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by Mcc457 » Sat Dec 28, 2013 20:53

Sorry to bring this back up, but I'm interested, has this been dropped?
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by BlockMen » Sun Jan 05, 2014 13:37

Mcc457 wrote:Sorry to bring this back up, but I'm interested, has this been dropped?


No, it has not been dropped. I had to start from the scratch again and will continue working on it again.

Here a new video:

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by PilzAdam » Sun Jan 05, 2014 14:12

BlockMen wrote:
Mcc457 wrote:Sorry to bring this back up, but I'm interested, has this been dropped?


No, it has not been dropped. I had to start from the scratch again and will continue working on it again.

Here a new video:

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/7zntFzq4Xv0/mqdefault.jpg

Id like if you dont do it the same stupid way MC does this.
Make the camera be able to move freely arround the model.
 

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by Inocudom » Sun Jan 05, 2014 17:00

PilzAdam wrote:
BlockMen wrote:
Mcc457 wrote:Sorry to bring this back up, but I'm interested, has this been dropped?


No, it has not been dropped. I had to start from the scratch again and will continue working on it again.

Here a new video:

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/7zntFzq4Xv0/mqdefault.jpg

Id like if you dont do it the same stupid way MC does this.
Make the camera be able to move freely arround the model.


I really do hope that this makes it into Minetest (while being better than what is in M-M-M-Minecraft.) Sometimes, I just want to be able to see myself.
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by Mcc457 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 22:19

PilzAdam wrote:
BlockMen wrote:
Mcc457 wrote:Sorry to bring this back up, but I'm interested, has this been dropped?


No, it has not been dropped. I had to start from the scratch again and will continue working on it again.

Here a new video:

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/7zntFzq4Xv0/mqdefault.jpg

Id like if you dont do it the same stupid way MC does this.
Make the camera be able to move freely arround the model.

I agree, however, that would make it like ROBLOX XD

I like that you can switch back and forth.
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by BlockMen » Mon Jan 06, 2014 19:29

PilzAdam wrote:
BlockMen wrote:
Mcc457 wrote:Sorry to bring this back up, but I'm interested, has this been dropped?


No, it has not been dropped. I had to start from the scratch again and will continue working on it again.

Here a new video:

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/7zntFzq4Xv0/mqdefault.jpg

Id like if you dont do it the same stupid way MC does this.
Make the camera be able to move freely arround the model.


And how you imagine then the game to be still playable? Do you want disable interaction when looking behind you or do you want have a player model that animation is digging toward the camera but destroing a block behind itself?

IMO that "stupid MC way" is fine for the beginning...
 

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by PilzAdam » Mon Jan 06, 2014 19:57

BlockMen wrote:
PilzAdam wrote:
BlockMen wrote:
No, it has not been dropped. I had to start from the scratch again and will continue working on it again.

Here a new video:

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/7zntFzq4Xv0/mqdefault.jpg

Id like if you dont do it the same stupid way MC does this.
Make the camera be able to move freely arround the model.


And how you imagine then the game to be still playable? Do you want disable interaction when looking behind you or do you want have a player model that animation is digging toward the camera but destroing a block behind itself?

IMO that "stupid MC way" is fine for the beginning...

It shouldnt be "playable" (i.e. you cant dig nodes) while you are in 3rd person view.
 

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by playzooki » Mon Jan 06, 2014 20:07

what about a playable and a non playable version?

or where you can only dig nodes in front of you?
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by BlockMen » Wed Jan 08, 2014 13:46

First release

As promised, here comes the code for 3rd person view:
https://github.com/BlockMen/minetest/tree/third_person_view

and for all windows users a build ;)
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Hit F7 to switch between view modes
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by Topywo » Wed Jan 08, 2014 14:30

Great!

It works (on Lubuntu) and it's fun :-)
 

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by Evergreen » Wed Jan 08, 2014 14:32

Compiling as I speak...

EDIT
I hit F7 and it doesn't do anything. I may bring up the console next time to see if I'm doing anything wrong.
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by Krock » Wed Jan 08, 2014 15:32

Wow, nice work!
It works good with the compiled version at WinXP.
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by Inocudom » Wed Jan 08, 2014 17:46

It works, even with Zeg9's skins mod.
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by Mcc457 » Wed Jan 08, 2014 19:26

Wow!

I'll definitely be testing this out when I get home!
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by Novacain » Wed Jan 08, 2014 20:28

I like the idea of having the 3rd person option, but I also like having a pure "spectator" version as well. no interaction, but able to move the camera around the body. maybe have the option of holding "alt" down to change camera position, and have it snap back when "alt" is release. just an idea.
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by Sokomine » Thu Jan 09, 2014 00:33

If you want such a free view, why not take a mod like Doppelgänger? Of course it wouldn't be "you", and others would see "you" as where the server believes you to be, but for all practial purposes, it ought to be the same.
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by Inocudom » Thu Jan 09, 2014 01:07

Look, look:
http://youtu.be/kXRSUfdj2cQ
Even oOChainLynxOo finds this new adittion to be exciting. Now, if someone would just make a build with RealBadAngel's normal-generating patch in it, things would be very nice.

How about the addition of the feature discussed in the topic below as well?
https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?id=5397
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by Mcc457 » Thu Jan 09, 2014 15:50

It works great. It just doesn't work underwater. It acts as if a block us in the way.
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by Topywo » Thu Jan 09, 2014 16:06

Mcc457 wrote:It works great. It just doesn't work underwater. It acts as if a block us in the way.


I think the block is it's hair.
 

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by philipbenr » Fri Jan 10, 2014 00:05

Mcc457 wrote:It works great. It just doesn't work underwater. It acts as if a block us in the way.


Topywo wrote:I think the block is it's hair.


No I have had the same problem. Still, don't try to push Blockmen too much. he has a lot of things he has been working on.
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by Novacain » Fri Jan 10, 2014 02:07

Sokomine wrote:If you want such a free view, why not take a mod like Doppelgänger? Of course it wouldn't be "you", and others would see "you" as where the server believes you to be, but for all practial purposes, it ought to be the same.


Cause then I have to gets other's to install it on their servers :P. if it's in the client, then it doesn't take a mod.
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by BlockMen » Fri Jan 10, 2014 18:26

Sokomine wrote:If you want such a free view, why not take a mod like Doppelgänger? Of course it wouldn't be "you", and others would see "you" as where the server believes you to be, but for all practial purposes, it ought to be the same.


How is a static placed model compareable with a real third person view?

Mcc457 wrote:It works great. It just doesn't work underwater. It acts as if a block us in the way.

Thanks for reporting.

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A new video with front view (and camera bug under water is fixed too):
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by hoodedice » Fri Jan 10, 2014 19:31

BlockMen wrote:
Sokomine wrote:If you want such a free view, why not take a mod like Doppelgänger? Of course it wouldn't be "you", and others would see "you" as where the server believes you to be, but for all practial purposes, it ought to be the same.


How is a static placed model compareable with a real third person view?

Mcc457 wrote:It works great. It just doesn't work underwater. It acts as if a block us in the way.

Thanks for reporting.

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A new video with front view (and camera bug under water is fixed too):
https://i1.ytimg.com/vi/gjy-z8X3JT8/maxresdefault.jpg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjy-z8X3JT8


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by Novacain » Fri Jan 10, 2014 21:57

BlockMen wrote:
Sokomine wrote:If you want such a free view, why not take a mod like Doppelgänger? Of course it wouldn't be "you", and others would see "you" as where the server believes you to be, but for all practial purposes, it ought to be the same.


How is a static placed model compareable with a real third person view?

Mcc457 wrote:It works great. It just doesn't work underwater. It acts as if a block us in the way.

Thanks for reporting.

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A new video with front view (and camera bug under water is fixed too):
https://i1.ytimg.com/vi/gjy-z8X3JT8/maxresdefault.jpg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjy-z8X3JT8


little glitchy with digging behind, but still +10!!
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