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Offline Inscrutable

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Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« on: May 15, 2007, 08:53:14 PM »
I'm guessing that some of you may already be aware of this game under development, but I only stumbled on the site by accident last night. 

http://www.fl-tw.com/Infinity/

The visuals are pretty amazing, especially based on the fact that it's a small, independent development team.  Particularly impressive is the "Space station and planet landing" video in the madia section (on the last page) which shows the seemless transition between space and the planet's surface, all done procedurally.

Only down side is that I've got a feeling that it's going to be quite a while before we see it released!

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Offline Will

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2007, 08:55:13 PM »
Anouther good indiedev game to look at is project offset.

I just watched the video and it seems to be a MMO version of noctis with the graphics orbitar. Good find.

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« Last Edit: May 15, 2007, 09:07:23 PM by Will »
The world is round... so you have to use spherical projection.

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2007, 10:52:01 PM »
Even though i have not gamed in over 10 years i have been paying close attention to this for several months and i am amazed at the attention to detail that this sci-fi game focuses on. It looks like it is going to be a rather complex universe to play in.

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2007, 11:00:15 PM »
I kind of wish the gameplay was more like EVE-online though, I love that game :)

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Offline Inscrutable

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2007, 07:40:32 AM »
Yeah Will, I loved Eve too was in the beta and then played it to death after its release until they nerfed pretty much ALL the skills that I'd been focussing on, in one go.

I'd invested about 4-5 months of training in skills that effectively made me pretty much the fastest player in the game, something that I was suitably proud of.  Then with a sigle patch, I was knocked back down to a maximum speed of just above average.  Was not happy and haven't played it since.

I keep thinking of going back, but the combination of having to start all over again in a game that has changed substantially since I last played (soooooo many new ship types!) and having lost contact with all of my former Corp-mates, leaves me feeling a little too daunted.

Ahh, well...

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2007, 09:16:58 AM »
yea I know what you mean, you can use your old character though but I know what you mean about your corp-mates.

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Offline The Geostation

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2007, 12:37:36 PM »
I'm also an Eve Online player, been since about a week after it went gold.   Superb game, and am looking forward to the next major Revelations patch when the graphics engine and models are upgraded.

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2007, 02:02:52 PM »
this is gonna be GOOD!!!....the only reason I dont buy MMOG's is that you have to pay to play even after you pay for the game....unlike Guild Wars
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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2007, 04:46:57 PM »
Been following infinity since early conception and it is looking good.

As to being more like Eve, I've never played Eve, so meh.

Besides, if we all made games the same, there's be no point in playing anything new. Might as well play Eve again.

Digital sexytime award for this one, gazillion planets to visit and seamlessly land on.

Offline rcallicotte

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2007, 06:09:05 PM »
Looks like TG2 in some of those screenshots...
So this is Disney World.  Can we live here?

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2007, 06:53:37 PM »
well, the preview renderer anyway  :P

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2007, 07:18:56 AM »
wow, this looks great. stunning graphics, esp considering this is indie-developed.

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2007, 07:29:37 PM »
I've been watching this one as well. It's looking great so far.

Why can't I get clouds like this?   ???(http://www.fl-tw.com/Infinity/Media/Screenshots/planet_full_26.jpg;)

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2007, 08:48:17 PM »
its just an iamge file, a really really low res one.

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Re: Infinity: The Quest for Earth
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2007, 07:01:31 AM »
not sure about that one will, considering everything else is procedurally created (mind, those are probably not 3d from that distance),

Oh, and project offset is NOT indie.

 

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