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Darkout is a sandbox, with strategy and survival components. One of the clearest influences present in the game comes from titles like Minecraft or Terraria, sandbox platformers where the player can build up facilities and modify his environment at will. But in Darkout there are some interesting points that make it worth to look at, starting by the importance that light has in the game.

System Requirements
-OpenGL Graphics card that can display at least 1024x768 res (Nvidia 8000 series or better)
-2 Gig Ram
-Fully compatible with Windows XP SP3 / Vista / Windows 7
-Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo 1.3 Ghz or Better
-2.5 Gig HDD Space
-.NET Framework 2.0

Darkout Gameplays / Tutorials playlist on Youtube (daily updates): bit.ly/155YwGW
Darkout F.A.Q.s bit.ly/15A5lxu

RSS Feed Darkout Patch 1.1.5 Released!

If you have been waiting for the last Update to Darkout then grab it now and enjoy the new features and tweaks in the patch notes below! :)

Posted by Allgraf on Aug 30th, 2013

Hello Darkout Fans!

It's finally time for another patch! The team has been working extremely hard to get all these additions and tweaks to you. Our testers have been taking the game apart as usual and we have discovered, fixed and tweaked a lot of bugs and little game balancing issues found throughout.

Last week we hinted at the top items / changes in the list. Now you can see the full list below as well as the website www.darkoutgame.com :)

So let's get to what's new in the patch!

Major additions / changes:
· Remote Upgrade for your wrist device (PDM)

· PDM Menu (Personal Data Module)

· Coloured lights with the addition of more lights

· Shotgun!

· Updated Death System

- Recall device (works in conjunction with Death
system)

· Laser gun now uses laser pack which recharges from batteries

Further Changes:

  • Various art tweaks
  • Power regulator replaces battery as equipable item in item slot
  • Emergency light boost
  • Fixed Flare gun
  • Add extra messages for when items gets recycled
  • Relic Blueprint drop rates adjusted.
  • Large containers.
  • New death penalties
  • Sled paths load correctly when game loads.
  • Can have longer sled paths.
  • Barrels are now Liquid containers
  • Crafting also uses fluids from containers
  • Fix to World Create Missing Button Description
  • Equip ranged weapon on select
  • Fix open of escape pod inventory.
  • Fixed grenade damage
  • Fix Item Icon disappearance when HUD windows change
  • Enemy randomly drop Relics
  • Sled inventory size updated
  • Sled speeds updated
  • Fix blueprint drop rate
  • Fix to Duplicate Inventory item exploit when splitting stack and then moving the Item from its original slot
  • Fix message display on INFO display when no prerequisite is required
  • Increase spawn start time for enemies when Game start
  • Add new Categories in menu in preparation for new split for added categories
  • Prevent deletion of Combinator and Recall Device
  • Add Toggle for Vertical Sync
  • Fix problem in INFO menu display for Add-on
  • Prevent adding more than one remote to a device
  • Add research for research only category
  • Updated UI Splash Screen
  • Changed Modulator Icon
  • Resized some Light Image Plates
  • Cleaned up sector rendering code.
  • Added a small fix to help prevent one of the crash on shutdown bugs
  • Fix problem with mining objects getting stuck.
  • Add Item display for the first item in the research display
  • Tons of code clean-up
  • Fixed it so light will no longer bleed through a wall when standing next to it holding a light source.
  • Added signal cable and remote spots to lights
  • Increased number of tables in Journal (this will help with containers losing items bug)
  • Fixed motor/button functioning
  • Added support for alternate cables. (can now have 2 cables of same type on single tile
  • Changed it so you can't place socket cables through platforms.
  • Fixed signal system so it can't turn on lights without power.
  • Allow combinator to be used in signal system.
  • Balanced Light radius sizes based on tier level
  • Fixed the problem with mining highlights and floating numbers being obscured in darkness.
  • new flashlight ranges based on Item tier level
  • replaced Wood wall textures
  • Bumped emissive value so resources are visible at night.
  • Add color aura to jellies
  • Give Recall Device to old players
  • Light Damage for flare and glow sticks.
  • Fix enemies not taking damage from thrown light weapons
  • Made City front wall overlays be affected by player transparency.
  • Addition of 60 more story log entries
  • Some devices emit small amount of light
  • New Tech Lantern with various light colours
  • Ammo Colours for all glowing bullets and Glowing Arrows
  • Updated Bloater, Wolf, Mutt and Parasite animation plates with new colors and Higher Definition
  • Enemy Spawn tweaks
  • Tweaked events placing and fixed wrong placement bug
  • New Manuals pages
  • Added light to event crates and chests to make them more vissible

These should cover all the major tweaks! Enjoy and as

always please report any bugs on the forums at www.darkoutgame.net thanks!

Team Darkout

Comments
loki93
loki93 Aug 30 2013, 5:13pm said:

nope sadly still randomly crashes... might be because it is unstable in windowed mode?

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Allgraf
Allgraf Oct 21 2013, 4:25pm replied: Online

There have been reported issues in playing in windowed mode due to the way the engine handles the resolution if your window mode was the same as your desktop. It cuts off 2 pixels, which confuses the system. best played at full screen, or a lower rez than the desktop if windowed.

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hasaosan
hasaosan Aug 30 2013, 8:01pm buried:

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i want my $ back for this game... this game isnt even worth 1/2 the damn price they want

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loki93
loki93 Aug 31 2013, 3:42pm replied:

in my case very, very hard to get into since i cant get past making a shelter since every time i make one, the game crashes randomly, or when i save

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pysiu
pysiu Sep 2 2013, 5:05pm replied:

If you want to get help (worked for me) post on the game page forum in the support section. Also post your windows error log file and system spec there.
Darkoutgame.net

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DraekDev
DraekDev Sep 20 2013, 12:54am said:

That's not the experience I got when I played this game.

It's never crashed for me. I've been able to get several things crafted and I've progressed through a few parts of the game.

I actually quite enjoy this game, it's like Terraria but with nice graphics. Needs a friendlier UI, but otherwise the engine and the games foundation is great. Also needs story and more variety, but I think those things will come with more development.

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pysiu
pysiu Sep 22 2013, 5:54am said:

Any news on bug fixes for this build? Seems awfully quiet :P

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Allgraf
Allgraf Sep 23 2013, 5:37am replied: Online

We've done a few hotfixes for this build and the patch notes can be seen here: Darkoutgame.net

Cheers! :)

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