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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #45 on: November 18, 2015, 02:17:02 PM »
My research group's paper submission just fell through, so I have an unexpected chunk of time that just freed up. Are you still interested in redshirts?

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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #46 on: November 18, 2015, 02:31:51 PM »
ptarth, I'd love to have you in this.  Please shoot me an email if you want to. :)  In terms of the difficulty you're talking about in TLF in Misery difficulty, ugh -- I would not find that fun either.


Right now there's something like 5 testers, because I've hardly said anything and the forums are quiet right now.  And you all seem afraid of the game for some reason. ;)

I am unfortunately going to have to wait until tomorrow to push the release of this next build, as I've spent longer than I meant to in getting some things prepared for you today.
I'm not afraid as I've already mentioned I just don't think id be any use for what you want this week and so I'm going to wait to buy into the alpha.

Right now, honestly, ANY bit of feedback, no matter how small, is totally of use. Alot of use.  I sure dont exactly have everyone else's experience with the whole game design process, but I'm definitely seeing the point we're at now as being exactly the time to start bringing in every conceivable bit of input from people outside of the dev group as possible. Particularly as new content starts coming in at a rapid rate.

The stuff Chris pointed out is of course the central focus right now, but sometimes advice even on side things can turn out to be unexpectedly important.  Or at least, it seems so to me anyway.
I suppose you've got a point if by the end of today nobody else has signed up(or a minuscule amount at least) ill sign up and donate at a later point providing you don't mind my lack of any real experience at twin sticks.(I think there was something like this I used to play when I was very young but that's all that comes to mind)

Nah, you dont need experience.  Frankly, it's good to have players around that DONT have experience.  If everyone here was an expert at this type of game.... this wouldnt end well.   Hell, that's why I'm constantly asking for feedback on stuff *I* make, because I'm not capable of judging the difficulty of any of it properly.  It's all easy to me.  But then show it to someone else, and much of the time the response is "OMG DYING SO MUCH".  Though again, I'm toning it down alot here, but still. 

The thing you should just do is put the game on easy or very easy; the only things these do right now is increase your HP and shields, so they'll make it so you can keep going & testing even if you take a pile of hits.  It's not so much about how often you're DYING to various things.... it's more about how much you're getting hit by them.

All you need, I think, is time to play, and the willingness to deal with the usual things that come with testing; bugs & reports for instance.   That sort of thing.
all good I think ill sign up later and yes indeed I shall do that I gotta say I really like testing its like playing video games except your being a lazy bum and rather being a very productive helpful person its the best. ps I wonder if this will have as many crash issues as stars did for me when I was helping test that.
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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #47 on: November 18, 2015, 03:08:47 PM »
Oh, well, I will sign up as well and send Chris an E-Mail. Here goes nothing. I will blame Misery if I fail multiple times  >D

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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #48 on: November 18, 2015, 08:25:26 PM »
yea ill sign up tonight or tomorrow it looks I'm going to need to make a g mail account for this if I'm not mistaken.
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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #49 on: November 18, 2015, 08:39:25 PM »
so gm mail refused to let me send Chris a message so I had to do it with Manx net hopefully that'll work.
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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #50 on: November 18, 2015, 10:45:48 PM »
Got it! Begin testing procedure now.
Edit: At least I would like to. It does not work for me, does it open for anyone else? Maybe I didn't download it properly.
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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #51 on: November 18, 2015, 11:12:48 PM »
I tried the latest version of the game just now to check, and it works just fine for me, no problems.

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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #52 on: November 18, 2015, 11:41:24 PM »
I just had an idea and this might be the problem. I had this once with another game (don't know which it was). The problem was, that the resolution was set too high for my screen/computer and it refused to start it. So I had to manually change the resolution somewhere in the data files.
If you can point me in the right direction where I can do it here I would appreciate it, maybe it resolves the problem.

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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #53 on: November 19, 2015, 12:29:44 AM »
Look in the RuntimeData folder, there's a file just called "settings". 

The lines you'd be looking for are:

IsFullscreen (set to 1 for fullscreen, 0 if not), WindowWidth & WindowHeight (if windowed), FullscreenWidth & FullscreenHeight (if fullscreen, of course).

At least, I'm pretty sure that's everything that should do that.

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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #54 on: November 19, 2015, 03:04:32 AM »
Ow, sad! I had the file unzipped and my headphones on my ears just when I realized it was the Windows version. Well, luckily I have one Linux and one Windows PC and I'll be able to test it in a minute.

However: will we have a Linux version, in the end?
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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #55 on: November 19, 2015, 10:22:38 AM »
There is no file in the RuntimeData folder. In fact, there are no files. Only folders. I checked the other folders but there was no file called "settings".
Maybe that's the problem, I miss a file.

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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #56 on: November 19, 2015, 10:25:41 AM »
There is no file in the RuntimeData folder. In fact, there are no files. Only folders. I checked the other folders but there was no file called "settings".
Maybe that's the problem, I miss a file.

There's no settings file in that folder?  Uhhh.... it could be that my version is structured differently?  I am pretty darn certain I've got piles of folders on mine that just plain dont appear in the versions you guys are getting.   But then, I'm not sure of that at all, just a theory.   

Aside from a suggestion of just doing a quick search for the file over the game's overall set of folders, well.... beyond me, this is.  You'll have to ask Chris about it, I'm sure he can help you no problem. 

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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #57 on: November 19, 2015, 10:40:12 AM »
No file was found. Guess I have to wait what Chris says.
Edit: Chris helped me to fix it. It looks liek the game folder needs the right name otherwise it won't start. when I used Winrar it didn't copy the game folder and instead loaded all files int he folder I created for the game.
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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #58 on: November 19, 2015, 12:15:15 PM »
email wouldn't send I'm a bit cafuzzled I'm clearly not meant to tag it literally as he put it and I've various other interpretations which didn't work either so I guess either my laptops had a weird day yesterday or I'm just being an idiot who's missed the point entirely regardless though I guess ill just have to wait till the start of next week to begin testing no big deal really.
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Re: Starward Rogue Redshirts Wanted -- Today!! :D
« Reply #59 on: November 19, 2015, 04:53:07 PM »
The one day I don't check the forum for new info...  seems like this is how it's gonna go for me  ;)

Anyway, email sent, I'm here if you need me!
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