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What is space distortion?

Post by VMan2002 » 15 Jan 2019, 03:04

Looking at some things with openplanet and...
TMSpaceDistortion1.png
TMSpaceDistortion2.png
The button and the menu don't do anything, which may be because the associated script is missing, not loaded or broken.

This seems like it could be something cool
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Re: What is space distortion?

Post by VMan2002 » 15 Jan 2019, 03:06

May be better to move to [Board index > English Forums > Maniaplanet]

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Re: What is space distortion?

Post by Miss » 15 Jan 2019, 10:48

Moved. That looks interesting indeed.. I've never seen it before, so it may be new to 4.1, actually :O

Edit: I can confirm this was added with 4.1, though it looks like the code for it in the editor is non-existant, so it's hard to say what it does exactly. There's a few distort parameters, including a vec3 WorldDistortScales (which probably holds the 3 values shown in your screenshot) and WorldDistortXYZ which is a CPlugBitmap (in other words, an image/texture). Initial suspicions are that this is for the new unannounced game.
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Re: What is space distortion?

Post by MatheusKS » 05 Mar 2019, 02:20

Miss wrote:
15 Jan 2019, 10:48
Initial suspicions are that this is for the new unannounced game.
Oh well, I'm unaware of this new game. :shock:

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Re: What is space distortion?

Post by TMarc » 05 Mar 2019, 07:17

Or simply a short effect when driving fast and being accelerated eg through a booster, or running on a speed path.
I would rather see this in the mediatracker, but who knows...
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Re: What is space distortion?

Post by Florenzius » 05 Mar 2019, 14:38

Looks quite interesting. It reminds of the term "orbital" a bit :D
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