Thursday, 10 March 2011
Visual Script 2.0
As you can see above, I have most of the basics worked out. A cool feature that I added today is auto-alignment, this basically structures the connectors automatically and re-sizes the Node if necessary. The old system required you to manually place all connectors, which proved to be a pain for the more complex script-nodes that were added late in development.
One last thing you can see is the new menu inside the XNA Game Window. There aren't captured by Fraps, so you couldn't see them in my last video while it was already implemented back then. It's still only a small proof of concept, it's a context-based menu that changes depending on what you've selected and/or are working on (particles, scripts, object-placement etc.) note that the gray bottom-bar (that is currently empty) will include info about the editor and gizmo properties etc.