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  • Remember to Vote! (for Ostranauts Features)

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    Your voice matters! Voting season is upon us, and the best way to see the changes you want most is to make your voice heard.

    That goes for Ostranauts, as well!

    With the current game features finally in a place where we can play longer sessions, folks are turning their attention to what's next. And while we have some ideas of where we could go next, we thought it would be a

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.3.3 Is Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.3.3 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch enables precision item dropping placement, more save backups, a fix for the temperature spike and pod getting stuck after undocks, plus more!

    Specifically:

    Changed inventory ground grid to represent actual item positions, and allow precise item placement
  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.3.0 Is Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.3.0 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    A lot of fixes to the jobs/tasks system this time, to make them resume better after abandoning or saving/loading. Also, ship resupply at K-Leg!

    Specifically:

    Added code to re-task placeholders if they are abandoned during install. Added code to restore unclaimed
  • Ostranauts Patch v0.6.2.9 Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.2.9 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    Atmo fixes continue in this build, as we try to plug all the holes in the thermodynamics sim still giving people grief. Plus several other changes and fixes.

    Specifically:

    Fixed a bug that would cause insta-death when putting a helmet on at certain game speeds or
  • Ostranauts Patch v0.6.2.7 Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.2.7 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    Some significant changes to the timer system in this patch, aimed at reducing cases of sudden hypoxia and temperature/pressure spikes, plus other changes.

    Specifically:

    Fixed a bug that would cause hypoxia due to a timer sync loss. Fixed a bug that would cause
  • Ostranauts Patch v0.6.2.6 Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.2.6 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    We may finally have a fix for the crazy atmo pressures and temperatures, plus several other annoyances and potential game-corrupters.

    Specifically:

    Fixed a bug that caused game to crash if selected save file was not found due to saveinfo mismatch. Fixed a bug that
  • Ostranauts Patch v0.6.2.5 Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.2.5 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    While a few game-stopping bugs are fixed here, a lot of these are more subtle, or take a while to end the game. Plus, some quality of life changes.

    Specifically:

    Fixed a bug that could cause conditions to increment on save/load due to side effects accumulating each
  • Ostranauts Patch v0.6.2.4 Available

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.2.4 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly. Hopefully, this addresses most (if not all) of the strange atmospheric stats we've been seeing.

    Specifically:

    Fixed a bug that could cause NaN gas stats. Fixed a bug that could cause wild atmo pressure fluctuations. Fixed a bug that caused game to crash on quit/death
  • Ostranauts Launch Recap & Roadmap Video

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    Hey Folks!

    Still working on patch 0.6.2.3 here, which has a few deeper fixes taking longer than usual.

    However, in the meantime, I've had several questions about where the game is going next. So I put this video together to help explain both the long term plans for the game, and what some of the earlier next steps might look like.

    I'll let the video do the

  • Ostranauts Is Cleared for Early Access Launch

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    Hey Folks!

    It's official. Ostranauts is now available on Steam Early Access!

    Roll-up a new captain, head out into the boneyard, and start picking over derelicts for useful parts. And when you find "the one," start fixing it up with spare parts and elbow grease, and make it your own. But don't forget to take a break every now and then to visit K-Leg for some R