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6 comments by jeffr on Aug 13th, 2014

Here is the latest in our new Overgrowth alpha format! David himself took some time to illustrate the traditional changelog in video form.

Don't forget that you can help support us, try out our alphas (such as the one in the video), and chat with other preorderers in the Secret Preorder Forum by preordering Overgrowth.


Be sure to watch it in HD!

The features highlighted in the above video are as follows (among some extra ones thrown in for good measure):

- AI characters can be set to follow other characters
- AI investigates dead bodies
- New wolf variant with tintable colors
- Changed scale of different characters (rats are small, dogs are big)
- Player can attack unconscious characters
- Hotspots have update function, testing particle emitter volumes
- AI makes a sound when alerted or hostile
- AI transitions more slowly to 'investigate' state
- AI takes longer to notice visible enemies
- Characters keep track of what items they know about
- Automatically swap weapons to dominant hand
- More natural combat crouch stance movement
- Combat AI targets closest enemy
- AI does not roll to standing between arena rounds
- Reasonable maximum arena difficulty (no more black blobs)
- Non-rabbits cannot jump very high
- AI only runs for help from allies that they know about
- Fixed blood streaks stretching too far
- Fixed performance bottleneck when there are many weapons
- Updated vertex weights for all characters
- New weapon animations for attacking low
- More robust ledge grab/detection system
- Characters drop large weapons when grabbing edges
- More controlled AI sound detection
- Fixed "#version 130" shader compatibility issue
- Prompt if user wants to save changes to levels on quit
- Fixed "GL_ARB_shader_texture_lod" shader compatibility issue
- testing dithered cascade shadow filtering
- fixed partial rendering of graphics setting screen
- fixed problems with blood decal lighting and tinting
- better control of AI character rotation

Thanks as always for all the support! See you guys in IRC and the forums.

Also, feel free to support us by preordering Overgrowth!

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um-tiki
um-tiki Feb 23 2009, 10:47am says:

Good luck guys I am hoping you win

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Ralok
Ralok Feb 19 2009, 1:23am says:

so more then full time working on the game does that mean like all day, like all damn day, like at least two thirds of every hour

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jeffr Creator
jeffr Feb 23 2009, 6:05pm replied:

We often are coding on weekends and holidays. :)

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UltimaRage
UltimaRage Feb 12 2009, 6:11am says:

Are you guys using a forward renderer, or a deferred renderer for your engine?

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0bas0
0bas0 Feb 12 2009, 9:39am replied:

their anti aliasing to good for being a defered renderer xD

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UltimaRage
UltimaRage Feb 12 2009, 8:28pm replied:

With DX10, you can use MSAA in deferred renderers way easier than ever before, so no, they could still be using a deferred renderer. ;)

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Silverfisk Creator
Silverfisk Feb 13 2009, 5:03pm replied:

I don't know anything about graphics programming, but I know they're using OpenGL and not DX10.

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UltimaRage
UltimaRage Feb 13 2009, 11:32pm replied:

As long as the video card supports it, both should be able to be used at the same time with OpenGL as well.

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hero_kenshin
hero_kenshin Feb 11 2009, 6:48am says:

This is looking great, i'd love to be a part of this if i could.

Or even discuss things like how you keep your team motivated, whats your goal in a game, things like that.

This indie game is a inspiration for us all.

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BraindeadEmperor
BraindeadEmperor Feb 11 2009, 4:31am says:

Been on this page a lot, but never paid so much attention, i like the video, shows how much detail you guys have put into this!
Looks awsome! =D

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