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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: Onslaught  (Pre-Alpha Release

Dawn of the Reapers: Onslaught (Pre-Alpha Release

Apr 20, 2014 Demo 101 comments

Our first release to keep you fans happy! Happy Easter, and remember all good things in moderation.

The Sacrifice of the 55th

The Sacrifice of the 55th

Sep 19, 2012 Other 31 comments

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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USNCFleet
USNCFleet Jul 27 2014, 12:30am says:

How to install? cant find the mod.txt folder gunna try to use prohites one

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Lockerd
Lockerd Jul 27 2014, 11:32pm replied: Online

obvious troll is obvious.

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Nemo77718
Nemo77718 Jul 24 2014, 9:38am says:

Set, Skyline
Did you make the finished "adult" Human-reaper, as a playable shape with his properties and agression?

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Lord_Set
Lord_Set Jul 23 2014, 11:40pm says:

Guys, I understand most of you are atleast slightly ticked off about no updates but for the most part most of the assets I have to make and I'm working over 60 hours a week right now im really sorry its taking this long but all good things in time.

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USNCFleet
USNCFleet Jul 27 2014, 12:19am replied:

where is the mod enable/ txt thing?

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Tali_Zorah_nar_Rayya
Tali_Zorah_nar_Rayya Jul 24 2014, 1:27am replied:

No worries Set, we know that the team has a life (at least I hope everyone does)and we know that you guys are doing your best. After all good things come to those who wait (speaking from experience).

+6 votes     reply to comment
USNCFleet
USNCFleet Jul 27 2014, 12:21am replied:

can you teach me how to sintall this? i cant find the mod.txt file

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andy7042
andy7042 Jul 22 2014, 11:04pm says:

i hate some of my ex's sometimes for stupid crap they do and hackett when will they update this mod

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evans274
evans274 Jul 22 2014, 11:06am replied: +2 votes     reply to comment
Admiral_Hackett
Admiral_Hackett Jul 22 2014, 7:14pm replied:

That is the greatest single thing I've ever seen. (Aside from my ex getting exposed on the twitter purge the other day, I love the rugby team)

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