News Archive November 2006
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The Chosen One Trailer Released 16 November 2006 Hellscrag
It's trailer season here at UnrealSP.Org. Following BfNP trailer reported a few days ago, an impressive new trailer for The Chosen One has been released and can be found on this forum post by Kaka. The trailer shows content for the mod almost completed, with a release date of Deceber 2006!
Hourences level design book announced 13 November 2006 Hellscrag
Mapper Sjoerd "Hourences" De Jong, who worked on Ortican, Operation Na Pali and Xidia Gold for Team Phalanx before doing professional work for Epic on Unreal Tournament 2004 and Unreal Tournament 2007, is publishing a book on The Hows and Whys of Level Design. Hourences certainly knows a thing or two about level design and conceptual grandness, and his book should be very much worth a read. For more info about the forthcoming publication, take a look at the Team Phalanx web site.
History of Epic Games 13 November 2006 Hellscrag
A brief but interesting article has been published at GameDaily BIZ about the history of Unreal developers Epic Games. The article charts the developer's progress from its lowly beginnings pre-Unreal to the two-game company it has now become, working on Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 2007.
Battle for Na Pali Teaser Trailer Released 09 November 2006 Hellscrag
Your attention, please, everyone, because this doesn't happen every day! The first teaser trailer for Unreal: Battle for Na Pali has been released over at Team UnrealSP. The trailer runs at over three minutes in length. Check it out!
Project Cancellations 07 November 2006 Hellscrag
Unfortunately, cancellations of projects are very much a part of life in the Unreal single player scene. Sarevok's collaborative map pack Broken Alliance was announced as cancelled back in October, and replaced with a solo pack, as yet untitled, details of which can be found on this forum thread. Regrettably, the impressive and incredibly ambitious Lost Secrets of Na Pali has also been cancelled due to a lack of support from its team; however, a development kit may be released to allow mappers to use new features from the cancelled mod - watch this space.