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Pilot names over planes in multiplayer?

Postby RenanMsV » Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:51 am

Split off from the topic General Forum thoughts.

How about the names of the players above the plane while they are in MP?. As in Microsoft FS
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Re: Pilot names over planes in multiplayer?

Postby D-ECHO » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:05 pm

Just a short question: Have you ever looked at planes in sky and seen their callsigns above them? I hope not.
So I guess this is one of the main things making FS(X) a game and FlightGear a simulator. We aim for realism, they aim for being like e.g. Minecraft ;)
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Re: Pilot names over planes in multiplayer?

Postby Catalanoic » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:24 pm

Its possible to have that option, dont care about commercial games.
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Re: Pilot names over planes in multiplayer?

Postby Necolatis » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:38 pm

D-ECHO wrote in Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:05 pm:FS(X) a game and FlightGear a simulator.


Is that why we have pilot-list and ctrl-u, time acc., fuelfreeze, possibility to refuel in flight ect etc.
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Re: Pilot names over planes in multiplayer?

Postby D-ECHO » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:20 pm

Ha... got me ;)
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Re: Pilot names over planes in multiplayer?

Postby Johan G » Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:20 pm

I guess there could be several ways to implement it, as usual, and that it most probably would be as an opt in feature (in essence not on by default on a clean install). First way to implement it that comes to mind is using OSGText.
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Re: Pilot names over planes in multiplayer?

Postby RenanMsV » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:21 pm

It could be optional. In the multiplayer menu you could enable or disable this feature.
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