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CURE is on Steam!

We are proud to announce on this week’s dev blog that we have launched the CURE Closed Alpha onto Steam. This is an exciting time for us here on the development team, there is something special and rewarding about seeing something you created in your steam library, and we couldn’t have done it without the help of our biggest fans; You know who you are, and THANK YOU! This new version of the game has many improvements over the previous demo 1.0.2 we released back in April. (You can read a little bit about what we have been up to in the meantime in Dev Blog #1) You can see the patch notes for the CURE Version 1.0.3 here.  With CURE on Steam, we will have much more frequent updates in the future.

Closed Alpha Free Keys

Over the next few weeks, we will be distributing a limited amount of Free CURE Alpha keys for use with Steam to our biggest fans that have supported the development of CURE that have signed up for the alpha, the newsletter, shared our project on social media, or that contributed to our crowdfunding campaign.

Your feedback is priceless!

This game is still in development and we could really use your feedback, so please come by our subreddit and give us your feedback of the game.

Steam vs Custom Patcher

We are really happy to be able to use the Steam distribution network, and it is a huge improvement over our previous launcher and patcher. Steam is FAST!!! Even though the CURE patcher was really fun to make, it had it’s fair share of obstacles and problems. Our previous patcher was actually built on the Torrent protocol, so everyone that was actively downloading or playing the game were in fact helping other players download the patcher too, but even better, it allowed us to distribute the game files from different servers (rather than downloading it directly from our website). Many of our friends helped to seed the game, which improved download speeds a fair amount (Many thanks to the countless people that helped in this way from the Tigris Game Development group). We may open source the patcher for use by other devs in the future, but in honesty, it is far inferior to the raw power of Steam.


Privacy Policy

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We take your privacy really seriously, and we think more websites should too!


We will not share any of your personally-identifiable information (namely street addresses, first or last names, social security number or credit card numbers or even your pets first name) with anybody, not only because we have an aversion with such practices but also because we don't store it so there is nothing to share.


We will not sell any of your information (see cookies, IP addresses, and usage statistics below).


We do not currently advertise on this website, so no advertiser or company will have access to your usage statistics, information or personally identifying information.


When you use this website some information is logged automatically.


Webserver Logs

In order for you to connect to this website (or any website), that website needs to be running webhosting software; This software automatically logs information such as IP Address (see below), the time you accessed this website, what page you accessed and possibly other metrics. The reason for this type of logging is to both check for errors people might encounter when visiting this website and to monitor for hacker activity or potential exploits of our website. This information is used to review the health of our website and for maintenance, information stored in log files are not shared with any third party.


Usage Statistics

We reserve the right to log how a user may use our website (by making note of which things are clicked while you are on the website and when you clicked on them, what browser and operating system you used to access this website, and other non personally-identifiable information). This can be used to help us make the website better by analysing how the website is used and to see which pages on this website require maintenance. This information is not shared with any third party and is used solely my us to review how the website is most commonly used. No personally-identifiable information is collected as usage statistics.


Cookies

Cookies are bits of information that are stored on your computer, which are used when you navigate through a website. Our pledge is to only create cookies (only stored for a relatively short time) which will help your experience on this website and that your cookies are not stored, collected, or sold by this website. Most modern browsers have a way to disable cookies, and you are welcomed and encouraged to do so if you do not wish to store cookies on your computer. Some of the functionality on this website might not work without cookies enabled.


IP Address

When accessing the internet, your computer uses an IP addresses in order to view websites. IP Addresses act like a mailbox- and web pages are like letters. The IP address is a set of numbers and/or letters, and symbols and does not contain any personally-identifiable information in them (for instance, it does not show where you live, your name or other such information). We reserve the right to create logs which contain visitor IP Addresses (see the above: Webserver Logs and Usage Statistics) or use your IP Address to deliver to you custom content. IP Addresses are not shared or sold to any 3rd party and is only used for maintaining this website (see above: Webserver Logs and Usage Statistics).


Children's Information

We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. This website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that this website has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.


Website Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website. For the CURE game privacy policy please click here.


Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms. Privacy Policy Online Approved Site.


Update

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014. Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.


Terms Of Use And Forum Rules


Whereas you are welcome to join us in the CURE community forums, the following rules are in place in order to keep the CURE website a fun place to visit.


#1: Do not post hateful (ie: abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, threatening, etc. ) messages.
#2: Do not post any material that may violate the law.
#3: Do not post content which is offensive (namely pornography or gore).
#4: Do not advertise or google bomb.
#5: Do not annoy the moderators. If requested to stop doing something by a moderator, it is most likely because you are being annoying.
#6: Use common sense.
#7: Have fun! This is the internet after all!



Moderators can enforce the rules as they wish. They can give warnings at their discretion, but are not obligated to. Your ability to use the forums or access the website can be revoked, for reasons stated or unstated. We hope for the forums to be a place of free speech and fun, and these rules are in place to keep the place from burning down. Our motto is: minimum enforcement for maximum fun!


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