1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Important Information About This Forum
    Questions posted in this forum are 'moderated' and only viewable by Stratics Admins and Mythic Developers. They will be be set public only when an answer to the question has been provided.
  3. Greetings Guest!!

    In order to combat SPAM on the forums, all users are required to have a minimum of 2 posts before they can submit links in any post or thread.

    Dismiss Notice
  4. Greetings Guest, Having Login Issues? Check this thread!
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Hail Guest!,
    Please take a moment to read this post reminding you all of the importance of Account Security.
    Dismiss Notice

Smooth Boat Movement

Discussion in 'Ask The Devs' started by RaDian FlGith, Sep 5, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. RaDian FlGith

    RaDian FlGith Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jun 19, 2002
    Likes Received:
    At the Town Hall, UO:AHS was previewed in a pre-alpha build that looks as slick as can be. Piloting a boat looks like it will never be so fun as it will be post booster pack expansion.

    However, I've also heard and am to understand that the smooth movement basically treats the boat like one gigantic mount that's stuck to the bottom of the driver, who must drive by accessing the steering wheel.

    This brings up three questions, and, understanding that AHS is in pre-alpha, I'm curious about the current version and the intended release version.

    1) Is boat movement smooth for your passengers as well, or is it as choppy as it used to be for them?

    2) Does the pilot have to remain standing still while piloting?

    3) Can the guns be fired while the ship is in motion?

    Thank you.
  2. Phoenix_Mythic

    Phoenix_Mythic UO Legend
    VIP Stratics Veteran

    Aug 25, 2009
    Likes Received:
    It's smooth for everyone.

    When in mouse control mode, your character is immobile. Toggling in and out of mouse control mode is quick and easy. You can pilot the ship that way standing anywhere on the deck.

    The existing methods for ship control will also work on the new ships as well; mouse control is completely optional.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.