what is the speed of a rocket?

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  1. martijntje

    martijntje L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    I've been working on a rocket simulator/ spawner wich almost works and will release soon, but one of the things I still need is the actual speed of a rocket (as shot by the soldier with the normal rocket launcher)

    I've searched quite a bit but couldnt find it.
     
  2. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Well, the Direct Hit travels at 1960 Hammer units/sec, so if I'm right at calculating, 80% of that is 24.5 Hammer units/sec.
     
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  3. OlafK

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    1. Make a small level
    2. Write the distance between spawn point and wall
    3. Fire a rocket without moving or rotating view
    4. Simultaneously start a stopwatch or any other time measure equipment
    5. Wait for it to hit the wall
    6. Simultaneously stop the stopwatch/whatever
    7. Divide distance rocket traveled by the time it traveled
    8. ???
    9. PROFIT!
     
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  4. The Political Gamer

    aa The Political Gamer

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    :O Overkill much?
     
  5. Dr. ROCKZO

    Dr. ROCKZO L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    That's actually going to be quite inaccurate as far as precise timing goes :p, but for Jood's needs, it should be fine.
     
  6. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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  8. Micnax

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  9. martijntje

    martijntje L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    thanks guys, I actually also looked at the tf2wiki, but overlooked it as wel
     
  10. absurdistof

    aa absurdistof

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    Yeah I didn't read that either, expected it to be located around the literal stats, not in the initial paragraph :S
     
  11. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    How has no one questioned Joodude's math? 1960 × 0.8 = 24.5 ?! <.<
     
  12. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    host_timescale 0.1 for 10% speed.
     
  13. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    I questioned it and got a result of 1568, or Joodude is dum
     
  14. Spammish

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    I'm pretty sure that's not the right way to do it anyway, assuming the direct hit's speed is 1960 hammer units/second, it's speed is 180% of that of the normal rocket launcher so; 1960/180=10.888888888888888888888888888889 (or 11 :p), 11x100=1100 hammer units/second.