It is the year 2287, one of the first colony ships sent out by Earth arrives at the planet Maria, in the Epsilon Indi Star System. During its landing sequence, something appears in front of the massive ship that causes it to lose control and crash into the planet. Some of the colonists survive in lifeboats, but what they find is an unforgiving land filled with creatures ready to outlast the visitors from Earth. Now the survivors must explore, gather, build, create, fight, and ultimately, conquer the land.

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1 comment by PlanetExplorer on Oct 21st, 2014

Another progress update on a0.85 and a0.9. Some (probably most, heh) of you are wondering why the current update is taking so long, let me clear that up first. Currently, we have most of our programmers reworking/working on several key system, including the UI, AI behavior, World Editor, and Player Skill/Animation systems. All of these are major systems and won't be done until a0.9, but they do impede on our current progress on a0.85. For example, we have the character deformation system done, but since the UI system is still being worked on, the deformation system doesn't have a working UI, so it's inclusion in a0.85 was uncertain until a week ago. Now we're pretty sure it'll be in since that part of the UI's done.

A0.85 is also a major art asset update, so we're waiting on some new scene assets to be done.We have been doing some efficiency work as well, trying to get the frame rate of the game higher. One of the largest improvements so far is with AI collision detection. It used to be that we would update the collision detection of every ragdoll collider within an AI body at every frame, now we're only updating the collision of the capsule collider surrounding the AI every few frames. What this means for you is an uptick of about 10+ fps depending on your setup.

Finally, here are some screenshots of the Adventure map procedural improvements, the current canyons look a lot better and we've added stone bridges over the waterways. We're also working on multiple layers of water next as well as better sloping river banks and better town setups (no more flat towns). All of that we're trying to get into a0.85 in the next couple of weeks.

Planet Explorers - Procedural Improvement
Planet Explorers - Procedural Improvement
Planet Explorers - Procedural Improvement

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Planet Explorers 0.72 LINUX Demo

Planet Explorers 0.72 LINUX Demo

Jan 21, 2014 Demo 1 comment

This is the free demo version of alpha 0.72, it's got several hours of story mode and the build mode.

Planet Explorers 0.72 MAC Demo

Planet Explorers 0.72 MAC Demo

Jan 21, 2014 Demo 2 comments

This is the free demo version of alpha 0.72, it's got several hours of story mode and the build mode.

Planet Explorers 0.72 PC Demo

Planet Explorers 0.72 PC Demo

Jan 21, 2014 Demo 2 comments

This is the free demo version of alpha 0.72, it's got several hours of story mode and the build mode.

Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62 PC

Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62 PC

Aug 13, 2013 Demo 21 comments

This is the PC version of Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62. A lot of bugs have been fixed from the a0.61 version.

Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62 Linux

Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62 Linux

Aug 13, 2013 Demo 1 comment

This is the Linux version of Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62. A lot of bugs have been fixed from the a0.6 version.

Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62 Mac

Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62 Mac

Aug 13, 2013 Demo 1 comment

This is the Mac version of Planet Explorers Alpha 0.62. A lot of bugs have been fixed from the a0.6 version.

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Nebcake
Nebcake Feb 26 2013, 1:22am says:

This game looks awesome. Just one question though, will there be support for modding?

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zede05
zede05 Feb 26 2013, 10:17am replied:

Yes. But after we're closer to being finished with the game.

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zede05
zede05 Feb 25 2013, 1:37pm replied:

Thank you! :)

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Shady.au
Shady.au Feb 25 2013, 12:04pm says:

I can't stop throwing money at my screen..

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FlyingMonkey59
FlyingMonkey59 Feb 24 2013, 6:16pm says:

I've been lurking here, watching this for a while now, rocking back & forth and gibbering incoherently from time to time out of sheer anticipation.. My wife thinks I've lost it, my daughter thinks thinks It's cool... My sons no longer look at me as a role model. Enough! I finally clicked "Download"!! I lurk no more.

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zede05
zede05 Feb 24 2013, 10:41pm replied:

I hope you're enjoying the game! :)

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VitaminK
VitaminK Feb 24 2013, 3:23pm says:

Wonderful, can't wait to be able to support yall by throwing my money at you!

wikia wiki is up and still working on official wiki

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zede05
zede05 Feb 24 2013, 10:39pm replied:

We will actually address this point in the storyline. You will be able to play peacemaker if you like, it'll be harder though.

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Thaiauxn
Thaiauxn Feb 24 2013, 3:39pm replied:

There's something wrong with that? ;)

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