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runshotgun suggested Simbol commented

Visual Effects API

Here are a few things we'd love to see from a Visual Effects API

  • Ability to Create an effect
  • Ability to Attach it to a SimObject, Attach Point or fixed in the world with a Lon/Lat/Alt as well as PBH
  • Ability to Update an effect (to change its location, intensity or parameters)
  • Ability to Destroy an effect
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Simbol commented

+ 1 on this.. It will increase the flexibility to work with effects much further, not only for aircraft but also with many other scenario types of effects which are needed even for training purposes.


For example fire extinguish services, emergency simulations, etc.


In addition by allowing to create an effect via SimConnect we are able to exploit all the SimVars, L:vars and many other variables of the simulator. This would save the need to expose L:VARS to the graphic FX tool since we can access anything and just inject effects.


Regards,

Simbol

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