[quake2] strange things form

Brendan Burns brendanburns at comcast.net
Sat Jan 1 23:20:04 EST 2005

thanks for the bug reports.  I'll try to duplicate and see if I can 
figure out what's going on.    If you have any simple instructions for 
how to duplicate this bug, I'd love to hear them


On Jan 1, 2005, at 1:52 PM, Maxym Synytsky wrote:

> Hello, All! Happy New Year!
> I've discovered some strange things in Q2.
> Sometimes bulbs (?) of unknown origin start to form around player. 
> Sometimes
> they look like red (or yellow) small plasma balls from the BFG blast, 
> sometimes
> like red sparks (when moving quickly). I've made some screenshots:
> ftp://ftp.reoton.com.ua/pub/quake2/
> On strange_formX.jpg can be seen the process of forming. After that 
> this thing
> can disappear (strange_disappear.jpg) or it can fly somewhere, even 
> through the
> walls. The place, where I captured them, is the end of the "Mines" 
> unit,
> "Drilling area" level. This thing appeared there periodically on
> the same place. On quake06.jpg this thing is not seen good, 
> unfortunately, but
> it is there up from the left tube. It formed near me and flew there. 
> In some
> seconds the second thing appeared (yellow this time) and travelled the 
> same way
> (quake07.jpg)
> I know, this sounds funny, but this is not a joke.

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