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+Nimbus+
02-18-2002, 05:02 PM
Hey Half-Life has spray paint to spray on stuff maybe people can like etch their clan logo in the wall with their saber :D It's possible, and maybe people will come up with some cool artwork.

JPMaximilian
02-18-2002, 05:16 PM
That's a cool idea, you hit a logo button similar to spraypaint, and your character quickly pulls the lightsaber and carves in a logo.

Agen
02-18-2002, 05:19 PM
That's a bloody excellent idea!

+Nimbus+
02-18-2002, 05:21 PM
You made it sound all cool! I meant just running into a wall letting it carve automatically. That's how good ideas are brought about though, influence.

bsbuckeye21
02-18-2002, 05:24 PM
That would be very cool indeed. Make a preset image with vectors within a game menu, press a button, and Kyle'll slash it on up there! Patch it Raven! :)

Actually, if we ever see Kyle carving anything in a cutscene then it'd probably be easy to mod it.

Also, I don't want this to replace decals at all.

Dark Malice
02-18-2002, 05:27 PM
That really is a pretty good idea.

I doubt it'll happen though, but there's still a chance. :D

JPMaximilian
02-18-2002, 05:28 PM
Originally posted by bsbuckeye21
Also, I don't want this to replace decals at all.

Raven could do both, but thats a lot just for logo's.

Hunter545
02-18-2002, 05:31 PM
Sadly, the scorching doesn't last longer then a few seconds...we've seen it in the trailer.
But someone will probably make a MOD so I'm not worried about that.
BTW this is a great idea.

dazilla
02-18-2002, 05:53 PM
Yeah, it lasts about as long as the scorching of the phaser in Elite Force (basically, it's not a new feature at all)

StAtilXl
02-18-2002, 06:35 PM
good Idea Bro

TrUeFoRcE
02-18-2002, 07:30 PM
not a bad idea, but it would be way to hard for kyles animation to sketch in all the different logos, he could probably scorh off parts of the logo though...sorta like a lotterly ticket the part u scrath off is the part u see...so if u scrath off everything in a big circle the whole image would appear, but i doubt that kyle would sit there and draw each logo........

Kurgan
02-18-2002, 07:30 PM
I want to be able to use my saber to carve sculptures of my dad and best teacher.

Pogwaffle
02-18-2002, 07:41 PM
It would be cool if they put in a saber-carve mode. You press a button and you can independently move the mouse around and carve stuff into the wall when saber is active. THAT WOULD BE MAD!!!!!!!!!!

I wouldn't really care if it wasnt in the game. It still will be kick arse none the less.:)

Chanke4252
02-18-2002, 07:56 PM
I think that they should combine the paint program that comes with windows into JKII. Ever wondered how the force effects artwork? Here's your chance to find out. I can just see it now.



Against all odds......

Choose your weapon......

Seize your destiny......

And lets carve some $@#$ into the walls......


Jedi Knight 3 : Saber Paint
Coming Spring 2003

nykel007
02-19-2002, 08:35 AM
:D Good one C4252

It's still a good idea to see.

Imp Destroyer
02-19-2002, 08:57 AM
actually from what i've seen, the saber is constantly active in the environment, so simple logos are possible to carve with a mouse and/or JOYSTICK, (I CAN'T believe that people play with a mouse, BLECH!)

Jinn Tar-Nesh
02-19-2002, 09:04 AM
:D :D :D :D

So you say I could be able to carve...let's say...a big penis!,then laugh at the dark jedi I'm playing and say: "MY FORCE IS STRONGER THAN EVER""??:D :D :D

Nice...

ps2maddenman
02-19-2002, 09:23 AM
Does the saber etching ever fade away? Or will it stay on the map indefinately?

Graphicsgod
02-19-2002, 10:38 AM
Good ideas people. I think HL was the only game to do that.

Um if thats what your going to do with it Jinn Tar-Nesh, I hope they leave it out then ;).

Jinn Tar-Nesh
02-19-2002, 11:24 AM
:D :D :D

What do you mean??:D

Obi
02-19-2002, 03:14 PM
<font color=cbcbff> Supposedly the saber scorching starts out glowing and then fades to just a metal colored scar. That makes it not like phaser scorching, but a step further. It'll only glow for a short time, but it'll stay there for a little longer as a darker scar.

The logo etching is a wonderful idea.

Denise
02-19-2002, 03:44 PM
I can just see all the "Let me show you my etchings" jokes this would entail... :)

Agen
02-19-2002, 04:17 PM
Or "How many Quakers does it take to write this out" jokes... Damn i like quake :D

StarScrap
02-19-2002, 07:20 PM
How many Quakers does it take to change a lightbulb?

Well, they can only get halfway. Once they've taken out the first bulb all that's left is a hole in the celing.

Okay, that was bad.

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:D

sanpilou
02-19-2002, 08:17 PM
art with saber............KEWL!!!!!!!:D

Agen
02-20-2002, 04:10 PM
If the animations couldn't work then i'd liek it as a sort of force except not listed go up to a wall and does a type of destruction power and when it cools you see the writing/art.

JediDante
02-20-2002, 04:14 PM
Sounds Sweet!! :monkey:

Sithcloak
02-20-2002, 04:21 PM
That would be awsome! Now who is going to lead the mod group?


Sithcloak

JPMaximilian
02-20-2002, 04:23 PM
Originally posted by Agen_Terminator
If the animations couldn't work then i'd liek it as a sort of force except not listed go up to a wall and does a type of destruction power and when it cools you see the writing/art.

That'd be a better idea because you could see a small explosion and then your logo would be in the wall, you would have to worry about Katarn madly etching away.

Dirth Vedar
02-20-2002, 04:40 PM
Yeah, if you make a hot key that allows you to etch a logo on the wall, what's to prevent you from etching your logo on an opponent :o

That's got to hurt.

Agen
02-20-2002, 04:41 PM
Yeh and it's easier for us because then we could maybe make it that we can write whatever we want or draw. u only have to insert a bmp inot the folder.

Graphicsgod
02-20-2002, 06:24 PM
No Q3 uses jpeg's and tga's. Might have to be a series of tga's to get the right effect. Since tga's are the only image format (supported by Q3) that uses alpha channels.

Then you'll have to type up a script for it in notepad for the shader effects, zip it up and then it would be ready to be used in the game.

For the noobs, they can just grab'em off the net ;).

SaberPro
02-20-2002, 06:26 PM
Carving a spray logo with a Lightsaber? HELL YEAH!

Redwing
02-20-2002, 11:21 PM
Originally posted by Dirth Vedar
Yeah, if you make a hot key that allows you to etch a logo on the wall, what's to prevent you from etching your logo on an opponent :o

That's got to hurt.

I AM ZORRO!!! :D hee hee hee

Frumpus
02-20-2002, 11:34 PM
Anyone remember Die By the Sword by Interplay?

That game had a cool system for DIRECT mouse/joystick/keyboard control of the weapon. Probably more work than the Outcast team cares to tackle this late, but it would be cool!

.. . Man,. .. I wonder if that demo is still out there somewhere?

GonkH8er
02-21-2002, 12:40 AM
Originally posted by Agen_Terminator
If the animations couldn't work then i'd liek it as a sort of force except not listed go up to a wall and does a type of destruction power and when it cools you see the writing/art.


Personally, i think this is the best idea. It's much easier to do, rather than have Kyle carve a logo, which cant be colour.


I'd much prefer a force-logo type deal.... which we can have in full colour.

great idea, term :)