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Gideon
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Joined: September 14, 2001
Posts: 4604
From: Oregon, USA
Posted: 2004-08-29 17:13   
I've been messing around with various weapon effects.

With torps, I really am only doing the projectiles and the hit effect for the am torp (doesn't look unique enough to me).

Here are some samples, hope you like them.

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Puny
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Joined: March 10, 2004
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From: Gettysburg, PA
Posted: 2004-08-29 17:24   
Gideon, I could be alone in this statement, but I in the kind of mind that thinks that those torps are a little too huge. Not the torp itself, but the glow around the torpedo, maybe if you cut down on it and kept it to a smaller glow, but keep the size of the torp, it might be cooler. Though I really like the current Ptorps, maybe you could make them more like those?
Oh and what is that green explosion in #7?





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From: eindhoven, the netherlands
Posted: 2004-08-29 17:33   
yeah a bit too flashy, something more like actual torpedos would be nice(you know the things they fire from submarines)
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_x$witchBladex_ [1.5 Ahoy!]
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Joined: February 26, 2003
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From: Upstate New York
Posted: 2004-08-29 17:36   
AWSOME!!


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Joined: March 23, 2003
Posts: 11180
From: Bristol, England
Posted: 2004-08-29 17:41   
SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN

SHIELD SHIELD

GIMME!!
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Forseth (Ret)
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Joined: June 01, 2003
Posts: 828
From: Forseth
Posted: 2004-08-29 17:42   
i think they look really good, the glow looks like they would be sumthin nuclear, i think they look REALLY good gid, keep up the really good work

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Gideon
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Joined: September 14, 2001
Posts: 4604
From: Oregon, USA
Posted: 2004-08-29 17:50   
Glow is big intentionally.

It's sized for the upcoming large torps.


The green ring flash shield thingy that people are seeing is actually a sort of shockwave effect from the AM torp impacts. Makes more sense when in-game.


BTW, torps like real world torpedoes are MISSILES. The torpedoes in this game are glowing energy-ball thingies. Pure fiction.
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Sardaukar
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Joined: October 08, 2002
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Posted: 2004-08-29 18:09   
I like to think that the red glow is the energy being released as tiny, tiny fractions of the Antimatter react with atoms of matter and annhilate. Very nice looking, overall.
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L|ghT
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Joined: July 23, 2004
Posts: 55
From: USA
Posted: 2004-08-29 18:10   
Wow... those are really cool...
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Joined: April 06, 2002
Posts: 1536
Posted: 2004-08-29 19:44   
Great work Gid...as for my preference I think I need to go wih Backslash and say 7 is best.

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kenetiks
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Joined: November 21, 2001
Posts: 1130
From: Bandcamp
Posted: 2004-08-30 00:11   
Just a thought but I would like to see maybe more of a blue type glow with maybe some small light spikes maybe pulsation? But not like Trek, also I would love to see new detonations for the torps the shockwave for the AM is GREAT hands down. Great work Gid

Edit: I meant bluish for maybe ICC and like 7 for the K'luth AMs, But for ICC I would like to see a cross with 1 and maybe some slightly smaller light rays like from 3.




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.spaivxx.
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Joined: November 10, 2002
Posts: 381
Posted: 2004-08-30 00:57   
sweet!! wow I like. Now just increase the damage they do and they will be perfect.
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Dreadknight
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Joined: March 10, 2004
Posts: 39
From: Denmark
Posted: 2004-08-30 03:22   
SEVEN LOOKS AWSOME like those shockwave things
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Axianda The Royal
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Joined: November 20, 2001
Posts: 4273
From: Axianda
Posted: 2004-08-30 03:33   
/me grabs picture 7 to the banner drawing board
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Bobamelius
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Joined: October 08, 2002
Posts: 2073
Posted: 2004-08-30 06:46   
Those look really freaking awesome!
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