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As you may have seen on the Wolfire YouTube channel, we just released a trailer that showcases almost everything we've put into Overgrowth so far.

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As you may have seen on the Wolfire YouTube channel, we just released a trailer that showcases almost everything we've put into Overgrowth so far.


Be sure to watch it in HD!

We've historically leaned towards making sillier trailers and tech demos but I think we are now at a stage where we can provide more serious treatments of the look, feel and flavor that Overgrowth will be able to capture. The mood is enhanced by the Overgrowth soundtrack which was composed by Mikko Tarmia and features Anton Riehl on the flute.

This trailer coincides with our humble application to the Independent Gaming Festival. We are pretty excited this year because we've got the core foundation of our fighting system in place (beard updates coming soon) and all the care and attention that David and Aubrey have been putting into the engine is really starting to show. However, there were a record number of games submitted to the main competition this year (almost 400) so I'm sure we'll be up against a lot of awesome games. Keep your fingers crossed for us.

What do you guys think about the new video?

Source Wolfire Blog

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nijbu
nijbu - - 311 comments

*crosses fingers*

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SonnyB
SonnyB - - 21 comments

So so so so Epic looking amazing :D

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hogan_skoll
hogan_skoll - - 359 comments

trailer was distinctly lacking in whaleman imho :)

great stuff though, nice to remember it all as you reported it

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Hell_Diguner
Hell_Diguner - - 3,645 comments

All those parts where you dynamically manipulate in-game textures and the sun position REALLY got my attention there. My interest in the Phoenix engine has suddenly gone way up.

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Fragvergnugen
Fragvergnugen - - 9 comments

*nose wiggle*

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formerlyknownasMrCP
formerlyknownasMrCP - - 892 comments

this game is getting more and more trippy as you guys develop it lol.

What'd be nice is some shrubs on that grass level, seems a bit flat IMO, needs some basic speed tree like grass.

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De.Facto
De.Facto - - 357 comments

It's neat, but your loop stops at 1:05. Just fix that please. ;>

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Craka_J
Craka_J - - 616 comments

I approve.

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abeysaurus
abeysaurus - - 14 comments

wow!!! im impressed with the tech u guys r using here... custom engine and all... its just amazing!

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MixWhelan
MixWhelan - - 153 comments

I LOVE the way that you just dragged the sun over to somewhere else :P
your editor looks really easy and fun and i can't wait :D
nice trailer guys

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey - - 1,616 comments

Looks great! It's been fun watching all of the progress that's been made on this game. Can't wait to see the final product!

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crosome
crosome - - 37 comments

Awesome Create i want a game :D

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Anddos
Anddos - - 390 comments

its a myth

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HeadBuster
HeadBuster - - 15 comments

The running appears wrong to me... Left arm should be moved with right leg and vice versa, shouldn't it?

I'll stay tuned =)

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keruD
keruD - - 55 comments

I love the amount of work you put into this. Its funny, when I first started seeing these updates, I thought to myself, oh, this looks cool but really wont go anywhere. Oh boy was I wrong. I love going on ModDB and seeing an OverGrowth update. You add a certain amount of personality into the videos and news which makes it great for the watcher/reader. Keep up the good work :) Cant wait to see any/all future updates!

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iopzx
iopzx - - 148 comments

Current state of the game : Jesus

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ElderGamer
ElderGamer - - 131 comments

Beard updates? So like Medal of Honor right?

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reelo2228
reelo2228 - - 56 comments

thats a silly run at 1:07 :D

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shaftling
shaftling - - 54 comments

A little bit cliche but very nice looking. ;)

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Assaultman67
Assaultman67 - - 848 comments

I waiting to see some grass as well ... right now some of the areas look a bit plain

(I guess its one of those things that feels stallable because its hard to place tons of grass without a special tool being made that can "paint" grass onto the terrain ...

And then it could possibly bog down your game as well too :S ...

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~cHendler~
~cHendler~ - - 776 comments

Very epic, but animation of running is not right. )

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum - - 997 comments

Run Bunny, RUN!

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Paxton
Paxton - - 394 comments

Attractive.

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