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1187 will not make the set release date of December. Even Januari right now is questionable. And it's all Dec's fault. No I'm kidding, we're actually adding/changing/refining more and more stuff, which takes time.

Posted by joure on Dec 23rd, 2009

First off, NO.

1187 will not make the release date of December. Even Januari right now is questionable. And it's all Dec's fault. No I'm kidding, we're actually adding/changing/refining more and more stuff, which takes time. But it all add's up in the end, and I rather take our time, and these thigs then rather rush, and I've said that before dozens of times. So that's the sad part, onto the next bit I wanted to talk about.


I am blessed to be able to work with Dave aka Dirt on this projec. really he's pushing me and himself to go further then we already went. Dec's always willing to help out if he can. So thanks to Dave we've got all them new weapon models vehicles(mustang) and props. But I must not forget Martin, aka Oregano, who's responsible for models like the apache and apc.


So again, Thank's Dave and Martin. really outstanding work !!


I've said many times before how awesome they are and we know they are. But there are more people behind the mod. Some, I think, might not even know it yet. A bunch of those people come from an awesome website called gaming-models.de. The website is a German one, but has a language option to switch to english.

The most awesomest feature is that aslong as the project you use a prop model for (downloaded from their website, ofcourse) is free and not in anyway a comercial project, then you're free to use it. as long as you give credits to the ones who made them. So here are the names of some of the "other ones" who helped in the props department. Thanks guys !!!

penE - nebukadnezar - StupidBird - kain - knoppas - Janosch - ProgSys - Rick_D

Checkout the website here:


www.gaming-models.de/


Then there's freredarme. He runs a french website which he always udates when I update. I very much like the look of the site, I just cannot read French, sadly.

French speaking individuals can checkout the mod here:


Ofcourse here are others, and I'm sure they know who they are. I also have to say thanks to ModDB, it is a very cool and big community and thanks to it I got to meet some interesting and awesome developers because of it. Thanks ModDB !!!

Eventhough I'm doing a lot of things, I'm never doing them alone, which is a good feeling. It means everyone is concerned about the project as I am. SO, yeah Let's move on to some updates that envolve the mod in a more direct maner.


And then there's My girlfriend BariZt. She's responsible for most of the custom paintings you'll see. She's such an amazing allround artist. She doodles and paints stuff. different styles etc, wow. I just wanted to show you one particulair image that she painted. It's omne of my favorite works of her. You can see in the image what steps I took before it got into the game. It's no tut just to show you the process from raw to skin.

1187 December update Images

Next up is a letter you'll encounter in the first few maps of the game. It's adressed to almost all local citizens of a whole range of areas in the suburbs. I made it after I found my old HL1 instruction manual. I remembered the letter so I wanted to have something like that. So here you go. And yes, the whole text contradicts itself the whole time, which is intentional.

1187 December update Images

As I do am sorry we didn't make the deadline I hoped to, I never went from TBD and never will. To make up a little bit is me showing off some screenshots of the later areas. Don't worry there's still way too much to discover. And from here on I will stop showing you map screenshots.

1187 December update Images

This is to be concidered one of our last major updates. From here on we'll work hard on the mod untill finished. maybe I'll show something maybe not. we'll see. Probably will, oh well. :P


1187 December update Images

Thanks for the support everyone!!!.
Have a merry christmas and a happy new year
Joure

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~Mapster(WFc)
~Mapster(WFc) Dec 24 2009, 12:41am says:

Sucks about the delay but glad to hear it's still chugging alone! :)

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1337FeRReT
1337FeRReT Feb 5 2010, 2:59am replied:

Im keen to see what kind of reaction it will get when its released.

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104 Dec 24 2009, 12:49am says:

Sweet!

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freredarme
freredarme Dec 24 2009, 1:01am says:

Nice media dude ! Thank to you :D
Have a merry christmas ;)

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Nebcake
Nebcake Dec 24 2009, 1:02am says:

Good to hear the update, and take your time because I want a mod that blows my socks off.

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Aaagreen
Aaagreen Dec 24 2009, 4:31am says:

Cheers for the gaming-models.de link you gave me several months ago - you're right, it really is a fantastic place for placeholders.

And god I love that beretta.

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AlekZanDer
AlekZanDer Dec 24 2009, 7:37am says:

Nice news.

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Mr.Walrus
Mr.Walrus Dec 24 2009, 10:07am says:

Well as long as we get a nice game, Im glad for delays :)

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wazanator
wazanator Dec 24 2009, 6:16pm says:

Take your time even if it means the mod will be delayed past Januari ;)

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Visorak06
Visorak06 Dec 24 2009, 7:37pm says:

Great update Joure, I was wondering if you were going to put one out considering there's not much more we really CAN reveal.

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D!RT
D!RT Jan 2 2010, 11:30am replied:

wha?? wacha talkn' about maaaaaaan??

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1337FeRReT
1337FeRReT Feb 5 2010, 2:58am replied:

eh?

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Anderan
Anderan Dec 26 2009, 4:38pm says:

hey, a delay just means more work is put into it.

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