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Author Topic: Media Molecule’s "Dream" looks very, very creative. Now in Early Access  (Read 863 times)

askovdk

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There is still no release date beside a ‘this year’, but I’m so high after watching the latest developer demos, that I have to share it.
I don’t expect this thread to generate much discussion, - it’s just a head-up to all creative souls here.

The latest video shows how music is can easily be edited, but also how sounds and virtual instruments can be made to create unique variations of sounds.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3BPsKb8p6I

Their first developer stream is about scene building, but also express what seems to be their philosophy; - that creating stuff should be very accessible.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKLkSFrCg0c

And this is about making game functionality.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7B-uSuzbAjY

I’m so hyped for this, as it really looks like they don’t make a game and then bundle it with a construction kit; - but instead make a very nice construction kit and then bundle a game on it as inspiration.
(That is also why I post it here and not in ‘other games’  :) )

(VR will not be supported from day 1 but should come soon after.)

« Last Edit: April 16, 2019, 06:31:31 am by askovdk »
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IndigoFenix

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    • Boundworlds: A Browser-Based Multiverse Creation and Exploration Game

Oh look, a game about world building where the players build worlds and then connect them together using gates.  Never seen THAT before.

...sorry, just a bit annoyed.

This does look interesting.  Curious to see what direction they decide to go in.

askovdk

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No worries, - I agree that 'create your own content' can be a warning that the makers didn't have any ideas of their own.

But this creative tool looks so interesting, that I had to share.
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No worries, - I agree that 'create your own content' can be a warning that the makers didn't have any ideas of their own.

But this creative tool looks so interesting, that I had to share.

IndigoFenix was annoyed as he's been making a 'create your own content' game called BoundWorlds. No real reason to be annoyed though as Dreams is for console rather than browser based, and it's more about creating a sort of 'interactive experience' for other people (lots of focus on creating music for instance) rather than creating a game level.

More than that, this whole genre really started with Second Life.
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With enough work and polish, it could have been a forgettable flash game on Kongregate.

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It was more the "connect through doors" concept, but you're right, beyond the surface concept they aren't that similar.

I wonder if they are planning on adding some overarching game aspect, or if it's just going to be this vast interactive sandbox.

askovdk

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 :)   :)   :)   :)

Early access is out!  And I got a copy!!!    :)    :)    :)

Since the early access is actually at a reduced price compared to the final release, then the number of early access copies may be limited.
The store opened at noon today, and if you can't access the store through the 'app', then try the playstation store webpage.

I can't wait getting home and play with this, and if all goes well, then I will soon become a regular poster here in 'Creative Projects'.  :)
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askovdk

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Fractal spring tree:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/w5SZgSaXRXutvWv38

It is defined by fractal methods, so additional recursion levels of branches or more branches on the 'parent atom' can be made.
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