Game Story:

Our world is in ruins.
The capital of Russia - Moscow was destroyed with many rockets and weapons. Miraculously, here in Moscow, many people survived and still
live in their flats. Most of them established/joined local gang clans, creating a very unstable situation. The railroad in the northern
region is still working, even though many regions of Moscow lie in absolute ruins.

Mihail Antonov, our main character of the game, lives near this railroad in his old flat in a partly abandoned building. From Moscow,
every day, he rides on the train to his workplace, in Dolgoprudny, a small town, not damaged by the war. Many people from Moscow migrated
there after this war. Gang clans control Dolgoprudny and they do not like visitors from other towns. Mihail works in a research lab,
specializing in weather forecasting.

On this sunny March Monday, the entire day had gone horribly wrong for our hero. When he finally comes to Dolgoprudniy, he founds that
many people escaped from the town. Also, his bus In Dolgoprudniy cannot drive him to his lab. Mihail decides to walk to research lab by
himself. He reaches it. Next happens what he didn't suspect and it finally separated his life to "before" and "after"! He does not suspect
what else will happen today, and what the hell he must survive the next hours!


The game story is based on my "The Long Way" mod for Half-Life 2(tm)
Moddb.com


Features:

The game uses the Run3 Game Engine.

  • Unique atmosphere
  • Many sci-fi and outdoor locations
  • Ingame computers - you can use them to open blast-doors
  • Game inventory
  • Clever, pathfinding NPCs
  • Stereo 3d - via Anaglyph imaging
  • Lip-syncing and facial animation
  • Ingame Physics
  • Game-specific soundtracks
  • Many cut-scenes
  • Unique Russian military transports, such as MRL "Smerch", GRAD, "Topol-M" and others
  • Monsters

The first episode of the game will include the part of story, mentioned above.


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Dear friends,

The Long Way game will be released on 27th October 2017.
It will include the first part of the full story, which will explain the main ideas of the game's universe.
In this story you will see the last hours of the peace and quiet in a body of an ordinar man.

Today we release a trailer of the game:


Also, you can see some pictures from the game:

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Now, the main focus is on a bug fixing and character animation. The last one is the most complicated for such a type of indie-project, but I reached success in making technologies in character processing. In-engine system for facial animations makes it possible to show a detailed story inside the game.
Also, it is sheduled for end of November-start of December to start making a second part of story. Track the game for updates!


SGL TEAM

The Long Way Beta release

The Long Way Beta release

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The Long Way beta will be released 27th of December 2015.

The Long Way news

The Long Way news

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The game development progress, latest tasks and beta-test readiness.

The Long Way Concept Demo Released!

The Long Way Concept Demo Released!

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This is our second release. In it, you must get out from a PHOL_LABS underground station on Venus. Luckily, there is a teleporter which can get you straight...

New Year The Long Way update

New Year The Long Way update

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Happy New Year! The Long Way game development is alive, but the main thing I'm doing is my engine. All time since the last update I was making porting...

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The Long Way Concept 01 Demo

The Long Way Concept 01 Demo

Demo 2 comments

As I said, we developed a new demo of The Long Way. We will start making full game soon.

The Long Way Demo

The Long Way Demo

Demo 27 comments

That's it! This demo is working on our custom built engine, and the demo was made by 3 peoples. The demo has a story :) Enjoy!

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Sgw32 Creator
Sgw32

Beta can be requested here:
Tlwgame.byethost13.com

Game will be released in 2017.

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Sgw32 Creator
Sgw32

You can't even imagine the progress of game development.
The game will come out in 2017-2018.
That's all for now. Of course, it's alive.

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MartinBergerDX
MartinBergerDX

Doesn't work on my machine. Game crashes immediately following New Game selection. Some ogre exception pops up. Tried several display modes, windowed/fullscreen, enabled/disabled antialiasing mods etc...

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thevladdo
thevladdo

Желаю вам удачи, если нужна помощь с модельками - пиши в личку=)

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SnowLeopardJb
SnowLeopardJb

Looking great! The engine looks awesome for being created by yourself. Plot sounds a bit like Half-Life though XD

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Sgw32 Creator
Sgw32

Thanks!

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TheUnabridgedGamer
TheUnabridgedGamer

While I encourage the creation of a unique engine (and best hopes you succeed in that endeavor)... the story sounds like it's in need for a little bit of a rewrite or edit. That's just my suggestion.

Also -- don't be discouraged by lower review numbers, as there will be people who will always do this, no matter what (there were idiots who rated Dragon Age II lower 5/10 just because they couldn't accept a different experience). Just keep going forward, and focus on the constructive critics rather than those who just want to complain.

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Waddlesticks
Waddlesticks

The game isn't even near complete so you don't really need to worry about the story...

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Sgw32 Creator
Sgw32

Yes, a week ago we decided to make a serious changes in story. I want to have my ideas in game, but I'm not a real story writer, and we need somebody who will work on a story in our SGL TEAM.

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Waddlesticks
Waddlesticks

If I knew how to write great stories... I would help out!
I guess I will just stay with basic testing! :)

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feather240
feather240

Wait, wasn't DA2 awful though?

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