The Intern's Story, is a game set in the classic Call of Cthulhu setting of 1920s New England as described by the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft.
The third chapter of the period story proposes to build a great looking set that is a fitting place to finalise the story from the fist two episodes that were built by myself with some excellent input from a small group of talented individuals.


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4 comments by Quinjet on May 4th, 2014

Hi folks,

Sincere apologies for the long time between updates but if you have been reading these infrequent pieces of news, you can probably guess what I am going to talk about.

As usual it is a tale of SDK woe that I have to tell, because with the Source 2013 update my Hammer was broken again and stayed that way for a long time. For a very brief period I actually toyed with the idea of moving to the latest 2013 SDK but the thought of converting many hundreds of custom assets to a new format was just too daunting. I know some mods have managed to move over to the new regime but until there is some kind of batch converter, I'm not changin!

I was at quite a low ebb after that last update and even thought of throwing in the towel and releasing the mod as an unfinished project but thankfully after a long cooling down period, I decided I was not ready to give up just yet.

So it is suffice to say that in a deep dark corner of my computer their is now a functioning version of the Valve SDK that shall not see the light of the internet for fear of updates and it is here I am working when I get the time.

I know you are thinking 'Well is it done yet?' and I have to say sadly no. About the time of the last update I began a new real-world job and unfortunately it is a very demanding one. Lots of long days and a few working weekends, as well as studying for new qualifications are required to keep my new bosses happy. This has left this poor Dev rather short of time and inspiration.

It's not all doom and gloom though as during holidays and long weekends when I'm not working (I love bank holidays), I have found the energy to continue development. So, I am pleased to announce that a large chunk of work has been accomplished in the last month or so and given a fair wind it could soon be time to flesh out the script and start searching for voice actors. This is not a promise as things always seem to come along that halt the work but I am feeling very positive about the current rate of progress.

Here's hoping I have more good news before many more months pass.

Quin.

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The Intern's Story (Redux)

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he Intern's Story, is a game set in the classic Call of Cthulhu setting of 1920s New England as described by the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft. The Intern's...

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rcminor
rcminor Jun 13 2013, 4:42pm says:

Wow, what a game! I'd started this sometime last year I think, but got hung up in the basement corridors without a clue. Just found a Youtube video walkthru for that bit -duh!- and finished it up quickly.

The opening sequence in the basement is one of THE scariest bits of game I've ever seen! Very well done, and the hallucinatory sequences are very effective, a lot better than most that just try to warp your graphics up a little. The only criticism I would offer from a gameplay standpoint (and it is very minor) is that in that "corridors" sequence, you can jump down in the elevator shaft and not be able to get out or die -- just be stuck. Just for fun, also in that sequence, I managed to lure the one goon out from his room/staircase, got him to chase me around the corridors, then trapped him with a laundry cart! I finally got to explore his room, and was quite disappointed that there was only a locked door in it!

But overall, without a doubt one of the best mods I've seen and in a great style and genre. Eagerly awaiting Ch.3, and I only wish you could do something like this but with real full-length game gameplay: this was over much too quick!

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Quinjet Creator
Quinjet Jun 19 2013, 12:30pm replied:

Thanks to all for your kind comments.

As to Chapter 3, the final map is in progress but I am sadly a little bogged down with the real world workload and progress has been slow.

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Noah_W
Noah_W Jun 6 2013, 4:38pm says:

One of the greatest mods I have ever played! Please go download it, and try it out!

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Lenne
Lenne May 20 2013, 12:06pm says:

This was a pretty good one, haha. It really takes you by surprise... Haha
This is my playthrough of it-- Youtube.com
If there's a part three, I'm all over that. Thanks a lot for an awesome mod!!

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Seten10
Seten10 May 16 2013, 4:30pm says:

any idea when part 3 will be coming out?

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Quinjet Creator
Quinjet May 19 2013, 3:42am replied:

Hopefully later this year, barring engine updates and unforeseen cosmological events.

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Seten10
Seten10 May 5 2013, 6:17pm says:

Holy sh**. I've only played about fifteen minutes, and this is easily one of the scariest games I've ever played.
You can watch me scream my a** off here if ya want:
Youtube.com

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Quinjet Creator
Quinjet May 8 2013, 3:28pm replied:

Hey, thanks for doing this. You make it seem really spooky.

I hope you get around to completing your video 'scarethrough'. :)

Q.

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Seten10
Seten10 May 8 2013, 4:31pm replied:

oh yeah, by the way, whats the difference between The Intern's Story and The Intern's story Redux?

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Quinjet Creator
Quinjet May 9 2013, 12:57pm replied:

The Redux is a revamped and remapped version that also combines the TIS 1 and TIS 2 mods.

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Seten10
Seten10 May 9 2013, 2:45pm replied:

K, thanks

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Seten10
Seten10 May 8 2013, 4:05pm replied:

:) thanks for checking it out. the next episode should be coming up soon

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Cool mod with nice ambiance, it's worth the play.
EDIT : Part 2 is even cooler, this mod is a really nice piece of work, I was really pleased to play this, and can't wait for part 3 :D

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