Hope you’ve all had a good week! We were hoping to have been able to release a patch this week, but there are a couple of tasks we’re still in the middle of and can’t do so until they are done. Some of the features that should be in the next patch include the nearby player scanner, smart merging for fleet management, being able to give a fleet or planet to another player, and the settings panel for automated colony development. We’ll update you on the status of the next patch as soon as we can.
Addressing usability issues
In our ‘Current Priorities & Role of the Community‘ post we mentioned that the game is suffering a ‘usability crisis’, particularly from a new player perspective. In this post we wanted to provide a couple of examples of the sort of issue we need to address, and ask that you share with us on the forum any similar issues that you’re aware of.[Read more…]