Lame question about Arcanum Mods

Discussion in 'Arcanum Hints & Tips' started by McKedy, May 30, 2006.

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  1. McKedy

    McKedy New Member

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    Hmmm, that is most depressing, well. Tell me a bit about the WoldEd please. I'm not a modder and know very little about it. What is involed... Wait a minute, I'm sure explaining things about modding is very in depth -sigh- I'll see what I have the patience and ability to do, hehe
     
  2. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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    Start here: Modding Resources

    Download the Arcanum Modding Tutorial or AMTUT. You will then need to revert back to the 1070 WolrdEd and Undat the game. Thats as simplistic an explanation I think can be given.
     
  3. TONGSyaBASS

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    It's about life, man. Birth and life. Death and rebirth. The human condition. -Takes dramatic drag on cigarette-
    Actually my hack is basically just lots of new items. Lots and lots. Some rebalancing too.

    Here's a copy of my log for the evening to prove that I have been working:

    31.5.06 created capital combat concoction proto

    created static control schematic and item proto
    made new scripts so that automaton remembers it is static controlled even after it is packed away and unpacked

    changed auto-homicide arachnid colour

    created proto for lorek's crutch

    moved scripts from mod directory to data directory for electro rings and gauntlets
    electrified ring - double IN penalty and added 1 PE penalty
    246 30391
    247 30392

    electrocapacitor (Version A)
    248 30393
    249 30394

    electrogauntlets
    243 30395
    244 30396

    completely overhauled electrified ring and gauntlets
    they now do not stack with each other (the DX bonus was insane)
    the electrified rings will now stack 1 and a half
    e.g. maximum bonus of 6
     
  4. McKedy

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    Very sweet my friend. New items are awesome if they don't take from the geniune feel of the game. Hope the rebalacing turns out great :) And maybe some fixes here and there? I can't be asking for too much, haha :p
     
  5. Anonymous

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    I think it's safe to say that anyone who'll go through that much effort would take out a few bugs along the way.
     
  6. McKedy

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    Yes rroyo, good point. But I am a bit anxious for anything done for the better of Arcanum. Even if it is from TONGSyaBASS j/k :lol:
     
  7. Anonymous

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    Given that he knows more about modding than you and I put together -
    making fun of his name while wanting his work doesn't strike me as the best combination.

    A fair to middlin' programmer could set up a nasty little surprise just for you...

    If object X is downloaded by IP address Y, install program Z.
     
  8. McKedy

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    I missed the part where I was making fun and being serious about the comment about yaBASS. :( It was a joke and I don't think yaBASS took it as a real insult of anykind. unless the term j/k is new. It means just kidding. I'm not saying this to insult anyone but just explaining so there is no misunderstanding. As I said before, any work done to improve on Arcanum is a welcomed one and I congradulate all those working to bring a better Arcanum to reality. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
     
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    -Crash of thunder-
    What mortal darest to mock the Great Works? A place in Hades be reserved for him.
    -Sinks back into the Pit having passed judgement-
     
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    Oddly enough, at the time of my reading TONG's post, there was indeed a thunder-clap.
     
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    Gross, I'd be very careful if I were you. Sounds like the Almighty Ones are after you today.
     
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    It's that and the crows that congregate around me at work that make me wonder.
     
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    I imagine that made your hair stand on end. :p
     
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    I've decided against using a mod/hak at the momment. I'm running through Arcanum with just the normal patch :) Anyone else playing Arcanum?
     
  20. Grossenschwamm

    Grossenschwamm Well-Known Member

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    No, but my dog was drinking out of the toilet.
    I've been doing some playing, but mostly to test out my new Juggernaut. The best I've got so far is to modify the natural strength bonus on Half-Ogres, along with mocking up a new background to go with it. I'm having some trouble, however; the background reads as "The Juggernaut!"
    But the bonuses and penalties that come with it are those of my "Cowboy" background. I think it has something to do with how many backgrounds there are as opposed to how many effects there are.
     
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