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Titan Outpost Release Thread

Discussion in 'The Boar Studio' started by MF, Jul 30, 2019.

  1. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Can I download the menu soundtrack somewhere yet?
     
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  2. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    Can you also make it so you can run when you click an interactable objects ? If i am right, you can only run if you click a ground, for example going from bed to construction desk by clicking the construction desk does not allow you to run. I tried clicking while run is toggled by default, or double clicking my character still walk.
     
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  3. MF The Boar Studio Patron Developer

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    Yes, there was some red tape with Steam and then I got infected with Corona, but I finally managed to get the OST online. https://store.steampowered.com/app/1267880/Titan_Outpost_Soundtrack/
    The bonus track needs to be remastered at some point and I'm going to add more stuff later when I have some time, like a version of the title track without drums. Not sure about the price, but that's what Valve came up with.

    You're right, clicking on interactables forces walking. There was a reason for that back when autorun wasn't a feature, but I don't think that applies anymore. I'll see about changing that.
     
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  4. crus Novice

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    Critically acclaimed epic exclusive series are titan outpost series? Anyway iam going to dive this today.
     
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  5. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    Is this game good?
     
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  6. fantadomat Arcane Edgy

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    Yes,it is one of the best games from the last year.
     
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  7. MF The Boar Studio Patron Developer

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    To everyone holding out hope for a GoG release: Not gonna happen. This was sent to me about two weeks ago:

    "Thanks for reaching us again.

    We've taken another closer look at the game and while we find it really fun, I'm afraid we are not confident enough to release the game on GOG platform.

    If you have any other games in the future that might be a better fit for GOG, please let us know, and hopefully we’ll be able to work together."


    I asked them to clarify what they mean by 'a better fit for GOG', but I've had no reply. Joke's on me for trying to engage with a boilerplate response, I guess. This is definitely a less personal approach than what they were doing before.
     
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  8. AdolfSatan Magister

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    There's always itch.io for non-DRM distribution, tho I guess if enough people request it on gog they might budge.
     
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  9. Agesilaus Antiquity Studio Patron Developer

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Codex USB, 2014
    Itch.io is very convenient and easy to use.
     
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  10. MF The Boar Studio Patron Developer

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    I thought that was more of a proving grounds for short demos and high concept things like Soundcloud used to be for music, but it looks like it turned into a proper platform . I'll check it out, thanks.
     
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  11. Butter Arcane

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    https://store.steampowered.com/newshub/app/944180/view/5260723642061538584

     
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  12. Tavernking Don't believe his lies Patron Shitposter Developer

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    How have I missed this game for so long?? Looking forward to grabbing it next time it goes on sale.
     
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  13. Ranarama Learned

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    It's both really. In fact I think it's the one form of Early Access that works. Because itch io is a smaller platform you get feedback from a customer set that are interested in the betas and things that are a bit rough around the edges. While you still save the first impression for the wider audience who need all the pretty graphics and things to work perfectly lest their tiny brains explode.
     
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  14. Tavernking Don't believe his lies Patron Shitposter Developer

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    MF, do you think you'll ever build upon your work to make a similar space RPG, maybe set on another planet/moon?
     
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  15. MF The Boar Studio Patron Developer

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    Already doing that. I'll post a thread about that soon.
     
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  16. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    MF

    Would you say the game is in a state you're happy with now? I know you've said prior that you regret not releasing it in early access so I held off on playing and reviewing it.

    And completely tangential, were you aware there was a cRPG called Mines of Titan also set on Titan when you created your game?
    [​IMG]
     
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  17. MF The Boar Studio Patron Developer

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    Yes, it is.

    The last patch only fixed a few minor inconsistencies and one nasty but really obscure bug. I'm sure a few more bugs will pop up eventually, but it's smooth sailing for most players now.

    Of course there are certain things about the core design that I would have done differently with the knowledge I have now, but I'm chalking that up to lessons learned for the next game. All in all, I'm very proud of it.

    No, I wasn't aware of that game. I only recently read about it here on the dex. Somebody replied that it was actually set on Mars on the C64 and somebody renamed the game when they ported it or something. I doubt Titan is paramount to the story or setting but I haven't checked it out myself.
     
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  18. Alphons Savant

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    Finished my first playthrough after 17 hours according to Steam. (Reloaded couple times to see different endings I could reach and got around 22 achievements).

    Really glad that I stumbled upon this game! I've had a lot of fun playing with my talker scientist and already have couple more builds in mind.

    Writing was good- really enjoyed finding out about agendas of all involved factions.
    Outdoor locations were pretty and I enjoyed exploring them all.
    Negotiation system was great, with it's different goals of varying difficulty, leverage and different arguments you can pick.
    Characters were pretty good- credit to your VAs for playing a wide range of characters.



    Bugs I've encountered (all minor stuff):
    -when informing Karl about your findings in Shangri-la his voice lines don't play properly (game plays his greetings "What do you need")
    -when choosing reward from Chinese, if you choose minerals Ling talks about food rations (You really need food?). Minerals still arrive properly at Outpost.
    -after leaving Dig Site slow driving zone, Rover's speed couldn't get above 30. It fixed itself after I got to Magnus' Hideout and talked with him.
    -going to Herschel with Magnus doesn't unlock it's corresponding achievement. Sending Magnus alone does unlock it's corresponding achievement.

    One thing that I didn't like:
    Almost nothing happens in 2079 and 2080. Aside from Daisuke's request about Van Hoorn, stealing a freighter and finally Megiddo arriving nothing else happens. I just put my character on Leisure and skipped time between shipments.

    Some questions:
    If I wanted, how do I complete Hoorn in my side? I had no opportunity to do it as far as I can tell.
    Who can I kill for It's not the cold you need to worry about, it's me? Aside from Van Hoorn for Daisuke's quest and maybe Park and his men (he claims they'll die if you don't let them inside) I didn't see any opportunities
     
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  19. AdolfSatan Magister

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    Don't recall the first, but for the second
    Show Spoiler
    the chinese
     
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  20. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    Maybe you should make a game like this instead

    https://www.gog.com/game/yiik_a_postmodern_rpg?pp=cb4e5208b4cd87268b208e49452ed6e89a68e0b8
     
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  21. MF The Boar Studio Patron Developer

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    There's not enough drugs in all of Amsterdam.
     
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  22. fantadomat Arcane Edgy

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    Well generally amsterdam is lacking in that department even if it has such reputation. When i was there,i noticed that a lot of the locals dislike the whole legal drugs thing. It is pretty good city despite the masses of foreign drug addicts.
     
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  23. Strange Fellow Peculiar Patron Sad Loser

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    Hey, MF: bit of a silly one, but is there any chance you could bind the skipping of cutscenes to a single key, so it's possible to take screenshots while they're playing?

    Also, trying to turn on the Extra Bright Mode causes a CTD, pls fix thx.
     
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  24. MF The Boar Studio Patron Developer

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    Yeah, no problem. Makes sense, I guess. I'll bind them to ESC and Space in the next update.

    CTD on bright mode? Apart from adding a few lights here and there it increases the hardware gamma so it might be a driver issue. Does it happen when you toggle it or when you enter an area with it enabled?
     
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  25. Strange Fellow Peculiar Patron Sad Loser

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    When I toggle it, the game freezes and then sends me back to the desktop, without an error message or anything. All drivers are up to date, but obviously it could still be on my end, who knows. Anyone else experience this issue?
    Honestly though, just forget about it. I only wanted it because my screenshots came out a little dark.
     
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