Week 25 (June 21st – 25th)

Hello everyone. Here are the progress notes of week 25 of 2021!

Please note that the “Progress Notes” are different from the Starbase Alpha “Patch Notes”. Progress Notes are snippets from the development team and what has been worked on during the previous week, and many of the features might not be present in the current or upcoming builds of the Closed Alpha. Some features, especially in the design portion, can be subject to change as the development continues.



  • Triangle and Box thruster exhaust area has been shifted to start at the end of the casing, overlapping the nozzle part which is now ignored by the exhaust
  • New block module production and testing continues with the Easy Build Mode for stations

Stations and Cities

  • Quasar, Dynastar, Vintage and Epic player ship shops have been added to the following stations:
    • Robur, Empire Outpost B, Empire Outpost C and Mini Pirate
  • Sunny Ship Center ships have been rearranged and a starter variant of the player made ship Komatsu was added.


  • Tutorial reward ship Laborer module: One basic module has been replaced; Fuel Rod Rack module was replaced with Fuel Rods



  • Work on station Easy Build Mode continues
  • Work on factory halls continues
  • Certain beam-emitting devices no longer play their stop sound when already inactive; a bug related to their hit sounds stopping was fixed also
  • Device field related issues on Solar Panel’s light sensor have been fixed
  • Work on Spaceship Registration continues, registration issues with two players have been fixed and tested
  • Work on Paint Tool has been started
  • A fix for tripod weapon jittering has been worked on
  • Crafting benches have been worked on
  • Work on Easy Build Mode for ships continues, a lot of bug fixes have been made

User Interface

  • UI adjustments have been made to the Job terminals
  • Easy Build Mode toolbar has been finished
  • Work on building budget window UI has been started


  • Fixes for Capital Ship fast travel issues have been made


Animations and Emotes

  • New 3rd person pistol reload animation has been made

Stations and Cities

  • Boltcrackers combat memorial 2020 -slot has been added to Moon city


  • Mining backpack update: Mining Backpack redesign for the equipment arms has been finished, new design is symmetrical and more compact
  • Updates to Grenade and Rocket Launcher explosive effects due to previous double spawning issue have been made
  • Basic shoot effect has been added to the Cutting Tool


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See you next week! 🚀