Author Topic: The Last Federation - First Alpha Footage (Combat!)  (Read 2867 times)

Offline echo2361

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Re: The Last Federation - First Alpha Footage (Combat!)
« Reply #30 on: January 28, 2014, 07:54:12 PM »
Graphically, the relative sizes of the flagship and its parasite ships kind of gives it a clown car appearance. If you don't want the ships being permanently rescaled on the tactical map, one trick you could borrow from Starsector is to make the ships start out small as they leave the flagship and "scale" up to full size over a second or two, representing them moving closer to the camera.

I agree that it did seem a bit off to see the flagship launching so many ships, particularly bigger ones like the battleships, so a scaling effect would be nice to see.

I'd also be happy to just see the flagship see its sized increased, but I don't know how viable that is this late in development and with the current art assets.

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Re: The Last Federation - First Alpha Footage (Combat!)
« Reply #31 on: January 28, 2014, 08:02:10 PM »
Yeah, we used to have them do that back when this was side-view combat, and then that code got disabled.  Need to enable that again, thanks for the reminder!
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