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Post by huw » Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:09 pm

1/ Why not have a camera mode for screenshots were you can take pictures of your own tank and change the viewpoint

2/Team Rabbit hunt. There can be two teams. One person from one of the teams is the rabbit. Team one have to kill the rabbit. Team 2 has to protect the rabbit.

3/Roaming tank. Instead of being an observer and watching the best player you could be an invisible tank the wanders around watching.

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Post by Scorch » Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:33 pm

for #3 you can do that using some keys see bzflag wiki servercommands or something like taht.

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Post by Workaphobia » Sat Oct 09, 2004 7:59 pm

Well currently you can just be in roaming mode, where you're a camera that moves around. Roaming tank would be all of the movement and jumping abilities of a tank, that simply has a permanent Phantom Zone or something, and doesn't interfere with the game. I believe that's planned for the next release, but I'm not sure.
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Post by JeffM » Sat Oct 09, 2004 8:06 pm

it is?


we have a plan?!?!

there is nothing in 1.11.16 like that now, and I havent' heard of anyone saying they were going to implement it.
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Post by toaster » Sat Oct 09, 2004 10:31 pm

PL, strangely enough, while I was searching through config files, I found a "screenshots" directory created by my client in my config file directory. I know that it was created by 1.11.16, because it didn't exist before, and because it had screenshots from a session I had entered just minutes before, all with my name on the screen.

So, how did that happen?
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Post by Workaphobia » Sat Oct 09, 2004 10:57 pm

Patlabor221 wrote:it is?


we have a plan?!?!

there is nothing in 1.11.16 like that now, and I haven’t' heard of anyone saying they were going to implement it.
I could've sworn I heard someone - I thought it was you - say that some sort of new observer mode was planned for the next release. Oh well.. Maybe I just saw it on the wiki as one of those "Someday" ideas.
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Post by JeffM » Sun Oct 10, 2004 1:58 am

ohh screenshots yeah, I was talking about the roaming, sorry.

yeah 1.12 will have a screenshot feature, but it dosn't let you position a camera or antying, just a shot of whats in the screen buffer.
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Post by Lan » Sun Oct 10, 2004 2:06 am

I thought screenshots have been around since 1.10.x?

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Post by JeffM » Sun Oct 10, 2004 2:10 am

not as PNG I don't think, and I don't think they go into the a screenshots folder.

I could be wrong tho.
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Post by DTRemenak » Sun Oct 10, 2004 4:37 am

Screenshots have been PNG since 1.10.4. Screenshotting has been in since 1.10.0, but used to capture RAWs which are unusable by just about everything. 1.10.x screenshots go in the app directory in windows, not sure where in *nix - ~ probably. 1.11.x puts the screenshots in the screenshots directory.

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Post by nurdc0re » Sun Oct 10, 2004 4:28 pm

DTRemenak wrote:Screenshots have been PNG since 1.10.4. Screenshotting has been in since 1.10.0, but used to capture RAWs which are unusable by just about everything. 1.10.x screenshots go in the app directory in windows, not sure where in *nix - ~ probably. 1.11.x puts the screenshots in the screenshots directory.
In my experience, it goes in / (root of your hard disk) in Mac OS X with 1.10.6.

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Post by huw » Thu Oct 14, 2004 4:02 pm

This image http://www.bzflag.org/screenshots/bzfi0014.jpg seems to show a kind of roaming mode.

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Post by JeffM » Thu Oct 14, 2004 4:06 pm

yeah, we've had normal roaming for ages, your just not a tank. you move thru the map in whatever direction you want.
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