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  1. Hi Kerbonauts! As many of you have already seen, our very first Kerbal Space Program 2, Developer Insights #1 Post, is now live. You can read all the behind the scenes details on our Community post here. This forum post will serve as a space for conversation and discussion around this Developer Insights #1 post. Feel free to share your thoughts, opinions and whether you could identify the one engine no one has been able to yet! If you want another look at the KSP2 Announce Animatic, here it is again.
  2. @Xavier513 Thanks again for your interest. We've reached out through DM to better answer your question!
  3. @Xavier513 We're so glad you'd like to use KSP as a teaching tool. As some have mentioned, we do have our KerbalEdu, which already contains school-ready lessons and missions for your students!
  4. @JadeOfMaar These pictures are....S T U N N I N G. Amazing work!
  5. We'd ask that you not include logos outside that of KSP.
  6. We'd ask that you refrain from using that type of imagery in your submissions.
  7. The artwork being submitted should be free of that type of messaging, except for the case of a discrete artists' signature. All other identifying information can be added separately in the post itself when you submit your artwork.
  8. If the winning images contain mods we will reach out to the artists to label/reference the mods they used. We will be clear on the loading screen images which areas of the image include mods or not.
  9. @PDCWolf The official rules are listed by OP. Thanks for noticing it links back to this page where the rules live. @Sebastiaz Sure, all crafts are welcome and deserving of loading screen attention!
  10. @KerbalKore Of course, as many as you like! Submit to your heart's content!
  11. @KerbalKore Yes! Feel free to get creative and use mods. We want to capture the Kerbal experience and know you all will deliver!
  12. @Ultimate Steve my gamer tag had already been taken somehow so I was faced with the task of creating something new. I said to myself, "SELF! You like 3 things in this world: Space stuff, Fantasy stuff and alliteration." And that's how my username was born.
  13. Hi there! We'll be working as a team to respond to comments for both KSP 1 and KSP 2.
  14. Kerbal Space Program 2 is the sequel to the acclaimed space flight simulation game Kerbal Space Program from Star Theory and Private Division. The original Kerbal Space Program is one of the most beloved games of all time and, years after its release, it's bigger than ever before. Its sequel, Kerbal Space Program 2, has been fully redesigned from the ground up to meet the demands of modern and next-generation space exploration, all while maintaining the monumental foundations of the first game. Build a space program, construct powerful spacecraft, establish colonies, and take on many other challenges to explore new cosmic mysteries. A plethora of exciting new features will captivate veteran and returning players, as well as usher in a whole new wave of Kerbonauts to the ingenious and comedic world that has entertained millions. Video Official Kerbal Space Program 2 Cinematic Announce Trailer Kerbal Space Program 2 Developer Story Trailer Get more info on everything KSP 2 here: https://www.kerbalspaceprogram.com/game/kerbal-space-program-2/ Don't miss another KSP launch! https://www.kerbalspaceprogram.com/ https://www.facebook.com/kerbalspaceprogram/ https://www.instagram.com/kerbalspacep/ https://twitter.com/KerbalSpaceP https://www.youtube.com/user/KerbalSPOfficial Follow Star Theory Games for more updates from their team https://startheory.com https://www.facebook.com/startheorygames https://www.instagram.com/star_theory_games Follow Private Division for more updates and learn more about our other games https://www.privatedivision.com https://www.facebook.com/PrivateDivision https://twitter.com/PrivateDivision https://www.youtube.com/PrivateDivision A note on Kerbal Space Program 2 from Squad Read the note from Squad here. https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/187313-we-are-excited-about-kerbal-space-program-2/ Follow Squad for more updates from their team. https://twitter.com/SquadDevs https://www.instagram.com/squaddevs/ Fact Sheet For more information on Kerbal Space Program 2 please visit our website here: https://www.kerbalspaceprogram.com/game/kerbal-space-program-2/ Current Top 3 FAQ's FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Kerbal Space Program 2 Release Related Questions Q: Where will Kerbal Space Program 2 be available? A: Kerbal Space Program 2 will be available on PC and Console (Xbox One, PS4) in 2020. Q: Will it be made available on Mac and/or Linux? A: We have no announcements for these platforms at this time, but we are always looking at ways to bring KSP to as many players as we can! Q: Will it be released on all digital distribution store platforms? A: At launch, Kerbal Space Program 2 will be released on Steam and other digital storefronts, as well as XBox Marketplace and PlayStation Store. Q: How much will Kerbal Space Program 2 cost? A: $59.99 USD Q: When will the game be released on Console? A: Kerbal Space Program 2 will be released for Console after the PC release, which is in 2020. Q: Why is the game coming to consoles after PC? A: We would like to take additional time to make sure the console version feels great for players on all platforms. Instead of holding back our launch for PC fans we plan to release separately. Q: Will KSP2 have microtransactions? A: Kerbal Space Program 2 will not have a purchasable in-game currency or loot boxes. A multitude of microtransactions has never been a part of Kerbal and we are not bringing it to KSP2. Our focus will be to deliver solid, impactful content our fans will love to incorporate into their game. Right now, we’re focused on a great launch! Q: Will this be an exclusive to Epic Games Store? A: At launch, Kerbal Space Program 2 will be released on Steam and other digital storefronts, as well as Xbox Marketplace and PlayStation Store. Kerbal Space Program 2 Game Related Questions Q: What features can we expect? A: Star Theory Games have added several brand-new features to Kerbal Space Program 2. A plethora of exciting new features will captivate veteran and returning players, as well as usher in a whole new generation of Kerbonauts to this ingenious and comedic world that has entertained millions. Key Features: ● Improved On-boarding: Kerbal Space Program 2 will create a whole new generation of spaceflight experts who will find themselves accidentally learning rocket science. New animated tutorials, improved UI, and fully revamped assembly and flight interfaces allow both experienced and novice players to quickly put their creativity to the test without sacrificing any of the challenge from the original game. ● Next-Generation Technology: In Kerbal Space Program 2, the astoundingly inventive creations that KSP is known for will be taken to a whole new level. Players will be delighted and challenged by next-generation engines, parts, fuel, and much more. This new tech will enable new feats of space exploration within and beyond the original Kerbolar System. ● Colonies: Players can now build colonies in Kerbal Space Program 2. These colonies not only pose their own physics challenges to build, but also require players gather resources to build structures, space stations, habitations, and generate unique fuel types. Eventually, these colonies become advanced enough for vehicle construction, propelling deep space and beyond. ● Interstellar Travel: Next-gen tech, colonies, and resource collection work together to enable a new kind of exploration: interstellar travel. In Kerbal Space Program 2, these interstellar technologies pave the way to a host of new celestial bodies, each comprising new challenges and harboring new secret treasures. ● Multiplayer/Modding: An all-new architecture underlies Kerbal Space Program 2, enabling increased moddability and the long-awaited arrival of multiplayer. We look forward to revealing more about the ways you'll share your Kerbal journey with friends at a later time. Q: Will mods be as supported in KSP2? A: Kerbal Space Program 2 has undergone a deep structural overhaul that has enabled us to give modders unprecedented access to systems they could not touch in the original KSP. We can't wait to reveal more details about mod support at a later time. Q: What engine will KSP2 run on? A: Kerbal Space Program 2 is developed using Unity. Q: Will I be able to transfer my saves/account to KSP2? (backwards compatibility) A: Saves from Kerbal Space Program 1 will not be compatible with Kerbal Space Program 2. Q: Will existing mods will be supported? A: Existing Mods will not be compatible on Kerbal Space Program 2. Q: What can we expect from the expanded universe in Kerbal Space Program 2? A: Kerbal Space Program 2 allows players to explore beyond the Kerbolar system for the first time into new and uncharted territories. Interstellar technologies pave the way to a host of new celestial bodies, each comprising new challenges and harboring new secrets. Among them: Ovin, a ringed super-Earth with relentless gravity; Rask and Rusk, a binary pair locked in a dance of death; and many more to reward exploration. Q: What type of physics can players expect? Advanced, realistic, etc? A: Realistic vehicle physics and orbital mechanics continue to be at the center of the Kerbal experience. We've focused on optimizing vehicle physics to allow for the smooth simulation of larger structures on a wider variety of PCs. Development Team Related Questions Q: What will happen to Squad? A: Squad will continue supporting the current game, so you can expect new content and updates being released for Kerbal Space Program 1. Some members of the team will be assisting Star Theory in various capacities to make the best possible sequel. Read Squad's message here. Q: How can I learn more about Star Theory Games? A: The Star Theory Games team are designing a sequel we believe the entire Kerbal Space Program community will thoroughly enjoy. If you’re curious about what went into creating Kerbal Space Program 2 dive into the Developer Story video. Q: How do we know if Star Theory Games has the capability of developing a worthy successor to our favorite game? A: The team behind Star Theory Games are skilled video game developers as well as lifelong fans of Kerbal Space Program, with multiple members of having played 2000+ hours of the original KSP. The principal engineer even has a background in the aerospace industry. Their skill set in combination with a deep understanding of what makes this game great has led to the creation of an amazing sequel we know you’ll love to challenge yourself with! If you’d like to learn more about the amazing team behind Kerbal Space Program 2 be sure to watch the Developer Story video. Q: What has Star Theory Games successfully released in the past? A: This is the first title for Star Theory Games, of whom a few developers remain from its predecessor company, Uber Entertainment. Uber is known for Monday Night Combat, Planetary Annihilation, and VR titles. The Star Theory team is comprised of skilled Unity game developers who are lifelong fans of KSP and are credited on AAA games from companies like Microsoft, PopCap, and Gas Powered Games. See more of the team at Star Theory in our Developer Story video.
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