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tsgucci asked WombiiActual commented

FlightSimLight Omni / FreeLight

I was checking the Xbox samples and I see that in the Bridge sample a lot of "sphere" shape lights are created. They look like as Photometric Free Light and most probably behaves like a standard omni light. Their name are also FlightSimLight which gives me the hunch that is an MSFS light.

The SDK does not mention how to create them. If I place the Light - ASOBO - Flightsimlight than it always places a directional light.

How can you create such a light? It is missing from the SDK documentation.


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devmode_player answered tsgucci commented

The light description stated in SDK docs since ever first releaseskd-light.jpg


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Thanks! Indeed, adjusting the cone angle to 360 the sphere will appear :D

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SonantAlpaca answered WombiiActual commented

Hello,

This is indeed a light you can edit, and it's missing from the documentation, so @Nocturne is on it!

The updated doc will be available soon.

Thanks for your report!

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I know this isn't a priority at the moment, but for those of us who are Blender users, we would really appreciate if these xbox samples could include another format than just .max. Even a .gltf would be super helpful!

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Nocturne answered

As shown by @devmode_player this is actually (briefly) explained in the documentation, but it's NOT exactly obvious and I'll take a moment to get that page updated with better, clearer information and also cross-link it to other relevant pages.

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