Doom 3: Phobos is a 1 episode project which continues the story in Doom 3. It is set in between Doom 3 and its expansion pack, Resurrection of Evil. Doom 3: Phobos will feature more variation than the original 2004 game, and will bring back more of the traits that made the original Dooms successful. Doom 3: Phobos has evolved into a very extensive and ambitious project. We are well on our way of creating an unofficial expansion pack of top quality.

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BFG9001
BFG9001 Sep 18 2012, 9:35am says:

On a rail :D? Speaking of which, what did you think of Black Mesa?

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geX
geX Sep 18 2012, 11:13am replied:

I for one enjoyed it very much! It shows what kind of standard you can have, even though you're "just" a mod.

We can all learn a lot from those guys

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BFG9001
BFG9001 Sep 18 2012, 12:54pm replied:

Objectively speaking, do you think your mod reaches the bar set by Black Mesa or is it even better?

One more thing: Is there any chance the mod will be released this year? From your most recent tweet, I take it E1M3 is already in phase 2?

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geX
geX Sep 19 2012, 3:07am replied:

I wouldn't say better, but we are reaching pretty high. Its just that its harder to find skilled people like animators for Doom 3. So you won't see us using as much custom content as Black Mesa. We want to though

We are getting far with this project, and it's going very well, but we'll probably not release this year.

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BFG9001
BFG9001 Sep 19 2012, 4:52am replied:

Well, not a lot of people know about your mod. What if you advertised it on popular 3D modelling sites?There's bound to be some animators there

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geX
geX Sep 19 2012, 7:17am replied:

We already tried that in the past. Without much luck. We'll try again when its time to implement the story and whatnot, only then we really need animators and whatnot.

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BFG9001
BFG9001 Sep 20 2012, 2:42am replied:

Hey, I've just remembered something! There is a program called iPiSoft, that offers cheap mocap Ipisoft.com . All you need is a Kinect or preferably 4 PS eye cameras because they are cheaper(4 cost 80$) and have better tracking. Here is a demonstration of what it can do: Youtube.com

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geX
geX Sep 20 2012, 4:54am replied:

Thanks for the link. That's pretty cool!

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Amensia
Amensia Sep 18 2012, 10:59am says:

Really vibrant and colorfull :O

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Zocker4ever
Zocker4ever Sep 18 2012, 11:31am says:

looks like good work but a bit too coloourful and cartoonish for Doom imo...

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BFG9001
BFG9001 Sep 18 2012, 12:50pm replied:

Uuuuuh, Doom has always been colorful and vibrant. The art direction in Doom 3, while quite amazing, had a big flaw: the colors were not very varied, and most rooms were gray.

Besides, if you take a look at E1M1 of the original Doom, you will see a LOT of color.

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Zocker4ever
Zocker4ever Sep 18 2012, 1:58pm replied:

don't get me wrong with this. I still play Doom 1 and 2 on ports nowadays. While I don'T really call Doom 3's design a flaw I appreciate the way Phobos handles this so far.
But when comparing this screenshot with priors it looks too cartoony and reminds me more of Borderlands

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maxdamage
maxdamage Sep 18 2012, 7:48pm replied:

Actually it looks perfect!The colour is not too bright and suits the environment ok!Not cartoony at all!

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geX
geX Sep 19 2012, 7:20am replied:

We are trying to "color" our environments a bit more than what you see in Doom 3. We are sick and tired of the gray and brown look from the games like Gears of War. But we also wanna give original doom a nod in the process.

Colors make everything much more interesting.

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Gzegzolka
Gzegzolka Sep 18 2012, 5:12pm says:

I do not mind using more colorful lights from time to time in Doom just as much as I like dark corners in original one. It could be interesting experience.

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Vavency
Vavency Dec 15 2012, 11:41am says:

what detail level is Awsome

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Vynzent
Vynzent Feb 11 2013, 3:42pm says:

Yep, I love the colors. They bring back that classic Doom feeling, that feeling of action shooter instead of slow-paced corridor shooter.

If I were John Carmack I'd ask you guys to help with Doom4, just saying. You guys are fuzing Doom3 with classic Doom and it looks better than both, at least to me. AAA status work you're doing here.

Oh and even if Doom4 turns out great, I'm sure there will be PLENTY of areas of just gray and brown like Rage had, so I sure hope there will be a team like you guys, willing to add colored lighting and areas to help make the game look more tasteful :)

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TheSleepingObama
TheSleepingObama May 3 2013, 11:50pm says:

Keep up the beautiful work your grand at what you do sir.

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