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Latest news: La Poma bikepark scanned and retopology!

Hello everyone! We’re back one more Friday to let you know the latest BMX The Game development news produced here at Barspin Studios.

This week we already have the scanned model of La Poma bikepark (if you do not know what all this is about, you may take a look to this post). Now the hard work of retopology begins, which means that we are creating a more polished 3D model with less polygons in order to get a more optimized terrain. Down below you can take a look to the screenshots taken once the land has been scanned. We hope to be able to show you the progress of retopology made on next week.

Meanwhile, the programming department keeps working hard on the physics as well as the bug fix. If all goes well next week we will be able to show you the progress made with tricks and physics.

This is all for today. We wish you a happy weekend!

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Latest news: La Poma bikepark!

Hello everyone! We’re back one more Friday to let you know the latest BMX The Game development news produced here at Barspin Studios.

Today we want to talk about La Poma park. As many of you know, we tried to make a replica of La Poma one year ago, but the park suffered a lot of changes months ago. Due these changes besides the difficulty of making a dirt park, we just tried with a new technique called photogrammetry.

This week part of the team went to La Poma and could take aerial pictures thanks to a dron. Through those pictures we will be able to make a 3D and a realistic replica for the game. La Poma will be the first dirt park in BMX The Game, indeed. Notice La Poma is a huge terrain with a lot of difficulty and work (we want it to be as realistic as possible), but we’ll make our bests in order to include the park for the Early Access version (Steam).

Down below you have some pictures taken during the recording day.

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That’s all for today. Have a nice weekend!

 

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Latest news: loading screen!

Hello everyone! We’re back one more Friday to let you know the latest BMX The Game development news produced here at Barspin Studios.

As we previously announced  to backers, today we made a video showing the loading screen you will have on the beta. As the city will be huge, players will be able to play some tricks in a loading screen that will change every time.

This loading screen will be generated randomly with different spots and different bikepark pieces. We are also working on new minigames so you do not have to wait doing nothing while computer loads the city. Notice that this load screen is very simple for any computer to load fast. In this case, game loaded the stadium (Palau Sant Jordi) we talked about past week.

Finally, we have been reading you comments about asking new gameplay with tricks. About this, if we have not showed tricks so far, it is because we do not have everything implemented and polished yet. Until we have every trick finished, we won’t be able to show gameplay with tricks. Thanks for your patience. Have a good weekend.

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Latest news: reaction time comparative video!

Hello everyone! We’re back one more Friday to let you know the latest BMX The Game development news produced here at Barspin Studios.

This week we made a comparative video to show you the improvement made in terms of the trick reaction time . Many of you have been complaining about the noticable delay of the 0.184 version tricks and today we wanted to show you how this delay has been reduced on the beta version. Specifically, the reaction time now is 3 times lower. You can check it on the video we made for you down below. Have a nice weekend!

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Latest news: about arcade mode and new stadium!

Hello everyone! We’re back one more Friday to let you know the latest BMX The Game development news produced here at Barspin Studios.

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About arcade mode:

As you asked us last week, today we are explaining what will be the arcade mode you could see in the menu that we are preparing. The main difference between the arcade mode and the simulator mode will revolve around the physics, also affecting the control, since the simulator, as you know, will require a higher ability with the controller.

The arcade mode is designed for those beginners who start to play for the first time as well as for those who want a more fun and fast style, without requirements. Have in mind that the tournaments and competitions will be only in simulation mode, as it is aimed at those who want a challenge.

This functionality is under development and you will be able to test it (in a work in progress state) on the coming beta.

New stadium:

Finally, we show you a few images (work in progress) of the Palau San Jordi that we are recreating to get inside the game. Among other things, it will be scene of the park editor. For more details, stay tuned to the next posts on the blog.

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That’s all for now. Have a nice weekend!