December 16, 2018
Archives  News  David Rosen Discusses Overgrowth  

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Click to enlarge
David Rosen Discusses Overgrowth
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story recently posted an interview with Wolfire's David Rosen about the upcoming Overgrowth, the spiritual successor to the 3D martial arts action title, Lugaru. In the interview Rosen discusses a variety of topics including the game's current status and single player experience.

Raymond Solis: Overgrowth has been in development for several years now, and the beta goal is said to be this year, how close are you to this goal?

David Rosen: I think we are still on track to reach beta within a year, though itís always hard to say for sure. Overgrowth has a lot of experimental design, so we are always reacting to what is working and whatís not, and itís difficult to measure progress against a moving target.

RS: A lot of update videos have illustrated arena mode and combat in general, how is the single player - adventure aspect, coming along?

DR: Aubrey has created a lot of the terrain and environmental artwork for the levels, but we canít work on the level design itself too much until the core mechanics are nailed down. For example, a platforming level might have to be changed significantly if we make a small tweak to how wall-running works, and a combat level would need to be rebalanced if we make any changes to the fighting.

RS: How long will the story campaign run?

DR: The length of the story will depend on how many interesting combinations of gameplay elements there are to explore. We value the playerís time too much to risk stretching the gameplay thin to reach a target number of hours, so itís hard to say until it is done.

Click over to the link below to read more. David Rosen On Overgrowth
Wolfire Software

Other Mac Games News for Thursday, August 1, 2013

• David Rosen Discusses Overgrowth6:00 AM
Gratuitous Tank Battles Rolls Out At MGS6:00 AM
Journey Of A Roach Crawls Forth This Fall6:00 AM
StarCraft II Patch Deploys This Week6:00 AM
View all of the Mac games news for Thursday, August 1, 2013 on one page

Mac Games News for Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Beware The Scamp In Elder Scrolls Online6:00 AM
Control Command Escape Reviews Civ V: Brave New World6:00 AM
Eschalon Book III Approaches Alpha6:00 AM
Space Hulk Coming August 15, Pre-Order Begins6:00 AM
View all of the Mac games news for Wednesday, July 31, 2013 on one page

Recent Mac Games News

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Monday, July 29, 2013
Friday, July 26, 2013
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.

Archives  News  David Rosen Discusses Overgrowth