Author: Alexis Kennedy
STATE OF THE FACTORY: YEAR 1
Here’s how Weather Factory is doing, here’s how we thought we’d be doing, and here’s what we’re doing next.
(PS! A number of actual librarians, only one of whom got cross, engaged with us on Twitter about this. if you’re a librarian, please feel free to drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org with Interesting Librarian Facts or Things That People Don’t Understand About Libraries That Annoy Us. This is a game set in a fictional alt-universe 1920s library so I can’t promise it will address...
The Long Midwinter
Feedback is super welcome – more than that, it’s the whole point. I wrote a thread of protips on how to get devs to listen to feedback here, but honestly even if you just @ me on Twitter it’ll be useful. The balance needs a lot of tweaking, and there’s no Dream attacks to speak of, but you’ll probably find smart things to say that I...
TERESA’S UPDATE AND DANCER DLC LIVE!… and first post-launch patch
On Tuesday we released a giant free content update, TERESA’S BUILD for Cultist Simulator along with a frankly underpriced piece of DLC, DANCER. Headline features: goth change moth sex death skin ROMANCE archrival nemesis detective melt.
How To Benefit From Community Feedback Without Losing Your Fucking Mind
‘I know you’ve already touched on this in a talk but practical strategies for sifting out important feedback would be much appreciated. Maybe a future blog post?’
“We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives”: more on FUTURE upcoming CS updates in the FUTURE
I can’t talk about that yet, and perhaps not ever.
CULTIST SIMULATOR: 2018 update roadmap
We’ve got all the post-launch hotfixes out the door, we’ve been to Brazil and back, and now we’re making some more Cultist Simulator.
CULTIST SIMULATOR LAUNCHED.
Cultist Simulator is live on Steam, Humble, GOG and itch.io. We hit #1 on the global top sellers list on Steam on launch.
The Gate of Horn beta branch
Q. But all the public releases will make it to itch, GOG and Humble too, right?
THE CROWNED GROWTH, HOW IT BECAME
if a saint is offering people their own hands, or if Jesus on the cross is consumed by fungus, or something
The Labyrinth Under the Skin
We took Cultist Simulator to Rezzed a week ago. Player-facing events are really useful for feedback. We got a very, very positive response, but again and again people fiddled with combinations that didn’t work. There’s a lot of trial and error, they said.
I have pushed two patches today, because I really wanted to try out a performance tweak that Martin just added. Notes below.
Update-aganza on Cultist Simulator as we approach launch
Now we’re getting close to launch (46 days!), we’re pumping out a couple of updates a week.