Greetings galactic citizens. May whatever phase of the day your current orbit finds you be extraordinarily pleasant! We’re very excited to bring you the very latest in Omni-reality advances: The C.H.R.O.N.I.C.L.E!
Cast your collective CORETECHS below to learn more about this ground-breaking new tech that is aimed at re-capturing humanity’s soul as we slowly but surely emerge from the ashes of Catastrophe.
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Earlier this cycle we shared that our Aesthetics Regulation Taskforce added a number of gorgeous looking NPC avatars to the corridors and walkways of your favorite stations. Citizens of the galaxy come in all shapes and sizes and will help, hinder, or engage you in myriad ways!
Cast your CORETECHS below for a sneak peak at some of the ones you can talk to for a chance to perform a quick task for some much needed credits!
Breccan is a stout fellow with arms and a neck as thick as filtration tubes. His large eyes blink slowly, and a jaw built like a brick moves to intone words that trickle out with a slow and intentional rhythm.
Irene is an Amazonian woman who stands a good foot taller than anyone around her. She has frazzled grey hair and wears a waterproof hooded jacket for long rainy days outside fruit picking. Irene’s eyes dart around quickly, never focusing on one thing for too long.
Corentin walks a stiff posture that makes him look more like a board of wood than a man. His uniform is spotless and crisply ironed.
Tall and thin, Phillipe’s body is wrapped in a crisp Gaule uniform that accentuates his severe features.
A serious expression bends Cypress’s brow into an unpleasant frown. His Sect robes are threadbare and worn at the hems.
Martina has fiery red hair and elegantly painted deep red lips. She has long fake eyelashes and a mole above her lip that could be real or painted on. Martina walks gracefully in her high heels and tightly fitted pink corset. There is a kind of poise to this woman which has become uncommon in the post-Cat world. A mischievous smile dances across the edge of her lips and the corners of her eyes when she looks at you. She speaks in a low, husky voice, and only after a half segment of conversation does it become apparent that Martina is a man in woman’s clothing.
Akane’s demeanor is as sharp and crisp as her uniform. A shiny, black, synth-leather belt rests on top of her black jacket, which reaches to mid-thigh. A patch on her shoulder proclaims that she was part of the Tanegashima Fleet Security Forces.
Greetings beloved Citizens! As you might know, we are currently working on a massive ui update. A lot work has been done and our readers may remember some designs we already shared.
Today we want to share another, more challenging aspect of the design – that of the mobile version. The main issue we’ve met in design for the mobile phones is that of the smallest resolution we support in Tau Station – 568×320 px. That’s small indeed! Read on for a look at how we managed this.
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As we recently shared, our Aesthetics Regulation Taskforce has been cranking up their CORETECHS well past eleven this cycle! This time round, they’d like to introduce you to some of the newest denizens (or newer looks of older denizens) of the galaxy! Keep reading for a look at some gorgeous avatar artwork!
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Our Aesthetics Regulation Taskforce has been especially industrious this cycle. An upcoming update is positively brimming with new arms and armors with which a citizen can accessorize their arsenal. It’s a dangerous galaxy out there and we want to make sure that if you do battle, you do it in style!
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Salutations salubrious listeners! Your main brain, Frasier the Crane, comes at you across the ever so slightly less than legitimate Freebooter airwaves once again!
Now, I once recall seeing a man enter battle with shoddy armor. I recall pontificating later that there were cheeses on ancient Earth that had less holes than this gentleman’s body.
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Greetings and salutations denizens of our cozy quadrant of this ineffable universe! Welcome to the show! This segment I have an exclusive broadcast (which came with a highly lucrative deal for yours truly, might I add) straight from the luxury ridden outlets of Hemingway’s Hyperdashery: purveyors of intergalactic finery for the enterprising elite!
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Greetings and salutations to all you galactic citizens of mega-great taste and refinement! Hemingway’s Hyperdashery here, broadcasting from the farthest and most luxurious corner of the galaxy, beaming mega-delight and quality directly into your CORETECHS. As recently promised, we have an announcement of hyper-exciting implication to report!
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Tau Station’s Kickstarter campaign is active; you can support us by backing our project. To tie in with the campaign, we want to explain our co-creation rewards in more detail. Today, we’ll talk about making a personal and unique avatar, based on your photo! This special item is part of the last three reward tiers. On top of that, our talented artist Erik shares some special insights about his work creating avatars, and the process of co-creating an avatar.
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We recently shared an early preview of the user interface design we’ve been working on. Our UI team has been tackling the significant challenge of creating the layout for an MMORPG that is playable on desktop, tablets, and smartphones all at the same time. We’ve made a lot of progress and although it is ongoing, we’d love to share some deeper insights. We hope you will enjoy!
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