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A clever twist the Demons Vs Humans Hl2 mod, we have demons shadow forms that can only be seen with the flash light.

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The demon in the video above is toying with the player, he knows he can't be flanked and quickly pins the player down. The demon is seen to set fire to objects, manipulate them in different ways with the ghost gun, a new weapon which can move objects in more of a ghostly/poltergeist way.

We have our first map produced as seen in the video, really needs to be seen in game to appreciate the detail and fine work put into it by the mapper :)

Lots of refinements have been made to the human teams weapons, there is now a really agile rocket launcher and rocket Cam mode, to remote control launched rockets around corners and through building. During play tests we had several players fire rockets flying around the map chasing each other through vents, car windows and through other small gaps.

Demons can spawn headcrabs (we call them petcrabs) with much greater ease with the left mouse button and right click to directly control their petcrab (possession footage seen in previous news), demons get one petcrab at a time they can save it by teleporting it back to themselfs. Still working on getting them to level up to an antlion sized creature. The testers have worked out a jumping method to make the headcrabs fly, don't have the heart to take away any fun, just got to work it in somehow. I can always shoot them down with a rocket.

New models for players, weapons and headcrabs desperately needed, it will be summer soon so hopefully lots of spare time for any modellers that want to join or donate models.

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SC90
SC90

that looks pretty cool, tracking

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flameknight7
flameknight7

i love the idea

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Tyrell
Tyrell

This could be awesome, love the idea that you can only see the enemy with the flashlight. Tracking :)

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Auth3ntic0
Auth3ntic0

Sounds cool. Will track.

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Mastix
Mastix

I have to say that gameplay really surprised me, I pretty much ignored this mod but it seems to have huge potential!

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Krayziee
Krayziee

Cool! kinda creepy

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Awesome_ninja
Awesome_ninja

looks wonderfull and original, need any beta testers you said?

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gladers Author
gladers

You certain can. The play testers have been shaping this mod up since day 2, I really appreciate their dedication and suggestions.

Our focus is less about boring bug finding (we're tracking most of them), but more about how can we make this game even more fun.

Join the steam group: Steamcommunity.com then add Gladers (me) as a friend, if you're online when I want to test some programming I'll set up a server and ask online group members if they're up for a game :)

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Link3737
Link3737

I'd love to join the Steam group but it's membership by invite only

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gladers Author
gladers

Thanks! Its set to public now :)

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FJS
FJS

Nice concept!

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Spiritlol
Spiritlol

This is cool, but i have to disagree with originality, as this is used in metro 2033.

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gladers Author
gladers

I would say the deathmatch mod as a whole is original, the demon team also demonically possess other creatures and players too, so its not all about the shadows :)
Its interesting to hear about other games using projected flashlight shadows to indicate the presence of invisible entitys, I was not aware of that. Thanks for the comment!

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xXMaNiAcXx
xXMaNiAcXx

Oh my god, this mod is really wowesome man, really nice. You have what I planned once sometime ago, but I don't know how to do anything :)
I wish you luck with everything, also, with the modeller that you are needing, I will try to find somehow to get how to model or something like this..

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Croco15
Croco15

That looks super fun! Is that music by Nine Inch Nails?

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gladers Author
gladers

Yes, lots of good songs on that album suitable for the footage. Youtube have it in their AudioSwap selection.

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Curse231
Curse231

so this is multi player if it is awesome !

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MutantBadger
MutantBadger

Like a lot of others; I ignored this mod up until now. i deem this trackalicious.

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Anddos
Anddos

just looks like hidden source to me

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Psycho_2
Psycho_2

well, hidden source doesn't have a guy running around with demonic power that setting things on flame, throwing headcrabs at you and completely invisible :)

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r

Cool mod with high potectial, what i'd like to see is some new weapons which are both futuristic and old like a special magnum or a double-barrelled shotgun.

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Sparta2020
Sparta2020

Cool mod, interesting formula for multiplayer.

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Sousuke
Sousuke

Can you make the demon a little visible? like invisible with a little of waves. I hope if you can get the image. Idk a good ref.

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Archanor
Archanor

Looks like a good concept, although I hope you get rid of the HL2 aspects of it. E.g. the weapons and settings, maybe changing the "petcrab" to a shadow creature or something really screwed up.

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calvinliang
calvinliang

I see dynamic shadows with the flashlight. do i need orange box for this?

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gladers Author
gladers

OB required, the demon effects are dynamic shadows too.

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The_Dias
The_Dias

Was this in anyway inspired by Metro 2033?

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gladers Author
gladers

Never played Metro, can you possess/control other players with critical health, possess/control demon pets and only been seen with a flashlight in Metro?

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Jakkar
Jakkar

This has a lot of potential - do you have anywhere I could join in some discussion, and have some input? You've got my head swimming with ideas - like a time-cycle that swaps darkness and light akin to day and night, the goal being to survive the nights against the poltergeist while he cannot exist during the day, except in dark places.

Varied objectives, such as car keys, medical supplies, vital repairs that force players to randomly attend different areas outside their comfort zone, traversing areas ideal for ambush..

.. too many ideas. Give me a forum or chatroom! =)

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ScorpioPolska
ScorpioPolska

Wow. I cant wait for this :P

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