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11 comments by Erayser on Jun 14th, 2014

Hello folks! It's been a while without news from Phoenix Interactive on Moddb. First of all, you need to understand that some of us (including myself, Thibault Testart) have their finals this month. While we have our finals, we work however on our French website because we still need to finish it. Once the later will be finished (end of June), we will export the whole database into the English one.

Then, both news we will publish will be available immediately in French and in English. The most important language in our association is, by far, the English one. It's just that our HTML team is, except Thibault Testart, French. Therefore, we prefer to develop the French version first. Anyway, enough talk. All you need to know is that once our website and our publishing structure will be finished, you will be able to receive news almost each day! 

Please, do not forget to follow us on Facebook where we publish news as well each day. You can as well follow us on twitter and on YouTube.
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About Stargate Space Conflict

We're still working on Stargate Space Conflict, of course. However, we can't publish a lot of development pictures because it seems logical that we won't show pictures of our scripts, isn't it ? You have to understand that the most important objective is to finish the whole Shield system. It requires weeks to finish it properly. When the system will be finished, we will be able to reunite the whole work we did and announce a release date. We think that we will be able to release the first release this summer. Isn't that good ?

1.0 Version is about a mix between Quality and Quantity
Yes, with the upcoming release, you will be able to play a brand new generation of Stargate Space Conflict. The upcoming release isn't just a big leap forward, it’s a huge change in direction. It takes the most advanced skills of our developers in our team today and puts them together like no previous release before it. We can’t wait to see what you’ll do with it.

Our Destiny model (high poly version, 3DS Max render)
Modeled/Textured by A. Alexsson (aka AlxFx) - Rendered by Diston

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How were you able to have this model ?
A. Alexsson is a 3D&2D professional artist. As a professional, he asked us to buy a certain license to use his stuff. This is what we did.

Are you crazy ? How can you add such a detailed model ?
Have you ever heard about "UV Mapping" ? For English people, in French it is: "Texturisation Photoréaliste Vertex 2D". The English equivalent word should be "Projection Mapping". It's a method used by AAA gaming studios. Sometimes, they design high poly models (1.000.000 for example) for characters. Then, once the high poly version is finished, they design a low poly version.

But, what's the point then ? Why they have to design an high poly version ?
Because the high poly version will be used for something in particular. They will render with modelling software (such as 3DS Max) each face. Once each face is rendered (front, behind, left, right and so on...) into a 2D texture, they work on an low poly version where they will apply the different faces. This process is named "Projection Mapping" like we said previously.

Therefore, with this model, we will work on a low poly version (10.000 polygons mostly) and we will apply the high poly 2D render on it. Then, in-game, you will have almost the same render. Isn't that impressive ? You could expect in-game shots at the end of June.

Stargate Space Conflict in-game menu
Designed and coded by Thibault Testart - Buttons design belongs to Scaleform GUI AC3 (Ubisoft)

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Why don't you work on a Stargate interface ?
Well, we do not think that Stargate has a great interface when it comes to games. Therefore, we had to work on a futuristic and innovative design. That's what we did for Stargate Space Conflict. A modern and interactive design. We hope you will enjoy that one.

But, you published pictures with a Stargate Universe interface, don't you ?
Yes but you have to understand that it was a conceptual work and that a such interface is not really great for Homeworld2. That would be an awesome interface for modern games where you can animate the whole User Interface (UI). However, Homeworld2 is limited. Even if there is a possibility to animate the menu, you can't do it properly or without FPS drops. 

Thanks guys for your support and stay tuned !
Good luck if you have your finals soon.

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DariusMartin Jun 12 2014, 2:13pm says:

Just been on sketchfab and saw all the ships that were ready :D really love the wraith hive ship it looks AWESOME :DDD

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Erayser Jun 12 2014, 5:53pm replied:

Glad you like them Darius. Yeah, our 3D&2D designers did an oustanding work on the models for the upcoming release. Stay tuned !

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EASAgamemnon Jun 6 2014, 12:28pm says:

I currently have Alpha V1.4 with the Wraith, Tau'ri and Goa'uld. I have lots of fun with it, but it need more.

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Erayser Jun 6 2014, 12:44pm replied:

What are you talking about exactly ? We said previously that we do not support this sort of release anymore. This content is by far outdated. This is why we decided to work on a brand new version of Stargate Space Conflict ;)

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GHOST-WARRIOR15 May 29 2014, 4:15pm says:

when is release date

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Erayser May 30 2014, 11:47am replied:

We still need to fix some little things on our shield system to announce a release date.

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Erayser May 22 2014, 4:58pm says:

Hello guys, It's been a while without activity from us.
We've been working quietly, mostly on scripts ! If you follow Julian's channel on YouTube, you may have noticed the following video, featuring our new Hyperespace effect. We didn't published it on Moddb because this is still WIP and we only upload pictures when our content reaches our HQ publishing preferences:

Anyway, Gabrielnatz, there's no "marketing" idea about Stargate Space Conflict. We just removed the 1.3 version because we considered that a brand new architecture for our mod was necessary. This is the reason why we decided to start again with a 1.0 release. Pre-Alpha & Alpha are old as hell ! We just published these releases here because we wanted to host both old and finished content here.

Of course, you are right to think that we removed the 1.3 download from Moddb because we wanted to show that there's a huge difference. We just wanted to remove it because we estimate that this version was not representative of what we can do. We believed that this content needed to be seriously improved.

+2 votes     reply to comment May 21 2014, 12:39pm says:

now seriously, i've been reading comments and yes, i agree, old version is way better, even if it doesn't has pretty effects or hq models it works perfectly, 0 crashes & perfect for MP
ye olde 1.37 rocks (\\_-)

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jeanlucangell7 May 16 2014, 2:36pm says:

mine trys to start but it wont it just comes up with blank screen then closes

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Doci May 20 2014, 4:34am replied:

Erayser heeeeelp :D

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