Around the Verse Episode 32
(Citizen Star News) - by Citizen Ed - 2015-02-19 - After a quick in fiction Imperium Report, an interview with the Austin Art team and a detailed look at the upcoming REC system!
0:56 - Intro/News
vs Dev event didn't happen as plan but they managed to isolate the problem and will try again next week. (3 hours earlier)
PAX East - First chance to try FPS & Help the Harold.
Mustang Goliath mousepad
Vote for the box art for the fourth box. Box art collectables fit together.
5:13 - News from Around the Verse
Vanguard - Concept polish, finished basic concept design and approved
Constellation and Freelancer are being reworked re whitebox, prepping for AC 2.0
Xi'An Scout entering production. Very interesting design process, very diferent since it's designed by aliens.
UK, Foundry 42
Characters - reproportions, new base male. Realistic based on body scans. Results are very promising.
Cinematic facial rig - scan capture of real people
FPS Characters - texturing, materials, Crytek influence. (They didn't say Ryse but clearly this is were they are heading or aiming to exceed.)
Attachment system - "Item port" any clothing or armor attached in a very different way. Coming from the ship designs, (possibly with tech from Warhorse but not mentioned. -Ed.)
Grapple beam, Sandy leaked - Works only in the Arena (just yet) - playing with the effects. Works like a linear hook, but also has some ability to slow you down. Sounds interesting.
Ammo crates, recharge stations for the Arena
Defibrilator item, medical unit
Three or four shops you can window shop at
Character models - Skinning pass
Smart Objects - The AI understands what the function is.
The "living breathing universe" is coming together
21:44 - REC system discussion
Travis Day and Calix Reneau - Calix designed the system
System is designed to be a functional system all the way through the running PU. "Future Proof"
Has been coming together as Arena Commander comes together.
Following the community response. A lot of "great feedback", very passionate discussions.
Duration system: You have seven days of use. When you log in, it uses up a day (a 24 hour window)
28:50 - MVP
30:14 - Austin art team interview
Ryan Archer, David Jennison, Billy Lord, Megan Cheever
Character Customization, working with UK Studio
Fidelity is high!
Billy Lord is terrified of high fashion.
35:25 - Sandi's Flight School
A true pilot can feel the HOTAS flowing through them.
Good against a pinata is one thing, good in the engine is something else!
Weapons 101 Class
43:38 - Sneak Peek
Orion sale tomorrow.
Ming Design Document
Inside CIG peice - MoCap
Art Sneak Peak
Gold Horizon Station. Looks basically like what we saw in the FPS debut. But has seen a lot of love in the mean time.
44:40 - Outro
"Are you this mean to everyone else when you are filming them?"