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Arastoph
11-10-2011, 02:07 AM
Welcome to the largest project i have yet to undertake on LBP2!!!
- ELEMENTALIS -

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y272/arastoph/lbp/383e83bae2a18a35032ba788c26b845422ef0504-1.jpg
Completed Parts:
http://i2.lbp.me/img/bl/47212a7042343b17435ec3d9603c07f5c23b76cc.png
Elementalis - Introduction Trailer - http://lbp.me/v/178jcm

Parts in construction

Elementalis - Title Page and menu
Part one: The wilderness trials
Part two : The path of darkness
Movie - Freedom of Chaos
Part Three a: Burning Desire
Part Three b: Where there's smoke...
Part Four a: Frozen Wasteland
Part Four b: A dish best served cold..
Part Five a: The Swollen Marsh
Part Five b: From the Depths
Part Six a: Crescent Canyon
Part Six b: A Rock and a Hard Place
Part Seven a: Windswept Plains
Part Seven b: The Neverending Gale
Part Eight: Calm before the Storm
Part Nine: Vivamus lunae
Ending - Good or Bad!


Plot
Since the dawn and dusk that set on the first day in history they have existed...
The Elements, immortal demi gods bound to humanoid forms and controlled by the more powerful gods of the sun and the moon. Solus the sun god and Azura the Moon god battled for control of the earth as Solus wished for nothing more than his rays of light to warm the world and spread joy and hope to all who bask in his glory. Azura however was a vain spirit. He wanted the world to be cast into darkness so that he may be the only glowing symbol in the sky for people to gaze in wonder and worship. Their fighting literally split the worlds crust in two, enraging the seas and engulfing the earth in flame. With the elements as their weapons they almost destroyed the world and the creatures who dwell upon it that they both so selfishly wanted for their own. The elementals, growing tired of the fighting between these two sentinals abandoned them and escaped to the most distant corners of the planet where they could cause havok on their own.
Realising the evil they had released upon the land Solus and Azura declared peace between themselves and shared the world half by day and half by night. By working together they recaptured the elementals so that their energy could be controlled and contained and no more harm could be caused to the world. All four elementals were sealed in a large magic treasure chest and left in the hands of humanity who now dominated the land below. Solus and Azura returned to the distant skies to watch over the planet while the humans cast the chest into a temple and sealed it forever.
However... humans are such simple creatures, easily tempted by power and greed. It would only take one to release the elementals back into the realm of humanity and allow them to continue their chaotic spree of terror...

That day has come.


Overview
In this tale you play as Jack the famous treasure hunter who foolishly mistakes the chest of the elementals as a chest of supreme wealth and riches. Accompanying you on the hunt at first is a woman named kari who dissapears shortly after the chest is opened and the worst is feared as to her survival..
Jack cursed with the guilt of what he has done is summoned by Solus and Azura who speak to him in the temple and charge him with a task to recapture the elementals before they destroy the eco system and wipe out all life on the planet.
Over a number of levels Jack recaptures each elemental and after doing so gains some of their power. After capturing the fire elementals spirit he is able to travel through molten rock, shoot flames in all directions and "blaze run" in a chosen direction... even up walls!
After capturing all the spirits he may return to the temple to dispatch them back into the chest and save himself and the world from destruction.

Features

Multiple sackbot control - One player can swap between two totally different sackbots (Jack and Kari) to complete puzzles
Master the Elements! - Jack gains powers from each spirit he collects. Swap between human form and demi god form to use specific powers against your enemies
Powers - Include snap freezing, ice slides/bridges, fire morphing to pass through molten rock, double jump by using wind to propel you upwards, tornado attacks, extinguish, float platforms on water and many many more
4 unique boss fights and a final boss
A complex storyline with two different endings. Hidden treasure and easter eggs to be found!
A land changed by the weather - The levels change from night to day and are effected by the element that inhabits them. You could be in a desert where a forest once stood thanks to the fire elemental burning down all the trees, a flooded marsh where a town once stood thanks to the water elemental flooding it, etc


The estimated time for this project is 3 months till completion though some delays may happen due to testing and bugs/issues.
Please leave any feedback here and go have a look at the completed segments to get an idea of what is to come!
Expect updates every so often with a minimum of two a month expected. <3

:)

CYMBOL
11-10-2011, 02:21 AM
Read the storyline and it sounds ambitious to say the least. So, 3 months till the whole projects complete?

I have a series, The Dream Catcher, that will need about 5 levels to tell the story, but each level will probably take 3-5 months, so, I may have to break down one day and get others to help if I ever want to get it complete. I have a trailer for it, and may finish level one, the intro, after my current project.

Anyway, your sounds like great fun, I have the trailer queued and can't wait to hear about the progress. Best of luck!

ClaireTheKitten
11-10-2011, 02:22 AM
WOAH,
This sounds really cool! I love the storyline and how the levels will work, I will definitely be looking forward to this series!

Arastoph
11-10-2011, 10:07 PM
Read the storyline and it sounds ambitious to say the least. So, 3 months till the whole projects complete?

I have a series, The Dream Catcher, that will need about 5 levels to tell the story, but each level will probably take 3-5 months, so, I may have to break down one day and get others to help if I ever want to get it complete. I have a trailer for it, and may finish level one, the intro, after my current project.

Anyway, your sounds like great fun, I have the trailer queued and can't wait to hear about the progress. Best of luck!

Good luck with "The Dream Catcher" please feel free to send me a link when you have made some progress on it so that i can leave a review and no doubt a smiley face :)

Update: Part one is now 85% complete and now requires dialogue triggers and sound effects to be added and some final testing and problem solving.
Each part shall be shared as soon as it is ready with a level link only added once the next part is published in the chain. Expect some more news soon.

CYMBOL
11-13-2011, 07:35 PM
Good luck with "The Dream Catcher" please feel free to send me a link when you have made some progress on it so that i can leave a review and no doubt a smiley face :)

Update: Part one is now 85% complete and now requires dialogue triggers and sound effects to be added and some final testing and problem solving.
Each part shall be shared as soon as it is ready with a level link only added once the next part is published in the chain. Expect some more news soon.

I have a teaser trailer on my earth if you want to see what the Dream Catcher is about.

I watched your intro and thought it was really great and had that epic feel you were going for.

Can't wait to see more.

I hope its a success for you. Best of luck, and let me know if ever need a beta tester.:)

Arastoph
01-10-2012, 09:44 AM
Update time!


Elementalis - The Wilderness Trials is finally here!
http://ie.lbp.me/img/bl/57e1818caf14275b8d5b1e8ce49cf3a985a416c2.png
http://lbp.me/v/79trjs
Join Jack and Kari as they venture through a vast jungle in search of the treasure of the elementals! work together to complete puzzles which block your path and use your selection of abilities to conquer difficult terrain! This level contains two sackbots that can be controlled individually by just one master controllinator and a heap of logic! have fun!
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y272/arastoph/02ca28694c2570aecf1c41318ae33f6f25a49669-1.jpg

Please let me know what you think and stay tuned for Part two - The burning ruins of Abrakash! <3

Arastoph
01-12-2012, 01:13 AM
:star:New Update!!! :star:
The next part in the project is under way!! <3

Elementalis - The Burning Ruins of Abrakash
http://i7.lbp.me/img/bl/83701cd8b66814e37d19a8e0c03a60a3d0110f9f.png
http://if.lbp.me/img/ft/99fbd8fb479c7b703fee727c4c0e7299795f06c5.jpg
http://i6.lbp.me/img/ft/546a8ca75b7de9de49f28323244f1250e9ff23f5.jpg

This level will contain ALOT of action sequences in which the player must race against time to climb, dodge or run though sections before danger catches up with them
Hazards include hot magma jets/pools, moving and sinking platforms, steam vents, tribal protectors, entire sections of scenery breaking away into the molten lava, etc
grabinators with the oppotunity to throw kari through the air ^_^
new checkpoint designs, grappling hook design and real time dialog events based around characters decisions
The iconic moment in the series when jack reaches the elemental chest (seen in the level hub!)
the introduction of Solus and Azura the Gods of Day and Night
A shocking end to the act that changes everything (including gameplay from here on!)
motion captured animations thanks to my new move controller :D

and much much much more!!
expect more news as it develops!