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Update #33

Survey Reminder! (Last day)

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Just a friendly reminder that you've got less than 24 hours to submit your surveys / Serious Business feature votes. At 5pm Pacific tomorrow I'll be locking down the results, then announcing the final three a few hours later. (What will they BE? I'm so curious.)

I've also updated the Backers Calendar to reflect that Backerkit invites will be sent out on August 8th. You'll finally get to add / swap / change your add-ons, whee! That's all for now - look for the final announcement tomorrow.

Hey don't leave yet I want to see some artwork!

Sure thing - here are a couple of fun items we're working on:

Make sure to stop by the Gallery once in a while - new artwork gets added all the time!

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      Creator darker70 on August 8, 2013

      Nice that leviathan and art style looks very elder scrollsy very Morrowindy infact ;)

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      Creator Constance - Chantress of the OO on August 7, 2013

      Is it time? Is it time? I want to see what features got picked! So many good ones.

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      Creator Eric on August 7, 2013

      The Leviathan looks cool. Reminds me of the Lurker from Ultima 8.

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      Creator Lars Simkins on August 7, 2013

      >sycamore

      *slow clap*

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      Creator The Great Goblin - Weresheep lover on August 7, 2013

      I don't know. Living in a place like that...

      ...puts on sunglassess...

      ...would make me feel sycamore.

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      Creator Cihan Deniz on August 7, 2013

      For those on the fence and half undecided about choosing features, here's my take on it:

      I like and would love to see most of these in the game and in the end, I prioritised my picks based on what could and could not possibly be achieved through modding. Most anyone familiar with modding can tell you straight that more than half these features can be made through modding to varying degrees of ease/difficulty with the type of modding capabilities promised to us.

      The tower, gardening, mailman, astronomy, rope bridge, dreamland, etc. all should be possible to mod into the game. I already formulate in my mind how they could be made under various modding kits for different games.

      So I went for what I think will be either hard coded (ie. core functionalities that are either very hard or plain impossible to add) or very extensive (so that modding something similar would take a LONG time and a LOT of work for a modder) and, of course, my personal preference in that regard.

      One is Rappelling for it is one such functionality that can add a lot more depth to a lot of other things (eg. rappelling down archeological sites, the giant tower, maybe a modding of rappelling to turn it into climbing up) where modding rappelling in without the system already present would likely leave a lot to be desired, if possible at all, especially compared to the other features.

      Another is Seasons as it will provide different ways to experience the same locations under different parameters (eg. rain, snow, wind), will involve a large amount of graphical assets and will likely be easily expandable for greater variety or ingenious applications once the system is already in place -not to mention that it would give us lovely sights. To mod such a system in would be daunting task compared to other features.

      And Dynacamp because while such a thing could be modded in, perhaps with less trouble than some of the other features, the modded system would most likely be a simplistic and self-contained feature, not a coherent part of the AI that could be expanded to include more and greater things. Expanding on a system with travelling NPCs capable of camping would open up more possibilities regarding what the modders could do with the AI and also because I think it would add to the feeling of playing a more "feature complete" game without waiting for someone to mod it in.

      Anyone might disagree of course but that's how I decided anyway.

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      Creator Mark Shaun Rushow on August 7, 2013

      oh this world is looking more and more mysterious

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      Creator Cody Harris on August 7, 2013

      The Leviathan reminds us all why the ocean is a horrible place to be. I'd rather face a Sharknado and everything on shark week than a Leviathan.

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      Creator Adrian on August 7, 2013

      Now that is some mighty fine looking artwork!

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