Miner Wars Affiliate Competition Results, Contributors & Test Build Update

Prague, Czech Republic, February 13th, 2012 – Keen Software House announces the results of an affiliate competition, top Miner Wars contributors and the latest development news for Miner Wars 2081 Pre-Alpha coming out in the new test build. Also, a pack of screenshots of Chinese and Russian space stations released!

Greetings! So… what is it this time? Results of Miner Wars affiliate competition, summary of the top Miner Wars contributors and new version of the game coming to the test build with fresh new first mission, introducing even more gameplay than before!

New Test Build Update

Today’s game development news are mostly associated with extension to the first mission. Your first objective now is to destroy energy generators in a space station. The station is hidden inside an asteroid. After the destruction of the generators, you have to run away quickly, since the whole station will explode! Sector for the first mission also now contains new mother ship. 

New or updated features:

- HUD notifications for damage, incoming enemy, solar flare, low fuel.

- New faction-specific prefabs for Russia, China and Fourth Reich.

- Prefab and missile explosions now damage all objects nearby (area damage).

- New server code – you need to connect to our server only when loading a mission or checkpoint or saving/loading your sector in the editor - other than that, you can stay offline.

- Many optimizations, minor improvements and fixes. 

Affiliate Competition Results

The time has come for the results of our first affiliate competition! The competition ended on the 31 st January 2012 and here are the winners:

- 1 st: Scuderia

- 2 nd and 3 rd: Zerebo & spacesector

Congratulations! Scuderia received a double (100%) reward from us, Zerebo and spacesector received 50% bonus to their affiliate commissions. It is important to mention that Scuderia decided to turn his commission into contribution fees to support the development of Miner Wars and thus deserves our eternal gratitude! Thanks!

We would also like to thank other players who brought us affiliate sales, namely: Zenuel, Varge, Seranis, RJC0235, oafkad, dresenpai, DooMerPS, DIYGeoff, darkone, CityBuilder, brokengod666, borogrove, AlucardM82.

Top Contributors

Our thanks also go to all the contributors, who donated for the Miner Wars development. Just in short, below are the lists of the top contributors:

- Total - http://www.minerwars.com/StatsTopContributors.aspx

- By months - http://www.minerwars.com/StatsTopContributorsByMonths.aspx

Contributors, who donated 100 USD or above: MrSanta, WolfDK1984, Ratsmt, Shadowkeeper, Focal, Scuderia, Orkpower, TakeiNaodar, Pyrokinesis1019.

Top Contributors for January: Focal, fox2501, Coldstrike, Nightwind, Scuderia, Harmless.

Thanks to you all for your support!


A pack of screenshots of Russian and Chinese space stations is available at our website in the Pictures section  http://www.minerwars.com/Pics.aspx




Miner Wars is a 6DOF interior and exterior space shooter played in a fully destructible environment.

Miner Wars 2081 features single player, co-op, and standard multi-player modes.

Miner Wars MMO is a massive multiplayer online game situated in the same game universe.

As a player, you operate an advanced mining ship in an open world asteroid belt area. You dig kilometers of tunnels, harvest the ore, travel the solar system, fight your enemies and discover mysterious alien secrets. Game-play is led by an epic story and is a combination of a single/multi-player game, cooperative, or you against everyone.

The story will introduce you to many types of missions: rescue, exploration, revenge, base defense, theft, transportation, stealth, search and destroy, pure harvesting, racing or just flying around and destroying everything you see.

World release:

Miner Wars 2081 - Q2 2012

Miner Wars MMO – Q4 2012

Platform: Windows


Keen Software House a. s. is an independent software development and publishing company focused on creating innovative video games. We are passionate gamers who love developing games and we want to make games that people like to play.



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