Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Soldak Entertainment

Linux gamers invited to save Jorvik with release of Depths of Peril

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Soldak’s action RPG Depths of Peril is now available for Linux. As the protector of the city of Jorvik, players must set out into the dangerous countryside to secure the town. Players must compete against other leaders for rule of the city by completing quests that will have them battling dangerous monsters and seeking out infamous villains. Faction leaders will help or get in the way of the player’s progress as their relationships evolve throughout the campaign.

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Drox Operative: Invasion of the Ancients demo, full version launch

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Drox Operative’s first expansion, Invasion of the Ancients, is now available for download, as its demo. The Ancients were the races that dominated the galaxy before the Drox rose to power, but who later fell to the Drox and their Operatives. Now that the Drox are no more, the Ancients have returned for revenge, and the remaining Operatives are their prime target. Their return brings with it 19 playable subraces, new quests, new components, military and production space stations, the new Scavenger race, and new Legion, Overlord, and Talon monsters.

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Update 1.029 launches for Drox Operative

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Work continues on Soldak’s excellent space-based action-RPG Drox Operative, and now players can download the latest update: patch 1.029. Recent updates have continued to refine the base system as well as add support for controllers, and the latest patch follows suit. Some of the tweaks include trap damage increased by 50%, new warnings for mandatory quests, and Trade Pacts visible when race icons are highlighted. The full list of changes is available below, and the patch can be downloaded here.

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Soldak launches update 1.024 for Drox Operative

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A new patch has gone live for Soldak’s action-RPG Drox Operative. As with previous updates, 1.024 adds a variety of tweaks, such as the Shadow’s spy trait now affecting espionage and sabotage, Drox Guild quests now rewarding more credits and XP, and ancient quests popping up more frequently. The full list of changes is available below, and the patch can be found here.

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Drox Operative updated, controller support added and improved

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Two new patches have gone live for space-based action-RPG Drox Operative. The latest official update, 1.015, adds controller support, while the newest beta patch, 1.016, includes a number of additional tweaks. Details for both 1.015 and 1.016 are available below. Some of the beta patch’s changes include the ability for planets to build and transfer ships to other planets, new ancient race dialog, and various fixes for icons and text. The new update also addresses some controller-related issues.

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Drox Operative: Invasion of the Ancients available for pre-order

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Soldak has announced that the first expansion to their space-based action-RPG Drox Operative, Ancients, is now available for pre-order. The Mac and Windows add-on features the return of the Ancient races who were expelled by the Drox before they turned on and were in turn crushed by their Operatives. Now that the Ancients have returned, they are looking for revenge, and the Drox Operatives are in their sights. Ancients includes new quests, new components, new monsters, and a new race, the Scavengers. Gamers who pre-order will receive access to the latest beta build as well as 10% off the regular price of $9.99.

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Beta patch 1.012 released for Drox Operative

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A new beta patch has launched for Soldak’s space-based action-RPG Drox Operative. The 1.012 beta patch features a significant number of tweaks. A few of the adjustments include races paying less for players to break treaties, ancients and bounty hunters dropping better loot, races at war with the player refusing to sell jump gate activations, and lesser-habitable planets being more difficult for races to colonize. Over two dozen of the changes have been listed below, and the full patch notes can be found here.

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Soldak releases beta patch 1.001 for Drox Operative

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Soldak has sent word that they’ve launched beta patch 1.001 for their space-based action-RPG Drox Operative. The update includes a number of fixes and tweaks, some of the more interesting include the AI’s new ability to resell purchased items at a later date for a profit, a new indicator displaying the probability of a successful attempt at subterfuge (espionage, sabotage, etc.), and a marker for quicker identification of superior equipment. The full patch notes can be found below (and here), and the download is available here.

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(PC Review) Drox Operative

(PC Review) Drox Operative

“… PC gamers should do themselves a favor and try out Soldak’s latest …”

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Drox Operative now available for Mac, Windows PC

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Soldak Entertainment, developers of Depths of Peril and Din’s Curse, has just released their latest action-RPG, Drox Operative. As an intergalactic gun for hire, players will earn their keep by taking on jobs, alone or with friends via co-op multiplayer, in a dynamic galaxy embroiled in war. The goal isn’t to build or administer bases but to amass as much money as possible to man the deadliest ship in space. In addition to ship and crew customization, the game offers budding mercenary captains quests to undertake, monsters to hunt, and several factions to work with or against.

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