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Title: There will be no swords.
Post by: fromhell on September 13, 2011, 03:22:46 am
Period.



Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: fromhell on September 13, 2011, 03:42:57 am
nada


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: fromhell on September 13, 2011, 03:45:07 am
there will also be no targesbooster shields, sticky bombs and hats.


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: fromhell on September 13, 2011, 03:50:14 am
and the couch will not have a server


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: PopeJo on September 13, 2011, 04:11:12 am
there will also be no targesbooster shields, sticky bombs and hats.

Tony is wearing a hat. Kyonshi and Beret, too.


...so what is your point exactly?


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: 7 on September 13, 2011, 04:21:39 am
Awww come on, no Nodachi, no Flambard Zweihänder, not even a tiny Claymore? You've got to be kidding!

A hardcore FPS isn't complete without some heavy swashbuckling. (Preferably involving mass decapitations of couches!)


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: WingedPanther on September 13, 2011, 08:42:38 am
How about light-sabers?  Or stilletos?


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: fromhell on September 13, 2011, 03:16:08 pm
the only thing i've seen that actually implemented swords and lightsabers into q3 is Superheroes Arena


I should really use the news forum more often for little things like progession of content updates. Mods used to do that all the time. We haven't.


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: Pxtl on September 13, 2011, 09:25:53 pm
Wait, there are updates??  I'd assumed that, since the final public form of the project was old version + a patch (never releasing a single installer) that this project was dead and abandoned.


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: fromhell on September 13, 2011, 10:58:00 pm
It aint' dead, but it is super stagnant since the co-artist got tied up in RealLife(tm) years ago, leaving me as a lone modeler.


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: Peter Silie on September 14, 2011, 04:31:44 am
I should really use the news forum more often for little things like progession of content updates.

that would be very nice.
back to topic: maybe a flame thrower? ;D


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: Haverford on October 06, 2011, 10:25:13 am
There is a mod of the lightning gun which is indeed a flamethrower complete with SFX, changed ammo pickup items, blooms, and the bolt it fires. Well I mean it looks like red lightning but okay.

So...frankly I'm more interested in what future versions of the game WILL have. Perhaps a solid and reliable admin system a la Urban Terror (!mute player 5d spamming) or something else seen in other similar-ish games.

Not saying we should follow the crowd, just that they sometimes have decent ideas. And I know, I know, a full dev team...


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: Cacatoes on October 07, 2011, 03:33:20 am
So...frankly I'm more interested in what future versions of the game WILL have. Perhaps a solid and reliable admin system a la Urban Terror (!mute player 5d spamming) or something else seen in other similar-ish games.
And we already have that in OA 0.8.5+, though that specific !mute command doesn't work, !disorient doesn't either. Others do work.


Title: Re: There will be no swords. (and such)....
Post by: TwEeK! on November 01, 2011, 07:32:10 pm
I smell shades of Red Eclipse (swords and sticky bombs, I think) and MegaFrag (flamethrowers implemented and coming soon, to a Knomi-arcadish version of OA, LOL!), which by coincidence are all hosted on the growing empire of MeTaLNET, rofl!

Sweet!

But, seriously, give the OA devs a break, thanks, and a compliment, dangit! Without them, we'd have none of this. This is a fun life thing for them, not real life, just as hosting and growing MeTaLNET is for myself, the Founding Fraggers of MeTaLNET and a few others. Pitfalls and bitching line the road, but we do it for the pebbles of goodness we find tossed as thanks from those who participate and care. :-)

I'm drunk. I hope that came out right.... LOL!

Thanks, fromhell, FromHell, Graion, Gig, and all the numerous others I'm failing to mention. We love you. You rock.

-- TwEeK!


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: Graion Dilach on November 02, 2011, 07:53:06 am
REMOVE ME FROM THAT THANK-LINE IMMEDIATELY.

I did nothing. Not even less.


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: Gig on November 02, 2011, 09:27:34 am
To say the truth, I'm not a developer. I did nothing that is in the SVN. I expanded the wiki, and did some bug reporting, but technically I'm no developer.

Anyway, thank you for the thanks! :)


Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: TwEeK! on November 02, 2011, 11:53:44 am
Okay, Gig and Graion, I hear what you're saying, but you are a part of the larger whole that has made this a great project. Why is it that YOUR names were the ones that came to my mind first? Because of the many knowledgeable and helpful posts I've read from you guys (and there are other people, too, but you guys came to mind first).

Hosting MeTaLNET (I don't like to say "running" it, since I don't, really, anymore, which is kinda the point of this whole post), I've come to learn that EVERYONE plays a role in making something work well, and oftentimes some of the key people may not get the recognition they deserve.

That always bugs me. So, I'm just trying to spread some love around and make sure that y'all know you're appreciated, from developers, to end-users, to hosts, etc. :-)


-- TwEeK!


Title: Re: 0.8.8 released!
Post by: Suicizer on March 20, 2012, 02:40:38 pm
Such changes, it looks like a great release!

After checking out the new version, I've found out something which pleasured me: Open Arena stays Open Arena. As far as I noticed, it's meant to be enjoying and not for playing seriously; which it does that job very well.
The models aren't realistic, while they often still have some realism but also some cartoonish flavour. The specular- or environmental-mapped shaders make them look pretty great now, but where are those bump- and parallax-mapped shaders staying :D?
Anyway, I noticed several "bugs":
- The "attack" animation of Angelyss (and any other variant on that mesh) is getting overriden by the "idle" animation after a very few milliseconds (it sometimes shows up for just a frame, while it sometimes doesn't show up at all). This also counts for Neko.
- Gargogyle seems to run a bit too fast for it's animation, as it looks like he's being pushed forward. Maybe a putting the animation little bit faster would fix that?
Couldn't find any other unusual bugs that quick, so great job!




Title: Re: There will be no swords.
Post by: fromhell on March 23, 2012, 07:12:55 pm
- The "attack" animation of Angelyss (and any other variant on that mesh) is getting overriden by the "idle" animation after a very few milliseconds (it sometimes shows up for just a frame, while it sometimes doesn't show up at all). This also counts for Neko.

Due to the way the model's made (the entire body and head is on lower.md3) there is no actual attack frames. Not a bug, just a design side effect.