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October 14th, 2008, 20:41
When an aircraft hits the ground and explodes is this the effect used to render an explosion?


October 14th, 2008, 21:43
Hi lewis, my guess is that you are looking at an air explosion, not a ground explosion but hey I don't know..:running:

October 15th, 2008, 02:30
Maybe this one?


or this one?


October 15th, 2008, 02:35
I am going to rename some of the explosion effects from the stock effects file and add these to my modified one. I want to add variation to the explosion effects.

October 15th, 2008, 14:55
Lewis, the effect shoudl appear in the middle of the xdp, after the gun and pilot position stuff. Where the "weapon" line appears for the aircraft in question. This is where I tried to make the the V-1 react as flack but to no good end. It's what happens when the aircraft hits the ground like a bomb, not blows up in air.

October 15th, 2008, 15:25
Thanks Squiffy!

October 15th, 2008, 17:40
Lewis, you have help me before with my ?'s. I do not have an answers but can say this------------- experiment and have a copy of the files you are working with.

Good luck with this endeavor, flyer01:ernae:

October 15th, 2008, 18:08
Thanks flyer! I started by copying all the fire and explosion effects from the xml that are listed as damage in the xpd. My first thought was I might have a few columns of text to copy. It turned into sub group after sub group so after waisting a couple hours I had a better idea. Im going to rename every effect with the first letter X. Then I will go through and rename all the references to .dds files, then rename the stock .dds files. That should be much quicker.