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-Shadowalker-™
Admiral
Galactic Navy


Joined: September 23, 2007
Posts: 706
From: Shadows
Posted: 2013-11-27 10:19   
Something I haven't seen in a long time that should probably be at least looked at again considering the improvments in the engine and computers since it was removed... but I think we should look at bringing back the shield splash effects for ICC.



After seeing this Image, I thought about how long it has been since we have seen this effect. Just thought it would be nice to see it back, or even remade!

Just a thought.

EDIT: What format are animations in ds? I could take a shot at making something.
[ This Message was edited by: -Shadowalker-™ on 2013-11-27 10:24 ]
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Cold Death
Admiral

Joined: July 24, 2011
Posts: 106
From: Right behind you...
Posted: 2013-11-27 14:31   
I'm pretty sure this will fall within the 'too much work to be worth it' category. From what I've heard, it was removed due to being a giant server load or something. Anyway, I wouldn't expect it back any time soon.
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Doran
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Galactic Navy


Joined: March 29, 2003
Posts: 4016
From: The Gideon Unit
Posted: 2013-11-27 15:27   

exactly the sort of thing that would bring a server to its knees

[ This Message was edited by: Doran on 2013-11-27 15:30 ]
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Joined: November 16, 2006
Posts: 1244
Posted: 2013-11-27 16:22   
Fighters, repair drones, an EMP cannon and torpedoes. Mother of lords, I desire to be that dread.
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JBud
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Joined: February 26, 2008
Posts: 1898
From: Behind you.
Posted: 2013-11-27 16:49   
the server tells the client where things are hit already. Why not have the animation be client-side?
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Palestar


Joined: May 29, 2001
Posts: 1703
Posted: 2013-11-27 23:37   
Nothing is ever rendered on the server.

The effect math is broke and doesn't render correctly, which is why it's disabled.
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