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As 2017 draws to a close, I thought I’d round up some of the things that happened over the past year, and look ahead to what 2018 will bring.

Here are some interesting statistics from the past year:

  • Over 19,000 downloads on Steam
  • 262 Steam reviews (74% positive)
  • Nearly 200 Steam forum posts
  • Over 30 content updates (many more undocumented)
  • Over 300 builds (some are duds and don’t go live)
  • 2,829 commits in source control
  • Over 40 GB of content (raw levels, code, textures, models, sounds)
  • 18 development blog videos on YouTube

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Concept level based on photograph of sewer - view tweet

Twitter

I am going to be posting more smaller morsels of news and screenshots on Twitter, so if you’d like to get smaller development updates follow me @AlanEdwardes and @EstrangedGame.

These will propagate into the update news posts on Steam, but if you want to get more detail from behind the scenes and development updates as they happen then Twitter is the place.

Looking Forwards

The next year is going to be a big year for Estranged: Act II, with the first content update of 2018 arriving very soon. There will be more action, story and awesome environments to experience in the next few months – the fisherman’s voyage is not yet complete!

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Thank You

I touch on it every news post, but I want to thank every person reading this for being involved in the project – whether you’re waiting for the series to be complete, or you’re playing the content updates as they are released – thank you all.

Here’s to 2018!

Alan

Estranged: Act II on Steam Early Access

Estranged: Act II on Steam Early Access

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Estranged: Act II will be released onto Steam Early access in the coming weeks.

3 Year Anniversary

3 Year Anniversary

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Estranged: Act I was released 3 years ago today on Steam!

Estranged: Act II Alpha 1 Now Available

Estranged: Act II Alpha 1 Now Available

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We're excited to announce that the first alpha of Estranged Act II is now available for Windows and Mac!

Estranged Act II Progress

Estranged Act II Progress

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We haven't talked about Act II with the community for a long time, and our last news post was a postmortem of Act I's release. We feel that now is the...

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Estranged: Act II Alpha 1 (Mac)

Estranged: Act II Alpha 1 (Mac)

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The first Alpha of Estranged: Act II, following the fisherman directly after the events of Estranged: Act I.

Estranged: Act II Alpha 1 (Windows)

Estranged: Act II Alpha 1 (Windows)

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The first Alpha of Estranged: Act II, following the fisherman directly after the events of Estranged: Act I.

Estranged: Act I Source Code

Estranged: Act I Source Code

Script 6 comments

The full C++/shader source code for Estranged: Act I. For programmers!

Estranged: Act I (Windows, Mac and Linux)

Estranged: Act I (Windows, Mac and Linux)

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Estranged, the story of a lone fisherman, stranded on a mysterious island during a violent storm. Explore rich environments and meet the curious inhabitants...

Estranged: Act I (Windows, Mac and Linux)

Estranged: Act I (Windows, Mac and Linux)

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The final version of Estranged: Act I, the same as the version on Steam. Requires the Source SDK Base 2013 Singleplayer to play.

Estranged: Act I (Beta for Linux)

Estranged: Act I (Beta for Linux)

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8 months after Alpha 5, the next Estranged release, Act 1 (beta) is here.

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hardhead970
hardhead970

I just want to add that this Act 1 on the Source engine is superior game-play all the way around compared to Act 2 on Steam. Yes, Act 2 has the prettier graphics, that's it. Just my humble opinion. Nonetheless, thank you Alan Edwards and devs for your efforts. I take my hat off sir...

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filthy_beast
filthy_beast

A superior set of mods. Very nice level design, with a fairly strong story driving events. Looking forward to additional content on Act II.

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AlanEdwardes Creator
AlanEdwardes

Thank you for the kind words!

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Turbo.Diesel.Guy
Turbo.Diesel.Guy

Diesel Turbo

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cpt.pinkfuckface
cpt.pinkfuckface

Wow for me estranged II was the most lagest game in my PC but hope estranged II have a great story keep up the great work.

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SPY-maps
SPY-maps

Have writen a quit lenghty test report and did sent it through the game to you. Hope you did receeve it because i didn't get any sign of that something was sent.

Leon

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AlanEdwardes Creator
AlanEdwardes

Hi - yes, we did receive your feedback. In the current alpha you can tell it's sent because the feedback window will disappear. If there is a connection problem the window won't close itself.

Thanks for playing!

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SUCreeper
SUCreeper

What about cheats? In act 1 were ordinary source sv_cheats 1, but here?

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I_Jedi
I_Jedi

New engine. There certainly won't be cheats unless they deliberately put them in.

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gettergetter
gettergetter

What is the alpha showing? The level design of the whole game?

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This was an awesome mod. A few minor things like a crowbar on the ceiling, but i guess thats me not liking a slight challenge, i just spend like 20 mins chucking the rocks at the boards, enjoying the story so far and cant wait till a more complete story comes to light.

Keep up the good work and cant wait for the new weapons coming.

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