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Subnautica Dev Update 3: Early Access?!

Posted by Hugh 6 days ago
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Following development of Subnautica will give you two things. The first is a rollicking roller-coaster ride of game development fun, in which you will see an underwater adventure game go from puddle of pixels to Game Of The Year 2027. The second is a deep, intimate, perhaps inappropriately thorough understanding of a production tool called Trello. Back to that in a moment.

Up until this week, we have defined our development progress in terms of weekly builds. Deepsea Challenger, Blue Hole, Molchanov, and so forth. This week, we have shifted to defining our progress against an upcoming target: December 16th. This is the date on which we would like to release Subnautica for sale on the Steam Store, as an …

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Hanging Stingers

Posted by Hugh 1 week ago
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Swimming in open water can be a pretty nerve wracking experience. Back in my home town,  a Great White shark was hauled out of the water off a popular beach just this week. The only unusual part of the story was that it was dead – These giant predators are always around. That’s one of the core fears of open water swimming: What’s underneath me, that I don’t know about?

Even when swimming out on the ocean, there’s one unfailing truth: As long as the sea is calm, you can always swim to the surface. But what if there is no surface? What if the only thing above you is rock? For many people, cave diving, or swimming through any …

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Subnautica Dev Update 2

Posted by Hugh 2 weeks ago
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Another week has passed: A week in which we did absolutely nothing, except roll around in the piles of cash from Subnautica: Special Edition sales. Game is finished, right guys? … Before we end up on the front page of Kotaku, IGN or RPS, I should clarify that the previous sentences are not true. Here’s a rundown of some of the stuff we actually got up to this week. It is by no means comprehensive: To see almost everything, check out the Subnautica Trello board, and new for this week, the live checkin and changes feed.

 

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The new ‘changes and checkins‘ section

Speaking of changes and checkins, let’s start with the subnautica.unknownworlds.com backend. Lukas has …

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