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20 comments by rocknroll237 on Oct 28th, 2014

Hello once again Star Wars: Battlecry fans!

Today we're posting a quick update to let you know about the great progress we've been making on Cloud City (as well as new sound effects – Richard Goulet is responsible for creating these epic sounds - concepts and new/improved 3D models). 

On top of this, we want to take a minute to mention our awesome new partnership with BlackIntel, who are letting us use their servers and storage! They are a great bunch of people and we highly recommend you check them out. More info on this partnership will be released at a later date.

Regarding the First Strike merge, we now have everything set up to ensure that assets from the First Strike and Battlecry teams is all in one place. We are still in the process of evaluating First Strike assets and getting the usable ones ready for UE4. This will take some time, especially as many team members have been very busy with other commitments. Things are moving in the right direction, however!


So, without further ado, it’s time to show you guys some progress:

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As you can see above, a lot of work has been done trying to get the lighting in the Carbon Freezing Chamber as atmospheric as possible (Joseph Greve, Ande and Sharky have been the main contributors to this part of the level). On top of that, a lot of effort has gone into creating high quality props and textures: this level of detail is exactly what we're aiming for. Other areas such as the residential area have also been worked on and are coming along nicely!


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Above is our re-worked and improved Rebel Trooper model by Ande.  We have tried to go for a very detailed look, consistent with many of our other quality 3D models. Once we have the vast amount of First Strike models imported into UE4, we can begin to take what the First Strike team has done and build upon it, ensuring we get the most out of the powerful new UE4 features.


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Member Thomas Woodward started work on a fantastic Imperial Probe Droid for us a few months ago but now you can see his latest progress.


In case you're wondering where the team is at with regard to our menu concepts and HUD designs, due to several brand new features making their way into the latest version of UE4, we've decided to come up with several fresh and exciting ideas. We won't be revealing too much of this at this time as they are still conceptual (and we've shown enough WIP menu/HUD concepts for now!) but we'll keep you updated.

As always, stay tuned for more and may the force be with you! 

The Star Wars: Battlecry team


PS: If you have skills and have some free time at hand, contact us! We're especially in need of Animators, 3D Artists (primarily for weapons and equipment) and Environment Artists!

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SharkYbg Apr 15 2013, 4:53am replied:

A lot of guns,unlocking and leveling doesn't guarantee lots of hours to play. We will focus more on the gameplay like what a battlefront game should be (hopefully to get the SWBF1 and 2 feeling). Authenticity is what we aim for so we will add as many weapons as we can.

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thefinalhack
thefinalhack Apr 13 2013, 9:59pm says:

I read somewhere that the alpha will be multiplayer only does this mean it wont run without a network connection or does it just mean against ai bot (*praying please work offline)

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Schlechtwetterfront
Schlechtwetterfront Apr 14 2013, 11:26am replied:

There won't be any AI in the alpha. Network connection depends on factors we cannot influence.

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Schlechtwetterfront
Schlechtwetterfront Apr 15 2013, 3:58am replied:

LAN is supported, but as of now you still have to login to start the game.

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mavastro
mavastro Apr 13 2013, 8:58pm says:

I got to hand it to you guys, this is looks really promising. Also, you guys tend to be really good at replying to questions quickly unlike most games on the site. Thanks and keep up the work!

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rocknroll237
rocknroll237 Apr 13 2013, 5:54pm replied:

Starwars.wikia.com

I don't have a problem with the name. Anyway Deforges will thank you for the compliment.

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ItsLevi
ItsLevi Apr 13 2013, 6:06pm replied:

Don't tell me what to do.

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