Bug Tracker – Bug 1300

Freely Spectating in a Demo

Last modified: 2019-10-02 09:29:54 UTC
Bug 1300 - Freely Spectating in a Demo
Summary: Freely Spectating in a Demo
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Odamex
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Client (show other bugs)
Version: 0.8.x
Hardware: All Other
: P5 enhancement
Assignee: Odamex Bug Reporter
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Reported: 2019-09-17 22:40 UTC by HeX_Vulture
Modified: 2019-10-02 09:29 UTC (History)
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Description HeX_Vulture 2019-09-17 22:40:03 UTC
Being able to freely spectate during a netdemo would be super cool, even when the demo is paused. Simply hitting "spectate" while watching a netdemo will allow the viewer to freely spectate the demo.
Comment 1 Maëllig Desmottes 2019-10-02 09:29:54 UTC
I second this, this would be super cool.

In order to do that, we need to do the following :

1) As a spectator, never send out your position (would even save bandwidth between clients & server !!)

2) However, as you're not sending it, make the movements entirely clientside

3) Follow the same train while demospectating (should even be quickier)