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STAR SHIFT wip (Space Sim)

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  1. WILEz1975

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    START SHIFT is a space combat simulation, but not just that...

    You are Kaleb, an extraordinary space pilot but not inclined to follow etiquette and rules.

    You will be called to face space piracy, mercenaries and a looming threat for the entir known sector universe. Mining, trade, land on planets, explore the universe, fight and save your race from extinction!

    Star Shift is a infinitely large universe, filled of unexplored areas, mysteries, opportunity and military actions.
    Made with Unity 5 and latest generation graphic effects.












    View on IndieDB:
    http://www.indiedb.com/games/star-shift
     
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  2. Rick-

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    I like the concept,keep it up.
     
  3. RavenOfCode

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    Looks really cool, the graphics are amazing. :)

    Keep up the good work :D
     
  4. Rick-

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    I agree,but i think the visual effects are too much,maybe lowering them a bit would be better.
     
  5. theANMATOR2b

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    I have a similar design written up in one of my notebooks from years back.
    Will watch this to see how it develops.
    Nice concept ;)
     
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    Thank you all :)
    We are a small indipendent italian team of six elements.
    The work is progressing very well, but being the only programmer I have an endless list of things to do! :)

    Support us on Indie DB, thanks!
    http://www.indiedb.com/games/star-shift
     
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    Thanks for your suggestions.
    All effects (bloom, blur, dirty, ect ...) are customizable or disabled by user. :)


    (all menu is provisional and under construction,of course :) )
     
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    In Star Shift there will be battles and mysteries to be discovered even inside enormous asteroids!
     
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    Your screenshots look great.
     
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    Thanks :)
     
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    Today is last day for Star-Shift thec prototype scene download :)
    Hurry... and send me feedback!



    New "magma-shader" :)
     
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  14. RavenOfCode

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    How did I miss this... I would love to test it out but the link isnt working...
     
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    Someone tried with Win7?
    One person told me it does the installer not work on Win7. Is true?
     
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    I ran the setup but got an error saying I could not extract file, and the game doesnt work now. And tips?
     
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    Which operating system do you use?
    I think I'll change installer :mad:
     
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    Windows 8.
     
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    Very strange. many others users do not have problems.
    I downloaded it again (Windows 8.1), the installer works without errors.
    You must have had some problems with downloads or antivirus.

    However, I rebuilt the setup file now.
     
  21. RavenOfCode

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    Yep, my antivirus software messed it up. I tried it again and it worked fine. I will get back to you with my comments on the game. :)
     
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    Some feedback confirmed... there are problems with the menu at different resolutions from 1080. :confused:
     
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    Ok, I solved all the problems encountered by the feedback received!
    The new download will remain active ( Tinyurl.com ) until 11/15/2015.
    Thanks a lot! (and now you go back to work ...)
     
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  24. RavenOfCode

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    After playing it for maybe 15 minutes or so here are my thoughts:

    The graphics are great, I love the option of changing those around a bit it really is quite cool. :)

    There were a few things I had issues with. I felt it was hard to tell how fast you were going as it seemed most of the other things in the game were moving or unreachable. Maybe making the menu tell it during other camera positions (2,3). Also the controls seemed kinda hard to use. I had to set the dpi on my mouse down to the lowest setting to even make it playable. This made chasing the pirate ships much harder than it should have been. After I had died (flew my ship into a moon) I couldnt use the restart button as it didnt work. Also you might want to but some type of damage collider on the aseriods as I hit those going quite fast and it didnt do anything.

    Performance was fine, I maxed out the settings and my computer could easily handle it, I have a nice computer but it still should work fine on lower end systems if you keep lower settings.

    Overall it was enjoyable, the graphics are good, but the controls were a bit frustrating.

    Keep up the good work. :)
     
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    I thanks for your meticulous tips. ;)
    The controls are not definitive and the options for mouse sensitivity be added soon.

    Many of the problems listed are known (are not real problems but choices useful during debug/development and then will be different in the real game).

    Many thanks!
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    This is looking awesome!
     
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    A new game feature:


    and two static laser turrets:

     
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    And merry Christmas to all!
     
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    First thing I thought of when I saw the screenshots was Elite: Dangerous
     
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    Compare Star Shift with an epic title like that, is a big compliment for me! :)
    But Star Shift have a different gameplay.
     
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    Gameplay is what Elite: Dangerous is missing! It's what you'd call a mile wide and an inch deep.
     
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    New closed prototype scenes is OUT!
    0.63 beta build is ready to free download.
    This is NOT the game and this is NOT a game demo.
    Is only a closed prototype scene still far from complete.
    Only to show the work done so far, in six months.
    http://artistic-minds.it/starshift/download/
     
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    Shader/textures test. A flor for FPS sessions :)
     
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    A station inside... fps movement style.








     
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    This art is fantastic. I guess thats what you get with a team of mainly artists! ;)

    Keep up the great work! :D
     
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    An important survey is open!
    Kaleb needs a surname. Choose it!
    We want to involve the players also to the writing of the game, so you can vote in the poll to choose the surname of Kaleb!
    You can also choose more than one, that with the most votes will be chosen and used in the game.
    Choice the surname of our hero!
    You can vote here: Choose a Kaleb's surname.
     
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    Game looks interesting. How many developers do you have on your team?

    I noticed some issues in videos:
    1. Game is very dark. There is a lot of black. IMO in terms of art direction its better to add more color: colorful nebula background etc.
    2. There are some quirks in writing. It seems that you aren't native English speakers. An expert should proofread your texts.

    We have great Warshift here and now amazing Starshift as well! :)
     
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    Hello and thanks for the comment.
    We are a group of five developers. Three modelers, a musician and me (programmer/designer).

    1.Yep ,unfortunately the videos are very dark.
    We would like to give a feeling of realism. Many such games have even colored fog in space.:confused:
    We do not like very much because it is not so in reality. In space, far from a star there is complete darkness. We must mediate between realism and graphic effectiveness.
    Anyway, in the game there are many graphical options including saturation, brightness and many others.
    Each user can choose the graphics combination they like.



    2. True, we are not native English speakers.
    We are a group of five Italian boy and a few mistakes in the English language can happen. :)
    Fortunately we have on the team a member who speaks English very well (as if he were native English speakers) and will control all the texts before the final version. At the time there may be some errors but in the end everything will be corrected ;)
     
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    Some new shots:





     
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    We finally have the pilot ;)
     
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