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Offline Cobra

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OMG I got it working!!! SUPER-3d-SHOCKWAVES!
AWESOME! *downloads*

Blue Shockwaves = Terrans
Yellow Shockwaves = Vasudans
Red Shockwaves = Shivans

:D
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Offline Kie99

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DaBrain, do you do effects professionally?  I really think you could.
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Offline Fenrir

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Originally posted by Cobra
AWESOME! *downloads*

Blue Shockwaves = Terrans
Yellow Shockwaves = Vasudans
Red Shockwaves = Shivans

:D


If something like that was ever implimented, It'd better stay optional. The races are already color-coded enough as it is.

 

Offline MetalDestroyer

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Just a stupid question, shall we need the tbl files from your primary version ? I mean the 2 tbl file in the zip (ship and weapons).

Another question, how to replace the main explo when you take down an enemy fighter with the one from the TBP 3.2 ??
I put all the explo i found in the effects folder but, i don't see those effects during missions.

 

Offline Taristin

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Originally posted by Fenrir


If something like that was ever implimented, It'd better stay optional. The races are already color-coded enough as it is.


I second this. Colour coding everything looks ridiculous.
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Offline DaBrain

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Originally posted by MetalDestroyer
Just a stupid question, shall we need the tbl files from your primary version ? I mean the 2 tbl file in the zip (ship and weapons).

Another question, how to replace the main explo when you take down an enemy fighter with the one from the TBP 3.2 ??
I put all the explo i found in the effects folder but, i don't see those effects during missions.



The question isn't stupid at all. The animation of the frames shouldn't depend on the "shockwave speed" value in the ships.tbl.

But the speed of the model animation could be connected to this.

ATM I'm using the new ships.tbl. (The one I've posted.)
I'll test this tomorrow, but if you want to help me you could test it too. I don't think it's a big deal. :)

Second question:

That's weird. Try to do exactly what I wrote:

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Originally posted by DaBrain

Just extract the effects folder and serch for "exp". Copy all files into your FS2  effects folder. (Yes... a lot of files.)

(The explosions are EFFs.)


This just has to work. :)

Unless...

Well, try to create a new TBL, fireball.tbl

Code: [Select]
; fireball.tbl
;
; Table file for specifying which filenames are to be used for which explosions
;
;
#Start

$Name: exp04 ; Used for the 4 little explosions before a ship explodes
$LOD: 1

$Name: WarpMap01 ; Used for the warp in / warp out effect
$LOD: 1

$Name: WarpMap02 ; Used for the KNOSSOS warp in / warp out effect
$LOD: 1

$Name: exp05 ; Used when an asteroid explodes
$LOD: 1

$Name: exp05 ; ship explosion 1
$LOD: 1

$Name: exp06 ; ship explosion 2
$LOD: 1

#End
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Offline MetalDestroyer

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Thanks Dab, now it work well except for the hull impact where i have always the same effects :/
Do you know which one from TBP makes a good effects ?

 

Offline DaBrain

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Maybe exp20. It looks pretty cool for beam hits.

You would have to rename all frames to ExpMissileHit1_xxxx though.
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Offline KARMA

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dunno... I LOVE those new shockwaves, but....
what I'd REALLY like to see as a shockwave (at least for capships) is.. who remember the one from the star exploding at the beginning in ST:generation, with the station being destroyed by that massive spherical wave? it wasn't colourful or "nice", but it was the most "realistic" shockwave I can remember from any sci-fi

 

Offline Ghost

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Ok, DaB? I put it in, and the explosion is going way too god damn fast. Is there any way to slow the thing down?
Wh00t!? Vinyl? Is it like an I-pod 2 or something?

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Offline MetalDestroyer

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Originally posted by Ghost
Ok, DaB? I put it in, and the explosion is going way too god damn fast. Is there any way to slow the thing down?


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Originally posted by Dabrain
The question isn't stupid at all. The animation of the frames shouldn't depend on the "shockwave speed" value in the ships.tbl.

But the speed of the model animation could be connected to this.

ATM I'm using the new ships.tbl. (The one I've posted.)
I'll test this tomorrow, but if you want to help me you could test it too. I don't think it's a big deal.


:D

 

Offline Taristin

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Use it for something with a slow shockwave, like a meson bomb, and you can watch, annoyed, as the shockwave changes frames slowly.
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Offline Ghost

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@ MD: I put in both the tables which came with release 1.0. Was there another tbl file I missed?
Wh00t!? Vinyl? Is it like an I-pod 2 or something?

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Offline DaBrain

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Sorry, I got no time to work on anything today. Well, I'll do it tomorrow.
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Offline TrashMan

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Hmm..am I the only one who isn't impressed with it?

No offense DaBrain, but i like tje bluish, normal  one you made the most. Planar explosion jsut don't do it for me.
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Offline DaBrain

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Eh, the red one isn't planar...


Well, I like the blue one most too. There is nothing wrong with that.


Maybe I should have eplained this better:

The red version has to be copied over the blue one.


The model and the tables are missing in the package. It's not the final version of the red shockwave anyway, so I didn't care.


Please wait for the final version if you're not happe with it, or just use the blue one. :)
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Offline MetalDestroyer

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The red one is pretty good but too colorfull. For now, i use the blue version.
I'm waiting the final version. I hope it'll be better ^^

 

Offline DaBrain

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I've decided to redo it from the scratch, so it may take a while.
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OMG I got it working!!! SUPER-3d-SHOCKWAVES!
where can i get the blue shockwave, it looks amazing but the link is broken?
Thanx