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April 7, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.



Offworld Trading Company has been in Early Access for over a year, and in that time we have launched 10 major beta updates based on feedback from you. The game has improved in innumerable ways from our first version because of the dedication and involvement of our community.

Today, we announce the release date of the game as April 28th, 2016, and we are excited to bring this game to a wider audience. We don’t view ...
March 30, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

Here are the rules:

All tournament matches are free-for-alls, with a medium map and default settings, with the exception of Masquerade, Reveal Map, and Random Prices, which must be turned on.All games will be played on the next_version branch (password is “MohicanSun2015)”).The format for winning is that games continue until one player has won two matches.If a player does not show up within ten ...
March 2, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

The Seventh Offworld Twitch Tournament has finished, and the best-of-5 finals was between Cubit and Gameslayer. The streams were broadcast by Zultar, and the first game is linked below.



The final bracket can be viewed here: http://challonge.com/offworld7.
February 3, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

Modding support has been a priority for us at Mohawk Games, and we built Offworld Trading Company to support mods that could not just change the game values (via XML) but also the C# code itself. Jason Winokur, the programmer in charge of mod support, has recorded three tutorial videos to help guide prospective modders. If you are interested in changing our game, please give them a look!

Intro to Offworld Moddin...
January 25, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We are announcing the Third Offworld Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

The tournament uses a single-elimination bracket of 16 players.All tournament matches are 1v1, with a small map and default settings, with the exception of Reveal Map which must be turned on.Games must be played on the next_version branch or Beta 10 if the latter is available.The format for winning is best-of-3, except ...
December 16, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
The Sixth Offworld Twitch Tournament has finished, and the four-player best-of-5 finals was between Blues, Cubit, Gameslayer, and Soren Johnson. The streams were broadcast by Zultar, and the first game is linked below.



The final bracket can be viewed here: http://challonge.com/offworld6.
December 7, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We are announcing the Sixth Offworld Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

All tournament matches are free-for-alls, with a medium map and default settings, with the exception of Masquerade and Reveal Map, which must be turned on.All games must be played on the next_version branch (password is “MohicanSun2015)”).The format for winning is that games continue until one player has won two ...
November 20, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We’ve never been super happy with the original stock system – in which after all of a player’s stock is purchased, another player can buyout that player by paying double for all stock owned by other players. Although the initial period of stock buying is exciting, there is also a long period of time while players are just stockpiling cash for the final buyout, which can be a little boring and also has gamep...
November 18, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

The Fifth Offworld Twitch Tournament (the first one with teams) has finished, and the best-of-5 finals was between PBHead/Roler and Blues/Zuzani. The streams were broadcast by Zultar, and the first game is linked below.



The final bracket can be viewed here: http://challonge.com/offworld5.
October 30, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We are announcing the Fifth Offworld Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

The tournament uses a single-elimination bracket of 8 two-player teams.All tournament matches are 2v2, on a medium map with default settings.The format for winning is best-of-3, except for the finals, which will be best-of-5.If a team is not responsive to finding a time or does not show up to the match, they forfeit.All...
October 12, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

The Fourth Offworld Twitch Tournament has finished, and we had a fantastic set of games for the final round. Once again, this tournament used a four-player free-for-all format, with the winner being the first player to win two games. The final four players were PBHead, Cubit, Blues, and Soren Johnson.



The final bracket is available here (although obviously the site does not support a 4-player tournament very well...
September 24, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We are announcing the Fourth Offworld Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

All tournament matches are 4-player free-for-all, with a medium map and default settings, with the exception of Masquerade, Reveal Map, Majority Buyout, and Destroy Buyout which must be turned on.The format for winning is that games continue until one player has won two matches.If a player is not responsive to finding a tim...
September 23, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

The Third Offworld Twitch Tournament has finished, with the finals being a rematch of the previous finals, between PBHead and Cubit. Zultar and Soren commentated the finals, and they are available, in non-spoiler form, on thisYouTube playlist (along with most of the rest of the tournament).

However, if you are going to watch only one game from this tournament, please consider watching the second g...
September 9, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.

We are announcing the Third Offworld Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

The tournament uses a single-elimination bracket of 16 players.All tournament matches are 1v1, with a small map and default settings, with the exception of Reveal Map and Majority Buyout which must be turned on.The format for winning is best-of-3, except for the finals, which will be best-of-5.If a player is not responsive to f...
April 20, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
From Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.

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1.0 Introduction

The campaign is a special, single-player mode of Offworld Trading Company which provides an overarching goal to be achieved over multiple Missions – to be the last Corporation standing on Mars. The player controls one of eight Corporations, which over the course of multiple Missions will increase their income by investing in Martian Colonies, will hire more labor to improve productivity, and wi...