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2812, 2020

2020 Holidays Mission Video

December 28th, 2020|

2020 Holidays Mission Video Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We’ve had a great year at Heroic Games.   Among other achievements, we conducted a very large community event in March and April to keep people entertained during the pandemic. Our second major event of the year in September was focused on big battles, and we determined exactly what we needed to do to get 100+ customized characters in close-quarters combat. We also applied FX and animations to all of the [...]

3011, 2020

Creating a Mission Map in SoH

November 30th, 2020|

Creating a Mission Map in SoH Hello, everyone! We hope that you're all happy and full of Thanksgiving goodness. This is part three of a series on how we create missions. You can see the previous parts here and here. We previously covered how the mission design is created when the mission’s story is written. But what happens when the art team gets ahold of that design? Today's video features James Smith, who leads our small team of technical artists [...]

2411, 2020

Mission Creation in Ship of Heroes

November 24th, 2020|

Mission Creation in Ship of Heroes We've been asked if enemies will ever switch sides and work with the heroes. The answer is yes, at least for the Yekus mercenaries. Other factions are less… flexible. Our audience loves to play MMORPGs. But most of us only have a very general idea of how they are brought to life. Today we want to explain a little bit about how we create interesting missions in Ship of Heroes, since it's something we're [...]

2011, 2020

Winter Fashions Aboard the F.H.S. Justice: Formal Wear and Mages’ Gear

November 20th, 2020|

Winter Fashions Aboard the F.H.S. Justice: Formal Wear and Mages’ Gear While we’re working on adding more mission content to Ship of Heroes, here's an update on something that you may not have thought about in a while: our character creator. Even though we’re busy working on missions, we’ve managed to add several new costumes to our expansive collection. “Of course I have the authority to go in here. Just look at my outfit!” Technical [...]

2810, 2020

Halloween 2020

October 28th, 2020|

Halloween 2020 Happy Halloween! In space, no one can hear you gorge on candy. True fact. We’re sure that all of you have noticed that missions and mission content are the current focus at Ship of Heroes. A lot of the features of the game are already coded, so it's time to add more and more playable content. Our last newsletter talked a bit about the kinds of missions we’re creating, and the vision [...]

1510, 2020

Missions in Ship of Heroes Part 1: The Vision

October 15th, 2020|

Missions in Ship of Heroes Part 1: The Vision "There is a link to a poll at the bottom of this newsletter. Please VOTE and let your voice be heard."   Now that we have completed our sixth major community event, the invasion tests, it's time to go into detail about missions in Ship of Heroes. This newsletter is the first of several about mission content. Some of you may wish to be totally surprised by the game content – if so, stop reading now! [...]

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