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Tropico 4 patch fixes issues, tweaks bugs, allows for long walks on the beach

by: Chuck -
More On: Tropico 4
Kalypso has released a patch for Tropico 4 that fixes some issues with the tutorial, some localization issues, and increases the population cap to 1500 as numerous other fixes and tweaks.  My favorite addition is this one which is buried at the bottom of the list

"Tropicans now enjoy long walks on the beach"

Good stuff and it's always nice to see a sense of humor in a game.   If you want to know more about the game be sure to check out our interview and check back in a bit for Tom's review of the game.
- Tutorial: Fixed game getting stuck in pause mode and accepting tasks
- Tutorial: Fixed a task auto-completing when accepting very quickly
- Fixed refresh rate selection in graphics options dialogue
- Fixed several infinite money exploits
- Fixed several localization errors
- Fixed bug with cancelling edicts preventing faction respect from dropping to zero
- Corrected salary for unemployed citizens when Social Security edict is active
- Character trait 'Religious Zealot' now properly decreases relations with Arab League
- Corrected fire station 'Cat-in-tree' work mode to properly boost housing quality in area of influence only
- Increased number of families living in shanties to two
- Restaurants now accept only citizens who can afford the service fee
- Fixed renaming a citizen when info panel is opened from Almanac
- Alternative building models can now be chosen with [ and ] during placement via keyboard shortcut
- Firing ministers and cancelling building prompts now pause the game to prevent instability
- Save/Load shortcuts to not work when there is an opened window which should not be closed
- Save/Load shortcuts now close some in-game UIs
- Fixed stuck UI when losing an election or island getting invaded
- When set to full screen mode, the game now minimizes when launching external challenge editor
- Fixed terrain error when buildings are constructed
- Fixed a foreign task incorrectly requiring Rum instead of Spiced Rum
- Fixed crash when building Aqua parks on high terrain
- Corrected free jobs display in Almanac, graph still shows year average values
- Corrected Mausoleum fee display in info panel
- Fixed problem with demolishing Customs Office
- Prevented faction disasters from starting simultaneously and never ending
- Fixed check for faction distaste end condition in two consecutive months
- Road construction and other in-game tools now close when activating construction via keyboard shortcut
- Removed industrial props from random map jungles
- Soldiers and Generals can now be hired during Street Riots (Nationalist faction disaster) or criminal shootouts
- Fixed tourists getting stuck in some buildings
- Fixed Presidente info panel text bugs
- Fixed crash after long terrain editing sessions
- Goods required by certain buildings will no longer be transported to the docks
- Improved docks info panel
- Removed save animation when saving player profile
- Fixed road cursor snapping problem resulting in overlapping roads
- Fixed building achievements unlocking by placing trees and decorations
- 'Kill Juanito' achievement does not trigger on special actions other than 'Eliminate' or 'Arrange Accident'
- Population limit raised to 1500 (can your machine handle it?)
- Road element limit increased (extra budget for fixing potholes)
- Tropicans now enjoy long walks on the beach