Overgrowth takes place in the savage world of Lugaru where rabbits, wolves and other animals are forced to use paws, claws and medieval weaponry to engage each other in battle. Combining 3rd person adventure platforming with intricate melee combat, Overgrowth achieves a unique feel. Overgrowth also benefits from Wolfire's brand new Phoenix Engine which has been built from the ground up to allow the use of cutting edge graphics, animation, and physics. Add to these exciting features Overgrowth’s realistic artificial intelligence and streamlined control system and the result is an astoundingly immersive experience.

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Jeffrey Rosen, David Rosen, and John Graham talk about Overgrowth, an independent game that is a sequel to the fantastic Lugaru.

Posted by Henley on Jan 14th, 2009
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Developer Banter, the only show you need for an insight into mods and indie game development. This time in the hot seat is the Wolfire team, the guys behind the upcoming indie game 'Overgrowth' which is a sequel to the ever popular Lugaru: The Rabbit's Foot. Proving once and for all professional development can be done without the need for a professional setup. These guys sure are an inspiration so listen closely. Be sure to grab your free copy of Lugaru: The Rabbit's Foot after the show to see what all the fuss is about, this special deal is for listeners of the Developer Banter!


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Arxae
Arxae Jan 14 2009, 2:56am says:

sweet :D
il drop by the IRC again :) a bit short on time atm :(

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Herr_Alien
Herr_Alien Jan 14 2009, 5:48am says:

Physical games? Oh my, Henley, you naughty boy!

Anyway, I liked this show. Both their point of view regarding animations, and the one regarding the Mac and Linux platforms.

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lodle
lodle Jan 14 2009, 7:08am says:

escape of velocity rocks :P

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TheVidmaster
TheVidmaster Jan 14 2009, 7:23am says:

Wolfire is the (freshly founded) company of one of the best game designers of our days :-) I've been following his work since he first released something for the "udevgames contest" and whatever he did from that point on, it was always a few years ahead of the time, especially a little game called BlackShades.
This game will deliver. Every game by them will deliver. Period.

Guess that's the true meaning of confidence.

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sauerfreak
sauerfreak Jan 14 2009, 12:00pm replied:

I couldn't agree more with TheVidmaster. The finished (though probably still WiP) screenshots look very promising!

And yes, BlackShades still kicks a**. :D

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Lt.SnoWolf
Lt.SnoWolf Jan 14 2009, 12:51pm says:

Wow i learned alot :)

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Samuk
Samuk Jan 14 2009, 2:35pm says:

David must be a god :P

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Silverfisk
Silverfisk Jan 14 2009, 3:20pm replied:

That's correct. They're like a big family of gods in Wolfire.

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Silverfisk
Silverfisk Jan 14 2009, 3:19pm says:

Awesome awesome awesome! :-D

Finally I get to listen to this! This is totally the best dev banter in the world! ^^ These guys are seriously the best guys to support ever, you get the time you invest into supporting them back in like pure developer love (and maybe a t-shirt ;-D). Overgrowth will be an epic game and I'm so glad I can be a part of this right now. All other games I've actively supported have lost my interest after a while, but I'll support Wolfire forever, you guys are my idols!

I can totally wait for this game to be released, can't wait for the next alpha though. ^^ <3

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razorb
razorb Jan 14 2009, 3:37pm says:

heh nice cast guys, good to hear ur story and i hope ur gettin sum exercise! that walk to subway doesn't count! heh good luck and i will preorder ur game just to support indie development!

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ausbushman
ausbushman Jan 14 2009, 9:38pm says:

That was some good banter, Wolfire team. Keep up the excellent work!

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GiffE
GiffE Jan 14 2009, 9:54pm says:

Very cool!
I do love the new Development Banter! Its great listening while working away.

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Nemesisurvivorleon
Nemesisurvivorleon Jan 15 2009, 2:03am says:

Actually working on a game... it's just crazy enough to work. BRILLIANT!

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DJ-Ready
DJ-Ready Jan 15 2009, 10:34am says:

Good banter.. now I want some Subways stuff ... >__>

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1337FeRReT
1337FeRReT Jan 21 2009, 9:46pm says:

Wow, great banter guys, really inspirational.
cheers Wolfire, oh and henley =P

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onkeldanny
onkeldanny Feb 13 2009, 7:16pm says:

it looks wery good, but i have no clue what the game is about, i just hope it is not something completly like WOW

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Wiweeyum
Wiweeyum Feb 23 2010, 3:00pm replied:

Indeed it is not.

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