RETRO RAMPAGE FOR PC! Set in the town of Frontier, Missouri, in the 1980s, young man called Mark finds a prototype of VR-glasses. And to his surprise, the glasses are compatible with his Amiga 500. He launches a game and step in to an incredible adventure..
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Reason for Early Access is to collect feedback about the levels and gameplay overall, and to make sure that Voltage is game what players enjoy to play (is A.I clever enough, how about map design).

Creating a complete game will take time and we feel that we need feedback about the gameplay. We wan't also explore new ideas with our community and take the time we need to get every detail/map design right.

Early access also allows us to build and increase a community.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We would evaluate that the approximate estimate in Steam is 6-29 months (after buy button is activated). The time may be even longer: for example if we receive huge amount of ideas about map design from our community and we start implementing ideas. It is possible to make a quite huge game with this engine, but we need more ideas from the community because it is possible that our imagination is limited.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The game engine evolves with speed, so full release will have many more levels and even more advanced A.I. than now. Buying this game now on this Early Access price you will get access our updates (new maps, game technical development...).

Final version will have 10 levels. Maybe even more, but at this point we can promise that the number of levels will be 10.

If you buy Voltage on Early Access price from Steam, you receive new maps for free when we update them to the game and you don't need to pay anything extra.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“We have just published (on October 6th) version 6.108. Voltage was originally a peaceful place. But since the C-I advanced department of technology is trying to eliminate the player (read a plot in About this section ;) ) they bring a massive army of enemies inside the game. Thats why this FPS rampage gives you access to wide variety of different guns, which you can fight against enemies and bring peace back to Voltage.

This version (v.6.108.) of the game currently includes 4 level:

Level 1: Tutorial Zone You start here. We found out that some players were unfamiliar about box pushing and using switches, so now you learn the game logic. On the Tutorial Zone, you can practice many important skills and get to know to the game. Remember that you can always ask help from the Steam Community Hub.

Level 2: Hometown Actual game starts at your hometown, and your mission is to find Amiga 500 computer and start your adventure in AOSYS. After you have found computer, your journey in AOSYS starts. We noticed that many player was interesting to explore hometown on the first version, so now this level is even more bigger, including many houses and suprises...

Level 3: Star Qruiser First mission is called 'Escape from the Star Cruiser': You are in a Star Cruiser. Seems that something has gone badly wrong and it's full of enemies (we don't reveal what kind of...). This level gives you about a 100-130 min gameplay. The game proceeds almost straightforwardly (spaceship is quite big) when you explore different parts of Star Cruiser and you desperate to escape... Boldly explore the Star Cruiser, who knows if you might even be able to find dinosaurs on their development section... [v.3.10 update makes Star Cruiser even bigger than previous version.]

Level 3: Into the DesertYou have escaped from the Star Cruiser by using emergency shuttle. Unfortunately an error occurs and you find yourself from a burning hot desert. Try to find familiar town, or some vehicle to escape...

These levels will be added during the development process:

Level 4: VoltageDinoLand: gives player about a 30-100 min gameplay, depends how much are you going to explore the DinoLand and complete your mission.

Level 5: City of Voltage: In this level you explore suburbs and the main city. It gives you a 30-100 min gameplay.

Currently it is not possible to move back to previous map (for example if you enter to level 3 you cant go back to level 2), since the storyline is going a straight line, but we are planing to implement that feature in future. However we can assure that map sizes are huge and you can freely explore and move inside the map.

Read more from About this section.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Yes. Voltage will retail for a cheaper entry price during Early Access with the intent to raise the price at full release. This is to reward and encourage those who buy Voltage during Early Access. Reason for higher price on full release is that the full release will contain more maps and possible new functions. Creating new maps will take time so we feel it is justified to increase price when game leaves Early Access.

Price can be increased a also during Early Access when we ship more content to the game (new maps, gameplay development etc).”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“All users can communicate with their ideas, feedback and questions about the game in the Steam forum of the game.

For example how to bring community ideas to the game:

*community can help creating new maps by drawing a new map sketches as a .png files and then we here create new maps based to those sketches][/list]
*give tips what kind of buildings and enemies do they wan't to be placed in the maps][/list]
*community will also have the opportunity to influence the course of the storyline][/list]

It is important to note that when you buy this game, participation is not compulsory in any way. If you wan't you can just play the game and enjoy the new updates. Or you can wrote feedback and share your ideas.

It is up to you!
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November 6

Next Update

Hi!

Next update is coming November 23 th at the latest and it will bring these improvements:

  • Tutorial level will be separated from the main game, so you will be able to start playing the main game immediately without completing tutorial level first. Remember that if you have saved your game on tutorial level, you are not able to load that anymore because level will be deleted from the main game.
  • We are changing the word "levels" to 'Episodes'. Episode 1 will include these several sublevels which are already added to the game
  • New sublevels
  • A little bit faster loading time on transitions
  • Engine developer is soon updating AI to "super clever" (well we see about that), we are not sure is this improvement to AI coming before November 23 th

If you find any bugs do not hesitate to inform us so we can fix em!

This update will bring changes to the main game 'Voltage'. Voltage Super Retro will be updated later, this is because we need to change graphical settings every time when we make new Super Retro standalone or main game standalone.

Thank you!

Best regards
VOLTAGE development

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October 30

Halloween Sale!



It's that spooky time of year again!

We've got some great Halloween discounts!

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Steam Halloween Sale

From NOW until November 1st you can purchase Voltage for special price! And all who buy the main game will redeem free DLC with Amiga style retro graphics! (Limited time offer).

https://store.steampowered.com/app/798710/Voltage/

Now it's excellent time to buy our other game too, these ones are on sale!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/765370/RTS_Commander_Smash_the_Rebels/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/818380/Seasonal_Soccer/

Until Next Time...

Now that our feature requests box is open, it's time to start submitting your ideas! Who knows, maybe your idea will be added to the next version of Voltage! You can suggest your ideas on the store page Community Hub sub-forum Ideas & Suggestions.

Free DLC!
Buy the main game, and get Voltage SuperRetro DLC for free!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/869230/Voltage_Super_Retro/

Giveaway Winners

abkorman, please send your email address to voltage@f-games.fi to redeem your key or post a message under the Giveway -announcmenet on Community Hub so we can send keys to you privately. Thank you!

Best Regards
VOLTAGE development
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Voltage has now released on Steam Early Access. If you don't want to buy the game on current state, add it to your Wishlist. Remember to also join the game's community hub, so you will be informed directly about new updates & news!

Extra! If you buy the game before October 10th you will be granted access to an exclusive Voltage Super Retro -game! (DLC). The full VOLTAGE experience will be available in later 2018.

About This Game





Inspired by the Amiga, Commodore 64 and PC '90s legends! Redneck Rampage, DukeNukem and Quake fans might find something familiar from this game, also Dino Crisis and Dinosaur Hunter fans. Graphically it is designed look like AAA Amiga game, however Voltage won't sent you back to the stone age, it is boosted with modern game features (which where not available 30 years ago..).





the small town of Frontier, Missouri, in the 1980s. A young man called Mark is having his summer holiday, the last summer before going to a college. Mark is our story hero, who is living in this idyllic small town, surrounded by a thick forests with a dozens of small lakes with crystal-clear water. This town even have famous American football league. But sometimes you can get bored even a burning hot sunny day like this, even a town like this.



that reason, Mark and his friends, Jesse, Benjamin and Kevin, are exploring scrap yard, where they tend to go secretly to look for all the special stuff, mostly parts of the mopeds and cars. The only employee in the scrap yard has gone to long 60 minutes lunch break, and Mark knows that this is their only change to explore treasures in a crap yard...



old truck which have -as every car in this scrap yard- seemed to be in a traffic accident. Logo of the truck is badly damaged, but he can read some text in it, about "Co" and "International". He peek into the truck, and notice that most of the stuff is badly damaged. But deeper inside truck trunk he finds a prototype of VR-glasses and a floppy disk. Mark smuggle the glasses and a floppy disk to his home and to his surprise, he find out that the glasses are compatible with his Amiga 500. Quickly he realizes that the truck and all techie stuff were a property of C-I Advanced Technology Department, which does cooperation with a military.



that these glasses are capable to unlock incredible hidden features in Amiga 500, able to take full advantage of the Amiga's potential. He launches a game that extends beyond what the games is likely to do, a whole virtual universe, which is somehow connected to another paralled universe. A universe, where the development of computers wen't through other paths and Amiga is world second biggest and the most advanced computer system. Mark log in to interconnected virtual space called the AOSYS and real adventure begins...

While exploring incredible AOSYS game environment with his glasses, Mark doesn't know that technology department in the other site have noticed their visitor from another dimension and they try to do their best to track the player and get their glasses back... with a help of army...





4 levels at the moment and more in the near future, the game certainly offers value for money. Voltage was originally a peaceful place. But since the C-I Advanced Department of Technology is trying to eliminate the player they bring a massive army of enemies inside the game. Complete all levels* and bring peace back to the Voltage!

This version (v.6.108.) of the game currently includes 4 level:

Level 1: Tutorial Zone You start here. We found out that some players were unfamiliar about box pushing and using switches, so now you learn the game logic. On the Tutorial Zone, you can practice many important skills and get to know to the game. Remember that you can always ask help from the Steam Community Hub.

Level 2: Hometown Actual game starts at your hometown, and your mission is to find Amiga 500 computer and start your adventure in AOSYS. After you have found computer, your journey in AOSYS starts. We noticed that many player was interesting to explore hometown on the first version, so now this level is even more bigger, including many houses and suprises...

Level 3: Star Qruiser First mission is called 'Escape from the Star Cruiser': You are in a Star Cruiser. Seems that something has gone badly wrong and it's full of enemies (we don't reveal what kind of...). This level gives you about a 100-130 min gameplay. The game proceeds almost straightforwardly (spaceship is quite big) when you explore different parts of Star Cruiser and you desperate to escape... Boldly explore the Star Cruiser, who knows if you might even be able to find dinosaurs on their development section... [v.3.10 update makes Star Cruiser even bigger than previous version.]

Level 4: Into the DesertYou have escaped from the Star Cruiser by using emergency shuttle. Unfortunately an error occurs and you find yourself from a burning hot desert. Try to find familiar town, or some vehicle to escape...

AND if you buy the main game before November 30st 2018, you will get Voltage Super Retro DLC for free! You can keep this DLC for free forever. We reserve the right to change the price after the release.


These levels will be added during the Early Access:

Level 5: VoltageDinoLand: Dinos have escaped from their cages! This level gives you about a 30-100 min gameplay, depends how much are you going to explore the DinoLand and complete your mission.

Level 6: City of Voltage: Something calls us in the middle of the city.. In this level you explore suburbs and the main city. It gives you a 30-100 min gameplay.

To be continued... More levels will be added during Early Access...

Special features, which are available

  • Turn on and off switches
  • Ability to dive and swim
  • Push and move movable objects. If objects does not move, it is not movable

On below you can find a list of Features which have been scripted but wont be available yet on updated version September 3th. Reason for why these features are not available is that you don't need these functions in first level or testing is still incomplete.

  • Survival hunger, thirst and tiredness
[/b] (This feature is available only levels where player needs to find food, water and shelter in order to survive.)
  • Pick, Carry and drop
  • Day & Night Cycle (This feature is available only in levels where it is a part of the story line)
  • [/list]

    Features that may be added later (partly depends about the development of the game Engine)

    • Merchants system (In levels where it is a part of the story line, merchants can sell you weapons, ammo, meds and food)
    • Drive Cars, Motorbikes & Bicycles
    • Sail by boat
    • Fly



    Ah, finally we get to the most important thing in the game :) Player has an access to a wide variety of different kind of guns. Early Access -version includes at least these guns:

    Shotgun, Sniper M700, Magnum 357, Colt 1911, RPG, Crossbow, Dagger, Hatchet, Bow, Halberd, Mace, Stones tho throw, Grenades and even one futuretek gun..
    Other type of weapons are Melee Weapons, which you also have access when exploring different levels. These Melee Weapons are: Baseball Bat, Bow Saw, Cleaver, Cricket Bat, Crowbar, File, Garden Fork, Hammer, Lead Pipe, Pickaxe, Screwdriver, Shovel, Sledgehammer, Spanner and Wrench.





    dr. Stephen J. McRegon, scientist, computer engineer, and something an a dreamer was asked to help a medium large computer company, to create a ultimate virtual reality system, which was ahead of time. And he did it. On year 1982 he created an open world game for Amiga personal computer, called AOSYS, Amiga operating system. AOSYS was capable to unlock incredible hidden features in Amiga 500, able to take full advantage of it's potential. Unfortunately it was never introduced to the markets in your dimension, where you read this message. Until this day came. McRegon found a way to blend space and time by simple breaking the law's of nature; He was sending radio waves Faster Than Light and that way broke the Cosmic Speed Limit. That maneuver opened a portal (which can be used only for sending small mass objects or voice), and hence deliver AOSYS to our dimension. For you all to play. You see, all physical objects, even you and your chair, exist in three dimensions. Everything has a width, and a high and a length. But there is another kind of length, a length in time.



    All characters and locations used in this game are fictitious in our universe and any resemblance to real persons, vehicles and places is purely coincidental.



    The game contains the instruction manual. To view this manual, click on the Steam store page ”View the manual” link.

    Mature Content Description

    The developers describe the content like this:

    This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

    System Requirements

      Minimum:
      • OS: Microsoft Windows 7, 8 or 10 (32/64bit)
      • Processor: Intel Dual-Core 2GHz or AMD Dual-Core 2GHz
      • Memory: 2 GB RAM
      • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 400 series or AMD Radeon HD 6000 series, 2GB Video Card (Minimum Shader Model 5.0)
      • DirectX: Version 11
      • Storage: 7 GB available space
      • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
      • Additional Notes: You might be able to play the game partly with controller too, but currently mouse and keyboard works the best.
      Recommended:
      • OS: Microsoft Windows 7, 8 or 10 (32/64bit) or A̶M̴I̶G̷A̷ O̶S̷ 1̶1̵0̶1̷
      • Processor: Intel Quad-Core (i5 2300) or AMD Octo-Core (FX 8150) or M̵O̶T̶O̷R̴O̵L̵A̶ 1̶1̵1̶1̶1̵0̶
      • Memory: 8 GB RAM
      • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 660 or greater, AMD Radeon HD 7950 or greater, 2GB Video Card (Minimum Shader Model 5.0) or A̶M̴I̶G̷A̷ ZO̶R̷R̸O̶ 812
      • DirectX: Version 11
      • Storage: 7 GB available space
      • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers

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