25%
  • Change - Solar System Window shows production lost due to Domination and Blockade
  • Change - Improved stellar object context information now shows influence per player
  • Change - Theory technologies cannot be discovered through espionage
  • Change - When Computer Player declares war it will not accept peace for a number of turns
  • Change - Damage Bots, Bio and Plague weapons have longer range and find alternative targets

  • Version 1.14
    8 Novemver 2016

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_14_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_14_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • Change - Windows EXE Installer distribution contains Java Engine inside so users do not need to install Java.
  • New Feature - Design of Battle Station and Space Station visible in Solar System Window
  • New Feature - Stars are selectable on the Galaxy Map
  • New Feature - Outdated technologies available for research are discovered automatically (over time)
  • New Feature - Craft Designs Window has Close and Update All button that updates all planets building a craft with a design of the same name
  • New Feature - A warning decorator is added to all crafts containing a detonator
  • New Module - Station Fighters places fighters on a space station
  • New Module - Sentinels places ring of defensive buoys around a space station
  • New Technology - Kamikaze generates fighters with detonators when defending a home planet
  • New Setup Option - Dedication which is the only way of discovering the secrets of Kamikaze
  • Change - Improved Battlefield AI, detonators or shield burst less likely to damage friendly craft
  • Change - Improved Battlefield AI, shield drains, immobilisers and mind weapons do not fire at crafts on which they will have no effect

  • Version 1.13
    12 October 2016

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_13_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_13_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - New Planetary Crisis 'Emergency'
  • Change - Planets, Crafts, Fleets and Transports are selectable with new Context Panel
  • Change - Galaxy Editor in all distributions
  • Change - Multi Player in all distributions

  • Version 1.12
    29 August 2015

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_12_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_12_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - Planetary Crisis
  • New Feature - Craft Upgrade Project
  • New Feature - Auto select research projects
  • New Module - Core habitat module is added to all mining colonies
  • Change - Galaxy window buttons and craft list panel are context sensitive
  • Change - Improved Battlefield AI, Computer players avoid their own mines
  • Change - Upgrade Craft Engines removed
  • Change - Now uses Launch4j as the Windows Executable wrapper that supports 64 bit Java

  • Version 1.11
    1 April 2015

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_11_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_11_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - Multi Player
  • New Feature - Research progress bar on galaxy map
  • New Feature - Project progress bar on galaxy map for each planet
  • Change - Planet's weapons, shields, scanners and battle stations upgrade automatically
  • Change - Select Project Window reconfigured to speed up project selection
  • Change - Solar System Window reconfigured to improve access to planet defence information
  • Change - Delete a craft action is a sale adding money to your treasury
  • Change - Hull Galatian60 replaced with Galation45 which is much faster
  • Change - Hull Centurion70 modified to increase its speed
  • Change - Hull Mavrik170 and Legion190 removed

  • Version 1.10
    3 December 2014

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_10_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_10_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - Rename fleets
  • New Hull - Legion 500
  • Change - New game window has selectable opponents, opponent's level and colour
  • Change - Solar system window has improved user interface on defence and other tabs
  • Change - Diplomacy window no longer displays list of 'givable' technologies
  • Change - Crafts repair much faster at home with no enemy presence
  • Change - Technology droid mine and missiles have a longer range
  • Change - Shield technologies have lower discharge rates (last longer in battle)
  • Change - Invading a planet with a mining colony transfers ownership of the mine
  • Change - Improve usability of Join Fleet Command (Fleet can join another fleet etc)
  • Change - Communication layer between GUI and Engine re-written (big change but internal)

  • Version 1.09
    3 March 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_09_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_09_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - Attack Warnings on the galaxy map
  • New Feature - Speed Control in battle window
  • New Feature - Continue game button on startup window
  • New Weapon - Anti Missile Beam
  • New Window - Edit Settings
  • Change - Retarget Beam always re-targets missile at enemy craft
  • Change - Craft Damage visible on Galaxy Map and Craft Details Windows
  • Change - Craft Built Quality visible on Craft Design Window
  • Change - Battle window displays hour glass cursor when busy
  • Change - Battle window displays player craft's cloak status during enemy move
  • Change - End Game window displays a game score

  • Version 1.08
    27 January 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_08_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_08_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - Icon for Planet's Project on the Galaxy Map
  • Change - Icons added to all text lists
  • Change - Improved weapon graphics on battlefield
  • Change - Ancient wrath fleets are disabled on easy level and weaker on normal levels
  • Change - Planets can only build Missile and Space Distortion
  • Change - Weapons Retarget Beam, Girator and Prio Virus have been modified
  • Change - Weapon Girator cannot miss (making it a good choice against a cloaked enemy)
  • Change - Weapon Plague spreads on battle field and has a graphical animation
  • Change - Salvage Beam Statistics Modified
  • Change - Missiles and Droid Mines intercept craft instead of striking at end of move

  • Version 1.07
    23 December 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_07_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_07_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • Major Change - Tactical Battle Navigation Interface Improved (instruct crafts easier)
  • Major Change - Improved Movement on the Battle Field (craft movement AI improved)
  • New Feature - Weapon Type Teleport
  • New Feature - Weapon Type Sleep
  • New Feature - Craft Design Tutorial
  • Change - Improved Graphics for Weapon Space Distortion
  • Change - More Express Keys (Key '?' displays available express keys)
  • Change - Space Kaan disabled on easy levels
  • Change - Salvage Beam Statistics Modified
  • Change - Fleet Window displays fleet item instead of every craft inside the fleet

  • Version 1.06
    5 November 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_06_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_06_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - Black Holes
  • New Feature - Fleet Waypoints
  • Change - Player staring positions tend to be more dispersed around the galaxy
  • Change - Space Stations are automatically upgraded with modules
  • Change - Planetary project 'Build Module' has been removed
  • Change - Mining colonies accumulate influence just like normal colonies
  • Change - Empire Window displays bonuses from resources as well as setup bonuses

  • Version 1.05
    21 October 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_05_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_05_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • New Feature - Nebula
  • New Feature - Nebula Kaan (a wild space creature)
  • New Images - The galaxy background image plus others have changed

  • Version 1.04
    27 September 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_04_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_04_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • Various bug fixes.

  • Version 1.02
    10 September 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_02_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        mot_1_02_binaries.zip

    Comments:
     
  • License Agreement can be found in the install folder.

  • New Features:
     
  • Flanking in Tactical Battle System
  • New technology 'Tactical Command Center'.
  • Missiles have a longer range.
  • Only craft retreating in the last turn of battle are routed.
  • Setup Options modified to make races more different.

  • Version 1.01
    10 September 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_01_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        Contact Me

    Changes:
     
  • Bug Fix - Text formatting in technology description.
  • Changed game icon.

  • Version 1.00
    12 August 2013

     
    Microsoft Windows Install File

        mot_1_00_setup.exe

    Linux and Mac

        Contact Me

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