News - May 2002
May 22, 2002 - New screenshots!
Gamespot posted 10 (!) new screenshots on their site!
Some nice city shots again, a first glance at the world map and 2 battle scenes with what seems like a hero in one of them.
Thanks Psyche for letting me know!
May 18, 2002 - All beta testers have been notified
Fire Monkey posted this little message on the Sierra forums a few days ago:
I could be wrong, but I believe that all beta tester have, by now, been notified. My condolences to any not chosen.
Good luck the next month(s) to all who became beta testers :)
And NeoFelis made me 2 animated gifs of the housing levels, you can check them out here
May 12, 2002 - Beta signup closes tomorrow
Time to hurry to get your application in if you want to beta
test Emperor. The signup closes tomorrow early morning (US time).
Quote from Gobi Bear:
We are going to leave the application form up over the weekend. However, when we get in to the office on Monday, we will take the form offline and begin selecting our testing team.
So if you've been procrastinating, time to fill out that application!
May 3, 2002 - Beta signup open and new screenshots and..
Finally we know what BreakAway Chuck meant with "something pretty darn exciting": Beta test and new screenshots!
On the BreakAway Games site you can also download a bit of music from the game, sounds very good!
3rd point: BreakAway also posted an article on the various housing levels and their needs on their page, check them here! A feng shui and aesthetics article is planned for next week.
Update: official press release
Thanks Isetemkheb for informing me about the beta and screenshots :)