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It is the year 2287, one of the first colony ships sent out by Earth arrives at the planet Maria, in the Epsilon Indi Star System. During its landing sequence, something appears in front of the massive ship that causes it to lose control and crash into the planet. Some of the colonists survive in lifeboats, but what they find is an unforgiving land filled with creatures ready to outlast the visitors from Earth. Now the survivors must explore, gather, build, create, fight, and ultimately, conquer the land.

Report abuse Planet Explorers Alpha 0.52
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Feb 27th, 2013
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A small update that fixes most of the bugs found in 0.51 as well as added a camera sensitivity slider control to the options menu.


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Q: It keeps saying "No Opencl platform found!"A: This could mean two things. First, you graphics card doesn't have opencl support, in that case, well, sorry, the voxel generation needs opencl calculations, so please upgrade. Second, your graphics card does have opencl support but doesn't have the latest driver, in this case, update your driver. Check here for a list of all the graphics cards that support opencl: Phaseone.com

Q: I load the game fine, then it dies while loading.A: This might be an one time issue for some people, we're still not sure why it's happening, but in most cases, players were able to change the resolution settings and player when launching a second time.

Q: I can play the game fine, but as I was running around, it crashed!A: This is most likely due to a memory crash. We made sure it doesn't happen on 64bit Windows, but 32bit machine will crash if you set the game to 512m or lkm terrain.

Q: I have bugs to report!A: Goto our board here: Board.pathea.net to report any bugs. Be as precise as possible, pictures would be nice as well. And please don't tweet us bugs, use the board, thanks!

Q: I like it, now what?A: Go spread the word, I guess. We'll be up on Greenlight and Kickstarter soon, so support us there!

Q: I don't like it, now what?A: Lalalalalala. Actually if you have any complaints or suggestions, do take it up on our boards at Board.pathea.net

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Planet Explorers Alpha 0.52
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thirdrepublic
thirdrepublic Feb 28 2013 says:

Is it just me? But i can't figure out the materials needed to build a fire...

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 1 2013 replied:

A torch or a camp fire?

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thirdrepublic
thirdrepublic Mar 1 2013 replied:

campfire.

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 3 2013 replied:

Hmm, if I remember correctly, it was rocks, wood, and fat? The furry rabbit creatures give fat.

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Guest
Guest Feb 28 2013 says:

Game looks amazing, great sense of wonder and exploration. Voted for you in Greenlight! Will follow the project.

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 1 2013 replied:

Thanks!

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Guest
Guest Mar 1 2013 says:

Oh my god... This game is amazing. Playing it right now -- All I can say is bravo on an insanely awesome alpha thus far... I will be looking at Pathea's progress on this for good. Keep up the amazing work!!!!!!!!!!!

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Guest
Guest Mar 1 2013 replied:

Game was fun for 5 minutes then slowed to a halt. 8GB memory, HD6850, 6-core at 3.4ghz; shouldn't be happening. Also 95% of the game's features are vastly incomplete and/or broken, namely combat and the mind-numbing respawn system and quests. I understand this is an early alpha but at least get the important stuff working first before you release it as an alpha IMO (performance issues).

I hate to be a pessimist but I've literally not played a single game developed in Unity that has made me want to play it for more than half an hour without ripping my brain out. I am really hoping Pathea can make me believe that it's possible to develop a quality, fun gaming experience with Unity. StarForge was and remains a hilariously over-hyped failure of an alpha Unity game... please don't follow in their footsteps. I want to be able to come back here in a year or so and play a quality game.

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thirdrepublic
thirdrepublic Mar 2 2013 replied:

Alpha is Alpha.

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 3 2013 replied:

Can you describe how it slowed? Were you building? Running? Panning? Facing a NPC? There seems to be a build bug that may cause massive slow down that was just discovered, we're still looking at it.

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Exidux
Exidux Mar 2 2013 says:

This game looks promising, and you seem to be able to translate your art or vision to a game, but unity is a strange engine to do this in.

unity at its best has the graphical capabilities of engines that existed 6 years ago, while needing a computer of this era. (quad core, 4 gig memory, ect.) this machine can run a lot of games from 2011 but i cant get a frame rate that looks better than a slideshow in planet explorers. to me it proves that unity is to blame, and actually not the developers as this happens in any game using unity.

i truly hope that this game turns out great as a sandbox building and adventure game, and that in some way it will run smoother on ever system possible.

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 3 2013 replied:

Well, if we had $60 mil...or even $1 mil, we'd select a better engine or do our own, sure. But we don't. :)

We'll try to optimize more, especially the plants and animals, and I think we'll get some mileage out of it.

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 3 2013 replied:

Click download now up there and go through the link or head over to pathea.net for the torrent file.

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lok51
lok51 Mar 3 2013 says:

i need help. when i start the game, it crash. somebody know this problem?

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 4 2013 replied:

What are your system specs and where did you crash at? Did you see the main menu screen?

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lok51
lok51 Mar 4 2013 replied:

windows 7 home premium, Intel core i5 2.5 GHz, 4 Gb RAM, 64 bit. No i can't see the main menu.

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 4 2013 replied:

GPU?

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lok51
lok51 Mar 5 2013 replied:

Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 5 2013 replied:

Ah, for some reason, this build is having problems with the HD 4000 series. We're still looking at it.

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AlexTurner
AlexTurner Mar 5 2013 says:

I'm in the middle of downloading right now.
So what's the chance of having the ability to mass a horde of npcs in custom gear and vehicles and assaulting an alien town being implemented into the final product?
:D
:D
:D

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 7 2013 replied:

You could sleep through the night on a bed...

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 7 2013 replied:

What's your graphics card?

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 11 2013 replied:

Update the driver to the latest on AMD's site (v13).

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azukiazuki
azukiazuki Mar 9 2013 says:

Japanese. This game sounds like a lot of fun! I was allowed to download!

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jasobeet
jasobeet Mar 10 2013 says:

why does it crash when it reaches 100 percent loaded ive tried all compatibility modes and resolution and my pc is strong enough to handle it
its specs are:
fx4100 3.6 ghz quad core
16 gb ram
7850 2 gb readon
please help i really want to play it

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 10 2013 replied:

Are you in adventure or build mode? The 512X512 maps takes a long time to load for some people, we're still fixing it. I suggest you open the game, then goto story mode or use the 256X256 maps.

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jasobeet
jasobeet Mar 10 2013 replied:

it wont work in any mode i even lowered setting down to minimum and it jut crashes. its not me i even leave it and windows just crashes it and if it helps im running 7( what u mean the 512x512 i cant change that it will only stay 256x 256)

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 10 2013 replied:

Ok, can you send your output log (found in the game's folder) to admin@pathea.net? That should tell us what's going on. In the mean time, you could try manually updating your GPU driver found on AMDs site (~v13.1).

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jasobeet
jasobeet Mar 10 2013 replied:

u need a rar extracter like winrar or winzip

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 10 2013 replied:

There's a torrent at pathea.net

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UltraMatrix
UltraMatrix Mar 10 2013 says:

i cant play the game when i pick which ever mode it goes through until loading and stops at 70% please help

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 10 2013 replied:

You've gotta give me more detail than that, heh. PC specs(CPU, GPU, RAM)? Which mode were you playing in?

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UltraMatrix
UltraMatrix Mar 11 2013 replied:

windows 7 i tried all the grahpics settings i tried windowed mode and im not sure of my specs but i can run AAA games at ultra

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 11 2013 replied:

Then update your graphics card driver and it should work.

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UltraMatrix
UltraMatrix Mar 11 2013 replied:

how

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 11 2013 replied:

Google "how to update my graphics card driver," since I don't know which card you use.

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zede05 Mar 11 2013 replied:

Can you be more specific? As in you can't move? Is there terrain?

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 11 2013 replied:

Ok, we've seen this before. Can you find the output log in your game's folder and send that to admin@pathea.net? Close the game, then start a new one through story again and see if everything' generated.

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zede05 Author
zede05 Mar 11 2013 replied:

Can you send us the output log then? Did you play the prior builds?

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