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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #30 on: November 05, 2009, 09:08:36 AM »
Monmarfori, I think the reason why the stars closest to the core is being flung out is because the computer isn't fast enough to calculate the orbit. The only way to prevent it is to slow down the timestep of the simulation. :)

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #31 on: November 05, 2009, 11:32:34 AM »
Although this does happen in reality:
http://www.universetoday.com/2005/02/08/this-star-is-leaving-our-galaxy/

In Universe Sandbox it's usually because the time step is too high. :)

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #32 on: November 05, 2009, 11:36:19 AM »
I really want an option to enable/disable the particles from disappearing in a collision.

Explain this more please. Are you talking about how they fade out? Or when they crash into a body?

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #33 on: November 05, 2009, 12:36:39 PM »
I think that he meant a tool that allow particles to pass through bodies without disappearing as they do now. (by the way I'm not him :))

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #34 on: November 05, 2009, 12:40:33 PM »
Explain this more please. Are you talking about how they fade out? Or when they crash into a body?

I am pretty sure I know. I think what Chaotic Cow means is that when an object crashes into another, it starts to fade away until it doesn't exist anymore. I think he wants it so it doesn't go away. I can relate, because I have always wanted that.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #35 on: November 05, 2009, 02:25:28 PM »
What about custom collisions? ellipticalspiral collision or else.

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« Reply #36 on: November 07, 2009, 06:40:47 AM »
it would be cool if you could almost make a dent in the planet if it collides and sometimes merge. it would also be nice if when you made a planet explode, it turned into rocks instead of smaller planets  :)

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #37 on: November 07, 2009, 07:18:08 PM »
I really want an option to enable/disable the particles from disappearing in a collision.

Explain this more please. Are you talking about how they fade out? Or when they crash into a body?

What Neutron said.

I don't want collision debris to go away. I Like it because sometimes it makes rings but then it goes away.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #38 on: November 08, 2009, 02:31:15 AM »
I agree with Chaotic Cow, it would be very nice if you could en-/disable the disappearing of particles from collisions. :)

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #39 on: November 08, 2009, 11:19:36 AM »
My gravity wave idea, is perfect. Much like an approved theory.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #40 on: November 13, 2009, 03:19:29 PM »
Can you add climet's,relistic planet collisions ,planets bake when to close to star, black holes that acually streatch and eat stars and a function that lets you create the planets image?

those are some ideas for future updates that i would enjoy to have. :)

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #41 on: November 13, 2009, 03:44:03 PM »
Planets bake when near stars? That wouldn't work because it would mean mercury would be destroyed immediately!

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #42 on: November 13, 2009, 09:16:45 PM »
Inside Mercury's orbit.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #43 on: December 16, 2009, 08:15:46 AM »
Is Universe Sandbox 2 going to be multi-threaded AKA. support for more than 1 core in the CPU?

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #44 on: December 18, 2009, 12:37:25 AM »
Is Universe Sandbox 2 going to be multi-threaded AKA. support for more than 1 core in the CPU?

While there is some light multi-threading in the current release (loading textures, saving screenshots), the simulation will not have full multi-core support until the release of Microsoft .NET 4.

We are expecting to release Universe Sandbox v2 before the release of .NET 4. Multi-core support will likely be added within a few months of .NET 4's release.

More info on this:
http://universesandbox.com/forum/index.php/topic,414.msg2469.html#msg2469

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #45 on: December 18, 2009, 10:00:10 AM »
How about this built in universe??

Beginning Of The Universe:

Basically, it starts as a big bang and then becomes a universe.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #46 on: December 27, 2009, 10:21:31 AM »
You need (a) an autosave the overwrites, and (b) an overwrite save feature.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #47 on: December 27, 2009, 01:56:08 PM »
End of the Universe? lol.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #48 on: January 10, 2010, 07:54:08 PM »
Okay, i've been very patient, i cant wait for the new version! But it's 2010!

Dan,

Can you make a more specific date, since we are in early 2010! I would greatly appreaciat this couse nothing has been posted on this thread for over 3 weeks now!
PLEASE ANSWER!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #49 on: January 10, 2010, 09:18:23 PM »
Yeah, when is early 2010. By the way, I nearly typed 2012 right now.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #50 on: January 10, 2010, 11:02:10 PM »
The point by early 2010 was not to set a specific date, because it's hard to know exactly when you're finished. Last time he set a specific date, he wasn't sure, and look how many professional games that are released after the original release dates. :)

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #51 on: January 11, 2010, 03:37:52 PM »
Yeah I know that. But Scribblenauts came out on time.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #52 on: January 12, 2010, 09:46:15 PM »
Wow! So many things to come out in 2010!!!!

Gaudians of gahoole movie, Gran Turismo 5, ModNation Racers, US2!!!

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #53 on: January 12, 2010, 10:16:12 PM »
Yeah because its a starting of a new decade lol. :P

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #54 on: January 13, 2010, 12:33:19 PM »
Thats true. I just would've thought he'd be so close to finishing by now that he would be able to pinpoint a more specific time slot!  :D

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #55 on: January 13, 2010, 02:50:44 PM »
I don't want to be any more specific than early 2010 because I don't want to make a promise I can't keep.

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #56 on: January 16, 2010, 11:41:23 AM »
What is making you delayed, Dan?

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #57 on: January 17, 2010, 12:40:05 PM »
Oh okay, i think we can all respect that Dan! I'll be patient!  :D
And yeah, what is the delay exactly? (Just wondering!)  ;D

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #58 on: February 15, 2010, 06:19:29 AM »
Can you estimate the month when it will be released?

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Re: Universe Sandbox 2 - Plans for the next release
« Reply #59 on: February 15, 2010, 11:32:21 AM »
Can you estimate the month when it will be released?

Not yet, sorry.