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by cakjohnston
Thu Jan 01, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Pioneer Performance
Replies: 19
Views: 11555

Re: Pioneer Performance

I tested it with the same settings:

earth start: 15 fps
barnard's star: 20 fps

It seems to have improved the performance a lot near the station
by cakjohnston
Thu Jan 01, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Pioneer Performance
Replies: 19
Views: 11555

Re: Pioneer Performance

There's very little performance impact from detail settings. From everything very high to everything very low I get maybe 10% more fps But from what I remember it's mostly always been that way. Higher detail just spent more time loading the terrain, it didn't do much for performance ver git (48fa9ae...
by cakjohnston
Wed Dec 31, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Pioneer Performance
Replies: 19
Views: 11555

Re: Pioneer Performance

The new version is unplayable for me.

pioneer-20141118:
earth start: 55 fps
bernard's star: 300 fps

current:
earth start: 13 fps
bernard's star: 3 fps (the new station)

PC:
core 2 quad
8mb ram
radeon 7770
linux64 with fglrx
by cakjohnston
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:24 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: News on BBS
Replies: 12
Views: 8176

Re: News on BBS

The standard way to contribute is on github: https://github.com/pioneerspacesim/pioneer There are notes on how to do this on the wiki: http://pioneerwiki.com/wiki/Using_git_and_GitHub It can seem a bit complicated but learning git is very useful and tens of thousands of projects use the same workflo...
by cakjohnston
Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Scanner Range
Replies: 5
Views: 3171

Re: Scanner Range

I think the scanner is mostly meant visual range orientation. It's small and there's no way to tell what exactly the objects are for it to be useful much beyond it. You can change SCANNER_RANGE_MAX to see how it would look.
by cakjohnston
Thu Aug 07, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Scanner Range
Replies: 5
Views: 3171

Re: Scanner Range

How about a button that toggles through three states - off, boxes only, boxes with orbits?
by cakjohnston
Thu Aug 07, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Scanner Range
Replies: 5
Views: 3171

Re: Scanner Range

The maximum is 100km. It's set in src/ShipCpanelMultiFuncDisplays.cpp:

static const float SCANNER_RANGE_MAX = 100000.0f;
by cakjohnston
Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: Face generator
Topic: The Police Force of Bewa Take Their Job Seriously
Replies: 6
Views: 4290

Re: The Police Force of Bewa Take Their Job Seriously

Maybe a quick bandaid would be to make the face pictures smaller? That way they wouldn't be so... startling
by cakjohnston
Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Cpanel - reworking
Replies: 8
Views: 4079

Re: Cpanel - reworking

The smaller scanner is now in as an option, so feedback would be good.