Zeitgeist. A single player project set in the futuristic 1930s of an alternate history. Find the masterminds behind a bombing attack, and dive into a world of devastation, science, secret societies and intrigues. Features: - Dynamic gameplay combining free movement, role playing and action elements. - Realistic locations with a high value of recognition set in several European cities such as London, Venice and Prague. - An entertaining, suspense-packed background story, taken straight from the 2000 pages of three novels. - The unique atmosphere of the 1930s; streamline design, futuristic architecture, zeppelins and neon signs blending with the age of steam, monarchy and industry. - Zeppelins. “... for the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.” - Lao Tzu

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Update with new media from Zeitgeist's London Tube, first part of the useable public transport system.

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Zeitgeist is going down ... to the most famous, oldest underground network in the world.

Countless feet have roamed those marble floors since the middle of the 19th century, when the first tube lines were built; hundreds of movies and books tell stories about the events that happened down there.

The Zeitgeist tube system that works just like in real life can, in all modesty, be called a development milestone (at least for us since the weeks we've spent on it are over now :P).

It features 18 stations, each one with different levels and platforms, some of them with a ticket hall, ticket booths, and even shops.

There are three lines that will take you anywhere you want. We've built a dynamic system that works just like a tube system in real life to make Zeitgeist more immersive, so you actually have to study the tube map and change trains in order to get to your destination.

Richard Czerny's feet will soon get to touch those stairs and enter the trains that roll along their lines in real-time intervalls. After we've spent that mentioned good deal of time figuring out traveling concepts, custom tube lines for Zeitgeist's London and the technical background to make these things work, we're now able to present you some new media inspired by the 1930s (then ultra-modern) Piccadilly Station.


Expect the next updates to be more regular as we're now able to return to audio and visual work, with 66% of our developers having set-up their machines again after major PC crashes during october and many techincal issues having been dealt with.

Stay with us, we'll have some very exciting news for you in the coming weeks.

Sincerely,

the Zeitgeist Dev team

P.S.:

Along with this update, we're also going to fill up our ModDB download section a bit.

You will in short time notice that several wallpaper packs will be available for download - some of them brand new, others from our current collection on zeitgeist-thegame.com.

Also, we've been uploading a new version of the Piccadilly Circus scenario image to the front page - better lighting, more detail, different angle of view.

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dafatcat
dafatcat

Look kickass as always.

PS:
**** you bekey ;__;

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wazanator
wazanator

That is some impressive level design :D

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104

AWESOME! The title of the post scared me! :D

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Jesternz08
Jesternz08

very nice map shots! keep it up :D

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Aaagreen
Aaagreen

This is brilliant. As always.

I still don't understand why you don't have more watchers.

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Nauz Creator
Nauz

we're quite happy with the amount of watchers compared to our total moddb profile visits ;) thanks for your support!

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Albatros44 Author
Albatros44

Scaring is our business!!!

We just thought it'd be a good idea to prepare all of you for the breathtaking twists & turns of the story before risking any medical conditions and lawsuits... ;).

Thanks for the positive feedback, I can assure you all that we're working 24/7 to get the framework for this game constructed as soon as humanly possible.

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Mr.Walrus
Mr.Walrus

Like everyone else, the post in my updates stating "Zeitgeist is Going down" scared the HELL OUT OF ME. Anyways, after you nearly gave me a HEART ATTACK rofl I saw that this is going to be awesome.... I just cant wait to go into the London tube! Great job guys!

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Forsete
Forsete

Amazing work, especially the second and last one.

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HellsHigh
HellsHigh

"Zeitgeist is going down"

"WHAT?!!??"

"...to the most famous, oldest underground network in the world."

"Ohhhh you sneaky bastards!"

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zonbie
zonbie

I think the indoor "Tube" areas would really benefit from having lots of advertising and city-based livelihood, so that they matched the intricately detailed outdoor city blocks you have created. The level of detail you have already achieved, while excellent, still makes the indoor areas seem somewhat staged...it's difficult to describe what is lacking.

Oh well. Excellent work so far. And very impressive travel system.

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Albatros44 Author
Albatros44

Hey :),

yeah, we haven't had too much time yet to work on nice overlays, decals etc. to make the areas below the ground look as gritty and realistic as those above.

But the idea was to give you an impression of the overall architecture and style those stations are going to get. :)

- Til

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Nebcake
Nebcake

You're architecture is for the outside simply amazing

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HounderKnight
HounderKnight

Have to admit I was worried you guys were closing shop as well. Great and beautiful level design as always.

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[Night_Stalker]
[Night_Stalker]

That is some super kick *** mapping!

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chris_sloany
chris_sloany

looks fantastic!!

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Zlandael Online
Zlandael

You guys tricked me, and now I'm shocked twice!

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vfn4i83
vfn4i83

To much datail Fantastic mapping.

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valmont_gray
valmont_gray

Nice style.

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DaveTheFreak
DaveTheFreak

That systems sounds interesting, I'm curious how it'll look like ingame. And how do you use it... but I'm looking forward to it cause you guys did a great job, anyways!

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D3VIL
D3VIL

Honestly, if you guys ever have the audacity to stop development on this mod I will personally HUNT YOU DOWN and ask you very politely to continue development. I love every update - keep up the good work!

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Nauz Creator
Nauz

we'll keep that in mind, lol! thanks

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Lethal-X
Lethal-X

Oh thank god it's not dieing :D
That title worried me.

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SolidFake
SolidFake

I hate you ^^

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum

The underground looks fantastic. top notch mapping with some really high quality textures. keep up the good work!

And curse you for that misleading news post title.

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hate4uall
hate4uall

agg make us think its dead u suck *** ! :)

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AmazingRedd
AmazingRedd

looks sexy xD

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Dnst
Dnst

How many of the 18 stations did you finish, yet?

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Myloman
Myloman

Ahh I see what you did there! Oldest trick in the book. Yet another stunning and impressive update. Well done. Good day sir! *salutes*

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sol09
sol09

Looks great but if you have ever been on the tube you'll know it aint this clean... and even in this alternate reality I doubt londners would keep it pristine :P

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Jonko Creator
Jonko

You're right, but it's a WIP. I'm currently working on decals to make it look dirty and gritty.

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r

Late comment is late.
And this is looking awesome!!

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