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Natural Selection 2 FPS & RTS Hybrid Major Updated Released Named Dropship

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The guys at Unknown Worlds are at it again, Natural Selection 2 has a new major version named "Dropship" that adds some really sweet features.

New Stuff
Organised play - An entirely new way to setup a game, making it easy to setup matches with multiple people. They say doing something like starting a 6v6 game is a few button clicks away, very nifty for tournments.

NS2World Championship Emblems - The finalists in their tournament have each gotten a unique DLC emblem you can buy on Steam that get displayed on your player, 50% of the proceeds go to each team too, so you help fund NS2 e-sports by doing it.

They have also fixed a massive amount of issues, they weren't kidding when they called it a "monster changelog", a major highlight is this:
Consistency checking now uses a much faster algorithm which in many cases may decrease load-times, thank the gods.

See the full update post here. They haven't even listed all the fixes, they claim around 9,000 bugs where fixed, holy cow!

Unknown Worlds are a developer I can easily back, the game is not only fun, but well supported.

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Pepe 15 February 2014 at 5:55 pm UTC
I miss achievements :-/
manny 16 February 2014 at 1:38 am UTC
HadBabits 16 February 2014 at 1:58 am UTC
Played the tutorial for a bit. Got somewhat into the alien bit before it crashed.
Letik 16 February 2014 at 3:52 pm UTC
manny 17 February 2014 at 2:53 am UTC
LetikWell supported ?? Hmm.. Sorry !

In terms of well supported I believe this means that the devs are actively releasing patches.

However , the lack of good enough debugging tools on linux is an issue that Valve is trying to tackle.
Liam Dawe 18 February 2014 at 3:24 pm UTC
LetikWell supported ?? Hmm.. Sorry !

I also now have that issue.

I fixed it by disabling the Steam overlay from steams right click menu on NS2, an odd fix, but the same happens with another game.
Letik 18 February 2014 at 6:01 pm UTC
Tha ks for the help liamdawe, but I disabled Steam Community on NS2 and it didn't solve the problem :/
Liam Dawe 18 February 2014 at 6:02 pm UTC
LetikTha ks for the help liamdawe, but I disabled Steam Community on NS2 and it didn't solve the problem :/

So you went to right click on NS2, properties, and unchecked "Enable Steam Community In-Game". Then launched?
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