Tag: early access

April ’24 Update

Hey guys, It’s time for an update on the game, where it’s currently at and how we’re going to proceed from here. If you followed our previous posts you’ll know that after the issues we’ve had with Unity DOTS, we decided to switch engines in order to fix the instability and constant crashes DOTS was…
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Porting Progress

Hey guys, it’s time for a new progress update. As you know, after our recent Unity issues we’ve made the decision to delay the Early Access release and port the game over to the Godot engine. Since then we’ve been hard at work migrating our codebase from ECS to OOP. Much of the initial workload…
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Road to 1.0

Hey guys, Between our upcoming Next Fest demo and Early Access being barely a month away it’s time we talked about our plans going forward. Our current demo features the core gameplay of Ascent of Ashes: you build, manage your survivors’ needs and work schedules, and send them on expeditions to kindly ask people for…
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Unity Troubles

Hey guys, today we have some not very great, but nonetheless important news about our project. Over the last few months, we’ve been hard at work to create first a demo we can showcase to you guys, and then an Early Access release that may still be far from finished, but nonetheless enjoyable for you…
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Summer Progress Update

Hey guys, its been a busy couple months for us since the demo release and I figure its time we give you an update on the current state of affairs. As you know, we released a first-glance demo to content creators to help grow the community and give people a first look at what AoA…
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Jan ’21 Progress Update

The first month of 2021 is over and it’s time to talk about the progress we’ve made on AoA. First of all, we’ve expanded our development team with a new coder to pick up for me when my personal health situation presents issues. He’s already implemented a new see-through effect that will allow viewing and…
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Still Alive

Hello again, it’s been a while since the last blog post and a number of people have since asked me about progress updates. In previous posts I’ve mentioned that development had been hampered by personal health issues a number of times. Unfortunately, things got significantly worse after that and I had to go into an…
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ECS and you

Hello again, with the first Early Access release for our patrons in the works, I figure it’s time we talked about some actual numbers. These aren’t as eye-catching as flashy screens but I promise this update will have at least one screen of our ongoing work (which may or may not be flashy). So what…
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State of the game 2020

Hey everyone, as some of you have been asking for a new blog post I figure it’s about time to give you a status update on Ascent of Ashes. We’ve been a bit quiet lately due to some health issues eating into my available time. In order to deal with this I decided to cut…
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Gameplay

A number of people have asked me to describe what the gameplay for Ascent of Ashes will look like. So I figured I’d demonstrate using screenshots taken from the current tech demo. Disclaimer: Since this is only a tech demo, it is in no way representative of the quality of the finished product. Graphics and…
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