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Dan Dixon

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Light emitting from stars
« on: November 14, 2009, 01:37:48 AM »
"How i can make stars emit light?"

In Universe Sandbox:
1 - Press Ctrl+L to toggle to the new light system
2 - Reload or restart the simulation
3 - Load or create a system with a star and planets

Here's a good one to try:
1 - Press F2 to Open a new system
2 - Select "Our Solar System"
3 - Press the new "Chart Mode" button in the new UI.
4 - Select and shrink the radius of the Sun down to the size of a planet (optional)
5 - Press the "Random" chart mode button.
6 - Press the "Make live" button to see the new effects.

The system works with an "unlimited" number of star lights (but gets really slow with more than 100 or so).

Let me know if you have any questions or comments.

Known Issues
- Stars don't look like they are lit up (they are dark even though they are emitting light)
- You can see through stars and planets
- Image is too bright with more than 3 or 4 stars

Andreas

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Re: What got worst in the beta?
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2009, 01:19:38 PM »
i think the star emitt light thing donīt work o.O

Dan Dixon

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Re: Light emitting from stars
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2009, 11:27:39 PM »
i think the star emitt light thing donīt work o.O

Is it not working at all for you? Can you follow these steps and then send me feedback so I can get a copy of your log files? This might help me to figure out why it's not working for you.

Andreas

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Re: Light emitting from stars
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2009, 10:58:11 AM »
well it works kind of but just very basic.

Dan Dixon

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Re: Light emitting from stars
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009, 01:01:46 PM »
well it works kind of but just very basic.

Yeah... It doesn't work very well yet. I'm working on it. :)

monmarfori

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Re: Light emitting from stars
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2009, 02:45:09 PM »
They would only work if it will release.

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Re: Light emitting from stars
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2010, 12:24:06 PM »
This doesn't work for me in beta 5a. And also if I click auto lights the program crashes

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Re: Light emitting from stars
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2010, 09:12:48 PM »
Lighting worked better in beta 2 or 3 and is broken worse now. I'll be fixing this soon.