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Re: Steel Beasts wish List
« Reply #60 on: June 11, 2017, 03:19:34 PM »
I am not sure I understand you correctly about clearer images at longer distance, and forcing them through graphics. Are you saying getting clearer images then a real life sight would get? When dealing with graphics, we need to remember this is a simulation, and should as accurately as possible, render real life, not better than real life.
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« Reply #61 on: June 11, 2017, 03:22:20 PM »
I am not sure I understand you correctly about clearer images at longer distance, and forcing them through graphics. Are you saying getting clearer images then a real life sight would get? When dealing with graphics, we need to remember this is a simulation, and should as accurately as possible, render real life, not better than real life.
Anisotropic filtering mainly affects textures that are near you. Here's an example:

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« Reply #62 on: June 11, 2017, 03:22:34 PM »
A lot of the things we would like, which appear on your list Rinix, are visual. Some people say it is just eye candy. I disagree somewhat. I believe immersion is increased by better visuals.

The issue with SB is that eSims is working with an older engine. They have to be creative when they add anything. If you just "bolt on" code it is not efficient and can lead to issues. The more you add-on this way, the more the problem can be compounded.

I play many games/sims which have things we would love to see in SB. Things like deformable terrain, hit decals, proper lighting, etc. We just have to hope that eSims can be creative and find a way to keep improving. A new engine would be great but this can cost quite a lot, not just financially.

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« Reply #63 on: June 11, 2017, 03:28:58 PM »
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It works fine for me in Firefox 53.0.3. Here's another example:
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« Reply #64 on: June 11, 2017, 03:39:49 PM »
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Makes sense now. Only thing we must always keep in mind, is that this is a sum, and not a game when it comes to the things we want added. I would really like to break my squad to have just the RPG member run up and take out a tank, or demolish a building, without rushing the whole squad.

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« Reply #65 on: June 11, 2017, 03:44:30 PM »

I would really like to break my squad to have just the RPG member run up and take out a tank, or demolish a building, without rushing the whole squad.

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That's already in Steel Beasts. :) Look at time index 04:15:
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« Reply #66 on: June 11, 2017, 04:56:55 PM »

I would really like to break my squad to have just the RPG member run up and take out a tank, or demolish a building, without rushing the whole squad.

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That's already in Steel Beasts. :) Look at time index 04:15:
That's great. Now we just need missions that we can incorporate this into.

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« Reply #67 on: September 04, 2017, 05:52:31 PM »
I wish esims would fix the infantry dismount bug.

I was playing with an M113 yesterday in a DOW mission. I dismounted my 2 squads. no problem. When I went to remount only 1 squadremounted properly. The other squad mounted and dismounted. My vehicle would stop and start due to trying to remount. I lost total use of the mounted unit. I tried all the usual fixes. Nothing worked. I spent a large part of the mission trying to fix this.  :thumbdown

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« Reply #68 on: October 19, 2017, 03:46:46 PM »

This may seem as a very odd wish...  but here it comes.

I wish that map / mission creator would be able to create or choose to use outdated map.

One where buildings might be missing or might have additional buildings roads. Perhaps lake or river would have flooded. Or Fighting have caused an forest fire that cleared area from protective forest cover.

To me, it would add immersion, because on real life I deal with these changes on maps nearly every day. There are roads, where there didnt use to be. Or Water canals, ditches. Or bridge is missing.

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« Reply #69 on: October 19, 2017, 03:54:53 PM »

I also wish mission creator to be able to set a local weather conditions. Such as local fog or smoke to a selected area. That would stay desired time, even hours and dissappear or slowly vanish at the end of selected time.


I do also wish minefield sizes would be possible to set as down as to a single mine or single row of few mines.

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