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It may have been the painkillers, but damn, this week went fast.

 

A week ago, I was just sitting here, talking to Jeremy and John on Skype when I got an acute pain under the lower right ribs. I continued to chat with them, making jokes about it only being pain and that these were manly tears I was shedding. This continued right up right up to the point where I was dashed off to the emergency room by my wife.

 

Later that day my gall bladder was out and I was in recovery.

By the next morning, I was back home, albeit with a few extra holes in me.

Isn't modern medicine awesome?

A week later...

We got two videos out, with overall postive and constructive reponses... and yes, in case you were wondering, I was on said painkillers while recording them (woohoo). Could help explain more of the speed :)

 

Unreal Engine 4 is now public and Oculus has also announced the Rift Development Kit 2. My wife will undoubtedly love the latter, once I explain to her why its costs $460 to ship one to the land of Aus.

 

This puts us in an excellent position where the only thing holding back a release is us. As much as we'd like to say "here you go" and hand it over, as is, and then keep developing it with the benefit of input, we're not going to... not quite.

 

We're going to hold off just a little bit longer.

Noooo! Give us something tactical to play! Please!

We want too! Honest!

And we will, even though we lack several fundamental features:

  • a UI - its being remade/updated using HTML/CSS/Javascript.
  • crouching - new animations coming.
  • prone - more animations/proper implementation coming.
  • loadout customisation - see UI being remade above.

Once we have transferred over to the public build of UE4, we will be making sure we have certain things working, then releasing it.

 

Even if John needs to beat us (more) harshly, it will include:

  • a shooting range
  • a killhouse with timerun.
  • basic UI for choosing between the two.
  • the M4 with different sights.
  • the M1911.
  • direct connect multiplayer.

It will be free and it will stay that way, at least for a while.

Once we get the basic shooting & moving mechanics nailed and the overall feel is progressing well, then, and only then, will we consider asking for money.

When??? For the love of GabeN, WHEN?!

Ask me again when the stitches are out and I am no longer taking codeine.

Its the best I can do for now.

That's it.

 

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Meh, just a gall bladder....here I was thinking we'd have to start calling you lefty or limpy. Or god forbid the wife finally vetoed that tactical beard! crying.gif

Daughter in-law had her's out a few months back and even with her being abit of a drama queen she was back on her feet in just a few weeks. Come to think of it gall bladders are almost rarer than hens teeth in this family. Father in-law, wife, 2 stepkids, 1 step grandkid and the daughter in-law has all had theirs out. Be glad medicine has improved over the years as they damn near cut the wife in half when they took her's out!

 

Take it easy on the lifting for a while and don't overdo the codeine or another problem might rear it's ugly head. pinch.gif

 

Snow...who in 2000 was sent home 3 days after getting cut belly button to pubic bone with nothing but panadol.

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I wish You quick recovery. Thanks for heads up. I think it's a smart move not to take money at this point. Some core backers would be happy to pay for anything just to back you up, but You would probably take some flak from "not so core" followers.

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...here I was thinking we'd have to start calling you lefty or limpy. Or god forbid the wife finally vetoed that tactical beard! crying.gif

 

Haha that made me laugh. Kris is already a bit odd so not sure those would be improvements. ;)

 

I think it's a smart move not to take money at this point. Some core backers would be happy to pay for anything just to back you up, but You would probably take some flak from "not so core" followers.

 

My thoughts exactly. To many reasons to turn a blind eye if asking for money up front with no way to know what its like. Don't worry, people will be able to throw money at us soon enough!

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My thoughts exactly. To many reasons to turn a blind eye if asking for money up front with no way to know what its like. Don't worry, people will be able to throw money at us soon enough!

 

With this said, I really don't see a reason for not having websites like IGN and other speaking about it really, and the occulus video was really "######** great " I truly wanted to buy one right after seeing your video john, it fell so... smooth... and you seemed to play with it so casualy, and when compared to the video without OR, there is a world between both when it come to immersion. Everything from the little movement of the heads to the arms moving more freely on screen, it was really great.

 

And now with all the angry gamers around the globe spitting on early access beeing paid etc... you come out of nowhere and drop a temporarly free early acess like that? Who the hell would go spitting on that? thumbsup.gif

 

Impossible to say you guys are not staying true to your mantra. I respect that... a lot really and it is time for those IGN, gamespot and such to start having a look at your project.

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LOL...Sick Pay...Colin !!

I think there are some solid decisions being made on the release...its almost like the old school FREE demo's that used to be released, so people can get a feel for the game without playing the whole of mission#1 etc. :thumbsup:

Sorry to hear about the medical probs & glad it was a quick turnaround in out n out :)

When the bile is released, it is released into the small intestine and its purpose is to break down large fat molecules into smaller ones. After the fat is absorbed, the bile is also absorbed and transported back to the liver for reuse.
.....NO fatty foods !!

I have to see the consultant next Wed...26th March...hope my issue is as simple :)

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Oh maybe.gif

 

I really hope you will be doing better. Familly > health > all

 

Who's Gaben??

 

Unless I miss my guess, GabeN is Gabe Newell, founder of Valve and Steam.

 

Sorry to hear about your need for surgery Kris, get well soon mate and make John do the heavy lifting. ;)

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Off Topic:

 

severe side effects of gallbladder removal: new clothes.

you will lose a lot of weight, unless wife cooks awesome (hint hint)

cut your sugar and caffeine because your metabolism will out of whack.

 

oh wait, its Kris that had surgery.

 

everything is normal then fingersx.gif

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Well i will tell you this John, my doc said I could eat anything I wanted to and I believed him for a few years - HE LIED! Believe me He Lied like hell. watch your fatty foods man you will understand why very soon, and spicy - ooo so many things to watch now.

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Should I have just manned up and cut the f'n thing out with a toothpick? tongue.png

 

Yeah, you should have done yourself, just a good knife and .50 cartridge for

cauterize. one cholecystectomy is not much for you and your red beard.rofl.gif

Greetings and recuperate soon ....

 

P. D. We need some animation holstering the gun when buzz sounds.

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