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monmarfori

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Want new galaxy shapes.
« on: July 11, 2009, 11:43:58 PM »
I like different galaxy shapes to interact each other. We should have a new version of universe sandbox to do this.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2009, 08:29:25 AM »
I agree. Dan should include a few galaxies that are not spiral.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2009, 12:02:39 AM »
Lenticular, elliptical, Barred Spirals, irregular, dwarf, etc.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2009, 02:41:44 PM »
A double menu system would be cool. As in you pick for example a barred galaxy and it opens to a new menu and you can choose from 'small', 'medium', 'large', and possibly custom. Custom could be you enter the size in light years and it procedurally makes a galaxy with the right amount of particle int the right place. Though I don't expect this for quite some time if Dan tried to implement it.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2009, 02:42:56 PM »
We need mergers so that i can enjoy that program.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2009, 05:31:08 PM »
I expect that the next version of Universe Sandbox will give the user customizable control over the creation of galaxies. You'll be able to change things like shape, color, size, etc...

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2009, 05:34:40 PM »
Speaking of customization, where do you put the custom textures? Astro Synthesis generates picture files when you generate textures.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2009, 07:52:32 PM »
where do you put the custom textures?

There should be a media folder here:
(My) Documents\Universe Sandbox\Media

Put your custom textures here.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2009, 08:23:05 PM »
Thats what i thought

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2009, 11:22:34 AM »
Dan said a few months, not a year  :P

We might get a beta version though.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2009, 11:45:48 AM »
Wouldn't it be the alpha test version? It goes alpha, beta, final.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2009, 02:54:59 PM »
Maybe the release is September-December 2009.

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Re: Want new galaxy shapes.
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2009, 08:34:24 AM »
I thought Dan would said Alpha would be released in a few weeks..