I have an issue with engine exhaust effects for ships built with the spacecraft editor (the download version, for which there is also the online editor) in space engine 0.9.8.0. I searched the forum, the threads, the known bugs etc for it but did not find it.
Here it is: I built a few ships with the editor and everything was fine. One day I discovered the possibilities of the in-game ship editor (the manipulating tool for objects in the game), especially modification/addition of engine exhaust effects. Without reading the paragrafs of the official manual regarding the in-game editor, I started to work and gave my interstellar vessel (inspired by a picture for the Leonora Christina from the novel Tau Zero) a huge torch flame, to be seen on telescopes as it pushes itself away, forward into the unknown, a giant glare in the dark, truly worthy a mistress of interstellar travel.
But the problem I have now, is that these added exhaust effects are kind of procreating themself, now they are also emitted form the middle of the ship, not just from the position at the propulsion section, where I originally placed them carefully. They are burning through the whole ship.
The second weird thing about it: this problem occurs in a separate installed version of space engine 0.9.8e (normally I don't use 0.9.8e because of grafic issue and stick to 9.8.0), where I never worked with the in-game editor, just copied the .sss of the ships from the editor directory directly to the addons/models... path of 0.9.8e; AND the problem keeps apearing on new downloaded and installed versions of 0.9.8.0
And because it is not weird enough (at least for me) now a few of my other vessels (also built with the editor) are "burning up" themselfs, too. And for them I really never added exhaust effects
So the problem seems to be independent from engine version, game directory and (editor)spacecraft!? Are there cache directories or configs for SE in the windows user files, like for other games in the user/documents for example. Did not find something like that. Or is it my gpu?
also important note: when I select exhaust effect in the in-game editor and try to delete it, SE crashs to desktop.
I am aware that the engine and especially things like the in-game editor are still in developement, but sadly this problem destroys my spacefaring experience and is annoying like a skunk in the air conditioner
I have pictures of this issue and can give a dropbox link, if you like