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0 comments by Mxthe on Jan 23rd, 2012

No, I don't mean keep focus as in "Staying focused" as in "Focus in what you are doing"

I mean focus as in, "the image is blurry" or "Can't see a clear picture"

When you are working on a Project, no matter if you are working alone or with teammates, you are assigned (or assign yourself) to one specific task at a time, and even if you multi task some different things at once, you just can't make THE WHOLE project at once.

You gotta start somewhere, and then go somewhere else, and then somewhere else, and those parts that you complete, well you won't really be seeing them again for a while, since you'll be working on the other parts.
Yeah testing the whole project can fix that, but once you "lockdown" a part, you just won't touch it again, and you gotta focus on the parts that are still not complete.

My point is, when you spend 2 weeks working on a tunnel, your view starts narrowing down to that tunnel and sometimes, you might encounter yourself feeling "this is it? Two weeks for a bloody tunnel."

It's important to sometimes, step back from that tunnel, and look back at the project in it's entirety, because looking just at that tunnel that just won't look as good as you imagine it, well it can demotivate you pretty badly...

So sometimes step back, and replay your project, and try to piece the ENTIRE thing in your head, to see where you are going.

This helps getting out of that tunnel...

The problem is getting back in, but once you are motivated it gets easier.

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MrSaturdayKnight
MrSaturdayKnight Dec 6 2012, 12:48am says:

I always wanted to ask this but have you forgotten about Smod Troopers? I know you're working very hard on underhell but if I remember correctly Smod Troopers was barely playable and crashed every 5 mins or so. Are you going to continue with it after you completed chapter 1 to make it playable or just shelved it forever?

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Mxthe
Mxthe Dec 6 2012, 1:17pm replied:

The Valve Engine update destroyed all Multiplayer compatibility for the engine SMOD was built on.

Given the fact that the SMOD Source Code was never released, I doubt I can do much to fix it.

Although SMOD Troopers is now dead, the Project Design itself is something I very much like (Coop Futuristic Objective Based Maps)

I don't know what the future holds, but I like that project, we'll see what happens.

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Yoribebe
Yoribebe Nov 24 2012, 6:09pm says:

tengo una duda podrĂ­as responderla?

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Yoribebe
Yoribebe Nov 14 2012, 12:54pm says:

estas pesado we c:, me encanta ese mod

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Jane007
Jane007 Sep 13 2012, 12:46pm says:

Jeremy Faucomprez
I love you!
Marry me! <3

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greeneyedgirl927
greeneyedgirl927 Dec 3 2012, 2:36am replied:

You're Jeremy's girlfriend? Am I wrong?

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hamselv
hamselv Jul 19 2012, 5:00pm says:

You should say that its a HORROR game somewhere! I got freaken scared just by the door closing itself!!!
ups edit: should have posted on Underhell forum.

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boredgunner
boredgunner Sep 13 2012, 10:48am replied:

That wouldn't be the full truth.

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Brokenfold
Brokenfold May 31 2012, 7:38pm says:

Mis respetos para usted

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Mxthe
Mxthe Jun 4 2012, 12:14am replied:

Gracias

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