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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.

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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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SCJ
SCJ May 4 2012, 5:07am says:

Really looking forward to massing a fleet from all of citadel space and spanking the giant space squids back to dark space!

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Renea246
Renea246 May 3 2012, 11:53am says:

This mod is gonna be epic but i think it needs the ME3 soundtrack

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Brutus_Palin
Brutus_Palin May 3 2012, 10:54am says:

Not even remotely important but I feel I should point point this out, Tsar Bomba was between 50 to 57 megatons of tnt or 50,000 to 57,000 kilotons. No offence intended.

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bigbuttons
bigbuttons May 3 2012, 1:22pm replied:

The testing Tsar bomba had 50megatons but it had a potential yield of 100 megatons, they didn't use the casing that could increase its yield as they were worried about igniting the atmosphere or some crap (and the **** tonne of radiation it would have belched out), and from the fact that the blast wave could be measured on its 3rd trip around the world its understandable.

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Lockerd
Lockerd May 3 2012, 9:31am says: Online

I've been meaning to ask for a while but always forgot, who came up with the Dawn of the Reapers logo? you know the big red logo with the reaper abreviation and pic like the 2 for Mass Effect 2 and the one from Mass Effect 3?

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Reaper_Armada
Reaper_Armada May 3 2012, 7:09pm replied:

I actually can't remember because it was so long ago but I think someone from outside the team did it or it was All_Under_Heaven.

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Grimjowl
Grimjowl May 3 2012, 6:41am says:

I thought i'd let you guys know, if your still looking for Alliance vessels there appears to be one you've missed towards the end of when the fleet arrives at Earth (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6qVvbZC2Gs&feature=related pause it at 2:55 and its the ship on the left)

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tchyeah
tchyeah May 3 2012, 7:59am replied:

if your talking about the one on the left that has a little bit coming off the wing... thats an alliance cruiser... the little bit is a blown off engine from another cruiser. good pick up though :)

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Grimjowl
Grimjowl May 3 2012, 2:52pm replied:

oh yeh, lol my mistake.

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geetakingle
geetakingle May 2 2012, 5:44pm says:

Sick FAQ update. My appetite is sated for now.

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