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Postby DEAN SINSTROM » Mon Dec 28, 2009 20:55 UTC

I was looking through my screenshots folder, and found this one: (click for full sized)
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It looks like a list of textures/animations etc that are in use for this particular map. (looks like q3dm2 at least)
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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby dyn » Tue Dec 29, 2009 05:01 UTC

I believe weird screenshots like this one are produced when you take them at map change. Yes, you are right it looks like map-specific textures and fonts are visible on this one.

Btw, i usually use 'screenshot silent' to avoid screenshot taken messages. There is also 'screenshotJPEG' but i don't like it, it compresses jpg too much and fonts look bad. For JPG format i use IrfanView batch convert and check "Disable color subsampling" so quality is almost as good as original.
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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby R0tnAx » Wed Dec 30, 2009 17:35 UTC

I got that screenshot under Q3DM16. That kinda funny xD.

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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby Shishisenkou » Wed Dec 30, 2009 18:32 UTC

There's instances of that thing and a couple others all over Quake. I think it's just little jokes and things to represent the people who helped create it and such.

Edit: Actually, thanks for posting that texture. That little lightning effect near the bottom is something I needed to finish a background for something I'm working on :D
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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby DEAN SINSTROM » Wed Dec 30, 2009 20:18 UTC

Shishisenkou wrote:There's instances of that thing and a couple others all over Quake. I think it's just little jokes and things to represent the people who helped create it and such.


I beleive they're called 'easter eggs'. Here's a bunch of examples:
http://www.eeggs.com/tree/922.html

I pulled this icon out of my pak0:
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or in b&w if you prefer:
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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby DEAN SINSTROM » Wed Dec 30, 2009 20:29 UTC

Here, this one's better.
I quickly traced the Q3 icon into a newer/bigger one for you.
Hope it's of use to you.
:)
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Here's it is in vector format:
http://tim.stasis.org/www-sites/tsan/q3a/lightning_icon.svg

*EDIT* I just now realized that's probably not what you meant by 'lightning effect' :crazy2:
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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby DEAN SINSTROM » Thu Dec 31, 2009 20:22 UTC

here's another one:
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You can see my face down in the bottom corner...:D
I replaced the 'raildisc' texture with it in my 2nd DSrail sprite, hoping it would show up whenever I shot the rail, but I don't think it worked.
I'll have to find another way to include my handsomeness into my quaking experience.
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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby GenZ! » Fri Jan 01, 2010 20:02 UTC

I found secret on Q3WCP3 :D

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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby Shishisenkou » Fri Jan 01, 2010 20:41 UTC

Yea, there's plenty of those buggers
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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby dyn » Sat Jan 02, 2010 06:53 UTC

Nice one! :)
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Re: messed up screenshot

Postby Tripredacus » Wed Jan 13, 2010 05:21 UTC

R0tnAx wrote:I got that screenshot under Q3DM16. That kinda funny xD.

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