Small Teaser and Update

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Small Teaser and Update

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Post by Forceflow » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:45 am

Hi Folks,

we are getting really close to releasing the XWAU 2020 update. The team is working hard on it and we are putting the finishing touches on it. Hopefully we will be able to release it very soon. (No promises though) We do want to tease two updates that will be included in the patch. The keen eyed among you might have noticed that Spyder has joined the XWAU Team a while back. And I am sure you all are aware of his incredible X-Wing. Well, with him on the team the XWAU 2020 will have the choice of not only using his X-Wing but also his incredibly Y-Wing. Both ships show incredible detail and are simply stunning. But you don't have to take my word for it. Below two new render videos that I whipped up to show just home much of an improvement the models are compared to the original opts:




We are all very happy to have Spyder with us and we are hoping to see more of his great work! Be sure to give him a warm welcome to the team!
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Post by eddyfurax » Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:32 pm

Magnificient ! :shock: Thank you for your work and this teaser ! Very impatient to discover the next :D

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Post by Rookie_One1 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:08 pm

One thing I hope that you will make sure is correct mesh type for each mesh ;) (spyder models on the DTM website all use the default meshes...which annoy me a bit >_<)
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Post by DTM » Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:30 pm

Spyder and the team have reworked and tested the X-Wing to be 100% XWAU. The old version will be delate from MTD Industries site following the release of XWAU 2020.

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Post by Rookie_One1 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:38 pm

You might want call it XWAU 2021 at that point, considering how crappy this year was :p
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Post by Kriegmacher » Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:05 pm

Will this update include all the separate cockpit/reticle/effects/backdrops in one single installer?

And is there any chance there will be more toggles for performance optimization? I love all these new additions, but when combined together the FPS is so low I can barely even play the game.

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Post by Prime » Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:06 pm

Being able to use Spyder's models is fantastic news!

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Post by Fliperr » Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:57 pm

:applaus: :applaus: :applaus: :applaus: :applaus: :2thumbs: :2thumbs: :2thumbs: :2thumbs: :2thumbs: :D Welcome Spyder to this wonderful forum.
Your models look awesome. I am eager to try them.
My deepest admiration.
A great job!!!


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Post by baggy101 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:22 pm

Amazing

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Post by Blazingfirestorm » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:56 pm

:D :D :D nice

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Post by Bman » Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:20 am

Well done Spyder...
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Post by MagnumFR » Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:04 am

Amazing job guys 👌👏

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Post by Forceflow » Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:00 am

Kriegmacher wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:05 pm
Will this update include all the separate cockpit/reticle/effects/backdrops in one single installer?

And is there any chance there will be more toggles for performance optimization? I love all these new additions, but when combined together the FPS is so low I can barely even play the game.
The new installer will be an all-in-one installer including everything up until the time we release it. Unfortunately performance optimization will still have to be done manually. There are just too many options and different setups to include that in the installer. There are some options, but they are not mainly focused on adjusting for performance.

Be sure to check this thread to see the best way to tune the effects:
Tips to Increase the Performance of the New Shaders
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Post by PunkFriday » Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:17 pm

My excitement for the next release is palpatine, I mean palpable!

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Post by Mangouste_Fr » Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:39 pm

Wonderfull !!

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Post by haui » Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:49 pm

i have no words for this
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Post by Old_Jedi » Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:15 pm

Fantastic work, all you guys! Looking forward to the release....

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Post by baggy101 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:04 pm

Ok, will XWAU 2020 have any additional craft or will it just be XWA Original craft?

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Post by Forceflow » Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:39 pm

It will be 'just' the regular XWA crafts. This will not be a crafts pack like the DSCUP.
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Post by baggy101 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 4:46 pm

Forceflow wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:39 pm
It will be 'just' the regular XWA crafts. This will not be a crafts pack like the DSCUP.
Cool cool 😎

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Post by Rookie_One1 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:33 pm

only additional craft that will be added at one point AFAIK will be the starviper
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Post by Forceflow » Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:05 pm

That one is an unknown at this point and will not be in 2020 for sure. We do add the Tie Advanced X1 (Vaders version) which I don't think was actually available in the original game.
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Post by Rookie_One1 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:23 pm

nope it's not :p

And don't worry, i'm well aware that the starviper won't be for 2020
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Post by Vince T » Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:33 pm

How would you know? Maybe there's things we don't talk about ... secret things we're doing in the deepest and darkest dungeons of the XWAU fortress.....


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Post by Rookie_One1 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:12 pm

I was talking about the Advanced X1, which was not in the original game
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