Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion - Producer Interview

Overclockers Club sat down with Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion series producer Blair Fraser and asked him a bunch of stuff.

Q: I hope you do not consider this an inappropriate question, but are there any squashed bugs you are comfortable sharing with the public?

A: I can't recall too many bugs that would be of interest unless you were a game developer yourself but one of the more hilarious bugs we tracked down was tied to a USB missile launcher. Every time one of our players would fire his device while playing Sins, Sins would crash hard due to some weird user interface interaction. Took a long time to track down because we had only considered his actions in the game as the only variable and he was playing remote so we couldn't see what else he was doing. We certainly didn't guess he was firing missiles every time he won a battle in Sins…