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Post Nov 23rd '06, 15:36

Xmas Submarine


It's getting time for a new Xmas project. Sign up if you're interrested, and describe in what way you can contribute. If there's enough ppl, I'll put together a team.

To everyone on last year's team, you were awesome! [MUp]
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Post Nov 23rd '06, 15:42

Well, I can contribute in largely the same manner: terminals. But that's basically it, since I'm now permanently Mac-less.
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RyokoTK
Saint Paul, MN

Post Nov 23rd '06, 15:51

hmm....I should actually make on this time.
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Kidtofu
Virginia

Post Nov 23rd '06, 16:15

Hey Goreman, if you need any help let me know!
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Post Nov 23rd '06, 16:46

Simon, do you want to map? I'm hunting for mappers firsthand. They're the backbone. Without them, this project is impossible.

I've heard dcbob is interrested, but I've heard rumors about his mac being cp. I don't count on him to join as a mapper.

Ryoko, you're always welcome to write terminals and play-test. You helped the project in great ways last year.

Tofu, you're welcome on board if you've learnt the lessons from last year. I must be able to trust you to make a map.
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Post Nov 23rd '06, 16:52

I've heard dcbob is interrested, but I've heard rumors about his mac being cp. I don't count on him to join as a mapper.

I saw him the other day, he said the computer was fixed.

Ryoko, you're always welcome to write terminals and play-test. You helped the project in great ways last year.

That's about all I can do this year, too, and I will -- gladly.
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RyokoTK
Saint Paul, MN

Post Nov 23rd '06, 18:07

Ill Map, but what is XMAS sub?
Samus

Post Nov 23rd '06, 18:10

i can make image files, sounds (dono how to put them in the soundfile tho) scernery, textures.
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Post Nov 23rd '06, 18:29

My single player maps dont suck ass like last year's. I unfortuantely couldnt prove that to you because my better maps were done with SHadow Texutres... which are rather incomplete and blah blah blah.

Ill give mapping a shot. I've got forge and the works now.
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Shadowbreaker
Melbourne, Victoria

Post Nov 23rd '06, 19:51

Samus:
XMAS sub i short for XMAS Submarine, and that is the name of last years scenario. (the textures were yellowish and reminded of a submarine) There's a link in my first post where you can download it.

Dieselfame:
I'll come back to graphics as soon as I have a group of mappers ready.

Shadowbreaker:
Excellent. Can I count you as a trustable mapmaker, who walk his talk, and is determined to finnish one level for this project?
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Post Nov 23rd '06, 20:46

Might I suggest some sort of backstory this time? The plot on the last one like, burned my brain. So bad that I actually stoped playing just because it was too confusing.
The only choice you have is the one I've already made for myself. Disappear into the darkness. Then make them fear the shadows.

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SirBlastalot
Currently marooned on Earth, please assist!

Post Nov 23rd '06, 21:21

Ok so, are the shapes any different?

Making any a single palyer map will take me 1-3 weeks... sometimes I finish them in like 3 days though... I've got alot of time over thanksgiving to do one for you.

Has the creation of the project already started?
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Shadowbreaker
Melbourne, Victoria

Post Nov 23rd '06, 21:55

RyokoTK wrote:I saw him the other day, he said the computer was fixed.
That's about all I can do this year, too, and I will -- gladly.


yes, my ibook is fixed and Forge works great (unlike on my iMac where visual mode runs like shit for some odd reasons) so i can start mapping and stuff again. :)

so yeah goran, count me in baby!
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JohannesG

Post Nov 23rd '06, 22:23

As soon as you're done with story/shapes editing and stuff, send me a email!
you know my email, right? So count me in as a mapper, i'm always more than
happy to help a long time 'Thon buddy.
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Post Nov 23rd '06, 23:43

SirBlastalot wrote:Might I suggest some sort of backstory this time? The plot on the last one like, burned my brain. So bad that I actually stoped playing just because it was too confusing.


The last backstory was maybe 10 sentences or something like that. Maybe we can have 20 sentences this year :P
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Post Nov 24th '06, 02:24

This year's textures. I haven't fixed the colors yet (thye might change), but it will look similar to this:
(+ computer terminals, rehcargers, and control panels) The landscape is going to be pinkish.
I'm posting this so the mappers can prepare themselves, and make suggestions for missing textures.

IPB Image
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Post Nov 24th '06, 02:27

Might I suggest some sort of backstory this time? The plot on the last one like, burned my brain. So bad that I actually stoped playing just because it was too confusing.

That storyline was so simple, what are you talking about?
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RyokoTK
Saint Paul, MN

Post Nov 24th '06, 02:43

Most of those textures are off the internet :D (i used them a while ago!)
Samus

Post Nov 24th '06, 02:44

Shadowbreaker wrote:Ok so, are the shapes any different?

Making any a single palyer map will take me 1-3 weeks... sometimes I finish them in like 3 days though... I've got alot of time over thanksgiving to do one for you.

Has the creation of the project already started?


No, the shapes are still in progress. As soon as they're done, we can start mapping. If things goes as planned, the mappers will have 4 weeks to complete their maps.

Samus wrote:Most of those textures are off the internet :D (i used them a while ago!)


I don't care about that. I steal from left to right all the time. bite me.
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goran

Post Nov 24th '06, 04:14

You can steal one of my colors table Goran, or maybe make a new one?
But so far so good!
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Post Nov 24th '06, 06:34

I loved Xmas Submarine! Good luck with your next endeavor (endevor? endiver?...whatever...).
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Post Nov 25th '06, 18:50

RyokoTK wrote:That storyline was so simple, what are you talking about?


Well, maybe someone could summarize it for me? The marine had a split-personallity; thats really all I got from it.
The only choice you have is the one I've already made for myself. Disappear into the darkness. Then make them fear the shadows.

"Real life, getting in the way of nerds since 1983"
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SirBlastalot
Currently marooned on Earth, please assist!

Post Nov 25th '06, 21:04

I don't remember too well, but it was about two AI's who had stolen a robot. They escaped from their homeplanet and found this pfhor water planet. The pfhor were building some giant computer network under the water and had the water as a cooling system. Anyway, these two AI's wanted to take over the computer network and make it into their new home.
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goran

Post Nov 25th '06, 22:22

Ok...that was so different from whatever I thought was going on...
The only choice you have is the one I've already made for myself. Disappear into the darkness. Then make them fear the shadows.

"Real life, getting in the way of nerds since 1983"
-DcBob
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SirBlastalot
Currently marooned on Earth, please assist!

Post Nov 25th '06, 22:25

I've never played XMas Submarine... But I'm ready to contribute.

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