News Update - 101107
First off I'd like to apologise for not posting any news since the release.
Basically since the release of 0.1 I've pretty much fixed most of the obvious coding bugs that I've listed on the forums.
I've still got to sort out some of the cosmetic bugs such as opening doors and chimney smoke fx.

When all of that's done I'm not sure if I should make a missile launcher team or perhaps a Leman Russ, but I'm leaning toward the launcher team,
feel free to post any ideas on the forum as it's a bit quiet these days. After that I'm gonna start on the Chaos faction, I've already got one building
modelled and I've got a good idea of what vehicles they should get in order to counter the Imperial Guard. Their infantry will probably be pretty easy
to do since I can just use the Guardsmen and chaosify them,
add a little blood here sprinkle some unholy icons there.

Oh and hope you like the new website look, it's the new site for both Only War 1 and 2 now. Anyways, until next time!

Emperor Protects.
November 7, 2010 by Boomerang Python

Boomer's Log - 2010-07-05
Right, I've decided I'm gonna release the first Alpha of the mod as is, not gonna tamper any more with it,
so within the next few days there will be a Only War 2 Alpha 0.1 uploaded to the site and made available to the public.

However, keep in mind that it will be reaaaaaaaally buggy and all kinds of glitchy. So if anyone does take it for a spin, remember to
post everything you encounter in the bug reports section of the forum: Bug Report

I'll post another one of these devlogs when I've uploaded the bugfest to the ftp.

Emperor Protects.
July 5, 2010 by Boomerang Python

News Update - 100322
Hello, you unfortunate followers of a slowly developing total conversion!

I'm finally getting around to posting some actual updates today, with sparkling new pics on top of that!

The state of the mod is that it's progressing really really slowly (curse you shiny new games!), however, I've got that map done that I was working on, man.. I didn't realise the amount of time it took making urban maps.. and it's not even particularly big either (1v1 map), now I'm just gonna try slapping it ingame and see if our massive imperial guard structures will fit in the zone I left open for building placement. And then I just might release a first version of this God-Emperor forsaken mod! (probably pretty unbalanced and buggy though).

And after that we'll see where I go, probably make some easy traitor guard/chaos units and add some kind of anti-tank infantry or a Leman Russ since there's currently nothing that can kill tanks except for the grenade launcher that you can upgrade your guardsman squads with (which is temporary obviously because they shouldn't be that good at killing armour).

And also, relating to the whole resource bit of the mod I thought I might mention that we're going without tiberium (obviously), and each faction will have a different type of building that generates resources or "Faith" as is the case with the Imperial Guard's "Shrines of the Ecclesiarchy". Chaos will have some sort of mobile taint generating deployable vehicle that spreads taint around it and weakens enemies who walk on the tainted ground (if we get that far), using the tiberium growth code.

Anyways, here's the pretty pictures of the Imperial Guard UI v0.9 (still a few buttons and cameos to replace) and at the same time it also shows a bunch of Basilisks both in deployed and undeployed mode (the second picture is the latest version of the UI (notice the slight difference in the button icons for structures and stuff).

Until the next update,
Emperor Protects.



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March 22, 2010 by Boomerang Python

Boomer's Log - 2010-01-19
Most graphical things are now sorted and ingame, so I've now moved on to the menus and commandbars and what not, which means lots and lots of tinkering..

After I've sorted this bothersome little task the only things left to do is change all the prices,
build times and locomotor speeds and such simple balancing things, and make one or two simple tiberium free maps.

Things are looking up, expect some sort of news post pretty soon with some screens of the beta Guard toolbar and more.

Emperor Protects.
January 19, 2010 by Boomerang Python

News Update - 081223
People of the Internet! Hear ye! Hear ye!

Have no fear! We've managed to fight off the mighty hordes of video-game insanities that has
been crashing into the walls of our fair fortress of spare time and modding hours!

The last 4 months have been mad on the amazing game release side.. or at least it has been for me as the mad gamer i am
(and probably most modders with me) so work has been basically standing still but I've started work on a Shrine (name not yet decided)
for the Imperial Guard which will act as their basic source of income.

Also Only War 2 is now basically a One man show starring me (come to think about it, that's really how it's been all along..)
not counting the coding that was done a couple months ago by Torn.

Still, there's something for you to see and drool over until the shrine is done and I get on to the 2d bits (commandbars and such)
that need doing, the first pictures are some images we never uploaded of the now properly working
firing effect for the Hellhound, second is the.. well.. pretty self explanatory some more civ props I did a
couple months ago, and lastly there's the Marauder Bomber which we will be using as a Special Power and civilian prop
(and eventually most likely as a controllable air unit).

Until next time, whenever that may be,
Emperor Protects.

Oh, and a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all!


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December 23, 2008 by Boomerang Python

News Update - 080823
Yep, it's that time of the month now, news update time.

I've done loads of skinning, so we've got a bunch of things to show you this month,
the months to come might be less visually beautiful in the new model department but
we'll see what we can manage, we will likely be showing some more civilian props that will be
in the map Cal is making right now.

At the moment I'm at hard work making new animations for the Basilisk since the
original ones were completely psycho. (you have to agree that's a pretty damn good reason)
And they should be done in a couple of days.

That makes the Imperial Guard basically done, in the model/texture department anyway
but they still need hulks and craploads of 2D stuff sorted like a command bar and cameos.

Still can't tell you a certain date we'll be releasing our first uber-alpha version, but we're still
getting there, slowly but surely. :p

For now, enjoy these screenshots of the ingame Departmento Munitorum, Hellhound and
Grenade Launcher guardsman.

Until next time,
Emperor Protects.


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August 23, 2008 by Boomerang Python

News Update - 080709
Alright so it's been a "couple" of days and well the space marine i wanted to show you still isn't
ingame nor has the basilisk crew been fixed yet this is mainly due to an unfortunate turn of events
leading to the purchase of Super Smash Bros. Brawl (best game ever btw.)

Needless to say work has been somewhat stalled because of it.. it should pick up some speed
in a few weeks tho.. (hopefully.. i repeat.. awesome game ^_^)
So yeah we didn't manage to put it ingame yet but that doesn't mean we can't show a render to you.

Also i mentioned I'd post some more Basilisk pictures and for what its worth here they are
(again without animated bits mind you). And as a bonus I decided to slap in a render of some
of our Civil models aswell.

Shouldn't be too long before the next update.. but until next time, enjoy these screens and..
Emperor Protects.


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July 9, 2008 by Boomerang Python

News Update - 080317
Well Well, If it isn't me again.. and this time around im not checking in to make any threats of impending doom, no no,
not this time, im here to enlighten your heretical souls! Open your eyes to the Emperor and embrace his glory for it is truly a brilliant thing!

Behold!

The most trustworthy weapon of war the Imperium has in it's arsenal, the Chimera troop transport.

Stay tuned for more to come.. sooner or later..

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Keep in mind that the normal maps on the treads have been fixed since the making of those screenshots, and any
screenshots featuring the Chimera in the future will have the new tread normals.


Emperor Protects.
March 17, 2008 by Boomerang Python

News Update - 080125
Alright, christmas and all the running about is over, yet progress is dwindling for the moment, but we do have one item to show you all, one of the Imperiums vast multitude of different warfactories, the Manufactorum.

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January 25, 2008 by Torn

News Update - 071012
Alright, since the release of the SDK we've not actually accomplished too much, our main coder and mapper has smashed his computer and is getting a new one at the end of the month, and our secondary coder has turned violently ill with some ravaging virus from the north pole!

However, that leaves me with these 2 improvements to previous models/skins that i've been working on lately,
we're also working on the Wraith anims which might get done this weekend.. So we might have some extra goodies for you by then.

Anyways, here's the two new improved versions of the Necron Warrior and the Imperial Guard Guardsman.

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Until next time, Emperor Protects.
October 12, 2007 by Boomerang Python

 
 
 

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