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Crav3
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Posted: 13th Jan 2009 05:58
Played teh demo, Short and sweet, good theme ambience, well set out.
Makes me hungry for more =]. Keep it up!
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Posted: 13th Jan 2009 20:26
a couple things the demo was way to short, i couldn't hear what the voice was saying

and a big problem it wont let me delete it it just says you need permission to do this

other than that it was rather interesting but what is it supposed to be a training level?

also did you recentley play mirrors edge because there are several similarities, which is a good thing

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Posted: 14th Jan 2009 08:15 Edited at: 10th Feb 2009 04:28
Quote: "Played teh demo, Short and sweet, good theme ambience, well set out.
Makes me hungry for more =]. Keep it up! "

Thanks Crav3.


@Mazz426, thanks for your comments and run down. The answer is somewhere in this thread. If not, it may be vista if using that.
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Posted: 17th Jan 2009 19:45
I found out why the game was crashing deca. my computer doesn't like the dbprosounddebug.dll so it crashes bringing the whole house down on me. happens on unprotected games too.

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Posted: 25th Jan 2009 02:07 Edited at: 10th Feb 2009 04:29
@Dar13
I have been trying to work this out for you. Can you test games you make with the engine. I am wondering if the problem may be sound card hardware related. do you use a sound card? x9 supported? Have you recently formatted your pc, or recently purchased one?
I also was going to try and post in your B-Reports post, however it was locked due to the post format requested. If you continue to have this game play problem. I would contact tgc via customer support email. It may be a simple codec or driver needed.


Updates:
Some new adjustments have been made. We have been contacted by outside sources recently, I will leave it at that.
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Posted: 25th Jan 2009 18:53
very proffesional website hard to believe that its under construction!

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Posted: 25th Jan 2009 19:13
I can't even build a test game with the official version. it's looking like dbprosounddebug.dll requires a certain generation of sound card(ie not several years old). Guess i'll have to upgrade

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Posted: 30th Jan 2009 12:25 Edited at: 1st Feb 2009 04:02
@Mazz426, We are adding elements and media over the following month.

@Dar13. Check to see if your sound card or onboard sound supports direct x9. If you don't have a sound card and a free pci slot. They are fairly cheap these days for P3/P4's. If that's not a solution, I am not sure. Good luck.



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Recently I was able to test a possible increase in play ability, based on style and future user's specs with our current and future media based on current and higher specs. The result was the all clear to go ahead.
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Posted: 31st Jan 2009 05:39
thanks deca. I think I'll get a new pc soon but until then Ply's Mod it is!

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Posted: 7th Feb 2009 13:54
I just had a cool idea. What if you divided the outdoor areas with invisible walls, and add a CSG in each one?

Then it would only render if the CSG was in sight, like the portals system does for indoor areas...

Clever placement of entities will make the player not notice the invisible walls as well...

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Posted: 7th Feb 2009 14:08 Edited at: 10th Feb 2009 04:30
@CG, interesting idea. I have done several tests with invis segs, however not with added CSG's. If I get time I will test that out.
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Posted: 7th Feb 2009 14:52
This is one game I'm looking forward to playing.

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Posted: 9th Feb 2009 12:22 Edited at: 10th Feb 2009 13:54
forum glitch. update post to save time and i double post somehow.
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Posted: 10th Feb 2009 13:50 Edited at: 10th Feb 2009 14:07
Thanks ND.


Time I cruised for a bit.
I will still be around sometimes, serious dev for me is now in order. Catch.

Update/Edit:
I've been informed F.Mitsuji (those too young to know) Designer of Bubble Bobble and other titles. Passed away December 11th 2008. He was a great asset to the international gaming community. Have fun with what you do, be creative.
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Posted: 13th Feb 2009 18:28
The game is looks good, I can't wait to try it, I am downloading it.

I love making games but I like searching for artifacts more.
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Posted: 13th Feb 2009 19:26
Cool! It was challenging!
But I beat it.

I love making games but I like searching for artifacts more.
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Thanks Buckaroo, it's only just started....
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Threatfire reported virus!

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Posted: 27th Feb 2009 14:37 Edited at: 13th Apr 2009 03:45
@The Fps Creator rocks!- interesting, I had many people test the file, and even mods here didn't have a problem. EDIT: D/L the filefront file, installed your software of choice and the result. Looks like it's a issue with your system not the file..



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Posted: 28th Feb 2009 01:30
I see something in the backround..
Anyway, good to see progress. Awesome looking terrain you have going there. Keep it up, Keen to see more progress.
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Posted: 28th Feb 2009 01:56 Edited at: 22nd Mar 2009 01:14
Yeah Acid. Scene 38fps, adding more as i type this.
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Posted: 28th Feb 2009 04:32
Looks great!

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Posted: 1st Mar 2009 01:34 Edited at: 19th Jul 2009 16:50
Thanks Keith.
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Posted: 3rd Mar 2009 21:49
Very good frame rates...is that with no characters?

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Posted: 3rd Mar 2009 21:53 Edited at: 3rd Mar 2009 21:54
THIS IS AWESOM, but just something, it you add relief mapping shader from CoZ to your terrain it would make it only greater , i think, but it is already VERY GOOD AND WELL DONE,

PS: The last pic does remind me of Halo a bit...


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Posted: 3rd Mar 2009 21:56
No shaders, they drag on te FPS too much, also CoZ's shaders don't work on static elements, and the segment one only works with dynamic lights - another FPS sapper...

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Posted: 3rd Mar 2009 22:13
Quote: "they drag on te FPS too much"


i have to disagree that with you, i fully tested his shaders and there is not a singel drop in fps

Quote: "and the segment one only works with dynamic lights"


the terrain isnt a segment right?, and there are more segment "ones"...and not all need dynamic lights, it is fully explained on his thread,


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Hmm, odd, I never noticed any change until I used ynamic lights...

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Posted: 4th Mar 2009 13:28 Edited at: 15th Mar 2009 01:23
@CG _ CoffeeGrunt, Cheers CG.
Yes that is right, I have run scenes with a char on the terrain, looked good, I will have to run a screen test and take a look.

@Red Eye, Thanks. And thanks for the shader tip. I have no current plans to test any at the moment. Also no it is not a segment. More soon.
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Posted: 4th Mar 2009 14:05
looks pretty good with the atmosphere...
but i think you could add a little bit in the center like some pillars or somethin

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@Dude232, Thanks for your comment. Yet no can do with the 2nd suggestion, it would counter react with itself in 2 ways I would say. Thanks for your insight though.

@All, As this game has been hush hush for some time now. And only very few know the core story behind the project. I will see what I can do to change that. A clip was my first goal. Yet I will see what I happens over the next following week.
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Currently tracking AI movement.
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those are cool, amazing work, keep it up


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Cool

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I would like to thank, Neils, darimc, CoffeeGrunt, Acid, Lazerus, Cyberdude,
Errant AI, Airslide, Cheese Cake, D 13, Keith C, Nickydude, Big Viking Games and any others who I may have missed thanks for their assistance.
Also thanks to every one that has commented on the progress of the project.

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How did you make video options in the menu?

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No problem Deca...

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Hmmmmm, nobody posted on this.

I want a new computer!
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Indiana, sorry I missed your post. Been offline while on pc and project dev, apart from checking mail and such.
To answer your Q, I can not give that info as it is a part of pheonix game protection program. Its a feature included.


At the present time, there is no media to be released.
Until then, I am happy to see this thread drop once more, until I return once more. Unless there is a specific Q someone may have.


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And how can you get that Phoenix?

Now in the W.I.P. forum: operation sunlight
http://forum.thegamecreators.com/?m=forum_view&t=149451&b=25
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Great!

Is that programme als omaking the loading times better?
Because they were really good!

And does it also make the file size smaller?

Thanks!

I liked you demo, it was a bit dark though. I fell more than a few times

Now in the W.I.P. forum: operation sunlight
http://forum.thegamecreators.com/?m=forum_view&t=149451&b=25
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No problem.

Phoenix does compile the final project data, so I was able to reduce the data size by half. Results may vary.
The original uncrypted version looked/ran faster during gameplay by a frame or 2 though.
However the loading times is not effected from my tests. This is done during pre-design.
Thanks for the comment.


Well...Maybe it's a good time to share some design hints & tips I tested over the past 2 years, as the blazor x project is well into production. I will try to do one every now and then, or as I remember them...

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I am now editing on the fly....
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oei looking good,, as i said on msn, amazing work, mate keep it up

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You really need to put some higher res images up, it's hard for people with resolutions past 1280x1024. Perhaps having your images at least 800x600.

Your progress is looking nice, but I do think you need more props in your seen. It's pretty basic, and there's not much to look at.
When I see sci-fi sort of games, they have a lot of props such as crates, pipes cables.

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Posted: 2nd Jul 2009 14:04 Edited at: 19th Jul 2009 16:53
Hey Acid, Yeah about the image size, I use a image host and not to stretch the screen with large images makes the page load faster.
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Where did they go..

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