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Beta 0.815 now out.
« on: May 08, 2015, 04:40:31 PM »
New version!  http://arcengames.com/mediawiki/index.php?title=Stars_Beyond_Reach_Beta_Release_Notes#Version_0.815

It's still not as prodigious in amount of content as some of the others because of this current diversion in work: http://www.arcengames.com/forums/index.php/topic,17432.0.html

Keep those reports coming, though, they're great and we will be back to them soon (and getting to some of them here and there even as we press through this particular patch of new stuff).

This new version has a variety of small new things, but also includes two new buildings for you (both wonders).  They have been absolutely 0% tested, though, so have fun being "first out the airlock." ;)  I apologize for not even doing unit testing on them, but I ran out of time and figured you would prefer a release today rather than not until Monday.

As it is, if something is Drastically Woefully Wrong with version 0.815, there is a way in steam for you to revert to 0.814.  There is now a beta option in Steam called 0.814 that will let you go back to the prior version. This weekend is Mother's Day, so we won't be around to fix anything broken, but we wanted to give you the new stuff.

Enjoy!

(Oh, and the usual note: restart steam if you want to force a faster update of the game.)
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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2015, 04:45:09 PM »
LIES! Or maybe the update just hasn't reached Africa yet. Or maybe Steam's slow. Or maybe I'm just very impatient.

(I might have been restarting Steam constantly since the wiki updated. I don't have a problem at all. No sir. Would the nice men with the syringes like a drink?)

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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2015, 04:48:44 PM »
LIES! Or maybe the update just hasn't reached Africa yet. Or maybe Steam's slow. Or maybe I'm just very impatient.

(I might have been restarting Steam constantly since the wiki updated. I don't have a problem at all. No sir. Would the nice men with the syringes like a drink?)

Yup. Lies. Deception. It's almost like Chris has been replaced by a Peltian Evuck bio-weapon.

:-) Have a great weekend, Chris, Keith, et. al.
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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2015, 04:51:15 PM »
Yup. Lies. Deception. It's almost like Chris has been replaced by a Peltian Evuck bio-weapon.

I bet this is Pablo's doing. He just wants to taunt me with new music and watch me squirm.

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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2015, 04:53:01 PM »
:-) Have a great weekend, Chris, Keith, et. al.

Yes, that too. Very much. The whole Arcen team has been doing amazing work and you all deserve a weekend with your families. (Even more than you usually do, I mean.)

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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2015, 05:30:01 PM »
. This weekend is Mother's Day, so we won't be around to fix anything broken, but we wanted to give you the new stuff.


is my family the only one here that doesn't bother with mothers day?.
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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2015, 05:47:30 PM »
There is now a beta option in Steam called 0.814 that will let you go back to the prior version.

The beta option seems to be working, but the update hasn't pushed. I fear Steam is holding us back from the anti-volcanoes.

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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2015, 05:57:47 PM »
There is now a beta option in Steam called 0.814 that will let you go back to the prior version.

The beta option seems to be working, but the update hasn't pushed. I fear Steam is holding us back from the anti-volcanoes.
clearly Chris realised at the last minute of realising this patch that it would make the boarines op so we won't get it in till the option to use the anti volcano has been removed form the boarines. ps I'm going to be very amused when Chris escapes I mean begrudgingly comes back to us on Monday and realises that the patch has been swallowed by the abyss.
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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2015, 06:02:26 PM »
The beta option seems to be working, but the update hasn't pushed. I fear Steam is holding us back from the anti-volcanoes.
clearly Chris realised at the last minute of realising this patch that it would make the boarines so we won't get it in till the option to use the anti volcano has been removed form the boarines. ps I'm going to be very amused when Chris escapes I mean begrudgingly comes back to us on Monday and realises that the patch has been swallowed by the abyss.

It must be Pablo and the Boarines, then. BAND NAME ALERT!

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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2015, 06:09:27 PM »
The beta option seems to be working, but the update hasn't pushed. I fear Steam is holding us back from the anti-volcanoes.
clearly Chris realised at the last minute of realising this patch that it would make the boarines so we won't get it in till the option to use the anti volcano has been removed form the boarines. ps I'm going to be very amused when Chris escapes I mean begrudgingly comes back to us on Monday and realises that the patch has been swallowed by the abyss.

It must be Pablo and the Boarines, then. BAND NAME ALERT!
good god first Chris excludes the felyns from tales of woe and now the boarines are getting gimped I cant believe how racist this company is. (disclaimer to any idiots who think  I'm actually accusing arcen of being racist I'm joking!)
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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2015, 06:54:52 PM »
Ack!  Sorry, I forgot to push one button on steam to actually make that update go live.  It's now live!  Restart steam to force it faster if you want.

And on the subject of Mother's Day: it's a lot more relevant once you're the one with kids, I think. ;)
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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2015, 03:33:00 AM »
Huh, did new version change something? I just saw giant spider for first time, though grials still seem to be main spawn

Ah well, good week end :) I've had fun with the game despite grials being pesky :D

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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2015, 09:10:05 AM »
No change in this version, but the next one fixes that bug.  Very interesting that randomly a spider showed up. :P
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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2015, 11:28:46 AM »
I read from changelog that spiders are apparently the actual volcano event monsters instead of grials? That would explain why they started to spawn in mass after I tried building volcano, but it makes it confusing why the heck one spawned randomly (after which grials kept spawning again) when I continued my game when this patch came out xD

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Re: Beta 0.815 now out.
« Reply #14 on: May 12, 2015, 11:31:41 AM »
Some of the spiders are just for the volcano path, but some of the lower-level ones are for general spawning.  Things were just incredibly borked before, so who knows why it was doing anything. ;)
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