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The move to Orange Box allowed us to focus on realism in SHIFT and the results are good.

Posted by MrMattWebb on May 28th, 2010

SHIFT is headed in the direction of simulator in terms of realism. Originally we had planned an arcade racing experience because it was all we thought Source could allow at the time but thanks to Orange box, we can now focus on the details. Check out the demo below.

Sounds, car interior, map, and HUD are all WIP and merely used for code testing.




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MadMonkey119
MadMonkey119 May 29 2010, 9:22am says:

Nice video! I like the lighting from the headlights and stret lamps but the car physics still seem a little weird. The car seemed to still turn like a jeep from HL2. Also I think the car shakes or jostles too much, like the jeep.

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UkrainaGuy1111
UkrainaGuy1111 May 29 2010, 9:51am says:

Oh my god I cant wait to play this after they going for realism!

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Teh-Critic
Teh-Critic May 29 2010, 10:07am says:

Might want to include a ragdoll or playermodel in the driver seat

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ChestyMcGee
ChestyMcGee May 29 2010, 10:49am says:

The premise for this mod is good and the ideas look interesting. At the moment it seems like making a racing game on Source has been way too optimistic though.

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ilmassacratore
ilmassacratore May 29 2010, 11:20am says:

Good work and idea.

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Nebcake
Nebcake May 29 2010, 1:03pm says:

When it comes down to the finished product, the orange box will make a huge difference, great job.

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THElastNINJA
THElastNINJA May 29 2010, 1:03pm says:

OH MY GOD. This is AWESOME <3

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0xMNM
0xMNM May 29 2010, 1:45pm says:

Man that shifting sounds painful :\

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996 May 29 2010, 2:25pm says:

The vehicles need more detail in the interior and some sounds are boring because the repeat like 1000 times...

But the all the other thintgs are really cool

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Ghost_face
Ghost_face May 29 2010, 5:36pm replied:

"Sounds, car interior, map, and HUD are all WIP and merely used for code testing."

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Klammy
Klammy May 29 2010, 2:38pm says:

I really hope you can come up with an awesome camera style because HL2's vehicle camera is terrible.

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tnathan475
tnathan475 May 29 2010, 4:12pm says:

Great video, steering seems a bit "springy" at the moment however.

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BRKNnode
BRKNnode May 29 2010, 6:47pm says:

Excellent progress Im going to really have to get my hl2 re installed

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Colossal
Colossal May 29 2010, 8:49pm says:

Looks very good. Sounds are iffy, but still good.

Anyway, Korge; I sent you a message that I really need you to reply to. :P

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tymaxbeta
tymaxbeta May 30 2010, 4:21am says:

I was skeptical at first at how this project would go, but now I see this is coming quite nicely and I am very tempted to track this(and I don't normally like racing games) add proper car physics, and I'll be sold on this project...

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Acilius
Acilius May 30 2010, 1:39pm says:

looking forward to its release

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SolidFake
SolidFake May 30 2010, 4:31pm says:

the motorsound hurts my ears

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Anddos
Anddos Jun 1 2010, 5:17am says:

The sounds are awfull , i expected more

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