Novaquark, developer of upcoming voxel-based spacefaring MMO Dual Universe, has posted an AMA of all the questions asked by fans during Gamescom 2018. The subjects discussed run the gamut from simple gameplay features to technical details regarding the game’s tech and coding.
Over the course of the feature, the devs talk about the game’s Alpha phase and the recent announcement that an NDA will be in place for the entirety of the game’s Alpha testing, which the devs say may be lifted prior to beta, “but it’s safer to assume that it won’t.” There are also a slew of questions regarding the game’s LUA scripting capabilities, which the developers intend to be a significant part of the game, offering players an immense degree of control over their voxel creations. Also on the table are questions about the game’s combat systems, weapons, UI, wipes, and server uptime.
As for whether or not there will be “financial market mechanics with securities like stocks and bonds”?
“Not at the beginning, but this is definitely integrated into the long term roadmap post release. We could even introduce complex financial instruments to allow for a realistic banking sector to emerge.”
For all the fine details, check out the full AMA on the game’s official site.