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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Food can take you back, its aromas reminding you of home – whether home is a large residence you share with family, or your own private spaceship! In Tau Station there is a penury of food variations, thanks to 3D food printing technology. If you back us on the Comestible Designer tier on Kickstarter, we’ll cook up a new consumable item, whether food, drink or something in between. Bring comfort or innovation to the kitchens of Freebooter stations, where other Citizens will be able to buy your specialty.Continue reading "Kickstarter Special: Comestible Co-Creation"
The universe of Tau Station can be unpredictable. Citizens venturing into ruins, Freebooter systems, or taking part in conflicts are advised to wear armor to protect themselves from potential assailants. If you back us on the newly added Armor Designer tier on Kickstarter, you can create a custom piece of armor to help ensure your safety during your adventures. Whether you’re after a practical nano-suit or flamboyant but strangely defensive overcoat, we’ll turn your ideas into something all Citizens will be able to purchase!
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While many conflicts in Tau Station can be dealt with via an astute mind, kind word or expeditious retreat, it’s safest to carry some form of weapon, if only for self-defense. If you back us on the Weapon Designer tier on Kickstarter, you can decide what will protect you during your intergalactic adventures. Design something portable but powerful, beautiful and imposing, or even masquerading as an innocuous accessory, which other Citizens will be able to buy.Continue reading "Kickstarter Special: Weapon Co-Creation"
Stations have many layers to them – their areas and the characters that inhabit them, the missions and jobs you can carry out, as well as their history and connections to their neighbors. If you back us on the Station Designer tier on Kickstarter, we’ll work together with you to create a station in its entirety. Bring your ideas to life and create your own slice of space that all Citizens will be able to explore!Continue reading "Kickstarter Special: Station Co-Creation"
Just as people are the heart of the world, NPCs are the heart of Tau Station! If you back us on the “Character Designer” tier on Kickstarter, we’ll work together to create a denizen of the Tau Station universe, with the appearance, personality and mannerisms of your choice. Bring your ideas to life and create a character who will be immortalised in our universe!Continue reading "Kickstarter Special: Character Co-Creation"
Are you a curious and inventive adventurer? Would you like to create a story of your own within the Tau Station universe? If you back us on our Mission Designer tier on Kickstarter, you’ll be able to join us in the mission writing process! Whether light-hearted or dark, character-focused or action-packed, we will work together on a new, unmissable story. Let your imagination run free as you create a mission for all Citizens to explore!
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With the recent bumper game update, we implemented a feature request from our Community: an improved storage management system. Let’s have a closer look at it!
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The second quarter of 2019 has seen a host of enhancements for our game features. Feedback and messaging have been optimized with the new pop-up feature. We continued to bring more elements into full-screen mode, and introduced the Archive 2.0. Side Jobs, Career Tasks, and Discreet work have been polished, adding new UI, branching choices, and NPC pictures. There are also new university courses, 2 new missions, vendor logos, new item artwork, technical improvements and the new “/me” command for chat, as well as a number of important changes for Syndicates. Read on for all the details about what is new in Q2/2019!
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Welcome to our first quarterly status report. It’s time to review changes in Tau Station from January, February and March 2019!
5 new missions and the YZ Ceti system, with 4 stations was added. Bodyguards are now at your service; the game’s beginning has been improved for new citizens; and there are 89 new item images, plus 40 brand new epic items for Syndicate Campaigns. Lots of new University courses, the bond log, and various other improvements were also added. Last, but not least, there’s a new dedicated section in your CORETECHS for the Citizen Council.
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