Domain of the Ancients Plugin Details

Description

This plugin adds the ability to insert an instance of the Domain Of The Ancients game. To do this:
  • It adds a new shortcode that inserts the game. Examples of use:
    [domainOfTheAncients/]
    Inserts an instance of the game.
  • Also, as standard for my plugins, it adds a shortcode to add the current version number of the plugin:
    [domainOfTheAncientsVersion]

Change Log

3.222.0 - 13 October 2022

  • Since dredgers need to be deployed to empty hexes, ensure that computer players designing ships with them include a jump drive (and adjust computer behaviour to account for this, along with other minor behaviour changes)
  • Allow Star Bases to be repaired in empty space

3.221.0 - 04 October 2022

  • Refactor to improve the ability to have a completely headless version of the game
  • Actually stop the game when the human player loses!
  • Fix exception when computer players try to scrap their first star base
  • Add review of ship designs
  • Add a new computer player mood of 'paranoid'

3.219.0 - 27 September 2022

Allow more control over retreat standing orders

3.218.0 - 26 September 2022

Fix average hits to account for the new phase 0

3.217.0 - 26 September 2022

  • Make reflecting shields always fire in the phase after they absorb damage regardless of the combat speed of the ship to which they are fitted
  • Add a phase 0 to combat (that allows a ship with no maneuver drive or computer to fire) - renumber the phases so that the new Phase 0 is reported as Phase 1 (and old phase n is reported as Phase n+1)
  • Rebalance computer tech research (and add a TL9 computer) to allow for the addition of Phase 0

3.216.0 - 15 September 2022

Hide comms Research once it is max'ed out

3.195.0 - 15 April 2022

Revamp of computer player's ship orders. Minor bug fixes to the vessel order dialog.

3.194.0 - 11 April 2022

Count reflecting shields as weapons (plus some refactoring)

3.192.0 - 09 April 2022

Bug fix (with this fix you can no longer cancel an order for a ship (and get a refund) AND still get the ship!)

3.191.0 - 07 April 2022

More AI improvements, More events get recorded for the history

3.190.0 - 05 April 2022

  • Add Suicide planet busters
  • Improve ship design stats
  • Slightly improve computer AI
  • Nerf jump space dredgers by significantly increasing their price and by resetting their production if a non-dredger unit enters their hex

3.186.0 - 01 April 2022

Support Standing Orders, fix fighters, minor wording/typo fixes

3.185.0 - 31 March 2022

Fix typo in the research (which broke selecting computers as the favoured tech)

3.184.0 - 30 March 2022

Wording Tweaks, Give the computer players some kind of AI and get them to make their own ship designs, Adjust ground combat

3.183.0 - 27 March 2022

Bug fixes, Refactoring, UI Redesign

3.182.0 - 10 March 2022

Bug fixes

3.181.0 - 04 March 2022

Minor cleanup, bug fixes

3.180.0 - 04 March 2022

  • Bug fixing
  • Colony Blocks converted into a single large block
  • Change one of the archaelogy techs and support one of the weaponary techs
  • Apply interdiction of colonies
  • Implement the history pages
  • Compute Win/Lose conditions

3.179.0 - 28 February 2022

Bug fixing. Complete support for some technologies

3.178.0 - 27 February 2022

Refactoring. Correctly report on other ships in the hex. Implement (largely) combat.

3.177.0 - 21 February 2022

Invert ship design sublist (so the best technology appears at the top of the list). Ensure computer players can't improve their low level colonies.

3.176.0 - 21 February 2022

Add computer players (who act at random). Remove Sensor Buildings

3.175.0 - 17 February 2022

Correct typo's in the ship designer for a couple of block types

3.174.0 - 17 February 2022

Allow colony ships to add to existing low-level colonies. Prohibit zero speed ships. Minor bug fixes. Some refactoring

3.173.0 - 16 February 2022

Bug fixes and some refactoring

3.172.0 - 15 February 2022

Add support for bases and fighters

3.171.0 - 13 February 2022

Allows most player actions - no AI

3.170.0 - 06 February 2022

Initial Version


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