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Wesray

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The Far Corners of the World - Chapter 2: Unfamiliar Territory

     

                       

          

   

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Last time we met our hero Jeff Carter, his quest to help his sister Suzie had taken a peculiar turn. Now he must navigate alien lands, meeting new friends and foes in the process. And while Jeff's reunion with Suzie is closer than he dares to believe, new trouble's brewing just around the corner...


Seeing as I announced Chapter 1 around Christmas a couple of years ago, it seems appropriate to continue the tradition by giving you an early first look at chapter 2 of the FCotW-series today.

Chapter 2 will answer many open questions from the first part and feature two different paths through the game, three playable characters, another small arcade game, dozens of brain-twisting puzzles and more story-twists and turns than you can poke a stick at.

However, due to that pesky thing called real life, the complexity of the project and above all my own laziness, FCotW2 will take me at least another year to complete. But as you all know, good things take time and constant dripping wears the stone, or something like that. If you are interested in the development progress, you can always check my webpage!

So cheers for now and a Happy New Year everyone! :)
« Last Edit: 02 May 2013, 01:53 by Wesray »
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Bogdan

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How come I never noticed this thread before? :O

From screenshots, the graphics are as awesome as in the first game. :)
Looking forward to play this.

Good luck with the project!
 

arj0n

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Chapter 2, yes!

Good luck on this one.
And once it's in beta, you know where to find me  ;)

SarahLiz

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This looks great, maybe even better than the first one!  Looking forward to playing it one day, I definitely enjoyed your first game... :D


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Wesray

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WHAM

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Looks great, but I really think you should look into adding some sort of lighting / shading to the graphics. Even something simple like an overlay or something like that.

Other than that: I like the idea, I like the look and I love that wolfie! Awwwww! :3
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Only just noticed your dev blog. You should pimp it more somehow.

It's actually pretty heart-warming to read things you've programmed a few years ago are coming together for this epic series. I always feel like every smaller bit I code and make in AGS will completely perish if I won't use it immediately.

Wesray

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@WHAM:
Thanks for your opinion and suggestion! :) Shading would definitely improve the graphics, and I'll try my best. However, drawing's not really my strong suit and the game's quite expansive, so I cannot garantuee huge improvements without considerably prolonging the development time. But a few nice people from these forums have offered to help me polishing the graphics once the game is closer to completion - we'll see what will come from it. Right now my first priority is getting the basic graphics and the game logic done, which will take some time still.

@Ascovel:
When doing the AGS workshops that I wrote about on your site, I developed several of these small mini-games/utilities that might all find their way into the series sooner or later. Thank heavens I had the foresight to backup the code, saves a lot of time now. But of course I'm STILL sidetracked all the time by new ideas I want to check out and include in the game(s)... ;)
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I'm really looking forward to this, Chapter 1 was very good already. :)

Wesray

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Ugh, since mediafire crapped out on me, I've now replaced all the screenshots and added a new one - the Emporium of Wonders, an important location in the second chapter. Hope you like it!

Development of the game is progressing nicely if slowly, I'm still on course for a release some time next year.

You can find further infos about the development process on my semi-regularly updated blog, including a very early teaser trailer for chapter 2 that was shown at AdventureX last winter: http://thefarcornersoftheworld.weebly.com/developers-blog.html
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Saurabh

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I have just started playing the first Chapter. Will keep an eye out for this one.