Comfortable Labor Day Weekend! An extended weekend is so as after the entire work our indie devs have completed over the summer time. Talking of labor, a number of of the indie video games we’ve been following are increasing their groups. Nevertheless, one developer has run out of funds. We’ve bought that, and way more so that you can atone for on this week’s Indie MMO Highlight.
E-book of Travels
Would possibly and Delight gave us an replace to final week’s Early Entry delay, sharing that three main bugs have been the primary reason for his or her choice to postpone launching E-book of Travels. Rubberbanding, incorrect spawns, and invisible NPCs make up the “Unholy Trio” of bugs plaguing the testers. They’re arduous at work on fixing the problems, and say that Early Entry isn’t as far off as many people have been pondering.
There have been a slew of dev diary postings on the Chimeraland Twitter just lately. This week alone, three dev diaries lined gear optimization, sharing gadgets with attendants, new catchable big beasts known as Numen Beasts, and evolving your horse right into a Dragon Horse.
Consideration, pet lovers! Chimeraland has a brand new catchable big beast-type generally known as “Numen Beasts” . You possibly can acquire a variety of EXP for defeating them! In the meantime, your Black Horse can now evolve into Dragon Horse, it is loyal and will not allow you to down! ?#Chimeraland #openworld #DevDiary pic.twitter.com/zutZVDCEBB
— Chimeraland (@Chimeraland) September 1, 2021
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There’s been a variety of exercise within the Twin Universe universe this week. Not solely are you able to atone for all of the DU news within the September Newsletter, however the Novalogic group put out a bit machinima this week with the replace to asteroids and shields as the main focus. There’s additionally been a little bit of a cleanup, with new rules about leaving constructs within the markets. Lastly, there’s a brand new addition to the Dual Universe Roadmap. Replace 0.26.10, affectionately generally known as Aries, might be launched earlier than the Demeter (0.27) replace goes dwell. Tying again into the asteroid replace, Aries will carry some adjustments to PVP with the addition of Shields v2.
Siege Camp has introduced the subsequent large Foxhole replace might be revealed subsequent week. Tune in to the Foxhole Twitch channel on Thursday, September 9, at 2 PM EDT to get a preview of the Summer season Replace.
With one other 12 months beneath my belt, I’ve seen my thoughts isn’t fairly as sharp because it was, therefore my penchant for altering names like Gloria Victis to Gloria Victus as I did in final week’s Highlight. Fortuitously, Black Eye Video games doesn’t have any reminiscence issues and by no means forgets to publish their weekly replace. This week, Update 286 covers the standard changelog, together with the entire greater growth updates.
Into The Echo
Again for the second week in a row, ETLOK Studios has printed one other weblog. This time round, Akshay Kolte, Govt Producer of Into The Echo, covers the Hub and Spoke Progression System. Akshay notes that though different video games use an analogous system, ETLOK plans on increasing upon this core system to assist gamers obtain character individuality.
We’ve talked about the Highsteppe Makeover coming to OrbusVR, and now it’s lastly right here. Patch 14.01 went dwell on August 31, restoring Highsteppe again to its former glory.
It’s been a month or so since Perpetuum On-line went free to play. When you aren’t one of many new gamers that has already checked out PO, jump in today and you may profit from the x5 EP Weekend occasion that may run by Tuesday, September seventh.
Simulogics hit a milestone this week with their 300th devlog entry. To have a good time the event, they handed the reigns over to the gamers and had them submit their very own entries for this week’s weblog.
As we reported earlier this week, it’s not wanting too good for TitanReach. In response to a submit on the TR Discord, funding has dried up and growth is being paused. The entire group might be searching for work whereas the hunt for out of doors traders continues. One world will nonetheless stay on-line, as will the web site, and growth will return to “a hobbyist state.” Though refunds gained’t be out there for everybody who has made purchases associated to TitanReach, refunds might be made for anybody who bought a Closed Alpha pack since they grew to become out there on August ninth.
A Township Story
The VR-only MMO A Township Story has been out there on the Oculus Quest for a number of weeks now, and the latest patch was targeted on bettering hit detection. There have been just a few different updates that have been Quest solely, however the Influence Detection patch lined each the Quest and PCVR variations.
Trials of Ascension
Dragonfire Leisure launched a video this week exhibiting off the Human race in Trials of Ascension. Movies for the Dragon and Raknar races might be coming sooner or later.
Zenith: The Final Metropolis
So as to add a bit extra spice to fight, RamenVR has added a brand new physics-inspired sword equipment for the Blade Grasp. There have additionally been just a few new additions to the event group, so we must always count on to see extra new issues within the months to return.
- World Seed – It seems like I missed a giant announcement on the World Seed Discord a few weeks in the past. As work continues on World Seed 2.0, the brand new model might be bought as a brand new recreation, with the present model rebranded as World Seed Traditional.
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