OreSome is a 2D strategy game about ore -- exploring space for it, fighting aliens for it, blowing up planets with it. Build a network of frames and bots to defeat your enemies -- or just throw a sun at them. In a dying, decrepit universe full of foes, build up your forces and mine your way to the top of the food chain to explore further and further out into the void. By the time you're ready, you'll be powering light speed jump drives with stars, building Death Star style super weapons with black holes and in charge of the largest scale mining operation ever known to man -- all working for one of humanity's least scrupulous corporations -- and there's a lot of competition.

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Grand Designs

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The week, we have a couple of new ship designs in the game. Graciously donated by community member sssuperguy, the can be found used by enemy corporations and as plans in the shipyard.

In addition, a number of long standing bugs and annoyances have been fixed up. The full list can be found below the images of the new ships. More bug fixes and efficiency improvements to come soon. With the tech tree complete, smoothness of gameplay is top priority.

Sentinel


Modular Destroyer


v0.59
Added Sentinel, Modular Destroyer ships from sssuperguy
Added Improved auto mining AI
Added Slow frame auto healing
Balance Builder build range +50%
BaIance Increased builder hopper size
Balance Booster bot active ability cost -50%
Improved General efficiency
Improved Beam effects less likely to do odd 'flashes'
Improved Buffer bot heal effect more subtle
Improved AI's use of carrier frames
Improved Powered hardpoint effect more efficient and less distracting
Fixed Bombard frame crash on firing
Fixed Hopper frame into star crash
Fixed Gui crash bug issues
Fixed Bad planetoid loading - some sprites didn't appear, some physics objects were loaded incorrectly
Fixed Mission beacons sometimes led nowhere
Fixed Dropping ship plans now centre on cursor

Enjoy the new ships, curious androids. Most likely there's more where that came from.

The Portal

The Portal

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In which the tech tree is completed and the game can be completed... kinda.

Plans, they are coming to fruition...

Plans, they are coming to fruition...

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In which responses are responded and Planning Mode is detailed

Time! Need more time... for a contest!

Time! Need more time... for a contest!

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In which questions are asked of the community and a competition is announced.

Freebies are fun

Freebies are fun

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In which Shipyard Mode is updated and other musings are mused.

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OreSome Shipyard Mode v0.9

OreSome Shipyard Mode v0.9

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Shipyard Mode is the sandbox designer for creating enemies and encounters in OreSome. It lets the player drop in pretty much any of the items in the game...

OreSome Shipyard Mode v0.8

OreSome Shipyard Mode v0.8

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Shipyard Mode is the sandbox designer for creating enemies and encounters in OreSome. It lets the player drop in pretty much any of the items in the game...

OreSome Shipyard Mode v0.7

OreSome Shipyard Mode v0.7

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Shipyard Mode is the sandbox designer for creating enemies and encounters in OreSome. It lets the player drop in pretty much any of the items in the game...

OreSome Shipyard Mode v0.6

OreSome Shipyard Mode v0.6

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Shipyard Mode is the sandbox designer for creating enemies and encounters in OreSome. It lets the player drop in pretty much any of the items in the game...

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Aarkreinsil
Aarkreinsil

Still crashes to desktop upon loading a savegame. I just started a new game in the most recent version, saved it, went back to the menu and tried loading it. Immediately crashes.

I don't get any info except for a "Has stopped working" window. Does the game write any kind of crash report?

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Aarkreinsil
Aarkreinsil

Nevermind it looks like it always switches back and forth between languages. Also, savegames are automatically corrupted if you save when the region settings are not English. Sometimes the game starts up twice, with one window in the background. Pay attention to that and you should be fine.

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svleur
svleur

Bought it, love it, keep up the good work. This feels like it's going to be as good as minecraft ...

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dirtbag007
dirtbag007

promised to buy it. Doing so now :) Is there any way I can wire some more money already through paypal or so? PM me please :) You deserve more for your hard work being done :)

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svleur
svleur

give the game to friends and force them to play it !

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MrRatermat
MrRatermat

I love this game. Just tell me: this game costs nothing compared to what it is worth!!

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brataccas
brataccas

Bought! why is it so underpriced? I would've paid more. thats my only complaint >:(

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Freelancer11 Creator
Freelancer11

If it makes you feel better, most likely it'll go up when it reaches Beta ;)
Think of it as a low price in exchange for beta testing and bug reporting, if you like!

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lotsofpaper
lotsofpaper

... We have unwittingly become your employees... and paid to do so.

Genius.

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Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinidae

Well, some of us are probably just curious androids. Or legal vultures. XD

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Aarkreinsil
Aarkreinsil

Even after setting it to English it just keeps loading forever and uses 100% of one CPU core.

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Freelancer11 Creator
Freelancer11

Is this still true of the latest version? If so, could you post any details you can in the bug report forum?

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Highest Rated (3 agree) 10/10

Brilliant game! It feels like a crossover of 'Asteroids 3D' and 'Miner Wars 2081' and 'The Incredible Machine'. For a 2d strategy game, it has great graphics. The quests and places to go seem endless. The gameplay feels very arcade like and makes the adventures in space so much fun. I have only been playing for a few hours and I'm hooked. For me the only down side is it crashing, which is logicall considering it's an alpha version. I will add that for most computers it seems to be a stable game…

Jan 11 2013 by svleur

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