Frostpunk - Rufus Blackwood


Hello there, Citizens!

We've gathered a lot of feedback since the last update - thanks for contacting us on Steam, Reddit, Facebook, via support email and other channels! Thanks to you we've been able to fix some issues and optimize some features. Find the full list below!

FULL CHANGELOG:
  • Fixed achievements “Master Archivist” and “By the Sweat of their Brow”
  • Fixed crash when getting automaton from Frostland site
  • Fixed an issue when loading the game could stop the storm from spawning again
  • Fixed an issue when loading the game would change storm position
  • Fixed an issue when scouts would not die during storms
  • Shadow system optimization and fixes
  • Many different upgrades and fixes to Economy Panel
  • Some translation fixes for the Russian language
  • Fixed display issues in Brazilian language
  • Added missing texts for Turkish and Brazilian language
  • Fixed display issues when changing camera level
  • Fixed an issue with the quest “A piece of the past” which made it start infinite amount of times
  • Additional minor fixes and optimizations
We know that updates are about fixing stuff but sometimes - unexpected things happen. That's why we've created this email address: techsupport@11bitstudios.com
Don't hesitate to use it! Contact us about any bugs/crashes that you encounter.

Remember that’s not our last word when it comes to Frostpunk. There are more free updates coming in the future, so be sure to follow our social media channels to stay up to date:
Stay safe, stay warm,
11 bit studios
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (The Dealer)

Is… is it over yet? Are the Black Friday and Cyber Monday PC gaming deals finally finished? Just a couple more hours to go now, you can do it deals herald, you can get through this. You’ve got a week and a half holiday coming up soon, just get through the afternoon and then you can go and lie in a dark room and not dream about Cyber Monday graphics card deals you might have missed for the seventh night running.

Ahem. Sorry, I don’t know what came over me there. Probably the Cyber Monday PC gaming deals fatigue settling in, or the Black Friday fever dream I seem to have been living this past fortnight. But your deals herald is stronger than that. Nay, THE DEALER is stronger than that, and with a renewed sense of vigor that may in fact be frenzied despair, I thus present to you the final monolithic installment of our Black Friday and Cyber Monday PC deals bonanza. Gone are the deals swept away by the ever-grabbing hands of internet shoppers. All that’s left is the best of the best that are still up for grabs, from graphics cards and monitors to SSDs, gaming headsets, CPUs and mice and keyboards and more. If you’ve yet to do your Cyber Monday shopping, act fast, as these PC gaming deals won’t be around for long.

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Frostpunk - Rufus Blackwood


Dear Community!

Steam Awards are here and it would mean a world to us if you voted for one of our games! Or for us as a studio, for that matter!

You can do it RIGHT HERE!

Our Reddit community even created a special "How to vote?" guide, just saying!

Thanks for all your votes, you are awesome!
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Katharine Castle)

I’m sure everyone’s feeling a bit of Black Friday fatigue by now (trust me, I want this all to be over just as much as you do), but in the interests of those after that one, last, final deal to end all deals, I present to you our newly refreshed Black Friday and Cyber Monday PC gaming deals hub. I’ve cleared away all the deals that have been swept into oblivion by the almighty wave of discount-grabbers, leaving you with the best of the best PC gaming deals that are still available. Whether you’re after a new graphics card, monitor, SSD, gaming headset or even a new CPU, mouse and keyboard, your deals herald will provide. Here are all the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday PC gaming deals you can grab right now.

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HITMAN™ - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Katharine Castle)

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HITMAN™ - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Katharine Castle)

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HITMAN™ - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Katharine Castle)

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Frostpunk - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Dominic Tarason)

The inhospitable icy wastes of Frostpunk don’t look so bad if you’ve picked Serenity, one of two routes to take through new free Endless Mode DLC. According to 11 Bit’s video dev diary (which you can find below along with a launch trailer), Endless Mode took longer to develop because they got a little carried away on the new content front. There are four different maps to pick from, determining how free you are to expand your icepocalyptic city outwards, and players can pick between two styles of play as they build without the threat of a looming, story-ending disaster.

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Frostpunk

UPDATE 21ST NOVEMBER: The Endless Modes is live! It's free, remember, and comes in a patch with additional Frostpunk fixes.

"We've put a lot of effort to deliver you this mode," wrote developer 11 bit Studios. "We hope you're going to enjoy it immensely! Also, we tried to test both modes as thoroughly as possible - but being a really big piece of content that you can play, well, endlessly, some non-standard issues may occur in the late game. Worry not, though, 'cause our brave QA guys are always waiting for your feedback at techsupport@11bitstudios.com! Don't hesitate to contact us about any bugs/crashes."

ORIGINAL STORY 19TH NOVEMBER: Frostpunk is a fine, fine game. An exquisitely wrought city-builder in which you cling to survival through apocalyptically cold temperatures. It's thrilling, and if you can hold on through the colossal storm, you win. But your campaign ends there - you can play no longer.

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Frostpunk - Rufus Blackwood


Hello there, fellow Citizens!

We have some amazing and long-awaited news to share! As planned, and promised in the development roadmap, the Endless Mode for Frostpunk is available now (for free) for all owners of the base game.

Watch the Features Overview video: https://youtu.be/_A2pVJc0ddg

About the DLC:
  • Endless playthrough
  • 3 new maps
  • 2 brand new game modes
  • Randomised frostlands
  • New Archives mechanic
  • New city decorations
  • Available for free

Watch the Dev Diary about Endless Mode:
https://youtu.be/aln3KJYvwW4

List of additional fixes:
  • People can no longer be arrested while all the wardens are busy, for example building something
  • Gravely ill should head to Infirmary more timely
  • Hungry or ill people on scout teams no longer make completing certain quests impossible
  • Wall Drill line has now proper heating level progression
  • Using RMB to move the camera no longer closes the construction panel
  • Videos should no longer disappear after using Alt+Tab
  • Fixed a bug with Automaton Scouts not always revealing new sites
  • The economy panel now shows the correct number of free places in a Care House
  • Fixed a bug which sometimes caused the list of saved games to disappear from Save menu
  • Automatons assigned to Charcoal Kilns are now counted towards the quest goal in The Arks
  • Fixed an exploit with rebuilding the Outpost for extra Coal in The Fall of Winterhome
  • Shadow rendering system optimization and quality improvements
  • Other small fixes and tweaks
We've put a lot of effort to deliver you this mode. We hope you're going to enjoy it immensely! Also, we tried to test both modes as thoroughly as possible - but being a really big piece of content that you can play, well, endlessly - some non-standard issues may occur in the late game. Worry not, though, 'cause our brave QA guys are always waiting for your feedback at techsupport@11bitstudios.com! Don't hesitate to contact us about any bugs/crashes.



Stay safe, stay warm. See you next time!

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