The News in the new year: new characteristics of a musician.
From now on every musician has new characteristics that I have called Abilities, and it consist of Practicing, Writing, Promoting, Gigging, Recording. You can see it here. Each one for every possible band instruction type. So you can imagine, that these abilities defines the willingness of a musician to participate in the execution of that particular instruction for a band. If ability has 0, it doesn't mean that musician won't participate (or give his skill points) in the execution, but his participation will be very low compared to what it was before game changes. And if ability has 100 points, then you get bonus comparing to what musician was giving before.
Because of the changes, the calculation of musician wages also has changed. And it is very likely that your bands' wage has changed also and it has increased. But don't be upset, if your musicians have high abilities, then you get bonus to created songs. Also, the ratio, that determines how much records you are selling compared to songs or albums rating, also has changed to get better sales.
The free musicians market also has changed a bit, so now you can find musician having good musical skill, but with lower wage. Of course that musician will be having lower abilities, maybe higher age.
Please note, that currently Practicing and Gigging abilities are not fully implemented. When hiring keep in mind, that you will be paying for these abilities. Full implementation of these abilities should come in the near future.
There is some other small changes. All musicians lost their "date of birth", now they have "age". Currently there isn't much changes related to that, but now the age participates in calculate of a wage for a musician. And in some places the word "day" was changed to "turn", so now all wages is show like "€1 p/t".
That's it and have a happy new year.