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Fire Beetle Graphics in Classic Client

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Tina Small, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. Tina Small

    Tina Small Stratics Legend
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    May 12, 2008
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    Grimm, I don't know if this is a new issue or not, but for the last day or so, something has seemed to be a bit "off" with fire beetle graphics in the Classic Client.

    A couple of kind of random observations from observing one of my fire beetles a little more closely tonight:

    • When unmounted and moving north to south or east to west, the fire beetle leaves a trail of yellow lines that take a very long to fade. (I think this has been happening for a while.)
    • When the beetle has a rider, depending on the direction it is moving, one leg and sometimes part of its snout always seems to be partially obscured by a ground or floor tile. Moving west to east, it's the beetle's front left leg. Moving east to west, it's the beetle's back right leg. Moving south to north, it's the beetle's front right leg. And moving north to south, it's the beetle's back left leg.
    • When the beetle has a rider, it has a shadow. However, when the beetle is unmounted, it has no shadow at all and neither does its rider. (I guess the same is true of other mountable pets: neither the mount or its rider cast a shadow when they're separate, However, once the pet has a rider, it gains a shadow.)
    Probably not new stuff, I probably just paid more attention today and noticed these things.
  2. TheGrimmOmen

    TheGrimmOmen UO Legend
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    Sep 28, 2004
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    Yea, the fire beetle has had some issues for a while, although I don't think those were among them. The trail is a issue with the draw box being too small, the sinking into the ground could be several things.

    Thanks for letting us know about it!

    (Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD)
  3. Barok

    Barok Grand Inquisitor
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    Aug 27, 2004
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    I have always thought the fire beetle was too large, it should have been the same size as the blue beetle.
  4. Dermott of LS

    Dermott of LS UOEC Modder
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    May 12, 2008
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    Anyone who remembers the blue beetle in KR will find this rather amusing.