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Taking Doom3 Coop to the next Generation and beyond...

Posted by Oneofthe8devilz on Oct 18th, 2011

MCS: Mars City Security

-==October 2011 Progress==-

Credits to the Doom3 Community which makes MCS possible

Thanks to Simulation|EMZ's relentless technical support this month we successfully implemented a fully multiplayer compatible time of day system for the MCS gametype "DemonWars". The Global Sunlight, Ambientlight, Fog and Skybox now dynamically change and influence each other as the players cooperatively fight monsters over the network/internet.

The first video shows a timelapsed tod cycle of the new DemonWars arena map "Mars Station" which was kindly contributed by jONNY=[ReWIRE]=.


youtube video link

The second video features 3 minutes of cooperative gameplay showcasing some of the latest game changes on the new time of day enabled Omega Complex DemonWars Arena map.


youtube gameplay video link

-==September 2011 Gameplay Walkthrough==-

The September 2011 MCS Build is showcased in this twelve minutes "Gameplay Walkthrough" video demonstrating the latest additions to the codebase. This video was recorded at 1080p clientside connected to a dedicated server. The showcased MCS group consists of two human players (the wife & me) and one friendly MCS AI player cooperatively fighting our way through a custom community made Doom3 map. One of the most important yet to implement features will be the a change of Doom3's netcode from currently "forward predicted" to "running behind the server" method. As soon as the Doom3 Source Code will be released later this year, that change, along with an improved projectile code, will ensure that clientside latency will become a much less influentual factor of the player's multiplayer cooperative gameplay experience. In order to speed up this process and thereby move faster towards a public build release, we welcome every interested & experienced c++ game programmer to join us in achieving the targeted goals.

Interested people can drop us a mail at oneofthe8devilz@hotmail.com and we will be happy to provide you with all the tools and codebases required to get you started...


youtube gameplay video link: Youtube.com

-==May 2011 Progress==-

Amoung many other SP Campaign related updates the gametype "DemonWars" was added to MCS which offers a more action/combat focused way to play the game outside the SP Campaign fighting against the Legions of Hell on Earth being humanity's last line of defense.


youtube gameplay video link: Youtube.com

-==February 2011 Progress==-


youtube gameplay video link: Youtube.com

-==January 2011 Progress==-

After the long awaited Sikkmod 1.0 source release the new features are slowly but surely making it into MCS ;)
Here a shot of the freshly ported SSAO 8)


-==December 2010 Progress==-


youtube gameplay video link: Youtube.com

Post comment Comments
medve Oct 19 2011, 10:25am says:

maybe its time to change that railgun to the q4 or quake wars model. anyhow, keep up the god work.

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Tedi47 Oct 19 2011, 12:40pm replied:

to be honest, i always prefered the q2 railgun over all the other incarnations.
I would love to see this personal favourite reappear

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