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Baryonyx
Baryonyx Mar 5 2013, 7:34pm replied:

That might be true of the majority but the "three" individuals with an all expenses paid rehabilitation ego trip seem to be everywhere at the same time throwing the word noob around like free condoms during aids awareness week.

+20 votes   poll: I prefer my mods to be...
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 12 2013, 4:23pm replied:

I totally see your point and depending on the game I tend to sometimes feel the same way regarding real world realism.
But with SupCom though, it is a hugely stylised game and relies on the improbable all the way to the crazy impossible. It's somewhat its charm. I mean has anyone ever mentioned that the scale of the games huge mechs would collapse under their own weight or that using battleships that fire unguided artillery is obsolete? ;-D

+8 votes   media: UEF T2 Fighter
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 24 2012, 12:02pm says:

That "watermark" is verging on acid etched.

+1 vote   media: SS
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 11 2012, 2:18pm says:

All you need now is the young child the statue carving is stamping on and you've got a worldwide hit on your hands.

+5 votes   media: origins of Gangnam style
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 4 2012, 1:04am says:

Just what the Aeon need. Looks really great.
Especially since I dislike the vanilla Galactic Colossus, which single handedly ruined the Aeon for me in the original game. This is much more like I'd imagine Aeon.

+3 votes   media: Battle Bot
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 2 2012, 1:19pm says:

Escoter?
Woopsy, missing an R :-)
Also arn't they just called just escort not escorter?

More importantly nice ship.

+2 votes   media: Tech 1 Cybran Escorter.
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Sep 26 2012, 10:57pm says:

Wait a minute... that's not Putin!

+1 vote   media: Something I found
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Sep 13 2012, 9:58pm says:

Nobody owns Tolkien and nobody owns creativity and I will fight anyone who claims they do.
This shows how broken the laws are to do with copyright, "intellectual property" and corporate power.
What would Tolkien think of all this?!
Thankfully I bought the rights to Tolkien's opinions. So I can tell you he thinks warner bros need to take a running jump into Mount Doom.

+19 votes   media: Game Cannon Interview with MEB and Alasdair
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Aug 7 2012, 8:14pm says:

Seems you forgot to move the mouse cursor off screen in two of the pictures. But I like the thought and detail thats gone into the map.

+2 votes   media: My Airfield :)
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Aug 5 2012, 6:23am says:

Totally agree about the Roddenbery philosophy and "reboot" (ughhh I hate the term reboot, sounds like everything these days can be "wiped" and started again with a press of a button). I treat the two as competely seperate entities and only have a heart for the originals and TNG.
Loving the detail going into this, much passion.

+4 votes   article: 5 reasons we're stoked about TNG Remastered!
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jul 25 2012, 5:55am says:

I'm more interested in the guy in the back that looks like they've had a bag of flour poured over them.

Also, they arn't fighting, they are dancing.

+3 votes   media: Some more funny military pics
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 30 2012, 4:11pm replied:

In the editor put in custom parameters in place of default values when creating a map area. You can also add to the map area using the terrain tools.

+2 votes   media: Test Range Tiger I
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 29 2012, 11:36am says:

Just what you don't want at a checkpoint in baghdad.

+7 votes   media: Car horn
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 29 2012, 11:32am says:

If only Julian would have a goofy smile, then he'd be "Disney", "I can't wear a shirt with buttons" material too.

Also someone seems to have coloured in Julian's face!

+3 votes   media: Information
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 25 2012, 8:27am replied:

I think your removing too much colour, and the method your using seems to be the reason for the purple tint and the increasing lack of red and green.
Using the third one from the top of this page as an example, I would take the RAL 8017 (Red brown) layer and try to adjust the colour hue very gently to bring the shade closer to the middle one, yet not making it as bright.
I think its the method your using to remove vibrancy is too heavy and you need to find a balance between brightness and colour.
For a game I would usually lighten relative to the real world and reduce the colour vibrancy but only by small amounts.

+1 vote   media: King Tiger Ambush Camo Variants
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 25 2012, 6:50am replied:

They look suprisingly similar after using the samples. Although I still think there is something going on with the purple hue (that might just be the image), the new example is quite dark and its lost some of the contrast and highlights.
Was that using a straight sampling with no changes?
Because if it is I think it shows your own ones are are quite close and that it would be the result I'd expect without adjustments.
Like I said your choices are really quite accurate already, in my opinion they just needs a few tweaks here and there. Some of the best I've seen regarding history.

+1 vote   media: King Tiger Ambush Camo Variants
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 24 2012, 7:04pm replied:

I actually had a set of colours from a paint suppliers colour chart who got it as close to the original as seems possible. They had the colours on their website for painting historic models. If only I could find the images I downloaded I'd give them to you. I'll PM you if I find them again.

+1 vote   media: King Tiger Ambush Camo Variants
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 24 2012, 6:02pm replied:

I know it seems ironic and hypocritical looking at the King Tigers in my avatar and profile header, but they are intentionally garish and not recommended for combat :-P

p.s. I like that your using an historical palette.

+1 vote   media: King Tiger Ambush Camo Variants
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 24 2012, 5:52pm says:

I agree with the above.
The middle one is possibly too bright and vibrant.
The third one is also reasonable, although it seems to have a greater purple hue (they all have a slight purple in the third shade).

+1 vote   media: King Tiger Ambush Camo Variants
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 21 2012, 8:06am says:

Looks like that was fun to film.

+4 votes   media: Heroes & Generals - Come Out to Play Trailer
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 18 2012, 5:49pm says:

What he should say is "...an easy way to NOT do it"

+4 votes   media: Calling Microsoft
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 6 2012, 9:44pm says:

So 1000 systems and I'd end up with long hair, long finger nails and very old by the time I'm finished. Excellent.

+5 votes   article: Galaxial: Random Galaxy Generation
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 28 2012, 9:43pm replied:

You mean like a wiff of extra strong cheddar?
How mature is "extremely mature" I always thought that was around 62.

+1 vote   media: Hermoine HAS grown into a beautiful young lady! :D
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 27 2012, 1:45pm says:

Just wondering has anyone thought of making a map a bit like those old metal maps from Total Annihilation, especially that one with lots of dividing walkways and closed off areas. Probably doesn't play well under the new mechanics but I used to love that map.

+2 votes   download: Total Mayhem Map: Smoothie
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 17 2012, 12:35pm replied:

Ooo... Awkward! (he sang in a shrill and dramaticly camp voice)

+2 votes   media: Grandma is that you?
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 12 2012, 9:11am says:

Looks like it's about to hit the dirt. Nothing like being overweight and top heavy to ruin your dream of being an athlete.
Reminds me of that russian experimental tank that broke in half trying to cross a river. But anyway MORE GUNS! BIGGER GUNS! that'll fix it...

+1 vote   media: Conversions | Homebrew models
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 6 2012, 10:31am says:

Cleans the skin right off.

+7 votes   media: Bathing Prohibited
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Apr 22 2012, 1:14pm says:

WOW!

+2 votes   media: Sapience Trailer #2 - Pre-Alpha Extended
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Apr 19 2012, 6:25pm replied:

Regarding Palaisy's reply.
That is incorrect.

+3 votes   media: Lost Vale Maidens
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Apr 19 2012, 5:59pm replied:

The fire was red, it flaming spread
The trees like torches blazed with light

+18 votes   media: Delving too deep
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Apr 14 2012, 12:18pm replied:

The description says "It's real life equivalent would be a radio system"
Vox is latin for Voice.

+3 votes   media: Vox caster
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Mar 25 2012, 11:25pm replied:

Good post by the way. It's really helpful infomation for everybody. The more the better for a library of knowledge.

+3 votes   article: How to create a minimap
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Mar 18 2012, 2:40pm says:

Now thats impressive. Much improvement, great job.

+1 vote   media: Cybran Air Unit - Texturing lol
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 26 2012, 9:13pm replied:

If your using Vista or 7, print screen doesn't work that well. Best to use a third party screen capture software e.g. Fraps.

+2 votes   download: Reichstag-winter map BETA
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 21 2012, 3:53pm says:

Very, very impressive. I hope this turns out as good as you hope. Best of luck.

+5 votes   media: WiP Map
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 2 2012, 11:15am says:

Because it's artillery...
Harrower Class - implements used to level the ground, stir up soil.
or Polestar Class something that serves as a guiding principle
something that is the center of attention or attraction.
Might not be suitable for this one, but maybe good for other ships.
I'm putting up too many already.
I can't help it that I like words ;-)

Great work with this mod by the way, best of luck.

+1 vote   media: New UEF ship
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 1 2012, 5:18pm says:

Meridian class?
Links in with the other UEF Summit class battleship

+1 vote   media: New UEF ship
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 1 2012, 1:45pm says:

payara (vampire fish)

+3 votes   media: New cybran ships
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jan 8 2012, 3:27pm says:

The detail is incredible. It looks good enough for a top quality FPS let alone RTS.
I'd say better than any of the new MOW:AS models.
MOW will look better than Assault Squad with this mod.

+5 votes   media: M42 Duster
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 25 2011, 7:07pm replied:

Indeed, I believe so.

+3 votes   media: Uparmored M151 - 2
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 20 2011, 5:07am says:

Good old flag waving. "yoo-hoo, Germans, we're over here!"

+3 votes   media: RUS Reinforcements
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 1 2011, 8:28am says:

I really hope it works.

+1 vote   article: Campaign data handling
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 20 2011, 3:28am replied:

Your right, many cross platform games, mostly so called AAA titles, end up working to the lowest common denominator, which are the consoles.

+3 votes   article: A bit on displacement maps
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 11 2011, 5:54pm says:

Great mod, I'd seen an older version I think you made on another site but forgot about it.
This is an interesting change, even if the new layout confused me for a little while. I like the extra space for viewing scrollable menus like production queue and research.
Overall useful to have, Thank you

+1 vote   mod: Widescreen Ahoi(FTM)!
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 1 2011, 9:31pm says:

This looks absolutely amazing!!
I already prefer this to Battlefield 3 for so many reasons.

+3 votes   article: Heroes & Generals - Alpha Videolog 3
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 2 2011, 2:36pm replied:

That is an Iron Cross to correct you. Its known as a Balkenkreuz and unsuprisingly its related to the Iron Cross and is a symbol of the Wehrmacht Heer, the Luftwaffe, and the Kriegsmarine of the German armed forces not just the Wehrmacht.
I only mention this because everyone keeps wanting to split hairs about everything on the internet, so I reckon I'd have a proper go at it aswell.

+6 votes   media: German Me262 Fighter Interceptor
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 18 2012, 6:01pm replied:

The meaning of the word has no bearing on the joke, merely the knowledge of its context.

+3 votes   media: Hilter's chair!
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 18 2012, 5:55pm says:

An RPG makes anything go.
Its the ultimate fashion accessory.

+10 votes   media: Would you tell him?
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 18 2012, 5:50pm says:

If your hit by this YOUR DOING IT WRONG!

+5 votes   media: Tactical cool gun
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 15 2012, 8:55pm says:

Lucky she was holding the microphone there to catch the drip. What a pro.

+1 vote   media: Snot a bad job
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 15 2012, 7:53pm replied:

Someone used Play-DOH!

+1 vote   media: Pizza Fail
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 15 2012, 7:49pm says:

Well he's screwed come tuesday!

+11 votes   media: No School!
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 13 2012, 8:08pm replied:

Ahh good point. I thought they were earlier. Well then I don't think its a problem :-P kind of eliminates the historic issue altogether.

+1 vote   media: Schwimmwagen
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 10 2012, 9:57pm says:

That's possibly the scariest thing I've ever seen.

+1 vote   media: I heard you don´t like to go to the dentist...
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 10 2012, 9:53pm says:

"oh Crap! Guys, last night... you'll never guess where we pitched the tents."

+1 vote   media: Mega-dump of de-motivation
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 10 2012, 9:50pm says:

I've been waiting for ages.
Still nothing!
Thats one tough little button.

+2 votes   media: Here's one more
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 10 2012, 8:05pm replied:

Then what's that across his chest?

+1 vote   media: No!!Don't join! Stay in Imperium!
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 9 2012, 6:12pm replied:

It's about time for this vehicle, I was wondering why Digital Mindsoft never made it. Finally someone has and its nice work. I agreed about the panzerfausts, they look good but they limit accuracy for historic scenarios.

0 votes   media: Schwimmwagen
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 7 2012, 12:19pm replied:

I'll let my children's children finish it then.

+5 votes   article: Galaxial: Random Galaxy Generation
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 30 2012, 11:16pm replied:

A day after yesterday,.. but not today. What am I?

+4 votes   media: Mering stream
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 28 2012, 9:38pm says:

Eee gad, they replaced his eyes with sunglasses. What's wrong with these people!!

0 votes   media: Random stuff i found on the internet.
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 28 2012, 9:36pm says:

Well they are certainly good actors.
Wonder if they can also kick a ball.

+3 votes   media: Random stuff i found on the internet.
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 25 2012, 1:05pm replied:

A lot of things in the Movies don't make a whole lot of sense. Often things are changed or omitted that end up losing a great chunk of the character/detail/logic from the books & the things that are valued by many are left out. Leading them to be 'Peter Jackson's' LOTR & not Tolkiens.
I give these guys (devs) a whole lot of respect for setting the books & manuscripts of Tolkiens Arda first and walking a finer line. Especially as this isn't a movie but a rpg game where greater immersion and depth is greatly desired.
So let them create their project as they see fit. They are gracious & modest enough to recognise that views will differ on something so grand & engage with the community of enthusiasts of book & film to better the results.
Frankly I may not agree with every nut & acorn (so far I mostly do) but I'm not the one putting in the hours.
So for me; "The road goes ever on and on...
...And I must follow, if I can..."

+6 votes   media: WIP White Mountain retexturing
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 24 2012, 10:32am says:

Great progress.

+3 votes   media: WIP White Mountain retexturing
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 24 2012, 8:53am replied:

Yeah I'm quite annoying like that. I live in the details.
It does look great.
I'm salivating at the prospect of fighting battles there. It's all about the immersion.

+5 votes   media: The Gates of Argonath
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 23 2012, 9:40am says:

Look great, I can see some great battles around the river.
I might be wrong, but shouldn't they be the same or similar to the surrounding rocks they were hewn from. Or is that difficult to do?

+12 votes   media: The Gates of Argonath
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 22 2012, 11:12am replied:

Your praise is appreciated. I've noted your own map work, so thank you.
It is still in progress with tweeks and script work.

+2 votes   member: Baryonyx
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 21 2012, 12:07pm replied:

Will it have a long recharge time for the main weapon (relatively speaking)?

+1 vote   media: Destroyer tank hunter
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 21 2012, 8:52am replied:

It shouldn't need any additional advantage, other than the fact it can probably engage from a greater range than most. So if its not in the line of sight of a unit or firing its weapon it will most likely be far back enough to stay hidden. I guess it will best be deployed in combined arms tactics (as with most units) so forward units can reveal targets for the Laser Distroyer to "snipe". Basicly the role of a typical tank hunter.

+2 votes   media: Destroyer tank hunter
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Mar 15 2013, 6:00pm says:

What a lot of bottles of ****.

+2 votes   media: Anyone thirsty
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 22 2012, 2:09pm replied:

The only winner of Monte Cassino was the Grim Reaper.

+2 votes   mod: Ace of Spades
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 18 2012, 9:15am says:

That's outstanding.

+4 votes   media: Cybran Avalanche - Mark 2 finished
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 11 2012, 2:15pm says:

So upset he changed his suit

+21 votes   media: Mustache
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Nov 7 2012, 5:17pm says:

It always seems to me that the stupid get it easy.
Its the semi-stupid that get a hard time.
The smart just find a "work-around",
and the hyper-intelligent struggle with the enormity of the universe they perceive.

+3 votes   media: Simple And True (John Wayne Quote)
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Oct 18 2012, 8:35pm says:

America the land of great plastic.

+1 vote   media: Made in USA you say...
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Oct 18 2012, 8:33pm replied:

Iron man sounds like a brand of condoms.

+3 votes   media: This is why...
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Oct 18 2012, 8:20pm replied:

Your telling me thats been Photoshopped?!!
I don't believe you.

+2 votes   media: Joe Biden during the VP debate.
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Oct 18 2012, 7:39pm says:

Looks like Ian Hislop with slightly more hair.

(That one's for people hailing from a number of odd little islands).

+1 vote   media: 4 AM
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Oct 16 2012, 4:22pm says:

I always figured they would sleep like modern day birds and not mammals. Maybe with unihemispheric slow wave sleep to keep half the brain awake at any one time.

+6 votes   media: shhh ...
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Oct 2 2012, 9:31am says:

Looks great. I'd fancy creating a mission someday.

+2 votes   media: finished
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Sep 26 2012, 10:49pm replied:

Arguably it was the failure to "properly" march on Moscow that lead to the failure of the axis in the east.

+1 vote   media: Invade Russia only if your ....
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Aug 1 2012, 5:38am says:

My word! Putin has an evil look in his eyes.

+1 vote   media: People from history vs. Celebrities
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jul 25 2012, 6:15am says:

Well under this logic, he can't move his arms, legs, eyes, face, think, talk... anything.
I'm sure its known as something.... ahhh yes, DEAD!
Therefore the logic argument deconstructs at the point at which the "imagined" character in the "imagined" universe is controlled by "imagined" fictional supernatural constructs of nature as definded by the creator.
That is to say, by accepting the conclusion that it is a fictional concept and that the characters ability to act in a fashion resembling the living is entirely ficticious, one can conclude that the suggested logic is no longer applicable within the said context.

p.s. There is no such thing as simple logic.
Just logic.

+2 votes   media: Simple logic=Epic Win!
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jul 4 2012, 4:10pm says:

Very nice. I like the detailed work and textures on the contoured terrain.

+1 vote   media: makin
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 30 2012, 1:20pm says:

Oh my! What the hell did they do to its hair!

+11 votes   media: Ouch!
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 29 2012, 11:42am says:

Looks like a classical painting.

+3 votes   media: Hmmm...
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jun 27 2012, 12:11pm says:

Thats a better review than most.

+13 votes   media: Knuckle Stun Gun Review
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 17 2012, 1:28pm replied:

Yes true.

(I retract the note from my above post as it detracts from the tract as a joke. Ignore it or all humour hence forth shall be lost).

+3 votes   media: Grandma is that you?
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 17 2012, 1:01pm replied:

Belgium actually.

(people might notice, it's my official sarcastic humour day, coincidentally coinciding with spam spam spam day, and copiously verbose and bombasticly loquacious over enthusiasticly irritating day but others may just think... spooky picture)
And now I adjourn and wish you all a joyous picture viewing.

+4 votes   media: Grandma is that you?
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 7 2012, 7:55am says:

Makes you wonder if inside it's totally filled with ammunition.

+1 vote   media: stormhammer...
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 7 2012, 7:27am says:

What's that oversized swiss cheese doing in the background??

+1 vote   media: If repost delete, if not enjoy
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 6 2012, 12:13pm replied:

Sorry, but didn't the movie take it from this and then 'shopped in' the Uruks and Rohirrim??

Haha, Or was that just Elves?...

+1 vote   media: Hornburg (WIP)
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 3 2012, 7:48pm says:

I thought I'd bring to attention that due to the asymmetrical nature of the numeration on the gun barrel, the number 10 is reversed along the median plane.

+1 vote   media: Veteran Tiger?
Baryonyx
Baryonyx May 1 2012, 4:31pm replied:

Löwe or Loewe but not Lowe.

+3 votes   media: Loewe
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Apr 24 2012, 9:04am says:

I really like the look and style of the menus and infomation HUD graphics, they are really clean and elegant. It fits well with the look of the game.
I'm looking forward to this and its ongoing progress.

+2 votes   article: Galaxial: Resources and Items Management
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Mar 26 2012, 4:39pm says:

I'm confident you chaps will do a better job than Peter Jackson's "Green domestos army" and his weak effort with the paths of the dead.
Following with interest (and hopefully fear). Lead the way.

0 votes   media: The Paths of the Dead WIP
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Mar 1 2012, 11:57am says:

I like it.
In the ref picture the leg stance is a litte more spread with wider hips and hunkered down, gives it a little more of a stable muscular look.

+1 vote   media: Atlas wip Main model finished
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Mar 1 2012, 11:46am replied:

Ahh right, well I'm glad its not a pokemon :-)

+1 vote   media: UEF Atlas wip
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 29 2012, 9:03pm says:

Looks like a pokemon.
What size is it likely to be? Because it looks to me to be a medium sized unit, once it gets some legs...?
It really has a UEF feel and I like what looks to be missile pods in the chest.
I think it needs short stubby yet stable legs.

+1 vote   media: UEF Atlas wip
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 26 2012, 9:53pm replied:

No luck. I have an issue with a map file error. Does it work for anyone else?

+1 vote   download: Reichstag-winter map BETA
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 26 2012, 9:31pm says:

So far I can't get it to work. It crashes on loading. I'll have a look to see if I can get it to work.

+1 vote   download: Reichstag-winter map BETA
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 21 2012, 3:17pm says:

Historically realistic colour palette and tone. Its easy to go too bright, so this is excellent.

+2 votes   media: Tiger I Optional camo
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 19 2012, 4:53pm says:

So no feathered "raptors" then?

+1 vote   media: Primal Carnage - Alpha Gameplay 3
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 2 2012, 3:25pm replied:

Unfortunatly I think a frigate already has that name from the original game (a Cybran frigate). Could get a bit confusing naming multiple ships from different factions the same.

+1 vote   media: New UEF ship
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Feb 1 2012, 10:58am says:

I love good quality sounds. It's sometimes lacking in games, often treated as a secondary feature. I'm glad its being taken seriously.
Great sound is a good way to raise the immersion level, I somewhat prefer it to shiny graphics.

One question; will the game have 3d sound and interact with the environment?

+2 votes   article: The Sound of Explosions
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 12 2011, 3:49pm says:

Top quality, top design, huge improvement and very elvish. I do love these Mithlond Nobles. My favorite that I have seen thus far.
Great job.

+1 vote   media: High Elves Preview
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 11 2011, 10:16am says:

Name should be Kugelblitz as in ball or sphere and the word lightning.

+1 vote   media: Kubelblitz
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 1 2011, 3:34pm says:

Ive been waiting an age for the Sdkfz7. Finally I can use the Sd.kfz.251 where it belongs. This is the proper workhorse.... well except for all the actual horses they used.

+2 votes   media: Sdkfz7 and Sdkfz7/2
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Oct 25 2011, 3:59pm says:

It's all very well saying this looks amazing. Which I can recognise and understand from an artistic and technological viewpoint. But with regards to 'realism' of the visuals this is far from accurate compared to 'real life' (despite peoples zealous fanatical reverence).

My point is about the game creators attempt to render an environment as close to reality as possible, an aim since the dawn of computer gaming. Yet the tendancy is to make 'stylistic' choices to hide differences or embellish visuals using certain graphical techniques.
In Battlefield 3 it seems they have gone overboard with high contrast and unnatural lighting (or atleast missed out important considerations).

There is a key difference between "photo realism" and "optical realism" its a massive mistake to follow "photo realism" in a computer game. Great for still images and dramatic movies but totally totally unrealistic for actual gameplay and at worst a hindrance (in a game like this).

No one seems to makes the distinction between the two and I note a great number of people are swept away by the strong contrasts in the lighting and I put forward that its due to the natural excitment to the dramatic effect it produces, just as a powerful highly contrasted black and white photo can be a strong and intense image. It should not be confused with the 'realism' of the average human eye, which adjusts to light conditions unlike battlefield 3 visuals.

Basicly in short, the lighting is a mess.

p.s. I have played the game.
It's not the only game to play this cheap gimmick trick , its dramatic, it looks like a movie, it probably sells.

+3 votes   media: In-game screens
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Aug 18 2011, 8:18am says:

Just tested your mission.
I'll provide feedback and opinion.
Firstly if this is your first attempt at a men of war map and mission, I can say you got some basic things right and others quite a bit wrong.
Firstly the good points:
It didn't crash during my play through.
It included environment and lighting.
It included objectives (although incomplete/lacking detail and explenation)
Objectives as apparently designed seemed to function and were achievable.

Negatives:
Lack of map detail
Lack of script detail i.e. things like clustered unit movements.
Lack of story
It lacked the infomation for objectives to explain task without guessing.
Setting/battle seemed random and confusingly ahistorical (russians vs germans alongside usa??)
Units under player control did not have their movement set to 'hold' by default.
Most of the scenario was conducted by the AI (not always a bad thing aslong as the player isn't left out).
Overall effort seems a little rushed, thats despite taking into account your statement of being amateur (we mostly all are around here), I would expect a little more 'finished product' than this before posting it out into the community, including play testing or getting friends to give feedback beforehand.
If this is your first attempt and your looking for lessons on how to improve, I recommend reading the forums at DMS and looking at other maps others have made to get tips. One good map for a beginner to look at is Bonus mission 3 Battle of Vernon. Its simple enough to learn the basics of how things can be done and you can modify it and practice changing things (it wont overwrite your game just save it as something new)
Best way to learn is to look at whats been done before and trial and error. Sadly I rate this one as mostly error but dont take it badly, it just needs quite bit more work. Making a great mission takes a huge amount of effort.

+3 votes   download: The stopped advance V.1.002.
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Jul 30 2011, 2:25pm says:

Im interested in the sky map and lighting settings, look really well done, lets hope the latest mow:as patch hasn't ruined the look, for me it messed up the contrast levels etc.

+1 vote   media: New map,Holland
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 23 2010, 5:10am says:

not gothic knights, Teutonic Knights

+2 votes   media: Bitta fun
Baryonyx
Baryonyx Dec 7 2010, 8:08pm replied:

I think its done like this to leave enough room to fight within the flaged square area

+3 votes   media: Minas Tirith
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