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Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 12 2010, 3:16pm says:

I think it looks a lot better ingame than in the renders!

+3 votes     media: Primal Carnage - Ingame Testing
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 12 2010, 3:16pm says:

Nice pose! I hope to see them navigate like that in the eventual game too (jumping on objects,...)

+3 votes     media: Primal Carnage - Ingame Testing
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 12 2010, 3:14pm says:

Looking great, nice lighting and depth of field effect. In what way will depth of field be used in the gameplay?

+3 votes     media: Primal Carnage - Ingame Testing
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 11 2010, 2:27pm says:

First: Great game!

Also: I would love to participate... after my examinations that just started

0 votes     article: Design the Lord of Chaos
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 11 2010, 8:50am replied:

it has bumps

+3 votes     media: Cuttlefish ship
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 10 2010, 6:36pm says:

Nice contest, Divinity II: Ego Draconis is a very good game!

+1 vote     article: Want To Win Free Stuff? Join Our Contest! Over $150 Worth In Steam Games!
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 10 2010, 3:13pm replied:

InfinityAdmin works for a virtual reality company in Brussels, close to where he lives. If he isn't programming for his work he is programming for Infinity. I've never seen anyone so dedicated to a project. The fact that this is his goal and main occupation for many years makes me confident that eventually the game will get finished and that he will never give up on it. Infinity is a part of his life, and of that of many people working on Infinity.

You can find a nice amount of documentation on our website, please check:
Infinity-universe.com

Thanks! ;)

+1 vote     game: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 10 2010, 12:14pm replied:

black holes will be in the game, entering one will mean "game over"

+1 vote     game: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 8:58pm replied:

Yes it has been asked before.
If you have the money and resources to buy and maintain it, you'll be able to fly any type of ship, this includes 'capital' ships.

+1 vote     game: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 6:15pm replied:

Not ingame, but I'll probably post an ingame shot of it (with textures) that look atleast as good as this hi-poly model render soon!

+1 vote     media: Shuttle
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 5:48pm replied:

So what answer do you expect from me? ;)

+1 vote     media: Infinity Trailer
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 5:45pm replied:

Self-illumination maps are supported so windows will probably light up at night. Unfortunatly it's not possible to make city lights visible in space.

+2 votes     media: City Buildings
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 5:38pm replied:

Yes you can land on planets, but you can't "walk" on the surface. You only controle spaceships in this game. The spaceships will have first person and third person view modes.

Yes you will be able to 'build' things on planets and even in space (spacestations).

+1 vote     game: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 4:31pm says:

One of my favorite concepts so far for this game. Really good!

+4 votes     media: Primal Carnage - Concept WIP
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 4:30pm says:

Maybe because it's too lazy to run? ;)

+4 votes     media: Primal Carnage - Concept WIP
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 11:15am replied:

they are giant chickens nonetheless xD with our without the small amount of feathers.

+2 votes     game: Primal Carnage
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 9:46am replied:

Yes you can expect weather on the planets and volcanos too. Supernovas are unlikely and if they occur will be part of the game story.

+1 vote     game: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 9 2010, 8:50am replied:

It's not a mod. And no, no new videos.
Most of the work being done now is less eye-candy related

+2 votes     media: Shuttle
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 5 2010, 7:38pm replied:

It isn't developed by one guy! It does have only one programmer, but he gets help from a small team of developers and a lot of contributors.

+1 vote     game: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 3 2010, 6:22am says:

only thing I dont like is the name of the mod, but media looks ok ;)

+1 vote     article: First 2010 update
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 8:02pm replied:

so mac probably too?

+1 vote     article: Primal Carnage -Media Teaser 4
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 7:40pm replied:

As you say we have evidence of raptors hunting together, theres no fossil finds that suggest they lived alone and it wouldn't be very logic for a hunter of its size. To hunt in a pack you need to be 'smart' and raptors where one of the smartest dinosaurs (unlike the trex with its very small brain). There is evidence of small theropod dinosaurs eating from giant dinosaurs, and unless they scavenged those couldn't have been killed by one raptor. Also, raptors nested together.
I think they where a lot like lions.

+2 votes     game: Primal Carnage
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 7:29pm replied:

A lot of paleontologist claim that the Trex wasn’t build to hunt, and I agree with that. With it’s small forelimbs and its size I just can’t see it hunt for big animals or small fast dinosaurs. You talk about the big amount of energy it needed, I just can’t see it spending a lot of energy in hunting. It’s only real weapon was its jaw, that was clearly designed to crush bones, its not practical for hunting. When you are a hunter, big size works against you, that’s why most theropodes seamed to evolve into small streamlined animals with strong forelimbs and huge claws. Animals build for speed and clearly build to kill, Trex doesn’t represent anything like that.

You know, I would love to say Trex was hunter, I just don’t see it happen!
So far we have no evidence at all of Trex killing something.

0 votes     game: Primal Carnage
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 7:18pm replied:

*the following is not to claim dinosaurs SHOULD have feathers/colors in your game*

I remember an article on the National Geographic website claiming they discovered Trex had feathers on his forelimbs. This probably also the only reason why Trex still had its forelimbs, that seemed complete useless before the discovery. One thing is sure; he wasn’t covered in feathers/proto-feathers completely since they found scale impressions of Trex.
You are correct about the elephants not having hair, still it is believed that dinosaurs not only used feathers to control body temperature but also to attract mates and scare enemies with colors, like a lot of birds do. In this case feathers wouldn’t disappear completely because they would play a big role in the sexual selection of those animal. Of course those are still speculations.

Still while feathers for Trex might still be questionable, feathers for raptors are almost 100% sure. Still, even featherless dinosaurs probably used colors skin as a display (for example: triceratops and stegosaurus).
I think Dinosaurs where very colorful, unlike you see in most movies, and we clearly see that with birds today who are actually dinosaurs, as you know.

0 votes     game: Primal Carnage
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 1:01pm says:

Looks great, its a shame the url on the concept doesn't work (yet)

+1 vote     media: Primal Carnage-Concept Art
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 12:59pm says:

looking perfect!

+1 vote     media: Primal Carnage - Concept Art
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 12:33pm replied:

That sounds great! Thanks for taking the time to answer my question and good luck with the develpment of this game!

+1 vote     game: Primal Carnage
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 12:23pm replied:

and I don't understand why. It makes hissmall forelimbs (where the feathers were) less pathetic and it's a nice way to add some subtile (agressive) color. Trex was an ugly motherf*cker, like most scavengers, a couple of feahers are not going to make him look cute.

But I can understand your point about not being able to make everyone happy, notheless I will be happy with any dinosaur game, so I'm sure with this one too. As I said, I love Jurassic Park, thats what got me hyped about dinosaurs, and the hype never went over with me.

One last question: I'm sometimes getting tired of seeing the same kind of dinosaurs over and over again. There are many species that almost never get used but look at least as bad-*** as the over-the-top remakes you see most of the time; dinosaurs like Masiakasaurus, Therizinosaurus and Megaraptor.
Any plans of adding 'non-traditional' species?

0 votes     game: Primal Carnage
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 11:38am replied:

We have a pretty good idea nowadays. We know more about the T-rex than we do about the blue whale. We know for example that Trex would never go into forest/jungles like most dinosaurs of its size. We know that he was probably a scavenger and not a hunter. We know that T-rex lived alone, while small raptors lived and hunted in pacs. Furthermore we know that T-rex and many other theropods (probaby all of them) had feathers, likely with agressive colors to scare enemies and attract mates.

So I guess you are going for the Hollywood remakes, since most people know them like that? Does that include Deinonychus that are named 'Velociraptor' (= dog-sized)?

Thats not a bad think, I love Jurrassic Park, just hope one day a game will have more realistic dinosaurs :)

+1 vote     game: Primal Carnage
Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jan 2 2010, 10:28am replied:

ofcourse! easy as hell! xD

+1 vote     mod: Lost World Returns
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