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Dogfighter - A different kind of flight sim.

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iPredicted

Adjudicator

03-19-2010

Hi there, as some of you may know, the great scot noxy is involved in creating a game called dogfighter, this game is soon in beta, so here is the limited information there is out there.

[16:42] <Noxy|Dwater> Engine is the http://www.instinct-tech.com engine
[16:42] <Noxy|Dwater> The gameplay focus is about being different from other plane combat games
[16:42] <Noxy|Dwater> Plane combat games have you flying around in the middle of ****ing nowhere
[16:42] <Noxy|Dwater> We have combat right close to the ground
[16:42] <Noxy|Dwater> fast fast fast combat
[16:42] <Noxy|Dwater> You dont end up chasing another planes tail for 1 minute
[16:43] <Noxy|Dwater> while you both try to turn harder
[16:43] <Noxy|Dwater> no, you see a target
[16:43] <Noxy|Dwater> you make it have a bad day

From their website.

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"DogFighter is a fast paced, arcade aerial combat game with arena style gameplay values. Players will engage in single and multiplayer game modes using beefed up biplanes sporting a vast array of weaponry including the deadly Viper Cannon and the devastating Annihilator Missile.

Game modes feature the classics; Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Capture The Flag, as well as other that provide that distinctive DogFighter flavour. The state-of-the-art flight model allows the player to maintain a precise level of control, while allowing acrobatic manoeuvres like the Barrel Roll and the Immelmann Turn.

Built to both slay you and save you, the environments in DogFighter offer the player a more interactive experience than is usual for the genre. Players can enjoy piloting their craft down mining tunnels, through pyramids and active volcanoes in environments designed to deliver a more varied, more interactive gaming experience."



If you sign up quickly you will most likely get in as the goal of the current beta pool is 150-200.
Sign up here http://tinyurl.com/DogfighterBeta

Here is also a film they made, but its said it doesnt do the game justice.
http://www.youtube.com/v/s3icOI3n36M


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Glacios

Senior Member

03-19-2010

Where can we sign up?


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iPredicted

Adjudicator

03-19-2010

Added signup link.


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ketchup

Recruiter

03-20-2010

Nice, looks interesting.


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Solution Nine

Member

03-20-2010

This looks awesome.


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iPredicted

Adjudicator

03-24-2010

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Solution Nine:
This looks awesome.


Indeed.


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Porsche

Recruiter

03-24-2010

I signed up, but after what i have seen on this video you'll probably need a gamepad or joystick to play that kind of arcade sim.. it might be pretty difficult to use keyboard.


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