> So my idea was to take a framegrab of the video of Missile playing with the explosion > effect, then scale and color match it to blinddog's background and use it for the > explosion overlay (see below), which is kind of neat because it includes things like > lighting highlights on the mountains that would be impossible to get otherwise. It > was a PITA to get everything matched up correctly and while it's kind of cool, it's > not that much better an experience during actual gameplay. It might look better if > blinddog could set up his camera exactly as he did for the backdrop shot but with the > lamps turned on and video off, but I realize that's a lot to ask (maybe not even > possible).
It will be possible... I just gotta play around a bit with it. =D
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