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Medieval Engineers

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Moon (Full Motion and Phases)
   
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Type: Mod
Mod category: Script, Other
Version: 0.7
File Size
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13.440 MB
Oct 23, 2016 @ 11:54am
Aug 24, 2019 @ 7:03pm
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Moon (Full Motion and Phases)

Description
Do you feel the sky is missing something?

How about a realistic moon complete with orbital motion and phases?

Features
  • Full orbital motion
  • At a 5° inclination relative to the sun (means eclipses are rare)
  • Moves slightly slower than the sun across the sky, just like in real life
  • Phases! See the full range of phases from New Moon to Full Moon and back again.
  • Motion is relative to Sun speed. Change speed in game options, moon moves to match.
  • Tidally locked, same side always faces the planet
  • Physics-less, doesn't affect performance.
  • Client side only, no server impact

Planned
  • Shadowed eclipses (currently they don't shadow the planet)
  • Export a moon voxel mesh and import that for the model (maybe)
  • Adjust ambient brightness at night, based on phase
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68 Comments
Morpheus Jun 23, 2019 @ 3:55pm 
Any chance this can be resized to work with the resized sun mod? https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1662665655
Gwindalmir  [author] Feb 17, 2019 @ 2:47pm 
Yeah, I tried to take a look at that, and unfortunately there's absolutely no logging for mods in 0.7.
The previous method I was using is broken, and just doesn't work, despite no errors provided.
The game's own logging is prohibited, so I can't even log to the main log file.
Once the logging is fixed, I can have a shot at debugging that problem.
I apologize for the delay on that. I don't even know why it doesn't load to begin with, there's no reason why it shouldn't.
Tim Feb 16, 2019 @ 10:11am 
Still not working on DS in 0.7 sadly, would love to see this on our server
Gwindalmir  [author] Dec 12, 2018 @ 1:07pm 
This is purely client side. It shouldn't have any issue on DS.
DS can add it, and it'll get sent to players, but DS doesn't nothing with it specifically.
I'm surprised it has an issue, I'll look into it.
lordaskym Nov 14, 2018 @ 10:52am 
cant wait to see a moon in the sky on DS. would be a great distraction from the grind.
B1ackBoX Oct 31, 2018 @ 6:10am 
Is there a way to get this to work on DS?
Along with oceans on a planet, this would be great if it would work.
Player1 Oct 28, 2018 @ 2:11pm 
hi there phoenix!
i freaking love watching the moon in the night sky above my torch-light villages =)
though as im playing with a friend locally hosted the moon only appears for me. could you think of a way to get this running for multiplayer? in singleplayer he sees it just as i do
Jeremy Oct 22, 2018 @ 9:04am 
i can can confirm it does NOT work on DS. have not tested in SP
peaceman Sep 13, 2018 @ 9:42am 
Is it fixed on DS too? I see no moon
Gwindalmir  [author] Aug 5, 2018 @ 7:53pm 
Sorry for the delay. Thanks to one of the Medieval developers, the Moon mod is now fixed!