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October 1st, 2018


Meridian Jumpworks sign an economic agreement with Dark Star Imperium.


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October 4th, 2018


Sovereignty Integral of Tilo and Sector Protectorate sign an alliance treaty.


Ark Central make up for their delay by producing a double-month August/ September episode, giving details on the circumstances of Free Trade Alliance's fall.


A 6 hours in-week Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC, getting later extended to 24 hours.



October 5th, 2018


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October 6th, 2018

 

Free Trade Alliance officially disband.

 

Sector Protectorate officially leave the Aeonian Federation.

 

Penumbra and Free Racing Community sign INA's CONAMI.

 

The Tortuga collective release the first episode of "Tales from Tortuga", cementing their vision and plans for an independent community city-state.

 

The Federation Alpha become consultants in urban development for the Tranquility project.

 

Dual Insider interview Lord Void from Band Of Outlaws.

 

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October 7th, 2018


Sector Protectorate sign a pact with the Federation Alpha.


Robotic Industries establish an Associate Relationship Agreement with Sovereignty Integral of Tilo.


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October 8th, 2018


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October 10th, 2018


Dual Insider announce a personal association with Primarch, leader of the Dark Star Imperium, and interview him about his organization's origins, projects, partners and growth.


Novaquark update news on their Kickstarter page, announcing the upcoming of Physical Rewards.



October 11th, 2018


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A 24 hours in-week Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC.



October 12th, 2018


Glory leaves GLSU in order to invest himself in his Dual Universe content creation.


French website JeuxOnLine interview Théo Maudet, Junior Producer at Novaquark.



October 13th, 2018


Dark Star Imperium boast a growing number of Citizen Organizations, several of which belonged to the late Free Trade Alliance.


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October 14th, 2018


Following a disagreement about The Federation Alpha's place within Dark Star Imperium's sphere of influence - independant allies or subjected members -, an irate Ginger goes to empty then re-create his own organization in order to get "Super-Legate" status from Primarch and withdraw TFA from DSI's citizenship program; his open reaction on DSI's channels creates strife.


Empire, through the voice of Lord Kitton, express their support towards Federation Alpha's decision.


Tsunami, leader of Hyperion, Terran Union's german wing, passes his managing director position to UnderhandAerial due to personal reasons.


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October 16th, 2018


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October 17th, 2018


Organizations of the Inte-Neutral Assembly sign a Mutual Defence Pact.


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October 18th, 2018


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A 24 hours in-week Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC.



October 19th, 2018


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Updated Discord Guidelines are posted by Novaquark's CM team, clarifying Moderator's rights to take action.



October 20th, 2018


Yamamushi does a Pre-Alpha Pack giveaway through DUFM's livestream.


French organization Les Scorpions du Désert publish a detailed internal lore compilation.


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October 21st, 2018


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October 22nd, 2018


The Tortuga collective release the second episode of "Tales from Tortuga".


Novaquark tweet their first Community Digest Program image.



October 23rd, 2018


Outpost Zebra publish an insight about the "most popular" Terran Union, with guest Fleet Admiral Coke.


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October 24th, 2018


Dual Insider interview Alethion, chief administrator for Tortuga, outlining the project's distancing from the original "Band Of Outlaws City" idea.


Novaquark's devblog talks about Gravity Devices.



October 25th, 2018


Outpost Zebra interview President Ginger and Prime Minister Chrissi from The Federation Alpha.


Dual Insider broadcast a "breaking news" segment clarifying the TFA/ DSI breakup, citing slightly biased allegations of poaching and spamming moves from Ginger's side following his departure.


A 3 hours in-week Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC, the short duration being caused by the release of r0.13 build, assorted with a full server wipe; Dual Universe server and voxel technology go through major evolutions.



October 26th, 2018


Youtuber and community leader Captain Jack, CEO of Red Wood Industries, loses almost all his membership following an undisclosed dispute with an administration personel.


Novaquark publish a changelog for the 0.13 Build version, dubbed "final update before Alpha 1 launch".



October 27th, 2018


Dark Star Imperium get City State of Tranquility's expertise as contracted urban consultants.


J.C. Baillie gives a conference about "Building A Universe" at Toronto's EGLX.



October 28th, 2018


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J.C. Baillie gives another conference at EGLX about "Emergent Content & Gameplay in Dual Universe"; a video of the presentation is announced.



October 29th, 2018


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Novaquark tweet a Community Digest video featuring a wooden flying ship by Pantera from Prophet Rocket Foundry.



October 30th, 2018


The Lost Prodigy puts up an update outlining Dual Universe's recent changes.


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October 31st, 2018


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Novaquark publish a Devblog about their new Flatten tool.



November 1st, 2018


Yamamushi conducts a Halloween-themed show on the DUE stream, including a Pre-Alpha Pack Giveaway, some news featurettes from Ark central and Dual Insider, as well as guests such as Pantera, Raptor Jesus and Comrademoco.


The Aeonian Federation cast their October 2018 Press Release.


A 3 hours in-week Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC then gets extended to 6 hours.



November 2nd, 2018


Ark Central publish their October community & news report; Dark Star Imperium/ The Federation Alpha's clash is evoked in more details, confirming previous mentions of pornographic spam from TSA but also less-known, basely derogatory personal comments from Primarch towards Ginger.


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November 3rd, 2018


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November 4th, 2018


Dual Insider publish their October update, including more precisions on the Ginger/ Primarch conflict as well as a direct critic of Ark Central's way of reporting on said conflict.


Intergalactic Trade Federation associate themselves with The City Tranquility to work on a public mobile space station, through the works of new org Immortality Shipyards & Crafting Facilities Inc; all three entities belong to the Inter-Neutral Assembly.


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November 5th, 2018


The Tortuga collective release the third episode of "Tales from Tortuga", featuring an emphasis on the growing conceptual separation between the pirate organization and their friendlier free-port project.


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November 6th, 2018


Sovereignty Integral of Tilo sign several agreements with United Sectors of Providence, 4-7 Contractors Squadron, Intergalactic Trade Federation and United Earth Space Corps.


A 3 hours in-week Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC.


Novaquark make light adjustments on their Supporter Packs' description.



November 8th, 2018


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A 6 hours in-week Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC.


Novaquark update their Discord management.



November 9th, 2018


Sovereignty Integral of Tilo join Immortality ShipYards & Crafting Facilities Inc to support the Mobile Trade Hub Station project.


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November 10th, 2018


United Earth Empire, faced with "the strain of hostility", announce their official neutrality between the Federation Alpha and Dark Star Imperium.


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November 11th, 2018


Sovereignty Integral of Tilo and Fringe Exoplanet Cartel sign a Friendly Liaison Agreement.


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November 12th, 2018


Representatives from SilverLight Industries, Band of Outlaws and Chuckling Casket talk at a SLI Q&A about piracy, morals and bias in news outlets.


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November 13th, 2018


Lord Void steps down from Kraken Industries' leadership; the org, a Band of Outlaws SIG partner, will be lead by Xerivex.


A previously unscheduled 6 hours in-week Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC.


J.C. Baillie speaks about the challenges behind the building of a metaverse and the story of Dual Universe at Montreal International Game Summit.



November 14th, 2018


Dual Insider interview The Opean Federation, shedding a strangely agressive light on their activities.


CobraTV republish an interview of J.C. Baillie, made during PAX back in 2016, discussing Dual Universe's vision.


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November 15th, 2018


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A 48 hours Server Test goes at 14:00 UTC, gathering as many participants as possible at Novaquark's request, in order to stress-test the servers.



November 16th, 2018


Neo Crusaders explain their ranking system, of a very classical inspiration.


Novaquark's Community Digest features Knoober's Luxury Racing Spaceship.



November 17th, 2018


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November 18th, 2018


The Federation Alpha officially ally themselves with the Solar Empire.


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November 19th, 2018


Dual Insider make an Alpha One special report.


Novaquark engage Dual Universe's French Localization: the English-written game will also be released in French and the website has now a french version.



November 20th, 2018


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November 21st, 2018


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November 22nd, 2018


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A 9 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.



November 23rd, 2018


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November 24th, 2018


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November 25th, 2018


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November 26th, 2018


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Alpha date is officially announced: November 29th.



November 27th, 2018


The Diverse Unified Accord and the Aeonian Federation officially merge: DUA leadership - ShinyMagnemite and MasteredRed - are integrated into AFED's and structures are reworked, including Discord.


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November 28th, 2018


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The Alpha-1 entry waves schedule clashes with the growing hype as the community is reminded that not everyone eligible for Alpha 1 will effectively get access right away.



November 29th, 2018


Zamarus from the Eldritch Nation reveals the existence of the Grand Exodus, a mysterious initiative run by a group called Arch Confederacy; this group includes the Eldritch Nation, Terran Union, Dark Star Imperium and New Genesis.


New Genesis leave the Aeonian Federation to join the Arch Confederacy.


Dual Insider publish their November Update, sharing exclusive news about the upcoming Arch Confederacy.


A 24 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC; it marks the official entry in the Alpha-1 "First Contact" stage of Dual Universe, with a first wave of new testers from Sponsor supporters.


A trailer goes live with the Alpha.


Dual Universe Crowdfunding passes the 10 Million Euro milestone, including all pledges and investments.


A new Devblog details Alpha-1's main new feature: Crafting.


French channel GamerGuideFR publish a demonstration of Dual Universe Alpha gameplay.


Jeuxvideo.com comment that same demo.


Other press outlets also react to the Alpha, including ShackNews and MassivelyOP.



November 30th, 2018


Band Of Outlaws give 13 reasons to join them.


The Aeonian Federation and Science Of Acquisition sign a Friendship Agreement.


Enjoying success, the Server Test gets extended for 24 more hours.



December 1st, 2018


City State of Tranquility and their associates - Evergreen Republic, Foundation of the Ancestral Flame, Free Racing Community, Robotic Industries and Sovereignty Integral of Tilo - found the Confederation of Allied Territorial Sovereignties (CATS).


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December 2nd, 2018


The Astrum Empire join the Aeonian Federation.


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December 3rd, 2018


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Novaquark make the game access for each member visible on the forum, easing the following of NDA in the process.



December 4th, 2018


New Horizon welcome the Aeonian Federation as one of their megaship dock owners.


The City Tranquility sign a "Sanctuary of Peace" treaty with the Old Guard of Gaia.


The Old Guard of Gaia also declare an already months-old official diplomatic accord with Delta Federation for the construction of Quanta City on the Madis moon.


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December 5th, 2018

 

Pigeon Engineering Corps join the Aeonian Federation.

 

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December 6th, 2018


The Confederation of Allied Territorial Sovereignties sign Inter-Neutral Assembly's Conami, plus a Mutual Defense Pact.


Novaquark publish an extensive Alpha gameplay video, commented by CEO J.C. Baillie and Game Designer Baptiste Agati.


A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC



December 7th, 2018


Dual Insider interview Mandalor from Neo Crusaders.


Ark Central publish their November update.


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December 8th, 2018


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December 9th, 2018


The Opean Federation and Empire sign a Friendly Trade Agreement and a Non Agression Pact.


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December 10th, 2018

 

Tharis - now Zelevas - decides to "bear the strain" again, declaring hostile intentions from his organization, United Earth Empire - now The United Empire -, towards Dark Star Imperium; later, PEK and New Genesis join DSI, declaring themselves against TUE.

 

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December 11th, 2018


New Genesis start looking for a leader for their "Sphere of Vitality": the section responsible for the well-being of the NG community via game nights, events and competitions.


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December 12th, 2018


Outpost Zebra share a moment with Kytheum from the reclusive Empire.


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December 13th, 2018


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A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC, harboring a new wave of backers and deploying a new r0.14 version.



December 14th, 2018


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Novaquark announce the surprise opening of their Winter Holidays test.


Winter Holidays Contest is also announced.


The 5th Community Digest features a digital LUA lock system.



December 15th, 2018


Outpost Zebra publish Kurock's third "State of Affairs".


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December 16th, 2018


New Genesis publish their crusading December Update.


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December 17th, 2018


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December 18th, 2018

 

New Genesis sign their "Crusader's Pact" with Dark Star Imperium, cimenting an already-established alliance.

 

Novaquark's Community Digest features BenFargo's "Blue Moon" ship.

 

 

December 19th, 2018

 

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Repeated incidents involving nagging member Emtec3PL give an occasion for Nyzaltar to elaborate precisions about Novaquark's way of dealing with Customer Support.

 

 

December 20th, 2018

 

Dual Insider do a quick analysis of Dual Universe current state.

 

The Aeonian Federation open varied staff applications within their 5 divisions.

 

A Server Test begins at 14:00 UTC; for the very first time, the session will last over two weeks, until January 7th, 14:00 UTC; all eligible testers have now access to the game and a "Garbage Collection" program will take care of discarded basic Constructs.

 

The Small Dynamic Construct Contest begins: Noveans will design Hovercrafts, Atmospheric Ships and Spaceships for a chance at selected prizes.

 

 

December 21st, 2018

 

Outpost Zebra publish Aaron Cain's "Chronicles of Tranquility".

 

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December 22nd, 2018

 

Trylon announce Project Apogee, the construction of a public space station with special reservations for building partners.

 

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December 23rd, 2018

 

German youtuber Jason Dugs from Omega TV gives news about Dual Universe.

 

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December 24th, 2018

 

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December 28th, 2018

 

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December 29th, 2018

 

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December 30th, 2018

 

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December 31st, 2018

 

The Aeonian Federation release their December press statement, listing their new members (Astrum Empire, Pigeon Engineering Corps and Didact Development Group) and partners (Meridian Jumpworks & Science Of Acquisition).

 

J.C. Baillie, aka NQ-Sophon, sets up a fireworks show at his personal castle to celebrate New Year's Eve.

 

 

January 1st, 2019

 

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January 2nd, 2019

 

Dual Insider publish their December update.

 

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January 3rd, 2019

 

Iridium Cartel and the Aeonian Federation sign a trade & friendship agreement.

 

United Empire's Zelevas briefly swears allegiance to New Genesis' The Master Architect before being denounced as a conspirator and "heretic".

 

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January 4th, 2019

 

Cerberus announce their trade and neutrality agreement with New Genesis.

 

In preparation of the Time World Conference planned in Paris for November 2019, J.C. Baillie gives a short laius on the perception of time within video games.

 

 

January 5th, 2019

 

SpartanCast Season 2 starts with Episode 1 "Community Projects", with BliitztheFox (ODY), Firestorm (DSI), Lukas Vangard, Shockeray (Soul Nebula), Tybirius Balin (Meridian Jumpworks) and Evergreen (New Horizon).

 

The Old Guard of Gaia join the Aeonian Federation's member organizations.

 

Jason Dugs gives an Alpha 1 Update.

 

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January 6th, 2019

 

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January 7th, 2019

 

Luminous graciously propose their Haven Feed service, using discord webhooks to transfer DU-related updates straight to servers.

 

Ark Central publish their December News Update.

 

The two-weeks Alpha 1 Server Test ends with satisfying results.

 

 

January 8th, 2019

 

EvilPorcupine succeeds to Astrophil as Executive Producer and CEO of Ark Central; Teriia also replaces Code 24 as the new Editor at AC; both departures are motivated by IRL priorities.

 

Delta Confederation sign an agreement with the Federation Alpha; their accord with the Aeonian Federation is rewritten on new terms, following the recent change of leadership.

 

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January 9th, 2019

 

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January 10th, 2019

 

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A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC; the Winter Holiday Ship Building Contest is still ongoing and will end with this session.

 

Novaquark publish a making-of video with in-house composer Maxime Ferrieu, as well as all Dual Universe's musics on Youtube.

 

 

January 11th, 2019

 

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January 12th, 2019

 

Outpost Zebra publish an insight on the Eldritch Nation.

 

Dual Insider briefly details Dual Universe's progress since E3 2016 and its unique qualities.

 

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January 13th, 2019

 

After the stepping down of two directors, Silverlight Industries restructure their sections between Production, Logistics, Operations and Security.

 

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January 14th, 2019

 

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Winter Holidays Shipbuilding Contest is over, with around 100 entries for Novaquark to now examine.

 

 

January 15th, 2019

 

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January 16th, 2019

 

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January 17th, 2019

 

Distressing video-verified documentation about Primarch is sent by Zelevas to several outlets, including Ark Central, detailing racial slurs, gory photosends and admittance of usage of alternate accounts, alledgedly in order to reach Community's Portal front page, from Dark Star Imperium's leader.

 

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January 18th, 2019

 

DarkHorizon is appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Terran Union.

 

A 72 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.

 

Novaquark Producer Theo Maudet gives another interview.

 

 

January 19th, 2019

 

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January 20th, 2019

 

New Genesis sign a trade pact with Merdian JumpWorks.

 

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January 21st, 2019

 

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January 22nd, 2019

 

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Novaquark update their Trello board, detailing recent progress.

 

 

January 23rd, 2019

 

Dual Insider host a livestream with Firestorm of Dark Star Imperium, detailing the empire's projects.

 

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January 24th, 2019

 

Shockeray offers a glimpse of the new instance of his Community Map.

 

A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.

 

 

January 25th, 2019

 

SpartanCast Episode 2 gathers Code24 from Ark Central, Lime from Dual Insider and Lukas Vangard from IBN with MasterChiefMK1 and Tybirius Balin to talk about War Reporting.

 

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January 26th, 2019

 

Arch Confederacy is officially formed, after weeks of discrete preparations.

 

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January 27th, 2019

 

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January 28th, 2019

 

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January 29th, 2019

 

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January 30th, 2019

 

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January 31st, 2019

 

The Aeonian Federation publish their January Press Release, evoking new member orgs, "internal projects" and them joining the Arch Confederacy.

 

A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.

 

 

February 1st, 2019

 

Dual Insider publish their January Update, defending Dark Star Imperium against Zelevas' recent allegations, negating any involvment from Novaquark in the matter and accusing Ark Central and Terran Union of participation in doxxing actions, but also indirectly admitting the truth of the incriminating documentation.

 

SpartanCast dive "In the Mind of Soul Nebula" with Shockeray.

 

Novaquark announce new, extended test schedules.

 

 

February 2nd, 2019

 

Russian youtuber Le Up talks about Dual Universe's Alpha.

 

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February 3rd, 2019

 

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February 4th, 2019

 

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February 5th, 2019

 

New Genesis teach us all how to purge more efficiently.

 

Adequately following some recent developments, NQ-Nyzaltar reminds the DU community what is acceptable and what is not.


 

February 6th, 2019

 

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February 7th, 2019

 

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A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.

 


February 8th, 2019


Aaron Cain from Tranquility reacts to Nyzaltar's message about real-life misbehaving.


"Last Time User Experience": ill-informed and careless french streamer Valfye breaks NDA, sees his videos promptly deleted and loses his DU account. (Note: this remains speculation, as Novaquark won't confirm due to their confidentiality protocol regarding punishements, but NDA-enforcement is quite clear on that subject)



February 9th, 2019


The Old Guard of Gaia present their "New Worlds" perspective.


Dual Insider host an industrial-themed livestream with Meridian Jumpworks.


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February 11th, 2019


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February 12th, 2019


Following the departure of their former leader Glory, GLSU restructure and rename themselves to "Genova Federation".


Novaquark open a new studio in Montreal, hiring ex-Eidos founder and video game pundit Stéphane D'Astous as local General Manager.



February 13th, 2019


Sivean Society, an alliance of several small-scale org (Eden Republic, Dynamic Aerospace Industries, Ender Order, Caldwell Corporation, United Earth Space Corps, Hawk Industries and Intergalactic Trade Federation), start to rise despite having no actual presence yet on the Community Portal and a non-Alpha leader.


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February 14th, 2019


The Arch Confederacy publish their constitution.


A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.



February 15th, 2019


Dual Insider explain their ranking methods for DU military powers and low-key announce their upcoming website.


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February 16th, 2019


Ark Central publish their much-delayed January Update.


Jason Dugs gives a second Alpha 1 Update.


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February 17th, 2019


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February 18th, 2019


Novean and artist Geo displays his talents at animated logos.


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February 19th, 2019


New Genesis boast.


Sivean Society partner up with The Solar Empire.


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SLEEPERS WAKING

- Pre-Alpha / Alpha Recent Day-By-Day (3 - 6 Months) -

Older references up to Novaquark's foundation in 2014 may be requested directly to Peregrin


October 2nd, 2018


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October 3rd, 2018


Dark Star Imperium integrate Reign into their home sector.


Novaquark set up their Community Digest Program, softening the NDA a bit.



October 9th, 2018


MasterChiefMKI is choosen as Superintendent in replacement of Lord Kittion within the Aeonian Federation.


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October 15th, 2018


Following Glory's departure, Zerifis is appointed as the new leader of GLSU, being replaced in turn by Pengo as Advisor.


Überraschend from Objective Driveyards set up a personal project for the conversion of 2d official content from Novaquark to 3d Blender files, in order to help him and others possibly import some day external 3d concept into the game.


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November 7th, 2018


Dual Insider interview ChipFromEarth from New Genesis.


21 new Noveans join the Alpha Team Vanguard after a fourth wave of selection by Novaquark's Community Manager, setting up ATV rollcall to 119.


 

December 25th, 2018

 

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December 26th, 2018

 

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December 27th, 2018

 

Band Of Outlaws hijack J.C.'s Castle.

 

The United Empire and the Federation Alpha come to words as Zelevas and Ginger face a diplomatic quiproquo, seemingly sparked by the former.

 

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