leatherneck6017

[1.8.x,1.9.x] Reentry Particle Effect Renewed [26-Mar-2020]

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Originally written by @pizzaoverhead. The mod hasn't been updated since game version 1.6.1 and the author hasn't been around or replied to my email inquiry. I enjoy the mod so I'm adopting it.

  • Original thread here: 

Features

This mod adds code to display an unused stock particle effect for reentry, featuring a plasma trail and sparks.

Pics:

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Video:

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Installation

Unzip to \GameData

Dependencies

  • None

Downloads

License

Continued from orginal: GPLv2

To-do List

  • Add ability for user to adjust visual options such as trail length, sparks only, etc.

Change log

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1.9.1.1

  • Fixed minimum KSP version

1.9.1

  • Adopted by leatherneck6017
  • Compile against KSP 1.9.1 and NET 4.7.2
  • Add .sln and .csproj
  • Add changelog

Please report any issues here or on GitHub, thanks!

 

Edited by leatherneck6017
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Nice to see this one back! good job

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2 hours ago, leatherneck6017 said:

License

Continued from orginal: GPLv2

Unfortunately, that's not quite correct (emphasis added):

On 7/3/2016 at 9:01 PM, pizzaoverhead said:

Download packages, art and sound assets, binaries and libraries licensed All Rights Reserved.

Source included, project also available on github licenced under GPL v2.

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5 minutes ago, HebaruSan said:

 

Unfortunately, that's not quite correct (emphasis added):

What assets are ARR here? I took the source code and compiled my own DLL.

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1 minute ago, leatherneck6017 said:

What assets are ARR here? I took the source code and compiled my own DLL.

Yeah, I see that after looking into it more closely. I guess that was boilerplate that the author pasted whether it was relevant or not?

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2 minutes ago, HebaruSan said:

I guess that was boilerplate that the author pasted whether it was relevant or not?

That's the way I took it.

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5 minutes ago, leatherneck6017 said:

That's the way I took it.

Is this release really compatible all the way back to KSP 1.3.0? Seems worth double checking since it contains a DLL.

https://github.com/leatherneck6017/ReentryParticleEffectRenewed/blob/a984ff58e30fa758b996ecd5fdeeae92174272ac/ReentryParticleEffectRenewed.version#L16-L20

  "KSP_VERSION_MIN": {
    "MAJOR": 1,
    "MINOR": 3,
    "PATCH": 0
  }

 

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3 minutes ago, HebaruSan said:

Is this release really compatible all the way back to KSP 1.3.0? Seems worth double checking since it contains a DLL

Dang it, thanks for catching that. I'll push an update.

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White Bird:  Flight Tower, are we cleared for 70,000 meters?

Flight Tower:  How the hell are you going to get up to 70,000 meters?

White Bird:  Correction on that last transmission, we want to go DOWN to 70,000 meters.

Flight Tower: .... You're cleared for 70,000 meters....

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Is there any way to get just the spark effects and not the plasma trail? I think the sparks look great but the trail is overkill and I don't like it.

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Hey @leatherneck6017 really appreciate it that you adopted this mod. I really used to enjoy it! Thanks!

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15 minutes ago, jimmymcgoochie said:

Is there any way to get just the spark effects and not the plasma trail? I think the sparks look great but the trail is overkill and I don't like it.

That's a good feature request. Raise an issue on GitHub and I'll look into it.

11 minutes ago, VoidCosmos said:

Hey @leatherneck6017 really appreciate it that you adopted this mod. I really used to enjoy it! Thanks!

You're welcome. I've always enjoyed the extra immersion from these visuals, glad to maintain it.

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1 hour ago, leatherneck6017 said:

That's a good feature request. Raise an issue on GitHub and I'll look into it.

Went to do it and someone's beaten me to it :rolleyes:

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3 minutes ago, jimmymcgoochie said:

Went to do it and someone's beaten me to it :rolleyes:

I see that. I'm thinking a config file will be the way to go. It's on my to-do list.

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@leatherneck6017 I am soo soo happy to see this mod has come back to life! May you have many fun times with this mod :) 

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Thank you for keeping this mod alive. I'm honestly not sure what stock re-entries even look like anymore, I've been playing with this so long.

Now that I'm (finally) updating to 1.8.1, I wanted to check if there are any known incompatibilities with the 1.9 recompile running against 1.8.1 KSP?

I'll go ahead and install and report back any issues I might see. Again, thanks for taking over this mod!

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Thank you for keeping this mod alive.

I have a question.

In the rocket launch phase, after the speed reaches a certain value, the effect also occurs. How to deal with this problem?ThdbjjQ.png

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44 minutes ago, DY_ZBX said:

Thank you for keeping this mod alive.

I have a question.

In the rocket launch phase, after the speed reaches a certain value, the effect also occurs. How to deal with this problem?ThdbjjQ.png

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If you're going fast enough, the effect will trigger regardless of if you're going up or down. Try launching a bit more steeply (turn later or to a smaller angle) to climb higher with less overall velocity before accelerating to orbit- it might be slightly less efficient but it will most likely stop the plasma trail.

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Posted (edited)
1 hour ago, jimmymcgoochie said:

If you're going fast enough, the effect will trigger regardless of if you're going up or down. Try launching a bit more steeply (turn later or to a smaller angle) to climb higher with less overall velocity before accelerating to orbit- it might be slightly less efficient but it will most likely stop the plasma trail.

Thank you.I'm still thinking, is this the egg of this mod,HH.

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