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Title: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Zack on May 16, 2016, 10:07:03 AM
Get your sick day excuses ready, because Siralim 2 will enter Steam Early Access on May 27, 2016 at 9:00am PST (noon EST)! To help answer any common questions you might have, refer to the FAQ below. You can check out our Steam page and add it to your wishlist here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/464620/

Siralim 2 Pre-Launch FAQ

How much will the game cost?
Siralim 2 will cost $14.99 USD, but Early Access adopters will receive a 10% discount.

Will I lose my saved data after the game leaves Early Access?
No - at least, that's not our intention. Keep in mind that this is a beta test, so it is still possible that some horrible bug might cause you to lose your data. However, this scenario is highly unlikely, and we can normally recover your data for you anyway.

What platforms will Early Access be available for?
To start, Siralim 2 Early Access will only be available for Windows. After the dust settles and the game is confirmed to be relatively stable, we'll extend Early Access to Mac and Linux as well.

While Siralim 2 will eventually be available on iOS, Android, Playstation Vita, and Playstation 4, we have no plans to hold any type of external testing on these platforms. The game will launch on these platforms once Early Access is finished.

Does Early Access include Steam trading cards, achievement, badges, emoticons, and backgrounds?
Yes. All of these are included and unlockable in Early Access.

Is any game content exclusive to Early Access adopters?
No. All the items, creatures, and progress you make during Early Access will be the same as if you bought the game on the day it is released.

Any other questions? Feel free to ask here!
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Noetherian on May 16, 2016, 10:08:01 AM
Awesome! Can't Wait!

Thanks again for all of your hard work on Siralim 2.
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Bloodist on May 16, 2016, 10:09:58 AM
Got the best news ever this early in the morning! ;D Siralim 2 is comming!
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Respwner on May 16, 2016, 10:19:28 AM
Really looking forward to the 27th now! :D
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: sckip on May 16, 2016, 11:21:51 AM
I do not know the technical difficulties, but my dream would be to have Siralim on 3DS.
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Linkff on May 16, 2016, 12:36:12 PM
There is a possibility of #GameMaker Nintendo (Wii U, 3DS) export modules.  #gamedev ... This game is based on yoyo gamemaker engine and custom scripts .. Idk more details but if an export module exists and developer is willing to export it's possible
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Psylisa on May 16, 2016, 04:07:11 PM
Will there be platinum trophy support for the Sony platforms?
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: DarkSol on May 16, 2016, 04:07:15 PM
Hell yeah!! Can't wait! ☺
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Zack on May 16, 2016, 04:12:32 PM
Will there be platinum trophy support for the Sony platforms?

Not sure what the requirements are for a platinum trophy (it might only be allowed for certain games), but I'll try!
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Relysis on May 16, 2016, 05:39:58 PM
I was really hoping for Steam Cloud support this time around, but I know you use your own system that allows transfer between mobile systems and that.  I just like the automated way steam cloud handles it without having to manually upload a file.  Can't wait to play it, and only two more weeks to wait.
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Zack on May 17, 2016, 01:31:18 PM
Our Steam page is now live: http://store.steampowered.com/app/464620/
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Noetherian on May 17, 2016, 03:00:05 PM
Our Steam page is now live: http://store.steampowered.com/app/464620/

Page looks good.  :->

If it isn't too late to make a change, you should consider the following:
-- It is quite unusual for games to enter Early Access in a state that is essentially feature-complete and moderately polished. This is a big selling point. (I believe that I am not the only one who steers clear of unfinished alpha-builds on Steam Early Access.)
-- The "Why Early Access?" is the only question that people can read without clicking "Read More"

Therefore, consider putting your most important information into the "Why Early Access" answer -- start out by saying "Although Siralim 2 is essentially complete, it is a complex game and so <blah blah testing and balance stuff>"
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Zack on May 17, 2016, 03:30:29 PM
Great idea - I've fixed it to match your suggestion!
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: SirFinbar on May 17, 2016, 09:38:13 PM
It's so, tangible! :D

I went on a five-day bender, and on the terrible withdrawal checked the site to see if Siralim 2 was out. It wasn't, but the end is nigh! The monster catching light brightens!

I can't wait. :)
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Bewi on May 18, 2016, 04:03:37 AM
It's really nice to see the game being played in the video ! 9 days to wait ...
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: pandaborn on May 21, 2016, 02:22:17 AM
HYPED! 6 days to go!
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: random_rolle on May 23, 2016, 04:07:18 AM
Checked out the steampage and noticed it says windows 7 as min requirement. Will the game still run on windows xp? My computer is not gonna get updated and i barely use it. But since the android version is still further off i was hoping i could start playing sooner. So is windows xp still viable for Siralim 2?

Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Zack on May 23, 2016, 08:38:48 AM
If Siralim 1 worked for you, the sequel should too. :)
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: random_rolle on May 23, 2016, 09:15:00 AM
Good news, now i just have to get the steamclient working again, for some reason it doesnt load the store section at all. But i got a few more days to sort it out :D
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Psylisa on May 23, 2016, 11:39:21 AM
I'm torn, since I'm primarily a PS4 player.

I might pick up Steam Early Access and then the PS4 version, but I'm still in the deciding phase.
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Calisca on May 25, 2016, 10:32:03 PM
It's gonna have cloud save so .... it's just a matter of cash. And I bet zack will be happier the more u throw cash at him .... which means he'll make more content .... *shrug*
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: random_rolle on May 28, 2016, 02:37:04 PM
If Siralim 1 worked for you, the sequel should too. :)
Unfortunatly this is not the case right now zack, the executable isnt even runnable on windows xp. Not a valid 32-bit executable.

Hopefully this is an oversight, i just bought it on steam and was really looking forward to it. Else i will have to wait for the android version which is still far off.
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: TravelDemon on June 01, 2016, 12:00:16 AM
Hi, I was wondering if you have any plans to release the game elsewhere besides Steam, such as GoG, Desura, Humble Bundle, etc. I would love to buy this game, just not on Steam.
Title: Re: Siralim 2 - Steam Early Access Launch Date
Post by: Noetherian on June 01, 2016, 01:18:39 AM
Hi, I was wondering if you have any plans to release the game elsewhere besides Steam, such as GoG, Desura, Humble Bundle, etc. I would love to buy this game, just not on Steam.

Zack has said that he currently has said that the initial launch (version 1.0) later this year will release on the following platforms. (Probably early Fall, but schedules often change depending on changes required during early access).

-- PC Steam
-- iOS App Store
-- Android Google Play
-- Sony PlayStation 4 and PSP

Other PC distribution platforms could happen in the future. However, Zack said he doesn't currently have plans beyond the listed platforms.