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Today, folks, we have a quick update on our graphics for you and we'd like to introduce one of our new team members.

Posted by damagefilter on Aug 20th, 2011

Hello Folks! Yes, we're still alive, awesome, isn't it? Today we'd like to introduce you to one of our new team members. It's non other than bio hazard. Perhaps you heard that name before somewhere (if you're not sleeping under rocks, you probably did). He was the one making that awesome video on youtube, showcasing day/night cycles, sunshafts, dynamic shadows and weather all in one single map.

With the next thing we also show you what the first was that he made for us ;). But at first, a question. We'd like to know which one of the following both pictures you like best, regarding the mood. Colors and fog settings. We can also play around with intensity and looks of the sunshafts since we have a controller for this.

So obviously I'm talking about dynamic sunshafts. Those are no models, those are dynamically generated ones, and they react on what you see. On every tiny thing that you see, even grass ;)

The Blue one:
Sunshafts and Color Correction


The other one:
Sunshafts and Color Correction


On a different note, we'd totally like to show you our soldiers moving around and shooting at you.
But it seems like we're sort of stuck with the animation progress. Apparently, the animator folks are all too scared to work with us. I don't know what it is. We never ate animators alive or anything, besides Timmy ... but that's another story.

And that's about it for today, Folks!

I hope you like our new, pre-update update. Also, for live-updates and more infos follow us on twitter
and visit playblackstudios.net for more awesome stuff, also beyond the realm of Prison Island!

Greetings,
damagefilter

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masterchief396
masterchief396 Aug 21 2011, 10:25pm says:

Personally I like the blue one it makes it look more mysterious and fits the mood better.

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snuffles345
snuffles345 Aug 21 2011, 11:01pm says:

Quite fond of the blue one

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3xi
3xi Aug 21 2011, 11:24pm says:

like this effect :D

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Sully48
Sully48 Aug 21 2011, 11:27pm says:

I like the blue one

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Coppermantis
Coppermantis Aug 22 2011, 12:07am says:

Blue one seems a little better, but I'd be happy with either one really. Absolutely cannot wait to play this.

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Coppermantis
Coppermantis Aug 22 2011, 12:07am says:

Blue one seems a little better, but I'd be happy with either one really. Absolutely cannot wait to play this.

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Coppermantis
Coppermantis Aug 22 2011, 12:22am replied:

Whoops, How did it get posted twice?

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Lubci50cal
Lubci50cal Aug 22 2011, 3:20am says:

blue one x)

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damagefilter Author
damagefilter Aug 22 2011, 3:27am says:

About that beer, neahc ...
would you mind coming here to fetch it because I have no car to driver over to your place :/

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neahc
neahc Aug 22 2011, 9:46am replied:

yes of course!maybe in september?

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Swaggletooth
Swaggletooth Aug 22 2011, 3:33am says:

Looking at the two pictures closely, I'd say "the other one" looks better - and would look a lot better if you toned down the Bloom levels in the map.

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damagefilter Author
damagefilter Aug 22 2011, 3:38am replied:

You won't believe it but the bloom scale on each of those pictures is 0.25.
If it was any smaller we can scratch the bloom :D
I have a fix for this though, no worries.

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Coltina666
Coltina666 Aug 22 2011, 5:11am says:

The other one

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GeneralOwn3d
GeneralOwn3d Aug 22 2011, 10:47am says:

The blue one, yeah, though both are really nice. Very good job.
Also, your updates are funny :D
Want to know about Timmy.

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jjawinte
jjawinte Aug 22 2011, 12:10pm says:

R.I.P. Timmy..."sniff".

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damagefilter Author
damagefilter Aug 22 2011, 12:32pm replied:

It was the dog, the dog I say!

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jjawinte
jjawinte Aug 23 2011, 1:12am replied:

Yeah...heard that one before buddy. ;)

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KiiNG
KiiNG Aug 22 2011, 5:25pm says:

blu one :D

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DaveTheFreak
DaveTheFreak Sep 25 2011, 2:44pm says:

Blue one, dave-initely!

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ghostygfd
ghostygfd Oct 29 2011, 1:14pm says:

Blue one.

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