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Is game dead?

PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:34 am
by megatiger78
is this game dead?

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:43 am
by Sypheria
No, we are still working on it.

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:52 am
by Bardoth
So it is 2017 and there is still no playable version is this game dead? And if it is not when can we expect a playable game even a beta...

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:11 am
by Aetherblade
Bardoth wrote:So it is 2017 and there is still no playable version is this game dead? And if it is not when can we expect a playable game even a beta...


Hey Bardoth,

As you may have read in the various other places, we are actually still very much under development. We are actually making much more progress now than we did in the past, but we had to switch engines when our previous one changed it's purpose which was painful for both us and our backers. We ARE still working hard on it though, and it's turning into something much more than what we ever hoped to shoot for, and the only reason we haven't put out more footage is because of an NDA we are currently working under. Once that gets lifted we'll do a mega update.

Cheers,
-Luuk / Aether

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:45 pm
by Teilchen
Can you tell us more about the NDA?
When will it be lifted?

And aren't you afraid of scope creep?
If you make the game more than you ever hoped for, how do you prevent running out of money before the game gets shipped? (And earns enough to fund the servers?)

As a backer, that would be nice to know. I kinda assumed that this game is pretty much dead, since it has been ages since the last update.

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:38 pm
by Nick
Teilchen wrote:Can you tell us more about the NDA?
When will it be lifted?

And aren't you afraid of scope creep?
If you make the game more than you ever hoped for, how do you prevent running out of money before the game gets shipped? (And earns enough to fund the servers?)

As a backer, that would be nice to know. I kinda assumed that this game is pretty much dead, since it has been ages since the last update.



Hey Teilchen,

Rule 1 of NDAs is you don't talk about NDAs :lol: (sorry couldn't help myself)

There is no set date as it depends on many factors which I cant go into =/ I am sorry.

In regards to finances: the kick starter money unfortunately was used up quite a wile back, it was just barely enough to get us out in some sort of early access and then we where hit with the tone of bricks in the face that was needing to completely rebuild the client on unity. For the past wile we have returned to self funding, which has also caused a lot of the slow downs as we returned to quite unreliable indie financing. However we are all far to stubborn to give up.

With the above said, creep scope in our case is only really a issue if it is not well funded. Being well funded means we could accomplish everything we originally set out to, and a shit tone of extra creeped features faster then we would be able to get out a minimum viable product underfunded.

So in short, scope creep in this case could mean a boost in overall progress.

I hope this answers your questions albeit in a very round about way due to the NDA.

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:03 pm
by exioce
At the present time, how far into development of the base game would you guys say NA is? Are we past the half-way mark, for example?

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:06 pm
by Teilchen
Thanks for the answer.

So if I read correctly, you now have more funding, but it invovles a NDA?

Guess I just have to be patient for the time being.

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:13 pm
by Nick
exioce wrote:At the present time, how far into development of the base game would you guys say NA is? Are we past the half-way mark, for example?


I think a bit past the halfway mark to a playable public build. proper balancing will take a wile and i wouldn't consider the game done until its balanced which makes it harder to put a % till done.

Teilchen wrote:Thanks for the answer.

So if I read correctly, you now have more funding, but it involves a NDA?

Guess I just have to be patient for the time being.


that's correct

Re: Is game dead?

PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:15 pm
by Grafiti
Hello

It is relay silent in the Universe of Neovus Aeterno.
are there maby any Information in prospect?

Ps: And i know you working hard on this projekt ^^"