Junction Gate Beta 0.0.3 has now been released to the private test group. This is a minor feature release, the major features being multiple difficulty levels, save/load/new games, and enhanced facility management.
New Added 4 difficulty levels: Easy, Normal, Hard, & Ultimate.
New Added save games. The game saves automatically every 2 in-game days and also when you close or refresh your browser.
New Added new games. When creating a new game, it will remember your settings from your current game.
New Added game seed generation. (Have fun!) You can generate a new seed or type in your own.
New Added ability to skip intro when starting a new game.
New Added hex clearing mechanic.
New Added facility management modals. You can now manage and upgrade all facilities of one type from the facilities screen without going to the map.
New Added new messages on splash screen when loading a saved game.
New Added stat tracking in the settings modal.
Fixed Fixed music playing on splash screen while toggling music button.
Fixed Fixed Core Level 02 not unlocking when the first sleeper arrives.
Updated Prices have been adjusted for ore, air, and food facilities.
Updated Ore production rates have been increased.
Coming Up This Week
I'll be focusing on reworking the blog to share better content in a nicer format as well as planning for the next release.