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KickStarter BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION - isometric post-apocalyptic adventure from STASIS dev

Discussion in 'Adventure Gaming' started by Pyke, Sep 2, 2016.

  1. Owlish Arcane

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    It was a career achievement award, just happened to be given to him for a film in which he was upstaged by Tom Hardy. Funny people complained about Oscars being awarded like that, but now they're not even worth the pewter they're molded from.
     
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  2. Pyke The Brotherhood Developer

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    .... :shredder: :D
     
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  3. lightbane Arcane

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    Looks awesome and way better than AAA games that when they do realistic-looking characters, they mean fugly females and so on.
     
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  4. Bohr Arcane

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    Yuge.

     
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  5. Pyke The Brotherhood Developer

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    90 full areas, 40 + characters, 100 + branching fully voiced conversations, 50 hand drawn full page codex entries, and I think it will end up with about 15 - 20 minutes of cinematic work.
     
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  6. ScrotumBroth Scrotal Projection Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy
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  7. Grotesque ±¼ Patron

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    Divinity: Original Sin Divinity: Original Sin 2
    In a virtuous and equitable world,
    90 k copies sold within first day, 40+ game journos recommending it, 100 + reddit exhilarating posts, 50 congratulatory phone calls from industry legends, and 15 - 20 twitch mainstream gamers playing it non-stop :)
     
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  8. RickOmbo Educated

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    Have they scrapped those awful battles?
     
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  9. Pyke The Brotherhood Developer

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    The combat is in the game, but its completely optional. Choosing to participate (or not participate) in it will change how certain parts of the story play out.
     
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  10. evdk comrade troglodyte :M Patron

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    Codex 2012 Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign
    More choices&consequences™ than modern RPGs.
     
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  11. Jimmious Arcane Patron

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    Pyke sorry to squeeze in this thread but are you guys indeed doing work for Wasteland 3? If yes, how's that also going?
     
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  12. Pyke The Brotherhood Developer

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    Hey mate - unfortunately I'm under NDA's for any external clients.
     
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  13. CyberWhale Arcane

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    Next time ask tell them to give you a long-term VISA along with that NDA.
     
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  14. Jimmious Arcane Patron

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    Well at least that means it's "going" :P
    Also amazing visuals as always in the latest pics for Beautiful Desolation!
     
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  15. Pyke The Brotherhood Developer

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    Thaaaaaaaaaaaanks!
     
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    How yuuge! the game will be HDD-wise? Will it beat the ridiculous size of FFXV's 50+ GB minimum of available space required?
     
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  17. Pyke The Brotherhood Developer

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    Currently its at 8 gigs....I think it'll top out at 10 with all the sound files.
     
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  18. agris Arcane Patron

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    Pyke are you a compression nerd too? That seems quite lean for 15 min of full 1080 video and all your QXWTFHD maps :D
     
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  19. Pyke The Brotherhood Developer

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    I am! Nic actually wrote his own compression system for videos in Unity that lets us use stripped out PNG's for the video. Means we get really good quality and can properly sync the subtitles to frame rates. PNG's have a lot of extraneous data that - when you get rid of it - makes them as small as JPGs but with waaaaaaaaay less artifacts.
     
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  20. agris Arcane Patron

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    Hell yeah, PNGs look great compared to jpegs.

    I'm sure it's stressful being a small studio, but I do envy the ability you guys have to wear so many different technical hats. You've got a business case to dabble in areas of interest, who doesn't like that?
     
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  21. Bohr Arcane

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    :yeah:
     
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  23. Bohr Arcane

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  24. UnknownBro Savant

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    Recorded with a potato.
     
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  25. Syl Arbiter

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    I call bullshit on that.

    In non codex speak: That seems really implausible. Do you have some numbers to back that up?

    For these 3 pictures for example:
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