Curveballs, Pitches, and a Roadmap
Curveballs & Pitches
Hi everyone! Things didn’t go as planned for pushing a game update to Steam. It turned out a good chunk of our user interface code had to... Read more
More Outpost, Less Safari
TLDR Version: We found a way to finish Outpost with less stuff, so we’re doing that and putting Safari stuff on hold.
A funny thing happened while on Safari... Read more
June Combat Progress
Hi everyone! Since the last update, we’ve been hard at work on the revamped combat system. Combat in Outpost was always a sticking point with me since it took center... Read more
Finishing What I Started
Hi everyone! Jason here. It’s been a while since our last update, so this one will be longer than usual. I’ll be putting out backer updates more frequently in the... Read more
June 2017 Update
Hi everyone! Sorry for the delay in news. Progress has been going pretty slowly on the project due to various reasons, but things are finally clearing up now. Alex... Read more
It’s been a while since our last update, mainly due to slow progress on the project. Luckily, we’ve brought on some folks to help out and progress is getting made... Read more
An update on things
Hi everyone! After getting some great feedback on the direction of the game (both from backers and friends), we’ve come up with a more focused plan for development. Before I... Read more
The Plan to Finish the Game
There and Back Again
It’s been a crazy last few months for the team! We’re about 60% finished with the new combat system and almost finished with the first phase... Read more
Crop farming, new new character style, and future combat changes!
Update 0.5.8 and Farming
Our recent update introduced the last of our major townbuilding features, farming! You now can plant crops and harvest them on your islands. Currently there are... Read more
Game Update 0.5.5 and New Character Style
Back in the saddle
This summer has been quite a roller coaster! I’ve been balancing development of the game alongside recruiting people to help out. It took some time, but... Read more
Kotaku, Scheduling, and Future Plans
Before digging into the update, I wanted to first mention that we're looking for more people to join the team. If you know of any talented concept/2D artists... Read more
Patch Update: New Art, Gameplay, and Toilet Loot!
Hello backers and friends!
Our team just released a new patch!
Among some of the new additions are a follower system, COG system, and a revised missions system.
- The follower system... Read more
Twitch Developer Livestream 3/20/15 12-2PST
The Steam Bandits Team is doing a livestream play through of our game on Friday from 12-2pm PST. Join us to see how the game is made and to hang out... Read more
Beta1 Update, GDC, and some art!
Hi Backers! Here’s an update on some stuff:
The team has been working on our biiiig Beta1 patch. This patch will introduce the first dungeon instance of the game,... Read more
PAX South 2015
Steam Bandits Outpost is going to be at PAX South 2015 in San Antonio, Texas next week!
If you want to drop by to check out the latest updates... Read more
Happy New Years and 2015 updates!
Dear Friends and Backers,
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Thank you for a great year and for your continued support!
The team is working some new surprises for you all in the... Read more
Hi Backers! Things are progressing along and we're almost ready to announce our big beta. A few weeks back we released a pre-beta patch (Beta0) to get some early stuff... Read more
Hi Backers! The team has been growing over the last few months and we've been able to get more content/features up and running faster than ever :-)
Closed... Read more
RTX and a New Patch
Hi Backers! It’s been a while since the last update. The team’s been incredibly busy with the game and preparing for conventions. We’ll come out with updates more frequently (but... Read more
Hiya Backers! It’s been a while since our last Kickstarter update, so there’s a bit for me to cover! The team’s been incredibly busy working on the game and recruiting... Read more
Aaaand the alpha is live!
We're live on Steam Early Access! Check it out here!
The version we have on Steam is an alpha, so it will have bugs and not a lot of content,... Read more
Steam Early Access Tomorrow!
Tomorrow, January 14th at 1pm PST, Steam Bandits: Outpost will be on Steam Early access! :-D Backers already in the alpha/beta test should already have their Steam keys for this.... Read more
Hiya Backers! The team is currently in crunch as we prep a major update for the game, so I'll keep this brief.
For those that don't know, Steam is... Read more
Backer Beta Access and a Dev Diary
The rest of you guys that donated $40+ should be able to access the Backer Beta now :-) There's not much to see at the moment since a lot of... Read more
Oh hi Closed Beta
Hi Backers! I am pleased to announce that we are officially in our Closed Beta phase of the project! It's been a long road, getting from there to here, but... Read more
Closed Beta Progress and PAX Prime
Hi Backers! Here's how things are going:
The team has been making excellent progress towards our closed beta, with a select few of us crunching to get it... Read more
The Road to Beta
Hi backers! Here's a bit of an update on things:
We're looking pretty good for launching a small backer-only beta in August. The engine supports all of the... Read more
E3 Info and Project Status
It's been a while since I've done one of these updates... Sorry about that! I've been swamped with a bunch of cool things with the project :-D I'll try to... Read more
Weekly meetings are now public
By popular demand, we're going to broadcast our weekly meetings to the public, so Backers and non-Backers can check out the progress of things every week!
All meetings will be... Read more
Live video update tomorrow
Happy 2013, everyone! :-) Tomorrow morning at 10:30am PST, the team will be doing our weekly streaming meeting on Youtube for backers that qualified (donated $80+). We'll announce how to... Read more
It's been a while since our last update, so we have a lot to cover!
- Only 1 more week to submit a custom captain design (for backers that... Read more
Custom Captain Designs
We are now accepting submissions for custom captain designs! This is available for backers that donated $200 or more. See this forum post for details.
Also, the deadline has passed... Read more
Switching over to our Tumblr account for posting updates since they have some nice features. Here's a link to our latest update!
Backer forums are up!
Keys for the backer forums went out yesterday to everyone that donated! Check your inbox (and spam folder, just in case). Those keys will also award your Iocaine Points and... Read more
Earlier today, the Kickstarter campaign ended with $55,362 raised. I thought I posted an update an hour before it ended... but it looks like Kickstarter ate it and I didn't... Read more
Second Goal Reached!
We're now at $54k, which means the second funding goal has been reached and we'll be able to create even more content! With only 4 hours to go, there's still... Read more
Video update about trans-gaming and future games
Hi all! We've managed to raise $45k so far and we're $5k away from our second stretch goal! Thanks!! We have 2 days left, so please spread the word about... Read more
Join Team Iocaine on Reddit Tomorrow!
Starting tomorrow at 9am PST, the Iocaine Team will be doing an AMA on Reddit. For those that don't know, AMA stands for "Ask Me Anything". We'll be answering questions... Read more
New Tier Rewards, Prototype, and Pancakes
New Tier Rewards
We've added a new tier for $350 pledges. This tier includes the previous stuff (except physical items) and adds access to ALL Steam Bandits games including concept... Read more
You are our hero!
We did it! We hit 30k a few hours ago and it's all thanks to you! The team is literally bouncing off the walls right now :-D
Thank you, and... Read more
From 30% to 80% in one day!
Wow wow wow! The team was super excited to see the mega jump in backers! Thank you guys so much!!! With 9 days left to go, it looks like we... Read more
New version of the Kickstarter video!
Thanks to your guys' feedback, we've replaced our original Kickstarter video with a more streamlined version with some new footage. Next, we'll be aiming to release an update video every... Read more
Oh Captain, My Captain
I'm going to start posting more in-progress stuff to help give you guys more transparency into the project.
Here's our first captain (and he's a Backer Exclusive if you donate... Read more
Press Coverage Yaaaay!
We're getting covered in the press a bit and it's pretty neat! We didn't expect this kind of reaction from the public, but it looks like people are really digging... Read more
Project Progress Report
Hi all! I'll be writing these weekly to give you guys some insight into what the team is up to and how we're progressing.
These last few weeks have been... Read more
We've done a few interviews talking about Steam Bandits and the team's 'anti-Ville' view on things. Check them out here:
Delta Attack Interview
Also, after a few days,... Read more