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Orbital Laser Odin - Weapon Add-On (Games : Vector Thrust : Forum : Showcase : Orbital Laser Odin - Weapon Add-On) Locked
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Jul 21 2012 Anchor

After messing around with weapon files for 3 days I kind managed to get the result I wanted, an orbital laser weapon, I started with the LRSW files and went from there, changing many settings even the particle settings. At first there was one thing that was tricky to get done, fire the laser without a missile, then I had the idea of making an "invisible" missile, for that I simply used a cube of 1cm³, which ingame is so small it just can't be seem and then turned the trail and exhaust flame off and finally added absurd physics to the missile so it could hit anything anywhere in half a second, but sometimes it still misses the target, depends on the angle it is shot, I think to fix that I'll simply make the target area smaller, straight shots never miss. Also surprisingly enough, the SonicBoom.wav fitted perfectly as the laser sound.
The round thing on top of the fighter is the radar used for the orbital laser, it's an weapon attachment, and as such, only appears when the orbital laser is selected.

The illusion that it's an orbital laser that is hitting the target instead of a missile is almost perfect.

Pics can be found here:

mittsommerschnee Vector Thrust α/β Tester
Jul 21 2012 Anchor

What would be a nice feature is when you fire it and if your close to the blast radius your HUD fuzzes in and out like in AC3 due to the EMP it gives off.
See this video for an eg;

Edited by: mittsommerschnee


Noli Timere Messorem
Jul 21 2012 Anchor

Now this is what Vector Thrust is about!! Looks pretty damn awesome!!! I am especially loving the plane model as well!
Is there a way for you to make this available for you to publish this and make it downloadable?
Keep up the great work!

Jul 21 2012 Anchor

I'm speechless, it looks really good!

Jul 21 2012 Anchor

Haha thanks for the replies! :)

About the availability of the mods, I can make the weapons available when I finish them (there are some things that depends on upcoming features), about the aircraft it will depend on what Venom thinks, since he made it he should decide if it will be available for download.

Aug 2 2012 Anchor

Looks better than I thought it would. Now, convert my F-58 Hammer XN <__<
And as far as releasing it, I dunno. I haven't decided on it yet. Maybe after a few more tweaks to the .ini file.

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