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Looks like slender man has decided to play naked in the jungle
 
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Subbed.
 
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#4
Lets see Bear Grylls survive this sh*t! lol

But it does look pretty neat. A survival game where you actually have to SURVIVE.
 
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The Forest shows SFX team’s work translates well to video games

Eurogamer reports developer SKS Games is a Vancouver studio with only one other title to its name – iPad effort End Night – but a list of SFX credits including Tron Legacy and 300.

The Forest has players scavenging for survival after a plane crash, complete with day-night cycle and the need to keep warm, in the face of something odd moving in the trees. It sounds a bit like Klei’s Don’t Starve, only 3D and horrifying.

Players can choose to use stealth or try to batter foes, and enemies have an advanced AI with “beliefs, families and morals”. Huh.

The Forest is currently battling its way through the fracas that is Steam Greenlight. It’s due on PC later this year.
http://www.vg247.com/2013/05/08/the-forest-shows-sfx-teams-work-translates-well-to-video-games/
 
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#8
Yea, I like the direction these types of games have been going in..
Just the sheer will to survive.
Not a million guns and rocket launchers, to kill a million undead swarms..
Use your wit, run or die..

I'll definitely be keeping an eye on this..
I'm going to post about another horror you guys might like as well. I found it on greenlight.
Hasn't come out yet.
 

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I love indie developers!
 
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Want muchly
 

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I like the look of this a lot. Looks original to me and I dig the idea. Subbed. :cool:
 

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whatever engine they are using looks very impressive for just an Indie game. With the weather effects and lighting.
 

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#13
Yea, I'm all over this when I get my Oculus rift. hehehe :toast: I'd like to know what engine as well. It's possible it's unity or unreal engine, but I doubt it's the source engine. Of course i've been wrong before.. some people have really made the source engine look great. I can't wait for the new source2 engine..

EDIT: I just checked and it uses the Blender Game Engine.
 
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Looks good, can't wait to try this out :)
 
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looks nice but im not the fan of any horror stuff
 
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#17
why would a forest be haunted?
 

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#19
Because its a forest in a game.
that doesn't make any sense. why not make it trying to find water/food and fending off bears? the last thing i am going to care about after a plane crash is ghosts.
 

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that doesn't make any sense. why not make it trying to find water/food and fending off bears? the last thing i am going to care about after a plane crash is ghosts.
Because that's the direction they wanted to take it!? Is that so hard to believe and understand?
 
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#21
That's one hell of a crack torch, to light that much area.

Needs a nerf.

Because that's the direction they wanted to take it!? Is that so hard to believe and understand?
Maybe, but they'd do much better making it about actual survival of the elements, not the supernatural.

Forest + Ghosts = stupid.
 
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Maybe because forest at night always has this scary vibe to it :p
 

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Maybe, but they'd do much better making it about actual survival of the elements, not the supernatural.
Financially? That cant be decided, you dont know which consumer base would harbor better results.
For the few that want a purebred survival game, it would be really cool and nice to play, even i admit i want that, but it depends on where the money is in the market.
Right now teenagers making lets play scary forest horror games videos bring more public advertising.
 
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#24
Maybe because forest at night always has this scary vibe to it :p

It does..heck even the green on the tenth hole at the golf course at night time is spooky.

Now a forest where you think you're alone, after a tragic accident + you're trying to survive off the land...I'd say fear of the dark would get the better of most people.

It's the not knowing that's the worst.
 

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#25
Because that's the direction they wanted to take it!? Is that so hard to believe and understand?
yes. how am i going to be scared playing a horror game after my character survived a plane crash. if i survived a plane crash in real life the last thing i would care about are ghosts. i would feel invincible. i would grab some grub and shoot off some flairs like a boss. :pimp: