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Post by CMcguire » Thu Jun 19, 2008 11:57 pm

Check out http://www.daretobedigital.com/team-information/

Teams of 5 have 10 weeks to make a game from scratch and and the end of it the winning team have a chance to go on and win a Bafta (video game one.. but still good :) )

I'm the team leader of one of the teams, Panoramic Vision.. so check out our progress... and feedback would be great..
(though if feedback is like thats stupid you are stupid i hope you die type feedback... then not such much [-X )

Anyway hope you all like my team's game Shutterbug!
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Post by vicaphit » Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:57 am

Will you post an EXE for the game when you are done? Looks pretty cool, can't wait to see the finished product.
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Post by Alathald » Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:37 am

Looks fun, if a little cute :-P Hope you guys are enjoying yourself with it! :drinkers:
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Post by CMcguire » Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:21 am

We are aiming for the whole "cute" so its a good thing :)

Yeah we will have an exe version at the end of it that you can check out.. course thats like 2 months away...
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Post by CMcguire » Tue Jun 24, 2008 6:51 am

We now got a poll setup so you can vote for your favourite colour scheme to our main character Sunny-16 :supz:

http://dare.the-contingency.com/polls/s ... -poll.html

So please vote :)
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Post by Alathald » Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:26 am

I like the original :P

Maybe make the others unlockable, eg. Ratchet and Clank games...helps add replay value (for me anyway) if there are unlockables to get and it shouldn't be too hard if its just a map you have to change out. Looks like you guys are really coming along, the level you show in the vid look pretty well designed, can't wait to try it out.

Also if you need Beta testers at some point...
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Post by vicaphit » Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:09 pm

Beta testers! I would totally beta test for you.

I voted for the grey and orange guy... I like those colors.
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Post by CMcguire » Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:53 am

Hehe.. well sorry not likely we'll have the time to put together something for beta testing in time we have.... we will have a build for the protoplay event in Edinburgh in August.. and sometime after that it'll probably be available online.. given what i saw from last years competition..
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Post by CMcguire » Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:45 am

BUMP!!!

Getting close to the end of this now so heres an update

Our trailer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqvU--fyr9E

Some footage from last week
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZODRsD-FtA


It should improve quite a bit as we are trying to get in a lot of assets in this week.. so hopefully we'll have an impressive vid next week

And if any of you live in or around Edinburgh you can play the game yourself if you pop down to the Edinburugh International Conference Centre between the 10-12 of August.

...if you do remember to vote for my team :p
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Post by vicaphit » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:00 am

I would totally be there if I could. Though that would be a long drive from Ohio...

Let us know when we can download it!
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Post by Alathald » Thu Jul 31, 2008 7:30 am

Sounds good, can't wait to give it a go! :drinkers:
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Post by DMB2000uk » Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:20 am

wow, it's definitely coming along.

Impressive to see how much progress you've made from the first test builds!

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Post by CMcguire » Sat Aug 09, 2008 3:39 am

Ok final gameplay video... warning sounds are really loud so turn down volume a bit first

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4z48h0mY4o

now we are off to demo to public... wish us luck !
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Post by Alathald » Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:22 am

Looks really good, especially considering you guys put that together in only ten weeks. :supz:
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Post by CMcguire » Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:00 pm

Unfortunately we didn't win any of the proper prizes on offer for this competition :cry:

Any we will hopefully have a full proper exe available in a week or so.... though don't know if we'll have anywhere to put it up online as its probably going to be a pretty big download. Hopefully the official dare website will put it up but god knows how long that will take.

Anyway if and when we do get it up hope you all get a chance to play it and let us know what you think.
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Post by DMB2000uk » Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:37 pm

How big is it looking at being?

There an installer, or it all just the raw files?

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Post by martini161 » Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:45 pm

did you guys have to write the engine yourself?

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Post by CMcguire » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:09 pm

No we didn't write the engine ourselves.. we used the instinct engine

As for how big.. honestly I am not 100% as we will cut out all the crap that we dont actually use no doubt but it will probably be at least several hundred MBs
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Post by CMcguire » Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:49 am

* bump..

Ok you can now dl the game at http://www.daretobedigital.com/team-inf ... /index.php
team name panoramic vision.. game is shutterbug
you need to be signed up to dl it.

Also... discovered other problems with it after giving in CD but I have moved having got a job at Rockstar North (guys who make gta) and havent got a chance to change the readme file... (not sure if i can at this point anyway)

Ok... so you might need
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/deta ... laylang=en
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/deta ... laylang=en
and the physx installer in the folder
to play the game

Its possible there still might be problems... I'll try to figure out if there is other software you need to run the game... but remember it was done by 5 students in 10 weeks.. so getting it to work on the systems we made it on was about as far as we went for compatiblity testing...

Let me know if it works or doesnt for you and what you think of the game. Cheers
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Post by kappage » Thu Oct 30, 2008 5:33 am

Sweet i was only thinking of getting this earlier today!

Can i make one suggestion tho. Host it some where else just now i was So close to not downloading it because i have to register...
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