Lemons & potatos

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  1. gatlingbow

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  2. Grossenschwamm

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    There's a lemon tree in Blackroot. You can get potatoes at a general store. You can also find potatoes on the ground, but I can't remember where.
     
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    There are also two lemon trees in Shrouded Hills, in the western corner of the wheat (?) field. As for potatoes, there's a whole thread about them at http://www.terra-arcanum.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=5177 which would have been easy enough to find if you had bothered to use the forum's search function.
     
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    ok thxs lol I'll be sure to use that search function next time thxs again.
     
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    No, they don't. Kinda' silly, really. I tweaked the merchants to sell them.
     
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    lol i had edited every city general shop clerk (like the one inside of tarrant next to the clothes place) to sell 5 of all explosives and a small, normal, and large machined plate. and every junk dealer to sell 6 of all gems, m. coins, lava rock, heartstone, and 1 of every type of jewelry
     
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    So now add the spuds.
    It's actually kind of silly that the general stores don't sell potatoes. :/
     
  9. Grossenschwamm

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    ...hmmm, now that you mention it, I've never gotten potatoes at any store.
    I just found them out of dumb luck.
     
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    In real life? You can often find them in grocery stores. Look in the "produce" section.

    (Just odd to me that in Arcanum the Lemon trees and potatoe plants don't regenerate their goods like the stores, I think you can even change that. I'm not positive though)
     
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    I'm pretty sure I read something on the old Sierra Arcanum forums about lemon trees regrowing lemons but I have never witnessed it myself.
     
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    I'll ask the obvious question.
    How much hassle would it be to get the trees to respawn lemons?
     
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    i dont know hopefully vorak will see this topic again and respond. Vorak like our own arcanum database. lol
     
  15. Vorak

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    Lemons are in certain trees, you can open them like a chest. You can find them:

    #To the north of the General Store in Shrouded Hills
    #Outside the Herbalist in Blackroot
    #Outside Mrs Morgan's house in Rosebourgh
    #There might be one near one of the farms in Caladon

    Potatoes are in certain brown plants on the ground, you can open them like a chest. You can find them:

    #Outside the barn with the pigs in it in Shrouded Hills
    #The fields in Ashbury
    #I think there may be some at one of the Caladon farms.

    There may be others, I havn't bothered with them for a long time.

    As for the spawning, I've never witnessed it and can only assume it doesn't work. TONGS knows more in that department, so I'll leave the why up to him.
     
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    Not much.
    Just attach a script that checks game day against your last visit. You would have to individually attach this script to each tree though as there is no lemon tree proto.

    They have no scripts attached to them. I thought there might have been some hard coded thing going on in the background but that does not seem to be the case.

    I think lemon-spawning is an internet myth.
     
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    "rroyo's evil twin".... I like that.
     
  18. Grossenschwamm

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    The whole term of lemon-spawning intrigues me.
    What frustrated me most about the lemon and potato charges is that you couldn't ever buy more lemons or potatos. They're crops! By definition, a crop is a renewable resource. However, maybe they're much more difficult to spawn than I think, or maybe it's simply not worth the trouble. What other parts of the game require you to wait for a few days before anything happens? The only time related events I've noticed have to do with the dog.
     
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    Well shopkeepers inventories are based on time.
     
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    I tried to get myself a lemon once, in Shrouded Hills. But a guard saw me and tried to kill me, for stealing that lemon.

    God, the AI is sometimes really a pain in the ass. How much scripting would there need to be if one was trying to add dialouge options, as they have in the TEs games, for the guards, instead of Arcanums blind rage?
     
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