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Nov
18
by Kane Hart at 4:47 PM
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IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Player Backpacks should always appear on the compass now. (Sometimes they could be occluded.)
  • Move special boots to the end armor list so each full set of armor BPs can be on one page
    -SHOUTOUT: Cornflakeboy
  • Better Tutorial Text
    -SHOUTOUT: Lirik
  • When you find a free steam key we now play fireworks. (Lots of people seemed to have missed that they got a free key)
  • We now back up player save files more often than before
  • If you try and build a harvester out of range of Element-X the game will warn you before proceeding.
  • The game will now take action against non-newbie players killing newbies.
  • Refunds for bases being destroyed now show in via a 'refund storage bin' which fixes issues with player's inventory being full at the time of the refund being awarded etc.

BALANCE:
  • Home Stargates no longer require power. (They are still found under the powered items category for ease of finding them as all the other...
Nov
14
by Kane Hart at 5:21 PM
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GRAV Free Weekend is on Steam and also 66% off Grav! This Weekend Only!

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http://store.steampowered.com/app/332500/

Looks how full the servers are:
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Nov
12
by Kane Hart at 2:31 AM
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*** ALL SERVERS COMING DOWN TO GET THE UPDATE ***

Thanks for your patience through all these updates in the past couple days. We have had a good reason which I can now share with you! Starting tomorrow GRAV will be FREE for the weekend! Have a friend who's on the fence? Tell them to give GRAV a shot tomorrow!

NOTICES:
  • All Loot Crates have a chance to drop a FREE GRAV Steam Key!!!!! (Valid on official servers only)
  • Many Items now have a Min Rank requirement. You must be this rank or higher to use the item.

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Wood Rooms now have interior lighting
  • Some more Server Optimizations
  • Some GPU Optimizations
  • Accurate max players will now be displayed in the server browser

BALANCE:
  • Alien Tower Armor now requires Artifacts to be built
  • Assault Rifles now require Gems instead of Ore to be built
  • The Do Tasks for Rewards now gives out a Health Stim early in the game

BUGFIXES:
  • ...
Nov
10
by Kane Hart at 8:46 PM
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IMPROVEMENTS:
  • When your stamina is sufficiently low a hungry effect will play to remind you to eat something
  • Sneaked in some more performance improvements as well

BALANCE:
  • Home Stargate portals now have much fewer hitpoints, and cost a little Element-X.

BUGFIXES:
  • Fixed an issue causing solo play not to load the home planet.
  • Fixed spawning on top of tall rocks in starter area occasionally.
  • Fixed seam in river on starter world
Nov
10
by Kane Hart at 6:33 AM
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** OFFICIAL SERVERS COMING DOWN FOR NEW PATCH! **
UPDATE: All official servers are now back online

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Yet more server performance improvements
  • Server capacity increased! Each official bitmonster server will now launch multiple home planets and load balance between them with new players. Additionaly players can transit between home planets with the Home Stargate. Your home planet always full? Try one of the new ones!

BALANCE:
  • Increase the range of the PlayerAbility: 'Forceful Shove'
  • Spread out the Vehicle Bay's Blueprint required to build levels
  • Tundra Armor is now found on Yetis
  • Magmanite Armor is now found on High Planets

BUGFIXES:
  • Fixed Dark Gaia not being pickup-able
    -SHOUTOUT: Yi FZ
  • Fixed player inventory not syncing when initially connecting to planets
  • Fixed issues causing players to fall through caves
  • Uplink summoning will no longer prevent summoning within 30m if there were...
Nov
07
by Kane Hart at 3:34 AM
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GRAV: Reborn Update 3

*NOTICE* Area levels and caves have been re-rolled

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • More server performance improvements
  • The Home Planet Stargate BP is now avail. Tired of having to go back to those Pesky Return Portals? No Longer!
  • When viewing a blueprint via the inventory menu, text will display where you can build that item.
  • New Hat: Sana Mask
  • When you are are out of Stamina we now play an out of breath sound.
  • An incoming alert sound will now play when you using the PlayerAbility: 'Wingsuit Dive Bomb'
    -SHOUTOUT: [>.FZ.<]Insomnia#donbit
  • Reserach Stations now show the Job Required for the things you can research there.
    -SHOUTOUT: [OTG] NetBlaise and AsgarothSG

BALANCE:
  • The AA Turret no longer has an upper level limit for when it drops
    -SHOUTOUT: DaOpa
  • We now additionally give you Rations for doing the F8 Reward Task
  • The PlayerAbility 'Winguit Dive Bomb' now does less damage to Players...
Nov
04
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by Kane Hart at 11:30 PM
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GRAV: Reborn, Update 2 Notes

** OFFICIAL SERVERS COMING DOWN FOR NEW PATCH! **

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Many server side optimizations (to address lag issues on high population servers)
  • More client-side (rendering) performance improvements on the starter planet
  • New item! Pekket Run boots, increase movement speed.
  • Jobs and player abilities now have a tooltip for the full description text
  • When trying to join a planet which is full, an error message will appear indicating such as well as giving you a chance to retry.
  • New server option: ?HomePlanetOnly - will cause the broker to only start the home planet and skip all the exo planets

BALANCE:
  • When killing Bombers, if you and your friends do more than 60% damage to it you will receive loot even if the bomber blows up on you
    -SHOUTOUT: GravMaster
  • Reduced the chance of dropping small rations
  • All of the various stims now have a chance of dropping
  • Fix Armor levels. Alien...
Nov
04
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by Kane Hart at 11:29 PM
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GRAV: Reborn, Update 1 Notes

** OFFICIAL SERVERS COMING DOWN FOR NEW PATCH! **

-NOTICE: Optimizations! Solo Play should no longer be such terribad Framerate. Sorry about that guys!!! MP Should also be more performant.

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Added some Ground Pound Effects to mobs that were missing them
  • Better text on the BitMonster Box Hat
    -SHOUTOUT: 150

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Reduced Drop Rates for the Toast Hat
  • You no longer need to ACTIVELY be a specific job to do many many things. You now just need to have leveled that job up to the level required
  • Increased Drop Rates for the Jack O' Lantern Hat
  • Increased Drop Rates for Ore Armor
  • Increased Duration of the Defense Stim
  • Increased Duration of the PlayerAbility SuperTank
  • Reduce Bag Timer so the world is not littered with bags
  • Increase Tech Hunter Material Drops
  • Monster Summoner hunter level requirement dropped to 10

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Fix...
Oct
30
by Kane Hart at 3:59 PM
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This patch is the result of about 3 months of hard work by the BitMonster team and has many, many changes in it.
Rather than listing them all in the usual amount of detail here are some highlights.

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Look for some fun Halloween surprises!
  • New monsters have names from our contest! Thanks to all who participated.
  • The planet the player was last on is now saved, so when you rejoin a server you will no longer have to stargate back to the planet you were previously on.
  • Lower the overall amount of crafting materials. Each one now comes from a specific Planet Difficulty (e.g. Low, Mid, High).
  • Group Harvesting will give a chance to EACH harvester to get Material Drops and Resource Jackpot Drops.
  • Pistols now all have unique visuals and sounds. Additionally the various levels have been given more interesting names.
  • Rocket Launchers now all have unique visuals and sounds. Additionally the various levels have been given more interesting...
Oct
28
by Kane Hart at 12:14 AM
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We have exciting news today! The biggest GRAV Update is coming soon!

It offers a new Starter World, new monsters, more weapons, and armor and a completely revamped UI and much more!

There is even new Biomes and even a contest to name 4 of the new monsters!

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For more info check out:
http://bitmonstergames.com/games/grav/reborn/