rim6o Apr 25, 2013 @ 4:17am
What are the planned improvements?
Could anyone drop some highlights, please. "No promisses" disclaimer is obvious! :)
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cprince  [developer] Apr 25, 2013 @ 7:15am 
1. Full controller support

2. There's a new RPG mode DLC we're working on as an addon to the base game which instead of being an arcade game is a complete, huge mission, which you must attempt to complete; there are no points involved. Instead there are upgrade stations scattered about where you can upgrade your droids.

3. A more comprehensive checkpointing system which also stores your score, transfer points, and which droids you have.
rim6o Apr 25, 2013 @ 11:14am 
That's something! I'll make sure to spread the word about DA in the meantime. Thank you for the work you've put into it so far!
http://steamcommunity.com/app/219200/discussions/0/828934724020948916/#c828937420087044765
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rim6o Jun 3, 2013 @ 1:56am 
Any ETA on the update that introduces proper checkpoints?
cprince  [developer] Jun 3, 2013 @ 2:12am 
"Very soon"
rim6o Jun 3, 2013 @ 6:19am 
Please drop some post when it's available. I'll be on DA within 30 minutes!

EDIT:
I meant a (e.g.) new topic with a change log.
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runequester Jun 4, 2013 @ 9:54am 
Just so you know, "RPG mode" in droid assault means either my money or a marriage proposal instantly. Your choice (no refunds though). That sounds amazing
rim6o Jun 5, 2013 @ 2:37am 
I got some Update yesterday but I don't see any changes.
cprince  [developer] Jun 5, 2013 @ 5:05am 
Oh, that was the checkpoint-squad-saving changes :) And removing the screen flickering on startup.
rim6o Jun 5, 2013 @ 1:09pm 
Originally posted by cprince:
Oh, that was the checkpoint-squad-saving changes :) And removing the screen flickering on startup.
Not worth posting a change log?
cprince  [developer] Jun 5, 2013 @ 3:19pm 
Hm I thought I did.
<edit> Yes, I did: http://steamcommunity.com/app/219200/announcements
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rim6o Jun 6, 2013 @ 2:30am 
Yup, my bad! I've just joined the group. On my defence - steam client > DA > view update history shows nothing useful. Only some entry about the winter sale.
cprince  [developer] Jun 6, 2013 @ 3:14am 
Bah, announcements feature pretty useless then
ExtraSpectre Jun 16, 2013 @ 8:08am 
Since I can't make a topic for whatever reason, I'll post this here:

It'd be really cool to have basic squad commands such as:

- follow me

- search and destroy

- go over there (using the mouse to designate)

One of the gripes I have with friendly AI is that often they just seem to hang-around in the spawn. On levels where there are multiple segments that you must teleport to, they never seem to go through a teleporter.

Have you ever considered implementing this cprince?
rim6o Jun 17, 2013 @ 1:27am 
Please don't hijack the topic. There are already few topics re gameplay problems out there, even with the developer input on the subject.
cprince  [developer] Jun 17, 2013 @ 2:33am 
I'll reply anyway...
- They already do follow you. IF they have brains, AND they haven't got anything to kill.
- They already do search and destroy. IF they have brains.
- It's not an RTS! It's an arcade game.
- The friendlies will never follow down teleports or elevator shafts. That's intentional for level design in the RPG game.
- They only hang around in the spawn area if they're dumb. In general most bots under sec level 4 are pretty dumb. Only multicore brains have actual AI.
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