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Hello. Rescently I was thinking about continuing this mod/game and I thought about a new direction that could possibly solve a lot of issues, that are present on the current 2D engine.

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Hello. Recently I was thinking about continuing this mod/game and I thought about a new direction that could possibly solve a lot of issues, that are present on the current 2D engine. Like lightening, unit rotation problems, long time editing sprites and many more.

Basically, I am willing to use a 3D engine to simulate 2D engine. It will simulate the present 2D layout, just like in many C&C games (TS,RA2), but it will use 3D graphics. The cameras position will remain the same, viewing from the 45° angle in the isometric view. With no camera rotation intended.

In some cases you may think it is a drawback. "Why just not to use some other 3D engine like C&C Generals?" you may ask. And I will answer that: "In the long run, I and probably a lot of other C&C gamers, were attracted particularly to the structured and ordered look of old C&C".

Let me know what you think and feel free to discuss this subject on your behalf.


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V3F Author
V3F

I agree it is quite smart. That's not a concept art, just a random isometric schematic. But I will try to provide something similar to the game. With same proportions, but with less polygons.

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Hawkian
Hawkian

I personally do like the way that RA2/YR looks more than Generals. So yeah, I think this is a great idea. :D

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