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Sandbox Space Sim

Postby cork279 » February 16th, 2012, 1:26 pm

I didn't know whether to put this in Sandbox Chat or support, as I have a question too :P

I have had an idea of a space simulator is Sandbox (I'm not gonna make it, it's just an idea I could test). I was wondering whether you all think it'd be possible. Also, does anyone know how to remove gravity in Sandbox? - cause that'd be really helpful in a space sim. You could also change the HUD to look like a coc-kpit, and change the GUI to look more like a ship console screen. The 3D GUI may look awesome in this situation!

Also, it could work as an RPG, as different ships are pretty much NPC's. So their could be trade ships, enemy 'pirate' ships, etc...

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A coc-kpit for the HUD, you could also change the healthbar and stuff to fit into the coc-kpit somewhere. Make a playermodel of a ship for third person view too.
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An example of a GUI screen that's like a console menu. It's tiny cause I used it for a Wolfenstein3D style game, so it's low quality.
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What do you'll think? :)
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Re: Space Sim Idea...

Postby arcones » February 16th, 2012, 1:54 pm

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Re: Space Sim Idea...

Postby cork279 » February 19th, 2012, 5:51 am

I'm going to make a visual demo of it, and decide whether to continue from there. I'll continue if it looks good :D

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Re: Space Sim Idea...

Postby cork279 » February 19th, 2012, 12:07 pm

The gravity command can only go from 10-1000, so I can't turn it off completely... Any ideas on how I could?

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Re: Space Sim Idea...

Postby chocolatepie33 » February 19th, 2012, 10:11 pm

you can't. I'm gonna say that the only way to do so would be to modify the source code so that you can have negative gravity values, along with how those values would change everything.

BTW: interesting location you have there.

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Re: Space Sim Idea...

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Re: Space Sim Idea...

Postby cork279 » April 17th, 2012, 4:02 pm

Hey everyone. Someone called Tempris on ModDB has told me a way of removing gravity. Expect an update on this soon :)

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Re: Space Sim Idea...

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Re: Space Sim Idea...

Postby cork279 » April 20th, 2012, 12:38 pm

Yeah, I'm gonna try to find a way to get the ship to strafe left and right, up and down. I also want to get the ship to slow down when you turn off the throttle rather than just stop.
For now I've just removed gravity though, and I'm working on a c-o-c-kpit (the word c-o-c-kpit is censored for obvious reasons) HUD.

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