DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

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DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by ExpEM » Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:30 am

Initial prototype, simply a line of dots orbiting the tower.
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Stage two, add sine wave.
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Stage three, attach placeholder head.
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Stage four, get stuck on hard maths, ask for help.
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Stage five, nice community helps with math, attach placeholder body.
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Re: DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by Gustavo6046 » Sat Nov 28, 2020 2:44 pm

Oooh! That is looking cool! I am digging it! :v

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Post by UnrealGGecko » Sat Nov 28, 2020 3:12 pm

Looks like it could be something from the Space Harrier games, pattern wise, I'm digging it as well and really looking forward to see the result :)

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Re: DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by ExpEM » Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:34 am

Stage 6, fixed a whole bunch of backend stuff.
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Stage 7, Prototyping body.
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Stage 8, Bigger wings!
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Post by UnrealGGecko » Mon Nov 30, 2020 5:32 pm

:shock: One sec, need to pick up my jaw from the floor...

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Re: DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by ExpEM » Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:18 am

Miss 7 had her say and no, I will not be doing this...
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Post by EvilGrins » Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:52 am

Not sure what that thing is, but it looks cool!
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Re: DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by ExpEM » Tue Dec 01, 2020 5:38 am

EvilGrins wrote:
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:52 am
Not sure what that thing is, but it looks cool!
I don't have much of a clue myself. It's working name is 'Mechapeed'.

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Re: DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by ExpEM » Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:30 am

Stage 8:
-Started removing 227 only requirements.
-Removed StaticMeshes, now using Meshes. Wings will return soon.
-New prototype body segments.
-Created prototypes for the head (left) and tail (right).
-Lots of backend clean up.
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Edit:
Stage 9, Wings are back! Can't show with a static image but the wings have dynamic roll.
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Post by SteadZ » Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:39 pm

Just popped in to say I'm really hyped to see this thing in action! Love that you're showing the full process too :D
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Re: DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by papercoffee » Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:49 pm

I love the look of it.

So, if I understand this right, all those body segments are not connected but just fly on that curve?

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Re: DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by ExpEM » Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:42 pm

papercoffee wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:49 pm
So, if I understand this right, all those body segments are not connected but just fly on that curve?
Yep, the Pawn itself is actually the pawn sprite you can see by the head, the cyan line shows the path that it takes, vertical travel is in the works.
All the body segments are Decorations (at least for now) that move along the sine wave. Up until stage 8 the body segments were actually WoodenBoxes that I'd swapped the meshes on... I had an interesting bug before where the WoodenBoxs / Segments weren't updating so when the Pawn Circled the tower it would crash into them causing them to fall and shatter into planks...

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Re: DOM-RMC-Jupiter monster spoilers

Post by ExpEM » Fri Dec 04, 2020 8:26 pm

Stage 10,
-Got stuck for a long time on one game breaking bug, haven't been able to fix it but I have a work around for now.
-Fixed ScaleGlow on all parts.
-Fixed / improved a bunch of other stuff.
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Stage 11, Udders!*
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Stage 12, Donuts!*
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*Udders and Donuts are weapon mounts and weapons respectively. Or at least a prototype.

Up to 103 moving parts now...

Edit:
Maby less?
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