1.3.7.1 Update Now Available on Steam

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New Missions added:
  • Bomber Command - Hawkeye Grade 2 [Singleplayer only. Will come to Multiplayer in next update]
  • Charlie Watchtower - GSO Grade 2
  • SAM Site Ridge - GSO Grade 3
  • Better Future Hover Training Programme [Set of 11 new missions].

Reticule Research Replace EXP:

Reticule Research have taken up the position previously held by EXP as the Research and Development department for all other Corporations. This signifies a revamp to R&D Labs, a bunch of new blocks and some more experimental weaponry being added.​

R&D Revamp:
  • New Reticule Research branding
  • Added new Battle Arena - Drive onto the pressure plate and wait 3 seconds to fight an enemy matched to your tech
  • Venture time trials from Campaign now added, complete with bespoke terrain
  • General tidy up and reorganisation of multiple areas
  • Set to permanent daytime
  • Tech Allegiance is now controlled in Tech Manager Menu
  • Return To Checkpoint now returns you to the last teleporter you used

New Reticule Research Blocks:
  • Reticule Research Sonic Blaster
  • Reticule Research GIGA PLASMA
  • Reticule Research One Block
  • Reticule Research Two by Two Block
  • Reticule Research Armoured One Block
  • Reticule Research Armoured Two Block
  • Reticule Research Faired One Block
  • Reticule Research Faired Two Block
  • Reticule Research Front Balloon Wheel
  • Reticule Research Side Balloon Wheel
  • Previous existing EXP Blocks now re-branded to RR

New Blocks:
  • Hawkeye Delta Wings [Left and Right variants]
  • Geocorp Girder Bracket
  • Geocorp Extended Corner Block

Blocks Promoted from R&D:
  • Venture Big Top Nose Propellor

Design Tweaks:
  • GSO Repair Bubble price has decreased.
  • Venture Shield Bubble now consumes less power when taking damage.

Bug Fixes:
  • Scrapper in Craftier Business II now defaults to the correct orientation.
 
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New Missions added:
  • Bomber Command - Hawkeye Grade 2 [Singleplayer only. Will come to Multiplayer in next update]
  • Charlie Watchtower - GSO Grade 2
  • SAM Site Ridge - GSO Grade 3
  • Better Future Hover Training Programme [Set of 11 new missions].

Reticule Research Replace EXP:
Reticule Research have taken up the position previously held by EXP as the Research and Development department for all other Corporations. This signifies a revamp to R&D Labs, a bunch of new blocks and some more experimental weaponry being added.​

R&D Revamp:
  • New Reticule Research branding
  • Added new Battle Arena - Drive onto the pressure plate and wait 3 seconds to fight an enemy matched to your tech
  • Venture time trials from Campaign now added, complete with bespoke terrain
  • General tidy up and reorganisation of multiple areas
  • Set to permanent daytime
  • Tech Allegiance is now controlled in Tech Manager Menu
  • Return To Checkpoint now returns you to the last teleporter you used

New Reticule Research Blocks:
  • Reticule Research Sonic Blaster
  • Reticule Research GIGA PLASMA
  • Reticule Research One Block
  • Reticule Research Two by Two Block
  • Reticule Research Armoured One Block
  • Reticule Research Armoured Two Block
  • Reticule Research Faired One Block
  • Reticule Research Faired Two Block
  • Reticule Research Front Balloon Wheel
  • Reticule Research Side Balloon Wheel
  • Previous existing EXP Blocks now re-branded to RR

New Blocks:
  • Hawkeye Delta Wings [Left and Right variants]
  • Geocorp Girder Bracket
  • Geocorp Extended Corner Block

Blocks Promoted from R&D:
  • Venture Big Top Nose Propellor

Design Tweaks:
  • GSO Repair Bubble price has decreased.
  • Venture Shield Bubble now consumes less power when taking damage.

Bug Fixes:
  • Scrapper in Craftier Business II now defaults to the correct orientation.
Daaaaang this is good
 

Wassaup

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Noice!

Now this is gonna be an interesting update! Thank you so much, for fixing the GSO Repair bubble!

This overhaul and the... unusual implementation of RR raises a few questions however:
1) How can we acquire the RR blocks? Will they be mixed in with the other blocks, like the EXP blocks used to, or will RR have it's own missions?
2) Will it be possible to craft/scrap these RR blocks?
3) Will (some of) the RR blocks still graduate and be transferred to other corps?
4) Are the old EXP turned RR blocks still considered unstable, i.e. may not work or even crash the game?

And a very uncomfortable question: Will RR be available in the base game, without the RnD labs DLC? I ask, because that would put an entire faction behind a paywall... not the best look for the people, who're still unconvinced about the game.
 

RC-3197

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1) How can we acquire the RR blocks? Will they be mixed in with the other blocks, like the EXP blocks used to, or will RR have it's own missions?
2) Will it be possible to craft/scrap these RR blocks?
3) Will (some of) the RR blocks still graduate and be transferred to other corps?
4) Are the old EXP turned RR blocks still considered unstable, i.e. may not work or even crash the game?

And a very uncomfortable question: Will RR be available in the base game, without the RnD labs DLC? I ask, because that would put an entire faction behind a paywall... not the best look for the people, who're still unconvinced about the game.
The answers to your questions are found here:
https://forum.terratechgame.com/index.php?threads/r-d-labs-faq.20597/#post-144183

A1.
No. Reticule Research is a rebrand of EXP. Functionally, nothing will change about the way the R&D Lab is run. If you have access to R&D, you will still have a chance of receiving some RR Blocks in the main campaign as mission rewards, but it is not a corporation and will not have its own missions.
A2. Probably not, because Reticule Research is just a rebranding of EXP not its own corporation, it will not change how EXP blocks are obtained.
A3. Yes. Because again, it is just a rebranding of EXP, so we can assume it will continue to lose blocks by transitioning them to other corporations.
A4. Don't know the answer to this one, a developer would be better suited to answer this question.
A5.
What does this update cost?

If you already own the R&D pack, whether through the TerraTech Deluxe Edition, or via a standalone R&D purchase, then it will cost you nothing,

In August 2018 we dropped the price of the R&D pack from £6.99 to £3.99, partly to reflect the fact that we weren’t planning on making any significant changes to it in the immediate future. With this update, we will be reverting the price back to its original £6.99 price point. HOWEVER, we will not be doing so until the new update reaches the stable branch, so anyone who doesn’t already own R&D has the next few weeks to get it for the current price.
So no, Reticule Research will never be available in the base game because it is just a rebranding of Experimental, you need the R&D test chamber to use their blocks.
 
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Sam Site Ridge bugged. I saved the game in between killing each tower. Saved right before going into center to kill the main tower. Got blown up so I reloaded. The force field showed back up after reload and all three towers are gone. I have been shooting at the force field for an hour to see if it would go away and it doesn't. Not sure how to progress through this mission if it is bugged. Going to have to use my start save and hope it doesn't bug out a second time.