City 17: Episode One
City 17: Episode One
City 17: Episode One

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9 comments by MrtwovideoCards on Dec 4th, 2012

We' been really taken away with how well Black Snow is doing. Many of us we're apprehensive of whether or not it was the kind of genre/gameplay gamers would still be attracted to, but it was. Many of you love the lack of hand holding throughout, while the even opposite felt it was a little too directionless.

This has all been fantastic feedback; striking that balance between giving the player the freedom they want, but not completely vague. Black snow was a project mostly designed by a single member of the team though. We all got together near the end and made a final 8% push together to polish, playtest, optimise, pretty much do whatever kinds of things we really needed to do.

For Black Snow we wanted to avoid programming entirely. No custom game code or shaders. Just us and the raw SDK. We're pretty happy with our results (after some intense resisting urges to at least implement one shader). This is where things get intense though. Our next project is a bigger vision of what Black Snow is. And when we say bigger we mean not just one guy working on it for 90% of the content. We mean a team of 8 working around the clock to create a much bigger title.

This is where the wizards come in. The programmers. We need you guys and so we'd like to ask our fans and the community if any of you would be down to make spooky stuff together with us. Our next project will have a similar tone but with much more complexity and depth in both gameplay and aesthetics. The project will be a commercial game utilizing a heavily improved version of Valve's Source Engine. The game is what we would describe in short as a "Portal meets Amnesia", a firstperson horror/adventure with sci-fi elements heavily driven by puzzles and narrative.

This would be a paid position. So not only do you get to make SPOOKY programming, but you get paid for spookin' our guts off! These are the specific traits we're looking at in programmers, if you think you fit the bill please pm us, or email us at

  • Proficiency in C++ required, Java and HTML are also welcome
  • Experience with HLSL a plus
  • Experience in any 3D game engines is preferred
  • Experience in deferred rendering pipeline a plus
  • Basic or intermediate understanding of game design
  • Ability to dedicate time to the project

*Please attach a portfolio if you have one! For ADDITIONAL info check out the listing!

Thanks for your support so far in black snow. We think (or at least hope) we have a better idea of what you guys want in this kind of genre, and so we'd like to make it happen.

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Skullbn123 Dec 24 2011, 11:28am says:

So you need Half Life Ep1?

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MrtwovideoCards Creator
MrtwovideoCards Dec 24 2011, 6:01pm replied:


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Mr.Tomatoe Jan 10 2012, 3:26am replied:

really cant i just use ep2 gay

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MrtwovideoCards Jan 17 2012, 10:50am replied:


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Stoudemire15 Dec 23 2011, 11:14pm says:

Congrats on your project making it to Top 5 at the 5th spot Nice try, Hopefully next year, your future project can make it to No.1 and I wish you Good Luck with that.

If you didn't notice and don't believe me here is the link:


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EricFong Dec 24 2011, 10:21am replied:

Next year it better be into "Top five RELEASED mod"

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PelPix Dec 24 2011, 2:36am replied:

Hopefully not number 1 UPCOMING mod :P

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ghostings Dec 23 2011, 10:55pm says:

Well shucks guys, earn more rewards and I'll start thinking that you'll actually start releasing soon.

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stickyboot Dec 20 2011, 2:48am says:

I just saw the trailer, and this looks like something I would play! Good work!

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Maggots Dec 18 2011, 2:39pm says:

when does this come out?

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MrtwovideoCards Creator
MrtwovideoCards Dec 19 2011, 12:16am replied:


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QuarterLife Creator
QuarterLife Dec 22 2011, 5:01pm replied:

^This is ********

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