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Games => Fear Equation => Topic started by: Logan on January 11, 2016, 07:22:57 PM

Title: [1.3.2] Custom passengers
Post by: Logan on January 11, 2016, 07:22:57 PM
We've released a hotfix, 1.3.2, to address several issues with 1.3.0 and 1.3.1. It is highly recommended all users upgrade to this version as soon as possible.

IMPORTANT: This update will delete all custom engineers and passengers generated in versions prior to 1.3.0. This is required to fix an incompatibility issue that causes the game to get stuck during startup. We apologise for the inconvenience.

A small update has been released for the last patch, bringing the game to version 1.3.1. It contains the following changes:

With the introduction of the save game compatibility check, we've uploaded all previous patches to the server: ( This allows users to roll back to previous versions, though a fresh install of the game is required before an older patch can be applied.


Fear Equation has just hit version 1.3.0! This update introduces passenger customisation, allowing you to send whoever you want into the fog... along with yourself, of course.

If you want to jump right in, then update to 1.3.0, go to the Custom game screen and click on the "Custom passenger" folder in the top right of the screen. You'll be presented with a page that has a similar appearance to the in-game passenger dossier, but with a bunch of options for you to tweak to help you craft your own survivors -- name, occupation, portrait and stats, as well as factional tendencies and influence.

With this feature, you can create up to 15 custom passengers. You can specify how they should appear in-game using the "Availability" setting, with three options present -- "Priority", "Normal" and "Inactive". Passengers marked as "Priority" will appear with the first beacon, up to a maximum of five.

Any Priority passengers that don't come with the beacon will be ahead of Normal passengers when searching for survivors during the game. Unsurprisingly, "Inactive" passengers will never appear.

Beyond the custom passenger feature, we've also made further efforts to steamline train management. You can now move passengers five at a time using the Move Passenger order and we've made it possible to close / exit certain game elements using the mouse that were previously only closeable via the keyboard.

1.3.0 has a load of other changes, fixes and tweaks, all of which you'll find below:
It is recommended you start a new game after updating, as saved games may not be compatible between versions.

Note to Mac OS X users: You will need to install Mono in order to run the update. The latest version of Mono for OS X can be downloaded here (