Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you: Rayya’s Children.
This latest iteration of Alpha 13 (develop-2710) is now available on the Steam Latest (unstable) branch.
It features Rayya’s Children, the second kingdom to debut in the world of Stonehearth, as well as their native environment — the desert biome. Lots of new things to explore!
Additionally, there is an all-new “storybook” start screen where you select the basic components of the adventure you are about to experience.
Here’s what’s new in the release:
Redesigned Game Options
New storybook-inspired getting started screen: select your kingdom, biome, and difficulty via an interactive illuminated manuscript with borders by Tom and illustrations from Allie.
Welcome to the desert! Eat prickly pears and husband your wood; it’s beautiful but bleak out there.
New Playable Kingdom
Rayya’s Children is now available for play-testing!
- Their default starting talisman is the Potter’s Cutter.
- Make clay bricks to build shelter in the desert.
- Four brand new desert-themed housing templates.
- New desert-themed UI skin, supported by the hot-loading mods feature.
- New trading encounters.
- Make lots of items to sell for necessities and talismans.
Rayya’s Children’s basic systems are in place, but still need a lot of tuning, so write us with your feedback.
New Roof Editor
We’ve added more options to the roof editor. You can now make flat roofs, control the height of the walls below the roof, and the amount of roof overhang in each direction.
- Support undo when placing furniture and decorations in the building editor.
- Disable work orders for professions that don’t support them. (New games only.)
- Enable mining for the Blacksmith and Mason.
- Fixed Work Orders showing incorrect tasks after promotion/demotion.
- Fixed collision regions for the Potter Kiln, Carpenter Toolbench, and Blacksmith Forge and fix cosmetics on iconic workbenches.
- Make Potter Wheel restockable.
- Crafting a fine item now grants an addition item instead of replacing the ordinary item. This makes satisfying trading demands more reliable until we allow traders to accept the fine versions of items.
- Extending the overhang on a roof with open spaces will extend the wall through the roof into the sky.