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Good news everyone! (X2)
Posted in: Coding
Posted 2010-01-21 at 07:15 by Jaymz

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[B][SIZE=5]Part 1 : The "D" word........[/SIZE][/B]

Apart from the previously mentioned "prone spam" fix, this is the only deviation change made for 0.9 that applies to [B]all[/B] weapons.

[QUOTE]WEAPONS: Deviation on ALL hand held weapons modified. Full settle time for ANY weapon is not required unless you've been on the move for 5 seconds. This works linearly, so if you've been on the move for 1 second, you'll only require 1/5th of the settle time, for 2 seconds, 2/5ths etc. (jaymz) 11388[/QUOTE]

It's safe to say that basic deviation in 0.9 will function just like it does in 0.87 but with two major improvements,
[LIST=1][*]Instaproning will be completely useless [I](unlike previously where hitting "z" and spraying would win every CQB engagement)[/I][*]You will be able to make minor "wasd" corrections with almost [B]no[/B] accuracy loss [I](unlike previously where just tapping any movement key reset all deviation to minimal accuracy)[/I][/LIST]No, we don't have leaning, sway, weapon collision or any of several features that can properly simulate weaponry handling in the FPS realm. But what we [B]do[/B] have in place for 0.9 is a system that's far superior than what we're used to and will, dare I say, [B]greatly[/B] improve both CQB and medium/long range firefights! :mrgreen:

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...and so concludes the first bit of good news....

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[B][SIZE=5]Part 2 : Why do I hear Hueys everywhere!!! Oh god!!!! Wait, what? I can't hear you, it sounds like there's a Huey inside my brain![/SIZE][/B]

You all know what I'm talking about. You're on Jabal, or Barracuda, or Ramiel......and the invisible helicopters of doom are everywhere. Well, fear no more! Because thanks to hours of brainstorming, Ancientman's Aussie intuition (which before this I never believed in), db's magical scriptorium of wonders and my......something! 0.9 will be sound bug free!

Disclaimer : We haven't fully tested the sound bug fix, but we're pretty sure it works..... [SIZE=1][I]<- famous last words [/I][/SIZE]



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...and so concludes part 2....

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So.......I leave you all with comedian Bill Bailey on "Starsky & Hutch Music" : [URL="http://www.metacafe.com/watch/746338/comedian_bill_bailey_starsky_hutch_music/"]Comedian Bill Bailey - Starsky & Hutch Music - Video[/URL]
Updated 2010-01-22 at 04:21 by Chuc
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  1. Old Comment
    Can we get helicopters back on Basrah and the likes then?
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 11:41 by BrownBadger BrownBadger is offline
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    evya's Avatar
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by WelshManDan View Comment
    Maybe we will eventually see a Chinook or Lynx on Al Basrah again then?
    pleeeeeease?
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 13:28 by evya evya is offline
  3. Old Comment
    Wait, I think I missed the "aforementioned pronespam fix".

    What is the pronespam fix? The 1.5 patch prone deviation?

    Also,

    CAN WE PLEASE HAVE HELICOPTERS ON BASRAH?!?!?!?
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 13:51 by Duckmeister Duckmeister is offline
  4. Old Comment
    Epic sh*t happening right here...
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 14:16 by Arnoldio Arnoldio is offline
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    Nick_Gunar's Avatar
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ChizNizzle View Comment
    Epic sh*t happening right here...
    SPEECHLESS.
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 14:22 by Nick_Gunar Nick_Gunar is offline
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    Redamare's Avatar
    AHH!! HUEYS IN MY .. BRAIN! .Get out of my HEAD AHH ( BOOM ) suicide ... i am soo excited about those fixes :P Good work guys
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 14:41 by Redamare Redamare is offline
  7. Old Comment
    SprintJack's Avatar
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Duckmeister View Comment
    Also,

    CAN WE PLEASE HAVE HELICOPTERS ON BASRAH?!?!?!?
    If you will take a look at blog post with map loading screens you will see that there is a version of basrah with attack helicopters
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 15:13 by SprintJack SprintJack is offline
  8. Old Comment
    i came, twice
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 15:27 by wookimonsta wookimonsta is offline
  9. Old Comment
    Snazz's Avatar
    If you continue to hear Hueys everywhere, you may have post traumatic stress disorder.

    But seriously I can't wait to test out the new deviation system, even if it just improves close combat it'll be epic.
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 16:33 by Snazz Snazz is offline
  10. Old Comment
    akatabrask's Avatar
    That's pretty... pretty badass

    So, this means that the tank is back on Qwai anytime soon?
    Posted 2010-01-21 at 16:44 by akatabrask akatabrask is offline
 

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