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Calin Leafshade

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Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« on: 31 May 2014, 09:08 »

A cyberpunk adventure by Sanctuary Interactive


The Story

Kass_Seti, a leading member of hacktivist group Analogue Dawn, wakes on the streets of New Soho with a hell of a headache.
Her advanced cybernetic implants have malfunctioned, corrupting her memory, leaving her alone and offline on the streets of a London in crisis.

The Internet is heavily censored with every major service locked behind extortionate paywalls. This has allowed a second system, the illicit Free//Net, to flourish. Rival hacker group Watchl1st have become the dominant force on the system, moving from protecting its open values online to militant action in the real world.

Watchl1st's former allies Analogue Dawn strongly oppose this change and have declared war. Kass_Seti might be able to stop the violence, but first she has to repair the damage to her memory, not easy when she's in the wrong part of town with no way to call for help.

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Features
  • An immersive, near-future adventure
  • Full voice over
  • Original soundtrack
  • Cinematic, widescreen resolution at a blistering 320x180.
  • Contextual interface
The Team

Written by Rebecca McCarthy (Azure)
Programmed and directed by Steven Poulton (me)
Background art by Hayley Griffiths (Sookiesock)
Character art by Matt Frith

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Estimated for release on your personal computer system this summer.

« Last Edit: 10 Sep 2014, 16:21 by Calin Leafshade »

Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #1 on: 31 May 2014, 09:14 »
Can't wait! Love the details and artwork. :D
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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #2 on: 31 May 2014, 09:41 »
So nice to finally see what all that art in Matt's blog was for. The interface looks sweet. Not sure how near future those cybernetic implants will be, but I like the idea and I look forward to playing it. Best of luck!

Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #3 on: 31 May 2014, 10:58 »
Another very professional looking and promising title, looks to be a good year for AGS. Those screenshots are beautiful and the high-color backgrounds actually blend surprisingly well with the low-colorish character sprites. As I understand, the game uses the power of the mighty Lua, will this mean any noticeable features/differences in comparison to regular AGS games?

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #4 on: 31 May 2014, 11:03 »
This looks gahd-damn-amazing! <3

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #5 on: 31 May 2014, 11:28 »
Wonderful AGS games going around these days! (nod)

It looks Amazing, Calin.
I am enchanted by every detail, from backgrounds to characters sprites, from colors to the font you used.
Maybe I repeat what others have already said, but I can't wait to play it.

Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #6 on: 31 May 2014, 11:30 »
This looks awesome, I really hope you'll capture the noir feeling that seem to lack in a lot of Cyberpunk games these days, hope to see more of this soon! :)

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #7 on: 31 May 2014, 11:56 »
Cool stuff! Can't wait!

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #8 on: 31 May 2014, 12:45 »
Looks very nice. It certainly does have a cyberpunk feel to it. Great job and good luck to you and the team.

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #9 on: 31 May 2014, 20:36 »
Ooh, looks fun -- kinda like Transistor, but without the fights. Is this going to be a commercial release?

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #10 on: 31 May 2014, 22:34 »
Cool, great to see that you're working on a game again.
I already saw the sprite on Matt's tumblr site, great to see it in context now.

And this is being made in AGS, not Adore?

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #11 on: 31 May 2014, 22:49 »
This is in AGS, yea. Adore is not ready for a real game yet.

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #12 on: 01 Jun 2014, 00:31 »
Nice, getting some slight Blade Runner vibes in those screens which is always a good thing :)
Looking forward to it!
(and hoping for a Vangelis-y soundtrack...)

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #13 on: 01 Jun 2014, 04:01 »
I'm very curious and excited about this! I'm not a big sci-fi fan but I'll give this one a try, since your previous games were so good.

Also, going through Matt Firth's portfolio... that guy's amazing!

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #14 on: 01 Jun 2014, 06:59 »
I can hear background music and sounds in those screenshots. I can't wait to try this one. The plot is very interesting. Great work :)

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #15 on: 01 Jun 2014, 11:05 »
I can't be anything but positive about cyberpunk! It looks lovely

Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #16 on: 01 Jun 2014, 11:22 »
The game looks awesome and a great choice of hair style for the main character ;)
The only person in favour of the mobs seems to be IndieBoy.. but he's scottish so we dont listen to him anyway.

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #17 on: 01 Jun 2014, 14:55 »
Wow, looks superb! Really looking forward to play it, love me some cyberpunk! :)

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Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #18 on: 01 Jun 2014, 17:35 »
This looks great, especially the amount of colour in the scenenry. Look forward to playing this. :cheesy:

Re: Latency - A Cyberpunk Adventure
« Reply #19 on: 01 Jun 2014, 17:54 »
This looks amazing. I'm interested in the techy atmosphere.

I got a little hung up on the one dialog option: "What can you tell me about what happened here?", isn't that just an odd wordy run around way of simply saying "What happened here?" or even "Tell me what happened here?".