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GriffinZ
GriffinZ Jun 4 2011, 5:26pm says:

the transmission between circling and moving is a bit clunky

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Westonbirt
Westonbirt Jun 4 2011, 5:28pm says:

Circle movement makes him go a bit far away.

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RA3Unleashed
RA3Unleashed Jun 4 2011, 5:32pm replied:

Unfortunately if I reduce the turn rate any lower, he just spins around on the spot. I'll try to increase the speed of the circling animation so the transition isn't as clunky. Is this an improvement on the stationary locomotor though? If not, I'll just revert.

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GriffinZ
GriffinZ Jun 4 2011, 5:37pm replied:

I suggest you have him "stationary" but hovering, floating around a meter up and down and to the sides. Then whipping with his tail would also make the shark look much more alive.

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Commander_RealWar
Commander_RealWar Jun 4 2011, 11:46pm replied:

Yeah, if it's possible to make the locomotor does an acceleration into a curve/decelerate upon coming out of that would make it look smooth.

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PsychoticLoner
PsychoticLoner Jun 4 2011, 6:09pm says:

Well, I for one like it. It's quite evocative of a shark circling it's prey.

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crj400
crj400 Jun 4 2011, 8:23pm replied:

I agree. Add to the fact that sharks can't breathe while staying still, and it makes far more sense to have it not stay idle.

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QPsychosis
QPsychosis Jun 4 2011, 10:34pm says:

If I may also offer some criticism, most sharks don't just move their tails back and forth whilst swimming, their entire body glides in a...snake-like pattern. That's a poor analogy, but the only one I can think up offhand. Otherwise, I do like the circling whilst idle. Keep up the good work!

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K05T4R
K05T4R Jun 4 2011, 11:41pm says:

Yep, I like it circling too, very fitting for a shark!

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GearsGoAwryMan
GearsGoAwryMan Jun 5 2011, 3:50am says:

very fitting! the ammount of work you put into this mod is unbelievable!

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vader333
vader333 Jun 5 2011, 5:02am says:

I like!

But max speed could be faster.

And while it's moving, the body should move more, I think.

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Null-Entity
Null-Entity Jun 5 2011, 5:40am says:

I have to agree with the circling on the grounds they cannot breath and it looks cooler :D, and the transition isnt to bad, just needs tweaking!.

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master_oli-p
master_oli-p Jun 5 2011, 10:25am says:

looks good, better than the previous version

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BerryBomber
BerryBomber Jun 5 2011, 11:35am says:

I agree that it should have snake-like movement. Perhaps something like the AOM Leviathan or Jourmund Elver: (for example, skip to 1:08)

Youtu.be

but besides that the circling looks great!

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Magmafusion
Magmafusion Jun 6 2011, 1:11pm says:

i like, i can't refuse it, i like, stfu and amuse it ;)

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Zarconium
Zarconium Jun 17 2011, 9:10pm says:

Is it possible to make the tail act as a rudder? It may help to ease the transition between circling and moving.

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Revised Shark locomotor based on community feedback. The new motion circles on idle, and during movement turns in larger circles.

Please note: the Shark will still remain still when firing it primary weapon.

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Date
Jun 4th, 2011
Length
00:32
Filename
UC_Shark_move.avi
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