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The difference between ambient and ambient_3d
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AloneAndUnafraid Offline
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Lightbulb The difference between ambient and ambient_3d

Hi, I would like to ask what is special about the sound files that are classified as 3d and no3d. Does it mean that the sound will only play in one room?
09-22-2010 07:00 PM
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RE: The difference between ambient and ambient_3d

3d means that the volume will decrease the further away you are from the origin/entity. No 3d means that it will be the same volume everywhere within the sound radius.

09-22-2010 07:09 PM
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RE: The difference between ambient and ambient_3d

OK, and one more question to boot: what do I need to press/activate in the editor to show exactly how the lighting will look in-game?
09-23-2010 02:32 AM
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RE: The difference between ambient and ambient_3d

You turn off the global lights, there are two buttons for it at the bottom of the screen. You'll notice if it is correct as the level gets A LOT darker.
09-23-2010 06:15 AM
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