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by BallWin
2019-02-16, 20:42
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

The decoded test video to here. http://generalzod.narod.ru/OpenSource/IMG/test_decoder.avi To see the defects better look at the full screen. And in slow motion mode. The original size of the defects are hardly noticeable. Here are two consecutive frames. On the second frame there is a problem with ...
by BallWin
2019-02-16, 20:00
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

@BallWin Ahh that what transition tile are ^^ I wasn't aware of that expression, sorry, for misunderstanding. By the way, is there a chance your decoder could be completed in a week? That last image you showed looked very promising! Usually I have on this there is one hour free time in day. I'll tr...
by BallWin
2019-02-16, 13:13
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

ZED Online 0.1.3 is out now via auto-updater (also in a few minutes on the SourceForge page). Oh, congratulations. What do you mean by transition blocks?? Book: Strategy Game Programming with DirectX 9.0 [Todd Barron ] http://dl114.zlibcdn.com/download/book/667164?token=467bbcf3-5f1a-4865-8409-2989...
by BallWin
2019-02-14, 21:26
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

Do you mean the texture blocks of the video decoder or are you referring the grid view in the map editor? Requires a good terrain tool to automate the placement of transition sheets. The position of some transition blocks is difficult to determine. These blocks are rarely used on the map. It's most...
by BallWin
2019-02-13, 21:21
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

http://generalzod.narod.ru/OpenSource/IMG/00003.png The video decoder works. See individual missing pixels in black color (on the right hand of the Zod on the screenshot). Just as a heads up: the next version on Friday will also contain a _very_ early preview of the map editor. Here a video of what...
by BallWin
2019-02-10, 20:18
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

@APC good and important work :cheers: // ---------------------------------------------------------- Today I did spend some exhausting hours on the file JV decoder. The job was harder than I expected. The description of the file format on the Wiki is written with errors. The header size is incorrect....
by BallWin
2019-02-08, 20:47
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

DaMarkov wrote:
2019-02-08, 19:25
@BallWin In my archive I found a map you map called "Happy new year". I downloaded the map in April 2008.
I will convert the map into the Zod format and would like to publish the converted map together with ZED Online eventually. I this OK for you?
Yes, indeed. :cheers:
by BallWin
2019-02-03, 21:05
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

1) The quality of the cutscenes is definitely low since I am using the .avi files and not the original .jv files. Screen recording the entire thing, encoding, uploading to YouTube, re-encoding also doesn't help of course. I you set the resolution to 1080p on YouTube it is still quite an accuarte re...
by BallWin
2019-02-03, 18:59
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

Good promotion of the project. I'm glad to see cuts and the game results screen.
Note on YouTube videos:
1) the quality of cuts is very low (maybe it's the artifact record?)
2) if you increase the resolution on the cliffs of the grid (this is also artifacts recording?)
by BallWin
2019-01-20, 18:18
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

Is it true that ALL units look different on all 5 planets? I have never noticed this in the last 20 years ... http://generalzod.narod.ru/OpenSource/IMG/Objects/JP_var_planets/desert.png http://generalzod.narod.ru/OpenSource/IMG/Objects/JP_var_planets/volcan.png http://generalzod.narod.ru/OpenSource...
by BallWin
2019-01-20, 11:57
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

I am unable to answer this question at this time. I'll look for the answer.
by BallWin
2019-01-19, 14:08
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

I have just release version 0.1.1 of ZED Online. (Depending on which gateway you use and where you are the patch file should be available via the auto-updater in 1 or 2 hours after this post). :shake: :shake: Intersting ... GPL and LGPL is compatible so that's not a big issue. However, that means o...
by BallWin
2019-01-19, 12:46
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

I don't see the problem. The code is well-written. It is actually way more understandable than the "explanation" at https://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=JV Maybe I am overlooking something, but especially with the file jvdec.c it should only take about a weekend to read JV files and output th...
by BallWin
2019-01-17, 22:25
Forum: Z:2 - A new Sequel
Topic: the junk yard
Replies: 57
Views: 7793

Re: the junk yard

Someone in the ideas section mentioned they’d like to see an armored car in the next Z, so here comes the 6-wheeler jeep/tank hybrid. Cool. Did you draw this yourself? This technique will move quickly like a jeep. It has power as a light tank. It is necessary to compensate for the violation of the ...
by BallWin
2019-01-17, 21:19
Forum: Z Open Source
Topic: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine
Replies: 139
Views: 2551

Re: ZED Online - a fork of the Zod Engine

It will be difficult. JV video decoder (ffmpeg-libavformat) : https://github.com/libav/libav/blob/4ce701b4e640d4723a4005d664f31f8342fac40e/libavformat/jvdec.c https://gitgud.io/january/ffmpeg/blob/master/libavformat/jvdec.c JV demuxer (ffmpeg-libavcodec): https://github.com/libav/libav/blob/4ce701b4...