How a murderous metal monstrosity begins.

How a murderous metal monstrosity begins.

 

 

Welcome to all our new aeronauts and  welcome back to our awesome returning vets!

It’s been a busy week with all the new players and I want to thank all the “newbies” for being awesome and for the vets for helping all the mallet-rebuilding, gatling-ballooning, novices. A special shout out to all of the players who signed up and are playing in the teaching tournament. It’s never too late to join in!

As always join us at 3 pm eastern at twitch.tv/gunsoficarus for the dev fireside chat where we talk about everything from youtube deals to industry standards and game development.  We’ll also be taking your questions live so if there’s something you always wanted to know, hop in!

See what the team has been working on after the jump Continue reading

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To those with hot Christmases and snowy summers

To those with hot Christmases and snowy summers

Hello Everyone!

We are live in Australia! Softlayer, our server hosting company, has finally added servers in Sydney, Australia, and we’re super excited to be able to support some of our amazing players in that region.

You can find these servers in your advanced options for matchmaker or when you make a custom match. Simply select Oceania and enjoy!

So our Aussie and Kiwi friends, rejoice and join us in the skies for some airship demolition and destruction!

 

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Hey everyone,

The team has been hard at work, but this week we’re going to talk about the community events starting tomorrow!

Right now on steam Guns of Icarus is on sale. This means you’re going to start to see a few more players in game. More than that though tomorrow is a giant youtuber event and the servers are going to be filled! We spent the week preparing for the new players and we’re super excited to see all our vets welcome in these newbies with open arms.

If you’re interested in earning items, badges, and points for playing with newbies.  Sign up for our teaching tournament. We’re going to have some amazing vet players teaching newbies the difference between a spanner and a mallet.

As always join us at twitch.tv/gunsoficarus at 3 pm eastern for the dev fireside chat!

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Enjoy last weeks latest museings

Hey Everyone,

Short community update this week.  Big thanks to everyone who has signed up for the Teaching Tournament.  There’s still time if you want to earn the exclusive Ruby Teaching Medallion.

As always join us live for Fireside this week, follow this link at 3 pm eastern. We’ll be talking about your feedback on the new patch, the game industry, and what we’re working on next!

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Come get your grump on

Come get your grump on

1.4.1 just released this week and we spent the entire week fixing it up and taking the last bits of player feedback, making sure they’re reflected in the game. This patch was huge adding in stamina, Game Grump voices (with proceeds being donated to Healing Horses and Palomacy), matchmaking updates, and the new underdog system.

Instead of listing what everyone did this week, which can be summarized with made sure this patch got out on time and now working on the inevitable little oddities. After the jump you’ll find the video for last week’s Dev Fireside chat.

If you’d like to join us live for Fireside this week, follow this link at 3 pm eastern. We’ll be talking new patch, development process, and what we’re working on next.

Also remember to keep sending in your lore ideas to lore@musegames.com and to sign up for the teaching tournament! Continue reading

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Send in your lore to lore@musegames.com

Hello Everyone!

Time for the weekly update about Guns of Icarus! This week we’ve got the normal goodness you’ve come to know and love and a twist!

As always the Dev Fireside chat will be going on live at 3 pm eastern at twitch.tv/gunsoficarus. It’ll be Howard and Matthew today going over all the new and exciting things happening in Guns of Icarus. Eric is still on his way back, but next week will be ready to give you the lead designers perspective.

The new event is a fan lore collection! Send your story, idea, news clipping to lore@musegames.com.  The best and most fitting will be put up on our website very soon in a collection known as The Badlands Hotel Guest Book. We want to know what you think defines the factions, characters, and locations of Guns of Icarus!

See the Office’s work after the jump (And as a special addition, games you should check out!) Continue reading

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Oh-My-Pigeon-Loving God, is that a Tesla weapon?

Oh-My-Pigeon-Loving God, is that a Tesla weapon?

Hello Everyone!

Just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has been helping us test.  The feedback we’ve gotten has been amazing and pushed us in some great directions.  If you’d like to join in, join this group and grab a key!

As always the Dev Fireside chat will be going on live at 3 pm eastern at twitch.tv/gunsoficarus. It’ll be Howard, Matthew, and Jacob today going over all the new and exciting things happening in Guns of Icarus. Eric is gone at Unite Beijing for the week!

To hear what the office has been working on follow the jump! Continue reading

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