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Marcusq Sep 29, 2013 @ 5:33pm
Level Generation Question
So far there are 5 levels Roanoke PD, Cyprus Park, Estates, Barlowe Square and Pioneer Express(my personal favorite) . So what I want to see is an indepth look into the RNG stuff and "procedually generated" stuff. I mean is it check points is anything wildly different or are we going to be hitting the same paths every level from what I have seen from the beta/alpha nothing changes for PD it is always the same path through. So some fleshing out of what "procedual generation" means, might be nice.
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Mkilbride Sep 29, 2013 @ 6:02pm 
Eh?

PD changtes quite frequently. I've played about 20 hours. Yes, you will run into the same variation oftne. It is not easy to have like 200 different randomly generated layouts of the same map.

I think there are 3-4 variations of each map, some are small variations though.
Tatsur0  [developer] Sep 30, 2013 @ 3:08am 
Quite a bit more in fact. Either you're very unlucky or have watched the same youtube video more than once. There are numerous paths and objectives, same with extraction, and hunted is just random spawns and paths.
Mkilbride Sep 30, 2013 @ 3:54am 
I dunno, I've played each mode at least 10 times and noticed generally where eveyrthing will be, or the variation just isn't easy to notice.
Tatsur0  [developer] Sep 30, 2013 @ 4:26am 
Yeah you tend to find those special situations that are extremely unlikely. Don't know what to say. Roll of the dice is what it is.
Darkening Demise Sep 30, 2013 @ 4:54pm 
5 Levels? I only see 4.
Marcusq Sep 30, 2013 @ 6:03pm 
one of the post cards flip over in the trailer that is the 5 level
Darkening Demise Oct 1, 2013 @ 7:15pm 
There's only 4 in game right now.
Mkilbride Oct 1, 2013 @ 7:17pm 
Wow, 4 people? That's alot.
Darkening Demise Oct 1, 2013 @ 10:14pm 
*4 levels.
Tatsur0  [developer] Oct 5, 2013 @ 2:12am 
Actually you only see 3 with 1 using 2 game-modes. We showed 5 in the trailer.
Darkening Demise Oct 5, 2013 @ 4:20pm 
Ah nice, so that fifth coming in an update or is it from the planned DLCs?
Tatsur0  [developer] Oct 5, 2013 @ 5:46pm 
It is not part of our future content packs no. It will be released as soon as it's ready :)
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