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Hello Itchers!

We are excited to share The Away Team: Lost Exodus with everyone! We add a ton of new gameplay features, steam workshop support and lots of new content! Our itch page is https://underflow-studios.itch.io/the-away-team.  As well check out our awesome release trailer below.


We are really excited to be continuously pushing out to Itch. While the Steam Workshop integrationisn't available for DRM-free copies we are looking into supporting mod.io. Additionally character files have been reformatted to better support DRM-free sharing specifically to support the itch community. We dump the image to json and push everything in to the character json file. Which is pretty exciting stuff.

What is The Away Team: Lost Exodus?

What we call a space explorative text adventure. We pride ourselves on creating a fast number of worlds that will be formed within your imagination, created perhaps even slightly differently by your own brain and the various paths in the game. Visited by different crew each time you play as the ship AI in a trek across the universe to save the last of humanity.

 Additionally for the next 15 hours we have a giveaway going on here: https://www.indiedb.com/giveaways/the-away-team

What does Lost Exodus bring to The Away Team?

The Lost Exodus update includes all for FREE:

  • Expanded story, increasing the game's mission content to over 120,000 words
  • Enhanced sector exploration with new random event missions and asteroid fields
  • A new crew role experience system
  • A new unlockable character with their own story arc to explore
  • Over 50 “memento” items for crewmembers to collect
  • 11 new Steam achievements
  • A new character editor with Steam Workshop integration
  • Improved sprite rendering
  • Clearer text and an optional dyslexic-friendly font

Game Site: http://awayteam.space/
Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/426290/The_Away_Team/

Dev Blog: https://underflowstudios.com/category/blog/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnderflowStudio
Discord: https://discord.gg/v4XUf4a
Mailing List: https://underflowstudios.com/mailing-list/

a good example of 3 would be bards tale of course! :D

That said I would love a mix. Give me a Rude humor sci-fi or a suspense with light horror in light fantasy.

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https://www.openal.org/downloads/ should work to install openal. Steam automatically install openAL to those launching the game but I will make sure that openal redist + dll is in the next itch drm-free build. 

Hey All,

Following up with what cheeseness said. I would love to know which DLL was missing. I will immediately fix this issue. I am so sorry there was a DLL missing. I'm going to guess it's probably the C++ redist DLL. On steam it installs some redists for us. On itch we don't have that option. I should package all third party dlls with the itch version and I thought I did... But maybe the C++ redist dll is missing. It may also be openal although I thought I got that DLL.

Lastly my email is always open for support issues at support@awayteam.space (this goes to my personal email so don't think you are sending an email into a support void. I usually respond within 16 hours business hours (48 hours real time).

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This was really fun. Is there any source to this? 


Edit: found it at: https://bitbucket.org/JohnGabrielUK/fire-and-fondness


John, this is really well written, clean and amazing. You did a really a good job.

As a developer who didn't do this. I went the other way and gave people steam keys anyway. I want to ensure you that this is the right choice. Dealing with scammers and people who clearly just want to support places like g2a and their own wallets over playing a wonderful game. I fully regret allowing my own steam keys to run rampant even though it felt like the "right" thing at the time, the real right thing is to be protected from scammers.

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Hey All,

The away team is now on Itch.io! https://underflow-studios.itch.io/the-away-team It's an Interactive Adventure game. Very choose your own adventure with some 2D elements. In this interactive sci-fi adventure novel, you are the AI pilot of Earth's last interstellar ship, tasked with finding a home for your crew—the last remnants of humanity. Your choices will determine their fate, and your own. At the end, who is to say the humans have any humanity left to save?

Our first devlog hit the community as well: https://underflow-studios.itch.io/the-away-team/devlog/11612/hello-itchio-commun... which I would love as much feedback as possible from the community.

Each purchase comes with a steam key as well so you can play on the platform of your choice with the OS of your choice (Win, Mac, Lin)

Also check out www.awayteam.space and www.underflowstudios.com for more information.

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