[project1dev] Re: Items left for milestone (5/11)

  • From: katie cook <ktmcook@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 11:16:18 -0700 (PDT)

Hey Eric,
 
Yea I saw the post about you modeling a basic rail car...I just ran through the 
game and tried to think of something I could contribute. It was just an excuse 
to model something to keep me modeling. I don't know if when I run through the 
game it gives me an updated version with props/models that have been added or 
not. But in the beginning I saw a temp rail car w/a little lantern and figured 
that is what Alan meant. So I was trying to build one that could replace it if 
needed.
 
Thanks for the info, let me know if you have any suggestions to help more etc. 
I am eager to help.
 
Katie

--- On Tue, 5/12/09, eric drewes <figarus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


From: eric drewes <figarus@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [project1dev] Re: Items left for milestone (5/11)
To: project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 11:09 AM


hey katie,

Awesome!  Excited to have more modelers working, and glad you're in :)  I am 
guilty of this too so maybe we need a way to let everyone know what weplan on 
working on or have in process so we don't duplicate our efforts w/ models, 
etc.   can't wait to see your stuff... 

-eric


On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 2:05 PM, katie cook <ktmcook@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:






Hey Guys,
 
I modeled a rail car on Saturday, and am working on texturing it up. If you 
want I can post it early so you can look at it. I am almost done with 
texturing, just have to finish up the wheels. Should be able to finish tonight 
or tomorrow.
 
I was also going to model some shovels etc. Just filler stuff to help.
 
Anyway, let me know what you guys think. I can do more models just let me know.

Katie

--- On Mon, 5/11/09, Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


From: Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [project1dev] Items left for milestone (5/11)
To: project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Monday, May 11, 2009, 8:01 PM






Here's the weekly update of our milestone progress.  Red items are blocked by 
other tasks, blue items are unblocked.


Art:
#1 - props for the cave (mining picks, rail cars, piles of rubble, that kind of 
stuff)
#2 - lighting pass for the cave: (Waiting for cave to be decorated and finished)
#3 - animation for miners walking around
#4 - animation for miners mining the walls
#5 - animation for boss monster ambushing you
#6 - combat animation for miners in combat (just an idle animation)
#7 - combat animation for boss monster (just an idle animation)
#8 - cave battle arena art (just a 3d backdrop for combat, unless we are ok 
with what we have right now)  Probably blocked until we have the cave decorated 
with a lighting pass.

Scripting / Building:
#1 - finish decorating cave:  waiting on art to decorate the cave with (maybe 
this should be an art task)
#2 - balance the boss fight.
#3 - re balance the combat after all the enemies and boss are placed

Coding:
#1 - make animated models cast shadows correctly
#2 - make it so models not on screen can still cast shadows on screen so we 
don't have shadow "popping"    
#3 - oct tree optomization for collision detection

=========Done========

Art:
Got a pickaxe from Katie
Got some nice rocks from Chris, and textured them with a texture from Matt
Eric made a lower polycount mine cart

Scripting / Building:
Enemy pathing (Kent)
Cave in after boss fight (Kent)
a stationary mining enemy that doesnt path (Kent)
the boss ambushes you (Kent)
we have a boss combat enemy (Kent)
monster placement has been finished (Kent the superstar)
the cave is finished being walled, you cant fall out of the map now
Nick balanced combat before we placed a whole bunch of new enemies

Coding:
A few optomizations
A basic level editor





      

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