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Velensk
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Orc archer fire arrow attack animation

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This is for 1.11.7.

I've been noticing as I play that when an orc archer shoots someone after the initial impact there is an odds effect where a red ring floats part way between the archer and their target. This looks like it was unintentional. It only happens when the arrow hits as far as I can see.
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Re: Orc archer fire arrow attack animation

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It looks fine to me. Could you maybe provide a screenshot?
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Re: Orc archer fire arrow attack animation

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This is what he's talking about:
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The image is fire-burst-small-8.png, which is part of the "hit" animation, but frames 1-7 don't play. Frame 8 just floats around a little. The macro responsible for the effect is {FIRE_BURST_SMALL}, but that looked OK to me.
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Re: Orc archer fire arrow attack animation

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After testing it more, it seems to be an issue with the animation engine, making duration= not work with the new syntax.
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Good catch by Velensk then. This was probably affecting a number of animations.
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Re: Orc archer fire arrow attack animation

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beetlenaut wrote:Good catch by Velensk then. This was probably affecting a number of animations.
There seem to be quite some missiles affected.
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Re: Orc archer fire arrow attack animation

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... not to mention UMC unit animations ;)
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Re: Orc archer fire arrow attack animation

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As the person responsible for most of the new animation WML syntax changes in 1.11.x, I'll take a look at it.

EDIT: it looks like there are 2 missile_start_times that conflict
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I could have sworn I tested that and it still didn't work... I probably made a mistake somewhere then... :doh:
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Re: Orc archer fire arrow attack animation

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Okay. This was a bug introduced by me for the new syntax. I believe it is fixed now and should give the appropriate animation for 1.11.8. Still there are 2 start times, which is not really correct WML.

I'm looking for someone to test the related bug: https://gna.org/bugs/index.php?21316
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