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3107, 2017

Teaming with Persistence, Combat

July 31st, 2017|

Teaming with Persistence, Combat This video shows six members of our development team playing ordinary characters in Apotheosis City, on the south side of the Arch.  These are not signature heroes.  We’re showing a variety of costumes, player models, archetypes and powersets.  All of the FX are provisional, but they do show the current state of play. The latter half of the video is an unscripted combat scene – a couple of the devs are operating characters they’ve not played [...]

3107, 2017

Design Studio for the July Player costume

July 31st, 2017|

Design Studio for the July Player Costume July Player Costume.  In this issue of the Ship of Heroes Design Studio, we are featuring the first full costume designed specifically as an addition to our Character Creation Tool (CCT).  This costume is built for the large male model, and will be available for players to use in creating and customizing their characters.  We have alternative cape designs to accompany this costume, which are still in development. This particular [...]

3107, 2017

July 31st Buff/ Debuff List

July 31st, 2017|

July 31st Buff/ Debuff List   July 31, 2017.  In response to requests for more details about SoH game mechanics, we provide the following list of stats that player characters and enemies have, and which can be buffed of debuffed.  This list is current, and is also subject to change and alteration over time.  A few general points:All stats that can be buffed can also be debuffed in Ship of Heroes.We are planning to add some traditional control powers into the game, and are generally expecting [...]

1007, 2017

Male Model Upgrade

July 10th, 2017|

Male Model Upgrade Being a superhero aboard the FHS Justice isn't easy.  Underneath all the eye lasers and fancy capes, the best heroes are on a constant quest to improve themselves, physically and mentally.  Sometimes that means finding a new day job to learn new skills.  More often, it's a matter of hard work and simple determination to get stronger in the face of a new challenge or foe Even 500 years in the future, heroes still lift weights. Those heroes who prove capable [...]

3006, 2017

Ambassador and the Street Sweeper Powerset

June 30th, 2017|

Ambassador and the Street Sweeper Powerset Ambassador: Ambassador was born as Jonathan Cohan aboard the FHS Justice roughly eighty years ago. He is one of the few superheroes who are thought to be descended from a super-hero of old Earth, although surviving records are inexact. Ambassador joined Ship Security at a young age; he proved to be a skillful and charismatic leader, rising through the ranks on merit, and invented several policies on cooperating with superheroes that are still in use today. [...]

2206, 2017

The Hero Institute, the Justice Corps, and the Diplomats

June 22nd, 2017|

The Hero Institute, the Justice Corps, and the Diplomats The Hero Institute, the Justice Corps, and the Diplomats: When the first generation ships left Earth, each had a very small population of super-powered heroes aboard, mixed with a much larger population of typical humans.  As the ships traveled, the fraction of supers aboard each ship increased, due to exposure to the Unobtanium engines.  Opinions about super-powered humans were highly varied aboard the Justice.  Some thought that super-powered humans were the future of [...]

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