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1603, 2020

The Street Fighting Powerset Combat Video

March 16th, 2020|

The Street Fighting Powerset - Development Video #4 “Ahh! There’s sand in my eyes!” This is our fourth developer video – we’re showing you what we see internally as we build a new powerset. This isn't the first internal video of this powerset; it's roughly number 12. At this point, we think Street Fighting is ready to share with our community so that we can get feedback. Street Fighting is mostly a single-target powerset, and it's our second unarmed melee [...]

2202, 2020

The Speed of Melee Combat Video

February 22nd, 2020|

The Speed of Melee Combat Video Over the last ten years, the average speed of melee combat has been increasing in MMOs, with faster attacks and less time spent waiting before the next attack. At the same time, movies like the Avengers have adopted and popularized the idea that superheroes can be thrown around like rag dolls and just get up, largely uninjured, and keep fighting. After listening to our audience in the forums, we're making our own fighting faster [...]

1901, 2020

Engine Update Newsletter

January 19th, 2020|

Engine Update Newsletter First of all, we want to let everyone know that we’ve upgraded to the latest version of the Unreal 4 Epic Engine, 4.24! We spent most of 2019 in 4.21, which helped us with stability and consistency throughout the year while we developed and tested major new systems. Now we've accomplished a significant upgrade to 4.24, which will help in several areas, so we're getting a lot done. Of course, there's always more to do. Beautiful skies, both for day and [...]

2412, 2019

2019 Holiday Greetings

December 24th, 2019|

2019 Holiday Greetings Different costumes were on display during the CCT Beta. This shot was taken inside the hospital lobby during a costume contest. 2019 has been a great year for Ship of Heroes. In the end, our success comes back to all of you, our community, and the support that you have consistently offered to us. So, we want to thank you all, and wish that all of you have a great holiday season.. Leveling, [...]

1411, 2019

Conclusions from the CCT Beta

November 14th, 2019|

Conclusions from the CCT Beta Thanks for this picture goes to Positive Gamer, who was streaming us during the Friday Morning Wrap-Up! The first Ship of Heroes character creator Beta is over, and it was a big success! Participants had a lot of fun creating characters, exploring Apotheosis City, using travel powers, entering new maps like the Beta Club and the hospital, and joining a costume contest and scavenger hunt. Players who were in the costume contest [...]

111, 2019

The CCT Beta Begins

November 1st, 2019|

The CCT Beta Begins The CCT Beta is beginning at noon Eastern Standard Time (GMT–5) on November 1st. This is a donor event, a “thank you” to all the donors who helped make Ship of Heroes possible over the last two and a half years. Everyone who has donated $50 or more during that time is eligible to test out the CCT during this system Beta, and to run around in Apotheosis City. The Beta will last for one week. Originally we had a [...]

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