Weekly Dev Log for December 11th, 2023

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Weekly Dev Log for December 11th, 2023, detailing all the changes that have happened since November 28th, 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.

Tower Unite End of 2023 Survey

It’s time for another gameplay survey!

Give feedback on Tower Unite’s development.

The survey will be open until December 21st.

Fill out the survey here!

Winter 2023 Condo Contest (Winter/Festivity)

The submission period for the winter Condo Contest has begun!

The theme this year is Winter / Festivity again!

So, your build should be either: winter-related, themed after winter holidays / holiday activities (including New Years), or generally wintry and festive!

The submission period ends on January 7th, 2024 at 11:59 PM.

Be sure to look at the prizes and follow the rules on the thread here!

November 2023 Art Contest - VOTING ENDS TONIGHT

Voting is open until 11:59PM CT on Monday, December 11th.

Check out the artwork here!

Vote here!

Holiday Events Update

We’ve been working hard getting the Holiday Events update ready for release, which will bring a start to the 2023 Holiday Events, the Boardwalk Art Pass, MIDI support, and more fixes and optimizations.

You can see what is planned for the update and our progress here.

@Johanna continued working on the Plaza, getting it ready for release. She also worked on an upcoming holiday Accelerate map.

@Joshua worked on finishing up some holiday items.

@Lifeless worked on an upcoming holiday Accelerate map, as well as fixed some issues with SDNL maps.

@macdguy worked on getting the update ready for release, working on holiday quests and achievements, as well as internal bug fixing.

@Madmijk worked on getting MIDI ready for release.

@Nuclearxpotato worked on holiday items, as well as game world map item props.

@Sketchman worked on optimizations and bug fixes.

@Wheezwer worked on dialogue for the holiday characters.

@Will worked on music for Eruption and Containership.

Gingerbread Top Hat WIP

Sweet Tooth Item Props WIP

Upcoming Holiday Accelerate Map Teaser

A teaser of an upcoming new holiday Accelerate map! While not coming out for the first holiday events update, keep your eyes peeled for more about the map next week!

Wrap It Up

That about covers everything that happened since November 28th, 2023 at PixelTail Games.

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any news on the workshop rig?

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:eyes: :eyes: :eyes:


It’s still being worked on. It’s about half way done. The rig itself is complete, but work is being done on conversions of existing animations.


Gameworld map props


how about like… normal winter hats :I

The accelerate map looks good and finally Sweet Tooth map props.

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The Accelerate map looks really cool! Will it be exclusive to the holidays or a year-round thing?

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no ofc, it will be just a default map themed to winter village