Friday, May 27, 2016

Programming Update

Hey guys, it's been way too long since I've done a programming blog update.

Apologies on the delay on the 7.4 public release: I was trying to get the browser embedded version working again but continue to run into issues. Unfortunately, we may just not be able to have browser embedded versions again until we launch the website. As a result, I'll just put the download version of the 7.4 public release up now.

As to when we'll finally launch the site; we should see the new site go up in the next couple of months (at the very least, we'll launch the blog portion of the site with the community portion to come afterwards). Right now I admit I'm the bottleneck for getting the site up and operational and I've just had my attention split between too many things at the moment, exacerbating the delay. Following the next update I plan on re-focusing on getting the site going ASAP. Thanks for bearing with us.

As for game progress: I've been working on cleaning up and adding a lot of new functionality to the new breeding menu. You'll now be able to sort monsters between your own custom tabs as you please using a drag-and-drop menu, as well as rearrange the monsters in the tabs however you like. Please continue to give us feedback on changes you'd like done to the menu, I want to make sure it's as perfect as we can make it since it's where the vast majority of the gameplay happens. I've also been dedicating time to writing more storyline events, including working on the events leading up to getting Alita, your first ranch assistant, who you should be seeing in-game relatively soon.

Fleet has been working on implementing the ranch assistant UI in between making animation set-ups, and it's coming along nicely. Right now our plans are to have the ranch assistant system finally make it in-game with update 7.7 (the July 1st update).

64 comments:

  1. Well, it's nice to finally hear from you guys. One problem that still persists on the menu front is that the full monster menu pops up after choose to give a consumable, also it would be nice to select a monster and view its attributes without having to select the monster then bring up the menu again.

    Still not sold on the ranch assistant system, but I'll leave it in you guy's hands.

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  2. can you add a sort by level of growth rate of stats ?
    something along the lines of:
    F=0 , E=1 , D=2 , C=3 , B=4 , A=5 , S=6.
    than you add all the stats together and sort it by the results.
    so you have a monster with all F's at one end and a monster with all S's at the other end.

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    1. It would be enormously helpful in filling requests to be able to sort by stat level rather than having to check every monster of a given species. Similarly, being able to sort by trait would make things easier, though I suppose (I hope) we will be able to do this ourselves if new custom tabs are being planned.

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    2. Sort of a "sort by request suitability" thing?

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  3. So what can we expect to see in the coming 7.6 update ?
    when will it be released ?

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    1. Probably in the next few weeks (early-mid June).
      As for content, no clue.

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  4. That sounds like solving a super calculus problem, but hope it goes well for you guys. Just wondering if the harpies, cow girls and demon animations will be on 7.6 or will it be most of it?

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  5. You should be able to try a bunch of stats also upgrade the stats from f2 to s

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  6. You know I think they ignore everything we say

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    1. Draw me a lesbian wife for the breeder. :P

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    2. When you say "Alita", I can only assume you don't mean the Alita I use as my Avatar.

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    3. Her name is indeed a reference to the Battle Angel. She's a robot farmhand.

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    4. How do you get her? I mean Alita

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    5. I'm worried about how a robot will fit in as regards the setting, to be perfectly honest.

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    6. Perhaps something like http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2412562.The_Alchemy_of_Stone ?

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    7. So basically, she's someone else's construct?
      It doesn't actually alleviate my concerns about he she will fit into the BS Setting.

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  7. You know I think they ignore everything we say

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  9. holy shit 90% of the comments on this blog are complete cancer. I feel really sorry for the creators of this thing.

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    1. Why, just because he's calling fresh manure and fatal disease on the bullish nature of the majority of posts?

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    2. Well, Not all of them are "complete cancer"... Some of them are Honestly are just trying to help they may be a bit harsh in the way they put its understandable at the end of the day their just concerned and give feedback and criticism.

      Now I do think that the blog has its fair share of...well, dick-ish people that seem unable to tell the difference between bashing and criticism. After seeing a good chunk of the comments from the last blog post *sigh* I would say that it was some pretty disgusting filth but I say fuck it, let them say what they want the Dev's cant take those kind seriously and just like them you cant let that stuff get under your skin. As for me I just ignore them at this point.

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  10. How far will be helpfull the assistant ? like helping harvesting collecting ? ( Can we have a cameo of Dr desty Nova ? my favorite character in the series ^^? )

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    1. The original series' version of Dr. Nova was delightfully insane.
      The Last Order versions are complete assholes... with one exception.

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    2. I think Nova madness is a twisted way to fight zalem order and system of eugenism . But yeah he is crazy .

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  11. Would it be a thing to make different facial expressions (or even sex position) for the breeder when she is breeding with a monster she loves? At least some small floating hearts when breeding? Also what traits will the breeder get? xD

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    1. At the moment, it seems unlikely the breeder will get any traits.
      If you want that, the only current way is to edit your save.

      I too would like the breeder to be more useful. Having stats locked at a low level makes the character pretty useless later on.

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  12. Web delay level: More than three years. Profesional, very profesional, as was said on past comment, web is the new excuse that eats endless time.

    This is even worse than HQ: 30th anniversary, or Scamtaku, welcome to Scamming Season...

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    1. It's not just a case of "Pick a host, there you go".
      There's all sorts of other things to consider when you're looking for host space for a commercial product. Issues often arise due to the content of said product, the consumer base, the rights of the host and other negotiations have to be considered.
      Three years is a bit long, though. I will admit that. Having been into the game since 6.3, I'm left a little bit concerned over the site choices they've since looked at and declined/were declined.

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    2. PS: Hail glory to the censorship!

      Part of my job is develop and deploy the web part, REST Api, backend, and web-services of the apps developed, so I've a bit of knowledge of what I'm talking about XD.

      Is not just more than three years, for more than two years we've had ZERO real news about the web and polls, both things promised as milestones. DUring this time the web was just another promise without any chances of be accomplished. As you can see on this news, now the web is a subject to be used as excuse, so we started to hear about it a few months ago.

      If ScamPipeBomb, and I say ScamPipeBomb in the same way we say Ubishit when Ubisoft mess it, nothing personal, is the main developer of the game, and there is a lot of job to do who does not want or can be delegated to another developer, why split your "not even close" full time job with this, and now?

      My god, he lives in the fucking USA, he has a LOT of web developers who can do an AMAZING job, even more, he move a decent amount of money, he only need to choose, I want a codeigniter web? Joomla? Drupal? How much I want spend in the design? 1k? 2k? 3k? And bang, a full functional web with users levels (free,
      different lvl of patreon, etc), polls, news, forum, whatever you want. Once you've the web, any friend with a little knowledge can help you to admin the web, if you've no friend or want to do it properly, you can afford, how much 300 or 400$? And you have at your disposal a lot of people ready to do the job, in addition to the many people who certainly it gives you your help, just to support the project they believe.

      But as I say on the past was no reason at all of think on the web, or at least that was what showed and proved.

      And I say this as a moron who supported and believed in this project for more than three years.

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    3. so you know of a professional host that would support bestiality and loli content?

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    4. There are a lot of sites with loli and bestiality content, you can look on those sites and search the provider or ask for it to the admins, or you can take a look at hostings suggestion for that kind of content in places like reddit, 4chan, or even google XD.

      Aside that, in the worse scenario, the more polemic content can be redirected to other places.

      The main problem with that kind of content is not the hosting, is the interaction with third entities. Banks for payment methods are usually the worst, or for example a patreon banner in a site full of hardcore loli, or each country laws, no matter if the hosting accept X kind of content, you can have problem in some countries and the site access blocked.

      IMO, discretion, content alert on enter, term of use, and with the amount of content of loli/bestiallity showed here, unless some users start to report the web you don't will need a team of lawyers like Mr.Burns ^^.

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    5. 'Polemic' doesn't mean what you think it means.

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  13. it's awesome to see my suggestion being implemented wow, i dunno if it was planned before but i'm loving the custom tabs

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  14. Cool, I'm glad to see that everything is coming along nicely also looking forward to website and the ranch assistants.

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  15. Some quick n' simple suggestions:
    - ability to mark a monster as a favourite
    - favourite monsters would be locked as to prevent donating or selling them by mistake (quests inc)
    - favourite monsters would have a bright (golden or silver) symbol at a corner of their face icon in the breeding menu (for easy recognition)
    - manual sorting options (you are already working on this one)
    - automatic sorting options
    - send different species for separate tabs
    - within a specifiq tab, sort by: (overall stats rank, level, gender, number of traits, number of preferences, specifiq trait, specifiq preference)
    - ascending/descending sort
    - elves can have a double monster tab to separate elf boys from elf girls (optional)

    bugs:
    - many requests have so many requirements that you can't see everything on its image (ex: Elf, level 28+, STR>=47, FER>=47, DEX>=47, CHA>=47, WIL>=47,) - this is actually one I currently have and for sure it also requires some traits because I have tested it but I don't know exactly which traits.
    - solutions:
    - make the request text selectable
    - font size changes deppending on how many characters there is in the text
    - increase the request box size

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    1. I agree on the request box. I've had more than one request overflow the request box like Unknown.

      Instead of just having "for... reasons.", make use use of the space in the box and expand one the (what seems like) placeholder text and list out exactly what's needed. More players actually READ things than mindlessly clicking. Or use a downward-pointing "Expand" arrow.

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  16. Possibly a future feature that I would want to see in game,hopefully, would be a futa potion; which when fed to the player or monster would allow the recipient to have the futa trait for one day. This is just a suggestion that I would be happy to see in the game, mostly for the female breeder to be a futa, this is just an idea that can be ran with as well.

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    1. And is asking for more body part animations as well as time spent doing a boatload of new animations. While I dearly love futa content, it's actually refreshing that the player can't assume the form themselves.
      *giggles to self* I've just had a mental image of lobbing the potion at Kay... :P

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  17. It is possible to sort your favorite to least favorite monster within it's building? I feel that would allow the player more freedom in choosing which pen his latest monster has been breed/bought without it being assign to a specific pen automatically.

    Currently in alpha patch 7.1 , when a monster is brought into the ranch, it would be put into the most vacant spot in it's species building, and the player is unable to do anything about it, other than to plan earlier on how he/she must keep a specific pen vacant to new monsters.

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  18. Damnit no embedded? C'mon ;-; i can only play 7.0 and it has no good animations

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  19. Damnit no embedded? C'mon ;-; i can only play 7.0 and it has no good animations

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    1. And you can't download it because...?

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  20. I'm from Argentina and I would say that the game is very good but I would recommend finish all animations before adding new characters

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  21. Okay, had the older version and tried to update and export/import files to the new one.

    Are there STILL no animations? I tried mating my Dickwolfs and the cats, but still nothing! I'm not sure if its the game, or just the lack of actual updates that we want!

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    1. Well, no there aren't animations for that mix yet.
      They're polishing off the Fbreeer x Everything, then MBreeder x Everything and finally Everything x Everything Else. In that order. Not ideal, but eh.

      There are some creature pairings that exist in the code presently:
      Futa Harpy x Catgirl, Harpy x Catgirl, Catgirl x Catgirl, MDemon x MElf, Catgirl x Holstaurus, Catgirl x Futaurus. So yeah, that's all we've got for now.

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    2. Bah!!!!! i wish they would just put in the older animations as placeholders until they upgrade!

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    3. Ripped the best, old ones and make us wait years before we get to see dickwolves x catgirl again. Hope it doesn't ended up like dickwolf x f/breeder animation. The new one is a crap compared to the old animation.

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  22. Me again, a couple of animation glitches this time.

    The Harpy x Catgirl doesn't auto-complete like the recent ones you've put in.
    The Stallion x Catgirl no longer has a "Finish".

    These are only present since the "Bulging" toggle was put in.

    Also, (and I'm repeating myself) the Kittengirl x FBreeder animation does not progress at all, unlike the Kittenboy x FBreeder animation.

    These are present even if "Autoplay" is toggled On.

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  23. Just switched to the Patreon build...

    Am I missing something? There's no tabs (or... if those colored tab-like things at the top are tabs, they don't appear to work). The previous system seemed far more functional. Previously, I could examine a monster and see all his traits and stuff clearly without having to select him. And when he was selected, all his information was right in front of you. I'm reverting to the 7.4 version. But I thought I'd share the sentiment.

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    1. The UI rebuild cocked a lot of things. Safe to say the tabs are totally nonfunctional at present.
      I prefer the previous UI version and can see where they were going with this, but the funky design is causing problems and confusion. Sod the coloured tabs, use the icons you had.
      Problem: We can no longer sort by creature.
      Confusion: Black heart instead if Incest Warning might confuse new players.

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  24. I wonder how much animination we will see. Like all the harpy x fbreeder animination? Maybe more?

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    1. I would say probably just the harpy animations, though seeing as last month we didn't get too much, maybe there will be some holstaurus animations too? I wouldn't count on that though...

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    2. Currently using 7.5.1.
      Seeing as they've shown the concepts for Harpies, Holstaruses and Demons, they might actually try to follow through. For 7.6 is unlikely, and might try to squeeze the Harpies in. For 7.7 (due on July 1st), I think it'd be fair to actually EXPECT those to go in. I'm waiting for some Stallion smex.
      I just hope the manage to smooth things out a little as well. Most notably is the lag involving Harpies (try breeding two of them, you'll see what I mean), nonfunctional coloured tabs, the breed button covering 7/8hs of the second monster's first trait, the .exe version not working properly (no events load) and the Kay event is STILL bugged (though Tab->Enter works).
      I realise there are limits on what you can do for the time being, but all we're asking is for you guys to try a little harder.
      While I have no problem with the actual quality of the artwork, I share the sentiment that's too much ass going on. Cordelia says it requires a sperm and an ovum. What species eject ova from their anuses? Also, how do new Stallions get made by having them jizz all over the ground?
      Personal grievance: Mandrakes. Ewww... Will we ever get to grow an Alraune (I think that's what Eva is)?

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    3. Oh my god yes for Alraunes! Mandrakes are disgusting and I've never and never will breed/keep them.

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    4. As much as I don't mind any of the positions that are going into the animations (mainly because there are still so many more animations to look out for that just now having a bit more anal than vaginal seems like a lame complaint), however I'm still a bit disappointed with the results we get from animators. In the beginning of the year Vanilly stated that she is able to make around 7 animations per month, and it's fine if we get between 5-9, it's completely okay. However, there has been already more than enough time for Subtank to settle in (I mean in ANY job 6 months is the longest you can get for a "training" period, and supposedly Subtank has been helping the team before).

      And I understand that while Vanilly works only on animations, Subtank does the concept arts, however still after such a long time I expect that he should also provide around 2-5 animations per month.

      I know I'm gonna get sh*t for this comment, and that the BS team ignores the comments anyway (especially when there are so many good suggestions given in the comments if you only look through, and nobody from the devs care to voice any opinions), and I know that so many comments on the blog are toxic, but that does not justify laziness from a TEAM of people, who already know how to work (so they're not "learning"), especially when they have the luck of being one of the most successfully supported projects on Patreon, with more than enough resources to hire more staff members, and with more than enough fans to ask for help in case they need it (after all, since they are not planning to make all the animations, why not ask the fans for commissions? They don't need to pay for those, and I bet many people would contribute with awesome stuff that could be put into the game)

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    5. They're trying, but I think it's their team itself. The only one that seems to be doing any work is Spurple. And even that's a loose guess. Have you been to one of his streams? All he does is watch movies or tv and then draws one or two lines before he's done for the night. Vanilly is never there. HBomb and the other dude are nowhere to be found. And if you talk about BS or suggest something to him in stream, SPurp goes apeshit.

      This game is genius. Infact it's the only NSFW game I've played and enjoyed. The story is amazing and the monsters designs and art direction is nice! But the devs are making nearly 40k (after taxes it's still consistent enough to pay their bills, keep their bellies full and for them to pocket a little change) due to their faithful fans and they're giving the fans their ass to kiss. And whenever an update comes out, it's always half-assed and with not enough content to excuse the near monthly lack of activity (Despite Vanilly praising herself that she could do around 7 animations a month). Great game. Good talent. Lazy and insensitive team.

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  25. Why answers no one from the authors to the scam comments :(

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    1. Why? Because its not a scam.

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    2. that may be true but at least they can defend themselves

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    1. Gah, grammatical errors galore in that comment. TLDR I miss the old UI.

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