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15 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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danilkkka
danilkkka Jan 11 2013, 2:46am says:

А будет ли у совета в моде нормандия ср2?

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Lockerd
Lockerd Jan 11 2013, 7:31am replied:

Совет будет иметь в SR1 как массовый продукт, Cerberus будет иметь SR2 в массовое производство, хотя совет будет получим от 1 Нормандии с высокого уровня, мощной броней и оружием. но как только они потеряют его, его ушли

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taliskyrim
taliskyrim Jan 11 2013, 12:20pm replied:

why have you guys gone russian

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Kommunizm
Kommunizm Jan 12 2013, 7:20am replied:

'cause Russians reconstructed USSR and began to conquer the Internet first before conquering the world.

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Super_battle_droid
Super_battle_droid Jan 12 2013, 1:25am replied:

looks like its a new trend last year it was American might as well go Russian now just to keep it fair.

Похоже, ее новая тенденция в прошлом году он был американским могли бы также пойти русский теперь только, чтобы держать его справедливым.

I hope that's right its the same as the top comment I think??

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taliskyrim
taliskyrim Jan 12 2013, 10:41pm replied:

oh come on guys it`s not fair i cant even speak russian

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VVVVBBBB
VVVVBBBB Jan 12 2013, 4:19am replied:

actually no

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Angry_Kamrad
Angry_Kamrad Jan 11 2013, 6:34am replied:

Very clever to write a question in Russian in a place where 99 percent of English-speaking.

Очень умно написать вопрос на русском в том месте где 99 процентов англоговорящие.

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danilkkka
danilkkka Jan 11 2013, 9:54am replied:

составить трудно было

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KaptenHaddock
KaptenHaddock Jan 11 2013, 8:36am replied:

"I am the 99%."

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