do not generate vertexposition/vertexmesh arrays in
[divverent/darkplaces.git] / cl_particles.c
index 1fb4623..1557fc3 100644 (file)
@@ -24,9 +24,6 @@ Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307, USA.
 #include "image.h"
 #include "r_shadow.h"
 
-#define ABSOLUTE_MAX_PARTICLES 1<<24 // upper limit on cl.max_particles
-#define ABSOLUTE_MAX_DECALS 1<<24 // upper limit on cl.max_decals
-
 // must match ptype_t values
 particletype_t particletype[pt_total] =
 {
@@ -117,12 +114,16 @@ typedef struct particleeffectinfo_s
        int lightcubemapnum;
        unsigned int staincolor[2]; // note: 0x808080 = neutral (particle's own color), these are modding factors for the particle's original color!
        int staintex[2];
+       float stainalpha[2];
+       float stainsize[2];
+       // other parameters
+       float rotate[4]; // min/max base angle, min/max rotation over time
 }
 particleeffectinfo_t;
 
 char particleeffectname[MAX_PARTICLEEFFECTNAME][64];
 
-
+int numparticleeffectinfo;
 particleeffectinfo_t particleeffectinfo[MAX_PARTICLEEFFECTINFO];
 
 static int particlepalette[256];
@@ -197,7 +198,10 @@ cvar_t cl_particles_alpha = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_alpha", "1", "multiplies o
 cvar_t cl_particles_size = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_size", "1", "multiplies particle size"};
 cvar_t cl_particles_quake = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_quake", "0", "makes particle effects look mostly like the ones in Quake"};
 cvar_t cl_particles_blood = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_blood", "1", "enables blood effects"};
-cvar_t cl_particles_blood_alpha = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_blood_alpha", "1", "opacity of blood"};
+cvar_t cl_particles_blood_alpha = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_blood_alpha", "1", "opacity of blood, does not affect decals"};
+cvar_t cl_particles_blood_decal_alpha = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_blood_decal_alpha", "1", "opacity of blood decal"};
+cvar_t cl_particles_blood_decal_scalemin = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_blood_decal_scalemin", "1.5", "minimal random scale of decal"};
+cvar_t cl_particles_blood_decal_scalemax = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_blood_decal_scalemax", "2", "maximal random scale of decal"};
 cvar_t cl_particles_blood_bloodhack = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_blood_bloodhack", "1", "make certain quake particle() calls create blood effects instead"};
 cvar_t cl_particles_bulletimpacts = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_bulletimpacts", "1", "enables bulletimpact effects"};
 cvar_t cl_particles_explosions_sparks = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_explosions_sparks", "1", "enables sparks from explosions"};
@@ -210,12 +214,14 @@ cvar_t cl_particles_smoke_alphafade = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_smoke_alphafade"
 cvar_t cl_particles_sparks = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_sparks", "1", "enables sparks (used by multiple effects)"};
 cvar_t cl_particles_bubbles = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_bubbles", "1", "enables bubbles (used by multiple effects)"};
 cvar_t cl_particles_visculling = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_visculling", "0", "perform a costly check if each particle is visible before drawing"};
+cvar_t cl_particles_collisions = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_particles_collisions", "1", "allow costly collision detection on particles (sparks that bounce, particles not going through walls, blood hitting surfaces, etc)"};
 cvar_t cl_decals = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals", "1", "enables decals (bullet holes, blood, etc)"};
 cvar_t cl_decals_visculling = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_visculling", "1", "perform a very cheap check if each decal is visible before drawing"};
 cvar_t cl_decals_time = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_time", "20", "how long before decals start to fade away"};
 cvar_t cl_decals_fadetime = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_fadetime", "1", "how long decals take to fade away"};
 cvar_t cl_decals_newsystem = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_newsystem", "0", "enables new advanced decal system"};
 cvar_t cl_decals_newsystem_intensitymultiplier = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_newsystem_intensitymultiplier", "2", "boosts intensity of decals (because the distance fade can make them hard to see otherwise)"};
+cvar_t cl_decals_newsystem_immediatebloodstain = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_newsystem_immediatebloodstain", "2", "0: no on-spawn blood stains; 1: on-spawn blood stains for pt_blood; 2: always use on-spawn blood stains"};
 cvar_t cl_decals_models = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_models", "0", "enables decals on animated models (if newsystem is also 1)"};
 cvar_t cl_decals_bias = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_bias", "0.125", "distance to bias decals from surface to prevent depth fighting"};
 cvar_t cl_decals_max = {CVAR_SAVE, "cl_decals_max", "4096", "maximum number of decals allowed to exist in the world at once"};
@@ -225,12 +231,10 @@ void CL_Particles_ParseEffectInfo(const char *textstart, const char *textend, co
 {
        int arrayindex;
        int argc;
-       int effectinfoindex;
        int linenumber;
        particleeffectinfo_t *info = NULL;
        const char *text = textstart;
        char argv[16][1024];
-       effectinfoindex = -1;
        for (linenumber = 1;;linenumber++)
        {
                argc = 0;
@@ -260,8 +264,7 @@ void CL_Particles_ParseEffectInfo(const char *textstart, const char *textend, co
                {
                        int effectnameindex;
                        checkparms(2);
-                       effectinfoindex++;
-                       if (effectinfoindex >= MAX_PARTICLEEFFECTINFO)
+                       if (numparticleeffectinfo >= MAX_PARTICLEEFFECTINFO)
                        {
                                Con_Printf("%s:%i: too many effects!\n", filename, linenumber);
                                break;
@@ -285,7 +288,7 @@ void CL_Particles_ParseEffectInfo(const char *textstart, const char *textend, co
                                Con_Printf("%s:%i: too many effects!\n", filename, linenumber);
                                break;
                        }
-                       info = particleeffectinfo + effectinfoindex;
+                       info = particleeffectinfo + numparticleeffectinfo++;
                        info->effectnameindex = effectnameindex;
                        info->particletype = pt_alphastatic;
                        info->blendmode = particletype[info->particletype].blendmode;
@@ -309,6 +312,14 @@ void CL_Particles_ParseEffectInfo(const char *textstart, const char *textend, co
                        info->staincolor[1] = (unsigned int)-1;
                        info->staintex[0] = -1;
                        info->staintex[1] = -1;
+                       info->stainalpha[0] = 1;
+                       info->stainalpha[1] = 1;
+                       info->stainsize[0] = 2;
+                       info->stainsize[1] = 2;
+                       info->rotate[0] = 0;
+                       info->rotate[1] = 360;
+                       info->rotate[2] = 0;
+                       info->rotate[3] = 0;
                }
                else if (info == NULL)
                {
@@ -379,8 +390,11 @@ void CL_Particles_ParseEffectInfo(const char *textstart, const char *textend, co
                else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "trailspacing")) {readfloat(info->trailspacing);if (info->trailspacing > 0) info->countmultiplier = 1.0f / info->trailspacing;}
                else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "stretchfactor")) {readfloat(info->stretchfactor);}
                else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "staincolor")) {readints(info->staincolor, 2);}
+               else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "stainalpha")) {readfloats(info->stainalpha, 2);}
+               else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "stainsize")) {readfloats(info->stainsize, 2);}
                else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "staintex")) {readints(info->staintex, 2);}
-               else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "stainless")) {info->staintex[0] = -2; info->staincolor[0] = (unsigned int)-1; info->staincolor[1] = (unsigned int)-1;}
+               else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "stainless")) {info->staintex[0] = -2; info->staincolor[0] = (unsigned int)-1; info->staincolor[1] = (unsigned int)-1; info->stainalpha[0] = 1; info->stainalpha[1] = 1; info->stainsize[0] = 2; info->stainsize[1] = 2; }
+               else if (!strcmp(argv[0], "rotate")) {readfloats(info->rotate, 4);}
                else
                        Con_Printf("%s:%i: skipping unknown command %s\n", filename, linenumber, argv[0]);
 #undef checkparms
@@ -455,6 +469,7 @@ void CL_Particles_LoadEffectInfo(void)
        unsigned char *filedata;
        fs_offset_t filesize;
        char filename[MAX_QPATH];
+       numparticleeffectinfo = 0;
        memset(particleeffectinfo, 0, sizeof(particleeffectinfo));
        memset(particleeffectname, 0, sizeof(particleeffectname));
        for (i = 0;i < EFFECT_TOTAL;i++)
@@ -464,7 +479,11 @@ void CL_Particles_LoadEffectInfo(void)
                if (filepass == 0)
                        dpsnprintf(filename, sizeof(filename), "effectinfo.txt");
                else if (filepass == 1)
-                       dpsnprintf(filename, sizeof(filename), "maps/%s_effectinfo.txt", cl.levelname);
+               {
+                       if (!cl.worldbasename[0])
+                               continue;
+                       dpsnprintf(filename, sizeof(filename), "%s_effectinfo.txt", cl.worldnamenoextension);
+               }
                else
                        break;
                filedata = FS_LoadFile(filename, tempmempool, true, &filesize);
@@ -493,6 +512,9 @@ void CL_Particles_Init (void)
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_quake);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_blood);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_blood_alpha);
+       Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_blood_decal_alpha);
+       Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_blood_decal_scalemin);
+       Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_blood_decal_scalemax);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_blood_bloodhack);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_explosions_sparks);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_explosions_shell);
@@ -505,12 +527,14 @@ void CL_Particles_Init (void)
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_sparks);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_bubbles);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_visculling);
+       Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_particles_collisions);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_visculling);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_time);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_fadetime);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_newsystem);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_newsystem_intensitymultiplier);
+       Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_newsystem_immediatebloodstain);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_models);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_bias);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable (&cl_decals_max);
@@ -538,9 +562,13 @@ void CL_SpawnDecalParticleForPoint(const vec3_t org, float maxdist, float size,
 // pfriction - how much the particle slows down per second (0-1 typically, can slowdown faster than 1)
 // blendmode - one of the PBLEND_ values
 // orientation - one of the PARTICLE_ values
-// staincolor1, staincolor2: minimum and maximum ranges of stain color, randomly interpolated to decide particle color (-1 to use none)
+// staincolor1, staincolor2: minimum and maximum ranges of stain color, randomly interpolated to decide stain color (-1 to use none)
 // staintex: any of the tex_ values such as tex_smoke[rand()&7] or tex_particle (-1 to use none)
-particle_t *CL_NewParticle(unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2, int ptex, float psize, float psizeincrease, float palpha, float palphafade, float pgravity, float pbounce, float px, float py, float pz, float pvx, float pvy, float pvz, float pairfriction, float pliquidfriction, float originjitter, float velocityjitter, qboolean pqualityreduction, float lifetime, float stretch, pblend_t blendmode, porientation_t orientation, int staincolor1, int staincolor2, int staintex)
+// stainalpha: opacity of the stain as factor for alpha
+// stainsize: size of the stain as factor for palpha
+// angle: base rotation of the particle geometry around its center normal
+// spin: rotation speed of the particle geometry around its center normal
+particle_t *CL_NewParticle(const vec3_t sortorigin, unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2, int ptex, float psize, float psizeincrease, float palpha, float palphafade, float pgravity, float pbounce, float px, float py, float pz, float pvx, float pvy, float pvz, float pairfriction, float pliquidfriction, float originjitter, float velocityjitter, qboolean pqualityreduction, float lifetime, float stretch, pblend_t blendmode, porientation_t orientation, int staincolor1, int staincolor2, int staintex, float stainalpha, float stainsize, float angle, float spin, float tint[4])
 {
        int l1, l2, r, g, b;
        particle_t *part;
@@ -556,6 +584,7 @@ particle_t *CL_NewParticle(unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2,
        if (cl.num_particles < cl.free_particle)
                cl.num_particles = cl.free_particle;
        memset(part, 0, sizeof(*part));
+       VectorCopy(sortorigin, part->sortorigin);
        part->typeindex = ptypeindex;
        part->blendmode = blendmode;
        if(orientation == PARTICLE_HBEAM || orientation == PARTICLE_VBEAM)
@@ -573,6 +602,8 @@ particle_t *CL_NewParticle(unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2,
        part->color[0] = ((((pcolor1 >> 16) & 0xFF) * l1 + ((pcolor2 >> 16) & 0xFF) * l2) >> 8) & 0xFF;
        part->color[1] = ((((pcolor1 >>  8) & 0xFF) * l1 + ((pcolor2 >>  8) & 0xFF) * l2) >> 8) & 0xFF;
        part->color[2] = ((((pcolor1 >>  0) & 0xFF) * l1 + ((pcolor2 >>  0) & 0xFF) * l2) >> 8) & 0xFF;
+       part->alpha = palpha;
+       part->alphafade = palphafade;
        part->staintexnum = staintex;
        if(staincolor1 >= 0 && staincolor2 >= 0)
        {
@@ -600,12 +631,26 @@ particle_t *CL_NewParticle(unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2,
                g = part->color[1];
                b = part->color[2];
        }
-       part->staincolor = r * 65536 + g * 256 + b;
+       part->staincolor[0] = r;
+       part->staincolor[1] = g;
+       part->staincolor[2] = b;
+       part->stainalpha = palpha * stainalpha;
+       part->stainsize = psize * stainsize;
+       if(tint)
+       {
+               if(blendmode != PBLEND_INVMOD) // invmod is immune to tinting
+               {
+                       part->color[0] *= tint[0];
+                       part->color[1] *= tint[1];
+                       part->color[2] *= tint[2];
+               }
+               part->alpha *= tint[3];
+               part->alphafade *= tint[3];
+               part->stainalpha *= tint[3];
+       }
        part->texnum = ptex;
        part->size = psize;
        part->sizeincrease = psizeincrease;
-       part->alpha = palpha;
-       part->alphafade = palphafade;
        part->gravity = pgravity;
        part->bounce = pbounce;
        part->stretch = stretch;
@@ -620,8 +665,11 @@ particle_t *CL_NewParticle(unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2,
        part->airfriction = pairfriction;
        part->liquidfriction = pliquidfriction;
        part->die = cl.time + lifetime;
-       part->delayedcollisions = 0;
+       part->delayedspawn = cl.time;
+//     part->delayedcollisions = 0;
        part->qualityreduction = pqualityreduction;
+       part->angle = angle;
+       part->spin = spin;
        // if it is rain or snow, trace ahead and shut off collisions until an actual collision event needs to occur to improve performance
        if (part->typeindex == pt_rain)
        {
@@ -636,14 +684,14 @@ particle_t *CL_NewParticle(unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2,
                VectorMA(part->org, lifetime, part->vel, endvec);
                trace = CL_TraceLine(part->org, endvec, MOVE_NOMONSTERS, NULL, SUPERCONTENTS_SOLID | SUPERCONTENTS_BODY | SUPERCONTENTS_LIQUIDSMASK, true, false, NULL, false);
                part->die = cl.time + lifetime * trace.fraction;
-               part2 = CL_NewParticle(pt_raindecal, pcolor1, pcolor2, tex_rainsplash, part->size, part->size * 20, part->alpha, part->alpha / 0.4, 0, 0, trace.endpos[0] + trace.plane.normal[0], trace.endpos[1] + trace.plane.normal[1], trace.endpos[2] + trace.plane.normal[2], trace.plane.normal[0], trace.plane.normal[1], trace.plane.normal[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, pqualityreduction, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_ORIENTED_DOUBLESIDED, -1, -1, -1);
+               part2 = CL_NewParticle(endvec, pt_raindecal, pcolor1, pcolor2, tex_rainsplash, part->size, part->size * 20, part->alpha, part->alpha / 0.4, 0, 0, trace.endpos[0] + trace.plane.normal[0], trace.endpos[1] + trace.plane.normal[1], trace.endpos[2] + trace.plane.normal[2], trace.plane.normal[0], trace.plane.normal[1], trace.plane.normal[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, pqualityreduction, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_ORIENTED_DOUBLESIDED, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                if (part2)
                {
                        part2->delayedspawn = part->die;
                        part2->die += part->die - cl.time;
                        for (i = rand() & 7;i < 10;i++)
                        {
-                               part2 = CL_NewParticle(pt_spark, pcolor1, pcolor2, tex_particle, 0.25f, 0, part->alpha * 2, part->alpha * 4, 1, 0, trace.endpos[0] + trace.plane.normal[0], trace.endpos[1] + trace.plane.normal[1], trace.endpos[2] + trace.plane.normal[2], trace.plane.normal[0] * 16, trace.plane.normal[1] * 16, trace.plane.normal[2] * 16 + cl.movevars_gravity * 0.04, 0, 0, 0, 32, pqualityreduction, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1);
+                               part2 = CL_NewParticle(endvec, pt_spark, pcolor1, pcolor2, tex_particle, 0.25f, 0, part->alpha * 2, part->alpha * 4, 1, 0, trace.endpos[0] + trace.plane.normal[0], trace.endpos[1] + trace.plane.normal[1], trace.endpos[2] + trace.plane.normal[2], trace.plane.normal[0] * 16, trace.plane.normal[1] * 16, trace.plane.normal[2] * 16 + cl.movevars_gravity * 0.04, 0, 0, 0, 32, pqualityreduction, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                if (part2)
                                {
                                        part2->delayedspawn = part->die;
@@ -652,6 +700,7 @@ particle_t *CL_NewParticle(unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2,
                        }
                }
        }
+#if 0
        else if (part->bounce != 0 && part->gravity == 0 && part->typeindex != pt_snow)
        {
                float lifetime = part->alpha / (part->alphafade ? part->alphafade : 1);
@@ -661,6 +710,7 @@ particle_t *CL_NewParticle(unsigned short ptypeindex, int pcolor1, int pcolor2,
                trace = CL_TraceLine(part->org, endvec, MOVE_NOMONSTERS, NULL, SUPERCONTENTS_SOLID | SUPERCONTENTS_BODY, true, false, NULL, false);
                part->delayedcollisions = cl.time + lifetime * trace.fraction - 0.1;
        }
+#endif
 
        return part;
 }
@@ -676,7 +726,7 @@ static void CL_ImmediateBloodStain(particle_t *part)
                VectorCopy(part->vel, v);
                VectorNormalize(v);
                staintex = part->staintexnum;
-               R_DecalSystem_SplatEntities(part->org, v, 1-((part->staincolor>>16)&255)*(1.0f/255.0f), 1-((part->staincolor>>8)&255)*(1.0f/255.0f), 1-((part->staincolor)&255)*(1.0f/255.0f), part->alpha*(1.0f/255.0f), particletexture[staintex].s1, particletexture[staintex].t1, particletexture[staintex].s2, particletexture[staintex].t2, part->size * 2);
+               R_DecalSystem_SplatEntities(part->org, v, 1-part->staincolor[0]*(1.0f/255.0f), 1-part->staincolor[1]*(1.0f/255.0f), 1-part->staincolor[2]*(1.0f/255.0f), part->stainalpha*(1.0f/255.0f), particletexture[staintex].s1, particletexture[staintex].t1, particletexture[staintex].s2, particletexture[staintex].t2, part->stainsize);
        }
 
        // blood creates a splash at spawn, not just at impact, this makes monsters bloody where they are shot
@@ -792,7 +842,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                {
                        // bloodhack checks if this effect's color matches regular or lightning blood and if so spawns a blood effect instead
                        if (count == 1024)
-                               CL_ParticleExplosion(center);
+                               CL_ParticleEffect(EFFECT_TE_EXPLOSION, 1, originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, NULL, 0);
                        else if (cl_particles_blood_bloodhack.integer && !cl_particles_quake.integer && (palettecolor == 73 || palettecolor == 225))
                                CL_ParticleEffect(EFFECT_TE_BLOOD, count / 2.0f, originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, NULL, 0);
                        else
@@ -801,7 +851,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                for (;count > 0;count--)
                                {
                                        int k = particlepalette[(palettecolor & ~7) + (rand()&7)];
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, k, k, tex_particle, 1.5, 0, 255, 0, 0.05, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 8, 0, true, lhrandom(0.1, 0.5), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, k, k, tex_particle, 1.5, 0, 255, 0, 0.05, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 8, 0, true, lhrandom(0.1, 0.5), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                }
                        }
                }
@@ -823,7 +873,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                        {
                                CL_Smoke(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 4*count);
                                CL_Sparks(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 15*count);
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
                // bullet hole
@@ -843,7 +893,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                        {
                                CL_Smoke(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 4*count);
                                CL_Sparks(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 15*count);
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
                // bullet hole
@@ -864,7 +914,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                        {
                                CL_Smoke(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 8*count);
                                CL_Sparks(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 30*count);
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
                // bullet hole
@@ -884,7 +934,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                        {
                                CL_Smoke(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 8*count);
                                CL_Sparks(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 30*count);
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
                // bullet hole
@@ -901,12 +951,12 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                else
                {
                        static double bloodaccumulator = 0;
-                       qboolean immediatebloodstain = true;
-                       //CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, 0x4f0000,0x7f0000, tex_particle, 2.5, 0, 256, 256, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 1, 4, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD);
+                       qboolean immediatebloodstain = (cl_decals_newsystem_immediatebloodstain.integer >= 1);
+                       //CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, 0x4f0000,0x7f0000, tex_particle, 2.5, 0, 256, 256, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 1, 4, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, NULL);
                        bloodaccumulator += count * 0.333 * cl_particles_quality.value;
                        for (;bloodaccumulator > 0;bloodaccumulator--)
                        {
-                               part = CL_NewParticle(pt_blood, 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF, tex_bloodparticle[rand()&7], 8, 0, cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 768, cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 384, 1, -1, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 0, 64, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_INVMOD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               part = CL_NewParticle(center, pt_blood, 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF, tex_bloodparticle[rand()&7], 8, 0, cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 768, cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 384, 1, -1, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 0, 64, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_INVMOD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                if (immediatebloodstain && part)
                                {
                                        immediatebloodstain = false;
@@ -934,7 +984,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                        {
                                CL_Smoke(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 4*count);
                                CL_Sparks(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 20*count);
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
                // bullet hole
@@ -951,7 +1001,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                        {
                                CL_Smoke(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 4*count);
                                CL_Sparks(originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, 20*count);
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x808080,0x808080, tex_particle, 3, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
                // bullet hole
@@ -977,9 +1027,9 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                        for (i = 0;i < 1024 * cl_particles_quality.value;i++)
                        {
                                if (i & 1)
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[66], particlepalette[71], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, center[0], center[1], center[2], 0, 0, 0, -4, -4, 16, 256, true, (rand() & 1) ? 1.4 : 1.0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[66], particlepalette[71], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, center[0], center[1], center[2], 0, 0, 0, -4, -4, 16, 256, true, (rand() & 1) ? 1.4 : 1.0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                else
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[150], particlepalette[155], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, center[0], center[1], center[2], 0, 0, lhrandom(-256, 256), 0, 0, 16, 0, true, (rand() & 1) ? 1.4 : 1.0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[150], particlepalette[155], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, center[0], center[1], center[2], 0, 0, lhrandom(-256, 256), 0, 0, 16, 0, true, (rand() & 1) ? 1.4 : 1.0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
                else
@@ -992,7 +1042,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
        {
                count *= cl_particles_quality.value;
                while (count-- > 0)
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_smoke, 0x6f0f00, 0xe3974f, tex_particle, 4, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 384, -1, 1.1, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 0, 128, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_smoke, 0x6f0f00, 0xe3974f, tex_particle, 4, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 384, -1, 1.1, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 0, 128, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
        }
        else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TE_LAVASPLASH)
        {
@@ -1011,7 +1061,7 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                org[1] = center[1] + dir[1];
                                org[2] = center[2] + lhrandom(0, 64);
                                vel = lhrandom(50, 120) / VectorLength(dir); // normalize and scale
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[224], particlepalette[231], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0.05, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], dir[0] * vel, dir[1] * vel, dir[2] * vel, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lhrandom(2, 2.62), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[224], particlepalette[231], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0.05, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], dir[0] * vel, dir[1] * vel, dir[2] * vel, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lhrandom(2, 2.62), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
        }
@@ -1034,25 +1084,25 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                        VectorNormalize(dir);
                                        vel = lhrandom(50, 113);
                                        if (cl_particles_quake.integer)
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[7], particlepalette[14], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, center[0] + i + lhrandom(0, inc), center[1] + j + lhrandom(0, inc), center[2] + k + lhrandom(0, inc), dir[0] * vel, dir[1] * vel, dir[2] * vel, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lhrandom(0.2, 0.34), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[7], particlepalette[14], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, center[0] + i + lhrandom(0, inc), center[1] + j + lhrandom(0, inc), center[2] + k + lhrandom(0, inc), dir[0] * vel, dir[1] * vel, dir[2] * vel, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lhrandom(0.2, 0.34), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        else
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[7], particlepalette[14], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, inc * lhrandom(37, 63), inc * 187, 0, 0, center[0] + i + lhrandom(0, inc), center[1] + j + lhrandom(0, inc), center[2] + k + lhrandom(0, inc), dir[0] * vel, dir[1] * vel, dir[2] * vel, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[7], particlepalette[14], tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, inc * lhrandom(37, 63), inc * 187, 0, 0, center[0] + i + lhrandom(0, inc), center[1] + j + lhrandom(0, inc), center[2] + k + lhrandom(0, inc), dir[0] * vel, dir[1] * vel, dir[2] * vel, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                }
                        }
                }
                if (!cl_particles_quake.integer)
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0xffffff, 0xffffff, tex_particle, 30, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, center[0], center[1], center[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0xffffff, 0xffffff, tex_particle, 30, 0, 256, 512, 0, 0, center[0], center[1], center[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                CL_AllocLightFlash(NULL, &tempmatrix, 200, 2.0f, 2.0f, 2.0f, 400, 99.0f, 0, -1, true, 1, 0.25, 1, 0, 0, LIGHTFLAG_NORMALMODE | LIGHTFLAG_REALTIMEMODE);
        }
        else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TE_TEI_G3)
-               CL_NewParticle(pt_beam, 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF, tex_beam, 8, 0, 256, 256, 0, 0, originmins[0], originmins[1], originmins[2], originmaxs[0], originmaxs[1], originmaxs[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_HBEAM, -1, -1, -1);
+               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_beam, 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF, tex_beam, 8, 0, 256, 256, 0, 0, originmins[0], originmins[1], originmins[2], originmaxs[0], originmaxs[1], originmaxs[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_HBEAM, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
        else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TE_TEI_SMOKE)
        {
                if (cl_particles_smoke.integer)
                {
                        count *= 0.25f * cl_particles_quality.value;
                        while (count-- > 0)
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_smoke, 0x202020, 0x404040, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 5, 0, 255, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 1.5f, 6.0f, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_smoke, 0x202020, 0x404040, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 5, 0, 255, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 1.5f, 6.0f, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                }
        }
        else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TE_TEI_BIGEXPLOSION)
@@ -1067,24 +1117,24 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                CL_SpawnDecalParticleForPoint(center, 6, 8, 255, tex_bulletdecal[rand()&7], 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF);
                if (cl_particles_smoke.integer)
                        for (f = 0;f < count;f += 4.0f / cl_particles_quality.value)
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_smoke, 0x202020, 0x404040, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 5, 0, 255, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 20, 155, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_smoke, 0x202020, 0x404040, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 5, 0, 255, 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 20, 155, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                if (cl_particles_sparks.integer)
                        for (f = 0;f < count;f += 1.0f / cl_particles_quality.value)
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_spark, 0x2030FF, 0x80C0FF, tex_particle, 2.0f, 0, lhrandom(64, 255), 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 465, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_spark, 0x2030FF, 0x80C0FF, tex_particle, 2.0f, 0, lhrandom(64, 255), 512, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, 465, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                CL_AllocLightFlash(NULL, &tempmatrix, 500, 0.6f, 1.2f, 2.0f, 2000, 9999, 0, -1, true, 1, 0.25, 0.25, 1, 1, LIGHTFLAG_NORMALMODE | LIGHTFLAG_REALTIMEMODE);
        }
        else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_EF_FLAME)
        {
                count *= 300 * cl_particles_quality.value;
                while (count-- > 0)
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_smoke, 0x6f0f00, 0xe3974f, tex_particle, 4, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 384, -1, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 16, 128, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_smoke, 0x6f0f00, 0xe3974f, tex_particle, 4, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 384, -1, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 16, 128, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                CL_AllocLightFlash(NULL, &tempmatrix, 200, 2.0f, 1.5f, 0.5f, 0, 0, 0, -1, true, 1, 0.25, 0.25, 1, 1, LIGHTFLAG_NORMALMODE | LIGHTFLAG_REALTIMEMODE);
        }
        else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_EF_STARDUST)
        {
                count *= 200 * cl_particles_quality.value;
                while (count-- > 0)
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x903010, 0xFFD030, tex_particle, 4, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 128, 1, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0.2, 0.8, 16, 128, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x903010, 0xFFD030, tex_particle, 4, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 128, 1, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0.2, 0.8, 16, 128, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                CL_AllocLightFlash(NULL, &tempmatrix, 200, 1.0f, 0.7f, 0.3f, 0, 0, 0, -1, true, 1, 0.25, 0.25, 1, 1, LIGHTFLAG_NORMALMODE | LIGHTFLAG_REALTIMEMODE);
        }
        else if (!strncmp(particleeffectname[effectnameindex], "TR_", 3))
@@ -1159,12 +1209,12 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                        if (cl_particles_quake.integer)
                                        {
                                                color = particlepalette[67 + (rand()&3)];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0.05, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, true, 2, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0.05, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, true, 2, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else
                                        {
                                                dec = 16;
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_blood, 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF, tex_bloodparticle[rand()&7], 8, 0, qd * cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 768.0f, qd * cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 384.0f, 1, -1, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 0, 64, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_INVMOD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_blood, 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF, tex_bloodparticle[rand()&7], 8, 0, qd * cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 768.0f, qd * cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 384.0f, 1, -1, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 0, 64, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_INVMOD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                }
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_SLIGHTBLOOD)
@@ -1173,12 +1223,12 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                        {
                                                dec = 6;
                                                color = particlepalette[67 + (rand()&3)];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0.05, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, true, 2, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0.05, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, true, 2, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else
                                        {
                                                dec = 32;
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_blood, 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF, tex_bloodparticle[rand()&7], 8, 0, qd * cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 768.0f, qd * cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 384.0f, 1, -1, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 0, 64, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_INVMOD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_blood, 0xFFFFFF, 0xFFFFFF, tex_bloodparticle[rand()&7], 8, 0, qd * cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 768.0f, qd * cl_particles_blood_alpha.value * 384.0f, 1, -1, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 1, 4, 0, 64, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_INVMOD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                }
                        }
@@ -1190,12 +1240,12 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                        {
                                                r = rand()&3;
                                                color = particlepalette[ramp3[r]];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, -0.05, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, true, 0.1372549*(6-r), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, -0.05, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, true, 0.1372549*(6-r), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else
                                        {
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_smoke, 0x303030, 0x606060, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 3, 0, cl_particles_smoke_alpha.value*62, cl_particles_smoke_alphafade.value*62, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x801010, 0xFFA020, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 3, 0, cl_particles_smoke_alpha.value*288, cl_particles_smoke_alphafade.value*1400, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 20, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_smoke, 0x303030, 0x606060, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 3, 0, cl_particles_smoke_alpha.value*62, cl_particles_smoke_alphafade.value*62, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x801010, 0xFFA020, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 3, 0, cl_particles_smoke_alpha.value*288, cl_particles_smoke_alphafade.value*1400, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 20, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                }
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_GRENADE)
@@ -1204,11 +1254,11 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                        {
                                                r = 2 + (rand()%5);
                                                color = particlepalette[ramp3[r]];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, -0.05, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, true, 0.1372549*(6-r), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, -0.05, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, true, 0.1372549*(6-r), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else
                                        {
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_smoke, 0x303030, 0x606060, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 3, 0, cl_particles_smoke_alpha.value*50, cl_particles_smoke_alphafade.value*75, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_smoke, 0x303030, 0x606060, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 3, 0, cl_particles_smoke_alpha.value*50, cl_particles_smoke_alphafade.value*75, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                }
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_WIZSPIKE)
@@ -1217,18 +1267,18 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                        {
                                                dec = 6;
                                                color = particlepalette[52 + (rand()&7)];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 30*dir[1], 30*-dir[0], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0.5, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 30*-dir[1], 30*dir[0], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0.5, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 30*dir[1], 30*-dir[0], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0.5, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 30*-dir[1], 30*dir[0], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0.5, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else if (gamemode == GAME_GOODVSBAD2)
                                        {
                                                dec = 6;
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x00002E, 0x000030, tex_particle, 6, 0, 128, 384, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x00002E, 0x000030, tex_particle, 6, 0, 128, 384, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else
                                        {
                                                color = particlepalette[20 + (rand()&7)];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, color, color, tex_particle, 2, 0, 64, 192, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, color, color, tex_particle, 2, 0, 64, 192, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                }
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_KNIGHTSPIKE)
@@ -1237,13 +1287,13 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                        {
                                                dec = 6;
                                                color = particlepalette[230 + (rand()&7)];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 30*dir[1], 30*-dir[0], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0.5, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 30*-dir[1], 30*dir[0], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0.5, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 30*dir[1], 30*-dir[0], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0.5, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 30*-dir[1], 30*dir[0], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0.5, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else
                                        {
                                                color = particlepalette[226 + (rand()&7)];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, color, color, tex_particle, 2, 0, 64, 192, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, color, color, tex_particle, 2, 0, 64, 192, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                }
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_VORESPIKE)
@@ -1251,40 +1301,40 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
                                        if (cl_particles_quake.integer)
                                        {
                                                color = particlepalette[152 + (rand()&3)];
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 8, 0, true, 0.3, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 8, 0, true, 0.3, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else if (gamemode == GAME_GOODVSBAD2)
                                        {
                                                dec = 6;
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[0 + (rand()&255)], particlepalette[0 + (rand()&255)], tex_particle, 6, 0, 255, 384, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[0 + (rand()&255)], particlepalette[0 + (rand()&255)], tex_particle, 6, 0, 255, 384, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else if (gamemode == GAME_PRYDON)
                                        {
                                                dec = 6;
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x103040, 0x204050, tex_particle, 6, 0, 64, 192, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x103040, 0x204050, tex_particle, 6, 0, 64, 192, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                        }
                                        else
-                                               CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x502030, 0x502030, tex_particle, 3, 0, 64, 192, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x502030, 0x502030, tex_particle, 3, 0, 64, 192, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                }
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_NEHAHRASMOKE)
                                {
                                        dec = 7;
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, 0x303030, 0x606060, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 7, 0, 64, 320, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, lhrandom(4, 12), 0, 0, 0, 4, false, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, 0x303030, 0x606060, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 7, 0, 64, 320, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, lhrandom(4, 12), 0, 0, 0, 4, false, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                }
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_NEXUIZPLASMA)
                                {
                                        dec = 4;
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_static, 0x283880, 0x283880, tex_particle, 4, 0, 255, 1024, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 16, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_static, 0x283880, 0x283880, tex_particle, 4, 0, 255, 1024, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 16, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                }
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_GLOWTRAIL)
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[palettecolor], particlepalette[palettecolor], tex_particle, 5, 0, 128, 320, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[palettecolor], particlepalette[palettecolor], tex_particle, 5, 0, 128, 320, 0, 0, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                        if (bubbles)
                        {
                                if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_ROCKET)
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_bubble, 0x404040, 0x808080, tex_bubble, 2, 0, lhrandom(128, 512), 512, -0.25, 1.5, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0.0625, 0.25, 0, 16, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_bubble, 0x404040, 0x808080, tex_bubble, 2, 0, lhrandom(128, 512), 512, -0.25, 1.5, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0.0625, 0.25, 0, 16, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                else if (effectnameindex == EFFECT_TR_GRENADE)
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_bubble, 0x404040, 0x808080, tex_bubble, 2, 0, lhrandom(128, 512), 512, -0.25, 1.5, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0.0625, 0.25, 0, 16, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_bubble, 0x404040, 0x808080, tex_bubble, 2, 0, lhrandom(128, 512), 512, -0.25, 1.5, pos[0], pos[1], pos[2], 0, 0, 0, 0.0625, 0.25, 0, 16, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                        // advance to next time and position
                        dec *= qd;
@@ -1302,16 +1352,14 @@ void CL_ParticleEffect_Fallback(int effectnameindex, float count, const vec3_t o
 // spawnparticles = true
 // it is called CL_ParticleTrail because most code does not want to supply
 // these parameters, only trail handling does
-void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins, const vec3_t originmaxs, const vec3_t velocitymins, const vec3_t velocitymaxs, entity_t *ent, int palettecolor, qboolean spawndlight, qboolean spawnparticles)
+void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins, const vec3_t originmaxs, const vec3_t velocitymins, const vec3_t velocitymaxs, entity_t *ent, int palettecolor, qboolean spawndlight, qboolean spawnparticles, float tintmins[4], float tintmaxs[4])
 {
-       vec3_t center;
        qboolean found = false;
        if (effectnameindex < 1 || effectnameindex >= MAX_PARTICLEEFFECTNAME || !particleeffectname[effectnameindex][0])
        {
                Con_DPrintf("Unknown effect number %i received from server\n", effectnameindex);
                return; // no such effect
        }
-       VectorLerp(originmins, 0.5, originmaxs, center);
        if (!cl_particles_quake.integer && particleeffectinfo[0].effectnameindex)
        {
                int effectinfoindex;
@@ -1319,7 +1367,6 @@ void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins
                int tex, staintex;
                particleeffectinfo_t *info;
                vec3_t center;
-               vec3_t centervelocity;
                vec3_t traildir;
                vec3_t trailpos;
                vec3_t rvec;
@@ -1328,14 +1375,22 @@ void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins
                qboolean underwater;
                qboolean immediatebloodstain;
                particle_t *part;
+               float avgtint[4], tint[4], tintlerp;
                // note this runs multiple effects with the same name, each one spawns only one kind of particle, so some effects need more than one
                VectorLerp(originmins, 0.5, originmaxs, center);
-               VectorLerp(velocitymins, 0.5, velocitymaxs, centervelocity);
                supercontents = CL_PointSuperContents(center);
                underwater = (supercontents & (SUPERCONTENTS_WATER | SUPERCONTENTS_SLIME)) != 0;
                VectorSubtract(originmaxs, originmins, traildir);
                traillen = VectorLength(traildir);
                VectorNormalize(traildir);
+               if(tintmins)
+               {
+                       Vector4Lerp(tintmins, 0.5, tintmaxs, avgtint);
+               }
+               else
+               {
+                       Vector4Set(avgtint, 1, 1, 1, 1);
+               }
                for (effectinfoindex = 0, info = particleeffectinfo;effectinfoindex < MAX_PARTICLEEFFECTINFO && info->effectnameindex;effectinfoindex++, info++)
                {
                        if (info->effectnameindex == effectnameindex)
@@ -1358,14 +1413,17 @@ void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins
                                        {
                                                // light flash (explosion, etc)
                                                // called when effect starts
-                                               CL_AllocLightFlash(NULL, &tempmatrix, info->lightradiusstart, info->lightcolor[0], info->lightcolor[1], info->lightcolor[2], info->lightradiusfade, info->lighttime, info->lightcubemapnum, -1, info->lightshadow, 1, 0.25, 0, 1, 1, LIGHTFLAG_NORMALMODE | LIGHTFLAG_REALTIMEMODE);
+                                               CL_AllocLightFlash(NULL, &tempmatrix, info->lightradiusstart, info->lightcolor[0]*avgtint[0]*avgtint[3], info->lightcolor[1]*avgtint[1]*avgtint[3], info->lightcolor[2]*avgtint[2]*avgtint[3], info->lightradiusfade, info->lighttime, info->lightcubemapnum, -1, info->lightshadow, 1, 0.25, 0, 1, 1, LIGHTFLAG_NORMALMODE | LIGHTFLAG_REALTIMEMODE);
                                        }
-                                       else
+                                       else if (r_refdef.scene.numlights < MAX_DLIGHTS)
                                        {
                                                // glowing entity
                                                // called by CL_LinkNetworkEntity
                                                Matrix4x4_Scale(&tempmatrix, info->lightradiusstart, 1);
-                                               R_RTLight_Update(&r_refdef.scene.templights[r_refdef.scene.numlights], false, &tempmatrix, info->lightcolor, -1, info->lightcubemapnum > 0 ? va("cubemaps/%i", info->lightcubemapnum) : NULL, info->lightshadow, 1, 0.25, 0, 1, 1, LIGHTFLAG_NORMALMODE | LIGHTFLAG_REALTIMEMODE);
+                                               rvec[0] = info->lightcolor[0]*avgtint[0]*avgtint[3];
+                                               rvec[1] = info->lightcolor[1]*avgtint[1]*avgtint[3];
+                                               rvec[2] = info->lightcolor[2]*avgtint[2]*avgtint[3];
+                                               R_RTLight_Update(&r_refdef.scene.templights[r_refdef.scene.numlights], false, &tempmatrix, rvec, -1, info->lightcubemapnum > 0 ? va("cubemaps/%i", info->lightcubemapnum) : NULL, info->lightshadow, 1, 0.25, 0, 1, 1, LIGHTFLAG_NORMALMODE | LIGHTFLAG_REALTIMEMODE);
                                                r_refdef.scene.lights[r_refdef.scene.numlights] = &r_refdef.scene.templights[r_refdef.scene.numlights];r_refdef.scene.numlights++;
                                        }
                                }
@@ -1388,9 +1446,9 @@ void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins
                                        staintex = min(staintex, info->staintex[1] - 1);
                                }
                                if (info->particletype == pt_decal)
-                                       CL_SpawnDecalParticleForPoint(center, info->originjitter[0], lhrandom(info->size[0], info->size[1]), lhrandom(info->alpha[0], info->alpha[1]), tex, info->color[0], info->color[1]);
+                                       CL_SpawnDecalParticleForPoint(center, info->originjitter[0], lhrandom(info->size[0], info->size[1]), lhrandom(info->alpha[0], info->alpha[1])*avgtint[3], tex, info->color[0], info->color[1]);
                                else if (info->orientation == PARTICLE_HBEAM)
-                                       CL_NewParticle(info->particletype, info->color[0], info->color[1], tex, lhrandom(info->size[0], info->size[1]), info->size[2], lhrandom(info->alpha[0], info->alpha[1]), info->alpha[2], 0, 0, originmins[0], originmins[1], originmins[2], originmaxs[0], originmaxs[1], originmaxs[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, false, lhrandom(info->time[0], info->time[1]), info->stretchfactor, info->blendmode, info->orientation, info->staincolor[0], info->staincolor[1], staintex);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(center, info->particletype, info->color[0], info->color[1], tex, lhrandom(info->size[0], info->size[1]), info->size[2], lhrandom(info->alpha[0], info->alpha[1]), info->alpha[2], 0, 0, originmins[0], originmins[1], originmins[2], originmaxs[0], originmaxs[1], originmaxs[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, false, lhrandom(info->time[0], info->time[1]), info->stretchfactor, info->blendmode, info->orientation, info->staincolor[0], info->staincolor[1], staintex, lhrandom(info->stainalpha[0], info->stainalpha[1]), lhrandom(info->stainsize[0], info->stainsize[1]), 0, 0, tintmins ? avgtint : NULL);
                                else
                                {
                                        if (!cl_particles.integer)
@@ -1408,15 +1466,18 @@ void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins
                                        VectorCopy(originmins, trailpos);
                                        if (info->trailspacing > 0)
                                        {
-                                               info->particleaccumulator += traillen / info->trailspacing * cl_particles_quality.value;
-                                               trailstep = info->trailspacing / cl_particles_quality.value;
+                                               info->particleaccumulator += traillen / info->trailspacing * cl_particles_quality.value * pcount;
+                                               trailstep = info->trailspacing / cl_particles_quality.value / max(0.001, pcount);
                                                immediatebloodstain = false;
                                        }
                                        else
                                        {
                                                info->particleaccumulator += info->countabsolute + pcount * info->countmultiplier * cl_particles_quality.value;
                                                trailstep = 0;
-                                               immediatebloodstain = info->particletype == pt_blood || staintex;
+                                               immediatebloodstain =
+                                                       ((cl_decals_newsystem_immediatebloodstain.integer >= 1) && (info->particletype == pt_blood))
+                                                       ||
+                                                       ((cl_decals_newsystem_immediatebloodstain.integer >= 2) && staintex);
                                        }
                                        info->particleaccumulator = bound(0, info->particleaccumulator, 16384);
                                        for (;info->particleaccumulator >= 1;info->particleaccumulator--)
@@ -1432,8 +1493,13 @@ void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins
                                                        trailpos[1] = lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]);
                                                        trailpos[2] = lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]);
                                                }
+                                               if(tintmins)
+                                               {
+                                                       tintlerp = lhrandom(0, 1);
+                                                       Vector4Lerp(tintmins, tintlerp, tintmaxs, tint);
+                                               }
                                                VectorRandom(rvec);
-                                               part = CL_NewParticle(info->particletype, info->color[0], info->color[1], tex, lhrandom(info->size[0], info->size[1]), info->size[2], lhrandom(info->alpha[0], info->alpha[1]), info->alpha[2], info->gravity, info->bounce, trailpos[0] + info->originoffset[0] + info->originjitter[0] * rvec[0], trailpos[1] + info->originoffset[1] + info->originjitter[1] * rvec[1], trailpos[2] + info->originoffset[2] + info->originjitter[2] * rvec[2], lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]) * info->velocitymultiplier + info->velocityoffset[0] + info->velocityjitter[0] * rvec[0], lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]) * info->velocitymultiplier + info->velocityoffset[1] + info->velocityjitter[1] * rvec[1], lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]) * info->velocitymultiplier + info->velocityoffset[2] + info->velocityjitter[2] * rvec[2], info->airfriction, info->liquidfriction, 0, 0, info->countabsolute <= 0, lhrandom(info->time[0], info->time[1]), info->stretchfactor, info->blendmode, info->orientation, info->staincolor[0], info->staincolor[1], staintex);
+                                               part = CL_NewParticle(center, info->particletype, info->color[0], info->color[1], tex, lhrandom(info->size[0], info->size[1]), info->size[2], lhrandom(info->alpha[0], info->alpha[1]), info->alpha[2], info->gravity, info->bounce, trailpos[0] + info->originoffset[0] + info->originjitter[0] * rvec[0], trailpos[1] + info->originoffset[1] + info->originjitter[1] * rvec[1], trailpos[2] + info->originoffset[2] + info->originjitter[2] * rvec[2], lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]) * info->velocitymultiplier + info->velocityoffset[0] + info->velocityjitter[0] * rvec[0], lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]) * info->velocitymultiplier + info->velocityoffset[1] + info->velocityjitter[1] * rvec[1], lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]) * info->velocitymultiplier + info->velocityoffset[2] + info->velocityjitter[2] * rvec[2], info->airfriction, info->liquidfriction, 0, 0, info->countabsolute <= 0, lhrandom(info->time[0], info->time[1]), info->stretchfactor, info->blendmode, info->orientation, info->staincolor[0], info->staincolor[1], staintex, lhrandom(info->stainalpha[0], info->stainalpha[1]), lhrandom(info->stainsize[0], info->stainsize[1]), lhrandom(info->rotate[0], info->rotate[1]), lhrandom(info->rotate[2], info->rotate[3]), tintmins ? tint : NULL);
                                                if (immediatebloodstain && part)
                                                {
                                                        immediatebloodstain = false;
@@ -1452,7 +1518,7 @@ void CL_ParticleTrail(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins
 
 void CL_ParticleEffect(int effectnameindex, float pcount, const vec3_t originmins, const vec3_t originmaxs, const vec3_t velocitymins, const vec3_t velocitymaxs, entity_t *ent, int palettecolor)
 {
-       CL_ParticleTrail(effectnameindex, pcount, originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, ent, palettecolor, true, true);
+       CL_ParticleTrail(effectnameindex, pcount, originmins, originmaxs, velocitymins, velocitymaxs, ent, palettecolor, true, true, NULL, NULL);
 }
 
 /*
@@ -1481,7 +1547,7 @@ void CL_EntityParticles (const entity_t *ent)
                v[0] = org[0] + m_bytenormals[i][0] * dist + (cos(pitch)*cos(yaw)) * beamlength;
                v[1] = org[1] + m_bytenormals[i][1] * dist + (cos(pitch)*sin(yaw)) * beamlength;
                v[2] = org[2] + m_bytenormals[i][2] * dist + (-sin(pitch)) * beamlength;
-               CL_NewParticle(pt_entityparticle, particlepalette[0x6f], particlepalette[0x6f], tex_particle, 1, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, v[0], v[1], v[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+               CL_NewParticle(org, pt_entityparticle, particlepalette[0x6f], particlepalette[0x6f], tex_particle, 1, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, v[0], v[1], v[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
        }
 }
 
@@ -1491,13 +1557,12 @@ void CL_ReadPointFile_f (void)
        vec3_t org, leakorg;
        int r, c, s;
        char *pointfile = NULL, *pointfilepos, *t, tchar;
-       char name[MAX_OSPATH];
+       char name[MAX_QPATH];
 
        if (!cl.worldmodel)
                return;
 
-       FS_StripExtension (cl.worldmodel->name, name, sizeof (name));
-       strlcat (name, ".pts", sizeof (name));
+       dpsnprintf(name, sizeof(name), "%s.pts", cl.worldnamenoextension);
        pointfile = (char *)FS_LoadFile(name, tempmempool, true, NULL);
        if (!pointfile)
        {
@@ -1536,16 +1601,16 @@ void CL_ReadPointFile_f (void)
                if (cl.num_particles < cl.max_particles - 3)
                {
                        s++;
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[(-c)&15], particlepalette[(-c)&15], tex_particle, 2, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 1<<30, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(org, pt_alphastatic, particlepalette[(-c)&15], particlepalette[(-c)&15], tex_particle, 2, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 1<<30, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                }
        }
        Mem_Free(pointfile);
        VectorCopy(leakorg, org);
        Con_Printf("%i points read (%i particles spawned)\nLeak at %f %f %f\n", c, s, org[0], org[1], org[2]);
 
-       CL_NewParticle(pt_beam, 0xFF0000, 0xFF0000, tex_beam, 64, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0] - 4096, org[1], org[2], org[0] + 4096, org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 1<<30, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_HBEAM, -1, -1, -1);
-       CL_NewParticle(pt_beam, 0x00FF00, 0x00FF00, tex_beam, 64, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1] - 4096, org[2], org[0], org[1] + 4096, org[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 1<<30, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_HBEAM, -1, -1, -1);
-       CL_NewParticle(pt_beam, 0x0000FF, 0x0000FF, tex_beam, 64, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2] - 4096, org[0], org[1], org[2] + 4096, 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 1<<30, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_HBEAM, -1, -1, -1);
+       CL_NewParticle(org, pt_beam, 0xFF0000, 0xFF0000, tex_beam, 64, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0] - 4096, org[1], org[2], org[0] + 4096, org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 1<<30, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_HBEAM, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
+       CL_NewParticle(org, pt_beam, 0x00FF00, 0x00FF00, tex_beam, 64, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1] - 4096, org[2], org[0], org[1] + 4096, org[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 1<<30, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_HBEAM, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
+       CL_NewParticle(org, pt_beam, 0x0000FF, 0x0000FF, tex_beam, 64, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2] - 4096, org[0], org[1], org[2] + 4096, 0, 0, 0, 0, false, 1<<30, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_HBEAM, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
 }
 
 /*
@@ -1598,12 +1663,12 @@ void CL_ParticleExplosion (const vec3_t org)
                        if (i & 1)
                        {
                                color = particlepalette[ramp1[r]];
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, -4, -4, 16, 256, true, 0.1006 * (8 - r), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(org, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, -4, -4, 16, 256, true, 0.1006 * (8 - r), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                        else
                        {
                                color = particlepalette[ramp2[r]];
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, 1, 1, 16, 256, true, 0.0669 * (8 - r), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(org, pt_alphastatic, color, color, tex_particle, 1.5f, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, 1, 1, 16, 256, true, 0.0669 * (8 - r), 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        }
                }
        }
@@ -1614,7 +1679,7 @@ void CL_ParticleExplosion (const vec3_t org)
                {
                        if (cl_particles.integer && cl_particles_bubbles.integer)
                                for (i = 0;i < 128 * cl_particles_quality.value;i++)
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_bubble, 0x404040, 0x808080, tex_bubble, 2, 0, lhrandom(128, 255), 128, -0.125, 1.5, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, 0.0625, 0.25, 16, 96, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(org, pt_bubble, 0x404040, 0x808080, tex_bubble, 2, 0, lhrandom(128, 255), 128, -0.125, 1.5, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, 0.0625, 0.25, 16, 96, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                }
                else
                {
@@ -1622,19 +1687,18 @@ void CL_ParticleExplosion (const vec3_t org)
                        {
                                for (i = 0;i < 512 * cl_particles_quality.value;i++)
                                {
-                                       int k;
+                                       int k = 0;
                                        vec3_t v, v2;
-                                       for (k = 0;k < 16;k++)
+                                       do
                                        {
                                                VectorRandom(v2);
                                                VectorMA(org, 128, v2, v);
                                                trace = CL_TraceLine(org, v, MOVE_NOMONSTERS, NULL, SUPERCONTENTS_SOLID, true, false, NULL, false);
-                                               if (trace.fraction >= 0.1)
-                                                       break;
                                        }
+                                       while (k < 16 && trace.fraction < 0.1f);
                                        VectorSubtract(trace.endpos, org, v2);
                                        VectorScale(v2, 2.0f, v2);
-                                       CL_NewParticle(pt_spark, 0x903010, 0xFFD030, tex_particle, 1.0f, 0, lhrandom(0, 255), 512, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], v2[0], v2[1], v2[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1);
+                                       CL_NewParticle(org, pt_spark, 0x903010, 0xFFD030, tex_particle, 1.0f, 0, lhrandom(0, 255), 512, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], v2[0], v2[1], v2[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                                }
                        }
                }
@@ -1659,42 +1723,48 @@ void CL_ParticleExplosion2 (const vec3_t org, int colorStart, int colorLength)
        {
                k = particlepalette[colorStart + (i % colorLength)];
                if (cl_particles_quake.integer)
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, k, k, tex_particle, 1, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, -4, -4, 16, 256, true, 0.3, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(org, pt_alphastatic, k, k, tex_particle, 1, 0, 255, 0, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, -4, -4, 16, 256, true, 0.3, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                else
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, k, k, tex_particle, lhrandom(0.5, 1.5), 0, 255, 512, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, lhrandom(1.5, 3), lhrandom(1.5, 3), 8, 192, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(org, pt_alphastatic, k, k, tex_particle, lhrandom(0.5, 1.5), 0, 255, 512, 0, 0, org[0], org[1], org[2], 0, 0, 0, lhrandom(1.5, 3), lhrandom(1.5, 3), 8, 192, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
        }
 }
 
 static void CL_Sparks(const vec3_t originmins, const vec3_t originmaxs, const vec3_t velocitymins, const vec3_t velocitymaxs, float sparkcount)
 {
+       vec3_t center;
+       VectorMAM(0.5f, originmins, 0.5f, originmaxs, center);
        if (cl_particles_sparks.integer)
        {
                sparkcount *= cl_particles_quality.value;
                while(sparkcount-- > 0)
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_spark, particlepalette[0x68], particlepalette[0x6f], tex_particle, 0.5f, 0, lhrandom(64, 255), 512, 1, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]) + cl.movevars_gravity * 0.1f, 0, 0, 0, 64, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_spark, particlepalette[0x68], particlepalette[0x6f], tex_particle, 0.5f, 0, lhrandom(64, 255), 512, 1, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]) + cl.movevars_gravity * 0.1f, 0, 0, 0, 64, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
        }
 }
 
 static void CL_Smoke(const vec3_t originmins, const vec3_t originmaxs, const vec3_t velocitymins, const vec3_t velocitymaxs, float smokecount)
 {
+       vec3_t center;
+       VectorMAM(0.5f, originmins, 0.5f, originmaxs, center);
        if (cl_particles_smoke.integer)
        {
                smokecount *= cl_particles_quality.value;
                while(smokecount-- > 0)
-                       CL_NewParticle(pt_smoke, 0x101010, 0x101010, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 2, 2, 255, 256, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, smokecount > 0 ? 16 : 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                       CL_NewParticle(center, pt_smoke, 0x101010, 0x101010, tex_smoke[rand()&7], 2, 2, 255, 256, 0, 0, lhrandom(originmins[0], originmaxs[0]), lhrandom(originmins[1], originmaxs[1]), lhrandom(originmins[2], originmaxs[2]), lhrandom(velocitymins[0], velocitymaxs[0]), lhrandom(velocitymins[1], velocitymaxs[1]), lhrandom(velocitymins[2], velocitymaxs[2]), 0, 0, 0, smokecount > 0 ? 16 : 0, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
        }
 }
 
 void CL_ParticleCube (const vec3_t mins, const vec3_t maxs, const vec3_t dir, int count, int colorbase, vec_t gravity, vec_t randomvel)
 {
+       vec3_t center;
        int k;
        if (!cl_particles.integer) return;
+       VectorMAM(0.5f, mins, 0.5f, maxs, center);
 
        count = (int)(count * cl_particles_quality.value);
        while (count--)
        {
                k = particlepalette[colorbase + (rand()&3)];
-               CL_NewParticle(pt_alphastatic, k, k, tex_particle, 2, 0, 255, 128, gravity, 0, lhrandom(mins[0], maxs[0]), lhrandom(mins[1], maxs[1]), lhrandom(mins[2], maxs[2]), dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, randomvel, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+               CL_NewParticle(center, pt_alphastatic, k, k, tex_particle, 2, 0, 255, 128, gravity, 0, lhrandom(mins[0], maxs[0]), lhrandom(mins[1], maxs[1]), lhrandom(mins[2], maxs[2]), dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, randomvel, true, 0, 1, PBLEND_ALPHA, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
        }
 }
 
@@ -1702,6 +1772,7 @@ void CL_ParticleRain (const vec3_t mins, const vec3_t maxs, const vec3_t dir, in
 {
        int k;
        float minz, maxz, lifetime = 30;
+       vec3_t org;
        if (!cl_particles.integer) return;
        if (dir[2] < 0) // falling
        {
@@ -1729,10 +1800,11 @@ void CL_ParticleRain (const vec3_t mins, const vec3_t maxs, const vec3_t dir, in
                while(count--)
                {
                        k = particlepalette[colorbase + (rand()&3)];
+                       VectorSet(org, lhrandom(mins[0], maxs[0]), lhrandom(mins[1], maxs[1]), lhrandom(minz, maxz));
                        if (gamemode == GAME_GOODVSBAD2)
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_rain, k, k, tex_particle, 20, 0, lhrandom(32, 64), 0, 0, -1, lhrandom(mins[0], maxs[0]), lhrandom(mins[1], maxs[1]), lhrandom(minz, maxz), dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lifetime, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(org, pt_rain, k, k, tex_particle, 20, 0, lhrandom(32, 64), 0, 0, -1, org[0], org[1], org[2], dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lifetime, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        else
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_rain, k, k, tex_particle, 0.5, 0, lhrandom(32, 64), 0, 0, -1, lhrandom(mins[0], maxs[0]), lhrandom(mins[1], maxs[1]), lhrandom(minz, maxz), dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lifetime, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(org, pt_rain, k, k, tex_particle, 0.5, 0, lhrandom(32, 64), 0, 0, -1, org[0], org[1], org[2], dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lifetime, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_SPARK, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                }
                break;
        case 1:
@@ -1740,10 +1812,11 @@ void CL_ParticleRain (const vec3_t mins, const vec3_t maxs, const vec3_t dir, in
                while(count--)
                {
                        k = particlepalette[colorbase + (rand()&3)];
+                       VectorSet(org, lhrandom(mins[0], maxs[0]), lhrandom(mins[1], maxs[1]), lhrandom(minz, maxz));
                        if (gamemode == GAME_GOODVSBAD2)
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_snow, k, k, tex_particle, 20, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 0, 0, -1, lhrandom(mins[0], maxs[0]), lhrandom(mins[1], maxs[1]), lhrandom(minz, maxz), dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lifetime, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(org, pt_snow, k, k, tex_particle, 20, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 0, 0, -1, org[0], org[1], org[2], dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lifetime, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                        else
-                               CL_NewParticle(pt_snow, k, k, tex_particle, 1, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 0, 0, -1, lhrandom(mins[0], maxs[0]), lhrandom(mins[1], maxs[1]), lhrandom(minz, maxz), dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lifetime, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1);
+                               CL_NewParticle(org, pt_snow, k, k, tex_particle, 1, 0, lhrandom(64, 128), 0, 0, -1, org[0], org[1], org[2], dir[0], dir[1], dir[2], 0, 0, 0, 0, true, lifetime, 1, PBLEND_ADD, PARTICLE_BILLBOARD, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 0, 0, NULL);
                }
                break;
        default:
@@ -1753,6 +1826,8 @@ void CL_ParticleRain (const vec3_t mins, const vec3_t maxs, const vec3_t dir, in
 
 static cvar_t r_drawparticles = {0, "r_drawparticles", "1", "enables drawing of particles"};
 static cvar_t r_drawparticles_drawdistance = {CVAR_SAVE, "r_drawparticles_drawdistance", "2000", "particles further than drawdistance*size will not be drawn"};
+static cvar_t r_drawparticles_nearclip_min = {CVAR_SAVE, "r_drawparticles_nearclip_min", "4", "particles closer than drawnearclip_min will not be drawn"};
+static cvar_t r_drawparticles_nearclip_max = {CVAR_SAVE, "r_drawparticles_nearclip_max", "4", "particles closer than drawnearclip_min will be faded"};
 static cvar_t r_drawdecals = {0, "r_drawdecals", "1", "enables drawing of decals"};
 static cvar_t r_drawdecals_drawdistance = {CVAR_SAVE, "r_drawdecals_drawdistance", "500", "decals further than drawdistance*size will not be drawn"};
 
@@ -1867,7 +1942,7 @@ static void R_InitBloodTextures (unsigned char *particletexturedata)
 {
        int i, j, k, m;
        size_t datasize = PARTICLETEXTURESIZE*PARTICLETEXTURESIZE*4;
-       unsigned char *data = Mem_Alloc(tempmempool, datasize);
+       unsigned char *data = (unsigned char *)Mem_Alloc(tempmempool, datasize);
 
        // blood particles
        for (i = 0;i < 8;i++)
@@ -1903,10 +1978,11 @@ static void R_InitParticleTexture (void)
 {
        int x, y, d, i, k, m;
        int basex, basey, w, h;
-       float dx, dy, f;
+       float dx, dy, f, s1, t1, s2, t2;
        vec3_t light;
        char *buf;
        fs_offset_t filesize;
+       char texturename[MAX_QPATH];
 
        // a note: decals need to modulate (multiply) the background color to
        // properly darken it (stain), and they need to be able to alpha fade,
@@ -2082,7 +2158,7 @@ static void R_InitParticleTexture (void)
        }
 
 #ifndef DUMPPARTICLEFONT
-       particletexture[tex_beam].texture = loadtextureimage(particletexturepool, "particles/nexbeam.tga", false, TEXF_ALPHA | TEXF_FORCELINEAR, true);
+       particletexture[tex_beam].texture = loadtextureimage(particletexturepool, "particles/nexbeam.tga", false, TEXF_ALPHA | TEXF_FORCELINEAR, true, r_texture_convertsRGB_particles.integer != 0);
        if (!particletexture[tex_beam].texture)
 #endif
        {
@@ -2105,7 +2181,7 @@ static void R_InitParticleTexture (void)
 #ifdef DUMPPARTICLEFONT
                Image_WriteTGABGRA ("particles/nexbeam.tga", 64, 64, &data2[0][0][0]);
 #endif
-               particletexture[tex_beam].texture = R_LoadTexture2D(particletexturepool, "nexbeam", 16, 64, &data2[0][0][0], TEXTYPE_BGRA, TEXF_ALPHA | TEXF_FORCELINEAR, NULL);
+               particletexture[tex_beam].texture = R_LoadTexture2D(particletexturepool, "nexbeam", 16, 64, &data2[0][0][0], TEXTYPE_BGRA, TEXF_ALPHA | TEXF_FORCELINEAR, -1, NULL);
        }
        particletexture[tex_beam].s1 = 0;
        particletexture[tex_beam].t1 = 0;
@@ -2124,44 +2200,52 @@ static void R_InitParticleTexture (void)
                                break;
                        if(!strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
                                continue; // empty line
-                       i = atoi(com_token) % MAX_PARTICLETEXTURES;
-                       particletexture[i].texture = particlefonttexture;
+                       i = atoi(com_token);
 
-                       if (!COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false))
-                               break;
-                       if (!strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
-                       {
-                               Con_Printf("particlefont file: syntax should be texnum texturename or texnum x y w h\n");
-                               continue;
-                       }
-                       particletexture[i].s1 = atof(com_token);
+                       texturename[0] = 0;
+                       s1 = 0;
+                       t1 = 0;
+                       s2 = 1;
+                       t2 = 1;
 
-                       if (!COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false))
-                               break;
-                       if (!strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
+                       if (COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false) && strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
                        {
-                               Con_Printf("particlefont file: syntax should be texnum texturename or texnum x y w h\n");
-                               continue;
+                               strlcpy(texturename, com_token, sizeof(texturename));
+                               s1 = atof(com_token);
+                               if (COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false) && strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
+                               {
+                                       texturename[0] = 0;
+                                       t1 = atof(com_token);
+                                       if (COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false) && strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
+                                       {
+                                               s2 = atof(com_token);
+                                               if (COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false) && strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
+                                               {
+                                                       t2 = atof(com_token);
+                                                       strlcpy(texturename, "particles/particlefont.tga", sizeof(texturename));
+                                                       if (COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false) && strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
+                                                               strlcpy(texturename, com_token, sizeof(texturename));
+                                               }
+                                       }
+                               }
+                               else
+                                       s1 = 0;
                        }
-                       particletexture[i].t1 = atof(com_token);
-
-                       if (!COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false))
-                               break;
-                       if (!strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
+                       if (!texturename[0])
                        {
-                               Con_Printf("particlefont file: syntax should be texnum texturename or texnum x y w h\n");
+                               Con_Printf("particles/particlefont.txt: syntax should be texnum x1 y1 x2 y2 texturename or texnum x1 y1 x2 y2 or texnum texturename\n");
                                continue;
                        }
-                       particletexture[i].s2 = atof(com_token);
-
-                       if (!COM_ParseToken_Simple(&bufptr, true, false))
-                               break;
-                       if (!strcmp(com_token, "\n"))
+                       if (i < 0 || i >= MAX_PARTICLETEXTURES)
                        {
-                               Con_Printf("particlefont file: syntax should be texnum texturename or texnum x y w h\n");
+                               Con_Printf("particles/particlefont.txt: texnum %i outside valid range (0 to %i)\n", i, MAX_PARTICLETEXTURES);
                                continue;
                        }
-                       particletexture[i].t2 = atof(com_token);
+                       particletexture[i].texture = R_SkinFrame_LoadExternal(texturename, TEXF_ALPHA | TEXF_FORCELINEAR, false)->base;
+                       particletexture[i].s1 = s1;
+                       particletexture[i].t1 = t1;
+                       particletexture[i].s2 = s2;
+                       particletexture[i].t2 = t2;
                }
                Mem_Free(buf);
        }
@@ -2209,9 +2293,11 @@ void R_Particles_Init (void)
 
        Cvar_RegisterVariable(&r_drawparticles);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable(&r_drawparticles_drawdistance);
+       Cvar_RegisterVariable(&r_drawparticles_nearclip_min);
+       Cvar_RegisterVariable(&r_drawparticles_nearclip_max);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable(&r_drawdecals);
        Cvar_RegisterVariable(&r_drawdecals_drawdistance);
-       R_RegisterModule("R_Particles", r_part_start, r_part_shutdown, r_part_newmap);
+       R_RegisterModule("R_Particles", r_part_start, r_part_shutdown, r_part_newmap, NULL, NULL);
 }
 
 void R_DrawDecal_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtlight_t *rtlight, int numsurfaces, int *surfacelist)
@@ -2222,15 +2308,11 @@ void R_DrawDecal_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtlight_t
        particletexture_t *tex;
        float right[3], up[3], size, ca;
        float alphascale = (1.0f / 65536.0f) * cl_particles_alpha.value;
-       float particle_vertex3f[BATCHSIZE*12], particle_texcoord2f[BATCHSIZE*8], particle_color4f[BATCHSIZE*16];
 
        RSurf_ActiveWorldEntity();
 
        r_refdef.stats.drawndecals += numsurfaces;
-       R_Mesh_ResetTextureState();
-       R_Mesh_VertexPointer(particle_vertex3f, 0, 0);
-       R_Mesh_TexCoordPointer(0, 2, particle_texcoord2f, 0, 0);
-       R_Mesh_ColorPointer(particle_color4f, 0, 0);
+//     R_Mesh_ResetTextureState();
        GL_DepthMask(false);
        GL_DepthRange(0, 1);
        GL_PolygonOffset(0, 0);
@@ -2245,6 +2327,9 @@ void R_DrawDecal_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtlight_t
                // calculate color
                c4f = particle_color4f + 16*surfacelistindex;
                ca = d->alpha * alphascale;
+               // ensure alpha multiplier saturates properly
+               if (ca > 1.0f / 256.0f)
+                       ca = 1.0f / 256.0f;     
                if (r_refdef.fogenabled)
                        ca *= RSurf_FogVertex(d->org);
                Vector4Set(c4f, d->color[0] * ca, d->color[1] * ca, d->color[2] * ca, 1);
@@ -2284,7 +2369,8 @@ void R_DrawDecal_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtlight_t
        // (this assumes they all use one particle font texture!)
        GL_BlendFunc(GL_ZERO, GL_ONE_MINUS_SRC_COLOR);
        R_SetupShader_Generic(particletexture[63].texture, NULL, GL_MODULATE, 1);
-       R_Mesh_Draw(0, numsurfaces * 4, 0, numsurfaces * 2, NULL, particle_elements, 0, 0);
+       R_Mesh_PrepareVertices_Generic_Arrays(numsurfaces * 4, particle_vertex3f, particle_color4f, particle_texcoord2f);
+       R_Mesh_Draw(0, numsurfaces * 4, 0, numsurfaces * 2, NULL, NULL, 0, particle_elements, NULL, 0);
 }
 
 void R_DrawDecals (void)
@@ -2353,10 +2439,10 @@ killdecal:
        while (cl.num_decals > 0 && cl.decals[cl.num_decals - 1].typeindex == 0)
                cl.num_decals--;
 
-       if (cl.num_decals == cl.max_decals && cl.max_decals < ABSOLUTE_MAX_DECALS)
+       if (cl.num_decals == cl.max_decals && cl.max_decals < MAX_DECALS)
        {
                decal_t *olddecals = cl.decals;
-               cl.max_decals = min(cl.max_decals * 2, ABSOLUTE_MAX_DECALS);
+               cl.max_decals = min(cl.max_decals * 2, MAX_DECALS);
                cl.decals = (decal_t *) Mem_Alloc(cls.levelmempool, cl.max_decals * sizeof(decal_t));
                memcpy(cl.decals, olddecals, cl.num_decals * sizeof(decal_t));
                Mem_Free(olddecals);
@@ -2374,72 +2460,83 @@ void R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtligh
        rtexture_t *texture;
        float *v3f, *t2f, *c4f;
        particletexture_t *tex;
-       float up2[3], v[3], right[3], up[3], fog, ifog, size, len, lenfactor;
+       float up2[3], v[3], right[3], up[3], fog, ifog, size, len, lenfactor, alpha;
        float ambient[3], diffuse[3], diffusenormal[3];
+       float palpha, spintime, spinrad, spincos, spinsin, spinm1, spinm2, spinm3, spinm4, baseright[3], baseup[3];
        vec4_t colormultiplier;
+       float minparticledist_start, minparticledist_end;
+       qboolean dofade;
 
        RSurf_ActiveWorldEntity();
 
        Vector4Set(colormultiplier, r_refdef.view.colorscale * (1.0 / 256.0f), r_refdef.view.colorscale * (1.0 / 256.0f), r_refdef.view.colorscale * (1.0 / 256.0f), cl_particles_alpha.value * (1.0 / 256.0f));
 
        r_refdef.stats.particles += numsurfaces;
-       R_Mesh_ResetTextureState();
-       R_Mesh_VertexPointer(particle_vertex3f, 0, 0);
-       R_Mesh_TexCoordPointer(0, 2, particle_texcoord2f, 0, 0);
-       R_Mesh_ColorPointer(particle_color4f, 0, 0);
+//     R_Mesh_ResetTextureState();
        GL_DepthMask(false);
        GL_DepthRange(0, 1);
        GL_PolygonOffset(0, 0);
        GL_DepthTest(true);
+       GL_AlphaTest(false);
        GL_CullFace(GL_NONE);
 
+       spintime = r_refdef.scene.time;
+
+       minparticledist_start = DotProduct(r_refdef.view.origin, r_refdef.view.forward) + r_drawparticles_nearclip_min.value;
+       minparticledist_end = DotProduct(r_refdef.view.origin, r_refdef.view.forward) + r_drawparticles_nearclip_max.value;
+       dofade = (minparticledist_start < minparticledist_end);
+
        // first generate all the vertices at once
        for (surfacelistindex = 0, v3f = particle_vertex3f, t2f = particle_texcoord2f, c4f = particle_color4f;surfacelistindex < numsurfaces;surfacelistindex++, v3f += 3*4, t2f += 2*4, c4f += 4*4)
        {
                p = cl.particles + surfacelist[surfacelistindex];
 
-               blendmode = p->blendmode;
+               blendmode = (pblend_t)p->blendmode;
+               palpha = p->alpha;
+               if(dofade && p->orientation != PARTICLE_VBEAM && p->orientation != PARTICLE_HBEAM)
+                       palpha *= min(1, (DotProduct(p->org, r_refdef.view.forward)  - minparticledist_start) / (minparticledist_end - minparticledist_start));
 
                switch (blendmode)
                {
                case PBLEND_INVALID:
                case PBLEND_INVMOD:
-                       c4f[0] = p->color[0] * (1.0f / 256.0f);
-                       c4f[1] = p->color[1] * (1.0f / 256.0f);
-                       c4f[2] = p->color[2] * (1.0f / 256.0f);
-                       c4f[3] = p->alpha * colormultiplier[3];
+                       alpha = palpha * colormultiplier[3];
+                       // ensure alpha multiplier saturates properly
+                       if (alpha > 1.0f)
+                               alpha = 1.0f;
                        // additive and modulate can just fade out in fog (this is correct)
                        if (r_refdef.fogenabled)
-                               c4f[3] *= RSurf_FogVertex(p->org);
+                               alpha *= RSurf_FogVertex(p->org);
                        // collapse alpha into color for these blends (so that the particlefont does not need alpha on most textures)
-                       c4f[0] *= c4f[3];
-                       c4f[1] *= c4f[3];
-                       c4f[2] *= c4f[3];
+                       alpha *= 1.0f / 256.0f;
+                       c4f[0] = p->color[0] * alpha;
+                       c4f[1] = p->color[1] * alpha;
+                       c4f[2] = p->color[2] * alpha;
                        c4f[3] = 1;
                        break;
                case PBLEND_ADD:
-                       c4f[0] = p->color[0] * colormultiplier[0];
-                       c4f[1] = p->color[1] * colormultiplier[1];
-                       c4f[2] = p->color[2] * colormultiplier[2];
-                       c4f[3] = p->alpha * colormultiplier[3];
+                       alpha = palpha * colormultiplier[3];
+                       // ensure alpha multiplier saturates properly
+                       if (alpha > 1.0f)
+                               alpha = 1.0f;
                        // additive and modulate can just fade out in fog (this is correct)
                        if (r_refdef.fogenabled)
-                               c4f[3] *= RSurf_FogVertex(p->org);
+                               alpha *= RSurf_FogVertex(p->org);
                        // collapse alpha into color for these blends (so that the particlefont does not need alpha on most textures)
-                       c4f[0] *= c4f[3];
-                       c4f[1] *= c4f[3];
-                       c4f[2] *= c4f[3];
+                       c4f[0] = p->color[0] * colormultiplier[0] * alpha;
+                       c4f[1] = p->color[1] * colormultiplier[1] * alpha;
+                       c4f[2] = p->color[2] * colormultiplier[2] * alpha;
                        c4f[3] = 1;
                        break;
                case PBLEND_ALPHA:
                        c4f[0] = p->color[0] * colormultiplier[0];
                        c4f[1] = p->color[1] * colormultiplier[1];
                        c4f[2] = p->color[2] * colormultiplier[2];
-                       c4f[3] = p->alpha * colormultiplier[3];
+                       c4f[3] = palpha * colormultiplier[3];
                        // note: lighting is not cheap!
                        if (particletype[p->typeindex].lighting)
                        {
-                               R_CompleteLightPoint(ambient, diffuse, diffusenormal, p->org, true);
+                               R_CompleteLightPoint(ambient, diffuse, diffusenormal, p->org, true, false);
                                c4f[0] *= (ambient[0] + 0.5 * diffuse[0]);
                                c4f[1] *= (ambient[1] + 0.5 * diffuse[1]);
                                c4f[2] *= (ambient[2] + 0.5 * diffuse[2]);
@@ -2464,10 +2561,26 @@ void R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtligh
                tex = &particletexture[p->texnum];
                switch(p->orientation)
                {
-               case PARTICLE_INVALID:
+//             case PARTICLE_INVALID:
                case PARTICLE_BILLBOARD:
-                       VectorScale(r_refdef.view.left, -size * p->stretch, right);
-                       VectorScale(r_refdef.view.up, size, up);
+                       if (p->angle + p->spin)
+                       {
+                               spinrad = (p->angle + p->spin * (spintime - p->delayedspawn)) * (float)(M_PI / 180.0f);
+                               spinsin = sin(spinrad) * size;
+                               spincos = cos(spinrad) * size;
+                               spinm1 = -p->stretch * spincos;
+                               spinm2 = -spinsin;
+                               spinm3 = spinsin;
+                               spinm4 = -p->stretch * spincos;
+                               VectorMAM(spinm1, r_refdef.view.left, spinm2, r_refdef.view.up, right);
+                               VectorMAM(spinm3, r_refdef.view.left, spinm4, r_refdef.view.up, up);
+                       }
+                       else
+                       {
+                               VectorScale(r_refdef.view.left, -size * p->stretch, right);
+                               VectorScale(r_refdef.view.up, size, up);
+                       }
+
                        v3f[ 0] = p->org[0] - right[0] - up[0];
                        v3f[ 1] = p->org[1] - right[1] - up[1];
                        v3f[ 2] = p->org[2] - right[2] - up[2];
@@ -2486,9 +2599,24 @@ void R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtligh
                        t2f[6] = tex->s2;t2f[7] = tex->t2;
                        break;
                case PARTICLE_ORIENTED_DOUBLESIDED:
-                       VectorVectors(p->vel, right, up);
-                       VectorScale(right, size * p->stretch, right);
-                       VectorScale(up, size, up);
+                       VectorVectors(p->vel, baseright, baseup);
+                       if (p->angle + p->spin)
+                       {
+                               spinrad = (p->angle + p->spin * (spintime - p->delayedspawn)) * (float)(M_PI / 180.0f);
+                               spinsin = sin(spinrad) * size;
+                               spincos = cos(spinrad) * size;
+                               spinm1 = p->stretch * spincos;
+                               spinm2 = -spinsin;
+                               spinm3 = spinsin;
+                               spinm4 = p->stretch * spincos;
+                               VectorMAM(spinm1, baseright, spinm2, baseup, right);
+                               VectorMAM(spinm3, baseright, spinm4, baseup, up);
+                       }
+                       else
+                       {
+                               VectorScale(baseright, size * p->stretch, right);
+                               VectorScale(baseup, size, up);
+                       }
                        v3f[ 0] = p->org[0] - right[0] - up[0];
                        v3f[ 1] = p->org[1] - right[1] - up[1];
                        v3f[ 2] = p->org[2] - right[2] - up[2];
@@ -2550,13 +2678,14 @@ void R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtligh
        texture = NULL;
        batchstart = 0;
        batchcount = 0;
+       R_Mesh_PrepareVertices_Generic_Arrays(numsurfaces * 4, particle_vertex3f, particle_color4f, particle_texcoord2f);
        for (surfacelistindex = 0;surfacelistindex < numsurfaces;)
        {
                p = cl.particles + surfacelist[surfacelistindex];
 
                if (blendmode != p->blendmode)
                {
-                       blendmode = p->blendmode;
+                       blendmode = (pblend_t)p->blendmode;
                        switch(blendmode)
                        {
                        case PBLEND_ALPHA:
@@ -2587,17 +2716,17 @@ void R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback(const entity_render_t *ent, const rtligh
                }
 
                batchcount = surfacelistindex - batchstart;
-               R_Mesh_Draw(batchstart * 4, batchcount * 4, batchstart * 2, batchcount * 2, NULL, particle_elements, 0, 0);
+               R_Mesh_Draw(batchstart * 4, batchcount * 4, batchstart * 2, batchcount * 2, NULL, NULL, 0, particle_elements, NULL, 0);
        }
 }
 
 void R_DrawParticles (void)
 {
-       int i, a, content;
+       int i, a;
        int drawparticles = r_drawparticles.integer;
-       float minparticledist;
+       float minparticledist_start;
        particle_t *p;
-       float gravity, dvel, decalfade, frametime, f, dist, oldorg[3];
+       float gravity, frametime, f, dist, oldorg[3];
        float drawdist2;
        int hitent;
        trace_t trace;
@@ -2610,10 +2739,8 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
        if (!cl.num_particles)
                return;
 
-       minparticledist = DotProduct(r_refdef.view.origin, r_refdef.view.forward) + 4.0f;
+       minparticledist_start = DotProduct(r_refdef.view.origin, r_refdef.view.forward) + r_drawparticles_nearclip_min.value;
        gravity = frametime * cl.movevars_gravity;
-       dvel = 1+4*frametime;
-       decalfade = frametime * 255 / cl_decals_fadetime.value;
        update = frametime > 0;
        drawdist2 = r_drawparticles_drawdistance.value * r_refdef.view.quality;
        drawdist2 = drawdist2*drawdist2;
@@ -2631,9 +2758,6 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
                {
                        if (p->delayedspawn > cl.time)
                                continue;
-                       p->delayedspawn = 0;
-
-                       content = 0;
 
                        p->size += p->sizeincrease * frametime;
                        p->alpha -= p->alphafade * frametime;
@@ -2643,7 +2767,7 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
 
                        if (p->orientation != PARTICLE_VBEAM && p->orientation != PARTICLE_HBEAM && frametime > 0)
                        {
-                               if (p->liquidfriction && (CL_PointSuperContents(p->org) & SUPERCONTENTS_LIQUIDSMASK))
+                               if (p->liquidfriction && cl_particles_collisions.integer && (CL_PointSuperContents(p->org) & SUPERCONTENTS_LIQUIDSMASK))
                                {
                                        if (p->typeindex == pt_blood)
                                                p->size += frametime * 8;
@@ -2664,7 +2788,8 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
 
                                VectorCopy(p->org, oldorg);
                                VectorMA(p->org, frametime, p->vel, p->org);
-                               if (p->bounce && cl.time >= p->delayedcollisions)
+//                             if (p->bounce && cl.time >= p->delayedcollisions)
+                               if (p->bounce && cl_particles_collisions.integer && VectorLength(p->vel))
                                {
                                        trace = CL_TraceLine(oldorg, p->org, MOVE_NOMONSTERS, NULL, SUPERCONTENTS_SOLID | SUPERCONTENTS_BODY | ((p->typeindex == pt_rain || p->typeindex == pt_snow) ? SUPERCONTENTS_LIQUIDSMASK : 0), true, false, &hitent, false);
                                        // if the trace started in or hit something of SUPERCONTENTS_NODROP
@@ -2684,12 +2809,13 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
                                                        if (!(trace.hitq3surfaceflags & Q3SURFACEFLAG_NOMARKS))
                                                        {
                                                                R_Stain(p->org, 16,
-                                                                       (p->staincolor >> 16) & 0xFF, (p->staincolor >> 8) & 0xFF, p->staincolor & 0xFF, (int)(p->alpha * p->size * (1.0f / 80.0f)),
-                                                                       (p->staincolor >> 16) & 0xFF, (p->staincolor >> 8) & 0xFF, p->staincolor & 0xFF, (int)(p->alpha * p->size * (1.0f / 80.0f)));
+                                                                       p->staincolor[0], p->staincolor[1], p->staincolor[2], (int)(p->stainalpha * p->stainsize * (1.0f / 160.0f)),
+                                                                       p->staincolor[0], p->staincolor[1], p->staincolor[2], (int)(p->stainalpha * p->stainsize * (1.0f / 160.0f)));
                                                                if (cl_decals.integer)
                                                                {
                                                                        // create a decal for the blood splat
-                                                                       CL_SpawnDecalParticleForSurface(hitent, p->org, trace.plane.normal, 0xFFFFFF ^ p->staincolor, 0xFFFFFF ^ p->staincolor, p->staintexnum, p->size * 2, p->alpha); // staincolor needs to be inverted for decals!
+                                                                       a = 0xFFFFFF ^ (p->staincolor[0]*65536+p->staincolor[1]*256+p->staincolor[2]);
+                                                                       CL_SpawnDecalParticleForSurface(hitent, p->org, trace.plane.normal, a, a, p->staintexnum, p->stainsize, p->stainalpha); // staincolor needs to be inverted for decals!
                                                                }
                                                        }
                                                }
@@ -2705,7 +2831,7 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
                                                                if (cl_decals.integer)
                                                                {
                                                                        // create a decal for the blood splat
-                                                                       CL_SpawnDecalParticleForSurface(hitent, p->org, trace.plane.normal, p->color[0] * 65536 + p->color[1] * 256 + p->color[2], p->color[0] * 65536 + p->color[1] * 256 + p->color[2], tex_blooddecal[rand()&7], p->size * 2, p->alpha);
+                                                                       CL_SpawnDecalParticleForSurface(hitent, p->org, trace.plane.normal, p->color[0] * 65536 + p->color[1] * 256 + p->color[2], p->color[0] * 65536 + p->color[1] * 256 + p->color[2], tex_blooddecal[rand()&7], p->size * lhrandom(cl_particles_blood_decal_scalemin.value, cl_particles_blood_decal_scalemax.value), cl_particles_blood_decal_alpha.value * 768);
                                                                }
                                                        }
                                                        goto killparticle;
@@ -2720,11 +2846,16 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
                                                        // anything else - bounce off solid
                                                        dist = DotProduct(p->vel, trace.plane.normal) * -p->bounce;
                                                        VectorMA(p->vel, dist, trace.plane.normal, p->vel);
-                                                       if (DotProduct(p->vel, p->vel) < 0.03)
-                                                               VectorClear(p->vel);
                                                }
                                        }
                                }
+
+                               if (VectorLength2(p->vel) < 0.03)
+                               {
+                                       if(p->orientation == PARTICLE_SPARK) // sparks are virtually invisible if very slow, so rather let them go off
+                                               goto killparticle;
+                                       VectorClear(p->vel);
+                               }
                        }
 
                        if (p->typeindex != pt_static)
@@ -2770,7 +2901,7 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
                                }
                        }
                }
-               else if (p->delayedspawn)
+               else if (p->delayedspawn > cl.time)
                        continue;
                if (!drawparticles)
                        continue;
@@ -2781,7 +2912,7 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
                {
                case pt_beam:
                        // beams have no culling
-                       R_MeshQueue_AddTransparent(p->org, R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback, NULL, i, NULL);
+                       R_MeshQueue_AddTransparent(p->sortorigin, R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback, NULL, i, NULL);
                        break;
                default:
                        if(cl_particles_visculling.integer)
@@ -2794,8 +2925,8 @@ void R_DrawParticles (void)
                                                                continue;
                                        }
                        // anything else just has to be in front of the viewer and visible at this distance
-                       if (DotProduct(p->org, r_refdef.view.forward) >= minparticledist && VectorDistance2(p->org, r_refdef.view.origin) < drawdist2 * (p->size * p->size))
-                               R_MeshQueue_AddTransparent(p->org, R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback, NULL, i, NULL);
+                       if (DotProduct(p->org, r_refdef.view.forward) >= minparticledist_start && VectorDistance2(p->org, r_refdef.view.origin) < drawdist2 * (p->size * p->size))
+                               R_MeshQueue_AddTransparent(p->sortorigin, R_DrawParticle_TransparentCallback, NULL, i, NULL);
                        break;
                }
 
@@ -2810,10 +2941,10 @@ killparticle:
        while (cl.num_particles > 0 && cl.particles[cl.num_particles - 1].typeindex == 0)
                cl.num_particles--;
 
-       if (cl.num_particles == cl.max_particles && cl.max_particles < ABSOLUTE_MAX_PARTICLES)
+       if (cl.num_particles == cl.max_particles && cl.max_particles < MAX_PARTICLES)
        {
                particle_t *oldparticles = cl.particles;
-               cl.max_particles = min(cl.max_particles * 2, ABSOLUTE_MAX_PARTICLES);
+               cl.max_particles = min(cl.max_particles * 2, MAX_PARTICLES);
                cl.particles = (particle_t *) Mem_Alloc(cls.levelmempool, cl.max_particles * sizeof(particle_t));
                memcpy(cl.particles, oldparticles, cl.num_particles * sizeof(particle_t));
                Mem_Free(oldparticles);