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Update Changelog 2020-Dec-02

Dear Citizen,

This update, is very precious to us and I really hope it will bring you a beautiful smile. There is so much work behind it. Not everything will be obvious to you, hopefully, but one of the core element is the release of version 1 of interactive combat. We are really looking forward to your feedback and will add it to the other functionalities we are currently working on.

Oh, one more thing, maybe you want to consider playing combat horizontally, as in 2021 everything will be better this way 🙂

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StarGazer waves farewell

Saying goodbye is never easy, but in 3 days I will disembark from our beloved space station. After nearly 13 awesome cycles with all of you, team and Citizens, my journey has come to end. I am sad, but at the same time very grateful and full of love. Knowing about the upcoming features and awesome (not only nice!) UI upgrade, I see a bright future for Tau Station.

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Cloning in Tau Station

One of the greatest advancements in our universe is the art and science of cloning. Citizens keep their clones up to date using their amygchip, so that on their untimely demise they have a new body, ready for more adventures. With three types of clones and various modifications, there are many possibilities…

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A Community From Outer Space!

As we highlight the many important aspects that make Tau Station the innovative game it is, our Community comes to the forefront of our minds. You, our Tau Station Community, have made the team smile from the beginning, with your support, patience, and little acts of kindness towards new players! Your welcoming culture means newcomers not only get helpful advice from veterans in the in-game chat, but it’s also become a tradition to send “welcome gifts” when we moved from Closed to Open Alpha status!Continue reading "A Community From Outer Space!"

The Missions of Tau Station

I like a good story well told. That is the reason I am sometimes forced to tell them myself.

Mark Twain

One of the core pillars of Tau Station are its missions. They are the main medium by which you can experience the many stories of our galaxy, how we introduce you to its denizens and engage you with their struggles, their passions, fears, their loves and laughs. Our missions weave throughout the systems and their stations, tying in themes and genres while guiding you through each narrative. 

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Kickstarter rewards part two: All packages in detail

In our latest post, we explained the five gear booster packs in detail. These reflect the five (currently available) character tiers in Tau Station. Now it’s time to look at all Kickstarter rewards, so you can see everything that is available in each of our 19 amazing backer levels!

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Kickstarter rewards part one: 5 Exclusive Gear Booster Packs

The Tau Station Kickstarter offers 19 different packages for backers! Over the next two posts, we’ll be showcasing everything you can get in more detail. Today, we’ll start with the Kickstarter-exclusive gear booster packs, which are available for the 5 tiers that currently exist in Tau Station. Each tier covers 5 levels – so tier 1 is levels 1-5, tier 2 is levels 6-10, and so on.

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The Economy of Tau Station

As in any capitalist economy, life among the stars still entails activities related to acquiring or spending money. In the Tau universe, this involves two key currencies, each of which is made and used in different ways. Sometimes it’s good to go back to basics, so today’s blog aims to help you brush up on your interstellar economics!

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Kickstarter Special: Combat

As if the dangers of airless vacuum, cosmic radiation, and de-pressurization risk weren’t enough to worry about, life among the stars also entails the hazards of combat! The galaxy is a rough place, especially since the Catastrophe spread hardship all over. Even in deep space, violence is once again a fact of life. As a result, today’s blog looks at Tau Station’s combat system. Listen up, Citizen, and you may just learn something that saves your neck!

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