Katharsis - the purification of one's soul through living-through the deepest emotions:

Misery, Sorrow, Terror and Horror.
Love.
It is a fundamental experience which can change your essence, your soul,
your very existence.


Story:
John Linoge is a man full of questions.
In his hunger for answers he takes a trip to a place yet unknown to him, in his search for enlightenmend, in his search for
Lucifer.

Gameplay: Stealth, Puzzle, Adventure

Tech:
Dark Revelations - Katharsis is a first person stealth adventure game, based on the DarkPlaces Engine.

Features:
- Stealth elements with custom gamemechanics
- Unique light ablities
- Dense atmosphere
- Intense story
- Evolving main character
- Strong and unique characters

This is a complete free game, made out of passion and a vision.
Sources and content will be released under GPL/CC when the game is done.
Currently still in pre-production, but starts into production phase asap.
If you are interested to join us, drop a pn here or write a mail with the games name as subject to:
der(dot)boehze(dot)wakey(at)gmail(dot)com

[sorry for this cryptic email adress, but you know, spam and so on.]

Dark Revelations: Katharsis is done by R.I.P. Entertainment, from Austria / Germany.
R.I.P.  stands for
Raster Image Processor
Rest In Pieces
Routing Information Protocoll
Real Interesting People
or whatever you like :)

Members:

DrWakey       - Game & Storydesigner, texture artist, 2D artist, mapper, pr
MIB4u    - Storydesigner
DrMoebyus    - Modeller

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2 comments by DrWakey on Aug 27th, 2013

You may have noticed the addition to the name, Katharsis, which means "purification" or "cleansing".
In psychology it is a hypothesis that states that acting out of inner conflicts and repressed emotions leads to a reduction of these conflicts and feelings.

In both ancient Greek tragedy/drama as well as classical literature it describes the purification of one's soul through living-through deep emotions, namely misery, sorrow, terror and horror.
It is a fundamental experience which can change ones whole existence, and it is the challenge our main character has to master.

More details to follow, but don't expect me to spoil too much about the story at once.
There is also some thrill in being kept tensed ;-)

Katharsis - Tech Preview

Also on the technological site there is something worth to note, as i shifted the project over to the Darkplaces engine.
Content wise there where no need to make changes, but technologicaly it brings quite a few benefits with it.
What gave the impulse for me where things like the easy to temper with QuakeC game-code, native ODE Support, and many great games that where already made with it.

So, everything starts to add up and grows it's first fruits, as this first techdemo shots below show:

Katharsis - Tech Preview

Katharsis - Tech Preview

Katharsis - Tech Preview

Katharsis - Tech Preview

More stuff to follow, so stay tuned, and thanks for reading this :)

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Post comment Comments  (10 - 16 of 16)
azultain
azultain Apr 16 2010, 1:48pm says:

it is free?

+3 votes     reply to comment
cortez666
cortez666 Apr 16 2010, 2:06pm replied:

according to thier post its a mod which will be free if idtech4 is released under gpl

+2 votes     reply to comment
Delman150
Delman150 Apr 9 2010, 3:50am says:

Cool beans.

+2 votes     reply to comment
DrWakey
DrWakey Aug 27 2013, 7:17pm replied:

..and rice.

Have you played Total Distortion?

+1 vote     reply to comment
thewonderboy
thewonderboy Jan 1 2010, 12:18pm says:

hope this wont die ;)

+4 votes     reply to comment
TKAzA
TKAzA Aug 22 2007, 12:28am says:

Officially Authorised

+3 votes     reply to comment
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