Friday, June 10, 2016

Programming Update

Hey, this is just a short update to let you guys know what's up: due to the animation issues with the harpies Vanilly ended up having to reanimate some of their loops, but we intend to have the hotfix up next week. Sub should ideally also have the neo harpy x fbreeder animation ready for the hotfix so you'll get that as well! I've also done some more bugfixes/added a few more QoL features to the breeding menu, including a bar showing you the XP the monster will get from breeding (like on the old one) and a hotkey you can hold to bring up both selected monsters' stats side-by-side for comparison.

Fleet's nearly done with the Ranch Assistant menu, after which I'll get to finishing up the system and getting the Alita quest-line in-game. I've been having fun writing it since it includes some cute Ellenor and Cordelia interactions.

52 comments:

  1. I enjoy the little-but-frequent updates - looking forward to it!

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    1. Indeed. These smaller communiques are always welcome.
      Ooh, Assistant system seems to be going well :)

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  3. just to be sure, by neo haryp X fbreeder, did you mean the Chickadee???

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    1. But still no fix for the Siren animation yet?

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    2. Siren fix will be in the hotfix.

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    3. Thanks for filling in that little blank ^^

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  4. waiting for testing the new contents ...... will be tough

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  5. Ohh, does that mean that we will not get all the new animations for holstauruses in the next update? *cries*

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    1. i would like to know aswell, with the work vanilly is doing to finish the harpy animations will this cut into holustrus animations for this month?

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    2. Just a little. The harpies generated some unique problems animation-wise I think just due to their wings/poses. We're also considering doing catgirl/dickwolf and dickwolf/dickwolf out of order this month just to fill out the starting pairings, so that might take the place of a couple holstaurus animations.

      You should expect, at the very least, two holstaurus animations by Vanilly and then two more that may or not be holstaurus anims, as well as at least one additional animation by Subtank.

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    3. That sounds pretty great actually! Good to hear progress being made, and also neat that a suggestion from the patrons like doing catgirl X dickwolf early is being considered. Just don't rush - we want you to make the animations the best you guys can!

      I assume no art update for a while since art is over a month ahead of animations?

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    4. Ah, cool. Makes sense to get those animations in there. I'm assuming just the base catgirl and dickwolves, and not any variations for now? Unfortunate for me, considering the Titwolves & futaTitwolves are one of my favorites (second only two the mare & futamare. But doing all the possible wolf and cat animations would put the breeder on hold for a while.

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    5. That's some very welcome news :)

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  6. Hmm, on the topic of fixing the single-loop feral harpies, what about the kittengirl?

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    1. Kittengirl was started then kind of got lost in the mix due to us switching around some animation duties. We'll likely go back and add more loops to it eventually but probably not right away since we've got a lot to fill out.

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    2. Ah, that's alright. At least I can stop asking about it now =P

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  7. and the relationship between Dickwolves?

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    1. I'm sorry, what are you asking?

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    2. I think he's curious if we're talking M/M dickwolf scene, since we're talking the very basics, and it *is* one of the very first combinations of monsters you can have, even if it's only good for leveling. I think we are, since Titwolves and other variations aren't available at first.

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    3. Yeah, but considering that most of players are male (I think), and most of males feels unconforted with male x male sex, and probably are disabling the this feature at begining of the game, I think we could leave those scenes to later stages of development.

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    4. It could just be that they are a vocal minority, but there do seem to be a lot of people impatiently waiting for the gay animations. Though I am exactly what you said. I will probably watch them once, and then disable them. I have no interest in them at all, besides just watching them a single time to appreciate the work that went into them.

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    5. That's what it comes down to, really. People have been clamoring for MBreeder, and half of that is M/M content. Whether they're specifically looking for MBreeder X Female monster or gay content is up in the air, but Dickwolf X Dickwolf would be pretty much the only gay content until MBreeder late this year/early next. I love Titwolves, but having a dedicated fully-rendered gay scene would be neat, on principle, for the bi fans. Plus if it's not your thing, hey, turn it off.

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    6. Yes, but you must understand that the time they are using on things few people like (Male X Male) could be used to make things that most people likes. Of course that I don't have any numbers to show, but I still "think" most of audience of this game are males. Of course, I also think that female players also don't like Female X Female scenes and are tolerating until now, maybe waiting for Male X Male stuff, but again, I "think" that they are minority.

      Just an Idea, Is it possible to make a poll to check if the BS audience is male or female, and if they want the gay scenes to be postponed? You could make this here in the blogspot site?

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    7. my not so much for the sex part but to have more variety as this game seems interesting

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  8. where is the 7.5 update for free ppl cuz i been waiting but still dont see it

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    1. Dakota... It hasn't been that long since 7.4 went free.
      You're practically asking for two updates in as many weeks. Sit back and relax, it's coming.

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    3. Yeah, it's not long since we got 7.4... because that was delayed by almost a month compared to when it was scheduled to go up

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    4. Yeah, I know. It's still no reason for them to rush 7.5, though.
      They do that and free users will be complaining about something else... Probably when they go back to the "two builds behind" model again. I'd love to see 7.5 going free soon, all the same, but I think it'll be out shortly after 7.6.1 which is scheduled to drop next week (but that could mean anytime between the 20th and 27th).

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    5. Was 7.5 the one that introduced the new and more awkward interface?

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    6. Yep, that one. I can only hope they skip that and give the free users the 7.5.1 bugfix version.

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  9. I have an Idea, How about when you get an offspring it shows a small portraits of the parents to easily determine to keep or not?

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    1. To clarify I mean a portrait with stats and such...

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    2. maybe just a portrait, but hovering the mouse would show their stats

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    3. ^ That. But I still would like them to fix the trait display bug in the guild building.

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    4. It'll be cool if the offspring can have the preferences of the parents or a event envolving them. Lol at the female breeder and her monster kids. XD

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    5. Or the male breeder (*grumble*)...

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  10. Is there any way to sell more the a stack of a 1000x times at a time.

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  11. well hello guys it says u should get a update each month cuz they did 2 updates all ready for partons all ready in each month and leaving everyone else out a sim bro has less ppl working on it and they keep up with everyone so ya and it be a month already from 7.4 update one of the reason im not dontad to this one and simbro i has cuz why put ur paid ppl upfront and leave everyone else behind its not fair and its not right at all

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    1. It's a standard patreon move to make, that's why.
      Some developers leave the non-patrons one build behind, some go two or more. And some others only use patreon exclusives for two to three weeks.
      If it's one of the same Sim Brothel releases I remember, one was as dull as dishwater and one was extremely buggy and also quite boring. Or is "Simbro" a concatenation of some other project's name? Also, your opinion holds less weight due to:
      No Grammar
      Pointless use of "txt spk" - this is just not needed on an internet blog
      No spell check used at all

      Spacing and grammar make for a much easier read. Now that you know why they've left free users two releases behind, stop comparing the two titles. Not only are they vastly different, the teams are also vastly different. It's like comparing people. Also, what's their funding model (is it per content release or per month)?

      If you want this to act more like "sim bro", go play "sim bro" instead.

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    2. Lol those are two game that are different, from art work to gameplay. I love both games to be honest and if you think it's that easy, offer your services for free or something. Contributed and ease their workload or find someone who can for cheap. You can't rush art despite how much your penis want it too. :P

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  12. Amadour x Fbreeder animation rework when? :P

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    1. Hmmm, I've yet to come across that particular event (I keep starting over when I develop new tactics... may do again, the swines make me sick). It says on the animation tracker that the art currently used in that event is current as of 7.4.
      Hmmm, says the Stallion/FBreeder anim needs new lineart. It'll be interesting to see what they come up with.
      Catgirl/MBreeder it says is in place, but needing new lineart.

      Kudos to the team on fixing up Kay's animation (7.6).

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  13. You know what would be super-awesome?

    Not offering only 'release' and 'donate' if you breed up a new monster and ran out of space. There's another thing we can do with monsters, you know? We can fulfill orders for them. It is both mechanically annoying and immersion-breaking that I can donate a monster but not bring it to a paying customer who's closer than the place I send donations.

    Or, just... only enforce population limits at end of day? Warn the user that if they go to sleep now, some monsters are going to escape, so they'd better do something about that. Leave in the 'warning: you don't have room for that' dialogs in all the places they are now, but one option just lets you go ahead anyway.

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    1. I like the idea of enforcing the limit at the end of the day - plus it leaves you the option of just saying "oh well" and seeing which ones stay or go. But at least giving you the option of filling orders with them instead would be nice - as would the chance to harvest them before they go!

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    2. Most of orders you receive requires a lv bigger than 1

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    3. Sure, but when you choose to keep the new monster when your pen is full, it asks you which one you want to donate - it doesn't always have to be the new one.

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  14. i dont get it. why isnt the in browser version up yet?

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  15. Um i really interested to know : will there be some fbreader > male NPC scenes in future ?

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