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City 17: Episode One

Our biggest update yet!


That's right folks. City 17 is going to be a full on Retail game! Gear Development Group has been acquired by RAD Software Inc, who have negotiated the deal with Valve. City 17 will be distributed on Steam, but that's not all, no sir! We've also gained numerous contracts with outside hardware developers, which has allowed us to support many of the future controller options endorsed by RAD Software Inc! Inquire below!



Steam Distribution

Now guys, don't panic. City 17: Episode 1 is being released on Steam for the low-low price of $15 a chapter. $15! That's a mere $8 for every year of our lives we put into this game! And of course, Steam Distribution means it'll be even easier to receive updates, and show your friends what achievements you've unlocked! The first chapter will be our main story chapter, and will therefore only contain narration. Chapters 2-4 will contain the majority of gameplay.



Rad Software Inc Technologies

As you may or may not already know, City 17: Episode 1 supports the Novint Falcon controller and FaceAPI head tracking. But, thanks to our new overlords at RAD Software Inc, we now also support the following alternative controller schemes and hardware, all of which can be used simultaniously for the best possible gameplay experience!

True-To-Life 3D!

Thanks to some big fat licensing deals with Nvidia, we now have full support for 3D monitors! Headcrabs will literally fly into your face. You'll be able to experience City 17 in a while new dimension, and you'll look good doing it too!


Nintendo's Wii Fit Pad!

RAD Software is closely associated with Nintendo, and as such, we have been given the glorious opportunity to use the Wii Fit board to it's full potential as a PC controller. Player movement in City 17 can now be handled by a Wii Fit board, giving the player an unprecedented level of realism and immersion. Simply lean to travel in a direction, and walk in place to move! So simple!


ScentSciences - Smell-O-Vision of the future!

That's right folks! Now you can smell the rotting corpses in City 17! RAD Software Inc has given us the licenses and SDKs to use ScientScience's amazing new device! Experience City 17 and the Half-Life universe in a whole new way!


ATI Eyefinity

We got in contact with ATI through RAD Software, who were kind enough to meet us in person and help improve the Eyefinity support in the Source Engine. City 17 now supports up to 24 monitors at once! That means you can play City 17 in complete surround vision at resolutions up to 15360x3240! Talk about a lot of pixels for your dollar!


Just imagine using all of these wonderful technological advancements at once! You'll be the coolest kid on your block, that's for sure!


Well folks, that's it for this update! But we'll see you again with more updates soon! Once we settle into our new offices at RAD Software Inc, we'll be releasing the first episode of City 17! Expect in the next few months!

City 17: Episode One
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Zlandael
Zlandael

Nice april fools joke, but PLEASE implement Wii balance board technology.

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QuarterLife Author
QuarterLife

April fools joke? Are you kidding me. We spent months of this stuff :(

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Klammy
Klammy

He's just in shock.

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Captain-Arse
Captain-Arse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feB7Oc8rw1o&NR=1 xD

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MaxOfS2D
MaxOfS2D

I'm more excited than ever

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Stoudemire15
Stoudemire15

Now I really hope they release to Singapore or else I am going to burn that company to hell.

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aqil02
aqil02

ABODEN OF COURSE LA.ITS FKING STEAM LE

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MrtwovideoCards
MrtwovideoCards

Wat

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TheLastSpartan
TheLastSpartan

SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!

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Pvt.Cookie
Pvt.Cookie

Love the eyefinity picture XD!

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QuarterLife Author
QuarterLife

'SIR I DO NOT KNOW WHAT I AM LOOKING AT BUT I AM WILLING TO GIVE YOU MY CREDIT CARD AND SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS" - t0nk4tRuK420

A true fan of the game, folks.

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Mr.Walrus
Mr.Walrus

Lol nice one xD

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jjawinte
jjawinte

" Chuckle "

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Highmist
Highmist

Only 60 dollars? Im with Spartan

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FLAPJACKDAN
FLAPJACKDAN

So let me get this straight you are selling a game that's using most Valve's content and some how they were okay with that? Sound like a joke. Though if it isn't congrats.

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Zlandael
Zlandael

Ok fine. I'LL BUY 3 COPIES OF THIS GAME WITH EVERYTHING.

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Lucífer
Lucífer

Its not April fools here anymore. This means that for me this is serious.

-hangs self-

FFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUU- I can't die, now I'm stuck and typing with my toes.

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EvilAngel
EvilAngel

Anything that gets posted on the 1st of april is april fool joke

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Cyberpresident_CORE
Cyberpresident_CORE

Yea yea nice april fools , but the maximum price that valve allows for 3rd party sourcegames is 10 bucks

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Black, no idea where you got that idea, cause it's absolutely not true^

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Cyberpresident_CORE
Cyberpresident_CORE

And this update was more true ?

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JLea
JLea

Wrong. Ivan's Secrets is going retail for $20.

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FLAPJACKDAN
FLAPJACKDAN

JLea if that was true I would so buy your game. Looks very good.

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MrtwovideoCards
MrtwovideoCards

My Body is not ready.

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KILLER89(FIN)
KILLER89(FIN)

Actually small indie source games are 10$, and bigger (such as...dino d-day) are 20-30$.

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LordIheanacho
LordIheanacho

Ah ****! No you Don't! - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcat9KmWKSc

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HellsHigh
HellsHigh

Its good you guys can joke around about all of the features you implement. :P

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EricFong
EricFong

Not free anymore... I don't have credit card...

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dicks
dicks

Oh hey there City 17 developers. I've got a small message for you:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIwa5Ek1M_0

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MrtwovideoCards
MrtwovideoCards

It was posted on April the 1st, but it depends on what timezone your in. We're pacific.

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QuarterLife Author
QuarterLife

March 32nd.

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dicks
dicks

Oh yes right, excuse me, I forgot that America is the only country that matters for a minute there.

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QuarterLife Author
QuarterLife

Our timezone > Your timezone, because City 17 runs on our timezone.

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dicks
dicks

no. This may be hard to believe, but Eastern Europe is not part of America.

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Brainles5
Brainles5

Whut, hl2 takes place in sweden obviusly... It says KR on the gastation.
So they use swedish money :D

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RedTiki
RedTiki

but all teh singors are in ruskiesieseseses i dont speak ruskiesieseseses, i speak ruksiesieseseses, swedish, polar-bear and german! D:
[not english, i just type and read it... yes; i DONT write in it either.]

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.sverek
.sverek

OMG OMG OMG!

Now go back to work and make it actually happen :)

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kommandojoe
kommandojoe

Here's my debitcard and bank pin; just promise me that you will convert operations to console development then port it back to PC, then back to consoles, then back to PC a second time.

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TheDaFox
TheDaFox

Half-Life 2 is actually perfect in Eyefinity, and works fine with 24 monitors in that arrangement. ;)

But Props for acknowledgement.

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Stoudemire15
Stoudemire15

Now, we have to pay a fan project to play with full price which is suck due to now every DLC need money to buy rather then downloading for free which is sad for me since I don't own a credit card T_T.

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Alex2the3gr8
Alex2the3gr8

I really believed that then!!!

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JoshZemlinsky
JoshZemlinsky

Haha lol'd at the pictures XD!
Awesome joke guys :)

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r

If dat's 8 Dollars per year, I'm not gonna cry after these 60 Dollars spent on 7.5 years of hard work.

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DzjengisKhan
DzjengisKhan

Posted by QuarterLife on Apr 2nd, 2011

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Held
Held

I'm confused ..

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xXMaNiAcXx
xXMaNiAcXx

Best update ever lol

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Jeffman12
Jeffman12

Actually, I'm more shocked that this scent sciences thing exists.

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spaqin
spaqin

*stopped tracking*
*note to self: pirate it as soon it becomes available on thepiratebay*

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl

I want that pink 3D glasses to catch all the girl i want !

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MrtwovideoCards
MrtwovideoCards

You will get so much girl.

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