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Blog RSS Feed Post news Report abuse Latest News: Moonbase 332 – June Update

About Moonbase 332 with 3 comments by MarcoSadowski on Jun 19th, 2015

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

Moonbase 332 is now available on itch.io and Desura since a month. But there was/is a problem: Desura. We quickly receive the message that Desura is bankrupt. So what now? We will submit Moonbase 332 to Steam Greenlight next month! Each one who bought the game gets a Steam Key when the game released on Steam.

Our games are currently on sale at itch.io. All items 50% off or buy everything for $2.99! Regularly $9.98 Save 70%! : Itch.io

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You have to install the Game on your own to play on Mac and Linux. Currently there are problems with the installation scripts for playonmac and playonlinux. Once these are error free, we will publish them in the forum.


Moonbase 332 has already received several updates. The current version number is 1.1.1. Changelog (1.0 / 1.0.2 / / / 1.1.1):

    • Codec Check
    • Codec Installer
    • Standalone Installer
    • .avi codec
    • Enemy script (simplified) in Level 2-3
    • Enemy script (simplified) in Level 2-4
    • Enemy script (simplified) in Level 3-2
    • Enemy script (simplified) in Level 3-4
    • Player Health in Level 1-1
    • Player Health in Level 1-2
    • Player Health in Level 1-3
    • Player Health in Level 2-1
    • Player Health in Level 2-2
    • Player Health in Level 2-3
    • Player Health in Level 2-4
    • Player Health in Level 3-1
    • "Rate me" reminder
    • Cutscenes
    • MCF Download File (Desura Version)
    • Level 4-5
    • Level 5-5
    • Offline Mode
    • Player Health Point Bug
    • Player Rank calculation
    • Registration
    • Savestate
    • various bugs

The game crashes sometimes. The problem remains unresolved, unfortunately. This is a known issue of the Engine. When you restart the game, you’ll find a Quick Save game in slot 1 that’s very close to the game level you completed at the time the crash happened. Just load this game and finish the level. We are constantly trying to improve the game. If you find other errors contact us!

Here are 3 screenshots from the latest build:

1game_2015-05-18_14-58-23 USbK24 q326n5

Buy the game now: mb332.patchnotestudio.com

We wish you much fun with the game

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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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