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Halo CE General Discussion » Galaxy Verge Apr 21, 2019 01:04 AM (Total replies: 4)

Sparky:"I am realizing this fact: I don't want to debug software whose source code I didn't write, and I don't want to deal with errors due to engine limitations and behaviors with which I don't agree, especially while I am proceeding to take the time to design my own game engine with the goal of not having such limitations or doing things in such a way."

I think just about every one comes to that conclusion in time, hacking & mod'ing is a good learning experience. some people just seem to do well in a rather limited environment, maybe lack of growth(in expectations & skill) or extreme dedication(to improve what you have)? not so much trying to judge(or be a fan boy) but understand what keeps these veterans going. any old timers share why they Mod these days? the ease & quickness is my guess, not every one wants to do everything from scratch.

an example of Mod'ing is CMT, working around severe limitations to produce a pretty good Campaign, while TheChuckerBean found way more opportunities in Unity

Is it just me or does it seem utility designer's (HAC2,OS, Chimera, etc.) seem to leave after a few years but Map/Tag design teams stick around for ever?
off topic i know... i'm a bad boy :) Peace be with you Sparky. to be a Star you must shine you own light.

Halo CE General Discussion » Universal UI Mod Feb 20, 2019 04:11 PM (Total replies: 16)

Kal_El, The ShadowMods UI you linked does not have the same goals as the UUI(to be Universal) & as such the feature set is not a replacement for the UUI.

"Halo: Custom Edition Anniversary UI" is a user interface project for Halo Custom Edition that seeks to replicate the style / aspect of its 2011 remastering for Xbox 360"

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Menu Walkthrough https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImxAzQv5p0A

I'm still dreaming of an update my self, hopefully with some new back round improvements like ShadowMods was done.

Halo CE General Discussion » Could use some help, Discord anyone? Feb 7, 2019 02:45 PM (Total replies: 2)

I'll help. my Disocrd # is to the left of my posts

EDIT: to anyone reading this, it was not worth my time, nothing got installed, just tell them to use google & then tell you specific errors, if they can do that it's a waist of both your times. help those who help them selfs, or feel stupid like me :(
Edited by SomeFan on Mar 17, 2019 at 02:39 AM

Halo CE General Discussion » Hamp's Christmas Spectacular 2018 Dec 30, 2018 01:57 AM (Total replies: 15)

My thoughts

The Marines driving is Hilarius. Female Marines don't sound very female. the Menu's "load Game" crashes the game, the mouse cursor is unpleasant & the Credit's to the Settings! Easy is Noble difficulty i think. The purple weapon with the stats on the right in multi colors doesn't shoot. I do like the thought of a much more open world feeling firefight & am looking foreword to see how it progresses. We seen lots of innovation in the FPS gameplay but less in the Menu's, your "gun rack" is cool & your Menu is Yelo based, which is interesting. ShadowMods team has been making some cool UI's (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMepaspVWvY) & i hope to see more end to end thought going in the projects, too many neglect the menus if you ask me.

That 'EAX Enabler' has caused no audio for many, SPV3 includes it but i'm not sure what PC configuration is incompatible, Every one should remove it anyway as there is a better way to get Environmental Sound called "DSOAL" i even called for a vote if you don't trust me https://opencarnage.net/index.php?/topic/7471-open-source-eax-emulation-dsoal-better-then-creatives-alchemy/, so to remove that old version of Creative's ALchemy delete dsound.dll (& dsound.ini for good measure) & go to https://opencarnage.net/index.php?/topic/7383-the-halo-ce-ultimate-enhancement-guide-updated-141118/ then search for "11. Enable EAX Effects using DSOAL" & grab a build(as i don't know the difference's the latest should do) & extract that in FOM. although i'm not sure it will make much of a difference with such an open map but that not the point, it's doing are best that matters.

Halo CE General Discussion » Need Testers for Raw Mouse Input Hack/Tool Sep 19, 2018 11:29 PM (Total replies: 4)

no need to PM him, the author has shared a beta version on his Dropbox

taken from here

https://chimera.opencarnage.net/ already does this though(with"chimera_block_mouse_acceleration"), so who needs an external tool?
Edited by SomeFan on Sep 19, 2018 at 11:30 PM

Halo CE Technical / Map Design » UI oddities - Quick Help Sep 17, 2018 10:28 PM (Total replies: 3)

you might like a collection i made of UI's https://opencarnage.net/index.php?/topic/7348-halo-ce-ui-pack-scripts-for-easy-use-of-them

just shameless self promotion here.

Halo CE General Discussion » Halo 2 Campaign Request For Halo ce Jul 13, 2018 06:50 PM (Total replies: 16)

Quote: --- Original message by: Jobalisk
It was tried, there were problems, people gave up on it. If you trawl through the back posts you will find a tread of mine that contains a link to the only map that was ported. You welcome to try and get it to work if you want. The map was the level delta halo.

here are some relevant threads, seems the same questions get asked every two years....

Halo 2 campaign for Halo CE

Halo 2 Campaign

Quote: --- Original message by: OrangeJuice
HAC2 and opensauce don't work together on anything but windows 7 and older in most cases. Some people do have them working together, but even with the fix, my game simply loads opensauce and HAC2 disables itself before the game launches, that's totally not a fix.
Edited by OrangeJuice on Jul 2, 2018 at 05:04 PM

not totally true , here https://opencarnage.net/index.php?/topic/7158-opensauce-v4-hac2-compatibility-fixes-for-halo-ce-v10/ i detail how to run HAC2 & OpenSuace on Windows 8-10, & the "Fix" does not disable HAC2(at least for me on windows 7). OS development ended in 2015.

now with that out of the way i thank for helping Noobs, one can't know every thing anyway.

Edited by SomeFan on Jul 6, 2018 at 07:38 PM

Halo CE General Discussion » sup Jun 21, 2018 01:58 AM (Total replies: 7)

Quote: --- Original message by: Pantsu

Is this place slowly dying?


SBB_Michelle: nice descriptions on those Guilds(servers), here is my list with every one i could find. http://forum.halomaps.org/index.cfm?page=topic&topicID=50594

R93_Sniper; try using the URL BBcode

Halo CE General Discussion » What happened to the CMT SPV3 Bonus Maps? Jun 11, 2018 12:53 AM (Total replies: 8)

You should check out CMT's current home https://www.reddit.com/r/halospv3/

so here is how it went down

  • Masterz1337 starts to mod the Campaign, others join him, they what to add a few more levels

  • they release there mod of the original first six missions, the extra levels are cut,

  • they release the last fore missions, including a Moded version of TSC:Evolved

  • they what to make an ODST campaign codenamed "OddBall", but this is canceled

  • they now plan on adding to, changing, & fixing there SPV3 Mod for the future

for more details try looking at there Reddit or Discord. i know my details are wrong but it gives you an idea of what happened, where's Massterz when we want him?

Edited by SomeFan on Jun 21, 2018 at 01:51 AM

Halo CE General Discussion » THEY FINALLY DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jun 11, 2018 12:25 AM (Total replies: 8)

"Xbox One and Windows 10 Exclusive." i won't be playing that any time soon. long live Halo Custom Edition on windows XP!

Halo CE General Discussion » MCC Bringing Halo CE maps to Xbox Apr 19, 2018 12:40 AM (Total replies: 17)

Cool! try the URL BBcode https://www.halowaypoint.com/en-us/news/mcc-development-update-3

Halo CE General Discussion » [WIP] contingency Apr 8, 2018 03:27 PM (Total replies: 3)

so whats the point of mirroring that post on your own forum/site?

Halo CE General Discussion » Discord Server Needed Apr 8, 2018 03:07 PM (Total replies: 52)

so one thinks stunt man's discord is worth adding to my list? can i have an invite please?

lol the invite in the picture is just fine, it's that i guess i can't read, i though the last letter was a Y not a v.

people hate me just for the fact i do the right thing, as they do Sparky, this i have come to grips with. preaching is like love: given freely with out condition. we are all sinners & deserve to die. me especially, it feel like that some times

Quote: I leave for months or years, I come back and post some topics and get no replies (e.g. ignored).
i feel like that some times. but as R93_Sniper says "Get over yourself and your delusions of importance and adequacy" life is hard, boy do i feel it. peace, or God forgive us!

P.S. i don't take 'sides', is not me & sparky versus you or something like that, i do as i see best in the moment & thats all.

Halo CE General Discussion » Discord Server Needed Apr 7, 2018 07:58 PM (Total replies: 52)

Sorry man, i agree that is is no longer what is was. i shall rename it to "Halo CE Hell" with (once a good Guild) as that seems fitting now, you where what made it special, like how masterz makes SPV3 what it is, same goes for SBB Storm of storm & blackbird. how ever sad it my be i'm not morning the past. if your server seems fitting i will add it to the list, but first i need an invite link, yes the one you gave does not work for me, feel free to DM me anytime.

Halo CE General Discussion » Host LAN Server on devmode? Apr 7, 2018 12:34 AM (Total replies: 3)

well than use ether HAC2(devmode 1) or Chimera(chimera_devmode true) to enable Developer mode once your in-game, not before.

lazy one here, i quick google search for "halo ce chimera" brings you right to https://opencarnage.net/index.php?/topic/6916-chimera-build-49/&page=1 which states:

Is Chimera compatible with HAC2 and Open Sauce?


Masterz I.G. CMT even includes Chimera in SPV3, which uses the latest version of OpenSauce & has (according to them) over 100K downloads, so ya put your mind at ease, they are as compatible as compatible can be!
Edited by SomeFan on Apr 5, 2018 at 11:55 PM

Halo CE General Discussion » Bypassing Max Draw Distance with OpenSauce Apr 5, 2018 11:43 PM (Total replies: 8)

not that i know anything but i remember a tool that did this, seems i way to start is using "cheat engine" to modify memory addresses. so ya hope fully some who knows how will respond. maybe 002 can make chimera do this? he's already depreciated many functions of HAC2, why not this.

Halo CE General Discussion » Host LAN Server on devmode? Apr 5, 2018 11:35 PM (Total replies: 3)

so you can play LAN games normally with out Dev mode?

Halo CE General Discussion » making Halo great again Apr 1, 2018 12:43 AM (Total replies: 23)

Quote: --- Original message by: killzone64
a majority of the active halo Ce community has shuffled on to discord. i still check the forums for old times sake but discords where its at if you want to find players and have a community

got a bunch of links to Halo related Discord Servers R.I.P. this place.
Edited by SomeFan on Apr 1, 2018 at 12:43 AM

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