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Dan Dixon

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Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« on: August 11, 2014, 10:30:44 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.

What's new?
Mostly minor fixes and all from today. Most notably we fixed the problem with rings taking a long time to generate and added an option to auto set the graphics settings based on your device specs.

Complete List of Updates

Let us know what you think! And please report any problems...

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2014, 10:31:26 PM »
yayz

i just woke up

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2014, 10:31:55 PM »
:D
thx

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2014, 10:35:51 PM »
wait...
I want to know if my copy of alpha is already updated to 8.3.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2014, 10:40:14 PM »
Please don't double post... edit your comment instead.

Run Universe Sandbox in Steam... the version number is visible in the lower right corner of the window.

If it's still Alpha 8.2, exit Steam and restart it... it should detect the update and download it right away.
« Last Edit: August 11, 2014, 11:01:28 PM by Dan Dixon »

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2014, 10:52:36 PM »
Don't double post... edit your comment.

Run Universe Sandbox in Steam... the version number is visible in the lower right corner of the window.

If it's still Alpha 8.2, exit Steam and restart it... it should detect the update right away.

I played Alpha 8.2 still, then alpha 8.3 is queued. How you update it?

Edit: Solved.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2014, 10:56:43 PM »
that was fast you people at GA are Complete bosses at what you guy's do,simply amazing..... ;D

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2014, 12:13:10 AM »
Hey, not sure if this is fixed in 8.3, but I found Alien Colonies on Pluto:


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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2014, 12:18:45 AM »
Hey, not sure if this is fixed in 8.3, but I found Alien Colonies on Pluto:

That's for the prequel to Mass Effect, brah.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2014, 12:22:15 AM »
Mostly minor fixes and all from today. Most notably we fixed the problem with rings taking a long time to generate and added an option to auto set the graphics settings based on your device specs.

-_- Lol. I was going to notify you guys about that.

Anyway, I downloaded the Alpha 8.2 yesterday and compared it to my demo and it had evolved a lot from that. It's quite impressive how much UBox had changed. It looks like a tool that a researcher would use (and works like one too). :D

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2014, 01:30:55 AM »
Thanks ;),now alpha 8 is more speed.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2014, 04:04:10 AM »
If your Universe Sandbox is Still 8.2 Be sure you enabled "Automatic updates"
Under the game (In Steam)
Mine Updated!  :)
« Last Edit: August 12, 2014, 07:34:11 AM by sohappy »

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2014, 05:06:48 AM »
Good! I will check the version, thx! :D

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #13 on: August 13, 2014, 01:27:05 PM »
thank you man

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #14 on: August 13, 2014, 04:54:07 PM »
I'm still getting a lot of disappearing mass on collisions :( Still I love how far this has come since alpha 7.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2014, 04:58:16 PM »
Yeah... collisions are complicated. We're been working on fixing this and other collision related bugs today.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2014, 01:30:27 PM »
when will universe sandbox compleatly come out,i cant wiat to try it.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #17 on: August 15, 2014, 01:59:41 PM »
Sometime this year, nobody knows when for sure, but definitely this year. Don't worry, I've got lot's of video planned so you can enjoy ;)

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2014, 11:48:52 PM »
I've been so busy with college I missed all of those updates! I better hurry to see if I can help with something.

edit: Wow, I'm totally impressed with this new version! It must take LOTS of work to get things working properly and fixing the zillion things that have to be fixed/worked on.

However, I'm starting to think that the game is starting to get a little too...confusing. Well, I should get used to it.
« Last Edit: August 18, 2014, 06:37:49 PM by Dan Dixon »

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #19 on: August 19, 2014, 09:39:21 AM »
Hi all,

I am new and wanted to do the testing of Alpha V 8, how can I do that. Any help will be highly appreciated.
Where can I get the download link? I am interested in doing that.

Regards
Uranus.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #20 on: August 19, 2014, 09:42:59 AM »
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.

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #21 on: August 19, 2014, 09:59:37 AM »
Thanks for the reply. 

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Re: Alpha 8.3 now available - August 11, 2014
« Reply #22 on: August 20, 2014, 07:48:00 PM »
The more updates, the closer to public release!