"Compound" is NOT A MOD. Written in C++ and DirectX, it is an isometric, single-player computer role-playing game (cRPG) taking place in a desolate setting. It has been in development since 2007. The game is influenced by a number of the gameplay philosophies used by Fallout; however, it neither shares Fallout's universe, nor is set to exactly replicate Fallout's gameplay mechanics. It used to use Fallout: Tactics assets as placeholders, but at present time they're being weeded out.

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16 comments by shizentai on Jun 23rd, 2010

This video demonstrates upgraded travel on the BIG MAP(tm). It now zooms in and out, the player leaves markers and trails.

It ends with an imitation of a random encounter from Fallout 2, which demonstrates the scripting system. Nothing about that encounter is hardcoded into the game's executable - it is all in external script files.

Before, such customized encounters weren't possible. You could only encounter hostiles roaming the map, and if you're very, very, very lucky, you'd get them at an interesting moment... but now encounter maps are spawned and start exactly defined scenarios - just like in Fallout 1 and 2.


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shizentai
shizentai Sep 4 2014, 5:56pm replied:

EDIT: problem solved.

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Omegakill
Omegakill Jun 28 2014, 1:39pm says:

Really happy to see the game still being worked on, playing this would give me such a nostalgic kick of Fallout. Best of luck in finishing this project.

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shizentai
shizentai Jun 30 2014, 6:59am replied:

Thanks, I'm trying to work on it ;) Definitely the nostalgic kick of Fallout is my driving force... not just for nostalgia but for continuing Fallout 1's trend of creating a world that's actually immersive.

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Heldelance
Heldelance May 31 2014, 9:25pm says:

This looks really good! Are you going to put it on Desura or Steam?

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shizentai
shizentai Jun 14 2014, 3:30am replied:

Thanks. I'm currently experiencing crippling dry eye syndrome which has stalled development. When there's something real to play, I would want to put it on Steam, Desura, Amazon, GamersGate, GOG, etc.

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Captain_Perfect
Captain_Perfect Feb 26 2014, 6:27am says:

Kewl! Awesome! Been waiting for a good Fallout..ish game for a long time. There are some others in development but none can have too much of isometric postapolyptic rpgs.

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shizentai
shizentai Jun 14 2014, 3:33am replied:

Thank you.

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lisac2k
lisac2k Nov 29 2013, 9:09am replied:

Nice to see you alive n' kickin' man ;) I like the new name.

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shizentai
shizentai Nov 30 2013, 4:51am replied:

Hey there lisac2k :)

Yeah I trademarked it this time. The name "Shelter" was taken by way too many games in the past few years, one of which is now on Steam.

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