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chase_active 1: 3rd person view (and vehicles)

#1
So, i finally came around to playing some Xonotic and you just gotta love that crabby Spiderbot jumping and walking. Big Grin (tZork's server)

This doesn't have to be solely for chase_active with vehicles, but i will just start that way.

i found "chase_up 10; chase_back 100" nice for normal player, but it doesn't work good with vehicles. So i thought to make binds, like this:

Code:
alias chase_player "chase_up 10; chase_back 100"
alias chase_spider "chase_up 20; chase_back 200"
alias chase_racer "chase_up 60; chase_back 160"
alias chase_raptor "chase_up 30; chase_back 200"
(needs adjustments)

bind chase_player x (well, this ain't done, yet)

So, to all who use 3rd person, it would be nice to read your thoughts. Smile

(extra-points for screenshots!)
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#2
Okay, i've adjusted the settings and made binds.

Code:
alias chase_player "chase_up 10;chase_back 100"
alias chase_spider "chase_up 80; chase_back 350"
alias chase_racer "chase_up 60; chase_back 200"
alias chase_raptor "chase_up -200; chase_back 400"

bind x "chase_active 0"
bind c "chase_active 1" (a toggle would be better)
bind v "chase_player"
bind b "chase_spider"
bind n "chase_racer"
bind m "chase_raptor"


And this is how it looks in the game:
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Let's pick up a ride....


Oh, look! We got company.... [Image: nj89hg3n41w8r2klg65y_thumb.jpg]


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Lift-off:
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#3
I never used the 3rd person view, but in these screenshots, the configurations seems okay =) (maybe a bit too far for the slider)
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#4
can you make it automatically switch between first and third person when you get into and out of a vehicle?
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#5
i can't, but maybe somebody else can! Big Grin (bad joke, sorry)

Well, that's one thing i hoped for. And automatically change the settings for the various vehicles. The usability may depend on taste and situation, but if we could decide on a configuration it could get included, perhaps.

i hardly know enough about binds.
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#6
(07-27-2011, 01:49 PM)theShadow Wrote: can you make it automatically switch between first and third person when you get into and out of a vehicle?

It might not be automatically but you can try this script: http://forums.xonotic.org/showthread.php?tid=1997

Just set in your first config you normal settings and on the second one set the third person view settings.

As an extra you can set a different 3rd person view on the third config.
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#7
Yes! Forseti! You're a lifesaver. Smile
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#8
I'm aware this is an old thread, but since it is referred from a recent discussion, I thought mentioning BlaXpirit's classic script tutorial might be useful for somebody who wants to make a toggleable binding.
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