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Offline Strygon

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[IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell


Yep, here we go again lads.
Since O:CaD went surprisingly well, I thought to myself:
"Hey, let's use this experience i gained and make another mod in the same universe?"
Anyway, this one's going to be ranging from 8-10 Missions and will use a couple new ideas and experiments I've discovered over the course of development of O:CaD.
This one has a higher focus on plot, characters and the relationship between fighters, CAS and bombers.
Oh, and most of it will take place on planetary surface this time.

Anyway, here's the basic gist of the story:

The Story

It is a time of great political tension. The United Star Front and the Glisean Steel Pact are at the brink of war. The possibility of a second Interstellar Conflict is higher than ever before.
Enter Glacia, a very remote ice planet in the Hydra System. It's desolate, hostile and beset with frequent violent blizzards. But it also contains Colossite, a highly durable crystalline compound that is very crucial in the process of manufacturing ship hulls. The planet is inhabited by dozens of mining colonies and a few airfields, owned by the Solarian Air Defense Force (SADF).

Glacia Orbital Command Station Foxtrot suddenly loses contact. Glisean dropships, fighters and bombers enter the atmosphere, with the intent of capturing the planet. Falcon and Vulture Wings, of the 3rd Birds of Prey Aerospace Division, must hold off the Glisean Army and re-establish contact with the Solarian main fleet before Glacia falls to the enemy. <will reveal a bit more as development goes on>

What to expect in this mod

  • An expansion on the lore previously laid out by OCaD.
  • More New ships!
  • Actual characters this time
  • (possible) New Head.ANIs

Progress Report

Y'all know the drill by now, here I will update what's done, what isn't, yadda yadda yadda.

Missions: 22% [2/9]
Music: 100%
Sounds: 100%
Ships: 81%
(Possible) New HUD: 15%
New Interface: 25%
Skyboxes: 25% [1/4]
Weapons: 30%

Predicted Release Date: Late May
« Last Edit: March 07, 2019, 03:41:38 pm by Strygon »
Lead Developer of Operation: Cloak And Dagger and A Cold Day in Hell, both of which are TC mods.

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[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

 
Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
do you have a lodt freetime

 

Offline Strygon

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
do you have a lodt freetime

I've got like a week of holidays, so, kinda.
Lead Developer of Operation: Cloak And Dagger and A Cold Day in Hell, both of which are TC mods.

Anime Artist for Dimensional Eclipse

[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

 

Offline Nightmare

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
Will play when it's done. :)

 

Offline Strygon

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell


Showing off some finished assets. Skyboxes were a bit of a pain to make but creating ground environments is really really fun, even if it results in weird shading from time to time.
Lead Developer of Operation: Cloak And Dagger and A Cold Day in Hell, both of which are TC mods.

Anime Artist for Dimensional Eclipse

[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

 

Offline Strygon

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
I'll be calling in a delay, because while the assets are nearly all complete and missions are coming along smoothly, the visuals and Head.ANIs all need to be scrapped and reworked.

Presumed new release time: Somewhere in late July.
« Last Edit: March 07, 2019, 10:39:02 am by Strygon »
Lead Developer of Operation: Cloak And Dagger and A Cold Day in Hell, both of which are TC mods.

Anime Artist for Dimensional Eclipse

[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

 

Offline Nightmare

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
Still faster than almost anything developed here. :D

 

Offline Strygon

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
I know I said I have to work on the art a lot more, but decided to go against my own judgement and post this thing here anyway:




Yes, you're seeing this right, it's another anime mod...

Hey, HEY! I can hear you guys groaning all the way over here!

Anyway, with this out of the way, it's time to reveal the FULL story of the mod:

You play as Yumi Okumura, a rookie pilot who was transferred to Glacia after trying to enter the Union Navy and failing. The SADF needs all the pilots it can get however, so you get shafted into a squadron consisting of a laid-back idiot, a stuck-up goody-two shoes squadron leader and some German pilot who never talks for some reason.

As to follow the tradition of other anime mods here, there will be hand-drawn Head.ANIs, anime soundtracks, and some more fun stuff.
Lead Developer of Operation: Cloak And Dagger and A Cold Day in Hell, both of which are TC mods.

Anime Artist for Dimensional Eclipse

[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

 

Offline Nightmare

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
Sweet, moar Anime! BTW the OP still has the old "Predicted Release Date".

 

Offline Strygon

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
Ah, thanks for reminding me. I'll change it right away.
Lead Developer of Operation: Cloak And Dagger and A Cold Day in Hell, both of which are TC mods.

Anime Artist for Dimensional Eclipse

[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

  

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Re: [IN PROGRESS] A Cold Day in Hell
Sounds promising! :yes:
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