Combat Alpha in February

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Combat Alpha in February

Postby Consultant » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:22 am

We've decided to delay the combat alpha until February. We have a new, and intermittent code problem that we need to solve, and we've realized that we can solve it in a manner that actually improves game optimization, but will take a little time.

Instead of inflicting a known bug on our supporters during testing, we've decided to delay a bit, and provide a better test experience during February.

We're also going to use the extra time to make a couple of power upgrades, which we think will enhance team combat.

Stay with us. We're making some very positive progress. This next test is going to be fun.

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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby Country Strong » Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:23 am

Good call!

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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby Penniguin » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:32 pm

Thanks for the update Consultant and I agree with Country Strong, good call.
And I really want to thank you for posting your plan...two to five times a day, everyday Eulb has been checking for escorted alpha news/invites.
While I tried to reason with him on Christmas Eve, Christmas, Sundays.....there is no reasoning with an ever-hopeful hero.
Lol, as I am typing this, I had to stop and think, wait a minute, it's New Years Eve and Sunday and there is a posting about escorted alpha.......
Thank you Casey and team for your dedication.....even on Holidays and weekends!
Happy New Year All!
I am gonna need to stop for coffee before we head out for the battle. 8-)

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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby JestersGhost » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:56 pm

Delays are inevitable, and perfectly fine when you're this upfront about what's going on and why :) Good to know things are always improving :P
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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby Eulb » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:27 pm

I'll put my big boy pants on and believe that there are good things in store soon .... :)
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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby Galactus55 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:06 pm

Good idea to wait and fix that is making the game with quality. :)
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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby Consultant » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:39 am

We thank you all for your understanding and support. :)

We are working out the next things to show off, for the first quarter of 2018.

And it is kind of exciting -- we announced our plan in 2016. We worked in 2017, and now we are moving forward in 2018.

Hopefully wea re no longer the team who "came out of nowhere."

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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby jfletch60 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:37 pm

Can Anyone join the Alpha. I love to help stress test the game and try to see If I can find any issues to help get the game working better

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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby A1fighter » Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:07 am

Some of us were waiting for CoT's promises, trust me, a month wait is nothing........

The videos are satisfying enough for me, until the game is done. The power demonstrations are a nice change up from comic strips some of us are accustomed to ;)

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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby lunawisp » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:42 am

Hopefully we'll be able to see some videos of that alpha, they'll really help to show the progress that has been made.
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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby Eulb » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:05 pm

Please say it again Lunawisp...
Hopefully we'll be able to see some videos of that alpha, they'll really help to show the progress that has been made.
That is what will really show that the game is starting to function as a game we can play . If there is not a multitude of mission at launch i know by the example from the alpha that ... there will be more as the team makes more ... sense we can see them playing in the Alpha
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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby Itlandm » Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:25 am

Looks like the time is close at hand!

Hopefully some of the forum super-veterans will run first before the YouTube channelers, just in case there is something unexpected.

I look forward to seeing you guys on TV again! The pre-alpha exposition video was short and no surprises there, but I liked the layout and whoa, the visual effects! I wanna be there in that number, when the Heroes come marching in!
(Just not yet...)

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Re: Combat Alpha in February

Postby Golden Ace » Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:48 am

Hopefully wea re no longer the team who "came out of nowhere."
lol I finally have a response. (it only took me 2 months) :/

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