A+ R A-
29 July 2014

CD Projekt RED releases mod and development toolkit

Rate this item
(3 votes)

Are you a fan of modding, editing and playing around with your games? Did you jump for joy at the unveiling of the Unreal Development Kit

 

Well we have some exciting news for you! 

CD Projekt RED have announced the launch of REDkit, the ultimate set of tools for crafting non-linear role-playing adventures. Available for free via its official website, REDkit is based on the development tools used to create CD Projekt RED’s award-winning game, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The editor has just entered its open beta phase, allowing everyone who is waiting for The Witcher 3 to go back to the previous instalment of the series and create new, amazing content or just play around with other modders' creations.

REDkit gives modders of all skill levels the tools, they need to tell non-linear tales full of branching plots, believable characters and far-reaching consequences for player actions. Without learning to program or wrangling with opaque editors, game creators can use the top-quality art and assets from The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings or import their own, as well as intuitive tools for environment creation, to craft their own unique role-playing adventures.

"For CD Projekt RED, RPGs are all about telling amazing stories," said Adam Badowski, head of CD Projekt RED. "We want to give players the power to tell the same kind of non-linear, branching stories that made The Witcher games so popular. Our fans have helped us for years to make our games the best they can be, and REDkit is part of embracing our community as a partner in game development."

REDKit features:

• Intuitive tools developed for all would-be storytellers and game designers
• Complex and user-friendly terrain tools, including the SpeedTree foliage system
• Utilize the astonishing graphics and visuals that power The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
• Create a realistic and dynamic day and night cycle in a few clicks
• Implement non-linear stories and quests with a unique quest system that allows player decisions to impact the game world and plot
• Build believable characters, NPCs, and entire communities and set their interactions with the player
• Place dialogue cameras automatically or manually to create a filmlike experience

 

 

Last but not least, CD Projekt RED has also announced the winner of the REDkit mod contest. The author of the best entry is Philipp Weber from Germany, and he will receive the main prize, which is a one-of-a-kind Witcher sword, forged from the finest materials. Philipp’s work is already featured as a Mod of the Month on a newly opened website, which contains all the necessary information on the editor itself, including tutorials, mods uploaded by the community, and forums where players will be able to get feedback from the developers.

To find out more about the REDKit, visit the website. If you would like to know more about The Witcher 3, read our interview with CD Projekt RED. 

So, would you like to play with the tools that helped to create The Witcher 2? Comment below and let us know what you would create! 

Last modified on Monday, 13 May 2013 19:22

Shop with us!

gamefanshop partner banner

Post Archive

« January 2013 »
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

Latest Video

Something On the Side

Contrast: Blinded by the light

Contrast: Blinded by the light

Platform puzzler with a bright concept finds itsel...

Skyward Collapse Review: Sooner or later, it will ...

Skyward Collapse Review: Sooner or later, it will ...

Fal-san is your god... Or at least, god of two war...

Cloudberry Kingdom: Hesitation is the enemy

Cloudberry Kingdom: Hesitation is the enemy

Dynamically-created levels make Cloudberry Kingdom...

Rock and roll with indie platformer Element4l

Rock and roll with indie platformer Element4l

Seth reviews I-illusions experimental indie number

Eldritch: A Lovecraftian Roguelike

Eldritch: A Lovecraftian Roguelike

A Lovecraft-inspired roguelike , which is either h...

Master Reboot: Memories of a monster

Master Reboot: Memories of a monster

First-person adventure/horror title with some effe...

Race the Sun Review: Put the ship up to ludicrous ...

Race the Sun Review: Put the ship up to ludicrous ...

We’re racing at the speed of light right towards t...

Bionic Dues: My exo is better than your robot army...

Bionic Dues: My exo is better than your robot army...

A turn based, rogue like with robots? What is this...

Knights of Pen and Paper: Review- Roll that D20, r...

Knights of Pen and Paper: Review- Roll that D20, r...

Fal-san goes back to the age of pixels in his revi...

Vox Review and giveaway: The beginning, nothing mo...

Vox Review and giveaway: The beginning, nothing mo...

Fal-san takes a look at Vox, a cute little blocky ...