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Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« on: August 06, 2014, 06:37:34 PM »
This build is only available to the closed group of alpha testers.
If you're an alpha tester, run Steam to update to the latest version.

For those alpha testers that just received a confirmation but have yet to receive a Steam code... we're going to make sure this build doesn't have any fatal flaws and then we'll email you a code in the next week.

What's new?
Another huge update… Alpha 8 features our first pass at saving and loading simulations, connecting the material system with the mass and radius of the planets, and a new preview window for a close up look at the selected body.

Complete List of Updates

Let us know what you think! And please report any problems...
« Last Edit: August 06, 2014, 07:18:44 PM by Dan Dixon »

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2014, 06:45:26 PM »
This is earlier than expected.

Good news, nonetheless.

Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2014, 07:16:51 PM »
Test swiftly, brothers! Test swiftly!

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2014, 07:21:12 PM »
I still find it weird that alpha testers are testing an alpha for alpha testers.

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2014, 07:22:36 PM »
Almost there, we can make it!

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2014, 08:37:20 PM »
When i saw this My heart almost fell out of my chest....
« Last Edit: August 06, 2014, 10:06:44 PM by Cryo »

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2014, 09:05:55 PM »
Can you pin this post?

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2014, 12:05:03 AM »
yay. i was surprised because there was an update :D
By the way. Nice new logo

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2014, 01:07:20 AM »
I still find it weird that alpha testers are testing an alpha for alpha testers.

Lol yeah xD

Can't wait :3 The update sounds really exciting! Gonna check Windows + Linux compatibility! (Linux runs faster on my computers :P)
« Last Edit: August 07, 2014, 05:04:33 AM by PrimeMinisterTom »

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2014, 01:41:39 AM »
fantastic thanks  ;)
Cool New logo.
New Feature.
fantastic  :)

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #10 on: August 07, 2014, 03:54:43 AM »
Good Notice :D

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #11 on: August 07, 2014, 04:34:34 AM »
What is this "New Logo" everyone is talking about?

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #12 on: August 07, 2014, 06:08:04 AM »
What is this "New Logo" everyone is talking about?

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2014, 06:19:35 AM »
Looks much better than i expected, i like it  ;)

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #14 on: August 07, 2014, 06:31:08 AM »
Really? Another week? :( C'mon, I am really dying to play US2. :'( :'(

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #15 on: August 07, 2014, 06:33:16 AM »
Really? Another week? :( C'mon, I am really dying to play US2. :'( :'(
be patience. cmon guys.

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #16 on: August 07, 2014, 06:36:16 AM »
Hopefully come the US² Alpha 8 next week
 ;D

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #17 on: August 07, 2014, 06:37:58 AM »
Really? Another week? :( C'mon, I am really dying to play US2. :'( :'(

Calm we are on Thursday, maybe on Monday we have already in the hands US² 8)

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2014, 07:00:42 AM »
"Be patience" LOL XD

sorry :c

That message was from a week ago, new Alpha Testers will most likely get their keys tomorrow or the day after.
Anyway, I was looking through my system details and I was a little concerned about the decency of the performance that my computer will run with US2.

Display:

-27-inch (2560 x 1440)
-NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 512 MB graphics

System:

-2.9 GHz Intel Core i5
-8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
 

Do you think that the performance would be okay?

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2014, 07:06:58 AM »
it's fine. i think you're using iMac. then it's moving swiftly in my macbook.i think it would run on yours

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #20 on: August 07, 2014, 07:13:07 AM »
OMG THAT Logo IS MAJESTIC, So Breath takeing it brought tears to my left eye...9000/10

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #21 on: August 07, 2014, 07:27:35 AM »
i rate this version
8/10 for stability
and
9.5/10 for performance

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #22 on: August 07, 2014, 07:31:11 AM »
how's that compared to alpha 7.3???

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2014, 07:32:24 AM »
Alpha 7.3
6/10 for stability
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3/10 for performance (it lags so much)

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2014, 07:33:56 AM »
Awesome improvement in performance!!
I'm also eager to test how planets grow now when hosing particles into them :o!!!

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2014, 07:37:50 AM »
who are the other alpha testers (the old one's) i want there opinion on the new update.

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2014, 07:46:50 AM »
New Features :

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2014, 07:47:58 AM »
OMG thank you spy!
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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #28 on: August 07, 2014, 07:49:39 AM »
That star it Hum's with power....it speak's to me.....

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Re: Alpha 8 now available - August 6, 2014
« Reply #29 on: August 07, 2014, 07:51:19 AM »
That star it Hum's with power....it speak's to me.....
lol it's new sound feature.