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Author Topic: [ RELEASED ] Shardlight - A Wadjet Eye Game by Ben304 and Grundislav  (Read 31423 times)

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Looking good.  The voice acting is so much better than the temp tracks that you had during the Mittens demo.

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this is nice, real nice!

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Can't wait for this!  Kudos for branching out to Urban Fantasy as well.  I wouldn't know the first thing about that.

Atmosphere is suffocating (in a good way), the lighting rocks: the radioactive/mystical green and brown glow is a nice changeup from the cyan-themed Technobabylon.

This may be a total subjective nitpick that I notice cause I do audio engineering and no one will give a crap about, but watching the video with headphones in there seems to be a noticeable amount of compression of the music when the voice is speaking toward the middle/end of the video. 

Great stuff!

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This may be a total subjective nitpick that I notice cause I do audio engineering and no one will give a crap about, but watching the video with headphones in there seems to be a noticeable amount of compression of the music when the voice is speaking toward the middle/end of the video. 

Hehe. You caught me. Yes, I lowered the volume of the music juuust slightly towards the end because the VO was difficult to hear. I tried to hide it as best I could. I figured only audio engineers would notice it. Lo and behold...

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I also noticed it, and I'm no audio engineer (but I was listening with earbuds).

The game looks great, but I wasn't so keen on the music in the trailer: there were some weird rhythm changes and odd notes mixed in that kept throwing me off. Maybe it will work better in-game.

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Maybe you've had this exposure before and I haven't noticed but Shardlight got some coverage off a pretty big site

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-10-08-wadjet-eye-reveals-post-apocalyptic-adventure-shardlight
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Wow, this looks spectacular.

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Shardlight is previewed in the Holiday Issue of PC Gamer!

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Wow! Interesting!

Since it's coming spring 2016, I don't mind helping to test this prior to release.

I am in fact testing one of AprilSkies game and he knows how throughout I am:
tales demo

Let me know

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I got a chance to play the preview as well and wrote some thoughts over here. Spoiler: it was good :-D

https://akagos100gameoath.wordpress.com/2016/01/19/preview-shardlight/
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We've got a launch date! The game comes out on March 8th.

We also have a new trailer:

[embed=640,400]http://youtu.be/-CyEusvEpjw[/embed]

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Crazy Epic!  So pre-ordered!

Also, that soundtrack really pops; reminiscent of the Primordia motif, but run through a Clint Mansell prog-rock filter.

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Not surprising since the same guy composed it! :)

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This just keeps getting better.  That new trailer is wonderful.  Can't wait to play it, and now I know when I will have the chance!

Thanks for the update!

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From now until launch (March 8th) you can pre-order Shardlight at a 10% discount, and receive bonus content along with it. There's also a free demo to try before you buy.

www.buyshardlight.com
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This was the awesome birthday gift for myself I was looking for, ordered. (nod)

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Updated first post with link to the demo.
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Hooray! Been waiting so long for the Scottish game since it's first rumours on the BCT podcast and your Twitter. And now, it's finally here.



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Preordered!  I've been looking forward to this for months.