...along comes word of the kind of stuff we can expect from the game's upcoming - and free - expansion.
While we knew about some of this - like mind control - each of these additions is now explained in greater detail. With GIFs.
But best of all, there was a new announcement: we're getting a clone bay, which will replicate your crew (at the cost of a decrease in their skill) if they die. So boarding enemy ships just a lot more appealing.
You can read the full and detailed list of additions and improvements below.
FTL [Official Site]