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Offline Darghan

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
Hi guys,

I am a huge fan on Freespace and expecially of the OSP. Browsing through internet I saw that one of our fans has posted some information here on our game. I am the CEO of the company and let me clarifly on a few things here :).

First off story:

Totally reworked. No space peace militants nothing like that. All that was back in the times when the game was well Indie. We have a good storyline now presented in a very dramatic manner. Also the single-player storyline is supposed to be a prequel to what is going to be happening in the MMO part of the game.

Venture capital:

Well mate you know that would really make our life so much easier you cant even know :) We are a self funded group that is proud of the work and development we put into the game. Also we have a huge progress on the game but unfortunately its nothing you can show in the trailer - multiplayer code, sector travelling, save points, new light rendering, better voxel rendering, graphical tuning options, logging in and out to the server, username and clan administration and I could go on and on :). We are well on our way to get a publisher though and if things work right we will be on this years E3.

Dan Wentz is on the team

Yes guys the man who did all your Freespace music and some levels is here with us working fulltime. Dan became the Head of Audio department at Keen prior to leaving Volition (Parallax)

VapourWare

Strictly NO. Its our way of living and we have invested a lot of our time and funds into the project we need to publish period.

Joystick support

Yes and even double stick support due to the strafing present in the game.

Theres a lot more information at our website www.minerwars.com

Also did you guys know we released a non-interactive demo of the game? Just to test the machines out there. http://www.minerwars.com/Downloads.aspx

Lately I have also released a a new developers diary: http://www.minerwars.com/News.aspx#Develdiaryno1

Stay tuned guys. We really need the support of dedicated groups such as yourselves :)

Tomas "Darghan" Psenicka


 

Offline Topgun

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
Do you have to subscribe to the MMO part of the game to play the single player? im not into MMO's much, not if I have to pay monthly.

 

Offline Darghan

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
No pesky monthly payments mate :)

 
Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
If you guys need a publisher you should talk with Stardock once your game gets a bit more concrete.  Their CEO, Brad Wardell, is a huge fan of indie developers and Impulse happens to be a great distribution platform.
17:37:02   Quanto: I want to have sexual intercourse with every space elf in existence
17:37:11   SpardaSon21: even the males?
17:37:22   Quanto: its not gay if its an elf

[21:51] <@Droid803> I now realize
[21:51] <@Droid803> this will be SLIIIIIGHTLY awkward
[21:51] <@Droid803> as this rich psychic girl will now be tsundere for a loli.
[21:51] <@Droid803> OH WELLL.

See what you're missing in #WoD and #Fsquest?

[07:57:32] <Caiaphas> inspired by HerraTohtori i built a supermaneuverable plane in ksp
[07:57:43] <Caiaphas> i just killed my pilots with a high-g maneuver
[07:58:19] <Caiaphas> apparently people can't take 20 gees for 5 continuous seconds
[08:00:11] <Caiaphas> the plane however performed admirably, and only crashed because it no longer had any guidance systems

  

Offline Topgun

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
No pesky monthly payments mate :)
that's great! I am now twice as interested.

 

Offline Darghan

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
yep were in touch with Stardock :) thx for the tip though

 

Offline Sushi

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
Always cool when people take the time to talk about their game on foreign territory. :) I look forward to seeing what comes out of it.

P.S. If you don't already, please include some sort of "virtual joystick" implementation like you get in Freelancer or Allegiance.  :yes:

 

Offline Klaustrophobia

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
You have my attention.  Looking forward to this  :yes:
I like to stare at the sun.

 

Offline Unknown Target

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
Saw this before, game looks cool but the story/acting/everything besides the graphics and a bit of the gameplay points towards a short lived budget tital.

 

Offline Darghan

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
gotya there mate. We noticed those too so we started to change things. I think you will be glad :)

 

Offline Unknown Target

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
Cool. I posted that without seeing that you had replied. Nice to hear that you're open to changing stuff. Good luck :)

 

Offline Aardwolf

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
Dan Wentz, you say?  :yes:

 

Offline Sushi

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Re: Mine Wars... did someone say Descent 4?...
Looks like the MMO and "standard" parts are going to be separate after all:
http://www.minerwars.com/ForumTopic.aspx?id=1382

This is, IMHO, great news, because I didn't give a hoot about the MMO aspect and was worried that it would ruin the rest of the game.