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16 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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-Stealer-L1F3
-Stealer-L1F3 Dec 7 2014, 3:29pm says:

3 months without updates. I'm starting to worry if this mod has been forgotten by the devs or I am missing some important articles out.

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Threestepsfromhell
Threestepsfromhell Dec 11 2014, 6:42am replied:

I dont mind the devs not releasing any new art or material, but one would apppreciate if they released some news or content to theri fans. I know they dont have to, but its just good manners.

Its ok anyway. I hope they dont abandon it.

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Pandemonium_Reaper
Pandemonium_Reaper Dec 7 2014, 10:27pm replied:

Same here :|

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davidt0504
davidt0504 Dec 7 2014, 5:02pm replied:

Not only that but development seems to have pittled to a halt. I know devs have real lives but the fact of the matter is that this mod seems to have been indefinitely put on hold for the time being.

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Pieboybom
Pieboybom Dec 7 2014, 4:30pm replied:

No your not missing anything.

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Nemo77718
Nemo77718 Dec 5 2014, 3:18pm says:

I'm curious about something.
What kind of material made from the citadel, mass relays and the reapers?
I read this:
"The station's hull is sufficiently strong that, even when subjected to the most advanced weaponry available, it would take several days of sustained bombardment to inflict any serious damage to the superstructure."
"The relays are made of an unknown but incredibly resilient material, the same material that the Citadel is built from, and are protected by a quantum shield that renders them nearly impervious to damage by locking their structure in place at the subatomic level. They are even capable of surviving a supernova's wake without being damaged. They are "cold" objects that don't emit heat or radiation, unlike starships, making them difficult to find if their position changes."

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Pandemonium_Reaper
Pandemonium_Reaper Dec 5 2014, 5:56pm replied:

The Citadel and the Mass Relays are built by the Reapers, they are made of all the technology of the advanced civilizations the Reapers massacred and harvested for so billions of Harvest Cycles ago.

In simple terms, the Technology of the Reapers is the Synthesis of all the lost advanced ancient civilizations.

If you would like to know more, link below :)

The Citadel: Masseffect.wikia.com
The Mass Relays: Masseffect.wikia.com

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volunteerff49
volunteerff49 Dec 5 2014, 9:20am says:

Why are there files missing when you download the mod im missing two files and one being the enabledmods.txt file wtf do i do I really want to play this game so bad im willing to give the devs atleast 50 dollars or more for not even .9 megabytes of information PLEASE SOMEONE HELP ME

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Shockmatter
Shockmatter Dec 5 2014, 7:48pm replied:

Try a different link.

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Reaper_Armada
Reaper_Armada Dec 5 2014, 11:04am replied:

Download is probably corrupted unfortunately.

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kyle_katarn67
kyle_katarn67 Dec 4 2014, 4:45am says:

Could someone make various non laggy video clips for me? I want to make a promotional video for this mod for mod of the year. If you can pm or comment below!

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