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8 comments by jeffr on Jun 7th, 2014

Here is the latest in our new Overgrowth alpha format! David himself took some time to illustrate the traditional changelog in video form.

Don't forget that you can help support us, try out our alphas (such as the one in the video), and chat with other preorderers in the Secret Preorder Forum by preordering Overgrowth.

Be sure to watch it in HD!

The features highlighted in the above video are as follows (among some extra ones thrown in for good measure):

- rendering uses cubemap mips instead of two cubemaps for diffuse and spec
- enemies only try to pick up weapons in combat
- finer jump velocity control
- improved animation when rolling off of edges
- experimenting with triangle mesh subtraction
- dynamic character cubemap test (radiosity/reflection)
- one-way physics collision (so camera/character can't get stuck)
- Seamless cube map filtering and blurring
- Removed intel GPU warning
- Improved gamma correction compatibility
- Added debug options to disable animation features
- Improved dialogue text positioning
- Fixed dialogue camera preview
- Fixed split screen rendering
- Objectives and achievements are now stored in level parameters
- Improved wind effect on ears
- Fixed "GL_prefix reserved" error
- Controllers can be plugged and unplugged while game is running
- Automatically recognize common controller input (via SDL game controller db)
- Updated SDL to 2.0.3 (fixes some controller and windowing issues)
- Added cats and rats
- New mesh simplification algorithm for character LOD
- Arena preloads all necessary files (no stuttering from file I/O)
- Improved running bounce animation

Thanks as always for all the support! See you guys in IRC and the forums.

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Catwearhat Jun 20 2014, 4:54am says:

This mod is still in alpha?

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ZombieTV May 9 2014, 3:39pm says:

guest below me, you need to preorder the game to play it, and there's a mac version. (website to preorder is www.wolfire.com/overgrowth/preorder )

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ellemby1397498806 Apr 14 2014, 2:11pm says:

This game looks very promising, keep up the good work.

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Cossack-HD Apr 8 2014, 3:40am says:

I've been browsing imgur when suddenly: Imgur.com

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Pwnd_Boot Mar 17 2014, 3:24pm says:

I love games where you get the feel of dominating ******* everyone. And this bad boy is one of them.

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Guest Mar 1 2014, 4:49pm says:

icant get it

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orymus Feb 26 2014, 2:23pm says:

Engine looks slick!

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Jul 29 2014, 6:09pm

@wind_up_toy Thanks! I am using a couple libraries like Bullet, FreeImage, and Awesomium.

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@SnstrMephisto They are somewhat limited, but more traditional than the movement system.

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@JBantha Should have a new one pretty soon!

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@checker I think the panels and such are recorded and may be up on youtube, fwiw

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@LordNed Yup, the 'sliding' sphere just traces down to find the ground, and the 'bumper' sphere just resolves normally.

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@_Meleepanda_ Partly because it's easier to kick a body off a cliff than to pull it off, and partly because it's fun sometimes.

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