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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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Brokenfold May 31 2012, 7:38pm says:

Mis respetos para usted

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D3V1LISH_SNIPER Mar 15 2012, 3:16pm says:

yo mxthe u reconigze me:) ?

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Joxford Jan 24 2012, 5:03pm says:

You working on any new mods?

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orang3dragon612 Feb 1 2012, 7:41pm replied:

Really. You had to ask that. As a matter of fact, yes, he's also working on another mod besides Underhell that he's not talking about. If you mean if he has done any other mods, check out Smod troopers, I believe it's called. Sorry, but really.

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AUG_DUDE Jan 18 2012, 7:42am says:


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orang3dragon612 Dec 6 2011, 8:12pm says:

Well, that was a great trailer. Until I read the end. My reaction? NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooo god dammit. No Christmas release. Still, in Valve fashion, its better to be late with a game that's great forever then a game on time that sucks. Keep up the great work. The script sounds very interesting and I cant wait to see if psychological horror comes into play here.

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orang3dragon612 Sep 25 2011, 6:50pm says:

Hello again Mxthe. I was curious to know what your favorite genre of music is? And which game has your favorite music in it? As well, how do I contact Tom Stoffel? I wanted to also ask him some music related questions. Thanks.
P.S. I thought that this question would be more suited for this page then the WCS forums.

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Mxthe Sep 29 2011, 12:14am replied:

I appreciate all genres of music, it depends of my mood at the time, but if I had to pick I would say Electro Orchestra.

Immediate Music, ES:Posthumus and Two Steps From Hell.

I am also a great fan of movie scores, especially when composed by James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer, Alan Silvestri, Harry Gregson Williams ect...

As for Tom Stoffel, you can contact him via his official website over at

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Mxthe Aug 24 2011, 10:18pm says:

Not that I do not appreciate questions about the mod, I just think it would be better to post the questions where everyone can see them and read the answers more obviously than on my personal page, like on the Official Underhell Forums ?


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Mxthe Aug 24 2011, 10:12pm replied:

Most scenes with multiple outcomes will have direct repercussions, such as an immediate event following that outcome.

However some scenes will carry the repercussions throughout in the future.

The dreams are not mandatory, if you play through them you might understand some facts better, but they are not needed to understand the main story, since the dreams are supposed to be one of the most unsettling and scary parts of the game, I thought it would be interesting not to force them onto the player.

Some people just can't play through these sequences...

The fact that there is no body could be simply that he was propelled far away from the crash, or that he was incinerated, or maybe he is just not dead.

I won't specify which it is.

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