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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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Keptron
Keptron Jan 27 2009, 1:11am says:

Very interesting .... I remember to see it some weeks ago and it advanced a lot in media

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Mars_3K
Mars_3K Jan 23 2009, 9:54pm says:

Is the 'fishbowl' perspective intentional?

Great-looking maps, you got there. Music's top-notch, too. :)

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jeffr Creator
jeffr Jan 24 2009, 6:04pm replied:

It's just cause we use an FOV of 90, but we are recording in widescreen so the 90 FOV is pretty extreme at the edges. We've got a few ideas to make it look nicer though for videos. :)

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darknessexzero
darknessexzero Jan 22 2009, 6:19am says:

I voted hope u get picked

+4 votes     reply to comment
Raden
Raden Jan 21 2009, 9:00am says:

Great work! Overgrowth gets my vote!

- Raden

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Kaabeus
Kaabeus Jan 18 2009, 7:58pm says:

I've already preordered from the website, the Dev Banter was great.
I'm going to have to get some Subway now. :)

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Zaratul
Zaratul Jan 18 2009, 11:01am says:

This looks interesting.Tracking this game.

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BunnyJen
BunnyJen Jan 17 2009, 8:38pm says:

This game looks lovely. Great work! The characters remind me very much of stories I used to love called 'Tales of Redwall' so it definitely caught my attention. The screen shots are really impressive too. I'll look forward to a release. :)

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ninjadave
ninjadave Jan 21 2009, 9:49pm replied:

I remember that book as well.
Luckily overgrowth is doing a great job creating such characters.

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Frozencloud
Frozencloud Jan 16 2009, 10:21pm says:

i cant wait!

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