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What do you like doing most in RA2/RA3/robot combat games?

Building robots
Local single player battles with manually-controlled robots
Local multiplayer battles  with manually-controlled robots (PvP with controllers or a shared keyboard)
AI-only tournament battles
Other?  Please comment below.

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Re: Robot Rumble 2.0 - Robot Combat Simulator - Under Development
« Reply #1640 on: January 30, 2020, 09:08:10 PM »
All thwackbots will need to be rebalanced after the build that I’m working on now. 

I finally got the the center of mass calculation working correctly based on components.  This means it should be really easy to adjust a thwackbot by putting a shape out near the edge and adjusting its thickness or material.

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« Reply #1641 on: January 31, 2020, 05:41:57 AM »
I have managed to bag the game permission to use NPC. For the time being they have let us use the T-64 motor.

But can you accurately simulate the annoyance of the holes not being mirrored on either side  :mrgreen:

Ooo!  What a fun challenge!

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« Reply #1642 on: January 31, 2020, 06:31:28 AM »
Is the spark slider coming anytime soon?

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« Reply #1643 on: January 31, 2020, 06:53:46 AM »
I have managed to bag the game permission to use NPC. For the time being they have let us use the T-64 motor.

But can you accurately simulate the annoyance of the holes not being mirrored on either side  :mrgreen:

Ooo!  What a fun challenge!

@tashic? :)
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« Reply #1644 on: January 31, 2020, 12:42:59 PM »
COMING SOON TO THE GAME:

Updated model for AmpFlow A28-150 + individual gearbox

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AND - I have managed to bag the game permission to use NPC. For the time being they have let us use the T-64 motor.

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I'm really looking forward to those!

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« Reply #1645 on: January 31, 2020, 09:25:23 PM »
Is there a place folks are uploading their RR2 creations for others to download?

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« Reply #1646 on: February 01, 2020, 06:42:12 AM »
Is there a place folks are uploading their RR2 creations for others to download?

Not yet, as far as I'm aware. But I do know there are one or two ideas in the works.
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« Reply #1647 on: February 01, 2020, 08:44:46 AM »
Is there a place folks are uploading their RR2 creations for others to download?
I upload my bots in my showcase.
Here's a link: https://gametechmods.com/forums/robot-rumble-2-0-showcases/team-lightning's-showcase/

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« Reply #1648 on: February 01, 2020, 09:25:04 PM »
Thank you for sharing!  I was disappointed to see that GTM doesn't have a repository for any RR2 bots.

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« Reply #1649 on: February 02, 2020, 10:02:47 AM »
Thank you for sharing!  I was disappointed to see that GTM doesn't have a repository for any RR2 bots.
You’re welcome. If you want to, you can modify them and post them on my showcase so I can get ideas.

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« Reply #1650 on: February 02, 2020, 03:36:23 PM »
All thwackbots will need to be rebalanced after the build that I’m working on now. 

I finally got the the center of mass calculation working correctly based on components.  This means it should be really easy to adjust a thwackbot by putting a shape out near the edge and adjusting its thickness or material.
When is this build coming out?

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« Reply #1651 on: February 02, 2020, 03:43:47 PM »
Soon!  I was hoping to put the new arenas in the build, but they aren’t quite ready.

I can do a build with just the physics if you would like.

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« Reply #1652 on: February 02, 2020, 03:48:30 PM »
Soon!  I was hoping to put the new arenas in the build, but they aren’t quite ready.

I can do a build with just the physics if you would like.
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« Reply #1653 on: February 02, 2020, 04:35:16 PM »
YAY DOUBLE POST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I know I've brought this up before, but
Can you fix the telemetry?
I can try!  Can you point me to a few .RR2Bot files with the symptoms?  The more, the better!
I mean the glitch where the telemetry screen doesn't turn off when the telemetry button is pressed.

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« Reply #1654 on: February 03, 2020, 05:22:44 AM »
Just fixed the telemetry button in the robot workshop.  It now toggles correctly.

I should have a new Alpha build up within the next few hours.

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« Reply #1655 on: February 03, 2020, 06:23:12 AM »
Just fixed the telemetry button in the robot workshop.  It now toggles correctly.

I should have a new Alpha build up within the next few hours.
Thank you!

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« Reply #1656 on: February 03, 2020, 06:26:16 AM »
The 03February2020 Build is up!

https://robot-rumble.itch.io/builds


[Updates in the February 3rd Build]

[Bug Fix] Fixed manual Center of Mass (COM) calculation bug. COM is now computed correctly based on the location and mass of components, rather than the location of colliders.  If COM was important to a robot (i.e. an overhead thwackbot), the robot will need to be rebalanced.  This can be done by changing shape materials, changing thickness of the shape, shifting the location of components, or by adding or removing components.

[Added] New shape prefabs. The new geo cylinders and hollow cylinders make for some beautiful discs! The hollow box is great for chassis components.

[Added] New Aluminium Treadplate amour​​

[Added] More hotkeys added on these parts of the botlab:

-Intro screen (enter to start);

-chassis screen;

-shape creator;

-overview screen.

[Changed] Refined the list of the hotkey screen:

-Made the window bigger to fit more hotkeys when necessary;

-Merge certain combination of keys (when an action has both left and right shift buttons, it just shows "shift", same thing done for ctrl and notmal/keypad digits);

-Depending on the section of the botlab the player is in, it shows the appropriate hotkeys;

[Changed] Now the hotkeys can trigger the popups that appeared when a non interactable element was clicked.​

[Removed] Removed sliders for Wheel Mass Ratio, Spinner Mass Ratio, Spinner Impulse, and Spinner Pushout. User feedback has converged on values for these variables, and the sliders appear to no longer be necessary. The gamewide values for these are now hard coded as follows: Wheel Mass Ratio = 0.1 Minimum Spinner Mass Ratio = 0.1 Spinner Impulse = 1.0 Spinner Pushout = 1.0​

[Changed] Changed materials of the motors.

[Bug Fix] Fixed Telemetry Toggle button in Robot Workshop test cage. It now toggles the telemetry display on and off.​

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« Reply #1657 on: February 03, 2020, 10:37:25 AM »
The 03February2020 Build is up!

https://robot-rumble.itch.io/builds


[Updates in the February 3rd Build]

[Bug Fix] Fixed manual Center of Mass (COM) calculation bug. COM is now computed correctly based on the location and mass of components, rather than the location of colliders.  If COM was important to a robot (i.e. an overhead thwackbot), the robot will need to be rebalanced.  This can be done by changing shape materials, changing thickness of the shape, shifting the location of components, or by adding or removing components.

[Added] New shape prefabs. The new geo cylinders and hollow cylinders make for some beautiful discs! The hollow box is great for chassis components.

[Added] New Aluminium Treadplate amour​​

[Added] More hotkeys added on these parts of the botlab:

-Intro screen (enter to start);

-chassis screen;

-shape creator;

-overview screen.

[Changed] Refined the list of the hotkey screen:

-Made the window bigger to fit more hotkeys when necessary;

-Merge certain combination of keys (when an action has both left and right shift buttons, it just shows "shift", same thing done for ctrl and notmal/keypad digits);

-Depending on the section of the botlab the player is in, it shows the appropriate hotkeys;

[Changed] Now the hotkeys can trigger the popups that appeared when a non interactable element was clicked.​

[Removed] Removed sliders for Wheel Mass Ratio, Spinner Mass Ratio, Spinner Impulse, and Spinner Pushout. User feedback has converged on values for these variables, and the sliders appear to no longer be necessary. The gamewide values for these are now hard coded as follows: Wheel Mass Ratio = 0.1 Minimum Spinner Mass Ratio = 0.1 Spinner Impulse = 1.0 Spinner Pushout = 1.0​

[Changed] Changed materials of the motors.

[Bug Fix] Fixed Telemetry Toggle button in Robot Workshop test cage. It now toggles the telemetry display on and off.​

The build is amazing. I have nothing much negative to say about it.
Only issue is that i find NPC to be a bit too weak of a drive motor. Seems like torque might need to go up a bit
Oh and i used to use arrow keys to move tabs is a bad thing, especially for people who use arrows to change the part location numbers
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« Reply #1658 on: February 03, 2020, 11:19:47 AM »
I haven't downloaded this build yet but I just wanna ask, is there a way to create true spherical armor in this game? I've always didnt like how RA2's chassis creation had no way to handle actual spheres (or pure triangles)

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« Reply #1659 on: February 03, 2020, 11:46:20 AM »
I haven't downloaded this build yet but I just wanna ask, is there a way to create true spherical armor in this game? I've always didnt like how RA2's chassis creation had no way to handle actual spheres (or pure triangles)
chassis creation is like ra3 (so just like RA2, but with more than 2 layers)
You cann attach sphere parts (or half sphere)
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