open Outcast is a total conversion mod for Crysis Wars that should become an unofficial successor of the Action-Adventure Outcast (by Appeal).

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ponpat
ponpat Apr 24 2011, 1:32am says:

Nice progression :)
Just 3 things:
1. I personally do not like the effect of the highlighting very much. I am a fan of shrinking and rotating circles for highlighting, but this is just my personal opinion but would be nice if you just think a few seconds about it.
2. Imho the sound for picking up an item should be much more decent. A silent clicking or a not too loud zip-sound would be nice, because (Just in my opinion) the current sound is annoying.
3. At last a little question: Are you going to switch to the CryEngine 3? It is much faster, easier to work with, the sdk is much better to use, it is a bit more powerfull and it is free for non comercial projects. Only problem I can guess (but I think the needed work for this shouldn't be so much) would be the porting.

Keep up the good work. I am looking forward to your future updates :)

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s87
s87 Apr 24 2011, 1:36am replied:

Regarding point 3: Just wait till the news posting gets authed somewhen today ;)

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tassitassi
tassitassi Aug 26 2011, 5:03am replied:

1. The highlighting style has been influenced by the original Outcast (1999). I think keeping details like these helps for capturing the feeling of the first game. What you see here in the video is not final though. We've already improved the animation by making it much smoother.

2. We'll look into this.

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A demonstration of the item tracker, implemented by atomicJo.

NOTE: The video was cropped, therefore the HUD is cut off at the top and bottom.

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Apr 23rd, 2011
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s87
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