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Offline mjn.mixael

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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [BETA PACK RELEASE]
Cherry pickers are faster in the future. Everyone knows that.
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Hallo

if you like website with a mainhall of the galatea - maybe you like this one (its still in dev)

http://www.buschhardt.de/freespace/index.html

The red areas are trigger for animation.

PS: You need a HTML5 browser.
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
That's very impressive!

This should work well with the chromium integration into FSO: http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php?topic=87130.0

 
Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Hallo m!m,

thank you - I try adding sound and minimze the filesizes (the animationsfiles overlap to much).
I think we can use this to make fast mainhall-previews  :cool:

There is also a ruby-script that I wrote to extract all files from the vp-files, if you want to use download this:

http://www.buschhardt.de/freespace/vpv.rb

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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Just popped in to FS:P and the first Galatae and Krios mainhalls are great.

Thanks for the work you did on these.
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Id had a thought recently looking at these mainhalls.

I was testing something out and turned off the flag that stretches the interface to fit the screen, and I noticed the mainhalls are sill in 4:3 which is disappointing.  Is there no way to have done a 16:10 image and have the edges just cropped to fit the aspect ratio or would that totally break FSO and/or be a tremendous amount of work?

Not hugely terrible especially when the stretch interface flag is on, but it is kind of a bummer to be trapped in an aspect ratio that is now uncommon.


Anyways, other than that, these are made of pure awesomesauce.
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
It is possible to do what you want, I just haven't spent the 120 hours necessary to re-render everything. When these mainhalls were made, the widescreen feature didn't exist (and in fact, I was told that it would probably never happen).
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
5 days!?

Ah See I was worried about that, that just changing the dimensions of the background image would throw off the animations.  Disappointing.
That widescreen support didn't exist until after you finished making something under the old constraints sounds like situation: normal.  Did you have to have them specifically put in some new features?
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Most of the main hall features were put in at my request.

I will say that I do intend on re rendering these at HD Wide-screen, but I need to finish a few other projects first.
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
 :yes: so many projects so little time, but it's well worth it (though a mjn clone would be worth it as well)

I mainly found out about that because there's something widescreen related I was considering trying out.
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
The links provided on page 18 no longer lead anywhere :(
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
The links provided on page 18 no longer lead anywhere :(

You can get them with the Installer.
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Dare I?...



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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
You dared, looks great. c:
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Did you just up-detail something that was already up-detailed?
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Hng.

Those look amazing mjn!
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Did you just up-detail something that was already up-detailed?
Merely re-rendered at 1080p; if you look at the left side of the Bastion picture, you can see where the geometry just stops because that part wasn't visible at a 4:3 aspect ratio. But yes, we're probably going to get full-fledged 1080p mainhalls in the next MediaVPs release.
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Will that include the Krios and Solokaze?
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Will that include the Krios and Solokaze?

I might even finish those 2 by adding in all the Misc animations I always intended...
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Re: Orion Style Mainhalls [Original Dev Thread]
Cool.

Sooo... you haven't by chance ever considered creating an FS1-era Typhon mainhall have you?
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