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Build insane Robot Battle Vehicles that drive, hover and fly; add weapons from the future and jump in the driving seat as you take them into battle in a team based capture the base Free-to-Win MMO.

BUILD - A futuristic robo vehicle from Cubes, add Wheels, Thrusters, Hoverblades, and Plasma Cannons 
DRIVE - Jump in the Pilot seat of your Robot and drive it into battle in Jet Cars, Tanks, Flying Warships, anything you can dream up 
FIGHT - Battle online in massively multiplayer mayhem against users from all over the world

- Over 100 cubes and components to collect and combine to make a million different Robot designs
- Watch as you enemies Robot breaks apart cube by cube as you destroy them with powerful weaponry 
- Auto-repair your Robot and head into battle again gradually building your resources to make your Robots more powerful 
- Invite Friends, chat in game 
- Form Platoons and battle on the same team 
- Save your Robots in the Garage in the cloud 
- Access your game account from any PC anywhere via Robocloud 
- Free-To-Win, everything required to get to the very top of the tree in Robocraft can be gained for free

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2 comments by Drognin on Oct 9th, 2014

Build insane Robot Battle Vehicles that drive, hover and fly; add weapons from the future and jump in the driving seat as you take them into battle in a team based capture the base Free-to-Win MMO.


Robocraft - Rise of the Walkers

Content Update v0.7!

Robocraft's biggest content update yet, featuring robotic-legs, the nano disruptor and the new game mode "Boss-battles"!

Full Update Notes:
Walker Legs

  • New ‘Movement’ cube type featuring from T7-T10
  • Legs can climb sheer cliffs, crouch [SHIFT] and jump [SPACE]
  • Legs stake into ground so can hold you upside down
  • When jumping from a cliff face, legs will aim to self-right during the fall - like a cat - so you land on your feet
  • When overburdened, Walker Legs have a slower top speed, have a lower ride height, and do not jump as high
  • More legs can be used to increase weight bearing capacity
  • You can combine legs with all other Movement cube types, e.g. Aerofoils and Walker Legs to create flying Walkers

 Nano-Disruptor

  • New ‘Weapon Class’ featuring in the ‘Hardware’ category
  • A very short range but very powerful laser targeted beam of nano-disruption
  • As with other weapon classes, you cannot combine it with other weapon types
  • Can both damage enemies and heal allies
  • Cannot be used to heal self, only team-mates
  • Maximum 6 can fire at once
  • DPS and HPS are ‘stacked’ with more weapons (max 6)
  • Holding down [LMB] fires all beams at single location towards target crosshair
  • Holding down [RMB] auto-targets nearest target to weapon
  • Up to 6 targets can be auto-targetted at once
  • Laser sight triggers disruption-beam when enemy is in range
  • DPS of 6x Nano’s is 80% of DPS of 6x SMG’s at the same Tier
  • HPS of 6x Nano’s is 25% DPS of 6x SMG’s at same Tier
  • Nano beam is perfectly accurate, and has no inaccuracy when moving or firing

 Boss Battles

  • New Game Mode unlocked from Tier 7
  • Selected via the Battle Dialogue, or by pushing [B then N]
  • You can play as the Boss alone, or in a Boss Platoon with friends (max 4)
  • Bosses must defend a single base capture site in the middle of the map
  • Bosses play vs. 20 x Lower/Mid Tier Robots
  • Boss Team and Enemy Team are matched by Robot Rank but with Platoons and numbers taken into account to improve balancing
  • Robocloud will improve the balance over time by watching the outcome of boss battles
  • Boss Battles are rationed and limited with a cool-down timer so we can control the frequency of boss battles with low / mid tier users
  • Each user can enter a boss battle around once every 30 minutes
  • Queue times for boss battles may be longer than usual due to popularity of the new game mode
  • Low / Mid Tier users will not face consecutive boss battles
  • New ‘Handicap Bonus’ ensures that low tiers get great rewards in boss battles, even if they are one-shot killed by a lucky shot from a boss
  • Rewards for the bosses are high also as ‘Kills’ and ‘Assist’ totals will be high
  • You cannot enter a boss battle during the ‘Ranked Match’ phase

 Free Repairs Forever

  • Unpopular repair mechanic has gone, repairs are now always free
  • So now it’s impossible to get a ‘net loss’ in battle
  • RP rewards have been lowered to account for the removal of the repairs, but with the aim of increasing overall average RP earning rates across all Tiers
  • It’s simple, if you do nothing, you get nothing, if you do a lot, you get a lot - except in v.low Tiers (1-4) where you always get a little something
  • When fighting against bosses, you automatically get 75% of the base reward, just for being in battle

 Premium Bonus Bonus

  • Premium Bonus has changed radically
  • Everyone - regardless of if they have Premium or not - now gets 5% extra RP for every Premium User in battle (no matter what team they are on)
  • Everyone in battle gets the bonus, regardless of what team they are on
  • So 5 Premium users in battle gets everyone 25% extra RP
  • Premium Bonus has also been DOUBLED for Premium Users to 100% (as opposed to 50%) on both RP and TP

 Handicap Bonus

  • A new bonus awarded when you are in a battle vs. Tiers that are higher than you
  • The bonus takes the different between the top tier in battle and the top tier in your Platoon and uses it to multiply your earnings in battle
  • e.g. if you’re a T1 Platooning with a T10, you will not get a Handicap bonus as the bonus uses the top tier of your ‘Platoon’
  • At low Tiers you earn RP even for getting damaged, so this ensures you earn a decent reward even for getting killed in a boss battle
  • If you kill the boss, get an assist, or do some damage, you are up for a tidy sum

 Other Changes

  • Battle Shortcuts have changed, now you have to push two buttons
    • Practice Mode = [B]then [P]
    • Battle Mode = [B]then [B](i.e. [B]twice)
    • Boss Mode = [B]then [N]
  • New Voice Acting recorded for the ‘Spotting’
  • New ‘Walker’ and ‘Medic’ classes added to spotting
  • Spot ‘weapon class’ icons have changed
    • Hexagon = SMG
    • Circle = Plasma Launcher
    • Triangle = Rail Cannon
    • Cross = Nano Disruptor
    • Prism = Scout (i.e. no weapon)
  • Plasma Range limited to clipping plane - so you cannot be shot by something you cannot see
  • More ‘Hints’ added at the bottom of the Battle Start screen
  • Login Screen changed
  • Anti-hack server detection improved
  • Alignment Rectifier improved so it flips you more reliably when on side and in general
  • Control Screen updated to reflect new controls
  • Added in new ‘Dev Announcement’ system allowing us to communicate when we’re working on servers etc. in real time

 Bug Fixes

  • BUG FIX: Mars map boundaries wrong on HUD map #2
  • BUG FIX: Wheels go stretchy when Robot tips on side or upside down
  • BUG FIX: Color code broken on Flood Detect warning
  • BUG FIX: Robot Name banner flickers badly when you’re trying to place it on your Robot
  • BUG FIX: Rail Cannons reload instantly when one is shot off
  • BUG FIX: Made a change to prevent Robots falling through the floor in Mars #3
  • BUG FIX: T8 Electroplate not blocking damage properly
  • BUG FIX: Less false positives on anti-hack server detection stuff
  • BUG FIX: Fixed a bug preventing users entering battle in a Platoon
  • BUG FIX: ‘Spotting’ often ‘missed’ when trying to spot targets that are close or mid distance
  • BUG FIX: Random shadows showing up in FAST GFX mode
  • BUG FIX: Collision on Robot Banner cube tweaked to fix a placement bug
  • BUG FIX: ‘Hand grab’ mouse cursor sometimes missing in Tech Tree on Mac
  • BUG FIX: Mac version crashing sometimes when placing certain cube types
  • BUG FIX: Sometimes Robot not saved properly after making changes and going into battle
  • BUG FIX: Fixed a graphical bug that let some users believe that they got free premium simply by changing the date on their PC
  • BUG FIX: Fixed a crash in the Platoons when a user leaves a platoon when you are still in battle
  • BUG FIX: Anti-aliasing fixed in deferred rendering modes when in the Mothership
  • BUG FIX: Fixed a rare bug that occured when purchasing a Robot from the Roboshop
  • BUG FIX: Fixed Base ‘beam’ rendering so you can see it in the distance at all times
  • BUG FIX: Some descriptions of the cubes had bugs reported by users on the forums, these have been addressed, thanks for the help on that! (and all your bug reports)
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Great game! but too slow to get get RP (parts buying currency), check that to ensure not losing to many players after a week or two of play!

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i love this game, already tier 5, im reaching for tier 7 right now

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