Q1 2018 Schedule Update

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  1. 2112Starman

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    "Localization: In Q4, we successfully launched a fully localized Russian website and version of the game. "

    whoa... whoa... whoa... back up the bus. So there *will* be a completely localize *server* for Russia only? Is this true? Is this new news?
     
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    It didn't mention a server. Localization typically means the text. In other words, they have the website and game fully translated.
     
  3. 2112Starman

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    They need to clarify it because saying "version of the game" makes it sound like just that, they have their own game.
     
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    It's true. Everything they write should be clarified and double-checked, because otherwise it will be nit-picked over and over again and simple mistakes can snowball.
     
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    @DarkStarr how can we still be touting "single player" online mode when its not, its exactly the same as friends mode.. This was in fact the most disappointing thing for me about this game.
     
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    Agreed, thats exactly what I said
     
  7. DarkStarr

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    Not sure why this is confusing since I never used the word "server" but somehow everyone wants to always jump to the "separate server" conspiracy every SINGLE time. <sigh>

    Added "translated version" to the sentence and still didn't use the word server...
     
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    @DarkStarr

    Under housing section, would it not also be informational that deeds can be acquired by in game player trading?
     
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    Single player is single player unless you form a party in which case we allow party members to join you as a feature.
     
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    Edit - All good.
     
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    Also notice you say Discord Integration but you removed it from this release, so when will it be coming back or will it? Shouldn't that have been caught in proof reading?
     
  12. DarkStarr

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    We are planning on having it back up and running as soon as we get the SDK from them or they fix the current issue that forced us to temporarily disable it.
     
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    :(

    sorry, but not having this before launch is pretty lame and disappointing. There are many community members (I was one of them) who pledged a certain pledge tier just to get this reward and process.

    ...and there isn't even a rough estimate? just "post launch".

    :(
     
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    Some of us feel that way about Custom Duke heads (more than a 25$ upgrade from Citizen!), or the ability to place water lots in our POTs like on the maps we were shown when we bought them (also mucho moula).

    (Edit - I actually don't care much about the Duke Head though)

    I think they make their decisions based on what they feel is best for game success and still trying to honour backer promises.

    "Launch" is just another release event. The date will come and go with some fanfare and a party but the features will keep rolling in after, probably without a lot of changes for us that are familiar with them, and ideally with many new players around us. Those players won't care about custom duke heads, pot water lot placement woes or brewing - and I wouldn't sacrifice the NUE/performance improvements and player retention for those features to come in before "Launch."
     
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    I know how you feel because I will be waiting until (maybe) the end of 2018 for my custom duke head.

    But doesn't that mean that we all collectively have things we're waiting for? I appreciate the fact that you have something you wanted and you're going to have to wait and that's not fun. Just wanted you to know that we're all in this together. No single feature or single pledge is more or less important than another.
     
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    So I guess in February we will see an hangout where you do all the signing of the physical goods.
     
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    @Lord British @DarkStarr @Chris

    To all the Dev's and designers, Great job over the past 4 years+ and congratulations for a release that is close at hand.

    Now the crunch is on for players to get POTs, guilds and such in place and ready for all our new players.
     
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    This is one I am personally pushing for as well, it will be ASAP!
    We don't have any dates written out for any features beyond the 3 month horizon, too much changes.
    - Richard / Lord British
     
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    Or two or three hangouts..... :) :(
     
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    Jus my 2 cents :)

    All things considered....while a part of me thinks this is premature, the other part...which is actually heavier on the balance knows it's time. Could things be better? Ya.. will they be better? Ya...

    will there be naysayers? DOH...

    I haven't done my "fine tooth" analysis of @DarkStarr 's post...but I think as long as the rewards for your time are fixed ... @Chris <--- LOOT man.. LOOT and we get a proper XP split for parties everything else will work it's way out.

    Merry Christmas to all.. and woo hoo.. we're gonna have a Happy New Year!

    wtg team

    -sol