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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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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 Online
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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hushpuppy
hushpuppy Jan 28 2009, 6:01pm says:

The only thing i can complain about is the fisheye lens thingy...looks great on big open lanscapes but when you can see the distortion it kinda kills the quality of the map.

Btw, developer banther is probably the best feature on this site. Love it.

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BcForCe
BcForCe Jan 28 2009, 5:12pm says:

looks very unique XD

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Robots!
Robots! Jan 28 2009, 4:46pm says:

amazing profile!

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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

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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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