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Update 30 Patch Notes May 1st 2019 · Bossa Kirk

BLIGHT 2.0 Improvements to telegraphing: Made the Blight screen overlay transparent when looking away from the centre of the storm to make it clearer which direction to travel in to get out. If you can see particles you’re at risk of destruction (you’re near the destruction radius) Destruction VFX will last longer. Now it will…

Tech Tuesday: PTS/Login Revamp April 16th 2019 · Luke Williams

On Friday we pushed the code we’ve been working on for the past couple of months to the PTS and we encountered the minor issue of most players not being able to login at all! This was highly likely given the fact that we’ve almost completely rewritten the entire login/logout system. We didn’t however expect…

PTS – Update 30 Patch Notes April 12th 2019 · Bossa Kirk

PTS – Update 30 Patch Notes BLIGHT 2.0 Improvements to telegraphing: Made the Blight screen overlay transparent when looking away from the centre of the storm to make it clearer which direction to travel in to get out. If you can see particles you’re at risk of destruction (you’re near the destruction radius) Destruction VFX…

Tech Twednesday – Death to all Ships April 3rd 2019 · Bossa Kirk

Greetings Travellers, For my last Tech Tuesday, I described how we are going to save all of the offline ships in the world and then delete them all in a subsequent update. Well, it turns out that as of late the PvE deployment, in particular, has been really struggling with the sheer amount of ships…

Tech Tuesday: Expand Your Knowledge March 18th 2019 · Bossa Kirk

Knowledge And Scanning Revamp Update 30 will bring the first big changes to scanning and progression in Worlds Adrift. First things first; scanning has been heavily reworked. We have removed the need to scan every individual object in the game. They no longer give any knowledge but their description text remains. From now on knowledge…

Tech Tuesday: Saving the Ships March 5th 2019 · Bossa Kirk

Greetings Travellers, Worlds Adrift hasn’t been wiped for quite some time. On the PVP that’s not really a big deal because people blow each other up, but on the PVE server it means this: Yup, that’s a lot of ships, specifically offline ships… Recently we put in place optimisations to reduce the impact of offline…

The Path Ahead February 22nd 2019 · Sylvain Bossa

Hi there, Since its very inception, Worlds Adrift has been at the cutting edge, innovating in quite a few areas at the same time. We released the game to players very early in development, to test and co-develop the design and technology of the game that were unique in so many ways, and therefore rather…

Tech Tuesday: Reviving the Revivers February 19th 2019 · Bossa Kirk

Hi, Sylvain here, CTO at Bossa Studios, dropping in to give you quick summary of what we are tackling right now. As some of you may have noticed if you read the forums, the Worlds Adrift team is currently undertaking some big technical upgrades to quite a few of the core systems. Whilst these upgrades…

⛵Captain’s Log⛵ – Catch Up! February 8th 2019 · Blood Buffy

Greetings Travellers, Hope you’ve had a lovely week and are enjoying the new startings of the store as well as the slightly less common Blight! More to come. News We launched a hotfix! Patchnotes – HERE The store WHY and HOW explained – HERE Tech Tuesday: What’s Hot? – HERE What have the devs been…

OMG! Open Shop! February 6th 2019 · Blood Buffy

Dear Travellers, Starting today when you gather your Crew and ready up for a trek across the skies, the eagle-eyed among you will notice a brand new option in the main game menu – the Worlds Adrift Item Store! The Item Store comes alongside a bunch of other fixes (please see the usual tasty patch…

Worlds Adrift – Update 29.5 – Hotfix Patch Notes February 6th 2019 · Blood Buffy

NEW FEATURES AND CONTENT OMG shopping! Steam shop is now available for purchasing exclusive clothing items and ship decor. So fetch. (This is just the beginning – read more about it here)   NOTABLE BUGFIXES AND CHANGES Fixed one issue with the Blight so it should be occurring less. Fixed a bug where players were…

Tech Tuesday – What’s Hot February 5th 2019 · Blood Buffy

Hi Sylvain here,   Last Tech Tuesday we covered the Hotfixes and the technical challenges, decisions and processes we had to put in place to allow ourselves to release hotfixes faster to the community. First I wanted to make it clear that together with committing to more focused updates, we have actually pledged to react…