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New Cantata Tutorial Video
A new tutorial video to help the perplexed and a feature voting portal to help guide the upcoming development work.
Cantata has fully made its way into the world and I couldn’t be happier with how it’s been received. To be clear, it is definitely a strange game and some people have bounced off it for that, but for every person that doesn’t find it to taste there are people that are pouring hours into the game and really engaging with what we’re trying to do.
For the unconvinced (and the confused) though, we’ve put together a How-To video to help visually walk people through what it actually means to play Cantata. If you don’t want to play the in-game tutorial or just want to check out what playing Cantata actually “is” before buying, I highly recommend you watch the video. It’s not an annotated play through of the tutorial, but instead a visual walkthrough of all the parts of the game with examples, highlighting, etc.
Check it out here:
As we move beyond the 1.0 release of Cantata, I’m also starting to chart a path for what development looks like for the game. The Campaign of the game is finished, and as I look down the road there’s a fair number of quality of life enhancements for the game possible as well as focusing on heavily-requested items like a proper Skirmish AI.
Given that the development team is now just me, I’m unable to just work on everything at once, as much as I’d like to! So what I’ve done is introduce a feature voting portal on our forums where people can vote (and comment) on what specifically they would like to see next in the game:
On the page, once you register, you can vote for two options in the category. Once the category is closed, you will get any votes you put towards that category back and can reallocate them! My hope is that this helps everyone who plays and is interested in the ongoing work of Cantata feel empowered to help steer development towards what they would like to see in the game.
Lastly, if you’re playing Cantata and enjoying it, please leave us a review on Steam! Every little bit helps as we’re still small a relatively low-profile game!
Beyond that, we’ve still got more things cooking around Cantata. I want to make the game great and think we’ve got all the ingredients here to build something special on top of a solid foundation. Until next time, thanks so much for reading and following us along this journey. Enjoy your time on Shoal, discover its mysteries, and we’ll talk again soon!