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Colony Ship Update #51: Early Access on April 6

Discussion in 'Iron Tower Studio' started by Infinitron, Mar 20, 2021.

  1. Elhoim Iron Tower Studio Developer

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    Not really. Many times you get the option to start combat right away with an initiative bonus (shoot first, ask questions later), and if you fail convincing them they go on the offensive, with you getting an initiative penalty. So while you can do that, there's only so far you can go "speech-wise" as well since success brings more skill XP (plus you need skill tagging to make better use of it).

    It's good for having a few points for some opportunities here and there, but you won't be a master diplomat-fighter going that route.
     
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  2. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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  3. CoronerZg Educated

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    I might be wrong, but that does not sound bad to me at all and I don't think demo downloads are a common thing anymore. I also consider myself a fan of IT studio (bought AoD and DR and I'll buy Colony Ship asap), but I never downloaded the demo and I don't plan to... personally I just never liked demos and alphas (betas).
     
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  4. Ihavenoidea Educated

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    Small mistake i noticed while watching the stream - no amount is given:
    [​IMG]
     
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  5. cb.spike Novice

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  6. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    We hired a PR company; they don't pick and choose but give keys to anyone in their database or upon request, while we're doing a more targeted approach.
     
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  7. Rabbity_Thing Savant

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    Notice how he dodges the first question.:P
     
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  8. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    How many (aprox) text in chapter 1? In words. Of you do not track such numbers?
     
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  9. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    We don't track.
     
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  10. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    Finaly some quality youtube channels


     
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  11. Jedi Master Radek Arcane

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    Does this approach make any sense when you are making a game for such specific audience as us? It's not like CoD when you can buy audience through mere exposure effect.
     
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  12. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    While the audience is indeed limited, it's scattered across the internet. AoD's been selling for years, yet there are people discovering it only today via videos posted a few months ago.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P4xJ34dmqQ
     
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  13. Lord_Potato Arcane

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    Only three days left until...
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  14. undecaf Arcane Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    I don’t really like the concept of ”chapter-based” early access since it kinda overfeeds the beginning to the player, but I might have to make an exception with this one.
     
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  15. Abu Antar Prestigious Gentleman Tweet, tweet Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
     
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  16. Ibn Sina Learned

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    Looks amazing. Cannot wait!
     
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  17. Ihavenoidea Educated

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    One thing about the two fraction conflict in the Pit - it seems a little underdeveloped, as the Nerd Commando Game Studios mentioned in his yt walkthrough. Maybe underline it a bit in the intro message, insert a couple of flavour npcs (workers, beggars) who would flesh it out a bit? Or even add a line or two to the npcs we're interacting at the beginning, like lockpick guy. There is little reason to care about these two currently, compare to Killian and Gizmo for example - early conflict should be more interesting for our hero who lived there his whole life, I think.
     
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  18. Nm6k Novice

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  19. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    Game is actually getting wide publicity!

    Anyone knows if SsethTzeentach will also make review of early access Colony ship?
     
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  20. cb.spike Novice

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    No way. All we can hope for is his review of The Age of Decadence. Which would be nice exposure for Iron Tower nevertheless.
     
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  21. Nm6k Novice

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  22. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    He did express some interest, so fingers crossed.
     
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  23. Savecummer Latest Doxxer Account Edgy

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    Nerd Commando is extrememely butthurt that someone is actually making something else than coomerbrain trash puzzlers lol...
     
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  24. Ihavenoidea Educated

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    He started a gunslinger walkthrough, so looking at Colony Ship streamers quality I'd say he's in a top 3 at least (the teacher was the only one I coudn't bear to watch I think).
     
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  25. Savecummer Latest Doxxer Account Edgy

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    Well yeah... Non-Descript-Game-Name has no cute grills and is bland - hence zero publicity.

    Ever since Underrail devs told him they wont promote his coomer shit, he's been bitter.
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