WHAT'S NEW IN FEDERATION 2

Last updated April 23

FED2 STAR PUBLISHED
April 23

The Fed2 Star has been published for your reading pleasure. In this issue: we’re back from our Easter break, use the magic word for email, hydrogen detected on Jupiter’s moon Enceladus, building space colonies using 3D printing, night owls caused by gene mutation, moderate drinking is good for you after all, Internet of Things danger as company bricks owner’s gadget, how menu design nudges your choices, and a picture of our moon, with Jupiter and its moons. Plus Winding Down, the tech newsletter from Alan.

NEW VERSION OF FED2 WORKBENCH AVAILABLE
September 25

A new version of the Fed2 Workbench for Windows has been released, which adds in location property flags for weaspons shops and fighting locations. Download the new Workbench here.

NEW FEDTERM UPGRADE AVAILABLE - BUGS FIXES AND STAT PANEL CHANGES
July 30

An upgrade to new FedTerm for Windows is now available. This version fixes some bugs, adds some new features, and changes the way the stats panel works.

Note: this change means that the stats panel will be blank on all previous versions of FedTerm. If you don't want to upgrade, you can turn off the stats panel with the item in the 'Options' menu, and get your stats using the manual commands 'SC' and 'ST'.

If you are already using new FedTerm (version 3.0) you can upgrade by downloading just the program file, from the FedTerm upgrade page.

If you are using on older version then download the full installation package from the FedTerm page.

FED FIGHTING FUND
December 20

The Fed Fighting Fund achieved it's target! Click here for more info about the fund.

COLONIZE COMMAND NOW LIVE
May 10

Moguls can now link a second planet into the game automatically using the new COLONIZE command. For details, read the Idiot's Guide page here.

LOCATION EDITOR UPGRADE FIXES BUG
November 23

There's a new version of the location editor, part of the Fed2 Basic Workbench for Windows. Download the upgrade here.

NEW FED2 ADVANCED WORKBENCH FOR WINDOWS RELEASED
September 7

The new installation of the Fed2 Advanced Workbench for Windows is now available. It contains recompiled event and object editors to make them compatible with the new basic workbench. Download the new advanced workbench here.

NEW EVENT EDITOR ADDS NEW SCRIPTS
May 18

There's a new version of the Event Editor (for Windows) that adds some new scripts which you can use in conjunction with objects if you write events for your planet. Download it here.

NEW PLAYERS WELCOME IN FED AGAIN
March 3

We have finally been able to lift the bar on new players in the game. The persistent bug which crashed the game when new characters were set up has been fixed. Welcome back, newbods!

SPECIAL BULLETIN: RESET RETURNING TO USUAL TIME
August 1

The reset will be returning to its usual time of 1.00pm server time (8.00am eastern) on Friday. Read the special bulletin for the details.

IBGAMES WEBSITE REVAMPED
23 June

As you will see if you are looking at this page, the website has had a makeover - at least, parts of it have. The rest of the thousands of pages on the site will get spruced up with the new style over the next month or so.

We hope you like the new look.

IDIOT'S GUIDE NOW IN KINDLE FORMAT
June 2

The manual for Federation 2 is now available in Kindle format so you can load it onto your Amazon e-book device to read. You can also read it on your computer using Amazon's software readers for the PC and Mac, or on your iPhone or iPad with the Kindle apps.

Download the Idiot's Guide Kindle version here.

NEW CHARM ON SALE
March 30

Gallagher's new charm for April is a box of tricks that gives you a variety of surprises. It costs 1 slithy tove and you can get it with BUY BOX. Once you have it, you can display it to anyone who looks at you by dangling it from your keyring with CLIP BOX CHARM and see what's inside it with OPEN BOX CHARM.

NEW AUTOMATED PLANET LINKING FOR FINANCIERS
January 15

Financiers can now have a stock star system and planet linked into the game automatically, without having to use the workbench. The details are in today's Fed2 Star, and in the Idiot's Guide.

UPDATE EMAIL AND PASSWORD COMMANDS RETURN
January 15

The commands to change your email address and your password are available again: UPDATE EMAIL and UPDATE PASSWORD.

MOBILE INFO ADDED TO ADVANCED WORKBENCH MANUAL
April 15

The Advanced Workbench manual has been updated with information about how to add a moving mobile to your planet.

NEW WORKBENCH TOOLS
February 26

There is a new version of the Tesla planet checker available for Windows, which fixes some bugs. Download it here.

There's also a new Advanced Workbench download for Windows which updates the Object Editor so you can design moving mobiles. Download it here.

BLISH CITY BUILDS NOW IN THE GAME
September 22

Cartel owners can now start building Blish cities - see the details in the Star, here.

NEW FEDERATION GALLERY OPENS
July 11

We now have a gallery displaying some of the pictures that we've commissioned for Fed over the years, including some that have never been seen before.

Visit the gallery here.

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