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  1. Procedural Greebles

    Thank you @HebaruSan - I had a look at the link you sent. Sadly, it was 60% gibberish - i might need to read up on some unity coding (or just general unity tutorials tbh). In terms of a collider - i don't think the greebles would need a collider - they are primarily aesthetic. Although for larger greeble pieces it may be useful? Or if greebles are given functionality (i.e. cooling units?) Ah yes, thats very interesting. I imagine that for most greeble parts (aside from wires, pipes, tubes and other things that are derived from primary shapes) mesh swapping would be needed. I will have a look there also! @wasml thank you! will have a gander. @White Owl Yup - hopefully it actually becomes something
  2. Procedural Greebles

    @fengist Thanks for taking the time to respond! really appreciate it. I will definitely check out the beginners part modding tutorial - i have no doubt this will not be an easy ride especially as i have minimal to no modding experience but hey you gotta challenge yourself right. Yes - i did think that truly procedurally generated things will be very difficult (if not impossible) but at the least having greebles that are highly customisable would be as acceptable to me. I am thinking of something along the lines of the procedural parts mod with configurable tanks, wings, nose cones etc. For example, you could have a wiring that could be customisable in length, width, whether it is a bundled wire, what kind of bundle (flat/honeycomb/cylindrical), is it a bend, if so what is the bend angle, is it a junction, etc. Or for just innocuous looking bits and bobs with customisable sizes etc. Yes - i thought as much also. I am comfortable with modelling so no issues there. Its more trying to understand how the modelling and customisable parts come together. So, lets say I have a vent and one of the parameters is the number of blades on the fan - would i need to have a model of the fan that corresponds to every option available on the number of blades and simply changing the numbers swaps out the mesh? Just things like that I would like to understand. I understand the argument - but our modern systems are more than capable of handling some greebles even if they add a few thousand polygons - for users whose systems can't handle it, they don't have to use it. Plus, for me, aesthetics and detail is important. I actually find that alot of the engine models available are too sparsely detailed for my liking. Where is the mass of tubing and piping? the various mechanical components that make the machinery itself beautiful Sure you could argue Kerbal was not intended for that - but thats what modding is for. For me the aesthetics is worth it, it adds to the immersion. I dont envisage the greebles having any aerodynamic impact so it would just be a rendering impact rather than a physics one. Thanks for replying again! I'm going to have to set out some time this weekend to start reading and experimenting. I'm hoping i can get some input into the procedural/configurable elements from somebody because totally clueless about that haha.
  3. Ah yes - i do have remotetech installed - but this is strange as i have full control of my craft and can fly it remotely. The state "No Comms" as referenced by that code doesnt appear AFAIK. i'll check again tonight - but this has been very helpful, thank you @fatcargo!!!
  4. Procedural Greebles

    Hi all, I've been wanted to have greebles in Kerbal for a long time now. For those who don't know what im talking about, greebles are non-functional (or functional if you so wish) parts of spaceships/vessels/objects that provide detail and a sense of mechanics. A google search of "greeble" will give you an idea, but we're talking about tubes, pipes, heat exchanges, and any other manner of bit bobs. Now i understand that not all types of greebling would be suited to procedural generation - but im thinking along the lines of procedural tubing or piping that you can place on a craft by clicking its path, adjusting bend types and angle, textures, shape etc. I am happy to have a go at this myself - my only hindrance is coding. As in, i have very minimal experience of this. And modding - not done that either. I can model in 3d software - so what i want to ask of the community is outside of the resources available in the stickies, where can i start to learn about creating this kind of mod? And even better would anyone be willing/have the time to help out or just help me understand what needs to be done?
  5. @Diazo or anyone else, i've been using AGX for a long time without issue but yesterday after building a new craft in the SPH the action groups do not work when trying to use them. The AGX window shows the text "NO GO" in red writing whenever i try to execute an action group. The groups i had set up were for the toggling of the main engine cluster, a group for the toggling of the secondary engine clusters and another group to toggle the shutters on a shroud. Happy to provide more info if necessary - im running 1.2.2 x64 with a whole bunch of mods (62 to be precise) but ive never experienced an issue before. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.
  6. the RAM has not caused the issue to go. Instead the time between crashes is now a lot longer ~1-2 hours but will still crash. The error log references the same memory access violation at address fffffffffb1. Anyone have any ideas? Is this just a unity 64bit bug?
  7. I've solved the issue. Removed, cleaned and reinserted my RAM sticks into the empty RAM slots. (2x8GB DDR3 Dual Channel) EDIT: I thought this solved the issue but see newest post below. Given I passed memtest with 0 issues I was pretty sure it wasn't a RAM issue. But turned out it was. After checking the logs, the same memory address was being referenced in the access violation (ffffffb1 if anyone is interested but the number of 'f's might not be accurate). This made me inclined to think it was a hardware issue. Hope this helps anyone else having similar issues.
  8. [1.3] Throttle Controlled Avionics

    Ahhh ok. Will the update be available for 1.2.2 by any chance?
  9. [1.3] Throttle Controlled Avionics

    Hi there @allista - this is a really interesting mod but i am having a lot of trouble getting it to work - so i have one main question: Is this compatible with RO and FAR? The reason i ask is that i am trying to use this with RO and FAR (installed this mod through CKAN and running 1.2.2 of kerbal - i am not sure what version CKAN installed but will check when i get home) but it simply cannot hover a craft in a stable fashion. Using the video you created above, i set up a simple MK2 drone with VTOL engines and a main engine. If i set it to hover between 0-80m above ground it can get there fine. trying to set it to hover at anything above that and crazy stuff starts to happen: the front of the craft fires upwards suddenly and the craft flips over on its self, crashes and explodes if i increment the hover height very slowly, it will get there without flipping but then will start destabilising and what happens after that is anyone's guess because anything could happen. If i do get it to a stable(ish) hover above 100m then at some point, completely randomly one engine, or a group of engines will be set to unbalanced thrust and the craft will crash and explode. This will happen without warning and for no apparent reason. I have tried many different combinations of craft but the result is always the same. Obviously if this isnt compatible with FAR and RO (and 1.2.2) then that would explain things. Thank you in advance!
  10. EDIT 2: I decided to do a fresh install and install mods in groups to identify any problematic cases potentially. TL;DR: Last night kerbal (1.2.2 x64) ran for an hour and a half with no crashes (most of the time in the SPH/VAB and switching back and forth between flying and building) with a majority of the mods listed below installed. The only ones i didnt install were RP-0 and RSSVE. Graphic memory monitor indicates ~10gb being used by the game across RAM and VRAM (with VRAM being the minor component) The steps I took were as follows: Uninstalled game through steam and removed any remnants Redownloaded through steam (v1.3) Started v1.3 and played for ~1 hour Set steam to download v1.2.2 Installed Realism Overhaul only with dependencies and recommended mods through CKAN (no suggested mods) Played this version ~1 hour with no issues Installed DMagic Orbital Science, FASA, KW Rocketry Redux, RealEngines, SXT Continued, Firespitter, Retractable Lifting Surface through CKAN Played this version for ~1 hour with no issues. I then left the game on the VAB screen at around 1pm. When i came back at around 6pm the game had crashed with an access violation error. (haven't checked the log for when it crashed. but it may have been around Ran Memtest86 and passed Installed further mods (as at this point i thought what the heck) including, KER, TCA, TweakScale, AGX, B9 Aerospace, Better Burn Time, BOSS, Dr Jets Chop Shop, Dangit, Forgotten Real Engines, Hullcam VDS, Procedural part textures, RSS (8096x4096) Ran the game again and enjoyed a crash free experience. I have no idea whats going on - Would anyone have any further suggestions to understand what might be causing it? I think i'll try RSSVE to see if it starts crashing - will help rule it out.
  11. Hi All, I am constantly getting access violation crashes in my Kerbal install. I am using the steam version of the game. I know that an access violation crash is caused by memory issues, however the error logs show that only 65ish% of my overall memory is being utilised (i have 16gb RAM). EDIT 2: See post below I have uploaded logs to the following location:!AsRiF1eWiROUimz8z18N94NK2ln_ EDIT: added the latest crash log and output log for that crash. Crashed 5 times about 15ish minutes into playing each time. My specs are as follows: Win 10 Home Intel 3770k 16GB RAM 256GB Samsung 830 256GB Samsung 850 EVO EVGA 680GTX 2GB Mods Installed: I've tried to make sure everything i've installed is 1.2.2 compatible (i know installing mods for 1.3 can cause issues). But i am honestly at a loss as to what is causing the issues. I have ran memtest86 and passed all tests, no other games/software exhibit memory issues or access violation issues. Another weird thing i have noted is that if i verify the integrity of game cache through steam it always identifies a single file that fails verification and needs to be redownloaded. Even if i run the verification back to back after it has redownloaded the file, it identifies a single file that fails verification. Additionally, CKAN identifies my current install as not valid but continues to work with it. I have been experiencing crashes for a while and prior to this i had completely uninstalled kerbal and redownloaded through steam but the same issues persist. Any and all help would be very much appreciated!
  12. Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions! Much appreciated. I will check out the alternate heightmap texture posted by @Observe and await the next release candidate
  13. @Phineas Freak absolutely love this mod. Great work in keeping it going. I just have a few questions: 1. Will you be adding hi Res terrain files for earth? The grass around the space centre is pretty much a plain green (maybe my install isn't working right?). If not, how would one go about adding this? 2. The water level seems to be too high...and it is difficult to see shores (especially around cape Canaveral). 3. How can I increase the draw distance of the cloud layers? At a certain altitude (I can't remember which, sorry) I can see the cloud layer being drawn in with just a plain blue beyond it. Thanks so much, and apologies for any typos etc as I'm typing on the phone!