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KOTOR Remake

Postby Kingpin » Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:35 pm

Remember that Project Apeiron? The one that was a remake of KOTOR I in Unreal4?

Well, they just dropped some video footage, and it's looking stunning.
http://epicstream.com/videos/First-Ever-Gameplay-Footage-of-Star-Wars-Knights-of-The-Old-Republic-Unreal-Engine-4-Remake

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Re: KOTOR Remake

Postby Maveritchell » Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:55 pm

I know why it happens, but boy, is it disheartening to see fun projects start art-first (vs. tech-first). It's a great way to identify work that's only ever going to exist as pretty footage.

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Re: KOTOR Remake

Postby Teancum » Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:07 pm

Maveritchell wrote:I know why it happens, but boy, is it disheartening to see fun projects start art-first (vs. tech-first). It's a great way to identify work that's only ever going to exist as pretty footage.

A million times this. This will crash and burn for the simple fact that there's not a single NPC, not one weapon, not one bit of UI or coding other than basic level design scripting. It's someone who's great at making levels with delusions of grandeur.

I don't like being rude, but I'm also a realist. For the reasons Mav already pointed out it will never be more than a happy level or group of levels that never get released.

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Re: KOTOR Remake

Postby jedimoose32 » Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:06 am

Yeah, I saw this project a couple weeks ago and before I entered their website I thought "my goodness this could be amazing". And then I got to their site and read their ideas, and saw that they only have a couple basic areas "finished" and I realized that it will likely burn out in the early stages. Which is sad because I would pay a lot of money for a really good KotOR remake or sequel.

Edit: That being said, I would love for these people to prove me wrong about the project. :)

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