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Favorite of the week #18 : A new peace-keeping tool

2017-08-08 Development
Dear Citizens,

Night and Day, the Imperium Machina's Ministry of Peace is looking for new ways to protect you.

What a joy it was to receive blueprints of a ship designed by one of your brilliant minds!

See by yourself here :
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We don't know why, but this ship gave us some new ideas for our loyal servants' uniforms, something about a respirator...

Its Designer, called Phoenix, is invited to go to the nearest Imperium's Tower to receive his reward.

This was a message from the Imperium Machina's Ministry of Peace.
R0d

A brand new dynamic lighting

2017-08-03 Development
In a world made of blocks, it is not always easy to maintain immersion. This difficulty is due, in large part, to the technical constraints involved in a fully editable world.

Nevertheless, for us at Cublical Drift, immersion is something very important, because Stellar Overload is also an adventure game. This is the reason why, when a player will hold a block that emits light, this will slightly light around him.



This effect also applies in multiplayer mode:

Domino

Version 0.8.8.3 (Steam Early Access 4, Fix 3)

2017-08-01 Development
We fixed a few things:

- Fixed a bug where wireless receivers and transmitters did not refresh correctly.
- Fixed a memory update bug when not in a loop.

Have fun!
CodingMarmot

The LED is not a lie.

2017-06-12 Development
What if we could see all the electrical values of a circuit using a digital display block? What if we could display ASCII characters or a palletized color? It would be the cherry on the cake.

I am happy to introduce you the LED block which allows us to do all that!



And on top of that, we can put them one next to another so that they are powered in a series.

I can't wait to see what you'll do with it!
R0d

Not below, but beyond.

2017-06-08 Development
Hi there!

We reached the last step of our presentation about the new logical system in Stellar Overload.

Here we see the functioning of a timer, as well as a revolutionary method to convey logical values without the help of cables!



We will not go into the details here because it is not the purpose of this presentation. But we reassure you right now, the use of all this is not complicated.

And here is it, we finally explored this new version of our logic system, which will be available very soon. Thank you all for the interest that you show about it, and we are looking forward to seeing what you will do with all these new blocks!
R0d

No more memory lapse!

2017-06-02 Development
This is the third part of this presentation about the new logic system.

For now, I will introduce a single block. But I already know that this simple block will give headaches to the more adventurous of you. So, watch carefully the video below:



As in the previous presentation, please look carefully at the bottom right tooltip, which allows us to know the value carried by a cable.

Here is a simple example: the memory allows keeping the door open after we walked in front of the sensor. But just imagine the possibilities allowed by that such a block!

In the next and final part of this presentation, we will make together a step more toward automation of complex systems.
R0d

256 Values!

2017-06-01 Development
Welcome to the second presentation about the new logic system. Here we will see that the cables do not simply carry a binary value, meaning 0 or 1. In fact, the logical cables carry values between 0 and 255. The video below shows some applications of this property:



When you change the value of a potentiometer or activate an infrared detector, it changes the value transmitted by the cables. Look carefully at the values displayed in the bottom right tooltip, which allows us to know the value carried by a cable.

At the end of the video, we see all the logic gates that allow to manipulate these values. They are divided into two categories.

Logic gates of the first category are put on the top line in the video. They return either 0 or 255, but not an intermediate value.

Logic gates of the second category are put on the bottom line. They return a number between 0 and 255.

It begins to become interesting, isn’t it? Wait to see the next episode!
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