Weekly Dev Log for April 3rd, 2023

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Weekly Dev Log for April 3rd, 2023, detailing all the changes that have happened since March 27th, 2023. Note: Devs that don’t appear in the weekly log are not necessarily away or not doing work, but may be working on things currently not announced or backend work that doesn’t need to be detailed.

March / April 2023 Condo Contest - Tree House - ONGOING

Hey everyone!

The theme for the March/April contest is Tree House!

So, build a house in a tree! You can build your own tree or use one of the existing ones, and feel free to make your tree house in any style.

Also, remember that you can disable collision on items (such as trees) by right clicking and selecting Disable Collision.

The submission period ends on April 10th, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

Read all about the rules and prizes here!

Update - 2023 Anniversary Events

We’re working to get Update ready for release, which marks the return of the Anniversary events (with some new items), as well as a Plaza Update and Optimization pass.

You can read everything planned for this update, here.

2023 Anniversary Items


@Johanna worked on fixing Plaza Lighting and getting it ready for release.

@Joshua continued working on Anniversary items.

@Lifeless continued working the Ball Race map, “Heavenscape”.

@macdguy worked on fixing Plaza issues. He fixed bugs with the Rollercoaster, fixing the lights and guardrails, removing the double station stop, and fixing the achievements. He also added a mouth offset for Workshop models. Adjusted various things in Virus, such as being able to pickup TNT after it has been thrown, adjusted the akimbo pistols, adding/updating sounds, and updated the physics on the Crossbow bolts (so they physics now when breaking glass instead of just hovering in midair).

@madmijk continued working on MIDI support. He also rebaked movement for the Monorail in the Plaza.

@Nuclearxpotato continued working on Anniversary items and other items.

@Sketchman continued working on backend improvements. He also made new achievements for Virus: Catzek Temple.

@Will started working on music for Ball Race: Heavenscape.

New Piano UI with Pitch + Modulation Wheels and Color Support

Virus: Catzek Temple Achievements

Virus: You can now pick up thrown TNT

Wrap It Up

That about covers everything that happened since March 27th, 2023 at PixelTail Games.

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Tower Untie.


Buyable shop stalls :eyes:


Those Tower accessories came out so good!

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Those new anniversary accessories look amazing!

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I adore those new anniversary items, and omg THE CATSACK PINATA!! It’s so precious!

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