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Kerbal Space Program: Making History Expansion - Release Date Announcement

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53 minutes ago, SnailsAttack said:

I guess that the arms could actually be his suit's collar but i'm not sure.

I am. Unless he's the Kerbal equivalent of this lady:

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5 hours ago, SnailsAttack said:

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To me the red portion looks like an underlay with a rocket, and the blue portion is sort of an image that has a cutout to expose the red portion.  Like the blue patch is laid on top of the red patch, but missing that small bottom part, exposing the rocket engine and booster where the Kerbal body should be.

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Yeah thats a weird logo for sure.  Why the kerbal's body is fused to a rocket is strange, and only some of the bottom o the rocket to boot.  It also bugs me how the top edge of the words "history pack" are uneven against the red edging.

 

I also think its kind of weird that Sputnik has what appears to be exhaust coming from it in the main MH logo.

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6 hours ago, SnailsAttack said:

His body shape is definitely fused into the rocket's thrusters though.

I guess that the arms could actually be his suit's collar but i'm not sure.

Trust me, if instead of a silhouette it was a fully rendered/textured Kerbal you would see that it's only the head and torso of a Kerbal with arms at its sides.

I will absolutely agree that it's easy to see arms and legs the way the image was made, but it doesn't look like that's what the artist intended. First off, Kerbal arms aren't that thin. Second, if those are legs why are they two wildly different sizes and only occupy two of the three boosters in such a weird way? And last, Kerbals are not that squat.

Squad has never depicted a Kerbal the way you are describing and I don't see why they would do so now and in such a poor manner. I'm positive it's just a bad composition and if the rocket shape was rotated clockwise a few more degrees or if the Kerbal was textured it would be more clear.

But I 100% agree in its current state it does look like a derpy, squat, skinny-armed, misshapen-legged Kerbal attempting self-powered flight.

If this is final art that makes it into the game or is used in adverts and/or on store pages it would be a shame. It's fine for a mock-up, but it needs work before I'd put it in/on a product. The lettering position/spacing being uneven bothers me too.

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8 minutes ago, SpaceMouse said:

Any word on new parts?

 

They've been previewing new parts for about a year now: 

 

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Anybody knows if the announced release on March 13th will be also available for Mac OS ? (1.4 + DLC) Thanks

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39 minutes ago, BLN said:

Anybody knows if the announced release on March 13th will be also available for Mac OS ? (1.4 + DLC) Thanks

The assumption is it will be available for Windows, Mac, and Linux as it always has been (at least since I've been an owner and forum-goer -- around beginning of 2013). Maybe it's been mentioned explicitly somewhere, but I can't imagine they'd stop providing Mac and Linux versions all of a sudden. And it's always been simultaneous releases.

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18 minutes ago, Mako said:

Maybe it's been mentioned explicitly somewhere

 

Page 4 of this very thread:

 

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On 2/7/2018 at 6:00 AM, SQUAD said:
The expansion also includes a bunch of new parts and astronaut suits inspired by the Space Race that you can use throughout Kerbal Space Program! 
 

How many parts exactly? Also, what sort of parts? (Science, engines, command, etc)

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1 hour ago, dreadanaught said:

How many parts exactly? Also, what sort of parts? (Science, engines, command, etc)

Link 4 posts up shows you all the parts.

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9 hours ago, klesh said:

 

They've been previewing new parts for about a year now: 

 

Well I missed this news entirely somehow.

I'm sure this has been posted about once per page but....

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