I haven't added much on the site for a while but am at work making the game better. I added a Seadoo to motor around to other breaks, and added a new test break. It's a peak, left and right breaks off a new island. It's not included in the demo but check out the new video. The new break also has set waves, and random wave generation, so wait for a set wave, or surf the little inside breaks. There are some bugs in the new build but they are being fixed and everything is on schedule to have a real game by July. Check back soon more posts will be, well uh, posted more frequently as we get closer to summer in SoCal.
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There's a new surfing video game released on Steam in early access called Virtual Surfing by Waveor. The graphics are amazingly good, and I'm glad they are continuing on with their project since they haven't updated much for a couple months. I'm sure there's room for a variety of surfing video games, so play them all. Ha ha.
I'll keep an eye on their progress and diversify Search for Surf to add something different from their game for players to enjoy. Currently, I'm looking at Search for Surf tending toward adventure more than aerial tricks and graphics. I think it should be more video game like, though not arcade like, with surfing as the reward; find cool waves and get good rides, based on your adventures. Enjoy the atmosphere.
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Play the game and add comments.
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I'm currently making another demo build that will be out shortly. A video of game play is rendering as I write.
It's done. click "Read More" to watch below!
I went to add a mouse look to the game, so you could look around while paddling, and I was pleasantly impressed by the new camera view that I added while I was trying to get the mouse look to work. Short story short, I added a new camera that makes paddling for and catching waves really fun and cool looking.
This makes a huge difference in the game, and I'm excited to hear what comments you might have about the new view.
I'll post again when the new feature is added to the demo, but a video will be up within a day or two.
Check it out.
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After playing let me know how you liked it.