The reapers have returned from dark space. With Earth under attack and the mass relays in a state of chaos from refugees and the councils fleet engaging reaper forces the galaxy is a mess. The outcome is unknown, the warfare is devastating. The galaxy will never be the same.

Announcement for our "open" beta, and what exactly that entails.

Posted by Lord_Set on May 9th, 2013

Dawn of the Reapers: Defiance

So its been a while since an update but its time I give you guys one. You guys are are probably looking forward to a release just as much as we are looking forward to passing this on to you. We have news on that front, and this is where things get good for you guys. We will be having an "Open" beta, what we are currently calling Defiance.
Now due to the massive amount of work that goes into the Reaper faction we have decided to pass along Cerberus and Council onto you guys upon completion. This release will be solely Cerberus and Citadel Council, and will be first release of the mod to the general public. This release will not be complete but it will be an open beta for the purpose of balancing. After out first release we will be begin dedicated work on the Reapers, balancing, code and such. Due to the probability that the Reapers will take much more time to complete we don't want to hold back you guys from having fun while we continue work.

Dawn of the Reapers: Invasion

After the completion of the Reaper faction we will release as the second part of the open beta called Invasion, for obvious reasons. Again with the massive amount of work we are going to have to put into balancing the Reapers we will be using this open time as a debug stage. We will address any errors or problems that arise as they come. So that when the whole release comes we will not be overcome with a massive amount of problems. Now as of right now we remain in closed alpha and we will engage in closed beta before entering our open beta phase. This may take a fair amount of time, so please be patient we are attempting to get as much work done as possible but you folks also need to realize that we are doing this for free, with our own time. Life > Hobbies, we all have responsibilities and sometimes we have to prioritize so please we ask that you stay patient.

Now due to the onset of life, i cannot promise any one release day for either right now but rest assured we have resumed work and updates will proceed shortly.

Your fearless leader
-Set

Link to Forums
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jokamo
jokamo May 9 2013, 4:21pm says:

great to hear! :)

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xPearse
xPearse May 9 2013, 4:22pm says:

Sounds great, good luck with the open beta.

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skyline5gtr
skyline5gtr May 9 2013, 4:25pm says:

we appreciate it guys

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AntonioAJC
AntonioAJC May 9 2013, 4:26pm says:

Sounds good!
Thanks!

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jaffacakeN7
jaffacakeN7 May 9 2013, 4:56pm says:

made my day, thank you

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MrPerson
MrPerson May 9 2013, 5:31pm says:

ooh!

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elitewolf13
elitewolf13 May 9 2013, 5:54pm says:

oh my god, a release :3

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Tormidal
Tormidal May 9 2013, 6:35pm says:

If my day were a sad song,

You just took it, and made it better.


Hey Jude.......

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SenjiBen
SenjiBen May 9 2013, 7:09pm says:

I can die happy now.

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Doshka17
Doshka17 May 9 2013, 8:28pm says:

Between this and the DLC announcement for rebellion I am overjoyed.

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MrPerson
MrPerson May 9 2013, 8:56pm replied:

wait wait wait, dlc? I saw they were making a rather large patch, but nothing about dlc

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Starus
Starus May 9 2013, 8:29pm says:

It's always a pleasure to hear good news! Now I will try to be patient until the beta release...

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bucky699
bucky699 May 9 2013, 9:29pm says:

I like your thinking guys, let us play while you work, wish other mod teams would do that :P

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Nkarpovich
Nkarpovich May 9 2013, 9:38pm says:

*Cheers*

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Shockmatter
Shockmatter May 10 2013, 10:17am says:

We couldn't do all of this without the community's support. That being said, the team will be working on something I guarantee you'll all worship when completed, no other details than that ;)

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SenjiBen
SenjiBen May 11 2013, 5:50pm replied:

Now that is just torture. And I like it :)

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LoftySgtTaylor
LoftySgtTaylor May 13 2013, 1:49pm replied:

i wounder if its the C.A.R.E package everyone is voting one right now

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LoftySgtTaylor
LoftySgtTaylor May 10 2013, 4:46pm says:

awesome

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spud196
spud196 May 10 2013, 10:19pm says:

sick looking forward to it

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TK9336
TK9336 May 14 2013, 11:36pm says:

This the most anticipated mod of 2013! (for me atleast!)

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LockNesTom
LockNesTom Jun 11 2013, 6:05am says:

You = Epic Win

I cannot begin to tell you how much I am looking forward to this mod. I was having one hell of a night trying to sleep but now I feel like can actually fall asleep in peace. Made my day.

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