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Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: Moonbase 332 – February Update

About Moonbase 332 with 6 comments by MarcoSadowski on Feb 20th, 2015

Hello, here is the sixth monthly update for Moonbase 332! To bring you up to date of the development there is one major update per month.

You've been waiting for. The demo for Moonbase 332 is now online and can be downloaded from our website. This is just a gameplay demo. The demo includes the first chapter and a special bonus level. The boss fight is not present. Cutscenes and dialogues are not available. However, the demo requires 3.5 GB of disk space.

Download the game now: mb332.patchnotestudio.com

OS: XP(SP3)/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz or equivalent
Memory: 3GB RAM
Hard Drive: 4GB of free space
Graphics: NVIDIA 8800GS / ATI Radeon HD 2900 Pro or equivalent
Optional: Internet connection

We try as soon as possible to make the demo on Desura available. If you need help with problems or if you have found an error contacted us: mb332.patchnotestudio.com/feedback

Weapon Selection

If you play the demo you will notice one: There are other weapons than on the older screenshots. We have the weapons selection changed to increase the speed of the game. The previous weapons do not match to the increasingly fast gameplay. After each level the speed of the game increases. This is also noticeable in the demo. Hope you like it anyway.

Moonbase 332 Demo


Currently there are no other major changes to the plan. Our primary goal is now the completion of the game!

Here are 3 screenshots from the latest build:



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NostalgicAlgorithms Aug 6 2013, 12:42pm says:

If a 3D Mahjong is the best they can showcase for professional project, then that's pretty sad. I remember when DB first came out, it tantalized me as a kid because it offered a way to make games within one neat package. It has "professional" in it's name so it must be good right? I don't doubt you could make a great game with it but after trying it off and on for years I would have to say skip this language. FPS creator was one such abomination created by this same group. It was a great idea but the end result was quite poor. Try DB and any games made with it and see for yourself.

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Inflictive Mar 24 2012, 8:15pm says:

I think the help files are pretty useful -.-
Not bad but needs to be cleaned up, some commands don't really work.

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koburamoe Feb 10 2012, 6:57pm says:

Had potential , but it's less popular than the other big engines which now sadly even become free or very cheap but are more supported with tutorials , help and such .

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Ace1214 Mar 3 2012, 12:42pm replied:

but DBP is free now

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