Ahoy! You know where you can cram it?!?!?! IN YOUR WORKING CHEST! Finally got around to getting storage containers working, along with equipables and a few other bits… not to mention my personal favorite, TRAPS! I think by now we all know, that any researcher has a little bit of troll in them, so things can start to get a little more fun. We are starting to get into some of the more “RPG”ish stuffs, so see plenty of other bits below.
Ghost and I got to spend a bit of time at PaxEast this past weekend, it was an absolute blast. We got to hang with the dudes from Forge, Mindcrack and ForgeCraft (so many forges!), and got lots of interesting insights about tools, maps and all things shameless minecraft clone. It was encouraging to also hear that the things that drove us with this project, are also things that are important to the dev community… so with that, expect some more mods along the way from a few modders you may recognize.
Speaking of modders! We are going to be starting a mod jam here in the next couple of months (TUG Jam?), so we can start showcasing some new tools, and offer up some gift cards/prizes to modders that could help them beef up their rigs in the process. Don’t have all the details, but working them out with Lex (Forge) and Pahimar (ForgeCraft) over the next couple of days and will announce that soonish, so be sure to troll me on the twitters for deets (cause I just deleted my Facebook, its true, the most epic unlike of all time).
As usual, if you run into any bugs, crashes, splosions, please leave it as a review for how terrible this game was and how much of a rip off it was… I mean… email support *cough* or post to the bugs forums. Your feedback helps us make better tech, which means better game, and even better mods, so be kind and leave feedback behind (T-Shirt!).
Check out some concepts and random bits of stuff n things here: @Nerdkingdom
If you are tired of this DX11 limitation, spam this guy here: @CoreyClarkPhD
If you want 1980s style freeze frame jumping high fives, yo: @inoritewtf
Added the Bronze Cudgel and resources used for crafting it
Added the Poison Potion to apothecary
Added several new traps: Pumpkin Trap, Spiked Trap, Leaf Canopy and Vine Fence Cage. They are activated by placing them and then right clicking them to activate.
Crude Slingshot now in game
Updates to all potions in apothecary
Crude Chest/Leaf Backpack can be used to store items
Crude equipment is now in the game; they are craftable and wearable. They can be equipped by dragging it into the appropriate slot or by equipping it in hand and left clicking. Backpacks are not yet wearable.
Crude equipment will save between game sessions
Bronze Plated Glove armor piece has been added to the game along with resources necessary to craft it
Several new cosmetic furniture: Lotus Chair, Bamboo Table, Bamboo Stool
Updates to triggers on terrain objects
Bouncing on Double Mushroom Caps and Mushroom Bed
Updated the iconography of potions to get them more distinguishable by color blind players
Swords can be used to temporarily remove grass billboards
Added a Billboard Frequency slider to Video Options
All tables and large objects are placed facing the player with a set orientation
Clean up to the recipe crafts and added a priority system to help with overlapping recipe resources
Added new punch animation for the player
Fixes to the Cabbage Trap to get it working in multiplayer
Performance fix for object culling and view distance
Networking bandwidth optimizations
Fixed several missing sounds and sounds bugs
Improved physics performance and stability
Fix scaling issues for some UI elements
General animation cleanup and fixes
For any existing saves, the player’s inventory has been wiped. This is due to the gear/equipment updates
Player collision is slightly desync’d from their visual location. It is lagging slightly behind where a player has moved from
In Creative Mode, when clicking on the inventory UI, the player will also grab objects out of the world
Z Placement of large objects will orient the object in a static direction and not the camera
Player does not stay in throw mode for the poison potion
There is a potential crash when exiting TUG
There is a rare crash when first loading a world (or joining a server)