The past six months were a ride beyond good and evil for me. Sirius has fallen, risen, barely avoided its own demise. But let me roll up all the stuff that happened since I forgot about IndieDB and the downfall of Desura - since I was a part of that.

First of all, the Greenlight Campaign; 24 days it took from posted to being accepted, and only 6 days after that I was able to release Sirius on Steam. The Votes, however, were really evened out. 51% Yes to 49% No - and I was about to experience that in the following months - Ratings on steam itself crashed, at one time being at 35% Positive. I was devastated.

Patching and Working on the game commenced, a stable server was made for the game, tradelanes left the game and recently came back, more ships were created, a new UI and 2D graphics renderer joined and now, here I am, on IndieDB, because I got remembered by a mail that some of you might want to hear what happened to Sirius. 59% Positive as we're speaking, new players coming in every half an hour...

It has been a ride. 2015 was good.

New Stuff

- Langley, Tier 4 Combat Ship (Req 40Combat)
- Endeavour, Tier 1 Mining Ship (No Req)
- Fixed Location Belts. 8 Belts never changing Positions
- New Tradelane Connections
- New Icons for Tradelanes
- Ship Level Limit is now in effect.

Fixes

- improved Tradelane handling. You should not fall out of it that often anymore.
- Death Message now displays the correct Name.
- You should be unable to buy ships when not having enough money.

Changes

- Reduced XP from Mining Low Level Ores
- Increased Amount of Rocks per Belt

IOTY '15



Sirius will be hopefully in the IOTYs this year again - make it happen!




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I will hope to see you ingame, be it over itch.io Standalone or the Steam version!

Sirius Online 1.0.23, Greenlight and more!

Sirius Online 1.0.23, Greenlight and more!

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Sirius hits Steam Greenlight, gets updatesd a lot, has persistant play and a whole new universe to play in. So why are you reading this and not playing...

Sirius Online returns with an explosion of releases!

Sirius Online returns with an explosion of releases!

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Sirius is Back! With Combat, Online Playing, Mining, Repairing, Dogfights, Tradelanes, Economy and a TON of new features. A persistant online Server exists...

On 10th August '14 the Early Alpha starts...

On 10th August '14 the Early Alpha starts...

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Now is the time to show your support - Sirius starts into the Early Alpha Access Phase at Desura!

1.7.6_5 - Accidental Multiplayer, Early Alpha Access and more

1.7.6_5 - Accidental Multiplayer, Early Alpha Access and more

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Dex explains fun stuff, like how he became to accidentally implement LAN Multiplayer, what is up with the sudden amount of new releases, and how Sirius...

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Neo007
Neo007

Looks Incredible!! I love Freelancer. Very pleased to see someone using the concept. Also will this be purely Multiplayer??? Also Planets will be explorable?

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vektorDex Creator
vektorDex

Yes, this happens in a persistant online Universe.
New Systems are generated from a hidden value generated on your CPU, so the exploration factor will never run out.
Inner-Atmospheric flight is in the forge as well as Walking in Stations, both currently very unstable and they won't make it into 0.5.

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Neo007
Neo007

Oh nice to hear that!! Was very disappointed with Microsoft after they cancelled Project Lonestar but this looks real promising :) Tracking!

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vektorDex Creator
vektorDex

Yes, thats been a shame.
I've been a huge Freelancer-Fan and am still playing it sometimes.
Thank you for tracking!

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Taquito
Taquito

Very promising. Keep it up!

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vektorDex Creator
vektorDex

Thank you very much!

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Insolent.
Insolent.

This looks interesting. I'd love to see more info about the game.

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