Tropico 4 Update 1.03 Details Emerge

Kalypso Media has announced that update 1.03 for Tropico 4 has gone live through the in-game launcher and on digital channels such as Steam. They seem to have put a lot of work into this one, making a bunch of notable fixes and alterations.

A full list of fixes is available below:

– Tutorial: Fixed game getting stuck in pause mode and accepting tasks
– Tutorial: Fixed a task auto-completing when accepting very quickly
– Fixed refresh rate selection in graphics options dialogue
– Fixed several infinite money exploits
– Fixed several localization errors
– Fixed bug with cancelling edicts preventing faction respect from dropping to zero
– Corrected salary for unemployed citizens when Social Security edict is active
– Character trait ‘Religious Zealot’ now properly decreases relations with Arab League
– Corrected fire station ‘Cat-in-tree’ work mode to properly boost housing quality in area of influence only
– Increased number of families living in shanties to two
– Restaurants now accept only citizens who can afford the service fee
– Fixed renaming a citizen when info panel is opened from Almanac
– Alternative building models can now be chosen with [ and ] during placement via keyboard shortcut
– Firing ministers and cancelling building prompts now pause the game to prevent instability
– Save/Load shortcuts to not work when there is an opened window which should not be closed
– Save/Load shortcuts now close some in-game UIs
– Fixed stuck UI when losing an election or island getting invaded
– When set to full screen mode, the game now minimizes when launching external challenge editor
– Fixed terrain error when buildings are constructed
– Fixed a foreign task incorrectly requiring Rum instead of Spiced Rum
– Fixed crash when building Aqua parks on high terrain
– Corrected free jobs display in Almanac, graph still shows year average values
– Corrected Mausoleum fee display in info panel
– Fixed problem with demolishing Customs Office
– Prevented faction disasters from starting simultaneously and never ending
– Fixed check for faction distaste end condition in two consecutive months
– Road construction and other in-game tools now close when activating construction via keyboard shortcut
– Removed industrial props from random map jungles
– Soldiers and Generals can now be hired during Street Riots (Nationalist faction disaster) or criminal shootouts
– Fixed tourists getting stuck in some buildings
– Fixed Presidente info panel text bugs
– Fixed crash after long terrain editing sessions
– Goods required by certain buildings will no longer be transported to the docks
– Improved docks info panel
– Removed save animation when saving player profile
– Fixed road cursor snapping problem resulting in overlapping roads
– Fixed building achievements unlocking by placing trees and decorations
– ‘Kill Juanito’ achievement does not trigger on special actions other than ‘Eliminate’ or ‘Arrange Accident’
– Population limit raised to 1500 (can your machine handle it?)
– Road element limit increased (extra budget for fixing potholes)
– Tropicans now enjoy long walks on the beach

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