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Offline Lightspeed

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Yeah... my next 'little thing in the agenda' :)
Weapon effects!
Finally each weapon will have specialised glows and effects, fully making use of SCP's new features and 32-bit capabilities :D

However, it is extremely hard to come by good screenshots, due to the high sped of projectile weapons, and the way screenshots are taken by the FS2 engine, so I can use any screenshot help you can give me. Also I need more comments and people who try them since it's not obvious from the screenies what they look like :(

This is the best I could get with my new Subach effects :rolleyes:

You cannot really see much here, but try it in-game :nod:



Pointers and / or comments needed!

FS2_new_weapon_FX_v0.2e

Progress:

done (with impact effects!)
done
there's a version out
WIP
yet to do

Subach HL-7
Subach HL-7-Dogfight
Mekhu-HL-7
Mekhu HL-7-Dogfight

Akheton SDG
Morning Star
Morning Star D
Prometheus R
Prometheus S
Prometheus D
Maxim
Maxim D
UD-8-Kayser
UD-D-Kayser
Circe
Lamprey
Vasudan Light Laser
Hornet Swarm missile



Vapula
Alouqua
Qutrob
Iblis
Lamassu


More shivan stuff / Impact Effects

Shivan Light Laser
Shivan Heavy Laser
Shivan Mega Laser
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Offline Nico

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Just change the tbl and give the weapon you wanna take screens of a very low speed ;)
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Offline Flipside

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Looking good! My only suggestion would be to use the '.' key on the numberpad and rotate around the ship, hit fire and tap PrtScr a couple of times while holding down fire, that should let you get a decent shot for fighters at least, capships are a bit harder :(

Flipside :D

 

Offline jdjtcagle

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My guns aren't showing up. I suspect its because my -t32 command isn't reading. it use to but now it doesn't whats the deal.:)
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I doubt you would pay attention to the graphical quality of your shots. They are too fast, and you concentrate on your target.
If you ask me, I say that the original 256-color is almost as nice as the 32-bit version, but the Index color version cannot produce Frame/second decrease.
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Offline Bobboau

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they do still do that cool color change thing, right?
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My guns aren't showing up. I suspect its because my -t32 command isn't reading. it use to but now it doesn't whats the deal.:)


-t32 is now called -jpgtga in later builds.
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Offline jdjtcagle

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but I thought RandomTiger's launcher 3.1 was the latest
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Offline jdjtcagle

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but anyways I see know, will you have to have a weapons table when your done?
Great Effects!!
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Offline Lightspeed

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Looking good! My only suggestion would be to use the '.' key on the numberpad and rotate around the ship, hit fire and tap PrtScr a couple of times while holding down fire, that should let you get a decent shot for fighters at least, capships are a bit harder  


I tried that, but turns out it doesnt produce good screenies :doubt:

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My guns aren't showing up. I suspect its because my -t32 command isn't reading. it use to but now it doesn't whats the deal.


thats cause its named -jpgtga now.

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I doubt you would pay attention to the graphical quality of your shots. They are too fast, and you concentrate on your target.
If you ask me, I say that the original 256-color is almost as nice as the 32-bit version, but the Index color version cannot produce Frame/second decrease.


it's not a 32-bit version of the original, like i had done with my 32bit pack. It's a whole new unique effect for the weapon. It only happens to use 32-bit, too :)

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they do still do that cool color change thing, right?


yes, they do. Although now they fade from blue (powerful energy) to red (weak energy) instead of from red to blue, its only a minor change though :)

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but anyways I see know, will you have to have a weapons table when your done?
Great Effects!!


you need the table in the zip file for them to be displayed. I will update the table with each weapon I release.

Glad you like my effects :)
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Offline Lightspeed

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The Mekhu. Looks like the Subach but has less power, thus a bit different in hue & glow strength.

The zip above has been updated, download the new version v0.1b for the new table and the additional bitmaps :)
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Offline Wes

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Where do you unzip them to?

 

Offline jdjtcagle

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weapons  to the tables and the two others to effects.
and if you didn't already get one of these. ;)
I know I haven't:( :)  but if you have other mods like BWO or the port then you have to take the table out or the mod selection on the launcher but thats not what to discuss on this forum.

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but I thought RandomTiger's launcher 3.1 was the latest


He's upto 3.3 now. Check the "What are the latest versions of EVERYTHING???" thread.
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Offline jdjtcagle

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He's upto 3.3 now. Check the "What are the latest versions of EVERYTHING???" thread.


I know that now thats why I started the "RandomTiger" I need help thread:)
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After a while it's hard to remember which person needed help with what so it's better to just give the advice on every thread for all who need it :D
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Offline Lightspeed

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FS2_new_weapon_FX_v0.1c

those probably are the worst screenshots yet, I reccommend trying it in-game. It's still at experimental stage though :)
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Offline Bobboau

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why don't you use alt pause to get the screens
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Offline Lightspeed

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cause i didnt know it existed. Screenshots updated.

Still, screenshots don't look quite right for the akheton, it only really works animated :)
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The Mekhu looks like the Kayser in that shot.
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