We’re finally getting near a Early Access Ready version of the main menu. The match facilitation is all up and running, so beta users can now play whichever levels they find appropriate in whichever game modes they choose.
Only two menu systems remain, split-screen player setup and the garage panel, and they’re next on our list to be completed before early next week.
We knew in early in 2014 that we’d want Capture the Flag and soccer modes, and although this level was completed some time ago, it’s still undergoing nearly daily tweaks in the lead up to release. The whitebox on the right dates to early September, 2014.
Although the exterior structure did not change much, the level went through a lot of revision in regards to slope & ramp angles, placement of signs for player funneling, etc.
Just wanted the handful of Linux & OSX gamers out there that after a few months of quietly slipping by the wayside, OSX & Linux builds are now part of the automatic build queue and updated in-sync with the Windows platform. We’ve also managed to get controller support for those platforms too.
We’ve got a handful of linux guys on the QA list who are doing testing of every build to make sure it functions, and we’re testing functionality on OSX per build too. We’re hoping to open up the Steam forums in the coming month, and once we’ve hit Early Access we’d love any feedback we can get from the Linux/OSX community, we really want a solid experience across all platforms.
We’ve just added full remappable support for Xbox 360/Xbone & Playstation 4 controllers (as well as anything else you can plug in). This support extends to all four players. The main menu has been updated to fully support controller-only play, because we found in testing that when it came to getting off the couch to use a mouse, ‘ain’t nobody got time for that’.
Audio settings are in, although they’re fairly basic. You can at least set up surround sound, disable ingame announcements and music.
More to come!
Yeah so, we found out this is kinda fun. It’s probably going to be a thing.