Dead Space Demake FMV update

I've updated Dead Space Demake again. This will probably be the final update. It doesn't change any of the gameplay but it adds a little intro cutscene adapted from the original Dead Space.

I had the idea for this before I released the Demake but I didn't want to keep delaying the release so I decided not to work on it for the initial release. I wasn't even sure if what I wanted to do would be possible but once I had the time to look into it I worked out a way to get what I wanted. In Dead Space the intro section is all playable from the usual Dead Space third person perspective so I had to work out a way to get proper camera angles. It turns out that a while ago a debug PS3 copy of Dead Space leaked which had a debug free cam mode attached which made it possible to actually set up camera angles. This worked really well but I needed a way to effectively save and replay shots so I used cheat engine to find the memory location of the XYZ coordinates and rotation of the free camera and then saved out the values to hotkeys so I could keep re running save states and then switching to the angle I wanted. The only section that didn't work out this way was the hallway run scene and elevator shot towards the end. To do that I had to use this first person mod:

I'm really happy with how it turned out it's pretty much exactly as I imagined it. I think it doesn't quite hit the exact vibes of a PS1 FMV cutscene but It's pretty close. It also just makes the demake feel a lot nicer, there wasn't really any context to the demake originally but now there's this perfect flow from the end of the cutscene to the start of the gameplay.


DeadSpaceDemake 209 MB
Jun 16, 2023

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