RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,766
Posts: 5,433,972
Members: 24,840
Currently online: 661
Newest member: Reece101

TrekToday headlines

The Art of John Alvin Book Review
By: T'Bonz on Sep 23

Episode Four of The Red Shirt Diaries
By: T'Bonz on Sep 22

Star Trek: The Compendium Review
By: T'Bonz on Sep 22

Orci Drops Rangers Project
By: T'Bonz on Sep 22

Retro Review: Image in the Sand
By: Michelle on Sep 20

Star Trek: Shadows Of Tyranny Casting Call
By: T'Bonz on Sep 19

USS Vengeance And More Starship Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Sep 19

Trek 3 To Being Shooting Next Year
By: T'Bonz on Sep 19

Trek Messenger Bag
By: T'Bonz on Sep 18

Star Trek Live In Concert In Australia
By: T'Bonz on Sep 18


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > Gaming

Gaming Non-Star Trek Gaming

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old March 3 2014, 06:24 PM   #2221
Ancient Mariner
Rear Admiral
 
Ancient Mariner's Avatar
 
Location: Sailing for adventure on the Big Blue Wet Thing™
View Ancient Mariner's Twitter Profile
Re: Minecraft

An example of the potential animation style (though hopefully not the story, lol) might be found HERE.
__________________
Ancient Mariner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 3 2014, 08:30 PM   #2222
Owain Taggart
Rear Admiral
 
Owain Taggart's Avatar
 
Location: Northern Ontario, Canada
Re: Minecraft

Pretty much, what I figured, Robert. It would be just too much work in-engine as far as things go. Even thinking how much work it would take blows my mind. The movie would likely end up looking like a polished up Minecraft from the future. I think they'd want to stick as closely to it looking like vanilla minecraft as possible in terms of Minecraft's legacy look, with maybe some variations to it.
Owain Taggart is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 7 2014, 12:20 AM   #2223
Cutter John
Rear Admiral
 
Cutter John's Avatar
 
Location: Beyond the wall of sleep, just south of Seattle.
Re: Minecraft

New snapshot out today. Mostly server tweeks, but also, now Skellys will run away from pet wolves, which chase them down and kill them. Finally, dogs have a use.
__________________
"The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don't always soften the bad things. But vice versa, the bad things don't necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant."
Cutter John is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 8 2014, 02:07 PM   #2224
Ancient Mariner
Rear Admiral
 
Ancient Mariner's Avatar
 
Location: Sailing for adventure on the Big Blue Wet Thing™
View Ancient Mariner's Twitter Profile
Re: Minecraft

That's a nice touch with the dogs. But considering how little I actually use cats to repel creepers, I don't think I'll find much use for the new function. Could be useful for a mob separator, though ...
__________________
Ancient Mariner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 9 2014, 06:42 AM   #2225
Owain Taggart
Rear Admiral
 
Owain Taggart's Avatar
 
Location: Northern Ontario, Canada
Re: Minecraft

Minecraft's update cycle seems to be:

- Introduce something new
- Forget about it for several years
- Come back to it at a later date to define a use for it

Owain Taggart is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 14 2014, 07:57 PM   #2226
Ancient Mariner
Rear Admiral
 
Ancient Mariner's Avatar
 
Location: Sailing for adventure on the Big Blue Wet Thing™
View Ancient Mariner's Twitter Profile
Re: Minecraft

Pretty much.

Add to that:
- Take something that's working just fine in-game and break it (see: updated mine cart physics).
__________________
Ancient Mariner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 15 2014, 01:43 AM   #2227
Owain Taggart
Rear Admiral
 
Owain Taggart's Avatar
 
Location: Northern Ontario, Canada
Re: Minecraft

Oh? Is that recent? How could they break something so fundamental?
Owain Taggart is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 15 2014, 01:53 AM   #2228
Chemahkuu
Vice Admiral
 
Chemahkuu's Avatar
 
Location: United Kingdom
Send a message via Yahoo to Chemahkuu
Re: Minecraft

Well, they could start by not having animals being able to interact with it.

Got to my cart station just in time to see a cow ride off in it.
__________________
"But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake."
Chemahkuu is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 15 2014, 05:37 AM   #2229
Ancient Mariner
Rear Admiral
 
Ancient Mariner's Avatar
 
Location: Sailing for adventure on the Big Blue Wet Thing™
View Ancient Mariner's Twitter Profile
Re: Minecraft

Owain Taggart wrote: View Post
Oh? Is that recent? How could they break something so fundamental?
It's the most recent snapshot which, apparently, allows the cart to go off the rails ... and not properly go uphill with powered rails. Here's hoping it's all a bug ... but why they'd fiddle with the established physics to begin with is beyond me ...
__________________
Ancient Mariner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 15 2014, 11:08 PM   #2230
Owain Taggart
Rear Admiral
 
Owain Taggart's Avatar
 
Location: Northern Ontario, Canada
Re: Minecraft

Oh, agreed. Yeah, that's odd. That does sound like it could be a bug.
Owain Taggart is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 22 2014, 09:56 PM   #2231
BennieGamali
Lieutenant Commander
 
BennieGamali's Avatar
 
Location: Norway.
Re: Minecraft

Chemahkuu wrote: View Post
Well, they could start by not having animals being able to interact with it.

Got to my cart station just in time to see a cow ride off in it.
__________________
"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain." - Roy Batty
BennieGamali is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 22 2014, 10:13 PM   #2232
Chemahkuu
Vice Admiral
 
Chemahkuu's Avatar
 
Location: United Kingdom
Send a message via Yahoo to Chemahkuu
Re: Minecraft

BennieGamali wrote: View Post
Chemahkuu wrote: View Post
Well, they could start by not having animals being able to interact with it.

Got to my cart station just in time to see a cow ride off in it.
I know, I did get it back again though.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17...ps24047645.png
__________________
"But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake."
Chemahkuu is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 23 2014, 08:13 AM   #2233
Jono
Rear Admiral
 
Jono's Avatar
 
Location: Australia
Re: Minecraft

Might be getting into Minecraft again. A friend is suggesting we try out the "Feed the Beast" mod, though we didn't really finish the latest Tekkit build. We got to the moon...well, we crashed our ships into the moon, but we started to set up on the moon with a mystcraft shortcut back to our main base before we stopped.
Jono is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
addiction, minecraft

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.