Created on Friday, 29 November 2013 22:33
Bloodlines Resurgence Multiplayer is part of the Bloodlines Resurgence mod, being on the Alien Swarm engine, which pits players against each other in the ultimate team-based battle of Kindred versus Kine. Players choose which side to ally themselves with and which powers and weapons to take into battle. You will have various objectives that you need to accomplish while the other team tries to reach their own goals. All while you battle along the streets of L.A. Each multiplayer map blends intense combat action and strategy with maps that are linked together to create an unfolding storyline.
• Round based game mode
• All ranged weapons (for now)
• Character selection
• Play between Camarilla and the Society of Leopold
• Some variety of maps to play on
Why multiplayer? Why not single-player?
Having a multiplayer version of the game released instead of the single-player part is the perfect way to playtest and experiment on various game mechanisms, while putting on focus features such as weapons, character customization, player animations, Disciplines, feeding and so on.
Because the single player is still far from its core point, it makes more sense having a version of the game that can bring to focus important feedback from gameplay experience while experimenting and tweaking various aspects that can prove useful for both multiplayer and single-player.
The reason why it's called an alpha is because its missing various of the key elements that makes Bloodlines what it is. Features such as feeding and Disciplines. Once they are fully implemented it will move up from the point of being called as an alpha.
Created on Thursday, 07 November 2013 11:15
Hello fellow Kindreds! As always, it's been such a long time since our last news article, but as always, we come with some great news!
I must admit, it's been quite quiet around here, so you might ask, what have been happening lately? Well, first of all we're planning on releasing the multiplayer alpha as soon as possible. And I don't say "soon" loosely either. I should strap a "Valve time" on it so it would make it a whole lot clear on the situation. We were hoping to release it as soon as September, but there were several holds up.
First of all, we were trying to polish the multiplayer in every way possible before releasing. First of all getting the player class done, HUD, menu panels and such. So what is holding us to post pone the release even further? I would gladly say not much, since it's almost in the expected state. One of the biggest issues we have which is nothing too serious is to get all player animations to work properly. Since player animations are being handled differently as NPC ones, I'm going to spare all the details regarding Source's animation system (which is a lovely one by the way). The current issues we have is with weapon aiming, such as not aiming the right direction and not following the player's aim view.
Besides that there are still a few map tweaks and polishing left to do, but despite these issues, it's all ready to be released.
Created on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 18:41
As we nearing the final steps of polishing and getting the beta ready to the public, I'd like to address on behalf these last few months, explained in this article: Six months of progress - A summary.
But without further ado, I would like to say that we are still progressing nicely on the project as a whole. We're hoping to release it by the end of the month. However, if anything happens that forces us to delay the release for any particular reason, the game release would be postponed not late than the first week of October.Read more: Multiplayer - Open Beta Status & Expectations
Created on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 13:32
First I'd like to welcome Ken into the team, for the past works he did on setting up a new foundation for the mod and enhancing the mod to use the best Alien Swarm can offer.
Since we're at a milestone on having our first release after so many years, we are happy to announce that from this day on,Read more: Joining forces
Created on Friday, 13 September 2013 18:49
After half a year since the last news, albeit with everyone following us on Facebook or our YouTube channel knows we are far from being lazy! We tackled a lot of areas within the game, not only multiplayer related, no, but also the singleplayer part got some love. We also confused you about engine related matters and for that we apologize. Read on for a run down of what happened during the first half of 2013 within the Resurgence project.Read more: Six months of progress - A summary
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