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Author Topic: Cutthroats 2.0 -- DETAILS REVEALED
NorseGamer
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Post Cutthroats 2.0 -- DETAILS REVEALED
on: August 31, 2012, 23:27
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CUTTHROATS UPDATE

IMPROVED USER STORE EXPERIENCE
• Improved presentation for Armory Store so it’s very clear to understand that this is where you buy coins and power-ups.
• New icons for all the ammo types
• Removed PS Store mini-game
o All PS Store purchases (COINS) will take place in the Armory and on the ship
• Added a separate clothing store.
o Will feature all Cutthroats clothing

UPDATED GAMEPLAY / CONTROLS
• New Quick Select menus for Weapons and Ship Powers
o Hold L2/L1 to pull up the wheel, use analog stick to highlight then press “X” to select
o Moved all communications/information to d-pad. (Up – Store, Down – Quick Chat, Left – Leaderboard, Right - Instructions)
o Unified visuals/navigation by using the same selection wheel for gunners and captains.
o All players (gunners/captains) can use Ship Powers now (Except for the 2 new Captain powers)

• New Cannon Quick Select menu
o Hold Circle and navigate to any open cannon, use Left analog stick to highlight then release Circle

• Boats respawn randomly around the cove

• Dropped Coin chest in the cove

• Mutiny Update - Press Triangle to Mutiny the Captain as the Gunner(Limit 3 per player)

• Variable Damage – Some weapons deal different damage based on distance

• Two new Skull Caves added!

• 5 minute idle kick – Players Will get kicked off the ship when not moving for 5 minutes

• In-Game PSN Store fixed

• Damage Balancing for all ammo types

• No 'stacking' the same Ship Powers on a single player.
o Ex. Player 1 cannot have two speed boosts activated

• SHIPS CAN NOW REPAIR MULTIPLE TIMES

• Voice chat – Players can chat on a headset by holding down R2 (Players can only talk within the ship)

• Dropped Power up chest in the cove

• New cannon types.
o Rum Ball
o Lightning Ball
o Chicken Ball
o Mine Ball

• New Power ups for Captain
o Teleport
o Captain Mine

• New Sounds
o Victory and Losing sound for ship
o Lightning striking down from the sky
o Fire sound

IMPROVED USER INTERFACE / GRAPHICS
• Enemy Ship Health Feedback - now appears when damage or repairs occur

• Revised Power-Up icons

• Mutiny Call & Vote Splash Screens

• Coin bar in-game – Coin bar will appear on the screen when collecting coin chest in the cove

• Improved in-game messaging
o Tap X to reload message
o Tap X to repair message
o Tap Square to repair ship
o Speed boost water particle effect

• New cannon models for cannon ammo.
o Fire Ball
o Barnacle Ball
o Whistler Ball
o Scatter shot Ball

• New boat sinking explosion

• New ‘invulnerable’ graphic appears on boats

NEW MESSAGE SYSTEM
• Launch Splash Screen Update – upon launch, users always see a Message Board
o Message Board is baked in to avoid latency issues
o Board advises users visit all 5 mini-games to collect daily coin bonus and get new info

• Each Mini-Game has an XML screen that explains important info about the game

Cannon Ball Damages

• Normal Cannon – Does more damage close up, less damage the further you are (This is the cannonball that comes standard in every cannon)

• Barnacle Cannon – Does more damage close up, less damage the further you are (Slows boats down for 15 seconds)

• Fire Cannon – Does Less damage close up, More damage the further you are (Causes Fire damage with an increase to burn damage, 30 Damage over 15 sec)

• Rum Cannon – Does Less damage close up, More damage the further you are (Causes captain and crew’s controller settings to become inverted for 5 seconds)

• Scatter Shot Cannon – Does more damage close up, less damage the further you are (Causes massive damage close range)

• Whistler Cannon – Does Less damage close up, More damage the further you are (Aerodynamically crafted to snipe other boats at long distances)

• Lightning Cannon – Does Less damage close up, More damage the further you are (Slows the gunners aiming and wick time for 5 seconds)

• Chicken Cannon – Does more damage close up, less damage the further you are (Chickens Damage the boat, 150 damage over 15 sec)

• Mine Cannon – Does more damage close up, less damage the further you are (Floats in water and damages boats that trigger it)

Attributed Items

• Fire Ball Jacket - Unlimited Fire Balls
• Mine Jacket - Unlimited Mine Balls
• Scatter Jacket - Unlimited Scatter Balls
• Whistler Jacket - Unlimited Whistler Balls
• No mutiny Hat - No one can mutiny the captain
• Boat turning Hat – Boat turns faster
• Speed Hat - Faster boat

Jersquall
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Post Re: Cutthroats 2.0 -- DETAILS REVEALED
on: August 31, 2012, 23:35
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That is a lot more of an update than I expected. very nice.

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Post Re: Cutthroats 2.0 -- DETAILS REVEALED
on: August 31, 2012, 23:58
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Well I'm impressed by the new cannon balls and the effects they have, if you have a crew who each has a jacket for unlimited use of a different effect then you will be a very powerful force! I'm looking forward to this update and using the chicken cannon balls. 8D

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