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Conversation Engine [WIP]

Discussion in 'Made With Unity' started by Tom163, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. Tom163

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    I've been taking a good look at the various dialog systems available here, and many of them are really good, but none of them does what I want. So I'm writing my own.

    What this does is:
    * branching dialog system
    * audio, animation and subtitles
    * can execute arbitrary actions at any step in the dialog
    * most importantly: cinematic camera controls

    This is greatly inspired by the first Vampire game, which had such a feature.
    What it means is that for each part of the conversation, you can specify a camera perspective. There is a good assortment available, from profiles to side-shot or the classic "over the shoulder" shot.

    Here are two screenshots and a shot of the editor interface.
    I still have a few things to sort out, especially interface controls. Right now, everything just runs on auto-pilot with no way to speed up or slow down by the player.
     

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  2. Pelajesh

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    this looks cool... Will you publish it here?
     
  3. mikesgames

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    nice tool.I am hoping it is free, because i am unable to pay for things :(
     
  4. Tom163

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    Yes, I will publish it. No, it probably won't be free, but I will very likely be using the "pick your own price" model again that I've used for my Terrain Tools.
     
  5. Pelajesh

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    too bad that it wont be free :(, but I might buy it for a reasonable price :p
     
  6. coin-god

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    This looks really really god. :D

    Shame I wont be able to buy it.
     
  7. Ony

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    Great idea, I look forward to seeing the finished product. I just bought one of your sky packs yesterday and this conversation system looks like it will be on my list as well.
     
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