Week 42 (14.-18.10.2019) Here are the progress notes of week 42. Design Features New mining backpack design improved, UI tweaked to match the new design New economy settings configured for a new trading station Resource economy and insurance math tweaked Storage systems UI and interaction design worked on Station inventories UI worked on, new possible solution for some interactions Spaceship Creator multiplayer tested Stations Center pillars in main hall and storage floor updated in VIS rebuild Stacked lots worked on, higher grid slots tested Slot connector module worked on, taller connectors tested, test-build in Mega Station Creator Ship Trading Station […]
Hello everybody! From now on we’ll be uploading our progress notes both on our official Starbase Forums and here. We have already published some of our earlier weeks’ progress notes starting from week 36, so if you’re interested in reading them first, do check out the thread here. Week 41 (7.10.-11.10.) Here we have the weekly progress notes for week 41. Design Features New design and UI for the mining backpack Asteroid Mining Job tested in the editor and in DTU Cargo Crate durability issues tested, bolt connections need tweaking Assembly Job testing with different objects Economy configurations updated in all […]
A new Starbase feature video has been released! Since Starbase is full of modular devices that are controllable and programmable, the logical conclusion is that there should also be projectiles like that. And there are. Thus, this video focuses on Starbase’s modular missiles and what they can do. Want to learn how to create a missile fit for your needs? Or see in what ways they can be controlled? Then make sure to watch this video below! Join the discussion on the official Starbase Discord, and don’t forget to wishlist Starbase on Steam!
Eager to know just how big the Starbase universe is? This new video shows the scale of the universe zooming out from the smallest ship until the gas giant is only a tiny speckle. As you can see, there’s plenty of space available to start building a massive robotic civilization. Join the discussion on the official Starbase Discord, and don’t forget to wishlist Starbase on Steam!
In the fifth Starbase Boltcrackers episode, the two robots, Bob and Dr. Bolt attempt to escape from the Empire. During their escape, the pair performs various flight tests on ships with low structural durability, attempt to capture ships with the cargo lock beam and even try to put thrusters on asteroids! Keep sending us your questions and what you’d like to see next! Join the discussion on the official Starbase Discord, and don’t forget to wishlist Starbase on Steam!
We just released a new Starbase video showcasing highlights of the recent 30 person developer test battle. In the video you can see an action-filled spaceship battle, detailed destruction, plenty of teamwork, and what was left on the battlefield after the fight. Want to find out what happened in this major clash between Empire and Kingdom? Check out the 30 Person Developer Battle below. Remember to join the discussion on the official Starbase Discord, and dont forget to wishlist Starbase on Steam!
The long awaited community feature is here! We’re happy to report that Starbase now has forums: forum.starbasegame.com The forums will be a place for you to discuss and read about everything Starbase-related. You’ll be able to check out the latest news, future patch notes and announcements, talk about features of the game and discover all the player-made factions we’ve already got growing, and more! Let us know if you’d like to see anything added 🙂
We tested out a pilot episode of Boltcrackers a while back and it was a resounding success, so we decided to continue making these. Boltcrackers will be a series of videos dedicated to answering questions from the community about various Starbase features and their interactions. In the second episode, Dr. Bolt and his trusted assistant Bob investigate various interactions with tractor beams, cargo beams and cargo holds, and perform some crash tests between various spaceships. Check out the full episode below:
It’s a new Starbase feature video! This one focuses on spaceship battles and the variety of available mounted weapons you can put on your ship. Discover how damage to different ship parts such as the fuel rods, hull or wiring can cause troublesome side effects, or lead to catastrophic failure! Check out Starbase – Spaceship Warfare & Weapons below: Make sure to join our official Starbase Discord and don’t forget to join the mailinglist on the Starbase website. Remember also to wishlist the game on Steam! Let us know what you’d like to see in future videos!
We’ve got a new Starbase feature video! This one focuses on the various handheld weapons and the gunfighting in Starbase, which has its own special quirks related to zero-gravity movement and the fully destructible environment. As spaceships are also a huge part of Starbase, you can seamlessly transition from a spaceship fight to a gunfight. You can fight on ships while the ships are moving, jump off from one ship to another or board the enemy’s ship and seize control! Sounds like a lot of fun? Check out Starbase – Gunfights & Weapons: If you want to know more details […]
A new feature video for Starbase is out, and this time the topic revolves around transporting cargo in space. One of the various ways you can make money in Starbase is transportation: this includes completing transportation missions or simply buying low from one place, transporting, and selling for a higher price at another place. There are different methods of transportation suitable for different situations, and exploring those is what this video is all about. Check out Starbase – Cargo & Transportation: Make sure to join our official Starbase Discord. There you can talk with the Starbase development team and see the […]
A new feature video from Starbase has been released. This week’s video is an introduction to the world of YOLOL. YOLOL is Starbase’s very own programming language, which is at the core of what enables Starbase’s creativity. It is what is used to control and manage the vast variety of Starbase’s different devices, such as doors, lamps, elevators, rail movers, robot arms, tractor beams, even spaceships and factories and anything else you can imagine. This video will provide you the basics that will help you get started with YOLOL when the time comes. Check out Starbase – YOLOL Programming below! […]