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  1. Hey all!

    Detrux has always been difficult to contact :)

    I'm a moderator, but I'm unable to delete topics or posts anymore, think whoever restored the site didn't restore the privileges. Plus some spam bots have 40,000+ posts and topics, so would need someone able to delete accounts along with posts to even get close to clearing the site.

    but I'm removing posting abilities of bots when I see them though.

  2. They look very much like bf4 buildings, to be your "own". :unsure:

    In bf2 we are quite limited to how you can do destroyable buildings, we cant do like how you see in modern games where you make a mesh then set where and how to break it in the engine/editor, its just done with a second destroyed building object and swapped meshes through code on destruction, with a some effects in-between. Which in this case I imagine with such a large building isn't going to look very nice. But to start make a new model of it destroyed, and I'm sure someone can give you the info on the coding which isn't my line of work :)

  3. Hard to see the problem area from your pics because of the writing, but i bet all you need to do is add some verts here and clean the edges up. (shown in pic, maybe better little lower too) to fix it and it wount affect the overall curve. Hope my pic helps, if not and are stuck upload the file and sure myself or clive could find an easy fix.


  4. Looking real nice, looks like your a regular max pro :) I would keep in mind chopping it up into small bits, so to get nice detailed lightmaps which will bring this to life when done ;)

    Keep up the good work ;)^_^

  5. What version of windows you useing? might be an admin rights thing.(check properties on the .bat and nvdxt.exe files to run as admin) Also check that that nvdxt.exe and and .dll's are inplace. Failing that, its been awhile but could test out your batch and a LM file, that you could upload if stuck, i've no doubt had this problem, but been too long to remember the fixes.

  6. you set the sun in the editor, place camera where you want it then light settin/sun/set sun from camera..

    Mavrik347, theres easy way to import the overgrowth yea... think rhino has a tut somewhere on pr forums... but basicly all you have to do is place 1 of each trees used as statics, then select them all, then select all same type button, then in options with all selected tick is savable, think thats how it goes.. not opened bfed in awhile :P

  7. Its a loss for us, but not for dice, as dice is ea owned, that next big thing will no doubt have ea on the cover too, so long as theres always more ea games on the shelf than anyother they not care about long life games anymore, all just quick bucks console games, that people trade in when bored of for the newest game... which is no doubt an ea game :P

  8. I just use shader wrapper to set shader stuff outlaw.

    Nice tips Beex, i used to use your first method, but cleaning it can be a pain if you havent got pro bolean. I found its alot quicker and easier to just create a box (if making a building), and use shell modifier, then bolean/pro bolean windows doors ect in. Pro bolean rocks as it auto cleans any un needed edges/verts. But its all about knowing the diffrent methods to do the same job, then you can mix then up as you chose ;)


  9. Is the map packed? server and clients just need the zips and the info folder..

    Client.. Info folder, server.zip and client.zip

    Server... Info folder and server.zip.

    Pack the map in the editor, if already packed, make sure files are the same for clients and server.

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