heXen:Edge of Chaos will be a new and free game, based on the original Hexen game which was developed by id Software and Raven Software. Edge of Chaos is being developed by a team of fans who have always loved the original Hexen since it came out. In fact, most of us spent countless hours with the entire series. When id Software released Doom3, we immediately saw immense potential in the engine itself; the 'Hell' maps gave us the inspiration to make a hack-and-slash game based, primarily, on the original Hexen.

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nadanova
nadanova Aug 10 2011, 3:04am says:

Looks like a truely authentic Hexen experience. Well done folks! Keep up the good work!

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dave_5430
dave_5430 Aug 10 2011, 5:07am says:

Why was this reuploaded?

And were those horrible sound (and) effects ever replaced?

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rabyte
rabyte Aug 10 2011, 12:18pm replied:

Looks great, feeling just like classic Hexen in a modern modding world. I agree with dave on the sounds bit though, they need to get a beef-up. Keep it up!

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deadite4
deadite4 Aug 10 2011, 3:08pm replied:

This video was never uploaded to our moddb account. Just simply expanding the media portion of the account.

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DarkSlayer_
DarkSlayer_ Aug 10 2011, 9:56am says:

Just a little thing in there:
0:37 you got through the door xD

This game looks so good it should get some awards in my opinion.
That is awesome, keep it up. Looking forward to play it :)

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PytoX
PytoX Aug 11 2011, 4:28am replied:

there is a demo already ... :p

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DarkSlayer_
DarkSlayer_ Aug 11 2011, 1:46pm replied:

I know, but i dont own an original version of doom3, dunno if it works with a cracked copy...

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PytoX
PytoX Aug 14 2011, 5:30am replied:

you should get it on steam when the id pack is on sale again :)

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Joe_Shmoe
Joe_Shmoe Aug 10 2011, 11:49am says:

Looks great! love the old sounds! needs a little touch on the animations, slower maybe to accentuate the weight of the weapon?

Q: Any chance of killing the monsters without them gibbing into tiny bits?

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deadite4
deadite4 Aug 10 2011, 3:12pm replied:

We adjusted some of how the jibs look. As far as making it an option, it's not on our short- or medium- term goals of what we plan to do for next release.

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Capn_Nick
Capn_Nick Aug 10 2011, 3:17pm says:

Looks more like Hexen II than Hexen: Beyond Heretic IMO. Good job overall, but please make death animations (and sounds) for ettins because those bloody clouds spoil the feel of the game. It's not Quake 3 and even there were corpses.

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deadite4
deadite4 Aug 10 2011, 3:33pm replied:

gibs over dead corpses is a performance thing over anything else. Dead bodies laying around in this engine causes severe performance issues.

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Capn_Nick
Capn_Nick Aug 11 2011, 5:34pm replied:

OK I forgot it is id tech 4, but why not use the same burning effect (or maybe modified a bit) as in Doom 3? And who have such a weak computer to play on nowadays anyway? Even notebooks with something like Mobility Radeon 5650 (I have one) can easily run Doom3 on ultra-high at any common resolution. Well I haven't tested it actually, but I don't see any reasons this shouldn't be true. At least you can make an option what to show: blood clouds, disappearing corpses, permanent corpses.

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deadite4
deadite4 Aug 11 2011, 6:37pm replied:

more work is more work.

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Mars_3K
Mars_3K Aug 11 2011, 6:17am says:

Are you guys going to take advantage the iD Tech 4 source code when iD release it soon?

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deadite4
deadite4 Aug 11 2011, 11:19am replied:

We are currently finding out if we would legally be allowed to do so. Hopefully we'll have firm information for everyone in the next several weeks.

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mixa
mixa Aug 15 2011, 10:26am says:

good work, looks decent

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Initial trailer from our first release.

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Aug 9th, 2011
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