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This news post will detail some of the new features that the V2 Alpha of HOTD will contain.

Posted by xPearse on May 12th, 2012

I mentioned about getting the next update done and it will be uploaded today so just you wait, it will feature many more things from the last release months back in January.

Alpha V2 Features

New Zombie faces and races for both genders
New Clothing
New Weapons
New Items
New Scenes including the nearly done koban scene
The basics of the bridge scene
New Scene Props
New Map Icons
New Enemies to face
Over 4 Months of Progress since last release
Etc

Download here Moddb.com 

HOTD Special Edition Features (This release will contain the extras that are downloadable seperate)

HOTD Alpha V2
HOTD Alpha V2 Module System
xPearse M&B Tutorials
xPearse Progress List
Original Images used for Zombies
Shido Pictures

Download here Moddb.com 

Here are some pictures of what is new in the next release

Scenes.

City Bridge Scene so Far & Map Icon Koban Scene Near Completion

All zombie faces so far.

All zombie faces so far

Zombie Body's (Male & Female)

Male and Female Zombie Body Texture

Zombie Body's Ingame

Zombie Body's Ingame

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SPCBartlett
SPCBartlett May 14 2012, 11:09pm says:

Just a quick question to the developers of this mod, why this game? Wouldn't a H.O.T.D. game be more productive on an anime game rather than a game that looks like Morrowind or Gothic 3? Just because its supposed to be in a modern era, unless of course you're creating models based on real buildings and cars in japan.

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xPearse
xPearse May 15 2012, 4:25am replied:

Well saying developers you mean just me, as im more or less doing the mod by myself. Many people have asked me before about changing game but I really want to stick with mount & blade.

I know most stuff based on anime end up with cel-shading but I prefer rrealistic graphics and not cartoonish cel-shading. I know that never happens but yea, you know what I mean.

Also I am basing buildings and scenes off real places in japan so they will be more to real life than creating random streets, I can do buildings but not vehicles or clothing so that's where im stuck at.

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eliasr
eliasr May 16 2012, 9:52am replied:

That is also a great way of doing it. It is very classic that anime games / mods uses cel-shading, but it can become too much.

Sometimes cel-shading can look good, specially on a pale environment where it can be hard to distinguish between building and ground.
But in far many games I personally find it to be a bad effect, either because there are too much, or because it gets badly rendered at times.

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xPearse
xPearse May 16 2012, 10:18am replied:

That's exactly my point, sometimes I think people use it as a cheap effect to cover up that they don't want to create proper textures for their costume's or even faces.

Check out robotech invasion and just picture what that would be like if it used cel-shading.

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PS2viciado
PS2viciado May 15 2012, 9:40am says:

DAT PIXEL!

is coming out pretty nicely btw

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xPearse
xPearse May 15 2012, 11:23am replied:

Thanks, I can use all the appreciation I can get.

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FuzzyMcFluffenstein
FuzzyMcFluffenstein May 15 2012, 2:52pm says:

Been looking for a zombie mod for mount and blade, didnt think there would be one. You seem to have a nice idea going, Will be great to play when released!

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xPearse
xPearse May 15 2012, 4:20pm replied:

Yea but the final release will be ages from now as many unique scenes have been planned and it's really just me doing the mod.

There are some other zombie mods in development but they're mostly multiplayer but you should probably check them out.

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LolCakeLazors
LolCakeLazors May 15 2012, 8:38pm says:

Thank god I bought M&B! Or I would never have been able to play the awesome rendition of an amazing anime! (PS: Fan service)

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xPearse
xPearse May 16 2012, 4:28am replied:

The fan service isn't really that bad as it could have been worse and believe me there probably is worse, much much worse but don't expect the aspects of fan service to carry over to this mod or do you?

Um why are people giving me negative karma, im guessing it's a troll or people just expressing their anger but who cares.

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