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Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« on: September 24, 2011, 12:14:33 pm »
This is WIP. I need your help to get this list done. Post the feature and if you can:A link where one of the devs talked about it .
Introduction:
The developer have big plans for Blockade Runner. They plan to develop the game for at least 5 years and have many ideas.
This list will contain all features the developers talked about. But keep in mind, not all of them will end up in the game and many won't show up for years.


The List


Game Engine:
-Ship Editor
-Full fluid simulation for atmosphere, fuel,...
-They will use their own Liquid Cubed engine
-Mod support
-Auto-save
-Joystick support
-Inertia & inertia dampeners

Story
-Earth is rather central to the storyline

Gameplay

FPS Part:
-Crouch, prone, lean, ADS
-Space suits (Oxygen)
-Variety of infantry weapons

Singleplayer:
-Quests
-NPC
-Mining
-Buying ressources

Multiplayer:
-Primary focus of the game
-Ship battles, Races
-Much more

Editor:
-copy and paste
-customizable color-selector

The Universe:
-Procedurally generated Asteroids
-Procedurally generated life size planets, with varied environments, moons & gravity
-Terraforming
-Surfaces Vehicles (Very likely customizable)
-Aliens
-NPC-patrolled zones
-Sounds in space
-Spatial anomalies: black holes, nebulae, etc.

 
Ships
-AI ship constructors
-Ships manned with NPC crew or human players
-One man ships
-Robot-controlled ships
-Hangars for storing ships inside your ship
-Crew Quarters...
-Wired connection for energy,fuel,IO,...
-Wireles connection of systems for noobs (with some disadvantages)
-Jamming other ships' wirelessly connected systems
-Hacking into other ships
-Furniture, decoration
-Merging multiple ships together
-Holodeck/simulation chamber
-Signs & location markers

Systems:
-Customizable Systems
-Tractor Beams
-Weapons: lasers
-Scanners
-Gravity plating and other forms of artificial gravity
-Turrets, Magnetic mines,....
-"Liquid" Shields
-Engines
-Thrusters
-Life Support
-FTL, Hyperspace....
-Transporters & Transporter scramblers
-Sensors, Cameras
-"Pistons"
« Last Edit: June 10, 2012, 12:54:53 pm by Zerebo »

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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2011, 12:34:44 pm »
Magnetic Mines were confirmed btw.


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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2011, 07:22:00 pm »
If I remember well not only FTL was planned for long distance travel, but aslo other systems like Hyperspace ...

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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2011, 01:28:10 pm »
Some other things confirmed by gaberiel and aaron on irc

Tractor Beams

Variety of infantry weapons

Surfaces Vehicles (Very likely customizable)

Robot-controlled ships

Jamming other ships' wirelessly connected systems

Hacking into other ships' wirelessly connected systems
« Last Edit: September 25, 2011, 01:30:16 pm by l_5p4ngl312 »

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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2011, 05:21:23 pm »
"turret" blocks have also been confirmed. :)
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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2011, 04:54:49 pm »
Gravity plating is confirmed.


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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2011, 10:19:31 pm »
God this is sounding better and better the more I read about it!

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« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2011, 10:34:36 pm »
Scanning features are confirmed.


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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2011, 01:31:38 pm »
+walking vehicles?
Jibreel: Yeah but [Hufer] that's like [Axis] complaining that his Toyota Camry is stuck in the mud and you responding "Well my M1 Abrams doesn't seem to be having much trouble."

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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2011, 03:35:30 pm »
Oh dear god yes, let there be walking vehicles (and wheels and treads and hovercraft) once we hit a release that makes land vehicles relevant.... :D
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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2011, 03:36:01 pm »
MECHS! MECHS!!!!!!

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« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2011, 03:42:44 pm »
FLYING MECHS IN SPACE!!!

Oh fuck yeah then we can totally go Gundam Wing up in this shizz
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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2011, 06:23:14 pm »
woah, lets not get ahead of ourselves people! having said that I'm sure some crazed genius is going to create a walking mech the second rotational blocks are implemented  *cough* ;D
Micah- Loving all the ships here Tarot!

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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2011, 06:25:13 pm »
woah, lets not get ahead of ourselves people! having said that I'm sure some crazed genius is going to create a walking mech the second rotational blocks are implemented  *cough* ;D

First thing I thought of right after i got done drooling over imagining WH40k battleships
Jibreel: Yeah but [Hufer] that's like [Axis] complaining that his Toyota Camry is stuck in the mud and you responding "Well my M1 Abrams doesn't seem to be having much trouble."

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Re: Endless Universe - List of Planned Features - Read before Posting!
« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2011, 09:36:37 pm »
SEND IN THE GUNDAMS!!!

i can just imagine some 100 meter tall battlemech slicing a frigate in half with a plasma sword. and one really pissed off ship commander crying OP!