ESF is a fast paced, 3rd person fighter based on the hit anime, Dragonball Z. Select your favorite character and fly, power up, transform, melee, and beam your enemies into pulp. Each character is given signature moves and abilities to compliment different style of play. Some are stronger in hand to hand combat, others are better with energy attacks. Play in three different game modes, deathmatch, team deathmatch, and capture the dragonballs. There is a learning curve so newbies beware. This is not your normal Half-life mod.

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Darthlex Aug 2 2010 says:

Man .. The transitions between your animations .. They are so smooth! I don't even want to consider how long it must've taken to make each of these, but it has certainly been worth it.

Great job.

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The.Reap3r Aug 2 2010 says:

Amazing, the animation chaining is absolutely flawless. Outstanding job as always, cheers.

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Icedecknight Aug 2 2010 says:

I would GLADLY watch 10 minutes of advertising just to watch this over and over and over again ;).

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Debug_Log Aug 2 2010 says:

You have some talented coders:D
Animations look cool to, but i never saw these movements in the anime.

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Grega Creator
Grega Aug 2 2010 replied:

Thats cause there were no such movements in the anime.

We dont need to stick to only what you see in the show when it comes to movement.

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unamito Aug 2 2010 replied:

True, true... :D
The animations are awesome!!!
Good job team! Keep it up!

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KarrdeKNR Aug 4 2010 replied:

Like Grega said :P We have a long history of just giving creative control to our team and letting them go wild. While this is based on DBZ it's not always sticking that close to the source.

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OTPIdARP Aug 2 2010 says:

Looks great, but, the trails(in 0:44) look very buggy. So, can they be made better?

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SairenSA Aug 2 2010 says:

Looks insane! Please rework the physics if achievable :D

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Valsitsor_rh Aug 2 2010 says:


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AlekZanDer Aug 2 2010 says:

This some really nice work...

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Doyle_138 Aug 2 2010 says:

so bad music for so great animations? :D

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ZPower Aug 2 2010 says:

I can't even hold up my jaw. O_O

My only hitch is that the power up rocks still look like those from the previous version. I hope they'll get better. Still its not enough to detract from the games awesomeness. :D

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thatguyphilip Aug 2 2010 says:

Orgasmic this video is

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puigvert Aug 2 2010 says:

I can't see the video, it says that there is a bug :(
Did you uploaded the video in youtube??

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Skyrider Creator
Skyrider Aug 7 2010 replied:

Click for the YouTube version:

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Klau2kas Aug 7 2010 says:

This is something incredible,. Can't wait for the game release!

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apo123 Aug 13 2010 says:


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Falco297 Jul 21 2012 says:

this is going to be impossible to play... I'LL BE TOO BUSY LOOKING AT THE VISUALS!

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Two new systems have been developed that will allow ESF to have smoother animations; vertex weights and animation blends.

Vertex Weights: Allows a vertex to be influenced by one or more bones.

Animation Blends: Expands Half-Life’s cap on the number of animation frames available per animation and provides a system to insert animations in between actions.

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