I just found this to be a very cool Squad movie:
I wish we could bring weather back, the overcast and foggy days were a big step up in the ambience for me, although they needed to be a lot less frequent I’ll grant. The main problem was that the haze was implemented using standard fog. So once you got a few km off the ground in an aircraft, haze was all you could see. Incredibly disorienting and just … wrong looking that there was haze above you again.
Maybe we’ll be able to bring environmental ambience back with the new graphics engine. We could really use another client coder to speed that up, and introduce some additional experience into the team.
Jaeger arrived yesterday and is going to be working with the client guys for the next few months. Hopefully the upshot will be even more FPS improvements (I get 143 FPS flying between towns on my old box now).
3-6 months of a seasoned 3D-engine developer’s time … could really transform our game. If you happen to know willing to do some contract work …