by Mansemat
Wednesday, July 20th, 2004 at 11:36 AM

... in a land far, far, far away word came from a jester that things at the Insanity Ward weren't as many thought.
The time has indeed come, I think to show you lot what we have been up to since our last update. Well let's start with the boring stuff: we have had some departures (go figure) but fortunatly we have had some newcomers as well. So let's welcome, in order of appearance: Goku (mapper), JohnnyBoy (texturer, skinner, modeller), Rog (SFX), Codmate (SFX & Music) and F1CT1T1OUS (skinner). We also got some partime/freelance backup in the essence of John Susek, texturer.

The Enchanted Land slowly is getting form and gradually all departments are creating the world you will battle in. We have started coding and our coder has already tackled one of the major points: our 'special' camera view. We won't be revealing much data as of now simply cause Barballs' mates are keeping the file to himself!! So please DO send him 20.000 mails asking them to finally send the avi over to me so you will be able to see it for yourself afterwards! It's rather special and perhaps we can say that it is something "new". Barballs, iss currently coding something else that's very special to AOFT and perhaps even more unique then the previous but we'll wait for that when the final finished version lands on my shelves.
The modelling department has been quite busy as well with numerous models to be shown, we'll reveal some of the most special. Sknne is almost finished with the model for Little Thumb and he is currently adding more details to the character. Here's the latest version for you to see:

Our devil-do-all Johnneyboy has made a quaint little fella when he was... bored! This is his first model ever and I think should be applauded for it, we haven't decided yet where we will use the character but we will!

Johnney is also very busy on making some tree statics, he already made some which you can view here: treestub, preview 1, 2, 3 ], skins for these are still under evaluation. Tanuko has modelled some more statics after a small abscence (like the rest btw) due to exams and schoolstuff. First of all we would like to present "the beating heart" which will be used in a future map as an objective-type static.

Furthermore Tanuko has made some statics for splat which will again be used in a future map set "Behind the Looking Glass". As you can see the statics are well-known so it won't be hard to figure out what the theme is ;)

Back to Johnney now who has also made a very nice "Warhammer" which has been skinned by our newest member F1CT1T1OUS. We're still figuring out what color the spike will get though ;) He also started working on skinning some weapons, his first work in progress are these "Butterfly Knives". He's currently adjusting the most critiqued parts of his work but we're confident that a true beauty will arise from this :)

Warhammer Render I                   Warhammer Render II                          Butterfly Knives   

Johnnyboy, who actually is a texturer, has also made some nice textures, here's a small part of his work.


Oh and might we add that we have plans with that carddeck ;)

Furthermore our sound department is quite busy on making some nice sounds for the mod... and our musicians already have a nice soundtrack to accompany the game. We'll present to you some work from the overzealous SkyIgntion's and the complete main theme for the mod by the same person. Presenting our main theme titled "Ultimatum Time" and the following songs: "John Jacob Jingleheimer Sadness Remix" for the 7 Goats, and "And the Children March" for the Forester, "New Calm" for a still unspecified character and "Flower in a Crosswalk" for Dorothy Gale.
We currently have over 12 musical scores from our musicians and more is coming!

Next up mapping, we've made some nice progress in mapping, we already showed you "The Frog Kings Dojo", a as of yet unnamed "Training Level" and "The Village of the Damned" on select forums. But our mappers are busy on some new maps as well... expect some pictures of "The Dwarven Mine", "The Queen's Castle" and more soon. And here are some more pics of a yet unnamed map with a gold brick road...

As for me, I've been busy organising things and making an extensive touristic guide for the Enchanted World. Within you can find what the Enchanted World is and what you can expect from our little mod, it's maps, it's style, in short: everything you need to know. We'll elaborate more and more on the concept and design of the mod as we go along.
Next I would like you to show some stuff that will be featured in the mod in the near or distant future.

Presenting "The Tin Soldier", who will be getting a very nice spot in the game. We'll reveal what he is and what he is meant to do later :)- And more soldiers coming along, you might recognise these chaps from the real Alice story and/or several games. But I can assure you that our "Card Soldiers" are much, much more evil and vile. Expect more characters like that in the future. ;)

One of our community member suggested the use of a badger, at first we were reluctant in using the character but after checking it appears that a chinese fairy tale has a badger as main character. So here he is "Badger" ready to get modelled, skinned and animated as a NPC. Some more NPC's will be introduced at a later stage of devellopment, here are some folks you might get to see sooner: the trees from "the Forest of Fighting Trees"... and yes, the name implies what they are! Then we have these cute bunnies who aren't as cute as they really seem and have, together with "Mother Cunicul", a special level I think never has been seen before!. Oh and let's not forget the huge and fearsome crocodile that ate Hook's hand and much later his whole arm.

Last but not least I have finished some new painting for the characters. I'll present these two first though, the rest will follow. Presenting "The Wolf" and "The Wizard of Oz".
                     Click on bold above to view larger version, click on picture below to view character page.

That's it for now but expect to see more from us in the near future. People who are interested in joining Insanity Ward, please do, we can use all the help we can get. You can see a list of openings in the King's Barracks on our forum.

...and they lived happily ever after!


New Team Members!
by Mansemat
Wednesday, April 21th, 2004 at 13:23 AM

Since the site has been relaunched we've been getting frequent mails for new members and thus we would like to introduce our new Insanity Ward members:
First of all we have Tanoku, a very talented modeller who will be providing us with new character and weapon models. He's also a skinner and texturer.
Then we have Phant00m, coming from Holland who is our first mapper and we hope to see much from him.
MMV is our second mapper and arrived here shortly after Phant00m, he will also be providing us with some gorgeos maps.
And last but not least there's Barballs, mapper/coder and our latest addition to this talented team. He'll be mainly providing us with code and will be building this mod up from scrap.
We hope to be getting more and more help as we progress and are still desperatly in search of Texture Artists, so if anyone feels called please don't hesitate to apply.

We'll be seeing you soon, hopefully with some nice eyecandy!



by Mansemat
Friday, April 16th, 2004 at 11:07 AM

Hi everyone,

Well it seems I made a small mistake on my part on the community pages. I accidentally linked the forums to the old forums which are, ofcourse, down. I've fixed it now so you can visit the right forums HERE.

Sorry bout that! ;)


All Out Fairy Tale - Relaunch.
by Mansemat
Tuesday, April 13th, 2004 at 10:06 AM

Hello everyone,

After a too long silence we are now proud to announce the re-launch of the All Out Fairy Tale site. We hope you enjoy the new design and the increased amount of content which will grow larger as our mod grows with it.
Our previous site hosted by my ex-co-lead Brandon was disabled quite some time ago and I have received word today that it will stay that way. We wish Brandon very much luck and hope he'll return safely from Iraq very soon. Dispite the fact that the .com is gone we have had contact with ScvWebfire from OSX-Gamingfiles who's been generous enough to give us this site. We wish to thank Scv once more for lending us help in tough times and wish to remind him to tell us whether or not he likes wine! The new URL has given us a fresh start and we hope to expand nicely in the future.

Back to business though, the mod. Besides all the work that has gone into the creation of the new site and forums, we've been having a fair amount of progress with the mod. Three character models are finished: Humpty Dumpty (coming online soon!), Forester and Little Red and are ready to be skinned, and animated. Our modellers are busy working on new characters which will be presented here any time soon! We also have our first weapons model: Little Red's basket and there will be much, much more to come. We also recruited some very talented musicians who are composing songs for All Out Fairy Tale as we spreak. The artists I speak of are, first of all: SickSouls, a collective of deranged Portugese metallers ready to unleash hell on the Enchanted World. And secondly, Skyignition, a very talented bloke with an equal dark twist who will be making some very nice melodic and deep sounds. As soon as their notes reach me you'll be the first ones to hear it. I myself have received backup from a very talented 2D artist, Diogo aka Meioautomatik, who will be aiding me in the creation of the Enchanted World and everything in it. He's already made some very nice sketches for upcoming which you'll be able to see in the near future.

Even though things are going nicely we still are searching to expand our team with talented and motivated people. We are currently looking for people in almost every department, a small summary:

  • Coders
  • Modellers
  • Animators
  • Skinners
  • Texturers
  • Sound Effect Artists
  • PR Managers
  • PHP Wizards

            A more detailed summary can be found on the forums in THIS thread. If you are interested and motivated please don't hesitate to apply cause we all know the saying: "the more the merrier!"

Well, thats about it for today, we hope you enjoy the new site and content which hopefully will shed some more light on what All Out Fairy Tale will be. Expect more in the future (the more the better if I'm concerned) and feel free to discuss anything in our forums and don't hesitate to contact us in case you feel the need!

Greetings and see you soon!

All Out Fairy Tale - Reorganisation.
by Mansemat
Wednesday, January 28th, 2004 at 10:40 AM

Hello everybody

We're currently reorganising alot of things within the team and All Out Fairy Tale in general. Fixing problems here and there and making sure the future looks bright.

We had to say goodbye to some of our members due to the fact they haven't been able to keep contact for a long time. Due to this we are now, even more then before, looking for new applicants. So if you are interested please don't hesitate to email me to mansemat@alloutfairytale.net for any of the positions existing.

Like said, due to the dissappearance of the owner of this site we are unable to update this site, in wait for a new one we recommend you head over to the modDatabase section for All Out Fairy Tale HERE

We hope to see you around very soon with a fresh and clean start and a better then before AOFT.



Small Update.
by Mansemat
Monday, December 15th, 2003 at 05:34 AM

First of all, the "All Out Fairy Tale" Team would like to wish you all a very happy Christmas! We hope you have a jolly day with family and friends behind a well-dressed table and a lot of presents under the Christmas tree.









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