R3E Reality - Multiplayer Broadcast Overlay

Discussion in 'Community Workshop' started by Scout, Nov 27, 2018.

  1. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    This is an unofficial fork of the Sector 3 Spectator/Broadcast tool with a multiple LESS based themes, new UI elements and widgets.

    New Features such as:
    • Single Class & Multiclass Support.
    • HD, 4K Resolution Support etc with UI Size Scaling
    • Tyre Compound Displays
    • Safety Car Deployed/In Lap Indicators.
    • Commentary Names Widget.
    • Enhanced Session Info Timer.
    • Enhanced PTP/DRS Indicators.
    • Code 60 Indicator.
    • Enhanced results screens.
    • Race Control/Steward Alerts.
    • CSS/LESS based theming support.
    • Driver of the Day Widget
    • Commentator Name Widget
    • New Broadcast Control panel.
    • New UI and Indicators.
    • Control Panel to Toggle UI Sub-elements On/Off live.
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    Notes
    • This is only for spectating Multiplayer servers only.
    • Installation instructions can be found in the readme.md text file in the top level folder.
    • Instructions on how to create a theme can be found in the readme.md file also.
    • Always join the session in practice, preferably when no other drivers have joined the server.
    • A resolution scaling config file (resolutionScaler.less) has been added in the top level folder which you can use to increase/decrease the size of the UI live on screen.
    • If you find a bug, please check if you can reproduce it with the original spectator tool also. Given that this tool is a fork of that, it really helps narrow down where the issue could be.
    ✪ As a number of people have asked, I have now added a paypal link to my signature if you would like to donate. Development is limited to when I have spare time, but feel free to give feedback and report any issues in this thread. Enjoy.
     

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  2. Glen Kabis

    Glen Kabis Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    Looks awesome, good job!
     
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  3. oldspalover

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    Looks very nice,great job mate.
     
  4. OtterNas3

    OtterNas3 Well-Known Member

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    Looks great! While on it, maybe possible to extend the Standings list to show more then 26 Drivers?
    Would love to see a full Grid of 36 Drivers :)
     
  5. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    Yes, I was thinking of having a feature where if there was a big field, it would show the top 15 standings for 30 seconds, then replace it with the next 15 for 10 seconds, followed by the remaining 15 (or less) for 10 seconds and then back to the start in rotation. This would help unclutter the UI a lot, but also still have full visibility of the field. It is something I could look at.
     
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  6. Georg Ortner

    Georg Ortner Sector3 Developer

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  7. NL-Jos

    NL-Jos Well-Known Member

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    Great work
    Is it not possible to show the standins as a roll-bar (or something like that) below the screen?
     
  8. deceda

    deceda New Member

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    Great job!
     
  9. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    Yes, that could be done too. It would likely be separate widget, but its a good idea and would help free up more space.
     
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  10. rad

    rad Well-Known Member

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    Overall i really like it, especially color scheme, but have quite a lot suggestions :p But I didn't dig into the code of broadcast overlay so can't say what is possible to change and what's not.

    First of all, I don't like how inconsistent it is, especially regarding edges - sometimes you use sharp ones, sometimes round with varying roundness. Same with transparency and spacing.

    I really like how standings tower looks like - I would only change that flag to be square and move it between position and driver name (or code, whatever you'd call it). Class names look a bit off as it moves timing out of line which makes it a bit harder too look at. But this would require customizing their names or maybe only keeping color coding (like a small rectangle, but maybe near position?). Aaaand maybe I'd lower spacing between each driver, but that's a matter of taste I guess :)

    Allright, wanted to write more, but need to go to sleep.
     
  11. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    @rad Yeah, I forgot to mention, only the Driver Info Widget has been styled around 80% to what the baseline theme is to look like. The rest is 1 day out of date, but early concept is there, but you are right.

    I'm will try to make things as compact as possible - an example might be to have the flag faded into the background of the drivers name etc, or remove it completely and have a class colour behind instead and leave the flag for the driver detail info instead at the bottom.

    Thanks for the feedback and I'll try find some time over the next few days to update the other UI elements to the newer styling and I'll update the original post then. ;)
     
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  12. OtterNas3

    OtterNas3 Well-Known Member

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    Really appreciate your effort in this!
     
  13. rad

    rad Well-Known Member

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    Damn, now I have a need to try play with those by myself :p Gonna look into it once I come home.

    Is it possible to change how current car is highlighted on standings tower? I don't like this position offset
     
  14. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    @rad Yes that can be changed to have no effect.
     
  15. Stuku

    Stuku New Member

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    Fantastic job, looking forward to seeing more.
     
  16. Stefan Wegman

    Stefan Wegman New Member

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    Looks cool! really like the style of your overlay

    edit: I just noticed I am in one of the screenshots. No problem though just funny as I did not expect it
     
  17. NL-Jos

    NL-Jos Well-Known Member

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    Nice job
    I am really curious if you will succeed in the future with a roll bar underneath.
    I do not want to push you :cool::p:D
     
  18. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    Once I add an input box/dropdown to limit the number of drivers to show in the main standings list on the top left, then I'll probably work on that, maybe. :cool:
     
  19. FormelLMS

    FormelLMS Well-Known Member

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    Would Push2Pass not be "P2P" so every carsport enthusiast know, what it means? :)
     
  20. NL-Jos

    NL-Jos Well-Known Member

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    OMG that last word "maybe" is one word to much:D
    Take your time, i enjoy to follow you with this stuff