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Community Announcements - castewar
Gold v1.2.7 (included in Pilgrim as well)

  • Fixed crash: Occurred when maintenance bot stole item while player was doing a task.
  • Fixed bug: Filtration mask now blocks effects of Terror Bomb.
  • Fixed bug: Invisible creatures in doorways can now be targeted.
  • Fixed bug: Surveillance console would shift when going from damaged to ruined graphic.
  • Fixed bug: Human Survivor now treated as friendly.
  • Fixed bug: Game saved while sleeping resulted in black screen when reloaded.
  • Fixed bug: Ally players would trigger booby-trapped devices (eg interrogation pod)
  • Fixed bug: Enemies poisoned and left behind as the player moves to the next floor, would die forever, giving XP each time.
  • Increased Sgt Gunny's health increase per level.
  • Increased effectiveness of Amerishield.


Pilgrim v1.3.2 (specific to Pilgrim)

  • Fixed bug: Grilled cheese can now be made with the EZ Cooker.
  • Fixed bug: Shock baton being destroyed immediately by explosions.
  • Shepherd psi pool increases when leveling up.
  • Fixed bug: Mkkose no longer try to merge with player using image inducer.


Psst! Kerberos Productions has a new action-strategy game that could use your support! Easiest hidden message evar.
Community Announcements - castewar
A great launch weekend and a fairly solid release, but as always, a few bugs popped up once the DLC was being played in the wild and as ever, here is our quick support update. We also squashed a couple of achievement bugs that have been vexing some people.


  • Fixed crash that occurred when a saved game was loaded with a crowbar equipped.
  • Hiver Warrior now gets 4 skill points per level.
  • Gunny is no longer slowed wearing PBA.
  • Crusader Armour effect on hunger rate now working as intended.
  • Psi Points no longer accumulate each time transmogrifier is used.
  • All grenades are being accounted towards the Blood and Pineapples achievement.
  • "GUNNAAAAY!" achievement now unlocks properly.
  • Allies no longer attack player when player is mimicking enemy characters.
  • Added option to toggle confirmation dialogs on/off.
  • Fixed: A trap detonated on an inactive floor would prevent the game from updating.
Community Announcements - castewar
As word of the ancient Bloodweaver facility travels to the stars in hushed whispers and shadowy conversations, Enoch The Shepherd, a holy warrior, must investigate.

As one of a small, unique, but growing group of Zuul, determined to leave their savage birthright and terrible reputation behind, Enoch isn't descending into The Pit out of curiosity, but out of obligation.

Whatever evil is still down there, it is on him to witness it, record it...

...and then purify it with fire.

New Features!

  • 1 new playable character, The Shepherd, a Zuul.
  • 8 new monsters!
  • 5 new armors!
  • 19 new items!
  • 13 new recipes!
  • 13 new weapons!


With The Pit: Pilgrim DLC, players can now challenge The Pit with all the races of the Sword of the Stars Universe! You wanted to play as Zuul, and we heard you!
Community Announcements - castewar
While The Pit has been humming along nicely, there were a few small things we wanted to go in and clean up and now we have. Most important is we've added some protection against losing your recipe and message progress, which could happen with some rare bad timing when the game was trying to save your updated profile.

And for a year now, players have had a demo using the base version of the game to try it out - well, no longer. We've updated the demo build to the Gold Edition era, allowing you to fight through the first ten levels as you would in the full game. You can also play as the Psion as well as the Marine, in order to try out some Psi powers. That's approximately 20hours of gameplay... free!

Changelog v1.2.5

  • Safeguards against losing unlocked messages, recipes, etc. added!
    (the circumstances causing the losses can't be avoided, but losses automatically replaced now.)
  • Improved inventory item selection using controller/keyboard.
  • Improved variety for levels in Infinite mode.
  • Fixed: Can right-click to target.
  • Fixed: "Beware the Blob!" achievement was not being unlocked on Steam.
  • Fixed: Tally towards achieving "Jaynus: Robot Hunter" award now working properly.
  • Blandwich achievement fixed in demo.
  • Two new weapons!
  • Three new monsters!
  • More recipes and messages!


GOLD EDITION DEMO!

  • Play demo to level ten (hours of gameplay! Free!)
  • New character in Demo! Play as Psion!
Announcement - Valve
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Product Release - Valve
Sword of the Stars: The Pit Soundtrack, all new content for Sword of the Stars: The Pit is Now Available on Steam!

Set amongst the heavens, the music of the Sword of the Stars games has always been one of aliens instruments and military anthems. But in The Pit you aren't in the heavens, you've entered a hell, and with it comes a dark and mechanical accompaniment! Composed and produced by Ben Lam at Power Up Audio, The Pit OST takes the retro sound of gaming eras past and heightens it with a modern, hands-on sound, making it a must-have for instrumental aficionados.


Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

While the main Humble Bundle is diverting itself from gaming with a really quite splendid collection of audiobooks, it seems to have snuck out one of the best collections of games so far in its Weekly Bundle. Rather than showcasing games from one studio, this week it’s a collection of Roguelikes. (Everyone who wants to have a fight about the terminology, please do so here.) That’s Paranautical Activity, Dungeons Of Dredmor Complete, Hack Slash Loot, The Binding Of Isaac + DLC, Teleglitch Die More Edition, and Sword Of The Stars: The Pit Gold. Cor.

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Community Announcements - castewar

  • Fixed Sol Force rations not being found in rot piles.
  • Prop activation and retaliations distances in response to being manipulated have been adjusted
  • TField issues corrected.
  • Recycler now affected by damage/psionics before activation.
  • Reprogrammed recyclers no longer interfere with resting.
  • Player movement is no longer paused by seismic boots effect.
  • When attacked by an enemy with a liquidator, weapons no longer take corrosive damage.
  • Player no longer able to force attack the tile they were occupying.
  • Added feedback for when Armor deteriorates.
Community Announcements - castewar
Some fixes and tweaks and new items and weapons for you to find/make, just before the Thanksgiving break!

Fixes

  • Hiver Queen can no longer block the ladder going to the next floor.
  • AI now properly accounts for creatures changing sides.
  • Knockback now effects moving turrets.
  • Doohanulator not reducing task times for some tasks.

Changes and Additions

  • Coding Avatar must now be manually equipped.
  • Motheregg properly gives player control of target.
  • Added: New stuff(ing) for Thanksgiving.


Don't own Gold Edition? Well, we fixed a couple of issues in MindGames too.

MindGames

  • "Win Trio" award fixed.
  • Potential crash loading final floor on some machines fixed.
Community Announcements - castewar
Sword of the Stars: The Pit - Gold Edition is Now Available on Steam!

Since its first demo was released in the Fall of 2012, The Pit has become an indie hit with its blend of Roguelike action and sci-fi depth! Players were challenged to survive 30 floors of The Pit using one of three characters – the Marine, the Engineer, and the Scout – then in The Pit: MindGames players were given two new characters – the Psion and the alien Tarka Ranger – and ten more floors to survive through, as well as a wealth of new items, recipes, weapons, and nasty creatures to fight!

To celebrate the success of the series, Kerberos is releasing this Gold edition, which not only gives you the game, the expansion, and all the free content we added along the way, but we’re adding three new playable characters – The Hiver Warrior, the Liir Seeker, and the Morrigi Striker! Now you can test yourself against The Pit using all the major races from the Sword of the Stars universe!

Already own The Pit and MindGames? Pick up the Gold content here;
http://store.steampowered.com/app/258930/

Ready to jump into The Pit? Pick up the entire series here;
http://store.steampowered.com/sub/33764/
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