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14 comments by Lord_Set on Apr 28th, 2014

State of the Mod: Post Alpha V.1

With our first release and getting some absolutely amazing feedback from you guys, we have begun filling those holes in the mod to really create that level of immersion that you (the fans) expect from us. In this State of the Mod, we will be covering new voice overs to rid ourselves of those pesky stock voices. As well as updated tangent models for our ships (to fix those shadow issues.) As well as give you guys a chance to ask the devs questions regard future development and help shape this project.

Let me be the first to welcome MEDiscovery to the DotR Team. With that being said we have some excellent audio taste tests to share with you guys. Now Cerberus right now is our main priority because they are the most complete. What I have done is uploaded a few audio/sfx clips to SoundCloud to share.

Voice Overs/SFX


Right now the four clips I have uploaded include an updated Mass Accelerator sound effect, Picket Cruiser(Female Voice), Heavy Cruiser (Male Voice), and Cruiser (Male Voice.) This is just a small taste of whats to come though. We plan to do some serious overhauling before our next alpha release so that you guys will have even more fun. For those interested I have included his Youtube channel below where he gives indepth tuts on how to recreate voice overs for almost every race in Mass Effect, some really awesome stuff.

Youtube.com


Tangent Maps (Shadowing Fixes)

One of the unforeseen side effects of converting to rebellion was that we didn't anticipate having to do tangent maps. For those who don't know what tangent maps are, they are essentially something that gets attached to a model that dictates how the shadows fall on the model. Most of you noticed while playing the Alpha that shadows don't look quite right. Well we have begun to remedy the problem with some awesome help from Myfist0 of the Sacrifice of Angels 2 mod for Sins. Down below I have included a small example to show exactly how much a difference it makes in terms of appearance in game.

tangent demo

The Difference is night and day, we have been testing in game recently and can't get enough of how much better battles look with the right shadows. So a week out of our first release, we have seen nothing but positive feedback/criticisms. We hope with each successive release that you folks help us find all those little bugs we might miss in development.

Here is your chance guys, after playing our first official release what do you guys have to say? Got any good ideas? Post your questions and Lockerd, Skyline, and I will do our best to answer those questions and get back to you. With our first release that makes you all part of the team, help us to create a better mod and experience for you our loyal fans!

Your Fearless Leader

- Set

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Dawn of the Reapers: Onslaught  (Pre-Alpha Release

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Apr 20, 2014 Demo 97 comments

Our first release to keep you fans happy! Happy Easter, and remember all good things in moderation.

The Sacrifice of the 55th

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Just the script to the live action trailer I hope to have enough time to work on sometime in the next few months.

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tezaar
tezaar 14hours 41mins ago says:

is the Destiny Ascension the "Titan" of the Council faction?

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Lockerd
Lockerd 13hours 38mins ago replied:

yes she is, on the paragon side

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Lord_Set
Lord_Set Jul 28 2014, 2:16am says:

Working on sounds for the next update with Mass Effect Discovery. More coming soon.

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Tali_Zorah_nar_Rayya
Tali_Zorah_nar_Rayya Jul 28 2014, 12:11pm replied:

Set, you and the team are doing great! I shared you guys on FB so more people can see this amazing work of art.

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USNCFleet
USNCFleet Jul 28 2014, 1:16am says:

Not sure how to change the RAM on steam. did the correct install and every thing. How do you change the ram of the game in steam? please reply ill be on for 3 or so hours

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echuu
echuu Jul 27 2014, 5:08pm says:

This mod is amazing and very promising. I happy to say that Dawn of the Reapers is now featured at and supported by MundusBellicus.fr : Mundusbellicus.fr

Keep up the good work!

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Lord_Set
Lord_Set Jul 28 2014, 2:16am replied:

Thank you very much for the nod, we certainly appreciate it.

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Lockerd
Lockerd Jul 27 2014, 11:32pm replied:

obvious troll is obvious.

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USNCFleet
USNCFleet Jul 28 2014, 12:35am replied:

im not trolling i need help.

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Lockerd
Lockerd Jul 28 2014, 10:35am replied:

have you ever installed a mod to sins before? and did you read the summary?

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