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Weapon Beam Effects
« on: August 22, 2005, 03:42:32 PM »

:) Hello,

Was wondering if the hl:e team was considering improving the weapon beams effects?

I'm kinda sick of seeing the dull/grey/yellow beam coming from bullet projectile weapons and was wondering if you could improve the beams for them and maybe for the sparks as well?
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2005, 05:28:47 PM »

You mean the tracers? I've always thought they should be improved too. Maybe something like in Max Payne where a modelled bullet with a trail is fired from the gun.
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2005, 05:31:27 PM »

If you get Lt. Chicken's pack it has enhanced effects for the tau.
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2005, 06:36:33 PM »

You mean the tracers? I've always thought they should be improved too. Maybe something like in Max Payne where a modelled bullet with a trail is fired from the gun.
What would be the point of making it fire a modelled bullet? You wouldnt see it anyway
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2005, 07:48:02 PM »

You can see the tracers, so if you just replaced them with bullets... I just thought it would look good.
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2005, 09:27:17 PM »

I generally change my tracers to short little bullet bits anyway.
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2005, 02:02:44 AM »

I mean, making the tracers look better and more visible.
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2005, 11:40:36 PM »

You mean making them look more like actual flaming tracers instead of just dull tan colored lines.
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2005, 11:02:34 AM »

Exactly
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Re: Weapon Beam Effects
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2005, 05:16:31 PM »

Could probably be done just by changing tracers to fire an effect more like hotglow.
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