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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.

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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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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GenezisO Aug 1 2014, 9:32pm says:

Join our fan group guys :)

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evans274 Aug 4 2014, 6:24pm replied:

Shut your mouth or I'll put soap in it. :)

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Lord_Set Aug 1 2014, 1:37am says:

Working on sounds and UI stuff in the very limited time I have hope to have more soon.

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tezaar Jul 31 2014, 10:37am says:

Should the Asari Cruiser be made a capital ship due to its size and rarity in ME lore whilst the Cruiser itself is replaced by the Alliance Everest Class? other than the above only other problem I've encountered is I have no idea how to build a Titan, i did all the research and made the foundry but the Titan isn't there.

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Chris_Vas_Rayya Jul 31 2014, 4:37pm replied: Online

You need to click the empty space where the box should be and the option to build it will be available. It is there it's just invisible for some reason.

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tezaar Aug 1 2014, 8:25am replied:

oh i understand, thanks!

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tezaar Jul 29 2014, 8:56am says:

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

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Lockerd Jul 29 2014, 9:59am replied:

yes she is, on the paragon side

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tezaar Jul 30 2014, 4:05am replied:

Whilst Volus Dreadnought is the Titan for the Renegade side?

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epelix Jul 30 2014, 10:51am replied:


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