Prime Minister Infinity – U.K. – Version Amundsen – 1.8.9

Prime Minister Infinity – U.K. v. Amundsen – 1.8.9 for Windows and Mac has been released!

If you are a Prime Minister Infinity – U.K. pre-orderer, you are eligible for this release.

You can download this release by requesting a download e-mail at the link below.

Notes:

  • This is probably the last release that will be considered ‘early release’ by 270soft.
  • A new update for local candidates will be done for the next release.
  • Background graphics will be updated for the next release.
  • Speed for clicking various things on the Main Screen will be made quicker with the next release.
  • Ads probably will be modified.
  • Election night will be modified.

Looking for feedback on these things in particular:

  • Issues. Are there any we’re missing? Some that should be removed? Issue position descriptions that should be changed? Issue profiles that should be modified?

All feedback welcome!

Important: when you receive the e-mail, you will want to download the file from the “win pmi united kingdom” or “mac pmi united kingdom” link.

If for some reason there is no “win pmi united kingdom” or “mac pmi united kingdom” link in your e-mail and you are a Prime Minister Infinity- U.K. pre-orderer who ordered before Jan. 30th, please notify us and we will fix that for you.

To download:

http://270soft.com/updates-redownloads/

Changes in this version:

  • Strategy Screen > can now select to view constituencies by region
  • Strategy Screen > Ads > when select region to advertise in, rectangle takes party color
  • Endorsers > Regional > added The Evening Standard (London), The Herald (Scotland), The Western Mail (Wales), The Irish News (N.I.), The Belfast Telegraph (N.I.)
  • Endorsers > The Times Center -> Center-Right, Daily Mail Right -> Center-Right, Express Center -> Center-Right, Daily Star Center-Right -> Right
  • Endorsers > Added The Telegraph, Center-Right, leans Conservative
  • Endorsers > Added The Economist, Center-Right
  • Campaign Editor > Regions > can now edit national, regional, or constituency levels
  • Issue position centers set for regions
  • Updated program icon

24 Responses to Prime Minister Infinity – U.K. – Version Amundsen – 1.8.9

  1. Adam Jones February 22, 2015 at 7:12 am #

    Hi Anthony,

    Just letting you know, I have downloaded the Mac version – game still shows version 1.8.8, not 1.8.9, but all changes noted above seem to be in place.

    Just posting this here in case any others are similarly confused as I was!

    Adam

  2. Jonathan Greer February 22, 2015 at 8:55 am #

    Hi Anthony,

    In my view the following issues ought to be included (in order of salience):

    Very High:
    Immigration
    NHS
    Economy/Budget Deficit

    High:
    Minimum wage/Living Wage
    Unemployment/Poverty
    Housing
    Energy/Fuel Prices

    Medium:
    Privacy/Liberty
    Defense/Foreign intervention
    Common Market
    Inflation/Prices
    Taxation/Tax Evasion
    Public Transport/Public Service in General

    Low:
    Pensions
    Drugs
    Devolution and constitutional reform/Government

    Best;
    Jonathan

  3. anthony_270admin February 22, 2015 at 12:42 pm #

    @Adam,

    Thanks for this! That’s a mistake – the latest game engine is numbered 1.8.8, even though it should be 1.8.9. The way to verify one has the latest version is to check to see if the features listed above are implemented in the version that has been installed, as you did.

  4. anthony_270admin February 22, 2015 at 1:56 pm #

    @Jonathan,

    Thank you for these – noted.

  5. John Birch February 22, 2015 at 2:03 pm #

    Election night obviously needs working on. For some reason some Northern Ireland seats report early, but more seriously there is a line which says that polls close at 8pm (should be 10pm).

    Also – even though polls do close at 10 – we do not get any results until at least 11.30, and most do not come in until well past 2am. Northern Ireland reports very late, in fact – the following day!

    Hard to see why seats totals should be 200+ so early in a night – and also why they go up and down.

    Finally very annoying that you cannot see any particular constituency declarations.

  6. Keith February 22, 2015 at 2:48 pm #

    Minor point, Anthony, but. . .

    On the Mac version of Prime Minister Infinity UK for the MAC, the icon for the program shows an American flag as per President Infinity and Congress Infinity. Should this icon be a Union Jack instead?

  7. anthony_270admin February 23, 2015 at 1:07 pm #

    Hi Keith,

    Yes, it should be. Did you have a previous version installed before this latest one? If so, try deleting the current version, and redownloading and installing. Please let me know if this fixes the problem.

  8. anthony_270admin February 23, 2015 at 1:08 pm #

    @John,

    Thanks for this feedback. Election night is one of the main features to be worked on for the next release.

  9. Adam Jones February 23, 2015 at 2:55 pm #

    Hi Anthony,

    Just to second Keith’s point, I too have the US flag as the application icon. I had deleted the application and the application support folder prior to installing the latest version – would there be any files elsewhere in the Mac architecture that could be affecting this?

  10. Adam Jones February 23, 2015 at 2:59 pm #

    (Intriguingly, I can see the Union Flag icon in the package contents, within the ‘resources’ folder – so quite bizarre!)

  11. anthony_270admin February 23, 2015 at 3:25 pm #

    Ok, the OS must be caching a copy of the icon and not refreshing it for some reason – that’s my best guess at this point. I’ll look into how to change this.

  12. Michael February 24, 2015 at 10:26 am #

    I’ve just been playing as UKIP, and there are a number of flaws in their policy positions. The suggestions I make are on their current manifesto, not the 2010 one.

    Budget & Deficit: right –> centre-right
    Education: right –> centre-right
    Environment: centre-right –> right
    NHS: centre-right –> centre-left
    Pensions: right –> centre
    Post Offices: centre-right –> centre
    Tax: right –> centre-right
    Unemployment: right –> centre-right

    These are their stated policies. It is not up to me to say whether it’s what they truly believe in, but this should be reflected in the game.

  13. Adam Jones February 24, 2015 at 11:49 am #

    If it helps to investigate, I’m using OS X Yosemite. All latest OS updates installed.

  14. Michael February 24, 2015 at 12:43 pm #

    Also I’m on the latest edition of Mac OS and I’m still getting the Star Spangled Banner.

  15. anthony_270admin February 24, 2015 at 3:06 pm #

    @Michael,

    Thanks for this feedback re UKIP – noted.

    @Adam and Michael,

    When you open up the DMG (install) file, is the icon in the window that pops up a U.S. flag (before moving it to Applications)?

  16. Michael February 24, 2015 at 3:57 pm #

    Yes it is.

  17. Michael February 25, 2015 at 6:26 am #

    I’m having some problems with Debate Prep as Nigel Farage. Every time I click the icon it come sup with a little info screen. I press OK but nothing happens. This is seriously damaging my ability to campaign effectively.

  18. anthony_270admin February 26, 2015 at 1:48 pm #

    @Michael,

    You have to click the Debate Prep button on the Debate Prep Screen. I’ll add contextual help to make this more clear – thanks for this.

  19. anthony_270admin February 26, 2015 at 1:50 pm #

    Re icon, renaming the program seems to fix this. The next version will have a modified name, so it should show the Union Jack if you had a previous version with the U.S. flag installed.

  20. Adam Jones February 26, 2015 at 3:35 pm #

    Sorry for the late reply Anthony, and although I think you’ve now cracked it, just in case you still needed to know, I too had the U.S flag on the DMG file.

  21. ben February 26, 2015 at 4:56 pm #

    Can we expect the next release this Sat?

  22. anthony_270admin February 26, 2015 at 5:46 pm #

    @Ben,

    That’s the targeted next version release date. That’s Sat. PST.

  23. Michael February 27, 2015 at 11:42 am #

    Are the New Statesman and the Spectator included as potential endorsers? I can’t remember seeing them.

    If not then they tend to lean centre-left and centre-right respectively.

  24. anthony_270admin February 27, 2015 at 12:23 pm #

    @Michael,

    Not yet, but they will probably be added with the next release.

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