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Tech Tuesday: Ships Gone Wild July 10th 2018 · Blood Buffy

This week’s post has been brought to you by Dave! We’ve all been there: You’ve just built your first ship and ascended gloriously from the shipyard. You’ve got the wind in your hair, you can’t wait to reach the next island, and then BAM! Your ship has mysteriously jolted forward or backward, throwing you off….

Tech Tuesday: Something to Shout About! July 3rd 2018 · Blood Buffy

Howdy Supersonic Travellers, I’m Ali, the audio designer for Worlds Adrift. That means that I create the sound effects and collaborate with the technical artists and the code team to make those sounds come to life in-game. A couple of weeks back Malford and I took a trip into the recording studio to work with…

Tech Tuesday: Creepy Clipping June 26th 2018 · Blood Buffy

Hey Travellers, This Tech Tuesday is brought to you by ANDY – The Technical Artist! A.K.A. Overlapping Components   ” Hey Travellers, This looks great right…   Seriously, look at it… Oh, the beards. Yeah they are a problem… In fact it’s not just the beards, up until quite recently all of the customisation items…

Tech Tuesday: Tier WHAT now? June 19th 2018 · Blood Buffy

Hey y’all Travellers, It’s me, Malford, the biggest designer on Worlds Adrift (tallest). Today I’m going to go through something that has been mentioned recently, the fabled tier zero. *spoopy music*   First Steps Watching a new player play Worlds Adrift can be a painful, cringy process. There’s a lot of crashing into things, falling off…

Trade Tuesday: Who’s Anne? June 5th 2018 · Blood Buffy

Greetings Travellers, This Tuesday I wanted to try something different for a change. A few weeks ago I started interviewing a few crews around. Crews that have been around for a while, and who actively participate it the community bringing something new that evolves into a pillar that supports the game and makes it the…

Tech Tuesday: Iconic Makeovers May 29th 2018 · Blood Buffy

Greetings Travellers! Tech Tuesday is BACK! Apologies for the absence, the teams were obviously hella busy and we have many fabulous, beautiful things in store for you including a patch tomorrow! Patch notes and all will be posted tomorrow morning, but in short there are some great news for new starters! Without further ado, this…

Tech Tuesday: A Bugs Life May 8th 2018 · Blood Buffy

Hi Drifters, it’s Damien again, QA Manager for Bossa Studios. The process of a bug from inception to when it is fixed is actually consistent across the games industry and, in fact, software development generally. The life of a bug usually boils down to the following process: The Circle Of (a Bug’s) Life   *Sometimes…

Tech Tuesday: The Architecture of Worlds Adrift April 17th 2018 · bossa ben

Greetings Travellers! There’s no denying that we’re all very proud of the visuals in the game, his week’s Tech Tuesday comes from our Art department, and explores the design considerations for the Saborian and Kioki Unity’s architecture.  Enjoy!     I’m Klaudia, one of the 3D artists on Worlds Adrift. My main focus on the…

Captain’s Log: AN EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT April 9th 2018 · Blood Buffy

Greetings Travellers,   Hope you are well and dandy and enjoying the ATTRACTIVE new website from last Friday! Our artists were busy taking part in a game jam on Friday so we didn’t get any WA updates from them, however… Exciting  news: Tomorrow, we (Bossa Studios reppin’ Worlds Adrift) are at the London Games Festival! And instead…

Tech Tuesday: Testing a small country… March 27th 2018 · Blood Buffy

Hi Travellers, It’s Damien again, QA Manager for Bossa Studios. One of the common questions we get asked with respect to QA on Worlds Adrift is how we actually go about testing “the world”, namely the sandbox which you explore in the game. Just take that statement for one second, this is a sandbox which…

Tech Tuesday: WAIT, YOU ACTUALLY SET SERVERS ON FIRE?! March 20th 2018 · Blood Buffy

No, we don’t literally melt servers, but remember yesterday we promised to explain why we are doing the Melt-the-Servers Event? If you missed it  https://www.worldsadrift.com/blog/melting-servers/ Today we have Tristan explain what and why it’s required! And why YOU should join us on Thursday!!   So MMOs run on servers! Who knew? Well I guess most…

Tech Tuesday: Hairy Situation March 13th 2018 · Blood Buffy

Greetings, Travellers! I’m Rebecca, and I’m currently a Junior 3D Artist on Worlds Adrift, working on getting you lots of exciting new customisation options to dress up your character in! I’m going to give you a brief overview of the workflow for a new haircut that is coming into the game soon. It all starts…