Dear gamer ladies and gentlemen, the time has come to release some news!
As you may have noticed we had to skip the may news because of major work overload but also to be able to integrate new members into the team. Today one of them, Will Tonna a.k.a. LampEight, will tell you a little about his work in JL and we also have some moving and non moving things to show from other members.
Will T: My role within the project has been to supply the sound design and ambience to create a believable atmosphere. This can be as integral sounds for the games many dinosaurs or as subtle ambient noises for the plants and trees scattered throughout the game.
Additionally, I am involved in utilizing FMOD, a 3rd-party audio engine, for controlling the playback of the in-game music based on game variables. This should mean a better audio experience all round for the player.
The first sound I set about making for the project was that of the Compsognathus. Because of the many separate states the creature can be in (idle, alert, attacking, etc.), I had to convey the animal effectively through my sounds and make sure they worked alongside the in-game animation.
I never like revealing too much about how what my work is comprised of; I think it can take away from the magic sometimes. What I would say is that you're going to want to play Jurassic Life when it's finally out. It's shaping up to be unlike any other Source mod I've come across.
Here below we have some new game content to show you. Nicolas Kirsch a.k.a. Redeyes has enabled AI for some of our NPCs. More info on it can be read in the video description. Keep in mind that we have already made some changes for the animations and code since this was recorded so it's really not the latest content.
As promised here is another closeup animation by Robert Olender a.k.a. Taurus of the Compy dino. It shows a idle animation.
And finally we have an other custom made part for the game. The SPAS 12 shell, also made by Taurus.
Hope you enjoyed the news. See you next time!