The New Era was an ambitious project taken on initially by myself and Darth Hunter, another community designer of Movie Battles 2. Initially the total conversion mod was planned to be a continuation of Movie Battles 2 class based gameplay. Over time the roadmap for the project expanded to include other modes such as Capture the Flag and Team Deathmatch. Valve’s Source engine was used throughout the duration of the project, first using Half Life 2: Deathmatch as the base game and later the standalone Source SDK Base.
I was co-leader and later leader of the project, as well as level designer for the mod’s Deathstar and Tantive IV levels. I also assisted with programmer and model creation for level props.
The project was in development for roughly six years before falling into development lingo. Currently the project and it’s data are in storage until a plan to recycle/continue development in another project can be proposed successfully.