Inara updates

11 Dec 2018
Chapter 4 and Inara update

The Chapter 4 (game update 3.3) is going to be released today and it brings many truly great improvements to the game! As was the beta ongoing, multiple changes and improvements were made on Inara in the past month, to reflect the Chapter 4 changes. There is another batch:
  • Updated commodities, modules, ships, etc. to match the game update 3.3.
  • Minor faction pages were updated and improved to reflect BgS changes and to provide a solid overview of the faction. However, it may take a while until the states and happiness for all the factions will be populated after the game update. Also, until then, the overview may provide odd results (based on the old BgS states)
  • The squadron settings were extended for in-game names, activities and other properties. There is recommended to set all the stuff appropriately, otherwise your squadron may not appear in the squadron listing correctly (or at all, in the search). There were made also changes how is squadron platform determined (it's now tied to the in-game names/platforms), so please double-check that.
  • There was added a detailed squadron search.
  • Fixed issue with disappearing supported factions in the squadron edit.
  • Added squadron activity overview percentage in the roster, visible just to wing members.
  • The general search was extended for ship names, their idents, in-game commander names and in-game squadron names, including their IDs.
  • Improved precision of community goals contributions estimates.
  • Inara API and journal imports updated to reflect the changes and improvements made to the journals (for example, there is a reputation updated for all engineers at the session start, minor factions reputation is added, etc.). Don't forget to update to the latest version of your favorite tool (EDMC, ELA, EDDiscovery, etc.).
Enjoy the new exploration, mining, squadrons and simply everything else...

Community goals

Protecting Traders in Zlota
06 Dec 3304

Zlota [Nusslein-Volhard Settlement]
Hand in Bounty Vouchers
Cult Requests Rare Commodities
06 Dec 3304

Zlota [Nusslein-Volhard Settlement]
Deliver Aganippe Rush, Motrona Experience Jelly and Onion Head


Gurutez / today

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Gmanharmon / today
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Eardley / yesterday
- Vestige Herald - "Wrath" Part 3: High Lord Murdered; Conspirators Revealed - December 10th 3304

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ZethG / yesterday
Evil Neutron "The Star That Almost Killed Me"

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LongDistanceClara / yesterday
The Andromeda Run - December :)

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Galnet news

08 Dec 3304
Week in Review

Here are this week’s major stories.

Two corporations have merged to form one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the galaxy. Allied Medical Industries has united with Neosalve Inc. to create Neomedical Industries, which will sell drugs, equipment and services to both Alliance and independent systems.

Independent company Vitadyne Labs has developed new pharmaceuticals that use nanoscale materials to repair cell damage on a molecular level. The company claims the nanomeds can heal injury in a fraction of the normal time, and even slow the ageing process. The Interstellar Health Organisation is reviewing the new medicines.

Nova Imperium has revealed its choice for Emperor – an eighteen year old man named Hadrian Augustus Duval. The group claims that Duval is the grandson of former emperor Hengist Duval, and that he has a legitimate claim to the Imperial throne. The group’s leader, Imperator Mordanticus, has called for Hadrian to replace Arissa Lavigny-Duval.

Journalist Gethin Okonkwo has commented on the Far God outposts found in the Etain system, saying that the logs recovered from the outposts illustrated how the faith attracted people from varied backgrounds. Okonkwo also said that the book he is writing with Dr Alfred Ulyanov would reveal much about the Far God religion.

An obscure cult based in the Zlota system has requested a range of rare items for an arcane ceremony. A handwritten statement from Barnabas Cole, leader of a group named the Children of Tothos, elaborated on the nature of the ceremony. Zlota Federal Holdings, which is thought to have some connection to the cult, is overseeing the initiative.

Finally, a goodwill initiative from the Achilles Corporation has concluded. Chairman Gus Weaver of Achilles confirmed that the company had acquired enough commodities to manufacture replacements for the robots destroyed in the wake of the spy robot scandal. He also reminded consumers that the surveillance program at the heart of the scandal was safely deleted by the company’s latest coreware update.

And those are the main stories this week.

08 Dec 3304
Mysteries of the Far God

Journalist Gethin Okonkwo has discussed the abandoned Far God cult outposts in the Etain system:

“During my months undercover as a Far God worshipper, I heard only whispered rumours about secret outposts. So the existence of two such settlements, on Etain 4a and 4c, proves that much remained hidden from me.”

“The personal logs recovered from the outposts illustrate how the faith attracted people from varied backgrounds. I was astonished to hear the voice of a man with whom I once eagerly discussed the Far God’s arrival, never realising that he was a Federal agent whose devotion was as fake as my own.”

“The book I am co-writing with Dr Alfred Ulyanov will reveal much about the Far God religion, but it’s clear that many of its mysteries are yet to be uncovered.”

07 Dec 3304
Nova Imperium Unveils Figurehead

Isolationist group Nova Imperium has revealed its choice for Emperor – an eighteen year old man named Hadrian Augustus Duval.

The group’s leader, Imperator Mordanticus, broadcast this message:

“It is incumbent upon me to reveal that Hengist Duval fathered not one but two illegitimate children in his younger days. A few years before meeting Florence Lavigny, he had a brief affair with a slave in the Imperial household. When Hengist’s father discovered this, the matter was hushed up and the slave dismissed. The slave’s son went on to sire a child of his own: Hadrian Duval, grandson of Emperor Hengist Duval. Hadrian was unaware of this until we located him and genetically confirmed his lineage.”

“Arissa Lavigny-Duval is a weak Emperor who must be removed. We call for Hadrian Duval to be recognised as the true heir to the throne!”

The Imperial Herald’s political journalist Cassia Carvalho observed:

“This announcement has shaken the Empire to its very foundations. Having Hadrian as a figurehead has rallied those hardliners more comfortable with the idea of a male Emperor. With a single stroke, Nova Imperium has gained considerable credibility and massively increased its support.”

07 Dec 3304
Cult Requests Rare Commodities

An obscure cult based in the Zlota system has requested a range of rare items for an arcane ceremony.

A handwritten statement from Barnabas Cole, leader of a group named the Children of Tothos, was submitted to the media:

“This is the rite that will unmask us and allow us to see the path – the path we will all take, together, toward freedom.”

Zlota Federal Holdings, which is thought to have some connection to the cult, has requested Aganippe Rush, Motrona Experience Jelly and Onion Head to be delivered to Nusslein-Volhard Settlement in the Zlota system. It has also placed a kill order on all ships on its wanted list, to protect those delivering these rare commodities.

The initiative begins on the 6th of December 3304 and will run for one week. If the final target is met earlier than planned, the campaign will end immediately.

Betterton Oupost
10 Dec 2018


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