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Offline Will

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #225 on: February 02, 2008, 12:51:19 AM »
I can just see it: Button Number Nine: "Work Faster!" Matt: "I'm trying! I'm trying!" Button Number Nine: "Bow to me!!"
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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #226 on: February 02, 2008, 02:06:45 AM »
I've searched the Internet far and wide.  There's nothing on this Button #9.  These uniquely new innovations can only mean one thing - programmers are at the root of it. 

We can only hope for light of day for Planetside's groks.  Our prayers our with you in your time of need.

Send up a flair to let us know you're still on your grok island.  Or just simply release that shiny Beta, Button #9 and all.   ;D

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #227 on: February 02, 2008, 02:52:09 AM »
Just curious... any updated release date of beta?  I've been avoiding playing around too much in terragen2 the past bit cause I want the multi-core support so bad :P

Even a lil hint? Is it near?

I'm all for giving you guys the time to make it work properly and get those pesky bugs out... but I'm also craving the ability to use all 4 of my cores ;)  (without having to split up the image and etc etc which is a pain)

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #228 on: February 02, 2008, 02:53:48 AM »
I was just wondering.... what is really the cutting-edge unique rendering system? What does this mean?

TG2 relies on rendertime displacement more heavily than almost any other rendering system, so it needs to be extremely good at it. It also has a stand-out planetary atmosphere model. Those are really its strengths and the parts that make it unique and, in some ways, "cutting-edge".

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #229 on: February 03, 2008, 04:56:24 PM »
Glad to know you guys are so keen to release a version that you know won't be crippled by a foreseen circimstance.  Keep up the good work :)... after all, if it's worth doing then it's worth doing properly eh? even if that does mean inevitable delays

(I'm off back to playing god with planet surfaces in the meantime :D)
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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #230 on: February 03, 2008, 05:15:02 PM »
Well, its been nearly a month since they were going to release it, and im sure planetside are doing their best to get this version out..

but damned...every day I look for that e-mail for the beta release:'(

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #231 on: February 03, 2008, 05:17:55 PM »
but damned...every day I look for that e-mail for the beta release:'(

Me too :P
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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #232 on: February 03, 2008, 06:56:39 PM »
Me too.   :P  <-- Notice dribble on end of tongue.
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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #233 on: February 03, 2008, 07:00:00 PM »
It's just like the release of the tech preview, my grandads funeral was on the same day as the release, inconsiderate sod ::) :D I had to floor it home to download it.
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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #234 on: February 03, 2008, 11:25:46 PM »
It's just like the release of the tech preview, my grandads funeral was on the same day as the release, inconsiderate sod ::) :D I had to floor it home to download it.
Haha, wow. The idea of flooring it home after a funeral to download a piece of software really cracks me up.  ;D

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #235 on: February 04, 2008, 06:44:27 PM »
Well, its been nearly a month since they were going to release it, and im sure planetside are doing their best to get this version out..

but damned...every day I look for that e-mail for the beta release:'(
We all know that at least a month can be added onto any Planetside predicted release date (no offence, but it's true). Anyway, on the plus side, having the technology preview around is helping me to introduce people to the wonders of Terragen 2...

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #236 on: February 04, 2008, 07:05:12 PM »
We all know that at least a month can be added onto any Planetside predicted release date (no offence, but it's true). Anyway, on the plus side, having the technology preview around is helping me to introduce people to the wonders of Terragen 2...
haha me too, I hope the beta comes soon though, just ordered a core 2 duo 3.0ghz wolfdale, want to use those 2 cores.

@nvseal: yeah well, I never liked the miserable sod anyway.
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Offline joshbakr

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #237 on: February 06, 2008, 03:27:02 PM »
Anybody know if the Alpha Testers have their hands on the Beta release that was to be out Jan 4? Just wondering if there's any light at  the end of the tunnel? Matt said it might be a few weeks and it's been a month.

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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #238 on: February 06, 2008, 04:22:34 PM »
Good question.  But, it might be another month, which is fine with me.  As long as it's working wonders without the blunders, brilliant.
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Re: Terragen 2 Release Announcement Discussion
« Reply #239 on: February 06, 2008, 05:25:10 PM »
I don't mind if it's going to take another month.
Though I'm very very curious and eager to see some examples like transparency.
Oshyan promised us a few weeks ago he might be able to arrange some examples, but haven't heared or seen anyone of him yet.

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