Welcome to Future Perfect

Posted by Max at 25-11-2014
Future Perfect

For the past year we’ve been working on a new project with a small team at Unknown Worlds. While most of the company has been involved with the underwater adventure Subnautica, Andrew, Brian, Dushan and I have been quietly working on a different type of game. Future Perfect: a game about discovering, creating and playing games online with your friends.

Many games have influenced us, but some of our fondest gaming memories come from playing mods at LAN parties. Future Perfect is about bringing that nostalgic experience into the present.  The first part of Future Perfect is a handful of varied game modes based around first person cooperative and competitive gameplay. The second part is an toolset built directly into Future Perfect for creating and sharing your own games.…

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Recreating the ‘Lan Party’ Feel

Posted by Max at 25-11-2014
Future Perfect

The mid-2000s were a magical time for the LAN party. Half Life 2 modding was just starting up. Warcraft 3 was giving us new games to play like Tower Defense and DotA. And Battlefield 1942 mods let you fight as a pirate or fly a helicopter before it was cool.

The night would start with a good dose of pizza and soda and then it was time to play some weird game your buddy Stephen heard about on an obscure modding forum. It might have taken a couple hours to get everyone patched up and modded but it was worth it.

Part of the inspiration of Future Perfect is recreating that LAN party feel. Minus the patching. And you will have to take care of the pizza.

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