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Offline Therion

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Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« on: April 30, 2007, 09:14:15 am »
I like in realistic mode and TW_ and I see that weapons/flag flashing before they disappear (like in arcade games) detract from the gameplay experience. Basically, realistic mode (especially on TW_ maps) should be more gritty and less arcade - a bit of visual realism adds to the climate of total inhuman slaughter. Weapon/flag flashing that can't be turned off forces all players to play in arcade-like mode.

I would enjoy the game a lot more if it was an option that can be turned on and off.
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Offline fishfood

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Re: Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2007, 09:24:12 pm »
Agreed.

Offline Keron Cyst

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Re: Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2007, 05:54:02 pm »
It's useful, but I agree it can get a bit annoying. Actually, a better idea might be instead to have a line in soldat.ini which shows something like Flicker=5, where the # would be how many seconds before it disappears would it start to flash

Offline F3nyx

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Re: Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2007, 08:16:43 pm »
This should definitely be optional, as it's purely cosmetic and couldn't be used to gain an unfair advantage.

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Re: Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2007, 08:34:41 pm »
yea you're right, it really just doesn't fit in with all the realistic soldat graphic and those jet-booting realism soldat has
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Re: Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2007, 08:43:16 pm »
yea you're right, it really just doesn't fit in with all the realistic soldat graphic and those jet-booting realism soldat has
Do I smell a hint of sarcasm?
Anyway, I think it would be good as an option, if just for a minor fps optimization.

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Re: Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2007, 11:07:15 pm »
I agree with Keron (I rarely don't ;) )
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Offline jakobs

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Re: Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2007, 07:28:16 pm »
great idea

Offline Monkeyspank

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Re: Weapon/flag flashing on/off
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2007, 10:01:29 pm »
I think it should maybe fade out to transparency instead of blinking :)