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Vehicle Reticule??

Postby Tinyanimations » 06.03.2012, 20:22

This question may have been posted before but i'm struggling to find an answer, I have created a custom vehicle (Earlier Video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_jIjJfW ... kMkIYDqcJI ) and i have now been able to get the turret to function but I have noticed that there is no easy to find way of adding a reticule to assist in aiming. I am in no way a coder and would appreciate some assistance in either pointing me to the right place or telling me that this cant be done?
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Re: Vehicle Reticule??

Postby da3dsoul » 06.03.2012, 23:35

well, with the inclusion of scaleform, you can easily make a custom ui for it, or you can just make a modeled crosshair from the viewpoint to the center of the visible plane. It helps to make a camera at the view dummy.
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Re: Vehicle Reticule??

Postby Tinyanimations » 07.03.2012, 15:50

the second option would seem easier and I have no experience with scaleform, could you go into a little more detail about how I would go about adding the modelled reticule?
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Re: Vehicle Reticule??

Postby Tinyanimations » 07.03.2012, 16:27

Actually is there anyway I could use the reticule off the binoculars with its cool distance measurement?
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Re: Vehicle Reticule??

Postby da3dsoul » 07.03.2012, 19:05

That is the scaleform option, but you could take the gfx in Gamedata.pak for the binoculars and use that rather than making your own.
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