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Heat , another early access game.

Discussion in 'Games, Gaming & Game-demos' started by WhiteLightning, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. WhiteLightning

    WhiteLightning Don Illuminati Staff Member

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    I just saw this trailer, its so cringe i needed to share this!!



    Welcome to America.

    Survive the wilderness, establish yourself, meet someone special, raise a family, and dominate. Gain power as President, deliver justice as Sheriff, fight for your tribe as Chief, or show some southern hospitality as Governor.

    It's the turn of the century on the American homestead. Heat will give you the pioneer experience of struggle and triumph first-hand.

    Go Forth and Multiply

    Start a family with other players or NPCs. During the process of love making, the male will have a chance of making the female pregnant. Once pregnant, the female will birth a newborn. The newborn grows to become a baby, the baby then grows up to be a child, the child eventually becomes an adult.

    A second option is to adopt from an orphanage by purchasing a baby basket in the shipping catalog. The baby will be inside the basket delivered to you. Adoption is very expensive, but provides a guaranteed outcome, whereas the first option may not reliably result in pregnancy due to the possibility for weak seed.


    Your children are a mix of the visual DNA of the two parents. Babies, children, and adults will need to feed and stay hydrated (players lactate to breastfeed their newborns). If you fail to care for your children, the government will take them from you for mistreatment.

    Beware of other players, as they can adopt your newborns, babies, and children as their own if you are not nearby (as they would be considered abandoned). So, keep them secret, keep them safe.

    Once your kids become adults you can equip them with outfits, gear, and weapons. They can help protect you when you are online. However, other players may decide to capture and restrain your adult kin, so best keep them packing heat.

    Seats of Power

    As President, you own the Whitehouse, a section of land south of the monument, one intern, a golden gun, and two secret service NPCs. You also get to set and collect a President’s land tax. The Sheriff gets a deputy, and also some firepower to deliver justice. As Chief, you have a section of land, a grand tepee, and 3 warriors. The Governor gets the Cottonwood Plantation, plenty of farm seed, and 3 peons.

    Stockpiles and Shipping Bin

    We introduce a new concept in stockpiles. Heavy goods require physical space for storage, so while you can still store light goods in your small containers, wood, stone, ore, and other heavy materials must be stored in large stockpiles. This gives players a visual representation of their goods, and since stockpiles take up space, thought must also go into defending them. Each player also can craft a stash container which accepts a mix of light and heavy goods to help get them started, but these come with limited slots.

    Players may also build shipping bins. These can be placed in your base and you may sell harvested, crafted, and farmed goods in them for in-game currency. Shipping bins also come with a catalog with which you may order items using your hard earned in-game currency.

    Environment

    There are 20 unique biomes in Heat spread out over a 67km2 world, each with its own sub-biomes to explore. We developed a unique way to create dense forest floors which requires players to clear the land in order to build. Explore vast and diverse landscapes ranging from the cold mountainous peaks to the tropical seashores, and from the harsh deserts to the muggy swamplands. Built from the roots up using real-world photogrammetric data, experience next generation graphics in both variety and detail.

    Road Building

    Build roads in the game or create pads around your base using the rake tool. Players may build roads using a variety of materials ranging from wood chips, dirt, sand, gravel, pavement and more. Players may also place freshly cut lawn for a well-kept look.

    Farming and Cooking

    Get farm-ready with the hoe, watering can, sprinklers, and scythe. Each tool has its own set of tiers, and there are a variety of crops that may be planted. Fertilizers are also an important consideration for the aspiring farmer.

    Once your crops have matured, harvest them and bring them to the cooking stations in order to produce a wide range of food types. You may also decide to sell your crops in your shipping bin and buy more seed for your farming operation.

    Building & Crafting

    Construct your new home - From a quick hobo shack, a rustic cabin deep in the woods, a refined mansion, or a giant fortress. Craft and place walls, floors, doors, windows, furniture, and other fixtures individually by your own design. Process goods with sawmills, tanneries, smelters and other workstations. These materials will aid in crafting at various workstations and purchasing blueprints. Protect your establishment with well-placed cannons and strategically planned fortifications using massive rampart building sections.

    Survival

    Gather and hunt for food to keep yourself strong. Collect a variety of raw materials from nature for use in crafting, building and refinement. Once you have the basics of sticks and stones down, you may begin your journey towards establishing yourself as an industrious and powerful colony or even President of the United States.

    There will be struggles and fallbacks along the way. Your character may be killed and robbed, where everything he or she has equipped is taken. Your property may be broken into and looted by a gang of raiders lead by other players. But with plenty of resources and defensive tactics at your disposal, raiders will be in for a serious fight.

    Combat & Capture

    On your adventures you'll encounter other players who may or may not be friendly. Likewise, you may not be so friendly either given these tactics at your disposal:

    - Fill 'em full of lead with plenty of handguns, rifles, shotguns and other firearms to craft.
    - Take the more silent approach with bows and javelins that will leave your foes looking like a pin cushion.
    - Get up in their face with melee instruments, or beat them down with some good old blunt force.
    - Capture, restrain, and put them into your interrogation dungeon with its various contraptions.
    - Messily dismember with a well-placed strike or shotgun blast.
    - Blow them to smithereens with artillery cannon fire and TNT.
    - Experience the thrill of vigilante justice from either a first or third person perspective.

    Character Customization

    Choose your gender and tune your appearance to your liking, including variations in skin tone, height and girth, the shape of facial features, hair or lack thereof, and voice tone.

    Mounts, Livestock & Wildlife

    The landscape is populated by a variety of American wildlife, all of which can be hunted - assuming you are not hunted yourself. But they can also be tamed, whether as livestock or as a beloved pet. You may ride tamed horses, as well as other animals - even bears!
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    GOTY right here!!!
     
  2. Repo Man

    Repo Man Ancient Guru

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    Oh god...

    I kinda dig the setting as its a bit different but there's just so much wrong here ( like the fact that its yet ANOTHER survival game ). I lost interest at the fleeing, crawling babies at 1 point of that vid... also the animations man, yeah ok so its alpha but still... and while at it, screw all this early access crap! Ask for my money when you have a product that is worth asking my money for!
     
  3. cerebus23

    cerebus23 Ancient Guru

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    I dunno if the game knows what time period it is set in. :p

    i love you can axe quakers/puritins? in the head though, and steal other peoples children if they ignore them too long lol. oh and a AI wife? where do i sign up?

    naw i already tired of these games at this point they better nail the concept to stand out.
     
  4. slick3

    slick3 Ancient Guru

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    The price for early access games should reflect what the game has to offer NOW; not what the vision of the developers is, or how the game will be like in months time. The pricing of these games as it stand is ludicrous.
     
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  5. XenthorX

    XenthorX Ancient Guru

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    lol going full circle, Cowboys vs Indians !
     
  6. lucidus

    lucidus Ancient Guru

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    Wait for RDR 2 PC ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) It even has a fort battle with the Natives and the US army ... dat flashback :D
     
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  7. KissSh0t

    KissSh0t Ancient Guru

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    I can see there being so much outrage if the babies can be shot.
     
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    cerebus23 Ancient Guru

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    oh yea but the fun you can kill their pets, their kids, their wife, kaiser sosie style.
     
  9. fantaskarsef

    fantaskarsef Ancient Guru

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    Sadly the Wild West never was a setting I enjoyed, but I think it's cool that you can ride bears o_O
     
  10. emperorsfist

    emperorsfist Master Guru

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    The game (apart from being another survive/craft multiplayer game) looks a bit chaotic. I mean, it has this weird focus on "reality" (the shtick with the kids/wives), and yet you can ride bears and bison? I mean, the stuff with the kids is kinda novel (they better not be essential/immortal), but the rest is by the numbers.

    No thanks...
     

  11. Netherwind

    Netherwind Ancient Guru

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    The NPCs faces sure look lifeless :D
     
  12. lucidus

    lucidus Ancient Guru

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    4:50 ... wtf :D I had to rewind that a couple of times :D
     
  13. KissSh0t

    KissSh0t Ancient Guru

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    It's just so random xD

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    MarkyG Master Guru

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    haha! That was (bad) quality! I may need to check this out!!
     
  15. emperorsfist

    emperorsfist Master Guru

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    Oh my... Is this serious?
     

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