Hi Galactic Survivalists! Welcome to our dev blog on the Alpha 12 features!
We have dedicated the first release of the planned blog series to the most substantial change coming with the new major updates: The galaxy.
What does it mean, when we say ‘galaxy’ ?
Let's answer that question with a picture:
All these suns are visitable.
Some will have planets.
Some might be void of anything.
Some might be crowded spaces.
This is where we will start. But there is more!
In Alpha 11.5, when you look at the galaxy map, you will only see one type of a central star: The default-yellowish sun. For Alpha 12 we have added all of the main sequence star types (archetypes, following the OBAFGKM scale; while the blue-white O stars are the largest and the orange-red M stars are the smalles...