help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

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help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby TacoMcKillzU on Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:29 pm

editing a map i have a few bugs to work on and cannot figure out.

i have a unit that can build and is a hero, but the buildings it builds do not get built they just start and then he cant work. how do i fix that?

next that same unit has storm crow form and it turns it into a form that has melee, so far that works but it crashes the game when it does how do i fix that?
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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby eenan on Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:07 am

well for the hero builder , im pretty sure about the problem. since heros cant build just change hero race to undead so the building will summon. the heeo just has to have model files changed and its stats back to what you wanted it. hope this helps
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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby TacoMcKillzU on Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:20 am

so i should give it builder undead and wont i haveto change what the buildings type are? or as long as its listed under what the unit builds it willwork? where i was going with this hero is alot like th peon in nexus arena, it is a hero and builds and learns to build towers as skills, but can change to a form that is a melee atacker with like crit.

to rephrase the buildings do start, they just dont complete.

if i remake the unit completely to be undead, will i use ahero or just a peasant and give it all hero stats, and either way will i have to redo the human tileset of buildings i made for it?
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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby 3ICE on Thu Jul 31, 2008 9:45 am

Give Repair-Human to the hero to make him able to finish the buildings he began constructing.
In order to make a building summonable you have to change the building and not the summoner. (By setting all buildings to undead)

You cannot give hero stats to regular units. To make a unit into a hero, edit a hero and change it's model file to the unit's.
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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby TacoMcKillzU on Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:51 pm

repair human fixed the buildings problems but i still need to work on the form shift
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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby 3ICE on Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:20 pm

You use Crow Form for Units.
You use Metamorphosis for Heroes.

I thought everyone knew that :).

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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby TacoMcKillzU on Sat Aug 02, 2008 4:10 pm

ok heres a question buildings, that are human and on the heros build list, can be built buit will not complete hero has repair human and build human, and can build the other buildings but this one?
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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby 3ICE on Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:53 pm

The description you gave us is not enough, so copy the builder hero and the building into an empty map and upload it here or on a filesharing site and link to it whichever you prefer.
You might want to experiment with all the different builds and repairs (orc human nelf undead) or just redo the tower basing it off an already working one.

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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby TacoMcKillzU on Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:18 pm

new bug, i fixed the builder hero to use meta, but when in meta he cannot turn out of meta it just sticks.
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Re: help with buggy map, form switch and building malfunctions

New postby 3ICE on Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:33 pm

Then trigger it.

Event: hero uses meta
action: replace hero with a new hero.

it is that simple. :)
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