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PerK's Smooth Weapons Enhanced [v3.1.1]

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 5:36 am
by NightFright


Time for some modding of Per Kristian's smooth weapon animations. There are two versions available, one with normal gloves color and another one with black color (to match the Doomguy's gloves on the game box cover art).

Features:
- Fists: now also with gloves
- Chainsaw: has more idle frames
- Shotgun: improved muzzleflash, reload frames optimized
- Super Shotgun: missing hand for one frame added, minor tweaks for two frames
- Chaingun: rotation/firing behavior fixed
- Plasmagun: two additional frames while firing
- BFG 9000: now also has smooth animations

Download from GitHub (PK3, 623 KB)
PerK's Smooth Weapons Enhanced on GitHub

List of changes:
> Version 3.1.1 (Nov 11, 2019): Option for accurate pistol added
> Version 3.1 (Nov 8, 2019): Mod compatibility with IDCLEVer, animation tweaks, improved smooth shotgun sprites, fixed A_Light behavior for all weapons, general sprite maintenance
> Version 3.0 (Jul 30, 2019): ZScript rewrite by Nash with some new features (player classes removed, weapon firing retimed, options menu to toggle various features), sprites reorganized into sub-folders
> Version 2.0 (Jul 12, 2019): Standard + Black Gloves Edition merged, class selections for smooth vanilla + smooth fast weapon switch, lump filtering for D1/D2, minor tweaks for chainsaw/pistol/shotgun/SSG/Plasmagun
> Version 1.4 (Jul 3, 2019): Implemented Nevander's changes from 2017 (faster weapon switching, more responsive weapons, improved BFG animation, sprite adjustments), DECORATE update, SSG/PR fire animation fixes
> Version 1.32 (Nov 3, 2016): Implemented Nevander's GLDEFS with dynamic light fix for player actor
> Version 1.31 (Jan 26, 2013): Cleaned brown pixels from super shotgun barrel (all editions); removed needless pixel from super shotgun edge and restored brownish barrel glow (Black Gloves Edition only)
> Version 1.3 (Jan 19, 2013): Remaining fist gloves (by Blox) replaced with improved versions
> Version 1.2 (Jan 18, 2013): Fixed shotgun/super shotgun muzzle flashes; Zandronum compatibility (with plasma rifle code by Blox)
> Version 1.1 (Jan 15, 2013): Centered positions for shotgun, super shotgun, chaingun, rocket launcher, plasma rifle, BFG (compatibility to Doom 2 Minor Sprite Fixing Project); replacement of three fist sprites (improved gloves by Blox)
> Version 1.0 (Apr 20, 2012): Original release

Note:
This is an edit of the "port release" (with more frames), not the Boom compatible conversion which has been uploaded over at Doomworld not so long ago. So this means it only works with ZDoom, GZDoom or Zandronum.

Credits:
- Blox (improved gloves, SG/SSG frame tweaks, fixes for Z86 Chaingun, extra Plasmagun frames & code)
- Blue Shadow (Plasmagun code tweaks)
- DenisBelmondo (animation tweaks)
- Gifty (smooth rocket, plasma and BFG projectile sprites)
- IcyFreezy (black gloves from blakglov2.wad)
- JoeyTD (flipped Pistol with arm)
- Mm8f (Accurate pistol option)
- Minigunner ("Polished Skull" Shotgun muzzleflash)
- Nash Muhandes (full mod overhaul, ZScript rewrite)
- NeuralStunner (PerK fists with gloves)
- Nevander (dynamic light fix for player, code tweaks)
- Phi108 (ZDoom DECORATE)
- Scuba Steve (improved shotgun sprites)
- Void Weaver (help with sound code for "multi-path" Chainsaw)
- Z86 (smoother Chainsaw, SSG frame fix, Chaingun rotation/animation fix, smooth BFG)

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:42 am
by Blox
Have a smooth plasmarifle firing animation.
Image Edit: Alternatively, Image

After PLSFC0:
Image
Before (thus after above) PLSFD0:
Image

ohshitiseebug Edit: Fix'd, the first in-between didn't have any light on the very bottom green thingy in the center.

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:11 am
by Xtyfe
Thank you for the gloved smooth fist :D I had done one myself but this is way better

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:20 am
by NightFright
I see. Not bad! Will see if I can use those extra plasmagun frames. They have the same alignment offsets as one of the other firing sprites or do you have some custom ones for those already?

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:37 am
by Blox
They don't have any offsets at all, though those should be about the easiest to set.

Oh, and the "alternative" one is like this: (E = First in-between, F = Second)
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PLSF A 1 //(Or C as it is in pk_wpns)
PLSF E 2
PLSF F 1
PLSF B 1 //(Or D ^)
PLSF F 1
loop

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:41 am
by Z86
I have an alternate smooth bfg animation in my Particle Fire Enhancer mod, feel free to use it if it fits your fancy. It is modeled after the original BFG fire cycle which never uses BFGGC0, and has it's black part disappearing after fire (I assumed it to be a recoil, and thus animated it so). It has 11+9 frames.

PerkFixes.wad
(143.11 KiB) Downloaded 693 times


BTW I have just made this file with my modifications of the perkristian smooth anim mod:

contains:
- Smooth chainsaw (2 frame sawing anim, smoother idle anim from doom beta)
- PKS2P0 missing hand frame fixed (barely visible while animating, but anyway better to have it)
- Fixed PerkChaingun. In the original it works nothing like the Doom chaingun (fires 1 per cycle, and has a 1 frame A_REFIRE). Now it fires 2 per cycle, 0 frame A_REFIRE, and spindown animation is split up into 1 frame A_WeaponReady commands, to mimic the original behaviour as close as possible.
- PerkChaingun lower part also smooth animated
- The aforementioned BFG. Works like the original with the same amount of tic delays, and is also highly reminiscent of the original fire cycle.


Also, that plasma fire cycle looks very good. Does it fire 2 per that animation? Because whenever I tried to animate it like that I always found it too jerky when firing per 3 tics. 4 tic anim is ok actually, but that needs a custom plasmagun.

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:05 am
by Blox
That animation is 6 tics in total, so heh. :P

Also fixed a omfg bug. Missed the grating being either not lightened or totally lightened. Now there's a slight in between.
Edit: Also added a grate-ish thingy at the start of the tip. o_O
Man this animation is pretty messed up.

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:49 am
by Zombieguy
Oh yes!

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:51 pm
by NeuralStunner
Blox wrote:Have a smooth plasmarifle firing animation.
Those are great! :D

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:05 pm
by Xtyfe
Just a thought, using the offset property in decorate would make them even more smooth than they are now, would you consider doing something like that?

Though keep in mind that this would not be supported by any other port

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:57 pm
by Xaser
What he's posted is a 6-tic animation, which (given 3 tics per shot) is exactly as smooth as you can possibly make it. No need to mess with "offset" since the frames themselves can handle that.

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:38 pm
by NightFright
Here is a first test version. Right now only for the normal glove color. It includes everything besides the alternate BFG by Z86 (I still don't know whether to use it or not).

I am not very experienced with DECORATE, so I dunno whether I added the two Plasmagun frames correctly. What I did was to rename existing PLSFD0 frame to PLSFF0 and add the new ones as PLSFD0 and PLSFE0 (just in order to maintain the proper letter sequence). I cannot exactly tell whether it makes a difference ingame at all, though.

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ACTOR PerkPlasmaRifle : PlasmaRifle replaces PlasmaRifle
{
   States
   {
   Fire:
      PKPL A 3 A_FirePlasma
      PKPL B 1 A_ReFire
      PKPL DEF 1
      PKPL GF 3
      PKPL EDCBA 2
      Goto Ready
   Flash:
      PLSF B 2 Bright A_Light1
      PLSF A 1 Bright A_Light1
      TNT1 A 1 Bright A_Light1
      Goto LightDone
      PLSF C 1 Bright A_Light1
      PLSF D 2 Bright A_Light1 // new frame #1
      PLSF E 1 Bright A_Light1 // new frame #2
      PLSF F 1 Bright A_Light1 // previous PerK frame PLSFD
      PLSF E 1 Bright A_Light1 // new frame #2
      TNT1 A 1 Bright A_Light1
                Loop
   }
}


Download test version (with improved chainsaw, super shotgun frame fix, chaingun fix, added plasmagun fire frames)

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:09 pm
by Xtyfe
Xaser wrote:What he's posted is a 6-tic animation, which (given 3 tics per shot) is exactly as smooth as you can possibly make it. No need to mess with "offset" since the frames themselves can handle that.


I meant for all weapons that would benefit from it

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:00 pm
by Xtyfe
Does anyone else notice the bright green pixels around the muzzle flash of BFGFD0 and BFGFF0?

Re: Improving PerK's smooth animations mod

PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:45 am
by Blox
Actually, this would be the correct animation (took some time to get it right):
Code: Select allExpand view
ACTOR PerkPlasmaRifle : PlasmaRifle replaces PlasmaRifle
{
   States
   {
   Fire:
      PLSF C 1 Bright A_FirePlasma
      PLSF D 2 Bright
      PLSF E 1 Bright A_FirePlasma
      PLSF F 1 Bright
      PLSF E 1 Bright
      PKPL B 1 A_ReFire
      PKPL DEF 1
      PKPL GF 3
      PKPL EDCBA 2
      Goto Ready
   Flash:
      TNT1 A 1 A_Light1
      Goto LightDone
   }
}

Now it fires two projectiles per burst though, not a big loss though.