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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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Dawn of the Reapers V .2

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Second release of Dawn of the Reapers, comes with a ton of updates almost too many to list.

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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V.Metalic
V.Metalic Sep 27 2012, 8:19pm says:

Lord_Set, look on your profile, please. There is something for you.

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Lord_Set
Lord_Set Sep 27 2012, 10:56pm replied:

doesnt work.

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V.Metalic
V.Metalic Sep 28 2012, 5:20am replied:

Just open the link, and than add on the back "(Art_Book).jpg", than it will work.

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davidt0504
davidt0504 Sep 28 2012, 10:06am replied:

how do you get it to work again? I'd like to see this.

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ashevil2
ashevil2 Sep 28 2012, 6:57am replied:

i looked at it..... that looks very scary

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Emberblaque
Emberblaque Sep 27 2012, 10:21pm replied:

Anti-climactic.

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davidt0504
davidt0504 Sep 27 2012, 10:25am replied:

I don't know officially but I think I read that they were thinking of using it as either 1) an artifact, 2) a plantary bonus, 3) a capturable derelict ship.

But don't quote me on that ;)

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revan111295
revan111295 Sep 27 2012, 1:45pm buried:

(buried)

I wonder What I put wrong on this comment to have -3

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Reaper_Armada
Reaper_Armada Sep 27 2012, 10:45am replied:

Enhance in research speed and reducing cost of research trees and an increase in trade income (that's what I know of so far).

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revan111295
revan111295 Sep 27 2012, 10:48am replied:

thanks both of you

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