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Star Atlas to launch Sci-fi Adventure Podcast

On April 20th news broke that ATMTA, Inc., partnered with Audio Up to create a Star Atlas-inspired, 8-episode audio-only series, that will be delivered through a podcast. Earlier this year, Michael Wagner (CEO — ATMTA, Inc.) shared that the team is working on several media initiatives to deepen the lore and extend the reach of Star Atlas.

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Star Atlas Team flips Roadmap Around

Earlier this year -after they finalized their planning- the team presented its new roadmap to the community. To many, the biggest surprise was seeing that the module they were expecting to launch next, dubbed MORE, was nowhere to be seen. Instead, we learned that we were going to welcome a different, richer module called CREAM

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GAO Brochure #2 — Breaking It Down

On Friday, March 4th, at the very tail end of the 27th Star Atlas Townhall, the team surprised us with the release of a brand new brochure for the second phase of the GAO, containing all the ships the team is planning to release over 2022. There is a lot to unpack here, so let’s

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After Party 27 – Recap

Safe Zones Baby aliens! The team is looking to make sure baby aliens and daycares will be visible in-game because they should be. Frictionless entry to other Safe Zones, unless you have a criminal record. It will be extremely difficult for you to enter Safe Zone, and bounties can still be collected even when inside

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Star Atlas Townhall #27 summary

Immediate feature releases Galactic Marketplace Relaunch (first release of the year) – UI design that resembles more of an auction house UI. – Peer-2-peer trade functionality will be introduced as well! – Simplifying the whole process & Easy onboarding for new users Two different, critical SDK’s that are being built atm: – One is the

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Some details about future missions

Danny Floyd, Star Atlas CPO, gave a brief glimpse into the future of ship missions that will be introduced in future iterations of SCORE: “First off your crew can be a mix of NPC and PCs. But we’re also planning some story missions that are playable for all, the infinite replayable ones result in XP.

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New ship’s supply in a 80–20 ratio pro ATLAS

Going into the Galactic Asset Offering of 2022 the Star Atlas marketplace will see a shift towards ATLAS, the in-game currency: “The payment model for new ships is moving towards a majority utilization of the Star Atlas in-game currency, ATLAS. The availability of each new ship’s supply will be in an 80–20 ratio of ATLAS

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Leaked footage of the Fimbul Airbike

This Thursday will mark the official release of the Fimbul Airbike, the ship that will kick-off the ship-releases by the team for 2022. According to the announcement during the last Townhall, this will be a common, XXS, entry-level ship that will be sold for about $15 (In USDC & ATLAS). Curious what it will look

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Star Atlas Townhall #25 summary

DAO – Governance This has the highest priority! They discovered an issue with determining vote weight: People tend to stake multiple times People will want to re-stake their POLIS emissions back into the contract Knowing people will stake multiple times, the team anticipated difficulties with accurately measuring vote weight. So they are now implementing changes,

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Details about POLIS and governance

With the launch of POLIS staking and the DAO around the corner, Michael Wagner, Star Atlas CEO, talked about the current plans of the team: – Top-level DAO will likely permit user vote with their maximum weight on any proposals – voting weight is going to be impacted by active participation, and duration of stake,

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Offensive VS Defensive VS Evasive

Danny Floyd, CPO of Star Atlas, talked briefly about the three different types of ships in the game: “It’s mostly a power management system, different components and modules take a power draw and based on the player’s play style will determine how to best kit out their ship. Offensive vs defensive vs evasive.”

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Loyalty Points and Blueprints

As the Star Atlas team published some more information about ship manufacturing and ship blueprints, players already speculate about somewhat of a blueprint skill tree. Chypto shared some light on the team’s approach on Discord: “For blueprint unlocks, I am leaning towards a different system where players spend loyalty points and each blueprint has a

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Player Ships VS NPC Ships

Michael Wagner, Star Atlas CEO, spoke about the difference in the upcoming gameplay in regard to ships operated by players or NPCs: “People populated ships should have an advantage over NPC operated ships, particularly at the granular first-person view. This assumes that all other variables are equal, and doesn’t account for individual talent or character

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Roadmap update: DAO concerns

As every Friday, the Star Atlas team has published a short summary on the roadmap: 2022 Planning over, getting ready for official project kick-off on Monday Resources Mining Item Crafting Ship Exploration & Land Discovery Mobile Optimization Faction Selection implementation done Marketplace improvement proposal approved and ready for kickoff DAO: security concerns were identified and

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Your guide to shipbuilding

So you want to build ships in Star Atlas? What an enormously profitable business – in space! We just published an in-depth guide that teaches you everything you need to know about blueprints, loyalty and manufacturers!

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Transition to pure ATLAS markets?

In the beginning of the Galactic Asset Offerings, ships in Star Atlas were sold in USDC. Later in the year, the team started to offer half of the supply of a new ship in ATLAS. CEO Michael Wagner now revealed that this development could continue in the current year: “We will be introducing a transition

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Single sided ATLAS staking in Q1?

Star Atlas CEO Michael Wagner confirmed the plans to enable single-sided POLIS and ATLAS staking in the first quarter of this year: “I would note that single-sided staking for both A/P are coming, and are priorities for the year. Targeting Q1. Just a note on POLIS voting – one POLIS does not necessarily equate to

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Infographic for ship builders

You want to build ships in Star Atlas? With the latest roadmap update from the dev team, we learned a lot about the different manufacturers, how to acquire blueprints to craft ships, and much more! To help you navigate all this information, Aephia has published two infographics: Star Atlas Ship Chart You want to build

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After Party Alpha II

After the Tow Hall was an after party where Chypto, Star Atlas team member, dropped quite a bit more alpha: Grand Strategy first Chypto confirmed once more that the UE5 game will start out as more of an RTS (Grand Strategy) and that jumping in ships to take first-person control will come later down the

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After Party Alpha

After the Tow Hall was an after party where Chypto, Star Atlas team member, dropped quite a bit more alpha: Cream Version Zero No experience or loyalty accumulation in cream v0 – Loyalty accrual comes later and is tied to ship missions Fimbul is the base ship manufacturer (present in all 3 factions). For that

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #92

Last week was very much a copy of the week before. The week was relatively low on news, and then the Atlas Brew happened. This time the topic was the Economy in SAGE Labs, for which they brought on a special guest: Chris, the Head of Game Economy. He shared a good deal of new information on SAGE Labs! Also in attendance was Michael (CEO), who piled some more alpha on top, making the last week a treasure trove of new information!

Though, in all honesty, there were a few other interesting bits shared last week, including an update on CORE (collectible) hardcovers and an update of the Ship Configurations!

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #91

Last week saw a surprise visit from Michael (CEO) at the Atlas Brew, which turned it into an alpha-leek bonanza! We’ll get into everything discussed there below! Other than that, a few clarifications were given on Discord in response to questions, but nothing major was announced through any of the official channels. Not a problem; the Atlas Brew was enough to fill this newsletter with!

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #90

This past week has been a true rollercoaster! We reported on the bombshell announcement in last week’s newsletter, which was followed by mild panic among the community. But then, this past Wednesday, the team hosted a special “Townhall” meeting where Michael (CEO) shed some more positive light on the new reality going forward, including the team’s runway and their product lineup. Danny (CPO) then elaborated on some of the upcoming features for Showroom R2.2 that they previously kept under wraps.

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Company Update Report, July 26th, 2023

This past Monday, July 25th, Michael Wagner (CEO) dropped a small bomb, announcing the forced departure of 122 individuals from the team and deprioritization of both the UE5 product and the DAO. A “small” core team consisting of 45 employees will remain. On Wednesday, July 27th, a special meeting was

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #89

As expected, last week was one for the history books! It was a blockbuster of a week, despite the only actual product release being the first issue of CORE Act 2. However, we did get a lot of information on SAGE: REC (henceforth known as SAGE: Starbased) and the team’s partnership with Meta Gravity. And to top it all off, the team announced the purpose and function of their upcoming Mobile Companion App!

And then, right before sending out this newsletter, the team dropped a bombshell of an announcement…

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Stronger Together

Never Alone: Stronger Together

Aephia Industries launches its own social campaign: Stronger Together. This is a community-created extension to the official Star Atlas campaign, Never Alone. Win awesome prizes and help Aephia in the process!

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Announcing our Social Campaign

Today, on our 2nd anniversary, we announce the imminent launch of our social campaign: Stronger Together! It can be seen as a companion quest-line / community-created expansion to the Star Atlas Never Alone campaign.

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Aephia 2 Year Anniversary

Aephia turns TWO!

On July 18th, 2021, Prometheus & Funcracker opened the doors to one of the first Star Atlas guilds (aka DACs) in existence. Since then, Aephia Industries‘ vision resonated with well over 1700 Star Atlas enthusiasts. We are here today because of them, because of you. We owe our success to

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #88

Compared to the past few weeks, last week was pretty quiet. But it’s the tempest before the storm, as we expect a torrent of news coming this week! So, we’ll use this opportunity to look ahead at what we can expect over the next few days!

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