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October 2, 2016 15:38  

It is a bit dark but I think it gives the game a bit of atmosphere.

 

Yes undoubtly, the atmosphere is a great part of this game. Take a fire estinguisher and move around your ship with it... :girlcrazy:  Had someone told me that years ago I would have moved him in a clinic...

 

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October 3, 2016 10:59  

It an impressive achievement given that you pretty much do the same as that recent StarCitizen video where you start in space and fly down to the planets surface then exit the ship.

 

Granted it not as pretty as SC and you can't have some else fly the ship.


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October 15, 2016 04:28  

Been a couple of updates to the dev branch and hopefully we will see them soon in the main game.

 

 

Another update on the Dev branch with in-progress work on the Combat Update!

This update adds a simple new weapon - a Repeating Blaster - which is an alternative for those who don't like the charging mechanic of the standard Blaster. You need to add it to the ships interior or start a fresh game to grab one off the wall.

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More importantly - a new powerup! Defeating the Xeno Incinerator will give you a Fire Booster, which temporarily gives you the ability to shoot fireballs! (Currently very overpowered - have fun!)

Most importantly - a change to the animation system that is mostly behind the scenes. I moved Xeno animation from Scripts to the Engine, using a new "Component" system which I am going to use heavily in the future. For now, this change should lead to a higher framerate in combat, and much improved procedural animation quality.

Unfortunately this update took two weeks instead of one, but the new Component system is going to be super important to keeping the game optimized, so it was well worth the time!


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October 31, 2016 13:01  

Another update to the dev branch. http://steamcommunity.com/games/314230/announcements/detail/753618265608201439

 

 

Hey guys sorry this update is overdue but it's a good one! It gives a look at the Blaster Missiles as well as puts Xenos all over the planets!

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As always, the Dev update is for in-progress work. The Xenos in particular are outrageously buggy right now - they will run away from you, start fights with each other (kind of cool actually!) and the balance is all out of wack. Also the missiles don't have a proper area-of-effect explosion yet - just the particle effects.

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To use the Missiles, hold right-mouse-button and fire!

To try out this Dev update, go to Steam -> right click Rodina -> Properties -> Betas tab -> choose "Dev" from the dropdown

The combat update is nearing completion! Next up will be the Beta release and it'll contain a few more new enemies, lots of polish, and a surprise!

 

Hope we are going to see this in the main branch soon.


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October 13, 2018 02:42  

Nice to Rodina still going strong. https://steamcommunity.com/games/314230/announcements/detail/3369147113795750369

Rodina 1.3.4: Buildings Upgrade!
28 September - Raptormeat

The Xeno Bases in Rodina have received a major visual upgrade!

This update includes 2 major technical additions. A room-based fog system adds visual depth to the interiors, and will allow me to visualize future gameplay elements like atmosphere, smoke, and poison gas.

The walls are also now being procedurally decorated with the Wave Function Collapse Algorithm. This gives the interiors a more complex look and will allow for much more room variation!

Next update is going to be pure gameplay - a new enemy, bigger bases, more resources, and more!

Thanks for your support!

**** RODINA 1.3.4****

* New Feature: Wall pattern generator using Wavefunction Collapse algorithm from sample
* New Feature: Rework rendering to be portal-based
* New Feature: Room-based fog

* Improvement: Apply planet atmosphere to all objects. Integrate planet atmosphere with fog
* Improvement: Extend Xeno Door auto-close distance
* Improvement: Allow particles to be registered from DataRender to work with old mods

* Options: Garbage Collection rate option for possible tweaking

* Crashfix: Fix crash when gravbike moves out of physics world
* Crashfix: Fix possible crash with bad exterior file
* Crashfix: Fix heap corruption of EGQueue
* Crashfix: Fix crash when registering tilesets


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December 7, 2018 10:24  

New update for the game https://steamcommunity.com/games/314230/announcements/detail/1691562403168703921 will have to check it out as I have not played the game for awhile.


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February 2, 2019 23:53  

Small update to the game https://steamcommunity.com/games/314230/announcements/detail/1730974047952936763 but good news is the vote have been counted and he going to start working on the planet renderer and generation in the game.


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May 3, 2020 07:34  

It not dead yet as he just popped up on YouTube for an up date on the game. Always thought this was a part time job did not realised or had forgotten he had work on it full time. Any how will be looking out the next vid about 1.5.


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July 6, 2020 08:02  

Seen that the game had updated over the weekend and it looks like better persistence has been added in.


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