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JeffSmith
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Re: Windsock

Post by JeffSmith » Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:40 am

I've been trying to use the Windsock pole, but it does not show a Windsack even though it is defined in the object properties.
What is the point of having the Windsock pole in the Landscape assets, which does not work as a standalone object in a landscape?

Due to the landscape sharing nature of Condor, would it be possible to create a functional (DDS & CD3 files) object resource library for all objects used in Condor? This would encourage landscape creators to add more 3D objects in the landscape. My personal experience with Wings 3D was very unsuccessful. I'll leave the object creation to our gifted experts. Thanks to all the folk who make these projects possible. Cheers Jeff

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Re: Windsock

Post by wickid » Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:54 am

Windsock only works in the AirportO file. It is explained in the landscape guide and the airport creation guide found on the download page:

https://www.condorsoaring.com/downloads-2/
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Re: Windsock

Post by JeffSmith » Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:38 pm

Yes, I realise that now. Then it's not really an asset to people who aren't creating airports and just want to place an additional Windsock in their landscape. There should have been a warning declaring that with the object. How many of those other objects don't work outside the airport?

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Re: Windsock

Post by wickid » Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:41 pm

Only the windsock because it is animated
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Re: Windsock

Post by JeffSmith » Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:57 pm

Wings 3D gave me numerical errors with no explanation of what the numbers meant, and I was only trying to create a basic landing strip. After spending a few weeks struggling with it, I gave up. I have managed to scrounge some hangers, cars, trees and other items from the other landscapes I have, and will use them to add flavour. Cheers Jeff
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Re: Windsock

Post by wickid » Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:10 pm

Numerical error is due to you not ticking the triangulate box when exporting to .obj. It is all in the guide :wink:
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Re: Windsock

Post by JeffSmith » Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:12 pm

Now you tell me! Oh well. All is forgiven :D

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