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What do you think about DXX-Rebirth
On reading the code, Descent 2 supports this as-is, but only if EMULATING_D1 is true. This is true when reading a D1 mission, and false when reading a D2 mission. The briefing parser is a mess, but in principle it shouldn't be that hard to modify it so that a D2 mission can use a new directive to use this one D1 feature, while leaving everything else in D2 mode. With a bit of care, it would probably be possible to have the new directive skip over a nearby movie directive, if you wanted to be able to use a legacy robot-movie when the new feature is not understood. As I understand your use case, there's no need for that, since your problem is that there are no acceptable movies, so you need access to a game-generated polymodel. A basic implementation of the new directive would mean that users who run an unaware build would simply get no robot of any kind (but would still get the briefing text). Would that be sufficient for your use?

Could you link to a sample mission that ought to have one of these new robot briefings? It would ease my testing of the new directive if I had a briefing that is complete (other than using the new directive). In particular, having the briefing file already unpacked so I can add the new directive would be convenient.
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What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 06-08-2007, 10:15 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 06-09-2007, 06:51 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 06-09-2007, 03:21 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 06-09-2007, 07:05 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zif - 06-11-2007, 09:56 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Flip - 06-12-2007, 12:03 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 06-30-2007, 02:02 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 08-19-2008, 09:07 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 08-19-2008, 11:24 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 08-21-2008, 03:57 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 10-15-2008, 09:02 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 12-30-2008, 12:00 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 01-06-2009, 10:51 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 01-07-2009, 09:11 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 03-11-2009, 11:53 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 03-15-2009, 03:19 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 03-16-2009, 03:57 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by v66r - 05-29-2009, 01:30 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by v66r - 06-01-2009, 11:33 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by v66r - 06-08-2009, 02:07 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 06-09-2009, 11:29 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 07-09-2009, 08:45 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 07-09-2009, 09:52 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 07-09-2009, 10:20 AM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 07-27-2009, 08:39 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 07-29-2009, 07:04 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 07-29-2009, 07:05 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 09-04-2009, 07:04 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 03-08-2010, 01:35 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 03-09-2010, 10:58 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 03-10-2010, 12:59 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 03-10-2010, 05:41 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 03-10-2010, 07:05 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by king - 03-21-2010, 07:11 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 03-22-2010, 11:07 AM
RE: Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 11-28-2010, 09:41 PM
RE: Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Gold Leader - 05-01-2011, 01:40 PM
Re: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by zico - 11-08-2016, 02:02 PM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 10-27-2017, 04:02 AM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-10-2017, 02:40 AM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-11-2017, 05:41 PM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-11-2017, 09:21 PM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-12-2017, 02:01 AM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-12-2017, 06:46 PM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-12-2017, 08:11 PM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-13-2017, 02:26 AM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-14-2017, 03:49 AM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-15-2017, 05:36 AM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-16-2017, 03:34 AM
RE: What do you think about DXX-Rebirth - by Kp - 11-26-2017, 08:18 PM
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