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Bug #388

Missile speeds (steep vertical angles)

Added by davecousineau almost 14 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Low
Assignee:
-
Category:
Defect
Target version:
Start date:
2006-12-18
% Done:

0%


Description

Couple problems with missile calculations in jHexen.

1 - Frost Shards. When aiming at a very high or very low angle, the angle that the shards are fired at is less than what is aimed for (with the exception of a single shard)

2 - Dark Bishop projectiles don't seem to include vertical distance in the time/speed/distance formula. In the forsaken outpost level there are dark Bishops at the bottom of a very deep chasm (behind the island of rock with repulsion discs on it). When shooting at the player from the bottom of the chasm the enemies missiles travel nearly instantaneously (straight up) to the player. There is almost no horizontal distance, but a huge vertical distance.

Labels: Hexen


Related issues

Related to Feature #1587: 3D weapon behaviourNew2013-09-29

History

#1 Updated by davecousineau almost 14 years ago

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(by "very high or very low angle" i mean aiming straight up or down, or nearly straight up or down)

#2 Updated by davecousineau almost 14 years ago

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i should also mention that the problem with the Dark Bishops missiles does not occur with Affrit missiles

#3 Updated by danij almost 14 years ago

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Which version of Doomsday and jHexen have you noticed these problems with?

#4 Updated by davecousineau almost 14 years ago

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doomsday 1.9.0-beta4
jhexen 1.3.0-beta4

#5 Updated by yagisan over 13 years ago

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bump - whats happening here ?

#6 Updated by danij over 13 years ago

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To fix this, the calculations need to use an equation which takes into consideration the vertical z dimension.

#7 Updated by danij over 13 years ago

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The Heretic crossbow's side shots need this too.

#8 Updated by danij about 8 years ago

- labels: jHexen Gameplay --> Hexen
- milestone: --> v1.8.5

#9 Updated by skyjake almost 7 years ago

  • Tags set to Gameplay, Heretic, Hexen
  • Subject changed from [Hexen] Missile speeds to Missile speeds (steep vertical angles)
  • Category set to Defect
  • Target version deleted (1.8.6)

#10 Updated by skyjake over 3 years ago

  • Target version set to Modding

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