Science Simulator Update Log [Interbyte Studios]

Project Manager - Chris / @Cigatronix
Front End Programmer - Chris / @Cigatronix
Back End Programmer - OverHash / @OverHash
Modeler - Trenton / @Not_Nert

This thread is used to display organized information relating to Science Simulator updates and events.

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Update Log

Update 20 (7/26/2021)

  • Fixed triple hatch with auto hatch
  • Fixed auto hatch bug (#673)
  • Fixed global trading pages error (#674)
  • Improved sorting order for global trading (#675)
  • Reduced lag in global trading
  • Reduced lag in inventory
  • Created tier pass (#672)
  • Cleaned up the weekly leaderboard script.
  • Updated all dependencies
  • Added 2.0 Egg
  • Added Tier Pass

- New Egg “2.0 Egg” for 100k research in Lobby!


Update Archive

Update 18 (6/5/2021)

:map: GLOBAL TRADING
– Post a trade on a global board that anybody can view in any server! Other players can offer on your trades, and you can either accept/decline the trades at any point in time! (As of now, you need to rejoin in order to get your pets. However, we will be improving this functionality in the future)

– Only pets with rarities “Legendary” and “Secret” can be traded

– We’ve incorporated a filtering system for you to search for trades with the pets you’re looking for! You can select any pet in the game that meets the rarity requirements, and then search, and all trades that have any of the pets you’ve searched will appear!

:test_tube: Radioactive Egg
– New event egg in the lobby with 3 amazing secret pets!

:art: Lobby Revamp
– Improved graphics, improved asset loading and rendering efficiency (improved performance), new areas to explore, and more!

:medal: 40 NEW RANKS!!
– Ranks now have research and gem multipliers!

:bug: Bug Fixes
– Competitive titles now show up only in their respective category
– UI’s will no longer overlap (This was happening sometimes and it was annoying)
– Multi-purpose inventory UI animation and functionality improvements

  • :robux: 2 new Limited Robux Pets!

  • :robux: NEW LIMITED TIME PET PACKS IN THE CARNIVAL AREA! :roller_coaster:
    – 3 Limited Legendary Pets and 2 hours of all boost!

  • :roller_coaster: Carnival Event public area (this is a leak)! The event is not out yet, but we wanted to leak the are to you all!

Content Coming Soon
– Quests!
– Mutations!
– New pet rarity!
– Game badges and awards!

Update 16 (3/28/2021)

:tada: UPDATE 16 IS HERE :tada:
This update holds some cool changes and bug fixes to the game! We are still in development of our cross-server trading project, and hope to finish it in the near future.

  • :fire::fire: NEW “Chrysalis Egg”!!
    – Purchased with 1M Crystals!

:currency_exchange: NEW TRADING UI!
– This fixes many issues with the old system, such as pet levels displaying incorrectly
– It should be much easier to navigate and use now

:medal: Season 3/4 titles
– We’ve also created the season 4 pets (

  • :robux: New robux pets!

MINOR IMPROVEMENTS

  • Crystal Cave is now free!
    – In the future, we plan on making more events that have free worlds, so you can grind them :muscle:

  • Group Rewards now requires interaction rather than touching it

  • Slight rebalance of some permanent eggs

BUG FIXES

  • :gem: Fixed gem gaining when rebirthing
  • :dog: Fixed pets not cleaning up when players leave
  • :x: Fixed auto-deleted pets not displaying in the egg chances display
  • :person_fencing: Fixed leaderboard avatars ocassionally displaying incorrectly
  • :money_mouth: Fixed world multipliers in a few maps when you stand in water
  • :egg: Fixed cog egg facing backwards
  • Fixed the interaction names of some items (e.g. Lava Wastelands displaying incorrectly)
  • Fixed crystals multiplier bug when deleting all pets
  • Fixed multi-delete sometimes staying red to select
  • Fixed a few pet images
  • Fixed resetting when in the loading screen
  • Fixed a few pets displaying in the wrong direction
Update 14 (3/13/2021)
  • :egg: New egg “St Patrick’s Egg”

  • :100: Tons of pets got balance changes! Go check em out.

  • :hammer: PERFORMANCE FIXES :construction:

  • :robux: New boost “Faster Hatching Speed!”

  • :robux: New boost “x2 Pet Experience”

  • :robux: You can now buy up to 48 hours of boost at a time!

Quick P.S.A: This entire week we will have tons of events coming out. This update is small, as update 15 and update 16 are both going to be absolutely massive updates. But because of that, we will have a lot of events and special fun things going on. And get hype for what’s to come: It’s pretty insane. :smile:

Update 15 (3/21/2021)
  • :egg: 2 new limited eggs (Over 40 new pets!)
    → “Ruby Egg”
    → “Crystal Egg”

  • :crystal_ball: New limited world “Crystal Cave”
    → Limited currency “Crystals”

  • :robux: 2 new Robux Pets!

  • Interbyte Club pet “Darkened Chimera” has finally been introduced into the game!

  • Game User Interface rework!
    → Pets UI
    → Titles UI
    → Ranks UI
    → Teams UI
    → Gifts UI

Update 14 (3/13/2021)
  • :egg: New egg “St Patrick’s Egg”

  • :100: Tons of pets got balance changes! Go check em out.

  • :hammer: PERFORMANCE FIXES :construction:

  • :robux: New boost “Faster Hatching Speed!”

  • :robux: New boost “x2 Pet Experience”

  • :robux: You can now buy up to 48 hours of boost at a time!

Quick P.S.A: This entire week we will have tons of events coming out. This update is small, as update 15 and update 16 are both going to be absolutely massive updates. But because of that, we will have a lot of events and special fun things going on. And get hype for what’s to come: It’s pretty insane. :smile:

Update 13 (3/07/2021)
  • :egg: Improved egg hatching animation :hatching_chick:
    – Shiny pets now make the name of the pet a yellow text color
    – Pets which are auto deleted will have a small label under the “rarity” saying they were auto deleted

  • :ocean: New limited time “Oceanic Nostalgia” egg (5B research in the lobby)
    – This will be gone in the second part of this update later in the week!

  • Removed :star2: Twilight Star :star2: world

  • :package: Improved inventory sorting (secrets now appear at the top, shiny pets appear before non-shiny pets)

  • :books: The pet index can now be filtered!
    – You can filter the pet index to display pets from a certain world, or certain event worlds!

  • :orange_book: Pet team names can now be changed!

  • :muscle: Added competitive leaderboard rank achievements!

  • :robux: New Robux Pets!
    – “Super Mutated Slimes”
    – “Corrupt Jack O’ Latern”

Update 12 (2/27/2021)
  • :egg: Improved egg hatching animation :hatching_chick:
    – Shiny pets now make the name of the pet a yellow text color
    – Pets which are auto deleted will have a small label under the “rarity” saying they were auto deleted

  • :ocean: New limited time “Oceanic Nostalgia” egg (5B research in the lobby)
    – This will be gone in the second part of this update later in the week!

  • Removed :star2: Twilight Star :star2: world

  • :package: Improved inventory sorting (secrets now appear at the top, shiny pets appear before non-shiny pets)

  • :books: The pet index can now be filtered!
    – You can filter the pet index to display pets from a certain world, or certain event worlds!

  • :orange_book: Pet team names can now be changed!

  • :muscle: Added competitive leaderboard rank achievements!

  • :robux: New Robux Pets!
    – “Super Mutated Slimes”
    – “Corrupt Jack O’ Latern”

Update 11 (2/21/2021)
  • :egg: Molten Egg, Magma Egg

  • :volcano:New Lava Wasteland World (50T Gems, x16 world multiplier, Rank 19 required)

  • :handshake: New Pet Teams feature! Unlock pet teams as you purchase new ranks. Pet teams are unlocked at Rank 4, 8, 12, 18, 24, 25, and with the VIP Gamepass, you can have 1 extra team!

  • :egg: New egg hatching animation! This animation has come with many hotfixes and is now time based rather than frame based to reduce bugs and errors! The animation speed is now faster. Legendary and Secret pets have a special hatch effect now!
    – More will be added to this over time!

  • :no_entry: Delete-All will now only delete all pets (Excluding Legendary and Secret pets) that are viewable! This means that if you’re searching a pet, and use Delete-All, it will only delete pets that you have searched that are not Legendary or Secret rarity!

Hotfixes

  • Mutations have been temporarily disabled while we rework the system.
  • Group rewards fixed
  • Shiny background now appears in Pet Index for viewable shiny pets!
  • Daily rewards visual time bug fixed.
  • Not enough currency error while hatching eggs has been fixed.
  • Many trade bugs fixed!
  • Hide pets has been fixed!
  • Not being able to make shiny pets when having a mutated form of that pet has now been fixed.

Improvements

  • World detection for world multiplier has been heavily improved.
Update 10 (2/15/2021)
  • :egg: New Neon Egg, Cataclysmic Egg, Twilight Space Egg

  • :earth_americas: New limited time Twilight World with :sparkles:stars:sparkles: event currency! Gain stars by clicking in the Twilight World (costs 5T gems and requires rank 5)!

  • :convenience_store: New event shop for valentines day event and the twilight event!

  • :sun_with_face: New daily rewards!
    – We will be adding more daily rewards in the future

  • :gift: New GIFTING GAMEPASSES feature!
    – Gift a friend a gamepass with the new :fire::fire: 40% OFF SALE :fire::fire: by purchasing the gamepass then selecting them under the new gifting menu!

  • :first_place: 12 New “Mutations” achievements
    – These require you to successfully mutate pets!

  • :watch: New Reduced Mutation Time shop upgrade!

  • :man_running: Teleporting/purchasing worlds now requires you to interact with it rather than stand on the portal! This should be a smoother experience!

  • Fixed auto rebirth options for 75M and above not working

  • :trophy: Leaderboard changes! Should be more reliable
    – This fixes an old bug where other players may not load in game for you, causing issues with features such as trading

  • Minor internal changes to the egg hatching system

  • Small changes to the pet index

  • Changes to marketplace shop menu

  • Fixed a small bug where having the exact amount of research would not allow you to purchase a world

We’re sorry this update took so long! A lot of hard work was put in to make it! Over 14,000 lines of code were changed this update!
We hope you understand the delay, and as a reward for patiently waiting, use the following CODES!

  • Update10 - 2 days of luck boost
  • Twin - 2 days of shiny boost
  • Cities - 1 hour of instant click time
Update 9 (2/6/2021)
  • :egg: Added Vialentines Egg and Gradient Egg (Event for 2 weeks!)

  • :feet: Equip Best Button will now equip the pets with the best Max Stats in your inventory, regardless of their level! This way, you’ll always level up the pets that will give you the most benefit! :slight_smile:

  • :recycle: Fixed the new rebirth options, and re-balanced them!
    – 375m rebirths and options above this are now able to be used, and their prices have been re-balanced!

  • Event (Lasts until Wednesday!)
    :test_tube: x2 Research in all worlds!
    :sparkles: x2 Shiny chance!
    :four_leaf_clover: x2 Luck on all legendary and secret hatches!

Quick note: This update had to be a little smaller, as we are currently working on the Valentines update for next week and the soon to come Global Trading!

Update 8 (1/30/2021)
  • :egg: Added 5M egg and Crystal Cavern Egg

  • :heavy_dollar_sign: removed currency boosts in favor of a new x2 research gamepass (costs :robux:499)
    – If you had an active currency boost, you will be receiving x4 research until it runs out

  • :sparkles:Rebalanced shiny mutation chances (slightly easier now!)
    → 60% Legendary → 90% Legendary
    → 30% secret → 70% secret

  • :dna: Rebalanced successful mutation changes (slightly easier as well!)
    → 15% successful for shiny legendary → 45% successful for legendary
    → 7% successful for shiny secret → 30% successful for secret
    → 9% for shiny secret → 40% successful for shiny secret

  • :shopping_cart: Added more shop upgrades!
    → 16 rebirth upgrades → 20 rebirth upgrades
    → 40 shiny chance upgrades → 75 shiny chance upgrades
    – Instead of a 0.05% increase per upgrade, it is now a 0.05% increase per upgrade
    → 75 gem multipler upgrades → 150 gem multipler upgrades
    → 11 pet exp upgrades → 25 pet exp upgrades

  • :speech_balloon: Improved in game chat messages

  • Changed the messages for legendary/secrets being hatched to send a fractional form message instead of a decimal percentage
    → e.g. “0.0001%” will now be displayed as “1 in 10.00k”)

  • Added mutation messages in chat when someone mutates a pet successfully!

  • :closed_lock_with_key: Added tips to the mutations selection screen describing why you cannot mutate a pet- :egg: Added 5M egg and Crystal Cavern Egg

  • :heavy_dollar_sign: removed currency boosts in favor of a new x2 research gamepass (costs :robux:499)
    – If you had an active currency boost, you will be receiving x4 research until it runs out

  • :sparkles:Rebalanced shiny mutation chances (slightly easier now!)
    → 60% Legendary → 90% Legendary
    → 30% secret → 70% secret

  • :dna: Rebalanced successful mutation changes (slightly easier as well!)
    → 15% successful for shiny legendary → 45% successful for legendary
    → 7% successful for shiny secret → 30% successful for secret
    → 9% for shiny secret → 40% successful for shiny secret

  • :shopping_cart: Added more shop upgrades!
    → 16 rebirth upgrades → 20 rebirth upgrades
    → 40 shiny chance upgrades → 75 shiny chance upgrades
    – Instead of a 0.05% increase per upgrade, it is now a 0.05% increase per upgrade
    → 75 gem multipler upgrades → 150 gem multipler upgrades
    → 11 pet exp upgrades → 25 pet exp upgrades

  • :speech_balloon: Improved in game chat messages

  • Changed the messages for legendary/secrets being hatched to send a fractional form message instead of a decimal percentage
    → e.g. “0.0001%” will now be displayed as “1 in 10.00k”)

  • Added mutation messages in chat when someone mutates a pet successfully!

  • :closed_lock_with_key: Added tips to the mutations selection screen describing why you cannot mutate a pet

Update 7 (1/27/2021)

Game Additions:

  • Pet Mutations! :test_tube:
  • 4 new eggs :egg:
    Armor Egg (Limited)
    Atom Egg (Limited)
    Desert Egg
    Cacti Egg
  • New interactive and responsive Robux shop UI!
  • New x2 Shiny and +2 mutations gamepasses!
  • New Desert world with a x12 multiplier!

Quality of Life improvements:

  • All shops and walk-up UIs such as Science Shop stores, Rebirth places, and Mutations now use ProximityPrompt which is interactive and supports all devices!
  • All pets that were not showing up previously when equipped are now fixed!

Bug Fixes:

  • Multi-Delete will now function for pets that are selected in the view window if they meet the requirements.
  • Trade Ended window will no longer stay visible after trades.
  • Confirm window will no longer stay on your screen when a player you’re in trade with leaves the game.
  • Waiting for Player window will no longer stay on your screen when a player you’re in trade with leaves the game.
  • Trade pet stats window will reset everytime you enter a new trade.
  • Radium secret pets and BS2 Super Neon Hydra now have the info tag.
Update 6 (1/16/2021)

:rocket::stars:- 2X LUCK EVENT! :four_leaf_clover::crossed_fingers:

  • :egg: Three new eggs
    – Galactic Egg (3 new secrets!)
    – Mech Egg (3 new secrets!)
    – Twilight Egg

  • :egg: Changes to egg hatching
    – Egg hatching will show the shiny variant of the pet if you got a shiny variant
    – Egg hatching will better preload content
    – When using auto delete, pets which are deleted will still go into your pet index

  • :currency_exchange: Changes to trading
    – Searching now works
    – Some other bug fixes

  • :mag: BRAND NEW PET INDEX!

  • :trophy: Changes to achievements (slightly harder)

  • :recycle: Balanced rebirthing. Each new tier now gives you a 5% discount from the previous tier. You may want to adjust your auto rebirth strategy!

:floppy_disk:

  • Added saving for “hide pets”

  • Added saving for “hide other pets”

  • New “Multi Unlock” feature which allows you to unlock multiple pets at once :unlock:

  • Created “Buy All” button for Science Shop :money_with_wings:

  • Better server leaderboards

  • Improved leaderstats on top right

  • Improvements for network consumption

  • Patches for a few exploits

  • We can now create codes that will work in all live servers :shushing_face:

Update 5 (1/9/2021

Game additions

  • New world, Toy Land! Rank 20 is required to entire this world along with 20Qd research. The new world multiplier is x8!
  • 3 new eggs!
    Cog Egg (1b gems currency. Has 9 new pets in total!)
    Toy Egg (50T research currency. Has 10 new pets in total!)
    Sand Egg (75T research currency. Has 12 new pets in total, and VARIANT secret pets!)
  • Server-wide leaderboards!
  • 2 new titles!
    All Nighter title for 2.5m+ eggs hatched!
    King for over 50b+ rebirths!
  • 2 new robux pets!
    Universal Tamer is a new Tier 2 Legendary Robux pet!
    Lava Master is a new Tier 1 Legendary Robux Pet!

Fixed

  • A lot of helpful trading fixes were made
    – The blur that happens to one player when accepting a trade or sometimes after the trade ends has been fixed.
    – Trade list of all players showing people being able to trade when they aren’t has been fixed.
    – (Searching in trades hasn’t been fixed yet but it will be very soon!)
    – Many other small bug fixes that will make the game more enjoyable to play. :slight_smile:

Game Improvements

  • New secret label on secret pets!
  • New titles UI! Way more organized and interactive!
  • Leaderboards UI have all been re-scaled, and automatically re-scale!
  • Pet frames in the Pet UI have been re-scaled and automatically re-scale!
  • “Shrink” and “Expand” have returned! View up to 10 pets a row now with “Shrink” functionality in the Pet UI!
Update 4 (1/2/2021)

Game additions

  • New world, “Tropical Lobby”! Just as the Science Lobby, the first zone in the game (Where you first load into), this is a lobby! It comes with 2 new eggs. To unlock this world you must be rank 16 and have 5Qa Research. All future worlds will have there teleports placed in this new lobby!
  • 3 new eggs! (1 EVENT egg!)
    Coconut Egg (300M gems currency. Has 9 new pets in total!)
    Dark Matter Egg (800M gems currency. Has 9 new pets in total!)
    Throwback Egg (10B research currency. Has 14 new pets in total!) (EVENT EGG)
  • More upgrades in the science shop!
    – Pet experience upgrade can be bought up to 11 times now instead of 6!
    – Gem upgrades can be bought 75 times now instead of 50!
    – Shiny chance upgrades can be bought 40 times now instead of 20!

Fixed

  • Neither player is able to see locked pets in-trade! This was previously causing bugs and has now been fixed.
  • Equip/Unequip as well as Lock/Unlock buttons glitching has been fixed.
  • Hatching 2 eggs at once by being within proximity of both eggs while auto hatching has now been fixed.
  • Some pets had the wrong faces. This has been fixed and their decals have been updated accordingly.

Game Improvements

  • World sort panel has been semi-reworked to use a UIListLayout now instead of a UIGridLayout, and uses LayoutUtil for automatic scaling.
  • Egg sort panel has been semi-reworked to use a UIListLayout now instead of a UIGridLayout, and uses LayoutUtil for automatic scaling.
  • Improvements to game performance and UI compatibility with all devices.
Update 3 (12/26/2020)

Game additions

  • 2 new eggs!
    2020 Event Egg (costs 10B Research)
    Immortal Egg (costs 800k Snowflakes)
  • 2 new titles!
    Shiny Lord (1 shiny secret hatched)
    Shiny Legend (3 shiny secrets hatched)
  • New shiny boost in the robux shop!

Fixed

  • Trading fixes
  • Legendary/Secret hatch server message chances display fixed!

Balances

  • Absolute Lightness base research stat changed (x375 → x440)
  • Frosty Guardian base research stat changed (x400 → x540)
  • Hot Cocoa base research stat changed (x425 → x600)
  • Extra Fluffy Bunny base research stat changed (x450-> x615)
  • The Key Master base research stat changed (x400 → x520)
  • Cresential Orbit base research stat changed (x490 → x610)
  • Ethereal Wreath base research stat changed (x520 → x700)

Game Improvements

  • Shiny pets now have a much nicer background animation!
  • Locked pets can no longer be seen in trades, nor can they be traded period.
  • Multi-Delete and Delete-All will show you what pets you’re deleting!
  • Pet inventory and trade windows now automatically scale the scrolling frames to size perfectly on your screen depending on how many pets you have and will update everytime a pet is added/removed.
  • Trading confirmation will now show you what pets you’re going to lose!
Update 2 (12/21/2020)

Game additions

  • Trading! :smiley:
  • Competitive leaderboards!
  • 3 new eggs in an event world!
    – Reef Egg (costs 500 snowflakes)
    – Reindeer egg (costs 100k snowflakes)
    – Snowtop egg (costs 300k snowflakes)
  • New Christmas quest
    – with limited time boost rewards
    – with limited time currency snowflakes
    – with limited time eggs
  • New OG title (required to have played before update 2!)
  • New limited Robux pets
  • External services allowing us to do giveaways for pets and boosts in live time without being in your server!

Fixes

  • Fixed VIP achievement not being able to be equipped for special QA & staff members.
  • Fixed shiny pets showing -1 exp incorrectly

Balances

  • Violet Striker base research stat changed (120x → 200x)

  • Absolute Lightness base research stat changed (270x → 375x)

  • Frosty Guardian base research stat changed (200x → 400x)

  • Hot Cocoa base research stat changed (240x → 425x)

  • Extra Fluffy Bunny base research stat changed (270x → 450x)

  • Re-balance to Minty Lava Egg for chances

  • Re-balance to Frosty Egg for chances

  • Re-balance to Frostbite Egg for chances

  • Re-balance to Candy Egg for chances

  • Re-balance to rebirth prices (slightly easier)

  • Secret Champion title requirement of 3 secret pets has been changed to 5 secret pets (players who previously have this equipped will keep it equipped)

  • Adjustments to pet level requirements. Pets require significantly more exp to level up (affects all your current pets as well as future pets)

Game improvements

  • Player stats will now show 1 decimal point.
  • Performance & network boosts for various things (auto select, updating playtime)
  • Changes to pet floating behavior to make higher FPS players not float faster
  • Reworked pet following system which should be less prone to bugs
Update 1 (12/07/2020)

Additions and bug fixes

  • :lollipop: New Candy Land world :lollipop:
  • New Minty Lava Egg that costs 1.25m gems! (10 pets!)
  • New Frostbite Egg that costs 500k gems! (10 pets!)
  • New Candy Egg that costs 2.5T research! (9 pets!)
  • Changes to the egg hatch animation
  • New codes to be released soon :eyes:
  • Vial egg removed!
  • Pets are now visible when you zoom in to the first-person view
  • Achievements now show “Equipped” when you equip them
  • More rebirth options are now available!
  • Pets now show better when you teleport between worlds
  • New system that allows us to giveaway pets while you’re in-game!

Balance Chances

  • All pets have gem stat changes!
  • All science shop upgrades have their prices rebalanced
  • Players who previously got shop upgrades will keep their current levels
  • Rebirth prices have been balanced slightly
  • Winter Tundra now requires rank 6 (previously rank 5)
  • “Frosty Guardian” base research multiplier to 200 (previously 160)
  • “Violet Striker” base research multiplier to 120 (previously 100)
  • Reduced Legendary rarity pets base stats in Frosty Egg to 64
  • Reduced Epic rarity pets base stats in Frosty Egg to 50
  • Winter tundra multiplier is now x3 (previously x4)
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