Archive: Feb 2016

  1. Sea of Stars v1.1.2 update released

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    Today’s update brings a slew of improvements. The most visible among them is an entirely new step-by-step tutorial that guides you through the various user interfaces in the game. Full change list below:

    + New “How to Play” tutorial sequence, replaces old tutorial mode
    + Added mouseover “tool tip” on ship palette in combat
    + Fighter icons are now a different size from ships
    + Home worlds and special places now play music when you go back
    + Added a rare special encounter, “Vortex Beast”
    + Additional script functions for timed events
    + Star map filter buttons retain state in between games
    + Moved hard-coded UI strings to english.txt
    + Improved Pirate insignia
    + Fixed crash on fleeing carriers
    + Fixed fleeing carriers launching fighters when off the map
    + Fixed carriers launching fighters while cloaked
    + Fixed placeholder graphics on Muktian fighter bay
    + Fixed Klakar nest graphic not showing up if egg raid quest is active

    Get the v1.1.2 patch for the DRM-free Windows version HERE.

  2. Make a Monkey Face! It’s Time for The Steam Lunar New Year Sale

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    To celebrate 2016, the Year of the Monkey, and to keep us all fat and game-happy, Steam has begun a midwinter sale of extraordinary magnitude. With that in mind, all Digital Eel game prices have been peeled like bananas!

    This is a great time to pick up Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space (Now available for Linux!) and its recently released follow up game, Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars. Our trippy cult arcade games, Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity and Data Jammers: FastForward, are also available at absurdly low prices as well. Be sure to czech ’em out!

    Please note: The Steam Lunar New Year Sale starts today, February 5th, and continues for seven days.

  3. Linux space gamers, engage!

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    Digital Eel is pleased to announce that Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space has been released for Linux. At last, everyone can sail the sea of stars together, and blow up stuff where no one has blown up stuff before!

    Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space is the award-winning indie game that pioneered the space roguelike genre. It’s great to finally be able to offer it to a new audience of sci fi gamers. Get it via Steam, the Humble Store, and many other zesty indie game portals.