[Mod] Elevator shafts [elevator]

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It had to look similiar to base... so i decided to add moving orange dots ;) tried to put random stripes, but it sucked...
So I'll try new 16x16 and 64x64 versions of it, but: Still it has to be a bit transparent?
@EDIT: Ya said theres no movement - maybe code is wrong or ya didnt change it...
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16x16 PS about that code - if using my first textures, should be:

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{name="grav_suppress_field_animated.png", animation={type="vertical_frames", aspect_w=256, aspect_h=256, length=2.0}}
},
FOr that blue one - acpect - _w=16 - _h=16
@EDIT3: IDK why on imageshack it isnt so transparent, but blue background is around 80% transparent so ya will be still able to look through
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@aximx51v
I've just made hum sound for elevator. If you like it, I'll be glad when you'll using it in elevator mod =) Sound is normalized to -0.3dB so use GAIN parameter in mod to decrease sound level (if will be too high).

Sound: http://db.tt/OXdDkY89
License: CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported

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by aximx51v » Post

BZab wrote:It had to look similiar to base... so i decided to add moving orange dots ;) tried to put random stripes, but it sucked...
So I'll try new 16x16 and 64x64 versions of it, but: Still it has to be a bit transparent?
@EDIT: Ya said theres no movement - maybe code is wrong or ya didnt change it...
EDIT:
Image
16x16 PS about that code - if using my first textures, should be:

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{name="grav_suppress_field_animated.png", animation={type="vertical_frames", aspect_w=256, aspect_h=256, length=2.0}}
},
FOr that blue one - acpect - _w=16 - _h=16
@EDIT3: IDK why on imageshack it isnt so transparent, but blue background is around 80% transparent so ya will be still able to look through
got it to work! I didn't have enough {} in the code :D
i like the animation feel, but i think i like the dots better than the stripes. what if the animation image is the tiny yellow dots, arranged into stripes like the blue ones, and running upward instead of downward?
Like:
..................................
..................................
..................................
..................................

good work so far though!

btw, Ragnarok, i like the sound! (now, to implement it into the code...)

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by BZab » Post

@up OK, with transparent background, or w/o?
And ill do a bit bigger dots ;)

Anyway - tommorrow ill be busy, so day after ill do it (If i won't do it today)

@upup: Generated or midi keyboard + vibrato? :D

EDIT: @up how big res? 16x16, 64x64 256x256 (as original)?
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@aximx51v
Great!

@BZab
3Osc in LMMS: 2 channels playing Moog curve, detuned few cents - one channel left and the second one right. After that LPF Moog filter, export to *.wav and cutting, fading and export to *.ogg with Audacity ;P

Guys, what do you think about this path for dots in the antigravity field? From bottom to top. It can be little complicated to do, but effect for many, intertwining dots should be nice.

Image

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by BZab » Post

Hmmm maybe good idea, a bit as in this form portal :P
Not hard to do... but how to organize dots? :D
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by aximx51v » Post

BZab wrote:@up OK, with transparent background, or w/o?
And ill do a bit bigger dots ;)

Anyway - tommorrow ill be busy, so day after ill do it (If i won't do it today)

@upup: Generated or midi keyboard + vibrato? :D

EDIT: @up how big res? 16x16, 64x64 256x256 (as original)?

transparent background: yes, we want to see through it. also i'd like to keep the dots yellow. bigger dots will be fine.
res: try different sizes, we'll see what's best

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by aximx51v » Post

Ragnarok wrote:@aximx51v
Great!

@BZab
3Osc in LMMS: 2 channels playing Moog curve, detuned few cents - one channel left and the second one right. After that LPF Moog filter, export to *.wav and cutting, fading and export to *.ogg with Audacity ;P

Guys, what do you think about this path for dots in the antigravity field? From bottom to top. It can be little complicated to do, but effect for many, intertwining dots should be nice.

Image
dunno what you mean, exactly. what type of movement would people see?

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Something like that but with many dots starts moving from different parts of the image:

http://db.tt/9V5unITB

Similar to smooth flame, sparkles.
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by aximx51v » Post

Ragnarok wrote:Something like that but with many dots starts moving from different parts of the image:

http://db.tt/9V5unITB

Similar to smooth flame, sparkles.
but a whole bunch all at once, i get it now. yeah that'd be cool.
play around with it guys, let's see what looks best!

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by aximx51v » Post

Ragnarok wrote:@aximx51v
I've just made hum sound for elevator. If you like it, I'll be glad when you'll using it in elevator mod =) Sound is normalized to -0.3dB so use GAIN parameter in mod to decrease sound level (if will be too high).

Sound: http://db.tt/OXdDkY89
License: CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported
ok, how do i attach the sound to the generator node?
i can't figure that one out...

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aximx51v wrote: ok, how do i attach the sound to the generator node?
In papyrus_bed mod I've done this that way:

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minetest.sound_play("papyrus_bed_snoring",{"papyrus_bed:bed", gain = 0.9, max_hear_distance = 10,})
so I suppose this will be correct:

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minetest.sound_play("antigravitational_elevator",{"elevator:grav_suppress_engine", gain = 0.9, max_hear_distance = 10,})
But I think the better way will be attach sound directly to the field:

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minetest.sound_play("antigravitational_elevator",{"elevator:grav_suppress_field", gain = 0.1, max_hear_distance = 25,})
Field will be hearing from distance (useful in mines). You may need to adjust the sound level (and distance parameter too) because gain = 0.1 can be too high. What do you think about applying another sound directly to the generator?

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by aximx51v » Post

Ragnarok wrote:
aximx51v wrote: ok, how do i attach the sound to the generator node?
In papyrus_bed mod I've done this that way:

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minetest.sound_play("papyrus_bed_snoring",{"papyrus_bed:bed", gain = 0.9, max_hear_distance = 10,})
so I suppose this will be correct:

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minetest.sound_play("antigravitational_elevator",{"elevator:grav_suppress_engine", gain = 0.9, max_hear_distance = 10,})
But I think the better way will be attach sound directly to the field:

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minetest.sound_play("antigravitational_elevator",{"elevator:grav_suppress_field", gain = 0.1, max_hear_distance = 25,})
Field will be hearing from distance (useful in mines). You may need to adjust the sound level (and distance parameter too) because gain = 0.1 can be too high. What do you think about applying another sound directly to the generator?
ok, got that.
and having the field make noise would be good, i think the same noise will be fine, i'll just make the generator a lot louder.
but where in the code do i put these to make them work?
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aximx51v wrote:
Ragnarok wrote:Something like that but with many dots starts moving from different parts of the image:

http://db.tt/9V5unITB

Similar to smooth flame, sparkles.
but a whole bunch all at once, i get it now. yeah that'd be cool.
play around with it guys, let's see what looks best!
FInally Im on-line, im too tired to do it - tommorrow ill do it w/o problem guys ^^

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by aximx51v » Post

guys this is what i was thinking as far as animation:
use this picture:

Image

and change the animation length to "length=0.5"

the animation should probably be more fluid, i only made it 4 frames.

by the way, does anybody know how to attach a looped track to a node? I haven't been able to make the hum sound work with the elevator nodes.

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by BZab » Post

Sorry - i had too much to do to school ;)
I've got a bit time now but tell me the res of texture ;)

@EDIT: Checked - i think yours is good, dont need to make another one ;)
@up: if want more fluid - ya can use my first:
if ya use GIMP:
Select by color orange dots > invert selection > delete > invert selection > change color
Not much to do, 13 frames animation ;)
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by aximx51v » Post

ok, I've made a texture I like for the field:
http://www.zimg.eu/i/3851431151
this thing is like 4 MB in size when it's a .PNG though lol. it crashes the game after the game loads the new texture, but when you open the game again everything is fine. maybe it should be a bit smaller...?

so, if i could just get the sound part to work i'd call this thing done!

edit:
funny, lua won't display the top and bottom tiles of the field as tiles different from the sides.
i have:
tiles = {{name="field_side_animated.png", animation={type="vertical_frames", aspect_w=256, aspect_h=256, length=0.5}}, "field_top.png", "field_bottom.png"},
but it still shows the animation tile on the top and bottom.
any thoughts?
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aximx51v wrote: by the way, does anybody know how to attach a looped track to a node? I haven't been able to make the hum sound work with the elevator nodes.
I no have idea but I need this too, so I searching. In documentation is written that the sound can be looped only for objects. If you'll find a solution please describe how to you do that.

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by aximx51v » Post

it's only halfway done, but i figured i'd share it anyway.
i posted an updated version in my first post. check it out!

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by prestidigitator » Post

I just use a bucket of water. You don't have to punch anything; it auto-refreshes. ;-)

Neat idea though.

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by aximx51v » Post

Hey guys, the development is finished!!!

I just need some people to test it to make sure the bugs are worked out.

let me know what you think :)

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by aximx51v » Post

take a look at my main post i changed the pics.
in the first picture you can see how the anit-grav field casts a shadow?
what causes that?
anybody know how to get rid of that?

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Set "sunlight_propagates = true" to the anti-gravity blocks.

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by aximx51v » Post

Calinou wrote:Set "sunlight_propagates = true" to the anti-gravity blocks.
it's already set that way. strange...
maybe i should reload the mod (remove it, run the game, and reinstall it) to see if that changes anything.
is there anybody else who's installed this and noticed this 'shadow'?

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by aximx51v » Post

I discovered that the shadows problem goes away when smooth lighting is checked. good enough for me

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