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0.9.2 // Nov 22

  • Added 107 new tiles
  • New tile type: Portal, allows the players to teleport to another linked portal
  • New Doors that work as Portals but requires players to interact
  • Added tile categories in the editor palette
  • Added Invisible property in the editor, making the tile invisible during play mode (Currently only for Spawn and Semaphore tiles)
  • Added Variation property in the editor
  • Player position and checkpoint will be saved in the lobby
  • Changed Loading Screen
  • Fixed animation for Experience and Coin tiles
  • Bug fixes & improvements


0.9.1 // Oct 26

  • Added sound effects for Mass Sleep, High Jump and interaction sounds for button and lever tiles
  • Pressure Button will now have OFF Delay and Decay as editable properties
  • Projectiles will now pass through Gate 2
  • New players and guests will now start with randomized apparel
  • Bug fixes and improvements


0.9.0 // Oct 23

In this update, we are introducing character classes. They will consist of an active ability, a passive ability, and baseline stat changes. This feature will only be applied in Deathmatch mode.

  • Added 4 Character Classes
  • Added 5 new hair styles with 5 colors each & missing colors from existing ones
  • Every interactable tile [E] will now require a 0.2 seconds channeling time
  • Ice Projectiles stacks will now be refreshed when reapplied
  • Monsters' attack damage increased from 50 to 100
  • Added Finish tile to Adventure mode
  • Powerup sound effects changed
  • Fixed Match chat channels (/m)
  • Merged Sidebar Worlds & Editor buttons into Worlds button
  • Added Master & UI volume sliders in the Settings menu
  • A lot of other bug fixes & improvements

Classes:

  • Assassin
    • Invisibility: Turn invisible for 4 seconds. Cooldown: 6 seconds
    • From the Shadows: Deal 100% bonus hit damage while invisible
    • Health: 50, Shield: 100, Speed: 105%
  • Rocketeer
    • Rocket Morph: Gain a buff for 2 seconds turning your projectiles into explosive ones, dealing 80 bonus damage. Rocket Launcher will instead shoot 3 projectiles per shot. Cooldown: 16 seconds
    • Blast Shield: Increase shield explosive damage resistance by 90%
    • Health: 100, Shield: 100, Speed: 100%
  • Gunslinger
    • Bullet Spray: Gain infinite projectiles and increase shooting speed by 100% for 1 second, instantly reload after it ends. Cooldown: 8 seconds
    • Quick Draw: Increase shooting speed by 30% and reload speed by 10%
    • Health: 100, Shield: 100, Speed: 100%
  • Warrior
    • Ignore Pain: Reduces health damage taken by 80% for 3 seconds. Cooldown: 15 seconds
    • Regenerative Shield: 200% of shield damage taken will now heal, increase shield regeneration speed by 5% per second
    • Health: 100, Shield: 120, Speed: 95%

0.8.2 // oct 18

  • Weapon balance changes
  • Doors now require a short channeling before teleporting (Player should not move in any way)
  • Improved Scoreboard (TAB), it now displays the world you are in and the match status
  • Fixed a bug that caused keys to be picked for every player
  • Fixed other player's weapons being slightly visible when they turn invisible
  • Fixed visually disappearing tiles
  • Fixed a bug causing resolution change to not apply properly
  • Fixed a bug causing worlds to get corrupted
  • A few other minor bug fixes & improvements

Weapons:

  • Blaster
    • Damage increased from 25 to 60
  • Lazer
    • Damage increased from 45 to 80
  • Pistol
    • Damage increased from 30 to 50
  • Rifle
    • Damage increased from 20 to 30

0.8.1 // Oct 17

  • Added duration bars below buff and debuff icons
  • Modified UI for projectile info
  • Improved collision of every projectile
  • Fixed an issue causing the hair to flip at the start of a new match
  • Fixed an issue causing projectiles to hit walls when they shouldn't
  • Fixed an issue causing other player's weapon animation to desynchronize
  • A few other minor bug fixes

0.8.0 // Oct 16

This is a gameplay changing update. Deathmatches are no longer one-hit-kill. This will allow us to have more stats, weapon types, classes, etc.

Features:

  • Implemented Damage, Health & Shield
  • Added 5 Elements: Physical, Fire, Frost, Lightning & Nature
  • Added 5 new Powerups: Fire, Ice, Lightning, Poison & Corrosive Projectiles
  • A few weapon balance changes & added damage values
  • Added sound effects & original chiptune music
  • Added background clouds
  • Added a few apparel items, including ponytail, long hair bun & another cowboy hat
  • Improved player running animations
  • Added God Mode toggle in the editor UI

Damage, Health & Shield:

  • Characters will now have 100 Health & Shield
  • Health & Shield will regenerate when out of combat, shield has a much higher regeneration speed
  • Tiles & Projectiles will now deal damage instead of instantly killing the players

Elements:

  • Frost element will slow the affected characters
  • Lightning element will deal bonus damage to shields
  • Nature has no specific interactions but has two subelements:
    • Poison element will only be applied if the character's shield is depleted
    • Corrosive element will damage both shield and health simultaneously
  • Physical & Fire elements currently have no element-specific interactions

Powerups:

  • Fire Projectiles
    • Buff duration: 8 seconds
    • Projectile hits will apply a debuff dealing 15 fire damage over 1.5 seconds
  • Ice Projectiles
    • Buff duration: 8 seconds
    • Projectile hits will apply a debuff slowing the character by 10% for 3 seconds.
  • Lightning Projectiles
    • Buff duration: 8 seconds
    • Projectile hits will apply a debuff dealing 15 lightning damage over 1.5 seconds
  • Poison Projectiles
    • Buff duration: 8 seconds
    • Projectile hits will apply a debuff dealing 30 poison damage over 3 seconds
  • Corrosive Projectiles
    • Buff duration: 8 seconds
    • Projectile hits will apply a debuff dealing 15 corrosive damage over 1.5 seconds

Weapons:

  • Blaster
    • Damage: 25
  • Lazer
    • Damage: 45
    • Shoot speed increased from 1 to 0.7 seconds
  • Pistol:
    • Damage: 30
  • Rifle
    • Damage: 20
  • Rocket Launcher:
    • Damage: 20 hit + 80 explosion
    • Accuracy offset changed from 4 to 1 degree.
    • Shoot speed increased from 1.4 to 1 second
    • Projectiles reduced from 8 to 4
    • Reload speed reduced from 4 to 2 seconds
  • Shotgun
    • Damage: 15
    • Projectiles per shot increased from 5 to 7

0.7.3 // Jul 31

  • Added User & World stats in preparation for adding achievements in the future updates

0.7.2 // Jul 23

  • Added Undo/Redo functionality to the World Editor
  • Improved the synchronization of other players
  • A lot of general bug fixes & improvements

0.7.1 // Jul 17

  • 61 new tiles and new animations for water/lava/acid tiles
  • Added support for bigger tiles
  • A more advanced tile linking, with more drawing shape transitions
  • Worlds are defaulted to 100x100 tiles but now with support for expansion (will be added in future updates)
  • Lots of World Editor bug fixes & quality of life improvements
  • Fixed active players number in worlds
  • A lot of general bug fixes

0.7.0 // Jul 08

Everything was completely rewritten. The update will have only a small number of changes from the previous version but it will allow us to work more efficiently on new gameplay features and artwork.

  • Main Menu has been replaced with a Lobby world
  • Now you can test your world right in the World Editor by pressing T (You switch between test mode and god mode)
  • Magic Shield powerup is now absorbing an amount of damage instances (e.g. You can no longer freely swim inside Lava, as the absorb instances will deplete)
  • Added Insertable tiles (e.g. Spikes inside Water)
  • Runner Mode temporarily removed
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