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#1 stalepie OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jul 5, 2010 8:59 PM

Does anyone know if this Rebellion game ever advanced far enough to have a beta or video somewhere? Would love to see it. Was always intrigued by the few screenshots in the back of a Gamefan many years ago.

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Posted Tue Jul 6, 2010 3:28 AM

It got as far as having the basic engine running, which was an enhancement of the one used in Alien Vs. Predator. All the in game models had been done, which were made out of clay and then were digitised into the game. Jay Smith of Jaguar Sector 2 actually has all the original models that were going to be used in the game!

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Posted Tue Jul 6, 2010 3:43 AM

Was this the one that was a takeoff of sorts to Clive Barker's "Hellrasier!" Wow, I would have liked to see this release..... ahhh if only the Jaguar was a successful platform, dammit! :(

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Posted Wed Jul 7, 2010 4:42 AM

Does Jay have any pictures of the models?

Thanks! Chris


It got as far as having the basic engine running, which was an enhancement of the one used in Alien Vs. Predator. All the in game models had been done, which were made out of clay and then were digitised into the game. Jay Smith of Jaguar Sector 2 actually has all the original models that were going to be used in the game!



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Posted Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:56 PM

I would definitely love to see more on this game. If there was one game I wish would have made it, it's this one.

#6 82-T/A OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jul 16, 2010 12:45 PM

What was the story-line for this game?

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Posted Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:46 AM

Really hope someone can take me up on my offer of me loaning mags out so scans of Jaguar articles can go up on here for the community to enjoy.

 

I've a great 4-page feature on Rebellion which has very early details (and 2 shots) of Dungeon AKA..Legions Of The Undead (a model Skeleton and a preliminary art sketch).Report said game would have been in in mould of Ultima Underworld.

Also, a few snippets from the RVG interview with Rebellion:

 

Rogue Trooper

 

Talking of Legions...just what were the plans for the game? adventure type, but in Doom style engine?.

 

Jason Kingsley

 

Dungeon exploring action game was on the cards with stop-motion generated enemies from models. I’ve still got a few of the models about the office somewhere.

 

Probably some code somewhere in an archive here. There was the basic engine and some bad guys running around from what I can remember. I’ll ask IT.  It will annoy them a lot!



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Posted Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:16 PM

http://justclaws.ata...rary/gf5943.jpg

 

http://justclaws.ata...rary/gf5941.jpg

 

These were new screens to myself, so thought they might well be to others, so thought i'd post them up.



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Posted Mon Sep 15, 2014 6:15 PM

Man, I would love to see this game completed.

 

Hey, why is my font size so damn small? I can barely read what I'm typing...



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Posted Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:04 PM

Man, I would love to see this game completed.
 
Hey, why is my font size so damn small? I can barely read what I'm typing...


You switch computers or browser?

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Posted Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:17 PM

You switch computers or browser?

 

 

Well, I had been drinking at the time I wrote that, so I don't really know...



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Posted Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:11 AM

You should write a bug report for Albert: "The font size gets smaller when I'm drunk.". I'm sure he'll find that helpful. :P

Edited by Zerosquare, Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:12 AM.


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Posted Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:38 PM

You should write a bug report for Albert: "The font size gets smaller when I'm drunk.". I'm sure he'll find that helpful. :P

 

Hahah...



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Posted Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:26 PM

You should write a bug report for Albert: "The font size gets smaller when I'm drunk.". I'm sure he'll find that helpful. :P

Epic.  :thumbsup:



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Posted Thu Oct 16, 2014 2:11 PM

http://atariage.com/...om-lost-dragon/

 
The 2 Edge mag scans with Rebellion talking about the game at the concept stage, complete with concept art i promised.


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Posted Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:35 AM

Forgive the thread bump, but found a few more of the models Rebellion would of used in Dungeon..AKA Legions Of The Undead, in the STF article on AVP:

 

http://www.stformat....tf58/index.html

 

 

Pages 58-61 (with rebellion being interviewed on P61).

 

I'd not seen them before and i know a few folks out there are hungry for more on Legions Of The Undead, so thought i'd share.



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Posted Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:31 PM

Forgive the thread bump, but found a few more of the models Rebellion would of used in Dungeon..AKA Legions Of The Undead, in the STF article on AVP:

 

http://www.stformat....tf58/index.html

 

 

Pages 58-61 (with rebellion being interviewed on P61).

 

I'd not seen them before and i know a few folks out there are hungry for more on Legions Of The Undead, so thought i'd share.

Those models look amazing. It was one of the Jaguar games i was looking forward the most.



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Posted Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:23 AM

"Checkered Flag 2, this was a very early version and things should be improved by the time this comes out"

 

Not by much they weren't.....



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Posted Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:03 PM

It's a nonexistent, underpowered 3d render with no planned software whatsoever.
I'm not sure what the fuss is about either ;)

And please; it's "Atari" not Atari.

Edit* I didn't bump this. I was replying to a noob. His posts must have got nuked.

Edited by Gummy Bear, Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:25 PM.


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Posted Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:35 AM

It's a nonexistent, underpowered 3d render with no planned software whatsoever.

 

I'm not sure what the fuss is about either ;)

I disagree with "nonexistent". They had a fully working game (AVP) on top of the finished and stable (if, not smooth) 3D engine. That does not, in any way, qualify as non-existent.

 

 

The fuss is, because of the overabundance of 3D fantasy RPGs on jaguar.

 

AVP on jag disgusts me, but a 3D RPG in same engine, I'd take that right away...



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Posted Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:08 AM


 

AVP on jag disgusts me, but a 3D RPG in same engine, I'd take that right away...

 

May i ask why ?

 

I've always found it pretty good - sure the framerate can be choppy but it for it's time it was ok. I think it's a game that handles the limitations of the jag pretty well and is playable and down right scary at times -> whats not to like :)

 

Sure given the 20 years since release a lot of coders have maybe figured out better was of doing things but you have to take it as 'of it's time'.



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Posted Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:18 AM

What is even happening here? Have I wandered too far into the swamp?
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#23 Gummy Bear OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:51 AM

No. Some noob popped up and bumped this thread, enthusing that he would like Legions of the Undead on the new "Atari" VCS.
That's what my above reply was about, not the game.

Then Vlad decided to stick the boot into one of the best games on the Jag...
Meh.. Clicks and whistles..

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Posted Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:57 AM

Yeah, one of the reasons I collect for Jaguar is I am almost certain this is the end of the road for a handful of these games. No collection packs, digital rereleases and definitely no resurrections of unfinished Jag games on new Atari consoles.

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Posted Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:00 AM

 
May i ask why ?
 
I've always found it pretty good - sure the framerate can be choppy


Vlad's 3D Engine™ could probably run it at 120fps




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