Strange Galactic Chart Glitch?

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Strange Galactic Chart Glitch?

Post by Layne » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:51 am

Ok, I finally upgraded to 1.82 last week and have been fixing my oxp lists and getting ready to start a new commander to see what the new engine can do. So I start at Lave, then witchspace to Zaonce, sell the Cobra 3 and buy my usual favorite, the Cobra 2 (Aegidian's X-ships), and then witchspace to Qutiri, pull up the map and... huh?

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Suddenly, Zaonce is Feudal? Qutiri is an anarchy? Lave too? Look at the screenshot-- the three systems I visited somehow changed government types! I knew I was influential but this is just weird. None of the other systems in the area are different from the usual government, only those three. How? I removed all my OXP's and tried to duplicate my original route and actions as best I could, but the glitch didn't repeat itself, which means there must be an OXP messing with something... but what? Any reports of similar behavior out there? The only message in my log that's an obvious error is:

script.javaScript.exception.unexpectedType]: ***** JavaScript exception (oolite-populator 1.82): TypeError: system.addShips(role, 1, pos, 0) is null

Lot of system OXPs like Commies, Anarchies, Dictators, etc... (But not Feudal States, oddly) are on my installed list, but nothing that should be tampering with the system types. I have been fiddling with removing some of the oxp's piecemeal to see if any of them can be directly linked to the glitch (I have a saved game with the bad system governments to tinker from), but haven't traced it yet.
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Re: Strange Galactic Chart Glitch?

Post by Disembodied » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:32 am

Weird! Did the glitch apply just to the symbols on the F6 screen, or did it affect the descriptions on the F7 Planet Info screen too?

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Re: Strange Galactic Chart Glitch?

Post by Layne » Wed Jul 29, 2015 3:14 pm

Well, after cross-testing many oxps I have been unable to get this glitch to repeat itself, and the save file where it appears has been regrettably deleted.

Clearly, the lesson here is that my departure from a system is enough to plunge it into anarchy and chaos.

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Re: Strange Galactic Chart Glitch?

Post by Day » Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:23 pm

Layne wrote:Clearly, the lesson here is that my departure from a system is enough to plunge it into anarchy and chaos.

Yes, I am just that important to the universe.
Please do not leave ours!

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