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It's official: I freakin' love this game!!!

Me too ... though I haven't had much time to play.

What controller are you using?

I bought the ridiculously affordable Logitech Extreme 3D Pro and am totally digging it with Underground. It's the only joystick that D:Underground actually comes pre configured for and having used it for several hours, I can see why. The stick "twist" being mapped to the roll function really kicks arse once you get acclimated to it ... and in fact, the joystick seems to be designed around the idea of 6 degrees of movement...

Great stick for Descent...

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I'm just using my mouse, which I've been doing since 1995. I'd probably take me months to re-learn how to fly using a controller.

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post #13 of 47
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I cant wait for the mission single player to come out. I'm really hoping its released soon. I think they have it slated for a March official release. Multiplayer is quite repetitive with the same maps and not much development in the UI and stats.

I haven't played the game in over a month. I've seen a few updates come through but haven't had much interest in playing yet. I'll probably give it a try again today.
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I cant wait for the mission single player to come out. I'm really hoping its released soon. I think they have it slated for a March official release. Multiplayer is quite repetitive with the same maps and not much development in the UI and stats.

I haven't played the game in over a month. I've seen a few updates come through but haven't had much interest in playing yet. I'll probably give it a try again today.

 

I think small a part of why I'm loving it so much is, my mind is hungry for new things right now. Still, I'm loving it. Do you have build 1500? That's the current build.

 

March seems awfully soon for an official release. I mean, they still have to flesh out a story and a single player campaign and maps and bots, etc. They still have a ton of work to do from what I can see. Unless, of course, it's almost done and they just aren't really saying anything. Where did you see March?

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I cant wait for the mission single player to come out. I'm really hoping its released soon. I think they have it slated for a March official release. Multiplayer is quite repetitive with the same maps and not much development in the UI and stats.


I haven't played the game in over a month. I've seen a few updates come through but haven't had much interest in playing yet. I'll probably give it a try again today.

I think small a part of why I'm loving it so much is, my mind is hungry for new things right now. Still, I'm loving it. Do you have build 1500? That's the current build.

March seems awfully soon for an official release. I mean, they still have to flesh out a story and a single player campaign and maps and bots, etc. They still have a ton of work to do from what I can see. Unless, of course, it's almost done and they just aren't really saying anything. Where did you see March?


I believe the release was on the wiki or the steam page. Maybe they've pushed it back? Played this morning and only 3 people online... Kinda sad for a game on steam but again it's a prerelease.
I'm on the current 1500 build since I run it on steam.
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I believe the release was on the wiki or the steam page. Maybe they've pushed it back? Played this morning and only 3 people online... Kinda sad for a game on steam but again it's a prerelease.
I'm on the current 1500 build since I run it on steam.

 

Sometimes it's more, sometimes it's none.

 

Anyway, wow yeah the Wikipedia page says they have a planned release date of March 2016. They have a lot to accomplish in the next 2 months! Yikes. I might ask about this on their forum.

 

 

Edit: Wow. I just watched these 3 videos:

 

Single player story tease for Descent: Underground

 

Descent: Underground . TRAILER . 60FPS

 

Descent: Underground Storyline Trailer

 

I guess it's possible for this to be done by March after all.


Edited by TwoCables - 1/16/16 at 10:32am
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Uh....congratulations I guess on getting your thread to be the official Information & Discussion thread, and congratulations on getting mine locked.

 

You might want to overhaul your OP so that it's a proper Information & Discussion thread. If you want to know what a proper one is, then just look at any of the existing ones that we have on here.

 

The name of the game is Descent: Underground. It's missing the colon.


Edited by TwoCables - 1/19/16 at 7:06am
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Uh....congratulations I guess on getting your thread to be the official Information & Discussion thread, and congratulations on getting mine locked.

You might want to overhaul your OP so that it's a proper Information & Discussion thread. If you want to know what a proper one is, then just look at any of the existing ones that we have on here.

The name of the game is Descent: Underground. It's missing the colon.

Thanks! OP updated. I'll keep adding more as time goes on and as popularity builds. Sry bought your thread but I already had this one going. thumb.gif
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Can you bump this thread to the top with each update?

 

Everyone needs to know that Descendent Studios is working hard on this and doing an EXCELLENT job!! Multiplayer is extremely fun, and so is Vs. Bots (which plays by MP rules, so it's the single-player version of multi-player). Even test flights can be fun because of the beauty of the graphics.

 

The latest build (1688) is amazing.

 

I want everyone to understand though that this is a reboot of the franchise, not the original Descent game. It's also a prequel because they don't own any of the assets. It's not because they haven't tried...

 

I also want everyone to know that they plan to be working on this game for 10 years. This first year will only be multiplayer and a 12-level Prequel single-player campaign. How epic the single-player campaign becomes after that depends on sales. So please spread the word! They are hoping to make it become extremely epic., with way more levels than even Descent 2. We're talking a total of 5 chapters here, so easily close to 50 levels.


Edited by TwoCables - 2/4/16 at 1:16am
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Yea I was gonna do an update recently to bump it but I held off after trying to play a week back or so after the update... Somehow they totally broke the matchmaking system and you'd sit trying to start a match for 10minutes with no luck. I see they've recently patch that so that's good.
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