Overgrowth a159 video changelog

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November 28th, 2011

Here is the new weekly Overgrowth alpha video! This week I demonstrate character parameters and teammate separation.

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Be sure to watch it in HD!

The features highlighted in the above video are as follows (as well as some that didn't make it into the video):

  • Scripts can read string params as float or int
  • Characters can have parameters
  • Added some character parameters: aggression, block skill, block followup, damage resistance, attack speed and movement speed
  • Character scripts can control animation speed
  • Web views consume keyboard events if they have keyboard focus, e.g. typing WASD into a text field doesn't cause the camera to move
  • Enemy AI directly queries the animation for appropriate block timing
  • Enemies avoid each other more effectively
  • More efficient dynamic shadow decals, using the base model vbo instead of constructing a new cropped vertex array

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