My Summer Car - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Brendan Caldwell)

Hit it with the spanner

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time.>

My Summer Car has excellent patch notes. Here are some examples:

  • Player can now drown when too drunk>
  • Adjusted targeting of piss>
  • Sleeping with cigarette can start a fire>
  • You can now drink from jail cell WC bowl>
  • Added moped (do not try to drive moped inside another vehicle, YOU WILL DIE)>

(more…)

Dec 5, 2017
My Summer Car - Toplessgun
Happy 100th year of independence to Finland! Only Finland could have brought you this game as it is ːsteammockingː

05.12.2017
-Added oil contamination simulation
-Added oil dipstick to check out oil level and quality
-Added Oil Filters to Teimo store
-Added rudimentary aerodynamic lift to Satsuma, makes the car more unstable at high speeds
-Made Satsuma glove box functional
-Losing and winning in card game now affects Stress
-Added seatbelts to Satsuma, Hayosiko and Gifu
-Not using seatbelts is now traffic infraction
-Gifu windshield can be now broken
-Fixed car radio stereo effect
-Added tire wear and puncture
-Every tire can be now installed freely to any corner of the car
-Added more aftermarket wheels to the parts catalogue
-Adjusted Satsuma cooling efficiency and fuel consumption
-Electric sauna stove cools down faster now
-Fixed Fleetari issues with engine adjustments/tuning and rim painting
-Added custom song CD which can be played with car CD player (max. 15 songs)
-Decreased Satsuma braking performance
-Added possible destructive house fire
-Moved Parts Magazine to garage table
-Player can now drown when too drunk
-Sleeping with cigarette can start a fire
-Satsuma handbrake setting is now saved
-Added two wood carriers for transporting fire woods

WARNING: Due the big change in tire system, you might lose all your aftermarket tires while your original tires have been re-spawned to the garage.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Brendan Caldwell)

"YOU SHALL MAKE A NICE PURSE, DRAGON!"

What do you mean there’s a whole month of 2017 left? Well, the disembodied mouths of the RPS podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show, are tired of waiting. This week the team look at some of the most exciting upcoming games of 2018. Adam is looking forward to smashing big robots with other, bigger robots in Battletech. Matt wants to make trousers from dinosaur skin in Monster Hunter World. And Brendan forgot all about how much he’s excited by surreal isometric detective game No Truce With The Furies.

We’ve also got some chat about Viking strategy game Northgard and yet more love for FTL follow-up Into The Breach. Plus, our Patch Adam quiz is back!

(more…)

Oct 23, 2017
My Summer Car - Toplessgun
Today is 24th of October is My Summer Car one year release anniversary! It has been great ride and the game has been received much, much better we ever could thought of! Thanks to you :) Although we are still not out of Early Access, the game has progressed a lot during past year. So, let's just keep doing what we have done and hopefully finish this game some day :) For "birthday", here is a large update! Surprise included ːsteammockingː

24.10.2017
-Fixed bug with pikes not spawning correctly if trap was in hand
-Fixed issue with starter status not properly checked when starting the engine
-Changed min and max mixture setting limits for all the carburettors
-Adjusted Tractor and Flatbed weights, should perform better now
-Adjusted tractor physics and performance
-Satsuma clock now only works when installed with car battery
-Slowed down Alternator charging rate
-Fixed truck steering help setting issues
-Added detailed car battery condition simulation
-Car batteries can be bought from store (original battery now in bad condition)
-Traveling with a Bus does not trigger traffic offences any more
-Fixed bug with not being able to get out of Driving Mode if Racing Harness was removed while buckled up
-Added spots for catching pikes, best place around island, then average and bad place somewhere else at the lake
-Septic tank needs to be emptied at Water Facility with additional waste handling fee
-Dumping septic waste into ground is now a felony, any fines will be appear at home mail box
-Added a place to play cards with money, you can bet also cars and houses
-Decreased jumping height while inside vehicles
-Fixed bug with police not giving fines for non-inspected Satsuma
-Added car and house keys, except for tractor, moped and boat
-Added a new drivable car
-Added battery charger
-Changed Satsuma standard suspension and handling
-Added suspension upgrades
-Made smoking decrease hunger and fatigue a little
-Pitched up of Satsuma engine sample to make it sound like it is revving higher
-Added electricity bills, will spawn at home mail box
-Changed cigarette system; max 20 cigs in the inventory at any time, can be refilled from loose packages
-You can now drink from jail cell WC bowl
-Added odometer to Van and work hour meter to Tractor

WARNING:
// Be noted that your car battery will re-spawn back to garage, and your cigarette inventory will reset to 20.
// New key system includes encrypted keys, so by NO MEANS do not try to save edit keys or they are broken completely.
Sep 4, 2017
My Summer Car - Toplessgun
-Fixed issue with previous jail data not resetting properly when taking a new game
-Added another amis car to race around Peräjärvi roads
-Made amis cars speeds faster at highway
-Fixed fuel tank's fuel line nut being accessible with ratchet
-Fixed money owner from spawning at certain locations
-Changed the way how chasing police cars tailgate the player
-Fish can be now grilled in fire and eaten, unprepared fish goes rotten
-Added shower, sauna does not clean you any more but swimming does
-Added stress
-Added smoking
-Changed system how hand usage is checked to avoid visual mutation glitches
-Prevented pissing while driving a vehicle
-Fixed issue with engine not losing its oil in case of major Block or Oilpan damage
-Added three achievements
-Added high-performance Racing Carburettors
-Adjusted choke
-Added N2O kit (Nitrous system)
-Optimized Bolt materials, let us know if there are hidden or odd coloured bolts
-Changes in control assignments, you might need to RE-BIND YOUR CONTROLS
-Added engine shake animation
-Added symptom for badly worn Crankshaft, engine shakes a lot and power is lost
-Added symptom for badly worn Head gasket, engine will spit out some steam and lose coolant
-Infamous Stuck In Kitchen glitch should be fixed now
-Shortened the refueling distance from the pumps
Jul 31, 2017
My Summer Car - Toplessgun
Also remember this: https://steamcommunity.com/app/516750/discussions/2/1458455461497273517/

-Fixed repair shop not being open at Fridays and being open at Sundays
-Fixed issue with Block replacement being successful even when the engine was not disassembled
-Made a closure for the life story lines of "kilju guy"
-Player colliding with the car should not make any dents to it any more
-Optimized death screen magazine and added few more death screens
-Fixed issue with replacement parts getting stuck at the counter
-Added NPC tests
-Car inspection shop now follows opening hours
-Added Ratchet Tool set for faster bolt fastening, available from parts magazine
-Changed the system how Spark Plug fastening is handled, let us know if you experience issues
-Added working fireplace to cottage and house
-Improved Yellow car driving capabilities around the village, should not spin out so much now
-Smoothed out some bumpy dirt road sections
-Added footsteps sounds
-Added garbage disposal pit at landfill site to get rid of garbage (destroys items bought from store that are empty)
-Fixed issue where player could grab the car seat while in Driving Mode
-Cops now enforce 80km/h speed limit for Truck and Van
-Fixed bug with cops where some offences were not noted if player stopped for breath test
-Changed so that player is released from jail instantly when he has 0 days left
Jun 20, 2017
My Summer Car - Toplessgun
20.06.2017
-Added engine spare parts to Fleetari for instant purchase
-Fixed issue with some pistons not breaking off properly in case of failure
-Fixed issue with timing cover removal
-Fixed issue with radiator fan animation
-Made Headgasket wear little slower
-Added disclaimer and theme music to the main menu
-Increased the required force for suspension failure
-Fixed issue with hitch-hiking drunk kilju guy not triggering his life stories correctly
-Repair shop is now fully closed outside of working times
-Pistons will now lose their power when the condition goes under 10%, total breakdown at 0%
-Added music mute button to main menu
-Fixed Satsuma radio players getting stuck if car ACC was shut off

This update came much earlier it was supposed to because it has some important fixes considering upcoming Summer Sale. Again if there is a need for quick fixes, such will happen :)
May 29, 2017
My Summer Car - Toplessgun
-Fleetari does NOT fix the whole engine any more, ONLY broken individual parts (I forgot to add this to earlier changelog...)
-Made a fix for the moped an player scaling problems
-Fixed issue with "Rusting Fast" achievement where it was possible to trigger it with train crash
-Fixed parts order wait time not resetting properly
-Made changes to "starter helper" to prevent Van and Moped from exploding at certain situations
-Added wear and eventual failure simulation for some of the engine parts and gearbox, condition at game start is randomized
-Added possibility for total suspension failure, affects also the assembly phase
-Water Pump and Alternator operating friction is now calculated into total engine friction
-Added radiator fan sound
-Adjusted conditions of when Fleetari calls about the vandalism job
-Changed the logic how items are spawned after load, should help with the items getting all messed up
-Added Satsuma gear grinding for missed shifts (works only in H-shifter mode with manual clutch)
-Fixed Gifu reverse gear ratios
-Made it little less probable for exhaust pipes to fall of during game load
-Added fix for ForceFeedbackPlugin that should prevent application crash if FFB-compatible controller is not present
-Increased player grabbing force for ragdolls
-Roll cage removal service added to Fleetari repair shop
-Added replacement fiberglass hood
-Added Fire Extinguisher to put out car fire, also required to be installed for rally event
-Car fire will now break some engine components
-"Fleetari's revenge" has now more randomized spawn points
-Made Fleetari repair time longer
-Made postal order arrival time longer
-Hopefully fixed infamous issue with moped vanishing in thin air
-Fixed bug with Satsuma wheels having a memory leak if game was loaded when car was saved upside down
-Changed how physics steps are calculated, should increase calculations accuracy at sub 40-50fps situations
-Added "Feel Alive" achievement
-Drunk driver in little green car now takes the player all the way to home
-Kilju buyer keeps his money if you do not accept the payment and leave the house area
Kentucky Route Zero - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Brendan Caldwell)

I finally completed Dark Souls III [official site] last week, a world that I have been dipping in and out of between bouts of listlessness since its release in April last year. It didn t grip me like the first revered Dark Souls, but it still made me sad to know it was all over. Where could I go now for my Souls fix? The answer, it turns out, is loads of places. The games industry is quietly reverberating with the series influence. From small games boasting souls-like combat, to bigger games doing weird things with death and player messages. Meanwhile, our PlayStation brethren got Nioh, which took the pocket full o souls idea and simply renamed them Amrita . There is a popular complaint that everything in the industry is now being compared to Dark Souls, and it’s easy to forget that games embraced difficulty and strangeness long before the Bed of Chaos made you weep with frustration. Nevertheless, the mechanics and the tone of Miyazaki s magnum opus is leaking into games everywhere.

That there’s an influx of Soulsian disciples out there isn t a problem to me. My problem is that they are learning all the wrong lessons. At least, they are neglecting the most important one. But first let s look at what sly tricks are being lifted from the series, and who is lifting them. … [visit site to read more]

Apr 17, 2017
My Summer Car - Toplessgun
-Fixed bug in handbrake that caused the inspection to fail every time
-Fixed problems with drinking and handling of Juice cans
-Fixed ODDITY with the Fleetari not being able to trigger his revenge, works now
-Made the duration much longer before Fleetari starts calling about his car
-Made a settings toggle for AI skidmarks
-Fixed unlimited sugar bug with Kilju bucket
-Fixed bug with passing out at the cottage
-Leveled the terrain at Peräjärvi and home pier to stop vehicles sliding into the lake
-Added moped (do not try to drive moped inside another vehicle, YOU WILL DIE)
-Added visual damage to Head Gasket to help diagnose destroyed Head Gasket
-Fixed issue with being able to drive Ferndale from rear seat
-Fixed a delay in fuelling process
-Fixed a bug where truck did not check the fuel level when starting the engine
-Added glovebox hatch and gas cap for Satsuma
-Fixed bug with steering wheel bolt referencing to distributor... don't ask :D
-Added more voice acting for Teimo
-Adjusted targeting of piss
-Added 2-stroke fuel to Teimo's shop
-Boat consumes fuel now
-Added more Achievements and made distinctive icons for permadeath-only Achievements
-Made swamp deeper right next to the rail tracks
-Fixed issue with Kilju bucket colliding with vehicles
-Changed Kilju bucket starting position to the cottage
-Drivers Licence allows now single letter last names
-Added towing hooks to that yellow bastard car (well just for fun!)
-Added (brought back) camera, photos go to your Windows "Pictures" folder
-Fixed issue with vehicles not colliding each other properly when being towed

//Again, lets hope everything goes smoothly. If not, expect us to roll out any quick fixes necessary! :)
...

Search news
Archive
2018
Feb   Jan  
Archives By Year
2018   2017   2016   2015   2014  
2013   2012   2011   2010   2009  
2008   2007   2006   2005   2004  
2003   2002