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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

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Wolfire Week in Review - Overgrowth Top 5 in modDB Contest
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Wolfire Software's upcoming game, Overgrowth was voted into the top five for "Best Upcoming Indie" award in this year's modDB Best Indie Game Contest. Overgrowth is the highly anticipated sequel to Lugaru: The Rabbit's Foot.

Furthermore, the folks over at Wolfire Software have been blogging daily on everything from development updates to their much anticipated game, Overgrowth to how Google's App engine effects independent developers.

Here are some of the highlights from the past week:

Black Shades Released for the iPhone

One of Wolfire's original games and award-winning 2002 entry in the uDevGames contest is released for the iPhone.
Why game designers should learn to draw
Having a working knowledge of 2D concept art can give you much higher-bandwidth communication with artists. For example, Aubrey is an awesome artist, but he canít read my mind; if he draws a character or object that is not compatible with the design I am thinking of, we need to be able to speak the same language in order to change the design and the character and bring them closer together...
New Lugaru Fan-made Campaign Seven Tasks Released
I just played through it and can vouch for its coolness. Especially the bonus zombie level. The quality and quantity of Lugaru mods always amazes us, especially given the lack of any real modding tools available for the game. Stuff like this is what has motivated us to work really hard on making really powerful mod tools for Overgrowth...
Please follow the links below to browse through the blog entries and learn more about Wolfire.

modDB 2008 Winners
Wolfire Blog
Wolfire Software

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