Battlescape is a class based first person shooter with a strong emphasis on team play. Currently in the beta testing phase, Battlescape will be free-to-play and is slated for full public release in May, 2010.

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G'day everbody, Just a note to let you all know that closed beta testing is currently underway. I have a group of 8 individuals who will be participating in a number of 30 minute sessions. Already testing has brought to the surface a number of balancing issues and exploits which have been rectified for the next session...

Posted by MichaelSteve on Feb 24th, 2010

G'day everbody,

Just a note to let you all know that closed beta testing is currently underway. I have a group of 8 individuals who will be participating in a number of 30 minute sessions. Already testing has brought to the surface a number of balancing issues and exploits which have been rectified for the next session.

A second beta testing round will commence late march, and I am asking for expressions of interest from the ModDB community. Once the second testing round is complete, Battlescape will be released as an open beta.

Please realise that In addition to playing in the beta I will be asking participants to complete a short survey regarding their experience. Also note I am located in Queensland Australia so unless you're a night owl it would be preferable for you to be somewhere near GMT+10.

While you're chewing that over, here's a video showcasing the current armored unit model and gameplay (the videos on the summary page are from the alpha build):

Thanks guys,
Mike

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archkyrie
archkyrie Feb 24 2010 says:

May I be the first to gladly yell "Pick me!"
Is the game functional on Linux as of now?
But, alas, I am east coast US, so time difference my prohibit me.

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Zedrion
Zedrion Feb 25 2010 says:

Any chance of adding humanoid mechs? you could get a larger fan base with those ingame. if you need help testing just let me know.

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EarthtoJohn
EarthtoJohn Feb 25 2010 says:

With huge explosion(s) this would be awesome.

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ExecutorTassadar
ExecutorTassadar Feb 25 2010 says:

Looks amazing for an alpha build!
I just hope you're going to implement more advanced walking animations....

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Sergeant23
Sergeant23 Feb 25 2010 says:

Pick meh! I live right above ya in Indonesia

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