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Archived Release Announcements
« on: March 31, 2004, 10:38:54 PM »
A lot of new stuff for this release, and a big thanks to Barren Fischa, SimDing0, Ghreyfain, Andyr, and David Gaider for their assistance!

NEW ADDITIONS

-Thanks to the efforts of SimDing0 and Ghreyfain, the BodhiHunt component has returned
-Courtesy of David Gaider, the Bhaalspawn Powers component has been included (ToB only)
-SimDing0's Restored Hell Minions component, which should correct the final battle with restored scripts, creatures, and animations
-The Greyhand Encounter
-A minor dialog restorations involving Squire Cathras
-The restoration of several more names for generic characters

CHANGES

-The Miscellaneous Tweaks component has been broken down into several smaller components
-Added a new option for low INT/WIS players to summon the wrong Imoen instead of the wish just failing (Kalah component)
-Reputation is now increased if you free the Djinni or raise Kalah successfully
-Valygar's cabin will now be accessible at all times, but he will only appear if you have been given the quest to find him
-Suna Seni will no longer flee back to Athkatla only to be killed by rakshasas--her fate has been rewritten
-Cleaned up a few grammatical errors, and reworded a few lines
-Upgraded installation program to WeiDU 153

BUGFIXES

-Graphic corrections made to Kalah's genie lamp (thanks, Rassadihn!)
-Fixed a few lines that had not been traified
-Corrected the Boots of the West to be sellable and display the disease immunity icon
-Fixed an error that would cause the darkened Temple Ruins map to appear after the defeat of the Shade Lord when given the Illithium Quest
-Fixed a bug that prevented the Planar Sphere's feral halflings from speaking their lines
-Fixed a bug that kept an Illithium Quest journal entry from being erased
-Fixed a bug that allowed the player to attack and kill Bodhi in the Restored City Encounters component
-Fixed a bug that prevented the player to get the correct dialog from Lonk the Sane and free the inmates
-Fixed a bug with Aerie's interjection of Saemon's speech in Spellhold that would break the dialog
-Fixed a bug that prevented both Cowled Wizards from disappearing in the Minsc quest
-Fixed a bug in Valygar's dialog that, when force-talked, returned an invalid reply
-Fixed a bug in Gorje Hilldark's dialog that brought up an odd reference to a "drow pet" even if Viconia is not in the party

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« Last Edit: June 26, 2005, 11:33:30 PM by jcompton »
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Unfinished Business 7 Now Available!
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2004, 06:41:25 PM »
Not much new this time, but quite a few major bugfixes...

NEW ADDITIONS

-None

CHANGES

-Massive overhaul of the .tp2 file (Thanks, CamDawg and Idobek!)
-Recoded a bit of the Crooked Crane component to ensure that the timer activates
-Added a bit of clarification to the Kalah quest journal entry
-Changed coding so that familiars in ToB are also affected by the BAM corrections
-Upgraded installation program to WeiDU 154

BUGFIXES

-Extensive recoding of the Bodhi Hunt component to fix any remaining bugs
-Fixed a bug that prevented Saemon from teleporting the party outside of Spellhold
-Fixed a bug that allowed the player to acquire two copies of the Arbane Sword 

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Unfinished Business 8 Now Available!
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2004, 09:41:09 PM »
The latest release of Unfinished Business, the mod which endeavours to restore that which Bioware left out, is now available!  Version 8 is ready to download, and includes the following changes:

NEW ADDITIONS
-Added Gebhard Blucher's "Gorf the Squisher" fix
-Added an option to restore Yoshimo's original portrait
-Added a complete Spanish translation (thanks to Clan DLAN)
-Added a small fix to Squire Cathras' dialog so that he properly resonds after defeating Bodhi (thanks, Caedwyr)
-Added "null files" so that other mods can detect if individual UB components are installed
-Developed a (hopefully) Mac-compatible version of the mod (thanks, CamDawg)

CHANGES
-German translation is now complete
-Polish translation is on hold until the new lines have been translated
-Suna Seni's first encounter with Valygar has been moved from the Planar Sphere to the Docks
-Suna Seni will now move toward Valygar before her speech in Spellhold
-Upgraded installation program to WeiDU 155

BUGFIXES
Added a command to append files in SoA to recognize ToB actions
Fixed a bug that prevented a Kalah quest journal entry from being deleted
Fixed a bug that caused the Websack wand to be resold by merchants with a single charge
Fixed a bug that would sometimes cause Gorje Hilldark from spawning, as well as errors in his dialog file 

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Unfinished Business 9 Now Available!
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2004, 09:52:43 PM »
Well, since I'm cursed to never issue a bug-free release, version 9 is born.  :)

NEW ADDITIONS
-Added an option to restore Anomen's original portrait

CHANGES
-NONE

BUGFIXES
-The German and Spanish translations are now fully functional (honest!)
-The bug that was preventing the Artemis component from installing on some systems has been fixed

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Re: Unfinished Business 9 Now Available!
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2004, 07:26:12 PM »
Wow, V9 already? Not to criticize you or anything but wouldn't it have been worth waiting for a few other additions before releasing it? (of course, I say this only because of the fact that it takes me about 2 hours to install the smallest mod, due to the 9 bajillion other mods I have installed. heh. ;D)
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Re: Unfinished Business 9 Now Available!
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2004, 07:28:05 PM »
V9 was pushed out primarily to correct the translation files.  There's nothing in it that the average really needs to install at the moment.
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Unfinished Business 10 Now Available!
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2004, 09:22:16 PM »
Well, we've hit our first landmark, so to speak.  Unfinished Business is now at version 10!
I have to thank Idobek, CamDawg, and Andyr for their extensive help, as well as Alarielle and rreinier for their help beta-testing.
And, of course, thanks to everyone who's helped find bugs, solve coding issues, or offer new ideas.  :) 

NEW ADDITIONS
-Added the Feralan and Justifier ranger kits (thanks, Andyr!)
-Added the Extended Throne of Bhaal Item Descriptions (thanks, NiGHTMARE!)
-Added Sarevok's soundset correction to the ToB Minor Restorations component (thanks, Idobek!)
-Added the Edwin/Valygar conflict
-Changed Alafelo De Benito's class
-Restored Nilthiri's "disease"
-Restored a line in Jaheira's dialog concerning Khalid's death

CHANGES

-Removed the Gauntlets of Missile Snaring from Anishai
-Moved Gorje Hilldark... again
-Changed Corrected BAMs to Corrected BAMs and Scripts
-Combined the City Encounters, Hell Hound Encounters, and the Greyhand Encounter into one component
-Added dialog to Jeagger and Hurg if you speak to them before being given Pai'Na's quest

BUGFIXES

-Fixed a Bioware typo in Pai'Na's dialog
-Fixed a Bioware typo in Greyhand's dialog
-Fixed a bug in the Minsc component concerning the loadhint.2da file
-Fixed a bug in the Minsc component that would cause the random "pants" error

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Unfinished Business 11 Now Available!
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2004, 09:39:54 PM »
Don't get too excited, folks.  I've not worked on any new content or bugfixes lately.  I have felt, however, a great deal of guilt for not releasing the latest German and Czech translations that Caswallon and yenn have sent me, respectively. 

Sorry it took so long, guys!  :(

NEW ADDITIONS
-Added a Czech translation (thanks, yenn!)

CHANGES
-Updated German translation (thanks, Caswallon!)
-Updated WeiDU to version 157

BUGFIXES
-None


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« Last Edit: August 06, 2004, 09:46:24 PM by icelus »
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Unfinished Business 12 Now Available!
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2004, 11:09:31 PM »
Hot on the heels of version 11, which introduced complete German and Czech translations, version 12 has been released.  Due to my faulty memory and sheer ineptitude, Cliffette's recent overhaul of the Minsc quest was left out.  Version 12 fixes many of the quest's bugs and tweaks several things. 

Three cheers to Cliffette on this release!  :)

NEW ADDITIONS
  • None

CHANGES
  • Streamlined triggers for altered in-game interjects (Minsc quest). Added extra interject that was missed before (thanks to Yuri)
  • Changed Eleanya fight-scene so that final fight is more streamlined and you can't break the quest quite so easily
  • You can now reject the cowled wizards' reward (suggested by Imrahil and Jester)
  • Removed Mac-unfriendly backslashes (thanks Idobek)
  • Eleanya's reward score tweaked to work better though it still seems to be a little random
  • Minsc quest readme is also now less annoying though more spoilerish
BUGFIXES
  • Fixed incorrect Edwina dialogue trigger (thanks to Noelani)
  • Fixed area triggers (thanks kopywrite and Iapetus)
  • Minsc's soundset is now reinstated if you got Boo back by killing the guards (thanks Trefor)
  • Fixed bug where cowled wizards don't actually give you gold in your reward (thanks to Bookwyrme)
  • Corneil's dialog now reflects the cowled enforcers' 'chat'
  • You now won't be stuck in Smethy's store if you choose to fool Minsc with a fake Boo


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Unfinished Business 13 Now Available!
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2004, 10:55:47 PM »
Unfinished Business has now reached (un)lucky version number thirteen!  While there are no new major components included with this release, there are quite a few new things that have been found and suggested by various people.  Thanks, everyone, for helping to keep production on UB going.

Here is what is included in version 13:

NEW ADDITIONS
  • Added Imoen's unimplemented post-Spellhold biography (Thanks, bibbi!)
  • Assigned Amalas his correct script (Thanks, Rastor!)
  • Fixed an error in AR0332 that prevented the Guard Captain from appearing (Thanks, Cliffette!)
  • Added Boots of Hastened Departure to Greyhand (Thanks, Andyr!)
  • New ToB descriptions for Carsomyr and Flail of Ages (Thanks, daggerless!)
CHANGES
  • Moved Arbane's Sword from Suna Seni to Eldarin and removed its +3 upgrade
  • Adjusted the price for the Websack wand (Thanks, Silfairë!)
  • Moved Taragarth from Greyhand to Suna Seni
  • Changed Greyhand from a generic fighter to a cleric
  • Upgraded Weidu to 163
BUGFIXES
  • Fixed a typo that prevented the Restored Minor Dialogs component from installing
  • Disabled dual-classing for the justifier kit
  • Fixed the Wolfskin Bag so that it can be sold to merchants (Thanks, Da_venom!)
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Websack Wand to only have 1 charge when purchased from a merchant (Thanks, Silfairë!)
  • Fixed a few readme errors (Thanks, Slumlord and Smoketest!)
  • Fixed a typo in Minsc's interjections (Thanks, Slumlord!)


There are a few things that are not included with this release.  First, the Spanish and Polish translation are not quite complete, and, as such, have been disabled.  As the translated lines come in, the mod will be updated.  Second, there is no Mac version of this release, as the .tp2 (installation script) uses a few new commands that are not present in the latest version of the Mac-WeiDU program.

Finally, there is one other major change that comes with this release...

This will be my last release of Unfinished Business as its regent.  As of this moment, I will be officially handing the reins over to Andyr.  He's put in a lot of work with Unfinished Business, including completely coding three components, and I know he will do well on future versions of the mod. 

Before anyone begins to fret, no... this is not a FOREVARR post.  I'll likely work on a few things on UB, albeit in a minor, behind-the-scenes way by issuing small fixes here and there.  One of these days, I may even take up a new mod.  In the meantime, however, I'll be taking a break from active modding. 

I'd like to say "thanks" to everyone who has helped out with UB in the past--this has truly been a community project.

Now... everyone be nice to Andyr, OK?  :)


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Unfinished Business 14 Now Available!
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2005, 01:49:42 PM »
After entirely too long a wait, Icelus, Andyr, Cliffette and the rest of the UB team are happy to bring you version 14 of the Unfinished Business mod! For those who haven't heard of it, this WeiDU mod restores elements of BG2 that were cut by developers prior to release.

Here is what is included in version 14:

NEW ADDITIONS
  • Added a Russian translation (Thanks, alex from aerie.ru!)
  • Added a French translation (Thanks, graoumf, Mornagest, Daneghar, Severus, Malinconia, DarkWintermoon, Mérillym Martial, Barren, Euler, Elissa Keens, Mathrim Cauthon and Isaya!)
  • Restored the ability to give the Silver Sword back to Simyaz in the Underdark
  • Restored IMOEN213's missing script assignment
  • Restored Olive Jellies to Ust Natha (Encounters component) - thanks, Sim!
  • Restored Quiver of Plenty icons (ToB restorations component) - thanks, Sim!
  • Restored some missing Count Claylan/Alicia dialogues (Minor dialogues component) - thanks, Sim!
  • Restored the Cold Mistress in Saradush encounter (ToB restorations component) - thanks, Sim!
  • Added the Sarevok's Remorse of Tamoko and Yoshimo component - thanks a lot, Sovran and Winterine!
CHANGES
  • Updated WeiDU to 176
  • CamDawg kindly recoded the ReadMe to be xhtml compliant - cheers. :D
  • Recoded item patching for the Feralan to comply with newer WeiDU's ALLOW_MISSING behaviour
  • Put the Wraithform scroll in better place in the Pen and Parchment store rather than top of the stack (by stealing code from CamDawg - thanks!)
  • Changed the way we check for ToB files to be friendlier with those using "cloned" installs with only 1 copy of .BIFs
  • Updated the Spanish translation - thanks to Miguel Bernal and Ana aka Immortality of Clan DLAN
  • Changed Gorje Hilldark's location at the request of some people. Blame SixofSpades for giving me the new coordinates, x = 1197, y = 1917
  • Altered some of Gorje's lines; thanks, Diana!
  • Tweaked the Suna Seni dialogue (a RevealArea command is now before EscapeArea; so looks neater ingame but not technically a bugfix)
  • Increased the reward for freeing the Kalah genie to 5,000 XP and +1 reputation instead of 1,000 XP and +1 reputation. At the request of a few people
BUGFIXES
  • Changed the way Elhan's Harper-slaying scimitar was removed as it didn't work for some users. Thanks, Sim
  • Fixed BioWare typo in the dialogue used for the Pai'Na quest ("here" for "hear")
  • Fixed an incorrect item reference on Gorje Hilldark. Thanks, Sim
  • Improved the coding of the Xzar's Creations component and fixed a possible bug involving the golem. Thanks, Sim
  • Changed the Feralan kit stat minima to match the Ranger base class
  • Changed the Justifier kit stat minima to match the Ranger base class
  • Fixed a game bug whereby charming Glaicas didn't always work

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Unfinished Business v14, Mac Version Released!
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2005, 09:46:38 PM »
Thanks to Loriel, v14 of UB has been completely repackaged for Mac users.  The new download, now in .dmg format, is available from the UB homepage, http://www.pocketplane.net/ub

NB: No new content has been added since the initial v14 release.
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