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AmberOfDzu

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Re: Technical discussion of bases
« Reply #100 on: August 25, 2016, 07:10:02 PM »
I really doubt it. Base items aren't spawned. When you place one, the entire "world" map is rebuilt in order to have that item in the correct place. They aren't entities like NPCs but static props just like the Atlas Statue or City Hall. It's also done clientside and only works in a base map.
Which explains why bases were so awful with flashing while someone else was editing them?

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Re: Technical discussion of bases
« Reply #101 on: August 25, 2016, 07:15:36 PM »
Yes, that's the base being rebuilt. It takes a frame or two for all of the vertex lighting to be recalculated.

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Re: Technical discussion of bases
« Reply #102 on: August 25, 2016, 08:36:43 PM »
Drats.  I mostly want the regular furniture items.  Thanks for the explanations.

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Re: Technical discussion of bases
« Reply #103 on: August 29, 2016, 06:11:09 AM »
Back when COH was up and running, I know around the holidays each year many base-builders would ask the Devs if we could ever import "Christmas Trees" into the bases (even like the white-lit ones around the Ski Chalet,, but it never happened.  Once the bugs are worked out and the bases are up and running again in Paragon Chat, might there be any chance of importing lit fir trees like the ones in the Chalet, or will we only be working with what was available at shutdown?

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Re: Technical discussion of bases
« Reply #104 on: August 29, 2016, 07:30:14 AM »
Back when COH was up and running, I know around the holidays each year many base-builders would ask the Devs if we could ever import "Christmas Trees" into the bases (even like the white-lit ones around the Ski Chalet,, but it never happened.  Once the bugs are worked out and the bases are up and running again in Paragon Chat, might there be any chance of importing lit fir trees like the ones in the Chalet, or will we only be working with what was available at shutdown?

Even if we can't ever get actual trees imported, with a little creativity using the limited trees, lights, plants and colored bottles we had to play with, some pretty nice custom Christmas trees could be built.  They tended to be a bit on the large scale, but they were still passable and obvious as to what they were.

Though, an actual tree in the proper scale without the hours of work needed to make it look pretty might be a nice option...

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Re: Technical discussion of bases
« Reply #105 on: August 29, 2016, 05:07:16 PM »
Like this one:
I was quite proud of it, but yeah a lot of work.

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Re: Technical discussion of bases
« Reply #106 on: August 30, 2016, 03:22:57 AM »
Like this one:
I was quite proud of it, but yeah a lot of work.

Beautiful work!

Are one of those presents for me?

Is is a base tour?  Nicely wrapped in a shiney bow?

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