I won’t go into too much detail, there are a number of things to announce but of most importantly I’ll be kicking off the Free G4E DLC (for G4E owners), more on that below.Do you really want to know the whole abbreviated story? Then go ahead, but a fair warning, it’s starts of happy enough but becomes very, very painful to read towards the end.We’d also started that awesome last contest and I think I just spent a little too much time eagerly reading entries than I was allowed to 🙂So far so good, but here’s where I made a critical error.I have this rule where I don’t announce dates before said item is complete, as it had gotten me in trouble in the past.Fast forward to the trailer, a month had become two during which I completed the outro scene leading up to the vote. Long story short coordinating the pieces and fix renders took far, far longer than I had planned and by the time it was done, I had somewhat overstepped on the material I actually wanted to show.During all this time I had the trailer sitting in the wings, as I’d completed it before even releasing the teaser.and I quote: If you’ve purchased and managed to get through the end, don’t forget to vote for your favorite. I’ll post news as it becomes available, but first off the BMT links are finally up and running. After purchase you’ll get email and on screen confirmation with direct download links that provide fast download. The trailer will give you a good overview of what’s included in Girlfriends 4 Ever, but of course only a glimpse I hope you enjoy it as much as I’ve had creating it!! Big apologies about the one day delay and ongoing server issues the site’s been experiencing.
That was the second mistake the result of which was that when the release date finally arrived and although we’d made all general preparations we were under coordinated, my big fault. Being my first animation project I knew there was going to be a lot of feedback.So this whole deal, this whole event was about introducing Affect3D’s first animation project.Yes it was always going to be a little rough around the edges, but it was also going to be my first, and like a girl popping her cherry, I’d be damned if I wouldn’t have at least tried to make it that special moment 🙂The basic premise was awake interest and question marks with the teaser, about a month later show off the trailer quickly followed by the release. I’d kept this little animation project under wraps for a long time so announcing it for the first time was a big moment.It was ready to go all I had to do was flick the switch. Everyone had pressed refresh at the same time which caused the server to crash.I’d cracked a couple of jokes leading up to it and literally hit ‘update page’ on the second… Me and Alpensepp tried to frantically get the server back up, first long enough for me to post the update and again to get it stable. I was pretty much overwhelmed with the response for the trailer I have to say, just one of those life-time moments.