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SeriousComedy Nov 8, 2013 @ 11:12pm
Any News on the upcoming DLC?
Just as the thread title says.

Are there any developments or progress with the extra spaceship pack DLC?
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Starg  [developer] Nov 10, 2013 @ 12:46pm 
Yes, thanks for asking.

I've added 8 new ships and I've been having a lot of fun trying out new handling types and new behaviours. (It's been great writing new game code after spending so long porting the game)

I think I'll forget the idea about having a competition for one of the ships and instead add support for Steam Workshop. It means quite a bit more work, but I think it'll be worth it.

It means making a simple ship editor. I'm thinking that I'll give the player a number of points to spend on each ship created. That way you can't just turn everything up to 11 and just have a super ship. You'll have to balance the pros and cons of each attribute.

It should also be possible to have the game make a unique set of leader boards for each ship created. That's be great for keeping things competitive.
Danny Vasquez Nov 10, 2013 @ 12:49pm 
Would be awesome if the game pops up an alert when Xbox controller disconnects.
[EG]Seraph Nov 10, 2013 @ 12:50pm 
Great news :D
Cycopunk Nov 10, 2013 @ 12:52pm 
You know Starg, you are just ♥♥♥♥ing awesome. Just thought you should know that.
­­Δ👽 Louna 👽Δ­­ Nov 10, 2013 @ 12:52pm 
Nice!
Evil Math Teacher of English Nov 10, 2013 @ 1:29pm 
Sexy.
_Randi_ Nov 10, 2013 @ 1:37pm 
Originally posted by Starg:
I'm thinking that I'll give the player a number of points to spend on each ship created. That way you can't just turn everything up to 11 and just have a super ship. You'll have to balance the pros and cons of each attribute.

NICE!
SlipperyPete Nov 10, 2013 @ 1:52pm 
That sounds cool, But what about the update for spotify and the likes support???
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­­Δ👽 Louna 👽Δ­­ Nov 10, 2013 @ 1:52pm 
Originally posted by SlipperyPete:
That sounds cool, But what about the update for spotify and he likes support???


Spotify isn't available in tons of country.

Would be totally pointless IMO.
temp_anon Nov 10, 2013 @ 2:06pm 
Will some of the ships stats affect how enemy waves and generation are calculated? That'd be neat and a half.
MasacruAlex Nov 10, 2013 @ 2:20pm 
sweet
Nobody Nov 10, 2013 @ 2:25pm 
I like this

Originally posted by Starg:
Yes, thanks for asking.

I've added 8 new ships and I've been having a lot of fun trying out new handling types and new behaviours. (It's been great writing new game code after spending so long porting the game)

I think I'll forget the idea about having a competition for one of the ships and instead add support for Steam Workshop. It means quite a bit more work, but I think it'll be worth it.

It means making a simple ship editor. I'm thinking that I'll give the player a number of points to spend on each ship created. That way you can't just turn everything up to 11 and just have a super ship. You'll have to balance the pros and cons of each attribute.

It should also be possible to have the game make a unique set of leader boards for each ship created. That's be great for keeping things competitive.
I like.
­­Δ👽 Louna 👽Δ­­ Nov 10, 2013 @ 2:31pm 
Originally posted by temp_anon:
Will some of the ships stats affect how enemy waves and generation are calculated? That'd be neat and a half.



I'd rather having the user to ajust himself the ship rather than having the game to ajust the game to your ship instead of to music.

So that way the user will SERIOUSLY gonna take care carefuly to setup his ship. Otherwise, you'll just gonna ajust it randomly and still gonna have no problem. Which kill the whole idea of customization and balancing the pro and cons.
Last edited by ­­Δ👽 Louna 👽Δ­­; Nov 10, 2013 @ 2:32pm
Comrade St. Nikolai Nov 10, 2013 @ 3:04pm 
I'm down for this.
SeriousComedy Nov 10, 2013 @ 3:54pm 
Starg.

You have no idea how elated I am right now.
Your news just made my day. Adding support to customize your own ship is just gravy.

Which as you know, we can never have enough of.
Last edited by SeriousComedy; Nov 10, 2013 @ 3:54pm
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