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GLIXEL: How the Makers of ‘System Shock’ and ‘Ultima Underworld’ Rediscovered Their Roots

Glixel, Rolling Stone’s new game site, interviewed OtherSide’s Paul Neurath and Warren Spector about recently-released VR game Underworld Overlord and reinventing the immersive sim. “There’s a real sense that OtherSide is a group of developers who have come full circle on

UPDATE: Next Steps for Underworld Ascendant & More

Hello backers, Hope you’re all enjoying the year’s end with a virtual cornucopia of new, fun games. We have much to update you on this month! Let’s dive right in… Next Steps for Underworld Ascendant Our current efforts on Underworld

GLIXEL: Blood, Sweat, and Dialogue Trees: How Games Writing Has Evolved

  ICYMI – Our own Warren Spector talks about the past, present, and future of game writing with Glixel.   CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT GLIXEL
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Return to The Stygian Abyss…

 

This is it! The next-generation PC follow-up to Ultima Underworld, the series credited with creating the ‘immersive sim’ genre & influencing such game series as BioShock, Deus Ex, Dishonored, & Elder Scrolls.

The team at OtherSide helped invent this style of game with Ultima Underworld, System Shock, & Thief: The Dark Project. Now, they’re working to take it to the next level.

Enter a fully-realized dungeon realm where the narrative & world react to the player’s unique actions & decisions.

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PLAYER-AUTHORED GAMEPLAY

The Improvisation Engine provides a wide array of tools to experiment with & create your own ingenious solutions to challenges. Unlock your creative potential. Devise clever techniques that even the game’s designers haven’t imagined yet!

PLAYER-DIRECTED NARRATIVE

Become embroiled in an epic plot, as rival factions vie for dominance in struggles that ebb & flow across The Stygian Abyss. Which side will you join? Will you unite, or destroy?

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INTENSE COMBAT

Launch yourself into fluid, running battles where maneuvering & timing are everything. Utilize your environment to stack the odds in your favor.

INVENTIVE MAGIC

Collect magical runes bristling with power. Combine them in startling ways with our procedural spell system.

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More than just a dungeon crawl, Underworld Ascendant innovates ‘immersive sim’ gameplay in bold new ways!

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