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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2012, 03:09:49 PM »

Can it also rapid fire too? Like a burst delay of 0.05 and a small spread?

Rapid fire, sure. No spread for beam weapons, though.
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2012, 03:22:22 PM »

Can it also rapid fire too? Like a burst delay of 0.05 and a small spread?

Rapid fire, sure. No spread for beam weapons, though.
Aww darn, had plans for a hull stripper, rapid fire, wide spread ballistic energy weapon that works like a lightning arc gun that wipes out armor
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2012, 03:32:33 PM »

Ah. Probably better off with a pulse laser type, then. If you make the projectiles really long, it almost looks like beams. Has an interesting look to it, anyway.
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2012, 03:40:38 PM »

Ah. Probably better off with a pulse laser type, then. If you make the projectiles really long, it almost looks like beams. Has an interesting look to it, anyway.
Shall have to try, and the possibility of beams applying force to objects it hits? Like a massive bomb knocking back ships?
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #19 on: December 12, 2012, 03:44:15 PM »

No - not something the engine supports.
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #20 on: December 12, 2012, 03:45:11 PM »

No - not something the engine supports.
Ah bugger, and my old beam shape suggestion a while back that you liked?
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #21 on: December 12, 2012, 03:48:01 PM »

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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #23 on: December 12, 2012, 03:57:48 PM »

Oh. I'm fairly certain whatever I told you boiled down to "interesting, but no" :)
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #24 on: December 12, 2012, 04:00:06 PM »

Oh. I'm fairly certain whatever I told you boiled down to "interesting, but no" :)
Ah, okie dokie
And sorry for the bump, it was to make sure I didn lose the page as I'm on my phone and the battery is almost dead
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #25 on: December 12, 2012, 04:01:02 PM »

Oh, ok, fair enough.
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #26 on: December 12, 2012, 04:02:09 PM »

Oh, ok, fair enough.
Regardless, my apologies, and is there to be a new upcoming features list? Or what do you plan on doing for the next release? :)
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #27 on: December 12, 2012, 04:03:45 PM »

As usual, no - the first you'll see of it will be in the new patch notes. I will say that there's an 0.54.1a in the works, though.

Let's try to keep this on topic - it's a good idea for a thread.
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #28 on: December 12, 2012, 06:13:14 PM »

I've already deduced that there's no decent way to make a single beam weapon fire multiple beams from multiple barrels alternating, but what about a single barreled beam weapon firing a beams that could start before the first one finished? A stacking sort of effect,
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Re: Misc modding questions that are too minor to warrant their own thread
« Reply #29 on: December 12, 2012, 09:35:29 PM »

Maybe through power-up vs. cooldown rates?  Or just do a burst?

I agree that multi-barrel behaviors that can do ALTERNATE would be very cool, though.
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