Weekly Dev Log for December 21st, 2020
Hello everyone, and welcome to the Weekly Dev Log for December 21st, 2020, detailing all the changes that have happened since December 14th, 2020. 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.
Update 0.13.2.0 (Winter Update Part 2)
After finishing the Hotfix 0.13.1.1, work began on Part 2 of the Winter Update (0.13.2.0). This update is slated to bring some new holiday items, as well as some bug fixes. You can read about what’s planned for this update here.
Update 0.13.1.0 (Karaoke Rooms) & Hotfix 0.13.1.1
Last week we released Update 0.13.1.0, which brought back the Winter Plaza and Holiday Events, as well as introducing Karaoke Room, rent-able private Nightclub rooms!
We also released a hotfix (Update 0.13.1.1), which fixed some bugs and introduced some new features, such as complete player blocking.
We’ve created a forum post asking the community for suggestions on how we can improve gameplay for players with certain conditions such as colorblindness, dyslexia, or anything else that might affect a players ability to use the standard presentation and controls of the game.
If you have any ideas or suggestions, and possible solutions on how to solve a particular issue, please check out the forum post here.
December 2020 Condo Contest
This month, we’re running a winter / festivity theme condo contest! This contest runs through the entire month of December, ending on January 4th, 2021. First place winner takes home 1,000,000 units, and participants may be rewarded 75,000 units!
You can read more about the contests, as well as the rules here.
@Johanna worked on polishing the exterior of the Bumper Cars building in the Plaza.
@JJosh worked on a Trash Can model, and finished up all of the NPCs for the Arcade. He’s also working on finishing the Tool Glove and Arcade Prizes.
@macdguy worked on releasing the Karaoke update and fixing some bugs with Billiards. He also started working on new Holiday items and fixing some long-standing bugs.
@Madmijk continued working on a new condo “Transformer” tool, which will allow for the quick application of translation, scale, and rotation to individual items. He also is working on some new Holiday items.
@Sketchman worked on optimizations for the AGC.
@Wheezwer continued working on Steam Trading Cards, finishing the Arcade Trading Card. She also helped @Johanna with the Bumper Cars exterior, and started working on the NPC for the Information Desk in the Arcade. She also finished the concept art for the Oasis NPC.
@Will continued working on music for the Oasis store, and went through several levels and cleaned up their sound actors.
Arcade: Pizza Store NPC WIP
Steam: Little Crusaders Card Art & Sun Emote WIP
Condo: New Items
Billiards: Fixed Shadows (Before / After)
Wrap It Up
That about covers everything that happened since December 14th, 2020 at PixelTail Games. We’ll see you all next year on January 11th, 2021!
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