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[Unreal Gold 227i] Station H2SO4 test version released!

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Subject: [Unreal Gold 227i] Station H2SO4 test version released!

Post Posted: 15 Aug 2017, 18:42

Developer: Serge Jaeken
Status:Test version released

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Features: One small single player map using original assets.
Links: https://sites.google.com/site/sergejaek ... onreleased

I've finally released a test version of my first Unreal map. Its main purpose was to get myself acquainted with the Unreal Engine so I'm well aware it's a small map. Nevertheless I'm pretty pleased with the result so far :)

I hope you enjoy testing it and should you find the time, please report any bugs you encounter. Have fun!
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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Untitled

Post Posted: 15 Aug 2017, 20:00

Welcome aboard!
Enjoy your stay and have fun on the forums.

As for the thread the map looks pretty solid. Keep up the good work!

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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Untitled

Post Posted: 15 Aug 2017, 20:01

Thanks! It's still an early wip but at least the theme is obvious :)

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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Untitled

Post Posted: 16 Aug 2017, 00:24

Been following your progress across at oldunreal and on your website, and I'm looking forward to what you have in store for us - it's looking very good for a first try in the editor ;)

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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Untitled (New screenshot 9/14/2017)

Post Posted: 14 Sep 2017, 10:34

@SteadZ: Thank you!

I've updated the original post with a new screenshot. I've added some lights to the central area.

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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Station H2SO4 test version released!

Post Posted: 04 Jan 2018, 21:29

A test version of the map has been released. See OP for details and a download link.

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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Station H2SO4 test version released!

Post Posted: 05 Jan 2018, 21:50

Fun map.

It's overall pretty oldschool; there's a bit of theme mixing, as in DecayedS and Skaarj textures appearing together (there are possible cases where both texture packs can fit together but that requires state of the art archi/texturing) and Tentacles appearing in a completely unrelated environment (Unreal's Tentacles shouldn't be located anywhere but huts, caves and temples).

Most of the lamps also feel lifeless, the section where they emit light should be much more illuminated - try to add an additional light actor to each with low radius but high enough brightness so it feels like those lamps are actually emitting light (this is for those rather large, square-shaped lamps on the ceiling in the indoor section where you find the Troopers and the Behemoth); or use Special Lit for the light textures.
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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Station H2SO4 test version released!

Post Posted: 06 Jan 2018, 01:27

I liked having to choose between running past or fighting my way through the enemies during the ending sequence. I assume there isn't a time limit but I treated it like there was one anyway, and it felt like something out of a Metroid game.

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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Station H2SO4 test version released!

Post Posted: 06 Jan 2018, 12:35

@UBerserker: Yeah I know it was a bit of a risk combining two themes but I wanted to make something that looked a bit different than the standard Unreal levels while keeping the Unreal vibe. I agree with your comment about the lights. I'll look into it.

@AlCapowned: Indeed there's no time limit, but I'm glad you let your imagination run wild :)

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Subject: Re: [Unreal Gold 227i] Station H2SO4 test version released!

Post Posted: 06 Jan 2018, 20:27

Cool map! Liked a lot. The music is so perfect for the map! :D
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