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Planet Nomads is getting livelier each day. Watch the latest additions to the upcoming space survival space sandbox game that puts together building, exploration and survival in a unique way.

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Hello and welcome, brave cosmic explorers, kick-ass scientists and bull-headed survivors.

Planet Nomads is coming together as a game, gearing towards its August closed-alpha release.

Firt Particles and Biome Blending

Game Design & Gameplay

In the past weeks, Planet Nomads' game designer Petr got into setting the values of all game objects – weight of trees, building blocks, rocks, the soil itself and also health points, since everything is destructible. So things will feel real and when they drop on your head, you will feel that too.

Electricity and power relations were also prepared for the closed-alpha build, and even though the Electricity Design card on Trello is less fancy than it might seem on first sight, it's still important - sets the power demands of each active block, be that lights, motorized wheels, doors or cockpits, in relation to the power output of solar panels, generators and batteries. In the game, you will see these power relations in the Build Vision mode. You'll see the details in full in the next episode of Nomadic Journals.

Build Vision Preview

Bigger Blocks for Bigger Projects

Scaled Building Blocks

More Particles Being Created

Cut, Cut, Cut!

Wheel particle effects from Planet Nomads

Mining It All

Acid Attack - Don't Panic!

Badlands and Exotic Jungles Make their Way to Alpha

Badlands
Alien Jungle
Jungle Biome

That is all for today, Nomads. Tune in to our Twitter frequency to receive further mission updates.

If you'd like to participate in the closed-alpha and help us fine-tuning Planet Nomads, have a look at the pre-order page of our sandbox game.

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michaelklier
michaelklier

The worlds looks really nice!

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izzyfiver
izzyfiver

Screenshots look great

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craneballs Author
craneballs

Thanks guys, they are straight from the game, no post-process.

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SenSei76
SenSei76

Great!

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VitaminK
VitaminK

lookin good!

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korefuji
korefuji

looking good, but why aren't these updates on KICKSTARTER? I backed it there, but having to come here to view progress seems a bit...well...disorgansed shall we say for want of a better word, because most KS backers are not regular gamers, they won't know where to look for updates. Please update the KS, otherwise, the game is shaping up nicely and I can't wait to try the alpha.

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craneballs Author
craneballs

Didn't want to post the same things everywhere, but you raise a good point. Will think through how to approach this.

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