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Scavenge. Build. Fight. Survive. Introducing ROAM, an online co-op action game set in a procedurally generated world.
Scavenge. Build. Fight. Survive. Introducing ROAM, an online co-op action game set in a procedurally generated world.
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Quick Update - Video coming very shortly

Posted by ROAM (Creator)
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Alpha is getting closer

As we get closer to releasing an Alpha I wanted to share how the process is going to work. 

We are working on the account/patching system for the alpha. This account system is only for the alpha. We will send instructions on how to obtain the launcher and key once we are ready. If your reward tier has multiple keys you will receive multiple alpha access keys.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR KICKSTARTER EMAIL IS UP TO DATE. VERIFYING YOUR KEY REQUIRES YOUR KICKSTARTER EMAIL. 

We plan to distribute the launcher through private means. Only Kickstarter backers will have access to the alpha. The reason for this is - after we are able to get all of you testing the game/giving feedback/suggestions we will work towards a Steam Greenlight campaign. 

I believe, and I am sure many of you do to, that a first impression is very important. Through this process we wish to increase our chances of making a great early access experience.

Recent additions to the game:

- Enemy AI (Vision radius, sound mechanics, "horde follow")

- Enemy combat

- Friendly AI(Basic Commands)

- Wildlife AI

- AI Navigation and Pathfinding

- Tweaked ranged aiming (pistols/rifles) and melee combat (fist/melee weapons)

- Generators/Flood light/Batteries/Fuel Consumers (Featured in next video)

- Error system ("Not enough resources", "Too far away", etc)

 Additions to the game that are currently being implemented:

- Finalizing vehicle behavior (Siphon fuel/repairing parts/replacing parts)

- Traps (zombie/hostile npc and wildlife)/explosives/ more base building structures

- Friendly Survivor behaviors (group behaviors)

- Patch system for alpha

- Login system for alpha

- Launcher

- Networking

- Serialized world map (Allows for a random map to be shared over the network after it is generated)

Chris Wilcox, Jan Komińczyk, and 42 more people like this update.

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    1. Are Nybakk on

      Sounds like a good plan. There are too many unfinished projects on Greenlight and Early Access. The first impression is very important. Looking forward to more info and videos!

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      Ben on

      Awesome guys - keep up the awesome work and I can't wait!

    3. Boehrsi on

      Can't wait to play this with my mates!

    4. J.L. on

      Sounds good, looking forward to it. (c:

      Sensible approach to Greenlit too. Too many jump in there way too soon and end up nowhere in the end.

      Keep up the good work!

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      Will Treharne on

      Can't wait!!! It's going to be so fun.

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      SeriousMike on

      Very nice.

      Ihm looking forward to play the alpha for hours

    7. Neutronis on

      Great News, I really want you guys to be a huge success, and I'm sure you guys will be Greenlit on Steam, this will give you extra funds you can use to continue developement. I'll be sure to vote plus i'll get my Steam friends to vote as well.
      Keep up the great work.

    8. euansmith
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      Blimey that's a lot of work.

    9. Kyle on

      Sounds great!
      Looking forward to it!

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      Goatee on

      Sweet man! *high five*