Beta info soon? Also, twitch questions

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March 6, 2015, 11:52 a.m.

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March 6, 2015, 2:57 p.m.

In twitch someone asked when the beta will be.

the answer:
Playdreadnought: @Dyrain we will have an announcement on that at the Panel Tomorrow at PAX East

Playdreadnought: We apologize for the delay on information on Beta Signups. In order to get involved with the Beta. Simply Signup for the News Letter

ALSO, Here are some other questions:

Playdreadnought: Hey there guys. My name is Andy. Are there any questions I can answer?

Miekpeeps: playdreadnought, [Q] will there be smaller classes to make the battle more hectic? or will the game primarily be capital class battles?
Playdreadnought: @Miekpeeps It is primarily capital ships

Djtechlive: @playdreadnought, Andy do you have a twitter Link?
Playdreadnought: @Djtechlive Twitter for Dreadnought is @Playdreadnought mine is AndyL_sandbox

Sirkaplay: cohhHi Andy! Will be there different play modes? Do you guys plan on establishing a e-sport scene?
Playdreadnought: @Sir_karkus @Eschaap We have more modes but we cannot speak about them at this time.

Mildocjr: @Playdreadnought system reqs and platforms?
Playdreadnought: @Mildocjr right now it's PC only and we will have system specs in the coming months

Bloodyqueen: @Playdreadnought Do you have any maps in space?
Playdreadnought: @Bloodyqueen yes we do have maps based in space

Bloodyqueen: @Playdreadnought do the ships move faster without the drag of air?
Playdreadnought: @Bloodyqueen Things are going to behave differently based on the environment. but the ships also behave differently based on size

Dorei22: @Playdreadnought Can the sniper not warp?
Playdreadnought: @Dorei22 no it cannot... at the moment but it does have the ability to change position very quickly

Commander_joe: @Playdreadnought Will the damage you take to specific systems affect your ship?
Playdreadnought: @Commander_joe Damage will change based on the weapon but at the moment we cannot answer more

Roguelolbeast: @playdreadnought, Can you modify your ships such as different weapon systems, or shields that only face the front but arre stronger kind of thing?
Playdreadnought: @Roguelolbeast there will be customization of ships and weapons

Miekpeeps: playdreadnought, [Q] will there be something like 'multiclassing' so a shi can be equipped with abilities from different ships?
Playdreadnought: @Miekpeeps Abilities will be class specific

Sirkaplay: playdreadnought, could the players impact the environment in any way?
Playdreadnought: @Sirkaplay they cannot but that is a different situation in the story mode

Djtechlive: COHH can you ask if there will be any Ship customization? Or @playdreadnought If you could answer
Playdreadnought: @Djtechlive there will be ship and Weapon Customizing

Dorei22: @Playdreadnought Are there any plans on implementing a carrier of drone ship?
Playdreadnought: @Dorei22 that is an aspect of gameplay we cannot discuss at this time

11:14 Gome43: @Playdreadnought will Dreadnought be playable on older pc's and/or laptop systems(say 3 years old)?
11:15 Playdreadnought: @Gome43 we will have PC specs available later this year

11:15 Hironymus: @playdreadnought are there plans for more players per battle? and will we see more ships or is this the final rooster?
11:16 Playdreadnought: @Hironymus there will be different sets of players, but we intend on keeping it 5v5 for the time being

11:17 Degobear: Andy, do you know anything or can you divulge anything about the progression system?
11:17 Playdreadnought: @Degobear we cannot speak on that at this time

11:17 Gome43: @Playdreadnought any plans for a competitive mode after the game is fully released?
11:17 Playdreadnought: @Gome43 I'm afraid we also can't speak on that just yet.

11:20 Matahashi: @playdreadnought, (repost) how long does cloak last?
11:20 Playdreadnought: The Cloak is based on energy consumption

11:21 Sirkaplay: playdreadnought, will there be a leveling system? What about ranks for ranked queues?
11:22 Playdreadnought: @Sirkaplay we have to hold off speaking about this at this time

11:31 Sirkaplay: (repost) playdreadnought, will there be any kind of buffs or momentary improvements placed around the map as small side objectives for players to fight for?
11:31 Playdreadnought: @Sirkaplay arounf the map no

11:36 Sepizza: @Playdreadnought what features will be available for in game communication? Voice and or text chat?
11:37 Playdreadnought: @Sepizza we intend on having in game chat

11:38 Gome43: @Playdreadnought will you have some type of hotkey command in game for along with a ingame cahtbox?
11:39 Playdreadnought: @Gome43 we will have Callouts and short commands

11:39 Jagasi: @playdreadnought, will this be a PC exclusive, or will we see it for console as well?
11:39 Playdreadnought: @Jagasi This is exlusive to PC

11:41 Dorei22: @Playdreadnought Will you be abeal to change your crew members?
11:41 Playdreadnought: @Dorei22 that will be a customizable option

11:49 Irubick: @Playdreadnought is the beta closed or open?
11:49 Playdreadnought: @Irubick we have plans for Closed and Open Beta

12:01 Ticktock1231: @playdreadnought, Can you take damage from ships exploding? If i am going down can i try to take someone with me? Thank you.
12:02 Playdreadnought: @Ticktock1231 there is no on death explosion damage

12:01 Fathom101: @playdreadnought, are you able to upgrade and change specs on your ships by winning battles (point system)?
12:03 Playdreadnought: @Fathom101 I'm afraid we are unable to speak about that at this time. However I can say that we will not allow players to have a significant advantage over other players based on their layout

12:03 Rldennis: Playdreadnought Are there any weapons in the game that mainly target the power system? (some kind of EMP?)
12:03 Playdreadnought: @Rldennis at the moment (with the weapons we can speak about) The "Statis Missle) Stops a ships progress dead in it's Tracks. Even in Warp


1:09 Thedark1105: What game engine is this built on?
1:10 Playdreadnought: Unreal Engine 4

1:10 Echo141: will there be an option to play with firends (not random team games)
1:12 Playdreadnought: @Echo141 there will be a Match Making System and a party system at launch

1:24 Shaggyhad: I think they don't have six axes because it would make the game a bit too complicated for some players. They talked about maybe introducing it later. It's mostly a choice for ease of gameplay.
1:24 Playdreadnought: @Shaggyhad you are correct sir

1:26 Sepizza: @Playdreadnought Any future plans for VR support?
1:26 Playdreadnought: I'm afraid not at this time (but that would be awesome)

1:25 Little_cesar: @playdreadnought what does it mean when the crosshair turns blue/yellow/red?
1:27 Playdreadnought: @Little_cesar The crosshair represents Targeting Enemies*, Distance or Range and Friendlies

1:44 Shaggyhad: This seems very communication intensive. VOIP support?
1:45 Playdreadnought: @Shaggyhad in game - 1:46 Playdreadnought: We do intend on having a Team fuctioning Chat System since the game is so Team intensive

1:55 Kingkmodo93: @playdreadnought Is there going to be controller support?
1:57 Playdreadnought: @Kingkmodo93 we don't have plans for that at this time but it's not something that's off the table

"Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing."

May the Dreadnought be with you!

Posted: //
March 6, 2015, 12:05 p.m.

Stream is now live, hopefully more news soon :). WIll edit after watching.

Full loot PvP, best PvP

Posted: //
March 6, 2015, 12:11 p.m.

Updated //
March 6, 2015, 3:13 p.m.

Lots of information new and old posted

"Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing."

May the Dreadnought be with you!

Posted: //
March 6, 2015, 3:55 p.m.

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March 6, 2015, 3:56 p.m.

I knew I was going to miss it =/

@Sepizza: thank you for the recap =)

Posted: //
March 6, 2015, 6:28 p.m.

No problem. I tried to copy as much as I could.

"Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing."

May the Dreadnought be with you!

Posted: //
March 8, 2015, 11:49 a.m.

Thanks for posting this, sadly I missed these questions and had been looking for similar answers for a while.

Posted: //
March 8, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

Stoked for this game! Hope I will have the opportunity to get into the beta testing!

Posted: //
March 8, 2015, 12:49 p.m.

I wish this team all the best in the world, I haven't seen a capital ship game of this quality in forever.

In my hand's I hold the key to your fate.

Posted: //
Jan. 29, 2016, 8:49 p.m.

Hope beta will be there soon.. im waiting about a year to play this. we understand that you want let out the game as finnished as much is possible, but this waiting is painfull.

Everything in space is meaningless while youre piloting Dreadnought

Posted: //
Jan. 30, 2016, 10:46 a.m.

for a long time watching this game and I'm looking forward to it as I can play.

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