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It's a Feature(tm)
Posted By: ferrexDate: 3/2/02 4:17 a.m.

In Response To: The Vent Core... already Frogblasted? (*SP*) (NthDegree256)

: A week ago or so, I was playing The Maw on Heroic difficulty just for the
: practice. I made it to the Engine Room, clambered up to the top, hit the
: switch, and prepared to rocket the first vent. I fired the rocket in, the
: big explosion went off..... and a TON of red blood flew out of the vent.

This is a "feature" that was discovered a little too late to be documented. What you're actually seeing isn't blood... it's dirt. Red dirt. That particular effect does some sort of sampling of the texture color at the point where it originates from... that way, you get yellow sand spray when it hits sand, or brown dirt when it hits dirt.

In this case, the vent cores are cherry red from the heat. Those cherry red surfaces are probably (I haven't checked this) of material type "dirt", the default material type. The net result is that, when a grenade or rocket detonates against one of those surfaces, you get a horrifying geyser of blood colored dirt.


Message Index


The Vent Core... already Frogblasted? (*SP*)NthDegree256 3/1/02 10:18 p.m.
     Re: The Vent Core... already Frogblasted? (*SP*)vector40 3/1/02 10:29 p.m.
           Re: The Vent Core... already Frogblasted? (*SP*)NthDegree256 3/1/02 10:37 p.m.
     Same here (*SP*)Malagigi 3/2/02 12:55 a.m.
     It's a Feature(tm)ferrex 3/2/02 4:17 a.m.
           OF course it is....*stares at bungie mind control* *NM*Matt(Uh...#5) 3/4/02 12:38 a.m.

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