Square Zones

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Square Zones

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How to get square zones instead of circular....i heard it is possible.

Is this what one would do?:

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<ShapeCircle radius="40">
               <Point x="250" y="450" />
</ShapeCircle>
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<ShapeSquare radius="40">
               <Point x="250" y="450" />
</ShapeSquare>
But instead of putting "radius", what would go there? length?

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I may be wrong about some of this but... I don't think Zones V2 supports different shapes yet. However, this document is a bit old, so maybe it does.

You can change the shape of zones on your client using the following commands:

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ZONE_ALPHA                   Transparency factor for zone rendering. 1.0 gives full strength.
ZONE_ALPHA_TOGGLE            This is XORd with ALPHA_BLEND to determine the way to draw zones
ZONE_BOTTOM                  Where to put the zone along the Z axis. Default is 0.0
ZONE_HEIGHT                  The zone segments' height. Default is 5.0
ZONE_SEGMENTS                How many segments the zone is formed with. Default is 11
ZONE_SEG_LENGTH              The rendered percentual of every segment. Default is .5
For instance, try setting ZONE_SEGMENTS 4 and ZONE_SEG_LENGTH 1 for a square zone. Only you can see it though. No map support yet.

Anyone else want to fill us in on the Zones V2 progress? :)

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Zones 2.0 supports polygonal shapes and therefore squares.

The quoted settings only change the way zones are rendered. They're still perfect circles internally even if they look like squares.

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so i can alter the look of the zones in a map but it is still s circle shape? If so, how would this be done?

Which segment of the xml woul di change?

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in a map you should have to use zones v2 which means you would need to use the trunk(0.3 currently) with zones v2 enabled
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well i am using the newest trunk version to play on tron and my server is the newest as well...are u saying if i have zones v2 enabled...only people with the newest trunk version would see the square zones?

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I think there is a separate branch that has Zones V2 in it. Could be wrong though.
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Nope, it's entirely in trunk.

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Can someone point me to the Zones v2 DTD? I'd like to take a look at it.

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