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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Per » 28 May 2013, 23:06

Per wrote:
Jorzi wrote:Is there any way to use a custom shader for muzzle flashes etc

I'll give it a shot. Can you make one?

Looking good so far...

Will one shader for all effects be fine, or are there some effects that should have their own shader?

Any input data you would like to have in an effects shader (that is not present in the tcmask shader)?

I am thinking about putting all effects images into a single texture page, for efficiency. Looks like effects images are quite small anyways, and won't benefit much from high-def versions. So let me know if there is a good reason not to do this.
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Berg » 29 May 2013, 04:28

Per wrote:I am thinking about putting all effects images into a single texture page

Is there a need to make it one image.
With better PC comes the ability to have each effect have its own image this would make editing any effect more efficient.
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Jorzi » 29 May 2013, 10:33

I copied the inputs and stuff from the default shader, simplified it and made some small changes.
The attached shader doesn't do any lighting calculations whatsoever. It's essentially unshaded with fog blending, which is what you would want for an object which is its own lightsource.
I can't think of anything else I would need besides what is already available in tcmask.frag.
As for having different shaders for different effects, the only thing I can think of is the cannon ruonds, which are solid and therefore could use the default tcmask.frag. All the rest are basically different forms of glowing gas.
That said, if implementing different shaders for different effects turns out to be complicated, the cannonballs will probably still look decent enough as unshaded.
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Berg » 05 Jun 2013, 20:03

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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Perseus » 21 Jun 2013, 16:20

I like the look of those clouds.
Are those buildings in the foreground factories ?
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby _scavfan_ » 23 Jun 2013, 13:03

Perseus wrote:I like the look of those clouds.
Are those buildings in the foreground factories ?

:lecture: I see two factories, two research labs, two oil derricks, truck, some walls and four MG towers.
Also in right part I see power generator (if that's not Command Relay Center :hmm: )
Nice pic for me :)
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Berg » 25 Aug 2013, 07:57

light truck body
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Berg » 26 Aug 2013, 01:40

coal truck
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby NoQ » 21 Nov 2013, 19:06

Berg: i woke up with a crazy dream today. Damn, it was so clear ...

Could you create a few urban building models/textures that would be, sorta, really tall?
Like skyscrapers, 4 or 5 times higher than default buildings?

It will probably cause graphical glitches in game, but i'm sure we would at least be able to produce some amazing landscapes. It would surely look great with those wide road textures of yours, and maybe with increased height multiplier to produce equally epic terrain ...
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby NoQ » 24 Nov 2013, 05:56

Hmm, notepad modelling isn't as hard as it seems.
But textures are too much for me :oops:

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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Jorzi » 24 Nov 2013, 11:16

Notepad modeling is easy enough as long as you're working with axis-aligned boxes :P
Interesting result :)
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby NoQ » 24 Nov 2013, 11:25

Doesn't really cause too much game glitches (a few shadow glitches are there though).
Probably worth implementing properly (!)
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Boris » 03 Dec 2013, 23:32

this model is zerooooooooooo.........
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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Rman Virgil » 04 Dec 2013, 00:15

Boris wrote:this model is zerooooooooooo.........


This was presented as a proof of concept model and as such it served it's purpose, it succeeds, and is not at all what your saying.

Your other remarks today about AR assets, and artists, also miss the mark. Thier purpose is to respect the original WZ artists style while upgrading the technical quality possible today over what could be done 15 years ago, to eventually replace the lower technical quality models, and in those goals they succeed. To make entirely different art rightfully belongs to a mod and not the original core game - or an entirely different game creation.

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Re: Models By Berg

Postby Berg » 04 Dec 2013, 07:17

Made a Animated HQ some feed back on it would help
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I was thinking of having it light up in team colours but we have black and grey they don’t look good as lights.
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