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FF_Team 05-30-2019 02:30 AM

Dev. Journal: squeek. (2019-05-29)
I wrote a blog post about the technical details of rampsliding:

Rampsliding Is a Quake Engine Quirk in the Same Way That Bunnyhopping Is

Here’s a snippet:

The obvious assumption would be that [rampsliding] is an intentional feature that uses things like the slope of the surface and the player’s velocity to determine when a player is rampsliding, but that is not the case. In fact, in the same way that bunnyhopping was likely an unintentional quirk of the ‘air acceleration’ code, rampsliding was likely an unintentional quirk of the ‘categorize position’ code.

mirvin_monkey 12-04-2019 11:22 PM

Super interesting, thanks

JackBauer 12-07-2019 10:47 AM

Thanks for sharing. If only I had known that earlier. :mrgreen:

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