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Re: Ashes of the Singularity: RTS from Stardock and Oxide Ga

Post by Island Dog » Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:16 pm

Ashes: Escalation released today!

Escalation doubles the largest map size and the maximum number of players, introduces strategic zoom, adds many new units and defenses that can be upgraded, an additional campaign, new world environments, and much more.

Those who bought Ashes of the Singularity early on will receive a free season pass to all new Escalation DLC released until end of 2017.

Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/507490

Gameplay trailer: https://youtu.be/rfDNgoYVTcg

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Post by $iljanus » Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:30 pm

Was looking for an old-schoolish TA/Starcrafty game and decided to pull the trigger on this, especially since I been waiting for a beefy game to throw at my new Nvidia 1070 card. Here's hoping my i5-3350P processor and 8 gigs of RAM are up to the task because that ain't changing anytime soon...
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Post by Island Dog » Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:27 pm

Patch 2.01 was released today with new features, fixes, AI improvements, and more for Escalation. :)

Full changelog: http://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/480532/

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Post by Island Dog » Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:21 pm

Escalation v2.1 update now available with single player observer mode, map rebalancing, unranked match mode, and more!

http://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com ... -Available

Escalation is also 50% off on Steam for the next week. :)

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Post by Island Dog » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:36 am

The March dev journal for Ashes is up, and it covers what to expect in the v2.2 update. :)

http://www.stardock.com/community/artic ... March-2017

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Post by Island Dog » Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:37 pm

The Inception DLC was released today for Ashes: Escalation with a new type of split scenario, new maps, and more. :)

More info: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/482379

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Post by Island Dog » Fri May 12, 2017 4:32 pm

Ashes: Escalation v2.25 update with balance tweaks, fixes, map updates, and more.

Full changelog: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.co ... 225-Update

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Post by Island Dog » Wed May 17, 2017 6:04 pm

May dev journal for Ashes is out and talks about the new campaign juggernauts, modding and more.

http://www.stardock.com/games/article/4 ... L-May-2017

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Post by Island Dog » Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:45 pm

Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation 2.3 update with two brand new tier 4 warships and experience the fully voiced "Genesis" campaign!

Video overview of 2.3:
https://youtu.be/Ff24klrvEuw

More info and full changelog here:
https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.co ... -Available

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Post by Zenn7 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:47 pm

Anyone here still actually play this?

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Post by Zenn7 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:40 pm

I have a key for this up for trade in the trading forum. Looking for other games - most preferred would be Total War:Warhammer - Wood elves dlc.

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Post by Island Dog » Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:55 pm

The July dev journal is out with an updated road map. :)

https://youtu.be/f9tMVfyLLGQ

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Post by Island Dog » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:48 pm

Big v2.4 update coming this month with Vulkan support, UI and balance improvements, improved modding capabilities, and a free Co-Op Map Pack DLC!

More info here: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.co ... gularity-E

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Post by Pyperkub » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:37 pm

Zenn7 wrote:Anyone here still actually play this?
Hoping to get back to it once the home remodel is complete. Could be up for trying some co-op or h2h with OO'ers...
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Post by Island Dog » Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:13 pm

The v2.4 update with Vulkan Support, and Free Co-Op Map Pack DLC is out today! The game is also on sale through the weekend up to 50% off. :)

Full update details here: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/484540

Update trailer:
https://youtu.be/gb3WSjRzRQU

Co-Op map pack overview:
https://youtu.be/ZjR94-5l-hg

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Post by Pyperkub » Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:47 pm

Island Dog wrote:The v2.4 update with Vulkan Support, and Free Co-Op Map Pack DLC is out today! The game is also on sale through the weekend up to 50% off. :)

Full update details here: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/484540

Update trailer:
https://youtu.be/gb3WSjRzRQU

Co-Op map pack overview:
https://youtu.be/ZjR94-5l-hg
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Post by Island Dog » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:01 pm

Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation Free Juggernaut DLC and v2.5 update now available! The free juggernaut DLC contains massive new warships and the v2.5 update makes improvements to modding, gameplay, and more!

See the overview video here:

https://youtu.be/ovI6PuTXGjg

More info and full changelog here: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.co ... pdate-Now-

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Post by Island Dog » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:50 pm

For the Steam Publisher Weekend sale we are streaming all day. We have a modding stream at 5:30pm and a stream with the Escalation designer at 8:00pm. Of course Ashes: Escalation is also on sale. :)

http://store.steampowered.com/sale/stardock

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Post by Daehawk » Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:36 pm

I watched your Star Control melee one. Loved it. really reminded me of the old ones just updated. What is the sub title of your SC game?

I hope its a triple A single player game and not just a mp with single tagged on to it.
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Post by Island Dog » Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:27 pm

September dev journal is out and show off some concept art for the upcoming Air Transports. :)

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/ ... ember-2017

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Post by Island Dog » Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:30 pm

Daehawk wrote:I watched your Star Control melee one. Loved it. really reminded me of the old ones just updated. What is the sub title of your SC game?

I hope its a triple A single player game and not just a mp with single tagged on to it.
Thanks. We should be having some Star Control news soon. The team is really hard at work on it. :)

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Post by Island Dog » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:52 pm

The v2.6 update for Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is now available. This update includes updated tutorials, quality of life changes, UI improvements, and more!

Details and changelog here: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/485270

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https://youtu.be/HJk2D-WhJe0

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Post by Island Dog » Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:20 pm

We have the December dev journal up and talks a bit about the upcoming DLC.

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/ ... ember-2017

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Post by Island Dog » Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:00 pm

See what’s new in the v2.65 of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation! Scenarios, maps, and other quality of life aspects of the game have been adjusted.

More info and changelog here: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/486450/

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Post by Island Dog » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:17 pm

Ashes designer Callum McCole gives a peek of what's coming in the new DLC in this month's dev journal!

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/ ... nuary-2018

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Post by Island Dog » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:16 pm

Secret Missions - our biggest DLC yet - is now available for Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation! Build new units, conquer challenging scenarios, and engage in massive multiplayer battles on enormous maps.

New base game v2.7 update also released today!

More info and changelog here:

https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/486957/

Trailer:

https://youtu.be/qISZZPmTya8

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Post by Island Dog » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:39 pm

Ashes: Escalation v.271 update was released today with a variety of balances, fixes, and more.

Full changelog: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/487268/

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Post by Island Dog » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:43 pm

Ashes designer Callum McCole talks about designing alien units in a new dev journal. :)

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/ ... lien-units

https://youtu.be/t-D8580Hw18

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Post by Island Dog » Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:32 pm

Callum's monthly Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation update is here!

Version 2.75 is on the horizon and brings a lot of exciting changes with it. Check out the dev diary to learn more!

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/487904/

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Post by Island Dog » Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:27 pm

Check out this reflection on the game's design, development, and growth over the last 365(ish) days from lead designer Callum McCole:

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/487742/

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Post by Island Dog » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:52 pm

Today's Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation dev diary is all about balance!

https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.co ... e-matters

https://youtu.be/ghevX93ON1o

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Post by Island Dog » Wed May 02, 2018 1:26 pm

New dev diary today from designer Callum McCole about the challenges of balancing an RTS. :)

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/487949/

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Post by Island Dog » Thu May 17, 2018 2:13 pm

Ashes: Escalation v2.75 is out!

Substrate anti-air has received some re-works and the "King of the Hill" scenario is now playable as Substrate. Ladder season 3 has begun, and this update also brings some economic and balance changes.

Details and changelog: https://forums.ashesofthesingularity.com/489007/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iey15zCvHtI

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Post by Island Dog » Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:43 pm

New dev journal today! Ashes Designer Callum McCole analyzes some RTS franchises for examples of successful experiential unit design.

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/488933/

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