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Update #29

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Hello!

Things are going very well on the Greenlight campaign, we are currently outdoing almost every other game in the rankings!

Here's the statistics from last night:

Huge thanks to everyone who voted. If you haven't voted yet, please do. If we get green-lit, I will consider entering their early access program and I will be able to distribute Steam keys for every backer. Not to mention, the revenue from such a release would be a huge boon to development.

Poster deadline: 12 July 2013

I can't remember if I set a hard deadline for replies for the surveys, but if you haven't yet chosen your poster and entered your address in the survey yet, you have until Friday. We really need to get exact numbers so we can start printing and posting them. If you have changed your address since entering the survey, or will move in the next 30 days, please update me on the Support@maiagame.com email.

Development

I'm currently working on getting the 0.29 alpha ready for release on all three platforms. Quite a few bugs to iron out at the moment. Currently the male colonist explodes if he attempts to use a work bench...

...I might just make it a feature.

-Si

Comments

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      Creator Tim Molesworth on July 9, 2013

      For some reason, the world of Maia feels more... alive when I hear of the crazy things that go on in the debugging process. If it's not chickens crossed with moths that throw themselves self-destructedly at the brightest thing around (lava), it's the people who cannot take the awesomness that is The Workbench, and so feel the need to spontaniously detonate. I like those little stories....

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      Creator Yorik on July 9, 2013

      @Silentshot.. Women are from Venus, they should implode... :P

      I hope you get Greenlit, more of a personal thing showing that the power of the peoples choice is there for those that try, because try you have.. :)

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      Creator Silentshot on July 8, 2013

      so if the male colonist explodes what does the female one do.. we want equality ;)

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      Creator Peter Hyder on July 8, 2013

      Thanks again, I'm looknig forward to the new patch and will be making another video. I very much appreciate the like you threw at my old one, and its subsequent usage on Rock Paper Shotgun, I hope it recruited some more potential buyers.

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      Creator Simon Roth on July 8, 2013

      Hah yeah. I've seen plenty of that. My first priority is pleasing you guys, not rushing out something half baked for some quick cash.

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      Creator Klaxy on July 8, 2013

      I would suggest not doing early access until the game is further along, theirs quite a few games in early access right now that are still in extremely early stages of development and people who buy them are getting pissed, bitching, calling them scams ect.

      Its something that doesn't look good when you enter the games forums to see 15 topics called "I demand a refund!" "This game is a scam!" and can in my opinion hurt the game in the long run to have alot of angry(if foolish) people who will shit talk you at every turn.

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      Creator Greenfr0G on July 8, 2013

      Exploding colonists sound awesome! :D

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      Creator Daniel Smith on July 8, 2013

      make it a timebomb if he doesn't complete his work on time :P

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      Creator Simon Roth on July 8, 2013

      Indeed. I will not be adding DRM to the game, Steam keys will be optional, the game will remain DRM free, be it on Steam, other distributors or on members.maiagame.com.

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      Creator Chris Patterson on July 8, 2013

      I like that plan :) WoW could have used such a "feature"... . Remember these words, Simon: "Working As Intended". Blizzard lived by those words heheh.

      A quick note, I would assume that the project getting "Greenlit" would have no effect on the "absolutely no DRM" status of the game. I don't mind registering, I don't mind a serial number, or a one-time activation on my PC. What I do mind is any attempt to make me connect my computer to the Steam client even once in order to play a game for which I've paid access. Thanks :)

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      Creator Jeffrey on July 8, 2013

      That should be a feature in every game =)

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      Creator Ian Dancy on July 8, 2013

      Great work Simon keep it up! Will spread the greenlight word as far as a can throw it!

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      Creator WM on July 8, 2013

      That was probably the best update I've yet seen on Kickstarter :-D
      All the best Simon, I hope this goes well. And no matter what happens, keep your sense of humour!

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      Creator Christian Walde on July 8, 2013

      That looks quite promising. :D

      You should also make the picture a link, since it's sized down here in the blog and it's not obvious that it's a fullsize image.

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