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Ascent - The Space Game is a space MMO set in a future where civilisation has almost completely collapsed. Players must work together to prevent total disaster, and rebuild a civilisation of their own choosing. Space combat - manual control fighter to fighter dogfighting, scales up to big ship broadside duels - in space! Farming and mining on planet surfaces - players can build their own planetary bases for resource harvesting. City simulation style play. Personal starbase construction - players can construct their own starbase to their own design. This becomes your home in space, and your centre for heavy zero-g manufacturing and research Trading - dynamic local NPC markets, player to player global market Dynamic NPC mission system - combat, trade (supply/demand), passenger transport, courier and salvage missions Asteroid mining - manual control of ship and axial mining beam. Player and character skill based. Research - blueprint fragments attainable from

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Desura Weekly Release Highlights - Episode 26


Desura Weekly Release Highlights - Episode 26

We're back on track and ahead of the pack with yet another stack of super sexy games to be scanned in this weeks episode of Desura's Weekly Release Highlights.

May 27, 2014 News
Players can now actually Colonize the outer planets!


Players can now actually Colonize the outer planets!

This feature at last brings true Sandbox play to Ascent's insane 270,000,000,000 star system galaxy, allowing players to construct and populate cities of any size. Colony claim "deeds" have a 100km radius...

May 7, 2014 News
Patch 1.0.5 is now live


Patch 1.0.5 is now live

Patch 1.0.5 is now live on Desura! Aside from fixes, the main gameplay change is that NPC shipyards are running out of the big ships, since only players make these now. In addition, many will be pleased...

Apr 9, 2014 News
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jamesvaughn71 Jul 9 2014, 2:47pm said: Online

Paid the $4.99, game freezes at the initializing installation,waited 3 hours 40 minutes and nothing. Looks like i wasted $4.99.

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Kuloth Jul 20 2014, 11:54pm replied: Online

As I recall, this was resolved and you were able to play the game. Just posting that here because otherwise it looks potentially unresolved to people reading these comments :)

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Kuloth Jul 10 2014, 8:06am replied: Online

Hi James, if the game wont even install that is a problem with Desura, please contact them for support. If they're unable to help you I will make sure you get a full refund!

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XenonFORT May 7 2014, 3:39pm said:

I can't find it clarified anywhere, so I will ask it here, I hope you don't mind it: What exactly you get from buying it on desura? I suppose it gives you access to the PC client, but it gives you any kind of Premium and if so, for how long?

Thanks for the info beforehand, it is a really promissing game, if Unity wasn't crashing on the webrowser every minute or less. Besides that, I really like it.

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Kuloth May 7 2014, 8:43pm replied: Online

I would like to figure out how to bundle premium with the Desura build one day but for now it just gives you the PC build and obviously ongoing updates.

That said, premium is really cheap (3 components are 99c/month each, you can get one or three, pay 3 months upfront or subscribe, all up to you) and you wont find yourself desiring premium until quite a lot of gameplay in - like many days of play usually.

Sorry to hear you're having web client stability issues - a few players report this (I've fixed it wherever I can repeat the behaviour) and they find the problems vanish when they go to the PC build.

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graspee May 28 2014, 12:30pm replied: Online

You really need to be upfront about the game having a subscription. It's not mentioned anywhere on the store page. If I had bought this and found out "many days in" that I needed to subscribe I would be absolutely furious.

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Kuloth May 29 2014, 5:20am replied: Online

A few things spring to mind there. Firstly, we're very open about it, it's all over the front page of our website. There isn't anywhere to mention it on the Desura page that makes sense. (I've got almost no control over the layout and the description box... well look at it, I don't even have formatting there for some reason)

Secondly, you don't need a subscription to play, and can access everything ingame without it.

Thirdly, if anyone ever buys the game and is later upset about their purchase, I would always make sure they got a full refund.

Last, as I mentioned, one day I'll work out how to include it in the buy price, at least the first month or something.

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XenonFORT May 8 2014, 5:56am replied:

Thanks for the fast response, I wrote it almost in sleep time in my zone, so I wasn't able to stay for the answer :P.

That said, I think I will give it a try to the PC client, maybe some of my friend would like the game too.

If I can help with logs or if there is any way to delete the cache of the web player, so I can check if that helps solving the problem, please tell me so, the game is really promissing, and I don't want that the stability problems on the web client to generate bad publicity in the long run.

Again thanks in advance, and good luck with this ambicious project :).

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Kuloth May 8 2014, 6:13am replied: Online

You can find the playerprefs file in C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\ Unity\WebPlayerPrefs\www_2ethespacegame_2ecom but don't delete that until you've registered or you can't log back in (you don't know your password) (remove space between Roaming\ and Unity (had to add it to post comment)

I am not sure I would use the web player for my next game. I have ATSG players who prefer it, and the Apple crowd would shoot me now if I discontinued it, but if I had the time again I might never have had a web client, and gone straight to PC.

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_-Caleb-_ Apr 12 2014, 3:16pm replied:

Oki Thanks!

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