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22 comments by Gul-Dukat(tech) on Nov 20th, 2014

Hello ladies and gentlemen! We're back with another Dev Diary Supplemental showing you what we've been up to recently. In the countdown to release we've been working at a feverish pace to get the game as polished as we possibly can. So, what have we been doing lately?

Iconography
We've been working hard on our iconography, trying to make sure every button you press in game is unique and indicative of the style we have gone for. This is a huge undertaking and I can't begin to tell you how tedious coding them all in is! Here's a screenshot of some of our iconography in its file.

Massive right? And this isn't the only one! We have two of these suckers full of unique icons for the CTA expansion. We're also working on removing the stock buttons from out HUD. almost finished with that but take a look at the video below to get a feel for it and some of the other changes.


New Ships and neutral defenders.
As you saw in the video we've been introducing new vessels as neutral entities, exciting new planets to seek out and generally fleshing out the universe into something truly Trek! Our newest neutrals include the Son'a Battleship and the Miradorn Raider (both shown in the video).


New Vessels for players and updated models for existing ones.
Lots of updates to our vessels in the recent past. From the Defiant class all the way through our range to the Sovereign you should see better, more detailed models ans we're sure you'll love them!

Even more interestingly, meet the Polaris Class Dreadnought. With the inclusion of the new Klingon Dreadnought we wanted to give the Federation something with a little more teeth.The Polaris, a fan design by our own Michael Wiley was the answer. The Polaris will serve as a much more offensive option for the federation, but won't have the survivability or the area control options of the Excalibur.


That's it for today folks, but expect regular updates and videos on our changes in the lead up to release. For now, this is Gul Dukat, to the loyal citizens of Cardassia, out.

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ADM-Ntek
ADM-Ntek Nov 20 2014, 11:02am says:

but waht about the Phoenix the Romulans had in armada 1-2. would make a good second titan.

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Defiant-Lemon
Defiant-Lemon Nov 20 2014, 10:42am says:

I don't know wether or not I can post vids on star trek armada 3 1.00 without asking so ill ask hear and see. Description of vid random Debug Spawning fun :] basically like 4 scimitars killing 2 cubes stuff like that.

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Gul-Dukat(tech) Creator
Gul-Dukat(tech) Nov 20 2014, 5:12pm replied:

Do your thing buddy.

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wheelmandan
wheelmandan Nov 20 2014, 8:53am says:

so much hahahah my face i can't but look at it hhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !!! btw i mean its awsome wow you guys you guys are so cool wow im at lost of words with what you guys are doing! all i can say is hell ya!

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Defiant-Lemon
Defiant-Lemon Nov 20 2014, 7:24am says:

just wondering with the secret ai research is it only useable to the ai in harder difficulties or all?

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Garak(KillaBC)
Garak(KillaBC) Nov 20 2014, 8:49am replied:

All, but even if easy AI researches it, it's still going to be a potato.

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thanatos676
thanatos676 Nov 20 2014, 9:21am replied:

Can it at least power a simple clock, or are we talking a baby red potato type of AI.

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nickdragan
nickdragan Nov 20 2014, 5:25am says:

how do you open the menu from gul dukat's video dev diary 13

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CowabungaKid89
CowabungaKid89 Nov 20 2014, 3:26pm replied:

You have to run the game in developer mode, the game comes with a "normal" and a developer.exe

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