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The Making of Upper Fortus

Discussion in 'Developer Work and Blog posts' started by Sea-Wolf, Feb 2, 2017.

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  1. Sea-Wolf

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    I have a few screenshots of progress being made on Upper Fortus.

    In Starr Long's words,

    " The Fortus River runs south-to-north through a large canyon in the North Paladis region near the Sanctus Spine Control Point. Kobolds have established a mining facility here using steam to soften the terrain. Bandits have a camp nearby and have been raiding the shipments of ore and therefore the Kobolds have been ramping up their defenses of the mining facility. Expect strong resistance when trying to raid the Kobold mining camp, and the bandits are not going to be too friendly either! "

    The Southern Canyon/ Upper Fortus Falls

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    The Bandit Camp

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    The Kobold Mining Facility

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    The Northern Canyon

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    The map is almost complete in terms of propping in general, though both towns are still in their earlier stages. You can expect more pipes, more steam, and more vines to add to the atmosphere. Ill post another update in the future as the map comes closer to being finished. As always, feel free to leave feedback!


    Chris Wolf
    Level Designer
     
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    Cool mushrooms! I want some for my house.
     
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    Holy crap batman - this is pretty!
     
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    Wow I would love being able to climb around and explore on those mountains. I love the little bridges around the area. :)
     
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    Hooray for more uncloned adventure scenes!
     
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    Yes we are shifting focus for a bit away from cities.
     
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    @DarkStarr. I guess that is not a Pun on the word Focus considering the number of Focus Regen Posts in the Feedback Section? And to stay on topic. Area looks great for exploring, will it stay a Level 3 skull area? Any idea of types of resources or would that be a Spoiler?
     
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    I just remembered that Upper Fortus is right between Brittany and Yew... Are you going to do serpents spine foot hills soon as well?
     
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    very happy to see more uncloned scenes.

    hope we also start to see more variation in the encounter scenes and the content of them.
     
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    Les get some desert scenes uncloned! We need a new Seq Collosus!!!

    BTW: That zone looks GREAT!
     
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    I have a few updated screenshots to share. Enjoy!

    The Canyon (notice the updates to the mushrooms, including materials and vines)

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    The Kobold Village

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    The Bridge

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    Path to the Human Settlment

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    The Fortus River

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    The Canyon

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    Can't wait to do some exploring !! Looks great!
     
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    @Sea-Wolf, what level (number of skulls) is this scene?
     
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    Anyone found the key to the house in the Kobold Village
     
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    I love the ferns!!
     
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