Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion BETA 1 Begins!

By on March 1, 2012 4:18:53 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Yarlen

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Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games are very pleased to announce the release of Beta 1 for all Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion pre-order customers!

This first beta will allow you to play as the TEC Loyalists or Rebels in either single-player or multiplayer via Ironclad Online or LAN. Also included in this first beta release:

  • Updated graphics engine with self-shadowing ships, up to 16X anisotropic filtering and more.
  • Updated weapon effects.
  • All the new technologies and balance of the TEC factions.
  • Construct the mighty TEC Loyalist Ankylon and TEC Rebel Ragnarov titans.
  • The new TEC Corsev battlecruiser capital ship and Stilat/Shriken corvettes.
  • Steam support for achievements, friends, game invites, automatic updates and more.
  • New ship movement system and performance optimizations.
  • and lots more!

If you've pre-ordered, watch your e-mail for your order receipt with your Steam CD-Key and download information. If you'd like to get in on the beta, head over to the Purchase page. For existing registered Trinity/Diplomacy customers the price is $29.95 for a limited time; for new customers it's $39.95.

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March 1, 2012 4:19:23 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

More details available here: 

http://forums.sinsofasolarempire.com/418918

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March 1, 2012 4:50:06 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

That was rather short notice, I also wasn't thinking that "keep an eye out for march" meant March 1st!

 

Awesome

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March 1, 2012 4:54:56 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

today is a big day, first the beta and a confirmation on Assassins 3, can't wait till people start posting crazy screen shots

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March 1, 2012 4:57:10 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Quoting lachlanp,
today is a big day, first the beta and a confirmation on Assassins 3, can't wait till people start posting crazy screen shots

 

To be honest, its more "Assassin's Creed V" at this point.

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March 1, 2012 5:10:48 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

I dont have my email with the beta key yet im very depressed, pre-ordered about an hour or more before the announcement.

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March 1, 2012 5:15:29 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

New main theme music is...epic!!

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March 1, 2012 5:16:11 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Quoting richard012193,
I dont have my email with the beta key yet im very depressed, pre-ordered about an hour or more before the announcement.
Dude, your at the end of a list as long as a phase jump lane, just gotta wait

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March 1, 2012 5:21:27 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

lol k was just making sure, cuz i spent $300 upgrading my pc for this. thanks for the reassurance though, was panicking bit.

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March 1, 2012 5:36:57 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

FYI you should've gotten that email now, or at least I did. And I was forced to the back of the line

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March 1, 2012 5:39:20 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

I have not got any email and I pre-ordered last night.

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March 1, 2012 5:46:25 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Still working on them. Only got the initial set done from those who qualified for the upgrade price.

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March 1, 2012 5:58:50 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

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March 1, 2012 6:01:56 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

I ordered it in Late January!  Where is the email?!?!

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March 1, 2012 6:02:32 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Quoting ZombiesRus5,
Reduced 29%Original 1920 x 1080

 

Why would you do that? Pirates can be rebel's friends!

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March 1, 2012 6:07:24 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Aww....

 

Just realised that the new specs are above my laptops, so I can't play Rebellion [e digicons]:'([/e]

were the specs released at any point prior to the beta release?

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March 1, 2012 6:10:13 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

They've been on the website since last year.  You may be able to still play, those are just our best estimates at the current time.

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March 1, 2012 6:12:52 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Right-Click on the Titan Upgrades causes crash

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March 1, 2012 6:14:05 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Quoting Yarlen,
They've been on the website since last year.  You may be able to still play, those are just our best estimates at the current time.

Really? well I never saw them....

Just asking, I have a single core processor at 2ghz, is that any good?

 

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March 1, 2012 6:25:24 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

If it worked for Sins Diplomacy/Trinity, it may...

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March 1, 2012 6:35:08 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

It ran perfectly fine with Trinity on the highest settings...

Right, I will have a go and see what happens.

I'll report back with what i find

thanks for giving me a glimmer of hope yarlen

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March 1, 2012 6:36:43 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Nevermind.  I got the email bout a half hour after i posted this:

Quoting LupusVir,
I ordered it in Late January!  Where is the email?!?!

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March 1, 2012 6:59:06 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

I just activated the game on steam, and it gives me a minidump every time i launch it !!!!!

I will try to download directly from stardock right now

 

EDIT: dam it, stardock tells me to download from steam, but its not working !!!!!!

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March 1, 2012 7:13:26 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

I'm back, 72 hour work weeks or not, I've been waiting a year for this!

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March 1, 2012 7:18:07 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Oh I sooooo wish I had vacation built up to lock myself away. Oh well, I guess I will be sleepy @ work cause there is no way I will be sleepy playing this!!!

 

 

WOOO HOOOO. About to load up the BETA!

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March 1, 2012 7:25:13 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Da weekend is here!  Rebellion all da time!

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