In the cycles that followed the Catastrophe, it took every ounce of tenacity, ingenuity, and no small degree of luck for humanity to drag itself, tooth and nail, out of the debris filled avalanche of potential oblivion. Always scrappy as a species, we somehow managed to pull ourselves, gasping for collective air inexorably upwards, grasping at every chance for survival. Along the way, a number of principles from Before managed to cling onto us for the climb out of this metaphorical pit.
Capitalism, ever our most tenacious trait, was one such survivor. It has since born a number of systems that have helped us try to thrive in an otherwise untenable situation. In today’s future, the concept of Free Enterprise allows us to boldly go where we might otherwise have been wholly unable to. Engage with us below and we shall go into a little more detail.
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Today’s update adds a new card to the Citizen Council page, showing all candidates for the next election. As a bonus, there are also various other changes which made it into the game earlier than planned. There’s further combat balancing improvements for armor, reputation, skills and focus, and also some mission fixes. Finally, a special gift has been sent to all Citizens who were active during the last tenspan!
Continue reading "Update Changelog 2019-Oct-30"
We’re about to enter the last preparation phase before the new Citizen Council (CC) election starts in November! In a few days, we will reveal all the candidates who are asking our Community for their votes.
Continue reading "Citizen Council Election #2 – Promotion Period starting soon"
With the recent bumper game update, we implemented a feature request from our Community: an improved storage management system. Let’s have a closer look at it!
Continue reading "Storage Management 2.0: Now Live!"
The wait is finally over! Today we released a brand new – and rather huge – game update, bringing new features, detail changes and many fixes.
As requested by the first Citizen Council, the item and storage management has been improved, and now features in your CORETECHS. The narrative team edited many existing missions, and created a new tutorial mission for new players. The forum structure has been simplified and the UI has been improved. The Resource Hub is a new interface for dev & Citizen blogs, FAQ, Technical Insights, Announcements, Area Tutorials and Tau Station Tips. Read on for the full details of the new game update!
Continue reading "Update Changelog 2019-Oct-15"
The candidate verification period is fast approaching, and that means the window for applying to be a council candidate is closing soon! Check out today’s blog to learn more about what to expect in the coming days…
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As mentioned in the summary of the recent meeting between the Citizen Council and the Tau Station team, time has flown by! More than 1 cycle and 80 days (half a year) have passed, and it’s now time to start elections for the second Council.
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Three days ago, the Citizen Council met with the Tau Station team. Here’s a summary of the meeting for everyone, including status updates about what your representatives suggested or requested in the prior meeting. Do feel free to get in touch with your Council representatives as well as they might have additional comments to share with you too.
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Equipment is crucial for survival. As the universe of Tau Station grows, as more and more survivors scavenge and craft useful gear, so has our art team been working on visualizing these ingenious new creations. Today we share some first impressions with you.
Continue reading "The Art of Weaponized Ingenuity"
The galaxy is truly a vast, mind-bogglingly large place to live, these days more than most! Humanity’s stations orbit planets, that in turn orbit stars. Solar systems dance in a complicated rumba around the galaxy and we strive to travel throughout it all! Benevolent Dynamics, through the new, old, and proudly reclaimed science of Quantum Telepheresis is extraordinarily pleased to announce that we have just brought all of that so much closer together!
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