Tag: beta

New features on the way

Posted by – October 28, 2013

These are the coming soon features that the team will be working on in the coming weeks; this is just the start:

– Improved and intuitive obedience system
– Improved lair digging system
– Traps and interrogation furniture
– Global Domination
– More expansion space and multiple lairs per user
– Infirmary, Armory and Training rooms all with a selection of furniture
– Starter packs. special offers and seasonal items
– More missions including ones that expire and ones that involve syndicate member cooperation
– Shen Yu and a new Super Agent a selection of Henchmen
– Training up different minion types such as the Mercenary and Scientist
– Leader boards, who is the evilest syndicate member
– More Loot items to show off

More to be announced shortly!

Another hour in…

Posted by – October 23, 2013

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Well I haven’t given up as of yet.  It seems there is quite a bit to do, but the build times are screwed.  Every item you construct takes a certain amount of time.  I mean 10+ minutes to build a food bar unless I spend real money to speed it up?  Again not a fan, but I know it’s how these type of games work.  Almost seems as though it would be a grind to build all you want then once you have it all built you would quit the game.  Can’t confirm obviously at this point, but just a hunch.

Will continue on tomorrow.  Again leave your feedback here!

EGO Beta…Initial Thoughts

Posted by – October 23, 2013

So at this point I’ve played the game for approximately 1 hour.  At first it was tough to even understand what to do, but after hovering and clicking through everything I started to follow.

You start with a basic abandoned lair with 3 guys in black suits.  I assumed they were my minions at first, wondered why they were not yellow, but then was told they were agents.  You click on them and click execute and they are auto killed, not by other minions, just out of thin air by a gun.  That’s a little strange to me as the immersion is missing on this part.  After they are dead you spam click on trash and other things in your lair, your minion then runs around vacuuming the messes.

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After that you install a Money Launderer as that’s your source of gold income.  It’s not self sufficient as each time the green icon pops above it as in the image below you have to click so your minion will go harvest the gold out of it.  With that said it looks like you have to have the game open and running to earn gold, but that’s no different than any other game.

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Below is an image of a goal of building your barracks.  They build almost immediately, no tnt required.

 

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Now here is where it show’s it’s Facebook style nature.  As you can see in the image below, the mission takes 15 minutes to run and you do nothing but sit until it’s done unless you speed it up with diamonds that you can purchase with real money.  Not a fan of that.

 

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That’s all for now.  I’m going to continue playing and provide feedback/screenshots.  It seems like a lot of clicking without much strategy.  Even though it’s not what us EG2 fans were hoping for it’s a start.  Now if only it can earn as much as a Farmville type game we may just get our true EG2.

Make sure to leave your feedback here!

Beta is up and running!

Posted by – October 23, 2013

Just confirmed the beta is working now.  For those of you that are having issues (getting the 4or4 page) you have to leave the Facebook group then rejoin.

I’m going to run through it for a bit and report back my findings after I get a feel for the game. Stay tuned!

Beta Launch Pushed

Posted by – October 23, 2013

We were supposed to get access this morning, but there were a few fatal bugs they had to work out.  Next was lunch time launch, now a few more bugs.  Still waiting to see if the beta will launch by end of day.  So no screenshots as of yet 🙂  Stay tuned!

Beta Begins Wednesday

Posted by – October 22, 2013

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Well no game access yet, but they are saying we will have it Wednesday.  Basically the welcome email was just setting up a Facebook developer account, getting accepted to the beta via Facebook and registering on their forums.  Screenshots coming tomorrow!

Until then get registered on the forums and start discussing!

Closed Beta….for now.

Posted by – October 22, 2013

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Aaron Gomm from Rebellion confirmed yesterday that at this point yes it’s a closed beta.  He also mentioned that they will expand and invite more people within the coming weeks.

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Hey Everyone!

Many of you may have some friends or family that want to join the closed beta. Unfortunately we can’t add any more players until we are happy everything is working. So we will expand and invite more players within the coming weeks once we are happy things are working as they should be!

Evil Genius Online Beta has Arrived!

Posted by – October 21, 2013

Just received this email a few minutes ago, going to log in and give it a try!

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Welcome to the Evil Genius®Online Beta!

With only a few more days until Evil Genius Online is finally open to the lucky few who have closed access to the beta, we need you guys to do a few things to make sure everything goes smoothly!

To start with, we need you to head to here and request access to the Closed Evil Genius Online Facebook page. This will allow us to white list you all at once so you get access to the closed beta on Wednesday! We will then accept your request to join the group so you can chat with other group members impatiently eagerly waiting to play!

Next, we need to you sign up as a Facebook developer. Don’t worry this won’t make any changes to your Facebook account. It will just allow you to access our game in the development stage!

Finally, you can head to the official Evil Genius Online Forums, where you can get further information and help as well as discuss any evil plans with fellow evil geniuses! Signing up is easy, by simply clicking the Facebook Connect button, you can start posting!

Yours Evily,
Team EGO, Oxford lair.

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Evil Genius Online Beta Approaching

Posted by – October 17, 2013

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Just received this from Rebellion. October 23rd is the date!

The closed beta is finally approaching!

Minions! Thanks again for showing your support for the Evil Genius Online closed beta!

After a few more weeks more of scheming, our team is almost ready to open the game up to you! On October 23rdyou will be able to build and expand your very own evil lair while helping us develop Evil Genius Online!Look out for an email next week!

Within the next week we will send another email with details on how you will be able to access and play Evil Genius Online as one of our beta testers, and share a link to a new forum.

One more thing…We want to make Evil Genius Online compatible with as many set ups as possible, so we’d like to ask you to fill out the following survey about the browser and hardware you’re using. There are no right or wrong answers so just answer what you can!

Yours evily,

Team EGO, Oxford lair.P.S. Here are a couple more screenshots.

 

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Evil Genius Online Beta

Posted by – August 12, 2013

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Hmm…I’m hearing conflicting stories now, some say it’s a Facebook game, some are saying it’s a standalone game.

Guess we will find out soon as they are allowing people to signup for beta access.  In 24 hours all the invites were taken and Rebellion Tweeted to expect to hear from them soon.  Does that mean they already have been developing the game and we will have access?  I was one of the lucky people to get signed up before beta invites were gone.  I’ll let you guys know once I hear from Rebellion.

Also just noticed, EvilGeniusOnline.com has been registered by Rebellion…