play as you desire b free flight experience
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Very Positive - 92% of the 81 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (2,820) - 89% of the 2,820 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 26, 2017
Developer:
u&i
Publisher:
u&i

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June 8

Update

1 year ago today b is greenlit!

update #9

features:
  • nVidia Ansel
changes:
  • fog lighter, lifts from morning to noon and descends from evening to night
  • lighting slightly adjusted
  • fireflies light range longer
  • space beyond stars
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May 21

Update

update #8

features:
  • asteroids at night
  • beach option


changes:
  • night sky stars high-res, not moving
  • leaf wobble distance increased
  • outer space stars parameters slightly changed
  • maximum meadow edge/2 length reduced to 12
  • number of dandelions = 40 by default
  • HDR rendering enabled
  • tree bark color modified
  • space dust stream color darker
  • sun, moon and lighting parameters slighty changed
  • mist distance at time modified


"fixes":
  • ladybugs landing on leafs now smoothly


known issues:
  • some resolution not possible as fullscreen selectable, defaults to native display resolution when selected
  • game can crash on exit, captured by crash handler


Asset additions:
  • LowPoly Asteroids Pack
  • Mesh Effects
  • ESO/S. Brunier: The Milky Way panorama, 18 MP


The previous version is available from the BETA branch 9_update7version (Steam library -> right click game -> properties).
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About This Game

this is a play as you desire game.

b free

flight experience: a newly created undulating meadow in spring / summer with a central big tree and day-night-cycle on every start is the playground of b -- a bumblebee of subgenus gaudium formosum, recognizable by their cheeky :p.

manual included

Note: no collisions is on purpose

changes

  • since media creation: the landscape turning dark for around half a second after sun set and moon rises is fixed, midday peak brightness slightly reduced, morning and evening brightness reduced, night brightness slightly reduced, fog closer in morning and evening, game name logo replaced game name text in menu

made with


Game Engine
Unity

Third-Party assets
Shockwave-Sound: Days In the Sun (Full track), From Night to Dawn (60-secs version) (Invoice Nr.: 212765), LYN074: Nature & Environments Set 3, LYN152: Ambient Environments (Invoice Nr.: 212869)

Third-Party libraries, all from Unity Asset Store
  • DirectX 11 Grass Shader
  • Simple SSAO
  • Azure[Sky] Dynamic Skybox
  • Unity UI: OxOD Open/Save File Dialog System
  • uAudio: Mp3 Player/Streamer
  • NPR Oil Paint Effect


system requirements are a guideline, they are not guaranteed to be the only one or satisfying everyones criteria. The central big tree, when close enough in view, is particularly CPU-intensive and might decrease framerate.

recommending a joystick having thrust and yaw control.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Vista
    • Processor: i5-4430 performance class
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1060 performance class
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 207 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Memory requirement is at default settings, see manual for frame rates which can be expected
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 10
    • Processor: i7-7700K performance class
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070 performance class
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 207 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Memory requirement is at default settings, see manual for frame rates which can be expected
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