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  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.4.3 Is Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.4.3 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This one's a short list, but had some worthwhile fixes we wanted to get to you asap.

    Specifically:

    Fixed a bug that caused pathfinding to get stuck around certain items like unpowered lights. Fixed a bug that caused saving game to fail if placeholder item was
  • Ostranauts Patch v0.6.4.2 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.4.2 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    We found one more cause of sudden air loss that we fixed. There's also a new turbo pump, and reversible air pump behaviors to use. Plus a bunch of UX improvements and bug fixes.

    Specifically:

    Fixed a bug that caused ship rooms to suddenly evacuate when loading a
  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.4.1 Is Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.4.1 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch is largely bug fixes, but also includes some improvements to character creation, including non-random face customization, and fewer career repeats.

    Specifically:

    Added code to store oldest game version info in save and save info files. Added savegame
  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.4.0 Is Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.4.0 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly. This, despite the fact that it's the Friday before vacation, which is usually a terrible idea :)

    (And on that note, the previous version, 0.6.3.9, will be on standby as the opt-in "public_test" beta should we need it.)

    This patch makes quite a few changes

  • Ostranauts December 2020 Dev Update

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    Hey Folks!

    Been a while since we did a video, so I've got one of those to share today!

    In it, I chat about how far we've come since September, the huge turnaround in review score, and some of the stuff we're working on now. Plus, I discuss a few of the things we have coming up soon, including AI improvements, in-game manuals, new

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.3.7 Is Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.3.7 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch is a big bigger than most, and includes some pretty noticeable changes and fixes, from AI to derelicts, and even performance improvements.

    Specifically:

    Added code to stop AI from opening pressurized airlocks without player intervention. Changed crew
  • Feature Voting Results Are In! And the Winner Is...

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    Hey Folks!

    We're coming up on the end of the first feature voting round, and the rankings have been pretty consistent for the past week. With almost a thousand voters casting their ballots, our winner is...

    That's An Order!

    Improving AI and crew management was a pretty clear winner, and I think that makes sense. Many folks are itching to get a comrade or two onto their

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.3.6 Is Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.3.6 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch makes several changes and fixes to the save system, among other things.

    Specifically:

    Added option to escape menu to exit game without saving. Changed player status bars to be clearer. Changed save system to leave last known good save in place if there
  • Welcome Charis, BBG's New Community Manager!

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    Hey Folks!

    Starting today, you're going to see a new face around the various BBG's channels. Let's say a warm "hello" to Charis, our new Community Manager!

    Charis was previously working with Cinder Cone (check out their upcoming Skeleton Crew!), helping their social channels and community to stay vibrant and welcoming. And with BBG's sprawling

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.3.5 Is Live, and Voting Still Open!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.3.5 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    Most control panels have audio effects now. You can install parts outside original ship bounds. And several other bug fixes.

    Specifically:

    Fixed a bug that prevented building outside of ship's current boundary. Fixed a bug that caused containers to lose items