Finally I uploaded beta 0.85!! here are the download links:http://www.didone.com/testing/PSAlpha085.exehttp://www.didone.com/testing/PSAlpha085.ziphttp://www.didone.com/testing/PSAlpha085.tar.bz2
This fixes many bugs (minor/major) and adds basically two big things: all the romance/friendship subplots, and the new battle system with aggro mode. It also adds training center, new weapons/armors, many new quests (one for each character). The main plot still stops after you submit/form an alliance with all the races, but there are all the various character subplots with the special CG to try out. The arena challenges are also all finished.
In pratice, beside obviously the bug reports I'm looking for:
- feedback on the new battle system
- if you find any plot hole or bugs in the quests (like some quests don't get solved, you're stuck, etc)
- forget about the english, the texts aren't yet proofreaded, but if you want to suggest changes, you can do it
- difficulty: at easy/normal level you should be able to win most battles. The boss battles however are tough. In general you should be able to win against all the boss after you reach level 7-8 with your main character and few other team members, and using the new aggro system + grenades + lifegivers/healing items + new bonus HPs, you should really be able to win (not easily, but able to win!)
That's all for now, I'll keep finishing the main plot while this build gets tested. You should be able to continue playing loading a savegame from version 0.8, but you would lose the bonus HPs/PPs of the new level up system for all the levels you got, and also miss oppotunity to train at the training facility, so I recommend restarting from beginning or at least from chapter4 when you have to pick a side (the end of the demo in practice). This time though should be the last time that I recommend to do this!
I've also uploaded a video on youtube explaining the basics of the new battlesystem:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UB00rk-A4vU&hd=1