Funding Unsuccessful This project’s funding goal was not reached on .

Update #2

Outlasting the Dead Developer Diary 2

Comment

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW!!!!!

Hey everyone, welcome back to SilverHelm Studios Kickstarter project for Outlasting the dead. This episode we are talking about the Taunting, Environmental Interaction and Bracing systems. The information below highlights the information straight from our game design document. Thanks so much for stopping by!!! Tell a friend and help us out by pledging!.

Taunting:  Every Avatar has a specific taunt with corresponding animation that temporarily disables combat abilities in order to draw the attention of nearby zombies. This is an excellent tool to use to lure enemies into traps that have been laid, to save a downed team mate that needs reviving or give your teammates the opportunity to strike enemies in their weak spot.

 

The taunt ability lasts only as long as the player chooses too, and upon ending reactivates full combat abilities. This also ends the temporary lure to the taunting Avatar and any nearby players become instant targets for any zombies. Be warned that fast moving zombies become enraged when taunted and are able to clear obstacles faster than usual. Also if the taunting Avatar is injured the taunt automatically ends and all effects cease.

Interactive Environments: Within every level there are certain objects that can be dragged or manipulated by the players in order to create obstacles, routes or whatever the players deem appropriate to defend their section of the map. These interactive object can be moved by one player, or in some instances requires two.

When the object is placed, it will act as a temporary barricade against zombies that approach from the ground. Even the best defense however isn’t fool proof and can be moved by zombies given enough force. Players can stop a zombie advance by utilize the Brace ability.

Brace:Players standing near a moveable object are able to use the brace ability in which they force their own bodies against a given barricade preventing the movement of the object and disabling zoomed aiming. This then gives the player a close quarters aiming reticule for enemies immediately across from them at the barricade. Ceasing the brace ability returns the player to regular game play.
  • Video-109354-h264_high
    Play
    00:00
    00:00

22
Backers
$1,680
pledged of $20,000 goal
0
seconds to go
  • Pledge $10 or more
    You selected

    5 backers

    A hearty THANK YOU from us at SilverHelm Studios, LLC, an exclusive in game Outlasting the Dead Avatar hat, only available through this Kickstarter campaign, and your name will be featured in the game credits and on the Outlasting the Dead founders page as “Zombie Contributors”

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $25 or more
    You selected

    2 backers

    You will receive the exclusive Outlasting the Dead in game title of “Blood Giver” an exclusive in game Outlasting the Dead Avatar hat, only available through this Kickstarter campaign, a preemptive first look at ALPHA and your name will be featured in the game credits and on the Outlasting the Dead founders page as “Zombie Contributors”

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $40 or more
    You selected

    2 backers

    You will receive the exclusive Outlasting the Dead in game title and medallion of “Brain Donor”, an exclusive in game Outlasting the Dead Avatar hat, only available through this Kickstarter campaign, a preemptive first look at ALPHA and your name will be featured in the game credits and on the Outlasting the Dead founders page as “Zombie Contributors”

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $50 or more
    You selected

    7 backers

    Receive a free copy of the game upon release! Plus the rewards from the $40 pledge!

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $100 or more
    You selected

    4 backers

    Receive a free copy of the game and all additional DLC available upon release (includes 2 rare avatars, 12 alternate outfits and 5 new weapons.) Plus the rewards from the $40 pledge!

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $250 or more
    You selected

    1 backer

    An element of game content in one of the 10 original levels named by you. (Note: names cannot violate copyright, trademark or other name infringement) Content such as the name of a hospital wing, a cola brand name, a billboard advertisement, school name, military installation name, street name, dungeon name etc . Plus all the rewards above!

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $500 or more
    You selected

    1 backer

    Create a one of a kind saying that will be added to the voice acted script for our voice actors and incorporated into the game for one of the 12 in game Avatars. (Note: sayings must be respectful and is at the discretion of the Outlasting the Dead development team for final approval based on content.) a preemptive first look at ALPHA and BETA, the "Brain Donor" title and Medallion, and your name will be featured in the game credits and on the Outlasting the Dead founders page as “Zombie Contributors”

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $1,000 or more
    You selected

    0 backers

    Receive a free copy of the game and all additional DLC available upon release (includes 2 rare avatars, 12 alternate outfits and 5 new weapons) and all DLC created and released for 1 year You will receive the exclusive Outlasting the Dead in game title and medallion of “Mortician”, a preemptive first look at ALPHA and BETA your name will be featured in the game credits and on the Outlasting the Dead founders page as “ Elite Zombie Contributors”.

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $2,000 or more
    You selected

    0 backers

    Receive a free copy of the game and all additional DLC available for the life of the game. You will receive the exclusive Outlasting the Dead in game title and medallion of “Bag and Tagger”, a preemptive first look at ALPHA and BETA, and your name will be featured in the game credits and on the Outlasting the Dead founders page as “ Elite Zombie Contributors”

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $5,000 or more
    You selected

    0 backers Limited (10 left of 10)

    Make your mark on the arsenal of the game by creating your own custom weapon. This can be anything from a potato launcher to a pistol rail gun. You’ll work directly with the Game Designer Chad Dulac to create an original weapon of your choosing, assist in the artistic design and then be able to name the weapon of choice. (Note names cannot violate copyright, trademark or other name infringement). You will also receive a free copy of the game and all additional DLC available for the life of the game. You will receive the exclusive Outlasting the Dead in game title and medallion of “Hand Cannoneer”, a preemptive first look at ALPHA and BETA your name will be featured in the game credits and on the Outlasting the Dead founders page as “Elite Zombie Contributors”

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $10,000 or more
    You selected

    0 backers Limited (4 left of 4)

    After the game is released we are far from finished making great content. Within the first year, only four additional Avatars will be created as expansion playable characters. With a pledge of $10,000 or more you’ll work directly with the Game Designer Chad Dulac to create an original story, assist in the artistic design of face, hair, starting clothes and 4 additional unlockable or downloadable outfits, and then be able to name the Avatar of choice. (Note names cannot violate copyright, trademark or other name infringement). You will also receive a free copy of the game and all additional DLC available for the life of the game. You will receive the exclusive Outlasting the Dead in game title and medallion of “Epic Survivor”, a preemptive first look at ALPHA and BETA, and your name will be featured in the game credits and on the Outlasting the Dead founders page as “Epic Zombie Contributors”

    Estimated delivery:
Funding period

- (30 days)