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06-09-2001, 06:45 AM
I don't know if anybody else noticed, but one of the first things I saw in the screenshots was THERE ARE NO TRIANGLE SPARKS!!!!
Just thought I'd tell everyone :p
06-09-2001, 07:31 AM
yes, i noticed that. they were the only thing that bugged me about obi1
xbox can have the triangles....... we have REAL effects :)
06-09-2001, 08:23 AM
Are you telling me that Obi Wan still has those crappy traingle sparks in it? :eek:
06-09-2001, 08:31 AM
Obi Wan is gonna suck....the game developers have lost interest in it now because they couldnt get it to do what they wanted it to do!
06-09-2001, 08:56 AM
06-09-2001, 10:32 AM
The stupid thing is that on the x-box it would take no time at all to do proper little circles... Those triangles are just laziness.
06-09-2001, 10:32 AM
Mmmm, triangles, triangles, everywhere... :D
06-09-2001, 10:43 AM
Wait a sec....whats wrong with triangles....a couple of years ago they were highly techincal!
06-09-2001, 10:55 AM
Didn't anyone tell you? Triangles are out of fashion! Bring on the trendy Hexagons! :D
06-09-2001, 11:00 AM
pfffffffft, hexagons? come off it!
its hip to be SQUARE man! right on!
06-09-2001, 01:54 PM
AND LOOK AT THAT CRAPPY LIGHTSABER!!
It sucks! Kyle's is perfect, though, at least when he's not swinging it around!
06-09-2001, 01:56 PM
Yeah, are those triangles in the pic just one pixel! lol :D
06-09-2001, 02:01 PM
Oh, there's some serious graphic rape being done by Raven. JK2 looks so much better, typical Crap-Box. :p
[ June 09, 2001: Message edited by: Letalis ]
06-09-2001, 03:59 PM
I here by declare to one and all...men and women...people of every nation, tongue, and clan that from this day forth...the new Microsoft gaming machine...will be known as Crap-Box
06-09-2001, 04:02 PM
Well, a triangle is certainly going to render faster than a quad, which is basically two triangles. Additionally, they don't look textured, which probably makes them even cheaper to render. If you had thousands of them on-screen at once and they're all moving in cool ways, I don't imagine you'd notice and you could probably do at least twice as many particles this way. With particle type effects, volume and quantity matter.
06-09-2001, 06:34 PM
Hows he weird??
06-09-2001, 06:46 PM
The problem is that we're only seeing screenshots. If those things were in motion ( and moving very quickly ) and output to a blurry ol' tv, it would be far less likely that you'd even notice that it was a triangle.
So, as I said, it's just that it's a still shot and output to a nice crisp format for us to display on our hi-res monitors. Until we can see them in motion, I wouldn't worry too much.
06-09-2001, 07:57 PM
i like circles they are facinating
06-09-2001, 08:01 PM
Circles RULE. Actually they are quite interesting! :)
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