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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 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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Guest Sep 6 2014, 1:45am says:

I couldn't make Cerberus starbases work :( They never turn to enemy ships, never fire and don't launch fighters.
And the new font is very hard to read (at least on big screen resolution)
But otherwise I absolutely love this mod, keep up with good work guys!
Also, are you planning to give the Normandy frigates some ability to match the "stealth" word in their name? :)

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Turrian_battleship Sep 6 2014, 1:00am says:

hey, add me on steam KevlarSilverback for some fun games!!!!!

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Semoth Sep 5 2014, 3:45pm says:

played a small match against a friend, and the i have to say: The alpha V2 looks awesome! Just one thing i noticed: Is it just me or is the text in the main menu a bit "rough" (if you know what i mean, i am from germany so sorry for my english)?

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HappyTex Sep 6 2014, 12:19pm replied:

Ihr Englisch ist sehr gut!

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Dutch_Gamer Sep 6 2014, 2:07pm replied:

Und Ihr Deutsch ist sehr gut!

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tasabomber Sep 5 2014, 3:00pm says:

i just randomly disconected from that last game wutttt

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Admiral_Hackett Sep 5 2014, 2:35pm says:

Hosting a small game now! If you want to join add me on steam xiShogun or join the steam group at SOASE: Dawn of the Reapers !!!!!

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tasabomber Sep 5 2014, 11:38am says:

a lvl 4 harbinger wiped out 6 dreadnoughts and there battle groups in no time...

i am not worthy of facing the reapers im terrified to think what the completed faction will be like

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Pandemonium_Reaper Sep 5 2014, 6:02pm replied:

Imagine if they brought The Original Sovereign from Mass Effect 1, which all his arms Fire Beams....and larger....

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Lockerd Sep 5 2014, 10:08am replied: Online

message our Lord_Set

he has final say on everything.

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