View Full Version : Impressions of Version 2

7th Jun 2004, 09:25 PM
- Wind actually seems to be affecting the ball now, though it's sometimes difficult to tell how much. Also, the arrow is hard to see at times.

- Something I'm very impressed with, the ball hits differently out of different lies - fairway vs. rough vs. sand

- I like that the ball doesn't roll a mile now but it seems to stop a bit too short on fairways and greens. They should be a little smoother than that.

- I'll have to relearn the clubs since I can now hit a 9iron like 130 yards but the driver still goes only 200yds before bouncing.

- Textures look great, overall it seems less glitchy.

- The green plays more like a green now that the flag doesn't stop your ball dead in its tracks (that's how I was able to notch 2 on both 4 and 5 in the last version). The only drawback is from the default angle you can't really see the hole. Maybe the camera can move up a bit for putts? Of course then, it's tougher to see you line... hmm... maybe I should just use E to find the hole if I can't see it right away...

7th Jun 2004, 09:30 PM
Good stuff Worf... We're finally getting to the point where we can tweak rather than build.

10th Jun 2004, 12:07 PM
Putting on greens is a little too easy right now, the ball doesn't seem to deflect left or right with green slope, however, I noticed on uphill putts, I have to give it a little extra power to get up the hill, so that seems to work properly.

Should be easier to hook or slice if you don't hit the mark at the bottom of the swing, right now you can be off and still hit the ball straight.

One time while putting, the character didn't line up on the ball (screenshot attached), it didn't effect the putt at all, just a visual bug.

Otherwise, it seems fairly solid, nice play, decent golf game, having fun with it :)

10th Jun 2004, 12:19 PM
Was that in single player or connected to a server?

BTW, we're still tweaking the ball rolling. I agree it doesn't follow the slope well enough yet.

12th Jun 2004, 01:22 AM
Single player, the character not lining up on the ball correctly has happened to me quite a few times now.

Haven't tested multiplayer yet, been too busy making a few UT2004 maps and playing around with this golf mod during 5-10 minute breaks :)

Looking forward to the final release and testing my map making skills on a gold course :)