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Just returning, new camera may drive me away again...

Author
Privateer Stern
The Stern Brothers
#1 - 2016-10-12 03:34:16 UTC
I just returned yesterday, so this may not be the right place for this, but I want to mention that one of my enjoyments was watching my ship fly while tracking... and it centers the tracked object right in the middle of the screen with my ship blocking it. I used to be able to shift my ship down and to the left of the tracked object, and this would store as the view I would always have of the tracked object with my ship offset on the screen. If the tracked object is always going to be centered and blocked by my ship, without the possibility of "offsetting" my ship from the tracked object like I used to, then I will slowly lose interest in flying at all... Need the camera offset ability with tracking...
Scipio Artelius
The Vendunari
End of Life
#2 - 2016-10-12 03:58:45 UTC
It kind of annoys me, but not enough so far to go change the settings.

If you do change the settings, you can make the new camera behave like the old one.
Christopher Mabata
Cynosural Edge
Curatores Veritatis Alliance
#3 - 2016-10-12 04:35:36 UTC
I found my optimum setting was around camera left 10-20% with higher inertia and no shaking

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Iain Cariaba
#4 - 2016-10-12 15:23:52 UTC
Un-check the dynamic camera options in the main menu, that'll fix the issue most people have had with the camera.
Dominous Nolen
Anomalous Existence
Initiative Mercenaries
#5 - 2016-11-11 17:40:00 UTC
CCP. Please give us a custom tracking position back

Also, I love the dynamic camera for something, however the docking camera still takes way to long to release control of the camera orientation on dock/undock.

Could perhaps find a way to leave some of the functions of the dynamic camera enabled, but enable an option to opt out of the docking camera?

@dominousnolen

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Soltys
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#6 - 2016-11-13 22:56:59 UTC
Sometimes I think that custom tracking position is a point of honor for CCP to not implement at all cost ...


As in context of returning players, I hope you didn't use old tactical overview too extensively =) At least in some scenarios the new one is arguably better. In others though ....

Would a few options (vertical projection, good old sphere) hurt that much CCP ?

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