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Postcard No.10 – Cats (1 of 3)

To celebrate the amazing feat of 10 posts in a row (and not just cos it’s a bit late) – the first in an amazing new feature!

Cats! Pictures of cats. This is the first in a series of three (there are three cats).

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Last week, Tuesday was quiz night. Not tonight! Instead you get some pictures of cats.

The answers to last weeks quiz though were:

  • Sausages
  • Cheese
  • Pastry/Bread
  • Meat (not sausages)
  • Fruit (optional)

The trick item of course was the lager. Lager is not a food. Although cider is, and so is wine.

CATS!

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CATS!

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In your face Cliffski!
:)

Postcards from Basingstoke 001

To celebrate being 2 years old, more or less, we present a new series of random images from Basingstoke development. One a day*, every day of the year*, perhaps for all time*

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* OK, so 3 today to get the ball rolling, might be one a day, might be more, might be er… less.

* apart from at weekends and bank holidays, spring breaks, summer breaks, xmas in general, new year, family visits, weddings, sick leave, shore leave, feeling a bit under the weather, flooding, acts of god, technical problems, being hassled by cats, being lazy devs etc.

* or until we’ve finished it :)

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The Humble Puppy Bundle!

Hello all you silent eyes, you quiet followers of our sporadically updated blog! Gather round our digital Yuletide fire and listen, my little ones.

Today we have put all our games, including Sandbox Mode for Revenge of the Titans, and our two soundtracks, and even all our source code, for sale through the Humble Puppy Bundle. This glorious sale lasts from 19th December through till 26th of December, and you may name whatever price you wish for everything, as is traditional.

You will also notice that Droid Assault and Ultratron have both been updated with two-player local co-op mode. Just grab your 360 controllers and join in. Yay! Expect bugs.

And you’ll also see that Revenge of the Titans has a Christmas Mode which appears only for the festive season (from 19th December to early January or thereabouts). And Droid Assault has a special new Christmas Mission too! Which is all very silly and hopefully a bit of fun.

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Droid Assault now on Steam!

It’s here! Including all the recent pre-Xmas updates such as the new line-of-sight effect, wibbly wobbly shader effects, friendly droid targeting HUD display, and of course most importantly, pot plants, but now with added Steam gubbins – there’s 30+ achievements to er… achieve, and you can compete for hiscores with your Steam Friends!

… and it’s 20% off for the first week! Steam page here.

… and if you’ve already bought it, or if you want to buy direct from us we’ll give you a free Steam key!

Xmas Assault!

We proudly present…



Click here to download the latest version!

The latest update for Droid Assault not only includes

  • Fancy line-of-sight lighting
  • Wibbly wobbly shader effects
  • Friendly droid targeting HUD display
  • Improved level design
  • Various tweaks and fixes
  • Pot plants!

    but also features a completely new mission, just for Christmas, introducing…

  • A completely new giant level with 12 floors!
  • 12 festive droid types to kill or capture!
  • 5 flavours of deadly nano-bots to hunt down!
  • Seasonal weaponry, particle effects, and snow!
  • Christmas trees and presents!
  • Doors and lifts!
  • Fairy lights!

RotT Sandbox & Soundtrack out now on Steam!


Now you can listen to the music of Dave Sunerton-Burl whilst beavering away with the Revenge of the Titans level and campaign editor, and then play and share your creations in the new Sandbox mode, and compete for hiscores!

You can get Sandbox Mode and the Soundtrack directly on Steam here, or buy it directly from us (and you get a free Steam key anyway!).

Confused? What is this Sandbox mode you speak of? Here’s what it is in a nice easy to read list format:

  • Create your battlefield, choose your Titan adversaries and select your weapons and tech with the online editor! Add mission briefings to your levels to create custom campaigns!
  • Publish your levels and campaigns to share them online!
  • Play community built levels & campaigns!
  • Compete for hiscores!

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RotT Sandbox mode beta now live!


Thanks to those that send us feedback on the RotT online editor beta. … and now the new Revenge of the Titans Sandbox mode gets it’s turn to do the beta thing.

With the Sandbox mode you’ll be able to play all the user published levels and campaigns, and compete for hiscores. You don’t need to have signed up to the online editor, but if you have done you can login using your online editor account details and you’ll be able to play your own unpublished levels and campaigns as well.

… if you’re part of the beta testing group that is :)

Please note:
The Sandbox mode beta will only be available to people that have bought the game from this site.
It wont work if you’ve bought it from Steam or from the Humble Indie Bundle.
Sorry about that. It will be available to everyone when it’s released.

If you want to take part send us your name and email address using this contact form, and we’ll sign you up and send you a reply email as soon as we can. In the meantime download and install the latest build of Revenge of the Titans from this site.

Once again any feedback is greatly appreciated – please use this contact form.

And again a general disclaimer – it’s a beta so there may be bugs! And they’ll be some limit on the number of people we’ll sign up for free, so first come first served etc.
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Revenge of the Titans Online Editor Beta!

We’ve got a beta test version of the online editor for Revenge of the Titans up now at www.revengeofthetitans.com/editor. But before you click anything please read the whole post, as there are a few things you should know first.

Edit: the Sandbox mode beta is now live, so some of the below has changed… :)

This is a beta test version. This means it’s not quite finished, so there may be bugs! Also, this is just the web-end – the actual bit where you can play the levels isn’t quite done yet is now in beta, but we thought we’d release the editor in the meantime. So, please bear in mind…

  • Javascript and cookies must be enabled
  • We will dubiously sniff your browser – it will only work with up-to-date browsers, and Internet Explorer 9
  • You wont will be able to play any levels or campaigns that you create
  • Published levels and campaigns wont will be visible to anyone else
  • Levels and campaigns you create may not will be playable in the final release
  • The hiscores are not real!
  • There may be small graphics issues with the map editor, such as thin outlines around tiles
  • If you’re using Opera you may want to disable the right mouse button gestures that Opera uses
  • It may be a bit slow, especially in Opera unfortunately
  • It may break
  • It may make your computer explode for no reason. Use at own risk etc.

Please let us know of any bugs you find, or any suggestions you have, but don’t use the blog comments for bugs, please use this contact form so we know what browser you’re using etc. There’s a link to the form in the editor as well.

So to wrap up, here’s the link again – www.revengeofthetitans.com/editor, and remember…

  • It’s a test – it’s not finished
  • You can’t play any levels or campaigns yet
  • Please don’t use the blog comments for bugs

Enjoy!