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Offline Jimboman

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #105 on: January 29, 2019, 06:09:01 pm »
No, otherwise there would be a post here.

Nothing broke with Piratez, but the 'experimental' openxcom exe bundled with J11 didn't work on my win7 32bit, so I replaced it with the lastest exe from xcomfiles and it works ok.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #106 on: January 29, 2019, 06:42:39 pm »
Nothing broke with Piratez, but the 'experimental' openxcom exe bundled with J11 didn't work on my win7 32bit, so I replaced it with the lastest exe from xcomfiles and it works ok.

As mentioned elsewhere: XCF is using the experimental exe as well, from 16.01.2019.
Maybe it's a 32bit issue only?

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #107 on: January 29, 2019, 08:57:05 pm »
After upgrading to new version:
-I can't purchase Chinese Dragon anymore (although I have chosen red codex)
-I can't hire Hands (I know it is supposed to be mutually exclusive with slave soldiers now but it seems to default to slaves once you have it researched)

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #108 on: January 29, 2019, 09:20:42 pm »
As mentioned elsewhere: XCF is using the experimental exe as well, from 16.01.2019.
Maybe it's a 32bit issue only?

It must be.  I DL'd the latest 32bit openxcom exe (2019-01-23) from the openxcomex thread and it's working fine.  The one bundled with J11 must be a 64bit exe.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #109 on: January 30, 2019, 03:44:12 am »
After upgrading to new version:
-I can't purchase Chinese Dragon anymore (although I have chosen red codex)
-I can't hire Hands (I know it is supposed to be mutually exclusive with slave soldiers now but it seems to default to slaves once you have it researched)

Probably string name changes/minor tree alterations. I dont know how to solve the second issue. For the first, use the tech tree viewer to identify the missing tech entries for the red dragon and add them by edit your save file to include the missing links.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #110 on: January 30, 2019, 11:12:17 am »
You must still research it now, even with Red Codex, it's not given for free anymore.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #111 on: January 30, 2019, 04:43:23 pm »
Thanks.

What about the Slave Soldiers is there any way to fix it? Maybe by changing research to uncomplete in an unupgraded save? Am I right?

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #112 on: January 31, 2019, 05:47:47 pm »
Anyone got the name for the demon Lord mission? Can't find it in the new games saved text to add to my old save for upgrading.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #113 on: February 01, 2019, 05:27:46 am »
I upgraded from J10 to J11 and got an error message. "WARNING: This save relies on mods that are unavailable. Missing content will be removed, and it may fail to load. Continue?" Was there something I forgot to copy? I copied the UFO folder, my save games and options.cfg. I'll try openxcom.log next.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #114 on: February 01, 2019, 05:39:36 am »
openxcom.log didn't help.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #115 on: February 01, 2019, 05:51:39 am »
The save still loaded. Everything seems to be in order, except I have lost the ability to purchase Gals.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #116 on: February 02, 2019, 08:38:59 pm »
I upgraded from J10 to J11 and got an error message. "WARNING: This save relies on mods that are unavailable. Missing content will be removed, and it may fail to load. Continue?" Was there something I forgot to copy? I copied the UFO folder, my save games and options.cfg. I'll try openxcom.log next.

This was expected, dioxine has been trimming some of the included submods in the package.

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #117 on: February 03, 2019, 03:24:05 am »
Well except I did not delete any since cars & tanks were integrated...

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #118 on: February 03, 2019, 10:15:58 pm »
The mod names in saves and in options.cfg have changed to lowercase (with the introduction of the ziploader).
So for example what was before "altTacArmor" is now "alttacarmor".
That's why you get the warnings.

EDIT/correction: the lowercasing is only done, when metadata.yml is missing name/id... so probably not the case here.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2019, 12:02:47 pm by Meridian »

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Re: Important: Upgrading Saves Between Versions
« Reply #119 on: April 30, 2019, 02:46:50 am »
Hello all!

It's been a few versions since I played X-Piratez, and I had picked up J13a on Friday last week... been having lots of fun with it. Now that J14 has just dropped, and with all the awesome goodies that entails, I just wanted to know if I can upgrade and keep playing with the same 4-day old savegames, or if I need to start out new? No big loss either way, but it would be convenient if I could!

Please let me know when you get a chance, and thanks either way!

XCOMJunkie