A new week – time for a game update and a fresh quick overview of all changes and improvements that happened this week. Please keep sharing your testing experience and findings with us. Thank you for the amazing support and feedback. You can discover a new mission and next week it will be time for some more!
Continue reading "Update Changelog 2018-Jan-31"
On Tuesday, January 23rd, Tau Station gets its second update. Thanks to all Closed Alpha testers for your input. Check out the improvements and several new comfort features that are being included this time. The Closed Alpha Test will continue, and there is more to come next week!
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On Tuesday, January 16th, Tau Station gets its first update. Thanks to all Closed Alpha testers for your input. From now on, a changelog will always provide a short summary of the improvements, fixes, and new content/features implemented with each new version. Have a look at this very first changelog to see which changes and improvements have made it into the game already.
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The Closed Alpha Test of Tau Station is a success thanks to you, the testers! Time to share an important heads-up with everyone, because the test will be extended, and a 2nd Alpha shuttle is ready! Many additional passengers will soon start exploring our sci-fi universe. Read on to learn more about the updated schedule.
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Happy New Year 2018 to everyone – let’s continue the fireworks! The on-boarding to our first spaceship is done and the Closed Alpha Test flight to Tau Station is starting today. All tickets for the 100 available seats have been taken, the invitation emails have been sent. Read below the status update and check the list if you snatched one of the tester accounts.
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This status report for December concludes the thrilling year of 2017. For our team, it felt like light speed, and together with you, we will welcome the new year, 2018, in a very special way: the day we all have been waiting for! On January 2nd, 2018, the first spaceship will lift off to Tau Station. In a few days, 100 passengers will fasten their seat belts for the Closed Alpha Test. Read on to see what we achieved in December and get your last chance to be on board as well…
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People have been waiting a long time for the launch of Tau Station and we’re just about to start our closed alpha, as described here. If you want a chance to be invited to participate, please complete this short survey. If you’re not chosen, don’t feel bad; we’re working to ensure we have a good cross-section of players who represent different facets of what we’re trying to achieve, including accessibility, cross-browser compatibility, responsive design for mobile, and, of course, a strong desire to immerse themselves into a rich science fiction universe.
Don’t forget: the survey is only open until the end of December, 2017!
Let’s start the New Year together with something special: the first spaceship will launch to Tau Station soon! On 2nd January 2018, the Closed Alpha (CA) Test will start! So buckle up, because in this Special Episode, we will explain what the test phase is about, how you can catch one of the 100 tester seats available, and what the next steps are.
Content in a space-nut shell:
- Update log
- What does “Closed Alpha Test” mean?
- What is expected from participants?
- What can I expect as a tester?
- 100 seats for testers: How can I join?
- Additional test facts.
- Summary: Key facts & next steps.
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Another month comes to an end and all teams were able to finish a lot, as you can see in our brand new status report. Many UIs and designs made it to the game. Features like storage per station and Market Vendors have been implemented, a lot of progress was made by the narrative team, new missions were added, and more load testing was performed. Several tasks need be done before Closed Alpha can start, but the outlook for December points out that we’ve been coming closer: Full in-house play-testing is on the list…
Continue reading "Tau Station Status Report: November 2017"
Time is running out fast! 2017 is nearly over, but we made a lot of progress in October 2017, as you can see in the new status report about the development of our science fiction game, Tau Station. Our focus is (still) on getting the game ready for Closed Alpha. Due to the progress on the backend, the frontend team was able to get several core elements in shape for testing. The art team has created a lot of designs. Long story short: several UIs, core game chat, and a couple more missions are waiting for you, while game design is pushing the skill system and combat even further.
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