Notice Addressing Beta Questions

Discussion in 'Dev Blog' started by mollygos, Nov 30, 2013.

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  1. nss68

    nss68 Void-Bound Voyager

    she said the saves will be stored locally
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  2. Maruku

    Maruku Void-Bound Voyager

    Will beta to final release be a smooth transition or not?

    Smooth transition, for instance: We're going along swimmingly with patches and you guys get to like 0.7.893 and then keep going and eventually we're at a pretty much complete beta called 0.9.9 and then the release is really arbitrary..


    Not: You guys will get the beta to a "good point" (like 0.7.5) and then stop releasing patches and then just do some huge lump sum of patches that make the game more-or-less bug-free and call it the 1.0 release?

    Thank you, Molly.
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  3. Katboy99

    Katboy99 Poptop Tamer

    Beta beta beta beta beta beta beta. Beta beta?

    (P.S I made this account just for this.)
  4. Combine_Kegan

    Combine_Kegan Phantasmal Quasar

    Are we gonna have ninja ropes and any throwing weapons for the beta? I think Tiy mentioned throwing knives and boomerangs awhile back
  5. Regal Kain

    Regal Kain Space Kumquat

    Sorry, I just wanted to clarify and make sure I was getting this right, at this time there is no option or choice for Server admins to save/store characters server-side? So if people were to hack/cheat characters they could join a server freely right now?
    - If the above is true, is there an ETA when server-side character support will be out?
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  6. MajorCyto

    MajorCyto Phantasmal Quasar

    I am agreeing and wondering the same thing, this can ruin a server quickly if they can just quickly modify their inventory.. etc.
  7. Pancake

    Pancake Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    Soo, how do we create servers?
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  8. Phocus

    Phocus Orbital Explorer

    When will the e-mail for the steam keys be sent out? Midnight? Mid-afternoon?
  9. Oot

    Oot Space Spelunker

    Two main questions:

    1. When on the 4th do you expect the Beta to come out? Right when the clock hits midnight, or some point mid day? I just want to avoid staying up late for no reason.

    2. Where can we go for the latest patch notes? Will they be provided through Steam News, or will there be a launcher that explains the changes?
  10. Trowzers

    Trowzers Existential Complex

    I've seen them placing the previous planet's dirt on a new planet in a playthrough... not sure if there is anything else in place but it definitely retains its colour between planets.

    (I'm perfectly happy with that, but I still hope they let you configure your transporter to optionally recolour your materials to the planet you are beaming to, as that would probably make a lot of people happier)
  11. Doom-Slayer

    Doom-Slayer Star Wrangler

    Having watched the game being Streamed, they are using option B right now as far as I can tell. So I can imagine that that was the decided on option.
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  12. Imperial_Ranger

    Imperial_Ranger Void-Bound Voyager

    Thank you for the update, I only have two questions. 1) Will we need a high end computer to run starbound? 2) will you post when you get to the different parts of beta?
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  13. Xander

    Xander Spaceman Spiff

    My Questions:

    Are bows and farming going to remain the only viable ways to get meat/food or will more options open up in later tiers?

    Npc crews, are they going to be a thing at some point as a confirmed feature to be implemented during beta.. or is this a maybe for after release?

    If we choose the steam beta does it lock us out of getting the non-steam version at some point in the future? I want to participate in beta, but on the other hand will prefer the drm free version when it is ready.
  14. Kingpendragon

    Kingpendragon Big Damn Hero

    If they use the same servers that are used for the newsletters, it will take hours to send they all. Is there any chance of sending the keys the day before the game so we can activate it and wait until 4th to download?
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  15. MrDrMuffinPants

    MrDrMuffinPants Void-Bound Voyager

    No Novakids yet? Daww but I wanted to go around exploding and shooting everything possible :(
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  16. jjusalol

    jjusalol Void-Bound Voyager

    When I get my hands on the beta, i'm buying at least 20 5-hour energies for a supplement of not moving from my computer for months.
  17. Excentra

    Excentra Void-Bound Voyager

    Hello! Just a few questions...
    #1: Is the world truly "infinite"?
    #2: Can you customize your ship or will that be in further updates?
    #3: Is there click to port forward in game or will we, the peoples, have to do that ourselves?
    #4: Will there be a wiki full of info about the game or will we have to create that and put things on it like the great community we are?

    Thank you so much! Can't wait for December 4th!

    With <3,
  18. Lance Hancock

    Lance Hancock Phantasmal Quasar

    Will there be Quest other than the tutorial quest in the beta?
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  19. Jelly639

    Jelly639 Master Chief

    If I changed my Chucklefish account email, will you send the beta key to the old or new email?
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  20. Thorne Sparkle

    Thorne Sparkle Master Chief

    Will we ever be able to store characters and worlds server-side or in the cloud? I know they're currently saved locally, but could that change later? I play on multiple computers so that would help a lot.
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