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Screenshot with tanks posing

Post by WorldOfTanks23 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:22 pm

I was thinking about a nice screenshot where about a dozen tanks all look towards the camera, posing as if they were posing for a picture. I wanted to take the picture while roaming and looking downwards from somewhat up high in the 'Castle Warfare - Laser and GM Sniping' map. But I couldn't get people to stop shooting each other and look towards the camera (they can't see the camera floating in the air).

If someone has an idea to take this picture let me know!

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Post by Bambino » Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:52 pm

Get a bunch of people on a private server that want to do it, and, well, do it...
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Re: Screenshot with tanks posing

Post by Zac » Sun Jul 26, 2009 1:05 am

nah its much more interesting if you do it public. try 2tanks.

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Re: Screenshot with tanks posing

Post by Dontkillme » Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:58 am

You can use Tank-Models and you can place them in a map.
Like my Wallpapers.
I used a Tank-Model and some grass.
But I think the tanks don´t look very realistic.

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Re: Screenshot with tanks posing

Post by blast » Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:37 pm

What I did once to get a cool screenshot was to actually modify the server to spawn specific tanks (based on the slot number) in a specific location. I also set the tank speed to 0. Then I modified the client to join solo bots to a specific team based on the order they were joining. And I also made it so that robots wouldn't shoot. I then joined the server as an observer with the necessary number of bots. Kinda overkill, but it was still fun.
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Re: Screenshot with tanks posing

Post by Dontkillme » Sun Jul 26, 2009 2:17 pm

blast wrote:What I did once to get a cool screenshot was to actually modify the server to spawn specific tanks (based on the slot number) in a specific location. I also set the tank speed to 0. Then I modified the client to join solo bots to a specific team based on the order they were joining. And I also made it so that robots wouldn't shoot. I then joined the server as an observer with the necessary number of bots. Kinda overkill, but it was still fun.
Hmm... good idea
blast wrote:modify the server to spawn specific tanks (based on the slot number) in a specific location.
How can I do that?

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Post by Tanx » Sun Jul 26, 2009 4:30 pm

There is another way i could think of. making invisible boxes (also no shots). There is a problem getting that many people to go and do this, so when this is ready you could tell us a time, and i'm sure you would get enough people here (I would).
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Re: Screenshot with tanks posing

Post by Dontkillme » Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:42 pm

Tanx wrote:(I would)
(me too) :)

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Re: Screenshot with tanks posing

Post by allejo » Tue Jul 28, 2009 12:09 am

Dontkillme wrote:
blast wrote:
blast wrote:modify the server to spawn specific tanks (based on the slot number) in a specific location.
How can I do that?

you can also try to use spawn zones... http://my.bzflag.org/w/Zone although i think only 5 tanks would spawn correctly :?
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Post by Agent West » Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:15 pm

... or get volunteers to help you out. i'll help :)
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Post by clarahobbs » Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:00 pm

I'd help you do it, but we'd need to set a time and server. Or you could use a local server and run many clients. Of course, if you do it on a public server, be sure to have tank labels on in your client so they can see it's us (all the tanks seem to look the same).
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Post by optic delusion » Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:51 am

Take a look at my Defender game mode concept.

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Post by mrapple » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:24 pm

haha very cool Optic! thats pretty sweet!
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Re: Screenshot with tanks posing

Post by Sniper752 » Sat Dec 19, 2009 7:13 pm

that idea has also crossed my mind
i wanted to get a before and after picture....
tanks lined up and tanks blowing up :)
let me know if anybody got it
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