Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby owenisred » January 10th, 2011, 10:06 am

cunfuzzled - how does that work? I'm still using sandbox 2.5 - is that why I havnt a clue how to do this? or am I just really far behind people lol
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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby chocolatepie33 » January 10th, 2011, 5:12 pm

Don't worry, I'm also stuck with 2.5.
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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby owenisred » January 26th, 2011, 1:03 pm

Leo- ive looked about a bit, and I still dont get how what you said there works... could you help me?
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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby Leo_V117 » January 26th, 2011, 2:44 pm

Firstly... Save that image as a PDF or Jpeg, Place it in "packages/leotextures/dev/" ensure the image name stays as "dev-texture-circle" as to avoid confusion... now... at the bottom of... Look... you know what? Here!

Download the texture files... Here

Create a new folder called "leotextures" and place the "dev" folder and all its contents in there. Then in "data/default_map_settings.cfg" add this at the bottom:

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exec "packages/leotextures/dev/package.cfg"
Save it, and run sandbox. Simple!

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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby owenisred » January 26th, 2011, 3:26 pm

Hey - thanks for coming back to me leo - I got all that done - but surely its just a texture??? I dont get how you actually make circles with it :s sorry for being slow lol
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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby GR1M » January 27th, 2011, 1:43 am

This was actually a glitch i found with the geometry. You see i had this "Ring made out of geometry" and when i copied and pasted them close to each other the geometry would intertwine and deform and if i made a long line like you see in the image and stand on it the sandbox engine would think I'm basically sliding down a sloped surface, If that makes since.
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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby Leo_V117 » January 30th, 2011, 7:29 am

The texture I designed would aide you with the construction of a circle. All you need to do is put an angle of about 45º all the way around the inside of the circle, this wouldcreate the "movement" effect, you could try making a square of "No-clip" material around the inner edges of the tunnel with the outside remaining as "clip" as to prevent the player from accidentally beng dropped out of the tunnel. As yet... I havent quite figured out how to create an inner circle template for sandbox, I'll work on that soon though.

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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby chocolatepie33 » January 30th, 2011, 11:26 pm

this is bouncing back between 2 different things... whoa
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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby Leo_V117 » February 4th, 2011, 9:43 am

How so? Both topics tie into each other.

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Re: Moving Walkway: Accomplished with Geometry.

Postby InHumanUnit » February 5th, 2011, 5:08 pm

Wait.....This is just magical textures?
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