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Shinobi Life Online Category => Shinobi Life Online News & Announcements => Topic started by: Vreg on September 29, 2020, 20:09:01

Title: Next Update
Post by: Vreg on September 29, 2020, 20:09:01
The long overdue SLO networking update has arrived. This means that SLO is ready for further updates. Select your top 3 choices, in no particular order. Use this topic to discuss the options or to ask questions.

Thank you.
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: NinjaMirage on September 30, 2020, 12:06:54
Question about the engine overhaul?
You have done all this work for networking, so you’re likely not talking about switching engines, are you considered refactoring to ECS with Unity 2019 LTS? If so I’m for that one!! I think this game could really benefit from the newer production benefit and performance benefits of The DOTs work flow!
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: Vreg on September 30, 2020, 21:16:09
Question about the engine overhaul?
You have done all this work for networking, so you’re likely not talking about switching engines, are you considered refactoring to ECS with Unity 2019 LTS? If so I’m for that one!! I think this game could really benefit from the newer production benefit and performance benefits of The DOTs work flow!
For the *next* update I'm talking about upgrading our engine to the latest version. Our current version is about 3 years behind. The update is not trivial, as there are certain areas that are no longer supported.
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: Vreg on October 02, 2020, 16:34:31
8 members left to vote before we pick an option.
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: DMKEric on October 02, 2020, 21:12:49
I'm actually surprised there are next to no votes on proper net sync :(
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: Vreg on October 02, 2020, 22:40:52
I'm actually surprised there are next to no votes on proper net sync :(
That's coming either way. The question is when: right now, or after some other update which precedes it.

For the next update, we're not working on what's needed the most, but rather on what the community wants the most. That's why I'm letting the community choose :)
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: Nova on October 03, 2020, 02:51:09
Surprised the targeting system setup isn't winning tbh.
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: mamita on October 03, 2020, 09:23:43
My question is: Are we going to keep doing polls for every update? Because I'd be pretty happy with that.
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: Vreg on October 05, 2020, 20:09:42
My question is: Are we going to keep doing polls for every update? Because I'd be pretty happy with that.
If there's multiple options, then yes :)
Title: Re: Next Update
Post by: Vreg on October 08, 2020, 23:59:02
Voting has closed.

At the time of 40 votes, we had a tie for
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Engine + graphics overhaul
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Character and animation overhaul

Both of these will be tackled first. We will hold a separate voting for the remaining options once these two are complete.

Due to the nature of the options, I will start with the engine upgrade. We will hold another community test once this is complete. Afterwards, the character and animation overhaul will be worked on.

I will keep you guys posted on the developments.