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by vegeta897
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #199 - The story of tile transitions
Replies: 51
Views: 17468

Re: Friday Facts #199 - The story of tile transitions

Another option is to change the tile graphics to be centered on the intersection between a 2x2 area of tiles. As demonstrated in this article: http://blog.project-retrograde.com/2013/05/marching-squares/ A single strip of land or water can be exactly one tile wide this way. This solves your issue an...
by vegeta897
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #82 - Optimisations
Replies: 58
Views: 34666

Re: Friday Facts #82 Optimisations

kovarex wrote: That is right, but just small correction: When the time is reduced to 80%, you can actually run 25% more steps every second :) (When the time is reduced by 50%, you have 200% more steps).
Haha, just noticed that myself and fixed it, then saw your post :P
by vegeta897
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #82 - Optimisations
Replies: 58
Views: 34666

Re: Friday Facts #82 Optimisations

actions don't conflict with others so they will match with the simulation so you don't feel delayed. That's awesome news! I really did not have any hope that this would be addressed, since most RTS-style games do not bother (age of empires, rise of nations... and those are big budget titles and the...
by vegeta897
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #82 - Optimisations
Replies: 58
Views: 34666

Re: Friday Facts #82 Optimisations

Tomas is working on the lag hiding and it seems to have nice results, you can expect detailed description of it in the next fff.
Does this mean things like movement will be rendered client-side instantly before actually being simulated? Thus making playing with 200ms ping not feel so delayed?
by vegeta897
Fri Sep 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #52 - Ups and Downs
Replies: 32
Views: 20984

Re: Friday Facts #52 - Ups and Downs

You guys should use OBS to stream/record. It's free and very efficient (and simple to hook up to Twitch). I get no noticeable performance drop no matter what I stream or record with it. FRAPS is ancient and frankly awful.
by vegeta897
Fri Aug 22, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #48 Long term thinking
Replies: 25
Views: 22337

Re: Friday Facts #48 Long term thinking

kovarex wrote:
vegeta897 wrote:Looking great!

Since the tanks are 3D models to begin with, would it be too much effort to export more than just 8 angles? Or is this just for previewing?
It is just for preview.
Cool, thanks for the very fast reply.
by vegeta897
Fri Aug 22, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #48 Long term thinking
Replies: 25
Views: 22337

Re: Friday Facts #48 Long term thinking

Looking great!

Since the tanks are 3D models to begin with, would it be too much effort to export more than just 8 angles? Or is this just for previewing?

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