2 New Locations, many new weapons, new concepts, and a vid.
Posted by JLea on Aug 7th, 2010
It's been a long time. In the past few months the team has been working very hard on the mod, although due to life (exams and such) productivity wasn't at it's full potential. Nonetheless, we pulled through! So let's begin.
These are a few new weapons in the mod. The AK74 was created to replace the old AK47 model, and Drew did a great job. The Flaregun serves as the players light source in dark areas. Fighting with a flashlight can be really annoying so the flares have a lifespan of roughly 2 minutes. Finally there is B0T's Prototype Rifle. We'll keep that a secret for now.
In the video below you can also see the new M4A1 + Mosin-Nagant in action.
Apollo has done another fantastic job with his concept art. These here are 2 NPC's you'll be fighting in game. The spider is going to be made to be as scary as possible ( I have arachnophobia! ) and the suit prototype will require you to think up new strategies.
The Mercenaries are one of the other groups on the island. These guys are tough, and carry heavily modified weapons.
Kantubek is a real life town in the Aral Sea that has been evacuated and abandoned due to Anthrax dumping. It's interesting to note that there are laboratories mere kilometers from the town, which the 3 groups on the island are trying to take control of.
As you can see, Kantubek has been created from a variety of photo sources and satellite images. Below you can see a comparison of the images. It's not meant to be 100% accurate, but enough to resemble the photos.
You may have seen the Radio Station in the video posted earlier.
Well here are some high res screens for you too! This map is mainly about exploration and puzzles rather than combat.
Siberia is the new area we are working on. It starts as a prelude to the main campaign, and introduces the new gameplay elements seen in the mod. There is a heavy focus on stealth in this theatre.
And here is Gabe Fink's stellar animations. He's currently working on the Debauchery mod.
More media will be posted soon, don't want to wait another 4 months for a release.