Podium glitch

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Podium glitch

Postby DEAN SINSTROM » Tue Apr 23, 2013 19:49 UTC

Hey all. Been a while. :)

This was pretty neat. During a game, I had to spectate to change some settings. The game ended while I was still away. When I went to join the game again, I could see podium from inside the arena.

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Re: Podium glitch

Postby chuva » Wed Apr 24, 2013 17:01 UTC

Haha, it´s crazy...


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Re: Podium glitch

Postby AG » Wed Apr 24, 2013 20:36 UTC

welcome back

weird -- i've never seen that.
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Re: Podium glitch

Postby dyn » Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:17 UTC

Nice one! Believe it or not, that's 100% normal, at the end of the game server spawns players on podium and moves all players to the spectator point in front of it. This is how podium is drawn, it's a real 3D model with players on it. You joined after that happened, so you spawned at random spectator spot from which it is possible to see other spectator spawn locations, one of which is used for that podium. It's always the same spot and it depends on the map if you can view it or not from the other spectator spawn spots.
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