Monday, April 24, 2017

Ryan Badurina: 4/18 - 4/24 PPJ

A lot of research is currently being done in terms of handling team colors and how selecting a team in he main menu will change the various assets to reflect those teams.  I polished up and created different Team Plate Assets that represent the three teams of our game (extremely simple job).

I've also been continue my team-color updates to various assets already in the game, like the goal.  While the physical goal is going to take a bit more time to work with because of the number of materials and textures on it, I did do work on the Goal Net and find a way to manipulate the color to match the selected team.

The original complex material for the net.

Add a simple multiply and vector, and viola!

In-game/in-editor effect.

The means of changing the color is there, not it's just a matter of programming the color to change based on the selected team.  There is still a lot of work ahead of us for this, and I'll continue helping with this until something else arises.

  -Presentation Polish: .5 Hours
  -Arena Goal Material Update: 1.5 Hours
  -Team Color Changing Research:  1 Hour
  -Team Plate Adjustments: .5 Hours

Total Time:  3.5 Hours

  -Steady progress is being made on the art side in making a more cohesive artistic approach.

  -Progress is rather slow as we figure out the best way to program team colors into the assets.  It may require direct manipulation of textures outside of the engine.

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