Matrix Games Forums

Forums  Register  Login  Photo Gallery  Member List  Search  Calendars  FAQ 

My Profile  Inbox  Address Book  My Subscription  My Forums  Log Out

Any New News Updates??

 
View related threads: (in this forum | in all forums)

Logged in as: Guest
Users viewing this topic: none
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [Coming Soon] >> Close Combat – The Bloody First >> Any New News Updates?? Page: [1]
Login
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
Any New News Updates?? - 6/17/2018 12:16:56 AM   
GrdAdmiral

 

Posts: 5
Joined: 5/12/2018
Status: offline
Any new news stories, screenshots, or videos? Any chance that you can promote ranks like in Close Combat 3 The Russian Front? The higher rank, the more squads you can use are unlocked? That would work well since it’s a persistent force pool.
Post #: 1
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/24/2018 11:19:00 PM   
GrizzlyKt

 

Posts: 38
Joined: 5/25/2018
Status: offline
any news please

(in reply to GrdAdmiral)
Post #: 2
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/25/2018 3:03:57 PM   
PipFromSlitherine

 

Posts: 864
Joined: 6/23/2010
Status: offline
After the Alpha feedback the team are frantically working on a real Beta version to get people playing on. Unfortunately we can't unchain them to respond on the forums, as this has led to escape attempts in the past (and hence a progressively smaller team ).

Cheers

Pip


_____________________________

follow me on Twitter here

(in reply to GrizzlyKt)
Post #: 3
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/26/2018 11:51:23 PM   
bazza05

 

Posts: 4
Joined: 2/21/2018
Status: offline
Can you give us a rough timeline on when the beta might launch?

B.

(in reply to PipFromSlitherine)
Post #: 4
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/27/2018 3:18:02 PM   
PipFromSlitherine

 

Posts: 864
Joined: 6/23/2010
Status: offline
Honestly, no. I could, but if we miss it we then get grief for promising something and not delivering.

Cheers

Pip


_____________________________

follow me on Twitter here

(in reply to bazza05)
Post #: 5
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/28/2018 9:42:39 AM   
Destraex

 

Posts: 2084
Joined: 2/14/2001
From: Aust
Status: offline
An exact date is not necessary for me. But confidence in a release year would be great.

_____________________________


(in reply to PipFromSlitherine)
Post #: 6
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/28/2018 10:35:40 PM   
Nomada_Firefox

 

Posts: 754
Joined: 11/12/2001
From: Spain
Status: offline
Pip is right, I prefer do not know nothing than to know a date which it can be false. In the past, it was the big mistake from the game. However, now they are following the good path and everything will come when it be ready.

(in reply to Destraex)
Post #: 7
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/29/2018 12:18:38 AM   
chris_merchant

 

Posts: 21
Joined: 10/23/2017
Status: offline
quote:

Unfortunately we can't unchain them to respond on the forums
Terrific race, the Romans...

(in reply to Nomada_Firefox)
Post #: 8
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/29/2018 1:35:59 PM   
Destraex

 

Posts: 2084
Joined: 2/14/2001
From: Aust
Status: offline
quote:

ORIGINAL: Nomada_Firefox

Pip is right, I prefer do not know nothing than to know a date which it can be false. In the past, it was the big mistake from the game. However, now they are following the good path and everything will come when it be ready.


Normada. How many games recently have become vapour ware that have silently slipped into obscurity? How many games get shelves half way through development with not a word from anybody?
This game has been in development for a long time and I am keen as mustard. Having a goal in my humble opinion is much better than simply leaving things open ended. Sure they may have an internal date. But their is nothing to motivate a team more than having a date public. Perhaps this is the problem. I don't want to see this fail but I do not want to see it slip into obscurity either. I also want to play it before I die.
I guess these days I am just tired of waiting for the ever longer dev cycles. Star Citizen being one of the most lengthy I have invested in. But their are many others that have small teams that never deliver or just cannot get the quality required today out and be successful. Developers, even small ones, tend to have to do engine conversions or updates half way through game cycles. How long has this one been in development?

< Message edited by Destraex -- 6/29/2018 1:39:44 PM >


_____________________________


(in reply to Nomada_Firefox)
Post #: 9
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/30/2018 2:14:39 PM   
Nomada_Firefox

 

Posts: 754
Joined: 11/12/2001
From: Spain
Status: offline
quote:

How many games recently have become vapour ware that have silently slipped into obscurity? How many games get shelves half way through development with not a word from anybody?

Many but it is not the case. The game is at development and I am not worried by something as do not be finished. This game more or less were in development 4 years or more but they changed the engine one time because between other possible reasons, we, the game community wanted some which we could edit at 100%. With Archon we can, I have seen with my own eyes how you can add 3D models in this engine easily and all the other things can be edited a lot better than if the game had been made at Unity3D.

This additional work increased the release timings and now we must wait.

(in reply to Destraex)
Post #: 10
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 6/30/2018 11:32:51 PM   
Destraex

 

Posts: 2084
Joined: 2/14/2001
From: Aust
Status: offline
I understand the design decisions. The problem is that this planning should have been done properly from the start so no engine change was needed.
The best solution for me I guess is not to follow development and to consider more battlefront games and Art of Combat - Anzio 44 (which is looking very vapour ware as well). Maybe il2 Sturmoviks new tank simulator. I recently got tank
I guess, with friends at least. We will have to continue playing steel division. Warfare tunisia which seems ok as well. But what I really want is this :)

_____________________________


(in reply to Nomada_Firefox)
Post #: 11
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 7/1/2018 10:07:33 AM   
Nomada_Firefox

 

Posts: 754
Joined: 11/12/2001
From: Spain
Status: offline
You are being very hard and non-sense for something which it was played yet by people out the development team and thanks to them the game is being more improved.

Now, I can easily wait because I know how the game is not vapour.

(in reply to Destraex)
Post #: 12
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 7/2/2018 11:11:13 AM   
Destraex

 

Posts: 2084
Joined: 2/14/2001
From: Aust
Status: offline
Maybe.

_____________________________


(in reply to Nomada_Firefox)
Post #: 13
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 7/5/2018 1:19:38 PM   
FroBodine


Posts: 825
Joined: 5/5/2007
From: Brentwood, California (not the OJ one)
Status: offline
Not vapour? Four plus years with only a few screenshots to show says otherwise. I want to play this game as much as everyone else, but it's just not going to happen any time soon.

A status update quote from the developers in 2016:

Recently we have all been busy re-assessing the requirements for Close Combat (there will be more information on
this shortly) and this in turn has meant a complete schedule revision.

However, this process is now comple and The Bloody First is in full production and we plan to start beta testing
during January 2017 (and to release before the end of Q2 2017).

Anyway, things happen, so I shall end my negativity about this game here.

< Message edited by FroBodine -- 7/5/2018 1:25:35 PM >

(in reply to Destraex)
Post #: 14
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 7/6/2018 10:39:23 PM   
Bradley62


Posts: 104
Joined: 6/29/2006
Status: offline

quote:

ORIGINAL: FroBodine
The Bloody First is in full production and we plan to start beta testing
during January 2017 (and to release before the end of Q2 2017).


YEAH

(in reply to FroBodine)
Post #: 15
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 7/6/2018 11:33:11 PM   
Nomada_Firefox

 

Posts: 754
Joined: 11/12/2001
From: Spain
Status: offline
quote:

Not vapour? Four plus years with only a few screenshots to show says otherwise. I want to play this game as much as everyone else, but it's just not going to happen any time soon.

Where have you been living? in a cave? The past months several reviews in many web sites were published, videos, screenshots and more.

Even an alpha version was started where some fortunate people could test it.


(in reply to FroBodine)
Post #: 16
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 7/6/2018 11:36:01 PM   
SchnelleMeyer

 

Posts: 130
Joined: 3/26/2014
Status: offline
We all know 2017 Release didnt happen. - So what if the game is delayed. Go play the older releases in the mean time. Probably lots of gameplay hours still left in them for most of us.
The Bloody first entered Alpha testing during april and now the team works on fixing errors and finalizing stuff before Beta-testing opens:

quote:

ORIGINAL: PipFromSlitherine

The current plan is for a break in testing to allow us to work on feedback we have gotten, and to finalise the other features, prior to a beta phase. We don't have a date but the break it likely to be measured in months.

Cheers

Pip


(in reply to Bradley62)
Post #: 17
RE: Any New News Updates?? - 7/7/2018 7:30:20 PM   
thekromewolf

 

Posts: 7
Joined: 4/8/2018
Status: offline
just let it be boys, they will get the job done, they probaly have a small dev team, how about this, as a community is there anything we can do to help? does anyone have any skills they could offer part time to help the team like texturing, making models or i dunno something that will help? :) i wish i had some experience in making games but i dont :/

(in reply to SchnelleMeyer)
Post #: 18
Page:   [1]
All Forums >> [Coming Soon] >> Close Combat – The Bloody First >> Any New News Updates?? Page: [1]
Jump to:





New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts


Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.4.5 ANSI

0.131