StarDiver Development Blog

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Veelow

Meet the VeeLow

Our newest alien race. Veelow: [img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/Veelow.jpg[/img]

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Algorithmic Gas Giant

Playing with new algorithmic textures for gas planets: [img]http://i.minus.com/ibgtzUbiWCSk4R.gif[/img] video… the gif is pretty grainy:

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User Interface Progress

It has been a while since I’ve posted any progress. Progress has been slow, but fruitful. Our in-game UI is starting to take shape. We have made a number of revisions before sharing it here, and I wanted to say THANKS to the gaf guys in the indieGAF irc channel! Tons of great feedback there […]

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Harkellinia

Harkallenia and Friends

Our goal of 30 alien races to populate our game world is feeling more achievable than ever Harkallenia: [img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/Harkellinia.jpg[/img] BlpBlp: [img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/BlpBlp.jpg[/img] PogFrot: [img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/PogFrot.1.jpg[/img]

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Cylmis and Dravlac

Our artist has been chugging along turning our alien concept sketches into game-asset-reality. Meet the Cylmis: [url=http://www.indiedb.com/games/stardiver/images/cylmis2#imagebox][img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/Cylmis-bridge.jpg[/img][/url] And the Dravlac: [url=http://www.indiedb.com/games/stardiver/images/dravlac#imagebox][img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/Dravlac.1.jpg[/img][/url]

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Green-Earth-PortalOpen

Intro Teaser and Moknon

This week is off to a great start. Our Intro story sequence art is making progress: [url=http://media.indiedb.com/images/games/1/28/27385/Green-Earth-Construction.jpg][img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/Green-Earth-Construction.jpg[/img][/url] And our next alien race moves from concept sketch to ready for animation: [url=http://media.indiedb.com/images/games/1/28/27385/Moknon-Bridge.1.JPG][img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/Moknon-Square.jpg[/img][/url]

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Krex Bridge Animation!

All the arm segments were fun to cutup and get rigged First go at krex idle animation (note the particles won’t loop in a gif): [img]http://i.minus.com/iEBL7BNITpfjM.gif[/img]

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lopik

The Lopoc and Krex

Our next two alien races are ready for animation. Hopefully I’ll have both ingame and animated next week: The Lopik, a telekinetic race: [url=http://www.indiedb.com/games/stardiver/images/lopik#imagebox][img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/lopik.jpg[/img][/url] The Krex: [url=http://www.indiedb.com/games/stardiver/images/krex2#imagebox][img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/krex2.jpg[/img][/url] Also next week, we are working on the storyline intro sequence. The current plan is to get the intro sequence, and alien dialog system in place so we […]

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Frik-Bridge

Frik Comes Alive

Here is my earliest animation attempt from our colored sketch art: [img]http://i.minus.com/icnvIpu1M1yNj.gif[/img] Here is the near final idle animation w/ newest art and ingame effects (note gif compression bands the gradients terribly): [img]http://i.minus.com/iQ2sMtVVR6CWu.gif[/img]

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Lasse-Voolgard-Bridge

Voolgard Gets New Paint

Struggle as we may, we couldn’t get where we wanted to with our sketch art so we commissioned the help of more skilled artist. I’m very pleased with the progress from our sketch concepts to something more usable ingame without a clashing style shift. Feedback please: orig sketch art: [url=http://www.indiedb.com/games/stardiver/images/voolgard3#imagebox][img]http://media.indiedb.com/cache/images/games/1/28/27385/thumb_620x2000/alien12-bfinal.1.1.1.jpg[/img][/url] New artists prepaint of alien […]

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