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Week 22 (May 25th – 29th)

Hello everyone! Here are the progress notes of Week 22, hope you enjoy!


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29 May


26 May


Week 21 (May 18th – 22nd)

Hello everyone! Here are the progress notes of Week 21, hope you enjoy!


Design

Features

  • New instruction terminals added to all Mining Job workstations
    • Issue with the screens being destructible by players was fixed, now all screens are static and indestructible
  • Ship blueprint feature for fixing ships on the go is under design
  • Economy design: plans for in-depth material value overhaul is being worked on
  • Economy configurations made for the newly added sta...
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20 May


Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is on the 21st of May and we want to join others in celebrating it! What better way than by finding out how we could make our games better in terms of accessibility? And who can better tell us than you, our players?


Accessibility is sometimes harped on about as trying to make games too easy, but we don’t agree. While the point of our games is to challenge our players, they should challenge our players in ways that we intend them to. So if you love the puzzles in Trine, but just can’t see some of the important gameplay elements; you know exactly what to do in ...

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Starbase – Soundtrack Video

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PipFB on News - Thread - Direct

A new Starbase video has just been released!

This video is a showcase of the beautiful soundtrack of the game, composed by Marcus Warner and Sauli Lehtinen. In the video you can also hear which of these songs play in which situations, be it at the stations, while e...

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19 May


Week 20 (May 11th – 15th)

Hello everyone! Here are the progress notes of Week 20, hope you enjoy!


Design

Features

  • Mining job rewards have been increased by 50%, also outer materials will get higher rewards from the Collecting Area and inner materials will get higher rewards from the small Collector
  • The mining job collectors effective area has been increased: ore nuggets are now collected more efficiently from the workstation area
  • Spawn area markings added to Asteroid Mining Job workshops where asteroids spa...
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13 May


12 May


Week 19 (May 4th – 8th)

Hello everyone! Here are the progress notes of Week 19:


Design

Features

  • Assembly Job and Mining Job rewards adjusted back up to 5000-6000 credits per minute, so getting a proper mining ship will not be too tedious
  • New mining ships tested in the asteroid belt, The Hauler seems to be the best choice for the first mining ship
  • Asteroid Mining Job reward issue, where players standing close to the instancing area would also receive credits, was fixed
  • Collision issues were fixed in...
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07 May


05 May


Week 18 (April 27th – 30th)

Hello everyone! Here are the progress notes of Week 18:


Design

Features

  • Tooltip popup times adjusted, new item collection tooltips and weapon tooltips tested
  • New mining tech tested with a mining ship with 16 crates: filling the crates, transferring ore to station storage and selling them worked as they should
  • New resource bridge version created: this one does not need power at all and will be used in mega stations with the sell terminals
  • The material sell terminal an...
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04 May


27 Apr


Week 17 (April 20th – 24th)

Hello everyone! Here are the progress notes of Week 17:


Design

Features

  • Material purity features and UI design are underway
  • Balance adjustment: Weapon body electricity conversion increased from 500 to 1500 electricity per second
  • Balance adjustment: Reduced Rechargeable Battery electricity storage capacity from 20,000 to 10,000 units
  • Balance adjustments tested and configurations made to ships to support that
  • Furnace math reworked and debugged into a “final” f...
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24 Apr


Starbase – Bug Reel

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PipFB on News - Thread - Direct

A new Starbase video has just been released!

Over the course of six years of Starbase development we’ve encountered many bugs in the game. This video is a collection of some of the most amusing ones for your entertainment. We hope you enjoy it!

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22 Apr


Ever wondered how well custom ships and modified spacecraft will fare in battle in Starbase? Wonder no longer, we did some tests!

In this special episode of Boltcrackers, Dr. Bolt and Bob try out various custom-designed and modified spaceships in battle vs the infamous Rob and Red Brigand!

Watch the full episode below:


What type of ship would you build and what would you like to see next? Join the discussions on the Starbase Discord and don’t forget to add it to your ...

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20 Apr


Week 16 (April 14th – 17th)

Hello everyone! Here are the progress notes of Week 16:


Design

Features

  • Assembly Job tested, some issues found in bolt profile auto aim bolting in objects with more challenging geometry
  • Fracture debris destruction effect tested
  • Asteroid Mining Job rewards tested, some configurations made to the bonus rewards and balancing needs to be done to the rewards
  • Economy settings tested and future features planned
  • Economy design: ship weapon prices adjusted and missing items ...
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16 Apr




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