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The Trivial Psychic

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« on: November 13, 2006, 03:58:02 AM »
Obviously, WMC and Kara would already know about this, but to any aspiring modelers for BSG and BTRL, or other projects, you may be interested to hear that things like side-mounted multi-part turrets, may no longer be the stuff of fantasy.  A test build and model, released by Bobbeau over on HLP at THIS thread, is available.  Worth investigating.
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« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2006, 08:01:03 AM »
I've been pointing this out to anyone who'll listen on IRC :)

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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2006, 02:14:01 PM »
This is a little bit off topic but it's hearing/seeing about details like this that should make the collective "we" take some notice... Some of you may think that I'm "sucking up" but this is just my observation.
 
I stick my head in the HLP forums (http://www.hard-light.net/forums/) every now & again (usually in a vain attempt to see more BTRL screens in progress, I won't hide it, I'm a whore!;) ) and it's really quite amazing how these guys have fundamentally altered/fixed/added so many large & small items/features in FS2. So much so, that the "guts" seem to bear very little resemblance to the original product - as far as my limited understanding of it can see!
 
I CAN say one thing - I believe The Demo is going make "hermits" out many of us & the BTRL proper (whenever that appears) is sure to make some heads explode! As I really don't think that the gameplay videos do the product real justice. Especially, if you consider that they are fairly "old news".
 
So, my fellow forum members & lurkers... When you get impatient & whinny waiting for The Demo (as I sometimes do), have a look there sometime for some small idea for what work goes on "behind the scenes" in our behalf. Because these guys aren't getting a nickel for their considerable efforts.
 
Thanks in advance Devs! I have a feeling that you don't hear it enough.:yes:


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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2006, 03:33:02 PM »
Agreed, if the gameplay is half as good as the movies...well...there's going to be a LOT of happy people.

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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2006, 03:52:01 PM »
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Agreed, if the gameplay is half as good as the movies...well...there's going to be a LOT of happy people.

No doubt!;)


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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2006, 07:33:45 PM »
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Agreed, if the gameplay is half as good as the movies...well...there's going to be a LOT of happy people.


so say we all!

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« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2006, 07:54:26 PM »
It will be at least as good as the videos, as the asteroid field/"scar" test was an actual gameplay vid - It likely looked a lot better than that, as it's my understanding that their capture software made for choppy framerates in the video file...


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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2006, 11:36:40 PM »
That, and a little bit of lag if I remember correctly. :)
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