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The beta release is getting closer, though the plans have changed once again, there's also some new gameplay footage.

Posted by DuckSauce on Jun 20th, 2010

P rogress has been slow, but there has been some at least, check out the new gameplay footage!

What's new?

For starters, Arkage joined the team! He posted some images of his custom GN map called gn_nexus in the comments of the previous newspost. I ended up inviting him to the team and now he's joined.
Behold pictures of the deathmatch map gn_nexus:

gn_nexus, first screenshots
gn_nexus, first screenshots gn_nexus, first screenshots

Some other changes include:

  • Simple and slightly buggy "bungee" effect added to the grapple beam. Works out awkard when grappling your own shot mines; Insane "splatter to death" speed assured.
  • Listening to community feedback, Hazard is back! Yay!
  • Map timer added to Hazard mode, a similar timer will pop up after someone finished in Race, to indicate the amount of time left that you can still land a finish.
  • Instead of a "best time" based approach for Hazard, it now uses a "win by most finishes" approach, each finish puts you back at the start to go for another round, each finish earning you one point, can you score the most within the time limi?

Change of release plans:

Again racing mode is still a bit of a big step up and I want to try to follow a "release early, release often" style of approach, so Hazard is back on the planned track, with Race to follow in a release somewhere after.

Besides that, the plan is to release as soon as possible with any maps in development to release in "mini-updates" afterwards. This should hopefully also keep people sticking with the mod somewhat longer if there'd be a map or two releasing shortly after the beta release.

Racing mode will still be bundled with it, although without any maps, so mappers interested in making a race map can get started building one.

I want a damn video, you talkative Ex-Duck!

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That was all for now, don't forget to watch us if you aren't already!

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Spooboy Jun 20 2010 says:

Whoah thats some vertigo indusing stuff. Nice job!

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dafatcat Jun 20 2010 says:

Very cool Mr. Sauce

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Croco15 Jun 20 2010 says:

That looks like a ton of fun.

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Samuk Jun 20 2010 says:

Oh, I'm sure I've seen that name before. Arkage. Ahh well congrats mate. I'm sure you'll do some fantastic stuff! You Irish ... ;)

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Danboe Jun 20 2010 says:

I'm in that video, does that make me cool?
Hazard mode is awesome, can't wait to see new maps for it! =D

"Pretty sure he was born on earth" x)

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Guessmyname Jun 22 2010 replied:


I wasn't expecting my commentary to appear in the dev vids.

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DuckSauce Author
DuckSauce Jun 22 2010 replied:

heh, I think it brightened it up a bit :D

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XenuXemu Jun 21 2010 says:

lol neat.

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smokeythebear Jun 21 2010 says:

That racing mode looks so cool. I'd love too see larger more complex maps for it. Maybe I'm biased since I used to play a lot of trackmania ;P

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StoneCrowUK Jun 21 2010 says:

i love this game, i hope it takes off with ******* custom maps the way zombie master has

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Kamikazi[Uk] Jun 21 2010 says:

Looks nice just wish that you could add some new character models and weapon models :P. But i'm sure that will be coming soon. Great Mod.

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crysiswarhead99 Jun 21 2010 says:

huh??? what are we going to do in the game?

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DuckSauce Author
DuckSauce Jun 21 2010 replied:

Shoot people with the mines you also use for transportation, or beat them in races.

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Nauz Jun 21 2010 replied:

i also heard there was null gravi..ty !!!
looks neat, can't wait to race

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Alex98-Defender- Jun 21 2010 says:

Hi! Im new here.

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angelcs Jun 22 2010 says:

Nice deathmatch map :o

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