Developer Updates

The latest news straight from the lead developers of the sandbox MMORPG Xsyon.

  1. Developer Update 11.18.2015

    Hello Xsyon Citizens!

    The Test Server is open to the public to test out optimizations to object loading functions.

    Recently players have alerted me to increased loading times and lag during zone crossings (again) due to the amount of construction going on in game. I've spent the past several days working non stop on optimizations to speed up loading and better manage in game objects. The results look very good so far and this patch will be ready to go after a bit more testing. ...
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  2. Developer Update 11.16.2015

    Hello Xsyon Citizens!

    Just a heads up for today. I'm going to run some very specific data loading tests on the Test Server with the assistance of the Guide Team over the next few days.

    During this time, data on the Test Server will be strange (for example, all objects will appear as floors). For players that like to join in on the Test Server, you can just ignore the strange things you'll see until I post again calling for specific public tests.

    Thanks!
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  3. Developer Update 10.12.2015

    Hello Xsyon Citizens!

    The Test Server is open for final testing of the Welcome Station feature. The Welcome Station allows tribes to set up locations where new survivors can enter the world and apply to join the tribe. This allows tribe members to accept or reject new applicants even if they are not currently logged on.

    For more details and to join in the final testing session please join our feedback thread

    I decided to wrap up the Welcome Station as it was ...
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  4. Developer Update 10.05.2015

    Hello Xsyon Citizens!

    The Test Server is open for the first round of public feedback on the revised creature AI system in progress.

    The system has been heavily optimized with a lot of old, unnecessary code stripped out. This allows for more frequent updates which should result in better motion, synchronization and ultimately, combat. The revised system is much easier to tweak and adjust based on variables.

    I will be enabling and disabling functions of the revised ...
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  5. Developer Update 09.23.2015

    Hello Xsyon Citizens!

    I don't have any especially important or interesting to report at the moment, but I'd like to keep you all updated on what's going on behind the scenes.

    I'm still focused on the major revision to creatures and combat as detailed in last month's update. Things are coming along, but slowly. I've further revised and optimized some components that I had considered 'done' last month and I've updated the code so that I can switch between the current live ...

    Updated 09-23-2015 at 09:43 PM by XsyonMaster

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