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Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:17 pm
by -JoFFa-
karx11erx wrote:Of course you are in love with your own product, but just that you think it is better doesn't necessarily mean it is.


This time it does..:) but the saying meant that - by trying to improve something one can make it worse...

Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:23 pm
by Sirius
There's a lot of noise in it, and seeing the ship I get the feeling I can't really tell what I'm looking at. I actually think a simplification of the texture detail would work wonders here. The colour stuff would honestly best be left as an alpha channel that the player colour applies to, or you'll run into problems with multiplayer games.

Hmmm...

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:06 am
by -JoFFa-
Noise? You cannot tell what you're looking at? hmmm... So subjective...


As for simplification - texture is incomplete yet...

An concerning alpha and color of the multiplayers - i did not get it at all...

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:26 am
by Sirius
"Noise" - I mean too busy, too much small detail that will degenerate into something unintelligible if you aren't really close to it.

If you've played multiplayer, you likely recall that each player has a different-coloured ship. This is why the default is grey - because the other ships have to be red, green, pink, etc.

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:38 am
by karx11erx
"Noise" describes it very well.

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:02 am
by -JoFFa-
K. Point(s) taken.

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:49 am
by karx11erx
Regarding gun changes: You can't see that on the original ship, and it doesn't play a role. Usually your first chance to tell what gun an opponent is using is when his shots are flying in your face. :)

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:52 am
by -JoFFa-
Hm. Btw, what was the idea of adding that in the first place?

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:09 am
by karx11erx
Because it looks cool.

I'd have thought you'd guess that yourself. :P

Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:44 am
by -JoFFa-
nope. I thought it has something to do to the strategic part beside it looks cool. :)

Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:20 am
by Red_5
Definitely one of the most I'm-going-to-dismember-you-and-everyone-you-care-about looking of ships I've ever seen.

Awesome.

Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:53 am
by -JoFFa-
Thank you.

K. after a painfil 3 hour job - here's a resulting test image of a hologram.

Image

Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:21 am
by Aus-RED-5
Sweet, that's much nicer!

Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 9:23 am
by -JoFFa-
? thanks, but... Nicer than what?

Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:03 am
by Aus-RED-5
Well, lets see....

There was this one:
Image

and now the new one.

I like the red scheme better then the yellow one. ;)