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XyZspineZyX
08-15-2003, 05:05 PM
THanks for the patch! Awesome!

I just watched a video of Lo_Mac, and saw some really neat external view options. Maybe some new external view options could be added?

I like the one that "releases" F2 or F8 view, so the plane shoots off into the distance, as if you as the viewer all of a sudden stopped flying "behind" the plane, and the plane keeps on going. With different angless and distances from the plane, this could be a great view option.

Additionally, there could be some different options for F3 view, which is my favorite. I can adjust length of flyby manually in the ini file, but it would be great to have in-game control over F3 view options. How about an F3 view that "flies" along the trajectory of the plane, not always locked into one spot? As you start, say, you are 500m from the plane coming at you, and as it nears, your distance to the plane shortens, and then you follow right next to the plane for a while, and then the plane pulls away from you. I guess this would look like the plane was overtaking your plane, and passed you, instead of the plane passing you by as you stand still.

Hope this makes sense...just some cool things that would be fun in the future...


kajr



http://63.76.89.105/IL2/images/IL2AirRacing.gif (http://63.76.89.105/IL2)

Message Edited on 08/16/0308:28AM by kajr

XyZspineZyX
08-15-2003, 05:05 PM
THanks for the patch! Awesome!

I just watched a video of Lo_Mac, and saw some really neat external view options. Maybe some new external view options could be added?

I like the one that "releases" F2 or F8 view, so the plane shoots off into the distance, as if you as the viewer all of a sudden stopped flying "behind" the plane, and the plane keeps on going. With different angless and distances from the plane, this could be a great view option.

Additionally, there could be some different options for F3 view, which is my favorite. I can adjust length of flyby manually in the ini file, but it would be great to have in-game control over F3 view options. How about an F3 view that "flies" along the trajectory of the plane, not always locked into one spot? As you start, say, you are 500m from the plane coming at you, and as it nears, your distance to the plane shortens, and then you follow right next to the plane for a while, and then the plane pulls away from you. I guess this would look like the plane was overtaking your plane, and passed you, instead of the plane passing you by as you stand still.

Hope this makes sense...just some cool things that would be fun in the future...


kajr



http://63.76.89.105/IL2/images/IL2AirRacing.gif (http://63.76.89.105/IL2)

Message Edited on 08/16/0308:28AM by kajr

XyZspineZyX
08-16-2003, 01:36 PM
Here are some more ideas for the track playback screen:

The LOOP feature is a waste of space because if you have LOOP on, at the end of the track, it LOADS UP again. If we want to see the track twice, we can just press the PLAY button again. This accomplishes the same thing as the loop button. You could save some resource space and get rid of the LOOP button.

Along with the INFLIGHT MESSAGES button, which shows or hides the text messages, you could also add CHAT MESSAGES as an option to hide. I sometimes have the coolest track, only to have people chatting away and taking away from the action. Or, you could hide the CHAT lines as well as all the other text lines when you use the INFLIGHT MESSAGES button. Whichever works the best, but I like the idea of a CHAT MESSAGES button the best, especially if you make space by removing the LOOP button.

kajr



http://63.76.89.105/IL2/images/IL2AirRacing.gif (http://63.76.89.105/IL2)

XyZspineZyX
08-17-2003, 01:31 PM
Some more thoughts on possble external view options:

http://forums.ubi.com/messages/message_view-topic.asp?name=Olegmaddoxreadyroom&id=zuyty

kajr



http://63.76.89.105/IL2/images/IL2AirRacing.gif (http://63.76.89.105/IL2)