FEATURED VIDEOS

WolfQuest 3: Amethyst Trailer       

Amethyst Mountain trailer (5/9/19)

https://youtu.be/GWzVhfDFGIM

Public Beta Testing!

Public beta available on Steam (12/28/19)

https://youtu.be/Rm1ol_uHp9k

Fighting Tips and Tactics (JayPlays)   

JayPlays shares fighting tips and tactics needed to survive in WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition. Knowing when and how to fight (or flee) means understanding the risks and rewards when you encounter competitors – grizzly bears, coyotes, foxes, cougars, and, of course, other wolves. (1/4/2020)

 https://youtu.be/qOy_oucXbic

Hunting Tips and Tactics (JayPlays)      

JayPlays demonstrates how to find a herd, identify a vulnerable member, deal damage with risky bite-holds, and when hunting calves, avoid the dangerous hooves of the mother, and more. (11/28/19)

https://youtu.be/s56wz8NsBvI

WolfQuest Returns to Yellowstone: Slough Creek

August 2019 research trip to Slough Creek (11/8/19)

https://youtu.be/OmWX4CNXygE

WolfQuest, Graphics Cards, and You         

How your graphics card affects performance and quality (6/27/19)

https://youtu.be/fQcbkopST48

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TRAILERS & RELEASE INFO

Sweet Dreams

 FREE wolf dreams wallpaper for your computer or phone screen! (12/21/19)

https://youtu.be/A0omSrBJSug

Soundtrack Released for WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition

Nearly two hours of music, and we will be adding more tracks as we continue to develop the game! (12/10/19)

https://youtu.be/T9M6gYKHjvo

WolfQuest 3: Amethyst Trailer       

Amethyst Mountain trailer (5/9/19)

https://youtu.be/GWzVhfDFGIM

Assorted News          

Assorted news (8/15/19)  

https://youtu.be/3vxIprDFi4s

WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition: Patches and Next Steps                      

Patches and next steps (7/29/19)           

https://youtu.be/cg0WTuUrtgM

Looking Forward, Looking Back

One week to release Early Access for Mac/PC and ... history of WQ link. (7/18/19)

https://youtu.be/lOLrZy7WzS8

Early Access Release Date   

July 25, 2019: Releasing Amethyst Mountain for PC/Mac on Steam and itch.io, as Early Access. That will be followed by multiplayer and Slough Creek some months later, then followed by the mobile versions. We’ll then resume development of the next episode, Tower Fall. (6/20/19)           

https://youtu.be/Zl2qW7-oF3U

100 New Things Coming to WolfQuest 3: Anniversary Edition

A list of 100 new features and improvements! (5/23/19)

https://youtu.be/q6ly2jqO64I

Why Why Why?       

Release update and bloopers (12/27/18)           

https://youtu.be/32D0zeBYdfc

Beary Bad News

Release update and grizzly bears (sow & cubs) (12/6/18)

https://youtu.be/WEaR1mxIYPA

The Story So Far       

Recap and updated release and early access info (8/16/2018)           

https://youtu.be/zkektNEL3Ro

When When When?

Original release date with updates (12/28/2017)         

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fr0H0D9X5Kk      

Announcing WolfQuest 3: Anniversary Edition    

Original announcement trailer (8/4/2017)        

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plnOGea7Abk                   

 

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UPDATES, PATCHES, & BETAS (VIDEOS)

See details and notes about all the updates, patches and betas here:

PATCHES & UPDATES: WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition

v1.0.2c Public Beta

New beta ready for testing! See link above for details (2/13/20)

https://youtu.be/zqV93XdRoR0

Water Smarts: v1.0.2b public beta testing

New beta ready for testing! New animal AI behaviors around water. (1/16/20)

https://youtu.be/EnSGzxQJ3zc

WolfQuest: AE v1.0.2 released!

New and improved NPC pathfinding and obstacle avoidance, and controller support plus many smaller improvements and plenty of bugfixes. (1/10/20)

https://youtu.be/bJObbA_U8GE

Public Beta Testing!

Public beta available on Steam (12/28/19)

https://youtu.be/Rm1ol_uHp9k

 

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WOLVES

Hard Rock Ballet       

Refining the wolf movement on the cliffs of Amethyst Mountain  (3/7/19)      

https://youtu.be/QZq6zc4b6hk

Stand Out from the Pack     

Wolf customization options (9/27/18)     

https://youtu.be/41Zg1yNdyJg

Multitasking on the Move   

Emote while moving (animation mixing) (9/13/18)

https://youtu.be/WEowyce7GUI

Shave and a Haircut

New fur shader (7/26/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obrjXHEw6kU

Playful Pups 

New wolf pup models and animations  (7/5/2018) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBpLVAHvxHI

Eye of the Beholder 

New eye shader (6/7/2018)         

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EpcPZOUhgA

What's Your Favorite Howl?           

New howls (5/3/2018)      

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGwUwoWTLxk    

Genes Behind the Scenes    

New genetics system  (4/19/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wV-Dd_ror8g

By Pupular Demand

New pup models (2/8/2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QYGQ2GCPmY    

Let it Snow!   

Wolves sleeping (in new positions!) in the snow (12/14/2017)          

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYnhyMDggOM

Putting on the Fur

 New fur shader :a tech demo of the new fur for WolfQuest (7/14/2017)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cDTdWCmJ00

 

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ANIMALS

NPCs Do the Darndest Things        

New NPC animal behaviors and new golden eagles! (10/25/19)         

https://youtu.be/f2HGe8nRqX4

Carcass Camera Trap          

More realistic animal behaviors at carcasses (6/13/19)

https://youtu.be/P8HA3RrjNSU

Meet the Prey           

New/improved prey! Elk, mule deer, moose, bighorn sheep, snowshoe hares, beavers (6/6/19)

https://youtu.be/NeRnDq3jfW4

Battling Bulls

Bull elk fighting behaviors   (5/30/19)    

https://youtu.be/jS2Jr0Br58o

Meet the Competition          

New cougar model! And bear, coyotes, stranger wolves, and fox (4/11/19)

https://youtu.be/AatLM1BkRRc

Beary Bad News

Release update and grizzly bears (sow & cubs) (12/6/18)

https://youtu.be/WEaR1mxIYPA

Peaceable Kingdom (for a Day)     

Thanksgiving! The animals (11/22/18)   

https://youtu.be/87-I6RJp4h8

Stot If You Got It       

Mule deer hunting (11/15/18)    

https://youtu.be/2-Grf0ncPw0

Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow          

New hare model (10/25/18)        

https://youtu.be/AYZf6sg9En8

Growlin' Grizzly        

New grizzly bear model and sounds (4/26/2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQEMwSOFU9o

Vote for a New Animal!        

New toad and vote for new animal (2/15/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcQ1ant2y0c                                 

Busy as Beavers       

New beavers (1/4/2018)  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V05ULMft_7o                   

Hooves of Hurt         

Elk defense (10/20/2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rwnoJbHX70      

It's a Whole New Herd        

New elk adults and calves    (9/8/2017)  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifYdpU0wyNA

Kicking it Up a Notch           

Elk rear kick (8/25/2017) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpuSyPv4gC8       

A Mule Deer Family 

Mule deer adults and fawns (6/30/2017)          

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymbpLazRLM0

Summertime Snack  

Mule deer fawn (6/16/2017)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbA50-qLobw

New Menu Item: Mule Deer!

Mule deer stotting (6/9/2017)     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5de6lLuTq8

Picnic in the Grass    

Newborn ungulates (5/17/2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mODxbCb4EAY

Happy Thanksgiving from WolfQuest!      

Wolves with new elk carcass (11/24/2017)       

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfyatjL05Sc

 

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GAMEPLAY

Fighting Tips and Tactics (JayPlays)

JayPlays shares fighting tips and tactics needed to survive in WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition. Knowing when and how to fight (or flee) means understanding the risks and rewards when you encounter competitors – grizzly bears, coyotes, foxes, cougars, and, of course, other wolves. (1/4/2020)

https://youtu.be/qOy_oucXbic

Hunting Tips and Tactics (JayPlays)          

JayPlays demonstrates how to find a herd, identify a vulnerable member, deal damage with risky bite-holds, and when hunting calves, avoid the dangerous hooves of the mother, and more. (11/28/19)

https://youtu.be/s56wz8NsBvI

Hunting for the Hardcore   

Crafting the hardest difficulty level. (7/11/19)    

https://youtu.be/wLAY8q2c-yw

Candid Camera        

Photo mode lets you freeze action to take cool screenshots (4/18/19)           

https://youtu.be/7S-doGWQLOs

Passing the Smell Test         

Optimizing the new floating and ground scent system    (4/4/19)     

https://youtu.be/Mckcny6579s

Herd Any Good Names?

Help us name the elk herds! Elk density and herds in Yellowstone and WolfQuest (1/31/19)         

https://youtu.be/IDXFc9P-MwI

I Do... Do You?           

Find a mate mission walkthrough (1/24/19)

https://youtu.be/gIwOIdaqE9Y

Beta Testing WolfQuest 3 (JayPlays)

Guest JayPlays talks about beta testing (1/17/19)         

https://youtu.be/zKPbeoV_bKQ

You're Getting Veery Sleeeepy...     

Wolf physiology system and HUD (1/10/19)      

https://youtu.be/zCAVeLbUpkM

Fight or Flight           

Stranger wolves and the fight or flight meter (1/3/19)

https://youtu.be/e4s5xwLvxYc

Stranger Danger      

NPC (stranger) wolves and packs (12/13/18)   

https://youtu.be/c-FQIk1DBe8

Spawning Food and Foe

Configuring animal spawning (11/8/18)

https://youtu.be/HoWFDmzcq78                                                                                                                     

Energetic Elk

Balancing elk energy and exhaustion (11/1/18)

https://youtu.be/dR0QQsClMbA

Bite Club 2: The Elk Kicks Back      

Refining the elk hunt and bites (10/11/18)

https://youtu.be/G5EBSumIk0Q

Bite Club

Refining the wolf fight (10/5/18) 

https://youtu.be/B0PNQDS48_I

Playing Dead

Player poll about death consequences (9/20/18)

https://youtu.be/yI5uJNSXkvA

I'm the Boss...or Not 

Wolf fighting (8/30/2018)           

https://youtu.be/2fpxMunm8Bo

Good Mate Hunting  

Mate hunting (8/23/2018)           

https://youtu.be/9e8EjK7WwY4

You Had Me at Playbow

New courtship gameplay (8/9/2018)      

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5zKz_MSyaQ                   

Emote Yourself         

New emotes for your wolf    8/2/2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=envkYw5FJc4                    

The Better to Smell You With         

New scent view system 6/28/2018)        

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDeyLmNOS2M                

For Better or For Worse      

Mate AI and personality (6/14/2018)     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRQsAh1ENKc                  

Herding Calves         

New elk calf behaviors (5/31/2018)        

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgXWceqaVdw                 

Feeling Territorial    

New territory system (3/29/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD-O75-jVKU                    

Hungry (Sometimes) Like the Wolf           

New hunger model (3/22/2018) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dilzt2DG4P4                     

Design Challenge! The First 15 Minutes   

Suggestions for start of game (3/1/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHs9MGKaYHI                   

Cleverer Coyotes      

New coyote AI (2/22/2018)          

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6aEloi7xD0

Moveable Feasts       

Picking up food chunks (1/11/2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erRzNsQHHfc                    

Flock Around the Clock        

New global animal movement system (12/1/2017)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spG2xAEVyj0        

Mission Simpossible 

Suggestions for secondary quests (11/17/2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1miy4LZ6mHY

Vote! Fate of the Mate         

Vote on mate death  (11/10/2017)         

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbKPNRrFj50       

Ride of the Wapiti

New elk herding mechanics (10/13/2017)         

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roTLFyRGfkY

Where the Wild Elk Are      

New elk spawning systems  (9/1/2017)  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIz9tKv90S4

I Smell Elk!    

New scent gameplay (7/21/2017)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM_O986pXPw

By Popular Demand...Hydration!    

Ability to drink water (6/3/2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fXNbG5gEPU                  

 

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MULTIPLAYER

New Tricks for the Pack: Improving Multiplayer Functionality  

Multiplayer suggestions (1/25/2018)     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o17JEpzcQuE

 

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ENVIRONMENT

Slough Creek Rocks!

Improving the beautiful granite outcrops that make Slough Creek so distinctive. (2/6/20)

https://youtu.be/xZg-hXq9Nu0

A Den of One's Own

A first look at the first type of dens: basically a hole in the ground.(1/30/20)

https://youtu.be/TFrxlhDdc5Y

A Peek at Slough Creek

A quick look at WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition’s next map/episode Slough Creek, now in development. (1/23/20)

https://youtu.be/FRseO7YOaLc

I'm Dreaming of a White Cliff Rock...

Snow accumulates on cliffs! Today’s video shows that new shader in action. (12/13/19)

https://youtu.be/6kFjK_-JcRY

WolfQuest Patch Notes - v1.0.1a

Lots of fixes and new aspen trees! (11/1/19)

https://youtu.be/zuwkEWotyMo

Cliff Face Lift 

Improved cliff terrain (9/20/19)

https://youtu.be/fGdgxBHzoM4

Shadow Play 

Better shadows to the horizon!  (7/4/19)      

https://youtu.be/dMHqkrI-24U

The Music of Sound 

Creating the soundscape (5/2/19)           

https://youtu.be/ARbj57w45-s

Really Old Trees       

New models of the petrified tree forest in Amethyst Mountain  (4/25/19)    

https://youtu.be/z6BIzwVJ_sU

Weathering Heights 

Weather effects (3/28/19)

https://youtu.be/nLzjSa-hthY

Music and Elk Herds and Trees, Oh my!

New music, the new elk herd names, and whitebark pines. (3/21/19)           

https://youtu.be/q5pwF3H9U2E

The Long and Winding Lamar        

Creating the Lamar River (2/28/19)        

https://youtu.be/PX55cEqfA4Y

I've Been Working on the River     

Making improved rivers and creeks (2/14/19)  

https://youtu.be/c-PgzxHbeTk

Running Through the Woods on a Snowy Evening         

Dynamic weather system snow effects and holiday greeting (12/20/18)      

https://youtu.be/Txhfd4N_OII

Into the Woods

New forests (11/29/18)    

https://youtu.be/YLykOqBlIGI

Our Douglas-firs are Tree-mendous

New Douglas-Fir tree models (9/6/2018)

https://youtu.be/TZxwEQjZe8k

Render in the Grass 

New grass and sagebrush (6/21/2018)  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBMV_q00yKQ                 

At World's End         

Creating the world beyond the map (5/24/2018)         

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keDDSjmUYJg                   

Cliff Notes     

Creating cliff terrain and bighorn preview (4/12/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpUawoSEtaY                   

Texturing the Terrain         

Creating realistic ground textures on the terrain (3/8/2018)  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnW_ZO0GESM                             

Roughing Up the Terrain    

Using new tools to create more detailed terrains (11/3/2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_PIVvLP-wQ                     

Take Me to the River?          

Drinking from the Lamar River (10/27/2017)   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcZgzQmuOpA       

Mapmaking   

Creating new and bigger maps (7/28/2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht2GLhxSwps

 

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MUSIC

Soundtrack Released for WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition

Nearly two hours of music and we will be adding more tracks as we continue to develop the game! (12/10/19)

https://youtu.be/T9M6gYKHjvo

Music and Elk Herds and Trees, Oh my!

New music, the new elk herd names, and whitebark pines. (3/21/19)           

https://youtu.be/q5pwF3H9U2E

Play That Wolfy Music         

Implementing adaptive music (10/18/18)         

https://youtu.be/_p0qhCDJyao

A Little Elk Music      

New elk hunt music  (7/19/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcGUgk2POLk

Tune Up        

Adaptive music intro (2/1/2018)  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j0PT4EerQA                   

 

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TECHNICAL    

Public Beta Testing!

Public beta available on Steam (12/28/19)

https://youtu.be/Rm1ol_uHp9k

November Progress Report

What Dave, Tommi, Mikko, Andrei, and Susan are working on (rocks, wayfinding, multiplayer, controller support, audio & new dreams) 11/21/19)

https://youtu.be/tfI8pWMFcrQ

Raising Hills in Slough Creek          

Crafting realistic granite hills around Slough Creek using Unity tools.   (11/14/19)

https://youtu.be/w20zQx4otcA

New Beginnings       

No WolfQuest 2.7 wolf import as planned.  (7/21/19)    

https://youtu.be/KSIrH57zb0g

WolfQuest, Graphics Cards, and You         

How your graphics card affects performance and quality (6/27/19)

https://youtu.be/fQcbkopST48

Zeno's WolfQuest     

Technical tweaks and Zeno's paradox (2/21/19)           

https://youtu.be/9z8MkrjIeFs

Honing Performance           

Optimizing the game (2/7/19)      

https://youtu.be/I860nYbCVyk

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RESEARCH TRIPS

WolfQuest Returns to Yellowstone: Slough Creek

August 2019 research trip to Slough Creek (11/8/19)

https://youtu.be/OmWX4CNXygE

WolfQuest Returns to Yellowstone: Amethyst Mountain

Another WolfQuest research trip! (9/13/19)      

https://youtu.be/9JacCZp7egA

WolfQuest Goes to Yellowstone (Part One)          

Introduction to Yellowstone 2017 research trip (9/30/2017) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yomdmN-dk

Verisimilitude           

Pictures from Yelllowstone 2017 research trip (10/6/2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_rtJp6WgX4         

WolfQuest Goes to Yellowstone: Amethyst Mountain      

Hiking across Lamar Valley and up Specimen Ridge on the 2017 research trip (12/7/2017)         

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu4apywl6nY       

WolfQuest Goes to the International Wolf Center (2018)

Research trip to International Wolf Center (3/15/2018)          

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOLTsnPsJOI                    

WolfQuest Goes to Yellowstone: Slough Creek     

Hiking through Slough Creek on the 2017 research trip (4/5/2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LUK_37Ce2U                  

 

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HISTORY of WOLFQUEST

Wildest Dreams: The Story of WolfQuest (Chapter 1)

History of WolfQuest, now over a decade old! (12/21/2017)

https://youtu.be/bDeA-0I7xjM

 

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ENTERTAINING BUGS

Some Things That Are Not Coming to WolfQuest 3         

Trees, sliding elk, sleeping with the elk, more trees...(5/16/19)

https://youtu.be/daOC6R6vDcc

Looking for Trouble 

Testing and looking for bugs (3/14/19)  

https://youtu.be/CuDFNmpPRiM

Why Why Why?       

Release update and bloopers (12/27/18)           

https://youtu.be/32D0zeBYdfc

How to Bite an Elk

New biting mechanics in development (7/12/2018)     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KntTJjeI3vw                     

May Q&A       

Wolf bugs with inverse kinematics (5/10/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSiSP_zC_X0

A Very Limber Wolf 

Wolf bugs with inverse kinematics (1/18/2018)           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWJjS9NnrIA                   

Knocking it Out of the Park

Elk collision bug (9/15/2017)       

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hu3DQaaHSmc                 

New Hunting Moves

Elk biting bug (8/11/2017)          

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGTYLlTBBro