Lords of Uberdark is a 3D voxel-based mining and building game with smooth geometry and cartoon-style graphics.
Lords of Uberdark (tentative title) is a 3D mining & building game that I'm currently writing, much like Infiniminer and its more prominent cousins. It's still in an early stage of development (pre alpha), but already has most of the core functionality and a handful of features that set it apart -- especially smooth terrain and cartoon-style rendering. It also does nice texture blending, animated water, raytraced lighting, random terrain generation, ore veins, and a bunch of other stuff.
The plan is to get it finished! Pronto! Right now, my to do list looks sorta like this...
Better collision detection & resolution
Grappling hook object
Better fluid simulation
Better torch object
Item making system
Ships & Cannons
Other fun stuff
Main goal at this stage is to have a team-based game pitting Dorfs against Goblins, with RTS elements like resource gathering and base building -- along with first person combat.
Funding will help me to spend less time on work-work and more time on game-work, which will translate into a quicker release and better end product. May also hire an assistant, but we'll see...
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Will receive a registered copy of the game. Several versions will be made available as the work progresses through alpha, beta and release stages. First version (alpha) will be made available in early August.
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Same as the $10 reward -- but you will also get the warm fuzzy feeling for going above and beyond. That, and I'll give you the link to draw your own little dorfs using the template I made up (it's an image you can print out)
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Same as the $10 reward -- but will also receive an official Lords of Uberdark T-Shirt, featuring some sort of snazzy character artwork.
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Will receive (in addition to the above) a Project Notebook -- a hardback book which contains miscellaneous formulas, notes, sketches, etc -- related to the making of Lords of Uberdark and signed by the author.
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Will receive (in addition to the above) a custom text statement that will be shown to the user when the game starts (ie "Dedicated to ~~~~~~"). Text will show up one tenth of the time (randomly), after the game has loaded. www addresses will not be permitted and text must not be vulgar.
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Corporate sponsorship. Will display corporate logo while the game is loading. All corporate logos will be stuffed into a single image (something like a racecar), and will be sized according to the pledge amount (more money means a larger logo). Logos must not be vulgar.
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Will receive a warm and fuzzy feeling inside, knowing that you just bought me a shiny new computer. That's all.
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