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3 comments by Setis on Apr 19th, 2009


Hey folks,

we at Blackout Studios wanted to let you guys know what has been going on behind our locked doors. We're still working on various design documents, re-fining some of our earlier work, rewriting stories, rewriting characters, rewriting features, doing tests on new features, etc. One feature we're specifically excited about is the dynamic day/night transitional feature for the Source engine. Yes, you read right.

We're currently hard at work programming and testing the feature so it will work the way we have always intended it to work. So far things are looking quite promising and we are hoping to release a video showcasing the feature in action after the next few tests. Fingers crossed it'll be sooner than expected.

On other news, we thought we should show you a little bit of a Ravager - Concept by OldYogurtconcept we had created for one of our projects, we're not telling you which one though ;). In any case, this little fella to our right is called the Ravager. It was lovingly created by OldYogurt. However, love or kindness is that last thing that would cross this beast's mind. Driven by nothing but the instict to hunt and kill, Ravagers have become somewhat of a myth as those that are unlucky enough to meet one of them, don't tend to live to tell the tale. This short excerpt from the respective project should give you an idea of the Ravager's feared capabilities.

Blackout.Studios wrote:It slowly turned its head back towards the civilian and retracted its arm, bringing the man closer to the impressive jaw line. Almost as if it was sensing the fear of the human, it widened its jaw slightly and grinned, always keeping a watchful eye on its prey. Before the man could even begin to come to terms with his impending doom, the Ravager suddenly ripped open its jaw and covered the man’s face. A short, muffled squeal erupted from the Ravager’s latest victim. With a sickening crack of bones, half of the man’s head was gone. Another life extinguished; another step closer to annihilating the human race. Having lost interest in the corpse, the Ravager let the body slump to the floor like a sack of stones and turned its head towards the west again. It knew it had easy pickings a few miles ahead. It could smell the fresh blood; it sensed the wound was still open and bleeding. Its only concern was that its next victim was already dead by the time it got there. Where was the fun in that? Without wasting another moments thought on it, the Ravager got down on all fours and headed off.

We hope you enjoyed this small insight into what's been going on behind the scenes at Blackout Studios . If you want to know more, and stay updated, why don't you Track This Group?

Until next time,

The Blackout Studios Team

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Wallpaper #1 - - The Forgotten

Wallpaper #1 - - The Forgotten

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Wallpaper for The Forgotten made by our former concept artist, Kellie.

Wallpaper #2 - - The Forgotten

Wallpaper #2 - - The Forgotten

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Wallpaper for The Forgotten made by our former concept artist, Kellie.

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bluseychris
bluseychris Jun 15 2007, 8:40pm says:

Nice to see another UK setting for a mod (Dark Source and 1985 being the other two I can think of). Will there be a Cathedral (the name is obviously a take on Winchester or Worcester, both of which have Cathedrals).

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mdarwin1
mdarwin1 Jun 28 2007, 8:29pm says:

looks this mod is coming along nicely and i like the screen shots

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Hige
Hige Jun 9 2007, 12:24am says:

it seemse really cool, but why would they build fortifications and quarantine a city because of asbestos? asbestosis isnt infectious, and theres no reason to quarantine a city.
just a little post there.
other than that, seems absolutely awesome.

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Setis
Setis Jun 9 2007, 5:00am says:

Thank you for your post, we definitely appreciate every feedback we can get. But to clarify and answer your question, Meer Enterprises didn't quarantine and build fortifications in the city due to the asbestos, but due to what they had planned with the city. The asbestos was just the front of their operations. I hope that helps :) Anything else I could say to further more clarify would be a spoiler to the story of the game play :P

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Setis
Setis Jun 8 2007, 4:34am says:

next goal is 150 :P..only 42 to go hehe. But yeah, well done everyone. Lets make sure the other two parts of this media release will be delivered with just as much enthusiasm!

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AL_06
AL_06 Jun 8 2007, 3:22am says:

We now have over 100 watchers, well done guys!

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John.Recoil
John.Recoil Jun 7 2007, 7:45pm says:

Kick *** guys, keep it up.

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sudz28
sudz28 May 27 2007, 10:42pm says:

weholey crap, mod looks good. pls don't die! almost every horror mod dies :'(

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jonhy
jonhy May 28 2007, 8:48pm says:

don't worry.. we'll not die

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Karol504
Karol504 May 21 2007, 4:59pm says:

I'm a HUGE fan of the horror genre games.. I espeacialy like that story plays an important part in the making of this game and not just game play. Cool story too!

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