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5 comments by jeffr on Nov 27th, 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 scripts are more optimized to support more simultaneous characters
- Ragdoll physics are more accurate and more efficient
- Moved all inverse kinematics and local physics animation from engine to script
- Improved chase AI
- No disqualification for arena overkill
- Updated weapon attachments for challenges since AI no longer grabs weapons in patrol
- Increased enemy sight distance
- Cat movement is much quieter
- Improved animation retargeting
- Changed unconscious ragdolls to be more limp
- Characters drop combat stance when enemy is unseen or otherwise not a threat
- Character loading works even if simplification fails
- Enemies are alerted by collision
- Debug keys can be toggled in settings
- Improved leg IK to handle foot orientation and hip movement
- Improved tail physics and tail collision with world geometry
- Calibrated eye morphs so they can look at precise points in space
- improved ear physics, ear collision, and idle ear rotation
- better gravity on roll animation
- new walk and sneak animations
- fixed Mac text rendering
- improved vertex bone weights for all characters
- breathing animation
- new idle behavior and weight shifting
- Added seamless cubemap toggle (to fix visible lines on some GPUs)
- Softened wolf fur normals

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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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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MrTambourineMan
MrTambourineMan Feb 4 2009, 12:50pm says:

Haha, cool level editing tools you have!

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White-Direwood
White-Direwood Feb 2 2009, 6:12am says:

cant wait for this to be finished. keep up the good work guys!

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TheVidmaster
TheVidmaster Jan 30 2009, 6:59am says:

Swordarm loves this.
David Rosen, visionary Game Director.
Just check his previous games, all of them were years ahead of their time, especially BlackShades.

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Spermagewitter
Spermagewitter Jan 28 2009, 8:26pm says:

Wth is a indie-game?
I hate google and wikipedia !

@mod: the latest video look nice

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Squeebo
Squeebo Mar 6 2009, 2:22am replied:

Indie = Independent

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0bas0
0bas0 Jan 30 2009, 1:21pm replied:

a indie game is a game by guys who make a game from scratch without getting paid for development

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Dodomaster
Dodomaster Feb 4 2009, 3:34pm replied:

Yeah, indie game developers are not bound to any publisher, that's what makes them "Independent".

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