Release version 1.2


Build Number: 20000

Release Version: Moviestorm 1.2

  • Moviestorm will not auto-upgrade from version 1.1.7.1 to version 1.2. A complete re-installation is required.
  • MODDERS WORKSHOP - all modders workshop users will need to download and install the ModdersWorkshop.addon to enable the modders workshop to function.

 

New features

  • New User Tutorial: an entirely new interactive tutorial, intended to serve as an introduction to Moviestorm. This tutorial replaces the Quick Start Movie, which has been removed.

  • Reorganised and redesigned the New Movie Screen.

  • Redesigned the Moviestorm Launcher, including the Content Packs screen.

  • Named 'bookmarks' can now be added to the Timeline. These bookmarks can be used to aid navigation.

  • New 'filmstrip' on the Moviestorm landing screen. The very best and most popular Moviestorm movies will be featured here. Click a movie to watch it in your web browser.

  • Moviestorm's sky is no longer affected by the scene lighting. This allows for much more dynamic and dramatic skylines.

  • Photostorm - it is now possible to download Photostorm content packs. These allow you to attach photos to existing movies, and provide extra content which can also be used in Moviestorm.

  • Modders Workshop now has a Help button.

 

Resolved issues

  • Removed the bug-reporting tool. Users are encouraged to submit bugs by posting in the Help forum.

  • EULA has been updated.

  • Fixed a bug which would cause cameras to break if user moved directly to Camerawork View when starting a new movie.

  • Hide and Show are now classed as minor interactions, and will not cause a set object to highlight on mouseover.

  • Updated Moviestorm credits.

  • Fixed a bug which caused gestures to appear inconsistently between Camerawork View and Cutting Room View.

  • Fixed a bug in which particle lifespans were not being reset correctly when switching Views.

  • Key bindings - Reset All will now update Up and Down keys. Cursor keys can now be bound. Adding Up and Down bindings will now display your choices correctly.

  • Bringing up a ring menu in the Director's View then clicking away from it will no longer stop objects from highlighting as you mouse over them, or stop the seat positions from being indicated.

  • Using Save As to save over the existing movie folder will no longer result in zero byte sound and image files in the saved movie.

  • Modders workshop should now start correctly with modded content packs.

 

Known issues

  • Mobile cars can generate incorrect shadows when banking.

  • Certain third-party codecs may cause instability when moving to the Publisher's View. We recommend saving your work before moving to the Publisher's View, and re-starting Moviestorm before continuing.

  • Line of flashing pixels at the top of the Characters View.

  • Shift-dragging a character in Director's View no longer creates Move commands.

  • Character walks will not work correctly if the character is moving through a door and the walk contains a waypoint.

  • Shift-dragging a character causes problems when clicking near to the character's head.

  • Shift-dragging a character no longer creates Move here commands.

  • Normal maps display incorrectly on faces with morph targets.

  • Frames are skipped in output files when rendering to WMV when certain codecs are installed.

  • Radeon X-1950 and some HD cards can experience rendering artifacts. These can sometimes be resolved by altering the Graphics Settings within Moviestorm.

 

 

Build Number: 20000

Release Version: Base01 for Moviestorm 1.2

 

Resolved issues

  • The 12-Pane Sash Window now opens correctly.

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

 

Resolved issues

  • Characters entering the Recording Booth will stay in till you tell them to leave.

  • Saving in Camerawork View with no scene selected no longer results in a crash.

  • Group select in Set Workshop View works again.

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: Base01 for Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

 

Resolved issues

  • Updates to some thumbnails.

  • Updates to Previews.

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: SongContest for Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

 

Resolved issues

  • Updates to some thumbnails.

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: Photostorm-Core for Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

 

New features

  • Updates to allow Greetingstorm to work.

 

Resolved issues

  • Text-to-Speech works correctly.

  • Photostorm now works while offline.

 

Known issues

  • Saving a Photostorm or Greetingstorm movie, and reloading it, will result in an error message saying that some textures are missing. This message can be ignored.

 

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: Photostorm-Miami for Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

 

  • Minor changes.

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: Photostorm-Cartoon for Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

 

Resolved issues

  • Added variations of the head morphs that were missing.

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: MountainRoad for Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

  • Minor changes.

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: DomesticDrama01 for Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

 

Resolved issues

  • Updates to some thumbnails.

 

 

Build Number: 21347

Release Version: ModdersWorkshop for Moviestorm 1.2.0.1

 

New features

  • Added modder support for Female Monster Heads.

 

Resolved issues

  • Added Photostorm-Cartoon head morphs that were missing.

 

 

Build Number: 22070

Release Version: Moviestorm 1.2.0.2

 

New features

  • Users can now rent Content Packs (or purchase them outright) from within Moviestorm, or from the Content Packs section of the Launcher.

  • If the rental period on a Pack has expired, Moviestorm will ask if you want to instantly renew it.

  • Support for animations used in the Valentines packs.

 

 

Build Number: 22070

Release Version: Microstorms for Moviestorm 1.2.0.2

 

Resolved issues

  • Photostorm and Greetingstorm movies will now work on Macs with Tiger or Leopard.

 

 

Build Number: 22509

Release Version: Base01 update for Fun Land Previews

 

New features

  • Added previews for Fun Land Content Pack

  • Added new Flatscreen TV and TV Stand

  • Additional Primatives now accept user images

 

 

Build Number: 22686

Release Version: Moviestorm 1.2.0.3

 

New features

  • Launcher now uses nicer buttons

  • Launcher shows subscription status

 

Resolved issues

  • Launcher now notices when users become subscribers

  • Launcher now offers a Renew option for expired content packs that are installed

  • The 14 day logon duration now works correctly

  • The Moviestorm watermark now uses the round icon

  • 'Add Audio from Content Packs' in the Cutting Room now works again

 

Known issues

  • The version number will continue to be 1.2.0.2 within Moviestorm

 

 

Build Number: 22686

Release Version: Base01 update 1.2.0.3 Previews

 

New features

  • Added preview for Earcom Sci-Fi 1

 

Resolved issues

  • Updated preview images for other audio packs

  • Some spelling corrections to verbs

  • Added a missing 'Finish Wine' verb for characters sitting at a table drinking wine

 

 

Build Number: 23013

Release Version: Moviestorm update for After Dark

 

New features

  • Support for animations in the After Dark and Doritos packs.

 

 

Build Number: 23083

Release Version: Moviestorm 1.2.0.4

 

New features

  • Update to Launcher login system for new Membership plans.

 

 

Build Number: 23192

Release Version: Moviestorm 1.2.0.5

 

New features

  • Update to the Slideshow images and message in the launcher (take a few moments to watch it after you have restarted the launcher).

 

 

Build Number: 23198

Release Version: Moviestorm 1.2.0.5

 

New features

  • Updated Previews.