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Planet Explorers has been Greenlit by Steam, it has also crossed the goal in Kickstarter.

Posted by zede05 on Apr 19th, 2013

In a span of a few days, Planet Explorers has been Greenlit by Steam as well as crossed the goal in Kickstarter. This is thanks to a lot of your help! The Kickstarter has less than 48 hours to go, so please help us spread the word one more time to get our end result as high as possible so we can solely focus on making the game great instead of on financial matters.

Regarding Steam's Early Access, I know many of you want to play games in Steam so that they're all located in the same place. But, we will not put the game on Steam until we feel the game's ready for prime time, which means probably not until beta 0.1. The first batch of Early Access games have not been received well by some players, we don't want that negativity. The launcher we'll have for a0.6 will be able to give you the patch updating most of you want, so it should be more convenient anyway.

So for a0.6:

- a0.6 in mid-late May, probably late-May because we've never quite hit our dates exactly right, in our development, we take apart the game between builds and don't rejoin the pieces until near the completion date, then when we finally put it together, there usually are a lot of bugs and unforeseen circumstances. But we might get lucky. :)

- Mac version is working and ready to go by a0.6.

- Linux Nvidia version is working completely, AMD version is working without crash but has shader issues (such as underwater fog). This will also be ready to go by a0.6

- Minor things: adding in ladders (2X1m), laser muzzle, glass windows (1X1X.02m), personal energy shielding, and a paint sprayer.

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neronix17 Apr 19 2013 says:

Edit: Whoops wrong game I'm remembering, heh :P Congrats on getting Greenlit!

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Crystan Apr 19 2013 says:

Thats some great news! Congrats! :)

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Omegakill Apr 20 2013 says:

Grats, knew the game would, will be buying it on steam when available.

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VitaminK Apr 20 2013 replied:

why dont you help crowdfund?

get it now for less!

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CostarGamerZ Apr 20 2013 says:

Well done guys ! You did awesome work keep it up !

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booman Apr 23 2013 says:

Linux version??? YES!!!
Thank you for supporting Linux!
I'll be checking it out on Mint for sure!

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